About IBPS PO
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection also known as IBPS, is a recruitment body that was started with an aim to encourage the recruitment and placement of young graduates in public sector banks in India (except SBI). IBPS is governed by a board that includes nominees from government organizations such as the Reserve Bank of India, Ministry of Finance Government of India, Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai, Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, National Institute of Bank Management, Indian Banks’ Association and the public sector banks. IBPS offers its services to banks in the public and private sectors, regional rural banks, and foreign banks. It also serves other financial institutions, including co-operative banks, insurance companies, academic institutions, and both private- and state-owned companies. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an organization that helps in assessment and selection of an individual for various organization at different posts. IBPS PO Exam inspects an individual on the base of Speed, Accuracy and Confidentiality in all its activities. IBPS provides its service to all Public Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, few Cooperative Banks, LIC & Insurance companies Regional Rural Banks, many Public Sector Undertakings of Non-financial sectors, Government Departments, State-owned companies and Corporations also avail its services. Some major universities and reputed Management institutes engage IBPS regularly for conduct of their “Admission Tests”.
IBPS has released the official notification for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) on 2nd August, 2019. This year a total of 4336 candidates will be recruited for the post of PO.
Educational Qualifications: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination. Age: Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years
Recruitment Notification mentioned the date of PO preliminary examination as 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th October. Candidates who clear the prelims examination can appear for the IBPS PO mains examination which is scheduled to be held on 30th November. Here are some important IBPS PO Dates 2019: 1. IBPS PO Preliminary Exam 2. IBPS PO Mains Exam Following are the tentative dates:
|Last date for submitting Application||28 August 2019|
|IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date||12.10.2019, 13.10.2019, 19.10.2019 and 20.10.2019|
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Date||30.11.2019|
|Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Exam Result||December 2019 |
|Declaration and download of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter||January 2020|
|Date of IBPS PO Interview||January / February 2020|
|Allotment of Provisional Posting||April 2020|
There is exam centre in every state and union territories i.e. 36 and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters.
Approximate salary of bank PO is 35,000 - 40,000 and it may vary bank to bank. And other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. Becoming a probationary officer in a public sector bank is a brilliant opportunity to start a promising career in banking sector.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||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|
|General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
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) 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) Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart) Inequalities (Quadratic Equations) Number Series Approximation and Simplification Data Sufficiency Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, 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, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns) General Awareness Banking and Insurance Awareness Financial Awareness Govt. Schemes and Policies Current Affairs
IBPS PO 2019 Application Fee Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Rs. 600 /- for all others
IBPS will release the results in three stages after completion of each level Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official IBPS website as and when the results are announced.