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IBPS PO Prelims Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2020

The Insititute of Banking Personnel Selection has scheduled the first stage of exam for Probationary Officers on October 3, 10, and 11, 2020. Here is the detailed IBPS PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis for Prelims Exam which gives a complete review of the exam, difficulty level and all questions asked in the Shift 1. 

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis 2020

Due to the current situation, shift 1 is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Candidates appearing for the IBPS PO Exam can go through the analysis to get an idea about the type of questions asked, the difficulty level of the exam, and also the number of good attempts. As per the experts advise, IBPS PO Exam Analysis can help in understanding the question paper in depth. 

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis 2020 - October 3, 2020

  • The first day of the IBPS PO Exam was very easy. All questions were doable. 
  • English was the easiest section.
Sections Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts No. of Questions
Reasoning Easy-Moderate 28-30 35
Numerical Ability Moderate 24-26 35
English Language Easy 23-25 30
Total Easy to Moderate 74-78 100

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis October 3, 2020 - Reasoning

  • As per the student's feedback, the exam was very easy. 
  • ALONGSIDE - consonant increase, then vowel
  • 73951286 - pair the numbers
  • 9-word Chinese coding
  • 4 members seated in a circular manner
  • 4 south facing and 4 north facing
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10
Chinese Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Inequality 3 Easy
Syllogisms 4 Easy
Miscellaneous (Pair Based Question, Alphabetical Question)
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Age-Related Puzzle 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis October 3, 2020 - Mathematical Ability

  • Line graph was based on zero elephant
  • Tabular DI was based on Output and Input
  • Caselet was based on boys and girls.
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Table Data Interpretation  5
Line Graph DI 5
Quadratic Equation 5
Approximation 5
Arithmetic(Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 10
Caselet 5
Total 35

IBPS PO Shift 1 October 3, 2020 - English Language

  • English section was very easy. Most of the questions were doable.
  • Close Test was based on Petroleum and crude oil.
  • RC was based on School Education
  • In RC there were 2 vocab questions i.e., synonyms of Drive and Ripe
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy
Close Test 5 Easy
Error Detection 5 Easy
Fillers (Single) 5 Easy to Moderate
Sentence rearrangement 5 Easy
Word Swapping 3 Easy
Total 30 Easy
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IBPS PO Preparation Tips

IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2019-20 will give important insights in cracking the popular Bank PO exam. The IBPS PO Recruitment Exam is conducted to hire for Probationary officers in the Public banking sector. This post will take you through important IBPS PO Preparation strategies, subject-wise tips, best books to study from and more. The IBPS Bank PO exam is considered to be of Moderate Level Difficulty however the difficulty level of the Bank PO Exam has steadily increased over the years. Every year lakhs of aspirants appear for this exam, hence it is important to be thoroughly prepared. With the help of the right IBPS PO strategy, candidates can expect to clear the exam.

  • The IBPS Exam will be conducted in 3 stages: Prelims, Mains & Interview.  Preliminary Online Test is going to be conducted on 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019.
  • Aspirant can download the IBPS PO Syllabus to refer to while preparing for the CWE (Common Written Examination).
  • Preliminary Exam is an objective online paper that tests candidates in the English Language, Quantitative/Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.
  • IBPS PO Prelims Exam - The exam consists of 100 Questions which are to be answered in 60 minutes
  • IBPS Bank PO Negative Marking- For each incorrect answer there is a markdown of 0.25 marks.
  • Sectional Cut Off– Candidates must clear the sectional cut off in the Prelims exam to be eligible for Mains CWE (Common Written Examination).

IBPS PO Preparation Tips

The Subject-wise IBPS Preparation tips & recommended books to study from has been mentioned below. As there is a small window between the prelims & mains exam, candidates hoping to be appointed to the position of Probationary officer should also prepare for Mains Examination beforehand.

  • It is essential to clear the cut off for each stage in order to be appointed as a PO.
  • Appearing candidates can check the Expected IBPS PO Cut Off 2019-20 for Prelims to set a realistic target/goal for the exam.
  • Prepare for the Exam with these Books: Comprehensive guide to IBPS by DISHA Publications and Target IBPS PO by Disha Publications. The subject-wise books for the exam have been mentioned below.

How to prepare for IBPS PO?

Here are some important pointers that will assist in IBPS Preparation for the upcoming exam.

  • Attempt IBPS PO Reasoning Questions to practice for logical and reasoning ability section in the prelims exam.
  • Make sure to be updated about all banking terms, banking related events and updates in the country.
  • Read an English Newspaper to brush up on current events and build on your vocabulary.
  • IBPS PO English Questions with Answers will help in knowing what kind of topics are commonly asked in the exam & also help in practicing fill in the blanks, error detection/sentences, passage, and other important topics.

IBPS PO Selection Process:

The Selection process in IBPS Comprises of Preliminary exam, Mains exam. Candidates who clear the Preliminary exams will qualify for the mains exam. The selection process consists of two stages:

  1. Prelims Exam- Tests candidates in Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & English. 
  2. Mains Exam- Questions students on Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (majorly focusing on Economy & Banking).
  3. Interview (Face to Face)- IBPS conducts the interview to test candidates on their presentation, knowledge about Banking, Current Affairs & more.

*The final appointment is done on the basis of marks obtained in the IBPS PO Mains Exam + Interview.

IBPS PO Preparation Tips for Prelims & Mains

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has introduced Sectional timing in IBPS PO Prelims as well as in Mains Exam.  You can have a quick glance at the exam pattern for Prelims below:

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes for each section
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100  1 hour
  • Candidates will have to clear the sectional cut off & the overall cut off to clear the Prelims exam.
  • This is a qualifying section, marks obtained in the prelims are not considered in the final selection.

IBPS PO Preparation Tips for the English Language

Important topics in the English are -

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Error Detection
  3. Fill in the Blanks
  4. Cloze Test

Important IBPS Preparation Tips to Crack the English Section-

  • The first point of focus should be to Grammar. It is a very essential part of the paper. Take a look at the following Strategies for the best result.
  • IBPS PO English section is generic and with the right preparation, it can be very easy to complete.
  • Reading an English newspaper every day will help in understanding grammar, improve vocabulary and Current Affairs.
  • Improving your Vocabulary takes some time. Make sure to learn 1 new word every day.

Preparation Tips for Quantitative Aptitude

Practice is the key to success in this section. Go through these important topics thoroughly.

Percentage Profit & Loss Speed, Distance & Time Simplification, Age Problems Ratio & Proportion

IBPS PO Strategy to crack the Quant Section has been mentioned below. As the Quantitative aptitude section is considered to be challenging, go through all points thoroughly

  1. The Numerical Ability section is challenging. It is considered to be the toughest section of the exam.
  2. In order to crack the Numerical Aptitude section, make sure to practice it every day.
  3. Attempt as many mock tests as possible.
  4. Make a chart of all the formulas and paste it in your room. Keep going through the formulas whenever you get the time.
  5. Do not miss out on any topic.
  6. Try to give more time to the topics that are tough.
  7. If it gets frustrating, take a short break and then resume after 5-10 minutes.

Preparation Tips for Reasoning Section

Important topics for the Logical Reasoning section are-

Puzzles Seating Arrangement Analogy Coding-Decoding Series
  • The above-mentioned topics are repeated in every IBPS PO CWE (Common Written Examination)
  • Students should cover at least 4 topics from the reasoning section every day.
  • When starting your preparation for the day, revise the topics you covered on the previous day.

