IBPS PO 2018 Notification Out: 4100 Bank Jobs to be Filled

ibps logo,IBPS PO 2018 notification,ibps po exam 2018,IBPS po 2018 notification,ibps common po exam 2018,ibps common bank exams 2018,ibps common written exam for bank jobs,common bank exam 2018Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is back in the news with the recruitment exams for officer positions in govt banks.The IBPS PO 2018 exam notification for PO/ MT posts for 4102 vacancies in public sector banks has been officially announced and those of you who wish to apply for jobs in govt banks can start applying online.With


IBPS had been entrusted with the task of conducting, evaluating & publishing results for an all India common test to facilitate filling of bank jobs.


Candidates clearing the test would be called for common interviews following which they have to register their order of preference among the participating 20 public sector banks or any other financial institution.


Dates to Note:

Online registrations shall start from August 14 to September 4, 2018

IBPS PO preliminary exam on: October 13, 14, 20 and 21


Main examination on November 18, 2018

Final allotments to be completed by April 2019


No. of Vacancies

IBPS has published an indicative list of vacancies that are to be filled in banks, this year.A total of 4102 bank jobs are to filled in the year 2019-20 across 20 public sector banks.


IBPS-PO-2018 vacancies


The number of bank jobs for the year 2019-20 is very low compared to previous years, with many banks choosing to stop recruitments completely for the upcoming year.


The job allotments will happen based on the final list of vacancies reported by banks.


Am I Eligible to Register? 

If you wish to apply for IBPS PO 2018 exams here are the latest conditions:

- Agelimit: 20 – 30 yrs (+3 yrs for OBC,+5 yrs for SC/ST) as on August 1, 2018

- Should posses a degree from a recognized university as on September 9, 2018

There is no specific percentage required in graduation.Pass in degree is enough to apply for these exams.


IBPS PO 2017 Exam: New Pattern

Like previous years, the 2018 IBPS PO Exams shall follow a two stage process – Preliminary & Main Exam and both would be conducted only through online mode.


- Prelims test will have 100 questions that should be answered within 1 hour.


- IBPS will fix cutoffs for each section, which candidates need to score to pass in prelims and get shortlisted for mains.



Candidates who qualify in the preliminary test will only be eligible for main examination, which has undergone a massive change

  • Main exam would have 155 questions with a total duration of 3 hours.
  • Data analysis and interpretationwill be a seperate section
  • There is a specific time limit for candidates to complete each section
  • You must achieve the cutoff scores (section-wise & total) to be called for common interviews.



For every wrong answer,negative mark of 0.25 would also be reduced in both prelim & main exam.


IBPS PO Books & Online Courses

To prepare for IBPS PO exams, books & online courses including videos are now available online.Here are some top rated guides from renowned publishers


* IBPS PO Exam Guide (latest solved papers)- Rs.387 – Click here to buy online


* IBPS PO online mock tests for Rs.499 – Click here to buy for practice


Fee & Registrations:

The application fees are fixed at Rs.100 (SC/ST) or Rs.600 (others) with the option of paying it through,

Online (from Aug 14 – Sep 4): Visit ibps.in & click on the online application to fill the necessary details.After submitting the form, you would be directed to the online fee payment gateway.

    • Pay the appropriate fee amount using netbanking/credit or debit cards
    • After the transaction is complete, print the generated e-receipt
    • If application submission is successful, a registration number & password would be shown that has to be noted.

There is no option to pay the fees at any local banks.Everybody must pay online only.


You are also advised to take a print of the completely filled application form as it has to be produced at the time of interviews.



Download Notification

The IBPS PO 2018 exam notification is available online and can be downloaded from their official website here (.pdf)


Online application links: will be available on August 14

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