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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) takes out notification for the post of Probationary Officers in different public sector banks in India. The IBPS PO Recruitment exam is held every year to hire for the post of Probationary Officers for Public Sector Banks, other such companies, and Banks which are regular members of the IBPS society. These days, aspirants are eager to get recruited for a government banking job; they can apply online for IBPS PO Recruitment and fill the vast IBPS PO vacancy released by the department. Candidates who have scored above the IBPS PO cut-off marks and vacancies will get the opportunity to successfully achieve the post. Keep reading to know more detailed information and answers to all your queries regarding the IBPS PO Recruitment process.

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer application process will start in August/September 2022.
  • Candidates who have finished their graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India. 
  • The aspirants are required to go through a selection process based on Online Preliminary Examination, Online Mains Examination, and Interview.
  • After the interview, the final result will be declared.
  • The candidates can see the result after entering all the relevant details like Registration ID, Date of Birth, and Password. After getting the result, the candidates have to check all the details like marks, rank, and individual scores. 
  • This article will clear your doubts about the IBPS PO exam.

IBPS PO Exam Notification

The Important Information about the IBPS PO Exam is as follows. Make sure to understand every aspect of it.

Exam Conducting AuthorityInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Official WebsiteIBPS
Name of the PostProbationary Officer
SalaryRs. 36,000 to 52,000
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview 
Registration DatesAugust/September 2022
Exam Center LocationAcross India
Exam ModeOnline/Offline

Download the Official IBPS PO Notification 2021 Here!

IBPS PO Vacancy

The vacancies for the IBPS PO 2022 are not out yet. For the previous year, vacancies of 5809 seats were announced for the IBPS PO recruitment throughout the country. One could apply for IBPS PO recruitment directly from the official website of IBPS. Every year, the number of vacancies announced depends on the number of posts the IBPS PO Department is recruiting for, across different disciplines, which are further segregated into categories and districts. Aspirants, please note the vacancy info below is as per the last recruitment announcement. 

Participating BanksGeneralSCSTOBCEWSTotal
Bank of Baroda000000
Bank of India4531136418226838
Bank of Maharashtra 203753713550500
Canara Bank265974817565650
Central Bank of India5319310425713620
Indian Bank204743713449498
Indian Overseas Bank 174633111442424
Punjab National Bank200763813650500
Punjab & Sind Bank169673711242427
UCO Bank179663311844440
Union Bank of India4919447148132912
Total 239191847615115135809

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Apply Online for IBPS PO Exam 2022

Candidates who would like to apply to the IBPS PO Recruitment have to apply online, by logging on to the online portal. Follow the sequence of steps given below to apply online for the IBPS PO Exam.

Step 1: Visit the IBPS official website.

Step 2: Go to the homepage and search for the CRP PO/MT listed on the life side of the page.

Step 3: Click on the link saying “Click here to Apply Online for Common Recruitment Process for Probationary Officers/Management Trainee-XI CRP PO/MT-XI”.

Step 4: Click on the link saying CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION”.

Step 5: Fill out the IBPS PO Application form with the required details. Also, upload the necessary documents. 

Step 6: Pay the IBPS PO Application Fee 

Step 7: Click on the Submit option after rechecking your form at least twice.

Step 8: Finally, keep a copy of the IBPS PO application fee for future references.

IBPS PO Application Fee

The details for the payment of the application fee as per the IBPS PO Notification are given below: 

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the previous year are given so that aspirants willing to apply online for the post of PO can know the requirements. The eligibility criteria as per the IBPS PO Notification 2021 are

1. IBPS PO Educational Qualification 

  • Graduation Degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India. 

2. IBPS PO Nationality

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
  • Person of Indian Origin migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India

3. IBPS PO Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age for Others: 30 Years
CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)5 years
Widows/Divorced Women9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of 1-Jan-1980 to 31-Dec-19895 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service(for MP state Only)5 years

IBPS PO Selection Process

The IBPS PO notification states that the exam has three stages which are given below:

  • Online Preliminary Examination: It has 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and a maximum score of 100 marks.
  • Online Mains Examination: This stage has 5(4+1) sections with a total score of 200+25 marks and a total duration of 180+30 minutes.
  • Interview: It is conducted by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT, IBPS helps them with this process.

