IBPS PO 2019 Notification: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official IBPS PO Notification 2019 on the IBPS official website – ibps.in. This year, the conducting authority of IBPS PO exam has announced the recruitment of 4336 Probationary Officers (indicative) in 17 public sector banks in India. According to the IBPS PO 2019 recruitment Notification, candidate registered for IBPS PO by filled an application form between 7th August 2019 and 28th August 2019 on the official website. Successful applicants downloaded the call letter and appeared for IBPS PO Preliminary exam on 12th, 13th, 19 & 20th October 2019.
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It is a great chance for aspirants to get into the banking sector of India which is one of the best white-collar jobs in the country. Aspiring candidates must have a clear knowledge of all the important things regarding IBPS PO Notification. In this article, we will provide you with all the necessary information. Read on to find out.
IBPS PO Notification 2019 | Everything You Need To Know
Before getting into the details of IBPS PO 2019 Notification, let’s have an overview of the exam:
IBPS PO 2019: Overview
|Name of the Exam||IBPS PO 2019 – Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-IX)|
|Conducting Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Name of Post||IBPS Probationary Officers / Management Trainees|
|Participating Organizations||Public Sector Banks in India except for the State Bank of India (SBI) and its Associate Banks|
|Number of Vacancies||4336|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Number of Stages||Three – Prelims, Mains, and Interview|
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment Important Dates
Let us first look into the important dates for IBPS PO recruitment 2019. This will help you plan accordingly.
IBPS PO 2019-20 Recruitment
|IBPS PO Online Registration||7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019|
|Payment of IBPS PO Application Fees||7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019|
|Release of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training||September 2019|
|Pre-Examination Training||23rd September 2019 to 28th September 2019|
|Release of IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card||16th September 2019|
|IBPS PO Prelims Exam||12th,13th,19th & 20th October 2019|
|IBPS PO Prelims Result||October/November 2019|
|Release of IBPS PO Mains Admit Card||11th November 2019|
|IBPS PO Main Exam||30th November 2019|
|IBPS PO Main Result||December 2019|
|Release of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter||January 2020|
|IBPS PO Interview||January/February 2020|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2020|
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria
It is very important to be aware of the IBPS PO 2019 eligibility criteria before you apply for the exam.
|IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria|
|Nationality||A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) (ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) (iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) (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.
|Age Limit||The minimum age requirement for IBPS PO is 20 years while the maximum age is 30 years. This means candidates must be born on or after 2nd August 1989 and not later than 1st August 1999.
There is relaxation of upper age limit for reserved candidates:
1. SC/ST – 5 years
2. OBC – NCL – 3 years
3. PwD -10 years
4. Ex-Serviceman – 5 years
|Educational Qualification||Candidates must hold a Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from any recognized University|
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO 2019-20 Application Form
Candidates who are eligible for the exam would apply for the exam only in the online mode on the IBPS official website – ibps.in. As mentioned above, the online registration closed. Let us now see how to apply for IBPS PO 2019 for reference purpose.
Detailed steps To Apply For IBPS PO Exam 2019
- Go to the official website of IBPS – ibps.in.
- Click on the link provided for “CRP PO/MT”.
- Click on “Common Recruitment Process for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees-IX (CRP PO/MT-IX) ”.
- You will be redirected to a page where you will find the link ” Click here to apply online for Common Recruitment Process for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees-IX (CRP PO/MT-IX) “. Click on it
- The registration and application page for IBPS PO 2019 will appear on your screen.
- Click on “Click Here for New Registration”
- Enter your basic information, like Name, Date of Birth, Email ID and Mobile Number to register yourself.
- A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated. Note them down. The same will also be sent to you via your registered phone number and email ID.
- Log in with your Provisional Registration Number and Password, and edit the particulars if necessary.
- Enter your Personal, Academic and other details.
- Upload scanned copies of your Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression and a hand-written declaration.
- Make a payment of IBPS PO application form fees.
- Submit your application.
- Take a printout of your IBPS PO Online application form for future reference.
