IBPS PO Exam 2022: Notification PDF [Out], Exam Date, Application, 6932 Vacancies

IBPS PO Exam 2022: Notification PDF [Out], Exam Date, Application, 6932 Vacancies

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Oct 3, 2022
Get the complete details about the IBPS PO exam 2022 such as the IBPS PO recruitment process, notification, apply online, and much more. The IBPS PO notification has been released on the official website, get the direct link to download.
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The IBPS PO notification 2022 has been released by the concerned authorities on the official website. The candidates will be able to download the IBPS PO 2022 notifications PDF through the direct link that has been facilitated here as it is made available officially. The IBPS PO 2022 calendar has been released officially. You can check the IBPS PO exam dates from here, and mark them on your calendar. 

The IBPS PO reserve list 2021-22 for the provisional allotment is out on the IBPS official website. Candidates can check the list from 30th September to 29th October 2022.

IBPS PO 2022 apply online has been released on the official site on 2nd August, the eligible and competent candidates must fill in the application forms to take the exam successfully. Ensure filling in the applications with the accurate and correct details to avoid facing hassle at later stages.

IBPS Calendar 2022-2023 PDF Out! Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has disclosed the IBPS PO exam date 2022-2023 along with the latest release of the IBPS Calendar 2022-2023. With the help of the upcoming IBPS PO exam dates, candidates can now set up their preparation modules accordingly.

IBPS Calendar 2022-2023 Out, Check Exam Schedule Here!

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Important Dates
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date  -Oct 15, 2022IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date  -Oct 16, 2022IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date  -Oct 22, 2022IBPS PO Mains Exam Date  -Nov 26, 2022

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Latest News

The IBPS PO notifications 2022 contain all the details about the exam and it has been released on the official site by the concerned officials. We will keep updating and notifying the aspirants about the latest updates as made available officially. Check here for the latest updates related to the IBPS PO 2022 exam.

  • 5th August 2022: The IBPS PO vacancies have been increased from 6432 to a number of 6932.
  • 2nd August 2022: IBPS PO 2022 apply online link activated. Interested candidates can fill in their applications.
  • 1st August 2022: IBPS PO notification 2022 has been released on the official site.
  • IBPS Calendar has been released officially. Check out the important dates centering on the examination. 
  • 01st April 2022: IBPS PO final result 2021 declared officially along with the cut off marks.

IBPS PO Notification 2022

The concerned authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection have released the IBPS PO notification 2022 on the official website. The notification PDF comprises all the essential information about the exam such as the vacancies, eligibility criteria, apply online process, and the other parameters of the exam.

The candidates who wish to land the aspired job profile and obtain the desired results must be well acquainted with all the details contained in the IBPS PO exam 2022 notification to frame an accurate strategy according to that and excel in the exam. 

According to the dates released on the official website the IBPS PO exam of prelims is scheduled to be conducted on the 15th, 16th, and 22nd October 2022. The mains exam will be conducted on 26th November 2022. The IBPS PO notification has been released accompanying all the details that the candidates must be aware of before applying for the exam. 

The candidates will be able to download the IBPS PO notification 2022 by moving to the official site. You can also download the IBPS PO exam notification PDF by clicking on the direct link that has been furnished here as it is made available officially. 

Direct Link To Download IBPS PO Notification PDF 2022

What is IBPS PO?

IBPS PO exam is conducted yearly for the last 10 years by the Institute of Banking Personnel. Several PO vacancies are released for leading banks across the country. IBPS is a recruitment body that conducts examinations to recruit young graduates in public sector banks of India. IBPS PO 2022 is a 3 stage examination process that involves prelims, mains, and interviews. The final selection will be based on marks obtained in the mains & interview round.

The Probationary Officer recruited under IBPS PO recruitment 2022 will be dealing with customer services, customer complaints, supervising the clerical work, loan process, and more designated at various branches across the country.

NRA CET for IBPS PO Exam 2022

NRA will be the conducting body for CET( Common Eligibility Test). The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) has just received a go-ahead from the union cabinet. The CET shall be a common exam for all Group B and C banking exams (only Tier 1/Prelims). THE CET IBPS shall only replace the IBPS PO Prelims exam and the CET score will remain valid for 3 years. 

Candidates must read all the details about the NRA CET 2022 and understand the changes in the exam selection procedure. The candidates who want to take IBPS PO 2022 exam must be completely cognizant of all the factors.

NRA CET (Common Eligibility Test) Complete Detail

What Is Full Form of IBPS PO?

The IBPS PO is the acronym of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. It conducts the IBPS PO exam to recruit candidates for the post of Probationary Officers. The candidates are required to undergo a probation period of 2 years to be able to pursue the tasks associated with the IBPS PO efficiently and effectively. They are required to take up managerial tasks, supervise the tasks of the clerks, and do the documentation in the loan processing. They work for the development of the bank. They are designated as Assistant Managers and are also known as Scale-1 Officers.

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IBPS PO 2022 Exam Notification Highlights

The candidates aspiring to take up the desired job profile must be completely conversant with all the parameters of the examination. The candidates need to steer through the provided table to get the details of the IBPS PO exam 2022 and get a glimpse of all the essential information. 

Exam Name

IBPS PO (Probationary Officer)

Exam Conducting Body

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection [IBPS]

Exam Level

National

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Online

Purpose of Exam 

Selection of candidates for probationary officer post in several banks across the country

Selection Phase

3 Phases (Prelims, mains & interview)

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2022

With the help of IBPS PO exam dates, it will be easy for you to strategize your preparation and execute accordingly. Thus, below you will find all important dates such as to admit card, tentative IBPS PO 2022 exam date, and more regarding the exam. 