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO exam pattern for the year 2022 is expected to be released soon. The selection is done based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the two online examinations. A candidate qualifies by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. check out the exam pattern as per the IBPS PO Notification here.

1. IBPS PO Prelims Exam

The IBPS PO Prelims Exam is based on three subjects, English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer in the IBPS PO Exam. Get details of the stage here.

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

2. IBPS PO Mains Exam

The IBPS PO Mains Exam is based on 4+1 subjects, for which candidates get 3 hours and 30 minutes. 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty for a wrong answer to a question in the first 4 subjects. Get details of the stage here.

S. No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes

3. IBPS PO Interview

The candidates who have cleared the main exam are called for a face-to-face interview. It carries a maximum of 100 marks. The minimum qualifying mark in the IBPS PO interview 

Category Minimum qualifying mark in the IBPS PO interview
SC/ST/OBC/PWD35%
Other40%

The final score of a candidate is calculated by IBPS with the weightage of marks given to the main examination and interview in the ratio of 80:20.

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IBPS PO Exam Date 2022 

The exam date for IBPS PO is soon to be released by the Commission. Check these details, as per the IBPS calendar 2022, till then.

EventsDate
IBPS PO NotificationAugust/September 2022
Online Registration ProcessAugust/September 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Admit CardOctober 2022
IBPS PO 2022 Preliminary Exam Date15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022
IBPS PO Prelims ResultNovember 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Score CardNovember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Admit CardNovember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 202226th November 2022
IBPS PO Mains ResultDecember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Score CardDecember 2022
IBPS PO Interview Call LetterJanuary/February 2023
Conduct of InterviewJanuary/February 2023
IBPS PO 2022 Provisional AllotmentApril 2023

IBPS PO Salary 

One of the most important parts of the IBPS PO Notification that must be taken into consideration is the salary. Candidates looking for a great salary figure can surely apply for the IBPS PO. The salary structure of IBPS PO recruitment is provided below. 

Component Amount 
Basic PayRs. 36,000
Special AllowanceRs. 5,904
Dearness AllowanceRs. 8,593.20
CCARs. 1,400
Learning AllowanceRs. 600
DA OthersRs. 1,552.50
Housing Rent AllowanceRs. 3,240
Gross SalaryRs. 57,289.70
Deduction (Tax & NPS)Rs. 4,659.32
Net SalaryRs. 52,630.38

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IBPS PO Recruitment Cut Off 2022

The IBPS PO Exam Cut Off works as a qualifying criterion. All the candidates who appeared in the PO Exam must clear the minimum IBPS PO Cut off Marks to qualify for the exam. The IBPS PO Cut off Marks vary according to category. The cut-off marks of IBPS PO Prelims 2021 are stated below.

CategoryIBPS PO Prelims 2021 Cut-Off Marks
GEN50.5
SC44.50
ST38
OBC50.5
EWS50.5
HI20.75
OC42
VI37
ID20.75

Hopefully, the post must have addressed the queries of all the IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 applicants. For more information, keep reading our articles. 

IBPS PO Exam 2022 FAQs

How to apply for the IBPS PO Recruitment?

All eligible candidates interested in the post can submit their online application at the official website of IBPS.

What is the selection process for IBPS PO Exam?

The selection of candidates in IBPS PO will depend on the Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

Is there any negative marking for the IBPS PO Exam?

¼ of the marks allotted will be deducted for every wrong answer in the IBPS PO Exam.

What are the types of questions that will be asked in the IBPS PO Exam?

The questions for the IBPS PO Exam will be of objective as well as descriptive type.

What is the salary offered by IBPS to candidates who clear the PO Exam?

IBPS offers 36,000 as the basic pay to candidates who clear the PO Exam, they get various allowances as well.