About IBPS Process

IBPS is one of the most competitive examinations in India with a selection ratio of 1 out of 1000. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), an autonomous body, conducts the recruitment process for banks in India through common written tests.

IBPS exam is the common written test (CWE), conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for recruitment of various banks in India. The CWE, an objective type exam is held separately for each post. The test aims at assessing candidate's speed, accuracy and academic expertise with a blend of modern technology.

IBPS conducts bank exam for four different posts namely (I) Probationary Officer, (ii) Clerk, (iii) Regional Rural Banks Officers Scale I, II, III, Office Assistant and (iv) Specialist Officer for HR, Law, IT, Marketing, Management and Agricultural Field Officer.

Select Your Exam

  • PO

    Probationary Officer
  • Clerk

  • SO

    Specialist Officer
  • RRB

    Regional Rural Banks

IBPS Exam section provides you the complete details on IBPS Application Procedure, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Job Roles and Responsibilities, Preparation Tips, Question Papers and Notifications of all the above mentioned posts.

What is #ResolveIBPS? What Aspirants Should Know Prior To Preparation

Bank Aspirants might come across the trend on Twitter regarding #ResolveIBPS. Several bank aspirants along with others voiced their opinion regarding conducting of bank examinations in local languages as well besides English and Hindi. 

In 2014, the Institute had discontinued the Regional Rural Banks (RRB) entrance examination in local languages. The online entrance test will be held in English and Hindi. 

In the official recruitment notification, it is clearly mentioned that an essential qualification to posts in IBPS RRB is that a candidate should be proficient in a local language. This put student who is good at local language in jeopardy though they satisfy the eligibility criteria. 

Many voiced that aspirants from poor or marginalized communities are not showing interest to take part in the IBPS RRB exam because of this language barrier. 

IBPS conducts Specialist Officer, Probationary Officer (PO) and Clerk recruitment examination for the nationalized banks along with RRBs. However, proficiency in the local language is required only for recruitment to RRBs. 

3 July 2019
IBPS Released 2019 Calendar

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the annual calendar for the exams to be held in 2019. The organising body has released a notification regarding the calendar online for CRP for RRBs & PSBs. Check the exam dates below. 

RRBs – CRP RRB-VIII (Officers) and CRP RRB-VIII (Office Assistants)

Preliminary Examination Officer Scale I and Office Assistants: August 3 to 25, 2018
Single Examination Officers Scale II & III: September 22, 2019
Main Examination 

Officer Scale I: September 22, 2019

Office Assistants: September 29, 2019 


  Probationary Officer Clerks Specialist Officer 
Preliminary Examination October 12 to 20, 2019 December 7 to 15, 2019 December 28 to 29, 2019
Main Examination November 30, 2019 January 19, 2020 January 25, 2020

Aspirants are advised to visit the official website of IBPS regularly for detailed notification for each of the above examinations. One should also note that IBPS reserves the right to change the dates stated above on the basis of administrative reasons, govt advisories, etc. 

21 January 2019
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