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IBPS PO 2018: Notification, Exam Dates & Result
IBPS PO 2018
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 Co.op.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 tentative schedule for IBPS PO 2018 exam. The Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2018 has been scheduled on 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st October 2018 and the Mains exam on 18th November 2018.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates
IBPS has released IBPS PO Exam Dates for the year 2018-19. IBPS PO 2018 Prelims exam will be conducted on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018 and mains exam is scheduled on 18th November 2018. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts examination for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) and Clerical Cadre every year. IBPS will take CWE-VIII for Probationary Officers as an Online exam in two parts:

1. IBPS PO Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS PO Mains Exam

Following are the tentative dates:

Activity
Date
On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment) by candidates
Updated Soon
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date
13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date
18th November 2018
Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Exam Result
Declared Soon
Declaration and download of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter
Date of IBPS PO Interview
Allotment of Provisional Posting

Note: All participants who will successfully register himself / herself in PO VIII firstly have to fight with (Preliminary) Pre exam and Shortlist candidates in Pre examination will be called for Mains Exam and then further shortlist candidates called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank. Marks scored in mains exam will be decided for short listing for interview.
IBPS PO 2018 Notification
IBPS will be relelasing the official notification for the recruitment of Probatinory Officers. IBPS PO 2018 is going to be an opportunity for many of those who are preparing for making their career in banking sector. Below mentioned is the official notification for last year:
IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy
IBPS will be releasing the official notification regarding the post of probationary officer/management trainees. There were total 3562 vacancies for IBPS probationary officer/management trainees last year. IBPS vacancies also have reservations under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of finalisation of the result.

IBPS PO Salary
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.
IBPS PO 2018 Exam Centre

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. IBPS.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern
A) IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern consist of 100 questions & in 3 sections and 1 hour of time.  The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given below:


S.No.
Name of Tests(Objective
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
1
English Language
30
30
Composite time of 1 Hour
2
Numerical Ability
35
35
3
Reasoning Ability
35
35
Total
100
100


B) IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

IBPS PO Mains exam will contain 155 questions and time allotted will be 180 minutes. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:

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
4
General Economy & Banking Awareness
40
40
35 minutes
Total
155
200
3 Hours
Descriptive Test: 
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) for 25 marks, time limit 30 minutes. 

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for Interview and preparation of final merit list.
Note: There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question.
C) IBPS PO Interview:
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The qualifying marks in interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview for final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018:
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
  • Static Awareness

Computer Aptitude
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria
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 (as in 2016 notification) :
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years
The final criteria for IBPS PO Exam 2018 will be released along with the official notification. 
IBPS PO 2018 Online Application
The date for online application for IBPS 2018 exam will begin in the month of August 2018.
IBPS PO 2018 Application Fee
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
Rs. 600 /- for all others 
IBPS PO Admit Card 2018
Every candidate who registers for IBPS Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of  MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).
IBPS PO Results 2018
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.
IBPS PO Cut Off 2018:
IBPS PO Prelims 2017 cut off
Subjects
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning Ability
Total
Maximum Score
30
35
35
100
Cutoff Score
05.00
07.75
10.00
42.75

IBPS PO Mains 2017 Cut off:

Category
Cut-Off
GEN
82.00
OBC
75.63
SC
62.50
ST
42.25
VH
77.87
ID
55.00
HI
47.75
OC
59.63

IBPS PO Mains 2016 cut off

Sr.No.
Name of the Test
Maximum Marks
Cutoff
SC/ST/ OBC/ PWD
General
1.
Reasoning
50
03.25
05.25
2.
English Language
40
02.25
04.75
3.
General Awareness
40
08.00
10.75
4.
Computer Awareness
20
05.00
06.50
5.
Quantitative Aptitude
50
10.75
12.50

Category
Cut-offs on Total (Out of 200)
Scheduled Caste (SC)
41.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
31.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
52.50
General (Gen)
52.50
Hearing Impaired (HI)
37.00
Orthopaedically Challenged
34.00
Visually Impaired (VI)
37.50

IBPS PO Final 2016 cut off
Provisional Allotment

Category
SC
ST
OBC
UR
OC
VI
HI
Maximum Score
46.30
45.10
50.20
57.40
52.70
55.20
40.50
Minimum Score
33.70 10/09 /91
28.60 30/06 /92
37.00 06/06 /95
39.90 28/08 /93
31.40 12/12 /90
33.10 01/04 /86
25.40 22/12 /86

