BPS PO Exam 2022
BPS PO Exam 2022

IBPS PO Exam 2022 Pattern, Syllabus and More

IBPS PO Exam is a national level exam conducted by the National-level institute of Banking Personnel Selection every year to recruit eligible candidates for Probationary Officers in various public sector banks in India.

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About IBPS PO Exam 2022

IBPS PO Exam is a national level exam conducted by the National-level institute of Banking Personnel Selection every year to recruit eligible candidates for Probationary Officers in various public sector banks in India. IBPS  PO started in 2011 with 11 PSBs for  IBPS CRP PO/MT CRP to select candidates for these 11 public sector banks.

In 2011, IBPS started the Common Recruitment Process, CRP to recruit officers and clerks in different  Indian Banks and it accepts online applications through official websites. This exam is conducted in various locations in India on an online mode.

IBPS PO 2022 Exam Eligibility

Age Limit 

21 years - 30 years







Nationality

Indian

Subject of Nepal or Bhutan

Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement

Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Migrated from

  • Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire,Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi

Educational Qualification 

Graduation Degree

Additional Qualification 

  • Computer Literacy

  • Language Proficiency (Verbal and written proficiency in the official language )

IBPS PO Exam 2022 Application Fees

IBPS PO Exam fee is divided as per the category-wise. Fee is included with the Intimation charges and the fee once paid will not be refunded.

Category

Application Fee

General and Others

Rs. 850/- ( including intimation charges)

SC/ST/PWD

Rs.175/- (Only Intimation Charges)

Banks Participating in IBPS PO Recruitment 2022  

Have a look at all the banks that have participated in this year for IBPS PO recruitment process:

  1. Punjab National Bank
  2. Union Bank of India
  3. Indian Bank
  4. Canara Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. UCO Bank
  7. Bank of Baroda
  8. Indian Overseas Bank
  9. Central Bank of India
  10. Punjab & Sind Bank
  11. Bank of Maharashtra

IBPS PO Exam 2022 Stages

IBPS PO 2021 Exam will be conducted in three phases:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview Process

It is mandatory for a candidate to clear each level of examination with a given cutoff to get selected to the post of Probationary Officer in multiple Public Sector Banks.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

Test

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

English 

30 Q’s

30 Marks

20 Mins

Numerical Ability

35 Q’s

35 Marks

20 Mins

Reasoning Ability 

35 Q’s

35 Marks

20 Mins

Total

100 Q’s

100 Marks

1 Hour 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Exam 

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

Medium

Reasoning &

Computer Aptitude

45  Q’s

60 Marks

1 Hour

English & Hindi

English Language

35  Q’s

40 Marks

40 Mins

English 

Data Analysis and

Interpretation

35  Q’s

60 Marks

45 Mins

English & Hindi

General,

Economy/Banking

Awareness

40  Q’s

40 Marks

35  Mins

English & Hindi

English Language (Letter

Writing & Essay)

2 Q’s

25 Marks

30 Mins

English 

Total

155 Q’s

225 Marks

3 Hrs 30 Mins


IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2022

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Syllabus

  1. Reasoning Ability
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking
  • Direction
  • Coded
  • Inequality
  • Puzzle
  • Syllogism
  • Data sufficiency
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relation
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding
  • Tabulation
  • Alphabet Test

2. English Language

  • Reading
  • Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Multiple Meaning/Error
  • Miscellaneous
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Tense
  • Active & passive
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Preposition
  • Articles

3. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Time and Work
  • Percentage
  • Simple Interest
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Data Interpretation
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Age Problems
  • HCF and LCM
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Compound Interest
  • Partnership

IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus

English language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Editing
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Fill in the blanks

General Awareness

  • Financial Awareness
  • General knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness
  • Basic Economy

Reasoning

  • Syllogism
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Input Output
  • Double lineup
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relation
  • Scheduling
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Ordering & Ranking
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Direction & Distance
  • Data Sufficiency

Computer Aptitude

  • Internet
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Microsoft office
  • Memory
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Operating system
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computer Software
  • Networking
  • Technologies

Data Interpretation & Analysis

  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Simplification
  • Quadratic equation
  • Age
  • Number Series
  • Profit & Loss
  • Interest
  • Speed, distance & time
  • Linear equation
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Mixture & Allegation
  • Probability

