IBPS PO Notification 1417 Vacancy 2020 – IBPS PO Exam Pattern, Syllabus Full Details


The Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection has released the IBPS PO Notification on the official website. The students who were waiting for the notice for a long time can rejoice and apply for the post. The IBPS PO X has been released for 1417 posts which is tentative in nature and will increase. The students who wish to pursue a career as Probationary Officer in banks can apply from 05 August 2020 to 26 August 2020.

IBPS PO Notification
IBPS PO Notification

Update: Reapplication Link for IBPS PO 2020

The Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection will re-activate the IBPS PO 2020 link. There are a lot of students who have not appeared or applied for the examination. According to the latest notification, the students can apply who could not have applied or attended the exam can reapply for the same. The agency has also increased the eligibility limit and now the eligibility cut-off date has been increased to 06 November 2020.

IBPS PO 2020
IBPS PO 2020

IBPS PO 2020

The IBPS PO application link is active on the official website for 1417 vacancies. The Probationary Officer is a management-level job in the bank. The person is absorbed as a Scale 1 officer in the bank and has to supervise the junior level staff of the bank. This post has a very good career growth as the aspirant can reach till the level of Regional General Manager. This time around 11 banks are participating in the IBPS PO X, the number of banks is less citing the merger that took place in the last 2 years.

Highlights of IBPS PO

OrganisationInstitute of Banking Personnel and Selection
PostIBPS PO/ Probationary Officer
Total vacancies1417 vacancies in different banks
QualificationThe student must have completed his graduation in any stream.
Application date05 August 2020 to 26 August 2020
Application ProcessOnline
Selection processPreliminary Exam

Mains Exam


Preliminary Exam date03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and
Mains Exam Date04 February 2021
IBPS PO Admit CardAvailable soon
ResultAvailable soon
Direct Application LinkApply now
Official Websitewww.ibps.in


IBPS PO Notification 2020

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IBPS PO 2020 Important Dates

The important dates of IBPS PO 2020 will be released later, but in due course, the important highlights are given in the below table:

IBPS PO 2020 EventsTentative Dates
Online Application05 August 2020 to 26 August 2020
IBPS PO Phase 1 Exam03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and
IBPS PO Phase 2 Exam04 February 2021
IBPS PO InterviewJanuary 2021
Final Results01 April 2021


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IBPS PO X Eligibility

The eligibility of IBPS PO is decided on 3 factors viz Age, Citizenship and Educational Qualification.

Age Criteria

  • The candidate should fall between the age group of 21-30 years.
  • The candidates who come in the creamy layer are given age relaxations viz 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates.


The candidate should be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate should have completed his graduation from a recognised university.
  • There is no minimum percentage required for appearing in the exam.

How to apply for the post of IBPS PO 2020?

The application form of the IBPS PO 2020 is available on the official website of SBI. The candidates need to follow the steps to fill the form:

  • Visit the official website or click here.
  • Click on Apply online,
  • Open the application form of IBPS PO
  • Click on new Registration on the portal,
  • Enter your name, mobile number and email id on the portal,
  • Note down the login credential details,
  • Log in with your official credentials on the website,
  • Attach candidate photo in the Jpeg format
  • Upload candidate scanned signature and scanned copies of the documents asked
  • Fill in all-important candidate details like Name, Address, Qualification
  • Attach candidate thumb impression in the Jpeg format
  • Upload candidate hand declaration in black ink in own handwriting,
  • Pay the application fees which is Rs 850 for general candidates while Rs 150 for SC/ST candidates.
  • Download the application form for future use

Also read – SBI PO Notification 2020 | Admit Card Download, Eligibility, Vacancy, Salary, Application Process

Documents Required For Application

The candidates have to submit the following documents to fill the IBPS PO 2020 form:

  • Scanned Coloured photo-graph
  • Scanned copy of candidate’s signature
  • Handwritten Declaration in Hindi or English
  • Left thumb impression
  • Marks obtained in graduation

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

Phase 1 – Preliminary Exam

This is the first stage of the recruitment process it is a 1-hour exam comprising of 3 subjects. There is prescribed sectional timing for each subject and a total of 100 questions are asked at this level. The students are awarded 1 mark for every correct answer while ¼ is deducted for the wrong answer.

SubjectNo of questionsTotal MarksSectional timing
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
English Language303520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes


Phase 2 – Mains Exam

SubjectNo of questionsTotal MarksSectional timing
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
General Economy404035 minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation356045 minutes
Descriptive Test22530 minutes


Phase 3- Personal Interview

The 3rd level of the selection process is the GD/PI in which only those candidates appear who have successfully cleared the level 2. The GD/PI is also allotted marks and candidates have to acquire the minimum cut-off as well to get finally placed in the merit list. The total marks allotted to the GD/PI round is 30 marks.

Tentative Vacancies of IBPS PO X

The tentative vacancies released by all the participating banks is equivalent to 1417. The vacancies are tentative in nature which means that they can be increased or decreased as per the needs of the banks.

Bank of Baroda00000
Bank of India1105519874297
Bank of Maharashtra37186725103
Central Bank of India00000
Indian Overseas Bank00000
Punjab National BankNRNRNRNRNR
Punjab & Sind Bank14621834
UCO Bank35101435256
Union Bank of IndiaNRNRNRNRNR


Updated Vacancies of IBPS PO

Bank of Baroda00000
Bank of India1105519874297
Bank of Maharashtra37186725103
Canara Bank315157567210851
Central Bank of India00000
Indian Overseas Bank00000
Punjab National BankNRNRNRNRNR
Punjab & Sind Bank14621834
UCO Bank53269535141
Union Bank of IndiaNRNRNRNRNR

Salary Breakup of a PO

The salary of a candidate selected as an IBPS PO is approximately 8 lc-13 lc depending in the city of posting. The grade pay of a Scale 1 officer is 27,620 apart from this an employee is entitled to receive other allowances and perks.

Previous Year Cut-off of Probationary Officer

IBPS Preliminary Examination



IBPS Mains Examination



Final Cut-off for provisional allotment

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