The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS PO Bank Exam which is your gateway to the much sought after bank jobs. IBPS provides its services to all Public-Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC & Insurance companies and other Banks which are regular members of the IBPS society.

In 2011, IBPS started the Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruiting officers and clerks in Indian Bank and accepts online application through its official website. The IBPS CWE, earlier known as the IBPS Bank PO exam has been conducted every year since then and is now happening in 2020 in its 10th edition. The IBPS CRP PO/MT-X 2020 is for selection of candidates to the 17 public sector banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). It is conducted at various locations throughout India and in online mode only.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Section

Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

Time Allotted

English Language

30

30

20 min

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 min

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 min

 

IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern

Paper

Section

Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

Time Allotted

Objective

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 min

English Language

35

40

40 min

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 min

General Awareness, Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

35 min

Descriptive

English Language (Letter Writing and Essay)

2

25

30 min

 

IBPS PO 2020 Interview Process

Candidates who qualify the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.
Penalty for Wrong Answers:
0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in both IBPS PO 2020 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam. There will be no deduction of marks for a question left blank/ unattempted by a candidate.

Final Selection

The final selection of the candidate to the post of Probationary Officer will be made by taking into consideration the cumulative score of Mains Exam and the interview Process. The weightage of both these phases of examination will be in the ratio 80:20 respectively. A merit list will be generated after the Interview Process of IBPS PO 2020 Exam has been conducted. Candidates who make it to the list will be thus offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Cut-Off: Category-wise

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

56.75

OBC

55.50

SC

49.25

ST

41.75

IBPS PO 2018 Prelims Section- wise Cut-Off Score for General Category:

 

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Overall

Cut- Off

08.75

07.75

09.00

56.75

 

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Cut-Off: Category-wise

 

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

74.50

OBC

68.38

SC

56.38

ST

35.75

IBPS PO 2018-19 Mains Cut-Off: Section- wise

Section

Cut Off
(SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD)

Cut- Off (General)

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

07.50

10.25

English Language

07.50

11.25

Data Analysis and Interpretation

02.25

04.50

General Economy and Banking Awareness

05.00

08.00

English Language (Descriptive)

08.75

10.00

 

IBPS PO Final Cut-Off 2018-19: Category-wise

 

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Maximum Score

55.34

47.33

53.02

63.91

Minimum Score

35.78

31.60

40.29

43.87

 

IBPS PO Exam Date

The official IBPS calendar 2020 has been released by The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. Given below are the tentative dates for the IBPS PO exam based on the IBPS calendar 2020:

EVENT

IMPORTANT DATES

IBPS PO Online Application

August/ September 2020

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date

October 3, 2020
October 4, 2020
October 10, 2020

IBPS PO Mains Exam

November 28, 2020

Interview

January/ February 2021

 

IBPS Regional Rural Banks

For selection to the post of both Assistant and Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country, IBPS organises IBPS RRB Exam every year. IBPS RRB is conducted every year for selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country.

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Date

IBPS has declared the exam dates for IBPS RRB 2020 Exam. Let's have a look at the Exam Dates of IBPS RRB Assistant 2020 and IBPS RRB Officer 2020 exam.

Event

Important Dates

IBPS RRB Notification

June 2020

Online Application Starts

June 2020

Online Application Ends

July 2020

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

August 1, 2020
August 2, 2020

IBPS RRB Mains Exam

September 13, 2020

Final Result

TBA

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

 IBPS RRB Officer 2020, exam will be conducted in three phases:

• Preliminary Exam

• Mains Exam

• Interview Process

The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process.

IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE I Preliminary Examination Pattern

Section

Number of Question

Marks Allotted

Duration

Reasoning

40

40

Cumulative time of 45 minutes

Numerical Ability

40

40

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Pattern

Section

Number of Question

Marks Allotted

Duration

Reasoning

40

50

 

Cumulative time of 2 hours

General Awareness

40

40

Numerical Ability

40

50

English/ Hindi Language

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Educational Qualifications

i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisci-culture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;

ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.

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