IBPS PO Exam Dates 2024: Check Complete Exam Schedule

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer Exam 2023 ( IBPS PO )

78.7K Views289 Comments

Exam On: 19 Oct '24 - 20 Oct '24

Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on May 13, 2024 17:03 IST

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2024: The Institute of Banking Personal Selection (IBPS) will release IBPS PO notification 2024 in AUgust 2024. According to IBPS PO 2024 exam dates, the prelims exam will be conducted on October 19 & 20, 2024. The mains exam will be conducted on November 30, 2024. 

IBPS PO notification 2024 will be released in PDF form and it will comprise the details related to the exam. IBPS PO application form 2024 will be made available online after the release of notification.

IBPS PO exam date helps candidates track the important events related to the exam such as the release of the application form, notification, admit card, result, etc. Read below for more details on the dates of IBPS PO. 

 

 

 

 

Q:   When IBPS PO 2024 exam will be conducted?

A:

IBPS PO 2024 exam dates have been announced by IBPS. The exam dates were announced through its annual calendar. IBPS PO prelims exam will be conducted on October 19 & 20, 2024. The Mains exam will be conducted on November 30, 2024. The prelims exam is conducted for all the registered candidates. The Mains exam is conducted for the candidates who qualified the prelims exam. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 100. The Mains exam carries 250 marks. The interview carries 100 marks.

 

Q:   When IBPS PO application form 2024 will be released?

A:

IBPS PO application form 2024 will be released in August 2024. Candidates need to pay the application fees online which are INR 850 for General and OBC categories and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWBD candidatesIBPS PO application process comprises steps such as registration, uploading of scanned photograph and signature, filling the detailed application form, previewing the application form and payment of application fees. The tips to fill IBPS PO application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Go to the 'IBPS PO 2023 Advertisement' 
  • Register for the exam first by clicking 'New Registration' tab
  • Fill in the required details to register
  • Registration ID and password are generated
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature
  • Fill the basic details, personal details, and educational qualifications, enter details of computer certification courses, select the languages known, enter preferences of banks, etc.
  • Preview the application form
  • Upload left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • Pay the application fees 
  • Submit IBPS PO application form
 

Q:   Can I reschedule my IBPS PO exam date?

A:

IBPS PO exam dates are announced along with the notification. The exam dates announced by the examination authority are considered as final and cannot be rescheduled. IBPS reserves the right to change the exam date of IBPS PO. The exam is conducted in three phases-prelims, Mains and interview. The prelims and Mains exams are conducted in multiple shifts. The details regarding IBPS PO exam dates and shift timings are mentioned in the admit card.

 

Q:   Is the IBPS PO exam tough to crack?

A:

The difficulty level of IBPS PO exam varies depending on the variety of factors such as the number of applicants, the level of competition, and the complexity of the material being tested. IBPS PO is a competitive exam that requires significant amount of preparation and hard work in order to clear the exam. It is important to familarise themselves with the exam format and syllabus. Candidates must also solve the previous years' question papers to know the type of questions asked in the exam. The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS PO exam are given below:

  • The first and foremost step towards IBPS PO exam preparation is knowing the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Candidates must also go through the previous years’ cut off marks to know the level of competition and prepare accordingly for the exam
  • After going through the syllabus, candidates must prepare preparation strategy for the exam based on the important topics
  • Candidates must also solve the previous years’ question papers to know the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates must also attempt mock test to improve speed and accuracy
 

IBPS PO Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IBPS PO 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

19 Oct '24 -

20 Oct '24

IBPS PO 2024 Prelims Exam

30 Nov '24

IBPS PO 2024 Mains Exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

01 Apr '24

IBPS PO 2023 Final Allotment Result

12 Feb '24 -

29 Feb '24

IBPS PO Interview Call Letter 2023

31 Dec '23

IBPS PO Mains Result 2023

IBPS PO Important Events

Candidates can check below the important events related to the IBPS PO recruitment exam:

IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO is conducted in three stages, preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview. The prelims exam is conducted for 100 marks and comprises questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The mains exam comprises both objective and descriptive type tests. The total marks allotted to the mains exam are 225. The interview carries a total of 100 marks. IBPS PO exam dates 2023 for prelims and mains exams have been announced. The structure of IBPS PO prelims and mains exams is given below:

Prelims Exam

Sections Total questions Total marks Duration (In minutes)

English Language

30 

30 

20 

Quantitative Aptitude

35 

35 

20 

Reasoning Ability

35 

35 

20 

Total

100 

100 

60 

Mains Exam

Section name Total questions Allotted Time Total marks

English Language

35 

40

40 

Data Interpretation and Analysis

35 

45

60 

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

45 

60

60 

General Awareness

40 

35

40

Total

155

180

200

English (Essay and Letter Writing)

