IBPS PO 2020: Last Day to apply, Check Increased Vacancies and Eligibility Details

IBPS PO 2020: IBPS re-opened the Online Application Window for IBPS PO on 28th October 2020 and tomorrow, on 11th November this window will close. This Online Application window was opened for those candidates who missed the registration window for CRP- PO/MT-X from 05.08.20 to 26.08.20 due to a delay in their final graduation result. The candidates who still haven’t applied have one more day to apply online as on 11th November 2020 the online application window will close. IBPS has never re-opened the online application window and there are no chances of it to be extended, so the aspirants are advised not to wait for the last moment as they might miss this chance.

IBPS officially announced reopening the registration Window for IBPS Probationary Officer from 28 October to 11 November 2020 and No. of IBPS PO Vacancies increased to 3517, This opportunity can help you to live your dream of becoming a banker in the public sector bank because almost all the Public Sector banks participate in this recruitment process. Also, IBPS on 4th November has officially released a notification regarding the exam dates for IBPS PO. You all should make that extra effort to clear this exam this time. In this space, we will be giving you all the relevant information related to IBPS PO 2020 like Exam date, Notifications, Admit Card, Syllabus, & Exam pattern, etc. All the latest updates related to this recruitment will be updated in this space so make sure you bookmark this space or keep visiting. 

IBPS PO 2020 Exam Date

IBPS has officially released a notification regarding the mains exam date for IBPS PO. Below is the table having some important dates for this exam.

Activity Date
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application & Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 28.10.2020 to 11.11.2020
Call Letter download 10 days before the exams
Online Examination – Preliminary 5th & 6th January 2021
IBPS PO Mains 4th February 2021

The aspirants who have already given the prelims exam are advised to start their prperations accordingly as not much time is left to increase their chances of scoring maximum and clearing the mains.

IBPS PO 2020 Notification: Re-opened Application Window

According to IBPS PO Notification 2020, the IBPS PO prelims re-examination 2020 will take place on January 5 and 6, 2021. IBPS PO notification 2020 regarding the re-opening of the application window has been released at the official website of IBPS i.e ibps.in . Candidates should make sure that they apply for IBPS PO Exam immediately as tomorrow on 11th November 2020 the online application window will close and there are no chances that the IBPS will re-open the window again. For reference the aspirants are advised to check the official notification by clicking on the link below:

IBPS PO 2020 Notification Window Reopened

If your aim is to become a PO in a public sector bank then IBPS PO 2020 exam is the best opportunity that you can have. We are providing you with all the necessary details related to this recruitment. Bookmark this page to know all the Important updates about the exam and visit regularly to stay updated. In this space, we will be covering IBPS PO 2020 Notification, Registration, Exam Dates, IBPS PO Last date exam pattern, recruitment procedure, syllabus, previous years’ cut off, eligibility, etc.

1IBPS  PO Notification 2020
2 IBPS PO Apply Online
2 IBPS PO  Exam Dates 2020
3 IBPS PO Vacancies 2020
4IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2020
5IBPS PO Syllabus 2020
6IBPS PO Result & Cut Off 2020
7IBPS PO Previous Years Exam Analysis

IBPS PO 2020 Major Participating Banks

Let’s take a look at all the banks who have participated in this year for IBPS PO 2020 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 Application Fee

Given below is the category wise fee structure for IBPS PO online application. It is to be noted that Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. Make sure that the application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS PO Application.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee 
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

IBPS PO Age limit (As on 09.10.2020): Minimum: 20 years and Maximum: 30 years

Education Qualifications : A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. (The last date of eligibility, in terms of educational qualifications is changed to 01.11.2020. For other terms and conditions, candidates are requested to refer the Detailed Advertisement of CRP-PO/MT-X dated 04.08.2020. Revised Vacancies as received upto 26.10.2020 have been updated in the detailed advertisement on IBPS authorised website.)

Computer Knowledge: It is important for candidates to have the working knowledge of computer systems to give the IBPS PO exam which is conducted in online mode.

Language Proficiency: It is important for candidates to be proficient in the official language of the State/UT is desirable. 

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants:

Given below is the eligibility criteria related to the Nationality/ Citizenship of Applicants: 

1.Candidate must be the citizen of India

2. Candidate must be the subject of Nepal or Bhutan

3. Those candidates who are Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement

4. Those Candidates are allowed who are  of Indian Origin (PIO) and 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

Given below is the age Relaxation given to different category candidates:

Category Age Relaxation
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 2020 Exam Process

IBPS PO Exam is a 3-stage process i.e.

