IBPS PO

About IBPS PO Exam

  • Overview
  • Job Profile
  • Salary Info
  • Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Dates
  • Vacancies
  • How to apply
  • Official Notification
  • Application Fee

IBPS PO Overview

The full form of the ‘IBPS PO’ exam is the ‘Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer’ exam. IBPS every year conducts a PO exam to recruit Probationary Officers for various banks that participate in this exam. Almost all major Public sector banks (except SBI) participate in this exam. Close to 20 banks participate in this exam every year to recruit Probationary Officers.

IBPS PO exam is conducted in 3 stages viz.. Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims exam is conducted every year in the month of October, Main examination in November-December and Interview in January-February.

 

IBPS PO Notification 2020: An Overview
Exam Name IBPS PO 2020 – Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-VIII)
Conducting Authority Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of Post IBPS Probationary Officers / Management Trainees (Junior Management Grade – Scale I)
Participating Organizations All Public Sector Banks in India except for the State Bank of India (SBI) and its Associate Banks
Number of Vacancies 4000+
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online + One Face to face interview
Number of Stages Three – Prelims, Mains, and Interview
Official Website www. ibps.in

 

IBPS PO Job Profile

Bank Probationary Officer (PO) is the most popular choice for all of the bank aspirants. It offers high career growth and good prospects for a bright future in banking.

Typically, a bank PO undergoes a 2 year probation period or training, where he/she understands the practical way and structure of the bank. The probation period divided into various phases depending on the bank. In the probation period, a PO will handle different types of banking activities such as Customer service, Account related queries, Pensions, Cheque Clearing, Cash handling, Loans, Internet banking, Credit Cards, Report Making etc.

Upon completion of the probation period, a PO will be posted as an Assistant Manager or Manager of a bank branch.

Primary Duties of a Bank PO

Customer Service – This is the primary work of any officer in a bank. A Probationary Officer’s main work is to handle customers and try to provide solutions to their queries related to any of the banking services such as Opening accounts, cash deposits, cash with drawl, loans etc.

Cash Handling – Cash handling is mainly done by Bank Clerks. However, PO’s are also trained in this work, to take it up when needed.

Payment Clearances – It is making sure that all the inward and outward flow of money is happening smoothly. This work is also primarily handled by clerks. A PO is second in line after the clerk to take up this work.

Loan Processing – In the probation period most of the time banks assign all PO’s to their loan and Insurance departments to sell their products. They will train you on the bank products, and how to sell, what to sell and how to convince the customers.

Generate New Business – This involves activities such as promoting bank’s products, Selling insurance, new account openings, etc.

Reporting and Verification – As a probationary officer, you will be assigned to generate reports on various items, which may include deposits, withdrawals, ledger balances, etc. You will have to manually verify each transaction and record the changes found.

Customer Complaints – As a PO, you will be required to work as a public relations officer, who handles customer complaints. You will have to address various customer related issues such as account related discrepancies, Cheque complaints, undue charges, and any other customer grievances.

This is briefly the job profile of a Bank Probationary Officer.

There will be regular internal exams/departmental exams conducted by the bank. You can clear these exams and grow in your career in the bank.

 

IBPS PO Salary and Allowances

Below is the typical salary structure of an IBPS PO. The PO salary is almost the same across all the banks with little variations.  Check the table below:

IBPS PO Salary Structure (per month) 2020

Basic Pay 23700
Special Allowance 1836.75
Dearness Allowance (DA) 10163.63
City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) 870
Transport Allowance
Total (without HRA) 36570.38
House Rent Allowance (HRA) 2133
Gross with HRA 38703.38

Allowances

Medical Aid 8000
Entertainment 500
Newspaper 300
Petrol 3000
Telephone 400
Canteen Subsidy 400
Pension Contribution 2500
Gross Annual CTC (with HRA but without leased accommodation) 5,57,640.52

 

IBPS PO Perks and Allowances

  • Dearness Allowance (DA): This is revised quarterly based on the CPI. DA forms around 40 percent of the Basic Pay.
  • House Rent Allowance: This depends on the place of your posting. and the HRA can be 9%, 8% or 7% of the Basic Pay. You will get a high percentage of pay if you are posted in a metro or a big city.
  • City Compensatory Allowance: Like HRA, CCA too depends on the place of your posting, and varies between 0% and 4% roughly.
  • Special Allowance: It is 7.75% of the Basic Pay. This is recently added.
  • Annual Increment: You will have an annual increment of Rs. 980, that is applicable for a period of 7 years.
  • Reimbursements: The limit for the room rent reimbursement is Rs 700/- per day. Other than this, he is also eligible for Rs 8000/- as medical aid every year. You can also avail Leave fare concession for medical or non-medical purposes. Leave fare concession will reimburse travel expenses for 4000 km.
  • Other Perks/Reimbursements: Petrol expenses(up to 35 Litre), Newspaper expenses(up to 2 newspapers), Telephone expenses, Entertainment expenses etc.