2

30 minutes

25

Grand Total

157

3 hours 30 minutes

225

Also Read:

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Syllabus

Get the Top Score in DI and Logical Reasoning section of Competitive Entrance Exams with Expert Prep Tips

Click Here

IBPS PO Application Form 

IBPS PO application form will be released online. Any graduate candidate can apply online for the exam. The application fee is INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC, ST, PWBD categories. The steps to fill the application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • First register for the exam by clicking the 'New Registration' link
  • Enter the required details to register for the exam
  • After registration, registration ID and password are generated
  • Upload the scanned photograph and signature
  • Fill the detailed application form 
  • Upload the left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • Pay the application fee and take printout of the fee transaction receipt

Also Read:

      Download here Current Affairs Guide- Click Here 

IBPS PO Admit Card

IBPS PO admit card is released online separately for prelims, mains, and interview. The admit card for the prelims exam is released for all the registered candidates. The admit card for the mains exam is released for candidates who qualify the prelims exam. IBPS PO admit card for the interview is released for candidates who qualify the mains exam. Candidates can download their IBPS PO admit cards by logging with their roll number or registration number and date of birth or password. The steps to download IBPS PO admit card are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click on the 'IBPS PO admit card' link on the home page
  • Enter the registration number or roll number and date of birth or password
  • IBPS PO admit card appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take its printout

Also Read:

Get the Top Score in Numerical Ability section of Competitive Entrance Exams with Expert Prep Tips

Click Here

IBPS PO Result

IBPS PO results for prelims, mains, and final allotment are released online. The scorecard is released a few days after the declaration of the result. Candidates can download their results and scorecards by logging with the required credentials. The steps to check IBPS PO result are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click the result link on the home page
  • Enter registration number/roll number and DOB/password
  • The result status is displayed on the screen
  • Download the result and take its printout

Also Read: IBPS PO cutoff

Q:   What is IBPS PO Educational Qualification?

A:

IBPS PO educational qualification is a Degree/Graduation in any discipline from a university recognised by the government. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Candidates must possess valid marksheet/degree Certificate that they are graduate on the day they register and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in graduation while registration online. All educational mentioned by the examination authority should be from a university/institution/board recognised by government. Of India/approved by government/approved by government. Regulatory bodies and the final result should have been declared. Candidates who are in the final year of graduation are not eligible to apply for the exam. At the time of interview, candidates are required to submit the educational qualification certificates.

 

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.

 

Q:   Does IBPS maintains reserve list for IBPS PO exam?

A:
A reserve list to the extent of approximately 10 percent of the vacancies under each category may be kept, subject to the availability of candidates. This does not guarantee provisional allotment to/recruitment by the participating banks. In the event of Participating Banks providing further vacancies during April 2024-March 2025 at different intervals, provisional allotment may be carried out three to four times for the candidates in the reserve list, based on the vacancies provided by some or any of the participating banks at different intervals during the period. However, if no vacancy is furnished by the Participating Banks owing to exigencies or otherwise during the validity period, the candidates under the reserve list will not be considered for provisional allotment. The reserve list will expire automatically on March 31, 2025. Candidates who are not provisionally allotted or not in the reserve list will not be considered for further process.
 

Q:   What is IBPS PO exam?

A:

IBPS PO exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in different public sector banks in India. The exam is being conducted every year since 2011. IBPS PO exam is for selection of candidates for the 11 public sector banks. IBPS PO exam is conducted online at various locations throughout India. The selection process of IBPS PO comprises prelims exam, mains exams and interview. The prelims exam is qualifying in nature. The final selection of candidates is done based on the performance in the mains exam and interview. The participating institutes verifies the eligibility of candidates after which they are provided appointment.

 

IBPS PO 2023 Exam Timings

Candidates can check below the shift timings of IBPS PO prelims and mains exams.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam
Shifts  Timings 
Shift 1 9 am to 10 am 
Shift 2 11.30 am to 12.30 pm 
Shift 3 2 pm to 3 pm
Shift 4 4 pm to 5 pm

IBPS PO Mains Exam

Schedule Shift 1 Shift 2

Exam Time

9 am to 12.30 pm

2 pm to 5.30 pm

Reporting Time

8 am

1 pm

Prepare for Competitive Exams with Expert Tips on English Section

Click Here

Also Read:

SBI PO Dates SBI Clerk Dates RBI Grade B Dates
IBPS Clerk Dates IBPS SO Dates IBPS RRB Dates

Q:   What is IBPS PO shift timing?

