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  • What is BEAT ?
  • Bank PO Exam Aptitude Training names as BEAT. This is exclusive drive of JITO Administrative Training Foundation JATF to place more aspirants in Banking Sector as Probationary Officers/Trainee officers.
  • What is JATF-BEE?
  • JATF conducts an Entrance Examinations, twice in a year (six monthly) in the month of April/May and Oct/Nov, known as BEAT Entrance Exam (BEE) for intake of aspirants for Bank PO exam preparation.
  • What is the Structure of the JATF-BEE?
  • What is medium/language for JATF-BEE?
  • The JATF BEE will be bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi aspirants can select, either one.
  • What is the age criterion to apply in JATF-BEE?
    Age Criteria:
    • Minimum: 20 years
    • Maximum: 28 years
  • Is there any Age Relaxation to JATF-BEE?
  • No, there is No age relaxation in JATF
  • What is the Minimum educational qualification required for JATF BEE
  • Minimum Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • I have given exams of my final year graduation but result has not yet been declared. Can I apply?
  • Yes. You can apply provided result is out before admission of JATF-BEE.
  • I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to  for the JATF BEE examination?
  • Yes, you can apply, as there is no percentage criterion. You just need to be a graduate.
  • I am 19 years old. Can I sit for the exam?
  • No. You have to wait another year in order to appear for the exam. You must be at least 20 years of age and not more than 28 years of age
  • When will the registration Over?
  • please refer our  admission notice or website www.jatfadmission.org
  • When will be the exam conducted?
  • Please refer to JATF website www.jatfadmission.org .
  • When the result will be declared?
  • Seven to ten days from BEE test date. Please visit our website.
  • Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
  • JATF BEE will be conducted offline (OMR Based).
  • How many vacancies will be there (In BEAT)?
  • Jaipur centre 20(10 Boys+10Girls) seats and Pune 35(20Boys+15Girls) Seats.
  • Will there be a common interview after the JATF-BEE written result?
  • Presently No.
  • What is the application Fee?
  • No Fee. It’s FREE.
  • Is there a sectional cut-off in the JATF BEE?
  • Yes, there is a sectional cut-off in the exam. You have to clear every section in order to secure a seat.
  • Is there a criterion for negative marking?
  • There is a negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.
  • Is any travelling allowance is given for JATF-BEE?
  • No travelling allowance (TA) or stay arrangement will be made by JATF aspirants are advised to make their own arrangements. Please reach at the examination centre on the Reporting Time.
  • BEAT Procedure
    1. For Registration Visit our website jatfadmission.org
    2. Ready care fully all the instruction before registration and keep handy all the documents and photos.
    3. Fill in all requiste coloum of the registration from
    4. Once registration is over you will get a mail and sms with password in your register mail id and cell number that “You are successfully submitted your application”,
    5. Save email id and mobile no for future use.
    6. If you have not received password, first check up your “spam mail” or you reset your password to choose forget password option.
    7. You will get intimation by e-mail and SMS to download admit card, now you can download your admit card.(Generally before 10-15 days of examination)
    8. In case you want to change your examination centre please Choose pop-up and select desired examination centre
    9. Please always refer download section.for Sample test papers of past examinations.
  • What posts are available under the PO recruitment?
  • PO stands for Probationary Officer. Thus, the post available under this recruitment project is Probationary Officer/Trainee Officers/Asst Manager.
  • When are the exams for IBPS PO scheduled?
  • The IBPS PO exam is held generally in the month of October every year.
  • When are the IBPS PO results declared?
  • The IBPS PO exam result is usually declared in the month of November.
  • Name of the banks participating in PO exam?
  • All public sector banks are participating .Other financial institution are also in the list.
  • Please provide the details on the available number of vacancies for the post?
  • The vacancies are vary from year to year but we can achieving good no of vacancies in the coming years.
  • What is the age limit to apply?
  • Candidate should be minimum 20 years and maximum 30 years to apply for the post.
  • Is there any age relaxation given?
  • Yes, there is age relaxation available based on the category.
  • What is the educational qualification required to apply for various posts in the recruitment process?
  • Candidate should hold a graduation degree in any discipline from any university, recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government is required. Besides, the candidate should have a valid degree certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in graduation while registering online.
  • What is the fee to apply for the exam?
  • It is Rs 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs 600/- for all others.
  • Can I appear for the exam with 55% graduation score?
  • Yes, you can appear as there is no specifications regarding the percentage but should have completed the graduation.
  • Is it a bilingual exam?
  • Yes, except the English language test as the other tests are conducted bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • What is the cut-off for IBPS PO recruitment?
  • There is no fixed cut-off. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year.
  • What do you mean by sectional cut off?
  • Sectional cut off means candidate is required to clear every section in order to secure a seat for the Interview. IBPS PO examination has sectional cutoff.
  • Whether examination has negative marking?
  • Yes, 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

