IBPS PO 2018 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
The registration procedure for IBPS PO concluded on September 4, 2018. Successfully registered candidates can download their admit card from the official website i.e. www.ibps.in from the 2nd week of September. IBPS PO 2018 will be conducted in two stages- Prelims and Mains. The prelims will be conducted on October 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2018. The Main exam for IBPS PO is scheduled for November 18, 2018.
|IBPS PO Admit Card||IBPS PO Exam Dates||IBPS PO Exam Centers||IBPS PO Exam Pattern|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee||General/OBC Category- INR 600 SC/ST/PWD- INR 100|
|IBPS PO Prelims Exam Dates|
October 13 and October 14, 2018
October 20 and October 21, 2018
|IBPS PO Main Exam Date||November 18, 2018|
|Minimum Qualification Required||Graduation degree in any discipline|
|Documents required||Scanned copies of Photograph and Signature|
As per latest notification, candidates must upload the following documents while filling the application form for IBPS PO 2018. The specifications for each document are mentioned below
|Candidate’s Photograph||20 KB- 50 KB||JPG|
|Candidate’s Signature||10 KB- 20 KB||JPG|
|Candidate’s Thumb Impression||10 KB- 20 KB||JPG|
|Scanned copy of handwritten declaration||10 KB- 20 KB||JPG|
Check here to know IBPS PO Eligibility
Candidates must apply for the exam by registering on the official website of IBPS. The details entered in the IBPS PO application form 2018 will be used to generate the IBPS PO Admit Card. Follow the steps given below to apply for the exam.
Note:Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application form as no change in any of the data will be possible/ entertained.
Candidates must use their IBPS Registration login details to access their account and upload the following documents as per the specifications mentioned above.
This step involves selecting the preferred organization/centers for Pre Exam Training and recruitment. Once the form is submitted, no further changes can be made to the preference list.
The application fee can be paid via Debit/Credit Card, Net banking, IMPS, Cash Card and Mobile Wallets. The IBPS PO Application Fee once paid, shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
1. Enter details such as payment mode, amount and security code.
There is no provision to make any corrections in the IBPS PO Application Form after the final submission. Therefore, it is imperative to be careful while filling the form. Candidates can review their form before the final submission.
If you have made a mistake while filling the form, you can apply again by filling another form since IBPS accepts the latest form filled by the candidate. However, the fee submitted earlier will not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates will have to make a fresh payment for the new application form.
The details entered in the form will be used to issue the admit card for IBPS PO 2018. Hence, candidates must take extreme care to ensure that there are no errors while filling the details like IBPS PO Exam Center, Category, etc
|Details Asked||Filling Criteria|
|Category||Choose any one among the given categories|
|Category Code||Select appropriate category code|
|SC (OH)- 02|
|SC (VH)- 03|
|ST (OH)- 05|
|ST (VH)- 06|
|OBC (OH)- 08|
|OBC (VH)- 09|
|GEN (OH)- 11|
|GEN (VH)- 12|
|Religion||Select the appropriate religion from the drop down|
|Number of times appeared for IBPS PO||Enter the correct number of attempts for IBPS PO|
|Aadhar Card Details||Mention if you have Aadhar Card or not and its number|
|Nationality||Mention correct nationality|
|IBPS PO exam Center for Preliminary Examination||Mention State, State Code and Select the Center from the drop down|
|IBPS PO exam center for Main Examination||Enter State and State Code of the center; Select the center from the drop down|
|Father’s Name||Enter first name, middle name and last name in maximum 35 characters each|
|Mother’s Name||Mention first, middle and last name in not more than 35 characters each|
|Correspondence Address||Mention correct address in maximum 35 characters|
|State||Choose the State from the drop down|
|Pin code||Enter the correct 6 digit pin code|
|Permanent Address||Mention the permanent address if different from the Correspondence address in maximum 35 characters|
|State||Select the state from the drop down|
|Pin code||Enter correct 6 digit pin code|
|Type of Bachelor’s Degree||Mention the graduation degree|
|Subject/Stream||Mention the subject of the bachelor programme|
|Date of Passing||Mention the date of passing the degree in the format DD/MM/YYYY|
|Percentage of Marks||Enter the percentage obtained|
|Name of Employer||Name of company where you are working presently followed by the older one in maximum 35 characters each|
|Designation||Position at the company|
|Date of joining and leaving||Mention the joining and leaving date in the format DD/MM/YYYY|
|Years of Service||Mention the work experience in the format YY/MM|
|Language Known||Enter the languages known (multiple entries allowed)|
|Organization Preference Details||Mention the preferred organizations (any number of entries)|
Candidates can follow these simple steps in case they forget their IBPS PO Password:
If candidates need any assistance while filling the IBPS PO Application form, they can contact the authorities through the helpline numbers given below
Helpline Numbers- 1800 222 366, 1800 103 4566
The service will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. except on Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays applicable in the state of Maharashtra.
Check IBPS PO Exam Guidelines
Ques. I was not able to open the official website of IBPS - www.ibps.in. Can I apply through some other website also?
Ans. No, this is the only website through which you can apply for IBPS PO. You may once check your internet connection speed, try using some other browser, or clear cookies and history, and then try again.
Ques. Is the IBPS PO application form also available to be submitted in the offline mode?
Ans. No, the IBPS PO application form can only be filled and submitted in the online mode at the official website of IBPS - www.ibps.in.
Ques. Why has IBPS made the application submission process online?
Ans. Almost all the undergraduate-based entrance exams have switched the registration or application process online because of the following major benefits:
Ques. What is the online application fee for IBPS PO?
Ans. For SC, ST and PWD candidates, it is INR 100. For others, it is INR 600.
