Notification for IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment

Important Dates:

  • Online Registration, Editing & Modification of Application: From 14th August, 2018 to 4th September, 2018
  • Online Payment of Application Fees & Intimation Charges: From 14th August, 2018 to 4th September, 2018
  • Download of Call Letter for Online Exam (Preliminary): October 2018
  • Online Exam (Preliminary): 13th October, 14th October, 20th October & 21th October, 2018
  • Online Exam (Main): 18th November, 2018
  • Schedule of Interview: January / February 2019

Number of Vacancies: 4252 (Unreserved – 2099, SC – 619, ST – 297 & OBC – 1237)

Age (As on 1st August, 2018): Minimum: 20 years & Maximum: 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not before 2nd August, 1988 & not after 1st August, 1998 (both dates inclusive).

Academic Qualification (As on 4th September, 2018): Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized by Govt.

NOTE – The candidate should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that shows he/she is a graduate on the day of online registration of application. The candidate must indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

How to Apply: Candidates have to apply online (; no other mode of application will be accepted.

Application Fees or Intimation Charges: Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates & Rs. 600 /- for all OTHERS.

Procedure for Online Application:

(1) Candidates must visit the website and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP PO/MT” & thereafter click on option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES (CRP-PO/MT-VIII)” for opening the On-Line Application Form.

(2) Candidates should then click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their personal information in the online application form.

(3) Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature as per the guidelines given.

(4) Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application form themselves because no change in any of the information filled in the online application will be possible or entertained.

(5) Before submitting the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and change the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on the FINAL SUBMIT Button.

Mode of Payment (Online): (I) Application fees / intimation charges can be paid through the ONLINE mode only. (II) The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / MasterCard / Maestro), Internet Banking, Credit Cards, IMPS, Mobile Wallets / Cash Cards.

Pattern of Online Exam (Preliminary):

Name of the Section

Questions Marks Allotted

Time Allotted          (Per Section)

English Language

30 30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude (Maths)

35 35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35 35

20 minutes




Pattern of Online Exam (Main):

Name of the Section

Questions Marks Allotted

Time Allotted

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45 60

60 Minutes

English Language

35 40

40 Minutes

General Awareness, Economy & Banking Awareness

40 40

35 Minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35 60

45 Minutes


155 200

3 Hours

Descriptive English (Letter & Essay Writing)

2 25

30 Minutes

Interview: 100 Marks. Candidates shortlisted in the main exam will be subsequently called for an Interview.

NOTE – (A) Each wrong answer carries a penalty of one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question. (B) Candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each section and also a minimum total score to get shortlisted for interview. (C) In case of queries or complaints please log on to