IBPS PO 2023 Exam Date Out, Notification, Selection Process
1. IBPS PO 2023 Notification
IBPS PO 2023 notification was released on 31st July 2023. IBPS PO 2023 Notification is released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select candidates for Probationary Officer(PO) posts in 11 public sector banks through Common Recruitment Process (CRP). IBPS PO exam has been conducted since 2011 for 13 consecutive years. The IBPS will release the vacancies into different categories and reservations will be given for persons who are having benchmark disabilities. The notification of IBPS PO 2023 will be released on the official website of IBPS or students can also follow IACE blogs for more details. A candidate can visit the official website of IBPS https://www.ibps.in/ for more information. Candidates who are appearing for IBPS Probationary Officer can also check the IBPS PO 2023 notification pdf.
2. About IBPS PO 2023 Exam
IBPS PO 2023 Prelims exam is expected to be conducted on September/October 2023 and Mains exam is expected to be conducted on November 2023. The official notification was released on 31st July August 2023. IBPS PO 2023 Exam is conducted through three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains and a face-to-face interview Thus a total of three stages:
- Mains and
IBPS PO 2023 Prelims
IBPS PO 2023 Prelims exam is conducted for all applicants who have applied for the IBPS PO . After qualifying in the Prelims exam candidates are eligible to attend the next stage of the examination. The exam is conducted in both English and Hindi. The applicants are allowed to choose their language at their convenience. There will be a sectional cutoff and an overall cutoff for the IBPS PO Prelims exam.
|S.No.||Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS PO 2023 Mains
IBPS PO 2023 Mains Exam is only conducted for those students who are qualified in the IBPS PO 2023 Prelims exam. IBPS PO 2023 Mains exam contains two papers which are an objective paper and a descriptive paper. The objective paper contains 4 different subjects which are mentioned below and the objective paper is conducted in both Hindi and English language. The descriptive paper is conducted in the English language only.
|S.No.||Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
IBPS PO 2023 Interview
IBPS PO 2023 interview is conducted only for students qualified for IBPS PO 2023 Mains exam. All the candidates that acquired the minimum cutoff score are shortlisted and called for a face-to-face interview. The interview is conducted by the participating banks with the help of IBPS.
The interview is conducted for 100 marks and the minimum qualifying mark for the interview is UR- 40%, (SC, ST, OBC, PWBD- 30%). The ratio of mains and interview will be 8:2 which means more weightage will be given to the mains exam.
The interview venue, date, and time will be mentioned to the eligible candidates only via mail through a call letter. During the interview, applicants are tested for banking and general awareness, communication skills, and certificate verification. A candidate should reach the examination centre 1 hour prior to the scheduled interview slot so that the candidate can adjust with the interview environment.
3. About IACE coaching for IBPS PO
IACE provides a high standard and intensive coaching experience for banking aspirants. Our faculty includes former bankers for banking selective courses and intensive programs designed for maximum adaptation of students for the final exam.
- Online and offline classes are provided as per the course selected by the students.
- Non-stop Daily grand tests in the final exam pattern from start to end of the coaching period to acclimate the students to the final exam
- The perfect study material for the perfect coaching over 10 years of research and development.
- Mock test series and pre-exam preparation exams and intensive courses in the last 2 months before the exam to ready the students.
- Digital classes with state-of-the-art technology for student sophistication and a Computer lab facility for online exam practice.
- Exclusive exam site only for IACE students to practice hundreds of online practice papers and previous years’ question papers.
4. IBPS PO 2023 Exam Highlights
IBPS PO 2023 main highlights are tabulated below for the student’s convenience. Please understand that important notifications are confirmed from IBPS official website and any changes may occur.
|IBPS PO 2023|
|Organisation||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Post Name||Probationary Officer|
|Online Registration Date||01/08/2023|
|Last date of registration||21/08/2023|
|Recruitment Process||Prelims- Mains- Interview|
|Age Limit||20 years to 30 years|
|Salary||Rs. 52,000 to 55,000|
5. IBPS PO 2023 Online Application & Fee
IBPS PO 2023 online notification is released on 31st July. Applicants can only register through the link provided on the IBPS official website.
As per the IBPS guidelines, all registered candidates are required to pay an application fee for giving the exam. The exam fees must be paid online. The application fees for different categories are given below.
|Sr. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|1||General and Others||Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
|2||SC/ST/PWD||Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)|
The online application process must contain the below steps.
- A candidate must visit the official website of IBPS https://www.ibps.in/
- Before applying online a candidate must scan their photograph, signature, left thumb, and handwritten declaration.
