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IBPS PO Notification 2022: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Vacancies


IBPS PO Notification 2022: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the exam dates for Probationary Officers (PO) in the IBPS Calendar 2022. The registration process started on August 2, 2022, and will continue till August 22, 2022. The IBPS CRP PO/MT CRP-XII 2022 will be conducted for candidates to be selected in the 11 Public Sector Banks (PSB).

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IBPS PI 2022 notification has been announced to recruit 6432 POs in 11 PSBs. IBPS PO preliminary exam will be held on October 15, 16 & 22, 2022. Moreover, the IBPS PO 2022 Mains exam is set to take place on November 26, 2022. Read on to find the latest details on the IBPS PO 2022 notification.

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IBPS PO Notification 2022

The detailed IBPS PO Notification 2022 PDF was released by IBPS on August 1, 2022, at the official website – ibps.in for the recruitment of 6432 Probability Officers (PO) in various public sector banks. IBPS has already announced the IBPS PO 2022 (CRP-XII PO/MT) exam dates. Please click on the link provided below to read the detailed IBPS PO 2022 Notification:

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Overview

Before going into the details about the IBPS PO 2022-23 notification, let’s have an overview of the IBPS PO 2022 exam as mentioned below:

Name of the ExamIBPS PO 2022 – Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-XII)
Conducting BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of PostIBPS Probationary Officers
Participating Organisations11 Public Sector Banks in India except for SBI
Number of VacanciesTo Be Announced
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Number of Stages1. Prelims
2. Mains
3. Interview
Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2022

Candidates can check the important dates for the IBPS PO 2022 examination as mentioned below:

EventsImportant Dates
IBPS PO Notification 2022 Expected Date August 01, 2022
Online Registration ProcessAugust 02 to 22, 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Admit CardOctober 2022
IBPS PO 2022 Preliminary Exam DateOctober 15, 16 & 22, 2022
IBPS PO Prelims ResultNovember 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Score CardNovember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Admit CardNovember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 2022November 26, 2022
IBPS PO Mains ResultDecember 2022
IBPS PO Mains Score CardDecember 2022
IBPS PO Interview Call LetterJanuary/February 2023
Conduct of InterviewJanuary/February 2023
IBPS PO 2022 Provisional AllotmentApril 2023

IBPS Probationary Officer Vacancies

IBPS has announced 6432 Probationary Officer vacancies for FY 2022-22 for 11 participating banks. The IBPS PO Vacancies for IBPS PO 2022 is announced on August 1, 2022, along with the official notification. Let us now check the IBPS PO Vacancy 2022:

IBPS PO Vacancy 2022

IBPS PO Prelims Mock Test

Access the unlimited free IBPS PO Prelims mock test from Embibe and improve your preparation level. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to take the IBPS PO Prelims free mock test series:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
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  • 3rd Step: Then select your Goal as ‘IBPS PO Prelims’ under Banking.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
  • 5th Step: Once done, click on the below-mentioned links to take the TEST.
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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates planning for CRP-PO/MT-XII should fulfil eligibility criteria before starting the application process. Check the IBPS PO/MT eligibility criteria as mentioned below:


The candidate must be an Indian citizen or 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 categories mentioned earlier (except Indian citizens) have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 20 years, and the maximum age limit is 30 years. Besides that, there is also a provision for relaxation in the upper age limit of candidates belonging to specific categories per the government rules. The check 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

Candidates must hold a degree (Graduation) in any discipline from any recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government. The candidates must have a valid marks sheet or degree certificate that they register for and indicate the marks obtained in graduation while filling up the registration form.

How to Apply Online for IBPS PO?

The IBPS PO Application Form 2022-23 will be released in online mode. All eligible candidates can apply online from the IBPS official website as per schedule. Check the steps to complete the IBPS PO Registration and Application process below:

  • 1st step: Visit the official website – ibps.in.
  • 2nd step: Click on the link ‘Click here to apply Online for CRP PO/MT XII’ 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-XII (CRP PO/MT-XII)’.
  • 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 the Photograph, Signature, left thumb impression, and a handwritten declaration as per the prescribed standards.
  • 9th step: Fill in 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 2022 Application Fee

The IBPS PO application fee can be paid only in online mode. Candidates can pay the application fee using Credit Cards, Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/Maestro/MasterCard), Internet Banking, IMPS, and Mobile wallets/Cash Cards. The fee details for different categories are tabulated below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/ PwD Candidates Rs. 175/-
All Others Rs. 850/-

Note that the application fee is non-refundable.

