Last Update: 04/09/2018 11:00 AM

IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment, 4252 Vacancies, CWE PO/MT Exam Details

IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment

IBPS 2018 Application Form: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 Notification on 9th August at for the process of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee (PO/MT) Exam. IBPS PO 2018 Application Form submission has been started from 14th August. All the eligible candidates are able to apply online till 4th September for IBPS PO Application Form 2018. This year total 4252 vacancies are released by IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment CWE PO/MT-VIII. According to the notification, IBPS PO Prelims exam will be held in October and Mains exam in November 2018. To apply for IBPS PO/MT CWE-VIII exam candidates are advised to first check eligibility criteria.

Latest Updates: Last date to apply for IBPS CWE PO/MT-VIII 2018 has been closed and total 4252 vacancies are available.


IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment:

Examination Name

IBPS PO 2018

Organized by

Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Exam Mode


Name of Posts

Management Trainee / Probationary Officers (MT/PO)-VIII

Total Number of Vacancies


Apply Mode


Official Website

Important Dates:

IBPS PO 2018 Notification Release Date

9th August 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Application Form Starting Date

14th August 2018

IBPS PO Application Form 2018 Last Date to apply

4th September 2018

Last Date to Pay Fee

4th September 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Admit Card Release Date

October 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Date

13th and 14th October 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Tier 1 Result Date

October / November 2018

IBPS PO Mains Admit Card

November 2018

IBPS PO Mains Exam Date

18th November 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Graduation OR have an equivalent degree of Graduation (in any discipline) from the recognized University of the Indian government.

Age Limit:

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 30 Years

Application Fee

General / OBC

Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)


Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)

Selection Process

Online Preliminary Examination

Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)

Online Mains Examination

Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)


Pen & Paper (Descriptive)

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Here, we have mentioned all the important details of IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details, Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Exam Date, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, How to Apply Online, etc.

IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy Details

The CWE PO/MT-VIII notification has been released to recruit eligible candidates for IBPS PO Post. the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification to recruit candidates for Probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainee (MT) Posts in various Participating Banks. This year, total 4252 vacancies are released by the IBPS department for PO and MT Post. Last Year total 3562 vacancies was released. Below, we have mentioned IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details which are tentative as per the revealed updates. 

  • Organised By: Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  • Exam Name: IBPS PO/MT CWE-VIII
  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 4252
  • Name of Posts: Management Trainee / Probationary Officers (MT/PO)-VIII

IBPS PO 2018 Vacancies

Participating organizations

Number of Vacancies

Allahabad Bank


Andhra Bank


Bank of Baroda


Bank of India


Bank of Maharashtra


Canara Bank


Central Bank of India


Corporation Bank


Dena Bank




Indian Bank


Indian Overseas Bank


Oriental Bank of Commerce


Punjab National Bank


Punjab & Sind Bank


Syndicate Bank


UCO Bank


Union Bank of India


United Bank of India


Vijaya Bank




IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned IBPS PO 2018 Education Qualification, whereby candidates can easily identify that they can fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018 or not.

Education Qualification: - To fill the application form of IBPS PO Recruitment 2018, candidates must have passed a graduation OR have an equivalent degree of Graduation (in any discipline) from the recognized University of the Indian government. Apart from this, any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government.

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.

Note: Candidates must have done graduation with minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWD). The aspirants must have a valid mark sheet of their graduation certificate/equivalent qualification certificate.

IBPS PO 2018 Age Limit

All the candidates, who are eligible and want to apply for IBPS PO Exam 2018, their age should not be less than 20 years and not more than 30 years. Candidates born between 2nd Aug 1988 to 1st Aug 1998 (inclusive both dates) may apply for the recruitment.

Age relaxation for IBPS PO examination is applicable as per the government rules:-

Age Relaxation


Relaxation in age

The people affected in the 1984 riots

5 years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) who have worked for not less than 5 years in military and have left on conclusion of project

5 years

Of the State of Jammu and Kashmir the original habitats of Kashmir Division during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

Other backward classes OBC-NCL

3 years

Physically disabled applicants (PH)

10 years

Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes (SC/ST)

5 years

IBPS PO 2018 Application Form

To apply for IBPS PO 2018 Exam, candidates must have to check the eligibility, whether they are eligible or not. The candidates can apply online to fill IBPS PO 2018 Application Form from 14th August. The candidates must have to apply on or before the last date because after deadline no one will be allowed to fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018. IBPS PO 2018 Online Registration is an online process, so candidates will have to complete it via online mode. Offline mode will not be activated for it. Below, we have mentioned some important steps which will help while filling the IBPS PO Online Form 2018. So, let's have a look at how to apply online for IBPS PO exam 2018 -

How to Fill IBPS PO Application Form 2018?

  • Go to the official Website of IBPS  -
  • Click on the Home Page to open the link “CWE PO/MT”
  • Click on the option “Click Here to Apply Online for CWE Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (CWE-PO/MT-VIII)” to open the On-Line Application Form
  • Click on “Click Here for New Registration” to register for filling the online form
  • Provisional registration number and password will be generated
  • An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  • Already registered candidates no need to register again they can directly login with Registration Number and Password
  • Fill all the required details with Name, Date, Gender, etc
  • Upload the photograph and signature
  • Attach copy of needed documents (If Require)
  • Pay the Required fees

Note: Before submitting the IBPS PO online application, applicants are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the information in the online IBPS PO 2018 Application Form as well as modify the same if needed. No change will be permitted, after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.

