The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a recruitment agency, which conducts the online examination to recruit the personnel for the post of probationary officer/ Management trainee in various public-sector banks.
Candidates who want to appear in IBPS PO 2018 Exam need to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWP PO/MT-VII).
The IBPS PO 2018 notification is yet to be released. This exam will be conducted in two phases i.e. preliminary exam and the main exam. The total vacancies offered by all the nationalized banks participating in the IBPS Common Recruitment Process has not been disclosed yet. Aspirants have to wait for the official notification by the IBPS.
If we look up to IBPS PO 2017 exam, 9 out of 20 nationalized banks participated and the number of vacancies were limited to only 3562. Candidates should check the official website for any changes in the tentative number of vacancies. 20 public sector banks under IBPS recruits for various positions through recruitment exams conducted every year.
It is important to be aware of the participating banks while filling the preferences order in application form of the IBPS PO 2018 exam.
Here, in this article, we are going to share the List of the participating banks for IBPS CWE PO/MT-VII exam. To have an idea, below you can check out the list of vacancies offered by all the nationalized bank for the year 2017.
|S.No.||Participating Bank||Total no. of Vacancy||Headquarters|
|3||Bank of Baroda||_||Vadodara|
|4||Bank of India||200||Mumbai|
|5||Bank of Maharashtra||100||Pune|
|7||Central Bank of India||100||Mumbai|
|12||Indian Overseas Bank||_||Chennai|
|13||Oriental Bank of Commerce||NR||Delhi|
|14||Punjab National Bank||NR||Delhi|
|15||Punjab & Sind Bank||_||Delhi|
|18||Union Bank of India||322||Mumbai|
|19||United Bank of India||_||Kolkata|
Note: From the above mentioned participating banks in IBPS PO 2017 exam, only 9 banks out of the 20 banks released the no. of vacancies to recruit the candidates in their banks.
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How to Choose Bank Preference Order in IBPS PO 2018 Exam?
Candidates are in dilemma that what preference order they should choose in the IBPS PO application form 2018. Keep on reading because we are going to help you understand the process of choosing right bank preferences order while filling the form. You must choose your bank priority list based on following factors:
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.
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.
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.
Based on this assessment, we have mentioned a suggested bank preference order below for IBPS PO 2018.
1. Canara Bank
2. Bank of India
3. Central Bank of India
4. Andhra Bank
5. Bank of Maharashtra
6. Allahabad Bank
7. Union Bank of India
8. Corporation Bank
9. UCO Bank
You are advised to talk to the employees of your preferred banks and analyze carefully before filling the bank preference in the IBPS PO 2018 exam application form.
It is very important to know all the crucial details about the organization you are willing to work for.
Hope it will help you in IBPS PO 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.