Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is responsible for organizing the IBPS PO exam every year. The authority conducts this entrance exam for recruitment to the post of Probationary Officer (PO) /Management Trainee (MT) in 11 Public Sector Banks in India.
The exam includes three stages i.e., the preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview. Every year, a large number of candidates appeared in the IBPS PO exam to make their career public banking industry.
IBPS PO 2024 official notification will be released in July 2024. Applicants willing to apply for the upcoming IBPS PO exam must register for the exam as per the prescribed schedule.
IBPS PO 2024 Overview
|Name of Examination||IBPS PO|
|Organized by||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Level of exam||National- level|
|Number of participating banks||11|
|Frequency of exam||Yearly|
|IBPS PO Exam fee||RS 850/ (for general category) & Rs 175/ (for reserved category)|
|Duration of exam||Prelims (60 minutes), Mains (3 hours 30 minutes)|
|Medium of exam||Hindi and English|
|Examination centre||Across the country|
IBPS PO 2024 Exam Date
Candidates can check the tentative schedule for the IBPS PO exam 2024 from the table below.
|Release of official notification||July 2024|
|Commencement of the online application process||August 2024|
|Availability of Prelims exam||August 2024|
|Date of IBPS PO Prelims exams||August 2024- September 2024|
|Announcement of prelims exam result||November 2024|
|Release of Mains exam admit card||To be announced|
|Date of IBPS Mains exam||November 2024|
|Announcement of mains exam||December 2024|
|Date for interview round||January/ February 2024|
|Announcement of the final result||April 2024|
List of IBPS PO Participating Banks
11 public banks participate with IBPS PO. Selected candidates will be appointed to any one of the following IBPS PO banks- Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank, Punjab National Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Indian Bank.
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria
The authority has set some eligibility norms which are needed to be fulfilled by the candidates who are going to appear in the IBPS PO exam. The information regarding IBPS PO Eligibility criteria prescribed by the conducting body is listed below.
Candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan.
The age of the candidates should be between 20-30 years. There will be a relaxation in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
Candidates having a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a university or college recognized by the Government of India are eligible to apply for the IBPS PO exam.
IBPS PO 2024 Application Form
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release the application form for IBPS PO in August 2024 (tentatively). Interested and eligible candidates will be allowed to fill out the application form online within the prescribed schedule.
Firstly, candidates need to complete the online IBPS PO registration process by providing details like contact number, email id, name, etc. Once the registration will be done, candidates should fill out the application form.
Candidates should fill in the basic details including personal details, educational qualifications, computer certification courses, languages known, preferences of banks, etc. in the form.
Upload the scanned photograph and signature as per the given dimensions.
Candidates should verify the details carefully before submission. They also have to upload left thumb impressions and handwritten declarations.
Make the payment of the requisite application fee which is Rs 850/ for general category candidates and Rs 175/ for candidates belonging to reserved category.
IBPS PO Syllabus 2024
IBPS PO syllabus for both the exams i.e., prelims and mains exam are different from each other. The exam-wise syllabus is provided below.
IBPS Syllabus for Prelims
|Reasoning||Alphanumeric Series, Coded Inequalities, Logical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Direction/Alphabet Test, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Input-Output, Ranking/ Data Sufficiency, Blood Relation, Puzzle.|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Profit & Loss, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Work & Time, Simplification, Time & Distance, Sphere, Data Interpretation, Percentage, Combination & Probability, Mixtures & Alligations, Cone, Mensuration-Cylinder, Permutation, Number Systems, Sequence & Series, Surds & Indices, Ratio & Proportion|
|English Language||Cloze Test, Spotting Error, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Para jumbles, etc.|
The IBPS Exam will be held in two stages such as prelims and mains. The exam pattern for both exams is completely different from each other. The examination pattern prescribed by the authority is provided below.
Exam pattern for IBPS PO prelims exam
|Subjects||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Exam Duration|
IBPS PO Mains examination pattern
|Subjects||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Exam Duration|
|Reasoning & computer aptitude||45||60||60|
|Data Interpretation and Analysis||35||60||45|
|Total||157||225||3 hours 30 minutes|
IBPS PO 2024 Admit card
The authority will release IBPS PO admit cards online separately for prelims and mains exam. Candidates can download their hall tickets from the official website by entering details such as registration number, date of birth, or password. No hard copy will be sent to the candidates via post.
The admit card contains important details like the candidate’s name, registration number, roll number, address of examination centre, date of birth, scanned photograph, etc. Candidates should take the printout of the admit card and bring the same while appearing for the exam.
IBPS PO 2024 Result
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will announce the IBPS PO result online for the prelims exam, mains exam, and final selection. Candidates can check their results online by providing their registration number, date of birth or password.
The final IBPS PO result is based on the overall performance of candidates in the mains exam and interview. The IBPS PO scorecard will be released a few days after the announcement of the result. The scorecard comprises the overall score, overall cut-off, section-wise cut-off, qualifying status, etc.
The IBPS PO selection will include three stages i.e., prelims, mains, and interview. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be invited for the mains exam. Candidates who successfully cleared the mains exam will be further called for an interview. The final selection will be based on the overall performance of candidates in the mains exam and interview.
IBPS PO Salary
In general, the salary of IBPS PO is Rs 52,000/to Rs 55,000. In addition, many other benefits including home allowances, special allowances, transport allowances, and other perks are also given to the probationary officer.
Will there be the IBPS PO exam in 2024?
Yes, the IBPS PO will be held in July/August 2024 (tentatively).
When the IBPS PO official notification 2024 will be released?
The authority will tentatively release an official notification in July/August
What is the basic salary of the IBPS PO?
The initial in-hand salary for the IBPS PO post is Rs 23700/
How many times in a year is the IBPS exam conducted?
The frequency of the exam is once a year.
What is the probation period for IBPS PO?
The selected candidates will be on probation for 2 years.
Is IBPS PO Exam difficult to crack?
The difficulty level of the exam is moderate to tough.