*Puzzles being the most frequently asked topic. We have prepared Logical Reasoning Practice Tests for you Download & practice the below mentioned PDF's

The Revised IBPS PO Exam Pattern has merged the computer Aptitude with the Reasoning section. Important topics in the computer aptitude section arePreparation tips for Computer Aptitude

  1. Basics of Hardware and software

  2. Operating system basics
  3. Internet terms and services
  4. Networking and communication

Candidates can make use of the Suggested book for the computer aptitude section: Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy by Kiran Publication. 

  • Learn all basic computer & networking terminologies.
  • Know about internet functionalities.

General Knowledge and Banking Awareness Preparation Tips

Go through the following important topics

  1. Current affairs related to national and international issues of the last 6 months.
  2. Overview of the Indian Financial System
  3. History of the Indian banking system.
  4. Recent credit and monetary policies

Important preparation tips for IBPS PO GK Section

  • Read the Newspaper regularly to be updated about the current affairs & shifts in the banking sector.
  • Go through the overview of the Indian Economic & financial system.
  • Watch financial news regularly to know of the Indian financial Ecosystem.

IBPS PO Preparation Tips: Mock Test

We have covered the section-wise IBPS PO Preparation Tips above. Let us have a look at a very useful resource for IBPS PO exam preparation: Mock Tests

  • Candidates should attempt to go through as many Mock Tests as possible.
  • Mock tests will help candidates in getting acquainted with the exam pattern.
  • It helps in figuring out the Strong & Weak sections.
  • Preparing candidates can find their weaknesses & focus on improving it.

What are the Best Books for IBPS PO Exam?

Some more of our hand-picked IBPS Bank PO Best books for important subjects is mentioned below-

  1. Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal
  2. Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy by Kiran Publication
  3. Quantitative Aptitude Test for Bank PO by N K Singh by Upkar Publication
  4. English Language by Wren & Martin
  5. Bank PO Solved papers for PO & MT – Kiran Publication
  6. General Awareness category – Mahindra Financial and Banking Awareness.
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IBPS PO Notification 2020

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS PO Bank Exam which recruits for numerous bank jobs. Landing a job in a public sector banks is sought after by Lakhs of aspirants. The IBPS PO Recruitment fills vacancies for SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC, Insurance companies & other Banks. Public Sector Banking is a very attractive career opportunity for candidates across the country. More than 20 Lakhs aspirants appear for this exam every year. Working in the Public Sector banking industry comes with a very good salary, extra perks, job security, fast-growth & a healthy work-life balance. 

  • This year, pre-exam training shall not be held. The authorities will look for safe and possible conditions to hold it as mentioned in the IBPS PO Notification PDF.
  • The online applications shall be accepted until August 26, 2020.
  • There is no change in the IBPS PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus amidst the current situation.

IBPS PO Notification 2020 PDF

Conducting Body IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Official Website www.ibps.in
Exam Location PAN India
Eligibility Criteria Qualification: Graduate from a recognized University
Age Limit: 20 years - 30 years
IBPS PO 2020 Vacancy  1167
IBPS PO Official Notification Release Date 4th August 2020
IBPS PO Online Application Form Dates 5th August to 26th August 2020
IBPS PO Salary Rs 37,360 to Rs 38,700 (in-hand pay)
IBPS PO Help Desk 1800 222 366 / 1800 103 4566

IBPS PO 2020 Notification

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will recruit for 1167 vacancies across various banks. IBPS PO Recruitment will be done in 3 stages. Candidates are expected to clear all 3 stages to be appointed with IBPS. This popular exam attracts Lakhs of aspirants every year. More than 20 Lakh hopeful aspirants appear for the IBPS Bank PO Test. The IBPS PO Notification has been released. The IBPS PO 2020 Notification is an official document released by the exam officials to inform candidates about the application process and other exam details. Candidates are advised to go through the complete IBPS PO Exam 2020 notification and then proceed with the application process.

Participating Banks in IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

The table shows the list of IBPS PO Participating Banks. After the final selection, candidates will be appointed to the following banks.

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank
Syndicate Bank Andhra Bank Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce UCO Bank Bank of Baroda
Corporation Bank Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of India Indian Bank Punjab & Sind Bank
United Bank of India Bank of Maharashtra -

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2020-21

The following table displays all important dates for the IBPS PO 2020 Exam:

Event Exam Dates
IBPS PO Notification Release Date 4th August 2020
IBPS PO Application Form 2020 Start Date 5th August 2020
Last Date for IBPS Online Application 26th August 2020
Pre-Exam Training will be conducted on September 21-26, 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Admit Card for Prelims available from October 2020
IBPS PO Exam Date for Prelims October 03, 10 and 11, 2020
IBPS PO Prelims Result Date October/November 2020
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card available from November 2020
IBPS PO Exam Date for Mains 28 November 2020
IBPS PO Mains Result Date December 2020
IBPS Call Letter for Interview January 2021
Interview Date January/February 2021
IBPS PO Final Result Date/Provisional Allotment April 2021

IBPS PO Vacancy List 2020

This year IBPS has announced 1167 total vacancies for reserved and unreserved categories this year. Here is the bank-wise vacancy list for this year and previous year for analysis:

Participating Bank Bank PO Vacancy 2019 Bank PO Vacancy 2020
Bank of Baroda 0 0
Bank of India 899 734
Bank of Maharashtra 350 NR
Canara Bank 500 NR
Corporation Bank 150 NR
Central Bank of India NR 0
Indian Bank 493 NR
Indian Overseas Bank NR 0
Oriental Bank of Commerce 300 NR
Punjab National Bank NR NR
Punjab and Sind Bank NR 83
UCO Bank 500 350
Union Bank of India 644 NR

IBPS PO Previous Year Vacancy

Last year IBPS had announced 4336 vacancies for both reserved and unreserved categories. Find below the bank-wise vacancy list for 2019:

Organization Reserved Vacancies Unreserved Vacancies Total
Allahabad Bank 297 203 500
Bank of India 316 583 899
Bank of Maharashtra 207 143 350
Canara Bank 297 203 500
Corporation Bank 88 62 150
Indian Bank 292 201 493
Oriental Bank of Commerce 178 122 300
UCO Bank 239 261 500
Union Bank of India 391 253 644
Total 2305 2031 4336

IBPS PO Application Form 2020

The IBPS PO 2020 Application form will be active from 5th August 2020 on the official website IBPS PO Apply Online Link will be available on the official website. Candidates should fill the IBPS form before 26th August 2020.

What are the Steps to Apply Online for IBPS PO Exam 2020?

  • Candidates can apply online through the IBPS PO Application Form 2020.
  • Click on new registration.
  • A new page will open after clicking on new registration.
  • Enter all personal details.
  • Click on register now.
  • Upload photograph and signature in the next step.
  • Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Proceed to pay the registration fee.

Application Fee for IBPS Bank PO Exam 2020

On the release of IBPS PO Notification 2020-21, candidates will be able to apply online. The following table displays the IBPS PO Application Fee-

Category Application Fee for IBPS Form
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100 
General and Others Rs. 600

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

Institute of Banking Personnel is about to commence the IBPS PO Recruitment 2020. Read through the Eligibility parameters for the exam.

