IBPS PO 2016


IBPS PO 2016IBPS PO 2016: The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the scores of the candidates selected for the interview round for the post of Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT). Candidates can check their scores till March 31, 2017. The IBPS PO 2017 interview was held in February 2017 for those candidates who had qualified the main examination. The institute will declare the final IBPS PO 2017 result and final allotment list in March/April 2017. Candidates will be provisionally allotted to one of the participating organizations based on merit-cum-preference. In case two or more candidates have obtained the same score, IBPS will decide the merit order as per date of birth (the candidate senior in age is placed before/ above the candidate junior in age), as per the prevailing practice. The weightage of main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the mains exam and interview. Final allotment of candidates will be done on the basis of ranks, post-preferences, and vacancies.  IBPS will recruit candidates for 8822 vacancies to the post of Probationary Officers in 20 participating banks. Check below for details of IBPS PO Admit Card, Result, Cutoff. 


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What is IBPS PO 2016 exam?

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process for selection of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee in the public sector banks and other participating institutes. The exam is held in two phases – Preliminary and Main Examination. Successful candidates will be allotted a bank provisional on the basis of the preference registered by them while registering online. However, the allotment of the offer will be in accordance with the number of vacancies to be notified in the participating institutions viz bank, financial institutions etc. 

Important Dates (Tentative): IBPS PO 2016

Sr.No. Events Important Dates
1 Duration of On -line registration and Modification of Application by candidates 26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016
2 Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016
3 Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training 23.09.2016 to 08.10.2016
4 Conduct of Pre – Exam Training 03.10.2016 to 08.10.2016
5 Download of call letters for IBPS PO 2016 – Online Examination – Preliminary 01.10.2016 to 27.10.2016
6 Conduct of IBPS PO 2016 – Online Examination – Preliminary 16.10.2016, 22.10.2016 23.10.2016,27.10.2016
7 Announcement of IBPS PO Result 2016 for Preliminary Examination November 4, 2016
8 Download of call letters for IBPS PO 2016 – Main Exam November 9, 2016
9 Conduct of IBPS PO 2016- Main Examination 20.11.2016
10 Announcement of Result for IBPS PO 2016-Main Examination December 2016
11 Download of call letters for interview January 2017
12 Conduct of interview February 2017
13 Provisional Allotment April 2017

Summary of IBPS PO/MT 6 2016

  • Name of the Exam – IBPS CWE PO/MT –VI
  • Conducting Body – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
  • Posts included – Probationary Officer / Management Trainee
  • Minimum educational qualification – Graduation
  • Level of the Exam – National Level
  • Mode of Exam- Computer- Based

Vacancy Details of IBPS PO 2016

SNo. Participating Organization SC   OBC UR Total Out of Which
1 Allahabad Bank 80 40 142 263 525 17 4 7
2 Andhra Bank 45 22 81 152 300 0 3 6
3 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bank of India 28 15 53 104 200 2 2 2
5 Bank of Maharashtra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Carrara Bank 330 166 595 1109 2200 26 31 20
7 Central Bank of India 45 22 81 152 300 3 3 3
8 Corporation Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Dena Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 IDBI Bank 202 101 364 683 1350 0 20 20
11 Indian Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Oriental Bank of Commerce 75 38 136 251 500 8 5 2
14 Punjab National Bank 112 56 202 380 750 7 8 7
15 Punjab & Sind Bank 23 11 42 82 158 1 1 1
16 Syndicate Bank 60 30 108 202 400 4 4 4
17 UCO Bank 87 36 132 285 540 37 6 9
18 Union Bank of India 128 61 178 532 899 14 14 14
19 United Bank of India 30 15 54 101 200 10 4 2
20 Vajaya Bank 93 52 151 204 500 25 8 5
  Total 1338 665 2319 4500 8822 154 113 102

Salient Features of the IBPS PO 2016

Check the table below to know the salient features of the IBPS PO Exam:

Parameters Preliminary Main Examination
Mode of Exam Online Online
Type of Questions Objective Objective
Time duration 1 Hours 02 Hours
No. of Sections 03 05
Name of the Sections English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability Reasoning, English Language , Quantitative Aptitude Computer Knowledge, General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
No. of Questions 100 200
Maximum Marks 200 200
Negative Marking 0.25 0.25
Sectional Cutoffs Yes Yes
Marks to be counted in Merit No Yes

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University
  • The lower and upper age limit for applying is 20 years and 30 years as on 01 July 2016. The upper age limit shall be relaxed to a certain limit for the reserve category applicants.

