IBPS PO 2023: Notification, Application Form, Result (Prelims Out)
IBPS PO 2023: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) extended the last date to apply online for IBPS CRP PO/MT-XIII recruitment. Based on that, aspirants could apply until August 28, 2023. IBPS conducts the IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) exam to hire eligible candidates in different public sector banks in India. It issued a short window advertisement for PO/Management Trainees (MTs) regarding CRP PO/MT-XIII for 2024-25 vacancies. IBPS has also conducted a Preliminary exam and will conduct Mains on November 6, 2023, to hire worthy candidates for PO and MT posts.
*Steps to attempt mock tests are mentioned below in this article.
Latest Updates: — IBPS has declared IBPS Online Preliminary exam resultstatus at ibps.in. Aspirants who took the test can now check the status of their IBPS PO Prelims scorecard status.
A link to apply for the IBPS PO 2023 exam was available from August 1 to August 28, 2023. The PO Prelims exam was held on September 23 and 30, 2023, whereas the IBPS PO Mains exam will be held on November 5, 2023. Read this article for complete details related to the IBPS Probationary Officer 2023 exam.
IBPS released the detailed IBPS PO notification 2023 PDF on July 31, 2023, for hiring Probationary Officers (PO)/Management Trainees (MT) in various public sector banks. However, IBPS Probationary Officer 2023 (CRP-XII PO/MT) exam dates have been announced along with IBPS Calendar 2023. Click on the below link to download the official notification in PDF format:
Access the unlimited free IBPS PO mock test from Embibe and improve your preparation level. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to take the IBPS Probationary Officer Prelims 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.
4th Step: Click Next and select ‘IBPS PO Prelims‘.
5th Step: Click Next and select your preferred language.
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Candidates who want to become IBPS Probationary Officers can check their eligibility criteria here. Check out all the detailed information below:
The aspirants applying for the Probationary Officer exam should meet the criteria below:
Candidates must be Indian citizens.
Candidates must be subject to Bhutan or Nepal.
Tibetan refugees who came to India before January 1, 1962, can apply for the exam for permanent settlement in the country.
Candidates belong to Indian origin (PIO) who have migrated from Pakistan, Vietnam, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African countries like Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Zaire, Ganda, and Ethiopia intention of permanent settlement in India can appear for the exam.
Aspirants applying for the Probationary Officer exam should have a BA, BSc, B.Com, B.Tech, or similar graduation degree from a recognised university. Candidates must obtain the graduation degree on or before the date mentioned in the application form.
Applicants must have basic computer skills as the exam will be conducted online.
Candidates from a particular state must have written and verbal knowledge of the local language.
Candidates must be between 20 years and 30 years old to appear for the PO exam. However, age relaxation is available for different categories according to the rules of the Government of India. The details are listed below:
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)
Ex-Serviceman (Army Personnel)
Persons with Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir from 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989
1984 riot-affected candidates
Retrenched from service (special Age relaxation category for MP state only)
IBPS PO Application Process 2023
The candidates interested in applying for the IBPS Probationary Officer 2023 exam are advised to follow these simple steps mentioned below:
Visit the official website ibps.in and click on the application link.
After that, press the ‘Click Here for New Registration’ button.
Next, enter your Email ID and other required credentials.
Now, you will receive a registration number and a password on your registered Email ID and mobile Number.
Next, you have to log in by entering the received Email ID and password.
Fill in all the required details and upload all the necessary documents, including your image, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.
After that, you have to make the payment online.
Before clicking the ‘Submit’ button, you must check all the details again.
Now your registration is done. Take the printout of their application form for future reference.
IBPS PO Application Fee 2023
The PO application fee varies from category to category. Candidates can use their debit card, net banking, or credit card to pay. Please note that the payment will not be refunded once it is made.
IBPS PO Exam Fee
IBPS PO Selection Process 2023
The candidate will be appointed as PO depending on their performance. The exam is divided into three different stages.
IBPS PO Admit Card 2023
IBPS PO Admit Card is one of the most crucial documents for entering the examination hall. The candidates are not permitted to take the exam without this vital document. IBPS released the admit card for the Prelims examination on September 14, 2023. However, no admit card was sent directly to the candidate’s address via post.
