IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has announced the recruitment for the posts of PO (Probationary officer) /MT (Management Trainee) 2019. A total of about 4336 vacancies are available for the above-mentioned posts across various banks including Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Central Bank of India, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank, Indian Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, United Bank of India and UCO bank.

Important dates:

Events Important dates
Date of notification 2nd August 2019
Start date to fill the application form 7th August 2019
End date to fill and submit the application form 28th August 2019
Payment of fees 7th August to 28 August 2019
Admit card for Pre-exam training date September 2019
Exam of Pre-exam Training date 23rd September to 28th September 2019
Preliminary exam admit card October 2019
Preliminary online exam date 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th October 2019
Result of the preliminary exam October/November 2019
Admit card for mains November 2019
Mains exam date 30th November 2019
Mains result date December 2019
Call letter for interview January 2020
Date of the Interview January/February 2020
Provisional Allotment April 2020

Educational qualification

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A degree in any discipline from a university recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent degree recognized as such by Central Government.

Age limit:

  • Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age is 30 years.

Exam pattern:

The exam pattern of IBPS PO/MT 2019 for preliminary exam is as follows.

Serial no Name of test Questions Marks Duration
1 English language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
4 Total 100 100  

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks that will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The exam pattern for IBPS PO/MT 2019 mains exam is as follows:

Serial no Name of test Questions Marks Duration
1 Computer aptitude and reasoning 45 60 60 minutes
2 English 35 40 40 minutes
3 Data interpretation and analysis 35 60 45 minutes
4 General economy and banking awareness 40 40 35 minutes
5 English language (essay and letter writing) 2 25 30 minutes
6 Total 155 200 3 hours

IBPS PO/MT pre-exam training:

The Participating organizations or nodal banks may coordinate pre-exam training for ST/SC/Religious Minority candidates at certain centres as guidelines issued by the Government of India. This is kept to tell candidates about the type of questions, tips for time management, common mistakes, best practices, basic tricks, and strategies, etc. The pre-exam training is free of cost with expenses like travel, food, and Lodging are borne by the candidates. The training is conducted usually five days before the exam and dates will be announced on the official website.

Apply online:

The candidates who are interested to apply for the exam can apply through the official website. The following are the steps to apply online.

  • Visit the official website ibps.in.
  • Click on the new registration button.
  • Enter the email id and mobile number and other details that are required.
  • Fill the application form correctly.
  • Upload the photo, sign, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.
  • Choose the post that the candidate is applying.
  • Click on the save and next button.
  • Click on the final button to apply and move to fee payment.
  • After the fee payment the application form filling is over.


The candidates who have appeared for the exam can download the result or check the result from the official website.

  • Visit the official website ibps.in.
  • Go to the home page of IBPS and click on the link provided
  • The window showing the form to be filled for the result will appear on the screen.
  • Enter the username and password.
  • The result of IBPS PO/MT 2019 will appear on the screen.
  • Save and download the result of IBPS PO/MT 2019 for future use.

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The interview will be conducted by the participating organizations and coordinated by the nodal agency in each state and UT with the help of IBPS.

Provisional Allotment:

The provisional allotment for all candidates will be announced on the official website. The IBPS banks are allotted based on candidate’s preferences which are made at the time of online application.

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