What is IBPS PO?

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts IBPS PO for recruitment of candidates for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees post in public sector banks in India. IBPS CWE PO/MT is conducted for recruitment of around 9000 Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees post in 25 participating banks. Some financial organisations will al..Read More

IBPS PO Application Details

  • The application form of IBPS PO can be filled in online mode only
  • Scan photograph and signature of dimension 4.5cm × 3.5cm
  • Candidates must have a valid personal email Id. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, they should create their new e-mail ID before applying on-line
  • Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS's website and click on the Home Page to open the link ‘CWE PO/MT’ and then click on the option ‘Click Here to Apply Online for CWE- Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (CWE-PO/MT-)’ to open the On-Line Application Form
  • Candidates have click on ‘Click Here for New Registration’ to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password to be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed
  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the ‘Save and Next’ facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on final submit button
  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets 


IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: 

  • Minimum: 20 years and Maximum: 30 years
  • Relaxation of Upper age is provided to reserved category candidates in special cases

 Education Qualification: 

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Government of India/ approved by Government Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared as per the dates prescribed by examination authority


  • A candidate must be citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika & Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India


IBPS PO Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Five
IBPS PO Exam Section Number of TopicsNumber of QuestionsSection Score
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
Computer Knowledge
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Rajveer 19 days ago

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What is the cut off calculation method for IBPS PO? What are the types of IBPS PO cutoff ?

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The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose ...Read More

Seema 20 days ago

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I am preparing for IBPS PO 2018. I want to know the time gap between IBPS PO Mains Exam and Interview.

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Hi,IBPS PO 2018 prelims exam is scheduled to be held on October 13, 14, 20 and 21 while IBPS PO 2018 mains will be held on November 18. Personal Interview will be conducted for qualifying candida...Read More

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Sneha 20 days ago

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I will appear for IBPS PO this year. Can you help me to prepare for the exam?

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nishant sharma 20 days ago

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dear student,Practice is what matters when comes to bank papers. Speed with accuracy is what you should concentrate on, because there is no use of doing 80 questions out of 100 with 60 percent accurac...Read More

Guarav 20 days ago

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What are the minimum marks to clear IBPS PO prelims exam?

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IBPS will release the cutoff of IBPS PO 2018 which must be secured by candidates in order to become eligible for next stage of the selection procedure. IBPS PO cut off 2018 of preliminary will be rele...Read More

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IMS Guwahati is having two centres, will IMS Adabari be good for me if I take banking coaching. Is this centre is good as IMS Silpukhuri ?

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Namita Bania 2 months ago

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Both the centres of IMS Guwahati is the best coaching institute in guwahati for banking coaching, ssc cgl coaching, ibps coaching and other government competitive exams coaching. Faculties of IMS Adab...Read More

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