Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the Prelims Admit Card for IBPS PO 2018 Exam at ibps.in. The admit card was released on September 27, 2018. The aspirants can download IBPS  call letter till October 14, 2018. The preliminary examination is set to be held from October 13, 2018, onwards. Those who will fill the form in time IBPS will issue them the admit card for preliminary exam. The main Exam will be held on November 18, 2018. After that, the qualifiers of mains have to appear for the interview which will be held in January 2019. All selected candidates will get the provisional allotment in the moth of April 2019. Get here more details of IBPS PO 2018 Exam like the process of entire selection etc.

Latest: The admit card for IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Exam has been released. Download admit card from here.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam

The candidates should have the knowledge of eligibility before filling out the popular recruitment’s application form. Only eligible candidates will get the chance to appear in the exam. The candidates have to climb all the three stairs of recruitment properly, i. e. Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

IBPS PO 2018 Important Dates
Date of releasing of online application form 14 Aug 2018
Deadline for registration 04 Sep 2018
Downloading of PET Admit Card 21 Sep 2018
Conduction of PET 01 to 07 Oct 2018
Preliminary Exam admit card will release October 2018
Preliminary Exam Date 13,14, 20, & 21 Oct 2018
Date of declaration of Preliminary exam result October/ November 2018
The main Exam admit card will release November 2018
Main Exam Date 18 Nov 2018
Date of release of Main exam result December 2018
Call letter for interview January 2019
Conduction of Interview January / February 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

Admit Card for IBPS PO 2018 Exam

IBPS uploads IBPS PO 2018 admit card in three phases i.e first for Prelims, secondly for Mains and then finally for the candidate who has been selected in the Interview process as well. The candidates who have filled the application form on time are now able to download the admit card for prelims. The only mode of getting the admit card is online apart from that no other mode is available. To download the admit card the candidates require the registration number and password / Date of Birth.

Pre Examination Training for IBPS PO 2018

All the organizing banks and nodal banks will arrange the pre-examination training for all the SC / ST and minority Comunity candidates. The candidates who have filled the application form according to PET, are now able to download the admit card.

The candidates do not require to pay anything for getting the PET, because the bank will provide the PET free of cost. But they need to bear the transportation charges.

List of Center for PET

IBPS PO 2018 Exam: Date, Notification, Application Form, Vacancy, Syllabus

IBPO PO 2018 Application Form

IBPS had activated the link of the application on the scheduled date. The candidates who were willing to fill the application form of IBPS PP filled the form. The mode of filling application form was online. Apart from that, IBPS did not provide any other mode. The candidates had to submit the form in a proper manner along with the requisite amount of fee.

Application Fee

As per the official notification, the application fee of IBPO 2018 is as follows.

Category Amount paid as per last year
General candidates Rs.600/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/-

The mode of filling application fee is online as the application form.

Vacancy Distribution Under IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment

This time a total of 4102 vacancies are introduced by the IBPS. The candidates can check the bank-wise vacancy distribution from here. After taking the knowledge of the vacancy allotment they can prefer the banks of their choice as well as they can prefer those ones which have maximum vacancies.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam: Date, Notification, Application Form, Vacancy, Syllabus

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO 2018

Candidates should meet the following eligibility requirements in order to apply for IBPS PO 2018:-

Nationality– candidate must be an Indian National.

Educational Requirements– candidate must have done Graduation in any discipline.

Age Limit – applicant must be between 20 to 30 years as on July 01, 2019. Candidates belonging to reserved category might get relaxation in the upper age limit.

The relaxation criteria as per last year were as follows:-

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots/ People ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir from 01 January 1980 to 31 December 1989/ Ex-Servicemen 5 years

Center of IBPS PO 2018

IBPS has listed the names of the city where the prelims and mains exam are going to be organized. Once IBPS allot the center candidates will not able to make any request to change the exam center.

Hence fill the application for with care and choose only those center which is near to you.IBPS PO 2018 Exam: Date, Notification, Application Form, Vacancy, Syllabus

Note: As candidates have the privilege to choose the center, But the institute has all the rights to change the center anytime.