IBPS PO Notification 2019: Application Fees
The IBPS PO 2019 application fee can be paid only in the online mode. That is, candidates can pay the application fees using Credit Cards, Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/Maestro/MasterCard), Internet Banking, Mobile Wallet/Cash Cards, IMPS.
The fees for different categories are tabulated below:
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Application Fees
|SC / ST/ PwD Candidates||
IBPS PO Notification: Requirement Of Scanned Documents
The requirements of documents that need to scanned and uploaded while applying for the exam are tabulated below:
IBPS PO Notification: Requirement of Scanned Documents
Signature, Left Thumb Impression & Hand-Written Declaration
|Description||Recent passport-sized color photograph||Signature with a black ink pen on white paper
Left Thumb Impression with blue or black ink on white paper
Hand-Written Declaration written in English with black ink on white paper
|Dimensions||200 x 230 pixels||140 x 60 pixels|
|File Size||20 kb to 50 kb||10 kb to 20 kb|
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Admit Card
IBPS PO 2019 Admit card/ call letter/hall ticket released separately for each stage of the exam. Candidates had to log in with their Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth in order to download the IBPS PO admit card.
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Exam Pattern
As mentioned above, IBPS PO 2019 exam is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview. The IBPS PO Prelims and Mains exam are conducted in the online mode. The Preliminary exam is only to shortlist candidates for the Main exam. Final selection for provisional allotment will be made based on the candidates’ marks in Main and Personal Interview.
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Exam Pattern For Prelims
The three sections of the IBPS PO 2019 Prelims are tabulated below:
|Sections||Total Number Of Questions/Maximum Marks|
The total time duration for IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary exam is 1 hour wherein each of the sections is separately timed.
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Exam Pattern For Mains
The different sections and marking scheme of the IBPS PO Main exam as per the official IBPS PO Notification are tabulated below:
|Sections||Total Number Of Questions/Maximum Marks|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||35/60|
|Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||45/60|
|Total in Objective Test||155/200|
|English Language (Letter Writing and Essay)||2/25|
The Main exam too is separately timed.
It is to be noted that there is negative marking for wrong answers in both Prelims and Mains. For incorrect answers, 0.25 percent of the marks assigned to a question will be deducted.
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Interview And Final Selection
As mentioned above, candidates will be finally selected based on their performance in the Main Exam and Personal Interview (80:20 ratio). Personal Interview will be conducted for 100 marks. The qualifying marks for Personal Interview is 35 percent for SC/ST/PwD candidates and 40 percent for others.
Candidates must score as high as possible in both Main and Personal Interview in order to ensure provisional allotment.
IBPS PO Notification: IBPS PO Cutoff
Both Prelims and Mains exam have two different kinds of IBPS PO cut off – Overall cutoff and Sectional cutoff. Candidates must clear both the cutoffs in each stage in order to appear for the next stage. You must remember that clearing the cutoff is enough for the Preliminary exam as it is just qualifying in nature. However, in the Main exam, you must score as high as possible.
Both overall and sectional cutoffs will be decided by the IBPS based on the number of vacancies, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, and the difficulty level of the exam.
IBPS PO 2019 Notification: Participating Banks & Vacancies
The participating public sector banks in IBPS PO 2019 are tabulated below:
|Bank of Baroda||0|
|Bank of India||899|
|Bank of Maharashtra||350|
|Central Bank of India||NR|
|Indian Overseas Bank||0|
|Oriental Bank of Commerce||300|
|Punjab National Bank||NR|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||0|
|Union Bank of India||644|
|United Bank of India||0|
Now that you know everything about IBPS PO Recruitment Notification, start your IBPS PO preparation. Get a clear knowledge of the IBPS PO exam pattern and IBPS PO syllabus and plan accordingly. Finish each and every topic in the most effective way and solve as many IBPS PO practice questions as possible. Make sure you take IBPS PO mock tests once you have finished the whole syllabus. Work on your mistakes an weaknesses as well. Develop a proper balance between your speed and accuracy.
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