IBPS is conducting this common recruitment process to fill up 4336 vacancies for the recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees in participating organisations. The participating organisations include following banks – Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Syndicate Bank, Andhra Bank, Central Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UCO Bank, Bank of Baroda, Corporation Bank, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, Indian Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, United Bank of India, and Bank of Maharashtra.
IBPS PO Exam 2019: Important Dates
Date of preliminary exam: October 12, 13 and 18, 2019
Prelims Results for the same would be declared in October/ November.
IBPS PO main examination will be conducted on November 30, 2019
IBPS released the admit cards for the Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee or the IBPS PO Prelims 2019 examination by last week of September on ibps.in. IBPS PO 2019 preliminary examination is scheduled for October 12, 13 and 18. The candidates who qualify the preliminary examination would then be required to appear for the main examination. All those who have applied are advised to keep a check on the official website for latest updates. Information regarding the slot assigned as well as the examination centre would be available on the admit cards.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS is all set to organize the IBPS PO prelims examinations from October 12, 2019. The IBPS PO and MT prelims examinations will be held on October 12, 13 and 18, 2019. IBPS PO preliminary examination consisting of objective tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of one hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The candidates shall be required to qualify in each test as per cut-off marks determined in each test. Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score on each of the tests as well as on the total to be considered to be shortlisted for Main Examination. Depending on the number of vacancies available for IBPS PO recruitment, cutoffs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for IBPS PO main examination.
In IBPS PO prelims exams, the candidates will be required to qualify in each test as per cut-off marks determined in each test and according to the PO notification, each candidate will have to secure a minimum score on each of the tests as well as on the total to be considered to be shortlisted for Main Examination.
IBPS PO Prelims 2019: Important tips and instructions
1. The candidates need to note carefully their Roll Number, Date of Exam., Reporting Time and Venue for the examination given in the call letter.
2. The candidates should be present at the examination hall before the time given in the call letter.
3. The candidates arriving late for IBPS PO Prelims exams will not be permitted to enter the examination hall.
4. IBPS PO aspirants will have to bring call letter alongwith the photo identity proof in original and a photocopy.
5. The candidates need to write their roll number and registration number on the photocopy of photo identity proof.
6. The aspirants will be required to put their left thumb impression clearly and sign clearly in the respective spaces provided on their IBPS PO call letter in the presence of the invigilator in the examination hall.
7. The IBPS PO aspirants should hand over their IBPS PO admit card alongwith the photocopy of the photo identity proof duly stapled together to the invigilator in the examination hall, when they collect the call letters.
IBPS PO prelims: Items allowed inside the exam centre
Following items will not be allowed inside the examination centre:
1. Any stationary item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc. Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Any metallic item, Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle, Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, blue tooth devices etc.
2. All ornaments like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc. will be thoroughly checked.
Use of Stationery:
1. The IBPS PO candidates should bring stationary such as pencils, eraser and a ball point pen with them to the examination hall.
2. The examinees may do their rough work on the sheet provided.
After the test is over, the examinees should hand over the sheet, given for rough work to the invigilator before leaving the room.
“Any candidate who does not return or is found to attempt to take or pass on the questions or answers inside or outside the examination hall will be disqualified and the IBPS may take further action against him/her as per the rules,” according to IBPS notification.
IBPS PO Prelims: Guidelines regarding persons with disabilities using the services of a scribe
The facility of Scribe / Reader would be allowed to Visually Impaired (VI), Orthopedically Challenged (OC) and candidates suffering from autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness who have disability of 40 % or more if so desired by the person, said a statement form IBPS.
The facility of scribe is meant for only those candidates with disabilities who have physical limitation to write including that of speed.
In all such cases where a scribe is used, the candidates must ensure that they are eligible to use the services of scribe as per Government of India guidelines governing the recruitment of Persons with Disabilities.
The candidates will have to arrange the scribes at their own cost and according to IBPS, the scribe can be from any academic discipline.
The download link for the IBPS PO exam admit card will be active till October 12, 2019. The candidates are advised to visit the IBPS website before the deadline ends to download the admit IBPS PO admit card. Follow the link from organisation website to download call letter. At login page, enter the Registration No / Roll No and Password / DOB(dd-mm-yy) at the required places to download the Call Letter.
IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Admit Cards:
Go to the official website ibps.in. The link for the IBPS PO 2019 admit card would be activated once released. Click on the link. On the new window that opens, enter your application number and date of birth to access your account to download your admit card.
Steps to download the PO Admit Cards:
Step 1. Go to official website of IBPS
Step 2. Click on the link to download call letter (admit card) for PO running on the top of the page
Step 3. You will be directed to the login page
Step 4. Enter your registration no and password
Step 5. Enter the captcha code
Step 6. Click on login and your admit card will be displayed on the screen
Step 7. Take a print-out and save it on your computer
Direct link: IBPS PO admit card download link (live)
IBPS PO Prelims Exam details
The IBPS PO Preliminary Examination will be conducted online. The test paper will have 100 questions carrying 1 mark each and the total duration of the test would be one hour. The paper would consist of 3 Sections as follows:
Name of the Test
English Language :: 30 Questions 30 Marks 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude: 35 Questions 35 Marks 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability: 35 Questions 35 Marks 20 minutes
Total: 100 Questions 100 Marks 60 minutes
The candidates will be shortlisted based on their Prelims exam marks. The shortlisted candidates will then appear for the IBPS Mains examination.