IBPS PO 2018 Application Fee

Candidates will have to pay intimation charges or application fee of IBPS PO Exam via Online mode only. SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay at Rs. 100 and other candidates will have to pay Rs. 600/-.


Application Fee


Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)


Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Note: The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern

IBPS has decided to extend the previous year strategy to hire the candidates by Two-Phase Written examination, followed by an interview. Here we have given IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern in a Tabular format for the candidate's help. We recommended candidates to follow the given IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 to score well in the examination.

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern: -  Prelims exam is the 1st stage for candidates, which conducts online. The IBPS PO Prelims exam consists three sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning. The total 100 questions will be asked in the exam and each question will carry 1 mark. The 1/4 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer. The examination authority will allow 1 hour to solve 100 questions.

S. No.


No. of questions


 Time Duration


English Language



20 Minutes


Quantitative Aptitude



20 Minutes


Reasoning Ability



20 Minutes





IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern: Mains exam is the 2nd stage for candidates, which will be conducted online. The IBPS PO Mains exam consists five sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge. Total 200 questions will be asked in the exam and each question will carry 1 mark. The 1/4 mark will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer. The examination authority will allow 140 Minutes to solve 200 questions.

S. NO.

Name of test

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Language of Exam

Time Duration


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



English & Hindi

60 minutes


General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness



English & Hindi

35 minutes


English Language




40 minutes


Data Analysis & Interpretation



English & Hindi

45 minutes




English & Hindi

3 Hours


English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2 25 English 30 Minutes

Note: Time allotted to each Subject is fixed or separately fixed (Time cannot be shifted to other subjects).

IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus

Here, we have given the Full Syllabus of IBPS PO 2018 Exam. Candidates are advised to practice as per the given syllabus. 

REASONING: Alphabetical test, coding decoding, analogy, classification, direction sense, Blood relation, word formation, sitting arrangement, syllogisms, inequalities, Statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, statement and course of action, statement and argument, input and output, Puzzles, Data Sufficiency.

APTITUDE: Permutations And Combinations, Probability, Time And Work, {Distance, time and speed}, Boats and Streams, Average, Ratio, Partnership, Mensuration, Simplification, Series, Simple and –Compound interest, Pipes and cisterns, Trains, Percentage, Mixture, LCM-HCF, Profit and Loss, problems on Ages.

ENGLISH: Cloze Test, Errors in sentences, Passage Comprehension, Sentence Improvement, Selecting The Correct Sentences.

COMPUTER: Basic of Computers, Basic internet knowledge and protocols, Network basics (LAN & WAN), Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS Word, MS Excel, MS power point, Computer Shortcuts etc.

GA: Current Affairs of last 6 months, Indian Economy Questions, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture  History of Banking, Banking Terms, RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc.

IBPS PO 2018 Selection Process

The IBPS PO 2018 Selection Procedure is based on the Three Phases examination. First of all, candidates will have to clear in IBPS PO prelims examination. Only those candidates will be shortlisted for Mains examination who will clear Prelims exam with minimum qualifying scores. After Prelims, candidates will have to clear IBPS PO Mains examination otherwise, they will not be selected for Final Interview Round.

  • Online Preliminary Examination: Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks (sectional as well as overall) to be decided by IBPS. Candidate's adequate number in each category will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination (depends on the requirements).
  • Online Mains Examination: Candidates qualifying the cutoff (sectional as well as overall) will be called for interview.
  • Interview: IBPS PO Interview will be scheduled via Participating Organizations as well as coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. The final selection list of the candidates will be released after the successful completion of an interview round. 

IBPS PO Admit Card 2018

Applicants who will successfully submit the application form will be able to download IBPS PO Prelims Call Letter 2018 from the official website. The Preliminary examination is set to be held on 13th, 14th, 20th, and 21st October and candidates will be able to download IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2018 from last week of September 2018. Admit Card will be released on the official website. We want to inform that when IBPS will release the notification regarding admit card release then we will update here with all the relevant information.

IBPS PO Cut off 2018

The IBPS PO Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which are required for qualifying the Probationary Officer examination. IBPS PO 2018 Cut off marks will be released after the result declaration, candidates will be able to check from here after the release. This cut-off marks will be depended on the level of exam, the difficulty level, the number of vacancies, and a number of candidates appeared for the examination.

IBPS PO Result 2018

After completing the Prelims examination via online mode, candidates will be able to check IBPS PO Prelims Result 2018 from the official website. The examination department will take approx 15 to 20 days to release IBPS PO 2018 Result for Prelims examination.

IBPS PO Previous Year Papers

We have also provided past year papers to widen your knowledge about the type of questions asked in this examination. These exam papers will surely help you in keeping a hold on the sections and particular subject as well. So here we have listed IBPS PO Previous Year Papers which will surely play a great role for you to qualify the exam. You can click on the above given link to download old papers for the preparation. The IBPS PO Previous year question papers will help you to understand the exam pattern and syllabus. After solving the old papers, candidates will be able to understand the difficulty level of examination, which increases year by year. 

IBPS PO Preparation

Here we have listed the Preparation Tips for IBPS PO 2018 Exam. So, have a look at the points mentioned below. 

  • First and the foremost thing is you need to work hard for the exam no matter what.
  • To achieve the success, you have to be consistent in your learning process.
  • Be more focused and less diverted towards surrounding activities.
  • Give the exam patiently don’t act in a hurry.
  • Take ample time before answering the questions.
  • In the end, we would just like to wish you Good Luck for the Exam.
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