Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be releasing IBPS PO 2019 Official Notification very soon. IBPS PO Common written examination (CWE) is conducted every year to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary officer by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Board in various participating PSB’s across the country. IBPS PO Exam is one of the most desiderate exam conducted to help aspirants to fulfil their dream of being the part of respectable Bank Job as a PO.

In 2011, IBPS started the Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruiting officers and clerks in all Public Sector Banks. Earlier this exam was known as IBPS PO, but now the name has been renewed to IBPS CWE.

        IBPS PO 2019 Notification

The IBPS PO 2019 notification will be announced shortly by IBPS. The recruitment process is for selecting candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in different PSB’s. Selected Candidates through IBPS PO 2019 exam can be posted anywhere in India. Candidates can click on the link given below to check IBPS PO Official Notification after it has been released by IBPS.


IBPS PO 2019 Exam Dates

IBPS has been released the New IBPS Calendar 2019-20 for the upcoming IBPS Exams. As per the calendar, the Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th Oct 2019. Let's have a look at the detailed schedule for the same.



IBPS PO 2019 Dates

IBPS PO Notification

to be announced

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date

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

IBPS PO Mains Exam Date

30th November 2019

         IBPS PO 2019 Vacancy

As per IBPS PO 2018, a total of 4102 vacancies were announced. These vacancies were allotted among the partaking banks in the IBPS PO 2018 Exam. We are expecting IBPS PO 2019 Vacancy to be close to previous year’s vacancy.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

The IBPS PO 2019 exam is going to be conducted in three phases: 

·         Preliminary Examination

·         Mains Examination

·         Interview Process.

The Preliminary Exam has to be completed within a time set up of 1 hour. It is conducted in online mode in three sections ie; Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Candidates must clear the cut-off in all 3 sections individually to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.

A candidate has to clear both pre and mains examination to be eligible for the interview process.

IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern:


Name of the Test


of Questions

Maximum Marks



English Language



20 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude



20 minutes


Reasoning Ability



20 minutes





IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam Pattern:

S. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



60 minutes


English Language



40 minutes


Data Analysis & Interpretation



45 minutes


General Economy & Banking Awareness



35 minutes




180 minutes


English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)



30 minutes


Major changes were noticed in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018. We expect the changes in upcoming notification to preserve for IBPS PO 2019 exam as well.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019

The IBPS PO syllabus is almost same for Preliminary phase and Mains Exam. A candidate needs to be well-versed in Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Awareness and General Awareness to go up in this exam.


In Quantitative Aptitude section is in Prelims and Mains both exams. In IBPS PO Mains Syllabus, All the questions are based on Data Interpretation and Analysis.


·         Ratio and proportion

·         Averages

·         Time and work

·         Speed, Distance and time

·         Mixture and allegation

·         Stocks and shares

·         Percentages

·         Partnership

·         Clocks

·         Volume and surface Area

·         Height and Distances

·         Logarithms

·         Permutation and combinations

·         Simple and compound interest

·         Equations

·         Probability

·         Trigonometry

·         Profit, Loss and Discount

·         Mensuration

·         Elements of Algebra

·         Data Interpretation

a)       Pie charts

b)       Tables

c)        Bar & Graphs

d)       Line charts



IBPS PO Reasoning Syllabus


IBPS PO Syllabus for Reasoning can be divided into two parts: Verbal and Non-Verbal.

Unlike SSC Exams & IBPS Bank PO 2019 Syllabus is usually about Verbal Reasoning topics. Around 80% of the questions are from seating arrangement, syllogism, series and alphabet test, blood relations, number ranking and sequence.


·         Analogy

·         Classification

·         Word formation

·         Statement and conclusions

·         Syllogism

·         Statement and assumptions

·         Statement and arguments

·         Coding Decoding

·         Blood Relations

·         Passage and conclusions

·         Alphabet test

·         Series Test

·         Number, Ranking and time sequence

·         Direction sense Test

·         Decision making test

·         Figure series

·         Input/output, Assertion and reasoning

·         Sitting Arrangement



·         Series test

·         Odd figure out

·         Analogy

·         Miscellaneous Test etc.





IBPS PO Syllabus for English Language


English is one of the spooky subject for the candidates (Aspirants). The fear of English speaking is a prime reason behind the poor performance in this section. However, in IBPS PO 2019 Syllabus, the focus is on Grammar and Error Detection. Your English-speaking abilities are not evaluate in the exam. Based on last year's IBPS PO Papers, we are mentioning the syllabus for English as given below:


1. Vocabulary

·         Homonyms

·         Antonyms

·         Synonyms

·         Word Formation

·         Spelling



2. Grammar

·         Spotting Errors

·         Phrases and idioms

·         Direct and Indirect speech

·         Active/ Passive voice



3. Reading Comprehension

·         Theme Detection

·         Passage completion

·         Topic rearrangement of passage

·         Deriving Conclusion.





IBPS PO Syllabus for General Awareness



·         Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months.

·         Overview of Indian Financial System

·         History of Indian banking system

·         Recent credit and monetary policies

·         Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.

·         Abbreviations and Economic terminologies

·         Banking Terms

·         Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.





IBPS PO Syllabus for Computer Knowledge


·         Basics of Hardware and software

·         Windows operating system basics

·         Internet terms and services

·         Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)

·         History of computers

·         Networking and communication

·         Database basics

·         Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses


IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate is required to hold a minimum of graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university in order to be eligible for IBPS-PO 2019 exam. He/She must be on minimum 20 years of age to apply for this exam.

IBPS PO 2019 Application Fee

A candidate is needed to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for IBPS PO 2019 exam. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.


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