The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts examinations for recruitment to various posts in the public sector and regional rural banks.
IBPS releases the Notification for these exams from May to September every year.
This year, the IBPS will start releasing notifications in June 2020 for all its bank exams.
In this article, we bring you the IBPS notifications for every upcoming bank exams conducted by the Institute.
IBPS Latest Notification
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection had released the latest IBPS notification for 2019 recruitment on June 15, 2019, for the IBPS RRB Exam. This year also, IBPS notification is expected to release by April/May 2020.
The remaining IBPS Notification for other bank exams will be released a few months before the exam.
The following information is covered by each IBPS Notification:
- Important Dates related to IBPS examinations.
- The IBPS exam and posts for which the notification is valid.
- The general eligibility criteria for the examination and the special criteria for different positions available through the exam.
- The list of participating organizations and the details of the IBPS Exam Pattern.
- How to apply for different exams of the IBPS and application fees.
- Syllabus for PO, Clerk, SO and RRB in their respective IBPS Notification
Table of Contents:
IBPS Exam Dates
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the 2019-20 annual exam calendar and the important exam dates for the upcoming bank exams.
The IBPS Exam dates are subjected to changes at regular intervals.
Candidates should be thoroughly updated with the official website to get relevant information regarding the IBPS Exam dates.
The IBPS Recruitment gives all the important data related to the bank posts, salaries and vacancies.
The IBPS vacancies are published in the respective official IBPS Notification for that particular exam. Some of the vacancies are Posts-specific(like SO Exam) and others are state-wise.
The bank salary for the various posts is decided by IBPS. The salary varies according to the posts and includes basic pay, dearness allowances and perks.
For detailed information, candidates can check the official Notification of the respective exams.
The Participating Organizations for the IBPS bank exam are given below:
- Allahabad Bank
- Canara Bank
- Indian Bank
- Syndicate Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Central Bank of India
- Indian Overseas Bank
- UCO Bank
- Bank of Baroda
- Corporation Bank
- Oriental Bank of Commerce
- Union Bank of India
- Bank of India
- Dena Bank
- Punjab National Bank
- United Bank of India
- Bank of Maharashtra
- IDBI Bank
- Punjab & Sind Bank
- Vijaya Bank
Few banks might vary with respect to the exams. Candidates can check the IBPS notification to know about the Participating Organizations for respective bank exams.
The IBPS Eligibility Criteria is usually different for different bank exams except for a few similar ones.
The general IBPS Eligibility criteria are as follows:
- IBPS Age Limit
- Educational Qualification
However, there are certain minute variances with respect to reservations of candidates for different exams.
IBPS PO Eligibility
The IBPS PO Eligibility has similar criteria like other exams except for the reservation guidelines.
The IBPS PO reservation guidelines are as follows:
The above image gives the guideline for Person with Benchmark Disabilities.
For other reservation guidelines with respect to the IBPS PO Eligibility, refer to the linked article.
IBPS SO Eligibility
The IBPS SO Eligibility criteria have similar guidelines for reservation of candidates belonging to certain categories like the PO Eligibility.
IBPS Clerk Eligibility
The IBPS Clerk Eligibility criteria have also reservation guidelines for visually impaired candidates, persons with benchmark disabilities, candidates having locomotor and cerebral palsy, etc.
For complete details on the same, refer to the IBPS Clerk Eligibility.
IBPS RRB Eligibility
Candidates can know all important information related to the RRB Eligibility like Age relaxation, reservations by referring to the IBPS RRB Eligibility
The IBPS Registration details are published on the official Notification for respective exams.
Candidates have to keep necessary documents ready before going ahead with the IBPS Online Application process.
The important documents required for all the bank exams are:
- Aadhar Card
- Pan Card
- Photograph of required dimensions
- Important Educational documents
- Eligibility related documents(if any)
For complete details on the IBPS Registration, refer to the linked article.
IBPS Exam Pattern
The IBPS Exam Pattern for a few exams has recently been updated. The new exam Pattern for the respective bank exam is just an addition of a few subjects.
However, there are many subjects that are common for most of the exams.
The IBPS Exam Pattern for the bank exams gives an idea about the marks distribution, the scheme of marking( e.g negative marking), duration and important instructions for that exam.
For complete details on IBPS Exam Pattern, refer to the linked article.
The IBPS Syllabus for the various bank exams gives an idea about the subjects and respective topics covered.
There is no particular syllabus for the individual exam. Candidates can also get the detailed bank exam syllabus at the linked article, where the section-wise syllabus for different bank exams has been given in detail.
Important information related to the topics and subjects are mentioned as per the previous years’ question pattern.
For complete details on the IBPS Syllabus, refer to the linked article.
Candidates who want to appear for IBPS examinations should go through the notifications carefully and make sure that they follow the instructions given there.
They should also make sure to satisfy the eligibility criteria for the examination and prepare well.
The institute also provides contact details in the IBPS Notification for assistance in filling the application form.
These helplines are active only during the time period when the institute is accepting applications.
Solving IBPS previous year question papers will also prove to be very helpful for candidates. Candidates can visit the linked article to download previous year question papers.
The study material for bank examinations can be found on BYJU’S. These are well designed and updated with the success of bank aspirants in mind.
The IBPS exam calendar 2020-21 is awaited and IBPS shall release it soon, notifying the candidates the tentative dates for the IBPS exam 2020.
|IBPS SO Notification||IBPS RRB Notification|
|IBPS RRB Exam||IBPS PO Exam|
|IBPS Clerk Exam||RBI Exam|
|IBPS PO Salary||IBPS Mock Test|
Frequently Asked Questions on IBPS Notification
Q 1. When is the IBPS notification generally released every year?
Q 2. What is the exam pattern for IBPS PO exam?
Q 3. Which are the best books to study for the IBPS exams?
Ans. Given below is a list of books that candidates can consider to prepare for the IBPS exams:
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Agarwal
- Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
- Wren and Martin for English Grammar
- Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
The most recommended option to prepare for the general awareness section is reading the newspaper daily. This will help you stay updated with the recent news across the world.