Minimum Age Requirement: 20 years
Maximum Age Requirement: 30 years
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/OBC/Ex-Servicemen categories are provided with age relaxation. The category wise age relaxation is mentioned below:
A candidate must be:
A candidate must possess a minimum qualification of Graduation from a recognized University/Institute in any discipline
A candidate must possess valid marksheet/degree certificates that state that he/she is a graduate on the day he/she registers for the exam. It should also indicate the percentage of Marks obtained in Graduation while registering online
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern
The IBPS PO preliminary examination is conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate. It is necessary to clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam has encountered quite a number of changes. Let’s have a look at all these changes in detail.
Introduction of Descriptive Paper: IBPS introduced Descriptive Paper in its Mains Examination where candidates will be judged on their written skills. An essay and a letter will be given to candidates to write that will constitute of 25 marks and that has to be completed in a time span of 30 minutes.
Candidates who qualify the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.
Penalty for Wrong Answers:
0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in both IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam. There will be no deduction of marks for a question left blank/unattempted by a candidate.
The final selection of the candidate to the post of Probationary Officer will be made by taking into consideration the cumulative score of Mains Exam and the interview Process. The weightage of both these phases of examination will be in the ratio 80:20 respectively. A merit list will be generated after the Interview Process of IBPS PO Exam has been conducted. Candidates who make it to the list will be thus offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Syllabus
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam is the primary selection round of IBPS PO 2018 Exam. Candidates who clear the preliminary exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam. The Preliminary Exam of IBPS PO 2018 comprises of three major sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
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