 

IBPS PO Salary After 11th Bipartite Settlement

After the wage revision, 11th Bipartite have settled for an increase of 15% in the IBPS PO salary.

Current Basic Pay – Rs 23,700, Gross Salary – Rs 36,570

After a 15% increase

Basic Pay  – Rs 26,706, Gross Salary – Rs 37,068

7th Pay commission Effect on IBPS PO Salary 

Indian Bank Association (IBA) Chairman Shri T M Bhasin announced that there will be not be any of 7th commission on IBPS POsalary.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

IBPS PO Selection process consists of 3 phases

  • Phase 1 – Preliminary Exam (online) – 100 Questions / 100 Marks / 1 hour
  • Phase 2 – Mains Exam (2 online exams)
    • Objective Test – 155 Questions / 200 Marks / 3 Hours
    • Descriptive Test (English Language) – Letter Writing & Essay – 25 Marks / 30 Minutes
  • Phase 3 – Interview – 100 Marks

In the Objective Tests, there is a NEGATIVE MARKING of one fourth or 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Prelims (Phase 1)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Test
English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

There is Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Mains (Phase 2)

IBPS PO Mains 2019 will be consist of 2 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) and Descriptive Test (25 marks). Both are ONLINE Tests only.

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Test
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
Descriptive Test
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

There is Negative Marking of one fourth or 0.25 in the Objective Test.

IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Test

This is also an ONLINE Test.

The descriptive paper will be of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks assigned to the test of English Language. You will be tested on Letter Writing & Essay. You will be needed to secure passing marks to qualify the Descriptive Test, to be decided by the Bank.

Note: Your Descriptive paper will be evaluated only if you score well and clear the cutoff marks in the Objective Tests.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Interview (Phase 3)

The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of the Online Main Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

The final score of candidates shall arrive on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in both the Main Examination and Interview.

 

IBPS PO Syllabus

Entire IBPS PO Syllabus can be classified into the 3 Subjects below, and there are different topics under each subject, which we shall see in detail below.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning Ability
  3. English Language

1. Quantitative Aptitude

1. Simplification 7. Quadratic Equations 13. Time & Work
2. Average 8. Interest 14. Number System
3. Percentage 9. Problems on Ages 15. Data Sufficiency
4. Ratio & Proportion 10. Profit & Loss 16. Linear Equations
5. Data Interpretation 11. Number Series 17. Permutation & Combination/Probability
6. Mensuration 12. Speed, Time & Distance 18. Mixtures & Alligations

2. Reasoning Ability

1. Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities 6. Blood Relations 11. Scheduling
2. Syllogisms 7. Directions & Distances 12. Analogy
3. Coding & Decoding 8. Ordering & Ranking 13. Classification
4. Circular Seating Arrangement 9. Arrangement & Pattern 14. Data Sufficiency
5. Linear Seating Arrangement 10. Double Lineup 15. Series

3. English Language

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks)
  3. Vocabulary (Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement)
  4. Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles)

 

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Age limit(As on 01.08.2019):

Minimum: 20 years

Maximum: 30 years
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and no later than 01.08.1999 (both dates
inclusive).

Upper Age limit Relaxation:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 3 years
Persons with disabilities 10 years
Ex-servicemen with at least 5 years of military service 5 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Nationality/Citizenship:

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently
settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,

provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Education Qualifications (as on 28.08.2019)

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. 

IBPS PO Exam Dates

Below are the IBPS PO 2020 Exam Dates, which include IBPS PO Prelims, Mains Examination, and Interview.

Exam Events Important/Exam Dates
Notification Release By August 2020
Date of Online Registration Start August 2020 (exact date to be announced)
Date of Online Registration End August 2020 (exact date to be announced)
IBPS PO 2020 Admit Card 2020 release October — 2020
IBPS PO Prelims Exam 3rd, 4th, and 10th October 2020
IBPS PO Result – Prelims October/November 2020
Download Call Letter for Mains November — 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam 28th November 2020
IBPS PO Result – Mains December — 2020
Download Call Letter for Interview January — 2021
IBPS PO Interview Jan/Feb 2021
Provisional Allotment April — 2021

 

IBPS PO 2019 Important Dates

Below are the IBPS PO 2019 Exam Dates, which include the IBPS PO Prelims, Mains Examination, and Interview.

