The IBPS PO 2021 recruitment is a three-step process involving – Prelims, Mains & Interview. The IBPS PO Preliminary Exam 2021 will be held soon. Students who would qualify the Prelims exam will be called for the IBPS. Finally, students who clear both Prelims and Mains will be called for IBPS PO Interview 2021. The selection of students for the post of Bank PO or MT will be done on the basis of their performance in the interview round.
IBPS PO Prelims Pre-Exam Training (PET)
Before conducting the examination, IBPS PO participating banks hold the pre-exam training for the students belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities. The Pre-Exam Training (PET) is expected to be held during September 2021, for which Pre- Exam Training call letters will be released a week before the training schedule. This training is conducted for free where students are made familiar with the IBPS PO Exam Pattern and preparation tips.
IBPS PO 2021 Online Application
The online registration process for IBPS PO 2021 exam will start after the release of IBPS PO 2021 exam..
The application for IBPS PO Exam 2021 will be done online. To avoid any technical issues make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the IBPS PO 2021 Application form is one of the following:
- Internet Explorer 8 and above
- Mozilla FireFox 3.0 and above
- Google Chrome 3.0 and above
Students applying online must have the following documents;
- A valid Email Id
- Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size
- Application Fee must be paid online.
IBPS PO Recruitment 2021
Probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainees (MT) are given jobs every year through a Common Written Examination (CWE), commonly known as the IBPS PO exam. The CWE was started in 2011 and is being conducted for the 10th time this year.The IBPS PO selection process consists of 3 phases (preliminary, mains and interview) and the students must qualify each of them to proceed to the next phase. Mentioned below are some important steps of the PO Recruitment Process:
Online Preliminary Examination:
An adequate number of students in each category are shortlisted by IBPS depending upon requirements for Online Main Examination
Online Mains Examination:
Students must qualify the sectional as well as overall cutoff in the main exam to be eligible for interview.
Interview will be done by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS
The Final result is declared on the basis of students combined performance in IBPS PO Mains and Interview Rounds.
IBPS PO Interview
The students who have successfully qualified the mains exam are called for a face to face interview which carries a maximum of 100 marks. The minimum marks to clear the interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
The interview round is generally 15-20 minutes long, where a panel of bank officials ask questions to the students about themselves, banking sector, current affairs, general awareness, etc.
The final merit list is made on the basis of marks obtained in mains examination and interview. The final scores calculated by IBPS considering marks given in the main examination and interview is in the ratio of 80:20.
IBPS PO 2021 Vacancy
More than 8 lakh students appear for the IBPS Bank PO exam every year. The total number of vacancies for IBPS PO 2021 exam will be released in August 2021. Available Posts for IBPS PO 2021-22:
Posts for IBPS PO 2020-21: 3517
Posts for IBPS PO 2019-20: 4336
Posts for IBPS PO 2018-19: 4252
Names of Vacant Positions: Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT)
IBPO PO 2020 Preparation Strategy: Important Books
For the preparations, books, practice papers, previous years papers and mock tests prove to be the best way out. Students can prepare for the exam through the books such as:
– The Arihant Expert – IBPS and SBI Bank PO Solved Papers
– Kiran Prakashan for Banking and Financial Awareness
– M K Panday for Analytical Reasoning
– Rajesh Verma – The Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Paperback
– Rani Ahilya – The Lucents Computer
Ans Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is the organization that conducts common written examinations for probationary officer (PO) & clerk level posts in public sector banks.So students in final year/semester cannot apply for IBPS bank exams with their pre-final marks.
Ans The IBPS PO will be held in three stages: Prelims, Mains, and interviews. The candidates will have to clear each stage to be eligible to be appointed as an IBPS PO.
Ans Yes, there is a negative marking for every wrong answer in IBPS PO 2021. 0.25 of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.
Ans The number of vacancies will be announced in the notification. The last year’s vacancies for the IBPO PO 2020-21 were 3517.