IBPS PO 2018 Application Form,Exam Dates,Pattern,Eligibilty Creteria,etc.

The institution of Banking Personnel Selection is the body which conducts the IBPS PO Exam.Now, On 9/8/18 its releases official notifications of IBPS PO Recruitment 2018.And,with the release of notification IBPS PO Recruitment has been started.The online registration for IBPS PO Examination 2018 will be started from 14 August,2018 till the last date of registration 4 September 2018.In the Exam of IBPS PO more 20 lakh candidates appears. The total number of vacancy released is 4252 which is quite little as related to the number of candidates.The vacant vacancy is for the Probationary Officer/Management Trainee(PO/MT).The final candidates will be recruited in 20 Banks.

Eligibilty Creteria For IBPS PO 2018

1.Educational Qualifications
A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.  

2. Nationality
A candidate must be either - (i) a Citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) 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.

3.AGE Requirement For  IBPS PO 2018 

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years 
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998 (both dates inclusive)
*Relaxation in Age for IBPS PO 2018 Examination  -
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe - 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) -  3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years 
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physicaldisability attributable to military service or invalidment  -  5 years 
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989  - 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots - 5 years

Exam Pattern For IBPS PO Examination 2018

1.Phase - I - Prelims Exam
2.Phase - II - Mains Exam
3. Phase - III - Interview

1.Phase - I - Prelims Exam

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Phase II – Mains Exam

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

No. of Qs
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
60 min
English Language
40 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation
45 min
General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking)
35 min
3 Hour

Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 25 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
Letter Writing & Essay
30 Mins
*Note:I. Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examination) There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be 6 deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

How To Apply For IBPS PO 2018 Examination
1.Visit on the official website  www.ibps.in    the Home Page to open the link “CRP PO/MT” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES (CRP-PO/MT-VIII)” to open the On-Line Application Form.
2.You should have to fill valdi E mail id and Mobile number and try to kept the same till the end.
3.Then,Submit the application form.
4. Then, You have to made the online payment, the payment can be can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking.
5.On successful transaction print out the reciept.
6.Then, take the print out of application form.

Syllabus For IBPS PO 2018

Quantitative AptitudeReasoning abilityEnglish language
SimplificationAlphabetical SeriesReading Comprehension
Number SeriesBlood RelationFill in the Blanks
PercentageCoding- DecodingPara Jumbles
Profit & LossOrder & RankingCloze Test
AverageDirectionError Spotting
Simple Interest and Compound InterestInequalitiesPhrase Replacement
Ratio and ProportionSyllogismsSentence Corrections
Problem Based On AgeInput OutputVocabulary
Time and WorkData SufficiencyPara Completion
Pipe and CisternSeating Arrangement 
Allegation and MixtureLogical Reasoning 
Speed Time and Distance  
Boat and Stream  

Important dates For IBPS PO 2018 Examination

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application bycandidates14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018  
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam TrainingSeptember 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training01.10.2018 to 07.10.2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – PreliminaryOctober 2018
Online Examination – Preliminary  13.10.2018, 14.10.2018, 20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018
Result of Online exam – PreliminaryOctober/ November 2018
Download of Call letter for Online exam – MainNovember 2018
Online Examination – Main18.11.2018
Declaration of Result – MainDecember 2018
Download of call letters for interviewJanuary 2019
Conduct of interviewJanuary / February 2019
Provisional AllotmentApril 2019