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Probationary  Officer

IBPS PO : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Examination

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting Common Written Examination (CRP – PO/MT) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer (PO)/ Management Trainee (MT) vacancies in Public Sector Banks which will be conducted online.

Participating banks are 

Allahabad Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

Syndicate Bank

Andhra Bank

Central Bank of India

Oriental Bank of Commerce

UCO Bank

Bank of India

Corporation Bank

Punjab National Bank

Union Bank of India

Bank of Baroda

Indian Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

United Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

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IMPORTANT

Exam Dates

Stage

Exam Dates -2021

Exam Dates-2020

Exam Dates -2019

Preliminary

9, 10, 16, 17 Oct -2021

3 October, 10-11 October 2020 5 January 2021 6 January 2021

12, 13, 19, 20 Oct 2019

Main

27th Nov-2021

4th February 2021

30th Nov-2019

IBPS PO

Exam Pattern

Stage

Question Type

Mode of Exam

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Preliminary

Objective

Online

60 Minutes

100

100

Main

Objective

Online

180 Minutes

155

200

Stage

Question Type

Preliminary

Objective

Main

Objective

Stage

Mode of Exam

Preliminary

Online

Main

Online

Stage

Duration of Exam

Preliminary-I

60 Minutes

Main

180 Minutes

Stage

Number of Questions

Preliminary

100​

Main

155

Stage

Marks

Preliminary

100​

Main

200

Preliminary Exam

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes

Mains Exam

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

Total

155

200

3 hours

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

25

30 minutes

IBPS PO

Exam Syllabus

English

  • Nouns,
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Tenses 
  • If Clause
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Voice
  • Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Often Confused Word
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitute
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Theme Completion & Detection
  • Sentence Analogy

 

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mind Calculation Sessions 
  • Vedic Mathematics 
  • Number System 
  • Simplifications & Approximations 
  • L.C.M & H.C.F
  • Percentages 
  • Profit – Loss – 
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest 
  • Averages 
  • Allegations or Mixtures 
  • Time & Work 
  • Pipes & Cisterns 
  • Unitary Method
  • Time & Distance 
  • Trains Boats & Streams
  • Ratio & Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Ages 
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Probability 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Basic Algebra Mensuration



Reasoning

  • Alphabetical Series
  • Number Series 
  • Analogy & Odd Man Out
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Inequalities 
  • Symbols & Notations
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Test
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Input Output Arrangement 
  • Decision Making
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles 
  • Calendars 
  • Clocks 
  • Statements – Arguments & Assumptions
  • Statements-Course of Action & Conclusion Cause and Effect, Inferences from the Passage Data Sufficiency

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mind Calculation Sessions 
  • Vedic Mathematics 
  • Number System 
  • Simplifications & Approximations 
  • L.C.M & H.C.F
  • Percentages 
  • Profit – Loss – 
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest 
  • Averages 
  • Allegations or Mixtures 
  • Time & Work 
  • Pipes & Cisterns 
  • Unitary Method
  • Time & Distance 
  • Trains Boats & Streams
  • Ratio & Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Ages 
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Probability 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Basic Algebra Mensuration

 

Reasoning and computers:-

  • Alphabetical Series
  • Number Series 
  • Analogy & Odd Man Out
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Inequalities 
  • Symbols & Notations
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Test
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Input Output Arrangement 
  • Decision Making
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles 
  • Calendars 
  • Clocks 
  • Statements – Arguments & Assumptions
  • Statements-Course of Action & Conclusion Cause and Effect, Inferences from the Passage Data Sufficiency

 

Computer knowledge

  • History of Computers,
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Database
  • Communication Networking
  • Malwares, Number System

 

English

  • Nouns,
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Tenses 
  • If Clause
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Voice
  • Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Often Confused Word
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitute
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Theme Completion & Detection
  • Sentence Analogy

Banking awareness

  • RBI Structure and Function
  • Inflation and its Calculation
  • Monetary Policy
  • Nationalization of Banks
  • Universal Banking License Guidelines
  • Small Finance Banks and Payment Banks
  • ,Insolvency and Bankruptcy code 2016
  • Marginal Cost of Lending Rate
  • Indradanush – Public Sector Banks 
  • Banking Terminology and Digital Technology
  • Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC)
  • Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) 
  • Debt Recovery Tribunals 
  • Sarfaesi ACT 2002 
  • Prohibition of Benami Transaction 
  • Payment Banks Vision 2018
  • Basics of Indian Economy Indian
  • Taxation System

IBPS PO

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Education Qualification

Candidate should be a graduate (Degree) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the IBPS PO exam is  20 years. Age-relaxation varies from one category to another. The following table tells the IBPS PO Age Eligibility for different categories and posts:

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

20 years

30 years

Age Limit Relaxation

IBPS PO offers a provision of age relaxation for candidates from all reserved categories. Candidates must keep in mind the IBPS PO Age Limit before filling the application form. Relaxation of the upper age limit for the various categories is shown in the table below.

Category

Upper Limit Relaxation

OBC

3 Years

SC/ST

5 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

Nationality

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria as per Nationality mandates a candidate to be a resident of the prescribed states only.  Candidates belonging to these states will be eligible to apply for IBPS PO. An applicant must fulfill any one of the following conditions:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal
  • A citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee settled in India before 1st January 1962
  • Indian by origin, who has migrated 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 staying permanently in India.

IBPS PO

Cut-Off

Year

Exam

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

Pre-Exam

56.75

55.5

49.25

41.75

2018

Main /
Merit

74.50

68.38

56.38

35.75

Pre-Exam

59.75

59.75

53.5

46.25

2019

Main /
Merit

71.50

70.25

55.63

38.13

Pre-Exam

58.75

58.50

51.00

43.50

2020

Main /
Merit

83.50

78.63

66.38

52.25

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F.A.Q

Candidate should be minimum 20 years and maximum 30 years to apply for the post.

Yes, you can appear for this exam and there is no specifications regarding the percentage but should complete the graduation.

Yes, it is, the test available in both English and Hindi.

Yes, there are fixed timings for each sections in both prelims and mains examinations.

Age relaxation for SC/ ST candidates is 5 years.