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IBPS PO Notification 2018: Check here for Important Dates

IBPS PO Notification

IBPS PO is one of the most popular banking exams of the country and many aspirants start preparing for it long before the notification is released. The IBPS PO notification 2018 is released and we bring to you all the details like vacancies, important dates, eligibility, exam pattern and more. This recruitment drive is for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations

Check the official IBPS PO notification here.

IBPS PO Notification 2018: Important Dates 

  • Online Registration: 14th Aug to 4th Sep 2018
  • Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training: Sep 2018
  • Pre-Exam Training: 1st Oct to 7th Oct 2018
  • Download of Call Letters for Prelims: Oct 2018
  • Online Prelims: 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st Oct 2018
  • Prelims Results: Oct/Nov 2018
  • Download of Call Letters for Mains: Nov 2018
  • Online Mains: 18th Nov 2018
  • Mains Results: Dec 2018
  • Download of Call Letters for Interview: Jan/Feb 2019
  • Interview Date: Jan/Feb 2019
  • Provisional Allotment: April 2019

*These dates are tentative.

IBPS PO 2018: Vacancies

Total Vacancies for exam and IBPS PO notification 2018 announced this year is 4102.

IBPS PO Vacancies

IBPS PO 2018: Exam Application Fee

  • General Category: Rs.600/-
  • SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs.100/-

IBPS PO 2018: Selection Process & Exam Pattern

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

IBPS PO 2018: Preliminary Exam Pattern

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

English Language 30 30 English 20 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 mins
Total 100 100 1 Hour

IBPS PO 2018: Main Exam Pattern

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 English and Hindi 60 Minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English and Hindi 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 English 40 Minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English and Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 155 200   3 Hours

The Main exam also consists of an English Language descriptive writing test.

  • Questions: 1 on essay writing;  1 on letter writing ( Total : 2 )
  • Maximum Marks: 25
  • Time Allotted: 30 mins

IBPS PO Interview

Interviews will be conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT.

IBPS PO Exam Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must be between 20-30 years of age.
  • Age relaxation is provided for reserved categories as per government guidelines.
  • Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university.

IBPS PO (Probationary Officer) Job Profile

Probationary Officer is the entry-level job for various banks. After getting selected, the candidates have a 2-year probation period, where they’re given intensive training in various departments of the bank to help them gain practical knowledge. Post the probation period, the candidates go through a screening test conducted by the bank, post which they’re posted in one of the branches of the banks as ‘Assistant Managers’

Some responsibilities of a PO are as follows:

  • Administrative and Banking tasks
  • Supervising the work of bank Clerks
  • Taking and solving customer queries
  • Increasing banks business and profit through marketing.

Posting of a PO can be both rural or urban depending upon the bank. Also, one can expect promotions in approximately 3 years. 

IBPS PO Salary

The gross monthly emoluments of a PO range between Rs. 37,360 –38,700/-. This varies from location to location.

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