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IBPS PO Exam 2022: Notification, Salary, Eligibility, Admit Card & Result

September 15, 2022

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About IBPS PO Exam 2022

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personal Selection) conducts an exam for the selection of candidates in numerous private banks, foreign banks, public sector banks, and their subsidiaries, cooperative banks, and financial, academic, and public sector units. The IBPS Exam job posts range from entry-level to higher-level personnel. The IBPS PO exam is conducted in 3 stages – Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam & Interview. The services offered by IBPS consist of recruitment, promotion, and assessments of candidates for different posts. The IBPS PO exam is being conducted every year since 2011 and this year the exam is under its 12th commission. And this year the IBPS PO Prelims exam is going to be held on the 15th, 16th & 22nd of October 2022. 

  • IBPS exam provides recruitment and assessment of candidates for various posts in public sector banks such as SBI, RBI, NABARD, and IDBI.
  • In addition, IBPS also offers its services in recruiting for various posts in regional rural banks, SIDBI, LIC, and general insurance companies.
  • With more aspiring career seekers in the field of Banking, Insurance, and Financial sectors, IBPS has more than 92 lakh candidates registered for various IBPS conducted exams in the year 2021-22.
  • IBPS has expertise in assessment and personality assessments based on group dynamics for recruiting candidates for high-level positions such as AGM, DGM, and GM.

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IBPS PO Notification (2022)

The IBPS PO exam notification 2022 (CRP PO/MT-XII for Vacancies of 2023-24) got released on the 3rd of August 2022 regarding the recruitment of Probationary officers/Management Trainees in participating banks in India. 

  • The IBPS PO Preliminary and Mains online exam is tentatively scheduled for the month of October 2022/November 2022.
  • Any candidate aspiring to take the IBPS PO exam is required to apply online and follow the Common Recruitment Process (CRPPO/MT-XII).

What does the IBPS PO Notification 2022 include?

The notification for the IBPS PO examination 2022 is available on IBPS official website and contains information related to the IBPS PO exam such as age and education eligibility criteria, various posts and vacancies for successful candidates, exam pattern, format, marks distribution, subjects, and topic covered in exam syllabus, essential events, and dates for the events, steps to apply for the exam, cutoff marks and various phases of the exam.

Click here to read about the IBPS PO Notification 2022 on the official website

Important IBPS PO Exam Events 2022

The important events and their dates for IBPS PO Exam for the year 2022 is as listed below:

Important IBPS PO EventsDates
Online registration (Edit/Modification)2nd Aug – 22nd Aug
Payment of Application Fees (Online)2nd Aug – 22nd Aug
Call letters for Pre-Exam TrainingSep/Oct 2022
Conduct of Pre-Exam TrainingSep/Oct 2022
Download of call letters (Preliminary exam)Oct-22
Online Examination – PreliminaryNov-22
Result of Online exam – PreliminaryNov-22
Download of Call letter for Online exam – MainNov-22
Online Examination – MainNov-22
Declaration of Result – MainDec-22
Download of call letters for interviewJan/Feb 2023
Conduct of interviewJan/Feb 2023
Provisional AllotmentApr-23

IBPS PO: Participating Banks for 2022

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

IBPS PO Exam Overview 2022

DetailsDescription
Exam NameRecruitment of Probationary Officers/Management Trainees in Participating Organizations (IBPS CRP PO/MT 2022) for 11 public sector banks in India
IBPS PO Full FormInstitute of Banking Personal Selection
Frequency of ExamYearly
Mode of Examonline
Phases of ExamIBPS CRP PO/MT exam comprises of Prelims exam, Mains exam, and Interview
Number of applicants6.78 lacs
Number of candidates appearing in the exam4.75 lacs
Number of vacancies for 20226432

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IBPS PO Exam Date 2022

IBPS PO exam Preliminary and Mains exams for the year 2022 have tentatively been declared as mentioned below:

IBPS PO Exam NamesDates for the exam
Preliminary Exam15, 16, 22 October 2022
Mains Exam26th November 2022

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IBPS PO Application Fee 

IBPS examination fees for a candidate depend on their category:

Category NameFee Amount in INR
SC/ST & PWBD175
Unreserved (Open)850

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO exam is based on the candidate’s age, educational qualification, and nationality. It is essential for candidates to check and confirm that they meet eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam.