IBPS PO Previous Years Cut Off 
Seial No.
IBPS
SC
ST
OBC
UR
OC
VI
HI
1.
IBPS CWE PO 2 - 2012
55.84
47.36
58.32
62.12
45.20
42.84
55.88
2.
IBPS CWE PO 3 - 2013
34.20
26.20
36.80
42.20
33.20
19.60
21.40
3.
IBPS CWE PO 4 - 2014
42.20
36.40
45.60
49.60
39.60
34.80
24.40
4.
IBPS CWE PO 5 - 2015
41.40
36.20
46.70
49.90
37.90
37.20
22.10
IBPS PO Results 2018

IBPS will release the results in after completion of each Phase of Examination.The Final Merit state wise and category wise List shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and interview. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment subject to Medical Fitness.


IBPS RRB 2018: Notification, Dates, Vacancy & Syllabus
IBPS conducts IBPS RRB Exam for the recruitment of candidates as probationary officers - scale I, II, III and office assistants in Regional Rural Banks every year. Regional Rural Banks are local level banks functional in the different States of India. They have been created with a view to serve primarily the rural areas of India with basic banking and financial services.
IBPS has released the tentative dates for IBPS RRB 2018 exam.
IBPS RRB 2018 Dates
Sr. No.
Activity
Dates
1
Preliminary Examination 
Officer Scale I and Office Assistants : 11.08.2018, 12.08.2018, 18.08.2018, 19.08.2018, 25.08.2018, 01.09.2018
2
Single Examination 
Officers Scale II & III : 30.09.2018
3
Main Examination
Officer Scale I : 30.09.2018 Office Assistants : 07.10.2018

Last year dates:

Process

Dates
Start Date for Online Registration
Officer Scale-1
24.07.2017
Office Assistant

Last Date for Online Registration
Officer Scale-1

14.08.2017
Office Assistant
Preliminary Examination
Officer Scale-1
09th, 10th and 16th (if required) September 2017
Office Assistant
17th, 23rd and 24th (if required) September 2017
Mains exam
Officer Scale-1
05th November 2017
Office Assistant
11th November 2017
Result of Preliminary Examination
Officer Scale-1
October 2017
Office Assistant
October 2017
Result of Mains Examination
Officer Scale-1
November 2017
Office Assistant
November 2017

Date for Provisional Allotement
Officer Scale-1
January 2018
Office Assistant
January 2018

Interview
Officer Scale-1
December 2017
Office Assistant
No Interview

IBPS RRB 2018 Notification 2018
The official notification for IBPS RRB 2018 has not been released yet. IBPS has just released the tentative calendar for IBPS 2018 exams. Keep visiting this page to find the official notification that will be posted here after the release.
Last year, IBPS released a handsome amount of vacancies for various posts in RRB Recruitment and graduates (freshers) have an opportunity to apply for the posts of Office Assistant (8298 vacancies) and Officer Scale-I (5124 vacancies). And if you planning to apply for IBPS RRB, then you must know about the Job Profiles, Works, Growth Opportunities and Salary Details for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Clerk).

Few states revised the number of vacancies. Students need to be vigilant to any development regarding the change in vacancies. The 2 states that has changed the vacancies are Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
IBPS RRB Assistant 
IBPS RRB Assistant is a state wise selection process thus different states have different vacancy and different cutoff respectively. In IBPS RRB Assistant CWE-V (2016-17) there was approx 8200 vacancy and this year also we are hoping huge vacancy. Candidate should be careful while selecting state as you must know regional language of that state.
IBPS RRB Assistant Salary
An Office Assistant in Regional Rural Bank can get a basic salary of Rs.15000 to Rs.19000 during the training period. After training period the perks and emoluments may depend upon the performance of the candidate as well as it may vary from bank to bank.

