When is the next IBPS exam in 2024 (PO, Clerk, SO & RRB)
IBPS is the most recognised entity in banking recruitment in India. Hence, the aspirants who focus on building a career in the banking domain should know about the IBPS exam and the steps involved in their recruitment process. If you don’t know, the first step of IBPS recruitment is online registration. Anyone who wishes to participate in an IBPS recruitment must be aware of the approximate IBPS registration dates to avoid missing the opportunity.
IBPS exams are conducted annually. The next IBPS exam registration period will start in the first week of June 2024, featuring IBPS RRB recruitment XII, and will end in the last week of August 2024 with IBPS Specialist recruitment XIV. During these months, specifically in July or August, IBPS will collect applications for Clerk and PO positions.
Check the below sections for complete information on upcoming IBPS recruitments in 2024-2025.
When is the next IBPS exam in 2023-2024
The IBPS website usually publishes the schedule of the upcoming IBPS exam dates several months before the commencement of the recruitment process. However, they never announce the application dates in advance. It is important to understand the difference between IBPS exam dates and application/registration dates. The registration date is the time period on which you fill out your online application form for the IBPS recruitment, which is scheduled on the pre-announced exam date. Knowing the registration date makes you prepared -hence you won’t miss submitting the form, which is critical to participating in the exam.
This year’s (2023-24) IBPS application date is over as of 28-08-2023, and candidates who have already registered are going through different phases of the recruitment. Below is a table showing when is next the IBPS registration months in upcoming year 2024-2025.
|IBPS Recruitment Name||Exam Date (2023-24)||Tentative date for next IBPS exam applications (2024-25).|
|IBPS Clerk Exam 2023||Prelims: August & September 2023|
Mains: October 2023
|IBPS PO Exam 2023||Prelims: September & October 2023|
Mains: November 2023
|IBPS RRB Exam 2023||Prelims: August 2023|
Mains & Single Exam: September 2023
|IBPS Specialist Exam 2023||Prelims: December 2023|
Mains: January 2024
The most important event in IBPS recruitment is obviously the online enrolment phase when you apply online for IBPS Exam and become eligible for the upcoming exam to your favourite IBPS cadre.
Have you missed the IBPS recruitment opportunity in 2023 and anticipate participating in the upcoming IBPS exams in 2024? It is advisable to have a know-how of the typical dates and timeframes of the IBPS exams. Extended details of each recruitment type and upcoming opportunities in 2023 are given below.
Next IBPS RRB Exam Dates in 2024 for Assistant and Scales I, II, III
Each year IBPS starts its hiring process by notifying the RRB recruitment. Under the RRB cadre, IBPS has four different job opportunity categories: Scale I, II, II Officers, and Assistant (Clerk). Although the dates of all these exams come in a single advertisement, the registrations happen separately. In 2023, the regional rural bank recruitment (XI) notification announcement came out on May 31, and the process ended on June 28 2023; now, the next opportunity under RRB will be in 2024.
|Name of the IBPS RRB Recruitment||Upcoming IBPS exam date (CRP XII) (2023 event)||Next date for IBPS RRB online registration (CRP XIII)|
|IBPS RRB Assistant||Prelims: 05, 06, 12, 13 & 19-08-2023|
| Starting Date: 01-06-2024|
Ending Date: 28-06-2024
|IBPS RRB Officer Scale -I||Prelims: Same as Assistant |
|IBPS RRB Officer Scale – II & III||Single Exam : 10-09-2023||” ”|
The last date for online applications to the RRB Officer (I, II, III) and Assistant vacancies in 2023 was 28-06-2023, with exams starting in August. While the exact exam dates may differ slightly, IBPS may stick the the recruitment schedule just like as in 2022. To get a better idea of the RRB recruitment process, refer to the this year’s (2023-2024) schedule, note each activity’s duration, and plan your calendar accordingly.
Current status of IBPS RRB 2023-2024 recruitment: IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam 2023 results announced.