  • Graduation Degree: Candidates should have a graduation degree in any discipline from a government recognized university. 
  • Computer Literacy: Basic knowledge of computers is a necessary thing. Hopeful aspirants should have a working knowledge of computer systems. 
  • Local Language Proficiency: Candidate is expected to be able to read, write & speak the language of the State/Union Territory. 

Age Limit to Apply for the IBPS Bank PO Exam

  • The minimum age limit to apply for the exam is 20 years.
  • The maximum age limit to apply is 30 years.

Age Relaxation is applicable as per the following table -

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC ( Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of J&K during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal 
retrenched from service(for MP state Only)
5 years

*Know all aspects of the IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

IBPS PO Salary 2020

Once the IBPS PO Recruitment is finished, the appointed probationary officers will enjoy many perks, allowances & growth opportunities. 

  • The starting In-hand IBPS PO Salary for PO is Rs 37,360 to Rs 38,700. 
  • Once the selection process is complete, candidates are appointed in different public banks across the country, allowances & perks vary from bank to bank.
  • Wage revision for Bank employees is due from November 2017 in accordance with the 11th Bipartite settlement. Once it is implemented, employees will receive a hike of 15% and more.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2020

It is essential to understand the structure of the IBPS CWE (Common Written Examination). As the IBPS Bank PO Exam is conducted in 3 Stages, we will take you through the IBPS PO Exam Pattern for all 3 stages.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 60
  • Prelims Exam Duration- The exam is conducted for 60 Minutes. 
  • IBPS Bank PO Negative Marking- For each incorrect answer there is a markdown of 0.25 marks.
  • Sectional Cut Off- Candidates must clear the sectional cut off in the preliminary exam to be eligible for Mains CWE.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2020

Here is the detailed exam pattern as per the latest IBPS Bank PO 2020 Notification.

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
Descriptive Test  No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Minutes 
  • Mains Exam Duration- 3 Hours & 30 minutes. 
  • IBPS Bank PO Negative Marking- For each incorrect answer there is a markdown of 0.25 marks.
  • The English Language Descriptive paper will also be conducted in the Mains Examination which will require the students to write Letter & Essay. 

IBPS PO Interview Process 2020

Candidates who clear the Mains Exam are called for a face to face interview session with Banking officials. IBPS conducts the interview to test candidates on their presentation, knowledge about Banking, Current Affairs & more. 

  • The Interview session generally lasts for 15-20 minutes.
  • The candidate is graded out of 100 marks. 
  • Qualifying marks for the IBPS Bank PO Interview is 40% ( General Candidate)
  • Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates is 35%. 

The Final Selection is made on the basis of the score achieved in Mains Exam + Interview. Weight of both Mains & Interview in the final calculation is based on a ratio of 80:20 respectively. 

IBPS PO Syllabus 2020

The Syllabus for both Prelims & Mains exam differs slightly. Aspirants who are hoping to apply for the IBPS Exam this year are advised to start their preparation & not miss out on any of the topics mentioned below.  Download the Detailed IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims & Mains. Check out the syllabus as per the latest IBPS Bank PO Notification 2020.

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2020

The Prelims exam tests candidates in Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & English Language. Go through the important topics in the Prelims exam-

Important Topics for Logical Reasoning

  • Puzzles- Floor Based or Circular.
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Series

Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude 

Practice is the key to success in this section. Go through the following topics thoroughly. 

  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Speed, Distance & Time
  • Simplification, Age Problems
  • Ratio & Proportion

Important Topics for English Section

Most questions in the English section are asked from the following topics-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Cloze Test 

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2020

For the convenience of the preparing candidates, we have mentioned the critical & important topics that are frequently asked in the CWE (Common Written Examination). 

Important Topics for Reasoning and Computer Knowledge

The below-mentioned topics are recurring in every Bank PO Exam. With practice, they can be very scoring-

  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Internet
  • Computer Networking
  • Hardware & Software

 Important Topics for General Awareness Tier 1

Candidates must prepare these topics thoroughly-

  • Financial Knowledge
  • Current Affairs (India + World with a focus on financial news).
  • Financial Institutions
  • Read the Newspaper regularly, keep tabs of the current affairs & Financial News in the country & across the globe.

Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude 

Go through the important topics of the Quantitative Aptitude section 

  • Simplification
  • Data Interpretation
  • Profit Loss & Discounts
  • Speed, Distance & Time
  • SI/CI

Important Topics for English Section

Crucial English section topics-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Letter/Essay Writing
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training 2020

The Participating banks with the IBPS Bank PO Exam conduct Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/ Religious Minority Community aspirants across the country. This training is mandatory as per the Government of India. The goal behind this training is to provide equal opportunity for all & ensure diversity in the IBPS PO Recruitment. 

  • Candidates are helped with the major topics & common mistakes in the exam. 
  • Students are educated about Exam Strategies, tips & tricks to crack the paper.
  • The training is provided by professionals with the aim to uplift the communities. 
  • Training is provided across the country. 

The Pre Exam Training is conducted in North, East, West & South India. This table provides a list of all IBPS Pre-Exam Training centers as per the latest IBPS PO Recruitment 2020-21 Notification.

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bengaluru Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Balasore Aurangabad
Amritsar Coimbatore Behrampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Bareilly Gulbarga Bhubaneshwar Indore
Chandigarh Hyderabad Dhanbad Jabalpur
Dehradun Kavaratti Guwahati Jaipur
Gorakhpur Kochi Hubli Jodhpur
Jammu Madurai Kolkata Mumbai
Kanpur Mangalore Muzaffarpur Nagpur
Karnal Mysore Patna Panaji (Goa)
Lucknow Port Blair Ranchi Pune
Ludhiana Puducherry Sambalpur Raipur
New Delhi Thiruchirapalli Shillong Rajkot
Patiala Thiruvananthapuram Siliguri Vadodara
Rohtak Vijaywada Tirupati Shimla 
Vishakhapatnam Varanasi - -
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IBPS PO Mains Scorecard 2019 Out

IBPS PO Mains Scorecard: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the IBPS PO Score Card for all candidates that appeared for the Mains exam. IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 is looking to hire 4336 Probationary Officer Vacancies. Find the direct link to download your IBPS PO Score Card/Marksheet for prelims in the article below. LATEST IBPS PO Mains Scorecard

The next stage of IBPS PO Selection Process is the document verification process for main allotment.

IBPS PO Score Card 2019

The IBPS PO Mains Result was declared on January 02, 2020. IBPS PO Mains Scorecard PDF is published for one week for download.

  • The scorecard will help you analyze your examination and will contain the sectional as well as overall marks secured by you.
  • IBPS PO Cut Off marks for Prelims has not bee released yet. The Cut Off Marks for Prelims examination will be released along with the scorecard.
  • Candidates who will clear the Mains exam will be called for a final round of face to face Interviews.

How to Download the IBPS PO Score Card 2019?

The Direct Link to Download the IBPS PO Mains Scorecard will be updated today.

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on CWE PO/MT.
  • Find the Score Card link for IBPS PO Mains exam.
  • Enter your login credentials to view the mark sheet.
  • Download your IBPS PO Pre Exam Scorecard and make sure you review your marks in each section.

