IBPS PO Result 2018
Gitumoni Baruah, 29 Dec 2018, #IBPS PO

IBPS PO Result 2018 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the scorecard of IBPS PO 2018 for mains examination on December 27. Candidates who have appeared in the mains examination can download IBPS PO scorecard by entering roll/registration number and password/date of birth in the login window till January 26, 2019. Along with the scorecard, the authority has also announced the sectional and overall cutoff marks. The result of IBPS PO 2018 for mains examination was announced on December 17, 2018. Candidates could download the result of IBPS PO mains exam till December 24, 2018. The result of IBPS PO mains 2018 reflects name of the candidate, roll number, registration number, date of mains examination, category of the candidate, marks secured by candidates, sectional cutoff marks category-wise. Candidates shortlisted in mains exam will be called for IBPS PO Interview.

While preparing the IBPS PO Result 2018 the examination authority determines the normalization procedure to adjust the difficulty level of the exam which is held in different slots. The marks secured in IBPS PO 2018 mains and interview exam will be only considered for preparing the final merit list and allotment of banks as per candidate’s preferences for the bank. The IBPS PO prelims result was announced on October 31. Candidates could download their scorecard of IBPS PO result 2018 from November 12 to 18. This year, a total of 4252 vacancies have been announced for the post of Probationary Officers and Management Trainees in 20 participating banks of IBPS.

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IBPS PO Result 2018 Dates

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IBPS PO prelims exam

October 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2018


IBPS PO prelims result

From October 31 to November 7, 2018

3IBPS PO Prelims ScorecardFrom November 12 to Nov 18, 2018


IBPS PO mains exam

November 18, 2018


IBPS PO mains result

December 17, 2018

6Last date to download IBPS PO mains resultDecember 24, 2018


Scorecard of IBPS PO 2018 (Mains)December 27 to January 26, 2019


IBPS PO Interview

January/February 2019


IBPS PO 2018 final result

April 2019

How to check IBPS PO result/scorecard 2018?

The result of IBPS PO for mains examination is available online. Candidates have to follow the steps given below to check and download IBPS PO result 2018:

Step 1: Click on the IBPS PO Result link above

Step 2: On the login window, candidates have to enter the registration/roll number and date of birth/password. The login remains active within a specific time period. Therefore candidates are advised to download before the timeline.

Step 3: Click on the login button to check your IBPS PO scores and marks. Candidates are advised to cross check the result and then download the result. The result reflects the following details as given below.

Step 4: Download and take a printout of the IBPS PO result for future references

IBPS PO Result 2018 – Details Mentioned on it

The scorecard of IBPS PO Mains 2018 reflects the following details:  

  • Name of the candidate

  • Registration Number

  • Roll Number

  • Date of Mains Examination

  • Category

  • Maximum Score

  • Cutoff Score for category applied

  • Obtained score

What is Normalization of Scores?

IBPS conducts IBPS PO exam in different shifts and dates. Each shift comprises of different set of online question paper. To equalize the difficulty level of each question paper an equi-percentile method is used to normalize.

IBPS PO Mains Result 2018


The IBPS PO mains result is available online. Candidates who have appeared in IBPS PO mains exam can check download IBPS PO mains result. Marks secured by the candidates in mains exam are considered for shortlisting candidates for the interview and for preparing the final merit list. 

IBPS PO Mains Result - Score calculation method

The total score of mains exam will be calculated by using the below-mentioned formula.  

How to calculate IBPS PO 2018 mains scores?

Total score =  

Marks obtained in Reasoning out of 50+English Language out of 40 + Quantitative Aptitude out of 50 + General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) out of 40 + Computer Knowledge out of 20.  

IBPS PO Result 2018 for Interview Procedure

Shortlisted candidates in the mains exam need to appear for the interview conducted by participating organisations and coordinated by the nodal banks in each State/ UT.  The result of IBPS PO interview will be declared along with the final result.  Scores of the candidates in the Interview (who do not secure the minimum qualifying marks) will not be disclosed.  The minimum qualifying marks for the interview is 40% for general category and 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. 

IBPS PO Final Result 2018

The final result of IBPS PO will be announced after the interview. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the main examination of IBPS PO 2018 and Interview. Only candidates who qualify in both, the mains exam and the interview will be considered for the final merit list. Based on the cutoff score, ranks and post preference, candidates will be allotted to any of the participating banks.

