Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is an autonomous body that took its share in the year 1969 with the nationalisation of 14 major banks of India. That time gave a boost to the banking sector but the only thing that lacked was a range of service providers in form of employees who could serve the customers in the coming times. IBPS has been working as the service provider to all the public sector banks/SBI/SBI associate Banks/ RBI/ NABARD etc. Over the years IBPS has attained the position of Personnel Selection Test Conducting Agency. It creates testing tools such as MCQs to measure the capability of the mass applying. During the year 2015-2016, more than 1.27 crore candidate had registered for IBPS exam. It selects the suitable personnel for client organisations.

The institute shall soon publish a notification inviting the individuals who want to pursue a career in banking sector to apply for the post of PO/MT through the online web portal at Aspirants are informed that the applications may start from July 2018 and the deadline for registering might be August 2018. The exam will take place in two phases:- Prelims and Mains. The prelims is a qualifying paper and hence only the candidates obtaining minimum marks in the Preliminary examination will move to Mains exam and similarly, candidate obtaining minimum marks in Mains shall proceed to Interview process. The prelims exam might take place in the month of October 2018 and the Mains might be conducted in November 2018. Let uss see the table for tentative schedule.

IBPS PO 2018 Important Dates- Tentative

Event Date
Date of releasing of online application form July 2018
Deadline of registration August 2018
Preliminary Exam admit card will release October 2018
Preliminary Exam Date October 2018
Date of declaration of Preliminary exam result November 2018
Main Exam admit card will release November 2018
Main Exam Date November 2018
Date of release of Main exam result December 2018
Call letter for interview January 2019


Candidates interested in applying for the post are advised to visit the official website at and check the Apply online link which will be activated from July 2018 till August 2018. Note that there shall be no other mode of application accepted.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

  • Scan photograph and signature ensuring the specifications
  • Signature in SMALL LETTERS will be accepted only
  • Online Payment method should be kept ready
  • Possess a valid personal email ID/ Mobile number which should be kept active till the completion of Common Recruitment Process.

Application Procedure

Candidates must visit the official website of IBPS at and click the link “CWE PO/MT” and then click option “Click Here to Apply Online for CWE/Probationary Officer/Management Trainees (CWE-PO/MT-VI)”. The application form shall open in a new window. Now select new registration.

New Registration

To register the application, please first enter your basic information. After that, you shall receive a a provisional Registration Number and Password shall be created by the system. Note down the displayed Provisional registration number and password somewhere safe. You will also receive an Email & SMS indicating the same. Now login to your account again and complete the form

Upload Photograph and Signature

Upload your scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned. Right now, the specifications are not available but we will soon put in that information as well. Save the data.

Application Form Filling

You will now receive a registration number and password for each applicant by the system. Note down the Provisional registration number and password. Applicants will be informed through medium of Email & SMS as well. You may reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available for 3 times only using which they will complete their left over form. The system shall prompt you to fill in the basic details, educational details, gender, email id, valid mobile number, etc. Note that the entries once entered may not be modified later on. Therefore it also necessary that you save the information first and then proceed to next. Verify the details in the online application form.

Mode of Payment

The application form is interlinked with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions. Fees can be paid using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. Choose any medium you like.

Failure in fee payment

There can be several reason for the failure in payment online. Non-filling of the application from, server busy etc. in case, online transaction has not been completed successfully, then login again and pay the Application Fees/ Intimation Charges online. An e-receipt will be generated confirming the successful transaction. DO NOT press Back or Refresh button while the server is busy in order to avoid double charge


  • To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed. Take a print out of the receipt.
  • There is no need to send the application form to the Institute.

IBPS PO 2018

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