IBPS Exam 2022: Answer Key, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Recruitment & Vacancies

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection 2022 ( IBPS )

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Dewesh Nandan Prasad

Dewesh Nandan PrasadAssociate Senior Executive

Updated on Nov 29, 2022 17:18 IST

The IBPS PO main exam answer key is going to be released soon on the official website. The IBPS PO mains exam was conducted on November 26, 2022. Earlier, the IBPS PO exam admit card was released on November 19, 2022. The IBPS PO main answer key will help the candidates to check their performance in the exam. The candidates have to check their responses and tally them with the correct answers. The candidates can also raise objections against the released IBPS PO mains answer key with valid proof on the official website 

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has recently released the interview call letter for the IBPS exam for RRB. The candidates can download the IBPS exam interview call letter for RRB exam till November 30. The third for the IBPS exam for RRB- IPBS RRB interview has been conducted on  November 15. Candidate must download their IBPS call letter for the RRB interview before their interview date. 

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection have announced IBPS exam dates for PO, SO and Clerk posts. According to IBPS 2022 annual calendar, the prelims exam of IBPS RRB for Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) was conducted on August 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21. The single online exam for Officers Scale II and III was conducted on September 24. The mains exam for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) was conducted on September 24. IBPS RRB application form 2022 was available from June 7 to 27. A total of 8,106 vacancies were announced for IBPS RRB.

The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk 2022 was conducted on September 3 and 4. The mains exam was conducted on October 8, 2022. IBPS PO application form was available from August 2 to 22. A total of 6035 vacancies were announced for IBPS Clerk exam.

The prelims exam of IBPS SO 2022 will be conducted on December 24 and 31. The mains exam will be conducted on January 29, 2023.

IBPS conducts IBPS recruitment for Public Sector Banks in India and Regional Rural Banks. The exams conducted by IBPS include IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS SO and IBPS RRB. In 2021-22, a total of 92 lakh candidates had registered for the various IBPS exams. Candidates selected through the various IBPS recruitments are offered various positions such as Probationary Officers/Management Trainees, Clerical Cadre and Specialist Officers in the participating public sector banks and regional rural banks.

What is IBPS Recruitment?

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, popularly known as IBPS is an autonomous body that conducts recruitment examinations for all Public Sector Banks (PSBs) except SBI. Over the years, the institute has provided services related to assessment and testing for different banks through various exams. The institute was constituted in 1984 and is governed by the board of nominees from different government bodies and banks such as RBI, Ministry of Finance, NIBM, IBA, etc. In the same year, the centralised examinations covering all public sector banks started on a limited scale. The process of conducting the exams online started in late 2000. IBPS exams are conducted to recruit employees for PSBs at various levels, such as Probationary Officers, Clerks and Specialist Officers. This article has discussed various IBPS exams in India.

                            IBPS Recruitment Exams in India

IBPS PO (Probationary Officers/Management Trainee)

IBPS Clerk

IBPS RRB (Officers Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

IBPS SO (Specialist Officers)

Highlights of IBPS Exams 

The important highlights of the various IBPS exams are summarised in the table below.

Overall IBPS Exam Highlights
Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Exams Level

National

Exams Purpose 

Selection of candidates as PO, Clerk and SO for Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks

Exams Frequency

Once a year

Exams Language

English and Hindi

Official Website

ibps.in

IBPS PO

Post name

Probationary Officer/Management Trainee

Number of vacancies

6432 (Announced in 2022)

Recruitment stages

Preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview

Exam Mode

Preliminary and mains exam is conducted online

Exam Duration

Prelims: One hour (60 minutes)

Mains: 3 hours 30 minutes

IBPS Clerk

Post names

Clerks

Number of vacancies

6035 (Announced in 2022)

Recruitment stages

Preliminary and Mains exam

Exam Mode

Online

Exam Duration

Prelims: 60 minutes

Mains: 160 minutes

IBPS RRB

Post names

Officers Scale I, II & III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Number of vacancies

8285 (Announced in 2022)

Recruitment stages

Officers Scale I: Prelims, Mains and Interview

Officers Scale II and II: Single level exam and Interview

Office Assistant (Multipurpose): Prelims and mains

Exam Mode

Prelims, Mains, and Single level exam are conducted online

Exam Duration

Prelims: 45 minutes

Mains: Two hours

Single level exam: Two hours

IBPS SO

Post names

IT Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I), and Marketing Officer (Scale I).

