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IBPS PO Apply Online 2022: Last Date To Apply Online, Fees, Application Process, Vacancies


IBPS PO Apply Online 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has opened the IBPS PO application process on August 2, 2022, and the IBPS PO Apply Online link will be active until August 22, 2022. The IBPS PO prelims exam is scheduled to be held on October 15, 16 and 22, 2022, while the Mains exam is scheduled on November 26, 2022. The IBPS PO notification 2022 was released on its official website on August 1, 2022.

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A total of 6432 vacancies have been released for the post of Probationary Officer for 11 participating banks. Candidates need to check their eligibility and apply online for the IBPS PO Recruitment by submitting their IBPS PO application form 2022. Let us take a look at the important details related to the IBPS PO notification 2022, exam dates and more.

Latest Updates:
IBPS PO Notification 2022 Out. Download IBPS PO Official Notification (PDF)
Apply Online for IBPS PO Prelims Exam here (Link will be activated soon)

IBPS PO 2022- Overview

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS PO Recruitment every year to recruit capable persons as probationary officers in 11 public sector banks across the country. Before getting into the details of IBPS PO application process, let us have an overview of the IBPS PO exam as mentioned below:

Name of the ExamIBPS PO 2022 – Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-XI)
Conducting BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of PostIBPS Probationary Officers
Participating Organizations11 Public Sector Banks in India (Except SBI)
Number of Vacancies6432
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Number of StagesPrelims
Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS PO 2022 Application Fee

The authorities have released the IBPS PO notification on the official website, and the important dates related to the exam have been announced. Candidates can check the important dates for IBPS PO examination 2022 from the table below:

EventsImportant Dates
Release of IBPS PO Notification 2022August 1, 2022
Starting Date of IBPS PO Application FormAugust 2, 2022
IBPS PO Apply Online Last DateAugust 22, 2022
Release of IBPS PO Prelims Admit CardOctober 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date 2022October 15, 16 and 22, 2022
Declaration of IBPS PO Prelims ResultNovember 2022
Release of IBPS PO Mains Admit CardNovember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 2022November 26, 2022
Declaration of IBPS PO Mains ResultDecember 2022
Release of IBPS PO Interview Call LetterTo be announced
IBPS PO Interview DateTo be announced
Provisional AllotmentTo be announced

How to Attempt IBPS PO Mock Test?

Candidates can access unlimited free IBPS PO mock tests at Embibe to boost your confidence to face the examination. They can follow the below-mentioned steps to take the free mock test series:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., Embibe.
  • 2nd Step: Use your mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Select your Goal as ‘Banking’ under the Government Job section.
Goal Selection for Mock Test
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select ‘IBPS PO Prelims’.
  • 5th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
  • 6th Step: Once done, you can practice questions and take free mock tests.
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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates interested to apply for the IBPS PO exam have to fulfil a set of eligibility conditions before the start of the application process. Check the IBPS PO/MT eligibility criteria as mentioned below:


The candidate must be an Indian citizen or fulfil one of the following categories.

  • Citizen of Nepal (or)
  • Citizen of Bhutan (or)
  • Tibetan refugees who have come to India to seek a settlement before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India (or)
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire, or Zambia with the intention of permanent settlement in India.

Note that candidates falling under the above-mentioned categories (except Indian citizens) must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit to apply for the IBPS PO exam is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years. Besides that, there is also provision for relaxation in the upper age limit of candidates belonging to certain categories as per the government rules. Check the age relaxation criteria from the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 Years
OBC (NCL)3 years
PWD Candidates10 Years
Ex-Servicemen5 Years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 Years

Educational Qualification

The candidate must hold a Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from any recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. The candidates must have a valid mark sheet or degree certificate to register and indicate the marks obtained in graduation while filling the application form.