An Officer Scale-I in Regional Rural Bank can get a basic salary of Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 25000. Various allowances are also added onto as the salary components after which the salary may range from Rs. 33,000 to Rs. 37,000. The salary can also vary according to the place of posting and from one bank to another.
IBPS RRB Assistant 2018 Exam Centre
There is exam centre Approx 28 state and union territories but the final list of exam centres for IBPS RRB assistant Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.
IBPS RRB Assistant 2018 Exam Pattern
A) IBPS RRB Assistant 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
Sr No.
Name of the test
Medium of Exam
No. of questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning
Hindi/English
40
40
Composite time of 45 minutes
2.
Numerical Ability
Hindi/English
40
40

Total

80
80

IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern consist of 80 questions & in 2 sections and 45 minute of time. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given below:
B) IBPS RRB assistant 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
IBPS Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 120 minutes. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:
S. No.
Name of the Test
Medium of the exam
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning Ability
Hindi/English
40
50
Composite time of 120 minutes
2.
Numerical Ability
Hindi/English
40
50
3.
General Awareness
Hindi/English
40
40
4.a
English Language
English
40
40
4.b
Hindi Language
Hindi
40
40
5.
Computer Knowledge
Hindi/English
40
20

Total

200
200


Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b
Note: There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question.

IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus 2018
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 
  • Static Awareness 
Computer Knowledge
  • History and Generation of Computers 
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation 
  • Computer Memory 
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices 
  • Computer Software 
  • Computer Languages 
  • Operating System 
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet 
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys 
  • Basics of DBMS 
  • Number System and Conversions 
  • Computer and Network Security 
IBPS RRB Assistant Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualifications:
A candidate must be Graduate 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 must have passing certificate.

Age (as on 01 July 2017) :
Minimum: 18 years Maximum: 28 years
The final criteria for IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.

IBPS RRB Assistant Online Application
The online application for IBPS 2017 exam will begin after the release of the official notification. It is expected to come in the month of July 2017. And the official notification comes up with every query like vacancy, fee, criteria, pattern etc. For official notification keep checking this page.

IBPS RRB Assistant Application Fee
There is only online payment mode for IBPS RRB Assistant and if we talk about fee last year IBPS has following fee structure.
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Rs. 600 /- for all others
IBPS RRB Assistant Admit Card 2018
Every candidate who registers for IBPS RRB assistant Exam 2017 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).


IBPS RRB Assistant Results 2018
IBPS will release the results in two 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.


IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Recruitment
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conduct the examination for RRB Officer (Scale-1) for the qualified candidates. The main motive to conduct examination is to inspect candidates in all aspects like Speed, Accuracy and Confidentiality in all its activities. This examination gives opportunity to a candidate to join public sector bank of country and avail all its perks. The examination is conducted in two phases i.e Prelims and Mains.

RRB Officer (Scale-1) is an entry level job in all public sector banks. RRB stands for Regional Rural Bank are local level banking organizations operating in the different States of India. They have been created with a view to serve primarily the rural areas of India with basic banking and financial services. Through IBPS RRB the recruitment is done only for rural banks of India.
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Notification 2018

Last year, IBPS RRB officer (Scale-1) Notification was last released in September 2016 and it is expected that this year it may come in last week of June or first week of July. Already the IBPS has released the calendar of this year for CWE of PSBs and RRBs. For more detail keep checking this page.
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Vacancy 2018
IBPS RRB officer (Scale-1) Vacancies will be out once the notification for this year is released. Last year RRB officer (Scale-1) had approx 5800 vacancies. RRB officer (Scale-1) vacancies also have reservations under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of finalisation of the result.

IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Exam Centre
There is exam centre Approx 28 state and union territories but the final list of exam centres for IBPS RRB assistant Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Eligibility Criteria
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 (as on 1st July 2017) :
Minimum: 18 years Maximum: 30 years
The final criteria for IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) 2017 Coaching Classes
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Salary
Approximate salary of RRB Officer (Scale 1) is 33000 - 37000 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. RRB Officer (Scale 1) is a promising career that provides you a huge opportunity to learn, earn and rise.

IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Exam Pattern
A) IBPS RRB Officer(Scale-1) 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
Sr No.
Name of the test
Medium of Exam
No. of questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning
Hindi/English
40
40
Composite time of 45 minutes
2.
Numerical Ability
Hindi/English
40
40

Total

80
80


IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-1) Preliminary Exam Pattern consist of 80 questions & in 2 sections and 45 minute of time. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given below:

B) IBPS RRB Officer(Scale-1) 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1)Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 120 minutes. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:
S. No.
Name of the Test
Medium of the exam
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning Ability
Hindi/English
40
50
Composite time of 120 minutes
2.
Numerical Ability
Hindi/English
40
50
3.
General Awareness
Hindi/English
40
40
4.a
English Language
English
40
40
4.b
Hindi Language
Hindi
40
40
5.
Computer Knowledge
Hindi/English
40
20

