IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) 2017- Apply Now

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts (IBPS PO 2017) in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in October / November 2017. Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) 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-VII).

The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Preliminary and Main. Candidates who will qualify in the Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for the Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

 

Important Dates to Remember for IBPS PO 2017

 Activity Tentative Dates
Online registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 16.08.2017 to 05.09.2017
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 16.08.2017 to 05.09.2017
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training September 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 23.09.2017 to 29.09.2017
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary September 2017
Online Examination – Preliminary 07.10.2017, 08.10.2017, 14.10.2017 and 15.10.2017
Result of Online exam – Preliminary October 2017
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2017
Online Examination – Main 26.11.2017
Declaration of Result – Main December 2017
Download of call letters for interview January 2018
Conduct of interview January / February 2018
Provisional Allotment April 2018

 

Participating Organizations in IBPS PO 2017

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce Union Bank of India
Bank of India Dena Bank Punjab National Bank United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra IDBI Bank Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA IBPS PO 2017

Candidates, intending to apply for CWE PO/MT-VII should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS in this advertisement

Nationality / Citizenship:

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age (As on 01.08.2017):

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years
NOTE: (i) The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in Point No. II (3) to II (6).
(ii) The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
(iii) Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit the necessary certificate(s) in original/ along with photocopies at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process as required by IBPS/ Participating Organisation(s).
(iv) In case of an Ex-servicemen who has once joined in a Govt. job on the civil side after availing the benefits given to him as an Ex-servicemen for his re-employment, his Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of re-employment in Government ceases.
*There is no reservation for Ex-servicemen in Officers’ Cadre.

Educational Qualifications (As on 05.09.2017):

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

CWE – STRUCTURE OF ONLINE EXAMINATIONS

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

Preliminary Examination Pattern IBPS PO 2017

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 30 30 English Composite time of 1 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi
Total 100 100

 

Main Examination- IBPS PO 2017

Sr. No. Name of Tests

(NOT BY SEQUENCE)

No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours
Discriptive English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

 

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Interview Process IBPS PO 2017

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Main examination for CWE PO/MT-VII will subsequently 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 select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of the interview will not be entertained. However, the conducting agencies reserve the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date/session/venue/centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

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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 weight age (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination of CWE PO/MT-VII and Interview. Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
A candidate should qualify both in the CWE (Main) and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR IBPS PO 2017

Candidates can apply online only from 16.08.2017 to 05.09.2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should—

(i) scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement.

(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

(iii) keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges

(iv) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 16.08.2017 to 05.09.2017 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows

– Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

– Rs. 600 /- for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

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Procedure for applying online

(1) Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in 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-VII)” to open the On-Line Application Form.

(2) Candidates will 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 will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars if needed.

(3) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications are given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature (Annexure III).

Mode of Payment

Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only:

Payment of fees/ intimation charges via the ONLINE MODE      

CALL LETTERS

The Centre, venue address, date and time for both Preliminary and Main examinations and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter.

An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.

Sr. No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC UR Total Out of Which (PWD)
1 Allahabad Bank 36 19 64 116 235 16
2 Andhra Bank 93 46 168 318 625 0
3 Bank of Baroda Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
4 Bank of India 30 15 54 101 200 2
5 Bank of Maharashtra 15 7 27 51 100 0
6 Canara Bank 203 108 364 675 1350 18
7 Central Bank of India 15 8 28 49 100 1
8 Corporation Bank 28 22 0 50 100 1
9 Dena Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
10 IDBI Bank Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
11 Indian Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
12 Indian Overseas Bank Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
13 Oriental Bank of Commerce NR NR NR NR NR NR
14 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
15 Punjab & Sind Bank Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
16 Syndicate Bank Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
17 UCO Bank 75 26 178 251 530 40
18 Union Bank of India 83 34 78 127 322 14
19 United Bank of India Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
20 Vijaya Bank Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
Total  578 285 961 1738 3562 92

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