IBPS Notification 2020 For PO, SO, Clerk & RRB

IBPS notifications are released by the conducting body stating all the necessary information regarding the IBPS exams. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts examinations for recruitment to various posts in the public sector and regional rural banks.

Latest Update: IBPS has released the official IBPS PO notification 2020 on August 4, 2020 to appoint over 1400 Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees. Interested candidates can get all the details about the IBPS notification for the CPR PO/MT-X at the IBPS PO Notification page. 

Aspirants can check the latest notifications regarding the other Government exams at the linked article.

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A separate IBPS notification is released for different posts and candidates can get the important dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc. in the official notifications itself.

In this article, we bring you the IBPS notifications for every upcoming bank exams conducted by the Institute.

The table gives below mentions the IBPS notification dates for the 2020 recruitment along with the 2019 recruitment. Candidates must refer to these dates and accordingly start their preparation for the upcoming IBPS exams:

IBPS Notification Dates
IBPS Exam IBPS Notification 2020 IBPS Notification 2019
IBPS PO August 4, 2020 August 7, 2019
IBPS Clerk September 2020 (Tentative) September 17, 2019
IBPS SO November 2020 (Tentative) November 5, 2019
IBPS RRB June 30, 2020 June 18, 2019

The above mentioned notification dates for the year 2020 are subject to change and IBPS reserves the right to release the notification as per their requirements.

Bank Exams 2020

Table of Contents:

  1. IBPS Notification 2020
  2. IBPS Exam Dates
  3. IBPS Recruitment
  4. IBPS Eligibility
  5. IBPS Registration
  6. IBPS Exam Pattern
  7. IBPS Syllabus
  8. IBPS Preparation

IBPS Notification 2020

Every year, the IBPS notifications are released at the same time of the year. Candidates can get an estimate of the upcoming IBPS exams by checking the exam dates from previous year recruitment process.

The following information is covered by each IBPS Notification:

  • Important Dates related to IBPS examinations.
  • The IBPS exam and posts for which the notification is valid.
  • The general eligibility criteria for the examination and the special criteria for different positions available through the exam.
  • The list of participating organizations and the details of the IBPS Exam Pattern.
  • How to apply for different exams of the IBPS and application fees.
  • Syllabus for PO, Clerk, SO and RRB in their respective IBPS Notification

Government Exam 2020

IBPS Vacancy

The IBPS recruitment is conducted for various posts. For each post, a number of vacancies are released by the conducting body in the official notification for that particular post.

The number of vacancies released in the notification depends upon the requirement of the hiring Organisation. Given below are the details regarding the vacancies released for IBPS recruitment for various posts:

IBPS Vacancy
Post Number of Vacancies Released
2020 2019
IBPS PO 1417 4252
IBPS SO Yet To Be Released 1163
IBPS RRB 9698 8850
IBPS Clerk Yet To Be Released 12075

IBPS Exam Dates

The IBPS Calendar 2020-21 was released by the conducting body at the beginning of the year and candidates are advised to refer to those dates and start their preparation accordingly. Candidates can check the IBPS Exam dates as per the calendar at the linked article.

Candidates must also note that the dates mentioned in the IBPS Calendar are subject to change and the official dates are announced only when the IBPS notification is released.

Candidates should be thoroughly updated with the official website to get relevant information regarding the IBPS Exam dates.

Candidates can check the IBPS exam dates by visiting the below mentioned links:

IBPS Recruitment

The IBPS Recruitment gives all the important data related to the bank posts, salaries and vacancies.

The IBPS vacancies are published in the respective official IBPS Notification for that particular exam. Some of the vacancies are Posts-specific(like SO Exam) and others are state-wise.

The bank salary for the various posts is decided by IBPS. The salary varies according to the posts and includes basic pay, dearness allowances and perks.

For detailed information, candidates can check the official Notification of the respective exams.

Aspirants who wish to check the detailed IBPS notification for the different posts for which the exam is conducted, they can refer to the articles given below:

Participating Organizations

The Participating Organizations for the IBPS bank exam are given below:

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Corporation Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Dena Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • IDBI Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Vijaya Bank

Candidates can also check the list of Regional Rural Banks in India participating in the IBPS RRB recruitment, at the linked article.

Few banks might vary with respect to the exams. Candidates can check the IBPS notification to know about the Participating Organizations for respective bank exams.

IBPS Eligibility

The IBPS Eligibility Criteria is usually different for different bank exams except for a few similar ones.

The general IBPS Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • IBPS Age Limit
  • Nationality
  • Educational Qualification

However, there are certain minute variances with respect to reservations of candidates for different exams.

IBPS PO Eligibility

The IBPS PO Eligibility has similar criteria like other exams except for the reservation guidelines.

The IBPS PO reservation guidelines are as follows:

ibps po reservation guidelines

The above image gives the guideline for Person with Benchmark Disabilities.

For other reservation guidelines with respect to the IBPS PO Eligibility, refer to the linked article.

