IBPS PO Notification 2022 released! IBPS has released the CRP PO/MTs Recruitment 2022 notification online today, on August 1, 2022. Candidates can apply for 6432 sarkari naukri vacancies of IBPS PO from tomorrow – August 2, 2022 on ibps.in. Complete schedule of important dates has been shared below.
IBPS PO 2022 Exam Summary
The detailed advertisement for the vacancies will be published by the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection on its official website in August/September 2022. For more details about IBPS PO 2022, go through the below summary table.
IBPS PO 2022- Exam Summary
|Organisation||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Post Name||Probationary Officer|
|Registration Dates||02nd to 22nd August 2022|
|Recruitment Process||Prelims- Mains- Interview|
|Age Limit||20 years to 30 years|
|Salary||Rs. 52,000 to 55,000|
IBPS PO Recruitment 2022: Important date(s)
|Online application process||August 2 to 22, 2022|
|Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges||August 2 to 22, 2022|
|Call Letters for Pre-Exam training||September/October 2022|
|IBPS PO Pre Exam Training||September/October 2022|
|IBPS PO Prelims Call Letter||October, 2022|
|IBPS PO Prelims 2022||October, 2022|
|IBPS PO Prelims Result 2022||November, 2022|
|IBPS PO Mains Call Letter||November, 2022|
|IBPS PO Main Exam||November, 2022|
|IBPS PO Main Result 2022||December, 2022|
|Download of call letters for interview||January/February, 2023|
IBPS PO 2022 Vacancy
IBPS has announced 6432 vacancies of Probationary Officer posts to be recruited for FY 2022-22 for 11 participating banks which have been tabulated in the detail below. The IBPS PO Vacancies for IBPS PO 2022 have been announced along with the official notification on 1st August 2022. Let’s have a look at the IBPS PO vacancy 2022 (Category-wise).
IBPS PO Vacancy 2022-23
|Bank of Baroda||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Bank of India||80||40||144||53||218||535|
|Bank of Maharashtra||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Central Bank of India||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Indian Overseas Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Punjab National Bank||75||37||135||50||203||500|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||38||23||66||24||102||253|
|Union Bank of India||346||155||573||184||836||2094|
IBPS PO 2022: Exam Center
|State Code||State/Union Territory||Exam Center|
|11||Andaman & Nicobar Island||Port Blair|
|12||Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|14||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|15||Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|16||Chandigarh||Chandigarh – Mohali|
|17||Chattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|19||Gujarat||Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar, Anand, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|20||Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|21||Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|22||Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|23||Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|24||Karnataka||Ballari, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli – Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|25||Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur|
|28||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|29||Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Solapur|
|34||Delhi NCR||Delhi NCR (All NCR cities)|
|35||Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|37||Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangru|
|38||Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|39||Sikkim||Bardang – Gangtok|
|40||Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|41||Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Waranga|
|43||Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida & Gr. Noida, Varanas|
|44||Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|45||West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siligur|
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria – 2022
IBPS PO Educational Qualification (As on 22.08.2022)
Graduation Degree: The eligibility criteria for the IBPS CRP exam is as basic as a graduation degree (BA, BCom, BSc, B.Tech or as such) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India. Any such candidate who has received equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government is also eligible to apply for this exam.
The candidates must be in possession of a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that certifies that they are a graduate on the day they register for this exam, and must indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering for the IBPS Bank-PO examination.
Computer Literacy: Working knowledge of computer systems is necessary for the job as well as to give the IBPS PO exam which is conducted in online mode.
Language Proficiency: Verbal and written proficiency in the official language of the State/UT is desirable. The candidate must be able to read, write and speak the language.
Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants
A candidate applying for IBPS CRP/Bank PO Examination must be one of the following:
1. Citizen of India
2. Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
3. Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
4. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire,Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour.
IBPS PO Age Limit (As on 01.08.2022)
Any candidate who is applying for the IBPS PO examination should not be less than 20 years old and not more than 30 years old at the time of registration. In addition to this, there is an age relaxation application to category-wise candidates as per the government rules:
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)||5 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women||9 years|
|Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service(for MP state Only)||5 years|
IBPS PO Recruitment 2022
Probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainees (MT) are recruited every year through a Common Recruitment Process (CRP), commonly known as the IBPS PO exam. The CRP was started in 2011 and is being conducted for the 12th time this year and hence is officially called IBPS PO /MT CRP XII 2022. The IBPS PO selection process consists of 3 phases (preliminary, mains and interview) and the candidate must qualify each of them to proceed to the next phase. Mentioned below are the important steps of the IBPS PO Recruitment Process:
•Online Preliminary Examination:
An adequate number of candidates in each category are shortlisted by IBPS depending upon requirements for Online Main Examination
•Online Mains Examination:
Candidates must qualify the sectional as well as an overall cutoff in the main exam to be eligible for an interview.
The interview will be conducted by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS
The Final result is declared on the basis of candidates’ combined performance in IBPS PO Mains and Interview Rounds.
The provisional allotment of the qualified candidate is released on the official website. The IBPS Banks are allotted based on candidates’ preferences which are made at the time of online application.
