IBPS Selection Process

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts examination for the posts of clerk, PO, SO and RRB. There is a certain selection procedure through which candidates get selected for their final allotment. This selection process mainly comprises of sequential stages.

IBPS Clerk Selection process:

The candidates whose online application forms will be accepted are required to go through the selection process for the clerical post.

Common Written Examination: The written exam or CWE consists of prelims and mains.

Prelims-

  • 100 marks
  • English language, Reasoning and numerical ability are the subjects.
  • 1 hour duration
  • Candidates need to obtain a certain sectional cut off marks for each subject in order to appear for the mains.

Mains-

  • 200 marks
  • English language, Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, General knowledge and computer are the subjects here.
  • 2 hours duration
  • The marks of main will only be considered for the final selection of the candidates and then the selected candidates shall be allotted on their merits.

Please note- 0.25 negative marking is there for each wrong answer in IBPS clerk written exam.

IBPS PO Selection process:

The candidates whose online application forms will be accepted are required to go through the selection process for the probationary officer’s post.

Common Written Examination: The written examination for PO consists of prelims and mains.

Prelims-

  • 100 marks and 100 questions in a duration of an hour.
  • English language, Reasoning and numerical ability are the subjects.
  • Candidates who clear sectional cut off marks for each subject and overall cut-offs will be allowed to appear for mains exam.

Mains-

  • 200 marks
  • English language, Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, General knowledge and computer are the subjects here.
  • 2 hours duration
  • Each candidate is required to score certain marks in order to get qualified for the interview.

Please note- 0.25 negative marking is there for each wrong answer in IBPS clerk written exam.

Interview-

  • Candidates who clear mains are called for interview.
  • IBPS Interview Minimum cut off marks-Above 40% out of 100 and 35% for (SC/ST/PH/OBC/PWD).
  • The Ratio of Both exams (CWE & Interview) will be 80:20.
  • If participants will qualify in both written exams then the candidate will be shortlisted for provisional Allotment Process.

IBPS SO Selection process:

The selection procedure for SO is exactly same as the selection procedure for PO. The pattern and the syllabus are different for different posts of the specialist officer.

Final Allotment List of IBPS PO and SO:

On completion of the interview process, the deserving candidates will be allotted their respective post in the financial institutions depending on the vacancies. The candidate will also be up for provisional allotment as he fulfills the criteria of the participating banks and once the document verification is updated.

If two candidates get the same marks or the merit is equal, then it will be decided on the date of birth. The person elder in age will get more preference than the person younger.

IBPS RRB Selection process:

The candidates whose online application forms will be accepted are required to go through the selection process for the post of office assistant in rural banks.

Common Written Examination-The written examination for RRB consists of prelims and mains.

Prelims-

  • 80 marks and 80 questions in a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Reasoning and numerical ability are the subjects.
  • Candidates who clear sectional cut off marks for each subject and overall cut-offs will be allowed to appear for mains exam for officer assistant post.

Mains-

  • 200 marks for 200 questions
  • English language, Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, General knowledge and computer are the subjects here.
  • 2 hours duration of time allotted.
  • Each candidate is required to score the minimum cut off marks in order to get qualified.

Please note: Based on the performance of the mains examination, the merit list will be prepared for the final allotment of the candidates in the regional rural banks.

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