IBPS PO Eligibility: Nаtiоnаlity/Сitizenshiр:

  • Аny саndidаte whо is а сitizen оf Indiа оr а subjeсt оf Neраl/ Bhutаn is eligible tо аррeаr fоr IBРS РО 2021 exаm.
  • Аlsо, саndidаtes whо аre Tibetаn Refugees аnd саme tо Indiа befоre Jаnuаry 1, 1962, аnd fulfill IBРS РО eligibility сriteriа саn аррly.
  • Араrt frоm this, рeорle оf Indiаn оrigin whо migrаted frоm Раkistаn/ Burmа/ Sri Lаnkа/ Kenyа/ Ugаndа/ the United Reрubliс оf Tаnzаniа/ Zаmbiа/ Mаlаwi/ Zаire/ Ethiорiа/ Vietnаm with the intentiоn оf рermаnently settling dоwn in Indiа аre аlsо eligible tо аррly fоr the exаm.

IBPS PO Eligibility: Eduсаtiоnаl Quаlifiсаtiоn

Candidates applying for the IBPS PO exam should hold a bachelor’s degree. The final year degree students are not eligible to appear for the exam

IBPS PO Аge Limit

Candidates applying for the IBPS PO exam should be minimum of 20 years of age and the maximum age limit is 30 years.

Age Limit Relaxation CategoryAge Relaxation in Years
SC/ST (Scheduled Cast/Scheduled Tribe Applicants5 years
OBC Applicants (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Persons affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS РО Exаm Раttern

IBPS PO Exam DetailsInformation for phases of the exam
Exam ModeOnline
Preliminary exam Duration60 minutes
Total number of questions – prelims100
Total marks – Prelims100
Exam Type – PrelimsObjective MCQ
Total number of questions – Mains157
Total marks – Mains225
Exam Type – MainsObjective & Descriptive
Total marks – Interview100
Negative marking0.25
Medium of ExamEnglish & Hindi

IBPS PO Syllаbus 2022

The first stage of recruitment for the IBPS PO exam is a preliminary exam, the candidates that qualify preliminary exam become eligible to appear in the main exam. The preliminary exam has three sections – English language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude. The total marks for the preliminary exam are 100 marks.

IBPS PO Reasoning Syllabus

Logical ReasoningAlphanumeric SeriesRanking/Direction/Alphabet TestData Sufficiency
Coded InequalitiesSeating ArrangementPuzzleTabulation
SyllogismInput-OutputCoding-DecodingBlood Relations

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

SimplificationProfit & LossMixtures & AllegationsSimple interest/ Compound interest
Surds & IndicesWork & TimeTime & DistanceMensuration- Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Data InterpretationRatio & Proportion,PercentageNumber Systems
Sequence & SeriesPermutationCombinationProbability

IBPS PO English Syllabus

Reading ComprehensionCloze TestPara jumblesMiscellaneous
Fill in the blanksMultiple Meaning/Error SpottingParagraph CompletionOne word Substitution

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IBPS PO Vacancies 2022

The requirements for various IBPS PO posts and vacancies are registered with IBPS to help public sector, foreign and regional rural banks, The vacancies registered for the year 2022 from various banks based on categories are listed below

Name of BanksSCSTOBCEWSGeneralTotal
Bank of India804014453218535
Bank of Maharashtra753713550203500
Canara Bank37518767525010132500
Punjab National Bank753713550203500
UCO Bank824114855224550
Union Bank of India3461555731848362094
Total1071520187666627996932

IBPS PO Application Form 2022

The application for the IBPS PO exam for the year 2022 started on 2nd August 2022 will end on 22nd August 2022. The application fee for SC/ST/PWBD candidates is INR 175 and for General candidates is INR 850. The fees can be paid online through various means and also can be paid through post by visiting any of the post offices. The application can be filled in from the website https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/.

How to Apply Online for IBPS PO?

As per the notification from the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, the online examination (preliminary and main) for recruiting probationary officer and management trainee posts in participating public sector, foreign, regional rural, cooperative, and other financial institutions and banks will be scheduled in the month of October/November 2022.

