IBPS recruitment notifications are going to come anytime now for 2017. As if now, when we are writing this post, IBPS recruitment notifications are out for RRB (Regional Rural Bank) exam. PO, Clerk, SO recruitment notifications are yet to come. So, watch this space for latest IBPS recruitment notifications for all types of exams.

List of Banks under IBPS Recruitment Drive

Regional Rural
Public Sector BanksCo-operative BanksPrivate Banks
Andhra Pradesh Gramin Vikas BankAndhra BankAndhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank LtdAxis Bank Ltd.
Andhra Pragathi Grameena BankAllahabad BankApna Sahakari Bank Ltd.Bank of Rajasthan Ltd
Aryavart Gramin BankBank of BarodaAbhyudaya Co-operative Bank LtdFederal Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash BankBank of IndiaAkola Urban Co-operative Bank LtdING Vysya Bank Ltd
Baitarani Gramya BankBank of MaharashtraCitizen Credit Co-Operative Bank Ltd.The Dhanalakshmi Bank Ltd
Baroda Rajasthan Gramin BankCanara BankJanakalyan Sahakari Bank LtdThe South Indian Bank Ltd.
Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin BankCentral Bank of IndiaKangra Central Co-operative Bank LtdTamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd
Cauvery Kalpataru Grameena BankCorporation BankKurla Nagrik Sahkari Bank LtdThe Karnataka Bank Ltd.
Chaitanya Godavari Gramin BankDena BankLatur District Central Co-Operative Bank LtdThe Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.
Chattisgarh Gramin BankIDBI BankMumbai Mahanagar Palika Shikshan Vibhag Sahakari Bank LtdThe Nainital Bank Ltd.
Chikmagalur Kodagu Grameena BankIndian BankNational Co-operative Bank LtdThe Catholic Syrian Bank
Deccan Grameena BankIndian Overseas BankRajgurunager Sahakari Bank Ltd.
Durg Rajnandgaon Gramin BankOriental Bank of CommerceSaraswat Co-operative Bank Ltd
Ellaquai Dehati BankPunjab National BankSurat People’s Co-operative Bank
Gurgaon Gramin BankPunjab and Sind BankThe Cosmos Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
Hadoti Kshetriya. Gramin BankState Bank of PatialaThe Urban Co-operative Bank
Haryana Gramin BankState Bank of HyderabadThane Janata Sahakari Bank Ltd
Himachal Gramin BankState Bank of MysoreThe Bharat Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
Jaipur Thar Gramin BankState Bank of TravancoreThe Maharashtra State Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
J&K Grameen BankState Bank of IndiaThe Shamrao Vithal Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
Jharkhand Gramin BankState Bank of Bikaner and JaipurVaishya Sahakari Bank ltd
Kamraz Rural BankSyndicate BankVidya Sahakari Bank Ltd.
Karnataka Vikas Grameen BankUnion Bank of India
Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin BankUCO Bank
Krishna Gramin BankUnited Bank of India
Langpi Dehangi Rural BankVijaya Bank
Madhya Bharat Gramin Bank
Maharashtra Godavari Gramin Bank
Malwa Gramin Bank
Meghalaya Rural Bank
Mewar Aanchalik Gramin Bank
Mizoram Rural Bank
Nagaland Rural Bank
Nainital-Almora Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Narmada Malwa Gramin Bank
Neelachal Gramya Bank
North Malabar Gramin Bank
Pallavan Grama Bank
Pandyan Grama Bank
Parvatiya Grameen bank
Pragathi Gramina Bank
Prathama Bank
Puduvai Bhartiya Grameen Bank
Punjab Gramin Bank
Purvanchal Grameen Bank
Rajasthan Gramin Bank
Rewa Siddhi Gramin Bank
Rushi Kulya Gramya Bank
Saptagiri Grameena Bank
Satpura Narmada Kshetriya. Gramin Bank
Saurashtra Gramin Bank
Shreyas Gramin Bank
South Malabar Gramin Bank
Triveni Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Utkal Grameen Bank
Uttaranchal Gramin Bank
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank
Vananchal Gramin Bank
Vidisha Bhopal Kshetriya Grameen Bank
Vidharbha Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Wainganaga and Solapur Grameen Bank
Wainganga and Ratnagiri Grameen Bank

Above list only belongs to all banks which fall under IBPS recruitment drive. There are also other lists of insurance sector companies, universities, institutions, government department, public and private sector undertaking companies, which comes under IBPS exams for recruitment for various posts. 

Procedure of IBPS Recruitment for PO

IBPS recruitment of PO consists of written examination & Interview. Written test has 2 phases followed by interview as the final round.

  • Phase 1 – Preliminary Examination – Online
  • Phase 2 – Mains Examination – Online

IBPS PO / MT 7 (VII) Exam CalendarExam Dates
Online Registration Start Date16th Aug 2017 to 5th Sept 2017
Last Date of Online Registration5th Sept 2017
Online application fees payment Dates16th Aug 2017 to 5th Sept 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training23r Sept 2017 to 29 Sept 2017
Preliminary Exam Admit Card Download DateSeptember 2017
Preliminary Exam Dates07/10/2017, 08/10/2017, 14/10/2017 & 15/10/2017
Result of IBPS PO Preliminary Online examOctober 2017
Download of Admit Card for Online Mains examNovember 2017
Online Mains Exam Date26th November 2017
Exam Result Declaration DateDecember 2017
Interview Call Letter download dateJanuary 2018
PO Interview DateJanuary / February 2018
Provisional Allotment date - Provisional PostingApril 2018

IBPS PO written exam has objective type question paper with multiple choice answers. There is also negative marking for every wrong answer.

