IBPS PO Recruitment

IBPS PO 2022: 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  22nd Aug 2022. 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 2022.

IBPS PO Notification PDF

On 02nd Aug, IBPS PO 2022 notification PDF was released for 6932 Probationary Officers (PO) vacancies. Candidates who is holding graduation degrees can apply for this post from 02nd Aug to 22nd Aug 2022. Other eligibility norms have been prescribed on IBPS PO 2022 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.

Download IBPS PO 2022 Notification PDF

IBPS PO 2022-Overview

Get a complete exam overview of the IBPS PO 2022 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 6932
Salary Rs. 52,000/- to Rs.55,000/-
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Education Qualification Graduate
Age Limit 20 years – 30 years
Application Fee
  • GEN/OBC/EWSs – Rs. 850/-
  • SC/ST/PWBD –  Rs. 175/-
Official Website @ibps.in


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
Organisation  General SC ST OBC EWS Total
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
Canara Bank 265 97 48 175 65 650
Central Bank of India 53 193 104 257 13 620
Indian Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR
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
UCO Bank 179 66 33 118 44 440
Union Bank of India 491 94 47 148 132 912
Total  1600 679 350 1102 404 4135

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

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
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

– Photograph
– Signature
– 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.

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

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
Total 100 100 60 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
Total 155 200 Hours
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 [80] + Interview [20]

The final score will be cumulative of the main examination and interview the ratio of 80:20 respectively.

IBPS PO 2021 Syllabus

1. Reasoning

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test
  • Data sufficiency
  • Puzzles
  • Logical Reasoning

2. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • 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
Agra Bengaluru Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Balasore Aurangabad
Amritsar Coimbatore Behrampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Bareilly Gulbarga Bhubaneshwar Indore
Chandigarh Hyderabad Dhanbad Jabalpur
Dehradun Kavaratti Guwahati Jaipur
Gorakhpur Kochi Hubli Jodhpur
Jammu Madurai Kolkata Mumbai
Kanpur Mangalore Muzaffarpur Nagpur
Karnal Mysore Patna Panaji (Goa)
Lucknow Port Blair Ranchi Pune
Ludhiana Puducherry Sambalpur Raipur
New Delhi Thiruchirapalli Shillong Rajkot
Patiala Thiruvananthapuram Siliguri Vadodara
Rohtak Vijaywada Tirupati
Shimla Vishakhapatnam

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
CCA Rs. 1,400
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
General 58.75
OBC 58.50
SC 51
ST 43.5
EWS 57.75
HI 19.75
OC 46
VI 54.25
ID 21.75

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 .


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