Exam Events Important/Exam Dates
Date of Online Registration 7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019
Application Fee Payment 7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019
IBPS PO Admit Card 2019 October — 2019
IBPS PO Prelims Exam 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019
IBPS PO Result – Prelims October/November 2019
Download Call Letter for Mains November — 2019
IBPS PO Mains Exam 30th November 2019
IBPS PO Result – Mains December — 2019
Download Call Letter for Interview January — 2020
IBPS PO Interview Jan/Feb 2020
Provisional Allotment April — 2020

 

IBPS PO Vacancies

There are a total of 4336 vacancies, as notified in the IBPS PO 2019 notification. Check the detailed breakup of vacancies for various categories in the table below.

Sr. No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC EWS UR Total Out of Which (PWBD)
HI OC VI ID
1 Allahabad Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500 5 5 5 5
2 Andhra Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bank of India 158 58 11 89 583 899 6 17 6 6
5 Bank of Maharashtra 52 26 94 35 143 350 3 3 3 3
6 Canara Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500 5 5 5 5
7 Central Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
8 Corporation Bank 22 11 40 15 62 150 2 2 1 1
9 Indian Bank 73 37 133 49 201 493 5 5 5 5
10 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Oriental Bank of Commerce 48 22 79 29 122 300 3 3 3 3
12 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
13 Punjab & Sind Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
15 UCO Bank 53 18 118 50 261 500 47 4 3 13
16 Union Bank of India 114 53 159 65 253 644 12 12 15 6
17 United Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 670 299 904 432 2031 4336 88 56 46 47

IBPS PO How to apply

Candidates can apply ONLINE only, no other mode of application is accepted.

Application dates: 07.08.2019 to 28.08.2019 (both dates inclusive).

Application Fees:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

Where to Apply: IBPS Authorised website www.ibps.in

What documents will you require to upload: 

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • A handwritten declaration

 

IBPS PO 2019 Official Notification

IBPS PO 2019 Notification is released and there are 4336 vacancies.

Check the official notification.

IBPS PO Exam Fee

Application Fees:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

About IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO Overview

The full form of the ‘IBPS PO’ exam is the ‘Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer’ exam. IBPS every year conducts a PO exam to recruit Probationary Officers for various banks that participate in this exam. Almost all major Public sector banks (except SBI) participate in this exam. Close to 20 banks participate in this exam every year to recruit Probationary Officers.

IBPS PO exam is conducted in 3 stages viz.. Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims exam is conducted every year in the month of October, Main examination in November-December and Interview in January-February.

 

IBPS PO Notification 2020: An Overview
Exam Name IBPS PO 2020 – Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-VIII)
Conducting Authority Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of Post IBPS Probationary Officers / Management Trainees (Junior Management Grade – Scale I)
Participating Organizations All Public Sector Banks in India except for the State Bank of India (SBI) and its Associate Banks
Number of Vacancies 4000+
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online + One Face to face interview
Number of Stages Three – Prelims, Mains, and Interview
Official Website www. ibps.in

 

IBPS PO Job Profile

Bank Probationary Officer (PO) is the most popular choice for all of the bank aspirants. It offers high career growth and good prospects for a bright future in banking.

Typically, a bank PO undergoes a 2 year probation period or training, where he/she understands the practical way and structure of the bank. The probation period divided into various phases depending on the bank. In the probation period, a PO will handle different types of banking activities such as Customer service, Account related queries, Pensions, Cheque Clearing, Cash handling, Loans, Internet banking, Credit Cards, Report Making etc.

Upon completion of the probation period, a PO will be posted as an Assistant Manager or Manager of a bank branch.

Primary Duties of a Bank PO

Customer Service – This is the primary work of any officer in a bank. A Probationary Officer’s main work is to handle customers and try to provide solutions to their queries related to any of the banking services such as Opening accounts, cash deposits, cash with drawl, loans etc.

Cash Handling – Cash handling is mainly done by Bank Clerks. However, PO’s are also trained in this work, to take it up when needed.

Payment Clearances – It is making sure that all the inward and outward flow of money is happening smoothly. This work is also primarily handled by clerks. A PO is second in line after the clerk to take up this work.

