IBPS PO Notification

IBPS PO Notification

IBPS PO 2021-22 Recruitment Notification OUT

The most awaited IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment Notification released officially. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has rolled out the official notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) on its official site. There are a total of 4000+ vacancies for the PO post in the public sector banks has been released under IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment.

The apply online link for the IBPS PO 2021 exam is activated from 20th October 2021 onwards. While the last date to fill the IBPS PO 2021 Application is 10th November 2021 for the selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO)The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam will take place on December 2021.

IBPS PO Notification 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Notification is out for 4000+ vacancies on the official website of IBPS. The IBPS PO Notification 2021 PDF contains all important details such as the exam date, eligibility criteria; apply online details, salary, exam pattern, selection process, syllabus and more. The selection criteria are derived in 3 different stages which are preliminary examination, Mains examination, and interview. Candidates selected after the interview round for the post of probationary officers are liable to be posted anywhere in India. Check out the official notification PDF and the direct link to apply online link below.

IBPS PO 2021 Notification PDF, Download Here!!!

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS has revealed the IBPS PO exam dates along with the official notification. Thus, candidates are advised to go through the detailed information on IBPS PO 2021 Exam and plan their timetable shared in the tabular data below. The detailed exam schedule for IBPS PO 2021 Exam is updated below along with the application form dates; admit card dates, and more. 

Events

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Notification Release Date

19th October 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Application Form Starts

20th October 2021

Last Date for IBPS PO Apply Online

10th November 2021

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date 2021

Events

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card Download

November 2021

IBPS PO Exam Date 2021 (Prelims)

4th /11th December 2021

IBPS PO Prelims Result Date

December 2021/January 2022

IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 2021

Events

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Mains Admit Card

January 2022

IBPS PO 2021 Mains Exam

January 2022

IBPS PO Mains Result

January/ February 2022

IBPS PO Interview Date 2021

Events

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS PO Interview Call Letter

January 2021

IBPS PO Interview Date

February 2022

IBPS PO Provisional Allotment

April 2022

IBPS PO Apply Online 2021

The link to apply online for IBPS PO 2021 exam has been activated on 20th October 2021. The 20th Oct online application remains active till 10th November 2021 on the official website of IBPS. Interested and eligible candidates can easily apply for their desired job profile with the help of the following steps shared below:

How to apply online for IBPS PO 2021?

  • Visit official site of IBPS (ibps.in)
  • The candidates are to first click on the link that is given above.
  • Enter the details required.
  • A provisional registration number and password will be sent on the registered Email ID and Mobile number.
  • On receiving the registration no. and password, log in to complete the application procedure.
  • Fill up the personal, academic details, and communication details correctly.
  • Choose the exam center carefully.
  • Upload the photograph, signature.
  • The details for uploading the documents are given below in the next paragraph.
  • Verify the details entered in the form before paying the application fee.
  • After verification, pay the required application fee.
  • Your application form for IBPS PO will be accepted provisionally after you have paid the application fee.
  • Do not forget to take an e-print of the receipt for future use.

Documents Required for IBPS PO 2021

Candidates will be asked to upload the required documents at the time of online registration for IBPS PO 2021. The required documents are:

  • A valid Mobile Number
  • Valid Email ID
  • Scanned copy of Photograph and Signature
  • Educational Qualification Certificates/ Mark Sheets (to fill the application form)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

Documents Required for IBPS PO 2021

Passport Size Photograph

200 x 230 Pixels

20 – 50 KBs

Signature

140 x 60 Pixels

10 – 20 KBs

IBPS PO 2021 Vacancy and Recruitment

IBPS PO 2021 vacancies are announced along with the official notification. As per the last release of IBPS PO notification 2021, a total of 4000+ probationary officer posts are disclosed officially. Thus, for reference, you can check out the details of the category-wise IBPS PO vacancies 2021, which are as follows.

Participating Organization

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

TOTAL

 
 

Bank of Baroda

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Bank of India

88

44

158

58

240

588

 

Bank of Maharashtra

60

30

108

40

162

400

 

Canara Bank

97

48

175

65

265

650

 

Central Bank of India

193

104

257

13

53

620

 

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

 

Indian Overseas Bank

14

7

26

10

41

98

 

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

 

Punjab & Sind Bank

67

37

112

42

169

427

 

UCO Bank

66

33

118

44

179

440

 

Union Bank of India

94

47

148

132

491

912

 

Total

679

350

1102

404

1600

4135

 

IBPS PO Previous Year Vacancies (2020)

Last year IBPS PO vacancies were increased by 2100 in Canara Bank and 250 in the Bank of Maharashtra. New Total IBPS PO vacancies 2020 is 3517. Formerly, a total of 1167 IBPS PO vacancies 2020 was released along with the IBPS PO 2020 official notification.

