IBPS PO Highlights 2020

IBPS PO 2020 is the most awaited job notifications among the banking job aspirants. IBPS is one of the most trusted employers in the list of top government organizations. Therefore, any of its notification is most awaited. The time has finally arrived, IBPS has released the notification for IBPS PO 2020 . This exam will conduct to select the eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer. Before starting the application process, you should know the highlights of the exam.

IBPS PO Highlights 2020

Conducting BodyIBPS
Mode of IBPS PO Exam Online
IBPS PO Exam Phases 3 (Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview)
Online Examination – Preliminary October 03, 2020, October 10, 2020 and October 11, 2020
Negative Marking in IBPS PO 2020 0.25 marks
Time Duration 1 hour for Prelims and 3 hours 30 minutes for Mains+ Descriptive
IBPS PO Provisional allotment April 2021

IBPS PO Notification 2020

The official notification of IBPS PO has been released and it has all the related information like vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern etc. You are advised to follow every instruction and all criteria so that your candidature is not cancelled at later stage. IBPS PO 2020 has sectional timing for each section in prelims as well as in mains

IBPS PO Syllabus 2020

IBPS PO 2020 can be counted among the most difficult exams, following a certain pattern of questions where the chapters/topics have almost remained constant throughout the years with minor changes happening sometimes in the way of asking those questions. You should be well aware of the IBPS PO syllabus 2020 in order to avoid missing out any important details which might be helpful in cracking the IBPS PO exam 2020. You should know ‘what’ to prepare before you know ‘how’ to prepare.  As IBPS PO exam is conducted in three phases, two online and last is Interview therefore you should take note of the syllabus for IBPS PO Mains and Prelims. This will help you in getting hold of the real exam pattern of IBPS PO and you can start preparing accordingly.

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2020

 You must be aware of the IBPS PO syllabus in order to avoid missing any important details which might be helpful in cracking the IBPS PO  exam 2020. IBPS PO Prelims consist of three section Reasoning, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude.You can find below the IBPS PO syllabus for Prelims exam.

Quantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageReasoning
Time and Work Grammar Puzzles
Mensuration Vocabulary Seating Arrangement - Circular, Square and Linear
Average Reading Comprehension Data Sufficiency
Speed, Distance and Time Passage Making Directions and Distance
Mixture and Allegations Error Spotting Coding Decoding
Permutation and Combination Jumble Words Blood Relations
Probability Sentence Framing Inequality
Data Interpretation Fill in the Blanks Syllogism
Ratio & Proportion   Machine Input Output
Simplification   Verbal Reasoning
Percentages   Ordering and Ranking
Set Theory   Arrangement and Pattern
Approximation   Scheduling
Surds & Indices   Distance and Direction
Percentage   Ranking
Profit & Loss    
Simple & Compound interest    
Quadratic Equations    
Number Series    

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2020

In the IBPS PO exam 2020, the syllabus for both the Prelims & Mains exam is not different, as far as the three sections are concerned ( English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning). The main difference between both phases is of the level of the questions, the number of sections & questions both, and the marks allotted to them. The syllabus for IBPS PO Mains exam 2020 contains two additional sections - ‘General Awareness’ and ‘Computer Aptitude’. The complete details of the topic wise syllabus for IBPS PO Mains exam is as follows-

Data Analysis & InterpretationReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/ Banking Awareness
Tabular Graph Verbal Reasoning Reading Comprehension Banking terms, Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
Line Graph Syllogism Grammar Overview of Indian Financial System
Pie Chart Circular Seating Arrangement Vocabulary History of Indian Banking System
Bar Graph Linear Seating Arrangement Verbal Ability Recent Credit and Monetary Policies
Radar Graph Caselet Double Lineup Word Association Important Government Schemes on capital and money market
Missing Case DI Scheduling Sentence Improvement Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc
Let it Case DI Input Output Para Jumbles Introduction to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc
Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Cloze Test Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months
Probability Directions and Distances Error Spotting  
Permutation and Combination Ordering and Ranking Fill in the blanks  
  Data Sufficiency    
  Coding and Decoding    
  Code Inequalities    
  Course of Action    
  Critical Reasoning    
  Analytical and Decision Making    

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS PO has been one of the most sought-after jobs and thus can be expected to be one of the toughest ones too. Looking over the IBPS PO exam pattern for the recent years, it has been quite a bumpy ride as IBPS has left no stone unturned in increasing the difficulty level of the IBPS PO exam. So, to ensure your full-proof success, it is necessary that you are aware of the ever-changing exam pattern of IBPS PO and other related details. The IBPS PO 2020 exam pattern is same as last year's. There will be three phases in the IBPS PO 2020 exam. 

