Recruitment in the government banks is done by an organization known as Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for various positions like Probationary Officer, Clerk, and Specialized Officer. Candidates who are aspiring to make banking sector as a career are required to have a proper and complete knowledge about this examination held under IBPS.

In 2017 IBPS Jobs have increased as this year IBPS notification clarified that the vacancies have increased. This will give the candidates more opportunity to get selected. The available vacancy this year for different IBPS Jobs opening are given in the table below.


Position No. of Vacancies
IBPS PO 7000
IBPS Clerk 19000
IBPS SO 4100

According to the Business Standard around 100000 employees working in the banking sector around the country would be retiring within the coming 2 years. Thus showing the urgency for jobs in almost every bank that relies on IBPS for recruitment. Candidate appearing for IBPS Exam has a better chance as compared to last year as the number of vacancies have increased.

Jobs in IBPS are not just restricted to the banks but many esteemed financial institutes also seek from IBPS for their requirement. As mentioned earlier the Jobs in IBPS have increased tremendously asking for a large number of candidates this year.

The bank and financial institute those are dependent upon IBPS are listed below.

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

For fetching a job in the above mentioned facilities candidates should be eligible for appearing in the bank exam under IBPS. The online process will start from July 2017 as IBPS application form will be released. This will be followed by the exams and selection process stretching till January 2018.

The Educational Qualification in IBPS is that candidates should have any bachelor degree which is recognized by the UGC. IBPS Exam has 3 to 4 stages of selection process depending on the post the candidate is applying for. Like for the posts, Probationary Officer and Specialty Officer the candidate have to go through 4 stage that includes:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview

For IBPS Clerk post candidates have to appear for the Preliminary examination followed by the Mains examination. Once candidates are through with the Mains Exam they are sent for a training before they are allowed to join.

Candidates preparing for IBPS Exam to work under the banking sector can get all the information about Bank Exams with detailed syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS on our website. For more information about IBPS Jobs aspiring candidates should stay tuned with Byju’s.

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