Reasons for Discrepancies in IBPS PO Mains Scorecard Download

  • The IBPS PO Score Card 2019 Download link will be active until one week from the publishing date.
  • There must be some issue with the browser one is using to download the scorecard if they are unable to access it. One can change the browser to access the link.
  • Keep a check on the internet connection to avoid any discrepancies while logging in on the official website.
  • Keep your registration number and password (date of birth) ready before the download process to prevent any problems.

Details mentioned on IBPS Clerk Scorecard PDF

Candidates who wish to move forward to the other stages of the IBPS PO Selection Process must make sure that they possess the scorecard for the final document verification process. IBPS PO Mains Scorecard confirms the candidate’s qualification for the final selection as a Probationary Officer. This is a mandate document for the document verification process and to secure one's selection, which is why one must preserve it safely in both soft and hard copies. Here are the details mentioned on the IBPS PO Scorecard:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll Number
  • Registration Number
  • Category
  • State/ Union Territory Applied for
  • Details of the Scores Obtained
  • Cut off Marks (As per the category) for each Subject
  • Marks obtained in each section

IBPS PO Scorecard contains all the above-mentioned details along with a confirmation of the candidate to the final selection process. However, the IBPS PO Mains Scorecard includes text confirming the allocation of a post in the preferred bank as per the cutoff and vacancies offered by the authority.  

What is Normalization in IBPS PO Exam?

  • Institute of Banking Personnel Selection normalizes the result marks. What this really means is that IBPS balances the different difficulty levels in multiple shifts of the exam.
  • This is done to make the Result fair for those students whose slot was exceptionally difficult.

IBPS PO Normalization helps to make the entire recruitment process fair to all students.

IBPS PO Result 2019

The IBPS PO Mains Result PDF has been published on January 02, 2020. The selection process comprises Prelims and Mains. The interview is no more a part of the selection process.

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IBPS PO Mains Result 2019 Released

The IBPS PO 2019 Recruitment 2019 is ongoing to recruit for 4336 Probationary Officer Vacancies. The Direct Link to download the PO Mains Result is mentioned below, also go through the instructions to check the IBPS PO Result for Mains 2019 and cut off marks. Latest: Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection has released the IBPS PO Result 2019 for Mains. Click on the below link to know the list of the selected candidates.

Direct Link to Download IBPS PO Result 2019

  • Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection conducted the exam for IBPS PO Mains Exam on 30th November 2019.
  • Candidates that cleared the IBPS PO Cut Off 2019 will be called for the next stage of the Probationary Officer Recruitment.
  • The aspirants who will qualify the Mains Exam are called for the Interview Process of the exam.
  • The final selection fo the candidates will be based on the combined marks of the Mains Exam and Interview Process in multiple Public Sector Banks for the post of PO.

IBPS PO Mains Result 2019

IBPS declares the result for the Bank PO Exam in 3 stages. Candidates that have cleared the 1st Stage of the exam will have to make it through 2 more stages before final allotment. 

  • The Direct Link to download the IBPS PO Result 2019 for Mains is activate now.
  • Mains exam tested candidates in 4 sections - English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability. and General Awareness.
  • IBPS follows the negative marking checking criteria. Each incorrect answer will result in a deduction of 1/4 of the total marks of the question.

IBPS PO Mains Result Dates 2019 

Event IBPS PO Result 2019 Dates
IBPS Prelims Result 1st November 2019
Mains Examination to be conducted on 30th November 2019
IBPS PO Mains Result 2nd January 2020
Provisional Allotment Date of PO April 2020

How to check IBPS PO Mains Result 2019?

Direct Link to Download IBPS PO Result 2019 is posted above, at the starting of the post.

OR

  • Click on the above link to download IBPS Mains Result for PO.
  • Enter your roll number/ registration number, password/ date of birth and submit.
  • IBPS PO 2019 Result will appear on the screen.
  • Save & download the Result for future reference.

                                         OR

  • Visit the official IBPS Website - www.ibps.in.
  • Click on the “Probationary Officer Mains Result 2019” tab.
  • Enter your roll number/ registration number, password/ date of birth and submit.
  • View & Download the IBPS CWE Result 2019.

  IBPS PO Prelims Result 2019

  1. The IBPS PO Prelims Result has been released on 1st November 2019.
  2. Candidates get the list for those who cleared the Prelims exam.

IBPS PO Result for Interview Process

  1. Candidates appearing for the interview will be scored out of 100.
  2. Interview tests students on their communication skills, general knowledge about topics & how the candidate presents himself/herself.
  3. Generally, the interview for each candidate lasts for about 15-20 minutes.

IBPS PO Final Result 2019

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the Final IBPS PO Merit list once all 3 stages of the IBPS PO Selection Process is completed.

  • Final IBPS Result will be a cumulative score of the IBPS Mains Examination + Interview Score.
  • Selected candidates will receive the provisional allotment.
  • Once the Provisional allotment is provided to the candidate, it falls to the respective Bank to provide the date of joining and appointment documents.

IBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off 2019

The expected IBPS PO Mains Cut off 2019 calculated on the basis of the previous cut of trends is mentioned in the table below-

Category Expected IBPS Mains Cut Off
General 77
OBC 69.65
SC 58.50
ST 37.50
VH 69
ID 38.75
HI 44.50
OC 56

*The Bank PO Exam conducted by IBPS also has sectional cut off. In order to qualify for the main examination, the candidate will have to clear both Overall & sectional IBPS PO 2019 Cut off.

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IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is about to conduct the Mains examination on 30th November 2019. IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 is looking to fill 4336 vacancies. The IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 will provide a comprehensive review of both the online & descriptive exam, difficulty level & expected cut off for the mains test.

  • IBPS PO Mains Cut Off for mains exam is expected to be 77 for general category students only.
  • The online objective test will be conducted for 3 hours while the offline Descriptive test will be conducted for 30 minutes. 
  • As per the previous year IBPS PO Paper Analysis for Mains test, the exam is expected to be Moderate to Tough in terms of difficulty.
  • The IBPS PO Marks Normalization will re-calculate candidates score to make the Result marks fair for all candidates

IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019

The review for the Mains test will be updated once the first shift is over. Keep tabs of this post to know more about the mains exam. 

  • Marks scored in the Mains test will be considered for final selection.
  • Candidates will have to clear the Sectional Cut Off as well as the overall cut off to enter the next stage of the exam. 
  • IBPS PO Mains Analysis will give an insight about the cut off marks. 
  • Go through the IBPS PO Preparation Tips for mains test to form the right strategy for the test. 
  • As each shift gets over, we will update the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 in this post.

IBPS PO Mains Paper Analysis 2019 for Shift 1

Here is the overall IBPS PO Mains Analysis. Go through the below table to know the overall difficulty level and the number of good attempts.

