How to fill Bank Preference Sequence in IBPS PO 2016?

Dear Readers, IBPS PO 2016 registration started from today onwards. Most of you in confusion about Bank preference sequence.

In this post we are try to solve your queries regarding Bank sequence in IBPS PO 2016.

Important Dates:
Starting date of Online Registration – 26 July 2016
Last Date of Online Registration – 13 August 2016
Date of Prelims Online Exam– 16, 22 & 23 October 2016
Date of Mains Online Exam–20 November 2016

The list of 20 participating banks in the recruitment process is:
Allahabad Bank
Andhra Bank
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Canara Bank
Central Bank of India
Corporation Bank
Dena Bank
Indian Bank
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Punjab National Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Syndicate Bank
UCO Bank
Union Bank of India
United Bank of India
Vijaya Bank

Choosing Bank Sequence on Basis of Bank Headquarters
Choosing a Bank on the basis of it’s headquarters has always been one of the most important criteria. The obvious reason being, the Bank focuses more in the region where its headquarter us located. This implies high density of branches in that region.

1.       Punjab National bank
2.       Punjab and sind bank
3.       Bharatiya Mahilla Bank
4.       Oriental Bank of Commerce(Gurgaon)

1.       Bank of India
2.       Union Bank
3.       IDBI
4.       ECGC
5.       Dena Bank
6.       Central Bank of India

1.       Canara Bank
2.       Vijaya Bank
3.       Syndicate bank(Manipal)
4.       Corporation Bank(Mangalore)
1.       Uco bank
2.       Allahabad bank
3.       United Bank

1.       Bank Of Baroda
1.       Indian Overseas Bank
2.       Indian Bank
1.       Bank of Maharshtra

On Basis of no. of Branches and Headquarters

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for North India ‐

States Include: Delhi, Punjab, UP, UK, J&K, HP, Haryana.
Punjab National Bank.
Bank of Baroda(No vacancy in PO-6 according to tentative vacancy)
Oriental Bank of Commerce.
Allahabad Bank.
IDBI Bank.
Punjab & Sind Bank.
Canara Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for East and North East:
Eastern States Include: Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand
Allahabad Bank.
Bank of India.
Bank of Baroda.
UCO Bank.
United Bank of India.
Canara Bank.
Union Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for West & Central India:
States Include: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh, Goa
Bank of Baroda.
IDBI Bank.
Dena Bank.
Bank of Maharashtra.
Canara Bank.
Indian Overseas Bank.
Corporation Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 for South India:
States Include: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Andhra Bank.
Indian Bank.
Vijaya Bank.
Indian Overseas Bank.
Canara Bank.
Corporation Bank.
Syndicate Bank.

On the Basis of Proposed Merger-Govt Plan to merge small banks to create large banks)
1. Punjab National bank
2. Bank of Baroda
3. Union Bank
4. Canara Bank
5. Bank of India

In case of merger their is always some discrimination of employees of merging Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS PO 2016 on Basis of Salary and Allowances- All PSU Banks have same salary structure, although there is some difference in their allowances.

This is just outline How to fill preferences for IBPS PO 2016. The final decision is yours.

Disclaimer: The information stated above is based on independent sources and analysis. We do not take any responsibility for the decision that might be taken, based on the information provided above.