Total

200
200

Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for Interview and preparation of final merit list.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main examination)

There as a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth of the marks assigned to that question was deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. No marks are deducted for un-attempted questions.
IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Application Fees
There is only online payment mode for IBPS RRB Assistant and if we talk about fee last year IBPS has following fee structure.
SC/ST/PWD Intimation Charges only Rs.100/-
GEN/OBC App. Fee including intimation charges Rs.600/-


IBPS RRB PO Cut Off 2017
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the Score Card for online IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 (PO) prelims examination. The preliminary exam was held on 09th, 10th and 16th of September 2017.
Following is the sectional cutoff for IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2017:
  • Reasoning: 8.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 7.00
Overall State-wise cut off of IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2017:
State
Cut Off (Gen)
Madhya Pradesh
49.75
Himachal Pradesh
52.25
Punjab
54
Odhisa
52
Jharkhand
52
Telangana
45.50
Rajasthan
52
Maharashtra
46.25
Chattisgarh
47.50
Gujrat
48.50
Uttar Pradesh
50.25
West Bengal
51.25
Bihar
52.25
Uttarakhand
56
Haryana
55
Karnataka
41.75
Tamil Nadu
42
Jammu and Kashmir
46.75
Andhra Pradesh
47.25
IBPS SO 2018: Exam Dates, Syllabus & Final Result
IBPS conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officers’ cadre  - IBPS SO for various posts once a year.  This is a bright opportunity for candidates having a technical or specialised degree in the fields of Information Technology, Agriculture, Law, HR and Marketing to start a promising career in government banking sector. IBPS also conducts another recruitment process for all graduates for the posts of Probationary Officer and Clerk or Office Assistant.
The common recruitment process for the post of Specialist Officers in Banks is conducted for the following posts:
  • I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO 2018 Notification
IBPS is yet to release the official notification for IBPS PO 2018 exam. The notification will include all the important details on number of vacancies, changes in exam pattern and syllabus, if any, centres and the complete schedule.
IBPS SO 2018 Exam Dates
As per the IBPS Calendar for 2018-19, here is the complete schedule of all the important events: 
Activity
IBPS SO Dates 2018-19
Online registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates
November 2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)
November 2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary
December 2018
Commencement of Preliminary Exam
29th and 30th December 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary
To be notified soon
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main
To be notified soon
Commencement of Mains Exam
27th January 2019
Declaration of Result of Online Main Examination
To be notified soon
Download of call letters for interview
To be notified soon
Conduct of interview
To be notified soon

IBPS SO 2017-18 Final Result:
The final result for IBPS SO 2017-18 Exam will be released by IBPS on 1st April 2018. All Candidates are requested to keep checking tis page for further information.
IBPS SO 2018 Vacancy
The vacancies for IBPS SO 2018 haven't been announced yet. The total number of vacancies for IBPS SO 2017 was 1315.  The number of vacancies had gone down due to less number of participating banks. Here is the number for different posts:
  • IT Officer-120
  • Agriculture Officer-875
  • Rajbhasgha-30
  • Law-60
  • HR Personnel-35
  • Maketing-195
IBPS SO Exam Centres
IBPS has nationwide centres in almost every state and union territories, but the final list of examination centres will be released with the official notification which is expected to be released in October-November’17.
IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2018
This year IBPS had introduced a major change in the recruitment process of Specialist Officers. Earlier there used to be only 1 examination then followed by an interview but this year there will be a two-tier examination for this recruitment.
The preliminary exam will be a qualifying phase for the mains and candidates will have to clear the cut-offs of prelims to be allowed to appear for Mains exam. 
IBPS SO Prelims and Mains exam will include the following sections English, Reasonings, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge. The syllabus and level of English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude is same as that of any Banking Officer level recruitment; Professional Knowledge is the test of field-specific knowledge or field-specific aptitude.  Apart from online examination, there will also be a phase of Personal Interview.

