The IBPS PO Notification is released by the conducting body, which is the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Candidates willing to apply for the upcoming IBPS PO exam can refer to this article for all the information regarding the IBPS PO notification 2021.
The official IBPS PO notification 2020 was released on August 4, 2020, followed by a supplementary notification for re-registration which was released on October 26, 2020. For the upcoming recruitment, the IBPS PO notification 2021 is expected to release in July 2021 as per the official calendar.
Candidates can check the detailed exam schedule for the Probationary Officer and other posts at the IBPS Exam Dates page.
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The conducting body releases the IBPS PO notification for all IBPS exams. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is the body that is responsible for conducting the IBPS exam for the post of Probationary Officer.
Get updates and latest notifications regarding the Government exams 2021 at the linked article.
Given below are some important details regarding the IBPS PO exam:
|IBPS PO Recruitment|
|Conducting body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|IBPS PO Notification 2020||Official: August 4, 2020
Supplementary: October 26, 2020
|IBPS PO Notification 2021||July 2021 (Tentative)|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
Aspirants with any queries regarding the IBPS notification 2021, can visit the linked article.
Given below is the IBPS PO notification for the previous recruitment, candidates willing to apply for the upcoming examination can refer to the notification PDF below:
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IBPS PO Recruitment 2021
The IBPS recruitment is an annually conducted procedure which is held to appoint Probationary Officers in various participating Public Sector Banks under IBPS.
The list of participating bodies, salary, probation, selection process, etc. are mentioned in the notification.
Aspirants must keep in mind that the IBPS PO recruitment is a 6 to 7 months procedure and the Commission ensures that all fair and just measures are taken to conduct the exam every year. However, the government has announced for establishing the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) which shall soon be responsible to conduct a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for IBPS, SSC and RRB exams to shorten and simplify the recruitment process.
IBPS PO Exam Dates
The IBPS calendar 2021 has been released with the exam dates for different IBPS exams scheduled to be conducted in 2021.
The IBPS PO exam is conducted in three stages. This includes:
The important dates for the IBPS PO recruitment 2020 and 2021 are given in the table below:
|IBPS PO Recruitment|
|IBPS PO Events||Important Dates|
|IBPS PO Notification||July 2021||August 4, 2020|
|IBPS PO Notification [Supplementary]||—||October 26, 2020|
|IBPS PO Prelims Exam||October 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th 2021||October 3rd, 10th & 11th, 2020|
|IBPS PO Mains Exam||November 27, 2021||February 2, 2021|
|Interview||February/March 2022||March 2021|
For information related to the IBPS Apply Online, candidates can visit the linked article.
Candidates can check the IBPS PO exam dates at the linked article and prepare themselves accordingly.
IBPS PO Apply Online
The IBPS PO Apply Online procedure is easy and requires candidates to fill in the application form through online mode only. Given below are the steps that a candidate can follow to apply online for the IBPS PO exam:
- Visit the official website of IBPS
- Fill in all the required fields
- Upload a passport size photo and signature
- Fill in the Application Fee
Once the application fee is paid the online application process for the IBPS PO is also complete.
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria
The IBPS PO notification clearly states a set of eligibility criteria that a candidate needs to fulfil to apply for the exam. Given below is the IBPS PO eligibility criteria as prescribed by IBPS:
- Nationality- Candidate must be a citizen of India, Subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee.
- Age Limit- The upper age limit for the IBPS PO exam is 30 years, and the lower age limit is 20 years. Certain age relaxations are available for candidates belonging to different categories.
- Educational Qualification- Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree from any Government recognised University. Final Year students cannot apply for the IBPS PO exam.
Candidates can know the detailed IBPS PO eligibility criteria at the linked article.
IBPS PO Vacancy
The 2019 notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers released close to 4300 IBPS PO vacancies. Whereas this year comparatively fewer vacancies have been released and participating Public Sector Banks are also less.
As per the IBPS PO notification, 1417 vacancies had been released by the conducting body to appoint Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees, which have now been increased to 3517+ vacancies.