Number of vacancies

4,980 (Announced in 2021)

Recruitment stages

Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview

Exam Mode

Online

Exam Duration

Prelims: 120 minutes

Mains: 120 minutes

IBPS Exam Dates 2022 Announced

IBPS exam dates 2022 have been announced by IBPS. The table below contains IBPS exam dates for prelims and mains exams.

Posts IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2022

Officers Scale I

Prelims exam:  07-Aug-2022, 13-Aug-2022, 14-Aug-2022, 20-Aug-2022 and 21-Aug-2022

Office Assistant 

Prelims exam: 07-Aug-2022, 13-Aug-2022, 14-Aug-2022, 20-Aug-2022 and 21-Aug-2022

Mains exam:  01-Oct-2022

Officers Scale II and III

Single level exam: 24-Sep-2022

Also Read:IBPS RRB dates

IBPS PO Events IBPS PO Exam Dates 2022

Preliminary exam

15-Oct-2022
16-Oct-2022

Main Examination

26-Nov-2022

Also Read:IBPS PO schedule

IBPS Clerk Events

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates

Preliminary exam

03-Sep-2022
04-Sep-2022

Main Examination

08-Oct-2022

Also Read:IBPS Clerk dates

IBPS SO Events IBPS SO Exam Dates

Preliminary exam

24-Dec-2022
31-Dec-2022

Main Examination

29-Jan-2023

Also Read:IBPS SO dates

IBPS 2022 Application Process

IBPS application forms are released separately for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS SO and IBPS RRB. The application process for IBPS Clerk and SO is over. IBPS PO application form was available from August 2 to 22. Candidates as per their eligibility are required to apply online for the various IBPS exams. The application fee which is INR 850 for the General and OBC categories and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWBD candidates, needs to be paid online only.

How to Apply Online for IBPS Exams?

The steps to apply online for various IBPS exams are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS-ibps.in
  • Click the 'Apply Online' link provided against the exam notification
  • Register for the exam by filling the required details
  • Registration ID and password are generated
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Filling the basic details, personal details, educational qualification, work experience, languages known, etc
  • Select the preferred banks
  • Preview the IBPS application form
  • Upload left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • Pay the application through online payment mode
  • Submit the application form and take printout of the fee acknowledgement slip

IBPS Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for various exams are given below.

Exams Eligibility

IBPS PO eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline

Age limit: 20 to 30 years

IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification: Graduation

Age limit: 20 to 28 years

IBPS RRB eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification: Candidates must hold a degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Age Limit: 18 to 40 years (Vary as per the posts)

IBPS SO eligibility criteria

Age Limit: 20 to 30 years

Educational Qualification: Graduation (Vary as per posts)

IBPS Recruitment Process 

The complete recruitment process of IBPS is explained below.

Step 1: IBPS Registration

This is the first stage of the recruitment process. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria are required to register online with IBPS for its various exams. Candidates can click the links below to know the application process of various IBPS exams.

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IBPS PO application form

IBPS Clerk application form

IBPS SO application form

IBPS RRB application form

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Step 2: IBPS Admit Card

IBPS issues admit cards online separately for different posts and stages of the exam. Candidates can access the admit card from the official website by logging with registration number or roll number and date of birth or password.

IBPS RRB admit card

IBPS PO admit card

IBPS SO admit card

IBPS Clerk admit card

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Step 3: IBPS Exam

Candidates need to appear in the IBPS exam as per the details mentioned in the admit card. The exam is conducted across various cities spread throughout the country in multiple shifts. IBPS PO exam is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. IBPS RRB exam is held in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Single online exam, Interview. IBPS SO is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview. IBPS Clerk is conducted in two stages: Prelims and Mains exam.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS SO Exam Pattern & Syllabus

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Step 4: IBPS Result

The result is announced online on the official website. IBPS result is announced separately for different posts and stages. The result can be accessed by logging with the required credentials. Candidates qualifying the prelims exam are selected for the mains exam. Candidates who qualify the mains exam are called for interview (specific to the posts).

