IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017 has been issued and the online registrations have already begun. It’s time to start preparing and beat the competition. This year more than 3000 vacancies have been issued under IBPS PO recruitment, also known as CWE PO/MT VII. IBPS PO recruitment is one of the most awaited bank notifications of the year. Hence, it is essential that the aspirants work really hard and beat the competition. All the sections should be mastered well in order to score high. From this year onwards, the pattern has changed completely so far as the Mains exam is concerned. So getting mentally prepared for attempting the new questions is also something to think about.

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

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 IBPS PO Recruitment 2017: Overview

Post Probationary Officer (PO)
Official Post Name CWE PO/MT-VII
Exam Dates October 7, 8, 14 & 15
Stages 3
Official Website www.ibps.in

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017: Changes from this Year

As per the IBPS PO recruitment Notification 2017, the pattern of Mains examination has been changed. From this year onwards, there will be only 4 sections in the Mains examination. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude will now be one section. The timings and marking scheme has changed as well. Earlier, there were 5 different sections. Also, there will be descriptive section for essay writing/letter writing. 

Important Dates under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

Dates for Preliminary Exam October 7th, 8th & 15th, 16th
Date for Main Exam November 26th
Commencement of Online Registration August 16th
Last Date for Online Registration September 5th

IBPS PO Recruitment : Pattern of Examination

Stage 1 Preliminary Examination
Stage 2 Mains Examination
Stage 3 Interview

As per the IBPS PO recruitment notification 2017, the preliminary stage will be objective and a part of Mains stage will be subjective. Both stages will be held online.

Details of Pattern under IBPS PO Recruitment

IBPS PO Exam 2017: Prelims (1 hour)

Test Name Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the next stage.

IBPS PO Exam 2017: Mains (3 Hours)

Test Name Questions Marks/Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60/60 mins
General /Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40/35 mins
English Language 35 40/40 mins
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60/45 mins
Total 155 200/3 hours
English Language (Letter Writing& Essay) 2 25/30 mins

Interview Stage Under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

The interview will be of 100 marks under IBPS PO recruitment 2017. Candidates declared successful in the mains stage of IBPS PO recruitment exam will be shortlisted for an interview round which will be competitive and will consist of a reputed panel. The IBPS PI will be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at select centres.

 

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017: Negative Marking

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests as per IBPS PO recruitment notification. 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 as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Local Language Proficiency under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

There is NO local language criteria under IBPS PO recruitment.

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Why was there a delay in IBPS PO recruitment this year ?

Ans 1. Due to the change of pattern.

Q2. Can a candidate apply for more than 1 post under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 2. No.

Q3. When will the preliminary exam be conducted under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 3. In the month of October

Q4. Is local language proficiency a criteria under IBPS PO Recruitment ?

Ans 4. No

Q5. Is age relaxation available under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 5. Yes for certain categories under IBPS PO Recruitment.

Educational Qualifications under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

Under IBPS PO recruitment 2017, candidates should possess Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government, possess valid Mark-sheet/ Degree Certificate that he/ she is a Graduation on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

 Application Procedure under IBPS PO Recruitment 2017

Before applying online for IBPS PO recruitment 2017, applicants should make sure that they have a valid e-mail id & contact number. Candidates should log on the official website and click here to apply online for CWE PO/ MT – VII.

-> YOU CAN APPLY HERE

Application fee under IBPS PO recruitment is as follows –

  • Rs. 600 for General Category
  • Rs. 100 for SC/ ST/ PW

IBPS PO Recruitment 2017: Pre-Exam Training

Pre-Examination Training under IBPS PO recruitment 2017 may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities at certain centres.

Venue Details for Exam under IBPS PO Recruitment

1. The IBPS PO exam 2017 will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India.
2. No request for change of centre for under IBPS PO recruitment shall be entertained.
3. The centres for the IBPS PO exam 2017 mains will be limited.