IBPS PO Participating Organisations
The IBPS is a conducting body. The recruitment of Probationary Officers is done for various Participating Organisations. These include several Public Sector Banks. Given below is a list of the participating Organisations:
|Indian Bank||UCO Bank||Bank of Baroda||Bank of India|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Canara Bank||Central Bank of India||Punjab National Bank|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||Union Bank of India||Indian Overseas Bank|
Given below is the detailed vacancy distribution for the IBPS PO exam 2020, as per the updated notification released on October 26, 2020:
IBPS PO Salary
The basic salary for a Probationary Officer recruited under IBPS is Rs. 23,700. After the third increment, the IBPS PO salary is approximately Rs. 42,020.
Apart from this, some various other benefits and perks are provided to a Probationary Officer by IBPS. This includes HRA, medical allowances, travel allowances, etc. To know the detailed IBPS PO salary structure, candidates can visit the linked article.
IBPS PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern
The Institute sets the IBPS PO exam pattern and syllabus, and it reserves the right to change the exam pattern as per its convenience. Given below is the latest IBPS PO exam pattern and syllabus:
|IBPS PO Exam Pattern|
|IBPS PO Exam||Subjects||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Preliminary Exam||English Language||30||30 marks|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35 marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35 marks|
|Mains Exam||English Language||35||40 marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||60 marks|
|Reasoning Ability||45||60 marks|
|General Awareness||40||40 marks|
|Descriptive Paper||2||25 marks|
Candidates can know more about the IBPS PO syllabus and exam pattern at the linked article.
Interested candidates can also check the IBPS PO exam analysis, which may help them prepare better for the exam. Candidates can refer to the below-mentioned links:
IBPS PO Admit Card
The IBPS PO Admit card is released 10 to 15 days before the date of examination, and it comprises information like the examination centre, candidate’s name & address, signature, and candidate’s photograph.
For more information regarding the IBPS PO Admit card or to download the admit card, candidates can visit the linked article.
IBPS PO Result
The IBPS PO result is based on the overall performance of candidates across the country. IBPS declares a sectional and overall cut off and candidates who manage to score the minimum cut off marks qualify for the next stage of the exam.
Candidates can check the IBPS PO result at the linked article.
The IBPS PO result 2020 for the prelims exam was released on January 14, 2021, and the mains exam was released on February 18, 2021. The list of candidates shortlisted provisionally was released on the official website on April 1, 2021.
IBPS PO Preparation
The banking sector is one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country. And the IBPS PO exam is among the most sought after exams.
To enter the bank industry as a Probationary Officer opens up opportunities for further growth in the Organisation. Thus, the competition for the IBPS PO exam is very tough. Hence candidates need to prepare themselves well for the IBPS PO exam 2021.
Given below are a few IBPS PO preparation tips for the convenience of candidates appearing for the upcoming IBPS PO exam:
- Make sure that you solve the IBPS PO mock test on a regular basis as it will help you apprehend the type of questions asked in the exam.
- Figure out a strategic study plan along with a time table and prepare for the IBPS PO exam 2021.
- Go through the IBPS PO syllabus and exam pattern carefully before starting the IBPS PO preparation.
- Solving the IBPS PO Previous Year question papers is also recommended. This will help candidates understand the exact exam pattern and the standard of the exam.
Candidates who are willing to apply for the upcoming IBPS PO exam can get the IBPS PO Preparation Tips at the linked article.
For more information regarding Bank PO, candidates can visit the linked article.
|IBPS PO Exam Pattern||Bank PO Preparation||IBPS Syllabus|
|IBPS Selection Process||SBI PO Notification||SBI PO|
Frequently Asked Questions on IBPS PO Notification
Q 1. When will the IBPS PO notification 2021 be released?
Q 2. Is there an offline mode to apply for the IBPS PO exam?
Q 3. Which are the best books to prepare for the IBPS PO exam?
Ans. Given below is the list of books which are recommended to prepare for the IBPS PO exam:
- Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
- Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
- A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal (English) 1st Edition by B.S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
- English Grammar by Wren & Martin
- Pratiyogita Darpan (Monthly Edition)
- Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
Also, for general awareness preparation, candidates are suggested to read the newspaper daily.