IBPS PO 2018: Notification, Application Form, Exam Date, Vacancies

IBPS PO 2018IBPS PO 2018 notification will be announced in the 2nd week of  August 2018. IBPS PO exam will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Board. It is conducted to offer recruitment for the post like Probationary Officers/ Management Trainee. In this article, we have covered all the important details regarding IBPS PO exam such as it official notification pdf, vacancy details, exam pattern, exam syllabus details and application form. You will also find other important information such as eligibility criteria for IBPS PO exam, selection procedure, and result declaration.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Overview

Examination Name Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer
Popularly Known as IBPS PO 2018
Organized by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Exam Purpose Offer post like Management Trainee / Probationary Officers (MT/PO)-VIII
Exam Mode Computer-based Test
Type of Exam Banking Entrance Exam
Application Mode Online (through official website)
Application Form Submission start date 2nd week of August 2018
The issue of admit card Last Week of September 2018
Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Computer-based Test
Type of Questions Objective question
Negative Marking For each incorrect answer 1/4 (0.25 marks) mark will be deducted

IBPS PO 2018 Notification

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will soon release IBPS PO 2018 recruitment notification in the month of August 2018 on its official website (ibps.in). This notification will have all details about the Probationary Officer and Management Trainee (IBPS PO and BPS MT Exam). In upcoming notification of IBPS PO 2018, you will get application form dates which will start after few days of notification released. According to notification around 5000 vacancies are expected to released in IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 CWE PO/MT-VIII.

Organised By: Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)


Exam Mode: Online

Total Number of Vacancies: 5000 (Expected)

Name of Posts: Management Trainee / Probationary Officers (MT/PO)-VIII

The notification also revealed latest updates on IBPS PO Prelims 2018 exam which will be held in the month of October and Mains exam in the month of November 2018. All candidate are requested to check eligibility criteria before applying for IBPS PO/ MT CWE-VIII exam.

Latest Updates: Hello Candidate please note IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment Notification will be released in the month of August 2018 by the official admin i.e. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on the official website. IBPS CWE PO/MT-VIII Prelims and Mains exam will be held in October 2018 and November 2018, respectively, as per revealed news.

IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment – Vacancy

IBPS Common Written Examination is conducted to recruit candidates for IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) and IBPS Management Trainees (MT). From research, we found that IBPS CWE was started in the year 2011 and will be conducted eighth time this time. By the way, for your information, the IBPS PO selection process is divided into 3 phases (IBPS Preliminary, IBPS Main, and IBPS Interview). In this process, the candidate needs to clear the first phase to move towards the next phase. To explain this process we have mentioned the short summary of all three phases.


IBPS PO 2018 Vacancies

Bank Name SC ST OBC Gen Total Out of Which PwD
Allahabad Bank 36 19 64 116 235 16 2 3 2
Andhra Bank 93 46 168 318 625 0 8 9 8
Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bank of India 30 15 54 101 200 2 2 2 2
Bank of Maharashtra 15 7 27 51 100 0 3 1 0
Canara Bank 203 108 364 675 1350 18 18 18 17
Central Bank of India 15 8 28 49 100 1 1 1 1
Corporation Bank 28 22 0 50 100 1 1 1 1
IDBI Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oriental Bank of Commerce NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Punjab and Sindh Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syndicate Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UCO Bank 75 26 178 251 530 40 6 10 5
Union Bank of India 83 34 78 127 322 14 3 13 11
United Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vijaya Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 578 285 961 1738 3562 92 44 58 46

IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned IBPS PO 2018 Education Qualification, whereby candidates can easily identify that they can fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018 or not. In this section, we have given information on IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria which will cover Education qualification of the candidate, nationality, and age limit.

Education Qualification: – The first and prime eligibility to appear for IBPS  PO 2018 is that the candidate must have completed his/ her graduate degree from any recognized institute in any discipline. They can even have an equivalent degree from any university of the Indian government.

Note: Candidates must have done graduation with minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWD). The aspirants must have a valid mark sheet of their graduation certificate/equivalent qualification certificate.

The minimum aggregation marks for the candidate is 60% for General Category and 55% for SC/ST/PWD. All candidates are requested to present a valid marksheet of their graduation degree or equivalent qualification certificate.

Nationality / Citizenship:

A candidate must be either of the following nationality

  • a Citizen of India or
  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

 Age Limit: The age limit for the candidate to apply for IBPS PO is 20 years to 30 Years as on 2nd Aug 1988 to 1st Aug 1998. 

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation in age
The people affected in the 1984 riots 5 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) who have worked for not less than 5 years in the military and have left on the conclusion of project 5 years
Of the State of Jammu and Kashmir the original habitats of Kashmir Division during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
Other backward classes OBC-NCL 3 years
Physically disabled applicants (PH) 10 years
Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes (SC/ST) 5 years

IBPS PO 2018 Important Dates

Events IBPS PO 2018 Dates (Tentative)
IBPS PO Notification Release Date Mid of August 2018
Starting Date of IBPS PO Application Form Submission Mid of August 2018
Last Date to Submit IBPS PO Online Form September 2018
Last Date to Edit/ Modification of Application September 2018
Last Date of Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payments (Online) September 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card Release Date Last Week of September 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Result Declaration Date November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card Release Date November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 18th November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Result Declaration Date
IBPS PO Interview Call Letter Release Date
Date of Interview
Allotment of Provisional

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern

TIBPS decided to follow the same exam pattern followed in last year. They will hire a candidate with there 3 phase written exam strategy which is IBPS Prelim, IBPS Mains and than IBPS Interview. Here we have given IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern details in a table format to help out each candidate to understand the pattern in a better way.

