IBPS PO 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS PO 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern & Syllabus

 IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) releases its calendar every years on 16th of January and conducts a three-step examination to carry out the recruitment process of Probationary Officers in various Public Sector Banking Of India. As mentioned in the IBPS Calendar 2019. IBPS PO Preliminary and Mains Examinations are scheduled to be held in October 2019, and November 2019 respectively. The first two steps involve objective type tests viz, IBPS PO Prelims Exam and IBPS PO Main Exam which are followed by the Personal Interview Round i.e. the final phase of the IBPS PO Examination, Here are the details of IBSP PO Recruitment 2019 for all those who aspire to become a Probationary Officer in a Public Sector Bank this years. 

IBPS PO 2019 Notification 

In the years 2019, IBPS released the notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers in the month of August, Based on the previous years notification, it can be conjectured IBPS is likely to invite applications for IBPS PO 2019 Exam in August 2019. We will update the link to the official notification as soon as it is updated on the official website of Institute of Banking Personnel Section (IBPS) To know more about IBPS PO notification you can check out IBPS PO Notification 2019 by clicking on the link below.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Dates

The IBPS Calendar is out already which clearly declares the dates of IBPS PO Prelims Exam as 12th, 13th, 19th, and 20th October 2019 and IBPS PO Mains Exm as 30th November 2019. Given below is the table from IBPS Calendar 2019 which shows the exact dates of IBPS PO Exam 2019. 

Sr.No.ActivityIBPS PO Exam Dates
1Online Examination-Preliminary12-10-2019, 13-10-2019, 19-10-2019, 20-10-2019
2Online Examination-Main30-11-2019

IBPS PO 2019 Final Result 

The third phase i.e. personal Interview round of IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment Examination is yet to be conducted. The final result of IBPS PO 2019 Examination will be released on 1st April 2019 

IBPS PO 2019 Apply Online

IBPS will activate the link for online applications on its portal as soon a it releases e official notification for IBPS PO 2019. The Online registrations are expected to begin in the month of august this years.

IBPS PO 2019 Application Fees

Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates 
Rs.600/- for all others 

IBPS PO Vacancies 2019

The total number of vacancies in the year 2019 for the Post  of Probationary Officers was 4102. This year's vacancies will be declared through the official notification of IBPS PO 2019 recruitment which will be updated here as soon as it is out.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern 

The examination for IBPS Recruitment process is carried out in three phases i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personal Interview/ Following is the expected pattern of IBPS PO 2019 Exam if there is no charge in the pattern this years and it remains the same as last year's.

Phase-I IBPS PO Preliminary Examination 2018

S.NoName of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 min
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 min
3Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total10010060 min
Candidates had to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks which were decided by IBPS.

Phase-II : IBPS PO Main Examination 2019

Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 25 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests were conducted online.

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No.of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 min
2English Language354040 min
3Date Analysis & Interpretation356045 min
4General/Economy/Banking
Awareness
404035 min
Total1552003 hours

1. Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test has separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

2. Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks is a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Important Note - Marks obtained by the candidates in the main examination will be considered for shortlisting for Interview and preparation of final merit list.

Note: There will be negative marks for every wrong answer in both Preliminary and main Examination for which there is a penalty of 1/4 or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the Particular question.

We do not claim that it will exactly be the same as we expect it to be for IBPS can surprise candidates with a changed face of banking examinations any time. so you also have to prepare yourself for all sorts of bombshells that can be dropped by IBPS When IBPS PO 2019 is conducted.

Phase - III : IBPS PO Interview 

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100, The qualifying marks in the Interview are 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weight-age (ration) of CWE (Main exam) and interview for final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.

IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

Educational Qualifications: 
A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from University recognized by the Govt, of India or equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government, The candidate must possess a valid mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering Online.

Read More about IBPS PO


Age Limit :
Minimum : 20 years 
Maximum : 30 years 

IBPS PO 2019 Salary 
Approximate salary of a Bank PO is 35,000 - 40,000 and it may vary across different banks. To know more about other allowances, perks and benefits, check out the post provided in the link below 

IBPS PO Salary Job Profile and Career Growth

IBPS PO 2019 Syllabus

Detailed IBPS PO Syllabus 2019

English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Close Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph/Sentences Restatement)
Reasoning Ability  
  • Puzzles 
  • Seating Arrangements 
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations 
  • Syllogism 
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation (Br Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series 
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI and CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)
General Awareness 
  • banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static Awareness
Computer Aptitude
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software 
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys 
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security
IBPS PO 2019 Admit Card/Call Letter

The admit cards for the Prelims Exam, Main Exam and Personal Interview will be released 10-15 days before they are held, we will update the links to download them as soon as they are mode available on the official website of IBPS.

IBPS PO 2019 Final Result

IBPS releases the results for different phases of examinations separately. The results are usually declared within a month after the examinations are conducted. we will provide the links to them as soon as they are available on the official website.

IBPS PO Cut Off 2019:

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019

SubjectsEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityTotal
Maximum Score303535100
Cutoff Score08.7507.759.0056.75

IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

Cut Off for Individual Subjects of IBPS PO Mains:


Overall Cut Off :



IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019

Subjects English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Total
Maximum Score 30 35 35 100
Cutoff Score 05.00 07.75 10.00 42.75

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019

Category Cut-Off
GEN 82.00
OBC 75.63
SC 62.50
ST 42.25
VH 77.87
ID 55.00
HI 47.75
OC 59.63

IBPS PO Main Cut Off 2019

Sr.No. Name of the Test Maximum Marks Cutoff
SC/ST/ OBC/ PWD General
1. Reasoning 50 03.25 05.25
2. English Language 40 02.25 04.75
3. General Awareness 40 08.00 10.75
4. Computer Awareness 20 05.00 06.50
5. Quantitative Aptitude 50 10.75 12.50


CategoryCut-offs on Total (Out of 200)
Scheduled Caste (SC)41.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST)31.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC)52.50
General (Gen)52.50
Hearing Impaired (HI)37.00
Orthopaedically Challenged34.00
Visually Impaired (VI)37.50

IBPS PO Final Cut Off 2019

Provisional Allotment


Category SC ST OBC UR OC VI HI
Maximum Score 46.30 45.10 50.20 57.40 52.70 55.20 40.50
Minimum Score 33.70 10/09 /91 28.60 30/06 /92 37.00 06/06 /95 39.90 28/08 /93 31.40 12/12 /90 33.10 01/04 /86 25.40 22/12 /86

IBPS PO Previous Years Cut Off

Serial No. IBPS SC ST OBC UR OC VI HI
1. IBPS CWE PO 2 - 2012 55.84 47.36 58.32 62.12 45.20 42.84 55.88
2. IBPS CWE PO 3 - 2013 34.20 26.20 36.80 42.20 33.20 19.60 21.40
3. IBPS CWE PO 4 - 2014 42.20 36.40 45.60 49.60 39.60 34.80 24.40
4. IBPS CWE PO 5 - 2015 41.40 36.20 46.70 49.90 37.90 37.20 22.10

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