Complete Preparation & Practice for IBPS PO

What is IBPS CWE (PO):

There will be 19 Nationalised Public Sector Banks (PSBs) which will be participating with the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) in the recruitment process. So, a banking aspirant needs to qualify in IBPS Examination in order to apply to the banks mentioned below for a certain designated post.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2018: Details

Educational Qualification:

Age Limit:

Age Relaxation:

S.No. Category Max. Age Limit
1 SC / ST 35 years
2 OBC 33 years
3 Persons with Disability 40 years
4 Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 35 Years
5 Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen 35 Years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 35 Years
7 Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 33 Years

Note: Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit necessary certificates in original / copies at the time of joining.


Candidate must be either:

IBPS PO Application Form 2018: Important Dates

exam Dates
IBPS PO 2017 Notification Declaration Date 14th August 2017
IBPS PO 2017 Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application Date 16th August to 5th September 2017
Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payments (Online) Date 16th August to 5th September 2017
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card Declaration Date 21st September 2017
IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Exam Date 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th October 2017
IBPS PO Prelims Result Declaration Date 1st November 2017
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card Declaration Date November 2017
IBPS PO 2017 Mains Exam Date 26th November 2017
IBPS PO Mains Result Declaration Date December 2017
IBPS PO Interview Call Letter Release Date January 2018
Date of Interview January / February 2018
Allotment of Provisional April 2018

How to Fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018?

IBPS PO Application Fee and Mode of Payment

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment:

IBPS PO Online Application Form 2018: Essential Details

IBPS PO 2018 Selection Procedure

Selection process includes three steps:

Note: The preliminary exam is only qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not be added for the selection and the marks obtained in main examination & interview will be considered only.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2018

Summary: IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2018

Section Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Exam Duration
1 English Language 30 30 1 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern 2018

(1) Reasoning



(4) General Awareness (Banking)

(5) Computer Knowledge.

Summary: IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern 2018

Section Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Exam Duration (separately timed)
1 Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 30 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
4 General Awareness(Banking) 40 40 20 minutes
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
Total 200 200 2 hour & 20 min

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2018

1) English Language

2) Quantitative Aptitude

3) Reasoning Ability

IBPS PO Main Exam Syllabus 2018

1) General English
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word formation
  • Sentence completion
  • Comprehension
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusions
  • Passage completion
  • Error detection
  • Passage correction
  • Sentence correction
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Idiom
  • Phrases

2) Quantitative Aptitude

  • Roots & Averages
  • Number system
  • Simplifications
  • Surds & Indices
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Allegation & Mixtures
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Partnership
  • Chain Rule
  • Time & Work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Time & Distances
  • Problems on Trains
  • Boats & Streams
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Stocks & Shares
  • Clocks & Algorithms
  • Volume & Surface Area
  • Mensuration
  • Heights & Distances
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Data Integration – Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tabulation

3) General Awareness (Banking & Finance)

  • General Awareness: Knowledge of current events, sports, history, geography, culture, Indian constitution, news about technology & research, news on India and its neighbouring countries.
  • Financial Awareness: marketing aptitude, economics, banking & finance.

4) Reasoning Ability

  • Analogy, Coding & Decoding, Blood relations, Sitting arrangements, Series completion, Syllogisms, Decision making, Statement reasoning, Analogy, Series completion, Classification.

5) Computer Knowledge

  • Computer Hardware, Operating System Concepts, Shortcut keys, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Access, Internet & Networking, Basic Security Concepts, Latest Technologies.

IBPS PO Admit Card 2018: Download Procedure

  • Firstly, candidates need to click on the download link given above.
  • Now, candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth.
  • After filling required details, hit the submit button.
  • Now, admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Now, candidates can download the IBPS PO admit card.
  • And take a printout of the admit card.

IBPS PO Admit Card 2018: Essential Details

1. Admit card of IBPS PO 2017 will carry following information:

  • Name
  • Roll Number
  • Exam Code
  • Exam Centre Address
  • Date and Time of the Exam
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Candidate’s Signature

2. Some other important instructions for the exam takers:

  • Candidates must bring the admit card along with original identity proof such as Passport / PAN Card / Driving Licence / Voter ID Card / Aadhar Card etc.
  • Mobile phones and all other communication devices are banned within the premises of the examination centre.

IBPS PO Cut Off 2016

Overall Cut Off:

Main Exam 41.75 31.50 52.50 52.50 37 34 37.50

Section Wise Cut Off:

Section Subject Max. Marks SC / ST / OBC Gen.
1 Reasoning 50 3.25 5.25
2 English Language 40 2.25 4.75
3 General Awareness 40 8 10.75
4 Computer Knowledge 20 5 6.50
5 Quantitative Aptitude 50 10.75 12.50

IBPS PO Result 2018 :Procedure to Check

IBPS will declare the PO result 2017 on its official website and candidates must know the method to view their result easily and correctly. The following instructions will guide the candidates in checking their IBPS PO result 2017:

  • Firstly, go to IBPS official website and then find the link of “CWE PO” and now go to the link that refers to declaration of result or candidates can click on the direct result link provided above on this webpage.
  • Now, enter your registration details like registration number and date of birth.
  • After filling all the details, now click on the “submit button”.
  • IBPS PO result will be displayed on system.
  • Candidates can take a printout of the PO result.

IBPS PO Result 2018: Essential Points

  • Those candidates who score equal to or more then the cut off marks in Preliminary exam will be eligible to appear in the main exam.
  • Those candidates who qualify in main exam will be eligible to appear in the interview round.
  • Those candidates who qualify in interview will be appointed for the PO post.
  • While preparing the IBPS PO merit list, the marks obtained by the candidates in the main exam and interview will considered only.