- Then candidates must click on new registration to fill out the application form and upload the scanned photograph, signature, left thumb, and declaration with a digital signature.
- After filling out the application form the candidates are directed to the payment gateway. The candidate must make payment through online mode.
- After payment a candidate must download the application for future reference.
6. IBPS PO 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria for IBPS PO 2023 exam can be divided into 3 major distinctions
- Educational Qualification
- Age Limit
IBPS PO 2023 Educational Qualification
Graduation or a bachelor’s degree from any university recognized under the government of India. Any equivalent qualification recognized by the central government. Applicants must be in possession of a valid marks sheet and graduation certificate by the time of registration.
IBPS PO 2023 Age Limit
The candidate’s age limit must be
Minimum = 20 years
and Maximum = 30 years
If the age of the candidate is more than 30 years then age relaxation will be given for eligible candidates only. The age relaxation will be applicable to different categories which are mentioned below.
|Category||Age Relaxation limit|
|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)/Short service commissioned officer who has rendered for 5 years of service.||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
IBPS PO 2023 Nationality criteria.
A candidate must either be –
- A candidate must be an Indian citizen.
- A subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
- A candidate who is a Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 for permanent settlement in India.
- A candidate who has Indian origin but migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the east African countries of Kenya, the united republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Malawi, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanent settlement in India, Uganda.
Note: CREDIT HISTORY : The candidate applying must have a good credit history and a CIBIL score of 650 or higher at the time of joining one of the participating banks.
The minimum credit score will be determined by the policies of participating banks, which may be altered from time to time.
NOTE: Candidates who do not have a bank account will not be required to provide their CIBIL status.The CIBIL Score requirement is not necessary for applying.
7. IBPS PO 2023- Important Dates
IBPS PO 2023 notification was released on 31 July. Here are some important updates for banking aspirants. Some of them are tabulated below.
|IBPS PO 2023 Exam Dates|
|IBPS PO Notification 2023||31st July 2023|
|Registration Process Starts||01st August 2023|
|Online Registration Process Ends||21st August 2023|
|IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2023||September 2023|
|IBPS PO 2023 Preliminary Exam Date||23rd, 30th September and 01st October 2023|
|IBPS PO Mains Admit Card 2023||October 2023|
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 2023||05th November 2023|
|Mains results||December 2023|
|Call letter for interview||January/ February 2024|
|Interview dates||January/ February 2024|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2024|
8. IBPS PO Selection Procedure
Aspirants preparing for the IBPS PO 2023 exam should first register in the IBPS portal on the official website. During registration on the IBPS website, applicants are asked for personal details. The selection procedure of IBPS PO 2023 contains 3 different stages which are mentioned below,
- Prelims exam: It contains three subjects or sections for 100 marks for 1 hour. There will be a penalty for wrong answers 0.24 mark will be deducted for a wrong. answers. IBPS PO prelims contain sectional cutoff and overall cutoff.
- Mains Exam: It contains Objective and descriptive papers. The objective paper contains four subjects: Reasoning, English, Data interpretation, General banking, and economy. The objective test contains 200 marks for 3 hours. The descriptive paper contains letter and essay writing for 25 marks for 35 minutes.
- The interview: The interview is for 100 marks. The ratio of the main exam and interview will be 8:2.
9. IBPS PO 2023 Syllabus
IBPS PO 2023 Prelims exam syllabus contains three subjects which are given below,
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking / Direction / Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Miscellaneous|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
The IBPS PO 2023 Mains syllabus contains four subjects in objective paper and there will be descriptive paper for essay and letter writing.
|English||Reasoning and Computer aptitude||General awareness||Quantitative aptitude|
|Vocabulary||Circular sitting arrangement||Memory||Current affairs||Age, average|
|Reading comprehension||Verbal Reasoning||Microsoft office||General knowledge||percentage|
|Verbal ability||Input-output||Computer software and hardware||Static awareness, etc||Ratio and percentage|
|Cloze test||Blood relation||Operating system||Data interpretation|
|Para jumble||Direction and distance||Networking||CI, SI and Interest,|
|Spotting error||Coding and decoding||Keyboard shortcuts||Quadratic equation|
|Fill in the blanks||Data sufficiency||Computer fundamentals, etc||Profit and loss|
|Sentence improvement, etc||Scheduling||Time and work|
|Linear seating arrangement, etc||Number series|
|Speed, time and distance, etc.|
10. IBPS PO Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise
The IBPS PO 2023 Notification was released on 31st July, All 11 public sector banks participating in IBPS PO exam. As per IBPS PO 2023, eleven banks has released vacancies for IBPS PO.This notification is to fill the Vacancies of 2024-25. As per IBPS PO 2023 notification Bank-wise and category-wise vacancies is given below.