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern: – 

Subjects Marks No. of questions Time Duration
English Language 30 30 “1 hour Composite”
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern: 

Name of test Language of Exam Max. Marks No. of Questions Time Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude English & Hindi 60 45 60 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness English & Hindi 40 40 35 minutes
English Language English 40 35 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation English & Hindi 60 35 45 minutes
Total English & Hindi 200 155 3 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) English 25 2 30 Minutes

IBPS PO 2018 Application Form

According to the official IBPS PO 2018 notification, application form submission starts from August 2018. Candidate will find all the important details on IBPS PO 2018 application form details in this section such as how to apply for IBPS PO Exam and its online registration process. Just keep in mind that before applying for exam candidates should cross-check eligibility criteria which are given above. If the candidate is eligible for the exam they need to submit their application before the deadline (Please stay connected to get the official notification).

IBPS PO 2018 Online registration will be conducted online to get candidate application form submission through the official website. IBPS board have decided to discontinue Offline registration. Below we have given step by step details about how to fill IBPS PO 2018 application form:

Step 1 – Visit the official website of IBPS and search for the registration link and you will find CWE PO/MT window open.

Step 2 – When you click on Apply online for CWE Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (CWE-PO/MT-VIII) link, press new registration button to open application form window.

Step 3 – Fill all the important and mandatory information correctly and when you are done a Provisional registration number and password will be generated. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.

  • Already registered candidates no need to register again they can directly login with Registration Number and Password
  • Fill all the required details with Name, Date, Gender, etc
  • Upload the photograph and signature
  • Attach-copy of needed documents (If Require)
  • Pay the Required fees

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Note: Before submitting the IBPS PO online application, applicants are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the information in the online IBPS PO 2018 Application Form as well as modify the same if needed. No change will be permitted, after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.

IBPS PO 2018 Application Fees

Candidates will have to pay intimation charges or application fee of IBPS PO Exam via Online mode only. SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay at Rs. 100 and other candidates will have to pay Rs. 600/-.

Note: The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General/OBC Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS PO 2018 Admit Card

After the success in online registration of IBPS PO  candidate will be able to download IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2018 or IBPS PO Call Letter for Prelim Exam. In this section, we will soon notify you regarding the issuing date of admit card as soon as the official notification arrives. As per experts, IBPS PO Preliminary exam is expected to held in the month of October 2018 and candidate will be able to download IBPS PO 2018 admit card in September 2018 from the official website.

IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus

Here, we have given the Full Syllabus of IBPS PO 2018 Exam. Candidates are advised to practice as per the given syllabus.

REASONING: Alphabetical test, coding-decoding, analogy, classification, direction sense, Blood relation, word formation, sitting arrangement, syllogisms, inequalities, Statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, statement and course of action, statement and argument, input and output, Puzzles, Data Sufficiency.

APTITUDE: Permutations And Combinations, Probability, Time And Work, {Distance, time and speed}, Boats and  Streams, Average, Ratio, Partnership, Mensuration, Simplification, Series, Simple and –Compound interest, Pipes, and cisterns, Trains, Percentage, Mixture, LCM-HCF, Profit and Loss, problems on Ages.

ENGLISH: Cloze Test, Errors in sentences, Passage Comprehension, Sentence Improvement, Selecting The Correct Sentences.

COMPUTER: Basic of Computers, Basic internet knowledge, and protocols, Network basics (LAN & WAN), Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS Word, MS Excel, MS power point, Computer Shortcuts etc.

GA: Current Affairs of the last 6 months, Indian Economy Questions, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture  History of Banking, Banking Terms, RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc.

IBPS PO 2018 Results

After finishing IBPS PO Prelims examination through online mode, the candidate can check IBPS PO Prelims Result 2018 from the official site given above. The examination division will take approx 15 to 20 days to discharge IBPS PO 2018 Result for Prelims examination for the year 2018.

IBPS PO Mains Result 2017 has been announced on the official site on 28th December 2017. At the point when the two phases are finished, the hopeful would be required the stage III i.e. talk with which will be trailed by Stage IV i.e. Gathering Discussion and Interview and the Final consequence of IBPS PO 2017 will be proclaimed following a couple of months.

IBPS PO 2018 Selection Process:

The IBPS PO 2018 Selection Procedure is based on the Three Phases examination. Most importantly, competitors should clear in IBPS PO prelims examination. Just those hopefuls will be shortlisted for Mains examination who will clear Prelims exam with least qualifying scores. After Prelims, hopefuls should clear IBPS PO Mains examination otherwise, they won’t be chosen for Final Interview Round.

IBPS Preliminary Exam 2018 – Online

Applicants need to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off imprints (sectional and in addition overall) to be chosen by IBPS. Hopeful’s sufficient number in every class will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination (relies upon the necessities).

IBPS Mains Exam 2018 – Online

Candidates must qualify the sectional as well as the overall cutoff in the main exam to be eligible for interview.

IBPS Interview

IBPS PO Interview will be planned by means of Participating Organizations and in addition composed by the Nodal Bank in each State/UT with the assistance of IBPS. The last determination rundown of the applicants will be discharged after the fruitful fulfillment of a meeting round.

IBPS Final Result

The Final result is declared on the basis of candidates combined performance in IBPS PO Mains and Interview Rounds.

Provisional Allotment

The provisional allotment of the qualified candidate is released on the official website. The IBPS Banks are allotted based on candidates’ preferences which are made at the time of online application.

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