IBPS PO 2018- Institute of Banking Personnel & Selection (IBPS) has released the official IBPS PO notification 2018. Eligible and interested candidates can now apply online for the IBPS PO 2018 Examination from the 14 August 2018 till the 4 September 2018. IBPS PO Prelims 2018 will be conducted on 13, 14, 20 & 12 October 2018 while the Main Exam will be held on 18 November 2018. Candidates who will qualify the IBPS PO Common Written Test 2018 with minimum cutoff marks will be recruited to the post of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee in various participating organisations. In 2017, the total number of vacancies was 3562. The total number of vacancies is 4252 posts.
IBPS Probationary Officer 2018 Examination is a 03-tier test Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personal Interview. Candidates need to qualify all the stages of IBPS PO recruitment process in order to get appointed on the post. The official notification and IBPS PO application form has been released on http://www.ibps.in. We will update the direct link of IBPS Official Notification and application form on this page. Read the below mentioned details to get all about IBPS PO 2018 Examination.
IBPS PO 2018- Important Dates
|S.No||Activity||IBPS PO Important Dates|
|1||Online IBPS PO Registration Start Date||14 August 2018|
|2||Last Date for submitting online application form||4 September 2018|
|3||Online Fee Payment||14 August- 4 September 2018|
|4||IBPS PO Pre-Training Call Letter to be issued on||September 2018|
|5||Conduct of pre-exam training||1- 7 October 2018|
|6||Issuance of IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2018||2nd week of October 2018|
|7||IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Examination||13, 14, 20 & 12 October 2018|
|8||Declaration of Prelims Result||October 2018|
|9||Issuance of IBPS PO Main Admit Card 2018||November 2018|
|10||IBPS PO 2018- Main Examination||18 November 2018|
|11||Declaration of IBPS PO Main Result||December 2018|
|12||Release of Interview Call Letter||January 2019|
|14||Commencement of Interviews||January / February 2019|
|14||Provisional Allotment||April 2019|
IBPS PO 2018- Eligibility Criteria
A candidate must be either –
- A Citizen of India or
- A subject of Nepal or
- A subject of Bhutan or
- A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
- A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit- The candidates whose age lies between 20 years to 30 years i.e. A candidate should have been born after than 02 July 1988 and not before than 01 July 1997 (both dates inclusive) are eligible to apply.
- Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe- 05 Years
- Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)- 03 Years
- Persons With Disabilities- 10 Years
- Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989- 5 years
- Persons affected by 1984 riots- 5 years
Educational Qualification– To apply for the IBPS PO 2018 Exam, candidates should have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification. Appearing candidates can also apply provided that they should process all the relevant mark sheet and proof of graduation at the time of Interview.
IBPS PO 2018 Application Form
The IBPS PO Registration process is likely to be commenced in the second d week of August 2018 and the candidates who are eligible for the examination will be able to fill the online application form till first week of September 2018. The only online mode is available to apply for IBPS PO Exam 2018, hence, candidates have to submit the IBPS PO 2018 online forms. To finally submit the application form candidates should submit the prescribed application fee and upload the relevant documents in the specified dimensions, otherwise, their forms will be rejected.
- For SC/ ST/ PWD candidates- Rs. 100/-
- For all other candidates- Rs. 600 /-
Documents to be Uploaded
Candidates have to upload the below mentioned documents along with the IBPS PO application form. All the documents should be in the mentioned size and dimensions. The format of the images should be JPG or JPEG only.
- The preferred dimensions are 140 x 60 pixels.
- The file size should be between 10kb – 20kb
- The preferred dimensions are 200 x 230 pixels
- The file size should be between 20kb–50 kb
IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern
In order to crack the test, candidates should be aware of the complete examination pattern of IBPS PO 2018 Examination. Candidates have to qualify all the sections with minimum cut off marks to get shortlisted for the next recruitment process. Both Preliminary and Main Exam will be conducted in online mode.
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern
|S.No||Subjects||No. of Question||Max. Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||01 Hour|
IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern
|S.No||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Medium||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||Resoning & Computer Aptitude||45||English & Hindi||60 Marks||60 Minutes|
|2||English Language||35||English||40 Marks||40 Minutes|
|3||General/ Economy/ Banking||40||English & Hindi||40 Marks||35 Minutes|
|4||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||English & Hindi||60 Marks||45 Minutes|
|Total||155||200 Marks||03 Hours|
|5||English Essay Writing||2||English||25||30 Minutes|
IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus
Below table provides the information on important topics that candidates need to prepare to prepare for IBPS PO 2018-
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Seating Arrangement||Profit & Loss||Para jumbles|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Sequence & Series||Fill in the blanks|
|Tabulation||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting|
|Input Output||Data Interpretation||Cloze Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Time & Distance||Paragraph Completion|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Miscellaneous|
|Blood Relations||Mixtures & Alligations|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Alphanumeric Series||Number Systems|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
IBPS PO 2018- Selection Procedure
The final selection of the eligible candidates will be made on the basis of their performance in the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination followed by Interview process. Candidates who will qualify the Prelims exam with minimum cutoff marks will be called to appear in the Main Exam and finally selected candidates will be eligible to appear in Interview process. Finally selected candidates will be allotted in the participating organisation.
IBPS PO 2018- Admit Card
The admit card of IBPS PO 2018 examination will be issued online in the month of September 2018. Candidates will be able to check the Centre, venue address, date and time through the call letter. Separate admits card will be issued for preliminary and main examinations and interview. Applicants should download his/her IBPS PO call letter from the IBPS’s website by providing his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the IBPS PO admit card will be sent by post/ courier.
IBPS PO 2018- Result
The result of IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam will be issued online on the official website of IBPS in the month of October 2018. Candidates who will qualify the prelims examination can appear in the Main Examination to be held in November 2018. Candidates have to enter the correct registration number/ roll number and Password/ Date of birth in the specified space to check the complete result. The result will comprise the name and roll number of the candidates along with subject wise marks secured in IBPS PO 2018 and minimum cut off marks.
IBPS PO 2018 Cutoff
IBPS PO Cutoff is the minimum marks that a candidates need to attain in the each subject and in total to get shortlisted for the next stage. Cutoff will be decided on the basis of number of vacancies, number of candidates appeared in the test, difficulty level of IBPS PO 2018. The cutoff marks of IBPS PO Exam will be disclosed after the declaration of the result.
Category-Wise IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Cutoff
|Category||SC||ST||OBC||General||Hearing Impaired||Orthopaedically Challenged||Visually Impaired||Intellectual Disability|
|IBPS PO Prelims Cutoff||36||28.5||42.25||42.75||15.75||28.75||23.25||17.75|
Subject-Wise IBPS PO 2017 Cut off
|S.No||Subjects||General||SC/ST/ OBC/ PwD|
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