16 Jul 2016

IBPS Bank PO Recruitment 2016 Schedule, Syllabus etc.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection 


The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in October / November 2016. 
Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE PO/MT-VI). The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank. Depending on the final vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2017-18 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc. The validity for CWE PO/MT-VI will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2018 with or without giving any notice. 


Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Bank, Syndicate Bank, Andhra Bank, Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, UCO Bank, Bank of Baroda, Corporation Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, Dena Bank, Punjab National Bank, United Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, IDBI Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Vijaya Bank.

Key Dates-

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016 
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016 
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training 23.09.2016 to 08.10.2016 
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 03.10.2016 to 08.10.2016 
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary October 2016 
Online Examination – Preliminary 16.10.2016, 22.10.2016 23.10.2016 
Result of Online exam – Preliminary November 2016 
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2016 
Online Examination – Main 20.11.2016 
Declaration of Result – Main December 2016 
Download of call letters for interview January 2017 
Conduct of interview January / February 2017 
Provisional Allotment April 2017
Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in for details and updates.


Age (As on 01.07.2016): 

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1986 and not later than 01.07.1996 (both dates inclusive) 

Educational Qualifications (As on 13.08.2016):  

Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
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I. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows: 

a. Preliminary Examination 

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs 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 
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination. 

b. Main Examination 

Sr. No Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately timed) 

1 Reasoning 50 50 English & Hindi 40 minutes 
2 English Language 40 40 English 30 minutes 
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 40 minutes 
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40 40 English & Hindi 20 minutes 
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 English & Hindi 10 minutes 
Total 200 200 140 minutes 
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Application Fees/ Intimation Charges-

Payable from 26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows 
-Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
- Rs. 600 /- for all others Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

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