  • IBPS PO Prelims
  • IBPS PO Mains
  • IBPS PO Interview

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 

IBPS PO Prelims 2020 is the first phase of the IBPS PO recruitment process. Only recently IBPS has introduced a new pattern of sectional timings in the IBPS PO ‘Prelims’ as well as in ‘Mains. All the questions will be ‘objective type’. You will have to secure  sectional as well as the overall cut-off to qualify for IBPS PO Mains 2020. The details of the IBPS PO Prelims exam pattern is as follows:

S. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMarksTime AllottedMedium
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes English
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes English & Hindi
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 100 100 60  

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 

After IBPS PO Prelims is over and you will be shortlisted according to the announced cut-off, you will be called for IBPS PO Mains exam further. The IBPS PO Mains exam consists of four objective tests along with one English descriptive test which will be evaluated only if you secure the expected cut-off in the other four objective tests. The cumulative score ( Objective tests marks + Descriptive marks) obtained in IBPS PO Mains exam 2020 will further go on to decide your selection for the third ie IBPS PO Interview stage.

S. No.Test NameNo. of QuestionsMarksMedium  of ExamTime  Allotted
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3. English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Total 155 200   3 hours
5. English Language (Letter Writing & Essay 2 25 English 30 minutes

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2020

IBPS has released the official notification for IBPS PO 2020 exam. The registration process for IBPS PO 2020 will commence from August 05, 2020, to August 26, 2020. You should register yourself as soon as the online application starts so as to avoid any last-minute errors. The IBPS PO exam calendar contains the complete IBPS PO exam dates. Refer to the table below for complete details of IBPS PO 2020 exam date of exam and further process.

IBPS PO 2020 Exam Dates

IBPS PO ActivityIBPS PO Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates August 05, 2020 to August 26, 2020
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) August 05, 2020 to August 26, 2020
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training September 2020
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training September 21, 2020 to September 26, 2020
Download of call letters for IBPS PO Preliminary Exam October 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam October 03, October 10, October 11, 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Result October / November 2020
Download of Call letter IBPS PO Mains Exam November 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam November 28, 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam Result December 2020
Download of call letters for IBPS PO interview January 2021
Conduct of IBPS PO interview January / February 2021
IBPS PO Provisional Allotment April 2021

IBPS PO Salary 2020

Once you are fully aware of all the details, one important aspect still remains to be known which is the IBPS PO salary. It is extremely necessary to know about the salary/pay scale in the job you are aiming to get for yourself.It is always good to know each and every detail of a job you are aiming for as your future depends on it. Salary of IBPS PO can be expected to be on similar lines with what it was the previous year. We can not completely predict the IBPS PO salary in hand but you can surely get a clear idea of what to expect.

  • An IBPS PO or Probationary Officer is entitled to receive a starting basic salary of Rs 23,700 / month.
  • IBPS PO salary structure also includes a ‘Dearness Allowance’ of Rs. 13,000 (around 55% of the basic salary). 
  • An IBPS PO will also be entitled to various other allowances and perks such as House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance along with some annual increments.
IBPS Probationary Officer(PO)
  • Basic Salary-Rs. 23,700/- per month.
  • Dearness Allowance-Rs. 13,000 (around 55% of the basic salary)

IBPS PO Job Profile

Once you cross all the stages and finally reach the phase of being an IBPS PO ( Probationary Officer), you are designated as an Assistant Manager (AM) and is supposed to be on a probation period of two years. In some of the banks, this period may be of just 1 year. It is referred to as Junior Management Grade Scale - I, thus giving the designation of Scale - I Officer. You will have to go through an induction program held by the banks, which usually lasts for 10-20 days. Once this program is over, the Scale-I Officers are liable to get posted anywhere across India. An IBPS PO is practically expected to be a multi-tasking person who is also responsible for :

  • Loan processing
  • Supervision of the clerical tasks
  • Maintaining business of the branch
  • Customer Interaction

IBPS PO Vacancy 2020

IBPS  has released a total of 1417 vacancies for the post of PO this year in 2020. It was expected to be higher as compared to last year but you should not lose your hope and prepare for it wholeheartedly. It will be a golden opportunity and you should be ready to face this big challenge this year. Vacancies of IBPS PO have always been quite unpredictable, as it all depends on the individual banks that participate in the IBPS recruitment. Given below are the vacancies of IBPS PO 2020 exam.

