IBPS Bank Exams

IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) which conducts common exam for 20 PSU Banks for the recruitment of various posts like IBPS PO (recruitment of Probationary Officers); IBPS Clerk (recruitment of Clerical Cadres); IBPS SO (the recruitment of Specialist Officers like Marketing Officer, IT Officer, HR Officer etc.); IBPS RRB Exams to recruit candidates for the posts of Probationary Officer, Clerical and Specialist Officers for Regional Rural Banks of India (RRBs).

IBPS PO RECRUITMENT

IBPS conducts recruitment exam to recruit candidates for the Probationary Officer Posts and fill vacancies in various public-sector banks.

Post: Probationary Officer

Important Dates IBPS PO Exam

Name of Exam

IBPS PO

Number of Vacancies

Tentative Vacancies 2000+

Participating Banks

19 Nationalized Banks

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Dates

13th, 14th, 20th, 21st Oct 2018

IBPS PO Mains Exam Dates

18th Nov 2018

IBPS PO Interview

January & February 2019

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit: 20 to 30 years
Educational Qualification: Bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sl. No.

Name of Tests

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

English Language

30

30

1 Hour (60 Minutes)

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Sl.

No.

Name of Tests

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Time Allotted for Each Test

1.

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

English & Hindi

60 Minutes

2.

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40

40

English & Hindi

35 Minutes

3.

English Language

35

40

English

40 Minutes

4.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

English & Hindi

45 Minutes

Total

155

200

 

3 Hours

5.

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

25

English

30 Minutes

NOTE: For each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT

IBPS holds the bank exam to recruit candidates for the Specialist Officers (Agriculture, HR, Marketing, IT, Law, Rajbhasha) post in the participating public-sector banks.

Candidates should have obtained Graduation or Post graduation in a particular field can apply for the Specialist Officer posts.

Posts: IT officer, Law officer, Agriculture officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, HR/Personnel officer, Marketing officer.

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT IMPORTANT DATES.

Name of Exam

IBPS SO

Number of Vacancies

Vacancies 1000+

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Dates

29th and 30th December 2018

IBPS SO Mains Exam Dates

27th January 2019.

IBPS SO Interview

Notified later

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: 20 to 30 years
  • Educational Qualification: Graduation or Post graduation in the specific field for a particular post.

Specialist Officer Designation

Minimum Qualification

IT Officer

4-year Engineering/ Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

Law Officer

Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

Agriculture Officer

4 Year’ Degree in Agriculture/ Animal Husbandry / Dairy Science / Fishery Science /Horticulture / Veterinary Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering

Rajbhasha Adhikari

Post-Graduation in Hindi with English as a subject at Bachelor graduation level

OR

Post-graduation in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor graduation level.

HR/Personnel Officer

Graduate and Full-time Post-Graduate degree

OR

Full-time Post-Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work / Labor Law.

Marketing Officer

Graduate and Full time MMS (Marketing) / MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Exam Phase

Marks

Duration

IBPS SO Prelims 2018

125

2 hours

IBPS SO Mains 2018

60

45 minutes

Interview

100

-

IBPS SO Mains for Rajbhasha Adhikari

60

30 minutes for Profession Knowledge (Objective)

30 minutes for Profession Knowledge (Subjective)

IBPS RRB RECRUITMENT

IBPS conducts RRB recruitment Exam to recruit candidates for various posts in regional rural banks of India.

Posts:

  1. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-1
  2. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-2
  3. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-3
  4. Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Important Dates IBPS RRB Exam

Name of Exam

IBPS RRB

Number of Vacancies

15000

Participating Banks

19 Nationalized Banks

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Dates for Officer Scale I and Office assistant

11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th October and 1st September 2018

IBPS RRB Mains Exam Dates for Officer Scale II & Office assistant

30th September 2018 - Scale 1

 7th October 2018 - Office Assistant

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II and III (Single Exam)

30th September 2018

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit

RRB Post

Age Limit

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale I

 

18 to 30 Years

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale II

21 to 32 Years

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale III

 

21 to 40 Years

Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

18 to 28 Years

Educational Qualification: Bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

RRB Post

Age Limit

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale I

and Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent along with Proficiency in the local language and knowledge of Computer

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale II

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks(aggregate) with 2 years’ experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale III

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate with 5 years’ experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB Group ‘A’ Officer Scale – I Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

IBPS RRB Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-II & III Exam Pattern

  1. Single Exam: Written Exam & Interview Process

IBPS RRB Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains

IBPS CLERK RECRUITMENT

Post: Clerical grade

Important Dates:

Name of Exam

IBPS Clerk

Number of Vacancies

5000-7000 (Expected)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Dates

8th, 9th, 15th, 16th December 2018

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Dates

20th January 2019

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: 20 to 28 years
  • Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains

IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

Sl.
No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

General/ Financial Awareness

50

50

35 Minutes

2

General English Language

40

40

35 Minutes

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 Minutes

4

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 Minutes

Total

190

200

160 Minutes

The IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam question papers will be of different levels of difficulties.

