The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is one of the most prestigious organizations in India that conducts recruitment exams for various posts in public sector banks. Every year, lakhs of aspirants appear for the IBPS PO exam to secure a job as a Probationary Officer (PO) or Management Trainee (MT) in a reputable bank.
The IBPS has recently announced the recruitment notification for the year 2022, inviting applications for the post of PO/MT XII. The registration process for the same started on August 16, 2022, and will continue till September 5, 2022. The preliminary examination for the IBPS PO/MT XII will be held on October 1, 2, 8, and 9, 2022, while the mains examination will be conducted on November 13, 2022.
To apply for the IBPS PO/MT XII exam, candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
Age: The minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years. However, there is age relaxation for reserved category candidates.
Education Qualification: Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognized university/institution.
Nationality/Citizenship: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the exam.
The selection process for the IBPS PO/MT XII exam comprises three stages: Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and Interview.
The preliminary examination consists of three sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. The duration of the exam is one hour, and candidates have to attempt 100 questions. The exam is conducted online, and the marks obtained in this stage will not be considered for the final merit list.
The mains examination consists of five sections: Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, English Language, Data Analysis and Interpretation, and Descriptive Writing. The duration of the exam is three hours and 30 minutes, and candidates have to attempt 155 questions. The marks obtained in this stage will be considered for the final merit list.
Candidates who qualify for the mains examination are called for the interview round. The interview carries a weightage of 100 marks, and the final merit list is prepared based on the candidate’s score in the mains examination and interview.
How to Apply
To apply for the IBPS PO/MT XII exam, candidates need to visit the official website of IBPS, i.e., www.ibps.in. They need to fill out the application form, upload their photograph and signature, and pay the application fee online.
The application fee for the IBPS PO/MT XII exam varies for different categories:
- For General/OBC candidates: Rs. 850/-
- For SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs. 175/-
The IBPS PO/MT XII exam is a golden opportunity for those who want to build a career in the banking sector. Candidates must start preparing for the exam as early as possible to increase their chances of success. It is also important to stay updated with the latest exam pattern, syllabus, and guidelines issued by the IBPS. We wish all the aspirants the best of luck for their upcoming exam.