  • As per the review received by students, the overall difficulty level fo the paper was Moderate to Difficult
  • 10-15 questions appeared from Banking Awareness
  • 6-7 questions from Logical Reasoning was asked
Section Number of Questions Marks Difficulty Level Number of Good Attempts
English Language 35 40 Moderate 25-28
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 35 60 Easy to Moderate 28-32
Data Analysis & Interpretation 45 60 Moderate 30-35
General Awareness 40 40 Easy to Moderate 30-34
Total 155 200 Moderate 113-129
Descriptive Test (English Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 Moderate

IBPS PO Shift 1 Analysis 2019

IBPS PO Descriptive Analysis

Essay 

  • Social Media Influence,
  • Ethical Banking,
  • FDI

Letter Writing 

  • Write a letter to your bank’s branch manager informing him that your EMI installment of Rs. 3000 has been deducted instead of Rs. 2000. Request him to take the necessary action to roll back the transaction or adjust the amount.
  • Write a letter to the Road Transport Authority expressing your concern over the usage of high beam LED lights in bikes and cars
  • Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper expressing your concern on the state of elderly living alone by themselves. Request the government to take some initiatives to help the senior citizens living alone.

Questions Asked in the English Language

  • Error Detection - 3-4 questions
  • Cloze test based on Grammar
  • 5 questions from Rearrangement
  • RC based on Economy, Budget, GDP
  • Para jumbles (error detection)

Questions asked in Data Analysis & Interpretation

  • Questions from DI (Pie Chart and Bar Graph)
  • Probability-Based Caselet
  • Puzzle Based Caselet
  • Time & Work-Based Question
  • Comparison based Number Series 
  • Bar Graph DI

Questions Asked in Reasoning

  • Floor Based and Box based questions
  • Coding & Decoding - 3 questions
  • Direction Based Problem 
  • Circular based Seating Arrangement Puzzle (7 people based)
  • Machine Input & Output Questions

Questions Asked in General Awareness

  • Current Affairs questions from November month and July month
  • There were more of Banking Awareness Questions than Current Affairs
  • Question on Economy Survey 

1. What is the theme of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019?
Ans: "Engage the Past Through Sound and Images"
2. Which actor unveiled the ICC World Cup Cup trophies for the men's and women's tournament at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)?
Ans: Kareena Kapoor  
3. Which is the first central government healthcare center to have a robotic surgery facility?
Ans: Safdarjung Hospital 
4. Which institute has made the first-ever Indian Brain Atlas (IBA)?
Ans: International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad
5. Vikram Solar based in which city? 
Ans: Kolkata
6. Who is the author of the book “The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra”?
Ans: Arupjyoti Saikia
7. Srei Equipment Finance Ltd partnered with which bank to provide loans to MSMEs Sector?
Ans: United Bank of India (UBI)
8. How many countries have signed the International Solar Alliance (ISA) framework?
Ans: 83
9. Which organization presented the Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2019 for social justice? 
Ans: Harmony Foundation
10. Which company signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with NTPC Limited and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)? 
Ans: Siemens Limited
11. Hyderabad has been announced as ‘Creative City’ by UNESCO for?
Ans: Gastronomy
12. In which state the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 451 mn loan to strengthen power connectivity of CKIC?
Ans: Tamil Nadu
13. India and ADB (Asian Development Bank) signed a 200-million dollar loan agreement for upgrading roads in which state?
Ans: Maharashtra
14. Who has become the first state in the country to get the law on contract farming?
Ans: Tamil Nadu
15. As per the National Health Profile (NHP) 2019, what percentage of GDP of India is spent on public expenditure on health?
Ans: 1.28%
16. Which state government has launched the ABADHA scheme?
Ans:  Odisha
17. Recipient of the 2018 Vyas Samman wrote 'Jitane Log Utane Prem' poem?
Ans: Liladhar Jagudi
18. Who has become the first Indian to win the Italian Golden Sand Art Award, 2019?
Ans: Sudarsan Pattnaik
19. Where is the headquarter of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
Ans: Bengaluru
20. Who has been appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) of India?
Ans: Sharad Arvind Bobde
21. Baroda FASTag is based on which technology? 
Ans:  Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology
22. MD & CEO of Indian Overseas Bank Karnam Sekar was the former MD and CEO of which bank?
Ans: Dena Bank
23. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) set up, owned and operated by non-bank entities are called ___
Ans: "White Label ATMs" (WLAs)
24. Which bank has launched a new Fixed Deposit (FD) scheme - FD Health?
Ans: ICICI Bank 
25. sbiINTOUCH Tap & Go Debit Card is based on which technology?
Ans: Near Field Communication (NFC) Contactless Technology
26. RBI approves the merger of 13 District Cooperative Banks with state cooperative banks of which state? 
Ans: Kerala
27. Global Alumni Endowment Fund has been launched by which institute?
Ans: IIT Delhi
28. The government announced to set up an alternative investment fund (AIF) worth Rs 25,000 crore for__. 
Ans: Housing Sector 
29. Bharosa Saving Accounts is launched by which Payments Bank? 
Ans: Airtel Payments Bank
30. The Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) prepared the Report of __.
Ans: National Health Profile
31. The CIBIL Score containing how many digits?
Ans: Three (The CIBIL Score is a 3-digit number ranging from 300-900).
32. Which resolution scheme was launched to solve the NPA problem through a market-led approach?  
Ans: Project Sashakt
33. Indian Railways’ which zone conducted ‘Operation Dhanush’against ticket touts involved in e-ticketing? 
Ans: Central Railway zone
34. Who is the Chairman of the high-level panel to suggest possible structures and regulations for creating 'social stock exchanges' formed by SEBI?
Ans: Ishaat Husain 

What is Next After IBPS PO Mains Exam 2019?

  1. The Result for the mains test will be declared in December 2019. 
  2. Selected candidates that clear the Mains exam will be called for a face to face interview in the month of February 2020.
  3. Final Appointment of candidates will be based on the marks achieved in the Mains Exam + Interview.
  4. The Provisional allotment for selected candidates will be done in April 2020. 

IBPS PO Mains Shift Timings 2019

The Mains exam for Probationary officer recruitment will be conducted in 2 shifts on 30th November 2019. Candidates are suggested to go through the IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis to know about difficulty level of the paper.

More information about the shift timings will be updated when the week before the mains test. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2019

The IBPS PO Mains Analysis will give an idea about the Good Attempts in each section of the exam. Mains exam will be conducted on Onlne and Offline.

The exam pattern for the mains online test has been displayed in the table below:-

Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours

The exam pattern for the offline test will be based on the following pattern

Descriptive Test  No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Minutes 
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IBPS PO Score Card 2019- Out Now!

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the Scorecard for all candidates that appeared for the Prelims examination on 12th & 19th October 2019. IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 is looking to hire 4336 Probationary Officer Vacancies. Find the direct link to download your IBPS PO Score Card/Marksheet for prelims in the article below. LATEST IBPS PO Prelims Marksheet Update: IBPS PO Score Card 2019 is announced. Official Notice for the release of the Score Card updated on the official IBPS website. Click on the below link to know the Prelims scorecard. Candidates that cleared the prelims exam will be called for the Mains exam that is to be conducted on 30th November 2019.

Direct Link to check IBPS PO Prelims Marks

IBPS PO Score Card 2019

The IBPS PO Prelims Result was declared on 1st November. The IBPS PO Score Card 2019 for the Prelims exam will be released on 8th November 2019.

  • The scorecard will help you analyze your examination and will contain the sectional as well as overall marks secured by you.
  • IBPS PO Cut Off marks for Prelims has not bee released yet. The Cut Off Marks for Prelims examination will be released along with the scorecard.
  • Candidates who will clear the Mains exam will be called for a final round of face to face Interviews.

How to Download the IBPS PO Score Card 2019?