Exam Pattern of IBPS PO 2018

Before letting you aware of the current events of IBPS PO 2018 let us first understand the testing procedure. After fathoming the selection procedure, you can easily gather information associated with the exam such as exam pattern:-

Selection Procedure

The candidates are tested on three standard and crucial phases

  • Preliminary Exam (100 marks)
  • Main Exam (200 marks)
  • Interview ( 100 marks)

Exam Pattern of Preliminary Exam

Mode of Exam: Online
Nature of Examination: Objective Type
Marking Scheme: A penalty of 25% marks will be made on each wrong attempted question.
Language: English and Hindi (Except for English paper)

Subjects No. of Questions Maximum marks Time allowed
English Language 30 30 1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Exam Pattern of Main Exam

Mode of Exam: Online
Nature of Examination: Objective Type
Marking Scheme: A penalty of 25% marks will be made on each wrong attempted question.
Language: English and Hindi (Except for English paper)

Candidates should note that each section of the main exam is separately timed. The timer is set for a particular time in which they have to complete that section.

Subjects No. of questions Maximum marks Time distributed
Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
Total 200 200 140 minutes

Expected Pattern of Interview

After the qualifying Main exam, candidates may further be required to appear for 100 marks interview session. All the candidate must produce the original documents at the time of interview. Without that, the Institute will not allow to take the exam. the next section has the names of the documents.

Documents To Be Submitted At The Time of Interview

  •  Interview Call Letter
  • Date of birth proof
  • Online application form
  • Photo Identify Proof
  • Mark sheets from 10th onwards
  • Caste certificate
  • Experience certificate
  • Age relaxation certificate
  • If employed in the government firm

Result of IBPS PO 2018 Exam

As there are three phases of the recruitment process, hence IBPS will declare the result separately for each of them. Apart from that Institute will set a sectional cutoff in IBPS PO 2018 exam meaning that the candidates have to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each section. The candidates who will appear in the exam will able to check their result with help of their roll number, or Registration number, and password /date of birth.

IBPS will disclose the result on its official website at ibps.in. The mode of checking the result will be online.

Biometric Entry In Exam

To improve the exam authenticity and to avoid fraud & forgeries in the exam, IBPS will record the candidate’s identity electronically. This is to check for the genuine candidate is appearing for the exam.  Candidates have to follow some instructions. This is mandatory to capture their presence electronically.

How to present at the Exam center for Biometric Verification?

The candidates have to appear on the exam center with any chemical on their hands. Look at some more important instructions here.

  • The candidate should ensure that their hand should be free of Mehandi/ ink/ Stam etc.
  • If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the fingerprint (biometric) is
    captured.
  • Make your finger dry before capturing your presence.
  • If the primary finger (right thumb) to be captured is injured/damaged, immediately notify the concerned
    authority in the test center.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam: Date, Notification, Application Form, Vacancy, Syllabus

Note: Follow all the instructions as it is otherwise, the candidates have to face problems while biometric verification.

When Will The Biometric Data be recorded?

In each stage of the exam, IBPS will make the same arrangement for recording the candidates present in the exam center. See the timings when you have to prepare for biometric verification.

  • Before the commencement of Online examination.
  • After completion of the online exam.
  • At the time of the interview and document verification.
  • In the provisional allotment

Organisations Which are Participating in IBPS PO 2018

In India, IBPS is the largest recruitment organization which conduct the examination to hire the candidates in private bank sector. Many banks are associated with the IBPS. The list of organization which is participating in the IBPS PO 2018 recruitment.

Allahabad Bank Central Bank of India Oriental Bank of Commerce United Bank of India
Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank Union Bank of India Bank of Maharashtra
Indian Bank UCO Bank Bank of India IDBI Bank
Syndicate Bank Bank of Baroda Dena Bank Punjab & Sind Bank
Andhra Bank Corporation Bank Punjab National Bank Vijaya Bank

Last 5-year Statistics of IBPS

Every year lakhs of the candidates participate in the IBPS recruitment process. Many candidates got selected and many of them reject. So the figure will give you the exact statistics, for the students who have registered for the examination and who have appeared in the examination in past 5 years.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam: Date, Notification, Application Form, Vacancy, Syllabus

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