Loan Processing – In the probation period most of the time banks assign all PO’s to their loan and Insurance departments to sell their products. They will train you on the bank products, and how to sell, what to sell and how to convince the customers.

Generate New Business – This involves activities such as promoting bank’s products, Selling insurance, new account openings, etc.

Reporting and Verification – As a probationary officer, you will be assigned to generate reports on various items, which may include deposits, withdrawals, ledger balances, etc. You will have to manually verify each transaction and record the changes found.

Customer Complaints – As a PO, you will be required to work as a public relations officer, who handles customer complaints. You will have to address various customer related issues such as account related discrepancies, Cheque complaints, undue charges, and any other customer grievances.

This is briefly the job profile of a Bank Probationary Officer.

There will be regular internal exams/departmental exams conducted by the bank. You can clear these exams and grow in your career in the bank.

 

IBPS PO Salary and Allowances

Below is the typical salary structure of an IBPS PO. The PO salary is almost the same across all the banks with little variations.  Check the table below:

IBPS PO Salary Structure (per month) 2020

Basic Pay 23700
Special Allowance 1836.75
Dearness Allowance (DA) 10163.63
City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) 870
Transport Allowance
Total (without HRA) 36570.38
House Rent Allowance (HRA) 2133
Gross with HRA 38703.38

Allowances

Medical Aid 8000
Entertainment 500
Newspaper 300
Petrol 3000
Telephone 400
Canteen Subsidy 400
Pension Contribution 2500
Gross Annual CTC (with HRA but without leased accommodation) 5,57,640.52

 

IBPS PO Perks and Allowances

  • Dearness Allowance (DA): This is revised quarterly based on the CPI. DA forms around 40 percent of the Basic Pay.
  • House Rent Allowance: This depends on the place of your posting. and the HRA can be 9%, 8% or 7% of the Basic Pay. You will get a high percentage of pay if you are posted in a metro or a big city.
  • City Compensatory Allowance: Like HRA, CCA too depends on the place of your posting, and varies between 0% and 4% roughly.
  • Special Allowance: It is 7.75% of the Basic Pay. This is recently added.
  • Annual Increment: You will have an annual increment of Rs. 980, that is applicable for a period of 7 years.
  • Reimbursements: The limit for the room rent reimbursement is Rs 700/- per day. Other than this, he is also eligible for Rs 8000/- as medical aid every year. You can also avail Leave fare concession for medical or non-medical purposes. Leave fare concession will reimburse travel expenses for 4000 km.
  • Other Perks/Reimbursements: Petrol expenses(up to 35 Litre), Newspaper expenses(up to 2 newspapers), Telephone expenses, Entertainment expenses etc.

 

IBPS PO Salary After 11th Bipartite Settlement

After the wage revision, 11th Bipartite have settled for an increase of 15% in the IBPS PO salary.

Current Basic Pay – Rs 23,700, Gross Salary – Rs 36,570

After a 15% increase

Basic Pay  – Rs 26,706, Gross Salary – Rs 37,068

7th Pay commission Effect on IBPS PO Salary 

Indian Bank Association (IBA) Chairman Shri T M Bhasin announced that there will be not be any of 7th commission on IBPS POsalary.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

IBPS PO Selection process consists of 3 phases

  • Phase 1 – Preliminary Exam (online) – 100 Questions / 100 Marks / 1 hour
  • Phase 2 – Mains Exam (2 online exams)
    • Objective Test – 155 Questions / 200 Marks / 3 Hours
    • Descriptive Test (English Language) – Letter Writing & Essay – 25 Marks / 30 Minutes
  • Phase 3 – Interview – 100 Marks

In the Objective Tests, there is a NEGATIVE MARKING of one fourth or 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Prelims (Phase 1)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Test
English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

There is Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Mains (Phase 2)

IBPS PO Mains 2019 will be consist of 2 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) and Descriptive Test (25 marks). Both are ONLINE Tests only.

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Test
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
Descriptive Test
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

There is Negative Marking of one fourth or 0.25 in the Objective Test.

IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Test

This is also an ONLINE Test.

The descriptive paper will be of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks assigned to the test of English Language. You will be tested on Letter Writing & Essay. You will be needed to secure passing marks to qualify the Descriptive Test, to be decided by the Bank.

Note: Your Descriptive paper will be evaluated only if you score well and clear the cutoff marks in the Objective Tests.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern – Interview (Phase 3)

The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of the Online Main Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

The final score of candidates shall arrive on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in both the Main Examination and Interview.