IBPS SO 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern

For Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Scale-I officer
Serial No
Section
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning
50
50
120 minutes
2.
English Language
50
25
3.
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry
50
50

Total
150
125


For other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I

Serial No
Section
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Duration
1.
Reasoning
50
50
120 minutes
2.
English Language
50
25
3.
Quantitative Aptitude
50
50

Total
150
125

IBPS SO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

For the Post of Law, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer
Name of the Test
Number of Questions
Marks
Medium
Duration
Professional Knowledge
60
60
English & Hindi
45 Minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of Test
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
Medium of Exam
Duration
Professional Knowledge(Objective)
45
60
English & Hindi
30 minutes
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)
2
English & Hindi
30 minutes

IBPS SO Syllabus 2018
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)

IBPS SO Professional Knowledge Syllabus
The syllabus of Professional Knowledge is field specific for each post.
Marketing Officer Syllabus
Marketing Overview and Marketing Process and Marketing Planning; Concept, Nature, Scope and Importance of Marketing; Functions, and Importance of Marketing Management; Consumer/ Buyer Behavior; Market Segmentation: Importance of Market Segmentation; Marketing Research; Product Planning and Development Sales Promotion and its Objectives; Branding, Packaging, and Labeling; Pricing Decisions: Pricing, Pricing Decision Strategies; Wholesale and Retail Trade; Services Marketing; Bank and Insurance Marketing; Consumer Protection in India: List of Consumer Rights, Consumer Protection Act; Marketing Organization; Marketing Program; Marketing Decision-Making; Sales Forecasting; Product Distribution: Definition, Channels of Distribution; Advertisement; Sales Management; Marketing Environment; Rural Marketing; International Marketing; Social Responsibility and Business Ethics.


Agriculture Field Office
Agriculture current affairs; Crop horticulture vegetables; Spacing time of sowing seed rate; Herbicides Pesticides; Important points regarding plants fruits vegetables; Preservation of fruits and vegetables; Types of cropping system; Different Diseases; Seed technology – Different government schemes; Agriculture economics –  Agriculture cost and schemes; Various types of agricultural practices; Soil resources; Indian soil; Green manures; Animal husbandry and technology; Different varieties of animals; Agriculture small industries like honey daily in the fisheries; Various diseases and its causes; Rural welfare activities in India; Different insurance schemes regarding agriculture; Development schemes.

IT Officer
Law Officer
Various Indian Laws and Acts with reading on the banking sector like contract acts; Laws related to partnerships; Laws related to companies; Laws related to firms etc. RBI functions; Relevant laws of negotiable instruments; Foreign Exchange; Securities; How to prevent money laundering; Bankers Book Evidence Act; Offenses and Penalties; Consumer Protection Act; Banking Ombudsman Scheme; RTI Act; DRT Act and Information Technology Act; The Banking Ombudsman Scheme; Procedure for Redressal of Grievance; Commercial Laws with Reference to Banking Operation; Contracts of Guarantee; Contracts of Bailment; Contracts of Pledge; Contracts of Agency; Meaning and Essentials of a Contract of Sale; Definition, Meaning, and Nature of Partnership.
HR/ Personnel Officer
Human Resource Management; Human Resource Development; Human Resource Information System; Transactional Analysis- Understanding TA- life stages; Recruitment & Selection; Training and Development; Rewards & Recognition; Performance Management & Appraisal; Management of Compensations and Benefits; Mobility of Personnel and Retirement; Business Policy and Strategic Analysis; Emotional Intelligence and Managerial Effectiveness: Concept of EI, theories; Managing change and organizational effectiveness; Management Process and Organizational Behaviour; Managing Interpersonal and Group Processes; Collective Bargaining and Negotiation process; Conflict Management; Grievance Management; Industrial Relations & Trade Unions; Labour Laws; Discipline : Principles of Natural Justice, Disciplinary Proceedings, Domestic Enquiry; Personnel problems and employee counseling -Labour turnover, absenteeism, alcoholic and drug abuse. Employee health, safety, and welfare.

Rajbhasha Adhikari
Professional Knowledge test for this post is a test of Hindi Language, the syllabus includes Reading Comprehension (related to women empowerment), Grammar, Synonym (पर्यायवाची), Translation and Word Meaning. As it is a test of Hindi language and translation, candidates should be well versed with Hindi Grammar and build their vocabulary.
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria
Age (as in 2016 notification): Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years
The final criteria for IBPS PO Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification. Educational Qualification (as in 2016 notification):

IT Officer:
Agricultural Field Officer:

4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery 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 Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level
OR
Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level
Law Officer

A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council. 
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 / Labour 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 Online Application 2018
The online application for the recruitment of specialist officer will be start after the release of the official notification for the recruitment process.

