IBPS PO 2018 Official Notification Out: Know Vacancy, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Exam Date

IBPS PO 2018 – Find the details of IBPS PO 2018 Notification, Syllabus, Apply online link and more here. IBPS PO 2018  has announced notification with 4102 Job vacancies. The link IBPS PO apply online for IBPS PO 2018 will be activated from 14th Aug 2018 to 04th Sep 2018 The exam of IBPS PO 2018 will be conducted at various locations across India. The applicant can select the exam city as per their preference from the IBPS PO 2018 online application list. Apply in advance for IBPS PO online application. Other eligibility details, exam date, and other information are following below.

Official Notification
Eligibility Criteria
Application Fee
Selection Process
Exam Pattern
Syllabus
Exam Date
Admit Card & Result

IBPS PO 2018 Official Notification:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection organizing the exam for Probationary Officer post. IBPS is a gateway to recruiting various banking jobs. IBPS has announced recruitment notification to enroll various candidate to all Public-Sector Banks. Applicants of IBPS PO 2018 are requested to apply online. From the year 2011 IBPS has introduced a Common Written Examination (CWE) to recruit Clerk, PO and SO jobs.

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Qualified candidates are invited to register IBPS PO online application from 14th Aug 2018 to 04th Sep 2018. The IBPS PO Apply online link will be available on an official webpage at ibps.in. The selection of IBPS PO will under for 3-tiered selection process. The phase of selection will be through Preliminary and Main Exams followed by Interview. Qualified candidates only will move forward to the next stage of IBPS PO. Final of shortlisted candidates will be based on Mains and Interview scores.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates:

Here you can find the important events of IBPS PO exam date, Online registration Starting/Ending Date, Online Payment dates and more. This list is more important to follow and track the current updates of IBPS PO 2018.

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IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy:

IBPS PO 2018 notification released with 4102 vacancies. There are 20 Lakh candidates are appearing for IBPS PO examination. So the exam will be tougher. Start your preparation according to current IBPS PO Vacancy. IBPS PO Vacancy Break up available category wise. Check the vacancy chart according to your category and apply for IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment.

  • Vacancy for IBPS PO 2018: 4102
  • Name of the Post: Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT)

IBPS PO 2018 Application Fee:

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

IBPS PO 2018 – Exam Centre:

IBPS PO  exam notification released will be an online based exam and conducting across the nation. There are numerous centers according to the candidate’s preference will be allotted to the aspirants.

IBPS PO 2018 Selection Process:

The selection of the candidate for IBPS PO/MT vacancy will be based on Common Written Examination (CWE). There is the level of selection process takes to clear IBPS PO. That is preliminary, mains and interview. The aspirant should qualify each phase to enroll as IBPS PO 2018. Here you can find the detailed information of the IBPS PO Selection process.

Preliminary Examination

Based on the cut off mark and requirement the candidates will be shortlisted on Prelims examination. The exam will be online based. Only the applicant who qualifies on IBPS Prelims will be selected to appear on Mains Examination.

Mains Examination

Candidates clear sectional as well as an overall cut-off for IBPS PO examination. A score of mains will be considered in the final selection of IBPS PO.  The main exam will be tougher than prelims only the qualified candidates are eligible to appear for an interview.

Interview

Once the candidates are shortlisted from IBPS PO Mains you will be called to appear for an interview. The final score will be a combination of Mains and  Interview scores. The interview will be organized by  IBPS  and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT

Final Result

IBPS PO final level of selection will be based on Mains and interview scores. To qualify on each section will be must to enroll for IBPS PO examination.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

The notification of IBPS PO contains various information such as exam pattern, syllabus, exam date, marks distribution and more. Read the notification carefully to get aware of the entire process of IBPS PO Exam. Time management is more essential for all exams. Start your preparation familiar with the syllabus and nature of question papers asked before. A candidate must appear for Prelims exam first and selected candidates will appear for Mains Exam. The score of Preliminary Exam will not be taken into consideration for final allotment. Final selection will be based on the Mains Exam and Interview Process.