IBPS RRB result

IBPS PO result

IBPS Clerk result

IBPS SO result

IBPS Exam Centres

The prelims and mains exams are conducted in multiple exam centres spread throughout the country. Candidates are directed to choose the exam cities for the prelims and mains exams while filling the basic details parts in the application form. Candidates can choose one exam city each for prelims and mains exams. The list of exam cities for prelims and mains exams are given below.

IBPS Exam Centres for Prelims

State /UT/ NCR IBPS PO Prelims Exam Centre

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

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

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Bihar

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

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

Surat, Jamnagar

Delhi

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

Goa

Panaji

Gujarat

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

Haryana

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

Himachal

Pradesh

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

Jammu &

Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga,

Hassan, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Kerala

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

Ladakh

Leh

Lakshadweep

Kavarrati

Madhya

Pradesh

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

Maharashtra

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

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Odisha

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

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali,

Pathankot, Patiala

Rajasthan

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

Sikkim

Bardang/ Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

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

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Tripura

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

West Bengal

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

 IBPS Exam Centres for Mains

State /UT / NCR IBPS PO Main Examination Centre

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Assam

Guwahati, Silchar

Bihar

Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna,

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and

Daman & Diu

Surat

Delhi

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

Goa

Panji

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Vadodra

Haryana

Ambala, Hissar

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore

Kerala

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

Ladakh

Leh

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Indore

Maharashtra

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

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Odisha

Bhubaneshwar

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

Rajasthan

Jaipur, Udaipur

Sikkim

Bardang/ Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli

Telangana

Hyderabad

Tripura

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Varanasi

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

West Bengal

Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri

 Also Read:

IBPS PO Exam Centres IBPS Clerk Exam Centres IBPS RRB Exam Centres IBPS SO Exam Centres

IBPS Syllabus 2022

IBPS syllabus is more or else the same for all the exams. However, the pattern of questions as well as the difficulty level differ exam to exam. IBPS syllabus for prelims and mains exam is given below.

IBPS Prelims Syllabus 2022

English Language Quantitative Ability Reasoning

Reading Comprehension

Simplification

Logical Reasoning

Cloze Test

Profit & Loss

Alphanumeric Series

Para jumbles

Mixtures & Allegations

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Miscellaneous

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Data Sufficiency

Fill in the blanks

Work & Time

Coded Inequalities

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Time & Distance

Seating Arrangement

Paragraph Completion

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Puzzle

-

Data Interpretation

Tabulation

-

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Syllogism

-

Number Systems

Blood Relations

-

Sequence & Series

Input-Output

-

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Coding-Decoding

IBPS Mains Syllabus 2022

Data Interpretation and Analysis
Simplification Average
Percentage Ratio and Percentage
Data Interpretation Mensuration and Geometry
Quadratic Equation Interest
Problems of Ages Profit and Loss
Number Series Speed, Distance and Time
Speed, Distance and Time Time and Work
Number System Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation Permutation and Combination
Probability Mixture and Allegations

General Awareness: Questions are asked from Financial Awareness, Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

Verbal Reasoning

Internet

Syllogism

Memory

Circular Seating Arrangement

Keyboard Shortcuts

Linear Seating Arrangement

Computer Abbreviation

Double Lineup

Microsoft Office

Scheduling

Computer Hardware

Input-Output

Computer Software

Blood Relations

Operating System

Directions and Distances

Networking

Ordering and Ranking

Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

Data Sufficiency

-

Coding and Decoding

-

Code Inequalities

-

English Language: Questions are asked from Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Verbal Ability and Fill in the blanks.

IBPS Exam Pattern 

IBPS follow a separate exam pattern for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS SO and IBPS RRB. The exam pattern for various posts are explained below:

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk exam pattern for prelims comprises three sections: English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. Candidates need to answer 100 questions within 60 minutes. Candidates get 20 minutes to answer each section. The score of the prelims exam is calculated out of 100 marks. The mains exam of IBPS Clerk comprises four sections: General/ Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, and Quantitative Aptitude. The total duration of the test is 160 minutes, with different sectional timings. The test carries a total of 190 questions and total marks are 200. 