Category Name

Total Vacancies

General

1426

OBC

948

SC

529

ST

262

EWS

352

Total

3517

IBPS PO Bank Preference 2021

Before you apply for the IBPS PO 2021, it is important to get a detailed approach to how to set bank preferences. Below is the list of 17 banks which are participating in IBPS PO Recruitment 2021.

IBPS PO Participating Bank List

Allahabad Bank

Corporation Bank

Andhra Bank

Indian Bank

Bank of Baroda

Indian Overseas Bank

Bank of India

Punjab National Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab & Sind Bank

United Bank of India

Syndicate Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

UCO Bank

Canara Bank

Union Bank of India

Central Bank of India

 

IBPS PO Application Fee 2021

  • Application Fee varies from category to category.
  • Bank/Transaction charges have to be borne by the candidates.
  • Applications without the application fee will be rejected.
  • Fee once paid will not be refunded in any circumstance.
  • The application fee can be paid through debit/credit card or through net banking.

Category

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWD

₹ 175/-

General

₹ 850/-

Note: - The bank charges for online payment of application fees will be borne by the candidates.

IBPS PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS PO eligibility criteria are defined under two stages which are age limit criteria and educational qualification. In order to apply for IBPS PO 2021 exam, you need to fulfil the following IBPS PO eligibility criteria-

1. Age Eligibility (as on 01.10.2021.)

To acknowledge the IBPS PO age limit criteria is important before applying for the exam. The candidate applying for the IBPS PO exam should not be more than 30 years as on 01.10.2021. There is also the provision for age relaxation for certain categories of aspirants.

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

IBPS PO Age Relaxation

IBPS also species some age relaxation to the categories other than unreserved. Below are the details of IBPS PO age relaxation for reserved categories under the eligibility criteria.

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

PWD

10 years

EXSM, Persons domiciled in J&K, Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

2. Educational Qualification for IBPS PO 2021

As per the IBPS PO 2021 notification, candidates require to fulfill IBPS PO educational qualification subject to norms of the organization (as on 10.11.2021):

  • Those candidates who are interested in applying for the post of PO must be a graduate in any discipline from a state or central recognized university or possess any other equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Candidates who are in their final semester/year are also eligible to apply but they will have to mention the result stating pass on the date mentioned by the organization.
  • Candidates will have to present the proof of passing their graduation or having the graduation degree as pass as per the deadline stipulated by the bank.
  • IBPS PO eligibility for final year students is to get their results published before September 2021.

IBPS PO Salary, Job Profile and Promotion and Career Growth 2021

  • IBPS PO Salary- One of the most asked questions among students is the in-hand salary that they would receive as a Probationary Officer in IBPS. The basic grade pay is Rs. 23700/-.
  • Apart from this, Probationers are also entitled to various perks including Annual increment, Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, etc.
  • Below is the Wage revision for bank employees under the 11th bipartite settlement which the help of which you can determine the IBPS PO salary in-hand:

Increment (Percentage) %

Basic Pay

Gross Salary

15%

Rs.26,706/-

Rs.37,068/-

20%

Rs.27,866/-

Rs.38678/-

25%

Rs.29,026/-

Rs.40,288/-

30%

Rs.30,187/-

Rs.41,899/-

IBPS PO 2021 Salary Structure

The remuneration for the updated IBPS PO 2021 has been established on the basis of the 11th Bipartite Agreement, which was signed in November 2020. The basic pay has been increased to Rs. 36,000, with the new IBPS PO Salary taking effect in November 2017. Continue reading to learn more about the updated IBPS PO Salary Structure, Job Profile, Career Growth, Allowances, and Promotion Policy.

Category

Salary Structure

Basic Pay

Rs. 36,000

Special Allowance

Rs. 5,904

DA

Rs. 8,593.20

CCA

Rs. 1,400

Learning Allowance

Rs. 600

DA Others

Rs. 1,552.50

HRA

Rs. 3,240

Gross Salary

Rs. 57,289.70

Deduction

Rs. 4,659.32

In-Hand Salary

Rs. 52,630.38

IBPS PO Job Profile 2021

  • After selection as Probationary Officer, candidates are placed in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.
  • They need to undergo a probation period of 1 year.
  • During this probation period, candidates undergo various training in order to learn practical aspects of banking.
  • The IBPS PO job profile is a multitasking job, it includes customer service, Supervision of Clerical work, loan processing, etc.

Promotion and Career Growth

After the end of the probationary period, candidates are posted as Assistant Managers in the bank branch. The next step of the promotion places them in Middle Management Grade Scale and one can even rise to the level of Chairman and Managing Director.

