Getting through a competitive exam can be much more challenging and every year lakhs of aspirants appear for a number of such examinations. These exams not only test a student’s skill, but at the same time also test the will and zeal to hold a position in government offices.


Every year, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS PO Bank Exams for recruiting officers and clerks in Indian Banks. This exam is a gateway to the much sought after bank jobs and services in Public-Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC & Insurance companies and other Banks which are regular members of the IBPS society.


IBPS is an examination which is conducted at a National level and strictly follows online mode to evaluate the candidature for most of the Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). IBPS CWE-VIII (common written examination), PO Pre-Exam 2018 is tentatively scheduled on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018 while the IBPS PO Main Examination will be tentatively held on 18th November 2018.



Age Criteria: Should not be less than 20 years old and not more than 30 years old at the time of registration


Examination Pattern:


PO Preliminary Pattern:

ExamsNumber of questionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language3030Composite time of 1 Hour
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535





PO Main Exam Pattern:


S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes


Negative Marking for PO: One-fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.


Final Score Calculation for IBPS PO Exam:

  • Preliminary Exam (Tier-1) will not be considered in the final score but will be considered for qualifying to Mains Exam (Tier-2).
  • Candidates must qualify Phase-2 and Interview separately to be eligible for final merit.
  • The weightage of CWE Main exam and interview for final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.
  • The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category.


Interview Round: The interview round is conducted by a panel of bank officials ask to evaluate the candidate on the basis of personality and knowledge of the banking sector, current affairs, general awareness and others.



Why Join Competition Guru Coaching Centre?


Self-preparation is always good but at the same time carries its own risks. Limitations with respect to group discussions, immediate feedback on the basis of practice papers, effective coaching are some of the most common ones that may pull you back. Are you really willing to risk a year?


Join Competition Guru Coaching Centre, the Best IBPS Bank PO Coaching Institute in Chandigarh, today and leave the rest on us. We help aspirants in the following manner:

  • Prepare for the examination  in a systematic manner
  • Provide coaching and feedback at each step
  • Make candidates go through previous year IBPS questions
  • Shares study material (new pattern)
  • Understanding the concept and practice sample papers consistently



Book a sample demo class today with the Best IBPS Bank PO Coaching Institute in Chandigarh and decide for yourself whether to take the risk of self-preparation or trust to trust Competition Guru Coaching Centre and pursue your dream job.

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