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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:

IBPS PO Recruitment Eligibility Criteria (CWE PO/MT VI) details – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) published Recruitment notification of Common written exam (CWE) for Probationary Officer (PO) and management Trainee (MT) Posts. All Graduate candidates can apply for this IBPS Recruitment 2016. Before applying all needs to check their “Eligibility of IBPS PO Recruitment” Check the Details below.

Aspirants can apply for PO post through IBPS online application form. No other mode will be accepted. But first sure that applying candidate is eligible for the post or not. So Check Eligibility Criteria which is given in IBPS Recruitment Notification OR students can check major details in this article also.

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO in details:
Eligibility Criteria of IBPS PO CWE Contains these 3 points to check such as Candidates age limit, Educational qualification, Nationality / Citizenship. Let’s see the details about these points.

Age Limit – Under IBPSEligibility Criteria for PO 2016 interested candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years

Sr. No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the stipulated time) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment 5 years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Education Qualification – Under IBPS PO Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2016 Candidates must have completed their Graduation Degree from any recognized university or institution. Participants also required their mark sheet numbers while they submit IBPS PO online form 2016.

Nationality / Citizenship – Participants must have this citizenship which is given below.

  • Citizen of Indian
  • Citizen of Nepal
  • Citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee
  • Migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO MT Exam Pattern – IBPS Common Written Exam (CWE 6) for Probationary Officer (PO) & Management Trainee (MT) Posts is running all of the participants who have completed their IBPS PO Online Application form filling process they should have to check IBPS CWE Exam Pattern & IBPS Exam Syllabus. IBPS Exam Scheduled in the month of October so gets ready for preparation.

IBPS PO MT Exam Pattern Details –
IBPS PO CWE is an Objective type paper. Online Written exam includes five subjects in which all subjects having their own weight and the subjects are Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge. There will be 200 Objective Questions carrying 1 mark of each and the time duration is for 02 hours. And there will be Negative marking for all wrong answer with 0.25 marks.

The examination will be carried out in three phases:

1. Phase I (Preliminary Exam): It will be an ONLINE Computer Based Test mode where the candidates will be shown section-wise questions on a computer screen.
2. Phase II (Mains Exam): It will have two parts:

  • An ONLINE Computer Based Test mode where the candidates will be shown section-wise questions on a computer screen. There will be four sections, English Language; General Awareness, Marketing & Computers; Data Analysis & Interpretation; Reasoning (High Level) each carrying 50 marks.
  • Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 1 hour duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). Descriptive Tests will also be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
  • Those who will clear the Mains Exam called for Interview process.

IBPS Preliminary Exam :-
Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 01 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
Total 100 100
IBPS PO Mains Exam :-
Sr.No. Name of Tests (Objective) MaximumMarks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 English Language 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 40
5 Computer Knowledge 20
Total 200
Note:-
  • All papers except English will be available in both languages Hindi & English.
  • Negative marking applicable for all candidates with O.25 marks deducted at every wrong question and unmarked questions will not be included in Negative marking.
  • Minimum score required being called for Interview.

IBPS PO Exam Syllabus

IBPS PO Syllabus Topic wise IBPS PO Reasoning Syllabus – Reasoning Section covers all logical reasoning questions. Logical Reasoning contains Verbal & Nonverbal Category questions. Verbal reasoning means blood relation / Sitting arrangement / coding-decoding / making series and Syllogism. Nonverbal covers making series / analogy and classification.


  • Number series
  • Letter & symbol series
  • Statement and argument
  • Logical problems
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Blood relations
  • Coding-decoding
  • Number ranking
  • Making judgments etc


IBPS PO English Syllabus: English language Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam is a common paper of Basic English knowledge. It has General English, Comprehension & Spelling sections which are given below.

General English: Vocabulary, synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation and Sentence rearrangement.

Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, and Passage correction, Sentence correction.

Spelling: Grammar, Idioms, and Phrases contain IBPS PO Syllabus.

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus: Quantitative aptitude Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam papers contains Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications. Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio, and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion. Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and distance, Average, Mensuration. Permutation and combination, Data tables, Probability, Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs, Case study.

IBPS PO General Awareness Syllabus: General awareness Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam is a basically General Knowledge paper which covers the latest information about the Current Affairs (Latest News) from Indian Economy, International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture etc. History of Banking, current affairs of last 6 months, countries / currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc.

IBPS PO Computer Syllabus: Computer Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam covers Basic computer terminology, Software & Hardware questions, IBPS Questions on Computer, Computer abbreviation, Database Management System (DBMS), Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet use etc.

IBPS PO Selection Procedure

IBPS PO / MT Selection Procedure – IBPS Common Written Exam (CWE PO/MT) for recruitment of Probationary Officer (PO) & Management Trainee (MT) jobs in Public Sector banks.

IBPS PO Selection Process Details :-
IBPS PO Selection Process will be done in three stages First is Preliminary Common Written Exam & Second is Mains and then Common Interview exam and IBPS Department simply generate Score Card by the Performance in these parts. By Score level of this card candidates will be shortlisted in participating organization.

IBPS Common Interview – Candidates who have been qualified IBPS PO MT 6 CWE 2016 they will be called for Interview to be directed by the Participating Organizations and composed by the Nodal Bank in each one State/ UT with the assistance of IBPS. Meetings will be led at select focuses. Interview will be conducted at the selected Interview Centers.

IBPS Interview Minimum Qualify marks is above 40% out of 100 and 35% for (SC/ST/PH/OBC/PWD). Ratio of Both exams (CWE & Interview) will be 80:20 separably. If participants will qualify in both exams then shortlisted for provisional Allotment Process. While going for Interview take these documents with you.

  • Printout of Valid Interview Call Letter
  • Valid System generated Online Application form
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • If Applied for reservation Caste Certificate
  • Medical Certificate for Physically Disability candidates
  • Experience Certificates
  • NOC from department those candidates perusing in any Government Jobs / Public Sector Undertaking etc.