The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection also known as IBPS, is a recruitment body that provides standardized systems for assessment and result processing services to organizations in India mostly public sector banks (except SBI)with an aim to encourage the recruitment and placement. It also provides standardized systems for assessment and result processing services to organizations beyond Public sector banks, such as few co-operative Banks, LIC & insurance companies.
Earlier, candidates had to write multiple exams conducted by each bank for their vacancies. But from 2012, the Recruitment process has been changed. Now IBPS conducts five exams every year for banking sector recruitment. There are two exams for probationary officers, two for clerical levels and one for specialist officers (agricultural, law, technical). IBPS currently functions as an autonomous body that is mainly engaged in conducting competitive exams for recruitment to clerical and officers’ posts in the banking sector.
After getting recruited the final salary of IBPS PO officer including HRA, DA, etc. may go up to Rs. 38,360 – 40,700/- initially. Salary is periodically assessed and increase
List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018
Each year the IBPS conducts exams for recruitment of more than 9000 vacancies. Those who qualify the IBPS Exams will be getting a job in the below Public-Sector Banks. Check out the List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018 below:
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Central Bank of India
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Punjab National Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Here we have mentioned IBPS PO 2018 Education Qualification, whereby candidates can easily identify that they can fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018 or not.
To fill the application form of IBPS PO Recruitment 2018, candidates must have passed a graduation OR have an equivalent degree of Graduation (in any discipline) from the recognized University of the Indian government. Apart from this, any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government.
Age Eligibility :
20 – 30 Years
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989
Persons affected by 1984 riots
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal
retrenched from service(for MP state Only)
All the candidates, who are eligible and want to apply for IBPS PO Exam 2018, their age should not be less than 20 years and not more than 30 years. Candidates born between 2nd Aug 1988 to 1st Aug 1998 (inclusive both dates) may apply for the recruitment.
Age relaxation for IBPS PO examination is applicable as per the government rules:-
IBPS PO 2018 Application Fee
Candidates will have to pay intimation charges or application fee of IBPS PO Exam via Online mode only. SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay at Rs. 100 and other candidates will have to pay Rs. 600/-.
Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern
Prelims exam is the 1st stage for candidates, which is conducted online. The IBPS PO Prelims exam consists three sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning. The total 100 questions will be asked in the exam and each question will carry 1 mark. The 1/4 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer. The examination authority will allow 1 hour to solve 100 questions.
No. of questions
IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
Mains exam is the 2nd stage for candidates, which will be conducted online. The IBPS PO Mains exam consists five sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge. Total 200 questions will be asked in the exam and each question will carry 1 mark. The 1/4 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer. The examination authority will allow 140 Minutes to solve 200 questions.
Name of test
No. of Questions
Language of Exam
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
English & Hindi
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
English & Hindi
Data Analysis & Interpretation
English & Hindi
English & Hindi
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
Note: Time allotted to each Subject is fixed or separately fixed(Time cannot be shifted to other subjects).
IBPS PO PrelimsCut-Off 2018
IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus
Here, we have given the Full Syllabus of IBPS PO 2018 Exam. Candidates are advised to practice as per the given syllabus.
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Work & Time
Fill in the blanks
Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination &Probability
Basic of Computers, Basic internet knowledge and protocols, Network basics (LAN & WAN), Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS Word, MS Excel, MS power point, Computer Shortcuts etc.
Current Affairs of last 6 months, Indian Economy Questions, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture History of Banking, Banking Terms, RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc.
IBPS PO 2018 Selection Process
The IBPS PO 2018 Selection Procedure is based on the Three Phases examination. First of all, candidates will have to clear in IBPS PO prelims examination. Only those candidates will be shortlisted for Mains examination who will clear Prelims exam with minimum qualifying scores. After Prelims, candidates will have to clear IBPS PO Mains examination otherwise, they will not be selected for Final Interview Round.
Online Preliminary Examination: Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks (sectional as well as overall) to be decided by IBPS. Candidate’s adequate number in each category will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination (depends on the requirements).
Online Mains Examination: Candidates qualifying the cutoff (sectional as well as overall) will be called for interview.
Interview: IBPS PO Interview will be scheduled via Participating Organizations as well as coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. The final selection list of the candidates will be released after the successful completion of an interview round.
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