The IBPS PO exam dates are released along with the notifications PDF, however, the candidates can check the exam dates through the calendar released officially. The candidates can mark the IBPS PO 2022 exam dates and the list of other important dates will be updated as it is made available officially. As per the IBPS Calendar 2022-2023, check out the latest exam schedule mentioned in the tabular data below: -

IBPS PO 2022 EventsIBPS PO Exam DatesAttributes
IBPS PO 2022 Notification Release1st August 2022The notification has been released on the official site. You can download the PDF and get complete information about IBPS PO 2022 exam.
IBPS PO Apply Online Start2nd August 2022The apply online has started and the candidates can fill in their application forms.
IBPS PO 2022 Apply Online End22nd August 2022Make sure you are filling out the application form before the last date to avoid facing any hassle at later stages.
IBPS PO Fee Submission Last Date22nd August 2022The application form will not be accepted without the fee, ensure submitting the form rightly to take the exam successfully.
IBPS PO Download of PET Call LetterSeptember/ October 2022The candidates who have applied for the PET exam must download the call letters.
Download IBPS PO Admit Card For PrelimsOctober 2022The call letters for prelims are expected to be released in October. 
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022Mark the dates of the prelims exam and strategize your preparation accordingly.
IBPS PO 2022 Prelims ResultNovember 2022The IBPS PO 2022 prelims result is expected to be released in November.
IBPS PO 2022 Mains Admit Card DownloadNovember 2022The mains admit card can be released by the authorities in November.
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date26th November 2022Note the dates for the mains exam to be able to get through the recruitment process.
IBPS PO 2022 Mains ResultDecember 2022The mains result will be released on the official site. The candidates outperforming in mains exam will be able to get the desired job and profile.
Re-print of IBPS PO Interview Application-Candidates getting shortlisted for the interview must download the call letters well in advance.
Downloading of Interview call lettersJanuary/ February 2023The interview call letters are expected to be released in January/ February
IBPS PO Interview DateJanuary/ February 2023Mark the dates of the interview to prepare well for the exam.
IBPS PO 2022 Final ResultApril 2023The final result will be released in April, and candidates must mark the essential dates of the result.

IBPS PO 2022 Apply Online

The eligible and enthusiastic candidates must fill in the IBPS PO 2022 apply online form to be able to take the exam. The online form has been activated on 8th August 2022 and you will be able to fill in the applications till 22nd August 2022. Ensure filling in the application forms before the last date. You can move to the official site to fill in the IBPS PO application form or click on the direct link that has been furnished here.

It is highly essential for the candidates to fill in accurate and authentic details in the IBPS PO exam application form and submit it successfully. They need to modify the required documents in accordance with the prescribed specifications. It is advised to the candidates fill in the IBPS PO exam application form well in advance to avoid any hassle at the last moment. 

The IBPS PO notification will accompany the apply online specifications and will elucidate the fundamental steps following the same, the candidates will be able to successfully fill in the application form. The dates centering on the apply online form have been disclosed along with the IBPS PO notification, the applicants must keep checking the page to receive the latest notifications. The candidates must ensure to check the eligibility criteria before filling in the IBPS PO 2022 application forms.  

How To Apply Online For IBPS PO 2022?

The candidates must be well versed in the steps to successfully submit the IBPS PO apply online. It is highly recommended to them to follow the below-mentioned steps carefully and check the form before finally submitting it. 

  • Visit the official site- First, you have to click on the official website of IBPS or you can click on the link shared just above for the official website of IBPS.
  • Click on the IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 notification - A new tab asking to fill up your details will be opened up.
  • Filling application - You are then required to fill up all the details as per your official documents i.e. according to your educational certificate. Before submitting the page, do cross-check all your details mentioned on the form before submitting it.
  • Upload your photograph & signature - Once you are done with filling up all the details, upload your recent photograph in the dimension of (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and scanned the signature image.
  • Click on the link for new registration - After submitting all the details, you have to click on the link for new registration, which you will find on the second after clicking on the link of the recruitment.
  • Password and registration no. will be generated - Your registration number and password will be generated and will be sent to your registered mail ID. So, make sure that you mention a valid E-mail ID in the application form.
  • Application fee - At last, when you are done with all the steps above, submit the application fees according to your category.
  • Save the copy - When your application has been submitted, don’t forget to take a printout of the application form as it will be required in the future.

IBPS PO Apply Online Link 2022

IBPS PO Application Fee

Different categories have to pay different amounts of application fees at the end of the application form. These application fees will only be accepted online through Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking,
IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. The IBPS PO application fee for each category are as follows:

IBPS PO 2022- Apply Online Fees
CategoryApplication 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 Bank Preference 2022

The candidates can check the list of the banks participating in the IBPS PO recruitment process, in cumulative 17 banks will be participating. It is essential for the candidates to get a detailed approach to the participating banks to set preferences. You can fill in the IBPS PO 2022 bank preferences according to your job priority. To help you fill the right bank preference we have prepared the most preferred banks for the IBPS PO. Read the complete information to avoid any confusion.

IBPS PO Exam- List of Participating Banks
Allahabad BankAndhra Bank
Bank of BarodaBank of India
Oriental Bank of CommerceUnited Bank of India
Bank of MaharashtraCanara Bank
Central Bank of IndiaCorporation Bank
Indian BankIndian Overseas Bank
Punjab National BankPunjab & Sind Bank
Syndicate BankUCO Bank
Union Bank of India 

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training 2022

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 centers for the candidates through IBPS. Below is the list of training centers available by IBPS. This training can only be availed by the candidates who applied for it when filling out the IBPS PO application form.

IBPS PO 2022- PET Centres
AgartalaAgraAhmedabadAllahabad
AmritsarAurangabadBalasoreBehrampur (Ganjam)
BengaluruBhopalBhubaneshwarChandigarh
ChennaiCoimbatoreDehradunDhanbad
GorakhpurGulbargaGuwahatiHubli
HyderabadIndoreJabalpurJaipur
JammuJodhpurKanpurKarnal
KavarattiKochiKolkataLucknow
LudhianaMaduraiMangaloreMumbai
MuzaffarpurMysoreNagpurNew Delhi
Panaji (Goa)PatialaPatnaPort Blair
PuducherryPuneRaipurRajkot
RanchiRohtakSambalpurShimla
ShillongSiliguriThiruchirapalliThiruvananthapuram
TirupatiVadodaraVaranasiVijaywada
Vishakhapatnam---

IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must be conversant with the IBPS PO 2022 eligibility criteria and analyze whether they can take part in the recruitment process. It is segregated into three parts, nationality, age limit, and educational qualification.

Candidates applying for IBPS PO 2022 exam need to fulfill exam eligibility criteria at 3 different levels which are nationality, age-based eligibility, and educational qualification. Failing to fulfill any of these IBPS PO eligibility criteria will lead to the cancellation of the candidature. Below you can check out the detailed IBPS PO eligibility criteria as per official norms stated by IBPS:

1. Nationality/Citizenship:

A candidate must be either of the following to match the IBPS PO exam eligibility criteria as stated by the concerned officials. The details of the eligibility criteria are accompanied by the notification PDF. 