The step-by-step process to fill the application form online to appear in IBPS PO 2022 exam will be as listed below.

Step 1: Registration on the IBPS PO website

  • Candidates aspiring to appear for the IBPS PO 2022 exam for selection as probationary officers or management trainees in banks should visit IBPS’s official website https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/.
  • Click on the “Click for New Registration” button.
  • Candidates should enter the basic information such as name, mobile number, email address.
  • A provisional registration number and password will be sent to the candidate’s email address registered with the website.
  • Candidates should carefully check spelling and any incorrect information using the Preview facility.
  • Candidates can click on submit button to finally register online.

Step 2: Upload photo and signature

  • Candidates should upload their scanned photographs and signature in image format.
  • Please note the image specification for size, the pixel of the image file for signature, and the photograph.
  • Candidates should note that the Signature in Capital letters is not accepted.
  • The scanned image of the left thumb impression should be proper and should not be smudged. The guidelines fоr uрlоаding the dосuments аre given belоw.
PhotographSignature left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
Photograph must be a recent passport-style colour pictureSignature The applicant has to sign on white paper with a black ink pen. Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels. The size of the file should be between 10 kb to 20 kb
The preferred dimension should be 200 x 230 pixelsLeft thumb impression The file should be in jpg/jpeg The dimension should be 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on white paper with black or blue ink. The file size should be 20 kb to 50 kb
Size of file should be between 20 kb to 50 kbHandwritten declaration The handwritten declaration should be written on white paper with black ink. The file should be in jpg/jpeg The dimension should be 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI. The file size should be 50 kb to 100 kb

Step 3: Fill the Detаiled Аррliсаtiоn Fоrm

The application page is divided into various sections such as Basic info, upload photo & signature, details, preview, etc.

  • Under the basic information section candidates should fill in their complete name, mobile, email
  • Under upload photo and signature candidates should upload their scanned photo in png or jpeg format
  • Candidates should complete the application form with all mandatory information about their education, year of passing, college/university, percentage of marks, etc., and the language candidate is comfortable communicating in (Read, Write and Speak)
  • Finally, candidates can select their preference of Banks they wish to work upon selection.
  • SC/ST candidates can avail of pre-exam training.

Step 4: Рreview оf IBPS РО Аррliсаtiоn Fоrm

It is the candidate’s responsibility to properly review the application form and check all the information entered is correct and without any spelling mistakes. In addition, the candidate should agree to the terms and conditions mentioned on the website and then finally submit the application.

Steр 5: Fee Раyment

  • The application form is connected with the payment gateway, candidate can pay the exam fees using various payment methods.
  • Using Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet banking, and mobile wallets are some of the options available.
  • After completing the transaction (paying the fees), an e-receipt will be generated
  • Candidates should take a printout of the e-receipt as confirmation of paying the exam fees.

The following documents should be kept available before applying for the IBPS PO exam application. There are a few things that candidates should keep in mind while applying for IBPS PO.

  • Scanned photograph and signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • A handwritten declaration
  • Bank details to pay the application fees
  • Marksheet of graduation to enter educational details
  • Valid email ID and contact number

IBPS PO Admit Card 2022

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct the IBPS PO preliminary exam on the 15th, 16th, and 22nd of October 2022 whereas the main exam will be conducted on 26th November 2022.
  • Candidates should download and print their Admit cards prior to the exam. The IBPS PO admit card should be carried along with them at the exam center.
  • The IBPS PO Admit Card will be released 15 days to 1 month prior to the examination. 

Read: IBPS Admit Card 2022

IBPS PO Result 

The IBPS PO preliminary exam results for the year 2022 are expected to be declared in the month of November. The IBPS PO main results for the year 2022 will be in the month of December. The IBPS PO interview will be held around January/February 2023. Candidates can view their results for IBPS PO exams from IBPS official website by logging in with their registration number, password, and date of birth.

Read: IBPS PO Result 

IBPS PO Salary Structure (Updated 2022)

IBPS PO Salary Structure
Basic PayRs 36,000
Dearness Allowance (DA)Rs 8593.20
Special Allowance (SA)Rs 5,904
HRARs 3,240
CCARs 1400
DA OthersRs 1,552.50
Learning AllowanceRs 600
Gross In-Hand Salary with HRARs 57, 289.70
DeductionsRs 4,659.32
Net SalaryRs 52,630.38

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Frequently Asked Questions About IBPS PO Exam (FAQs)

Q 1. What is the IBPS PO exam?