How to calculate IBPS PO Final Result 2018?

The formula for calculation of final score of IBPS PO is given below:

Total score = 

Marks obtained in mains exam (out of 200) + Marks obtained in Interview (100)

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IBPS PO Preliminary Result 2018

The prelims result of IBPS PO 2018 was available from October 31 to November 7, 2018. The scorecard of IBPS PO 2018 was released on November 12 and candidates could download till the mains exam, November 18. The preliminary examination of IBPS PO comprised of three sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The total marks of preliminary exam was 100. Candidates had to secure qualifying marks out of total score to be shortlisted for mains examination.

IBPS PO Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of IBPS PO is the minimum qualifying marks needed by the candidates to qualify each stage of selection process i.e prelims, mains and interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. The cutoff score of IBPS PO 2018 is given below.

Overall IBPS PO Cut off for Mains


Overall cut off





VI (Visually Impaired)




OC (Orthopaedically challenged)


HI (Hearing Impaired)


Intellectual Disability




Overall IBPS PO Cut off 2018 for Prelims                                                                        





































IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2017 - Category-wise 


Cut off

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Other Backward Classes (OBC)


General (Gen)


Hearing Impaired


Orthopaedically Challenged


Visually Impaired


Intellectual Disability


IBPS PO Mains Total Cut-Off 2017



















IBPS PO Result FAQs 2018

Q. How much score is required qualifying IBPS PO 2018?

Ans: The score you need to qualify in the IBPS PO 2018 examination varies as per the different stages of the examination and as per the category to which a candidate belongs. The qualifying marks/score for the Prelims exam would be different than the qualifying marks for the mains and the interview. To check IBPS PO qualifying cut off and score, click on IBPS PO Cut off 2018.  

Q. How many vacancies are there in IBPS PO 2018?

Ans: For the recruitment year 2018-19, the examination authority has announced as many as 4252 vacancies for the recruitment of Probationary Officers.

Q. Is there any GD in IBPS PO?

Ans: No, there is no Group Discussion (GD) in IBPS PO, however, candidates have to appear for an Interview. The interview is a mandatory stage for all the candidates who qualify the mains exam.  It’s only after qualifying in the interview that they are eligible for the recruitment. 

Q. How many attempts are there for IBPS PO?

Ans: There is no capping on the number of attempts one can have for appearing in IBPS PO. However, there is a limitation as per the date of birth of the candidates. For instance, General candidates must be between 20-30 years of age, as on August 1 of the recruitment year. However, reserved category candidates get an age relaxation of 3, 5 and 10 years depending on the category they belong to. Secondly, candidates must have passed graduation in any discipline. Also, by the time of the registration for IBPS PO, candidates must have obtained their qualifying examination mark sheet/degree.  

Q. Is IBPS PO tough?

Ans: Yes, IBPS PO examination is tough, however, it’s as good as the SBI PO exam, as the sections and the exam pattern of both the exams is are almost similar in nature. So, if you know about SBI or other banking PO exams, then you know the exam pattern and difficulty level of the IBPS SO exam. So, yes, it’s difficult, but not too difficult for the candidates whose basics and fundamental concepts of the different sections in the PO exam are clear. 

Q. Is there any percentage criteria for IBPS PO?

Ans: No, as per the official notification of IBPS PO, you just need to have passed graduation in any discipline. There is no percentage requirement in the qualifying exam. However, while filling the application form of IBPS PO, candidates need to mention their graduation percentage and need to show its proof at the time of the interview. 

Q. What is the maximum age for IBPS exam?

Ans: General category candidates who are between 20 to 30 years are eligible. As per this, the maximum age limit for general category candidates is 30 years as on August 1 of the recruitment year. However, certain reserved category candidates have relaxation in the upper age limit. OBC candidates till the age of 33 can apply, while SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Persons affected by 1984 riots/Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 can apply with a maximum age limit of 35 years. Candidates belonging to Persons With Benchmark Disabilities category with an age till 40 years can apply. 

Q. Can final year students apply for IBPS PO?

Ans: Yes, final year students are eligible to apply for IBPS PO, however, by the first week of September of the recruitment year, they have to have their graduation degree/mark sheet. If candidates meet this criterion, then they are eligible to apply.  Click Here

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