IBPS PO Highlights 2021

IBPS PO 2020 Final Result has been announced by IBPS. IBPS PO Previous Year cut off has also been released, you can check the list from here

IBPS PO 2021 is the most awaited job notification among banking job aspirants. IBPS is one of the most trusted employers on the list of top government organizations. Therefore, any of its notifications is most awaited. The time has finally arrived, IBPS has finally released its official calendar for 2021. The IBPS PO exam is conducted 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 2021

Conducting BodyIBPS
Mode of IBPS PO Exam Online
IBPS PO Exam Phases 3 (Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview)
Negative Marking in IBPS PO 2021 0.25 marks
Time Duration 1 hour for Prelims and 3 hours 30 minutes for Mains+ Descriptive

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IBPS PO Notification 2021

The official notification of IBPS PO 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 calendar has been released. The IBPS PO Prelims will take place on October 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th. The IBPS PO Mains is going to held on November 27, 2021.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2021

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 2021 exam pattern is expected to be the same as last year's. There will be three phases in the IBPS PO 2021 exam. 

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

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 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 2021. 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 pattern 2020 consisted of four objective tests along with one English descriptive test which had to be evaluated only if you secured the expected cut-off in the other four objective tests. The cumulative score ( Objective tests marks + Descriptive test marks) obtained in IBPS PO Mains exam 2021 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 Syllabus 2021

IBPS PO 2021 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 2021 in order to avoid missing out any important details which might be helpful in cracking the IBPS PO exam 2021. 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 2021

Syllabus is an important part of exam preparation. As the official notification has not been released yet, it will be better to have a thorough look over the IBPS PO syllabus 2020 . You can expect this year’s syllabus to be on the same lines. You must be aware of the exam syllabus in order to avoid missing any important details which might be helpful in cracking the exam. IBPS PO Prelims consists of three sections Reasoning, English Language, and Quantitative Aptitude. You can find below the syllabus for Prelims exam.

Quantitative Aptitude Simplification and approximation, Number Series, Quadratic Equation, Number System / HCF & LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Partnership, Ages, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time, Speed & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boat and Stream, Time & Work / Pipes and Cisterns, Simple and Compound Interest, Mixture & Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation (DI), Caselet DI and Data Sufficiency
English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangement- Circular, Square & Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine input and output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2021

In the IBPS PO exam 2021, the syllabus for both the Prelims & Mains exam is not expected to be different, as far as the three sections are concerned ( English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning). The main difference between both phases is the level of the questions, the number of sections & questions both, and the marks allotted to them. The syllabus for the Mains exam 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 & Interpretation Tabular Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Radar Graph, Missing Case, Let it Case DI, Data Sufficiency, Probability, Permutation and Combination.
Reasoning Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Caselet Double Lineup, DI Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities, Course of Action, Critical Reasoning, Analytical and Decision Making.
English Language Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
General/Economy/ Banking Awareness Banking terms, Abbreviations and Economic Terminologies, Overview of Indian Financial System, History of Indian Banking System, Recent Credit and Monetary Policies, Important Government Schemes on Capital and Money Market, Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC., Introduction to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN., Current affairs Related to National and International Issues of Last 6 Months.
Computer Aptitude History of computers, Basics of hardware and software, Windows operating system Basics, Internet Terms and services, Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication, Database basics Basics of hacking, Security tools and viruses, Memory, Keyboard Shortcuts, Computer Related Terms Abbreviations.

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2021

IBPS has released the official calendar for IBPS PO 2021 exam. The registration process for the same will commence once the official 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 2021 exam dates. Refer to the table below for complete details.

IBPS PO 2021 Exam Dates

IBPS PO ActivityIBPS PO Tentative Dates
Online registration for IBPS PO 2021-22 including Edit
/Modification of Application by candidates
To be notified later
Online registration including Edit
/Modification of Application by candidates
To be notified later
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) To be notified later
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training To be notified later
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training To be notified later
Download of call letters for IBPS PO Preliminary Exam September-October 2021
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam October 09, 10, 16 & 17, 2021
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Result To be notified later
Download of Call letter IBPS PO Mains Exam November 2021
IBPS PO Mains Exam November 27, 2021
IBPS PO Mains Exam Result February 18, 2021
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 2021

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 a PO can be expected to be on similar lines with what it was the previous year. We can not completely predict the 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 Vacancy 2021

IBPS  had released a total of 3517 vacancies for the post of PO in 2020. 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 for the previous year's 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 2021.