Ans: The Institute of Banking Personal Selection conducts personnel selection of probational officers and management trainees for various banks by organizing the online selection process in the form of the IBPS PO exam. The IBPS PO exam is one of the top government exams in India consisting of three stages starting with a preliminary exam, the main exam, and a personal interview. The selection of candidates is based on the marks scored in main and personal interviews.

Q 2. How to prepare for the IBPS PO exam?

Ans: IBPS PO exam consists of prelims, main and personal interview as their process of selection. Candidates should prepare from recommended resources from the IBPS official website and prepare the topics and subjects listed under the syllabus for prelims, mains, and interviews. Candidates should prepare in English language, Reasoning, and quantitative aptitude to clear prelims exam successfully.

Q 3. What is the salary of IBPS PO?

Ans: The basic pay for IBPS PO is Rs 23700/- salary (increment 4 stages), after 1st increment the salary will be Rs. 30560/- after 2nd increment salary will be increased to Rs. 32850/- and after 3rd increment, the salary will be Rs. 42020/- per month.

Q 4. How many attempts are there for the IBPS PO exam?

Ans: Candidates can attempt the IBPS PO exam based on their age and category. General category candidates can attempt for IBPS PO exam for a maximum of 4 times, and OBC and PwD can attempt the IBPS PO exam 7 times.

Q 5. How to crack IBPS PO in the first attempt?

Ans: Candidates can qualify IBPS PO exam in the first attempt by following a few learning methods:

  • Candidates should know what are the subjects and topics covered in the syllabus and prepare each subject thoroughly from various resources.
  • Candidates should adhere to a fixed number of hours of studying for the IBPS PO exam and the subjects and topics are revised at least 3(three) times before appearing for the exam
  • Exams are online computer-based multiple choice answer based. Candidates should have good hands-on practice in using computers and how to solve papers using a computer mouse.
  • Candidates should cultivate the habit of reading newspapers, magazines, online webpages, news channels, etc. Grammar, sentence forming, quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and other subjects need a good understanding of theories and where to apply these theories.
  • Candidates should understand the various topics covered in the syllabus and clear their concepts
  • Candidates should prepare from the previous year’s questions and answers and thereby understand the exam pattern.
  • Preparing for a mock interview and how to answer various interview questions will create confidence in candidates and make them ready for the exam.

Q 6. What is a handwritten declaration in IBPS PO?

Ans: As per IBPS rules, a handwritten declaration is required from all the candidates appearing for the exam while filling out the application form.

  • Candidates have to write in their handwriting as below and submit the declaration along with the application.
  • “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.”

Q 7. IBPS PO or SBI PO which is better?

Ans: The biggest advantage of appearing for the IBPS PO exam is that candidates will have many fold advantage of selecting various banks such as private banks, foreign banks, public sector banks, and their subsidiaries, cooperative banks, financial, academic, and public sector units from entry level to higher level personnel, whereas SBI PO exam will only allow candidates to seek employment with State Bank of India branches across India.

Q 8. What qualification is required to appear for the IBPS PO exam?

Ans: Candidates should have Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university as an academic requirement for applicants for the IBPS PO exam, and candidates should have a good understanding of the latest exam pattern and syllabus (topics and subjects covered) in the exam.

Q 9. Is IBPS PO a difficult exam?

Ans: IBPS PO exams are aimed to select candidates for the post of probationary and management trainees for various banks. The overall difficulty level for the IBPS PO exam is moderate to difficult. Candidates will find it difficult to prepare for data interpretation & analysis topic as it is tough to understand. Reasoning and computer aptitude are moderate to difficult topics to attempt. English subject questions are moderate to difficult. Other topics such as General, Economy, and awareness in banking have a moderate level of difficulty.

Q 10. How many exams are there in IBPS PO?

Ans: IBPS PO exam consists of three phases – preliminary exam, mains exam, and personal interview test. Candidates who qualify (pass) in prelims can only appear in mains papers and one who clears mains paper can only appear in interview tests.

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