How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016

  • We have received a lot of queries on How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 application.
  • We have compiled all those answers in this article.
  • Here we are providing you  the Preference List of all the banks recruiting through IBPS PO 2016, based on various criteria.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 based on Headquarters of the banks

Choosing a Bank on the basis of it’s headquarters has always been one of the most important criteria. The obvious reason being, the Bank focuses more in the region where its headquarter us located. This implies high density of branches in that region. So you will be having high chances of getting posted in the state, where the Headquarter of the Bank is located.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 based on Area and Regions of Posting

Based on the area of your choice:

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for North India ‐

States Include: Delhi, Punjab, UP, UK, J&K, HP, Haryana.
  • Punjab National Bank.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce.
  • Allahabad Bank.
  • IDBI Bank.
  • Punjab & Sind Bank.
  • Canara Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for East and North East:

Eastern States Include: Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand

  • Allahabad Bank.
  • Bank of India.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • UCO Bank.
  • United Bank of India.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Union Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for West & Central India:

States Include: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh, Goa
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • IDBI Bank.
  • Dena Bank.
  • Bank of Maharashtra.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • Corporation Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for South India:

States Include: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
  • Andhra Bank.
  • Indian Bank.
  • Vijaya Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Corporation Bank.
  • Syndicate Bank.

IBPS PO 2016 : How to fill preferences based on Employee Feedback

Although all banks associated with IBPS PO 2016 are government owned and have almost same salary structure, but still each has its own working culture and promotion system. Therefore it is advisable for the candidates to talk to few employees before applying the banks in their preference list.

Based on our assessment and as per the feedback given to us by our selected students, we have prepared following list

  1. IDBI Bank
  2. Bank of India
  3. Union Bank of India
  4. Punjab National Bank
  5. Canara Bank
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. UCO Bank
  8. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  9. United Bank of India
  10. Allahabad Bank
  11. Vijaya Bank.
  12. Punjab & Sindh Bank
  13. Syndicate Bank
  14. Andhra Bank

IBPS PO 2016 : How to fill preferences based on Location Preference & Transfer Policy

As, we all know that different banks have different policies regarding transfer and postings. Some banks do ask for your preference for posting while others don’t.  So go through the transfer policies of the banks before putting them in your preference list.

IBPS PO 2016 : How should female candidates fill preferences

There is no difference as such when it comes to male and female candidates in selection process. But when it comes to post preferences, there is lot of difference in how each of them selects certain bank of over others. Female candidates need to keep following in mind while making their preferences

  • Headquarter of the bank. Nearer to your location, the better
  • What is the female head count in the bank?
  • How much female friendly is the bank?
  • How many females are in the higher management?

IBPS PO 2016 : How to fill preferences based on Number of Vacancies in the Banks

IBPS is conducting this recruitment for approx 8800 Posts,distributed across 16 Banks. 4 banks are not recruiting this year.

The Details are as Follows:

Sr.No. Participating Organization  SC  ST  OBC  UR  Total Out of Which (PWD)
HI OC VI
1 Allahabad Bank 80 40 142 263 525 17 4 7
2 Andhra Bank 45 22 81 152 300 0 3 6
3 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bank of India 28 15 53 104 200 2 2 2
5 Bank of Maharashtra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Canara Bank 330 166 595 1109 2200 26 31 20
7 Central Bank of India 45 22 81 152 300 3 3 3
8 Corporation Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Dena Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 IDBI Bank 202 101 364 683 1350 0 20 20
11 Indian Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Oriental Bank of Commerce 75 38 136 251 500 8 5 2
14 Punjab National Bank 112 56 202 380 750 7 8 7
15 Punjab & Sind Bank 23 11 42 82 158 1 1 1
16 Syndicate Bank 60 30 108 202 400 4 4 4
17 UCO Bank 87 36 132 285 540 37 6 9
18 Union Bank of India 128 61 178 532 899 14 14 14
19 United Bank of India 30 15 54 101 200 10 4 2
20 Vijaya Bank 93 52 151 204 500 25 8 5
  Total 1338 665 2319 4500 8822 154 113 102

IBPS PO 2016 : How to fill preferences based on Your Personal Choice

This is the most important criteria. You should also keep in mind your personal choices. Almost all the Banks recruiting through IBPS PO 2016 will offer you similar kind of salary structure & promotion policy. So, do a little bit of research about the Banks based on your personal choices before putting them in your preference lists.

Disclaimer: The information stated above is based on independent sources and analysis. We do not take any responsibility for the decision that might be taken, based on the information provided above.
This is just an outline from us regarding How to fill preferences for IBPS PO 2016. 
The final decision is yours. Therefore we recommend you to do a detailed analysis and review of your choices before filling the form.

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