Documents Required For IBPS PO Apply Online

Candidates need to be ready with the following while filling the IBPS PO Online Application Form:

  1. A valid Mobile Number and Email ID
  2. Scanned copies of
    a) Photos,
    b) Signature,
    c) Left-hand thumb impression and
    d) Handwritten declaration

IBPS PO Scanned Documents Guideline 2022

The photograph, signature, thumb impression, and declaration must have the following specifications:

PhotographFile Size: 20kb–50 kb
File Type: jpg / jpeg
Dimension: 200 x 230 pixels
Recent passport-sized color photo against a light background (preferably white)
SignatureFile Size: 10kb – 20kb
File Type: jpg / jpeg
Dimension: 140 x 60 pixels
Left-Hand Thumb ImpressionFile Size: 20 kb – 50 kb
File Type: jpg / jpeg
Dimension: 240 x 240 pixels
Hand-Written DeclarationFile Size: 50 kb – 100 kb
File Type: jpg / jpeg
Dimension: 800 x 400 pixels

Declaration Format: “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

Key Points:

  1. The photograph must be a recent passport-sized color photo with a light background.
  2. The applicant needs to sign on white paper with black ink to scan and upload the same.
  3. Signature and Hand Written Declaration in Capital Letters shall not be accepted.
  4. Candidates need to put their left thumb impression on white paper with blue/black ink. The thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged.
  5. The declaration should be in English only. Candidates will have to clearly write the declaration on white paper with a black ink pen.
  6. The signature left thumb impression, and the handwritten declaration should be of the applicant and not of any other person.
  7. If the candidate’s signature on the attendance sheet or admit card, signed at the time of the examination does not match the signature uploaded then the application will be rejected.
  8. Candidates should keep the necessary documents ready to make online payments.

How To Apply Online For IBPS PO 2022?

After successful registration, candidates have to follow the step-wise IBPS PO online application process as mentioned below.

1st Step: Visit the official website – ibps.in.
2nd Step: Click on the link Click here to apply Online for CRP PO/MT XI’ appearing on the homepage.
3rd Step: Now click on the link which says ‘Click here to apply online for Common Recruitment Process for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees-XI (CRP PO/MT-XI)’
4th Step: A new page will open. Click on the button ‘Click here for New Registration’.
5th Step: An instruction page will appear. Go through the instructions and click on the ‘Continue’ button.
6th Step: Enter the basic details such as Name, Mobile Number, Email ID, etc. Click on ‘Save & Next’.
7th Step: A Provisional ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ will be generated. Note them down. The same will also be sent to you via your registered phone number and email ID.
8th Step: Login with Provisional Registration Number and Password. Upload the scanned copy of Photograph, Signature, left thumb impression, and a handwritten declaration as per the prescribed standards.
9th Step: Fill the application form with personal, educational, and other required details.
10th Step: Check the entered details and make changes if necessary.
11th Step: Upload other essential documents and save the details.
12th Step: Click on the Fee Payment link and enter the required details. Check the fee details and complete the transaction.
13th Step: Download and take a few printouts of the filled application form and fee receipt.

IBPS PO Application Fees 2022

IBPS PO Online Application Fee for all category candidates is tabulated below. The Application Fee for IBPS PO 2022 will have to be paid online only.

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWBDRs. 175/-
All other categoriesRs. 850/-

IBPS PO Fee Payment Process 2022

In order to complete the IBPS PO 2022 application process, candidates will have to pay the application fee. If the candidate has not paid the fee, his/her application will be considered incomplete and no further processing will be undertaken. The payment of the fee will be only through online mode and the process is provided below:

  1. After filling the IBPS PO application form, click on the ‘Make Payment‘ option.
  2. A new page will open, with options such as Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/ IMPS/Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets. Choose an appropriate one.
  3. Enter the required details to complete the payment. The amount will be mentioned in Indian rupees. Check the amount before payment. Also, do not press the refresh button while the payment is being processed.
  4. An e-receipt will be generated. Take the printout of the payment receipt for future reference.
  5. If the transaction is unsuccessful, candidates need to log in again using the credentials and make the fee payment

How To Retrieve Password For IBPS?

There are chances that the candidates can forget their application form password. Here are the steps they need to follow in order to retrieve their password.

1st Step: Visit the official website – ibps.in
2nd Step: Click on the IBPS PO 2022 Apply Online link.
3rd Step: Click on the link – ‘Forgot Password?
4th Step: A new page opens. Enter your Registration Number, Mobile Number, and Email ID.
5th Step: Click on the ‘Submit‘ button.
6th Step: A new Password will be sent to your registered ‘Email ID’ and ‘Mobile Number’. Login with the newly generated password.