  • Citizen of India or
  • The subject of Nepal or
  • The subject of Bhutan or
  • Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to settle in India permanently or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia) Zaire, and Vietnam came to settle in India permanently. Also, he/she should have received the certificate of eligibility issued by the government of India.

2. Age Limit:

The candidates must ensure fulfilling the IBPS PO 2022 age limit criteria to be able to proceed to the next levels of the selection process. As per the norms of IBPS PO 2022 eligibility age limit

  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 20 years and
  • The maximum age of the candidate should not be more than 30 years as of 01.10.2021.
  • Also, the upper age limit is relaxed for some of the categories which are as follows:
CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
PWD10 years
EXSM, Persons domiciled in J&K, Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

3. Education Qualification:

The candidates must ensure fulfilling the stated IBPS PO exam 2022 eligibility criteria centering on their educational qualifications. Take a look at the details of the requisite educational qualification here.  

  • A candidate must possess a Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India as of 10.11.2022 or
  • Any equivalent qualification is recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • There is no minimum IBPS PO eligibility percentage in the graduation criteria to apply for the IBPS PO exam.
  • IBPS PO eligibility for final year students is to get their results published before September 2022.

IBPS PO Vacancies

The IBPS PO 2022 vacancies have been released along with the notification PDF, the vacancies determine the cut off and the chances of the candidates get selected. The candidates can check the IBPS PO vacancies of the previous year to calculate and estimate the cut off for this year. The accurate knowledge of the vacancy will assist the candidates in formulating and devising an accurate and apt strategy. 

You can steer through the IBPS PO 2022 vacancies, and get the bank-wise and category-wise vacancies elaborated here. This will assist the candidates in analyzing the competition and the difficulty level of the exam. Earlier 6432 vacancies were released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection which has now been increased to a number of 6932. Take a look at the category-wise vacancies released here.

IBPS PO Vacancy 2022

Category Name

Total Vacancies

General (UR)

2799

OBC

1876

SC

1071

ST

520

EWS

666

Total

6932

IBPS PO Vacancies 2021

Take a look at the IBPS PO vacancies 2021 to be able to get conversant with the level of competition and the difficulty posed by the exam. Note the previous year IBPS PO vacancies and accelerate to bring forth an effective strategy for the vacancies. The category-wise and bank-wise vacancies will provide you with a complete idea of the recruitment process and assist you in enhancing your preparation module.

Participating Organization

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

Bank of Baroda

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Bank of India

88

44

158

58

240

588

6

6

6

6

Bank of Maharashtra

60

30

108

40

162

400

4

4

4

4

Canara Bank

97

48

175

65

265

650

7

6

7

6

Central Bank of India

193

104

257

13

53

620

2

2

2

2

Indian Bank

7437134492044985555

Indian Overseas Bank

14

7

26

10

41

98

1

1

1

1

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

Punjab & Sind Bank

67

37

112

42

169

427

8

4

5

6

UCO Bank

66

33

118

44

179

440

2

4

7

6

Union Bank of India

94

47

148

132

491

912

28

10

16

36

Total

753

387

1236

453

1804

4633

63

42

53

72

IBPS PO Previous Year Vacancies

Last year IBPS PO vacancies 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 were released along with the IBPS PO 2020 official notification. You can go through the detailed bank-wise PO vacancies for different categories released under IBPS PO exam recruitment below, this will help you to judge the overall competition of the exam:

Category Name

Total Vacancies

General

1426

OBC

948

SC

529

ST

262

EWS

352

Total

3517

IBPS PO 2022 Salary

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection offers a lucrative salary structure to Probationary Officers. Along with a fascinating salary package they are also entitled to numerous allowances and benefits. The knowledge about the IBPS PO salary fuels passion amongst the candidates. You must be cognizant of the components of the salary structure to be able to track the path and have realistic expectations.

  • The basic pay for IBPS PO 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.
  • To know more about the details of IBPS PO emoluments, go through the IBPS PO salary 2022 here.
  • Below is the wage revision for bank employees under the 11th bipartite settlement the help of which you can determine the IBPS PO salary in hand:
IBPS PO 2022- Salary Structure

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 Job Profile

The accurate and apt knowledge about the IBPS PO 2022 job profile will assist the candidates in analyzing whether they are an impeccable fit for the job. It is highly essential for the candidates to be wholly cognizant of the upcoming roles and responsibilities if they get recruited as the Probationary Officer in the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. You can navigate through the under-mentioned points to gain complete knowledge of the IBPS PO job profile, and analyze the roles and responsibilities. 

  • 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 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.
  • There are several other job responsibilities of IBPS PO, thus to know more about them, go through the detailed post on the job profile of IBPS PO.

IBPS PO Probation Period

The Probationary Officers in the IBPS PO have to serve a probation period of two years. During this tenure, they learn the skills to pursue upcoming roles and responsibilities with efficiency. It is divided into three phases, the first and second phases are of 6 months and the third phase is of 1 year. In certain banks, the probation period is limited to 1 year. After the end of the probation period the IBPS PO gets the post of Assistant Manager and permanent posting.

IBPS PO Promotion and Career Growth

The Probationary Officers are offered a myriad of opportunities for career growth. They can get promoted to the level of Chairman and Managing Director. The hierarchy of the promotion level has been laid below, the list will assist you in analyzing the potential for IBPS PO 2022 career growth in this sector. 

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

IBPS PO Selection Process

The candidates have to pave their way through all the stages of the IBPS PO selection process to land the aspired job profile. It is highly essential for the candidates to be conversant with all the complete details of all the stages of the IBPS PO 2022 selection process, to get the desired position. 

The applicants need to prepare well and make an accurate strategy to outperform in all the stages of the IBPS PO exam selection process and grab the desired post.  You need to make your way through three major stages, Prelims, Mains, and Interview stage to land the aspired job.

The prelims stage is qualifying in nature, the candidates need to get qualified in this stage to proceed further. The marks obtained by the candidates in the Mains stage will contribute to the final selection. The IBPS PO selection process involves the following stages to be cracked to be a Probationary Officer –

  • CET IBPS /Preliminary Exam: - The preliminary exam is of qualifying in nature, marks of prelims won't be added for the final selection. Only you have to secure minimum qualifying marks in each subject to be qualified for the next stage of selection.
    Now, the prelims exam will be replaced by NRA CET Exam, which is a common examination for all non-gazetted posts (Group B and C) for banking.
  • Mains Exam: - If you can score the minimum & the overall cut off in this stage, then only you will be called for the last stage of selection. Marks of this stage will be considered for the final selection of IBPS PO.
  • Interview: - Interview is a face-to-face round, where you will be asked questions directly by the panel members and will be shortlisted for the final selection accordingly.
  • For more details, you can go through our post, selection procedure of IBPS PO and collect all the requisite details. 

