IBPS 2024 Application Form: Apply Online for IBPS PO & SO Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection 2024 ( IBPS )

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Exam On: 24 Aug '24 - 31 Aug '24

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Updated on May 22, 2024 11:46 IST

IBPS Application Form 2024: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the IBPS Clerk and PO application form for the year 2024 in July and August 2024. The candidates will have to fill out the application form online. IBPS does not provide any offline application for any post.

IBPS releases IBPS application forms online for exams-IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS SO, and IBPS RRB. The application fees for the various exams of IBPS exam such as PO, Clerk, RRB and SO are INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC/ST/PwD. Before filling out the application, candidates should check the eligibility criteria prescribed for various posts. In this article, we have talked about the IBPS application form 2024 for the following exams.

IBPS PO application form

IBPS Clerk application form

IBPS SO application form

IBPS RRB application form

Q:   Is it a problem if the date of passing entered on the IBPS PO application form is slightly different from the real one?

A:

It is generally not advisable to provide false or misleading information on any official application form, including the IBPS PO application form. If the date of passing entered on the form is different from the real one, it could potentially be considered as providing false information and could lead to disqualification from the application process. Applicants must cross check the information before submitting their application forms. Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are not eligible to appear for the exam. Candidates need to submit proper document against their educational qualification at the time of the interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination is the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/Institute.

 

Q:   What was IBPS RRB PO Mains cut off in 2022?

A:

The section-wise and state-wise IBPS RRB PO mains cut offs announced in 2022 are given below.

State-Wise Cut off

State/UT

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Andhra Pradesh

83.13

68.69

88.19

88.19

88.19

Arunachal Pradesh

82.06

56.19

82.06

82.06

82.06

Assam

75.13

76.56

81.63

85.63

85.63

Bihar

73.31

59.63

92.69

92.69

92.69

Chhattisgarh

73.88

89.31

88.56

89.31

89.31

Gujarat

82.25

64.44

88.63

88.63

88.63

Haryana

83.94

65.19

92.25

99.94

99.94

Himachal Pradesh

97.50

94.13

97.63

105.94

107.44

Jammu & Kashmir

74.56

78.88

84.75

86.75

89.31

Jharkhand

74.94

78.44

93.13

92.19

95.81

Karnataka

65.19

65.19

65.19

65.19

65.19

Kerala

67.94

47.31

91.94

76.25

91.94

Madhya Pradesh

77.81

70.94

93.13

93.13

93.13

Maharashtra

86.00

69.63

86

86

86

Manipur

60.50

60.50

60.50

NA

60.50

Meghalaya

57.38

86.06

82.69

86.06

86.06

Mizoram

59.13

NA

69.44

NA

NA

Nagaland

NA

82.88

NA

NA

NA

Odisha

74.38

58.25

89.50

89.50

89.50

Puducherry

89.75

89.75

89.75

89.75

89.75

Punjab

77.56

96.75

87.81

96.75

96.75

Rajasthan

81.56

78.56

96.94

96.94

96.94

Telangana

81.50

81.56

82.88

82.88

82.88

Tripura

78.19

77.25

82.81

76.63

88.69

Uttar Pradesh

81.94

62.44

91.25

96.31

96.31

Uttarakhand

81.13

74.63

82.38

99.06

103.44

West Bengal

80.75

63.81

83.56

88.50

95.06

Section-Wise Cut off

S No

Name of Test

Max. Marks

Qualifying Scores

SC/ST/OBC/PWD

EWS/General

1

Reasoning

40

16

18.50

2

Computer Knowledge

40

3.50

06

3

General Awareness

40

01

2.50

4 (a)

English Language

40

5.75

9.50

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

10.25

13.25

5

Quantitative Aptitude

40

5.75

8.50

 

 

Q:   What happens if a candidate enters a wrong percentage obtained in graduation in IBPS PO application form?

A:
If a candidate enters a wrong percentage in the IBPS PO application form, it may lead to disqualification from the recruitment process. It is important for candidates to ensure that all information provided in the application form is accurate and true to the best of their knowledge. If a candidate is found to have provided false information, they may be barred from future recruitment processes. It is also important to note that even if the percentage entered satisfies the eligibility criteria, it is still considered as an error and may result in disqualification. It is always best to double-check all information before submitting the application form.
 

How to fill IBPS Application Form 2024?

The steps to fill the application form for IBPS are given below:

Step 1: IBPS Registration

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the ‘New Registration' link
  • For IBPS registration, enter name, phone number, email id and security code
  • On successful registration, provisional registration number and password are generated. The same is also sent to the registered email ID and mobile number
  • Note down the provisional registration number and password
  • Data entered during registration cannot be changed

Step 2: Upload Scanned Documents

Candidates need to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration as per the format given below.

