Hello Everyone,

Are you preparing for bank PO exam??? Or have you given a try already??? This post is for the aspirants, who are targeting to get placed in the banking sector as the Probationary Officer!!!

Bank Probationary Officer is one of the prestigious and high profile jobs in the banking sector. Every year, the Bank PO exam will be conducted to select he personnel. As this is the vital post, candidates are recruited as bank PO after clearing the Bank PO Exam conducted by the respected bank.

IBPS Bank PO Exam:-

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection - IBPS conduct Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer in the Public Sector Banks.

IBPS PO Exam Participating Banks:-

Allahabad Bank
Indian Overseas Bank
Andhra Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda

Punjab National Bank
Bank of India
Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Syndicate Bank

Canara Bank
UCO Bank
Central Bank of India
Union Bank of India
Corporation Bank

United Bank of India
Dena Bank
Vijaya Bank

IBPS PO Exam 2013 Eligibility:-

1. . Nationality / Citizenship:-
A candidate must be a Citizen of India or holding any certificate issued by the Govt of India.

2. Age:- Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years
Relaxation of Upper age limit
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years

3. Essential Academic Qualifications : Graduation in any discipline from a recognized College / University

4. Educational Qualification:- A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.


IBPS PO Exam 2013 Pattern / Syllabus:-

1. Written Examination Structure:-

Name of Tests (Objective) - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks
Composite Time of 150 minutes
Reasoning - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
English Language 50 Questions - 25 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Computer Knowledge - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Precis, Letter Writing etc) - 25 Marks - 60 Minutes
Total No. Of Questions - 250
Total Marks :- 250

IBPS PO Exam 2012-2013 Important Dates:-

1. Start date for Online Registration 09.03.2012
2. Online Payment of Application Fees 09.03.2012 to 30.03.2012 (both dates inclusive)
3. Offline Payment of Application Fees 12.03.2012 to 07.04.2012 (both dates inclusive)
4. Last date for Online Registration 30.03.2012
5. Last date for editing (prior to submission of online application) Application Details 01.04.2012
6. Download of Call letter for Written Examination After 04.06.2012
7. Tentative Date of Written Examination 17.06.2012


Hope, this could be informative to all the candidates who are willing to become a PO!!!