IBPS PO 2017 – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection organizes exams for recruitment of Probationary Officers to 20 banks. IBPS PO 2017 preliminary exam and main exam dates have been notified through IBPS Calendar 2017-2018. Bank job aspirants who wish to become Probationary Officer / Management Trainee in any one of the public sector banks, must appear and clear IBPS PO/MT VII 2017-2018. Allotment to participating organizations is on basis of merit and preference. Application form of IBPS PO 2017 can be submitted online as per schedule. Get here complete details and latest news of IBPS PO 2017-2018 including eligibility, application form, admit card, result, cut off.
Issue of IBPS PO Application Form 2017 is expected to be in July 2017.
IBPS PO 2017
Interested candidates can check their eligibility. If eligible, then one can apply for IBPS Probationary Officer / Management Trainee Recruitment 2017-2018. By doing so, he/she will be able to appear in selection process which consists of preliminary exam, main exam, and interview.
IBPS looks after conduct of PO exam (prelims and mains), whereas nodal banks organize common interview process. Number of candidates being called for interview depends upon final vacancy matrix.
IBPS PO 2018 Important Dates- Tentative
|Date of releasing of online application form||July 2017|
|Deadline of registration||August 2017|
|Preliminary Exam admit card will release||October 2017|
|Preliminary Exam Date||07 Oct 2017,
08 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017
15 Oct 2017
|Date of declaration of Preliminary exam result||November 2018|
|Main Exam admit card will release||November 2018|
|Main Exam Date||26 Nov 2017|
|Date of release of Main exam result||December 2018|
|Call letter for interview||January 2019|
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2017
Candidates should meet the following eligibility requirements in order to apply for IBPS PO 2017-2018:-
- 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 1st July 2018. Candidates belonging to reserved category might get relaxation in the upper age limit.
The relaxation criteria as per last year was as follows:-
|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|
IBPO PO Application Form 2017
Eligible aspirants who are interested in applying for the post of Probationary Officers shall be able to access the link for filling the form in online mode only. This is the official website ibps.in you will also find the link embedded in this post when the link is activated.
There is no solid information as to what will be the application charges for the 2018 IBPS application form. But here we are giving you the last year’s application fee for guidance purpose. Candidates had to make payment of
|Category||Amount paid as per last year|
|General candidates||Rs 600/-|
It was paid through net banking or debit card/credit card.
IBPS PO Selection Procedure and Exam Pattern
Before letting you aware with the current events of IBPS PO 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:-
The candidates are tested on three standard and crucial phases
- PHASE I-Preliminary Exam (100 marks)
- PHASE II- Main Exam (200 marks)
- PHASE III- Interview ( 100 marks)
Exam Pattern of Preliminary Exam
The exam shall be conducted in online mode, where candidates may be required to solve 100 MCQs related to three major sections including- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The question paper might be of 100 marks for which you shall get only 1 hour. A penalty of 0.25 (25% marks) for each wrong attempted response is asserted.
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Maximum marks||Time allowed|
|English Language||30||30||1 hour|
Exam Pattern of Main Exam
The exam shall be conducted in online mode, where candidates may be required to solve 200 MCQs related to three major sections including- Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (Banking) and Computer Knowledge. The question paper might be of 200 marks for which you shall get only 2 hours. A penalty of 0.25 (25% marks) for each wrong attempted response is asserted.
|Subjects||No. of questions||Maximum marks||Time distributed|
|English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||40 minutes|
|General Awareness||40||40||20 minutes|
|Computer Knowledge||20||20||10 minutes|
Expected Pattern of Interview
After qualifying Main exam, candidates may further be required to appear for 100 marks interview session. All the candidate must produce the following original documents at the time of interview:-
Documents to be submitted at the time of interview
- Interview Call Letter
- Date of birth proof
- Online application form
- Photo Identify Proof
- Marksheets from 10th onwards
- Caste certificate
- Experience certificate
- Age relaxation certificate
- NOC if employed in government firm
IBPS PO Admit Card 2017-2018
IBPS shall upload IBPS PO admit card in three phases i.e first for Prelims, secondly for Mains and then finally for the candidate who have been selected in the Interview process as well. The entry pass of all successfully registered candidates shall be issued using the link embedded on the official website. Admit Card shall not be sent individually via post or any other medium.
IBPS PO Result 2017-2018
There will be sectional cutoff in IBPS PO exam meaning that the candidates have to obtain minimum qualifying marks in each section. Furthermore, the authority will declare result in three phases:- first for Preliminary exam then for Main and at the last for Interview. It is expected that the final result shall be announced in January. Rank is decided based on the following
- Vacancies available
- Total marks obtained by the candidate in all the three phases
- Cut off of last year
Expected Organizations Participating
|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|
|Apply Online||Click Here|
|Admit Card||Click Here|
|Exam Analysis||Prelims (16th October 2016 | 22nd October 2016 | 23rd October 2016) Mains (20th November 2016)|
|Cut Off||Click Here|
Books recommended for IBPS PO
|A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Revised Edition by RS Agarwal||Buy online|
|A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal by Sijwali||Buy online|
|Comprehensive Guide to IBPS-CWE Bank PO/MT Prelim + Main Exam||Buy online|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal||Buy online|
|The Complete Success Package – Bank PO Recruitment Exam||Buy online|
|Objective Computer Knowledge and Literacy||Buy online|
|Objective Computer Awareness||Buy online|
|Essential English Grammar with Answers by Murphy||Buy online|