The IBPS exam calendar for this year was published in April 2019. With the publication of the regional rural bank exam notification, the institute has started the examination cycle for the 2019-20 financial year. In this article, we will discuss the upcoming bank exams to be conducted by the institute in brief:
- IBPS RRB Exam: The IBPS RRB or regional rural bank exam is the first exam to be held this year. The notification for this exam has been published and applications will be accepted by the institute till 6pm on 4th of July 2019. The exam will be conducted in August 2019
- IBPS PO Exam: This is the most anticipated exam conducted by the institute. It recruits probationary officers and management trainees for over 40 participating banks. The exam notification has not been released yet. The IBPS has announced that the exam will be conducted in October 2019.
- IBPS Clerk Exam: The Clerical Entrance exam conducted by the IBPS recruits bank clerks for more than 50 public sector banks. The exam will be conducted in December 2019.
- IBPS Specialist Officers Exam: The Specialist officers exam is conducted to recruit specialised professionals for departments such as IT, HR, Law and Marketing in public sector banks. The exam will be conducted in December 2019.
These are the exams which are going to be conducted by the institute this year. Aspirants preparing for IBPS exam 2019 should intensify their efforts and make sure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for the exam. Those who fulfil the basic eligibility criteria for IBPS PO can also apply for other exams such as IBPS RRB and IBPS Clerk provided they are within the age limit for these exams.
One should also make sure to join a reputed series of mock tests now to take maximum advantage of the time available till the exam. Toppers of these exams recommend that candidates appear for at least one test a week to develop confidence, and know their strengths and weaknesses.