IBPS PO Exam 2018

Introduction IBPS PO Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS PO Bank Recruitment Examination to select Probationary Officers to the various Public Sector Banks in India. Interested and eligible candidates are required to apply on the official website of IBPS and appear for the online examinations to be inducted as an IBPS PO Officer. The job of an IBPS Officer guarantees good incentives, formal growth opportunity, attractive salary, job security, perks and good work enviroment and above all job appreciation.

Notification IBPS PO Exam 2018

The official notification for IBPS Recruitment Exam 2018 will be announced shortly. Once the official notification is released, IBPS Recruitment 2018 would commence immediately afterwards. The recruitment body, IBPS is expected to issue the notification for the position of IBPS PO posts tentatively in the month of August. On being compared to last year statistics, candidates can expect almost over 3500 vacancies for IBPS PO 2018.

Application Process IBPS PO Exam

Interested and eligible candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process on the official IBPS website, once the official notification has been announced. IBPS PO online application form 2018 would be tentatively made available in the month of August to September on their official website, www.ibps.in. Candidates would be given an entire month to submit the online application form. Interested and eligible candidates are required to go through the detailed notification available online and plan their future strategy.

Application Fee IBPS PO Exam

Candidates would be required to pay an examination fee against their application to the recruitment of IBPS PO posts 2018 as follows.

Category Application Fee
General Rs. 600
SC/ ST/ PWD Rs. 100


Vacancy Details IBPS PO Exam

Since the official notification for the recruitment of IBPS PO posts 2018 has not been declared, we are unable to quote the number of vacancies there would be. IBPS introduced 4252 vacancies for IBPS PO 2018-19 Exam.

Vacant Posts for IBPS PO 2018-19: 4252

Important Dates IBPS PO Exam

The examination dates for the IBPS PO Exam Recruitment has been scheduled for
Prelims Exam: 13 October 2018; 14 October 2018, 20 October 2018 and 21 October 2018.
Mains Exam: 18 November 2018
The Interview Round has not been decided yet..

Activity Date
On-line registration 14th August 2018 - 4th September 2018
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date 13th and 14th October 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 18th November 2018
Declaration of Mains Exam Result December 2018
Declaration of IBPS PO Interview Call letter  January 2019
Date of IBPS PO Interview January / February 2019
Allotment & Posting April 2019


Exam Pattern IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO Prelims Examination (Total Duration: 60 minutes)

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Examination Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration (mins)
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60
General / Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35
English Language 35 40 40
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45
Total 155 200 3 Hours
English Language (Letter & Essay Writing) 2 25 30


Exam Syllabus IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Syllabus

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English
  • Reasoning

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2018

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English
  • Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Computers

IBPS PO Interview Topics

  • Banking Awareness
  • Economics related questions
  • Personal Background
  • General Awareness

Eligibility Criteria IBPS PO Exam

Interested candidates to be eligible to appear for the IBPS PO Recruitment Exam 2018 are required to be citizens of India, Nepal or Bhutan. Candidates are also required to be between the age group of 20-30 years calculated on the day of the release of the notification. There has been age relaxations provided for the benefit of the reserved class. Candidates are also required to have successfully completed they graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university and should have passed in the English Language as one of the subjects at HSC/SSC/Intermediate or Graduation Level.

Admit Card IBPS PO Exam

Since there has been no formal announcement for the recruitment of IBPS PO 2018, looking at last year we can safely say that, since the Prelims have been scheduled for October 2018, Admit Cards would be comfortably released in the beginning of September, giving candidates enough time to view and download their Admit Card. The Admit Card would be made available on the official website of ibps.in. Candidates should realise that it is mandatory to take their Admit Cards to the examination venue, not doing so, would lead to their examination paper being canceled.

Cut Off IBPS PO Exam

The IBPS Recruitment Exam process would be carried out through a three-tier selection procedure which would consist of a Preliminary and Main Exams followed by an Interview Round. The Prelims and Mains exam would be conducted online. Candidates are required to clear each process to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage of the recruitment. Final selection of the candidates would be based on Mains and Interview merit, the prelims exam would be of qualifying nature only. Once the official notification is released, we will always know about the cut-off that has been set for this year.

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Result IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO Prelims stage is concluded and the Mains Exam will be conducted on 18 Oct 2018. The Result for the Prelims Exam is released on the official website on 31 Oct 2018. The candidates who have appeared for the Prelims Exam can check their IBPS PO Prelims Exam Result here.

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The official notification for IBPS Recruitment Exam 2018 will be announced shortly. All the details regarding IBPS PO Official Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Syllabus and much more are available below.