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Important Dates for Bank PO Exams Exam
|On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates||10.07.2015 to 01.08.2015|
|Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)||10.07.2015 to 01.08.2015|
|Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training||09.09.2015 to 19.09.2015|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training||18.09.2015 to 23.09.2015|
|Download of call letters for online examination - Preliminary||23.09.2015 onwards|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||03.10.2015, 04.10.2015 10.10.2015, 11.10.2015|
|Result of Online exam – Preliminary||October 2015|
|Download of Call letter for Online exam - Main||October 2015|
|Online Examination – Main||31.10.2015|
|Declaration of Result – Main||November 2015|
|Download of call letters for interview||December 2015|
|Conduct of interview||January 2016|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2016|
Details of Bank PO Exams Exam
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an autonomous body that implements world class processes and systems of assessment and selection of personnel for various client organizations, conduct relevant supportive research and publicize the findings. IBPS has acquired a unique distinction of being a premier national level Institute for employment testing, admission testing, training and research; related to selection and management of human resources. Working on international testing models like the ETS model, the Institute conducts a wide spectrum of activities in personnel selection both for promotion within and recruitment and selection from outside the organization. Its various verticals include Client Relations, Design and Analysis, Research and Development, Processing and Technology Operations and Support Services. It also has its own technology infrastructure for data ware house and processing. It has state-of-the-art printing facility that is capable of printing over 100 thousand data booklets and answer sheets per day. The Institute has the capability of testing simultaneously as many as 1 million candidates in 2000 venues across 200 centers (cities) in one session.
IBPS conducts an online examination for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in its Participating Organisations in the month of October.
Any eligible candidate who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed below as a Probationary Officer/Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE PO/MT-V).
Candidates who are shortlisted after taking the examination are subsequently called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organizations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank with the help of IBPS.
Central Bank of India
Indian Overseas Bank
Bank of Baroda
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Union Bank of India
Bank of India
Punjab National Bank
United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Punjab & Sind Bank
Bharatiya Mahila Bank
Any other bank or financial institution
Bank PO Exams Exam Eligibility Criteria
- The aspirant must be an Indian national
- The aspirant must have completed his/her graduation with from a recognized University/institute to be able to apply
- The aspirant must be computer literate to be eligible to apply
- The aspirant must be above 21 years of age and must not be more than 30 years of age.
How to Prepare for Bank PO Exams Exam ?
The written test is a cakewalk for those who have been preparing for competitive exams like CAT, XAT etc since the areas tested remain the same. The difficulty level is less for the PO exam. The method of preparation too will be similar. There are a lot of good books on Data Analysis & Interpretation and Reasoning in the market which have numerous solved and unsolved questions for practice. Marketing & Computers is a relatively new area being tested in the PO exam; books for the same are also easily available. For quantitative section, practice is the key. One must be thorough with the basics of mathematics especially till Xth Std. Prepare topics like algebra, profit loss, percentage etc. Apart from class X textbooks, some of the reference books are Sultan Chand publications’- Quantitative aptitude, Abhijit Guha, R.S. Agarwal & R.K. Gupta. To score well in the general awareness section, one must keep themselves abreast with the current affairs. Make reading the newspaper a daily habit. GK books like the Manorama yearbook also are of great help.