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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection - Probationary Officer

IBPS PO Exam Overview

25 Feb 2022 12:53:30 PM

IBPS Calendar 2022-23 Released by IBPS for CRP PO/MT-XII. IBPS PO Prelims 2022 to be held on 15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022 and IBPS PO Mains 2022 to be held on 26th November 2022.

IBPS PO 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the IBPS Exam Calendar 2022-23 as per which the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 will be held on 15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022 and IBPS PO Mains 2022 to be held on 26th November 2022. The IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card and other details regarding vacancies, participating banks, exam pattern & syllabus will be available after the official release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification. The IBPS PO Prelims 2021 was held on 4th and 11th December 2021 and IBPS PO Mains 2021 was held on 22nd January 2022 for filling up 4135 vacancies of Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT) across 11 Public Sector Banks. The IBPS PO Mains Result 2021 has been released. Meanwhile, in this article, we have shared the IBPS PO 2022 Exam Dates, and other details for candidates to gain an understanding.

 

IBPS PO 2022 Participating Banks & Revised Vacancies

Extensive details on the list of participating banks & vacancies in the IBPS PO 2022 will be updated after the release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification. Meanwhile, candidates can check here the list of participating banks along with the number of vacancies in the IBPS PO 2021.

IBPS PO 2022 Application Process

Candidates can apply for the IBPS PO 2021 recruitment by simply following the given steps:

- Visit the official website of IBPS

- Click on Apply for CRP PO/MT 2021

- Enter your Credentials – Personal, Academic & Communication information

- Upload Documents – Photograph & Signature

- Pay the application fee

- Submit & save the confirmation page

NOTE: The IBPS PO Application Fee is different for different category candidates. The application fee was Rs 850 for the General/OBC categories and Rs 175 for SC/ST/PWD categories.

IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification & Age Limit

Before you apply for the IBPS PO 2022 examination, have a look at the Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit & Educational Qualification that was there in for the IBPS PO 2021 exam. Have a look:

Before you apply for the IBPS PO 2022 examination, have a look at the Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit & Educational Qualification that was there for the IBPS PO 2021 exam. Have a look:

Nationality/Citizenship

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. Additionally, candidates belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above should have a certificate of eligibility that has been issued by the Government of India. 

Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years, as on October 1, 2021. Check the upper age relaxation for different categories:

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Person with Disabilities

10 years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers, Persons domiciled in J&K from January 1980 to December 1989

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Education Qualification

As on November 10, 2021, a Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government 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. The Mark sheet/ Degree/ Certificate should indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online for IBPS PO 2021.

 

IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card 

The IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card Link will be available after the release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification.

IBPS PO 2022 Selection Process

Extensive details on the Selection Process in the IBPS PO 2022 will be updated after the release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification.

The IBPS PO 2021 recruitment was a three-phased process involving – Prelims, Mains & Interview. The IBPS PO Preliminary Exam 2021 was be held from 4th to 11th December 2021. Candidates who qualified in the Prelims exam were called for the IBPS PO Mains 2021 on 22nd January 2022. Finally, candidates who clear both Prelims and Mains will be called for the IBPS PO 2021 Interview. The selection of candidates for the post of Bank PO or MT will be done on the basis of their performance in Interview round.

IBPS PO Prelims Pre-Exam Training (PET)

Before conducting the examination, IBPS PO participating banks holds the pre-exam training for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities. This training is conducted free of cost wherein candidates are made familiar with the IBPS PO Exam Pattern and preparation tips.

NOTE: The Pre-Exam Training (PET) for IBPS PO 2021 was not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2022

Extensive details on the Exam Pattern & Syllabus in the IBPS PO 2022 will be updated after the release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification.

For the understanding of the candidates, we have provided here the detailed exam pattern & syllabus of the IBPS PO 2021 examination for both prelims and mains. Check here the IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2021. Click Here.

IBPS PO Marking Scheme

There was a negative marking for every wrong answer given by the candidates. One-fourth of the marks (0.25 of 1 mark question) were deducted for wrong answers.

IBPS PO Interview 2021: Candidates who would qualify for the Prelims & Mains examination for PO/MT will be called for Interview by the respective participating bank. The information regarding the Interview centre and date will be shared through the Call Letters or Admit Cards. The marks allotted for the Interview are 100.

IBPS PO Cut Off

Candidates need to qualify for each level or phase (Preliminary and Main Exams) by securing minimum cutoff marks to fetch a job in the participating organizations or banks. The IBPS PO Cut off is decided by the IBPS alone after the declaration of the IBPS PO Result. The IBPS PO Cutoff is decided based on the number of total vacancies, the total number of candidates appearing for the exam and difficulty level of the exam. 

