IBPS PO 2018 Notification Released for 4102 Vacancies – Check Exam Dates, Age Limit, Exam Pattern & Selection Process


IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has finally released the much awaited notification for the Probationary Officer posts for 4102 vacancies. IBPS provides its service to all public Sector banks, SBI, associate banks of SBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC & Insurance companies and other banks which are regular members of the IBPS Society. The Application process for applying in the IBPS PO 2018 is starting from 14th August 2018. The last date for application for the IBPS PO 2018 is 4th September. The Preliminary Exam Date for the IBPS PO 2018 is scheduled on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018. Here we give you all details related to Exam Dates, Pay Scale, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Eligibility Criteria and others of IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment Process.

Latest Updates

 Online Apply OF IBPS PO Is Started now, check full process to apply now. If You have any problems please comment below we will surely help you.

Important Links

Below Some Important link to useful link.

Online Application Link Click Here
Official Website Click Here
Official Notification Click Here
IBPS PO Queries/ Complaints Click Here

Important Dates

Events Dates
Online Registration Starts 14th August 2018
Last Date for Application 4th September 2018
Application Fee Payment Last Date 4th September 2018
Call Letter/ Admit Card Download – Prelims October 2018
Online Exam Date – Prelims 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018
Result Date – Prelims October/ November 2018
Call Letter/ Admit Card Download – Mains November 2018
Online Exam Date – Mains 18th November 2018
Result Date – Mains December 2018
Call Letter/ Admit Card Download – Interview January 2019
Conduct of Interview January/ February 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

Educational Eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria for applying in the posts of Probationary Officer Bank Associates through IBPS PO 2018 are having a Graduation Degree in any stream from any recognized institute or university.

Age Limit

The age limit for the Probationary Officer posts through IBPS PO 2018 is based as on 1st August 2018. The minimum age for application for IBPS PO 2018 is 20 years and Maximum age is 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1988 and not later than 1st August 1988 (both date inclusive).

Category Min Age Max Age
UR 20 years 30 years
SC 20 years 35 years
ST 20 years 35 years
OBC 20 years 33 years
PWD 20 years 40 years
Ex Servicemen 20 years 35 years

Selection Process

The exam is divided into three stages; Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, Interview. Each stage examines different skill set for different purposes.

 Preliminary Exam

The structure of the IBPS PO 2018 exam will be as given below. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut off marks to be decided by IBPS.

Name of Tests No. of Questions Max Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 min.
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 min.
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min.
TOTAL 100 100  

 Main Exam

Name of Tests No. of Questions Max Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min.
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 min.
English Language 35 40 40 min.
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 min.
TOTAL 155 200 3 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 min.

Interview Process

Successful candidates in IBPS PO mains will be called upon for the interview process. Both the marks of interview and mains exams will be added for the final merit list. The IBPS PO 2018 selection process will be having some minimum cut off marks for the Final Selection.

Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for IBPS PO 2018 application process is given below. Fee/ intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other exam or selection.

Category Fee
SC/ ST/ PWD Rs 100
General Rs 600
OBC Rs 600

How to Apply IBPS PO?

  1. Click on the link given above for Online Application for IBPS PO 2018.
  2. Enter your personal details.
  3. Click on Submit.
  4. Upload your Photograph and Signature.
  5. Pay the Application fee.
  6. Print the Application Form for further use.

Apply Process Online

Step 1: Click on the above mentioned link to get redirected to the official page of IBPS

Step 2: The link is provided on the home page of IBPS for filling in the application form of Probationary Officer offered through IBPS PO 2018 Exam.

Step 3: Now, click on CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION link provided on the topmost right hand side of the page.

Step 4: You will be redirected to the first section of the form. Fill in all your basic information and click on Save and Next button at the bottom of the page

Step 5: You will now be redirected to the second section of the application form. You are required to upload your photograph and signature in this section. The permissible size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm. The photograph must be of passport size and both the photograph and the signature must be clear and legible. Permissible file size of photograph must be of minimum 20 KB and of maximum 50 KB and that of the signature must be of minimum 10 KB and of maximum 20 KB.

Step 6: Click on next button after uploading your photograph and signature successfully

Step 7: You are now required to fill in your personal details. There are three sub-sections that need to be completed in this portion of the application form.

After you have filled in your personal details, you are required to fill in your Educational Qualifications and your Work Experience. Once you are done with this, you are required to fill in the preference list.

In the preference list mention the name of the centre. You need to select the place from which you want to give the exam. You need to mention 4 places as your centre preference.

After the choices have been made, click on save and next

Step 8: After you are done with the above process, a preview of your application form will appear before you. In case you find any error, you can edit the information provided by you.Once the data is uploaded and saved, you are not allowed to make any changes in the form, whatsoever. Therefore, kindly review all the details provided by you while filling in the application form.

Step 9: Finally, Select the preferable payment method to fill in the application fee for IBPS PO 2018 Exam. All payments are done online. Candidates can pay the Application fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking etc.

Step 11: Click on Submit button. Your application will be successfully submitted.

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