A:

IBPS PO prelims exam is conducted in four shifts -9 am to 10 am, 11.30 am to 12.30 pm, 2 pm to 3 pm, and 4 pm to 5 pm. IBPS PO Mains exam is conducted in two shifts- 9 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 5.30 pm. The shift timings of the prelims and Mains exams are mentioned on the admit card. Candidates need to appear for the exam as per their shift timings. Candidates reporting late to the exam centre will not be allowed to enter the exam hall. IBPS PO exam timings for prelims and mains exams are given below.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Timings

Shifts 

Timings 

Shift 1

9 am to 10 am 

Shift 2

11.30 am to 12.30 pm 

Shift 3

2 pm to 3 pm

Shift 4

4 pm to 5 pm

IBPS PO Mains Exam Timings

Schedule

Shift 1

Shift 2

Exam Time

9 am to 12.30 pm

2 pm to 5.30 pm

Reporting Time

8 am

1 pm

 

Q:   What is the full form of IBPS PO?

A:

IBPS PO full form stands for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers. The exam is conducted online once a year and comprises three-stage selection process-prelims, Mains and interview. Candidates are recruited in 11 participating banks. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam and interview. The prelims exam comprises 100 marks and Mains paper carries 250 marks.

 

Q:   What is the selection criteria in IBPS PO interview?

A:

The selection of candidates for the interview is done based on the Mains exam. The total marks allotted for the interview are 100. The interview is conducted by the participating banks in co-ordination with IBPS. The marks obtained in the interview are considered for final selection. In interview, candidates are usually asked questions based on the banking awareness and personal details.

 

IBPS PO Dates 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below IBPS PO 2024 dates FAQs.

Q:   What is the syllabus for IBPS PO exam?

A:

IBPS PO syllabus is different for prelims and Mains exams. The syllabus for the prelims exam includes topics from Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning and English . The syllabus for the Mains exam includes topics from Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & General Awareness as well as the topics for Letter Writing and Essay for the descriptive paper. The first and foremost step towards preparation is knowing the IBPS PO syllabus. Knowing the syllabus help candidates to formulate an effective preparation strategy for the exam. IBPS PO syllabus is given below:

Reasoning: Logical Reasoning, Alphanumeric Series, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency, Coded Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation.

Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification, Profit & Loss, Mixtures & Alligations, Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices, Work & Time, Time & Distance, Mensuration-Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Number Systems, Sequence & Series and Permutation, Combination & Probability.

English Language: Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para jumbles, Spotting Error, Fill in the blanks, etc.

General Awareness: Financial Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Static Awareness

Computer Aptitude: Internet, Memory, Keyboard Shortcuts, Computer Abbreviation, Microsoft Office, Operating System, etc.

 

Q:   What is IBPS PO salary?

A:
The public sector banks offer a good salary to candidates selected through IBPS PO exam. The basic salary is INR 23,700- (980 x 7) -30,560- (1145 x 2)-32850- (1310 x 7)-42,020. IBPS PO inhand salary ranges between INR 52,000 to 55,000 with dearness allowances, special allowances, HRA, and other perks. Candidates selected as PO are promoted to the post of Middle Manager-Middle Management Grade Scale 2, Senior Manager-Middle Management Grade Scale 3, Chief Manager-Senior Management Grade Scale 4, Assistant General, Manager-Senior Management Grade Scale 5, Deputy General Manager, Management Grade Scale 6, General Manager-Top Management Grade Scale 7, Executive Director, Chairman and Managing Director.
 

News & Updates

Latest NewsPopular News

Get all exam details, important updates and more.

Download Important Dates for Sarkari Exams Exams

Explore top PO exams

18 Jun '24

UGC NET Exam 2024

18 May '24 -

20 May '24

UGC NET Application Correction

20 May '24 -

3 Jun '24

TSTET Exam Date

12 Jun '24

TSTET Result Declaration

1 May '24 -

21 May '24

Online Registration of CSIR NE...

23 May '24

CSIR NET Last Date for Fees Su...

28 Mar '24 -

7 Apr '24

MH SET Admit Card

1 Feb '24 -

7 Feb '24

MH SET Application ( With Late...

Sep '24

SBI PO Notification 2024

Jan '24

SBI PO GE & Interview 2023

28 Mar '24

KSET Revised Answer Key

31 Jan '24 -

7 Feb '24

KSET Answer Key Objection Wind...

