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IBPS PO Exam 2022: Check Notification, Exam Date, Syllabus, Selection Process, Vacancy

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IBPS PO 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) PO exam is held to hire eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in different public sector banks in India. The 6432 vacancies that were initially announced along with the IBPS PO 2022 notification have now been updated to 6932. The official notification was released on August 1, 2022.

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A link to apply for IBPS PO 2022 exam will be available from August 2 to August 22, 2022. The PO Prelims exam will be held on October 15, 16, and 22, 2022, whereas mains exam will be held on November 26, 2022. Read this article to have complete details related to IBPS Probationary Officer 2022 exam.

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IBPS PO Notification 2022

IBPS released the detailed IBPS PO notification 2022 PDF on August 1, 2022, for the hiring of Probationary Officers (PO)/Management Trainees (MT) in various public sector banks. However, IBPS Probationary Officer 2022 (CRP-XII PO/MT) exam dates have been announced along with IBPS Calendar 2022. Click on the below link to download the official notification in PDF format:

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Summary

The highlights of the IBPS Probationary Officer test are mentioned below:

OrganisationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post NameProbationary Officer
Vacancy6932
Participating Banks11
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims- Mains- Interview 
Education QualificationGraduate 
Age Limit20 years to 30 years 
SalaryRs. 52,000 to 55,000
Official websiteibps.in

How to Take Free IBPS PO Mock Test

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  • 3rd Step: Select your Goal as ‘Banking’ under Government Job section.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select ‘IBPS PO Prelims‘.
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  • 6th Step: Once done, click on the mock test links to take the TEST.

IBPS PO Participating Banks

Here is the list of participating banks:

  • Union Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • UCO Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS PO Exam Date 2022

Check the below table to check all the important dates for IBPS PO:

EventsDate
Notification August 1, 2022
Online Registration Process StartsAugust 2, 2022
Online Registration Process EndsAugust 22, 2022
Prelims Admit CardOctober 2022
Preliminary Exam DateOctober 15, 16 and 22, 2022
Prelims ResultNovember 2022
Prelims Score CardNovember 2022
Mains Admit CardNovember 2022
Mains Exam DateNovember 26, 2022
Mains ResultDecember 2022
Mains Score CardDecember 2022
Interview Call LetterJanuary/February 2023
Conduct of InterviewJanuary/February 2023
Provisional AllotmentApril 2023

IBPS PO Vacancies 2022

Let’s look at the IBPS Probationary Officer openings 2022:

Participating BanksSCSTOBCEWSGeneralTotal
Bank of BarodaNRNRNRNRNRNR
Bank of India804014453218535
Bank of Maharashtra 753713550203500
Canara Bank37518767525010132500
Central Bank of IndiaNRNRNRNRNRNR
Indian BankNRNRNRNRNRNR
Indian Overseas Bank NRNRNRNRNRNR
Punjab National Bank753713550203500
Punjab & Sind Bank38236624102253
UCO Bank824114855224550
Union Bank of India3461555731848362094
Total 1071520187666627996932

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Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Use of English Idioms & Phrases
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IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to become IBPS Probationary Officers can check their eligibility criteria here. Check out all the detailed information below.

Nationality

The aspirants applying for the Probationary Officer exam should meet the criteria below:

  • Candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Candidates must be subject of 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) and 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.

Educational Qualifications

  • Aspirants applying for the Probationary Officer exam should have a graduate degree BA, BSc, B.Com, or B.Tech from a recognized university. Candidates must obtain the degree of graduation on or before the date mentioned in the application form. 
  • Applicants must have basic computer skills as the exam will be conducted online.
  • Candidates appearing from a particular state must have written and verbal knowledge of the local language.