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IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017 for the posts of Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistants had been issued previously. Any Eligible candidate, who aspired to join any of the Regional Rural Banks listed at (A) as Group “A”-Officers (Scale- I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose), is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP for RRBs-VI). The IBPS RRB recruitment notification has released earlier this year so aspirants will have to pace up their preparation.

IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification 2017 – LATEST

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL IBPS RRB NOTIFICATION FOR 2017

IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification 2017 – PREVIOUS

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Under IBPS RRB recruitment, for the posts of Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) the examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Candidates who apply for the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) will be provisionally allotted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the Main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs.

For the post of Officers Scale I under IBPS RRB recruitment, candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority.

Start preparing for the IBPS RRB recruitment exam at the earliest because the competition will be stiff.

Under IBPS RRB recruitment, a candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer. However a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale- III.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL EXAM PATTERN FOR ALL POSTS

 

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Positions to be Filled

POST DESIGNATION
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Assistant Manager
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Manager
IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Senior Manager
Office Assistant Multipurpose

 IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Exam Dates as per Official Calendar

Officer Scale I Prelims 09.09.2017, 10.09.2017 and 16.09.2017
Officer Scale II & III Single Exam 05.11.2017
Officer Scale I Mains 05.11.2017
Office Assistant Prelims 17, 23 & 24.09.2017
Office Assistant Mains 12.11.2017

 

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Important Dates

Beginning of Registration July 24th, 2017
Last Date to Apply August 14th, 2017

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Criteria for Age

Officer Scale I Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1987 and later than 30.06.1999 (both dates inclusive)
Officer Scale II Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1985 and later than 30.06.1996 (both dates inclusive)
Officer Scale III Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidatesshould not have been born earlier than 03.07.1977 and later than 30.06.1996 (both dates inclusive)
Office Assistant Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.07.1989 and later than 01.07.1999 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Category Wise Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe  5 years
Other Backward Classes  3 years
Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016  10 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a
maximum age limit of 50 years
In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment. (for the post of Officers)

5 years

Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried. (only for the post of Office Assistant
(Multipurpose))9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89.  5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots  5 years

 

Important Information

Under IBPS RRB recruitment, candidates applying for the posts of Officers Scale I, II and III, seeking age relaxation, will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of Interview co-ordinated by the Nodal RRB with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority, if shortlisted for interview.

Candidates applying for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) must produce the  documents at the time of verification of documents on the day of / before the day of joining the allotted RRB, if provisionally allotted.

 

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Academic and Professional Qualifications

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IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Application Charges

Under IBPS RRB recruitment, Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Online payment from 12.07.2017 to 01.08.2017 both dates inclusive)

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

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

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

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

 

 IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Where to Apply ?

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I APPLY HERE
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II APPLY HERE
IBPS RRB Officer Scale III APPLY HERE
IBPS RRB Office Assistant APPLY HERE

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Local Language Proficiency 

For recruitment of Officer Scale I & Office Assistant (Multipurpose), proficiency in local language as specified below shall be an essential qualification:-

  • Candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or having any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language.
  •  Where the candidate does not meet the aforesaid requirement in local language at the time of selection, he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency. This period can be extended by the Boards of RRBs within the framework of the rules and provided that such extension should not be beyond the probation period.

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Why was there so much confusion regarding IBPS RRB recruitment this year ?

Ans 1. Kindly read the detailed notice above.

Q2. Can a candidate apply for more than 1 post under IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 2. Yes. However the 2 positions cannot include 2 Officer level posts.

Q3. When will the preliminary exams be conducted under IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 3. In the month of September.

Q4. Is local language proficiency a criteria under IBPS RRB Recruitment ?

Ans 4. Yes for the posts of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant.

Q5. Is age relaxation available under IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017 ?

Ans 5. Yes for certain categories under IBPS RRB Recruitment.

Previous Year Papers for IBPS RRB Recruitment

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PAPERS FOR OFFICER SCALE I 

 

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