Parameters Details

Photograph format

Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred) 

Size of the file should be between 20kb-50 kb

Signature

Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred) 

Size of the file should be between 10kb-20kb 

Left Thumb Impression

Dimension should be 240 x 240 pixels

File Size should be between 20 KB-50 KB

Handwritten declaration

Dimension should be 800 x 400 pixels

File size should be between 50 KB-100 KB

Step 3: Fill the Detailed IBPS Application Form

In this part, candidates need to enter basic details, educational qualifications & experience, and preferences.

  • Basic details comprise filling the category, nationality, personal details, select exam centres, date of birth, gender, father's name or mother's name, address, etc.
  • Post this, candidates must proceed towards filling educational qualifications, work experience, and languages
  • On the next page, candidates need to enter the preferences of banks

Step 4: Preview

Before the final submission of the IBPS application form, candidates must preview it and make the necessary changes, if any. After making the relevant changes, candidates must agree to the terms and conditions and submit the application.

Step 5: Fee payment

  • Fee payment can be paid using online payment gateways such as using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets
  • An e-receipt will be generated after a successful fee payment
  • Take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form

Structure of Application Fees

Category Revised Fee (In INR)

SC/ST/PWD

175

All others

850

Q:   I am unable to upload the photograph and signature while filling IBPS Clerk application form. What to do?

A:
While, filling IBPS Clerk application form, candidates need to upload their photographs, signatures, handwritten declarations, left thumb impressions, etc. The documents should be uploaded as per the dimensions specified by the examination authority. Candidates must upload the photograph and signature in the prescribed format while filling IBPS Clerk application form. The size of the photograph should be between 20 kb to 50 kb and its dimension should be between 200 x 230 pixels. The size of the signature should between 10kb to 20kb and dimension should be between 140 x 60 pixels. The signature should not be in capital letters. It should be in appropriate size and clearly visible. Candidates must ensure that the size of the scanned image of photograph should not be more than 50 kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no of colours, etc. during the process of scanning.
 

Q:   What should be the size of the Signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration Image for IBPS RRB application form?

A:

The size of signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration Image for IBPS RRB application form is given below:

Signature

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb 

Left Thumb Impression

The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink

File type: jpg / jpeg

Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 3 cm * 3 cm (Width * Height)

File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB

Handwritten Declaration

The applicant has to write the declaration in English only clearly on a white paper with black ink

 File type: jpg / jpeg

Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 10 cm * 5 cm (Width * Height)

File Size: 50 KB -100 KB

 

Q:   What should be the size of the photograph and signature for SBI clerk form?

A:
The photograph and signature to be uploaded in the SBI Clerk application form should be as per the format prescribed by SBI. The dimension of the photograph should be 200 x 230 pixels (preferred). The size of the file should be between 20 kb to 50 kb. The dimension of the signature should be between 140 x 60 pixels. The file size should be between 10 kb to 20 kb.
 

IBPS 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IBPS 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

24 Aug '24 -

31 Aug '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 prelims exam

19 Oct '24 -

20 Oct '24

IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2024

09 Nov '24

IBPS SO prelims exam 2024

30 Nov '24

IBPS PO 2024 Mains Exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

13 Feb '24 -

29 Feb '24

IBPS PO Call Letter

Documents Required to Fill IBPS Application Form 2024

The candidates who want to register for the IBPS exam have to keep the following documents while filling out the application form:

  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Left Thumb Impression (LTI)
  • A handwritten declaration
  • Bank details to pay the application fees
  • Marksheet of graduation to enter educational details
  • Valid email ID and contact number

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk exam pattern?

A:

IBPS Clerk exam pattern is such that it comprises prelims and Mains exams. The both the stages of exams are conducted online. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. The prelims exam comprises three sections and carries 100 marks. The Mains exam comprises four sections and carries 200 marks. The structure of the IBPS Clerk prelims and mains exams is given below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks

English Language

30

30

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 

SectionsNo. of questionsIbps clerk mains total marks

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

General English

40

40

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Total

190

200

 

Q:   What is the process of candidate registration inside IBPS Clerk exam centre?

A:
Candidate registration inside IBPS Clerk exam centre is done through photo capture. The photo captured should match the one uploaded during filling the application form. Candidates must not change their appearance from the photo uploaded by them. Photograph is taken while candidate is standing. Seat numbers are given to candidates after registration.
 

Q:   What is IBPS PO exam pattern?

A:

IBPS PO exam pattern highlights the overall structure of the exam such as marking scheme, total marks, time duration, etc. IBPS PO exam pattern is such that it is divided into prelims exam, Mainsexam and interview. IBPS PO prelims exam comprises three sections-Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The total marks allotted to the test are 200. The duration of the test is 60 minutes. There are sectional timings in the exam. IBPS POMainsexam comprises both objective and descriptive-type questions. The total marks allotted to theMainsexam are 225. The duration of the test is 3 hours 30 minutes. The total marks allotted to the interview are 100.

