IBPS PO

IBPS PO Highlights 2020

IBPS PO 2020 is among 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. It will release the notification for IBPS PO 2020 in the coimng months. IBPS conducts an online examination to select the eligible candidates for the post of PO. As soon as the notification of IBPS PO 2020 is released, we will update all the important information here. 

IBPS PO Highlights 2020

Conducting BodyIBPS
Mode of IBPS PO Exam Online
IBPS PO Exam Phases 3 (Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview)
Starting date to fill IBPS PO Form To be announced
Last date to fill IBPS PO Form To be announced
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date October 03, 04, 10, 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date November 28, 2020
Negative Marking in IBPS PO 2020 0.25 marks
Time Duration 1 hour for Prelims and 3 hours for Mains
IBPS PO Provisional allotment To be notified later

IBPS PO Notification 2020

Every year IBPS releases vacancies to recruit the eligible candidates for the post of PO ( Probationary Officer). It is advised to go through the notification of IBPS PO exam 2020 thoroughly to avoid any confusions later. The notification for IBPS PO will have all the related information like vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern etc. There may / may not be any change in the exam pattern of IBPS PO which includes the sectional timings / sectional cut-offs etc. If the official notification of IBPS PO has any change we will update you with that.

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

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 in order to avoid missing  any important details which might be helpful in cracking the IBPS PO  exam 2020. 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    
Partnership    
Ages    
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 contain two additional sections - ‘General Awareness’ and ‘Computer Aptitude’. The complete details of the topicwise syllabus for IBPS PO Mains exam is as follows-

Quantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral AwarenessReasoningComputer knowledge
Percentages Synonyms Monetary Policies Puzzles History of computers
Ratio and proportion Homonyms Banking & Financial Awareness Seating Arrangement - Circular, Square and Linear Basics of hardware and software
Average Antonyms Economic Terms Data Sufficiency Windows operating system Basics
Mixture and allegation Spelling Current Affairs Directions and Distance Internet Terms and services
Time and work Word formation Static GK Coding Decoding Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
Speed, distance and time Idioms and phrases Financial & Economics News Blood Relations Networking and communication
Stocks and shares Fill in the suitable words Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals Inequality Database basics Basics of hacking
Partnership Grammar Banking terms, rates, processes Syllogism Security tools and viruses
Blood relations Spotting errors National Institution Machine Input Output  
Volume and surface Area Sentence correction   Verbal Reasoning  
Height and Distances Active/ passive voice   Ordering and Ranking  
Logarithms Permutation and combinations Phrases and idioms   Arrangement and Pattern  
Simple and compound interest Direct and indirect   Scheduling  
Equations Speech Reading   Distance and Direction  
Probability Comprehension Passage completion   Ranking  
Trigonometry Theme detection      
Profit, loss and discount Deriving conclusion      
Mensuration Rearrangement of passage      

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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. There will be three phases in the IBPS PO 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 cut-off in each test along with 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 have been 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 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

Based on the previous years’ exams, we can expect IBPS to stick to the usual IBPS PO exam calendar 2020 which was released long back. The registration process for IBPS PO 2020 will commence once the notification is out. You should register yourself as soon as the online application starts so as to avoid any last minute errors. The exam calendar contains the complete IBPS PO exam date. Refer to the table below for complete details of IBPS PO 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 for IBPS PO Exam  To be announced
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) To be announced
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training To be announced
Conduct of IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training To be announced
Download of call letters for IBPS PO Preliminary Exam To be announced
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam. October 03, 04, 10, 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Result To be notified later
Download of Call letter IBPS PO Mains Exam To be notified later
IBPS PO Mains Exam November 28, 2020
IBPS PO Mains Exam Result To be notified later
Download of call letters for IBPS PO interview To be notified later
Conduct of IBPS PO interview To be notified later
IBPS PO Provisional Allotment To be notified later

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.
PostSalary
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 a IBPS PO ( Probationary Officer), you are designated as an Assistant Manager (AM) and are supposed to be on a probation period of two years. In some of the banks, this period maybe 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 programme held by the banks, which usually lasts for 10-20 days. Once this programme 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 releases vacancies for the post of PO every year and this year too it was expected to release close to or higher number as compared to last year. 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 previous year vacancies of IBPS PO. We will update you with latest vacancies once the notification for IBPS PO 2020 is out.

