The official notification of IBPS PO 2019 has been released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The preliminary online examination of IBPS PO is scheduled to be held on 12th October 2019, 13th October 2019, 19th October 2019 & 20th October 2019. The main examination of IBPS PO 2019 will be held on 30th November 2019. This is a good opportunity for all the aspiring bankers who want to work with elite PSBs as an Officer.
The total number of vacancies of IBPS PO 2019 is 4336. The total number of vacancies in the year 2018 for the post of Probationary Officers was 4102. Remember, the price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern:
The examination for IBPS PO Recruitment process is carried out in three phases i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personal Interview. Following is the expected pattern of IBPS PO 2019 Exam if there is no change in the pattern this year and it remains the same as last year’s:
Phase-I: IBPS PO Preliminary Examination 2019
Name of Tests(Objective
No. of Questions
Candidates had to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks which were decided by IBPS.
Phase – II: IBPS PO Main Examination 2019
Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 25 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests were conducted online.
Name of Tests(Objective)
No. of Questions
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Data Analysis & Interpretation
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test has separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks is a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria:
A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess a 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.
Minimum: 20 years
Maximum: 30 years
IBPS PO 2019 Application Fees:
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Rs. 600 /- for all others
IBPS PO 2019 Salary:
Approximate salary of a Bank PO is 35,000 – 40,000 and it may vary across different banks. To know more about other allowances, perks and benefits, check out the post provided in the link below.