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IBPS PO 2019 Pre-Exam Training: Download Call Letter

Updated On - January 21st 2019

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) organizes a pre-exam training in various public sector banks and other participating organizations. This facility is only available to candidates from Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities. 

The IBPS PO Pre Exam Training will be conducted in September 2019. It is organized to acquaint the candidates with the IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern, syllabus and to give them a few preparation tips for the exam.

Candidates can download their IBPS PO admit card for Pre-exam training by submitting their Registration No. and Password/DOB. 

IBPS PO 2019 Pre-Exam Training Dates

The significant dates for IBPS PO pre-exam training are given below. They must adhere to this schedule to avoid confusion. It is advisable to keep a tab on the official Website of IBPS for more updates. The preferences for selecting pre-exam training centers will be available at the time of filling the IBPS PO Application Form.

IBPS PO 2019 Application Form available fromAugust 2019
Last Date to fill IBPS PO 2019 Application FormSeptember 2019
IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Admit Card available fromSeptember 2019
Pre-Exam Training DateSeptember 2019

How to Download Pre-Exam Training Admit Card?

  1. Go to official website of IBPS i.e.
  2. Click on the link to download call letter (admit card) for PO/MT-VII running on the top of the page.

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  1. You will be directed to the login page.
  2. Enter your registration no and password.

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  1. Enter the captcha code.
  2. Click on login and your admit card will be displayed on the screen
  3. Take a print-out and save it on your computer.

To download call letter for IBPS PO 2019 Pre-Examination Training, Click here

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Centers 2019

  • IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training is arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations for the candidates from SC/ ST/ Minority Communities at certain centers.
  • All expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc. has to be borne by candidate for attending the pre-examination training.
IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Centers
AhmedabadDhanbadKochiPort BlairVaranasi
SiliguriNew DelhiJodhpurChandigarh-

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IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Advantages

There are a number of advantages associated with IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training program. To quote a few, they have been listed below:

  • Since the CWE is an online exam, this training program benefits candidates who are not used to computer based tests. It gives them sufficient practice for the same.
  • The training is like a platform for the underprivileged candidates that helps them prepare for the IBPS-PO Exam in a better way.
  • The training helps uplift and enhance the capabilities of the under-privileged candidates from the SC/ST and other minority categories.
  • The program trains these candidates to the optimum, so that it is easier for them to secure a position as a Probationary Officer/Management Trainee and clerical cadre in the banking sector.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

The Common Written Exam is an online exam, which will be held in two stages. The first round is the Preliminary stage and the next one is the Main exam. IBPS PO Exam Pattern for both stages is discussed below:

IBPS PO – Preliminary 

This is the first exam that a candidate needs to crack to qualify for IBPS PO Main Exam. 

  • Exam Mode: Online 
  • Time Duration: 1 hour (60 minutes)
  • Sections: 3 sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability
  • Question Type: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark each
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for wrong answer

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing IBPS PO Cut off 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.

Section NameNo. of questionsMax. Marks
English Language3030
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning Ability3535

Note- If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. Those candidates who clear this stage will able to go at next stage i.e. the Main Exam.

IBPS PO – Main Exam

Candidates qualifying the first paper i.e. Prelims will then have to clear this exam. The scores in this exam will contribute in the final selection or final allotment of a candidate. 

  • Exam Mode: Online 
  • Time Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes)
  • Sections: 4 + 1 sections: English, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, and General Awareness. There will also be a descriptive paper
  • Question Type: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark each
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for wrong answer
Section NameNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksTime allotted/ section
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude356045 minutes
General Awareness404035 minutes
Total155200180 minutes

    Check  Easy Preparation Tips for IBPS PO Exam


    Q1) What is the Pre-exam training for IBPS PO?

    Ans. Pre-exam is training is like a free coaching program, organized by IBPS for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Religious Minorities.

    Q2) Is it compulsory to attend pre-exam training?

    Ans. No, candidates have the option of not going for the pre-exam training.

    Q3) Is pre-exam training available to everyone?

    Ans. No, pre-exam training is available only for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Minorities.

    Q4) How can I apply for pre-exam training?

    Ans. While filling the form, there will a check-box for ‘Do you want to attend to pre-exam training?’ Candidate willing to attend the coaching will have to select this check-box.

    Q5) Does everyone who applies for pre-exam training get it?

    Ans. It is not necessary. The notification states that this training is organized only for a limited number of candidates. So applying for it does not guarantee that you will get it.

    Q6) Will I have to pay anything extra for the pre-exam training?

    Ans. No, as stated earlier, this coaching is completely free.

    Q7) Will the expenses for travelling and lodging will also be borne by IBPS?

    Ans. No, only the coaching is free. Other expenses like boarding, travelling, lodging etc. have to be borne by the candidate.

    Q8) If I attend the pre-exam training, will I be given any benefit during the selection process?

    Ans. No, attending the training does not guarantee selection.

    Q9) Where is the pre-exam training given to candidates?

    Ans. IBPS has selected centers for such training. These centers are at Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.

    Q10) How will get to know that I am selected for pre-exam training?

    Ans. The admit cards or the call letters for pre exam training will be made available on the website. You will need to keep visiting the website for staying updated about this.

    Q11) Will IBPS send me a hard copy of call letter?

    Ans. No, hard copy through post will not be sent. You will need to download and print the call letter and carry it.

    Q12) I did not apply for the pre-exam training in my form, is there any way to apply for it in the later stages?

    Ans. No, to apply for pre-exam training for IBPS PO, the only way is to mention it in the application form.

    Q13) Can I get the training online?

    Ans. No, the training will be given in physical centers in the cities mentioned earlier. You will not get the training online.

    Q14) Will the pre-exam training be beneficial for me?

    Ans. Candidates will be taught about the important topics, techniques to handle questions and exam pattern. The benefit of it will depend upon how one utilizes the training period.

    Q15) How can I download the call letter for pre-exam training?

    Ans. You need to reach the official website for this, which is On the homepage, you will see a notification- ‘Click here to download your pre-exam training call letter for IBPS PO/MT’. After clicking on this, you will need to enter your log in details and call letter will get downloaded.

    Q16) Will I get the option to select the center for pre-exam training?

    Ans. Yes, you will be given the option to select.

    Q17) The center allocated to me does not match with what I filled in the form, why is it so?

    Ans. IBPS tries to give candidates the center preferred by them, but there is no guarantee that the same center will be allotted.

    Q18) I want to change the time and venue of my pre-exam training, can I do that?

    Ans. No, there is no option of changing the time and venue for training.

    Q19) I am not able to download the call letter, what should I do?

    Ans. It might be due to incorrect login credentials, or you might not have been selected. You can contact IBPS for the same.

    Q20) I forgot my password, how can I download the call letter?

    Ans. You password is sent to your registered mobile number and email ID, you can refer to these for your password. However, there is an option for resetting as password as well.

    *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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    1 Comment
    Abhijit Roy

    I am general catagory student. I want to train for IBPS in agartala? So in which center can I prepare for IBPS PO?

    18 Dec, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Abhijit, You can google it or check the institute review to get the best knowledge for the exam.

    18 Dec, 2018 11:16

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