IBPS PO Recruitment 2021-22 has been issued and the online registrations have already begun. It’s time to start preparing and beat the competition. This year more than 3500+ (tentative) vacancies have been issued under IBPS PO recruitment, also known as CWE_PO_MT_IX. IBPS PO recruitment is one of the most awaited bank notifications of the year. Hence, it is essential that the aspirants work really hard and beat the competition. All the sections should be mastered well in order to score high. So getting mentally prepared for attempting the new questions is also something to think about.
IBPS PO Notification 2021-22, Check Prelims and Mains Exam Date!
Every year, in the month of January, IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) publishes its exam calendar for the next year but this year it has been released in the month of February. IBPS has published a tentative exam calendar of IBPS PO Exams 2021-22.
IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: Overview
|Post||Probationary Officer (PO)|
|Official Post Name||CWE PO/MT-IX|
|Prelims Exam Dates||03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and 11.10.2020|
Important Dates under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020-21
IBPS has released IBPS PO 2020-21 Exam Dates along with its Official Calendar. The important dates for IBPS PO /MT CWE IX 2020 are as follows:
- Online registration including Edit/Modification of Application: 28.10.2020 to 11.11.2020
- Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 28.10.2020 to 11.11.2020
- Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary:
October 2020updated later
- Online Examination – Preliminary: 5.1.2021 (or) 6.1.2021
- Download of Call letter for Online exam –
Main: November 2020updated later
- Online Examination(Mains) –
Main: 28.11.2020updated later
- Conduct of interview:
January/February 2021updated later
IBPS PO 2020-21 Vacancy
More than 20 lakh aspirants appear for the IBPS Bank PO examination every year. IBPS has introduced 1167 vacancies for IBPS PO 20 Exam. Last year, the total number of vacancies was 4336.
Available Posts for IBPS PO 2020-21: 1167
Names of Vacant Positions: Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT)
The bank-wise vacancies are mentioned below:
IBPS PO Recruitment : Pattern of Examination
|Stage 1||Preliminary Examination|
|Stage 2||Mains Examination|
As per the IBPS PO recruitment notification 2020, the preliminary stage will be objective and a part of Mains stage will be subjective. Both stages will be held online.
Details of Pattern under IBPS PO Recruitment
IBPS PO Exam 2020: Prelims (1 hour)
|Test Name||Questions/ Marks||Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)|
|English Language||30/ 30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35/ 35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35/ 35||20 minutes|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the next stage.
IBPS PO Exam 2020: Mains (3 Hours)
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60/60 mins|
|General /Economy/Banking Awareness||40||40/35 mins|
|English Language||35||40/40 mins|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60/45 mins|
|English Language (Letter Writing& Essay)||2||25/30 mins|
Interview Stage Under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020
|The interview will be of 100 marks under IBPS PO recruitment 2020. Candidates declared successful in the mains stage of IBPS PO recruitment exam will be shortlisted for an interview round which will be competitive and will consist of a reputed panel. The IBPS PI will be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at select centres.|
IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: Negative Marking
|There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests as per IBPS PO recruitment notification. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.|
Local Language Proficiency under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020
|There are NO local language criteria under IBPS PO recruitment.|
IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: Frequently Asked Questions
|Q1. Can I appear for the exam with 55% graduation score?
Ans 1. Yes, you can appear as there is no specifications regarding the percentage but should have completed the graduation.
|Q2. Can a candidate apply for more than 1 post under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020 ?
Ans 2. No.
|Q3. When will the preliminary exam be conducted under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020 ?
Ans 3. 03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and 11.10.2020
|Q4. Is local language proficiency a criteria under IBPS PO Recruitment ?
Ans 4. No
|Q5. Whether examination has negative marking?
Ans 5. Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Educational Qualifications under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020
|Under IBPS PO recruitment 2020, candidates should possess Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government, possess valid Mark-sheet/ Degree Certificate that he/ she is a Graduation on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.|
Application Procedure under IBPS PO Recruitment 2020
|Before applying online for IBPS PO recruitment 2020, applicants should make sure that they have a valid e-mail id & contact number. Candidates should log on the official website and click here to apply online for CWE PO/ MT – IX.
Application fee under IBPS PO recruitment is as follows –
How to Apply for IBPS PO Recruitment 2020-21?
Please follow these instructions to fill the online application for IBPS PO 2020:
- Visit the official website- ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP PO/MT”.
- Then, click on the option titled “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES ” to open the On-Line Application Form.
- Next, click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register the application by entering the basic information.
- Upload your photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration.
- Make Payment through the ONLINE mode only.
- Click on the “FINAL SUBMIT” button
- After registering online, the candidates have to take a printout of their system generated online application forms.
IBPS PO Exam Centre
The IBPS PO exam (CWE) is conducted online at numerous centers all over India and the candidate can mention their preferences at the time of filling in the online application. However, if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues, IBPS may allot an exam centre other than the choices made by a candidate. IBPS is the sole authority on adding or removing an exam center and candidates can’t make requests for change in the exam centre. Any inappropriate behavior at the exam center can lead to cancellation of the candidature.
IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: Pre-Exam Training
|Pre-Examination Training under IBPS PO recruitment 2020 may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities at certain centres.|
Venue Details for Exam under IBPS PO Recruitment
|1. The IBPS PO exam 2020 will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India.|
|2. No request for change of centre for under IBPS PO recruitment shall be entertained.|
|3. The centres for the IBPS PO exam 2020 mains will be limited.|
IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: Best Books
|Reasoning Book||Buy Now|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Buy Now|
|Gk And Current Affairs||Buy Now|
IBPS PO Syllabus 2020:
The IBPS PO syllabus for both prelims and mains exam are almost similar to each other. For any competitive exam before starting your preparation, it is very much important to know the complete updated syllabus of the exam. Knowing the updated syllabus you can start the preparation following your study plan. In your preparation try to avoid skipping any topic. Ensure that you have covered all the topics in each subject. So that you can give a tough fight in the huge competition. Also, you need not worry about the higher cutoff. Here we provide the updated syllabus for the IBPS PO prelims exam. This syllabus covers all the individual topics that come under the English language, reasoning ability, and quantitative aptitude.
IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2020
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||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||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding-Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|