IBPS plays its part in the selection process only till the provisional allotment to different banks. After that, the responsibility to intimate the qualified candidates about their joining dates and procedures lies with the respective banks.
Public Sector Banking has become an illustrious career option in current times as it comes with the promise of attractive salary, perks, job security, fast growth and good work-life balance. The government of India had set up Personnel Selection Services (PSS) in 1975 for the recruitment of probationary officers and clerks to all public-sector banks. PSS was later changed to the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) in 1984 as per the mandate of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Major Banks Participating in IBPS PO Recruitment 2022
Let’s take a look at all the banks that have participated in this year for IBPS PO recruitment process:
1. Punjab National Bank
2. Union Bank of India
3. Bank of India
4. Indian Bank
5. Canara Bank
6. Indian Overseas Bank
7. Central Bank of India
8. UCO Bank
9. Bank of Baroda
10. Punjab & Sind Bank
11. Bank of Maharashtra
IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern
IBPS introduced separate sectional timing for each section in the preliminary exam. The IBPS PO exam (CRP XI) for hiring candidates will be based on an online written exam in two parts: Tier 1 or IBPS Preliminary Exam and Tier 2 or IBPS Mains Exam. This examination is followed by a face-to-face interview process.
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern
The IBPS PO preliminary examination has a total duration of 1 hour and 20 minutes for each section, which will be conducted in online mode. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and a maximum score of 100 marks. There is a negative marking in the IBPS PO pre-exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates must clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam. The section-wise details are given below:
|IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern|
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern
The IBPO PO Main exam is also conducted online, it has 5(4+1) sections with a total score of 200+25 marks and total duration of 180+30 minutes. IBPS will be conducting a descriptive paper in its mains exam for selection of candidates to the post of Probationary Officer. The sections must be attempted in the same order and the allotted time as mandated at the time of the exam. A candidate has to clear both preliminary and mains examinations to be eligible for the interview process.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
Penalty for Wrong Answers: There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams. A wrong answer to an objective question by the candidate will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question. For example, 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty for a wrong answer to a question that carries 1 mark. There will be no penalty for leaving a question blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate.
IBPS PO Interview
The candidates who have qualified for the mains exam are called for a face to face interview which carries a maximum of 100 marks. The minimum qualifying mark in the interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
The interview round is generally 15-20 minutes long, where a panel of bank officials ask questions to the candidates about themselves, banking sector, current affairs, general awareness, etc. The candidates must be well dressed, confident and carry all required documents to the interview.
The final merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the main examination and interview. The final score is calculated by IBPS with weightage of marks given to the main examination and interview in the ratio of 80:20 respectively.
Final Score Calculation for IBPS PO Exam
The final score for the IBPS PO exam is calculated keeping the following points in mind:
• Marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam (Tier-1) will not be considered in the final score and are only for qualifying to Mains Exam (Tier-2).
• Candidates must qualify for Phase-2 and Interview separately to be eligible for final merit.
• The weightage (ratio) of IBPS PO Main exam and interview for the final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.
• The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected.
IBPS PO Notification 2022: Syllabus
IBPS PO is one the most popular banking exams in which lakhs of candidates appear every year. The initial step which is required to be taken for the preparation of IBPS PO is to know its syllabus. For phase 1 of the IBPS PO exam candidates will be needed to study quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and English language. While in the phase 2 exam there will be an addition of one subject i.e. General, Economy/Banking Awareness. Here we are providing you with the syllabus for the preliminary phase. The brief syllabus for IBPS PO 2022 can be checked by the link given below
- Quadratic equation
- Number Series
- Data Interpretation
- Ratio & Proportion, Partnership
- Time, Speed & Distance
- Time & work, Boats & stream
- Profit & loss
- SI & CI
- Probability & Permutation & combination
- Seating arrangement
- Coding decoding
- Blood relation
- Direction & distance
- Missing number and wrong number series
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze test
- Error detection
- Para Jumble
- Phrase replacement
IBPS PO 2022 Preparation Tips
IBPS PO is a highly competitive banking exam as lakhs of candidates participate in the recruitment process. In order to clear the IBPS PO in the first attempt candidates must have a pre-planned strategy. The preliminary exam of IBPS PO is expected to be held in the month of October 2022 so candidates are having a time period of around 3 months which is enough to clear the phase 1 exam if the preparation is done in the right manner. The preliminary phase of IBPS PO is all about speed therefore candidates must pay special attention to increasing their speed while keeping in mind the accuracy. The level of questions in phase 1 is comparatively easy than mains exam, therefore, candidates who are underconfident must give it a try. Now let’s move on to some of the preparation tips for IBPS PO 2022
- Start reading newspapers to get well acquainted with the reading part as it will help you a lot in the reading comprehension in the English Language section.
- Start covering the basic rules of grammar for the error detection portion of the English Language section
- For quantitative aptitude, try to increase your calculation speed. Watch the session for calculation speed on the official youtube channel of Adda247 and then try to apply the concepts
- In order to perform well in the reasoning section, practice is the only key to success