 

IBPS Application Form Correction

The steps to make application corrections for the PO, Clerk, and SO exams conducted by IBPS have been given below for the candidates:

  • Visit the official website 
  • Click on the IBPS PO/clerk/SO link 
  • Enter the registration number and password 
  • Click on submit button 
  • Click on the edit button and make corrections in the application form 
  • Save the application form 
  • Take printout of the application form after saving the application form 
  • Click on the signout button

Q:   What is the sample handwriting given in the IBPS PO admit card?

A:

The IBPS PO admit card typically includes a sample handwriting section for you to use as a reference when filling out your handwriting test. The sample handwriting is usually a few lines of text written in both capital and lowercase letters. It is intended to serve as a guide for the handwriting test, which is used to evaluate your writing skills and ensure that your handwriting is legible and easy to read. Candidates need to download their admit cards online. To download IBPS PO admit card, candidates need to enter registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. IBPS PO admit card is an important document without which candidates are not allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates should keep their admit cards safely till the completion of selection process.

 

Q:   Is it a problem if the date of passing entered on the IBPS PO application form is slightly different from the real one?

A:

It is generally not advisable to provide false or misleading information on any official application form, including the IBPS PO application form. If the date of passing entered on the form is different from the real one, it could potentially be considered as providing false information and could lead to disqualification from the application process. Applicants must cross check the information before submitting their application forms. Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are not eligible to appear for the exam. Candidates need to submit proper document against their educational qualification at the time of the interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination is the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/Institute.

 

How to make Corrections in IBPS Application Form?

The common process has been given below for the candidates to make corrections in the IBPS application form for PO, SO, and Clerk. The candidates can follow the steps below to make corrections to the IBPS application form:

  • Go to the official website 
  • Click on the IBPS PO/SO/Clerk apply link (The distinct links will be available on the IBPS PO website home page) 
  • Enter the login Id and password that was generated during the time of registration 
  • Click on the edit option 
  • Make changes to the IBPS application form
  • Submit the application form
  • Take a print of the submitted application form for future reference
  • Log out from your account

IBPS Eligibility 2024

The candidates who want to appear for the IBPS exam need to fulfill the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO and Clerk have been given below in the article. 

IBPS Educational Qualifications 2024

The educational qualifications for the IBPS exam have been given below for the IBPS exam. The candidates must check the educational qualification details before applying for the IBPS exams:

  • IBPS PO: The candidates must have qualified for graduation to apply for the IBPS PO exam
  • IBPS Clerk: The candidates who have qualified for graduation can apply for the IBPS Clerk exam
  • IBPS SO: The candidates must be a graduate to apply for the IBPS SO exam

IBPS PO Age Eligibility 2024

The minimum educational qualification for the IBPS PO exam is graduation and the age limit is between 20 to 30 years. 

IBPS Clerk Age Eligibility 2024

The minimum education qualification to appear for the IBPS clerk exam is graduation and the age limit is between 20 to 28 years. 

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2024

The minimum educational qualification for IBPS SO is graduation (varies for different posts). The age limit to appear for IBPS SO is 20 to 30 years

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The IBPS  application form comprises several steps. The IBPS application form fees are INR 850 for general and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC, ST, and PWD categories.

 Checkout the steps for applying it:

• Go through the IBPS official website.

• Click the 'IBPS Clerk Apply Online Link' below.

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Yes, you can apply for any bank vacancy without passing the IBPS exam. IBPS is only required for PSU Banks. All other private banks hire individually. Thus, you still have a lot of banks to apply to without the IBPS exam.

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IBPS PO final result 2023 was announced on April 1, 2024. The result has been announced on the official website. However, the direct link to check the result is provided on this page. Selection of candidates for final appointment was done based on merit-cum-preference. Candidates need to satisfy th

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IBPS SO interview is conducted for candidates who qualify the Mains exam. The interview is conducted by the participating banks and coordinated by the nodal banks in each state/UT. The total marks allotted for the interview are 100. The minimum qualifying mark in the interview is 40 per cent (35 per

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IBPS SO eligibility is given below:

IBPS SO Age Limit: The aspirants must be between 20 and 30 years.

IBPS SO Educational Qualification: The post-wise educational qualification for IBPS SO exam is given below:

Post

IBPS SO Qualification 

IT Officer (Scale I)

BTech in Computer Science/ Applications, IT, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Instrumentation

Or

Postgraduation in the above-mentioned field

Or

Graduate who has passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

Four-year Graduation in Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering or corresponding fields

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Postgraduation in Hindi with English as a subject at the Graduation level

Or,

Postgraduation in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the Graduation level 

Law Officer (Scale I)

Graduation in law (LLB) (The person should be enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council)

HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I)

Graduation with two-years full-time PG degree or Diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work or Labour Law

Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Graduation with a two-year full-time degree in MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM or PGDM with a specialisation in Marketing

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