IBPS SO Eligibility

The IBPS SO Eligibility criteria have similar guidelines for reservation of candidates belonging to certain categories like the PO Eligibility.

Get the IBPS SO Eligibility criteria at the linked article.

IBPS Clerk Eligibility

The IBPS Clerk Eligibility criteria have also reservation guidelines for visually impaired candidates, persons with benchmark disabilities, candidates having locomotor and cerebral palsy, etc.

For complete details on the same, refer to the IBPS Clerk Eligibility.

IBPS RRB Eligibility

Candidates can know all important information related to the RRB Eligibility like Age relaxation, reservations by referring to the IBPS RRB Eligibility

IBPS Registration

The IBPS Registration details are published on the official Notification for respective exams.

Candidates have to keep necessary documents ready before going ahead with the IBPS Online Application process.

The important documents required for all the bank exams are:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Pan Card
  • Photograph of required dimensions
  • Important Educational documents
  • Eligibility related documents(if any)

For complete details on the IBPS Registration, refer to the linked article.

Given below are the links where candidates can check the online application process for the various IBPS exams:

IBPS Salary

Salary is another important aspect why candidates choose the posts under IBPS as a career option. The IBPS salary for each post is decent, various perks and benefits are provided to the employees and most importantly, there is job security.

IBPS notification for each post mentions the IBPS pay scale or the basic pay that an employee is liable to get once he/she is employed by the participating bank.

Interested candidates can also check the detailed Bank PO salary structure at the linked article.

Given below is the IBPS salary for different posts for the reference of candidates:

IBPS Exam Pattern

The IBPS Exam Pattern for a few exams has recently been updated. The new exam Pattern for the respective bank exam is just an addition of a few subjects.

However, there are many subjects that are common for most of the exams.

The IBPS Exam Pattern for the bank exams gives an idea about the marks distribution, the scheme of marking( e.g negative marking), duration and important instructions for that exam.

For complete details on IBPS Exam Pattern, refer to the linked article.

Check the detailed IBPS exam pattern for the post of Probationary Officer and Clerical cadre at the links mentioned below:

IBPS Syllabus

The IBPS Syllabus for the various bank exams gives an idea about the subjects and respective topics covered.

There is no particular syllabus for the individual exam. Candidates can also get the detailed bank exam syllabus at the linked article, where the section-wise syllabus for different bank exams has been given in detail.

Important information related to the topics and subjects are mentioned as per the previous years’ question pattern.

For complete details on the IBPS Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

Check the post-wise IBPS syllabus in the articles mentioned below:

IBPS Preparation

Candidates who want to appear for IBPS examinations should go through the notifications carefully and make sure that they follow the instructions given there.

They should also make sure to satisfy the eligibility criteria for the examination and prepare well.

To get the list of best IBPS books to prepare for the upcoming recruitment, candidates can visit the linked article.

The institute also provides contact details in the IBPS Notification for assistance in filling the application form.

These helplines are active only during the time period when the institute is accepting applications.

Solving IBPS previous year question papers will also prove to be very helpful for candidates. Candidates can check the previous year Bank PO question Papers with Solutions at the linked article.

Given below are a few preparation related articles for the reference of candidates:

The study material for bank examinations can be found on BYJU’S. These are well designed and updated with the success of bank aspirants in mind.

For any further information regarding the IBPS notification for various posts, candidates must check this page on a regular basis.

IBPS Calendar 2020-21 PDF:-Download PDF Here

Frequently Asked Questions on IBPS Notification

Q 1. When is the IBPS notification generally released every year?

Ans. The IBPS notification is released separately for the PO, SO, Clerk & RRB exams. Candidates can download the official IBPS notification from the website of IBPS.

Q 2. What is the exam pattern for IBPS PO exam?

Ans. The IBPS PO Exam is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. The syllabus for the prelims and mains is almost the same, except an extra section of general awareness is added in the IBPS PO mains exam.

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

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

    • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Agarwal
    • Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
    • Wren and Martin for English Grammar
    • Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications

The most recommended option to prepare for the general awareness section is reading the newspaper daily. This will help you stay updated with the recent news across the world.

Q 4. Is there a probation period for SBI Clerk?

Ans. Yes, there is a probation period of 6 months for the newly appointed Junior Assistants. It may be extended based on the performance of the employee during the 6 months probation.

Q 5. Can a candidate apply for all IBPS exams?

Ans. Yes, a candidate can apply for all the IBPS exams, provided he or she qualifies the eligibility criteria for the different IBPS exams as mentioned in the IBPS notification.

2 Comments

  1. my dob is 18/06/1992
    am i eligible for ibps clerk and rrb exams?

    1. Hi Neha,
      As per the age limit criteria mentioned in the notification, the maximum age limit is 30 years, hence you are eligible to apply for the exam. However, you should check the links provided below for clarification.
      IBPS Clerk Eligibility
      RRB Eligibility

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