|IBPS PO 2022 category-wise Vacancies|
|Bank of Baroda||–||–||–||–||–|
|Bank of India||80||40||144||53||218||535|
|Bank of Maharashtra||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Central Bank of India||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Indian Overseas Bank||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Punjab National Bank||75||37||135||50||203||500|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||38||23||66||24||102||253|
|Union Bank of India||346||155||573||184||836||2094|
11. IBPS PO Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks
IBPS PO cut-off is released along with the scorecard every year on the IBPS website. Cutoff changes every year to some extent based on the vacancies, the total number of candidates applied, and many other factors.
The total marks allotted for Interviews are 100. For the interview, candidates must receive at least 40% of the marks (or 35% for those who are SC, ST, OBC, or PWDBD). The weighted ratio for the interview and online main exam will be 80:20, respectively.
IBPS PO 2022 category-wise cutoff
IBPS PO 2022 subject-wise cutoff
|Subjects||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability|
|Cut Off Score |
|Cut Off Score SC/ST/PWBD||6.50||5.50||5.00|
|Cut Off Score |
12. IBPS PO 2023 Salary Structure
Basic pay for IBPS PO 2023 is Rs. 36,000 but including the allowances it reaches Rs. 52,000/- to 55,000/- depending on the location of posting, rental costs, etc. Given below is a typical example of such:
|Basic Pay||Rs. 36,000|
|Special Allowance||Rs. 5,904|
|Dearness Allowance||Rs. 8,593.20|
|Learning Allowance||Rs. 600|
|DA Others||Rs. 1,552.50|
|Housing Rent Allowance||Rs. 3,240|
|Gross Salary||Rs. 57,289.70|
|Deduction (Tax & NPS)||Rs. 4,659.32|
|Net Salary||Rs. 52,630.38|
13. IBPS PO Salary Deduction
The initial basic pay of a PO is Rs. 36,000 as per the revision made. The IBPS PO Salary has many allowances and benefits. In addition to them, some salary deductions are made up to Rs. 4,659.32 from the total salary for Tax and NPS.
14. IBPS PO Exam Centres
The examination will be administered online at various locations throughout India. The potential list of testing locations for both the online preliminary exam and the online main exam. Candidates are advised to choose their desired exam centre during the application process. The list of examination centres is given here,
|S.NO||State /UT / NCR||Preliminary Examination Centre||Main Examination Centre|
|1||Bihar||Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea||Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna|
|3||Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu||Surat, Jamnagar||Surat|
|4||Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|5||Chhattisgarh||Balod, Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Durg Raipur||Raipur|
|6||Delhi||Ghaziabad, Delhi/New Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Greater Noida.||Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram|
|7||Andhra Pradesh||Rajampet, Chittoor, Anantapur, Gudlavalleru,Bhimavaram,Visakhapatnam, Chirala, Eluru, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Markapur, Nandyal, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Puttur, Ongole, Rajahmundry,, Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram, Rajam, Yemmiganur,Proddatur,Surampalem,Tirupati,Madanapalle,||Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|8||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati, Silchar|
|9||Goa||Panaji, Madgaon, Mapusa||Panaji|
|10||Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar||Jammu, Srinagar|
|11||Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram||Ambala|
|12||Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi||Hamirpur|
|13||Gujarat||Jamnagar, MehsanaAhmedabad, Anand, Himatnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara,Gandhinagar||Ahmedabad, Vadodara|
|15||Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee||Dehradun|
|17||Tamil Nadu||Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli,Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Erode, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Pollachi, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar,Perambalur||Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli|
|18||West Bengal||Howrah, Kalyani,Asansol, Baharampur, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Paschim Medinipur, Siliguri,Greater Kolkata||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri|
|19||Telangana||Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Nizamabad, Sathupally, Warangal,Narsampet||Hyderabad|
|20||Uttar Pradesh||Prayagraj(Allahabad),Mathura,Agra,Bareilly, Kanpur,gorakhpur, Meerut, Aligarh, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi , Muzaffarnagar,|
|Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj,(Allahabad), Varanasi|
|21||Sikkim||Bardang/ Gangtok||Bardang/ Gangtok|
|22||Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala||Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala|
|23||Rajasthan||Sikar, Bikaner, Ajmer, Jaipur, Dausa, Hanumangarh, Kota, Udaipur, Bhilwara, Jodhpur,||Jaipur, Udaipur|
|25||Jharkhand||Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|26||Kerala||Kozhikode, Malappuram, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Idukki, Kochi, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrichur, Palakkad, Kannur,||Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|29||Karnataka||Hassan, Hubli, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davangere, Dharwad, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumakuru (Tumkur), Udupi, Gulbarga, Mangalore.||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore|
|31||Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur||Bhubaneshwar|
|33||Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Ahmednagar, Akola, Ambajogai, Amravati, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Pune, Raigad||Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune|
|36||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna,||Ujjain Bhopal, Indore|
15. IBPS PO 2023 Participating Banks
- Punjab National Bank
- Union Bank of India
- Bank of India
- Indian Bank
- Canara Bank
- Indian Overseas Bank
- Central Bank of India
- UCO Bank
- Bank of Baroda
- Punjab & Sind Bank
- Bank of Maharashtra
16. IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2023
The IBPS PO preparation process must be accurate and one should keep the most recent exam pattern in mind while preparing for the exam. Since the syllabus covers a wide range of subjects, it’s critical to pick the appropriate study materials. IACE guides students to get the best study material and helps the students to crack the exam. Below are some useful tips to get success in IBPS PO Exam.
