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.

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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.
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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.

Age Relaxation

  • 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.

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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.

Application Fee

  • 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.

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Signature Image

  • The preferred dimensions are 140 x 60 pixels.
  • The file size should be between 10kb – 20kb

Photograph Image

  • The preferred dimensions are 200 x 230 pixels
  • The file size should be between 20kb–50 kb

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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
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100


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

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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


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
1 Reasoning Ability 10 6.75
2 English Language 5 3.75
3 Qualitative Aptitude 7.75 4.75


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