IBPS Notification 2015 has just been released for Probationary Officers and Management Trainee. As you would probably know, it is “the” most awaited notification for banking sector aspirants.
The candidates who qualify the IBPS PO Exam 2015 Candidates will be called for a common Interview to be conducted by the participating banks and coordinated by the nodal bank. The list of banks participating in IBPS 2015 exam is given below.
List of Banks participating in IBPS 2015
- Allahabad Bank
- Indian Overseas Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Oriental Bank of Commerce
- Bank of Baroda
- Punjab National Bank
- Bank of India
- Punjab & Sind Bank
- Bank of Maharashtra
- Syndicate Bank
- Canara Bank
- Union Bank of India
- Central Bank of India
- United Bank of India
- Corporation Bank
- UCO Bank
- Dena Bank
- Vijaya Bank
- Indian Bank
IBPS PO 2015 – Educational Qualifications
Since IBPS conducts examinations for a large number of banks, the educational qualifications required to appear for the exam are quite simple.
All you need is a Graduate degree from a government recognised university. There are NO restrictions on discipline or marks.
IBPS PO 2015 – Age Limit
Only those candidates with age between 20-30 years are eligible to apply for the IBPS PO 2015 recruitment process. The age is to be calculated on 01 July 2015.
Special categories have relaxation of maximum age – read the notification for those details.
IBPS PO 2015 – Application Fees
Application Fees can be paid from 10.07.2015 to 01.08.2015 (including these days ) only through ONLINE mode.
Fess for SC/ST/PWD candidates – Rs. 100
Fees for normal candidates – Rs. 600
IBPS PO 2015 Selection Procedure
In short, the recruitment process for IBPS 2015 will involve the following:
- Common Written Exam (CWE)
- Scorecard release for those who qualify the written exam
- On basis of their scores candidates will be called for interview
- Provisional allotment and document verification
- Appointment letter issued by the concerned bank.
To appear for the exam you are required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE PO/MT-V), the details for which have been provided above.
Th IBPS PO selection procedure involves a two tier written online exam, followed by an interview.
The written exam will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. You will have to qualify the preliminary exam and only then you can appear for the Main examination.
After this, if you qualify the IBPS PO main exam, you will be called for a common interview. The interview will be conducted by the banks participating in the IBPS CWE 2015 (scroll up for the list), and will be coordinated by a Nodal Bank.
After the results of the interview. IBPS will provisionally allot the selected candidates to one the banks. This allotment will take into account factors like candidate preference (filled in the application form), government reservation policy, vacancies announced by the participating banks and so on.
After the provisional allotment by IBPS, you will have to fulfill identity verification and other criteria set by the participating bank. IBPS says it will have no role in this.
Please read our next post for details on IBPS PO provisional allotment.
IBPS Paper Pattern
The two tier common written exam will only be conducted in the online mode. You first need to qualify the preliminary exam, and only then you will be eligible for the main exam.
The paper pattern is given below for the two exams:
IBPS Preliminary Exam Paper Pattern
IBPS Main Exam Paper Pattern
IBPS PO Exam Negative Marking
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.
So it is better that if you don’t know the answer to a question, then leave it — then there will be no penalty for that question.
If you are planning to clear the exam, you should not miss reading our post on the best books for IBPS PO exam.
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