Hi, Query keepers!
This is the place where you can find the solution of all your queries and questions regarding IBPS Recruitment Exams.
As we have observed that many of the aspirants who are willing to appear in any banking exams are not clear about the basic things like –
Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern
Online Application Form
Admit Card and Call Letters
Exam Date and Notification
Result and Cut Off Marks
Provisional Allotment and Joining Details
To quench out their curiosity of knowing about the complete procedure in detail, Eduncle has come up with the complete guide of Frequently Asked Questions for Banking Exams.
Below we have covered up every single question which can arise in any aspirants mind and also provided their answers.
Please have a look below!
Educational Qualification – Graduation from any Government Affiliated College/University. If your final result is awaiting then it should be announced on or before 05th September 2018.
Age Limit Criteria - Its 20-30 years. If the candidate's age is in between 20 and 30 years, then they can apply for any of the IBPS PO Exam.
To know about the detailed eligibility criteria, please visit –
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria
Answer: Both the phases of IBPS PO Exam – Prelims and Mains are conducted online.
You can know about the exam giving procedure through the instruction given on the computer screen at the beginning of the exam paper.
Answer: The IBPS SO Exam Pattern was changed in the year 2017. Before it was conducted through written exam but from 2017, the IBPS started conducting this exam in 3 phases i.e. the Pre and Main Exam (both Online), followed by the interview.
Other then this, no changes have been announced till now.
Answer: As per the exam patterns of all the 4 exams, the candidates have to solve 100 questions in prelims and 200 questions in mains.
You can the exam patterns for each exam by clicking on the following links-
IBPS PO Exam Pattern
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
IBPS SO Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB Exam Pattern.
Check out the Online Application dates for all the IBPS Exams below-
Online Application Form Registration Start Date – July 2018
Online Application Submission Last Date – August 2018
Payment of Online Application Last Date – August 2018
Also visit – IBPS PO Online Application.
Online Application Form Registration Start Date – August 2018
Online Application Submission Last Date – September 2018
Payment of Online Application Last Date – September 2018.
Also visit – IBPS Clerk Online Application.
Online Application Form Registration Start Date – November 2018
Online Application Submission Last Date – December 2018
Payment of Online Application Last Date – December 2018
Also visit – IBPS SO Online Application.
Answer: A recent, recognizable photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) should be uploaded by the candidate in the online application form and the candidate should ensure that copies of the same are retained for use at various stages of the Common Recruitment Process (CRP).
Answer: There might be some server error or loading issues in website. So wait for some time and try to reload the page.
If this is not the issue, then check out the image dimensions once again and re-upload it with the correct dimensions and sizes.
Answer: As per the Registration System, as soon as you enter the required information for Registration, an automated password is generated and sent to the entered mobile no and email id.
In case you don’t receive it, you should wait for some more time and if still it is not received then you can contact with Exam Convener Body – IBPS itself.
Answer: It is most importantly required to take print out of the e-receipt generated at the time of fee payment. If the e-receipt is not generated, then the cash debited will be re-credited to your account after some time.
You can also check the status of your online payment by logging out and logging in once again.
Answer: If by mistake you have submitted the incorrect information asked in the application form like – DOB, Category, Name, Father’s Name, Address, Gender, Mobile Number or anything it can be. Then these data will not be changed, once you finally submit the application form.
If you think that you are not sure about the information, then it’s better to choose ‘save and edit’ option rather than ‘final submit’.
Answer: In case, when the caste category is not defined in the central list, then the candidates will be considered as General Category Member, so they’ll have to mention their category as General only.
Answer: The Registration Number and Password is sent to the mobile number and email id provided at the time of registration. So candidates can collect it from there only because official website doesn’t provide it again.
Take extreme precaution while saving these important details in the mobile. You can also note them down and keep them safe for future reference.
Eduncle Wise Tip – To avoid any incident of misplace or loss of Registration ID and Password, you can save them in Google Docs (if you have your Gmail account) and keep them safe for future use. Otherwise, too you can use MS Word and can save them on your desktop.
Answer: The Pre-Training is only available for ST/SC/Minority Candidates so if you are not applicable for this training, then the call letter will not be downloaded.
In case you are applicable, then-
There might be some technical issues or server errors so wait for some time and try to download it once again.
You can logout and login once again. It works sometimes!
Check your login credentials, if they are correct or not!
If none of the above alternatives work, then contact to IBPS.
