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IBPS PO 2018: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Salary, Critical Dates & More

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IBPS CWE Probationary Officers Management Trainees: IBPS PO 2018 Official Notification (for the vacancies of 2019-20) is finally out on the official website of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) i.e., ibps.in. This year there are 4000+ vacancies for PO/MT (Probationary Officer/Management Trainee) posts. The recruitment will be through Common Recruitment Process VIII (CRP PO/ MT - VIII).

Online registration for selection of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts will start from 14th August 2018. The last date to apply online is 4th September 2018. Complete IBPS PO Notification’s PDF is also available here for download in PDF format at the end of this article.

Exam dates for IBPS PO Prelims 2018 are 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October. Whereas, exam dates for IBPS PO Mains 2018 is 18th November. Interview will be conducted in the month of January or February 2019.

IBPS PO Recruitment 2018: Table of Contents

IBPS PO 2018 Official Recruitment Notification PDF

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates

IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria - 2018

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training

IBPS PO Exam Centre

IBPS PO Salary 2018

IBPS PO Online Application

IBPS PO Application Fee

IBPS PO 2018 Results

IBPS PO Preparation

IBPS PO Cut off 2018

IBPS PO Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Candidates should check eligibility criteria, educational qualification and other details before applying for IBPS PO 2018.

IBPS PO 2018 Official Recruitment Notification PDF

Official IBPS PO Recruitment notification contains complete details about the IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment process. Besides important details like Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Number of Vacancies etc., it also contains list of important documents which is to be produced at the time of document verification (DV). IBPS PO 2018 Official Recruitment Notification PDF will be helpful until the entire IBPS PO 2018 recruitment process is over. The link to download IBPS PO 2018 Official Recruitment Notification PDF is given at the end of this article.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates:

Candidates preparing for IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment exams should learn the complete schedule. This schedule is tentative and IBPS can make the necessary changes (if necessary).

Activity

Tentative Dates

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates

14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)

14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018

Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training

September 2018

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

01.10.2018 to 07.10.2018

Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary

October 2018

Online Examination – Preliminary

13.10.2018, 14.10.2018,

20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018

Result of Online exam – Preliminary

October/ November 2018

Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main

November 2018

Online Examination – Main

18.11.2018

Declaration of Result – Main

December 2018

Download of call letters for interview

January 2019

Conduct of interview

January / February 2019

Provisional Allotment

April 2019

IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy

IBPS has announced 4252 vacancies for the year 2019-20. Complete detail about these vacancies is given below:

Indent for PO/MT for the year 2019-20

Sr.

No.

Participating Organization

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

Out of Which (PWD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Allahabad Bank

118

59

212

395

784

23

8

9

14

2

Andhra Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

3

Bank of Baroda

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

4

Bank of India

144

72

260

489

965

9

9

9

9

5

Bank of Maharashtra

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

6

Canara Bank

180

90

324

606

1200

12

12

12

12

7

Central Bank of India

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

8

Corporation Bank

15

6

21

42

84

1

2

9

Dena Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

10

IDBI Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

11

Indian Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

12

Indian Overseas Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

13

Oriental Bank of Commerce

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

14

Punjab National Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

15

Punjab & Sind Bank

20

12

52

66

150

45

8

28

5

16

Syndicate Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

17

UCO Bank

83

29

196

242

550

43

5

7

9

18

Union Bank of India

59

29

172

259

519

9

10

9

6

19

United Bank of India

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

20

Vijaya Bank

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

 

Total

619

297

1237

2099

4252

142

54

74

55

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

Complete IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment process is divided into three stages:

• Preliminary Examination (also known as IBPS PO Prelims)

• Main Examination (also known as IBPS PO Mains)

• Interview

You can access complete details about IBPS PO Prelims, Mains and Interview with the help of link given below:

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018:

IBPS do not provide any syllabus. However, based on the analysis of previous year papers we have provided detailed topic-wise syllabus for IBPS PO Prelims, Mains and Interview. You can access latest IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 with the help of link given below

Topic-wise IBPS PO Syllabus 2018

How to crack IBPS PO 2018 in first attempt

How to crack IBPS PO 2018 in first attempt

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before applying for IBPS CRP PO/ MT – VIII or IBPS CWE PO/ MT – VIII, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

Age limit (as on 01.08.2018):

• Minimum: 20 years

• Maximum: 30 years

A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 Years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment

5 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Note:

(i) The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in Point No. II (3) to II (6).