In order to make candidates familiar with the IBPS PO Cutoff marks, we have provided the IBPS PO Cut-off Marks for 2021 (Prelims), 2020 and 2019 of both preliminary and mains examinations. Click Here.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-Off 2021 Category-wise

Category

Cut-Off Marks

GEN

50.5

SC

44.50

ST

38

OBC

50.5

EWS

50.5

HI

20.75

OC

42

VI

37

ID

20.75

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-Off 2021 Section-wise

Section

Total Questions

Total Marks

Category

UR

OBC

EWS/SC/

ST/PwBD

Reasoning Ability

35

35

10

 6.25

   6.25

English Language

30

30

10

 6.75

  6.75

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

9

 6.25

  6.25

Total

100 MCQs

100 Marks

 

 

 

IBPS PO Cutoff 2020 – Prelims & Mains (Category-wise)

Category

IBPS PO Prelims Cutoff

IBPS PO Mains Cutoff

General

58.75

83.50

OBC

58.50

78.63

SC

51

66.38

ST

43.5

52.25

EWS

57.75

75.75

OC

46

61.25

VI

54.25

84.88

HI

19.75

38.25

ID

21.75

53.00

IBPS PO Cutoff 2020 (Prelims) - Section-wise

Examination

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims (General/EWS)

11

8

9.25

IBPS PO Prelims (OBC/SC/ST/PwD)

7.75

4.25

6

IBPS PO Cutoff 2020 (Mains)  - Section-wise

Section

General/ EWS

OBC/SC/ST/PwD

English Language

11.75

8.5

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

6.0

3.75

Data Analysis and Interpretation

8.75

5.75

General/ Banking and Economics Awareness

6.25

9.75

Descriptive Paper - English Paper (Essay and Letter Writing)

10

8.75

IBPS PO Cutoff 2019 – Prelims & Mains (Category-wise)

Category

IBPS PO Prelims Cutoff

IBPS PO Mains Cutoff

General

59.75

71.50

OBC

59.75

70.25

SC

53.50

55.63

ST

46.25

38.13

EWS

59.75

65.88

OC

44.50

46.13

VI

52.25

70.50

HI

21.25

41.00

ID

20.75

45.88

IBPS PO Cutoff 2019 (Prelims) - Section-wise

Examination

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims (General/EWS)

10.50

10.25

8.75

IBPS PO Prelims (OBC/SC/ST/PwD)

6.50

6.50

5.25

IBPS PO Cutoff 2019 (Mains)  - Section-wise

Section

General/ EWS

OBC/SC/ST/PwD

English Language

14.25

10.75

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

7.75

5.50

Data Analysis and Interpretation

5.20

2.50

General/ Banking and Economics Awareness

8.00

5.00

Descriptive Paper - English Paper (Essay and Letter Writing)

10.00

8.75

IBPS PO Interview 2022

Candidates who qualify for both Preliminary and Main examinations will have to appear for the final Interview round. The interview round is conducted by the participating banks in the IBPS PO Recruitment. The IBPS releases the Interview Call Letter 5 to 10 days prior to the Interview round.

Interview Cut-off: The interview round carries 100 marks. Candidates need to secure a minimum of 40 per cent, i.e., 40 marks in the Interview Round. This cut off is 35 per cent for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates.

Final Score: The final score of the candidates is calculated by adding marks secured in IBPS PO Mains & Interview round. The marks are calculated in the ratio of 80:20 respectively for Online Main Exam and interview.

IBPS PO Result

The IBPS released the IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Result on 5th January 2022 and Score Card on 10th January 2022 while the IBPS PO Mains 2021 Result was released on 10th February 2022. Candidates who qualify for the IBPS PO Prelims by securing the Cut off marks get to appear for the IBPS PO Mains. Thereafter, candidates who clear the Mains examination are then called for the Interview round. It is essential for the candidates to qualify for all three rounds to fetch a job in the IBPS PO participating banks.

IBPS PO Mains 2021 Result

IBPS PO Provisional Allotment or Merit List 2021

Candidates who qualify in both Main and Interview rounds will be named in the Provisional Allotment Reserve List 2021 of the IBPS PO recruitment. For allotment, candidates need to furnish all documents as notified by the IBPS. These documents can be – passing certificates, call letters, copy of online application form, photo ID Proof, Date of Birth certificate, certificates of SC/ST/OBC/PwD and others.

IBPS PO Exam Centres

The IBPS allots the Exam Centres through the IBPS PO Call Letter or Admit Card, after the closing of the registration process. The centres are allotted on the basis of preference selected by the candidates while filling the IBPS PO application form. However, IBPS reserves the right to allot the exam centre other than the selected one, if there is non-availability of seats.

Extensive details on the Exam Centres in the IBPS PO 2022 will be updated after the release of the IBPS PO 2022 Notification. 

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FAQ

Has IBPS PO Notification 2021 released?

Yes, IBPS PO/MT Notification 2021 has been released on the official website of IBPS on October 19, 2021.

How many vacancies will be filled through IBPS PO Recruitment 2021?

IBPS aims to fill a total of 4,135 vacancies through IBPS PO Recruitment 2021.

When will IBPS PO Prelims 2021 exam be held?

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exams will be held on December 4, 2021 and December 11, 2021.

When will IBPS PO Application Process 2021 begin?

IBPS PO Application Process begins on October 20, 2021 and concludes on November 11, 2021.

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