S.no.Participating OrganizationSCSTOBCEWSURTotalOut of Which (PWD)
1 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bank of India 110 55 198 74 297 734 8 7 7 7
3 Bank of Maharashtra 37 18 67 25 103 250 0 6 2 2
5 Central Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
9 Punjab & Sind Bank 14 06 21 08 34 83 0 0 0 0
10 UCO Bank 35 10 14 35 256 350 7 4 4 29
11 Union Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Total 196 89 300 142 690 1417 15 17 13 38

IBPS PO Marking Scheme

IBPS follows certain criteria when it comes to the marks allotment. This particular marking scheme can also be considered as a part of the difficulty level of the IBPS PO exam. Every incorrect answer would cost 1/4th of the original marks allotted to the particular question. There will not be any deduction for an unattempted answer in IBPS PO 2020.

IBPS PO Marking Scheme

IBPS PO  Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1 mark
For wrong answers -0.25 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

IBPS PO Exam Language

The IBPS PO (Prelims + Mains) exam 2020 give you the facility to choose your medium of the exam between English and Hindi language. Except for the test of the English Language, all the other tests can be given in your desired language. Also, the IBPS PO exam interface gives you an option to view any particular question in a different medium apart from the one that has been selected in the starting. This option will also be available for all the tests as mentioned above, except for the test of the English Language.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

IBPS follows specific eligibility criteria that you need to follow if you do not want to be rejected further in the process. You will not be allowed to fill the IBPS PO application if you do not conform to the IBPS PO eligibility 2020 mentioned in the official notification. For the successful application of any examination, you need to follow certain guidelines that are mentioned in the official notification, failing which your candidature will be canceled. The IBPS PO exam 2020 is one among the most important exams and thus needs complete attention. Know the complete eligibility of IBPS PO before applying.

IBPS PO Educational Criteria

The most important part of the ‘eligibility criteria’ is confirming that if you are eligible enough to appear for the exam or not. IBPS specifies a fixed educational criterion that needs to be strictly followed by you if you want to be selected as a PO (Probationary Officer). Given below is the IBPS eligibility for PO education-wise. 

PostEducational Criteria
IBPS Probationary Officer(PO) A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

IBPS PO Age criteria

You must not have exceeded the age of 30 years as on the mentioned date in the official  IBPS PO notification 2020. To be precise, you must have been born not earlier than August 02, 1990 and not later than  August 01, 2000 (both dates inclusive)

PostAge Creteria
IBPS Probationary Officer(PO) Min- 20 Years / Max-30 Years

IBPS PO Age Relaxation

IBPS gives relaxation with respect to age, to certain categories, to facilitate them in the recruitment process. Refer to the table given below to get the required details regarding the age relaxation in IBPS PO exam 2020:

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Persons with Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment 5 Years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years

IBPS PO 2020: How To Apply Online 

The official notification of IBPS PO is finally released by IBPS. You will be required to start your IBPS PO online application process from August 05, 2020, to August 26, 2020. IBPS PO ‘apply online’ link will be activated from August 05,2020. IBPS PO online registration process has been simplified in a few steps given below:

  • As the IBPS PO Recruitment 2020 Notification is released, you can start applying for the same.
  • Go to the official website of IBPS and search for the IBPS PO registration link and click on: "CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION" tab provided on the top right corner of the page.
  • You will be redirected to the first page of the IBPS PO 2020 application form where you will be required to fill in all the basic details and click on the Save & Next button to move forward.
  • You will now be redirected to the second page of the form where you will be asked to upload your scanned passport size photograph and signature based on the specification mentioned therein and click on the next button.
  • After you move on to the next page, you will have to fill in your personal details including your educational qualifications.
  • The next step would be filling the exam centres preference list. You will be required to fill in 4 centres. Click on 'Save & Next'.
  • After you are finished with entering the details, the preview of your form will be shown, so that if you find any errors, you may edit and correct it. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to edit it.
  • At the end, you will have to choose a preferable online payment method to submit the application fee for IBPS PO. You can pay the fees through credit card / debit card / net banking etc.
  • Click on the 'Submit' button to complete the application.