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO prelims exam pattern consists of three sections. The paper will have 100 objective-type multiple-choice questions. Questions in the exam are asked from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The total time allotted to candidates to solve questions in IBPS PO prelims exam is 60 minutes. Candidates will get 20 minutes to attempt each section. The mains exam consists of both objective and descriptive type tests. The objective test is divided into four sections-Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language, and Data Analysis & Interpretation. The descriptive section carries questions from English Language (Letter Writing and Essay). The total marks of the mains exam are 225. The interview carries 100 marks.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

IBPS SO prelims exam pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari comprises objective-type questions based on subjects such as English Language, Reasoning and General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry. The prelims question paper for the post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer comprises subjects such as English Language, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 150.  The mains exam pattern for the post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer is such that it comprises questions from professional knowledge. IBPS SO mains question paper for the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari comprises objective and descriptive-type questions from professional knowledge.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB exam pattern is different for Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant. The prelims exam is common for Officers Scale I and Office Assistant where candidates are asked questions based on Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability. The mains exam comprises questions from Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English/Hindi Language and Computer Knowledge. Candidates appearing for the post of SO are required to appear for Professional Knowledge section along with other subjects.

IBPS Exam Preparation Tips

Large number of candidates appear for the various IBPS exams. As the competition is high, preparation should be good. Here we have provided few tips to crack IBPS exams:

  • Go through the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Solve the previous years' question papers
  • Prepare a proper study plan and follow it dilligently
  • Solve section-wise and full-length mock tests
  • Dedicate equal time to each section
  • Solve similiar pattern of questions from each topics to gain better understanding
  • Clear the basic concepts of each topic

Also Read:

IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips IBPS PO Preparation Tips IBPS SO Preparation Tips IBPS RRB Preparation Tips

IBPS Admit Card 2022

IBPS admit card is released online for different stages of exams as well as for different posts. IBPS admit card is an important document as it contains details related to the exam. Candidates need to carry the printed copy of the admit card along with one photo-identity proof to the exam centre.

IBPS Result 2022

IBPS result for different exams is announced online. The result displays the qualifying status of candidates for the next round of selection. The scorecard is released few days after the declaration of result. 

IBPS Toppers 

IBPS Cutoff 2022

IBPS Cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure inorder to qualify the exam. IBPS decides section-wise and overall cutoff marks. To qualify each stage of selection process, candidates need to score the cutoff marks.

IBPS Books

Candidates can refer to the subject-wise best books for IBPS exam.

Quantitative Aptitude

Books Author/Publication

Quantitative Aptitude Book

Wiley’s Publication

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examination

The Pearson Guide

Teach Yourself Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Rapid Quantitative Aptitude with Shortcuts & Tricks

Disha Publication

Quantitative Aptitude

Sarvesh Verma

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma (Arihant Publication)

Quantitative Aptitude

Disha Experts

English Language

Books Author/Publication

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Descriptive General English

S P Bakshi and Richa Sharma

Objective English for Competitive Examinations (5th Edition)

Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha, Mcgraw Hill Education Publication

Essential Grammar In Use (3rd Edition)

Raymond Murphy, Cambridge University Press New Delhi

New Pattern English Language for SBI/IBPS Bank PO

Disha Experts

General Awareness

Books Author/Publication

Guide to Banking General Awareness

R.Gupta

Manohar Pandey Book

Arihant Publications

Manorama Yearbook ( English) Paperback

Philip Mathew 

Reasoning Ability

Books Author/Publication

A Modern approach Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

BS Sijwali

Verbal Reasoning

RS Agarwal

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non Verbal

B S Sijwali

Logical reasoning

K Kundan

Test of Reasoning

Pearson Publication

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Kiran Publication

Lucent’s Reasoning

Lucent

Analytical Reasoning

M K Pandey

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal

Arihant Publication

Also Read:

IBPS Clerk Vacancy IBPS RRB Vacancy
IBPS PO Vacancy IBPS SO Vacancy

IBPS Salary 

The post-wise salaries of IBPS Clerk, PO, SO, Office Assistant, Officers Scale I are given below.