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern

It is essential for the candidates to be well conversant with the IBPS PO exam pattern, to excel in the exam. The exam pattern holds enormous importance for the aspirants, as it provides a crystal clear picture of the exam and the questions carrying the maximum weightage. The candidates must be aware of all the parameters of the IBPS exam 2022 to get the complete details.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

Get the detailed IBPS PO 2022 exam pattern for the prelims exam and get the detailed pattern mentioned here. Note the important subjects mentioned here and the marks carried by each subject. Also, note the sectional time limit and devise an effective strategy accordingly. You will be able to highlight and bring forth the preparation strategy and module in order to move further in the selection process.

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern For Prelims
Name of testNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 hour

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2022

The candidates who will be able to get shortlisted in the prelims exam will be able to proceed to the mains exam. The IBPS PO exam pattern for mains has been illustrated here. The candidates can check out the number of questions to be asked from each section. Also, note down the sectional time limit. You must prepare well for each subject and bring forth an optimal plan of action to prepare well for the exam.

IBPS PO 2022 

Name of Test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks

Time

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

Data Interpretation & Analysis

35

60

45 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

Total

155

200

3 hours

Descriptive Test: Letter & Essay Writing

2

25

30 minutes

Descriptive Test Pattern

The descriptive test pattern for the IBPS PO exam of mains includes two sections that are letter writing and essay writing. The questions carry 25 marks and the candidates need to solve them in the stipulated time period of 30 minutes. The descriptive test for IBPS PO Mains includes two sections, these will carry a total of 25 marks under 30 minutes to attempt:

1. Letter Writing: You can ask to write a formal, semi-formal, or informal letter based on general topics, current affairs & banking awareness.

2. Essay Writing: Essay writing is a long article that can be asked on any random topic, especially on the topics related to current affairs/issues, or the issues that are bringing everybody’s attention lately. Take a look at the 15 most expected essay topics for IBPS PO Descriptive Paper for your self-study.

Now that you have the latest exam pattern and syllabus of IBPS PO, you can make prepare a study blueprint accordingly.

IBPS PO Syllabus

The candidates must be conversant with the IBPS PO 2022 syllabus to outperform and excel in the upcoming exams. You can look into the topics illustrated herewith to get the complete details about the essential topics of the IBPS PO exam syllabus, get the subject-wise elucidated syllabus here. 

The complete knowledge of the IBPS PO syllabus presents a clear view of the exam and assists the candidates in formulating an effective strategy accordingly. Segregate your strengths and weaknesses, and also prioritize the essential topics of the syllabus while drafting the study plan. The syllabus is foremost and pivotal for the IBPS PO exam 2022 and it is essential for them to cover the entire syllabus to get the desired result. 

IBPS PO Syllabus (Prelims + Mains)

Take a look at the subject-wise syllabus elucidated here in the schematized format. Check the essential topics of all the subjects and headstart your preparations effectively for the IBPS PO exam 2022, prioritise your study plan in accordance with the essential segments of the syllabus. Present an optimal strategy to prepare well for the exam considering all the essential subjects and topics.

IBPS PO 2022 Subject-Wise Syllabus

English Language

Numerical Ability

Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

Reading Comprehension

Number Series

Puzzle and Arrangements

Banking Awareness

Cloze Test

Simplification/ Approximation

Inequality

Financial Awareness

Fillers

Quadratic Equations

Syllogism

Govt. Schemes and Policies

Spotting Errors

Data Interpretation

Coding-Decoding

Current Affairs

Sentence Improvement

Data Sufficiency

Input-Output

Static General Awareness

Fill in the Blanks

Miscellaneous

Data Sufficiency

-
Para JumblesQuantity Based Questions

Logical Reasoning

-
Paragraph Completion-Miscellaneous (Blood Relations, Direction sense, Order and Ranking, etc.)-
Sentence Connectors-Computer Aptitude-

Read here the full Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS PO

IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card

IBPS PO 2022 admit card will be issued separately for prelims, mains, and interviews. The IBPS PO admit card are made available to download, 15 days before the exam date and can be downloaded through the official website of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

Here we have provided you the direct link to download the admit card for IBPS PO 2022 exam for every stage as released. To download the hall ticket for the IBPS PO exam, you need your registration number and password to log in to the page. Make sure to download it soon and don't wait for the last date.

Steps To Download IBPS PO Admit Card 2022

The candidates can look into the steps to download the IBPS PO exam admit card, to successfully avail themselves of the hall ticket. The candidates can also get access to the hall ticket by clicking on the IBPS PO 2022 admit card download direct link. Take a look at the under-noted steps to gain complete knowledge about the IBPS PO admit card download process. Applicants need to follow the listed steps to download the admit card without any hassle:

  • Go to the official website of IBPS.
  • Click on the link shown on the home page for the admit card.
  • Enter your registration number & password to log in to the page.
  • Now, enter Captcha & click on the submit button.
  • A new page showing your IBPS PO admit card will appear.
  • Download & save a copy of the admit card.

IBPS PO Cut Off

The IBPS PO cut off is the minimum mark to be obtained by the candidates to be able to proceed to the next level of the selection process. The IBPS PO 2022 cut off of this year will be released by the concerned authorities after the successful conduction of the exam. 

The candidates can check the IBPS PO previous year cut off to analyze the trend and mark the changes introduced in the subsequent years. Navigate through the list of the IBPS PO exam previous year cut off lists of mains and prelims section-wise cut off. 

IBPS PO Mains Cut off 2021

The IBPS PO 2022 mains exam poses immense competition for the candidates, you need to outperform to be able to get closer to accomplishing your dreams and move ahead in the recruitment process. You can check the cut off marks of the mains exam and have a safe target score.

SubjectsIBPS PO Cut off Marks
SC/ST/OBC/PWDEWS/General
English Language10.0013.25
Data Interpretation & Analysis6.5009.25
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude4.507.25
General/Economy/Banking Awareness1.753.75
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)8.7510.00

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Cut off 2021

The prelims is the first stage of the selection process, and the candidates must score well in the IBPS PO 2022 exam to be able to get in touch with all the parameters. You can gauge the differences introduced in the exam in the subsequent years.

