Knowing about the next IBPS Exam date is a helpful thing. Especially if you have a passion for banking career and want to attend an upcoming PO, Clerk, Specialist (SO) or RRB recruitment. Thankfully, IBPS, the biggest recruiter in the banking domain publishes a calendar of their exam dates in the beginning of every year. However, IBPS timetable records only the schedule of their prelims and main examinations. For new applicants, they may want to be aware of the forthcoming IBPS registrations, not exam dates. It prepares them to submit IBPS application forms in time.
Upcoming IBPS Exam dates in 2018
IBPS follows a multi-stage online examination process. Two exams come under IBPS PO, Clerk, Specialist Officer (SO) recruitments. Only those who pass in the first exam (Prelims) are given a chance for the Main test. Check the screenshot below for the official schedule and dates of the upcoming IBPS Preliminary exams in 2018.
Now that you know the calendar of upcoming next IBPS Prelims Exam, check the dates for Main Exam.
Next IBPS PO Exam Date: 18.11.2018
Next IBPS Clerk Exam date: 20.01.2019
Next IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam date: 27.01.2019
Next IBPS RRB Exam date : 30.09.2018 (Officer Scale-1) and 07.10.2018 (Office Assistant)
The preliminary exam is not applicable for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II and III cadres. There is only a Main Exam, and the date is 30-09-2018.
IBPS collects applications forms a few months before their exam dates. Therefore, the official calendar not much of use for new aspirants. Mainly if they require the registration dates for IBPS exam. However, the good thing is that you could guess the next IBPS exam dates from the previous year’s schedule. Have a look at the latest status of all IBPS recruitments in 2018, below this link.
IBPS PO application dates in 2018
The IBPS PO Exam selects suitable persons for senior roles in Indian Banks. Those who get selection through this category of IBPS recruitment get a title Probationary Officer, commonly known as a PO. The POs chosen by the banks has to undergo a probation period of two years before they get a permanent job as assistant manager.
It is going to be the 8th PO recruitment in this year, and is also known as CWE PO VIII. IBPS has already released the notification which you may download from the official portal.
Candidates wishing to participate in forthcoming PO exam may apply online during these dates. Have a look at the above schedule to understand the whole steps in this recruitment.
IBPS Clerk registration dates 2018
The IBPS Clerk was the first mass-level bank clerk recruitment in India when it was announced in 2012. And now this year IBPS is going to conduct its 8th Clerk exam. There is no interview for this category of IBPS recruitment. Hence, those who clear and rank well in IBPS clerk main exam get a direct appointment as a clerical cadre employee at participating Banks.
Wondering when the next online registration for IBPS Clerk recruitment is? Have a look at the last year’s schedule for an approximate date.
IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) application dates in 2018
Individual sections of the banking business require professionals. For example, take the software like Finacle handles core banking system. It needs a highly trained person to install, secure and maintain sophisticated technologies. And because of this banks hire Specialist Officers (SO) through IBPS recruitment. In 2018 IBPS organizes the CRP-SPL VIII, the 8th installment of this hiring practice.
Typically the specialist officer recruitment is the last IBPS hiring program in a year. Just have a look at the IBPS SO Main exam date given above, it is in 2019. Now if you talk about the online registration dates for IBPS SO, it would be at least 1 month before the prelims.
IBPS RRB registration dates 2018
The regional rural bank (RRB) recruitment is the largest among IBPS’s common bank exams. It selects assistants (clerk), and officer scale (I, II, III) employees to 56 Gramin Banks under one single notification. Rural Banks does not have a presence across the nation. Maybe that is why the RRB recruitment is not much preferred by the candidates who generally appear for IBPS’s PO, Clerk and SO exams.
Searching for the details upcoming IBPS RRB applications dates in 2018? Unfortunately, you can’t apply anymore for the RRB exam in 2018. The last day for IBPS RRB registration in 2018 was 02-07-2018. Currently, IBPS is in the process of releasing call letters for RRB preliminary exams.
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