IBPS PO 2019 Apply Online


IBPS has recently released application form for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) Recruitment Exam 2019. Candidate who are interested can get all the information for IBPS PO 2019 apply online. IBPS organizes exam for many private and public sector banks, regional rural banks and foreign banks of India. IBPS organizes exam for candidates so they can apply for different posts. You can get links for IBPS PO 2019 apply online which is mentioned below. The tentative exam dates and schedules are also declared for the exam. It is conducted at various locations all over India and in online mode only.

IBPS PO 2019 Apply Online Notification has been released by IBPS on 2nd August, 2019 for all the vacancies of 4336 posts of PO (Probationary Officer). 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released its application form for the post of Probationary Officer on 7th August, 2019 to shortlist the candidates for various public sector banks in India.

Date of Release of Application Form: 7th August, 2019

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Date of Closure of Application Form: 28th August, 2019

IBPS PO Prelims Exam date was declared previously, which will be scheduled on 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th of December, 2019. The candidate who will qualify Prelims Exams will be called for Mains Exam. The tentative exam date for Mains exam is 30 November, 2019.

To apply for IBPS PO candidate should be available for following required things:

Passport Sized Color Photo

  • File type: jpg/ jpeg
  • File size: 20 KB – 50 KB
  • Dimensions: 200 x 230 pixels
  • Caps, hats & dark glasses are not acceptable.
  • Religious headwear is allowed but it should not cover your face.


  • File type: jpg/ jpeg
  • File size: 10 KB – 20 KB
  • Dimensions: 140 x 60 pixels

Left – Hand Thumb Expression

  • File type: jpg/ jpeg
  • File size: 20 KB – 50 KB
  • Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels

Hand – Written Declaration

  • File type: jpg/ jpeg
  • File size: 20 KB – 50 KB
  • Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels
  • The applicant has to write declaration in English only clearly on a white paper with black ink.

NOTE: All documents should be in needed in digital mode to apply with.


Banks under IBPS

There are various banks that organizes their exams under IBPS. Some of which can be listed as:

  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. Bank of Baroda
  4. Bank of India
  5. Bank of Maharashtra
  6. Canara Bank
  7. Central Bank of India
  8. Corporation Bank
  9. Dena Bank
  10. IDBI Bank
  11. Indian Bank
  12. Indian Overseas Bank
  13. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  14. Punjab National Bank
  15. Punjab & Sind Bank
  16. Syndicate Bank
  17. UCO Bank
  18. Union Bank of India
  19. United Bank of India
  20. Vijaya Bank

Except all these banks, RBI and NABARD also take IBPS Exam scores into consideration.


Job Profile & Vacancies for IBPS – PO IX Exam

The IBPS PO work profile includes holding the designation of an Assistant Manager (AM) on Probation.

Here is a list of characteristics of an IBPS PO job profile-

  1. Multitasking Job – The role of PO is a multi-tasking job and they are assigned for various banking activities, which help them to get familiar with various working procedures of the bank.
  2. Practical Knowledge – POs are practically trained in various fields, like – Marketing, Accounting, Loans & Advances as well as Finance.
  3. Customer Services – Often POs are required to handle the customers of the banks, used to guide them about the banking facilities and products available to them, like issuing Cheque books, ATM cards, Demand Draft, etc. Customer complaints like discrepancies in accounts, the rectification of undue charges are also handled by them.
  4. Supervision of Clerical Work – All the clerical work such as managing cash, opening account and customer dealing is done under the supervision of POs. In the case of cash transactions, PO is responsible to check whether Clerk entered everything correctly or not and authorize the transactions.
  5. Loan Processing – One of the major functions of the bank i.e. providing a loan to the needful is also taken care of by a PO. Before granting the loan to the customer, all the documentation is to be done under his/her supervision. 

IBPS vacancies are out now for the post of PO. Bank – wise no. of vacancies has been increased this time to 4336 vacancies, out of which, 2031 vacancies are for General candidates, 904 vacancies for OBC candidates, 670 vacancies for SC candidates, 299 vacancies for ST candidates and 432 vacancies for EWS candidates.