  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Chief Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Chairman and Managing Director

IBPS PO Selection Procedure

IBPS PO Selection Process 2021 is decided by the officials of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The selection process of IBPS PO comprises of three different stages which are – Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview Round. The Selection Procedure of IBPS PO involves the following phases-

  • Stage 1 Preliminary Exam (Objective): The Preliminary exam is of qualifying in nature which means the marks won't be counted for the final selection. However, Candidates need to secure sectional as well as overall cut off to be shortlisted for the next stage.
  • Stage 2 Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive): Mains is the second phase of selection. Candidates who qualify Mains exam will then be called for an Interview. Marks obtained in the mains exam will be counted in the final selection.
  • Stage 3: Interview is the last round of selection in IBPS PO. Candidates obtaining qualifying marks in Interviews will be recruited as Probationary Officers in participating banks.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2021

Let's check out the IBPS PO selection process along with the exam pattern and syllabus to prepare effectively for the exam.

IBPS PO exam pattern 2021 can be checked out below. The initial stage of selection for the IBPS PO exam is the Prelims phase. A sectional timing of 20 minutes has been allotted in each of the three sections of the Prelims exam. A prelim is an objective type of test, which will consist of 100 questions.

Section

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO Mains 2021 exam will be held online. The Mains exam of IBPS PO consists of 4 sections for a total of 200 marks with separately timing for every section. You can check out the detailed IBPS PO Mains exam pattern in the tabular form below:

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Ques

Max Marks

Time

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 Mins

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 Mins

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 Mins

English Language

35

40

40 Mins

Total

155

200

3 Hours

Note: - The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes which will be held on the same day after the mains examination. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for a total of 50 marks.

The candidates who will secure sectional cut off in each section and also the overall cutoff for IBPS PO Mains 2021 decided by IBPS will get entry into the next stage i.e. Interview. It is important to perform well in the Main examination because marks obtained in the Mains exam carry the maximum weightage in the final selection for the IBPS PO post.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2021

There are slight changes in the topics asked in the Prelims as well as in the Mains examinations under IBPS PO Syllabus. For instance, the Preliminary Exam in IBPS PO consists of the Quantitative Aptitude Section, which changes to Data Interpretation and Analysis in Mains examination and comprises questions specifically from this topic. Therefore, thoroughly go through the IBPS PO syllabus for prelims shared below.

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Correction
  • Double Fillers
  • Phrase/Word Replacement
  • Data Interpretation
  • Quantity I and Quantity II
  • Miscellaneous Questions (Simple Interest/Compound Interest, Mixtures/Alligation, Percentage, Quadratic Equation, Time and Work, Profit, Loss and Discount, Probability, Mensuration, and Time, Speed, and Distance.)
  • Puzzle & Seating Arrangement
  • Input-Output
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data sufficiency
  • Inequality
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Miscellaneous Questions

IBPS PO Previous Year Cut Off Marks

IBPS PO cut off will help you analyse the level of difficulty and the number of attempts to be done in the IBPS PO 2021 exam. With the help of IBPS PO previous year cut off, you can create a mind map in order of the sectional as well as overall cut off. Below you can check out the IBPS PO cut off category-wise as well as IBPS PO cut off state-wise and prepare wisely for IBPS PO 2021 exam:

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Cut off 2020

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD

General/EWS

English Language

30

7.75

11

Reasoning Ability

35

04.25

08.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

06.00

09.25

Overall Cut  Off

100

-

58.75

IBPS PO Prelims Category-wise Cut Off 2020

Category

Cut-off Score (Out of 100)

General

58.75

SC

51.00

ST

43.50

OBC

58.50

HI (Hearing Impaired)

19.75

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

46.00

VI (Visually Impaired)

54.25

ID (Intellectual Disability)

21.75

EWS

57.75

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Cut off 2020

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD

General/EWS

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

60

03.75

06.00

Banking/Economy/General Awareness

40

06.25

09.75

Data Analysis & Interpretation

60

05.75

08.75

English Language

40

08.50

11.75

English Language (Descriptive)

25

08.75

10.00

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Cut off 2020

Name of Category

Cutoff on Total (Out of 225)

General

83.50

SC

66.38

ST

52.25

OBC

78.63

EWS (Economically Weaker Sections)

75.75

HI (Hearing Impaired)

38.25

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

61.25

VI (Visually Impaired)

84.88

ID (Intellectual Disability)

53.00

IBPS PO Final Cut off 2020

Category

Maximum Scores

Minimum Scores

SC

52.50

39.73 (10/06/99)

ST

52.11

35.56 (08/06/97)

OBC

55.82

43.96 (03/11/94)

EWS

52.40

42.98 (25/10/95)