The Direct Link to Download the IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard will be updated today.

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on CWE PO/MT.
  • Find the Score Card link for IBPS PO Mains exam.
  • Enter your login credentials to view the mark sheet.
  • Download your IBPS PO Pre Exam Scorecard and make sure you review your marks in each section.

What Information is Mentioned on the IBPS PO 2019 Scorecard?

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the scorecard for prelims exam displaying the number of marks scored in each section.

  • The IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Scorecard will display the marks scored by the candidates in English, Numerical Ability & Logical Reasoning.
  • Scorecard will also display the Prelims Cut Off Marks along with the marks obtained by each candidate.
  • Maximum Marks that can be achieved will also be displayed on the scorecard.

Have a look at the Scorecard for IBPS PO Mains Exam to get an idea about the information mentioned on the official scorecard. The IBPS PO Prelims Exam Scorecard will be released in a similar pattern. 

What is Normalization in IBPS PO Exam?

  • Institute of Banking Personnel Selection normalizes the result marks. What this really means is that IBPS balances the different difficulty levels in multiple shifts of the exam.
  • This is done to make the Result fair for those students whose slot was exceptionally difficult.

IBPS PO Normalization helps to make the entire recruitment process fair to all students.

IBPS PO Result 2019

The IBPS PO Prelims Result PDF was released on 1st November 2019. The Mains exam will be conducted on 30th November 2019 & The result for the Mains test will be released in December 2019. We wish you Good Luck!

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IBPS PO Prelims Result 2019 Out

The IBPS PO 2019 Notification was released by the end of July 2019. The IBPS PO Prelims Result is out on November 01, 2019 at 09.00 PM. This article will take the candidates through the expected IBPS PO Result Dates, instructions to check the IBPS PO Prelims Result 2019. Get the direct link for the result below.

  • Interested candidates can fill the IBPS PO Application Form 2019 from the beginning of August 2019.
  • IBPS PO Exam Dates for Prelims CWE (Common Written Examination) is 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019.
  • Aspirants can read through the expected IBPS PO Cut Off 2019 & Previous year cut off's to understand the cut-off trends and strategize for the exam accordingly.

Click Here To View IBPS PO Result 2019

IBPS PO Result 2019

IBPS declares the result for the Bank PO Exam in 3 stages: Prelims, Mains, and Final Result

  • The Direct Link to download the IBPS PO Result for Prelims will be active once the result has been announced on the official website.
  • Prelims exam will test the candidates in 3 sections - English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability.
  • IBPS follows the negative marking checking criteria. Each incorrect answer will result in a deduction of 1/4 th of total marks of the question.

IBPS PO Result Dates 2019 

Event IBPS PO Result 2019 Dates
IBPS Prelims Result 01, November 2019
IBPS PO Mains Result December 2019
Provisional Allotment Date of PO April 2020

How to check IBPS PO Prelims Result 2019?

Direct Link to Download IBPS PO Prelims Result 2019 PDF will be updated in November 2019.

  • Click on the above link to download IBPS Prelims Result.
  • Enter your roll no. / registration number, password and submit.
  • You will be able to view your IBPS PO 2019 Result.
  • Save & download the Result for future reference.

                                         OR

  • Visit the official IBPS Website - www.ibps.in.
  • Click on the “Probationary Officer Prelims Result 2019” tab.
  • Enter your roll no. / registration number, password and submit.
  • View & Download the IBPS CWE Result 2019.

  IBPS PO Mains Result 2019

  1. The IBPS Mains Examination will be conducted on 30th November 2019.
  2. The IBPS PO Mains Result is expected to be released in December 2019.
  3. Candidates who clear the IBPS PO Mains will be called for the face to face interview.

IBPS PO Result for Interview Process

  1. Candidates appearing for the interview will be scored out of 100.
  2. Interview tests students on their communication skills, general knowledge about topics & how the candidate presents himself/herself.
  3. Generally the interview for each candidate lasts for about 15-20 minutes.

IBPS PO Final Result 2019

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the Final IBPS PO Merit list once the all 3 stages of the IBPS PO Selection Process is completed.

  • Final IBPS Result will be a cumulative score of the IBPS Mains Examination + Interview Score.
  • Selected candidates will receive provisional allotment.
  • Once the Provisional allotment is provided to the candidate, it falls to the respective Bank to provide the date of joining and appointment documents.

IBPS PO Cut Off 2019- Expected

The expected IBPS PO Prelims Cut off 2019 calculated on the basis of previous cut of trends is mentioned in the table below-

Category IBPS PO Expected Prelims Cut Off 2019 
 General  62
 OBC  57
 SC  53
 ST  45
 Hearing Impaired (HI)  21
 Orthopaedically Challenged (OC)  45
 Visually Impaired (VI)  42
 Intellectual Disability (ID)  20

*The Bank PO Exam conducted by IBPS also has sectional cut off. In order to qualify for the main examination, the candidate will have to clear both Overall & sectional IBPS PO 2019 Cut off.

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IBPS PO Admit Card 2019

This post will take you through instructions to download IBPS PO Admit Card & Direct Link to get the IBPS PO Prelims Hall Ticket. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the Application form on 7th August and the last date to apply online was 28th August 2019. Latest:

  • IBPS has released IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019 on September 30, 2019
  • The IBPS PO Pre- Exam Training (PET) Admit Card has been released. Candidates can download the PET Admit Card from 16th to 28th September 2019.
  • The IBPS PO PET Exam will be conducted from 23rs to 28th September 2019.
  • IBPS PO Preliminary exam will be conducted on 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019 and the mains exam is scheduled for 30th November 2019.
  • The IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card will be released in the first week of October 2019.
  • IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims will cover 3 sections: Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & English.
  • The IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019 will be released in 4 Stages:- Pre-Exam Training, Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam & Interview.

IBPS PO Admit Card 2019

  • IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019 is mandatory to appear for the exam in each stage. Students are suggested to take multiple print-outs of the admit card just to be safe.
  • Candidates must know what information is mentioned on the IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019 so they can cross-check it for any irregularities.
  • Make sure the details on the Hall Ticket are correct to avoid any discrepancies later. In-case there is some crucial detail like name or exam center information that is missing, contact IBPS on their Helpline Numbers – 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566.
  • Preparing candidates should go through the IBPS PO Preparation Tips to know about important topics, tricks & strategies to clear the exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Admit card 2019 Download Here

IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019 Important Dates

Event  Date
IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Admit Card 16th September to 28th September 2019
Pre-Exam Training to be conducted from 23rd September to 28th September 2019
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card September 30
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Dates 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019
IBPS Admit Card for Mains November 2019
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 30th November 2019
IBPS Admit Card to be released on www.ibps.in

How to download the IBPS PO Prelims Admit card 2019?

The Direct Download link will be active when the call letter is released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. Follow the below-mentioned steps to get the IBPS PO Prelims Hall Ticket.

  1. Click on the direct link to download IBPS PO Prelims Hall Ticket 2019.
  2. Enter the Registration number & Password or Date of Birth.
  3. View the Exam date & Timings.
  4. Download the IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019.
  5. Take at least 2-3 Print out's for future use.

The IBPS PO Admit Card for the preliminary exam will be released on October 2019, 7-10 days prior to the prelims exam.