  • IBPS PO Preliminary Exam
  • IBPS PO Mains Exam
  • IBPS PO Interview

More than 20 lakh aspirants appear for the IBPS Bank PO examination every year to become Officer in Public Sector Banks. About 20 times the number of students qualify for the next stage i.e. IBPS PO Mains Exam. Subsequently, 3 to 5 times the number of candidates is recommended for IBPS PO Interview.

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IBPS PO Vacancies 2020

IBPS PO 2020 increased vacancies to 3517 for this year’s Recruitment. Given below is the detailed table of the vacancies released this year.

1.Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2.Bank of India      110 55 198 74 297 734 29
3.Bank of Maharashtra   37 18 67 25 103 250 10
4 Canara Bank  315 157 567 210 851 2100 84
5. Central Bank of India  0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Indian Bank  NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
7. Indian Overseas Bank  0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Punjab National Bank  NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
9. Punjab & Sind Bank  14 6 21 8 34 83 0
10. UCO Bank    53 26  95  35 141 350 44
11. Union Bank of India  NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
TOTAL 529  262 948 352 1426 3517 73

In IBPS PO official notification 2018, there were initially 4102 vacancies mentioned which rose to 4252 after the culmination of IBPS PO recruitment process.

Similarly in 2017, initial indicative vacancies were 3562 & the number of final allotments rose to 3760. Viewers can refer to the graph below to view IBPS PO Vacancy trends.

IBPS PO 2020 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card or call letter will be available on the official websites of IBPS. Candidates who will apply for this exam may download the IBPS PO 2020 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the IBPS PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

• Registration No/Roll No

• Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the IBPS PO 2020 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS PO 2020 will be issued in 3 phases:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Mains Examination

• Interview

IBPS PO 2020 Exam Pattern

IBPS PO is a three-tier examination which consists of preliminary, mains and interview process. Candidates can check IBPS PO exam pattern given below:

Stage – 1: IBPS PO Pre Examination

IBPS PO Preliminary examination is objective type & the medium of paper is generally English. The medium for Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning Ability is both Hindi & English.

S.No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
 10010060 minutes

There is a provision of sectional cut-off i.e. candidates will have to qualify each section separately.

Stage 2: IBPS PO Mains Examination

IBPS PO Main Exam is both objective & descriptive in nature and is based on online mode. The objective test is 3 hours consist of 200 marks whereas the descriptive test is of 30 minutes of 25 marks.

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours

The descriptive test is a test of English which contains Letter Writing and Essay with 25 marks and 30 minutes duration.

Note: For every wrong answer in both preliminary and mains examination, there will be a negative marking of 1/4th of the marks assigned to the particular question.

Stage 3: IBPS PO Interview

The total marks assigned to the interview stage is 100. The minimum qualifying marks are 40% for general candidates and 35% for SC/ST/OBC. The ratio of mains exam and interview for final merit list will be 80:20.

Note: Only the marks of mains and interview is calculated for the overall merit list. Prelims marks are just qualifying in nature.

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IBPS PO 2020 Syllabus

IBPS PO Prelims 2020 syllabus in a nutshell is given below. Aspiring bankers should go through the topics carefully.

Here’s the complete list of topics asked under each section, comprising IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims 2020:

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
PuzzleSimplification & ApproximationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric SeriesNumber SeriesCloze Test
 Direction senseInequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)Para jumbles
Data SufficiencyRatio & Proportion, PartnershipVocabulary Based
InequalitiesPercentageFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementMixtures & AlligationsMultiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-OutputAverage & agesParagraph Completion
SyllogismProfit & LossSpelling Errors
Blood RelationTime and work & Pipe and cisternWord Replacement
Order and RankingSimple Interest & Compound InterestColumn based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decodingTime & Distance, Boat & streamWord Usage
 Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityIdioms and Phrases
 Mensuration (2D&3D)Sentence Completion
 Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet), 
 Data sufficiency 

The complete IBPS PO Mains Syllabus is discussed below:

Data AnalysisReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/Banking AwarenessComputer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
PuzzleReading ComprehensionBanking and Financial AwarenessInternet
(Quantity based)
SyllogismError DetectionCurrent Affairs (4-5 Months)Memory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Seating ArrangementVocabularyStatic AwarenessKeyboard Shortcuts
PercentageInput-OutputPhrase Replacement Computer Abbreviation
Mixtures & AlligationsBlood RelationsWord Association Microsoft Office
Average & ages Sentence Improvement Computer Hardware
Profit & LossDirection sensePara Jumbles Computer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cisternData SufficiencyCloze Test Operating System
Simple Interest & Compound InterestCoding-DecodingSpelling Errors Networking
Time & Distance, Boat & streamInequalitiesFill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination & ProbabilityLogical ReasoningColumn Based Fillers Number System
Mensuration (2D&3D) Sentence Connectors Basic of Logic Gates
   Data Interpretation   ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),  Word Replacement  
Caselet Word Usage  
  Sentence Rearrangement  
  Sentence Completion  

Only those students will be called for the interview round who will successfully clear both the above-mentioned phase. The preliminary exam will be qualifying in nature but marks of both main (objective+ descriptive) will be taken into the account for the selection of the interview.

