IBPS PO Recruitment Notification, Application (Re-opened), Exam dates, Exam Pattern, Salary, Syllabus – Application Form 2020

IBPS PO Recruitment 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released IBPS PO notification for various Nationalized Banks on 4th August 2020. Through IBPS PO 2020 exams, candidates will be shortlisted for the post of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee. The IBPS PO examination will be conducted in three-phases which include- The Preliminary, Mains and the Interview Round. The probation period for the selected candidates is of 2 years.

Latest update: The application procedure for IBPS PO (Advt. CRP PO/MT-X 2020) for 2020-21 vacancies has been re-opened and the link for the same is active now. The exam dates have also been revised. Check the details given below.


As per the dates mentioned about the IBPS exam in the official notification, the preliminary exam was scheduled on 3rd, 10th & 11th October 2020 (tentatively) and the Mains examination was to be tentatively held on November 28th 2020 but now the application dates has been changed and new datesheet has been released. The IBPS CRP PO/MT-X 2020 shortlists the candidates for various public sector banks. The mode of examination is online at various locations throughout India.

A huge number of candidates enroll for IBPS PO examinations conducted every year. IBPS conducts various exams like Probationary Officer, Office Assistant, Clerical Cadre for banks and for other Government agencies.

IBPS PO Notification 2020

The IPBS official notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers in various Public sector Banks has been released now. The notification is published on the official website ibps.in. For a total of 1417 vacancies in associated banks, authority will hold preliminary and mains examination centers in various parts of the country. The candidates were granted a time of 20 days to fill the application form from the date of release of notification but the application window has been opened again.

IBPS PO 2020 Overview

The overview for the recruitment of Probationary Officers for year 2020-21 is depicted in the table.

Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post Probationary Officer (PO)/ Management Trainees
Advertisement No. CRP PO/MT-X
Official Website ibps.in
Examination Level National level recruitment exam
Vacancies 1417
Selection Process Preliminary Examination,Mains Examination, Interview Round.
Education Qualification Graduation from recognized University
Age Limits 20 to 30 years
Mode of Examination Online
Examination fee For UR/OBC/EWS- INR 850/- For SC/ST/Pwd/Ex-ser.-INR 175/-
Notification 2020Released
Apply Online LinkCheck Below (Re-opened)
Exam patternCheck Below
SalaryOn average Rs.38,000 to Rs.42,000 in starting

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2020

The important dates for the Probationary Officer examination are given below in the table.

Crucial Date of Eligibility 01.08.2020
Release of Official Notification 4th August 2020
Starting Date to Apply
Reopened Date
5th August 2020
28th October 2020
Last Date to Apply
For Re-opened application window
26th August 2020
11th November 2020
Last for editing in application form 26th August 2020
Hall Ticket for Preliminary Exam October 2020
IBPS PO Prelim Examination 2020 03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and 11.10.2020
5th and 6th January 2021
Results for Prelims Exam 2020 To be notified
IBPS PO Mains Examination 2020 28.11.2020
To be notified
Results for Mains Examination 2020 December 2020
To be notified
Downloading of call letter for preliminary exam January 2021
To be notified
Interview Commence from January/February 2021
To be notified
Provisional Allotment April 2021
To be notified

IBPS Probationary Officer Eligibility Criteria 2020

Educational Qualification (as on 26.08.2020)

  • Candidate should possess a graduation degree (BA, BCom, BSc, B.Tech or as such) in any disciple from a University, recognized by the Government of India.
  • Candidate who have received equivalent qualification approved by the Government of India can also apply.
  • Should have knowledge of computer. No document is required to display.
  • Should have a good command over verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/U.T.


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or,
  • A subject of Bhutan or Nepal.         
  • Or, Refugee from Tibet who migrated India before 1st January 1962 with an permanent intention to settle in India.
  • Candidate have to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India during the document verification round.

Age Criteria (As on 01.08.2020)

  • Candidate should be less than 20 years and should not exceed more than 30 years as per crucial date of eligibility i.e. 01.08.2020

The age relaxation is provide to some categories, have a look over it.

SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non Creamy Layer only) 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (only Army personnel) 5 years
Person affected by 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS PO Vacancy Structure 2020

IPBS has released the application form for the recruitment of total 1417 eligible candidates for the post of PO in all the participatory banks. Candidates are requested to go through the detailed notification to get complete information on the recruitment process.

Have a quick look at the vacancy details shared in the picture below-

New vacancy list
old vacancy list

Please follow our page to access the latest notifications regarding the IBPS PO Recruitment 2020.

IBPS PO Application Form 2020

Candidates must note that the application form has been available on the official portal of IBPS on 5th August 2020. We have provided simple steps to fill the registration form for IBPS PO 2020.

Registration for IBPS PO

Candidate have to register themselves with the portal by providing basic details. It is a first step towards filling up of the application form. Follow the steps to complete the initial registration process.

Candidates are advised to fill the form on a good working connection. Avoid using mobile phones to fill the application form.

  • Browse to the official website of IBPS.
  • Click on the link with the keyword “Online Registration for CRP PO/MT-X 2020”.
  • A new page will appear. Click on New Registration. Look after the picture given below.

  • In the page of New Registration, candidates have to enter their Name, Mobile no. and Mail ID. Go through the pic depicted below.
  • Enter your details and click on submit button. You will be provided with the Registration No. and Password on your Mail ID and Mobile no.

Upload Documents and Filling Application Form

  1. Candidates have to log in through the login credentials provided on the Mail ID or Mobile no.
  2. Fill your Personal, Academic and Communication details
  3. The document to be uploaded while filling the application form are-
  4. Photograph (200X230 Pixels), (20-50Kb), (JPG/JPEG Format).
  5. Signature (140X60 Pixels), (10-20Kb), (JPG/JPEG Format).
  6. Thumb Expression (240X240 Pixels), (20-50Kb), (JPG/JPEG Format).
  7. Hand Written Declaration (800X400 Pixels), (50-100Kb), (JPG/JPEG Format). The handwritten Declaration should be written as

IBPS PO Application Form Fees 2020

  1. After uploading the document, please check the information mentioned by you is correct and click on submit button.
  2. You will be directed to the fee payment window which appears as, (the examination fee is indicated in the above table)
  • Various online mode of payment is accepted i.e. Debit/Credit/Internet Banking/IMPS/Mobile Wallet.
  • Pay the fee and take a copy of the transaction, which appear on the screen.

Click Here for IBPS PO 2020-21 (Reopened)Link Available now

Click Here for IBPS PO 2020-21 Official Notification/Detailed Advertisement


IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2020

The recruitment for the Probationary Officer in various public sector banks follows preliminary, mains exam and interview round. Let have the overview of each phase of the examination.

  • Preliminary Exams

The preliminary exam for PO will be conducted on 3rd, 10th and 11th October 2020 (tentatively). The preliminary exam is an initial phase of selection. The candidates have to clear the round to get shortlisted for the next phase of examination i.e. Mains. The exam pattern for the prelims exam is given below in the table.

Subject Questions Total Marks Time duration
English 30 30 20 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Min
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Min
Total 100 100 in (1 hour)

*Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks in each section prescribed by the Authority. One mark will be given for each right answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted against each wrong answer.

  • Mains Exams

The candidates shortlisted from the preliminary exam will appear for the mains examination, which will be conducted on 28th November 2020. The shortlisted candidates from the mains exam will appear for the interview round. The exam pattern for the mains examination is given below.

Subject (Not by sequence) Questions Total Marks Time duration
English 35 40 40 Min
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Min
Total 155 200 180 Min (3 Hours)

Essay writing is also included in the mains examination that carries 2 questions with a total of 25 marks and time duration of 30 min.