IBPS PO Application Fee

Once you are done with the complete application process of the IBPS PO exam 2020, you will be asked to submit the required application fee for the IBPS PO exam. If you fail to submit the IBPS PO application fee, your application will be incomplete and you will not be able to appear in the IBPS PO exam. The IBPS PO fee details are given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWBD candidates Rs. 175
Others Rs. 850

IBPS PO Exam Centres

IBPS will allot various centres for the IBPS PO  exam 2020. You are allotted IBPS PO Prelims exam centre and IBPS PO Mains exam centre according to the various shifts of the exam. Usually, the IBPS PO Prelims exam is held across two weeks on ‘Saturdays’ & ‘Sundays’ in more than one shifts throughout the day, whereas the Mains exam is held in a single week, usually on one day, as the number of shortlisted candidates are lesser than those appearing in IBPS PO Prelims.

State CodeState / UT / NCRPreliminary Examination CentreMain Examination Center
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
13 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh/Mohali Chandigarh/Mohali
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
18 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Surat, Jamnagar Surat
19 Daman & Diu Surat, Jamnagar Surat
20 Delhi Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram
21 Goa Panaji Panji
22 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Vadodra
23 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar Ambala, Hissar
24 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Hamirpur, Shimla
25 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
26 Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
27 Karnataka Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore
28 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
29 Lakshadweep Kavarrati Kavaratti
30 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
31 Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
32 Manipur Imphal Imphal
33 Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
34 Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
35 Nagaland Kohima Kohima
36 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar
37 Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
38 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
39 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur, Udaipur
40 Sikkim Bardang/ Gangtok Bardang/ Gangtok
41 Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
42 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad
43 Tripura Agartala Agartala
44 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
45 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee Dehradun
46 West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri

IBPS PO Admit Card 2020

After the application process for the IBPS PO 2020 ends, after few days you will be intimated regarding the release of the IBPS PO admit card, indicating the date, time and venue of the exam. The procedure will be same for both IBPS PO Prelims & Mains. The IBPS PO admit card for Prelims will be released in the month of October 2020 and the IBPS PO Mains admit card will be released in December 2020. You have to bring a print of the IBPS PO admit card along with a xerox copy of an identity proof, failing which you will not be allowed to appear in the exam.The final stage will be Interview and the IBPS PO Interview call letter will also be released few days before the date of the Interview. 

IBPS PO Previous Year Cut-off

To get an idea about the IBPS PO exam 2020 level, it is good to refer to the IBPS PO previous year cut-offs, that may give you a correct picture of the exam and the extent to which you need to prepare for it. As the IBPS PO exam is held in three phases, therefore it is extremely important to know the cut-offs for all the phases. Apart from this, the cut-offs are now released into two types:

1. Overall Cut-off .

2. Sectional Cut-off.

You need to secure the minimum specified marks in different sections as well as the overall score to ensure your selection.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019: Subject wise

Besides having overall cut off you need to qualify each section. The cut off for each section is given below:

S. No.Name of the TestMaximum MarksCut off marks
1. English Language 30 10.50 6.5
2. Reasoning Ability 35 10.25 6.5
3. Quantitative Aptitude 35 8.75 5.25

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019: Category wise

Prelims is the first stage to qualify and reach the next level. So the cut off for IBPS PO Prelims 2019 is given below:

CategoryCut Off Marks
General 59.75
OBC 59.75
SC 53.50
ST 46.25
EWS 59.75
HI 21.25
OC 44.50
VI 52.25
ID 20.75

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019: Subject wise

Besides having overall cut off you need to qualify each section. The cut off for each section is given below:

S. No.Name of the TestMaximum MarksCut off marks
1. English Language 40 14.25 10.75
2. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 60 07.75 05.50
3. Banking/Economy/General Awareness 40 8.00 05.50
4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 05.25 02.50
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 10.00 08.75

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019: Category wise

CategoryCut Off Marks(Out of 225)
General 71.50
OBC 70.25
SC 55.63
ST 38.13
EWS 65.88
HI 41.00
OC 46.13
VI 70.50
ID 45.88

IBPS PO Final Cut off 2019

Maximum Scores 47.07 50.80 50.22 48.98 60.58 46.38 53.16 42.33 42.04
Minimum Scores 36.02 33.24 40.27 40.82 44.44 36.00 42.18 26.36 28.80
15/01/88 22/07/98 28/07/94 19/01/96 19/01/96 30/09/95 06/08/96 05/07/92 01/03/88

Reserve List (Subject to vacancy for 2020-2021 and availability of candidates)

Minimum Scores 35.74 32.76 39.96 40.45 44.02 35.56 41.45 NA NA

IBPS PO Online Course 2020

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IBPS PO Free Mock Tests 2020