    IBPS PO 2018: Notification, Exam Dates & Result

    IBPS PO 2018

    The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an organization that helps in assessment and selection of an individual for various organization at different posts. IBPS PO Exam inspects an individual on the base of Speed, Accuracy and Confidentiality in all its activities. IBPS provides its service to all Public Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, few Co.op.Banks, LIC & Insurance companies Regional Rural Banks, many Public Sector Undertakings of Non-financial sectors, Government Departments, State-owned companies and Corporations also avail its services. Some major universities and reputed Management institutes engage IBPS regularly for conduct of their “Admission Tests”.

    IBPS has released the tentative schedule for IBPS PO 2018 exam. The Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2018 has been scheduled on13th, 14th, 20th, 21st October 2018 and the Mains exam on 18th November 2018.


    IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates

    IBPS has released IBPS PO Exam Dates for the year 2018-19. IBPS PO 2018 Prelims exam will be conducted on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018 and mains exam is scheduled on 18th November 2018. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts examination for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) and Clerical Cadre every year. IBPS will take CWE-VIII for Probationary Officers as an Online exam in two parts:

    1. IBPS PO Preliminary Exam

    2. IBPS PO Mains Exam

    Following are the tentative dates:

    Activity

    Date

    On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment) by candidates

    Updated Soon

    IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date

    13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018

    IBPS PO Mains Exam Date

    18th November 2018

    Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Exam Result

    Declared Soon

    Declaration and download of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter

    Date of IBPS PO Interview

    Allotment of Provisional Posting

    Note: All participants who will successfully register himself / herself in PO VIII firstly have to fight with (Preliminary) Pre exam and Shortlist candidates in Pre examination will be called for Mains Exam and then further shortlist candidates called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank. Marks scored in mains exam will be decided for short listing for interview.

    IBPS PO 2018 Notification

    IBPS will be relelasing the official notification for the recruitment of Probatinory Officers. IBPS PO 2018 is going to be an opportunity for many of those who are preparing for making their career in banking sector. Below mentioned is the official notification for last year:

    IBPS PO 2018 Vacancy

    IBPS will be releasing the official notification regarding the post of probationary officer/management trainees. There were total 3562 vacancies for IBPS probationary officer/management trainees last year. IBPS vacancies also have reservations under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of finalisation of the result.

    IBPS PO Salary

    Approximate salary of bank PO is 35,000 - 40,000 and it may vary bank to bank. And other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. Becoming a probationary officer in a public sector bank is a brilliant opportunity to start a promising career in banking sector.

    IBPS PO 2018 Exam Centre

    There is exam centre in every state and union territories i.e. 36 and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters. IBPS.

    IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern

    A) IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

    IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern consist of 100 questions & in 3 sections and 1 hour of time. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given below:

    S.No.

    Name of Tests(Objective

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    1

    English Language

    30

    30

    Composite time of 1 Hour

    2

    Numerical Ability

    35

    35

    3

    Reasoning Ability

    35

    35

    Total

    100

    100


    B) IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

    IBPS PO Mains exam will contain 155 questions and time allotted will be 180 minutes. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:

    S.No.

    Name of Tests(Objective

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    1

    Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

    45

    60

    60 minutes

    2

    English Language

    35

    40

    40 minutes

    3

    Data Analysis & Interpretation

    35

    60

    45 minutes

    4

    General Economy & Banking Awareness

    40

    40

    35 minutes

    Total

    155

    200

    3 Hours

    Descriptive Test:

    English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) for 25 marks, time limit 30 minutes.

    Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for Interview and preparation of final merit list.

    Note: There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question.

    C) IBPS PO Interview:

    The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The qualifying marks in interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview for final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.

    IBPS PO Syllabus 2018:

    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)
    • ReasoningAbility
    • 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)


    QuantitativeAptitude 

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

    GeneralAwareness

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

    Computer Aptitude

    • History and Generation of Computers
    • Introduction to 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

    IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

    Educational Qualifications:

    A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.

    Age (as in 2016 notification) :

    Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years

    The final criteria for IBPS PO Exam 2018 will be released along with the official notification.

    IBPS PO 2018 Online Application

    The date for online application for IBPS 2018 exam will begin in the month of August 2018.

    IBPS PO 2018 Application Fee

    Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

    Rs.600/-for all others

    IBPS PO Admit Card 2018

    Every candidate who registers for IBPS Exam 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).

    IBPS PO Results 2018

    IBPS will release the results in three stages after completion of each level Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official IBPS website as and when the results are announced.