IBPS PO Application Form 2016

The Application process for IBPS PO 2016 has concluded. Only online Applications were accepted for IBPS PO exam. Application Form submitted through any other mode were not accepted. 

IBPS PO Admit Card 2016

The Admit Card of IBPS PO 2016 for Interview has been issued on January 17, 2017. Candidates can download their IBPS PO Admit Card 2016 by entering Roll No/Registration No and Date of Birth/Password. The Institute will not send the Admit Card by post. 

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2016

The pattern of the IBPS PO 2016 examination has been revised last year i.e. in 2015. The exam is now conducted in two phases i.e. Prelims and Main. Now, the candidate has to appear in two exams overall. However, the candidate will only go further after qualifying the Prelims which is the first phase of the whole recruitment process.

The IBPS PO main examination will comprise of 200 questions based on reasoning, english language, quantitative aptitude, general awareness (with special reference to banking) and computer knowledge. It will carry a total of 200 marks and will be held for a duration of 2 hours and 20 minutes. Approximately 2 to 3 lakh candidates who have cleared the Preliminary Examination will sit for the Mains Examination. IBPS will declare the result of the Mains Examination in December 2016.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2016 

IBPS PO Syllabus 2016 provided here has been released by Indian Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Candidates appearing for IBPS PO should read the Syllabus thoroughly since it will help them to understand the topics covered in the exam. So, click the link above and start preparing for the IBPS PO Exam as per the Syllabus. 

IBPS PO Sample Papers 2016 

The IBPS PO Sample Papers 2016 has been provided here on this page. Candidates appearing for the exam can download the Sample Papers of IBPS PO and start solving the papers. However, Online Test Series for IBPS PO Exam has been made available on this page for the candidates. Giving Online Mock Test regularly enhance the level of speed which will prove fruitful during the exam. 

IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2016 

Every year thousands of candidates appear for IBPS PO exam. But only a few makes up to the final allotment. Competition is very high and without a well-planned strategy, it is very difficult to crack the exam. Time-Management also plays an important role here since the exam is held online. Click the link above to read more on IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2016.

IBPS PO Result 2016

IBPS declares the result in three stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates qualifying the Prelims Exam has been called for the Mains Exam. Those who have qualified the Mains Examination has been shortlisted for the Interview. On the basis of Mains and Interview marks, candidates scoring high in the merit list will be provided allotment on merit-cum-preference basis. The scores of the candidates who have appeared in the Mains Examination of IBPS PO has been made available. However, the scores of the candidates who have been shortlisted for the Interview will be shared after the recruitment process is over. The Institution has released the registration number wise list of candidates shortlisted for the Interview. 

IBPS PO Cutoff 2016

The IBPS PO 2016 cutoff is referred to the minimum score to be secured in order to qualify an exam. It is important to note that there is sectional cutoff as well as the overall cutoff in both the Prelims and Main. The cutoff is inversely proportionate to the difficulty level of the exam. Moreover, the cutoff also depends on a lot of other factors such as the number of candidates, number of vacancies etc. The cutoff is published within 10 days of the announcement of the result status of the candidates.

IBPS PO 2016 Interview Process

The last stage in the IBPS PO selection process is Personal Interview in which candidate is required to appear before the Interview Panel. The Interview will be conducted in February 2017. It is basically conducted to judge the general knowledge and the attitude of the candidates. The panel intends to judge the judge the suitability of the candidate in conformance to the banking environment. The interviews are held at selected Centres. It is conducted by Participating bank and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS.

IBPS PO Selection Procedure 2016

IBPS has pre-defined total four selection stages for recruitment to the post of PO/MT. A candidate has to qualify at par in all the stages as follows:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Document Verification
  • Personal Interview

Point to Note: The Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained in the prelims will not be accounted in the preparation of the final merit list.

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Anangsha Patra

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