Roundup: IBPS PO admit card, update on clerk exam and registrations for IBPS RRB

IBPS exam 2016

The recruitment process for about 45 thousand posts is currently underway through Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) ranging from Probationary Officer (PO), clerks and on officer scale too. Here’s your weekly roundup on what’s going on about these exams and what’s coming.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an autonomous organisation that deals with the recruitment process for several leading banking organisations across the Country. Currently, IBPS is holding numerous recruitment process for filling around 45 thousand posts in several participating banks. This article gives a brief idea about each recruitment process :

IBPS PO : IBPS is conducting the online examination for selection of eligible candidates for Probationary Officer / Management Trainee posts in 20 participating banks. Total 8,822 posts would be filled through the current recruitment process. The online application process was completed in July/August while the preliminary examination would be held in October. IBPS PO prelims exam would be conducted on October 16, 22 & 23, followed by the main examination on November 20. The complete recruitment process of PO/MTs would wind up by the month of April next year.

What’s next : As the preliminary exam is less than a month away, the candidates must prepare for the exam in a much practical way. The candidates would have 1 hour to solve 100 questions so they must keep a close watch on the time they take to solve a question.

And since preliminary exam for PO is scheduled to start mid-October, admit cards will be released within next week.

IBPS Clerk : Common Recruitment process for selection of personnel for 19,243 Clerical cadre posts in 19 banks is being undertaken by IBPS. The online registration process for IBPS Clerk recruitment 2016 ended on September 12 while the pre-exam training for a limited number of candidates belonging to reserved category candidates would be organised from November 7 to 12. The preliminary exam would be held on November 26 & 27 and December 3 & 4. Result of preliminary exam would be announced in December as the main exam would be conducted on December 31 and January 1. IBPS would complete the provisional allotment process in April 2017.

What’s next : As the preliminary exam is scheduled to be held in November & December, the candidates must prepare themselves as per the exam pattern. IBPS Clerk exam (preliminary) would consist of three sections : English Language (30 questions), Numerical Ability (35 questions) and Reasoning Ability (35 questions). The candidates are required to score minimum qualifying marks in each section separately to become eligible for the main exam. As per the government ruling, there would be no interviews for Clerical cadre recruitment, hence only those candidates would be eligible for provisional allotment process who have secured sufficient marks in the main exam.

IBPS RRB : Of all other recruitment exams conducted by IBPS, the CWE RRB exam is conducted to fill Officer level posts in Regional Rural Banks. Currently, 56 RRBs are offering 16,560 posts of Officer (Scale I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose). The online registration process would conclude on September 30, while the preliminary exam would be conducted in November. The provisional allotment process would wind up by February 2017 after the successful completion of main exam and interviews. Check complete information of IBPS RRB Exam 2016.

Other exams : IBPS had also notified recruitment of Law Officer, Research Associate, Hindi Officer and Analyst-Programmer (LINUX) for which the online exam was conducted on September 24 across 18 cities. The recruitment process would wind up by October as the result of online exam would be declared on September 26 and the interview would be held in the first week of October.

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