IBPS SO Result 2017
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.
IBPS SO Cut Off 2017
Following were the cut offs for various posts of Specialist Officers  recruitment in 2016 (out of 100):
Posts
SC
ST
OBC
UR
Agriculture Field Officer
31.20
29.20
34.80
35.00
Rajsabha Adhikari
52.00
46.60
55.60
52.60
Law Officer
48.00
31.80
51.60
57.40
HR/Personnel Officer
57.20
55.40
57.60
60.60
Marketing Officer
62.40
51.80
65.40
67.20

IBPS Clerk 2018: Exam Dates, Notification & Recruitment Process
IBPS Clerk 2018 
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a common written exam (CWE) every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre in various banks all across the country. All public sector banks will use the written exam - IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam to recruit candidates for the number of vacancies that will be released in the official notification.
IBPS will be conducting Clerk exam for the eighth time this year and hence named IBPS Clerk CWE VIII. IBPS Clerk CWE exam will be conducted on two levels- preliminary and mains. Students qualifying both the phases will be finally selected for recruitment.
IBPS Clerk is an entry-level job in different public sector banks (PSU). IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted once in a year to hire candidates for the post of clerical cadre. The IBPS Clerk examination consists of two common written exams (CWE): IBPS Clerk Prelims exam and the IBPS Clerk Mains exam. In every clerical recruitment it is very important that the candidates are well aware of the regional or local language of the state for which they are applying as IBPS might conduct a regional language proficiency test after the mains examination. After a certain time a clerk can become an officer through internal bank exams. IBPS Clerk is a brilliant opportunity for all seeking a bright career in banking sector.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Dates
IBPS has announced the tentative dates for IBPS Clerk 2018 exam. The dates for IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination is 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December 2018 while that of Mains Examination is 20th January 2019.
IBPS is organizing IBPS Clerk 2018 exam to assess and select candidates for the Clerical post in the various organization. Mentioned below is the detailed scheduled as per the official notification:

Sr. No.
Activity
Dates
1
Start Of Online Application:
September 2018
2
Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary
08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018
4
Conduct of Online Examination – Main
20.01.2019
5
Declaration of Final Result
1st April 2019
IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification
The official notification for IBPS Clerk 2018 has not been released till yet. The notification will be entailing all the important details regarding the number of vacancies, changes in exam pattern and syllabus (if any), list of centres and eligibilty criteria. Last year, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection had released notification for IBPS Clerk 2017 in August. You can read the official notifcation of last year by clicking the official link mentioned below:
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2018 
IBPS has not released the vacancies for 2018 yet. It will be unveiled with the release of the official notification of IBPS Clerk 2018.

IBPS Clerk recruitment has different state-wise vacancies and thus, different state wise cut off. Last year, the number of vacancies was 7883. Following Table gives the complete break up of State-wise vacancies for the previous year (2017).

S.No.
State
Vacancies
1.
Andaman & Nicobar
0
2.
Andhra Pradesh
485
3.
Arunachal Pradesh
8
4.
Assam
109
5.
Bihar
227
6.
Chandigarh
34
7.
Chattisgarh
118
8.
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
7
9.
Daman & Diu
8
10.
Delhi
272
11.
Goa
41
12.
Gujarat
487
13.
Haryana
175
14.
Himachal Pradesh
73
15.
Jammu & Kashmir
34
16.
Jharkhand
127
17
Karnataka
554
18.
Kerala
217
19.
Lakshwadeep
2
20.
Madhya Pradesh
290
21.
Maharashtra
775
22.
Manipur
11
23.
Meghalaya
17
24.
Mizoram
3
25.
Nagaland
12
26.
Odisha
196
27.
Puducherry
46
28.
Punjab
401
29.
Rajashthan
334
30.
Sikkim
11
31.
Tamil Nadu
1277
32.
Telangana
344
33.
Tripura
18
34.
Uttar Pradesh
665
35.
Uttarakhand
78
36.
West Bengal
417

TOTAL
7883
IBPS conducts the recruitment drive for Clerical cadre every year and according to the calendar released by IBPS early this year, IBPS will conduct  CWE VIII clerk Online exam in two parts:

1. IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

IBPS Clerk Salary
Approximate salary of bank clerk is 18,000 - 20,000. And other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. The emoluments of a bank clerk may vary from bank to bank but after becoming a clerk there are more opportunities ahead to give internal exams and get promoted to officer grade in a stipulated period of time. 
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Centre
There is exam centre in every state and union territories i.e. 36 but the final list of exam centres for IBPS clerk Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification. As expected the official notification for CWE of IBPS Clerk - VII will be released tentatively in August 2017.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern

A) IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Sr.No.
Name of the Test
No.        
of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
 1
English Language
30
30

Composite time of 1 Hour
 2
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
 3
Reasoning Ability
35
35

Total
100
100


IBPS clerk Exam Pattern consists of 100 questions & in 3 sections and 1 hour of time. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given in the table above. The paper is of 1 hour where candidates have to themselves manage time in all three sections Reasoning, Quant and English. As per the trend in banking examination from past year, the preliminary exam is generally easier and with correct time and topic management candidates can get through this phase with ease.
B) IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
IBPS Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 160 minutes. There is separate sectional timing for each test of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, G.A, Quant, and English. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:

Sr. No
Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Medium of Exam
Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)
1
General/ Financial Awareness 
50
50
English & Hindi
35 minutes
2
English Language
40
40
English
35 minutes
3
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
50
60
English & Hindi
45 minutes
4
Quantitative Aptitude
50
50
English & Hindi
45 minutes

Total
190 
200

160 minutes

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for final merit list.
There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question. Mains examination of IBPS Clerk 2016 Recruitment did put up a very tough fight for all the candidates.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Syllabus

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 / Financial Awareness
  • Banking  Awareness 
  • Financial Awareness 
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static Awareness
Computer Aptitude
  • History and Generation of Computers 
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation 
  • Computer Memory 
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices 
  • Computer Software 
  • Computer Languages 
  • Operating System 
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet 
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys 
  • Basics of DBMS 
  • Number System and Conversions 
  • Computer and Network Security
IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria
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 a certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.

Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Age : Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years
A candidate must have been born not  earlier than 02.09.1989 and not later than 01.09.1997 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Application

The online application for IBPS 2018 exam will begin in September 2018. The official notification is yet to be released.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Fee
The fees is to be paid through online mode:
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Rs. 600 /- for all others

IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card
Every candidate who registers for IBPS Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).

IBPS Clerk 2018 Results
Result of IBPS Clerk will be released in two 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.

IBPS Clerk 2017 prelims result had been decalred, while Mains result is awiated.
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2016:

FINAL:
State/UT
Category
SC
ST
OBC
UR
Andaman & Nicobar
NA
20.03
31.22
36.97
Andhra Pradesh
31.28
25.39
38.66
39.16
Arunachal Pradesh
31.47
27.32
35.16
29.82
Assam
32.82
29.41
32.16
37.32
Bihar
28.69
25.94
36.57
38.41
Chandigarh
28.28
NA
30.07
37.97
Chhattisgarh
28.35
19.50
37.41
38.72
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
NA
NA
NA
33.94
Daman & Diu
NA
NA
NA
30.60
Delhi
33.69
27.03
35.75
42.41
Goa
NA
11.82
25.22
23.94
Gujarat
34.22
19.66
33.32
35.94
Haryana
25.72
17.88
34.72
40.97
Himachal Pradesh
30.47
29.32
34.00
40.47
Jammu & Kashmir
35.41
27.07
29.16
40.28
Jharkhand
23.28
17.25
34.60
37.10
Karnataka
28.50
24.50
34.53
36.10
Kerala
29.78
20.69
40.03
16.75
Lakshadweep
NA
NA
NA
27.85
Madhya Pradesh
29.25
21.10
33.94
38.35
Maharashtra
33.94
19.32
33.72
35.47
Manipur
NA
29.63
38.63
33.44
Mizoram
NA
31.44
NA
37.25
Nagaland
NA
27.57
NA
35.69
Odisha
28.75
20.41
37.66
38.78
Puducherry
28.03
NA
36.66
37.38
Punjab
26.72
24.88
32.63
40.28
Rajasthan
27.53
22.53
37.69
39.69
Sikkim
NA
29.72
31.50
35.19
Tamil Nadu
32.50
30.69
39.82
39.88
Telangana
31.28
26.47
38.10
38.88
Tripura
31.94
24.63
NA
38.78
Uttar Pradesh
27.75
21.53
34.22
39.28
Uttarakhand
27.94
26.35
33.10
40.50
 

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