Name of Post General  OBC SC ST EWS Total
Probationary Officer 2031 904 670 299 432 4336


Here is complete breakdown of bank-wise IBPS PO 2019 vacancies:

Name of Bank General OBC SC ST EWS Total
Allahabad Bank 203 135 75 37 50 500
Bank of India 583 11 158 58 89 899
Bank of Maharashtra 143 94 52 26 35 350
Canara Bank 203 135 75 37 50 500
Corporation Bank 62 40 22 11 15 150
Indian Bank 201 133 73 37 49 493
Oriental Bank of Commerce 122 79 48 22 29 300
UCO Bank 261 118 53 18 50 500
Union Bank of India 253 159 114 53 65 644
TOTAL 2031 904 670 299 432 4336

Only these 9 banks hosted the vacancies for Probationary Officer under IBPS this year. Except these organizations/ banks, other banks don’t have any vacancies for the Recruitment year 2019.


Eligibility Criteria for IBPS – PO IX Exam

There are a set of expected eligibility criteria that you should qualify to apply for IBPS – PO Exam Recruitment 2019.

A) Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit : 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit : 30 years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Physically Disabled: 10 years
  • Physically Disabled + OBC: 13 years
  • Physically Disabled + SC/ ST: 15 years

B) Educational Qualification

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Computer Literacy: Candidates must be proficient with using computers and have a Certificate / Diploma / Degree in Computer Operations / Language or have studied Computer as one of the subjects in High School or College.
  • Language Requirement: Candidates must be able to read, write and speak in the official language of the State / Union Territory they apply for.


IBPS PO IX Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IBPS – PO exam is conducted in 3 phases: Paper – 1, Paper – 2 and Interview.

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 has 3 sections, containing 100 questions of 100 marks to be completed in time duration of 60 minutes.

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 5 sections, containing 157 questions of 225 marks and a time period of 3 hours & 30 minutes.

Last and final phase for selection in IBPS PO post is Interview.


IBPS PO IX Paper – 1/ Prelims

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 is divided into 3 sections, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. General Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude contain 35 questions each and are of 35 marks and English Language contains 30 questions for 30 marks. Each section has a time – duration of 20 minutes.

SECTION No. ofQuestions Max Marks ExamDuration
English Language 30 30 20  minutes
General Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 60 minutes


IBPS PO IX Paper – 2/ Mains

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 5 sections, which are: English Language, Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General Awareness and English (Essay & Letter Writing). Paper – 2 contains 157 questions of 225 marks and a time period of 3 hours & 30 minutes.

SECTION No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 60 45 minutes
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60  minutes
General Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English (Essay & Letter Writing) 2 25 30 minutes
TOTAL 157 225 3 hours 30 minutes


IBPS PO IX Interview

  • Candidates who qualify Mains exam are eligible for the interview round. 
  • The interview round will carry 100 marks.
  • This is the final stage in the selection process of IBPS PO.
  • This round carries 20% weightage in the final result.
  • Through this round, a candidate’s communication skills and personality is examined.


IBPS PO IX Exam Date

IBPS has released its calendar of exam dates for the post of Probationary Officer Recruitment Exam 2019. The tentative exam dates IBPS – PO Exam are as follows.

Online Registration Starts From 7 August, 2019
Last Date for Online Application 28 August, 2019
Last Date for Exam Fees 28 August, 2019
Pre Exam Training (PET) 23rd to 28th September, 2019
Paper – 1 Admit Card October, 2019
Paper – 1 Exam Date 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October, 2019
Paper – 1 Result October, 2019
Paper – 2 Admit Card November, 2019
Paper – 2 Exam Date 30 November, 2019
Paper – 2 Result December, 2019
Interview Application Download Date January, 2020
Interview Date January/ February, 2020
Provisional Allotment April, 2020


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