IBPS PO 2019 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts IBPS PO 2019 for recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainees (MT). The authority is expected to release in August 2019. The exam will be held in three stages – prelims, mains, an interview. Candidates who wish to appear for IBPS PO 2019 have to register themselves for the examination. To appear in IBPS PO exam, candidates must be between 20 to 30 years of age. Candidates qualifying in the prelims exam were able to take the mains exam. Personal Interview will be conducted for qualifying candidates for the mains exam. In 2019, the authority filled 4252 vacancies for the post of Probationary Officers and Management Trainees in 20 participating banks of IBPS. To get complete details about IBPS PO 2019 like eligibility criteria, application, important dates, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, result and cutoff.
IBPS PO Full Form
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers exam
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Probationary Officers/Management Trainees
Mode of application
Mode of exam
Online (computer-based test)
Stages of IBPS PO
Prelims, Mains and Interview
IBPS PO helpdesk
IBPS will announce the vacancies for IBPS PO 2019 for the recruitment of Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations. IBPS PO vacancies of the previous year are given below for reference.
Out of which PWD
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Central Bank of India
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank Of Commerce
Punjab National Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Union Bank of India
United Bank of India
IBPS will release the exam dates of IBPS PO 2019. The exam dates include events of IBPS PO such as notification, pre-exam training, application form, admit card, exam, recruitment procedure, etc.
Online application form released
Second week of August 2019
Last dates for online application
First week of September 2019
Fee payment (online)
Second week of August to First week of September 2019
Admit Card for Pre-exam training
First week of September to First week of October 2019
Third week of September to First week of October 2019
Admit Card for Prelims
Fourth week of September 2019
IBPS PO Preliminary exam date
Third week of October 2019
Availability of IBPS PO Prelims Result
Fourth week of October to First week of November 2019
IBPS PO prelims cut off 2019
Second week of November 2019
IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard 2019
Availability of admit card for Mains exam
First to Third week of November 2019
IBPS PO Mains exam date
Third week of November 2019
IBPS PO Mains result
Third week of December 2019
IBPS PO Mains Scorecard 2019
Fourth week of December 2019
IBPS PO Interview
Allotment of provisional posting
IBPS PO 2019 - Top 5 Bank PO Exam
The eligibility of IBPS PO 2019 will be released by IBPS. The eligibility criteria 2019 include eligibility based on nationality, age, educational qualification, etc. It is important that the candidates check the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO 2019 before applying for the exam. Reserved and special category candidates have different eligibility criteria than general category candidates. Find out more about the IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2019 here.
The application form of IBPS PO 2019 will be released in August 2019 in online mode. Candidates are advised to check their eligibility criteria before applying online for IBPS PO 2019.
Below are the stages of IBPS PO application form 2019
There are five stages of the application process
IBPS PO 2019 Application Fee
Application fees once paid will be non-refundable. The fee for SC/ST/PWD is expected to be Rs. 100 and for general and other categories Rs. 600 (including intimation charges).
IBPS will release the admit card of IBPS PO 2019 for mains and prelims exam in online mode separately. Without the admit card of IBPS PO, candidates will not be allowed in the exam hall. Admit card of IBPS PO 2019 carry important information about the candidate, time and date of the exam, etc. Candidates can follow the steps given below to download IBPS PO admit card:
IBPS will release the list of IBPS PO exam centres along with the notification. The exam will be conducted across 36 states/UTs. Candidates must note that one exam centre city can have more than one exam centres. The IBPS PO exam centres’ address will be mentioned in the admit card. Candidates must fill in their preferred IBPS PO exam centres in the application form. IBPS PO 2019 prelims exam will be conducted in 195 cities while mains exam will be held across 72 cities across the country. To get the complete list, check out IBPS PO exam centres 2019.
Andaman & Nicobar
Jammu & Kashmir
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Exam pattern of IBPS PO helps candidates understand the structure of all the stages of the examination. IBPS PO exam pattern includes essential information about the examination like the mode of exam, the time duration of the exam, sectional division of the question papers, division of marks and number of questions in the question paper, etc. Candidates should go through the exam pattern of IBPS PO so that they don't miss out the details of the exam. To know more, see IBPS PO exam pattern 2019.
IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Preliminary Examination
There are three sections in the IBPS PO prelims exam -
IBPS PO 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern
IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Mains Examination
IBPS PO 2019 mains exam has four objective sections -
IBPS PO 2019 Mains Examination – Details
IBPS PO 2019 Interview
Candidates shortlisted for the mains examination for IBPS PO 2019 will be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at the select centres only. The centre, address of the venue, time and time of the Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the IBPS PO 2019 call letter. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The ratio of mains exam and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.
IBPS PO 2019 syllabus includes all the topics from where the questions are asked in the examination. The questions will be asked from sections – Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General/Financial Awareness, and Computer Aptitude. It is imperative that the candidates check the syllabus of IBPS PO 2019 in order to prepare well for the exam.
Syllabus of IBPS PO 2019 Mains Examination
Reasoning - logical reasoning, alphanumeric series, puzzles, blood relations, etc. For the Quantitative Aptitude section -Simplifications, profit, and loss, number systems, mensuration, permutation, combination, etc. English Language section - error detection, Para jumbles, fill in the blanks, etc.
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, English Language and Data Analysis and Interpretation. Letter writing and essay writing is to be prepared for the descriptive section
Banking awareness, general awareness, etc.
How to prepare by subjects and division of sections for IBPS PO 2019
Candidates can make use of previous years IBPS PO question papers to practice and enhance their problem-solving skill. Practicing sample papers and previous years question papers of IBPS PO exam help in increasing the accuracy, develop problem-solving abilities and learn time management skills. It is advised that the candidates check out previous year question papers to make the whole preparation process more efficient. To download previous year question papers, go to IBPS PO question papers 2019
IBPS will declare the result of IBPS PO 2019 separately for preliminary and mains exam. The candidates have to qualify each stage of the examination to be eligible for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). Candidates can check the following procedure to download their results:
How to check your IBPS PO 2019 Result
Step 1: Go to the IBPS PO result link provided above.
Step 2: Enter your registration number/login ID and Date of Birth/Password
Step 3: The result will be displayed on the screen
Step 4: Print and save the result for future reference
IBPS decides to cut off score for each stage – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates have to secure sectional as well as overall IBPS PO cut off to qualify each stage of the recruitment process. The IBPS PO cut off 2019 of each stage will be released along with the result. Candidates who will score higher marks in the mains examination, single online exam and interview will be placed at higher ranks in IBPS PO merit list and amongst those having high ranks will be allotted to any of the participating banks.
IBPS PO Cut off 2018 - Sectional (Mains)
Cut off (General)
Cut off (SC/ST/OBC/PWD)
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
English Language (Descriptive)
Data Analysis and Interpretation
IBPS PO Cut off 2018- Overall (Mains)
Overall cut off
VI (Visually Impaired)
OC (Orthopaedically challenged)
HI (Hearing Impaired)
IBPS PO Selection Procedure 2019 includes stages of the recruitment procedure. Qualifying candidates of IBPS PO prelims exam will be eligible to appear for IBPS PO mains. After qualifying the mains exam, candidates will be called for the personal interview. Candidates need to secure the cutoff marks in order to qualify. The IBPS PO 2019 interview carries 100 marks. The interview lasts no longer than 15-20 minutes. The candidates must carry all required documents to the interview and must be well dressed in front of the panel composed of bank officials from 20 Participating organizations, coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. The questions will be asked about relevant banking knowledge and the candidates themselves.
Below are some of the important frequently asked questions or queries by aspirants apply for
Ques. Is the allotted centre/venue/date/time changeable?
Ans. No, the allotted centre can only be changed to centres of second and third choices filled by the applicant in the application form.
Q. Will there be any sectional cut-off for the exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a sectional cutoff and the candidate needs to clear both sectional cutoff and overall cutoff in order to qualify.
Q. Is the application form available offline?
Ans. No, IBPS PO 2019 application form will be available online only.
Q. Can you apply without an email id?
Ans. No, for registration, an active email ID is necessary to apply for the IBPS PO exam.
Q. Do you have to score a certain percentage in the undergraduate degree to be eligible for IBPS PO Exam?
Ans. There is no such condition for eligibility.
Ques. What is the educational qualification required to be able to appear for IBPS PO 2019?
Ans. Aspiring candidates need to have an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a university recognized by the Government of India.
There are 20 participating organizations in IBPS PO exam. These are banks and other organizations that recruit the candidates, who qualify the IBPS PO exam, at the post of Probationary Officers and Management Trainees. Given below is the list of the 20 participating organizations of IBPS PO 2019.
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Punjab and Sind Bank
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