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

General/EWS

English Language

30

10.00

Reasoning Ability

35

10.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

9.00

Overall Cut  Off

100

58.75

IBPS PO Prelims Category-wise Cut Off 2021

Check the range of the cut off and lay out an effective preparation plan for the exam. 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 2022 exam:

Category

Cut-off Score (Out of 100)

General

50.50

SC

44.50

ST

38.00

OBC

50.50

HI (Hearing Impaired)

20.75

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

42.00

VI (Visually Impaired)

37.00

ID (Intellectual Disability)

20.75

EWS

50.50

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

04.2508.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

06.0009.25

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 TestMaximum MarksCutoff Score
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDGeneral/EWS
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude6003.7506.00
Banking/Economy/General Awareness4006.2509.75
Data Analysis & Interpretation6005.7508.75
English Language4008.5011.75
English Language (Descriptive)2508.7510.00

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Cut off 2020

Name of CategoryCutoff on Total (Out of 225)
General83.50
SC66.38
ST52.25
OBC78.63
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

 
CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
Maximum Scores52.5052.1155.8252.4062.9853.7864.1642.1654.31
Minimum Scores39.73
10/06/99
35.56
08/06/97
43.96
03/11/94
42.98
25/10/95
47.89
13/01/97
38.84
09/08/90
45.89
18/05/95
27.20
20/07/93
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 :
 
CategorySCSTOBCEWSUROCVIHIID
Minimum Scores39.3135.2043.6042.5847.4238.2245.51NANA

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 :
 
CategorySCSTOBCEWSUROCVIHIID
Minimum Scores39.3135.2043.6042.5847.4238.2245.51NANA

IBPS PO 2022- Preparation Tips

The IBPS PO preparation tips have been formulated by the experts to assist the candidates in preparing effectively and efficiently for the exams. Preparation directly influences the performance of the candidates in the exam, so it is of prime importance for them to prepare effectively. The blend of an optimal preparation module and determination of the candidates will lead them towards success in the IBPS PO 2022 exam.

The candidates can navigate through the below-mentioned points to be able to formulate an effective strategy and plan of action to attempt the exam. The IBPS PO 2022 preparation tips will aid the candidates in outperforming and excelling in the exam. 

  • Get conversant with the syllabus and exam pattern. 
  • Practice the previous year question papers to analyze the sectional difficulty level. 
  • Keep tracking the preparation level by attempting numerous IBPS PO mock tests. 
  • The candidates must keep practicing the questions and brushing up on the core concepts. 
  • You must keep on revising the already learned concepts of the syllabus. 
  • Make an accurate study plan in accordance with the essential topics of the syllabus and your strengths and weaknesses. 
  • Handpick the best IBPS PO study material to be able to prepare efficiently and excel in the exam. 

IBPS PO Books 

It is exceedingly essential for the candidates to pick the best IBPS PO 2022 books and draft an accurate study plan. The worthy books are an asset for the candidates, as it helps them to build on the foundations and brush up on the core concepts. IBPS PO exam books are an important resource to cover the syllabus deeply and practice in a better manner. Take a look at the list of all the essential books along with the authors mentioned here in the table. 

Best Books To Prepare For IBPS PO 2022 Exam

Preparing with a proper study plan is completely useless until you have a worthy set of books. IBPS PO books 2022 is an important resource to cover the syllabus deeply and practice in a better manner. Below you will find the complete list of books for IBPS PO exam 2022 along with their authors. Also, these are the best books for IBPS PO exam preparation recommended by experts.

Name of Book

Author

Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Agarwal

S.Chand Publication

Objective Mathematics

Dhrmpat

Rai Publication

Objective Mathematics for Competitive Examinations

Tarun Goyal

Arihant Publication

A New Approach to Logical Reasoning

B.S. Sijwali + Indu Sijwali

Arihant Publication

Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

S. Chand Publication

Objective English

R.S. Agarwal

S. Chand Publication

Objective Computer Awareness

R. Pillai

Arihant Publication

Banking Awareness

S.K. Rout & S.R. Behera

B.K. Publications

General Studies

Manohar Pandey

Arihant Publication

IBPS PO Question Papers

IBPS PO question papers assist the candidates in getting a crystal clear picture of the syllabus and the exam pattern. The candidates must solve the IBPS PO question papers in the stipulated time frame to maximize their chances. You will be able to get acquainted with the essential segments of the syllabus, and the topics carrying the maximum weightage. This will also help you in framing an appropriate strategy for the exam, and formulating an effective plan of action to solve the question papers. 

IBPS PO Question Paper (ENG)

Solutions

IBPS PO Exam Question Paper (Hindi)

IBPS PO 2018 Question Paper (Prelims) - 13 Oct

Solution PDF of IBPS PO 2018 Qs. Paper (Prelims)

IBPS PO Prelims Question Paper 2018 (Hindi) - 13 Oct

IBPS PO 2018 Question Paper (Prelims) - 14 Oct

Solution PDF of IBPS PO 2018 Qs. Paper (Prelims)

IBPS PO Mains Question Paper 2018 (Hindi) - 13 Oct

Check also: English Language Previous Year Papers for IBPS PO

IBPS PO 2022 Mock Test Series

The IBPS PO mock test series will assist the candidates in assessing and tracking their preparation level. The candidates can solve numerous mock test series to practice for the exams effectively and evaluate progress.

  • Attempting IBPS PO mock tests is a crucial step to analyze your progress for the examination.
  • You can identify your strong and weak areas of different sections once you start attempting IBPS PO mock tests online.
  • To ace the mains exam, we suggest you go through the IBPS PO test series online, & get 1st mock test completely free.

IBPS PO Online Coaching

The online coaching for IBPS PO 2022 will provide the candidates with complete knowledge of the exam and prepare them for the upcoming exam. You will be able to grasp the core concepts and fundamentals through the online coaching classes by the experts. 

  • Learning from experienced mentors and practicing several questions is the only way to get success in the IBPS PO exam.
  • Thus, IBPS PO Online Coaching at BYJU'S Exam Prep brings you all the amenities required to crack the IBPS RRB exam under one roof.
  • Here you can learn from a wide range of expert faculty, practice thousands of questions, PDFs for revision, live doubt sessions, and much more.

IBPS PO Success Stories

The IBPS PO success stories will assist the candidates in fuelling their preparation and motivating them. The dedicated efforts, perseverance, and consistency of the toppers will aid the candidates in realizing their potential and working hard to achieve their dreams. The success stories of the candidates will enlighten the candidates in motivating and inspiring them in accomplishing their aspired dreams.

