The IBPS PO exam is one of the esteemed exams in India. It is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel for the selection of Probationary Officers. It is conducted each year for the last 10 years. Several vacancies are released for the post of PO in leading banks across the country.
IBPS PO recruitment process is divided into 3 stages. It involves the prelims, mains, and final interview. The marks of mains and interview rounds decide the selection of young graduates into the public sector. So to become a topper of this exam you should join Avision Institute.
The Institute of Banking Personnel will disclose the vacancy details of IBPS PO 2021 along with their notification. The vacancy details are released in a bank-wise and category-wise manner as per the requirement. A total of 3500+ vacancies were officially declared in the previous year.
You can find the previous year's detail of bank-wise under category basis vacancies released under the IBPS PO 2020 recruitment notification notice. This list will help you predict this year’s vacancies and decide your preparation process.
As visible, the competition is tough with limited vacancies in each category according to the back. Every year Lakhs of students take part in the exam. So to keep your competition in ace, you can join Avision Institute to take your preparation to the next level.
Fulfillment of different criteria to an exam is essential to sit for the exam. So also in the , the qualification of a candidate is decided based on three grounds; nationality, educational qualification, and age-based criteria. You can check the section to know details about each section of eligibility before kick-starting your preparation journey with Avision Institute.
Nationality of the candidate: An eligible candidate belongs to one of the sections below. Then only the candidate will get the opportunity to sit for the IBPS PO exam in India.
1. Indian Citizen or
2. Citizen of Nepal or Bhutan or
3. A refugee of Tibet who visited India before January 1st, 1962 with the clear intention of permanently settling in India.
4. Indian origin person who had migrated to the following countries but came to India with the clear intention of settling in India peacefully. The person should have obtained the eligibility certificate issued by the Indian Government.
Educational Qualification: There are certain criteria related to the educational qualification of the candidate to be eligible to sit in this exam set by the IBPS. They are-
1. The candidate should be holding a Graduation degree from any discipline of a University which is authorized and recognized by the Indian Government as of 26/08/2021.
2. The candidate can also possess an equivalent qualification to the Graduation degree which is recognized by the Central Government.
3. The results of final year students should get their results before September 2021.
4. The IBPS has not set any minimum eligibility percentage for the graduation degree students.
Age Criteria: In accordance with the norms of IBPS PO set by the IBPS the age limit eligibility should be as follows:
1. The minimum age of the applied candidate should be 20 years.
2. The candidate's maximum age should not be more than 30 years of age as of 01/08/2021.
3. The upper age limit is relaxed for the following categories as follows:
|OBC(Non-Creamy Layer):||3 years|
|Ex-servicemen, domicile persons of J&K, 1984 riots person:||5 years|
The IBPS PO 2021 exam dates are declared under the IBPS calendar 2021-2022. The dates along with other information related to the IBPS PO eligibility criteria, the pattern of exam, and vacancies are notified in the calendar.
For the time being, it is tentative that the IBPS PO exam will be held in October 2021. You can check below the related information about the release of admit cards and the release dates of further stages of the exam and their results date. The dates are tentative and can be changed as guided by the Government of India.
|IBPS PO Events||Important Dates|
|Notification Release||August, 21|
|Apply Online Start||August, 21|
|Apply Online End||September, 21|
|Fee Submission Last Date||September, 21|
|PET Call Letter download||September, 21|
|Pre Training Exam 2021||September , 21|
|Download of Admit Card||September third week, 21|
|Prelims Exam Date||October, 09th, 10th, 16th, 17th 2021|
|Mains Admit Card Download||2 weeks before the release of the exam date|
|Mains Exam Date||November 27th, 2021|
|Interview call letters download available||December, 21|
|Interview Date||January, 22|
|Final Result||February, 22|
IBPS PO Salary: It is enduring to know about the salary of the exam you are going to attempt and qualify for-
Below there is a detailed description of the in-hand salary an officer receives at the end of the month. This is with a dearness allowance of 75.9% of basic pay+ house rent allowance of 7% of basic pay+ special allowance of 7.75% of basic pay.
|Total (without HRA)||36,570.38|
|Gross with HRA||38,703.38|
Correct understanding of the syllabus is essential to do the right preparations. There have been previous modifications in the IBPS PO Syllabus exam pattern to introduce sectional timing in the Prelims paper. There was an addition of the General Awareness and Descriptive Test section under the Mains paper along with the other three subjects.
You can find below the detailed subjects divided under different exam sections.
IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims: It is the preliminary exam of the IBPS PO 2021 exam. The candidates need to clear the prelims exam to sit for the mains exam. In the IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims the major sections in this Prelims exam. They are- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning.
|Reasoning Syllabus||Quantitative Ability Syllabus||English Language Syllabus|
|1||Logical Reasoning||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Reading Comprehension|
|2||Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting|
|3||Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Time & Distance||Para jumbles|
|4||Data Sufficiency||Simplification||Paragraph Completion|
|5||Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|6||Blood Relations||Mixtures & Allegations||Cloze test|
|7||Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Miscellaneous|
|9||Mixtures and allegations||Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test|
|10||Seating Arrangement||Number Systems|
|11||Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|12||Permutation, Combination Probability|
IBPS PO Syllabus for Mains: After qualifying for the prelims, the candidate can submit for the mains exam. There is more weightage given to the marks obtained in this exam for the selection to the PO post. There are 4+1sections constituted under this exam. The IBPS PO Syllabus for mains is of:
English Language, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative, General Awareness, and Aptitude + Descriptive Paper (introduced newly).
|Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus||General Awareness Syllabus||Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Syllabus||English Language Syllabus|
|Simplification||Financial Awareness||Verbal Reasoning||Internet||Verbal Ability|
|Mixture and Allegations||Static Awareness||Code Inequalities||Memory||Grammar|
|Mensuration and Geometry||General Knowledge||Input-Output||Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies||Vocabulary|
|Ratio and Percentage||Current Affairs||Ordering and Ranking||Computer Software||Reading Comprehension|
|Profit and Loss||Double Lineup||Computer Abbreviation|
|Quadratic Equation||Circular Seating Arrangement||Microsoft Office|
|Interest||Blood Relations||Operating System|
|Problems of Ages||Directions and Distances||Networking|
|Data Interpretation||Linear Seating Arrangement||Keyboard Shortcuts|
|Number Series||Data Sufficiency|
|Speed, Distance and Time||Coding and Decoding|
|Permutation and Combination||Syllogism|
|Time and Work|
IBPS PO 2021 interview process is the last stage of the selection process in the IBPS PO exam. The candidates qualifying in the mains exam are called in for an interview session. The candidates are judged out of 100 marks. The minimum cut off marks for this round for different categories are:
The shortlisted candidates are asked to face a panel of bank officials during the interview. The selected candidates will be informed about the venue and provided with an Interview Call Letter.
To qualify for an exam, it is important you understand the pattern of the exam after noting the syllabus. There is some difference between the pattern of the mains and prelims exam. Below is given the detailed IBPS PO Exam pattern for the prelims exam along with the sectional time provided.
|Name of test||Maximum Marks||Duration||Number of Questions|
|English Language||30||20 minutes||30|
|Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes||35|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes||35|
This article will help you in pursuing your dreams with all the required information you cannot afford to miss. Several details are served by the IBPS site. You can visit the site for further information.
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