Jul '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 notification

Aug '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 Prelims Exam

3 Jun '24 -

22 Jun '24

KTET Admit Card

22 Jun '24 -

23 Jun '24

KTET Exam Date

May '24

IAS Prelims Admit Card 2024 Is...

16 Jun '24

IAS Prelims 2024 Exam Date

1 May '24 -

3 May '24

Release of APSET answer key

28 Apr '24

APSET Exam

5 Jun '24 -

7 Jun '24

SSC JE Tier 1 Exam

22 Apr '24 -

23 Apr '24

SSC JE Application Correction

8 May '24 -

28 May '24

Application process (without l...

29 May '24 -

31 May '24

Application process (with late...

4 Mar '24

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2023

25 Feb '24

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2023

3 May '24 -

5 May '24

Kerala SET Application Correct...

16 Mar '24 -

2 May '24

Payment of application

3 Oct '23 -

31 Oct '23

IBPS RRB scorecard 2023 for ma...

16 Sep '23

IBPS RRB 2023 Mains Exam for O...

5 Mar '24 -

28 Mar '24

SSC CPO Application form 2024

22 Dec '23

SSC CPO Tier 2 Exam Date

29 Dec '23

JKSET Result 2023

7 Oct '23 -

9 Oct '23

Provisional answer key

11 Jun '24

SSC CGL 2024 Notification

2 Apr '24

SSC CHSL 2024 Notification

14 May '24 -

2 Jul '24

TS SET Application Process wit...

3 Jul '24 -

8 Jul '24

TS SET Application with INR 15...

The list of exams are recommended based on what other exams do the students in your area show interest in
qna

IBPS PO Exam

Student Forum

chatAnything you would want to ask experts?
Write here...

Answered 21 hours ago

IBPS PO interview is conducted for candidates who qualify the Mains exam. The total marks allotted to the interview are 100. The difficulty level of interview may be easy or difficult. Candidates must navigate the challenges successfully in the interview. The interview of IBPS PO can be cracked with

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 21 hours ago

The ratio of candidates selected for interview are in the rato 80:20. Selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam., The performance of candidates in the interview is taken into consideration for final merit list. The total marks allotted to interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 4 days ago

IBPS PO is conducted annually by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select candidates for the post of Probationary Officers. The selection process of IBPS PO comprises prelims exam, Mains exam and interview. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 100. The Mains exam com

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 4 days ago

The starting IBPS PO salary is INR 52000 to 55000. This also includes Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Travel Allowance and other perks.  After deductions the salary is around INR 52000 to 55000 per month. The salary structure of IBPS PO is given below.

IBPS Bank PO Salary Structure in India

Basic Pay

INR 36000

Special Allowance

INR 5904

Dearness Allowance

INR 8593.20

CCA

INR 1400

Learning Allowance

INR 600

DA Others

INR 1552.50

Housing Rent Allowance

INR 3240

Gross Salary

INR 57289.70

Deduction (Tax & NPS)

INR 4659.32

Net Salary

INR 52630.38

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a week ago

To score 70 in IBPS PO exam, candidates need to work continously on improving speed and accuracy. The selection of questions for every topic is important. There's no one particular strategy that candidates can blindly follow for scoring high in IBPS PO exam. Go through the chapters given in the syll

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a week ago

IBPS PO selection process comprises prelims exam, Mains exam and ssb interview. The prelims exam is qualifying in nature and the marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. The final merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained in the Mains exam and interview.

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 weeks ago

IBPS PO exam analysis 2024 will be released for prelims and Mains exams. The exam is released so that candidates can know about the section-wise difficulty level. Going through the exam analysis, candidates can also know the number of good and expected cut off. It is important to check the exam anal

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 weeks ago

Depending on the final vacancies to be filled during the financial year and based on the business needs of the banks, selected candidates are provisionally allotted to one of IBPS PO participating banks. The allotment is done as per the guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, e

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 weeks ago

IBPS mentions IBPS PO reserve list to the extent of approximately 10 per cent of the vacancies under each category subject to the availability of candidates. This does not guarantee provisional allotment/recruitment by the participating banks. In the event of participating banks providing further va

...more

A

Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 weeks ago

To crack PO exam you need to clear Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview. Then the final selection is based on combined performance of the candidate in the main examination and the interview.

V

Vishal Singh

Beginner-Level 5

Upcoming Sarkari Exam Dates

1 May '24 - 21 May '24: Online Registration of CSIR NET June 2024 Cycle
Mar '24 - May '24: UPSSSC VDO Application 2024
May '24: RBI Grade B Application Form 2024
May '24: SBI CBO Result 2024
May '24 - Jun '24: TNPSC Group 4 Hall Ticket Release Date 2024