IBPS PO Documents Uploading Guidelines

Check the details of the scanned documents from the table below:

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

IBPS PO Exam Centres 2022

IBPS PO exam will be conducted at several exam centres across the nation. Candidates will have to choose their ‘Exam City Preference’ while filling out the application form. The complete information on the allotted exam centre will be mentioned on the IBPS PO admit card.

The officials will allocate an exam centre considering the preference made by the candidate. However, IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one they have opted for. Check the tentative exam centre list from the link provided below. The latest list of IBPS PO exam centres is available in the table below:

StateIBPS PO Preliminary Exam CentreIBPS PO Main Exam Center
Andaman & NicobarPort BlairPort Blair
Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, VizianagaramGuntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagunNaharlagun
AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, TezpurGuwahati, Silchar
BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, PurneaBhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna,
ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur
Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & DiuSurat, JamnagarSurat
DelhiDelhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, GurugramDelhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram
GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraAhmedabad, Vadodra
HaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna NagarAmbala, Hissar
Himachal PradeshBilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, UnaHamirpur, Shimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu, Samba, SrinagarJammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, RanchiDhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdupiBengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore
KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, TrichurKochi, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, UjjainBhopal, Indore
MaharashtraAmravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, SolapurAurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
OdishaBalasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, SambalpurBhubaneshwar
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, SangrurJalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurJaipur, Udaipur
SikkimBardang/ GangtokBardang/ Gangtok
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, VirudhunagarChennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangalHyderabad
Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, VaranasiAllahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, RoorkeeDehradun
West BengalAsansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, SiliguriAsansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri

IBPS PO 2022 Selection Process

Candidates are shortlisted for the post of Probationary Officer as per the selection process, which consists of three stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

Besides that, IBPS also conducts the ‘Pre-Exam Training’ before the Prelims exam for eligible candidates who have opted for the same.

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO Prelims and Mains exams have different paper patterns. Both Prelims and Mains exams are conducted in the Computer Based Mode. The Preliminary exam is conducted to shortlist candidates for the Main exams. The final selection for the provisional allotment will be made based on the marks scored by the applicants in the Mains and Preliminary Interview. Check the IBPS PO exam pattern for Prelims and Mains below:

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning Ability3535

Important Points:

  1. The maximum time duration to complete the exam is 1 hour.
  2. Each section is separately timed.
  3. One mark is awarded for every correct answer.
  4. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
  5. All the questions are Multiple Choice Questions.
  6. Candidates will have to meet both sectional and overall cutoff to qualify for the Mains exam.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks Time Duration
English Language456040 Minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation454045 Minutes
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude3560 60 Minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness3540 35 Minutes
Total in Objective Test1552003 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing and Essay)225 30 Minutes
Grand Total1572253 Hour 30 Minutes

Important Points:

  1. The maximum time to complete the test is 3 hours 30 minutes with a sectional time limit.
  2. For every incorrect answer, 1/4th of the marks allotted to the question is deducted from the total score.

IBPS Probationary Officer Interview

Candidates qualifying for the main exam will be called for the interview round. The centre, venue, date, and time of the interview will be informed on the candidate’s admit card. Candidates are required to download an interview call letter from the official website. The Personal Interview will be conducted for 100 marks. The qualifying marks for Personal Interview are 35 per cent for SC/ST/PwD candidates and 40 per cent for others.

The final score will be prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the main exam and interview. Candidates must score as high as possible in Mains and the Personal Interview to ensure provisional allotment.

