List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018 – Preference Order

List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exam 2018



The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a recruitment agency, which conducts the online examination to recruit the personnel for a number of posts in various public-sector banks. The Recruitment of Banking Personnel in the Public-Sector Banks is done by IBPS by conducting the following exams:





 IBPS PO 2018 Exam


 IBPS Clerk Recruitment Exam




The IBPS Specialist Officer Exam is the toughest exams of all the above. It is conducted for the post of Specialist Officers in 5 different fields. The IBPS PO Exam is conducted for the recruitment for the post of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee in the Public-Sector Banks. Candidates who want to appear in the above IBPS 2018 Exams need to register for the Common Recruitment Processes.




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List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018



Each year the IBPS conducts exams for recruitment of more than 9000 vacancies. Those who qualify the IBPS Exams will be getting a job in the below Public-Sector Banks. Check out the List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018 below:



S. No. Participating Bank Headquarters
1 Allahabad Bank Kolkata
2 Andhra Bank Hyderabad
3 Bank of Baroda Vadodara
4 Bank of India Mumbai
5 Bank of Maharashtra Pune
6 Canara Bank Bangalore
7 Central Bank of India Mumbai
8 Corporation Bank Mangalore
9 Dena Bank Mumbai
10 Indian Bank Chennai
11 Indian Overseas Bank Chennai
12 Oriental Bank of Commerce Delhi
13 Punjab National Bank Delhi
14 Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi
15 Syndicate Bank Manipal
16 UCO Bank Mumbai
17 Union Bank of India Mumbai
18 United Bank of India Kolkata
19 Vijaya Bank Bangalore



How to Choose Bank Preference Order in IBPS 2018 Exams?


Candidates are in dilemma that what preference order they should choose in the IBPS Exams 2018. Keep on reading because we are going to help you understand the process of choosing right bank preferences order while filling the form.


The first priority of any aspirant who wants to get a job in the bank is “location”. Choose the best bank in your desired region of India by taking reference from the below list.



Best Banks to work in North India


Including States: Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir



Punjab National Bank


 Bank of Baroda


 Oriental Bank of Commerce


 Allahabad Bank


 Punjab & Sind Bank


 Canara Bank



Best Banks to work in West and Central India


Including States: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, and Goa



 Bank of Baroda


 Dena Bank


 Bank of Maharashtra


 Canara Bank


 Indian Overseas Bank


 Corporation Bank



Best Banks to work in East and North-East India


Including states: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha



 Punjab National Bank


 Bank of Baroda


 Oriental Bank of Commerce


 Allahabad Bank


 Punjab & Sind Bank


 Canara Bank



Best Banks to work in South India


Including states: Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka



 Andhra Bank


 Indian Bank


 Vijaya Bank


 Indian Overseas Bank


 Canara Bank


 Corporation Bank


 Syndicate Bank



Apart from location, below are some other points as on which you should fill the Bank Preference Order in IBPS Exams 2018:


No. of Vacancies in the Bank: More the number of vacancies a bank has, more chances of selection you will have. Banks with a large number of vacancies have lower cut off marks. Hence, you should choose these at the top of your bank preference list.



Head Quarter of Bank: To choose the bank preferences based on the headquarter is another factor that matters the most. The banks have more branches in the state in which the headquarter of the bank is located. So, there will be more chances to get posted in that state.



Working Environment: Also, you can choose the Bank preference based on the work culture, transfer policy & promotion policy in the respective bank. Get to know all the details about the bank and fill the preference according to your priorities.



You are also advised to get guidance from the employees of your preferred banks and analyze carefully before filling the bank preference in the IBPS PO 2018 exam application form.



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It is very important to know all the crucial details about the organization you are willing to work for.


Hope it will be helpful in IBPS 2018 Recruitment Process. Ultimately it is your decision, so choose wisely.


Please feel free to ask queries and give suggestions in the comment section below if you have any doubts or queries.



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4 thoughts on “List of Participating Banks in IBPS Exams 2018 – Preference Order

  1. Lipsita Mohanty

    I am doing integrated M.Sc(Tech) in material science and engineering in central institute of plastics engineering and technology,bbsr. Am I eligible to give the ibps po exam?????
    Please suggest me sir.please give me a reply.

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Lipsita,
      Yes, As per the education qualification, you are eligibile for IBPS PO Exam. But before applying kindly check your Age Eligibility here
      Thanks for asking!
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  2. Yadav m

    I am btech electrical and electronic student. I am eligible for ibps so ?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Yadav,
      Yes, you can apply for IBPS SO IT Officer exam.
      For detail visit – IBPS SO Elibility

      Thanks for asking!
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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