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 2021 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 2021

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 application if you do not conform to the IBPS PO eligibility 2021 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. This exam is one of 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 2021. Further details can be inferred from the table below-

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

IBPS PO 2021: How To Apply Online

The official notification of IBPS PO 2021 is not yet out. The IBPS PO ‘apply online’ link will be activated once the official notification is out. The IBPS PO online registration process has been simplified in a few steps given below:.

  • 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 2021 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 2021, you will be asked to submit the required application fee for the same. If you fail to submit the application fee, your application will be incomplete and you will not be able to appear in the exam. The IBPS PO application 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 2021. 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 2021

After the application process for the IBPS PO 2021 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 Mains admit card will be released once the IBPS PO prelims result is out. You have to bring a print of the admit card along with a photocopy 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 a few days before the date of the Interview.

IBPS PO Previous Year Cut-off

To get an idea about the IBPS PO exam 2021 level, it is good to refer to the IBPS PO previous year cut-offs, which may give you a correct picture of the exam and the extent to which you need to prepare for it. As the exam is held in three phases, therefore it is extremely important to know the last year 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 Final Cut-Off 2020-21

IBPS PO Final Cut-Off 2020-21 has been released by IBPS.

Maximum Scores 52.20 52.11 52.82 52.40 62.98 53.78 64.16 42.16 54.31
Minimum Scores 39.73 35.56 43.96 42.98 47.89 38.84 45.89 27.20 28.44
10/06/99 08/06/97 03/11/94 25/10/95 13/01/97 09/08/90 18/05/95 20/07/93 20/09/98

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

Minimum Scores 39.31 35.20 43.60 42.58 47.42 38.22 45.51 NA NA

IBPS PO Mains Cut-Off 2020-21: Category-wise

IBPS PO 2021 is a job notification that opens the gates to enter into the banking industry and serve in various banks of the country. Thus, the exam level cannot be taken too lightly, and to get an idea of the exam, you can refer to the IBPS PO previous year cut-off that will help you understand the exam pattern and can give some clarity regarding what to expect from IBPS in the upcoming exam and prepare yourself well in advance.

CategoryCut Off Marks(Out of 225)
General 83.50
OBC 78.63
SC 66.38
ST 52.25
EWS 75.75
HI 38.25
OC 61.25
VI 84.88
ID 53.00

IBPS PO Mains Cut-Off 2020-21: Section-wise

Given below the detailed IBPS PO Cut off tables (Section Wise). You can go through the IBPS PO Cut off tables to understand the level of the exam and how much it evolved during the years.

S. No.Name of the TestMaximum MarksCut off marks
1. English Language 40 09.75 06.25
2. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 60 06.00 03.75
3. Banking/Economy/General Awareness 40 08.75 05.75
4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 11.75 08.50
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 10.00 08.75

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-Off 2020-21: Category-wise

CategoryCut Off Marks
General 58.75
OBC 58.50
SC 51
ST 43.5
EWS 57.75
HI 19.75
OC 46
VI 54.25
ID 21.75

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IBPS PO Preparation Strategy 2021

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 exam strategy if you want to bag this job. Before starting out on making a preparation plan, it is extremely important to know the syllabus and then go about making a plan according to the time you are left with based on how much exactly you need to cover. After the syllabus the most important step would be grabbing the best 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 that may work, so you need to twist it accordingly.

Best IBPS PO Books 2021

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 2021 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 Awareness Lucent General Science Lucent Publication
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Awareness 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


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IBPS PO Exam Analysis

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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. 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  

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Frequently Asked Questions


Can those students who are appearing in final year of Graduation apply for any post in IBPS PO  2021 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.


In IBPS PO  2021 Exam, can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?


Yes, IBPS PO  2021 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.


Is the IBPS PO  2021 Examination in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?


IBPS PO  2021 Exam will be in online mode.


Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in IBPS PO  2021 Exam ?


Yes, IBPS PO  2021 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.


Is IBPS PO  2021 Job transferable?


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


How many attempts are there in IBPS PO  2021 Exam ?


There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS PO  2021 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.