IBPS Common PO Exam 2013 in October | New Rules Declared

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is in a workaholic mode for the past few weeks.With back to back important news & releases, the latest is about the 3rd IBPS common written examination for PO/ MT posts in public sector banks.The allotments for the second edition were notified few months ago, based on which banks are now recruiting for Probationary officer posts.

IBPS had been entrusted with the task of conducting, evaluating & publishing results for an all India common test to facilitate filling of bank jobs.

Candidates clearing the test would be called for common interviews following which they have to register their order of preference among the participating 20 public sector banks or any other financial institution.

Depending on the total no. of vacancies to be published by IBPS for the year 2014 –15, govt. banks shall finalize appointments.

Dates to Note:

Online registrations shall start from July 22 to August 12, 2013
PO /MT Written exam in the month of October 2013 (19, 20, 26 or 27)
Common Interviews scheduled in 3rd week of January 2014
Final allotments to be completed by March 2014

What is the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO exam 2013 ?

Applicants, willing to appear for Upcoming IBPS PO Exam, must satisfy the below mentioned Eligibility Conditions.

Age Limit : Min : 20 years and Max: 28 Years.

Note: For the First Time, Upper Age Limit in the IBPS PO Exam is revised and changed from Existing 30 years to 28 years. In the coming day, IBPS will face a lot criticism from decreasing the Upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications: Educational Qualification criteria also undergoes a change. Now, To appear in the IBPS PO Exam, you must have Passed Graduation with at least 60% marks.

Computer Literacy: Applicants must have working Knowledge of Computer and they have obtained the Diploma/Certificate in Computer Course, OR they have studied the computer as a subject in their Academic Classes.

Selection Process: The Selection Process for the Recruitment of Probationary Officers in participating banks, shall consists of Written Test (Online ) and then followed by Common Interview. Those students who score high marks in the Written Exam & Common Interview (Combined) will be allotted any one of the banks, through a computerized system.
Note: Another Important Change in the IBPS PO Exam 2013, that there is No Descriptive Paper (Only Objective Paper of 200 Marks)

Selection Process:
The IBPS common exam 2013 for PO jobs will be conducted online in the month of October.
  • It shall contains objective type questions for a total of 200 marks across 5 sections – Reasoning, English language, Quantitative aptitude, General awareness & Computer knowledge.
  • It is required for candidates to secure minimum qualifying mark in each section & overall. These cutoff scores are to be decided by IBPS depending on the performance of all applicants.
  • For every wrong answer, negative mark of 0.25 would also be reduced.
Application Fees: Applicants can pay the Fee the Application cum Examination fees either through Online Mode OR Offline  Mode.The Details of Application fee is given as under

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others 
Read it here
The complete advertisement of IBPS Common PO/ MT Exam 2013 can be downloaded from their website here (.pdf). It contains all the required information & we request aspirants to read it thoroughly before applying.

1 comment:

  1. I don't have 60% in Graduation .
    But,I have 50% in graduation and
    70% in Post-Graduation(MSc).
    May I eligible for applying


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