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IBPS PO 2020 Salary

The Salary structure breakdown is mentioned in the table below.

IBPS Bank PO Salary Structure 2020
Basic Pay23,700
Special Allowance1,836.75
Total (without HRA)36,570.38
Gross with HRA38,703.38

There is a provision of timely increment of the pay of the IBPS PO officer as given below:

Increment PercentageBasic PayGross Salary
15 %Rs.26,706/-Rs.37,068/-
20 %Rs.27,866/-Rs.38678/-
25 %Rs.29,026/-Rs.40,288/-
30 %Rs.30,187/-Rs.41,899/-

IBPS PO Final Result Out

The final result of IBPS PO 2020 will be out once the exam will be conducted but for the reference, you can see the previous year cut-off given below. IBPS had released the final result for IBPS PO 2019 recruitment on 20 May 2020. Usually IBPS declares results on 1st April, but this year due to coronavirus pandemic there was a delay.

IBPS released the final result for CRP-IX on 20 May 2020. You can check the cut off given below-

IBPS PO Final Cut-Off 2019-20

Maximum Scores 47.07 50.80 50.22 48.98 60.58 46.38 53.16 42.33 42.04
Minimum Scores 36.02 33.24 40.27 40.82 44.44 36.00 42.18 26.36 28.80

IBPS PO Mains Cut-off for 2019-20 has been released and below is the category wise cut-off marks for qualifying the exam. IBPS PO releases cut-off marks separately as per their category and this is applicable for both sectional and final cut-off list. 

Sno Category Marks (Out of 225)
1 General  71.25
2 SC 55.63
3 ST 38.13
4 OBC 70.25
5 EWS 65.88

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-off Comparison

IBPS PO previous years cut-off (2017 & 2018 ) has been given below.

Cut off comparison 2017-2018IBPS PO -prelims 2017IBPS PO – Main 2017Final cut off 2017IBPS PO -Prelims 2018IBPS PO -Main 2018Final cut off 2018
General42.758247.0456.7574.50 43.87
OBC42.2575.6343.0255.5068.38 40.29
SC3662.5038.5649.2556.38 35.78
ST28.5042.2533.7341.7535.75 31.60

IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

Click on the link below to view IBPS PO Previous Years Exam Analysis of 2019 & 2018.

Cleck IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis – All Slots

Check IBPS PO Mains 2019 Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis – Shift 1

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis – Shift 2

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis – Shift 3

IBPS PO Mains 2018 Exam Analysis 

IBPS PO Exam Centres 2020

Given below is the complete list of exam centres based on the previous year notification. If any change in the list will be there, we will update it.


Preliminary Exam Centre

Main Exam Center

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh




Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati, Silchar


Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna





Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur


Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Surat, Jamnagar


Daman & Diu


Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram

Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram





Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Ahmedabad, Vadodra


Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar

Ambala, Hissar

Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una

Hamirpur, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu, Srinagar


Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi


Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore


Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram




Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain

Bhopal, Indore


Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune














Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur






Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur

Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala


Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Jaipur, Udaipur


Bardang/ Gangtok

Bardang/ Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli


Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal





Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi

Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi


Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee


West Bengal

Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

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  FAQ- IBPS PO 2020

Q1: When IBPS is Re-Opening online application for PO?

Answer: The registration window is currently opened and will close on 11th November 2020  .

Q2: How many Total Vacancies are there for IBPS PO?

Answer: Total Vacancies is incresed to 3517 for IBPS PO.

Q3: What is the selection process of IBPS PO 2020?

Answer: IBPS PO 2020 is a three-tier process i.e. Preliminary Exam
Mains Exam, Interview

Q4: What is the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO?

Answer: To appear for IBPS PO exam, A candidate should possess a graduation degree from a recognized university.

Q5: How to get information regarding the latest bank jobs?

Answer: You can follow bankersadda.com to get regular updates on ongoing recruitments, examinations and upcoming bank jobs as well. Click Here to Check Bank Job Notifications.

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