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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, or IBPS, is a self-governing organisation. Except for the SBI, it holds recruitment exams for all Public Sector Banks.
 
It has also provided services related to assessment and testing for different banks across various bank exams over the years.
 
A board of nominees from various government bodies and banks, including the RBI, Ministry of Finance, IIT Mumbai, NIBM, and IBA, governs the Institute. The same year, a small set of centralised examinations covering all public sector bank recruitment started. In the late 2000s, the entire process was done digitally.
 
The IBPS regulates the following exams:

  • IBPS PO Examination
  • IBPS SO Examination
  • IBPS Clerk Examination
  • IBPS RRB Examination

 

IBPS Recruitment 

The IBPS Recruitment details include information about the IBPS Salary, vacancies, posts, etc.
 
IBPS recruitment 2020 for different posts is already underway, and the notifications for Probationary Officers, Clerks, and Regional Rural Bank recruitment for 2021 will be issued shortly.
 
The government has also approved the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for SSC, RRB, and IBPS recruitment as per the latest information.

IBPS Vacancies

The IBPS Vacancies are decided by the Public Sector Bank exams’ recruiting body.
 
In recent years, both the number of vacancies and the number of applications have increased.
 
Here are the IBPS vacancies for different exams. 
 

IBPS PO

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection announces IBPS PO Vacancies. The IBPS PO vacancies for the 2020 recruitment have been announced, with a total of 1417 positions available.
 

IBPS SO

Usually, IBPS SO vacancy details are issued for the following positions:

  • I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)

 

IBPS Clerk

The Institute of Banking Staff Selection announced state-wise IBPS Clerk vacancies in the official Notification for Clerk exam on 1st September 2020. For recruitment 2020, there are a total of 2557 vacancies.
 

IBPS RRB

The IBPS RRB Vacancies are announced in the official RRB Exam Notification.
 
According to the IBPS Recruiting, the following RRB positions are available:
 

  • Group A- Officers (Scale I, II & III)
  • Group B- Office Assistant

 

IBPS Exam dates

The official IBPS Calendar 2021 will be released soon, and the IBPS Exam dates for the 2021 recruitment.
 
Exam dates for the IBPS can change from time to time.  Candidates should be careful while checking the exam dates for the IBPS exams.
 

IBPS PO Exam dates

 

IBPS PO Exam IBPS PO Exam dates 2019 IBPS PO Exam Dates 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam 12th October 2019 3rd October 2020
13th October 2019 10th October 2020
19th October 2019 11th 0ctober 2020
20th October 2019
IBPS PO Main Exam 30th November 2019 26th November 2020

 

IBPS SO Exam dates

 

IBPS SO Exam IBPS SO Exam dates 2019 IBPS SO Exam Dates 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS SO Preliminary Exam 28th December 2019 26th December 2020
29th December 2019 27th December 2020
IBPS SO Main Exam 25th January 2020 30th January 2021

 

IBPS Clerk Exam dates

 

IBPS Clerk Exam IBPS Clerk Exam dates 2019 IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2020 
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 7th December 2019 5th December 2020
8th December 2019 12th December 2020
14th December 2019 13th December 2020
15th December 2019
IBPS Clerk Main Exam 19th January 2020 24th January 2021

 

IBPS RRB Exam dates

 

IBPS RRB Exam IBPS RRB Posts IBPS RRB Exam dates 2019 IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2020
IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam Officer Scale I and Office Assistants 3rd August 2019 12th September 2020

13th September 2020

19th September 2020

20th September 2020

26th September 2020

4th August 2019
11th August 2019
17th August 2019
18th August 2019
25th August 2019
IBPS RRB Single Exam Officers Scale II & III 22nd September 2019 18th October 2020
IBPS RRB Main Exam Officer Scale I

Office Assistants

22nd September 2019

29th September 2019

24th January 2021

 

IBPS Notification

IBPS Notifications for various bank examinations are issued by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. IBPS Notifications are usually released a few months prior to the bank exam.
 
The following are the various important aspects of the IBPS Notification:
 

  • IBPS Registration
  • IBPS Admit Card
  • IBPS Exam Pattern
  • IBPS Cut-off
  • IBPS Exam Centre

 

IBPS Eligibility

Before filing any forms for IBPS exams, candidates should have a clear idea about the requirements like age limit, nationality, education qualification, etc. The eligibility criteria for various exams are provided below. 
 

