IBPS PO 2021: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the IBPS PO Notification PDF for Probationary Officers (PO) exam. IBPS PO is a national level exam to enrol Probationary Officers in various Public sector banks across India. Young Graduates can start fillup online applications for IBPS PO notification from 20th October 2021. IBPS PO 2021 Application made available on the IBPS official website @ibps.in. Individuals who are interested can visit the official website to fill up an online application for IBPS PO 2021.
IBPS PO Notification PDF
On 19th Oct 2021, IBPS PO 2021 notification PDF was released for 4135 Probationary Officers (PO) vacancies. Candidates who is holding graduation degrees can apply for this post from 20th Oct to 10th Nov 2021. Other eligibility norms have been prescribed on IBPS PO 2021 notification PDF. Applications must ensure eligibility before filling the Online IBPS PO Application Form. In this article, we have combined all application processes, Selection Process, eligibility criteria, and vacancy etc.
IBPS PO 2021-Overview
Get a complete exam overview of the IBPS PO 2021 exam here. The below-given table has all the important spotlight events that will help you to be updated.
|Organization Name||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Post||Probationary Officer (PO)|
|No. of Vacancies||4135|
|Salary||Rs. 52,000/- to Rs.55,000/-|
|Selection Process||Prelims, Mains & Interview|
|Age Limit||20 years – 30 years|
IBPS PO 2021- Exam Dates
Th application for IBPS PO 2021 will be made available from 20th Oct 2021. Online prelims examination for IBPS PO 2021 tentatively scheduled on 04th & 11th December 2021.
|Important Dates of IBPS PO Notification 2021|
|IBPS PO Notification Released Date||19th October 2021|
|Starting date for Apply Online||20th October 2021|
|Last date to Apply Online||10th November 2021|
|PET Call Letter Download||November 2021|
|Pre-exam Training||November/ December 2021|
|IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card||November/ December 2021|
|Preliminary Exam Date||04th and 11th December 2021 (tentative)|
|Preliminary Exam Result||December 2021|
|Mains Admit card||December 2021/January 2022|
|Mains Exam Date||January 2022|
|Mains Result||January/ February 2022|
|Interview call letter||February 2022|
|Date of interview||February/ March 2022|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2022|
IBPS PO 2021 Vacancy Details
Here we have provided the IBPS PO 2021 category wise vacancy. The below-given table can give ideas to the candidates to apply for the IBPS PO 2021 Exam. The candidates can check out this space for the latest IBPS PO 2021 Vacancy.
|IBPS PO 2021 Vacancy Details|
|Bank of Baroda||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Bank of India||240||88||44||158||58||588|
|Bank of Maharashtra||162||60||30||108||40||400|
|Central Bank of India||53||193||104||257||13||620|
|Indian Overseas Bank||41||14||07||26||10||98|
|Punjab National Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||169||67||37||112||42||427|
|Union Bank of India||491||94||47||148||132||912|
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2021
The candidates who are aspiring for the IBPS PO should fulfil the basic IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2021 to successfully apply for the same. The candidates who fail to fulfil the IBPS PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria will be rejected by the bank.
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.Educational Qualification (as on 10/11/2021)
Applicants applying for IBPS PO 2021 should have the following educational qualification: An applicant possessing a graduate degree (such as BA, BCom, BSc, B.Tech) from a recognized university. Please note that the degree or marks should be obtained on or before the date(to be issued). Also, candidates possessing degrees equivalent to the mentioned qualification are also eligible.
Educational Qualification (as on 10/11/2021)
A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised 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 indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. The basic working of the computer.
Language Proficiency- Verbal and written knowledge of the state/ UT is desirable.
Age Limit (as on 01/10/2021)
The candidate must fulfil the below-given age criteria to apply for IBPS PO exam.
Age: Minimum: 20 years, Maximum: 30 years
|Scheduled Caste||5 years|
|Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Backward Class- Non-creamy layer||3 years|
|Person with disability||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers (including Emergency Commissioned Officers, and Short Service Commissioned Officers) who served more than 5 years and resigned at the conclusion of the assigned project.||5 years|
|Persons ordinarily domiciled in the J&K from January 1st, 1980 to December 31, 1989||5 years|
|Candidates affected by the 1984 riots||5 years|
IBPS PO 2021 Application Fees
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Applicable GST will be borne by IBPS) Payable from 20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows
- Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
- Rs. 850 /- for all others
Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the
IBPS PO 2021 Apply Online
- Candidates are first required to visit the IBPS’s authorised website www.ibps.in.