- Students who are aspired to get into their desired positions must thoroughly understand the exam pattern and syllabus before preparing for the exam.
- Mock tests and interviews help out the students in their preparation and help them understand the difficulty of the exam.
- One must analyze their ability in solving problems in different topics and plan to study accordingly.
- Practice tests help the students to keep track of time because the candidate has to complete the exam in a given time.
- Candidates must focus on revising the core concepts.
17. IBPS PO 2023 Pre-Exam Training
IBPS PO 2023 pre-exam training is conducted by the banks participating in the IBPS PO 2023 exam for SC/ST/ other minority candidates to encourage those who can’t afford private coaching as per the regulations of the Indian government. This is a bridge session where candidates are taught about the exam, practice tips, and other essentials of the IBPS PO exam.
18. IBPS PO 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter
IBPS PO 2023 admit card is issued two times during the selection process. After registering in the IBPS portal and applying for the exam, an admit card will be released for the prelims exam on the IBPS official website. The applicants who qualified in the prelims are shortlisted and a second admit card is issued for the mains exam.
Applicants that are qualified for the mains exam are shortlisted and sent IBPS PO 2023 interview call letter for the interview directly to the mail of the candidate. The final score of the IBPS PO exam is a combined result of the mains and interview. Applicants with a passing score for IBPS PO joining call letter as a provisional officer.
19. IBPS PO Prelims 2023 Result
IBPS PO 2023 Prelims results are out on IBPS official website within 3 months of the IBPS PO 2023 Prelims exam date. Applicants can check this blog daily for updates about the results.
20. IBPS PO Interview Process
IBPS PO interview is conducted only for the students with minimum qualifying marks in the IBPS PO 2023 Mains exam. A call letter is sent to these candidates with an interview date and time of their interview..The total number of marks allotted for the interview is 100. The minimum qualifying marks for the interview will be 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of the online main exam and the interview will be 80:20. Candidates are advised to reach the interview centre a minimum of 2 hours before the slot timings to acclimate to the atmosphere
21. IBPS PO Mains 2023 Result
IBPS PO Mains 2023 results are published on the IBPS official website just before the release of the interview call letter. These results carry a major weightage in the final score along with the interview score to decide the job offer.
1. What is the basic pay for IBPS PO?
Ans) An IBPS Probationary Officer’s base pay ranges from Rs. 52,000 to Rs. 55,000 with additional incentives such as dearness allowances and special allowances. According to the revisions PO’s starting base wage is Rs. 36,000.
2. when will be the next IBPS PO 2023 Notification?
Ans) The IBPS PO 2023 notification is released on 31-7-2023. Interested candidates are advised to read the official notification and start the application process.
3. What is the Age eligibility to apply for IBPS PO 2023?
Ans) At the time of application, the candidate’s age should be between 20 and 30 years old. however, there are upper-age relaxations for different categories as follows
- OBC category- 3 years
- Persons With Disabilities – 10 years
- Ex-Servicemen -5 years
- 1984 Riot Victims – 5 years
- SC/ST candidates- 5 years
4. What is the selection process for IBPS PO 2023?
Ans) The selection process for IBPS PO 2023 is in three stages. Online Preliminary & Online Main Examination, Common Interview, provisional allotment candidates must qualify in every step to proceed further. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official websites for the latest information.
5. What is IBPS PO? And who conducts the examination?
Ans) IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection and PO stands for Probationary Officers. IBPS is an autonomous body that conducts the recruitment process in the banking sector once a year. IBPS will make all the necessary arrangements for conducting the exams.