Ques. What are the major steps of IBPS PO online application?
Ans. The major steps are listed below:
Ques. Can I pay the IBPS PO application fee through some bank challan or demand draft?
Ans. No, you can pay the application fee only by credit card, debit card or net banking in the online mode.
Ques. Can I correct my personal details in the submitted application form of IBPS PO?
Ans. No. Once the form has been submitted and the fee has been paid, you cannot make any changes. You may fill a new application form by paying the application fee again. The previous fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. IBPS PO accepts the last duly filled form.
Ques. I do not have an e-mail Id. Can I apply for IBPS PO?
Ans. No, a valid e-mail Id is mandatory. You have to create an e-mail Id before applying.
Ques. I missed the IBPS PO application form acknowledgement page on which my registration number was printed. How can I retrieve it?
Ans. The same would have been sent to your verified e-mail Id. You may retrieve all your registration details from it.
Ques. Can I reopen and view my submitted IBPS PO application form using my provisional registration number and password?
Ans. Yes, you can reopen it.
Ques. How many times can I reopen and view my submitted IBPS PO application form using my provisional registration number and password?
Ans. You can reopen it for a maximum of 3 times only.
Ques. How should I send photographs and signature to the IBPS PO organizing committee?
Ans. You will have to upload the scanned copies of your photographs and signature in the prescribed format.
Ques. How will I know about my successful registration for IBPS PO?
Ans. You will receive a registration number and password on your e-mail Id and mobile number on successful registration.
Ques. What happens if registration payment fails?
Ans. The amount deducted will be credited into your bank in around 5 to 7 days depending on the bank policy. You must take a printout of receipt for your further convenience.
Ques. I could not upload my photograph and signature while filling the application form. What could be the reason?
Ans. May be the dimensions of the images being uploaded do not fulfill the requirements set by the organization.
Ques. Is there some option to fill the IBPS PO application form in the Hindi language?
Ans. No, the application form can only be filled in the English language.
Ques. Can I make corrections in the IBPS PO application form after paying the application fee?
Ans. No, you cannot make any further corrections once you paid your fees. Even if the date of registration is active that time. But, you can refill the IBPS PO form and pay the fees again with correct details.
Ques. I haven’t received the confirmation e-mail after submitting my IBPS PO application form. What does it mean?
Ans. May be you have provided incorrect e-mail address in the form. You can take ‘Preview’ of your form after logging in to the IBPS PO account and check.
Ques. I submitted two applications for IBPS PO by mistake and paid the fee for both of these. Will both of my registrations be cancelled?
Ans. No. IBPS accepts the last duly filled form.
Ques. What should be the prerequisite before filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ans. You must check your eligibility once before filling the IBPS PO online application form so as to avoid the late stage rejections.
Ques. Where can I apply for the exam?
Ans. All the candidates can apply on the official website of IBPS i.e. ibps.in.
Ques. When will the online registrations start?
Ans. The online registrations for IBPS PO exam will be started as soon as the official notification for the exam is released. The tentative date is August 2018.
Ques. Do I need to register separately for Prelims and Mains exam of IBPS PO?
Ans. No, a candidate needs to register only once for the IBPS PO exam
Ques. What is the mode of registration?
Ans. All the aspiring candidates can apply for the exam only via online mode. There is no other mode of application for the exam.
Ques. When will the Preliminary Exam be conducted?
Ans. The Preliminary exam is scheduled to be conducted on 13.10.2018, 14.10.2018, 20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018.
Ques. When will the Mains exam be conducted?
Ans. The Mains exam is scheduled to be conducted on 18.11.2018.
Ques. What should be the size of Photograph to be uploaded while applying for the exam?
Ans. The size of the Photograph to be uploaded should be between 10kb – 20kb and it should be in jpg format.
Ques. Can I upload my old photograph for the application?
Ans. No, the Photograph should be recent and it must be taken against a light background.
Ques. What should be the size of signature while uploading it during registration process?
Ans. The size of signature to be uploaded should be between 20 kb to 50 kb and it should be in jpg format.
Ques. Can I upload the signature in blue ink?
Ans. No, the signature is to be uploaded in Black ink only.
Ques. How can I submit the application fee for the exam?
Ans. The application fee can be submitted with the help of debit card, credit card and internet banking.
Ques. When will the application procedure be considered complete?
Ans. The application is considered complete only when the application fee is submitted.
Ques. I don’t have a computer certificate; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. Candidates only need to have a basic knowledge of computers to apply for the exam. Having a computer certificate is not necessary.
Ques. Is it necessary to have an Aadhaar number to apply for the exam?
Ans. No, Aadhaar number is not necessary to apply for the exam. It is optional.
Ques. I have submitted two applications; which one will be considered?
Ans. In case you have submitted multiple applications, only the latest complete application will be considered.
Ques. What is the eligibility criterion of the exam?
Ans. A person who is Graduate in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government is eligible to apply for the exam.
Ques. I am 19 years old; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. No, you cannot apply for the exam. The minimum age for applying for the exam is 20 years.
Ques. What is the maximum age limit to apply for the exam?
Ans. The maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 30 years.
Ques. Is there any fee exemption for female candidates?
Ans. No, there is no fee exemption for female candidates.
Ques. I have registered with the wrong details, can I register again?
Ans. If you have entered incorrect details in the form, you can register again with correct details.
Ques. I am an Ex-serviceman; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. Yes, Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years of military service are eligible to apply for the exam. They have been given an age relaxation of 5 years.
Ques. I am a SC candidate; do I need to upload the caste certificate while applying for the exam?
Ans. No, you don’t need to upload your caste certificate while applying for the exam, but you will have to produce it at the time of interview if you clear Prelims and Main examination.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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