IBPS PO Exam Centers

IBPS PO Prelims & Mains Exam Centers

State

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Center

IBPS PO Main Exam Center

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati, Silchar

Bihar

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

Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna,

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur

Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Surat, Jamnagar

Surat

Daman & Diu

Delhi

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

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

Goa

Panaji

Panji

Gujarat

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

Ahmedabad, Vadodra

Haryana

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

Jharkhand

Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

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

Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore

Kerala

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

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

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

Bhopal, Indore

Maharashtra

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

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

Manipur

Imphal

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Kohima

Odisha

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

Bhubaneshwar

Puducherry

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

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

Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

Rajasthan

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

Jaipur, Udaipur

Sikkim

Bardang/ Gangtok

Bardang/ Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Hyderabad

Tripura

Agartala

Agartala

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

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

Dehradun

West Bengal

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

Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri

IBPS PO Pre - Exam Training Centers  

East India

West India

North India

South India

Agartala

Ahmedabad

Agra

Bengaluru

Balasore

Aurangabad

Allahabad

Chennai

Behrampur (Ganjam)

Bhopal

Amritsar

Coimbatore

Bhubaneshwar

Indore

Bareilly

Gulbarga

Dhanbad

Jabalpur

Chandigarh

Hyderabad

Guwahati

Jaipur

Dehradun

Kavaratti

Hubli

Jodhpur

Gorakhpur

Kochi

Kolkata

Mumbai

Jammu

Madurai

Muzaffarpur

Nagpur

Kanpur

Mangalore

Patna

Panaji (Goa)

Karnal

Mysore

Ranchi

Pune

Lucknow

Port Blair

Sambalpur

Raipur

Ludhiana

Puducherry

Shillong

Rajkot

New Delhi

Tiruchirapalli

Siliguri

Vadodara

Patiala

Thiruvananthapuram

Tirupati


Rohtak

Vijayawada


Shimla

Visakhapatnam

Varanasi



IBPS PO Prelims Cut off Marks

Category

2020

2019

2018

2017

General

58.75

59.75

56.75

42.75

OBC

58.5

59.75

55.5

42.25

SC

51

53.5

49.25

36

ST

43.5

46.25

41.75

28.5

EWS

57.75

59.75



HI

19.75

21.25


15.75

OC

46

44.5


28.75

VI

54.25

52.25


23.25

ID

21.75

20.75


17.75


IBPS PO Mains Cut off Marks

Category

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

OC

VI

HI

ID

Maximum

52.2

52.11

55.82

52.4

62.98

53.78

64.16

42.16

54.31

Minimum

39.73

35.56

43.96

42.98

47.89

38.84

45.89

27.2

28.44


IBPS PO Salary Structure

Basic Pay

Rs. 36,000

Special Allowance

Rs. 5,904

Dearness Allowance

Rs. 8,593.20

CCA

Rs. 1,400

Learning Allowance

Rs. 600

DA Others

Rs. 1,552.50

Housing Rent Allowance

Rs. 3,240

Gross Salary

Rs. 57,289.70

Deduction (Tax & NPS)

Rs. 4,659.32

Net Salary

Rs. 52,630.38

IBPS PO Allowances

IBPS PO Basic Pay

Rs 36,000/- ( Increment in 4 stages)

House Rent Allowances

7%-9% of the basic pay

Dearness Allowance

23.87% of the Basic Pay (Varies based on inflation rates)

City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)

3% or 4%(depending on the place of posting)

Special Allowance

7.75% of the basic pay


IBPS PO Roles & Responsibilities

Multitasking

  • A PO must be familiar with various working procedures of the banking industry.

Practical knowledge

  • POs are trained under fields of Accounting, Marketing, Loans, Finance.

Customer services

  • Handle the Customer complaints like discrepancies in accounts and the rectification of undue charges are also handled by Probationary Officer
  • Aware of Banking facilities like issuing Cheque books, ATM cards, Demand Draft, etc.

Supervision of Clerks

  • Supervise Managing cash, Opening accounts, and Customer dealing.
  • Taking care of Transactions.

Loan Processing

  • Processing Loans and Supervising them.

IBPS PO Exam Career Growth

  1. Middle Manager – Middle Management Grade Scale 2
  2. Senior Manager – Middle Management Grade Scale 3
  3. Chief Manager – Senior Management Grade Scale 4
  4. Assistant General Manager – Senior Management Grade Scale 5
  5. Deputy General Manager – Top Management Grade Scale 6
  6. General Manager – Top Management Grade Scale 7
  7. Executive Director
  8. Chairman and Managing Director

IBPS PO Exam Application Process

  1. Go to the IBPS official website.
  2. Navigate to the CRP PO/MT page and complete Registration.
  3. Read the complete instructions.
  4. Do Part 1 of IBPS PO application form with basic details.
  5. Fill in the details and click on save and next.
  6. Note Registration number and password for future use.
  7. Upload the photograph and Signature.
  8. Fill in the education and experience details.
  9. Pay the fees through Debit/Credit/Net Banking.
  10. Select the Exam Center, Check and Submit the application form.
  11. Take the print out of the application and save it for future reference

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