Candidates can check the list of documents produced at the time of the interview mentioned below:

  1. Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter.
  2. Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB).
  3. Photo ID proof
  4. Marksheet or educational certificates.
  5. Caste certificate if applicable
  6. Income certificate if applicable

IBPS PO 2022 Syllabus

Candidates will have to follow the IBPS PO Syllabus to prepare for the exam. The IBPS PO exam for Prelims and Mains consists of the following subjects/ sections as mentioned below:

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language
  4. Data Analysis & Interpretation
  5. Computer Aptitude
  6. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card

The IBPS PO Admit Card 2022-23 will only be released online. To download the hall ticket, candidates will have to log in with their ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’/’Date of Birth’. It is compulsory to carry the IBPS PO Hall Ticket to the exam centre as candidates will not be allowed to take the exam without a valid hall ticket.

  • Candidates will also have to carry a valid Photo ID proof along with the hard copy of the hall ticket.
  • The IBPS PO Admit Card will not be sent personally to any candidate via post or courier.
  • The admit card will only be released on the official website – ibps.in.
  • Once released, candidates will have to download the admit card and verify the details mentioned on it.
  • In case of a discrepancy, candidates should report to the authority and get it rectified.
  • IBPS PO Mains exam will have a separate hall ticket which will be released a few days before the IBPS PO Mains exam.

IBPS PO 2022 Result

The IBPS PO Result will be released separately for Prelims, Mains and the personal interview round. The result will only be released on the official website. Once the result is released, candidates can check the IBPS PO result by entering their ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Date of Birth’/ ‘Password’. Candidates will have to check the IBPS PO Result as per the schedule declared by IBPS.

IBPS PO 2022 Cut-off

The Prelims and Mains exam have two different kinds of IBPS PO Cut-offOverall cut-off and Sectional cut-off. Candidates must clear both the cut-offs in each stage to become eligible for the next round of the selection process. The IBPS will decide both overall and sectional cut-offs based on the number of vacancies, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, and the difficulty level of the exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-off 2021-22 Category-wise

CategoryCut-off Marks

IBPS PO Mains Cut-off 2021-22 Category-wise

CategoryCut-off Marks (Out of 225)
General 80.75
OBC 75.75
SC 65.5
ST 57.75
EWS 77.25
HI 42.50
OC 62.50
VI 77.75
ID 46

IBPS PO Participating Banks

Check the 11 public sector banks participating in IBPS PO 2022 as mentioned below:

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Indian Overseas Bank
  4. UCO Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. Punjab National Bank
  8. Union Bank of India
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS PO Salary

Candidates selected as Probationary officers will be offered a handsome salary package. The initial in-hand salary of an IBPS Probationary Officer is Rs. 52,000 to 55,000 with dearness allowances, special allowances, and other benefits. The basic IBPS PO Salary is Rs. 36,000 as per the revision made to the salary.

Besides the basic pay, the IBPS PO Salary structure will include Dearness, CCA, HRA, Medical Aid, and other allowances. Including the basic pay and allowances, the Gross Salary is Rs. 57,289.70, and the deduction (Tax & NPS) will be Rs. 4,659.32 and net salary adding all the above is Rs. 52,630.38

FAQs on IBPS PO Notification

The frequently asked questions on IBPS PO 2022 exam are given below:

Q.1: When will IBPS PO 2022 official notification be released?
Ans: IBPS has released the official notification for the IBPS PO 2022 exam on August 1, 2022.

Q.2: What are IBPS PO 2022 exam dates?
Ans: According to the IBPS Calendar 2022, the IBPS PO Prelims Exam will be held on October 15, 16 & 22, 2022, and the Mains Exam will be held on November 26, 2022.

Q.3: What is the IBPS PO salary?
Ans: The starting basic salary for IBPS PO is Rs. 36,000. The detailed IBPS PO salary structure is provided in this article.

Q.4: What is the medium of the IBPS PO exam?
Ans: The IBPS PO examination will be bilingual, i.e., both in English & Hindi medium.

Q.5: Is there any negative marking for the IBPS PO exam?
Yes, there is 1/4th of the marks deducted for every wrong answer.

Q.6: Can any graduate apply for IBPS PO 2022?
Ans: Yes, candidates holding a graduation degree from a recognized university are eligible to apply for IBPS PO.

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Now you know everything about IBPS PO Notification, start your IBPS PO preparation. Get a clear knowledge of the IBPS PO Exam Pattern and IBPS PO Syllabus and plan accordingly. Finish every topic most effectively and solve as many IBPS PO practice questions as possible.

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