IBPS PO Vacancy 2021- Apply Online for 4135 Posts @ ibps.in

IBPS PO Vacancy 2021:  IBPS is invited online application for IBPS PO 4135 Posts. The online form fillup will be started from 20th October, 2021. IBPS PO Recruitment 2021 exam is conducted by the Institute of Baking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select competent candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in different Public Sector Bank in India. The IBPS vacancy for PO is one of the most desirable jobs in the Banking industry and a dream job for many candidate across India.

IBPS PO Vacancy

IBPS PO Vacancy 2021 Exam Date & Notification Highlights

Name of ExamIBPS PO 2021
Conducting Body Institute of Baking Personnel Selection, (IBPS)
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application Process DateOctober(Tentative)
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Exam DatesPrelims: November / December 2021 & Mains: December, 2021(Tentative)
SalaryRs. 52,000- Rs. 53,000 Per Month
Expected Candidates9-10 lakh(expected)
No. of Vacancy4135
Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS PO Vacancy 2021

The IBPS PO recruitment exam is the top ranking among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered to be a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS official website- https://ibps.in. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at IBPS consists of 3 stages

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • GD/Interview

Application Fee

  • GEN / OBC / EWS : Rs. 850/-
  • SC / ST & Divyang : Rs. 175/-
  • The application fee will be paid online through Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking.

Important Dates

Application Start Date20.10.2021
Prelims Exam04.12.2021 & 11.12.2021
Mains ExamJanuary 2022
Mains ResultFebruary 2022 (Expected)
InterviewFeb/ March 2022 (Expected)
Provisional AllotmentApril 2022 (Expected)

Important Links for IBPS PO Recruitment 2021

IBPS PO Notification, 2021 LinkClick Here
IBPS PO Online Application LinkClick Here
IBPS PO Prelims Admit CardClick Here
Result of IBPS PO 2021 Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
Call letter for Mains ExamClick Here
Declaration of Final ResultClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (As on 01.07.2021)

• The candidate age must be 20 Years to 28 Years for PO vacancy. A candidate must have been born not before 02.07.1993 and not after 01.07.2001 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit for IBPS PO

There is some relaxation of the upper age limit for special category candidates. The details on it are given below:

Sr.No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3Persons With Disabilities 10 years
4Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
6Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
7Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years

Educational Qualification: (As on 01.08.2021)

• A candidate must fulfill the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government for the IBPS PO vacancy. The candidate should upload a certificate as proof of passing the qualifying examination.

The candidate must upload a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while register online.

Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory. Candidates must have a certificate / Diploma / Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer or Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT i.e., candidates should know how to read, write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Nationality / Citizenship

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a Citizen of Nepal or
(iii) a citizen of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently living in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently living in India.

Participating Banks in IBPS PO 2021 Exam

Participating banks in IBPS PO 2021 recruitment has been reduced this year. The following is the list of banks participating in the IBPS PO 2021 Exam is mentioned below:

Bank of BarodaCanara Bank    Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of IndiaCentral Bank of IndiaPunjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank Punjab & Sind Bank 

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2021

The IBPS PO recruitment 2021 exam conduct in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow the online method of conducting the written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: IBPS PO Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS PO 2021 is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, Reasoning and English. There are three sections and the candidate must clear the cut-off of each section to proceed to the mains exam .

Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time limit of 20 minutes for each section. The total marks of the paper is 100. The passing marks is decided by IBPS that is change every year, depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.

S.No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total 1001001 Hour

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Phase-2: IBPS PO Mains Examination

The Exam Pattern of IBPS PO 2021 Exam is same as old pattern. IBPS PO Mains Exam will constitute of 190 questions that need to be completed in a time limit of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, new update by IBPS, both these sections are combined together and will constitute 50 questions that need to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted in 13 regional languages along with English and in Hindi.

S.No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude456060minutes
2English Language354040minutes
3Data Analysis And Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Financial Awareness404035 minutes
Total155200160 minutes
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes


Q. What is the full form of IBPS?

A. IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

Q. When will the IBPS PO Vacancy 2021 come?

A. The Online PO vacancy dates for IBPS PO 2021 will be released in the month of October, 2021.

Q. What is the salary of IBPS PO Posts?

A. The starting Salary of IBPS PO is Rs. 36,000/-

Q. Can an Engineering candidate apply for IBPS PO Vacancy?

A. Yes, Any candidate who have a Degree equivalent to Graduation, can apply for IBPS PO Vacancy 2021.

Q. Is the IBPS PO exam conducted Bilingual?

A. All exams of IBPS PO are bilingual, i.e. available in both Hindi and English.

Q. What is the official website of IBPS?

A. IBPS official website is https://ibps.in.

Q. What is the full form of Bank PO?

A. PO stands for Probationary Officer, it means an officer appointed in a bank to investigate, report on and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation.

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