UR

62.98

47.89 (13/01/97)

HI

53.78

39.73 10/06/99

OC

64.16

45.89 (18/05/95)

VI

42.16

27.20 (20/07/93)

ID

54.31

28.44 (20/09/98)

IBPS PO Reserve List Cut off 2020

IBPS has also released the Reserve list cutoff for IBPS PO Exam 2020. The cut-off has been shared in the table below :

Category

Minimum Scores

SC

39.31

ST

35.20

OBC

43.60

EWS

42.58

UR

47.42

HI

NA

OC

47.42

VI

45.51

ID

NA

 

IBPS PO Preparation 2021

  • The approach for the preparation of the IBPS PO Preliminary and Mains Exam varies as per the exam pattern.
  • It is crucial to have a proper understanding of the study plan and the exam strategy.
  • The preparation strategy varies from student to student.

IBPS PO Question Papers (Prelims + Mains)

To help you with your exam preparation we have shared the IBPS PO Previous year question papers in a PDF format along with the answer key. You can download the IBPS PO Questions Papers and Answer keys through Click Here..

IBPS PO Mock Test 2021

  • If you wish to prepare for IBPS PO exam properly, especially in a simulated environment as that of the actual exam, attempting mock tests for the same is a must.
  • We have already released the sectional test series for IBPS PO 2021 exam. Click Here to get free mock Test

IBPS PO Admit Card 2021

  • Those candidates who successfully apply for the examination will only be eligible to download the admit card.
  • IBPS will release the IBPS PO admit card 15-20 days before the examination.
  • Information on downloading the admit cards will be shared through text messages on your registered number.
  • In order to receive all the details regarding the exam, make sure to mention a valid mobile number in the application form
  • Candidates need to check the details mentioned on the admit card such as name, email, contact no, father's name, address, etc.
  • In case of any discrepancies, candidates are required to bring it to the notice of the board immediately.

Steps to download the IBPS PO Admit Card 2021

  • Visit the official site of the State Bank of India.
  • Go to the Current Openings sections, given at the bottom of the page.
  • Click on the "IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment".
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Enter the valid details such as registration number & password i.e. date of birth.
  • Now click on the "Submit" button.
  • Your IBPS PO 2021 admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Verify the details mentioned on the admit card & download it.

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training 2021

  • Every year bank arranges a pre-exam training session for SC/ST/Religious Minorities as commended by the government of India.
  • This training will be allowed at certain centres for the candidates through IBPS.
  • Below is the list of training centres available by IBPS. This training can only be available by the candidates who applied for it at the time of filling the IBPS PO application form.

Agartala

Agra

Ahmedabad

Allahabad

Amritsar

Aurangabad

Balasore

Behrampur (Ganjam)

Bengaluru

Bhopal

Bhubaneshwar

Chandigarh

Chennai

Coimbatore

Dehradun

Dhanbad

Gorakhpur

Gulbarga

Guwahati

Hubli

Hyderabad

Indore

Jabalpur

Jaipur

Jammu

Jodhpur

Kanpur

Karnal

Kavaratti

Kochi

Kolkata

Lucknow

Ludhiana

Madurai

Mangalore

Mumbai

Muzaffarpur

Mysore

Nagpur

New Delhi

Panaji (Goa)

Patiala

Patna

Port Blair

Puducherry

Pune

Raipur

Rajkot

Ranchi

Rohtak

Sambalpur

Shimla

Shillong

Siliguri

Thiruchirapalli

Thiruvananthapuram

Tirupati

Vadodara

Varanasi

Vijaywada

Vishakhapatnam

-

-

-

IBPS PO Result 2021

  • IBPS PO Result 2021 will be released separately for all the stages.
  • IBPS will announce the IBPS PO result on its official website.
  • The Final exam result for IBPS PO 2021 will be released after the conduction of the Interview session.
  • We will update the direct link of the result for IBPS PO 2021 to help you check the status.
  • Candidates can check the IBPS PO result 2021 with the help of the registration number & password.

Documents required at the time of Interview

  • Print of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter.
  • A copy of the IBPS PO 2021 online application form.
  • Proof of Date of Birth.
  • Original ID proof, caste certificates, educational certificates.

IBPS PO 2021 Interview & Provisional Allotment

  • The interview round carries a total of 100 marks and the minimum qualifying score is 40 (35 for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
  • Only the candidates securing the minimum qualifying marks in IBPS PO mains will be eligible for the interview round.
  • This is the final stage of the selection & carries 20% weightage in the final result.
  • In this round, the officials examine, a candidate's personality & communication skills.
  • To grab a seat, candidates need to score sufficiently high in order to make it to the merit list & to be considered for subsequent provisional allotment.

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