No Interviews conducted for the selection of IBPS Clerk.

+ IBPS PO RECRUITMENT

IBPS PO RECRUITMENT

IBPS conducts recruitment exam to recruit candidates for the Probationary Officer Posts and fill vacancies in various public-sector banks.

Post: Probationary Officer

Important Dates IBPS PO Exam

Name of Exam

IBPS PO

Number of Vacancies

Tentative Vacancies 2000+

Participating Banks

19 Nationalized Banks

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Dates

13th, 14th, 20th, 21st Oct 2018

IBPS PO Mains Exam Dates

18th Nov 2018

IBPS PO Interview

January & February 2019

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit: 20 to 30 years
Educational Qualification: Bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sl. No.

Name of Tests

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

English Language

30

30

1 Hour (60 Minutes)

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Sl.

No.

Name of Tests

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Time Allotted for Each Test

1.

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

English & Hindi

60 Minutes

2.

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40

40

English & Hindi

35 Minutes

3.

English Language

35

40

English

40 Minutes

4.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

English & Hindi

45 Minutes

Total

155

200

 

3 Hours

5.

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

25

English

30 Minutes

NOTE: For each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

+ IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT

IBPS holds the bank exam to recruit candidates for the Specialist Officers (Agriculture, HR, Marketing, IT, Law, Rajbhasha) post in the participating public-sector banks.

Candidates should have obtained Graduation or Post graduation in a particular field can apply for the Specialist Officer posts.

Posts: IT officer, Law officer, Agriculture officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, HR/Personnel officer, Marketing officer.

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER RECRUITMENT IMPORTANT DATES.

Name of Exam

IBPS SO

Number of Vacancies

Vacancies 1000+

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Dates

29th and 30th December 2018

IBPS SO Mains Exam Dates

27th January 2019.

IBPS SO Interview

Notified later

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: 20 to 30 years
  • Educational Qualification: Graduation or Post graduation in the specific field for a particular post.

Specialist Officer Designation

Minimum Qualification

IT Officer

4-year Engineering/ Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

Law Officer

Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

Agriculture Officer

4 Year’ Degree in Agriculture/ Animal Husbandry / Dairy Science / Fishery Science /Horticulture / Veterinary Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering

Rajbhasha Adhikari

Post-Graduation in Hindi with English as a subject at Bachelor graduation level

OR

Post-graduation in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor graduation level.

HR/Personnel Officer

Graduate and Full-time Post-Graduate degree

OR

Full-time Post-Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work / Labor Law.

Marketing Officer

Graduate and Full time MMS (Marketing) / MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Exam Phase

Marks

Duration

IBPS SO Prelims 2018

125

2 hours

IBPS SO Mains 2018

60

45 minutes

Interview

100

-

IBPS SO Mains for Rajbhasha Adhikari

60

30 minutes for Profession Knowledge (Objective)

30 minutes for Profession Knowledge (Subjective)

+ IBPS RRB RECRUITMENT

IBPS RRB RECRUITMENT

IBPS conducts RRB recruitment Exam to recruit candidates for various posts in regional rural banks of India.

Posts:

  1. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-1
  2. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-2
  3. Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-3
  4. Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Important Dates IBPS RRB Exam

Name of Exam

IBPS RRB

Number of Vacancies

15000

Participating Banks

19 Nationalized Banks

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Dates for Officer Scale I and Office assistant

11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th October and 1st September 2018

IBPS RRB Mains Exam Dates for Officer Scale II & Office assistant

30th September 2018 - Scale 1

 7th October 2018 - Office Assistant

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II and III (Single Exam)

30th September 2018

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit

RRB Post

Age Limit

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale I

 

18 to 30 Years

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale II

21 to 32 Years

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale III

 

21 to 40 Years

Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

18 to 28 Years

Educational Qualification: Bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

RRB Post

Age Limit

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale I

and Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent along with Proficiency in the local language and knowledge of Computer

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale II

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks(aggregate) with 2 years’ experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution

Group ‘A’ Officer Scale III

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate with 5 years’ experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB Group ‘A’ Officer Scale – I Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

IBPS RRB Group ‘A’ Officer Scale-II & III Exam Pattern

  1. Single Exam: Written Exam & Interview Process

IBPS RRB Group ‘B’ Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
+ IBPS CLERK RECRUITMENT

IBPS CLERK RECRUITMENT

Post: Clerical grade

Important Dates:

Name of Exam

IBPS Clerk

Number of Vacancies

5000-7000 (Expected)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Dates

8th, 9th, 15th, 16th December 2018

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Dates

20th January 2019

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: 20 to 28 years
  • Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains

IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

Sl.
No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

General/ Financial Awareness

50

50

35 Minutes

2

General English Language

40

40

35 Minutes

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 Minutes

4

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 Minutes

Total

190

200

160 Minutes

The IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam question papers will be of different levels of difficulties.

No Interviews conducted for the selection of IBPS Clerk.