(ii) The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.

(iii) Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit necessary certificate(s) in original/ along with photocopies at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process as required by IBPS/ Participating Organisation(s).

(iv) In case of an Ex-servicemen who has once joined in a Govt. job on the civil side after availing the benefits given to him as an Ex-servicemen for his re-employment, his Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of re-employment in Government ceases. There is no reservation for Ex-servicemen in Officers’ Cadre.

Educational Qualification (As on 04.09.2018):

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Note:    

(1) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the final result should have been declared on or before 04.09.2018.

Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 04.09.2018 has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and  indicated in  online  application. If  called  for  interview, the  candidate  will  have  to  produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks (in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any) multiplied by 100.  This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.

The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training

Eligible candidates can opt for Pre-exam training at time of registration. All eligible candidates who opt for and wish to avail of Pre-Examination Training should fill in the relevant column in the On-Line Application.

Pre-Examination Training may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities at certain centres viz. Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala,  Patna,  Port Blair,  Puducherry, Pune,  Raipur,  Rajkot,  Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.

By merely attending the Pre-Examination Training no candidate acquires any right to be selected in any of the Participating Organisations mentioned.

IBPS PO Exam Centre

(i) IBPS PO Recruitment exam will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India.

(ii) No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.

(iii) IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.

(iv) IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.

(v) Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risk and expenses and IBPS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.

(vi) Any unruly behaviour/misbehaviour in the examination hall may result in cancellation of candidature/ disqualification from this exam and also from future exams conducted by IBPS

(viii) The tentative list of Examination centres for the Online Preliminary examination and those for Online Main examination is given below

IBPS PO Recruitment 2018: Official Notification

IBPS PO Salary 2018

The basic IBPS PO Salary structure is: 23700 - (980 x 7) - 30560 - (1145 x 2) - 32850 - (1310 x 7) – 42020. So, Rs. 23, 700 is the basic pay of Bank PO as applicable on 1st January 2016. Basic pay is more or less is the same most of the public sector banks.  Besides basic salary, IBPS PO also entitled to receive Dearness Allowance (DA), Special Allowance, House Rent Allowance, and City Compensatory Allowance.

Some added Perks for an IBPS Probationary Officer are Leased Accommodation, Traveling Allowance, Newspaper Reimbursement, Medical Aid. IBPS Bank PO officer might also get benefits under New Pension Scheme.

IBPS PO Online Application

Eligible candidates can apply online for IBPS PO from 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018 and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates need to visit official website www.ibps.in and fill the registration form online. Candidates are also required to upload their

• Photograph

• Signature

• Left thumb impression

• A hand written declaration

Complete step by step process to fill IBPS PO 2018 online application form is available in  IBPS PO 2018 Notification PDF.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates must have scanned copies of photograph, signature, left thumb impression and a handwritten declaration. Candidates should make sure that they commit mistakes while applying online for IBPS PO 2018 otherwise their candidature can be cancelled anytime during the entire recruitment process.

IBPS PO Application Fee

Application fees for IBPS PO 2018 is

• Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates

• Rs. 600 /- for all others

IBPS PO 2018 Results

The result of IBPS PO 2018 Prelims will be announced in the month of October/November 2018, whereas, the result of IBPS 2018 PO Mains will be announced in the month of November 2018. Interview will be conducted in the month of January/February 2019 and provisional allotment will be done in the month of April 2019.

IBPS PO Cut-off 2018

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online Main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

Candidates should note that:

• The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method.

• Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations

IBPS PO Preparation

Jagranjosh.com has provided a number of resources for the preparation of IBPS PO 2018. Important links of the articles for the preparation of IBPS CRP PO/MT-VIII is given below

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IBPS PO Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Jagranjosh.com has provided many online mock tests for bank exam preparation. All the tests are free of cost. Some of them are old but they are still helpful for preparation. You can access these online tests form the link given below

Online Mock Test for IBPS PO 2018 Preparation

Download Updated IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment Notification PDF (4252 Vacancies)

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