Upcoming IBPS PO exam dates in 2024
The PO recruitment comes just after the Clerk recruitment in IBPS’s calendar. IBPS PO post is highly sought-after and draws a large number of applications from people holding diverse educational backgrounds. The application forms for the 2023 PO recruitment are up online from the 1st of August 2023, and you have time till the 21st to complete your registration and make payment.
|Recruitment Name||Upcoming IBPS PO Exam Date (CRP XIII)||Next IBPS PO Online application Date (2024-2025)|
|IBPS PO Exam 2023 ( CRP PO – XIII)||Prelims: 23, 30-09-2023 & 01-10-2023|
|Starting Date: 01-08-2024|
Ending Date: 28-08-2024
In March 2023, IBPS released the scores of candidates who qualified for the IBPS PO interviews based on their performance in last year’s PO exam. Now, if you are planning to apply online for IBPS PO exam in 2023, have a look (above) at the approximate dates for the ongoing application.
Further, you can refer to the screenshot taken from IBPS PO exam notification to have an idea about what is ahead for you in 2023.
Current status of IBPS PO exam: Online application was completed on 28-08-2021, and the admit card for prelims is awaited.
When is the next IBPS Clerk Exam dates in 2024
The IBPS Clerk Exam process does not include an interview, and the syllabus is relatively easy, even for an above-average student. Perhaps this is why 5 to 10 lakh candidates apply for the annual IBPS Clerk exam. The 2023 iteration of the IBPS Clerk Recruitment will mark the 13th occurrence of the recruitment drive since its inception. And here is the official starting and ending date of the next clerk exam registration; during this period, you can register online at ibps.in and mark your interest for participation in the recruitment.
|Name of the Exam||Date of online exams (2023)||Next date to register online (2024) (CRP XIV)|
|IBPS Clerk Recruitment (CRP Clerk -XIII)||Prelims: 26, 27-08-2023 & 02-09-2023|
|Starting on: 1-07-2024|
Last Date: 28-07-2024
If you are new to the IBPS Clerk process, you can have a look at following image for an approximate order of events that part of the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024, for which the registration got over on 28-08-2023.
The above image is taken from the latest IBPS Clerk notification 2023-24, and as you can see, the online registration for this year’s clerk recruitment has already begun on July 1. If you look at the screenshot, the last date for IBPS CRP Clerk XIII was originally July 21, but it has been later extended to July 28 due to extensive demand from candidates. The preliminary and main exams for this year’s IBPS Clerk are planned for the months of September & October 2023.
Current status of IBPS Clerk 2023: Call Letter for Prelims exam has been released.
IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam dates 2023-2024
A bachelor’s degree is the qualification for IBPS PO and Clerk recruitment, but IBPS SO is different. There are very few opportunities in the IBPS Specialist category, and that too is split among various cadres. Anyways if you are a professional degree holder in one of the fields that IBPS has in the notification, you may apply online for the IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) recruitment 2023-2024 around the dates specified below.
|Name of the Exam||When is the next IBPS Specialist exam in 2023||Upcoming IBPS SO registration date (2024-25)|
|IBPS Specialist (CRP SPL – XIII)||Prelims: 30, 31-12-2023|
Ends on: 28-08-2023
Have you done your engineering or professional degree course in one of the subjects as required in the IBPS SO notification? Think about registering for the ongoing IBPS SO recruitment 2023 if you wish for a related career in the banking sector.
This year, the IBPS SO application form came out very early, at least two months before the expected date. As shown in the screenshot, IBPS SO online registration began on 1-08-2023 and it lasted till 28-01-2023.
Current status of IBPS Specialist Exam 2023: Application for the 2023 session is over, and the release of the admit card for the Prelims online exam is expected in a few days.
FAQs on IBPS Exam date
IBPS has completed the online registration stage for 2023-2024’s PO, Clerk, Specialist and RRB recruitments. Hence, there isn’t any possibility of applying for the IBPS exam this year. However, you can check for the approximate IBPS exam dates in 2024 (given above) if you wish to appear for the next session.
The application forms for upcoming IBPS RRB, Clerk, PO, and Specialist (SO) recruitments will be collected in June, July and August 2024.
IBPS exam date is the time during which candidates who have applied for the recruitment take part in the online prelims and mains exam. However, later is the time for the IBPS application process, which is concluded at least a few weeks before the exam dates.