IBPS PO Apply Online 2022: Key Points

Note the following points for IBPS online application process as mentioned below:

  1. Candidates will have to fill in the application form carefully, ensuring that the information provided is correct. Requests for changes will not be entertained after the submission of the application form.
  2. Candidates will have to choose Organization Preference during filling the form. Thus, be prepared in advance for which Bank you would like to prefer.
  3. Eligible candidates can make a choice for Pre-exam Training in the application form.
  4. The application form will be considered as complete only when the candidate registers, fill in the application form, upload the documents, and pay the application fee.
  5. There is no Application Form correction facility provided by IBPS. Thus, if you have submitted the application form filled with the wrong details, the way out is to fill a new application form. Only the latest and complete application form will be accepted by IBPS.
  6. Preserve the ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ carefully in order to Login into your account.
  7. After the successful submission of the application form, separate admit cards will be released for Pre-exam Training, Prelims exam, Mains Exam, and Interview as per the schedule.

Best Books for IBPS PO Prelims Preparation

Find below some of the best books to prepare for IBPS PO Prelims:


Tips and Techniques in English for Competitive Exams
Disha Expert Team

State Bank Probationary Officers Preliminary Examination
Dr. Lal And Jain

Quantitative Aptitude And Reasoning
Shyam Saraf, Abhilasha Swarup

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exam
Disha Expert Team

New Pattern Data Analysis & Interpretation
Er. Deepak Agarwal, D.P. GUPTA

Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Use of English Idioms & Phrases
Kiran Expert Team

IBPS CWE-IX PO/MT Pre. Exam – Quantitative Aptitude
JBC Expert Team

IBPS CWE-IX PO/MT Pre. Exam – Reasoning Ability
JBC Expert Team

Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Dhankar Expert Team

Reasoning Ability Exam Goal Post for Banking Exams
Dreamtech Expert Team

Mental Ability Tests
Dr. Lal & Jain

FAQs Regarding IBPS PO Apply Online 2022

The frequently asked questions related to IBPS online application process are given below:

Q.1: What is the mode of application for IBPS PO 2022?
Ans: Candidates should apply for IBPS PO in online mode only.

Q.2: When will IBPS PO 2022 notification release?
Ans: The IBPS PO Notification has been released on August 1, 2022 on the official website.

Q.3: When will IBPS PO 2022 exam be conducted?
Ans: The IBPS PO exam for Prelims will be conducted on October 15, 16 and 22, 2022, while the Mains exams is scheduled on November 27, 2022.

Q.4: Can I change the details entered in the application form after final submission?
Ans: Candidates are not allowed to change the details in the IBPS PO application form after final submission.

Q.5: I submitted more than one IBPS PO application form? What should I do?
Ans: Candidates are not allowed to submit multiple forms for the IBPS PO examination. Only the latest form will be accepted if a candidate submits multiple applications.

Q.6: Is it compulsory to fill the IBPS PO application form in one go?
Ans: No, it is not compulsory. Candidates can save the partially-filled application form and complete it later.

Q.7: I am unable to upload the photograph and signature in the IBPS application form. What should I do?
Ans: Candidates should upload the photograph and signature as per the specifications prescribed by IBPS. Candidates can check all the specifications here in this article.

Q.8: What if my payment for the IBPS PO Online Form fails?
Ans: The amount deducted will be credited into your bank in around 5 to 7 days.

Q.9: Do I have to submit my caste certificate with the online application form?
Ans: No, the caste certificate is not to be submitted with the online application form. However, it will be required during the Document Verification.

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As the IBPS PO Prelims exam is upcoming, we recommend candidates to start their preparation now. In the process, they can take free IBPS PO Mock Tests at Embibe to enhance their conceptual understanding and test-taking skills. Taking these tests will help them to understand their weaker topics and improve upon them in order to improve the score.

We hope this article on IBPS PO 2022 Apply Online has provided you with the details on how to apply for the examination. Stay tuned to Embibe for more updates related to the IBPS PO exam 2022.

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