IBPS PO Study Material

The apt and accurate IBPS PO study material will assist the candidates in laying an accurate strategy for the exam. The worthy IBPS PO 2022 study material will be an asset for the candidates taking the exam and moving ahead in the selection process. The detailed analysis of the IBPS PO exam study material will assist the candidates in getting ahead in the selection process. The accurate cognizance of the study material will assist the candidates in framing an apt study plan and outranking in the exam.

IBPS PO Exam 2022- Study Material

Reasoning Ability

Syllogism, Reverse Syllogism, Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Input-Output, Basics Of Puzzles
Quantitative AptitudeSimplification & Approximation, D.I Basics, Table Chart, Bar Graph, Missing D.I

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Idioms And Phrases, Sentence Correction

 

IBPS PO Exam Analysis

The candidates need to analyze the difficulty level of the IBPS PO exam and the type of questions asked in the exam. This comprehensive analysis of the IBPS PO exam 2022 will assist the candidates in formulating an effective strategy for the exam. The analysis has been formulated by the experts and has been mentioned here. 

You can look into the exam analysis of previous year to enhance your preparatory module for IBPS PO 2022 and get the complete details of the exam. Mark the level of difficulty for the exam and the pertinents centering on it.

Subject 

Important Topics

Difficulty Level 

Quantitative Aptitude 

Data Interpretation, missing number series, arithmetic questions, caselet DI, quadratic equations

Easy to moderate, calculative 

English Language 

Reading Comprehension, error spotting, para jumble, phrase replacement, word rearrangement

Easy to moderate

Reasoning Ability

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Direction, Inequality, Alpha-numeric series

Easy to Moderate

IBPS PO 2022 Result

The IBPS PO result will be declared by the concerned authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection after the successful conduction of the exam. The candidates who will be able to perform exceptionally well in the exam will see their names on the merit list. The result of each phase of the selection process, such as prelims, and mains are declared separately. The candidates need to perform well in all the phases to be able to advance to the next level of the selection process.  

  • The result for IBPS PO is announced officially on the official website of IBPS. 
  • The result for each phase was disclosed separately by IBPS.
  • We have updated the direct link to check the IBPS PO mains result 2021 above.
  • To qualify for each round, candidates need to secure a minimum cut off.
  • Candidates successfully cracking the mains and interview exam could see their names in the final list.

Steps to Download IBPS PO Scorecard

The candidates must be well versed in all the steps to download the IBPS PO result to download the pdf successfully. The IBPS PO scorecards will depict a clear picture of the performance of the candidates in the exam. We have listed the steps to download the result pdf underneath, take a look at all the steps mentioned here.

  • Visit the official website of IBPS.
  • You will find the result link displayed, on the home page itself.
  • Click on that link.
  • Enter your registration number & password to log in.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Your IBPS PO scorecard will appear on the screen.
  • Download & save a copy of the same for future use.

IBPS PO 2022 Interview & Provisional Allotment

The candidates must not forget to carry these documents along with them at the time of the interview. You can take a look at the checklist of all the essential documents, and keep them ready before the interview round. 

  • 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 to make it to the merit list & to be considered for subsequent provisional allotment.

Documents Required At The Time Of Interview

Take a look at the list of essential documents for the interview. You must possess these documents to be able to take the exam successfully. Check the list of documents required at the time of the interview.

  • Print of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter.
  • A copy of the IBPS PO 2022 online application form.
  • Proof of Date of Birth.
  • Original ID proof, caste certificates, educational certificates.

Participating Banks

Here is the list of all the banks that participate in the recruitment process to fulfill the manpower requirements at their firms. They recruit the Probationary Officers who are designated as Assistant Managers and Scale-1 Officers. Check the entire list of participating banks.

Allahabad BankCentral Bank of IndiaOriental Bank of CommerceUnited Bank of India
Canara BankIndian Overseas BankUnion Bank of IndiaBank of Maharashtra
Indian BankUCO BankBank of IndiaIDBI Bank
Syndicate BankBank of BarodaDena BankPunjab & Sind Bank
Andhra BankCorporation BankPunjab National BankVijaya Bank

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FAQs - IBPS PO

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection recruits the Probationary Officers who are designated as Assistant Officers and Scale 1 Officers. It is conducted for the last 10 years. It recruits eligible and enthusiastic young graduates to fulfill the manpower requirement. The IBPS PO is a three-tiered examination that comprises prelims, mains, and interview. The IBPS PO job profile includes clerical supervision, managerial tasks, and processing and documentation of loans. The IBPS PO prelims exam is scheduled for the 15th, 16th, and 22nd of October, and the mains exam will be held on 26th November 2022. 

  • The candidates must be acquainted with all the parameters of the IBPS PO exam to excel in it. The IBPS PO is the acronym of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection which will be recruiting the eligible and the enthusiastic candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. The post is designated as Assistant Manager and the post is also known as Officer Scale 1 post. Their major duties involve clerical tasks, managerial activities, loan processing, documentation, and customer redressals. 

  • The concerned authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the IBPS PO notification PDF on 1st August 2022. The notification PDF accompanies all the details centering on the exams. The IBPS calendar has been released and the prelims exam is scheduled on the 15th, 16th, and 22nd of October. As per the IBPS calendar the mains exam is scheduled on 26th November 2022.  The candidates will be able to receive the IBPS notification PDF as it is made available officially through the official site or through theIBPS calendar has been released and the prelims exam is scheduled on the 15th, 16th, and 22nd of October. As per the IBPS calendar the mains exam is scheduled on 26th November 2022.  The candidates will be able to receive the IBPS notification PDF as it is made available officially through the official site or through the direct link that has been facilitated here. The candidates can get acquainted with all the parameters of the exam through the IBPS PO notification after downloading it through the link.

  • The IBPS PO 2022 apply online forms have been released on the official site on 8th August. You can move to the official site to register yourself or click on the direct link that has been facilitated here. It is of prime essentially for the candidates to fill in the IBPS PO exam application form with complete details in order to take the exam successfully. You will be able to fill in the IBPS PO apply online forms till 22nd August 2022.

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel has released the calendar. The candidates can check the calendar and mark the essential exam dates. The preliminary online exams are going to be held on 15th, 16th and 22nd October. The mains exam is scheduled to be conducted on 26th November 2022. The notification PDF accompanies all the other essential dates of the exam.  The notification has been released on 1st August. The IBPS PO 2022 admit cards are expected in the month of September. The exact dates will be announced by the official authorities on the site.