- Click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP PO/MT” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES (CRP-PO/MT-XI)” to open the On-Line Application Form.
- Candidates will have click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form.
- After that, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen.
- The candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
- They can reopen the saved data using the Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.
- Candidates are required to upload their
– Left thumb impression
– A handwritten declaration
as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of documents
- Candidates are advised to carefully fill and complete the online application.
- verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required.
- No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.
IBPS PO Apply Online form 2021 – Available by 20th Oct 2021
IBPS PO 2021- Selection Process
Applicant selection will be based on the following 3 stages. But final selection will be made based on Mains +Interview marks obtained in IBPS PO 2021 exam.
- Prelims Exam
- Mains Exam
IBPS PO 2021- Exam Pattern
Exam pattern of IBPS PO the detail of the examination covering the question type, sections of the exam, duration of the exam, number of questions asked. The IBPS PO Exam consists of three stages:
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern
|Name of Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
In the IBPS PO prelims exam, the candidate will have 100 questions for 100 marks. The exam has 3 important sections each section has 20 min of time duration.
- Questions are Multiple Choices.
- Negative marking will be applicable for each wrong answer. – 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern
|S.No.||Section Name||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
- Multiple Choice questions with a hard level.
- Negative marking will be applicable for each wrong answer. – 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
IBPS PO Interview
IBPS PO Interview will be considered as the final stage.
IBPS PO Interview: 100 Marks
Final Score Calculation:
Final Score: Main examination  + Interview 
The final score will be cumulative of the main examination and interview the ratio of 80:20 respectively.
IBPS PO 2021 Syllabus
- Seating Arrangement
- Alphanumeric Series
- Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test
- Data sufficiency
- Logical Reasoning
2. Quantitative Aptitude
- Number Series
- Ratio & Proportion
- Percentage & Averages
- Profit & Loss
- Mixtures & Allegations
- Simple Interest & Compound Interest
- Work & Time
- Time & Distance
- Sequence & Series
- Quadratic Equation
- Permutation & Combination
3. General Awareness (GA)
- Banking & Financial Awareness
- Current Affairs
- Static GK
IBPS PO Exam Centre
|North India||South India||East India||West India|
IBPS PO 2021 Salary
IBPS PO 2021 salary has been revised with the 11th Bipartite Agreement in 2020. According to that basic pay of IBPS PO will be Rs. 36,000 and the revised IBPS PO Salary has been made effective from November 2017.
|Basic Pay||Rs. 36,000|
|Special Allowance||Rs. 5,904|
|Dearness Allowance||Rs. 8,593.20|
|Learning Allowance||Rs. 600|
|DA Others||Rs. 1,552.50|
|Housing Rent Allowance||Rs. 3,240|
|Gross Salary||Rs. 57,289.70|
|Deduction (Tax & NPS)||Rs. 4,659.32|
|Net Salary||Rs. 52,630.38|
IBPS PO Admit Card
IBPS PO Prelims exam has been scheduled on 04th and 11th December 2021 (tentative). So candidates can expect call letters 10-15 days prior to the official website. The prelims Admit Card will be expected to release in November/ December 2021.
IBPS PO Result
On each phase, IBPS PO Results will be declared. The final IBPS PO result will be announced once the interview gets over. Once the results are out candidates will get a scorecard and cut off marks. Only the eligible candidates who clear cut off marks will be allowed to move forward towards the next level.
Previous Year IBPS PO Cut Off (2020-21)
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
IBPS PO 2021-FAQ’s
When will be the IBPS PO Prelims exam scheduled?
Ans. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam is tentatively scheduled for 04th December & 11th December 2021.
What are the stages to crack IBPS PO exam?
Ans. There are three stages to clear the IBPS PO exam such as Prelims, Mains, and interviews.
Is negative marking applicable for IBPS PO Exam?
Ans. Yes, – 0.25 Marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
What is the Basic Pay of IBPS PO Post?
Ans. Rs. 36,000/- is the Basic Pay of IBPS PO .