Age Limit

Candidates must be 21 years and must not exceed 30 years to appear for the PO exam. However, age relaxation is available for different categories according to the rule of the Government of India. The details are listed below:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)10 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Ex-Serviceman (Army Personnel)5 years
Widows/Divorced Women9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir during 1.1.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
1984 riot-affected candidates5 years
Retrenched from service (special Age relaxation category for MP state only)5 years

IBPS PO Application Process 2022

The candidates interested in applying for IBPS Probationary Officer 2022 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 & 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 on the ‘Submit’ button, you must check all the details again.

Now your registration is done. Take the printout of their application form for future references.

IBPS PO Application Fee 2022

The PO application fee varies from category to category. Candidates can use their debit card, net banking, or credit card to make the payment. Please note that the payment will not be refunded once it is made.

CategoryIBPS PO Exam Fee
General/OBC/EWSINR 850
SC/ST/PWDINR 175

IBPS PO Selection Process 2022

The candidate will be appointed as PO depending on their performance. The exam is divided into three different stages.

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview 

IBPS PO Admit Card 2022

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 will release the admit card for Prelims examination 10 to 15 days before the exam. However, no admit card will be 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:

North IndiaSouth IndiaWest IndiaEast India
AgraVisakhapatnamAurangabadAgartala
AmritsarThiruvananthapuramIndoreBehrampur (Ganjam)
AllahabadVijayawadaAhmedabadBalasore
BareillyTiruchirapalliBhopalBhubaneshwar
DehradunPort BlairJaipurGuwahati
ChandigarhPuducherryJabalpurDhanbad
GorakhpurMangaloreMumbaiKolkata
KanpurMysoreJodhpurHubli
JammuBengaluruPanaji (Goa)Patna
KarnalMaduraiNagpurMuzaffarpur
KanpurChennaiRaipurSambalpur
LudhianaGulbargaPuneRanchi
LucknowCoimbatoreVadodaraShillong
PatialaHyderabadRajkotSambalpur
New DelhiKochiTirupati
ShimlaKavarattiSiliguri
RohtakMangalore
Varanasi

IBPS PO Exam Centres 2022

Check the IBPS PO 2022 exam centres below. We will update it accordingly on this page if there is any change.

State/UTPreliminary Exam CentreMain Exam Centre
Andhra PradeshChirala, Eluru, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kadapa,  Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Nellore, Ongole, Tirupati, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Vijayawada, VisakhapatnamGuntur, Vijaywada, Kurnool, Visakhapatnam
Andaman & NicobarPort BlairPort Blair
AssamDibrugarh, Jorhat, Tezpur, Guwahati, Silchar Guwahati, Silchar
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagunNaharlagun
ChandigarhChandigarh/MohaliChandigarh/Mohali
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, PurneaBhagalpur, Darbhanga, Patna, Muzaffarpur
ChhattisgarhBhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur
Daman & DiuSurat, JamnagarSurat
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
GoaPanjiPanji
DelhiDelhi/New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram, Greater NoidaDelhi/New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram, Greater Noida
HaryanaAmbala, Gurugram, Faridabad, Hissar, Kurukshetra, Yamuna, Panipat, Nagar, KarnalAmbala, Hissar
GujaratAhmedabad, Mehsana, Anand, Himatnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Vadodara, SuratVadodara, Ahmedabad
Himachal PradeshBilaspur, Kangra, Hamirpur, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Una, SolanHamirpur, Shimla
Jammu & KashmirJammu, Samba, SrinagarJammu, Srinagar
JharkhandBokaro Steel City, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, RanchiDhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
KarnatakaBengaluru, Bidar, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Hassan, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Mangalore, Shimoga, UdupiBengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore
KeralaAlappuzha, Kochi, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, ThiruvananthapuramKochi, Thiruvananthapuram
LakshadweepKavarattiKavaratti
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Indore, Sagar, Ujjain, SatnaBhopal, Indore
MaharashtraAmravati, Chandrapur, Aurangabad, Dhule, Jalgaon, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Kolhapur, Nagpur, Nanded, Ratnagiri, Nashik, Pune, SolapurAurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
ManipurImphalImphal
MeghalayaShillongShillong
MizoramAizawlAizawl
NagalandKohimaKohima
OdishaBalasore, Bhubaneshwar, Berhampur(Ganjam), Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Sambalpur, RourkelaBhubaneshwar
PuducherryPuducherryPuducherry
PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, SangrurJalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, SikarJaipur, Udaipur
SikkimBardang/ GangtokBardang/ Gangtok
Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Erode, Madurai, Salem, Nagercoil, Thanjavur, Tirunlvelli, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore, VirudhunagarChennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
TelanganaHyderabad, Khammam, Karimnagar, WarangalHyderabad
TripuraAgartalaAgartala
Uttar PradeshAgra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, VaranasiAllahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
UttarakhandDehradun, Roorkee, HaldwaniDehradun
West BengalAsansol, Greater Kolkata, Durgapur, Hooghly, Siliguri, Kalyani