  • The eligible and enthusiastic candidates who are looking forward to a job in the banking sector must be filling in the IBPS application form well in advance. They must fill in the accurate details and verify the form aptly to avoid getting their candidature rejected later. The candidates can fill in the IBPS PO apply online form through the steps mentioned here or can apply directly by clicking on the link to be facilitated here. 

    The candidates can apply online by moving to the official website and clicking on the recruitment notification. You are required to fill in all the steps and details according to the educational certificates. Next, you need to upload the documents and cross-check all the necessary details the form getting rejected later. Next, you will have to click on the link stating “ New Registration”. The password and registration number will be generated, now you need to proceed to pay the application fee. It is essential for the candidates to keep a copy of the application form saved on their devices or take a print for future referrals. 

  • The candidates must be acquainted with the IBPS PO syllabus and prepare for it comprehensively to outperform in the exam. The major subjects of the IBPS PO 2022 syllabus for mains and prelims include English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness. The candidates must look into the detailed syllabus and segregate the essential topics of the syllabus. 

    The English Language syllabus includes reading comprehension, cloze test, Fillers, Spotting Errors, Fill in the blanks,para-jumbles etc. The Numerical Ability syllabus includes number series, simplification/approximation, quadratic equations, data interpretation, data sufficiency etc. The Reasoning Ability includes puzzle and arrangement, inequality, syllogism, coding-decoding, input-output, data sufficiency, and logical reasoning. The syllabus for General Awareness includes banking awareness, financial awareness, current affairs, and static general awareness.

  • The IBPS PO notification PDF will provide the candidates with complete cognizance of the exam to be able to get ahead in the selection process. You can move to the official site and click on the concerned link to download the notification or can also get access to the official PDF by clicking on the direct link that has been presented here as it is released officially.

  • The candidates must have a detailed knowledge of the exam dates in order to avoid missing out on any essential event to be able to get ahead in the selection process. The prelims exam is scheduled on the 15th, 16th and 22nd October 2022. The other dates pertaining to the exam such as apply online, and admit card release date will be released along with the notification PDF.

  • The official authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection releases the IBPS PO vacancy in accordance with the manpower and human resource requirements of the firm. In total 6932 vacancies have been released on the official site. The vacancies have been released bank wise and category wise by the concerned authorities. This year a major surge is witnessed in the number of vacancies.

  • The IBPS PO exam date for mains has been released along with the notification PDF. You must have a complete idea of the exam date to prepare a well-enlightened strategy for the exam. The other dates related to the IBPS PO mains exam will be released along with the notification PDF.

  • The candidates must be conversant with the IBPS PO previous year vacancies released in 2021. This will assist you in formulating an effective strategy and plan of action to crack the exam.  In cumulative, 4135 IBPS PO 2021 vacancies were disclosed along with the notification.

  • The Probationary Officers in the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection receive a lucrative salary. The highly prestigious job profile and the handsome IBPS PO salary structure attract a multitude of aspirants. The  IBPS PO basic pay is ₹ 23,700 (revised) as applicable on 1st January 2016. Thus the new entrant in a Bank as PO is liable to get ₹ 23,700 as basic pay. ₹ 980 is the annual increment that an IBPS PO will get and it will be applicable for a period of 7 years.

  • It is highly essential for the candidates to practice well for the IBPS PO exam to outperform and outrank in it. Practice is proportional to performance, the more you practice the better will you perform in the upcoming exam. The mock tests will provide you with a crystal clear picture of the syllabus and the exam pattern. It will aid you in formulating an effective plan of action.  Practice here the online IBPS PO mock test series, matching the exact level of the exam pattern, crafted by the subject experts to help you score better.

  • Yes, both the phases have sectional timings. While preparing a strategic plan the candidates must keep the sectional time limit into consideration. Practice with a timer while attempting the mock tests and the previous year question papers to get acquainted with the sectional time limits. 

  • These banks participate in the IBPS PO recruitment process. They recruit the Probationary Officers to fulfill the manpower requirement in the banks. The entire list of the participating banks has been laid here. 

    • Allahabad Bank
    • Canara Bank
    • Indian Bank
    • Syndicate Bank
    • Andhra Bank
    • Central Bank of India
    • Indian Overseas Bank
    • UCO Bank
    • Bank of Baroda
    • Corporation Bank
    • Oriental Bank of Commerce
    • Union Bank of India
    • Bank of India
    • Dena Bank
    • Punjab National Bank
    • United Bank of India
    • Bank of Maharashtra
    • ECGC
    • Punjab & Sind Bank
    • Vijaya Bank
    • Bharatiya Mahila Bank
    • IDBI Bank
    • Any other bank or financial institution
  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has not set any criteria for the maximum number of attempts in the exam. The candidates must keep in mind the upper age limit criteria, they can take the exam till the time they have not crossed the upper age limit.

  • The pre-exam training admit card is only for SC/ST/Minority candidates for Officers Cadre and SC/ST/Minority /EXS/PWD candidates for the clerical cadre. This will only be available if you have registered at the time of filling out the application form. If you have applied for it and are not able to download the admit card you can contact the concerned authority for the same. 

  • No, only securing the IBPS PO cut off does not guarantee a job. To make it to the merit list, you have to secure a decent score in both mains as well as in the Interview. The candidates who will be scoring well will be able to proceed to get the job.

  • In case of any discrepancy in the information provided on the IBPS PO 2022 admit card, candidates should immediately inform the authorities conducting the exam. You can reach out to them through the official numbers or email ID and convey your ordeal to them.

  • The minimum age limit required is 20 years for the IBPS PO exam. It is essential for the candidates to fulfill the age limit and other prescribed IBPS PO eligibility criteria to be considered eligible for the exam. 

  • According to the eligibility criteria stated by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, the candidates need to be in a possession of a graduation degree to be considered eligible for the exam. As you do not possess the graduation degree you will not be considered eligible for the same. It is highly essential for the candidates to satisfy all the stated eligibility criteria to be able to proceed further in the selection process, and avoid getting their forms rejected at later stages.

  • The concerned authorities of the IBPS do not release the IBPS PO cut off sate-wise.  You can look into the previous year cut off released by the concerned authorities to be able to gain insights into the range of cut off and the trends witnessed in the cut off in the subsequent years. 