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern

The preliminary examination of IBPS PO 2018 will be consists of 100 Mark with 3 subjects included that are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. It will be an objective type and time duration will be 1 hour. Here in the below tabular column, you can find the detailed information of New Exam Pattern. There is negative marking in IBPS PO pre-exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

Questions Type: Objective Test

  • No. of Questions:100
  • Total Time Allocated:1 Hours
  • Negative Mark: ¼ of the Mark will be reduced
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

In IBPS PO Mains has 5 sections (4+1), it means 4 sections in objective type and one is descriptive type examination.  The candidates should qualify the prelims and mains examination to move forward to clear Interview process.

  • Main Examination consists of
    • Objective Tests for 200 marks
    • Descriptive Test for 25 marks.
  • The time duration of the exam will be 3 hours for Objective type and 30 minutes for the descriptive type.
  • 1/4 of the marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
S.No. Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
4 General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
Descriptive Writing Test  2 25 30 minutes

IBPS PO Interview

After the successful completion of mains examination, qualified candidates will be called to face an interview in person. Interview holding 100 Marks and the candidates should score 40% of marks to qualify.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

One of the most notable things is the eligibility criteria. IBPS PO announced certain eligibility norms for applicants who wish to apply for Probationary Officers posts. The candidates satisfying eligibility criteria can apply for IBPS PO post.

Educational Qualification: The candidate should have any graduation degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government to apply for IBPS PO examination with working knowledge of computer system is necessary.

Note: The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate while registering online.

Language Proficiency: Verbal and written proficiency in the official language of the State/UT is desirable. The candidate must be able to read, write and speak the language.

Age Eligibility:

The applicant age between of 20 to 30 years will be considered as eligible to apply for IBPS PO exam.

  • Minimum Age – 20 years
  • Maximum Age – 30 years

Age Relaxation:

The IBPS PO authorities have given certain age relaxation for the applicant. Age Relaxation is common in the recruiting bodies. Now it will be applicable for SBI Clerk Exam as per the Govt. norms. Category wise age relaxation of candidates as per the government rules as follows:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Retrenched from service(for MP state Only) 5 years

IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus:

The questions that will be asked can be from any of the following mentioned topics. So go through the syllabus thoroughly which will give you a proper idea of the expected questions from each of the sections.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI& CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement, Paragraph Inference)

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK
  • Important Ministry Affairs (Schemes, Policies, MoUs etc.)

Computer Aptitude

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Computer Memory
  • MS Office Suite and Shortcut keys
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Computer Software
  • Operating System
  • Computer Languages
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer Network and Internet
  • Introduction to Computer Organization
  • Computer and Network Security

Previous Year Cut off for IBPS PO

Final – IBPS PO Cut Off 2017 

Category Maximum Score Minimum Score
SC 53.20 38.56
ST 54.74 33.73
OBC 57.18 43.02
UR 65.58 47.04
HI 45.42 25.07
OC 51.11 38.53
VI 74.14 45.88
ID 44.38 28.87

Mains – IBPS PO Cut Off  2017

Category Cut-Off
GEN 82.00
OBC 75.63
SC 62.50
ST 42.25
VH 77.87
ID 55.00
HI 47.75
OC 59.63

IBPS PO Cut Off  2017 –  Mains (Section Wise )

Sections Maximum Marks Cut-Off Marks (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) General
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 7.50 10.25
General Economy/Banking Awareness 40 8.25 11.25
English Language 40 3.25 5.75
Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 10.75 14.00
English Language (Descriptive) 25 8.75 10.00

 

IBPS PO Prelims Cut off 2017 –  General Category

Subjects English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Total
Maximum Score 30 35 35 100
Cutoff Score 05.00 07.75 10.00 42.75

 

IBPS PO Prelims Cut off 2017 –  Category – Wise

Category Cut off
Scheduled Caste (SC) 36.00
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 28.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 42.25
General (Gen) 42.75
Hearing Impaired 15.75
Orthopaedically Challenged 28.75
Visually Impaired 23.25
Intellectual Disability 17.75

 

IBPS PO 2018 – Important Events

IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment Event Dates
Availability of IBPS PO Online Application Form 14.08.2018
Last date of Online Application Form 04.09.2018
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 – Mains November 2018
Online Examination – Mains  18.11.2018
Declaration of Result – Mains December 2018
Download of call letters for interview January 2019
Conduct of interview January / February 2019

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