Important Exams Links
- IBPS PO Notification 2020
- IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2020
- IBPS PO Syllabus 2020
- IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020
- IBPS PO Calendar 2020
- IBPS PO Previous Year Cut Off
- IBPS PO Additional Information 2020
- IBPS PO Online Course 2020
- IBPS PO Free Mock Test 2020
- IBPS PO Salary 2020
- IBPS PO Vacancy 2020
- IBPS PO Application Fee
- IBPS PO Exam Language
- IBPS PO Admit Card 2020
- IBPS PO Preparation Strategy 2020
- IBPS PO Apply Now 2020
- IBPS PO Books
- IBPS PO Blogs
- IBPS PO Highlights 2020
- IBPS PO Job Profile/Career Growth
- IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020
- IBPS PO Exam Center / Pre-Exam Training Center 2020
- IBPS PO Useful Videos 2020
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
|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 Aptitude||English Language||Reasoning|
|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|
|Data Interpretation||Fill in the Blanks||Syllogism|
|Ratio & Proportion||Machine Input Output|
|Percentages||Ordering and Ranking|
|Set Theory||Arrangement and Pattern|
|Surds & Indices||Distance and Direction|
|Profit & Loss|
|Simple & Compound interest|
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 & Interpretation||Reasoning||English Language||General/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|
|Coding and Decoding|
|Course of Action|
|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 Tests||No. of Questions||Marks||Time Allotted||Medium|
|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|
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 Name||No. of Questions||Marks||Medium of Exam||Time 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|
|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 Activity||IBPS 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)||
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 Organization||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||UR||Total||Out 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|
|11||Union Bank of India||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
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 Scheme||Considered 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.
|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)
|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:
|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:
|SC/ST/PWBD candidates||Rs. 175|
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 Code||State / UT / NCR||Preliminary Examination Centre||Main 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|
|14||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati, Silchar|
|15||Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea||Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|36||Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur||Bhubaneshwar|
|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|
|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 Test||Maximum Marks||Cut off marks|
|General/EWS||SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD|
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:
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
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 Test||Maximum Marks||Cut off marks|
|General/EWS||SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD|
|2.||Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||60||07.75||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
|Category||Cut Off Marks(Out of 225)|
IBPS PO Final Cut off 2019
Reserve List (Subject to vacancy for 2020-2021 and availability of candidates)
IBPS PO Online Course 2020
To assist you in your preparation and give you an edge over other candidates, ixamBee has brought together a well-curated online course for IBPS PO 2020. This is a complete, comprehensive and precise course that is meant for you if you do not want to leave any chance to ensure your selection. To ensure your success, it is better to not leave any opportunity that comes your way.
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.
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 Subjects||Useful Books for IBPS PO||IBPS 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|
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.
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 India||South India||East India||West India|
* 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.
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