Answer: No, Admit Card/Call Letter is a mandatory document which every candidate should carry along with them.
Eduncle Wise Tip – Make sure you place the Admit Card in your clothes pocket which you will be wearing for the exam day.
Answer: No! the allotted time, date and venue details cannot be changed.
For more details, please visit –
IBPS PO Admit Card and Call Letters
IBPS Clerk Admit Card and Call Letters
IBPS SO Admit Card and Call Letters
IBPS RRB Admit Card and Call Letters
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date - October 2018
IBPS PO Main Exam Date – November 2018
For more notification updates, stay tuned with Eduncle!
IBPS PO Notification and Exam Dates IBPS Clerk Notification and Exam Dates
IBPS SO Notifications and Exam Dates
IBPS RRB Notification and Exam Dates
Answer: Eduncle is providing a step by step procedure for all the candidates through which they can easily check their marks and also download the copy of their Results.
Answer: The cut off marks are decided on the basis of the number of correctly answered questions.
Answer: You can claim your answer key. As soon as the Result is declared, the official website provides an opportunity to all the candidates to claim their answer keys.
Eduncle makes it available for candidates to check the complete procedure.
Answer: If any candidate is found doing or being part of any of the illegal activities like, cheating or helping others, then his candidature to sit for the exam will be cancelled.
To find the answer of all your above queries regarding Result and Cut Off Marks, please visit to the following links-
IBPS PO Result and Cut Off Marks
IBPS Clerk Result and Cut Off Marks
IBPS SO Result and Cut Off Marks
IBPS RRB Result and Cut Off Marks
The candidates are requested to kindly refer to the relevant notification available on official IBPS website.
Answer: Yes! The admit card/call letter download link is always available till the ends of the Interviews. So if any candidates want to download and reprint their call letters, then they can do it anytime.
Answer: The 10th and 12th Mark-sheets along with the caste certificate and valid photo identity card is necessary to be carried at the time of Interview. Also, candidates can bring their score card.
You can also see the list of the documents which will be required at the time of joining. Please click here!
Answer: No! Candidates can’t claim their interview marks. Those marks are decided on the basis of their performance and abilities assessed by the Interviewers.
Answer: Once the bank preferences are submitted, the candidates can’t change it then.
Answer: IBPS is not responsible after provisional allotment. The candidates may wait for the email confirmation or contact to the allotted bank itself.
Answer: The official website of IBPS releases the notification regarding waiting list after few days of Result Declaration. So candidates are advised to visit the IBPS site regularly or they can also stay tuned with Eduncle for all the latest updates regarding IBPS Exams.
Answer: Yes! After the Result Declaration, the shortlisted candidates are provisionally allotted the banks in which they’ll have to join as PO.
After that IBPS will not be responsible for joining procedure. The allotted banks will intimate candidates about their Joining Dates and further process.
The joining date will be given within 6 months of Result Declaration.
The candidates are required to carry documents & certificates specified in intimation letter at the time of joining.
If the candidate has to undergo any medical tests or similar exams, the letter will detail the same as well.
All the candidates will have to appear in Training Programs of 10-15 days before joining as a PO in the concerned bank.
#The training will be conducted by the allotted bank in their respective training center.
After successfully completing their training, candidates are absorbed in the bank as Probationary Officers (JMG Scale-I) and posted in branches of the bank across India.
Answer: No official notification is announced yet about the number of vacancies in IBPS PO 2018. If you look at the previous year, 3,562 Vacancies were there in IBPS PO 2017 Recruitment.
Answer: INR 37,360 -38,700 per month.
Answer: Both are better. We can’t say that IBPS PO is better or SBI PO is better because SBI PO wins in the aspects of Job Benefits and Salary Structure whereas IBPS PO Recruitment is easier than SBI PO.
You can check the complete comparison here and decide it by yourself – SBI PO vs IBPS PO | Which to choose any Why?
Answer: For the year 2017, 9 out of 20 Nationalized Banks participated in the IBPS PO exam. For the year 2018, the official notification regarding the vacancies and participating banks is yet to be announced.
Check out the list here – IBPS PO Participating Institutes.
Answer: Yes, IBPS benefits reserved candidates with the Age Relaxations and the application fee is also minimal for them.
PWD candidates get extra time in exam to attempt questions.
To know about the Age Relaxation Benefits, you may visit to – IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria.
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