Exam IBPS Salary
IBPS PO The basic salary is INR 36,000
IBPS Clerk The first basic pay for IBPS Clerk 2022 will be INR 19,900. The IBPS Clerk pay scale is INR 19900-1000/1-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920
IBPS SO The basic pay of candidates is INR 23,700 for Scale I
IBPS RRB PO INR 51,000 to 58,000
IBPS RRB Clerk INR 55,000 to 60,000

IBPS Exams: Registered vs Appeared

The table below highlights the number of candidates who registered and appeared for the various exams conducted by IBPS in 2021-22

Exams Registered (In Lakh) Appeared (In Lakh)
IBPS PO  5.74 4.37
IBPS RRB

Office Assistant: 7.76

Officers: 5.74

Office Assistant: 5.33

Officers: 4.36

IBPS Clerk 8.49 5.94
IBPS SO 1.29 1

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IBPS Exam FAQs

Q. When will IBPS SO exam be conducted?

A. IBPS SO exam will be conducted on December 24 and 31, 2022

Q. Is IBPS SO exam notification released?

A. The notification for IBPS SO was released on October 31, 2022

Q. What is the exam language of IBPS SO?

A. The IBPS SO  exam is bilingual in nature. The question will be asked in english and hindi both.

Q. How many vacancies has been announced for IBPS SO in 2022?

A. 710 vacancies has been announced for IBPS SO (Special Officers) for the year 2022

Q: When will IBPS Clerk prelims exam be conducted?

A: IBPS Clerk prelims exam was conducted on September 3 and 4.

Q: When was the IBPS RRB prelims exam conducted?

A: The prelims exam of IBPS RRB for Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) was conducted on August 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21. 

Q. Are IBPS 2022 notifications out for its various exams?

A: IBPS notification 2022 for IBPS RRB, Clerk, and PO has been released.

Q: What is the minimum age criteria to apply for IBPS exams?

A: The minimum and maximum age criteria vary as per different exams. The age limit for IBPS PO is 20 to 30 while it is 20 to 28 years for IBPS Clerk. The age limit for IBPS RRB is 18 to 40 years (vary as per the posts). The age limit for IBPS SO is between 20 and 30 years.

Q. What is the pattern of various IBPS exams?

A. The pattern of various IBPS exams is divided into prelims, mains, and interview. For the lower grade posts, the interview is not conducted. The prelims and mains exams are conducted online. Questions are usually asked from the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Computer Aptitude, General Awareness, etc.

Q. Are there only objective-type questions in IBPS exams?

A. In IBPS PO and IBPS SO, both objective and descriptive type questions are asked. However, in IBPS RRB and IBPS Clerk, only objective-type questions are asked.

Q. How to submit application forms for various IBPS exams?

A. Application forms for various IBPS exams should be submitted online only. The application fee is INR 850 for General Category and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Q. Is there any capping in the number of attempts in various IBPS exams?

A. No, there is no capping in the number of attempts in IBPS exams. Candidates falling within the prescribed age limit can apply for the exam.

Q. Can a final year graduate candidates apply for IBPS exams?

A. No, candidates in their final year of graduation cannot apply for IBPS exams. To apply for various IBPS exams, candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree.

Q. Is there any negative marking in IBPS exams?

A. Yes, there is a negative marking in the IBPS exams. For the wrong answer, 1/4 marks are deducted as a penalty.

Q. Does the letter of appointment issued by IBPS?

A. No, the letter of appointment to candidates selected through IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB and SO is not issued by IBPS. The same is offered to candidates by the respective participating banks.

Q. Who conducts interview for IBPS exams?

A. The interview for various IBPS exams is conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the nodal bank in each State/UT with the help of IBPS.

Q. How many times IBPS exams are conducted?

A. IBPS exams are conducted once a year by the Institute of banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).  

Q. Are there fixed timings in various sections of IBPS SO exam?

A. Yes, there is fixed timimg for ifferent sections in IBPS SO exam.

Q: Is the admit card for IBPS PO mains 2022 released?

A: The admit card for IBPS PO mains has been released on November 19. The candidates can download the admit card till November 26

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