Facing Issue in Downloading the IBPS PO Admit Card 2019?

If you are unable to download the Admit Card, try these following checks

  1. Make sure you are entering the correct login-credentials
  2. Re-check your internet speed.
  3. Cross-check if you received an email on the successful completion of the Application Form.

You can contact IBPS Helpline through 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566. These helpline numbers are operational from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm all week except for Saturday (Weekly Off).

What Details are Mentioned on IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019?

The Following details will be written on the IBPS Admit Card:- Name of the candidate: Full Name of the candidate appearing for the examination will be present on the admit card. Father's Name: Appearing candidate's father's name will be mentioned on the Admit Card. Candidate's Address: The complete address as entered in the application form will be present on the IBPS PO Admit Card. Empty Boxes – The IBPS Hall Ticket has 4 empty boxes.

  1. First box- the candidate has to paste their passport-sized photograph and attest it on the exam day.
  2. The second box is for candidates left Thumb Impression that should be clearly affixed in the presence of the invigilator at the exam center.
  3. The third box is for the candidate’s signature which has to be done in the presence of the invigilator.
  4. The fourth box is for the invigilator’s signature, confirming that all the activities done in the first three boxes was done in the presence of the invigilator.

Roll Number/Registration Number: Candidate's unique registration number is clearly written on the IBPS PO Admit Card. Date of Birth: Candidate's birth date will be mentioned in the Call Letter. Exam Date & Time: The date and time of the examination along with the reporting time and gate closing time is also mentioned on the Admit Card. Exam Center Information: The Address of the Examination center along with the center code is mentioned on the admit card. Instructions for the Exam: Important Exam Day Instructions are mentioned on the IBPS PO Admit Card that all candidates are expected to adhere to.

How to Resolve any Discrepancies in the IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card 2019?

If any detail mentioned on the IBPS Admit Card is incorrect or incomplete. Follow these steps to contact IBPS Office

  • IBPS Toll-free Helpline:- 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566 (Available from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM)
  • Address for Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection: "IBPS House, 90 Feet, D.P. Road, Near Thakur Polytechnic Off. Western Express Highway, P. B. No. 8587 Kandivali (E), Mumbai 400 101 INDIA".
  • Official IBPS Website-  www.ibps.in
  • Fax Number: 91-22-2854 2076.

IBPS PO Admit Card for Mains Examination

Candidates who clear the IBPS PO Prelims exam will receive the Call letter for IBPS PO Mains exam.

  • The Mains Admit Card will be issued in November 2019.
  • The IBPS PO Call Letter for mains will also display the Exam Center details.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep all admit cards safe until the recruitment process is not over.

IBPS PO Call Letter for Interview

Candidates who clear both the Prelims and Mains examination will be called for the final round of interview.

  • The interview will be conducted by the nodal banks in the respective Stage or Unior Territory.
  • IBPS Interview Call Letter will be issued to selected candidates in January 2020.

What Documents to carry to the IBPS PO Exam Center?

Candidates must carry these documents to the Examination Center-

  • IBPS PO Hall Ticket
  • Voter's Id card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport
  • Colored photograph as uploaded on the Online Application form.

IBPS PO Exam Day Instructions

It is essential for the candidate to be on his/her best behavior to avoid any hassle on the exam day. Candidates should strictly not participate in any mischievous activity inside the Examination Hall. Go through the following important instructions to follow on the day of the IBPS PO Exam.

  • Carry Multiple copies of your IBPS PO Call Letter
  • Do not carry expensive jewelry like mangal sutra, earrings, brooch, etc. (Candidate's own risk)
  • Any food item or eatables or drinks etc
  • Wrist Watches
  • Magazines
  • Gold items like chains, rings, bracelets, etc.
  • Pen drives or any kind of storage devices
  • Any kind of Bluetooth devices/chargers/microphone/pager/earphones etc
  • Books/handbags/caps etc.
  • Pen/pencil and paper for rough work is provided in the exam lab
  • Paper Chits
  • Mobile Phones/goggles/badge etc.
  • Calculator
  • Camera or any other electrical device

*In case of violation of the exam day instructions or any misbehavior/mischievous activity, the student's candidature will be canceled & he/she can be subjected to legal/criminal proceedings.

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IBPS PO Application Form Available Until August 28, 2019

IBPS PO Application Form 2019 is active on the official website from 7th August 2019. The direct link to apply for the post of Probationary Officer exam is given below along with instructions to fill the application form. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the Official IBPS PO Recruitment Notification on 2nd August 2019.

  • According to the IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria, candidates with a Graduation Degree in any discipline can apply for the IBPS exam.
  • Candidates who are still unconvinced whether to apply for the IBPS Bank PO exam can go through the IBPS PO Salary to know about In-hand pay, career growth & the additional allowances a PO receives.
  • No changes can be made in the Online IBPS Application form once the fee payment is done, fill the form carefully.

Direct Link to Apply Online for IBPS PO 

IBPS PO Apply Online 2019

The below-mentioned application form will be live from 7th August & candidates will be able to apply online for IBPS Exam 2019. The IBPS PO Application Form has 3 important stages that need to be carefully followed to avoid any discrepancies. IBPS PO Application Form

  1. Filling Correct Information: Aspirants should make sure the spelling of each entry matches their official document.
  2. Uploading Documents: The scanned copy of the documents should not be blurred. The content in the picture must be clearly visible.
  3. Application Fee: While making payment online make sure the internet connection is stable & the device is working smoothly.

Important Dates for IBPS PO Application Form 2019

The table below displays important dates for IBPS PO Online Form

Event Dates
IBPS PO Application Form 2019 Start Date 7th August 2019
Last Date for IBPS Online Application 28th August 2019
IBPS PO 2019 Admit Card for Prelims available from October 2019
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card available from November 2019
IBPS PO Exam Date for Prelims 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019
IBPS PO Exam Date for Mains 30th November 2019

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO Online Form

Before applying for IBPS Exam 2019, let us take you through the Eligibility criteria set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Educational Qualification

  1. The aspirant must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from a government recognized university.
  2. If the candidate doesn’t possess a graduation degree, then he/she must have any equivalent qualification, recognized by the Government of India to appear for the IBPS Bank PO Exam.
  3. The date on the mark sheet/provisional certificate, issued by the university will be considered as the date of passing the course.

Age Limit

  1. The Minimum Age of 20 Years is required to apply for the IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) Exam is.
  2. The maximum Age is 30 Years to apply for IBPS PO Exam.

Details Required to Apply Online for IBPS PO Exam

Candidates will require the following documents while filling the IBPS Application form

Asked Information in the Application Form Filling Details
Nationality Mention your nationality
Aadhar card  If you have the Aadhar card, mention the number. (Not Mandatory)
IBPS PO Exam Center for Prelims & Mains Mention the State, city & the center of your choice
Father's Name Mention the name as per official documents
Mother's Name Mention name as per the official documents
Permanent Address Input the Complete address
Subject/stream The subject & stream in graduation
Type of Bachelor's Degree  Mention the graduation degree name
Percentage of Marks Mention the Percentage scored in Graduation
Language Mention the languages you know
Details of Employer Only if you were employed in a company
Designation Post in the company
Date of Joining & Leaving Mention the dates in the format: DD/MM/YYYY
Years of Service Write the work experience in the format: YY/MM

How to fill the IBPS PO Application Form?

