IBPS Exam Dates & IBPS Calendar 2020 [Updated]

The IBPS exam dates for 2020 recruitment have been released in the official IBPS calendar 2020 published by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

IBPS is the conducting and recruiting body for all bank exams related to the Public Sector Banks.

Table of Contents:

  1. IBPS Calendar 2020
  2. IBPS PO Exam Date
  3. IBPS Clerk Exam Date
  4. IBPS SO Exam Date
  5. IBPS RRB Exam Date

For details on upcoming bank exams, refer to the linked article.

IBPS Calendar 2020-2021 PDF:-Download PDF Here

With the release of IBPS Calendar 2020, aspirants across the country must start their preparation now and ace the upcoming IBPS exam.

Refer to the links given below for preparation:

IBPS Calendar 2020

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the IBPS calendar 2020. Candidates who are willing to apply for the upcoming IBPS exams can refer to the important dates given below as per the IBPS Calendar 2020.

IBPS RRB official notification released on June 30, 2020, mentions a fresh set of dates for the RRB recruitment. Given below are the IBPS RRB revised exam dates:

IBPS Calendar 2020
IBPS Exam Dates 2020 for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II & III and IBPS RRB Office Assistant
Preliminary Examination Officer Scale I and Office Assistants : 

Revised Dates

September 12, 2020

September 13, 2020

September 19, 2020

September 20, 2020

September 26, 2020

Single Examination Officers Scale II & III: 

Revised Dates: October 18, 2020

Mains Examination Officer Scale I & Office Assistants: 

Revised Dates: 

To Be Notified Later

Given below are the IBPS exam dates for IBPS PO, SO & Clerk based on the IBPS Calendar 2020:

IBPS Calendar 2020
IBPS Exam Dates 2020 for IBPS PO, SO & Clerk
Probationary Officer Specialist Officer Clerk
Preliminary Exam October 3, 2020

October 10, 2020

October 11, 2020

December 26, 2020

December 27, 2020

December 5, 2020

December 12, 2020

December 13, 2020

Mains Exam November 28, 2020 January 30, 2021 January 24, 2021

Candidates are advised to visit the official site of IBPS for any update regarding the notification for IBPS exam. Aspirants must keep themselves updated with any change in the IBPS exam date and check this page regularly.

IBPS Calendar 2020-2021 PDF:-Download PDF HereBank Exams 2020

IBPS PO Exam Date

The IBPS PO exam for selection of Probationary Officers in Public Sector Banks is usually held between September to December. The IBPS PO exam date 2020 has finally been released in the official notification released by IBPS on August 4, 2020.

The IBPS PO Exam is conducted to recruit Probationary Officer in the Public Sector Banks.

Candidates aspiring to apply for the upcoming IBPS PO exam can refer to the important IBPS PO Exam dates given below. IBPS Exam dates for the PO Exam is as follows:

IBPS PO Exam IBPS PO Exam Date 2019 IBPS PO Exam Date 2020
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card September 30, 2019 September 22, 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam October 12, 2019 October 3, 2020
October 13, 2019 October 10, 2020
October 19, 2019 October 11, 2020
October 20, 2019
IBPS PO Prelims Result November 1, 2019 October/ November 2020
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card November 11, 2019 November 2020
IBPS PO Main Exam November 30, 2019 November 28, 2020
IBPS PO Main Result January 2, 2020 December 2020
IBPS PO Final Result May 20, 2020 April 2021

IBPS PO Exam date- Salient Points

  • The IBPS interview for PO exam is conducted in January every year.
  • Candidates should be updated on the exact IBPS exam dates for PO Exam through the official website.

For more information regarding the IBPS PO exam dates, candidates can visit the linked article.

Government Exam 2020

IBPS Clerk Exam Date

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection decides the IBPS Exam date for the Clerk Exam.

The IBPS Clerk Exam is usually conducted in December and January every year.

Exam dates for the IBPS Clerk 2020 are as follows:

IBPS Clerk Exam IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2019 IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2020
IBPS Clerk Exam Prelims Admit Card November 26, 2019 November 18, 2020
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam December 7, 2019 December 5, 2020
December 8, 2019 December 12, 2020
December 14, 2019 December 13, 2020
December 15, 2019
IBPS Clerk Prelims Result January 1, 2020 December 31, 2020
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card January 7, 2020 January 12, 2021
IBPS Clerk Main Exam January 19, 2020 January 24, 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Result May 20, 2020 February 2021 (tentative)

IBPS Exam date for Clerk Exam- Important Pointer

  • There is no interview in the IBPS clerical exam process.
  • The results of the mains exam are used to draw up a merit list of successful candidates who are then asked to join service before March every year.