Visit the official website ibps.in.
Click on the admit card link.
Enter your Roll Number or Registration Number.
Next, enter your Password or Date of Birth.
Don’t forget to enter the CAPTCHA accurately.
Click on the ‘Submit‘ button and download your admit card.
IBPS PO Pre-Exam Centres
IBPS Probationary Officer offers pre-examination training, and a separate call letter is issued to all those candidates appearing for this particular training. The list of the centres is available below:
IBPS PO Exam Centres 2023
Check the IBPS PO 2023 exam centres below. We will update it accordingly on this page if there is any change.
The IBPS PO Prelims exam asks a total of 100 questions.
The duration of this example is 60 minutes.
Only multiple-choice questions are asked.
0.25 mark is deducted for each wrong answer.
IBPS PO Prelims exam is qualifying.
Number of Questions
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern
After qualifying for the IBPS PO Prelims exam, candidates must appear for the IBPS PO Mains exam.
The difficulty level of this exam is a bit higher, and the number of questions and the exam duration will be more.
The negative marking for each incorrect answer is 0.25.
A separate English language paper (descriptive) is asked in this exam.
This separate English language paper holds 25 marks, and the duration to complete the paper is 30 minutes.
No. of Questions
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Data Analysis & Interpretation
General/ Banking Awareness/Economy
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
IBPS PO 2023 Interview Process
The interview was the final stage of the IBPS PO exam.
Candidates who qualify for the IBPS PO mains exam with good marks will finally appear for the interview process.
The interview process holds 100 marks.
Candidates must score at least 40% (SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) to clear the interview process.
The time duration of the IBPS PO interview session is 15 to 20 minutes.
The candidates will be asked questions about the Economy, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, and Banking Sector.
IBPS calculates the final mark for the PO exam by adding the Mains exam score and Interview score in an 80:20 ratio.
After selection, the candidates will be allotted to different banks depending on their marks and preferences.
IBPS PO Syllabus 2023
Bank Probationary Officer Exam 2023 tests the Logical and General knowledge of the candidate. This is why an extensive range of topics is covered in the IBPS PO syllabus. The topics cover Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude English and General Awareness sections. The detailed topics are described below:
IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus
Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Allegations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Work & Time
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Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination &Probability
IBPS PO Mains Syllabus
The IBPS PO Mains Exam comprises 5 sections: Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative, Aptitude, General Awareness, and Computer Aptitude.
After each phase of the examination is over, IBPS announces the results. The candidate’s online Main examination and Interview scores will be listed in descending order to create the final merit state- and category-specific lists. Candidates on the merit list and fit the number of openings will be considered for appointments pending medical fitness.
For any candidate, salary holds the maximum importance as the candidates get attracted to the IBPS PO exam for its high perks, bonuses and benefits. That is why the salary increment parks and every other crucial piece of information are listed below:
IBPS Bank PO Salary Structure in India
Housing Rent Allowance
Deduction (Tax & NPS)
IBPS PO Cut-off 2023
The minimum marks to qualify for a particular exam are the cut-off marks. The candidates must score the cut-off to get shortlisted and appear for the next exam stage.
Each stage of this exam, including Prelim, Main, and Interview, holds different cut-offs. However, candidates must score high for the final selection.
The IBPS decides the cut-off mark. It depends on the question level, the number of candidates appearing for the exam and the number of vacancies.
The final appointment will be made based on the IBPS PO Mains score and the interview score obtained by a candidate.
Keep in mind that the Mains exam score will not be shared with you if you get shortlisted for the interview. After adding your Interview and Mains score for the final selection, it will be revealed.
How to Prepare for IBPS PO Exam 2023?
Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for the bank probationary officer exam to recruit in different public sector banks. IBPS PO has become one of the most crucial government exams. Candidates must try hard to crack this exam as the competition is huge.
First, the candidates must remember the syllabus by heart. According to the syllabus, make a list of all the crucial topics appearing in the exam.
Next, you have to find out your strong and weak areas. Start preparing by checking out your strong areas, as it will boost your confidence. Then devote your time to other crucial areas.
Don’t forget to create a checklist depending on the topics while studying. Divide your time according to the topics daily.