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IBPS PO Preparation Strategy 2020

IBPS PO is one such examination that is awaited by most of the students as it is one of the most lucrative jobs existing in India today. Thus, it is extremely necessary to have a good IBPS PO exam strategy if you want to bag this job. Before starting out on making a preparation plan, it is extremely important to know the IBPS PO syllabus and then go about making a plan according to the time you are left with based on how much exactly do you need to cover. After the syllabus the most important step would be grabbing the best IBPS PO study material. Also, identifying your strengths and weaknesses is also extremely important when it comes to making a preparation strategy for yourself. Avoid following a fixed strategy and make one that suits you. There will not be any fixed defined set of IBPS PO preparation tips which may work, so you need to twist it accordingly.

Best IBPS PO Books 2020

IBPS lists a specific syllabus on the basis of which it tests your skills in the examination. There is a large pool of books available in the market (online + offline) where it is necessary to pick the right ones and cancel out the unnecessary ones to avoid wastage of time. We have listed down some IBPS PO books 2020 which will prove beneficial in the preparation process.

IBPS PO SubjectsUseful Books for IBPS POIBPS PO Exam Book’s Author
Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Analysis Quantum CAT Sarvesh Kumar Verma
Data Interpretation for CAT Arun Sharma
Magical book on Quicker Maths M Tyra
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Aggarwal
Reasoning Ability A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey (For the chapters required for analytical reasoning)
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
English Language Objective General English SP Bakshi
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi and Richa Sharma
High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Word Power Made Easy Normal Lewis
General/Economy/Banking Awareness Banking Awareness Handbook of Banking Information N.S.Toor
Banking Awareness Arihant Publication
Static GK General Knowledge Arihant
Lucent General Knowledge -
Pratiyogita Darpan SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain
Computer Aptitude Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams Arihant Publishers
Computer Fundamentals P.K Sinha


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IBPS PO Exam Analysis

Cracking an exam of any level is not an easy nut to crack. Success in any examination is preceded by determination, hard work and proper preparation plan. A proper plan does not only consists of syllabus and time-table for how to cover that syllabus, but should also contain the analysis of all the exams that were held in previous years. It will not only give you a clear picture of what should you be expecting out of it, but also the small patterns that any organization like IBPS tends to follow in its every exam. There is always a set pattern of any exam and previous exam analysis will help you find one.

IBPS PO Additional Information

IBPS  conducts 'Pre-Exam Training' (PET) for certain categories that come under the weaker section to ensure that they are not left out in the process and are not devoid of any basic information and are provided with all necessary information and training. All the participating organizations arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centers as per the guidelines issued by the Government of India, explaining the type of questions, common mistakes, tips for time management, best practices, basic tricks and strategies by experts from training institutes. This year PET will be organized from September 02, 2020 to September 26, 2020*. You may refer to the table given below for the list of ‘Pre-Exam Training’ Centres:

North IndiaSouth IndiaEast IndiaWest India
Agra Bangalore Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Aizwal Akola
Bareilly Coimbatore Asansol Aurangabad
Chandigarh Ernakulam Bhubaneswar Indore
Dehradun Gulbarga Berhampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Gorakhpur Hubli Dibrugarh Jabalpur
Jaipur Hyderabad Gangtok Mumbai
Kanpur Madurai Guwahati Nagpur
Lucknow Mysore Imphal Panaji (Goa)
Meerut Port Blair Itanagar Pune
New Delhi Tirupati Kohima Raipur
Srinagar Visakhapatnam Kolkata Vadodara
Varanasi Vijayawada Patna  

* In case it is possible and safe to hold PET.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Can those students who are appearing in final year of Graduation apply for any post in IBPS PO  2020 recruitment?

Yes. The candidates who have appeared for the final examinations and waiting for the results are eligible to appear in the IBPS PO selection process.

Q2: In IBPS PO  2020 Exam, can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?

Yes, IBPS PO  2020 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.

Q3: Is the IBPS PO  2020 Examination in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?

IBPS PO  2020 Exam will be in online mode.

Q4: Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in IBPS PO  2020 Exam ?

Yes, IBPS PO  2020 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.

Q5: Is IBPS PO  2020 Job transferable?

Yes, IBPS PO is liable to be posted anywhere in India, also depending on the job profile and department being served.

Q6: How many attempts are there in IBPS PO  2020 Exam ?

There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS PO  2020 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.