S.no.Participating OrganizationSCSTOBCEWSUROut of Which (PWD)
HIOCVIID
1 Allahabad Bank 75 37 135 50 203 5 5 5 5
2 Andhra Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
3 Bank of Baroda NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
4 Bank of India 158 58 11 89 583 6 17 6 6
5 Bank of Maharashtra 52 26 94 35 143 3 3 3 3
6 Canara Bank 75 37 135 50 203 5 5 5 5
7 Central Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
8 Corporation Bank 22 11 40 15 62 2 2 1 1
11 Indian Bank 73 37 133 49 201 5 5 5 5
12 Indian Overseas Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
13 Oriental Bank of Commerce 48 22 79 29 122 3 3 3 3
14 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
15 Punjab & Sind Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
17 UCO Bank 53 18 118 50 261 47 4 3 13
18 Union Bank of India 114 53 159 65 253 12 12 15 6
19 United Bank of India NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL

IBPS PO Marking Scheme

IBPS follows a 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 facility to choose your medium of exam between English and Hindi language. Except the test of English Language, all the other tests can be given in your desired language. Also, 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 the test of English Language.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

IBPS follows a specific eligibility criteria which 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 successful application of any examination, you need to follow certain guidelines that are mentioned in the official notification, failing which your candidature will be cancelled. 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 criteria 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
Probationary officer 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.

PostAge Creteria
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 3 Years
Persons with Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 Years
In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ 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 the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines (for the post of Officers). 5 Years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 Years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years

IBPS PO 2020: How To Apply Online 

Once the official notification  of IBPS PO is released, you will be required to start your IBPS PO online application process and start filling the application form. IBPS PO ‘apply online’ link will be activated. 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/PWD candidates Rs. 100
Others Rs. 600

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 few days before the exam and the IBPS PO Mains admit card will be released few days before the IBPS PO Mains. 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 Cut-Off 2018

The Prelims phase in IBPS PO 2020 is of qualifying nature and its cut-off is required only to move on to the next phase. But, it is equally necessary to know the IBPS PO previous year Prelims cut-offs that will help you in preparing for the phase.

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Cut-Off: Category-wise

CategoryGENERALOBCSCSTHIOCVIID
Cut Off Marks 74.50 68.38 56.38 35.75 42.63 53.25 66.88 37.00

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Cut-Off: Section-wise

Serial No.SubjectMaximum MarksCut Off (SC/ST/OBC/PwD)Cut Off (General)
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 7.50 10.25
2. English Language 40 7.50 11.25
3. Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 2.25 4.50
4. General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 5.00 8.00
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 8.75 10.00

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Cut-Off: Overall

There are two types of cut-offs that are released during the IBPS PO exam process based on various categories. The table given below specifies the overall cut -off for the year 2018:

 CategoriesGeneralOBCSCST
Marks 56.75 55.50 49.25 41.75

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Cut-Off: Sectional

The table given below indicates the sectional cut-offs in the three different sections according to the different categories:

Cut-off Marks for SectionsReasoningQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language
General 9 7.75 8.75
OBC/SC/ST/PWD 5.25 4.75 5.50

IBPS PO Online Course 2020

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IBPS PO Free Mock Tests 2020

A good preparation strategy should always be accompanied by enough practice to let all your knowledge and learning stay for a longer time. Especially when it comes to subjects like Quantitative Aptitude, practice is the key to success. ixamBee provides  IBPS PO free mock tests that will give you an opportunity to practice as much as you can and analyze your performance. ixamBee also provides IBPS PO  free mock tests for Prelims as well as Mains. You can check out IBPS PO previous year paper also and keep a check on most of the questions that appeared in the last year exam. By practicing IBPS PO mock test for free, you will be able to keep a check on your exam preparation in a better way and also improve your score.

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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 IBP 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
Mathematics Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Agarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Science Lucent General Science Lucent Publication
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Science Kiran Publications
Reasoning A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
Static GK/ Current Affairs Lucent G.K. Lucent
Pratiyogita Darpan SQ Sachdeva Mahendra Jain

IBPS PO Blogs

While preparing for any examination, it is always beneficial to catch up with all possible information that is relevant and related to the exam. As in the case of IBPS PO 2020, there are some useful blogs related to the exam that may help you with gathering all required and genuine information that in turn will give an edge to your preparation.

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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 centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India, explaining type of questions, common mistakes, tips for time management, best practices, basic tricks and strategies by experts from training institutes. 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
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