Once the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the application form, candidates can directly apply through the IBPS PO 2019 Apply Online. The following steps will take you through the process to fill the Application Form

IBPS PO Application Form Instructions

1- Click on the direct link mentioned above or visit the official web- www.ibps.in

  • Click on CWE PO/MT & you will be directed to a new page as displayed in the image   
  •  Press the "Click Here for New Registration" Tab.
  • You will receive the Login Credentials, save them with you.

2- Fill the required information mentioned in the IBPS PO 2019 Application form 

  • Enter the Security code (Captcha) & click on "Save & Next"

3- Upload all the documents required.

  • You will need to upload- Passport sized Photograph, Signature, Thumb Impression, Scanned copy of the handwritten declaration.

Make sure all the documents are in the JPG format. The following table mentions the file size of the document. If the file size exceeds the prescribed limit then compress the doc through any tool available on google to "compress image" 

Documents to upload in the IBPS PO Application Form File Size
Candidate’s Photograph 20 KB- 50 KB
Candidate’s Signature 10 KB- 20 KB
Candidate’s Thumb Impression 10 KB- 20 KB
Scanned copy of the handwritten declaration 10 KB- 20 KB

4- Choose the Organization preference for Pre-Exam Training.

  • Candidates have to select their preferred choice of pre-exam training center while filling the application form.
  • After the form is submitted, this field can not be changed. Take careful note of your selection.

 5- IBPS PO Application Fee Payment is the final step in filling the application form.

  • The fee can be paid through Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking, IMPS, Cash Card and Mobile Wallets.
  • This fee is non-refundable

The Payment screen will look like this 

  • Once the payment is successfully done, an acknowledgement receipt will appear on the screen

*Take a print out of the payment & save it for future use.

IBPS PO Application Fee 2019

The application fee for the IBPS PO Application Form is mentioned in the table below-

Category IBPS Application Fee
General/OBC Rs 600
SC/ST/PWD Rs 100

IBPS PO Application Form Correction

  • Once the Application Fee payment is done, no changes can be made to the IBPS PO Application Form.
  • Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has kept no provision to edit or make any changes to the application form after the payment is done.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the form very carefully to avoid any discrepancies.

How to Retrieve IBPS PO Password?

If you have lost or forgotten your IBPS Login Password, it can be easily retrieved. Follow these steps to get recover your password.

  • Go to the official IBPS website - www.ibps.in & click on the notification which says " Click here to apply for CWE PO/MT"
  • Click on the "Forgot Password" button mentioned on the right side of the screen as mentioned in the image below
  • You will be directed to a new window.
  • Mention your Registration Number/registered mobile number or Email address.
  • A new password will be sent to you.
  • Login with the new password & change it if you wish to.

Need help applying online for IBPS PO?

Candidates facing any issue while filling the IBPS PO Application form can take help from the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Helplines

  1. Contact IBPS on their Helpline Numbers - 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566.
  2. IBPS Helpline numbers are operational from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm all week except for Saturday (Weekly Off).
  3. These helpline numbers will not be operational on the National holidays.

Alternatively, students can file a complaint on the official website. On the homepage of the IBPS Website, you will see an option "Candidate Grievance and Redressal Mechanism" as visible in the image below

IBPS Address:- IBPS House, 90 feet, D.P Road, Near Thakur Polytechnic, Off. Western Express Highway, P.B No. 8587, Kandivali, Mumbai 400 101, India

IBPS PO Frequently Asked Questions (faqs)

Q-How can I download IBPS application form? A- You can get the IBPS PO Application Form by visiting the official web- www.ibps.in, clicking on "CWE PO/MT" & downloading the IBPS Bank PO Registration form.

Q-What is the Age limit to apply for Bank PO jobs? A- The Age Limit to apply for the Bank PO jobs is from 20 to 30 years. Age Relaxation is applicable as per the government guidelines.

Q-How many attempts are there for IBPS PO? A- There is no limit for the number of attempts in the IBPS PO exam.

Q- What is the salary of IBPS PO? A-The IBPS PO Salary is Rs 37,360 to Rs 38,700 (in-hand pay). A PO is eligible for many additional allowances & perks depending on the Public bank the probationary officer is appointed to.

Q-Can final year students apply for IBPS PO 2019? A- Yes, final year students can apply for the IBPS PO Exam. However, the candidate must have a valid graduation degree in order to get appointed as a Probationary Officer.

Q-Is there any percentage criteria for IBPS PO? Yes, you must have a score of at least 50% in graduation to be eligible to apply for IBPS PO examination.

Q-Which is better IBPS PO or SBI PO? A- Both IBPS PO & SBI PO Exam recruit for the position of Probationary officer and lakhs of candidates appear for these banking exams each year. They both offer come under the same salary slab, IBPS PO CWE is considered to a bit easier compared to the SBI PO exam.

Q-Will there be IBPS PO in 2019? A- Yes, the Application form IBPS PO 2019 will be released by the end of July 2019. Prelims exam will be conducted on 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th October 2019, Mains examination will be held on 30th November 2019.

Q- When will the IBPS PO Preliminary Exam’s Result be declared? A- Expected Result Date for IBPS PO Prelims exam is November 2019.

Q- How can I download the Call Letter/Admit Card if I have forgotten my Registration Number & Password? A- The Registration number and Password are sent to the phone number & email address during the time of filling the application form. Candidates should save these details as IBPS doesn’t provide these details again.

Q- How will I know about my successful registration for IBPS PO? A- You will receive a registration number and password on your e-mail Id and mobile number on successful registration.

Q- I was filling the IBPS PO Application form & my registration payment failed, what do I do? A- If the amount has been deducted from your account, rest assured it will get credited back in 5-7 days. You can also contact IBPS helpline number - 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566.

Q- Can I make corrections in the IBPS PO application form after submitting it? A- No, IBPS doesn't allow any corrections in the application form after submission. Make sure to fill the form with extreme care.

Q- I submitted two applications for IBPS PO by mistake and paid the fee for both. Will both of my registrations be cancelled? A-No, IBPS will only accept the last submitted form & the fees will be refunded for the first application form that you submitted. You can contact the helpline for any other information 1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566. 

Q- Do I need to register separately for the Prelims and Mains exam of IBPS PO?  A- No, you will only need to register once for the IBPS PO Exam. You can apply for the registration when IBPS released the Application form.

Q- Can I upload the signature in blue ink? A-No, the signature is to be uploaded in Black ink only.

Q- How can I submit the application fee for the exam? A- You can pay the application fee with Debit/Credit card & internet banking.

Q- Is it mandatory to have an Aadhar card to apply for the exam? A- No, Aadhar card is not compulsory to apply for the IBPS Exam, it is optional.

Q- I am a SC candidate, do I need to upload the caste certificate while filling the IBPS PO Application Form? A- No you don't need to upload the caste certificate at the time of application however you will need to carry the cast certificate during the Interview round.

Q- Is there any Fee Exemption for the IBPS PO Application Form? A- No, there is no fee exemption to apply for the IBPS PO Exam.

Q- I have forgotten the password to login to IBPS Website. What do I do? A- Vist the official website, click on "Click here to apply for CWE PO/ MT-VII". Proceed to click on forgot the password. Enter your phone number/Email-id & you will receive your new password.

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