  • Interview Round

The shortlisted candidates from the mains exams will appear for the Interview round. Questions regarding Personal Interest, Career Objectives, Current Affairs, and Educational Background etc. will be asked from the candidates.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2020

The topics for General English for IBPS PO 2020 includes Reading comprehension, Grammar and Vocabulary that collectively has topics given below-:

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test
Para jumbles Miscellaneous
Fill in the blanks Multiple meaning/Error spotting
Paragraph completion Verbal Ability

The topics for Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO 2020 includes-:

Simplification Average
Percentage Ratio and Percentage
Data Interpretation Mensuration and Geometry
Quadratic Equation Interest
Problems of Ages Profit and Loss
Number Series Mixture & Allegations
Time and Work Number System
Data Sufficiency Equations
Permutation- Combination Probability

The topics for Reasoning and computer Aptitude for IBPS PO 2020 includes-:

Verbal Reasoning Syllogism
Coding and Decoding Seating Arrangement
Double Lineup Scheduling
Blood Relations Input-Output
Directions Ordering & Ranking
Data Sufficiency Coded Inequalities
Introduction to Computer Organization History about the generation of computers
Basics of Computer Hardware Computer Languages
Computer Memory Hardware and Devices
Computer Software Number Systems and Conversions
Operating System Computer network
Computer and Network Security Internet, MS Office Suite, and Shortcut Key

The topics for General and financial Awareness for IBPS clerk 2019 includes-:

History, functions, and roles of RBI, SEBI, IRDA, etc. Monetary and Credit Policies, Inflation types like CRR, SLR, etc.
History of Indian Banking Industry, Types of Banks and Concept of NBFC. Static awareness of Counties, Capitals, Currencies, etc.
Current Affairs(before 6 months from the date of exam) Government schemes

IBPS Probationary Officer Result 2020

The final result after the interview round will be uploaded on the official website. Candidates have to log in through the registration number provided at the time of registration.

We will be providing you the direct links to download the exam result as well as the steps to download the result when it is uploaded to the official portal. Please follow our page and comment below in the comment section if you have any query regarding the IBPS PO exam 2020, we will be glad to help you.

Admit Card for IBPS PO 2020

The admit card for the preliminary exam will release in the month of October 2020. Candidates can download the Hall Ticket from the official portal of IBPS. We will provide you the direct link to download the admit card when it releases on the official website. Aspirants are therefore requested to follow the page so that we can update you through the latest notifications.

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IBPS PO Previous Year Cut Off

The result/cut off/scorecard for the preliminary phase of examination will release on October/November 2020, and for mains on December 2020 as per the official notification. Candidates can check the scorecard on the official website of IBPS. We have provide you previous year cut off followed with the minimum sectional marks for each subject.

  IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019 IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2018
 General 59.75 56.75
OBC 59.75 55.50
SC 53.50 49.25
ST 46.25 41.75
EWS 59.75
IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2019 IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2018
Subjects/Category General/ EWS/OBC SC/ST/Pwd General/ EWS/OBC SC/ST/Pwd
English Language 10.50 6.5 8.75 5.5
Reasoning Ability 10.25 6.5 9 5.25
Quantitative Aptitude 8.75 5.25 7.75 4.75
  IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019 IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2018
 General 71.50 74.50
OBC 70.25 68.38
SC 55.63 56.38
ST 38.13 35.75
EWS 65.88
IBPS PO Mains Sectional Cut Off 2019 IBPS PO Mains Sectional Cut Off 2018
Subjects/Category General/ EWS/OBC SC/ST/Pwd General/ EWS/OBC SC/ST/Pwd
English Language 14.25 10.75 7.5 11.25
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 7.75 5.5 7.5 10.25
Data Analysis & Interpretation 5.25 2.50 2.25 4.5
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 8.0 5.0 5.0 8.0
English Language (Descriptive Paper) 10 8.75 8.75 10

IBPS PO FAQ’s 2020

When will the detail notification release?

The notification for IBPS PO exam has been released on 4th August 2020.

What is the date for re-registration for the IBPS PO application?

28th October 2020 to 11th November 2020

What is the in hand salary of bank PO?

The salary may vary to different bank but the in hand salary will be 38K to 42K.

What is the crucial date of eligibility?

The crucial date of eligibility is 01.08.2020

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