IBPS PO 2019 – Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & Syllabus


The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is the recruitment body for public banks. It conducts the exam for Probationary Officers (PO) and Clerical Cadre. IBPS will release the detailed information of IBPS PO 2019 application form and exam date in 2019.

This is the right time for interested candidates to start the IBPS PO 2019 preparation. Here in this article, you will get detailed information about IBPS PO 2019 eligibility, its exam pattern, syllabus, how to prepare for IBPS PO 2019 and more.

Important Dates

Here is the detail of IBPS PO 2019 exam dates. These are the tentative dates for IBPS PO 2019 exam.

  • Notification for IBPS PO 2019 exam date will release on July 2019.
  • IBPS PO 2019 application form will be available online in July 2019.
  • Interested candidates can submit IBPS PO 2019 application form till August 2019.
  • Admit cards availability for prelims exam is expected by September 2019.
  • In October 2019 the preliminary exam of IBPS PO 2019 to be held.
  • Preliminary exam results are expected to be declared in November 2019.
  • Admit cards for the main exam will be available in months of November 2019.
  • IBPS PO 2019 exam date for the main exam will fall in November 2019.
  • Result for the main exam will declare in December 2019 and interviews will be held in January 2020.

IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility

Before submitting the IBPS PO 2019 application form it is must for the aspirants to know about the IBPS PO 2019 eligibility criteria.


  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 20 years and maximum age should not be more than 30 years.
  • 1 August 2019 is the cut off date for the age calculation.
  • Candidates from the reserved category are eligible to get the relaxation in the upper limit of age as per the government rules. This relaxation can be 3- 10 years based on the candidates’ category.

Educational Qualification

  • According to the IBPS PO 2019 eligibility criteria, the minimum educational qualification of the interested candidate should be graduation in any stream from a government recognized

Application Fee

  • The fee of IBPS PO 2019 application form for unreserved and OBC candidates’ is Rs. 600/-.
  • Application form fee for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen is Rs. 100/-.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern

IBPS PO exam is conducted into three phases; Preliminary exam, Main exam, and Interview.

  • IBPS PO 2019 Exam pattern for Preliminary exam includes three sections; English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. 30 marks are assigned to English Language and the worth of rest two topics are 35 each. 1 hour is assigned to the aspirants to complete this exam.
  • IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern for the Main exam will have five sections; Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude and English language including Essay writing. Duration of this exam is 3 hours+30 minutes (for descriptive English exam).

IBPS 2019 Syllabus

It is must have a detailed knowledge about IBPS 2019 syllabus to get the success in the IBPS 2019 exam.

IBPS 2019 syllabus for Prelim Exam

  • English Language: Para jumble, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Completion etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification, Time & Distance, Data Interpretation etc.
  • Reasoning Ability: Blood Relation, Tabulation, Seating Arrangement etc.

IBPS 2019 syllabus for Main Exam

  • English Language: Active/Passive Voice, Spotting Errors, Direct indirect speech etc.
  • Reasoning: Blood Relation, Directions, and Distances, Circular and Liner Seating Arrangement etc.
  • Computer Knowledge: Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Computer Fundamentals and Terminologies etc
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Simple and Compound Interest, Trigonometry, Quadratic Equation etc.
  • General Awareness: Current Affairs, Bank awareness etc.

The candidates shortlisted in the mains are called for interview. Once you clear the interview you are posted as PO with SBI. Candidates preparing for SBI PO exam might also be searching for how to prepare for IBPS PO interview. So here we will you that the best way is to start preparing for interview along with the prelims and main exam preparation.

Hope this information will be helpful for you. To get more information about IBPS PO 2019 exam dates and preparation tips stay tuned with us.

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