There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong. However, there is no negative marking if you do not attempt the question and leave the question unanswered.

Procedure of IBPS Recruitment for Clerk

IBPS recruitment of Clerk post has only Written Examination which consists of 2 phases.

  • Phase 1 – Preliminary Examination – Online
  • Phase 2 – Mains Examination – Online

IBPS RRB 7 (VII) Exam Calendar 2017Exam Dates
Exam Online Registration start date June 2017
Last date of Online registrationJuly 2017
Online Application Fees Payment DatesJuly 2017
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Officer Scale-IAugust 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-IOctober 2017
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Office AssistantSeptember 2017
Pre-Exam Training for Office AssistantOctober 2017
Admit Card Download Date –- PreliminaryOfficer Scale-I- October 2017, Office Assistant – November 2017
Officer Scale and Office Assistants Preliminary Exam DatesOfficer Scale-I & Office Assistants - 09/09/2017, 10/09/2017, 16/09/2017,
17/09/2017, 23/09/2017 & 24/09/2017
Officers Scale II & III Exam Dates05 November 2017
Result of Online exam PreliminaryOfficer Scale-I –- Nov 2017, Office Assistant - Dec 2017
Download of Call letter for Online exam - MainsOfficer Scale-I -– Nov 2017, Office Assistant - Dec 2017
Mains Exam DatesOfficers (Scale-I) -– 05/11/2017, Office Assistant –- 12/11/2017
Declaration of Mains Result (Officers Scale I, II & III)December 2017
Download of call letters for interview (Officers Scale I, II & III)December 2017
Conduct of interview (Officers Scale I, II & III)January 2018

IBPS Clerk Written Exam is an objective type question paper with multiple choice answers. There is also negative marking for every wrong answer.

For every wrong answer, there is negative marking of 0.25 marks from your total marks. There is no negative marking if you do not attempt the question and leave the question unanswered.

Note: There is no interview round for recruitment in the clerical post.

Procedure of IBPS Recruitment for RRB

IBPS recruitment of RRB exam is conducted mainly for two categories.

  1. Group A
    1. Scale-I Officers
    2. Scale-II Officers
    3. Scale-III Officers
  2. Group B
    1. Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

IBPS Clerk 7 (VII) Exam ScheduleExam Dates
Online registration start dateAugust 2017
Online registration last dateSeptember 2017
Online application fees payment dateSeptember 2017
Call Letter for Pre-Exam TrainingOctober 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training  November 2017
Preliminary Exam Admit card downloadNovember 2017
Preliminary exam dates02/12/2017, 03/12/2017,
09/12/2017, 10/12/2017
Declaration of prelims resultJanuary 2018
Mains Exam Admit card download dateJanuary 2018
Mains exam dates21 January 2018
Provisional allotment dateApril 2018

Every year lakhs of candidates sit alone in IBPS RRB examination for different posts or categories of jobs such as Office Assistants (Multipurpose), Scale-I, II or III officers.

The total vacancy for various job categories are as follows (This is per 2016 data):

  • Post: Office Assistants (Multipurpose) – 8824 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale I – 5539 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Agriculture Officer) – 152 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Marketing Officer) – 75 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Treasury Manager) – 19 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Law Officer) – 55 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Chartered Accountant) – 35 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (Information Technology Officer) – 130 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale II (General Banking Officer) – 1533 Vacancies
  • Post: Officers Scale III – 198 Vacancies

IBPS recruitment of RRB will be having two tiers of online examination as Preliminary and Main. RRB Officers Scale 1 and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) will have to appear for preliminary and main examinations.

There will be no interview for candidates appearing for Office Assistants (Multi-Purpose). They will be provisionally allotted based on Marks obtained in the Main examination and RRB vacancy.

On the other side candidates participating in IBPS recruitment drive for RRB Scale-1 Officers has to appear for the common interview after clearing preliminary and main examination.

All candidates who are participating in IBPS recruitment drive for RRB Scale 2 (Generalist and Specialists) and Scale 3 have to clear the Single online examination. Subsequently, all successful candidates in the single exam will be called to attain common interview.

Nodal Regional Rural Banks will conduct the common interview with the consultation and help of IBPS and NABARD.

Procedure of IBPS Recruitment for SO

Before 2017, IBPS recruitment of SO (Specialty Officer) consisted of only one online exam, but from this year, i.e. 2017, candidates appearing in the exam of IBPS Specialist Officer post has to take two tier online examination as the preliminary and main exam.

Main exam questions will come only from Professional knowledge.

IBPS SO 7 (VII) Exam CalendarExam Dates
Online Registration Start DateNovember 2017
Online Registration Last DateDecember 2017
Online Application Fees Payment DatesNov - Dec 2017
Last date for printing your applicationDecember 2017
Admit Card Download DateJanuary 2017
Preliminary Exam Dates30/12/2017 & 31/12/2017
Exam Result Declaration Date16 February 2017
Mains Exam Date28 January 2018
Tentative Interview DateMarch 2018
Provisional Allotment dateAfter 01/04/2018

The total vacancy for IBPS Specialist Officer different post is approximately 3750. As per IBPS official website, indicative vacancy for SO in the participating banks is as follows:

  • T. Officer (Scale-I) – 335 Posts
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) – 2580 Posts
  • Rajbhasa Adhikari (Scale-I) – 65 Posts
  • Law Officer (Scale-I) – 115 Posts
  • HR / Personnel Officer (Scale-I) – 81 Posts
  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I) – 946 Posts

If you want to be a front runner in cracking various IBPS recruitment exams then start preparing today. A candidate has to work hard and diligently to crack any particular examination which falls under IBPS recruitment drive.