IBPS PO Exam Online in October 2013


Here is the important notification for candidates preparing for Bank PO jobs.

IBPS would be conducting the exam for selection of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts tentatively in October 2013.

The candidates seleced would be invited for a common interview.

Important Dates:

Online Registration:                                        22.07.2013 - 12.08.2013

Payment of Application Fees- Online:     22.07.2013- 12.08.2013

Payment of Application Fees- Offline:    24.07.2013- 17.08.2013

Download of Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET) for SC/ST/ Minority Community candidates

After 25.09.2013

Pre-Examination Training:                            07.10.2013-12.10.2013

Download of Call letter for Examination: After 07.10.2013

Online Examination (Tentative dates) - some/ all/ additional dates as the need arises

19.10.2013/ 20.10.2013/ 26.10.2013/ 27.10.2013

Declaration of result status of examination (CWE) Third/ fourth week of November 2013

Download of call letters for Interview First week of January 2014

Conduct of Interview Third week of January 2014

Allotment March 2014

Bank type: 
Bank Exam: 
Mon, 2013-08-12
Notice Date: 
Mon, 2013-07-08
All India

Age (As on 01.07.2013): 

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years

Note: Maximum age has been increased to 30 years. Read here

Candidate must have been born between 02.07.1985 and 01.07.1993

There is an age relaxation for candidates of certain categories

Educational Qualification 

Under the new guidelines, there are no minimum marks requirements.

Previous requirement: Degree (Graduation) with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

Under the new guidelines, there is no need for a formal degree in Computers. 

Previous requirement on Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

Selection Procedure: 


Examination pattern:

Name of Tests

Maximum Marks



English Language


Quantitative Aptitude


General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)


Computer Knowledge


There is a .25 negative marking for every incorrect answer.


The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).

The weightage (ratio) of CWE (exam) and interview is 80:20.

How to apply: 

The candidates can apply online through www.ibps.in

Application Fees: 
Rs. 100 for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Rs. 600 /- for all others
Additional Information: 

The official notification can be seen here