IBPS PO Eligibility

 

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit Maximum- 30 years

Minimum- 20 years

Nationality
  • Indian citizen
  • Subjects of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who arrived before 1st January 1962
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma(Myanmar), Vietnam or East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire or Ethiopia to permanently settle in India
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

 

IBPS SO Eligibility

 

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit Maximum- 30 years

Minimum- 20 years

Nationality
  • Indian citizen
  • Subjects of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who arrived before 1st January 1962
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma(Myanmar), Vietnam or East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire or Ethiopia to permanently settle in India
Educational Qualification Degree from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies

 

IBPS Clerk Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit Maximum- 28 years

Minimum- 20 years

Nationality
  • Indian citizen
  • Subjects of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who arrived before 1st January 1962
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma(Myanmar), Vietnam or East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire or Ethiopia to permanently settle in India
Educational Qualification Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India

or

any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government

 

IBPS RRB Eligibility

 

Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)– 21 years – 40 years

Officer Scale-II (Manager)- 21 years – 32 years

Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- 18 years – 30 years

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)– 18 years – 28 years

Nationality
  • Indian citizen
  • Subjects of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who arrived before 1st January 1962
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma(Myanmar), Vietnam or East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire or Ethiopia to permanently settle in India
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University

 

IBPS Exam Pattern

For a few exams, the IBPS Exam Pattern has recently been updated. The IBPS Exam Pattern provides a complete picture of the exam based on the candidates’ expectations.
 

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO exam process is divided into following stages:

  • IBPS PO Prelims
  • IBPS PO Mains
  • IBPS PO Interview

 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Here is the IBPS PO Exam Pattern for the Prelims exam .

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern – Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted
English Language 30 30 20 mins
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 mins

 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Mains Pattern- Paper Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted
Objective Test Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 mins
English Language 35 40 40 mins
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 mins
General Awareness, Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 mins
Descriptive Test English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 mins

 

IBPS PO Interview

All who clear the Bank PO Mains exam are entitled to an IBPS interview. According to the IBPS PO Exam pattern, the interview carries 100 marks.
 
To be considered for the merit list, candidates must score at least 40 marks in the interview, regardless of their total exam score.
 
Candidates from the weaker sections of society are granted a 5-mark concession in the IBPS PO Interview, according to the IBPS PO Exam pattern.
 

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Exam consists of three stages:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination (Professional Knowledge Test)
  • Interview

 

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern

The IBPS SO Exam Pattern for the Prelims Exam is as follows: 
 

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 25 40 mins
Reasoning 50 40 mins
General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry(For Law and Rajbhasha) 50 40 mins
Quantitative Aptitude( For IBPS SO I.T officer, Agriculture, HR/Personnel and Marketing) 50 40 mins

 

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

The IBPS SO Exam Pattern for the Mains exam is as follows: 
 

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge(Objective for Law, I.T, HR, Marketing, Agriculture) 60 45 mins
Professional Knowledge(Objective for Rajbhasha) 60 30 mins
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive for Rajbhasha) 30 mins

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern gives all important information related to the tentative topics, marking scheme and duration.
 
The IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted in two stages:

  1. IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination
  2. Clerical Main Examination

 
The IBPS Exam Pattern for the clerk prelims exam is as follows:
 

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
English 30 30 20 mins
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 mins

 
The IBPS Exam Pattern for the Clerk Mains Exam is as follows:
 

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 mins
General English 40 40 35 mins
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 mins

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

 
The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern is different from the other exams conducted by the IBPS. The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern varies according to the positions and post scale. 
 

IBPS Syllabus

 

IBPS PO Syllabus

The IBPS PO syllabus for the Prelims exam consists of:

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

 
The IBPS PO syllabus for the Mains exam comprises of the following topics:

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  • English Language
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation

 

IBPS SO Syllabus

The IBPS SO syllabus for the Prelims exam consists of:

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness, Economy and Banking Knowledge

 
The IBPS SO syllabus for the Mains exam consists of the following topics:

  • Professional Knowledge (Objective for Law, I.T, HR, Marketing, Agriculture)
  • Professional Knowledge (Objective for Rajbhasha)
  • Professional Knowledge (Descriptive for Rajbhasha)

 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus

The IBPS Syllabus for the Clerk Prelims consists of the following topics: 

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude

 
The IBPS Syllabus for the Clerk Mains consists of the following topic:

  • General And Financial Awareness
  • General English
  • Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus

The IBPS RRB Syllabus includes the following topics:

  1. Reasoning
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language
  4. Hindi Language
  5. Computer Knowledge
  6. General Awareness
  7. Financial Awareness

 

IBPS Registration

For all of its exams, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has a standard registration process.
 
The Institute generates and sends the Registration login ID and password via email once IBPS registration is completed.
 

About IBPS

IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The IBPS regulates a variety of bank exams to recruit applicants for positions in public sector banks.
 
While banks such as State Bank of India and Reserve Bank of India conduct their own exams, such as the SBI PO exam and RBI Grade B exam, the Institute develops the software and methodology that they use.
 
Candidates can visit the IBPS official website (www.ibps.in) for IBPS updates and mock tests. It supports them to become familiar with the examination pattern as well as the software environment in operation. Also, it hosts the webpages of exam application for the time the application window is open. 
 
Furthermore, the official website and notifications state that being allowed to take the exam does not ensure eligibility. As a result, before applying for an IBPS exam, aspirants should ensure that they meet all eligibility requirements.
 
The IBPS exams open the door to a rewarding banking career as well as the opportunity to serve the public. 

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