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022

Check the IBPS PO 2022 exam pattern below:

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

  • 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.
Subject Number of QuestionsMarks Duration
English Language303020 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

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 of descriptive nature is asked in this exam.
  • This separate English language paper holds 25 marks, and the duration to complete the paper is 30 minutes.
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
General/ Banking Awareness/Economy404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours

IBPS PO 2022 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% 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 2022

Bank probationary officer exam 2022 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

ReasoningQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AllegationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMultiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMiscellaneous
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input-OutputSequence & Series
Coding-DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus

Th IBPS PO Mains Exam comprises 5 sections: Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative, Aptitude, General Awareness, and Computer Aptitude.

IBPS PO Result 2022

After each phase of the examination is over, IBPS will announce the results. The candidate’s scores in the Online Main Examination and Interview 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.

IBPS PO Salary and Allowances 2022

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.

Basic Pay23,700
Special Allowance 1,836.75
CCA870
DA10,163.63
HRA2,133.00
Gross Salary38,703.38

IBPS PO Cut Off 2022

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 stage of the exam.

  • 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 2022?

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.
  • The next step is checking out all the IBPS PO previous year’s questions papers to understand the trend and the exam pattern.
  • Try to learn all the short tricks of quantitative aptitude to complete your task on time.
  • It will help if you read the Hindu or the Indian Express newspaper. Especially don’t miss the editorial section for English. Basic grammatical knowledge is crucial to qualify for the exam.
  • You have to practice the Reasoning section daily by following short tricks. Set your time and complete it within 20 minutes.
  • If you want to appear for the IBPS PO 2022 mock tests, you can download the Embibe app. IBPS PO mock tests and previous year’s questions will boost your IBPS PO preparation.
  • Don’t lose your confidence and hope.

You can also check-

IBPS PO NotificationIBPS PO Apply Online
IBPS Probationary Officer Mock TestSyllabus for IBPS Probationary Officer
IBPS PO Previous Year PapersIBPS PO Preparation
About IBPS PO PrelimsIBPS PO Exam Pattern
IBPS PO ResultAbout IBPS PO Mains
IBPS Probationary Officer BooksIBPS PO Salary

IBPS Probationary Officer 2022 FAQs

Candidates can check the commonly asked questions related to the IBPS Probationary Officer 2022 below:

Q.1: What is the full form of IBPS?

Ans: The full form of IBPS is Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

Q.2: When will IBPS conduct the PO Prelims 2022 exam?

Ans: The PO 2022 Prelims exam will be conducted on October 15, 16, and 22, 2022.

Q.3: I don’t have 60% marks on my graduation. Can I apply for the PO exam?

Ans: Yes, anyone with a graduation degree can apply for the PO exam, and there is no specified percentage to apply for IBPS PO.

Q.4: Is there any negative marking in IBPS Probationary Officer exam?

Ans: Yes, for each wrong answer, the negative marking is 0.25.

Q.5: What is the in-hand salary of the post?

Ans: The initial package starts from 52000 to 55000.

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