  • SBI PO & IBPS PO is almost conducted at the same level. The level of the question in the prelims exam matches the easy to moderate level. The questions in the mains exam comprise moderate to difficult level questions. The difficulty level of the exam also depends on the groundwork of the candidates. 

  • After the allotment of date, time and venue for the exam by IBPS, it cannot be changed. The requests centering on the similar ground of changing the venue, time or date will not be entertained by the officials of the IBPS.

  • If you have forgotten the password or have lost it need not to panic for the same, instead follow the steps to recover the password by clicking on the forgot password link.  Your new password will be sent to the mobile number and email id mentioned in the online application form. Note the password to access the admit card and other details smoothly in the IBPS PO 2022 recruitment process.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both the preliminary test and mains exam. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate. The candidates must keep the marking scheme in mind while formulating a strategy and solving the questions. You need to solve the questions mindfully to get the desired to avoid losing marks in the exam. 

  • It is highly essential for the candidates to fit the prescribed eligibility criteria, to be considered eligible for the exam. The list of the prescribed eligibility criteria has been mentioned here. Ensure satisfying all the mentioned criteria before filling up the application form.

    • The minimum age of the candidate should be 20 years and
    • The maximum age of the candidate should not be more than 30 years as of 01.10.2022.
    • Also, the upper age limit is relaxed for some of the categories.
  • The candidates must fulfill and satisfy the mentioned educational qualification criteria to be able to proceed in the selection process. According to IBPS PO eligibility criteria the educational qualifications should be as follows:

    • A candidate must possess a Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India as of 10.11.2022 or
    • Any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
    • There is no minimum IBPS PO eligibility percentage in the graduation criteria to apply for the IBPS PO exam.
    • IBPS PO eligibility for final year students is to get their results published before September 2022.
  • The candidates must ensure fulfilling the IBPS PO eligibility criteria before filling in the application form. If they do not fit the prescribed eligibility criteria their candidature is liable to get rejected at the later stages. The candidates who want to fill in the apply online form must be between the age group of 20 years- 30 years. Some age groups are provided with relaxations in the upper age limit. The candidates falling in the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe groups will be provided with a relaxation of 5 years. The Other Backward Classes are eligible for the relaxation of 3 years. The PWD candidates will be getting an age relaxation of 10 years. The Ex-Servicemen, candidates domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir and the candidates affected in the 1984 riots will be provided with an age relaxation of 5 years. 

  • The IBPS PO exam attracts a myriad of candidates due to its highly reputable job profile, henceforth poses immense competition. The candidates need to prepare well to outperform in the exam and secure their seats. If the candidates opt for an apt strategy and plan of action to solve the exam they can gain an edge over others. The candidates must be well-prepared and be conversant with the syllabus of the IBPS PO exam, to put their best foot forward in the exam. 

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection has not restricted the number of attempts of the exam. The candidates can appear for the exam till they do not cross the upper age limit, keeping in mind that they are fulfilling all the prescribed eligibility norms. 

  • The candidates need to formulate an apt strategy for clearing the IBPS PO exam, they need to put in the dedicated efforts to complete the syllabus comprehensively and outperform in the exam. The candidates must get conversant with the syllabus and the exam pattern. You must keep brushing up on the fundamentals and the core concepts associated with the syllabus. Keep on practicing the previous year question papers and mock test series.

    You must keep on revising the already-learned topics and essential segments of the syllabus. You can also practice the IBPS PO Mock Test Series which has been structured by experts to assist the candidates in practicing the syllabus and preparing for it comprehensively.  This will assist you in getting in touch with the essential topics of the syllabus to cater to the doubts of the candidates. 

  • The IBPS PO books are an essential resource for candidates preparing for the exam. It is essential for them to handpick the right and accurate books to get detailed information for the exam. The candidates must refer to the best books for succeeding in the competition. The books that you can refer to for learning the concepts are Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Exam by R.S Agarwal, Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal, Objective Computer Awareness by R.Pillai, Banking Awareness by S.K Rout and R.S Behera, General Studies by Manohar Pandey.

  • Yes, the concerned authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel release the IBPS PO cut off section-wise. The candidates can refer to the previous year cut off for gaining complete knowledge about the cut off. The candidates need to obtain the requisite marks in each section, to step up to the next level of the selection process.

  • The candidates must be well-acquainted with the steps to obtain the IBPS PO result 2022 without any hurdles. They can visit the official website to get the result or can click on the direct link to be facilitated here as it is made available officially, to view the result. You can visit the site and click on the displayed result link, the registration number and password are to be logged in. Select the tab stating “submit”, IBPS PO scorecards will have appeared on the screen. The candidates must download the IBPS PO scorecards and keep them saved on their devices for future reference. 

  • It is highly essential for the candidates to refer to the worthy IBPS PO 2022 study material to be able to get ahead in the recruitment process. The most worthy and effective IBPS PO study material 2022 will assist the candidates in preparing efficiently for the exam. The Reasoning Ability, English Language, and Quantitative Aptitude study material to be able to frame an effective strategy.

  • You can get the complete details of the exam to be able to get through the recruitment process. The IBPS PO exam centres will be released along with the admit card. You will not have the provision of changing the centres after the allotment, under no circumstances will the request to change the centre by the candidates be entertained by the authorities.

  • The candidates need to be dedicated and persevering to be able to crack the exam in 3 months. You need to put in dedicated efforts and prepare an effective strategy for the exam to be able to excel and outperform in the exam. The detailed knowledge of the exam and the related parameters will enable the candidates in framing an impeccable strategy. The candidates can get the complete details of the exam and enhance the preparation module.

  • The IBPS PO has to serve a probation period of two years. It is highly essential for the candidates to be wholly cognizant of all the factors and parameters. During the probation period, the officers learn the way to pursue the related tasks in an effective and efficient way. The probation period is divided into three phases for IBPS PO.

  • Yes, the IBPS PO exam is conducted in both languages. You can take the exam in any of the language, Hindi or English to be able understand the questions properly and answer them with accuracy.

  • The IBPS PO 2022 scorecard will be released by the concerned authorities after the successful conduct of the exam. It will provide an elaborate view of your performance in the exam. You can underline the areas of weaknesses and get in touch with the sections of strengths and examine your performance optimally. You can steer to the official site to download the scorecards or click on the direct link that will be facilitated here. 

  • You can fill in the application before the last date to be able to proceed further in the recruitment process. The apply online link will be deactivated after the last date, ensure filling up the form before the last date.

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