IBPS PO Exam Notification - 2020

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers (IBPS PO) exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for the recruitment of candidates in Probationary Officers in various public and private sector banks in India. Eligible candidates can apply through by Click here.

Participating Banks in IBPS PO 2020

Candidates will be employed in the following banks after cracking IBPS PO examination.

Bank of Baroda Canara Bank
Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of India Central Bank of India
Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank -

IBPS PO 2020-21 Exam Date

The dates of the IBPS PO 2020 exam is announced by the nstitute of Banking Personnel Selection .

IBPS PO 2020-21 Exam Schedule
Events Important Dates
IBPS PO Apply Online August 5 to August 26, 2020
IBPS PO Prelims Exam October 3, 2020

October 10, 2020

October 11, 2020

IBPS PO Mains Exam November 28, 2020
Interview January/February 2021
IBPS PO 2019-20 Exam Schedule
Event Date
Starting Date for Registration August 7, 2019
Last Date for Registration August 28, 2019
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Exam September 2019
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training September 23 to 28, 2019
Download of call letters for Online
examination – Preliminary
October 2019
Preliminary Examination October 12 to 20, 2019
Preliminary Result Out October/ November 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2019
Main Examination November 30, 2019
Declaration of Result Main Exam December 2019
Download of Call letters for interview January 2020
Conduct of interview January/ February 2020
Provisional Allotment April 2020
IBPS PO 2018-19 Exam Schedule
Events Important Dates
Application form - Release 14th August 2018
Application form - Closure 4th September 2018
Starting and Ending Date for Fee Payment (Online) 14th August 2018 to 4th September 2018
Download of Pre- Exam Training call letters September 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training October 1 - 7, 2018
Download of Preliminary Online examination call letters October 2018 (tentative)
Preliminary Exam Date (online mode) 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st of October 2018
Preliminary Exam Result Announcement October/ November 2018
Download of Mains Online examination call letters November 2018
Mains Exam Date (online mode) November 18, 2018
Mains Exam Result Announcement December 2018
Download of Interview call letters January 2019
Conduct of interview January / February 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

The aspirants must apply online through the official website of IBPS: https://www.ibps.in/ The application fees for genetal candidates is Rs. 850/- and for SC/ST/PWD is Rs. 175/- .

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

For various IBPS PO posts, the candidates must be 18 years old or above but not greater than 32 years old.

Educational Qualifications for IBPS PO
The minimum qualification for IBPS PO examination is Bachelor's or equivalent Degree from any recognized University. The minimum percentage in graduation is 60% for general candidates and for reserved categories(SC/ST) the minimum marks is 50%.
IBPS PO Post Wise Age Limit
IBPS PO Age Limit Age
IBPS PO Upper Age Limit 30 years
IBPS PO Lower Age Limit 20 years
Age Relaxation
Category Upper age limit
SC/ST candidates 5 years
OBC category from the non-creamy layer 3 years
Persons With Disabilities

10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
1984 Riot Victims 5 years
Nationality Criteria
The candidate must be the citizen of India.
Or a subject of Nepal.
A subject of Bhutan.
A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st of January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.
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..

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO Examination is conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

IBPS PO Exam Pattern
Name Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers (IBPS PO)
Conducted by IBPS
Number of Stages 3 (Prelims, Main and Interview)
Mode of Exam Prelim(Online)/ Mains (Both Online + Offline)
Exam Duration for Preliminary Exam 1 hour (60 minutes)
Exam Duration for Main Exam 3 hours 30 minutes (210 minutes)
Type of Questions MCQs (Additional Descriptive paper in Main Paper)
IBPS PO 2020 Interview Maximum Marks 100
Minimum Qualifying Marks for the Interview 40% (35% for Reserved Classes)
IBPS PO Tier I Exam Pattern and Marks Distribution
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective 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
Total 100 100 60 minutes
IBPS PO Tier-II Exam Pattern and Marks Distribution
Sr. No. Name of test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of Examination Time Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
Total 155 200 180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes
IBPS PO Interview
Candidates who qualifed Tire I and Tire II examination are called for Interview. The marks alloted for interview is 100. The interview usually takes 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Negative marking is there is IBPS POExam. 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO examination syllabus contains Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language. In mains IBPS PO mains exam contains General Awareness (banking awareness) along with previous three topics.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2020
English Language Syllabus Quantitative Ability Syllabus Reasoning Syllabus
Reading Comprehension Simplification Logical Reasoning
Cloze Test Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series
Para jumbles Mixtures & Allegations Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Miscellaneous Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Data Sufficiency
Fill in the blanks Work & Time Coded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Time & Distance Seating Arrangement
Paragraph Completion Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Puzzle
Data Interpretation Tabulation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Syllogism
Number Systems Blood Relations
Sequence & Series Input Output
Permutation, Combination &Probability Coding Decoding
IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus 2020
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus General Awareness Syllabus Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Syllabus English Language Syllabus
Simplification Financial Awareness Verbal Reasoning Internet Reading Comprehension
Average Current Affairs Syllogism Memory Vocabulary
Percentage General Knowledge Circular Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Grammar
Ratio and Percentage Static Awareness Linear Seating Arrangement Computer Abbreviation Verbal Ability
Data Interpretation Double Lineup Microsoft Office
Mensuration and Geometry Scheduling Computer Hardware
Quadratic Equation Input Output Computer Software
Interest Blood Relations Operating System
Problems of Ages Directions and Distances Networking
Profit and Loss Ordering and Ranking Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Number Series Data Sufficiency
Speed, Distance and Time Coding and Decoding
Time and Work Code Inequalities
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation and Combination
And Probability
Mixture and Allegations

IBPS PO Vacancy


IBPS PO 2019 Cut Off

IBPS PO Final Cut Off 2019: (Mains + Interview)
Maximum Scores 47.07 50.80 50.22 48.98 60.58 46.38 53.16 42.33 42.04
Minimum Scores 36.02 33.24 40.27 40.82 44.44 36.00 42.18 26.36 28.80
IBPS PO 2019-20 Prelims Cut-Off
Subjects English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Total
Maximum Score 30 35 35 100
Cut Off Score
10.50 8.75 10.25 59.75
Cut Off Score
6.50 5.25 6.50
IBPS PO Mains 2019 Cut Off
Serial No. Subject Maximum Marks Cut Off (SC/ST/OBC/PwD) Cut Off (General)
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 05.50 07.75
2. English Language 40 10.75 14.25
3. Data Analysis & Interpretation 40 02.50 05.25
4. General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 05.00 08.00
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 08.75 10.00

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