Which are the upcoming bank exams in India? When is the next IBPS recruitment? The lion’s share of the daily readers we have on this website are looking for the information on IBPS exam, especially the date and schedule of the upcoming ones. IBPS typically releases the calendar of their recruitments at the beginning of every year. The online registrations and exams are in the second half of the year. If you’re a fresher gathering information on current status of IBPS recruitment in 2016, or the expected dates for IBPS registration in 2017, have a look at the data provided below.
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 IBPS Bank Exams : 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.
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 official calendar of IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB and Specialist recruitment in 2016 is given below.
Upcoming IBPS PO Exam 2017 registration dates:
To date IBPS has announced six PO exams, and the most recent registration was in July 2016. The application process for this exam ended on 13-08-2016. As the registrations are done, IBPS is now in the process of sending preliminary exam call letters for registered candidates.
Status of last IBPS PO recruitment 2016: Pre-Exam Call letter released.
The schedule of the last PO recruitment is posted above. If you’re an IBPS PO aspirant you may check our page on IBPS PO, to know more about the eligibility conditions, syllabus, etc. and prepare yourself to apply for the next chance.
Registration for next IBPS PO Exam would start in the month of July, in 2017.
When is the next IBPS Clerk exam in 2017?
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 2016: Registrations over Candidates are waiting for Pre-Exam training call letter.
IBPS finished the web-based application process for the Clerk Recruitment 2016 on 19th of September. Candidates have already selected the option for pre-exam training will be soon invited for the pre-exam training through a call letter.
The next opportunity to apply for IBPS Clerk Exam would be in August 2017. Full details of the IBPS Clerk Recruitment
Tentative dates of IBPS Specialist Exam 2017 registrations.
Professionals like engineers, lawyers, managers, accountants, etc. 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. Typically the online exams are conducted in the first months of the following year. Have a look at the schedule of the last IBPS Specialist recruitment in 2015.
Current status of IBPS Specialist Recruitment: Expect a new registration in this month, October.
IBPS Specialist Exam 2017 dates
The above given is the approximate date for the IBPS Specialist Online Main Exam in 2017. The online registration for this exam is about to happen in the month of October/November 2016.
Schedule of the IBPS RRB Recruitment in 2017:
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 final enrollment of a candidate to the regional banks, although they manage the exams and interviews for the RRBs. IBPS conducts the RRB recruitment to the post of Office Assistants ( Clerical position), and Officer Scales 1, 2, and 3 in every year and releases a scorecard. The RRBs use this score for filling job vacancies, for one year from the date announcement of result.
Status of the last IBPS RRB recruitment in 2016: online registration ends.
In 2016, IBPS introduced preliminary exams for IBPS RRB Assistant and Scale -I Officer posts. Also, there won’t be any interviews for people appearing for the RRB Assistant or the Clerical post.
Notification for the next IBPS Rural Bank Exam would be released in September 2017.
IBPS may announce the schedule and dates of the new season of exams in a few weeks; we will update the same on this page when it is available.
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