  • What is RRB PO ?
  • RRB PO stands for Regional Rural Bank Probationary Officer i.e Scale 1 Officer.
  • What is the pattern for RRB PO exam?
  • Exam Pattern for RRB PO Prelims Exam(Phase I) & Mains Exam (Phase II) then Interview.

    (i) Prelims Exam: It is essential, for all the candidates to qualify both sectional & overall cutoff of the exam to get a call for Mains Exam. Marks obtained in the prelims exam will not be considered for final merit list.

    (ii) Mains Exam – Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on a number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Marks obtained in the Mains exam will be considered for short listing for Interview & final merit listing.

  • What will be the pattern of the Exam
  • For Officer PO - Below is the pattern of Pre & Mains Exam -

    Pattern of Prelims Exam -

    Sr. No.

    Name of Tests

    Medium of Exams

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    1.

    Reasoning

    Hindi/English

    40

    40

     

    Composite time of 1 Hour

    2.

    Quantity Aptitude

    Hindi/English

    40

    40

    Total

       

    80

    80


    Pattern of Mains Exam -

    Sr. No.

    Name of Tests

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Total Time

    1.

    Reasoning

    40

    50

     

     

     

    Composite time of 1 Hour

    2.

    Quantity Aptitude

    40

    50

    3.

    General Awareness

    40

    40

    4.

    English Language/Hindi Language

    40

    40

    5.

    Computer Knowledge

    40

    20

    Total

     

    200

    200

  • What is the age criterion to apply in this common written exam?
  • The age of participant should be Above 18 years – Below 30 years.
  • Is there any age relaxation given?
  • Yes, there is age relaxation given on the basis of categories.
  • What is the application Fee?
  • The Application fee is Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates However it is Rs. 600/- for all other candidates.
  • Is there any need to know the local language to apply from a state?
  • Yes, in fact the candidates are required to possess expertise in the local language of the State or union territory for which he/she wishes to apply.
  • When will the registration begin?
  • The Registration for IBPS RRBs typically starts from the month of July /August.
  • Qualification required for RRB PO?
  • Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy

    ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB

    iii. Computer knowledge or awareness will be an added qualification.

  • How many vacancies will be there?
  • It is not fixed as the number of vacancies depends upon the participating banks.
  • What is the mode of examination? Online or offline?
  • The Common Written Exam for RRBs will be conducted in online mode.
  • What is the date of the exam?
  • Online examination for both the groups of officers is typically held in the month of September/ October as per the pre-define schedule.
  • When will the results be out?
  • The RRB PO Main exam result is usually declared with in a month from exam date the Interview Results in a month or two.
  • What are the posts available under this SBI PO recruitment project? 
  • The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Probationary Officers.
  • When will be the exam conducted?
  • SBI recruitment of Probationary Officers will be conducted in April-May.
  • How many vacancies are there?
  • The number of vacancies is not fixed as the number of vacancies depends upon the participating banks.
  • Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
  • Common Written Exam for SBI PO will be conducted in online mode.
  • What is the Structure of Examination?
  • The structure of the examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

     A) Preliminary Examination 

    Sr. No.

    Name of Tests (Objective)

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time

    1.

    English Language

    30

    30

     

     

    Composite time of 1 Hour

    2.

    Numerical Ability

    35

    35

    3.

    Reasoning Ability

    35

    35

    Total

     

    100

    100


    Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination. 

    B) Mains Examination

     Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will 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. 

     Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

    NOTE: Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test. 

    C) Phase – III:Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

    The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

  • Will there be any interview after the written result?
  • Yes, there will be Group exercises/Interview process for Probationary Officers. The applicants, who are successful in the On-line test, would be called for Group exercises/Interview.
  • What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
  • Age Limit : Not below 21 years and not above 30 years
  • Is there any restriction on number of attempts?
  •  Yes there is restriction on number of attempts as follows:

    • General category candidates: 4 chances
    • Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates: 7 chances
    • SC/ ST category: no restriction
  • What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?
  •  Essential Academic Qualifications: 

    Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply
  • What is the application Fee?
  • Application Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017 (both dates
    inclusive)] shall be as follows –
    - 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates
    - 600/- for all others.
  • When will the registration start?
  • Registration will start from 07.02.2017 and will end on 06.03.2017
  • Is the exam Bilingual?
  • The tests except the Test of English Language in Mains exam all others will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • What is the cut-off for being recruited?
  • There is no fixed cut-off. It depends on the performance of the candidates. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Mains Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process.
  • Is there a criterion for negative marking?
  • There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.
  • What will be the process to reach the final score?
  • Final Selection The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in Objective Test and Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in GE& Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list. 
    The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. 
    Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Exercises & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. 

    The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Exercises &Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Group Exercises & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank's website.