IBPS PO 2016 Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online Application Form

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the recruitment notification in IBPS PO 2016 Exam (CWE PO/MT-VI) for PO & Management Trainee posts in different Public Sector bank and other financial institution in partner with IBPS. This is the 6th time after in presence IBPS is organizing this exam. IBPS PO Exam 2016 will be divided into three sessions: Preliminary exam, Main Exam and after clearing the both followed by an Interview.

IBPS PO 2016 Exam


IBPS PO 2016 Notification:

According to the official notification released on www.ibps.in website, online registration for IBPS PO 2016 exam will start from July 26, 2016, and last date for submitting the online application is August 13, 2016. You can download the IBPS PO 2016 Notification PDF Here.

After two main exams and interview, IBPS will declare the result IBPS PO 2016 exam in 2017-18. There is a total of 8822 IBPS PO Vacancies for Probationary Officer & Management Trainees.

IBPS PO 2016 Eligibility Details:

  • A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1986 and not later than 01.07.1996 (both dates
    inclusive).
  • Age Limit for IBPS Bank PO 2016 is 20 to 30 years of age as on July 1, 2016.
  • For OBC candidate there is 3 years relaxation while for SC/ST candidates age relaxation is 5 years as on July 1, 2016.

IBPS PO 2016 Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online Application Form

All the candidates who are applying for this Bank PO post must have graduation degree from UGC recognized university till Aug 13, 2016. There is no specific percentage mentioned by IBPS in graduation to apply for this post.

All the candidates who receive their admit card after applying online will have to go through the Preliminary exam. After clearing the first exam, they have to pass the Main exam. Candidates who clear the main exam will be shortlisted for Interview process which will be conducted at various centers across the country in different states or union territories.

After the interview, candidates have to fill up the order of bank preference in which they want to get posted.

IBPS PO 2016 Important Dates:

The following tables include all the important dates like When the Online registration start, Last date for applying online, Exam Date, Admit card issue date, Result declaration, Interview and final allotment date. All the steps for IBPS PO Recruitment 2016 are mentioned below. Candidates have to pass two exams and interview to get the Probationary officer job in Indian banks.

Online registrationsJuly 26, 2016 to August 13, 2016
Download invite letter (for training)July 26, 2016 to August 03, 2016
Pre-exam trainingAugust 03 to August 08, 2016
Preliminary examOctober 16, 22 and 23, 2016
Download admit card (for mains)November 2016
Main examinationNovember 20, 2016
ResultDecember 2016
Download call letter (for interview)January 2017
InterviewJanuary/February 2017
Final / provisional allotmentApril 2017

The Application fee for IBPS PO Exam is 100/- rupees for SC/ST/PWD candidates while 600 for all others.

How to Apply Online for IBPS PO Exam 2016:

Online Application process start from 26/07/2016 and the last date is 13/08/2016. There is no offline application process.

  • Bank PO Recruitment for IBPS PO to start online via IBPS.in website. For applying online you have to visit IBPS official website to see the notification.
  • Next IBPS Exam online application will commence from 26th July 2016.
  • You can download the notification above.

Visit this page, to know more about the online application process for IBPS PO registration. 

Bank Participating in IBPS PO:

Allahabad BankCanara BankIndian BankSyndicate Bank
Andhra BankCentral Bank of IndiaIndian Overseas BankUCO Bank
Bank of BarodaCorporation BankOriental Bank of CommerceUnion Bank of India
Bank of IndiaDena BankPunjab National BankUnited Bank of India
Bank of MaharashtraIDBI BankPunjab & Sind BankVijaya Bank

IBPS PO Exam Details:

The IBPS exam will be conducted in 3 steps: Preliminary exam, Main Exam, and followed by an interview.

Preliminary examination:

TestNo of questionsMaximum marksDuration
English language3030 1 hour
Quantitative aptitude3535
Reasoning ability3535
Total100100

Main examination:

TestNo of questionsMaximum marksMedium of examTime (Seperately timed)
Reasoning5050English & Hindi40 minutes
English language4040English30 minutes
Quantitative aptitude5050English & Hindi40 minutes
General awareness4040English & Hindi20 minutes
Computer Knowledge2020English & Hindi10 minutes
Total200200140 minutes

About IBPS:

IBPS is an autonomous body set up to evolve and provide world class selective personnel to various government and private organizations in the banking industry. IBPS provides personnel to all Public sector banks, SBI, Associate banks of SBI, RBI, SIDBI, Co. op. Banks, LIC, NABARD & Insurance Companies.

IBPS started Common Written Examinations in 2011 for all his banks which use their services to get employees for their banks. There is 29 Public Sector banks and some rural banks listed above.

The Big News is that: “Previously After clearing the two exams, Candidates has to go through Interview Process but as of now from 2016, there is no interview process after the exam. Candidates will be directly selected for PO and He/She have to select the Bank according to his preference.”

Probationary Officer:

PO is the first ladder to clear if you want to serve as an officer in the banking industry. A Probationary Office (PO) holds the position of Assistant Manager (AM) in the bank. He is Junior Management Grade-1 Office or JMS Scale 1 officer.

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