The IBPS exam dates for 2019 have been released. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will publish the IBPS notifications for its various examinations starting in June 2019. In this article, we will discuss important dates related to these exams based in the IBPS exam calendar 2019.
IBPS PO Exam Date
The IBPS PO exam for selection of Probationary Officers in Public Sector Banks is usually held in the months of September to December. This year, the institute has declared the following IBPS PO exam dates:
- Preliminary Examination: 12-13 September 2019 and 19-20 September 2019
- Main Examination: 30 November 2019
The final date sheet and syllabus will be published by the institute in the IBPS CRP PO/MT IX Notification in June 2019. The IBPS interview for PO exam is conducted in January every year.
IBPS Clerk Exam Date
The Clerk exam is conducted by the institute in the months of December and January every year. The IBPS Clerk exam dates announced for 2019 are as follows:
- Prelims Exam: 07-08 December 2019 and 14-15 December 2019
- Mains Exam: 19 January 2020
There is no interview in the IBPS clerical exam process. The results of the mains exam are used to draw up a merit list of successful candidates who are then asked to join service before March every year.
IBPS SO Exam Date
The Specialist Officers exam is held in the month of December every year. In 2019, the IBPS SO exam dates as per the official calendar are as follows:
- Preliminary SO Examination: 28-29 December 2019
- Main SO Examination and Professional Test: 25 January 2019
The notification for this exam will be published in October-November 2019. The IBPS SO interview will be held in the month of February 2020 for CRP Specialist Officer IX.
IBPS RRB Exam Date
The IBPS RRB exam is held in August and September every year. The notification for this exam will be published in June 2019. The examination schedule is as follows:
- IBPS RRB Officer Exam Date:
- Preliminary Exam for Scale I Officers: 03-04, 11-12, 17-18 and 25 August 2019
- Main Exam for Scale I Officers: 22 September 2019
- Single Level Exam for Scale II and III Officers: 22 September 2019
- IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Date:
- Preliminary Examination: 03-04, 11-12, 17-18 and 25 August 2019
- Main Examination: 29 September 2019
The IBPS RRB interview for officers is held between November and January every year. Office Assistants do not have to appear for an interview and are supposed to join service by March 2020 as per CRP RRB VIII.
Candidates are supposed to apply for these examinations only through the IBPS website. The basic guidelines for photographs, signatures and supporting documents are given in the IBPS notifications that are published for each examination.