IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 12 Mar, 2019 12:24 IST

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IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process

IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process for 3500+ banking posts has started under the defined nodules of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) by the advent of the Prelims Exam. The Selection Process of IBPS PO works in three stages namely – The Prelims, The Mains and The Interview. The Process of IBPS PO Selection comprises of all the stages that candidates have to clear for recruitment to the desired IBPS participating banks. On the basis of the performance of the IBPS PO applicants in the Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Personal Interview, they will be selected for the vacant posts in the associate banks of IBPS.

After the IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary examination over, those candidates who have successfully given the exam can check for their results as it will be declared by the exam conducting authority. This will complete the First Stage, making way for the eligible candidates to participate in the second stage of the Selection Process of IBPS PO. This second stage is the IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam that is scheduled to take place on 30th November 2019 across different centres in India. The declaration of the IBPS PO Mains Result will end the Second Stage of the Selection Process. The last or the Third Stage is the Interview round which will be conducted for the candidates who will clear the sectional cut-off and overall cut-off of the Mains Exam. Read the article given below to understand the details of IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process in a clear and easy manner. These stages are also the determining factors for the Selection Process without which the final selection of the candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) will not complete. Check the performance of the candidates in a serial order that complete the selection procedure.

  • Performance in the Preliminary test,
  • Performance in the Main test,
  • Performance in the Interview,
  • Verification of the Documents

IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process - Important Dates



IBPS PO 201 Prelims Exam Date

12th, 13th, 19th and 20th October 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Prelims Result

October- November 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam

30th November 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Result

December 2019

Stages of IBPS PO 2019 Selection Process

IBPS PO Preliminary Test

This is the First Stage of Selection Process of IBPS PO 2019. In this candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the online exam conducted all over the nation. The level of competition in this stage is high, as the number of applicants is more than 3 lakhs, which tends to increase with every passing year and announcement of different banking posts. Organised by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), the Preliminary exam will be started on 12th October and ended on 2oth October 2019. And the result for the same has now been declared on the official website of IBPS. Candidates who will clear this stage and mark their place in the provisional cut-off marks list will become eligible to appear in the Second Stage of the Selection Process.

IBPS PO Mains Test

IBPS PO Mains is the Second Stage of the Selection Process that can be taken only by the candidates who have acquired the Provisional Cut-Off Marks in the First Stage which is the Preliminary Exam. The Mains will be conducted on 30th November 2019 at different exam centers through online medium. Once the result of the Prelims are out, selected candidates will be able to download their IBPS PO 2019 Mains Admit Card from the official website. The Mains Examination will be a paper of 3 hours and 30 minutes with 155 + 2 questions. The paper will be both Objective and Subjective in the medium of the language selected by the candidates. Go through the IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern to know about the details of this online examination. Candidates successfully clearing this stage will be sent forward for the Third Stage of the Selection Process.

IBPS PO Interview Process

Only those candidates who qualify for IBPS PO Mains will be called for the Interview Process which is the Third Stage of the Selection Process. Interviews will be organised at select centres. The examination centre, the address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be notified to the selected candidates in the call letter. Candidates will have to download their interview call letters from the official website of IBPS. Please note that no request regarding changes in the date of interview, center etc. will be considered. However, the conducting authorities have the right to change the date, venue, time, centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for the particular date, session, venue/centre under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

The total weightage for the Interview Process is 100 marks. General category candidates need to score 40% of marks in the Interview Process to qualify. Candidates belonging to reserved categories must score 35% of marks. The cumulative score of Mains and Interview Process in a ratio of 80:20 will be taken into consideration for selecting the candidates for which a merit list will be prepared. Candidates whose name feature in the merit list will be offered appointment letters.

List of Documents Required for Verification During the IBPS PO Interview Process

  • Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter

  • Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for CWE PO/MT-VII

  • Proof of Date of Birth 

  • Photo Identify Proof 

  • Mark-sheets or certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 05.09.2017 has to be submitted.

  • Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates.

  • Disability certificate

  • Experience certificates, if any

  • Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility.

Participating Organisations for IBPS PO

The total number of vacancies is decided based on the recruitment need of 20 participating banks. 

Allahabad Bank

Central Bank of India

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Andhra Bank

Corporation Bank

Punjab National Bank

Bank of Baroda

Dena Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

Bank of India


Syndicate Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Indian Bank

UCO Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

Union Bank of India

United Bank of India

Vijaya Bank


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