The selection process for the post of probationary officers or PO in different banks will be completed on the basis of the online test as well as interview. Every year, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will conduct the national level exam to recruit the candidates for PO post. The IBPS PO exam will be held in two stages- i.e. preliminary and main. Shortlisted applicants will be eligible for the recruitment in the organizations.
|Name of the exam||IBPS PO|
|Post name||PO (Probationary Officer)|
|Stages of exam||Prelims|
|Marking scheme||1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer|
|Duration of exam||For prelims- 1 hour|
|For mains- 3 hours 30 minutes|
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Language of exam||Hindi|
The IBPS PO syllabus is different for both Prelims and Mains Exam. Both exams has a different syllabus, applicants can check the syllabus from below information:
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||English Language|
|Number Systems||Logical Reasoning||Paragraph Completion|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Alphanumeric Series||Fill in the blanks|
|Surds & Indices||Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Cloze Test|
|Mixtures &Alligations||Coded Inequalities||Reading Comprehension|
|Work & Time||Seating Arrangement||Para Jumbles|
|Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Syllogism||Miscellaneous|
|Sequence & Series||Puzzle||Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting|
|Permutation, Combination & Probability||Input-Output|
|Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Blood Relations|
|Profit and Loss||Coding-Decoding|
|Time & Distance||Data Sufficiency|
There are 3 sections available for the Mains exam and the syllabus of IBPS PO Mains:
|Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||Percentage||Financial Awareness|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||Interest||General Knowledge|
|Scheduling||Data Interpretation||English Language|
|Verbal Reasoning||Problems of ages||Complete Grammar|
|Input-Output||Mensuration and Geometry||Verbal Ability|
|Blood Relations||Ratio and Percentage||Reading Comprehension|
|Order and Ranking||Quadratic Equation||Vocabulary|
|Double Lineup||Profit and Loss|
|Data Sufficiency||Number System|
|Coding and Decoding||Speed, Distance and Time|
|Code Inequalities||Time and Work|
|Keyboard Shortcuts||Linear Equation|
|Microsoft Office||Permutation and Combination|
|Computer Abbreviation||Mixture and Allegations|
|Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies|
Practicing Previous Year Papers can assist you in preparing for the IBPS PO Exam. To pass the IBPS PO Exam, you must develop a sensible preparation approach that includes the work of practicing Previous Year Question Papers, which will help you improve your speed and accuracy. It increases your chances of passing the IBPS PO Exam.
For Prelims Exam:
|Notification for IBPS PO||Aug-22|
|Online application commencement for IBPS PO||Aug-22|
|Last date to fill out the form||Aug-22|
|Last date of fee submission||Aug-22|
|Pre Training Exam for IBPS PO||Sep-22|
|Admit card for IBPS PO Prelims||Sep-22|
|Prelims exam date||Oct-22|
|Exam date for Mains exam||Nov-22|
|Interview date for IBPS PO||Jan-23|
Selection Process of IBPS PO:
The selection process of IBPS PO will be completed into three stages and all the three stages are discussed below:
The cut off of IBPS PO will be released on the only official website. The cut off are provided sections wise i.e. Prelims and Mains cut off.
The Prelims cut off:
|Category||IBPS PO Cutoff|
Previous year cut off of Mains:
|Category||IBPS PO cutoff|
The exam center will be different for IBPS Prelims as well as the Mains exam, check the list of exam centers for both exams:
|State||Exam center for Prelims||Exam center for Mains|
|Assam||Guwahati, Silchar, Jorhat, Dibrugarh,Tezpur||Silchar, Guwahati|
|Andhra Pradesh||Kadapa, Guntur, Kurnool, Kakinada, Tirupati, Nellore, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Ongole, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, Rajahmundry, Chittoor, Chirala, Eluru||Kurnool,Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada,|
|Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|Bihar||Darbhanga, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Purnea, Arrah, Patna, Aurangabad||Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Bhagalpur,Patna,|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh, Mohali||Chandigarh, Mohali|
|Chattisgarh||Raipur, Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur||Raipur|
|Delhi||Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Delhi/New Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad||Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Delhi/New Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad|
|Daman and Diu||Surat, Jamnagar, Surat||Surat|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Rajkot, Himatnagar, Gandhinagar, Vododara||Vadodara, Ahmedabad|
|Himanchal Pradesh||Mandi, Kullu, Solan, Shimla, Bilaspur, Una, Kangra, Hamirpur||Hamirpur, Shimla|
|Haryana||Karnal, Hissar, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, Gurugram, Faridabad||Ambala, Hissar|
|Jharkhand||Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh, Bokaro Steel City, Ranchi, Dhanbad||Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad|
|Kerala||Palakkad, Malappuram, Trichur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kannur, Alappuzha, Kollam, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kottayam||Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi|
|Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar||Srinagar, Jammu|
|Karnataka||Hubli, Mandya, Hassan, Mysore, Mangalore, Udupi, Shimoga, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Davangere, Bidar, Dharwad, Gulbarga||Mangalore, Hubli, Bangalore|
|Madhya Pradesh||Sagar, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Satna, Gwalior, Bhopal, Indore||Bhopal, Indore|
|Maharashtra||Nagpur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nashik, Nanded, Ratnagiri, Pune, Amravati, Solapur, Chandrapur, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Dhule, Kolhapur, Latur||Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur|
|Odisha||Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Berhampur, Sambalpur, Balasore,||Bhubaneshwar|
|Punjab||Jalandhar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Mohali, Pathankot, Ludhiana, Sangrur, Amritsar, Patiala, Bhatinda,||Mohali, Ludhiana, Patiala, Jalandhar|
|Rajasthan||Jodhpur, Jaipur, Sikar, Kota, Ajmer, Udaipur, Alwar, Bikaner||Jaipur, Udaipur|
|Telangana||Khammam, Karimnagar, Warangal, Hyderabad||Hyderabad|
|Tamil Nadu||Thanjavur, Salem, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirapalli, Virudhunagar, Vellore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil||Chennai, Tirunelveli, Chennai|
|Uttar Pradesh||Meerut, Mathura, Muzaffarnagar, Moradabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Varanasi, Sitapur, Aligarh, Agra, Banda, Allahabad, Faizabad, Bareilly, Gonda, Ghaziabad, Jhansi, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow,||Meerut, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Kanpur|
|West Bengal||Hooghly, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri, Kalyani, Durgapur, Asansol||Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri, Asansol|
Ques: What will be the upper age limit criteria to apply for IBPS PO recruitment?
Ans: The upper age limit for IBPS PO recruitment will be 30 years.
Ques: How many stages of IBPS PO recruitment?
Ques: What are the main topics of IBPS PO Syllabus?
Ans: The IBPS PO syllabus is very broad and it will be different for Prelims as well as Mains exam. Some Common subjects of Syllabus are Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language, Reasoning Ability.
Ques: What will be the application fee of IBPS PO?
Ans: The application fee will be Rupees 600 and Rupees 100 for PWD/ ST/ SC/ Ex-Serviceman.
Ques: What will be the academic qualification required to apply for IBPS PO exam?
Ans: Graduation degree required from any recognized university.