Banking Exam Calendar 2019: Tentative Schedule and Exam Dates

Banking Exam Calendar 2019: Tentative Schedule and Exam Dates

When it comes to having a job that would provide steady nature and respect, a career in the banking area cannot be ignored at this way. Jobs in the banking area are believed to be highly respected and secured with perks like attractive money paid for working, rewards for doing something, career growth and many other benefits.

Recruitment for bank jobs is done on the basis of entrance examinations. Such examinations are conducted every year for different posts including ProbationaryOfficers, Clerks, Specialist Officers, Bank managers and more. The recruitment process for Public area banks (except the State Bank of India) is conducted by the Institute of Personnel Banking Selection (IBPS). The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts its own examination for Clerical, PO and SO posts.

Here is a tentative schedule/exam calendar for the year 2019 so that you don’t miss any opportunity for making a bright career in the banking sector.

Banking Exams Calendar 2019

Candidates must note that the official information brochures for the following exams are yet to be released. So, the dates provided here are tentative in nature:

Exam Name Notification Release Date Admit Card Available Exam Date Result Date
IBPS Clerk Mid-September 2019 November 2019 (Prelims) & January 2020 (Main) December 2019 (Prelims) January 2020 (Main) January 2020 (Prelims) 1st week of April 2020
IBPS RRB 2nd week of June 2019 July 2019 (Prelims) & September 2019 (Main) Mid-August 2019 (Prelims) & September-October 2019 (Main) September 2019 (Prelims) & October 2019 (Main)
IBPS PO August 2019 October 2019 (Prelims) & November 2019 October 2019 (Prelims) & November 2019 (Main) October/November 2019  (Prelims) & December 2019 (Main)
IBPS SO November 2019 December 2019 (Prelims) & January 2020 (Main) December 2019 (Prelims) & January 2020 (Main) January 2020 (Prelims) & February 2020 (Main)
SBI Clerk  3rd week of January 2019 1st week of June 2019 (Prelims) & 3rd week of July 2019 (Main) June 2019 (Prelims) & August 2019 (Main) August 2019
SBI PO 1st week of May 2019 4th week of June 2019 (Prelims) & 3rd week of July 2019 (Main) 1st week of July 2019 (Prelims) & 4th week of July 2019 (Main) 2nd week of July 2019 (Prelims) & 2nd week of August 2019 (Main)
SBI SO First week of October 2018 January 2019 January 2019 February 2019
RBI Assistant 4th week of January 2019 1st week of April 2019 (Prelims) & 3rd week of April 2019 (Main) 1st week of April 2019 (Prelims) & May 2019 (Main) 3rd week of April 2019 (Prelims) & May 2019 (Main)

Mostly, banking examinations are conducted in three stages – Preliminary, Main and Interview. A final merit list of the qualified candidates is prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in all three stages of the recruitment process. The candidates are then allotted respective posts at different locations.

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