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IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF download- Get details of IBPS PO exam dates, exam pattern, pay scale, application, IBPS PO eligibility criteria, appliction fee, selection process etc.

IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF download

IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF download– The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) conducts examinations annually for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). The exam is one of the most important exams among other bank exams and is due to the cut- throat competition. Every aspirant is waiting for IBPS PO notitification 2017 to be published. After publication of the notification, students need to study as per the IBPS PO exam pattern. Students can start practising with IBPS mock tests and IBPS previous year question papers.

All the candidates who are interested for the job profile can check their eligibility as per IBPS eligibility criteria 2017. If they match the requirements, they can apply as per the norms of IBPS recruitment 2017. The candidates can apply online for common recruitment process for PO post.

Note- The IBPS PO Notification 2017 official notice is not yet out. It is expected to be out soon (tentative- July- August 2017). This PDF is an unofficial release and only for reference purpose. We will update you with the official version as soon as it is published.

IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF will give you clear insights of eligibility criteria, exam pattern, application fee, selection process, etc.

IBPS PO Notification PDF- Exam Dates

The IBPS PO notification 2017 exam date list (expected). As soon as the official IBPS notification is released, you will get to know the offiicial exam dates

Test Name Dates
Prelims Exam- Exam Date 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th October 2017
Mains Exam- Exam Date 26th November 2017
Final Result Declaration 1st April 2017

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2017

IBPS PO Prelims

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


Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) Marks/Time Duration
1 Reasoning 50 (40 Mins) 140 mins
2 English Language 40 (30 Mins)
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 (40 Mins)
4 General Awareness 40 (20 Mins)
5 Computer Knowledge 20 (10 mins)
Total 200

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2017

Age limit

The age of the candidate should be compulsory in between 20 to 30 years as on 01.07.2017 and both dates are included.

Educational Qualification

Aspirants must have Graduation degree from a recognized institute by govt.

IBPS PO Application Fees 2017

 The application fee for IBPS PO exam is

  1. General- Rs. 600/-
  2. ST/ SC/ PWD- Rs. 100/-

IBPS Selection Process 2017

The selection process will be done by score card of Common Written Examination (CWE). The candidates who have qualified for the exam called for interview round and will get appointment letters.

IBPS PO Allowances

In addition to pay scale, allowances are also offered which include-

Dearness Allowance (DA)- Cost of living adjustment allowance which is paid to govt and public sector Probationary officers. It is revised on a quarterly basis and it is based on consumer price index (CPI). The calculation of DA depends on inflation and it can also go up with higher inflation and come down if the inflation rate is in negative.

HRA- It depends on the place of posting. It can be either 9.0% or 8.0% or 7.0% depending on the place of posting.

Special Allowance – This will add in 10th BPS (wef. 01/11/2012) and for Scale, I 7.75% on which DA is also payable.

CCA – CCA depends on job posting. It can be either 4% (maximum Rs.870/-) or 3% (Maximum Rs.600/-) or 0%

Conveyance allowance – For commute between home and office.

IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF download- Exam Syllabus

The IBPS PO syllabus 2017 is as follows-

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Problems
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Problems on Boats and Streams
  • Miscellaneous (SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Partnership, Problems on Trains, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

Computer Knowledge

  • History of Computers
  • Generation of Computers
  • Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

Stay tuned for more updates on IBPS PO Notification 2017 PDF download. All the best!



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