Aspirants can get the detailed clerical cadre exam schedule at the IBPS Clerk exam dates page.

Candidates preparing for the exams can refer to the detailed section-wise bank exam syllabus at the linked article.

IBPS SO Exam Date

The IBPS SO Exam date usually falls in the month of December every year.

Various Public Sector Banks participate in the IBPS SO exam, which is conducted to recruit Specialist Officer.

The IBPS SO Exam dates as per the official calendar are as follows:

IBPS SO Exam IBPS SO Exam Date 2019 IBPS SO Exam Date 2020
IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card December 2019 December 2020 (tentative)
IBPS SO Preliminary Exam December 28, 2019 December 26, 2020
December 29, 2019 December 27, 2020
IBPS SO Prelims Result January 7, 2020 January 2021 (tentative)
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card January 2020 January 2021 (tentative)
IBPS SO Main Exam January 25, 2020 January 30, 2021
IBPS SO Main Exam Result February 5, 2020 February 2021 (tentative)
IBPS SO Final Result May 20, 2020 April 2021 (tentative)

IBPS SO Exam Date- Important Pointers

  • The IBPS SO Notification for this exam was published in October-November 2019.
  • Tentatively, the IBPS SO interview will be held in the month of February 2020 for CRP Specialist Officer IX.

IBPS RRB Exam Date

The IBPS RRB Exam dates are already published by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection in the annual Exam Calendar.

The IBPS RRB exam is held in August and September every year and as per the official 2020 notification released by the conducting body, the 2020 exam shall be conducted in the months of September to November.

Candidates can visit the IBPS RRB Notification page to get all the relevant data about the recruitment procedure for Regional Rural Bank exam.

The table below, mentions the IBPS RRB exam dates 2020 and 2019:

IBPS RRB Exam IBPS RRB Posts IBPS RRB Exam dates 2019 IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2020
IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam Officer Scale I and Office Assistants August 03, 2019 September 19, 2020

September 20, 2020

September 26, 2020

August 04, 2019
August 11, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 18, 2019
August 25, 2019
IBPS RRB Single Exam Officers Scale II & III September 22, 2019 October 18, 2020
IBPS RRB Main Exam Officer Scale I

Office Assistants

September 22, 2019

September 29, 2019

October 31, 2020

IBPS has released the final provisional result for the IBPS RRB exam 2019 on January 1, 2020. The final IBPS RRB result is tentatively expected to release by January 2021.

IBPS RRB Exam dates- Important Pointers

  • The IBPS RRB interview for officers is held between November and January every year.
  • There is no Interview for the IBPS RRB Office Assistants, so they are mostly called to join the service earlier than the Officer cadre candidates.
  • Candidates are supposed to apply for these examinations only through the IBPS website.
  • The basic guidelines for photographs, signatures and supporting documents are given in the IBPS Notification that is published for each examination.

Other IBPS exam dates related links:

With the release of IBPS RRB Notification 2020, candidates must now prepare themselves for the upcoming IBPS recruitment as well and can check the important exam dates in the IBPS Calendar PDF given below:

IBPS Calendar 2020:- Download PDF Here

Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS Exam Dates

Q 1. Is it important to get 60% in Graduation to apply for the IBPS exams?

Ans. No, IBPS does not specify any minimum percentage in Graduation to apply for the various IBPS exams.

Q 2. What is the IBPS Pre Exam Training?

Ans. The IBPS pre exam training is for candidates belonging to certain categories including SC, ST and other minorities. It is mainly given to help candidates understand the exam procedure well.

Q 3. Which are the best books to prepare for the IBPS exams?

Ans. Given below is a list of books that candidates can consider to prepare for the IBPS exams:

    • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Agarwal
    • Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma
    • Wren & Martin for English Grammar
    • Pratiyogita Darpan (Monthly Edition)

Q 4. When are the IBPS exam dates for filling the application form released?

Ans. The IBPS exam dates for filling the application form are released along the official notification for various posts.

Q 5. What to do if I am unable to upload the photograph and signature in the application form?

Ans. In case a candidate is unable to upload their photograph and signature, they must recheck the specification mentioned in the notification regarding the size of the image. They must also check their internet connection.

Q 6. Is it possible to change the IBPS exam date mentioned in the admit card for PO exam?

Ans. The IBPS exam date is given by the conducting body and based on various factors dates are allotted to every individual. No changes in the exam date can be chosen by a candidate.

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