When is the next IBPS bank exam in 2015

When is the next bank exam from IBPS in 2015? The lion’s share of the daily readers we get in this blog want to know the dates of the upcoming IBPS exams: probably you’re on this page for the same reasons. To be honest, we are not in a position to foretell the dates of IBPS recruitment or any other bank exams as the official authorities decide it from time to time. However, we can estimate an approximate schedule of the forthcoming IBPS tests by taking the timetable of the previous ones.

IBPS Bank EXAM dates

As you might know, IBPS handles a number of bank exams every year. Apart from the IBPS branded Clerk Exam, PO (Probationary Officers) exam, SO (Specialist Officer) exam, RRB (Regional Rural Bank) Officers and Assistant exam, the agency is also behind SBI and associate’s exam and the recruitment to various insurance and financial entities.
The first ever IBPS recruitment was in 2011, and it included an offline PO exam. Later, IBPS expanded the recruitment list by adding Clerical, RRB and Specialist cadres and the mode of test got a change to online model. Every IBPS recruitment comprises of two exams (exception to Specialist and RRB), an interview, followed by the placements. The whole process of IBPS bank recruitment takes 2-3 months to finish. Typically, a candidate gets a time interval of at least one month between each exam if he or she is appearing for all the four recruitments in a year.

Apply Online for IBPS EXAM 2015: Have a look at this page for the demonstration, and a guide to the IBPS online registration. You can always find the details in this page if IBPS is accepting any bank exam applications.
IBPS recruitment results: Refer this page to check the results of the most-recent IBPS Exams, Interview and the final allotment.

Download IBPS Exam call letter: Already applied for an IBPS recruitment and waiting for the call letter for your Online exam/ Common interview? Get it here.

In 2015, IBPS proposed a new policy for the recruitments to PO and Clerical Cadre. Candidates appearing for these posts have to sit for two exams, prelims and mains. The details the IBPS prelims for Clerk and PO is on this page. The official calendar of IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB and Specialist recruitment in 2015 is given below.

Next IBPS PO Exam 2015 registration dates:

To date, IBPS has organized 4 PO exams, and the most recent exam was during October/November in 2014. Last year IBPS had made some corrections to the PO Exam’s eligibility norms, and the subsequent announcement that had this change beckoned strong protest from the candidates who were preparing for the PO exam and hoping for the former criteria. Soon the agency reverted the changes and extended the dates of online application for those who couldn’t register it in the first place.

Status of last IBPS PO recruitment in 2015:Registrations are over. Candidates awaiting call letter for exam.

IBPS PO exam 2015 date

As you can see above, IBPS completed the 2015’s PO Recruitment registrations on 01-08-2015. The PO exam for this season is scheduled to start on October 3 with the preliminary exam, and those who are clearing this stage will be permitted to appear the Main Examination on 31st of the same month. Currently the applicants are awaiting for their exam call letter. Click here to read the full details of IBPO Recruitment 2015

IBPS PO aspirants, your next chance  to apply for this recruitment will be in 2016.

Related:SBI PO recruitment 2015 registration begins

When is the next IBPS Clerk exam in 2015?

When IBPS started managing the Clerical Cadre exam in 2011, the minimum eligibility for a participating candidate was a pass in 10th Class. People from all sorts if life, even engineering graduates applied for the exam and ultimately the agency received around 50L registrations. The trend continued in successive exams although the education and age norms have had changed a bit in the course. The Clerk Exam is comparatively easy for the higher-educated: if they could crack this exam, they have the opportunity to advance to the PO and managerial levels within the institution- they are also entitled to get age-relaxation in PO and RRB exams, subject to the rules.

Status of recent IBPS Clerk Recruitment 4 in 2015: Registrations are going on.

IBPS Clerk Exam 2015 dates
IBPS recently commenced the web-based application process for the Clerk Recruitment 2015. Eligible candidates may apply online until the last date, that is 01-09.2015. The online IBPS Clerk Exam, which is the main part of this recruitment will begin in December, starting with the Prelims. As of now the Main examination is currently planned on 03-01-2016. The Interviews and the final placement would be carried out by April 2016.

Apply now for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2015.

Related Opportunity: State Bank of India may start the 2015’s Clerk Recruitment in the first week of October 2015. Click here to follow the dates of upcoming SBI recruitment and other details.

Tentative dates of IBPS specialist exam in 2016.

Professionals who have the interest in the banking sector always anticipate for the dates of IBPS Specialist recruitment, which usually gets announced before the end of every year. Of late there was a Specialist Exam in February of 2015. So if you’re looking for the next chance, you might have to wait at-least a few months, until October 2015, for the new notification to arrive.

 Status of the IBPS Specialist Recruitment 4 in 2015Final scores has been announced.

There is no preliminary exam for the applicants to IBPS specialist posts. As shown below the next IBPS specialist opportunity will be on the last days of January 2016.

next IBPS Specialist Exam 2015 date

We expect the Internet application for the Specialist recruitment to go online in the last week of November 2015.

Related: More Information on IBPS Specialist Exam 2016.

Upcoming IBPS RRB exam dates in 2015:

IBPS RRB exam is your gateway to around 60 plus Gramin and Rural banks in India. Unlike the PO, Clerk and specialist exams, IBPS has no direct role in the interview and the final enrollment procedures in the recruitment to the regional banks, although they separately manage the candidate profiles for each bank. IBPS conducts the RRB online exam to the post of Office Assistants ( Clerical position), and Officer Scales 1, 2, 3, every year and releases a score card. The RRBs uses this score for recruitment, for a period of one year from the date announcement of results.

Status of the last IBPS RRB recruitment in 2015: Online registration ended on 28-07-2015.

IBPS RRB recruitment date


RRB is one of the IBPS recruitment categories which do not have the “preliminary exam” phase. If you’re looking forward to applying the RRB exam, the next opportunity will be in 2016. Those who have already applied may download the pre-exam call letter at this time.

IBPS RRB recruitment 2015: click here for full details.

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