IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment Notification – 4336 Vacancies

Dear Bankersdaily Aspirant,

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the official notification of the IBPS PO 2019 now in the official website of IBPS.

The Total Number of Vacancies available for the IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment is 4336 Vacancies.

The validity for CRP- PO/MT-IX will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2021 with or without giving any notice.

Please note that some of the banks have not released the Vacancies in the IBPS PO 2019 Notification, which they can release in the future course of time, so have a watch in the official website of IBPS regarding the IBPS.


Important Dates – IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates. 07.08.2019 to 28.08.2019
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 07.08.2019 to 28.08.2019
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training Sep-19
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 23.09.2019 to 28.09.2019
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary Oct-19
Online Examination – Preliminary 12.10.2019, 13.10.2019, 19.10.2019 and 20.10.2019
Result of Online exam – Preliminary October/ November 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main Nov-19
Online Examination – Main 30.11.2019
Declaration of Result – Main Dec-19
Download of call letters for interview Jan-20
Conduct of interview January / February 2020
Provisional Allotment Apr-20

Age Limit – IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

  • Minimum Age – 20 Years
  • Maximum Age – 30 Years

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and not later than 01.08.1999 (both dates inclusive)

Also, IBPS has included Age Relaxation for the categories apart from General & EWS, aspirants are advised to check the detailed notification which is provided at the end to know more.

Overall Vacancies– IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

Last Year (2018) saw 20 Banks participating in the IBPS PO Recruitment but this year due to mergers, the number of banks which have decided to take part in the IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 has been capped at 17 Banks/ Participating Organizations.

No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
1 Allahabad Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500
2 Andhra Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bank of India 158 58 11 89 583 899
5 Bank of Maharashtra 52 26 94 35 143 350
6 Canara Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500
7 Central Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR
8 Corporation Bank 22 11 40 15 62 150
9 Indian Bank 73 37 133 49 201 493
10 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Oriental Bank of Commerce 48 22 79 29 122 300
12 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
13 Punjab & Sind Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
15 UCO Bank 53 18 118 50 261 500
16 Union Bank of India 114 53 159 65 253 644
17 United Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 670 299 904 432 2031 4336


Educational Qualification – IBPS PO 2019

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Gov. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
  • The Educational Qualification will be considered as on 28th August, 2019.

EWS (Economically Weaker Section) – IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

  • Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations to the Scheduled Castes, the Schedule Tribes and the Other Backward Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakh (Rupees eight lakh only) are to be identified as EWSs for benefit of reservation.

The income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. and it will be income for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWSs, irrespective of the family income:

  • 5 acres of Agricultural Land and above;
  • Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above;
  • Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;
  • Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.

The property held by a “Family” in different locations or different places / cities would be clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS status.

The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the Authorities as notified by the Government of India in the prescribed format shall only be accepted as proof of candidate’s claim as belonging to EWS. The candidates shortlisted for document verification/interview shall be required to bring the requisite certificate as specified by the Government of India at the time of appearing for the process of document verification/interview.

The term “Family” for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.

The instructions issued by the Government of India in this regard from time to time shall be adhered to.

Disclaimer: EWS Vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and outcome of any litigation.

Selection Procedure – IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

This IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment Exam consists of 3 Phases.

The Selection will be consisting of three phases named Prelims, Mains followed by Personal Interview.

The Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

IBPS PO 2019 – Prelims Exam Pattern

  • Sectional Cutoff Marks : Yes
  • Overall Cutoff Marks : Yes
No Name of Tests No. of Qns Max. Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted
1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS PO Mains Exam 2019 – Exam Pattern

  • Sectional Cutoff Marks : Yes
  • Overall Cutoff Marks : Yes
No Name of Tests No. of Qns Max. Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Section
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing 2 25 English 30 minutes
& Essay)

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

(Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examination) For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

Application Fees – IBPS PO Recruitment 2019

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

Apply for IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment

Candidates are advised to click the apply online button available at the end of this post and follow the on screen procedure.

Also , aspirants who are applying for the IBPS PO recruitment 2019 are required to upload their photograph, signature along with their left hand thumb impression and Hand Written Declaration which is mentioned in the official notification of IBPS.

Hand written Declaration:

The text for the hand written declaration is as follows –

“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. If it is written by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid.

Aspirants can check the Official Website or the link that is provided below for the IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment notification and Application Link. 

IBPS PO 2019 – Official Notification (PDF Download)

IBPS PO 2019 – Application Link

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