 

IBPS PO Syllabus

Entire IBPS PO Syllabus can be classified into the 3 Subjects below, and there are different topics under each subject, which we shall see in detail below.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning Ability
  3. English Language

1. Quantitative Aptitude

1. Simplification 7. Quadratic Equations 13. Time & Work
2. Average 8. Interest 14. Number System
3. Percentage 9. Problems on Ages 15. Data Sufficiency
4. Ratio & Proportion 10. Profit & Loss 16. Linear Equations
5. Data Interpretation 11. Number Series 17. Permutation & Combination/Probability
6. Mensuration 12. Speed, Time & Distance 18. Mixtures & Alligations

2. Reasoning Ability

1. Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities 6. Blood Relations 11. Scheduling
2. Syllogisms 7. Directions & Distances 12. Analogy
3. Coding & Decoding 8. Ordering & Ranking 13. Classification
4. Circular Seating Arrangement 9. Arrangement & Pattern 14. Data Sufficiency
5. Linear Seating Arrangement 10. Double Lineup 15. Series

3. English Language

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks)
  3. Vocabulary (Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement)
  4. Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles)

 

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Age limit(As on 01.08.2019):

Minimum: 20 years

Maximum: 30 years
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and no later than 01.08.1999 (both dates
inclusive).

Upper Age limit Relaxation:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 3 years
Persons with disabilities 10 years
Ex-servicemen with at least 5 years of military service 5 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Nationality/Citizenship:

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently
settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,

provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Education Qualifications (as on 28.08.2019)

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. 

IBPS PO Exam Dates

Below are the IBPS PO 2020 Exam Dates, which include IBPS PO Prelims, Mains Examination, and Interview.

Exam Events Important/Exam Dates
Notification Release By August 2020
Date of Online Registration Start August 2020 (exact date to be announced)
Date of Online Registration End August 2020 (exact date to be announced)
IBPS PO 2020 Admit Card 2020 release October — 2020
IBPS PO Prelims Exam 3rd, 4th, and 10th October 2020
IBPS PO Result – Prelims October/November 2020
Download Call Letter for Mains November — 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam 28th November 2020
IBPS PO Result – Mains December — 2020
Download Call Letter for Interview January — 2021
IBPS PO Interview Jan/Feb 2021
Provisional Allotment April — 2021

 

IBPS PO 2019 Important Dates

Below are the IBPS PO 2019 Exam Dates, which include the IBPS PO Prelims, Mains Examination, and Interview.

Exam Events Important/Exam Dates
Date of Online Registration 7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019
Application Fee Payment 7th August 2019 to 28th August 2019
IBPS PO Admit Card 2019 October — 2019
IBPS PO Prelims Exam 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019
IBPS PO Result – Prelims October/November 2019
Download Call Letter for Mains November — 2019
IBPS PO Mains Exam 30th November 2019
IBPS PO Result – Mains December — 2019
Download Call Letter for Interview January — 2020
IBPS PO Interview Jan/Feb 2020
Provisional Allotment April — 2020

 

IBPS PO Vacancies

There are a total of 4336 vacancies, as notified in the IBPS PO 2019 notification. Check the detailed breakup of vacancies for various categories in the table below.

Sr. No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC EWS UR Total Out of Which (PWBD)
HI OC VI ID
1 Allahabad Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500 5 5 5 5
2 Andhra Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bank of India 158 58 11 89 583 899 6 17 6 6
5 Bank of Maharashtra 52 26 94 35 143 350 3 3 3 3
6 Canara Bank 75 37 135 50 203 500 5 5 5 5
7 Central Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
8 Corporation Bank 22 11 40 15 62 150 2 2 1 1
9 Indian Bank 73 37 133 49 201 493 5 5 5 5
10 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Oriental Bank of Commerce 48 22 79 29 122 300 3 3 3 3
12 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
13 Punjab & Sind Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
15 UCO Bank 53 18 118 50 261 500 47 4 3 13
16 Union Bank of India 114 53 159 65 253 644 12 12 15 6
17 United Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 670 299 904 432 2031 4336 88 56 46 47

IBPS PO How to apply

Candidates can apply ONLINE only, no other mode of application is accepted.

Application dates: 07.08.2019 to 28.08.2019 (both dates inclusive).

Application Fees:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

Where to Apply: IBPS Authorised website www.ibps.in

What documents will you require to upload: 

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • A handwritten declaration

 

IBPS PO 2019 Official Notification

IBPS PO 2019 Notification is released and there are 4336 vacancies.

Check the official notification.

IBPS PO Exam Fee

Application Fees:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

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