The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) organizes a Common Written Exam (CWE) on an annual basis for recruiting Probationary Officers (PO)/ Management Trainees (MT) in various public sector banks. It is a nation-wide examination which selects candidates through a three-step process viz. preliminary exam, mains (both of which are online) followed by an interview. The process of IBPS PO Selection 2018 is divided into three stages viz. Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview.
The IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 aims at filling a total of 3760 positions in 20 national banks. The selection procedure for IBPS PO 2018 exam has been clearly outlined in the official notification released by the IBPS.
The Procedure for IBPS PO Selection 2018
IBPS will select candidates appearing for IBPS PO 2018 through a three-stage process. This process the shall consist of 3 stage, that will test the overall mindset and knowledge of the applicant. These 3 tests are as follow:
- Preliminary examination
- Mains examination
The table below shows the procedure followed for IBPS Selection that candidates need to know:
|Stage||Exam||Type of Exam||Mode of Exam||Marks|
|2||Mains||Objective and Descriptive||Online||200 for objective, 50 for descriptive|
|3||Interview||Face to face||Offline||100|
However, in addition to the common set of objective tests in mains exam comprising of reasoning and computer aptitude, general awareness, English language, data analysis and interpretation, a descriptive test has been added to the scheme of mains examination where your English language skills, particularly letter writing as well as essay, will be evaluated online. This process of selection is quite similar to the one followed in SBI PO.
Note that you have to clear each stage in order to progress into the successive round of exam. The interviews will take place at selected locations decided by the Participating Organizations, Nodal Bank, IBPS and thus, candidates will be called for the same if they clear the mains exam.
IBPS PO Application Process
The first stage of the selection process is applying for the exam. You need to fill the IBPS PO application form online. No other way of filling of the application form is allowed. You would need to fill in the details on the online portal and also upload your scanned photograph and signature. You would also need to pay the application fee to complete the application process. To know more about it and apply online, click on the button below:
That was some important information for IBPS PO selection. IBPS PO exam gives an opportunity to those candidates looking for a promising career in the ever-prosperous field of banking. Successful candidates are offered stable jobs with salary benefits and a good work-life balance. For more updates stay tuned to the official website.