Good news for all of you who have been waiting for the IBPS notification for probationary officers. Well, the notification is out and below are the details:

Important dates

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training September 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 01.10.2018 to 07.10.2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary October 2018
Online Examination – Preliminary 13.10.2018, 14.10.2018, 20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary October/ November 2018
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2018
Online Examination – Main 18.11.2018
Declaration of Result – Main December 2018
Download of call letters for interview January 2019
Conduct of interview January / February 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

Vacancies

Indent for PO/MT for the year 2019-20 * (INDICATIVE)

Sr. No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC UR Total Out of Which (PWD)
HI OC VI ID
1 Allahabad Bank 118 59 212 395 784 23 8 9 14
2 Andhra Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
3 Bank of Baroda NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
4 Bank of India 144 72 260 489 965 9 9 9 9
5 Bank of Maharashtra NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
6 Canara Bank 180 90 324 606 1200 12 12 12 12
7 Central Bank of India NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
8 Corporation Bank 15 6 21 42 84 1 2 0 0
9 Dena Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
10 IDBI Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
11 Indian Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
12 Indian Overseas Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
13 Oriental Bank of Commerce NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
14 Punjab National Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
15 Punjab & Sind Bank 20 12 52 66 150 45 8 28 5
16 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
17 UCO Bank 83 29 196 242 550 43 5 7 9
18 Union Bank of India 59 29 172 259 519 9 10 9 6
19 United Bank of India NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
20 Vijaya Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
Total 619 297 1237 2099 4252 142 54 74 55

NR= Not Reported
* updated Data, if any, will be available on IBPS website from Time to Time.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

You must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998 (both dates inclusive).

Age Relaxation (Upper Age)

Sr. No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Selection procedure

The selection will be done on the basis of written examinations (prelims and mains) and interview.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100

 

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

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 & 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

 

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Candidates must possess valid mark sheets/degree certificate that s/he is a graduate on the day s(he) registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in graduation while registering online.
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2 Comments

    • It is difficult to say now if the posts will increase. A number of banks may increase their vacancies at a later point in time.

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