IBPS PO 2024, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

IBPS PO 2024: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the exam for Probationary Officers(PO). The notification will be released for the recruitment under IBPS. This exam will take place in two different phases prelims and main exam. Interested candidates can apply online and fill in to get appointed as PO in the banks. Every year the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts a recruitment exam for the post of a Probationary officer in various banks of India participating under IBPS. Check here all the important information about IBPS PO 2024 such as Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Admit card, How to Apply, and Result, etc.

Overview of IBPS PO Recruitment

Name of the ExamInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Conduct ByIBPS
Exam LevelAll India
Application ModeOnline
Official WebsiteIbps. in


Eligibility Criteria for IBPS Probationary Officer

  • The candidate must be Indian and has a good command of English, Hindi, and other local languages.
  • The candidate needs to have done their graduation from a recognized university.
  • The age of the candidate must be a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 30 years.
  • There is age relaxation for reserved category candidates.

Application Fee

  • Candidates from SC/ST/PWD categories can pay a 100/- application fee
  • Candidates from other categories can pay a 600/- application fee
  • The candidate must pay the application fee through online mode.
  • The payment process can be done by using a debit card, credit card, and internet banking.

Exam Pattern for IBPS PO Recruitment

Preliminary Exam

  • The exam mode is online and the questions will be objective-type questions.
  • Candidates will get one hour of time in order to solve all questions.
  • The exam paper will be in Hindi and English languages.
  • There is a negative marking for wrong answers.
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Quantitative Aptitude353520 min
English Language303020 min
Total10010060 min


For Main Exam

  • The mode of the exam is an online exam and the time duration is 180 minutes.
  • There is a descriptive paper section and the total score is 25 marks of 30 minutes duration.
  • There will be objective-type questions for 200 marks and contains 5 sections reasoning, English language, quantitative aptitude, general awareness, and computer knowledge.
  • For every correct answer one mark will be given and a deduction of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • The language for the exam is in English and Hindi languages.
Name of the ExamQuestionsMarksDurationMedium
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude456060 minEnglish and Hindi
General/Economy/Banking Awareness404035 minHindi and English
Data Analysis and Interpretation


356045 minHindi and English
English Language354040 minHindi and English
Total155200180 min
English Language22530 minEnglish


Syllabus for IBPS Probationary Officer

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Synonym
  • Antonym
  • Para Jumbles

Reasoning Ability

  • Directions Sense
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Figure Series
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Puzzle Test
  • Circular Arrangement
  • Blood Relation

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Averages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Percentage
  • Data Interpretation

How to apply for IBPS PO 2024?

  • Candidates can check the official website of IBPS.
  • Enter all the details such as name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, email id, etc.
  • Upload the scanned photograph and signature.
  • The candidate should check the details mentioned in the application form before the final submission of the same.
  • Pay the application fee for the exam otherwise, their applications will be considered invalid.

Admit Card

The admit card will be released on the official website of IBPS PO. Candidates can download the call letter and take the printout copy for future purposes. There will be three admit cards one for Prelims, the second for Mains, and the last for Interview. The admit card is mandatory for the exam. Only those candidates can download the call letter for the main exam who have cleared the preliminary exam.


Candidates can check the result of the IBPS PO 2024 from the official website. The result for the preliminary exam, main examination, and interview will be declared separately. Only those candidates will be selected finally who have qualified all the stages of the exam. After the announcement of the result, selected candidates will undergo document verification and will be allotted a letter.

Important Dates for IBPS PO Bharti

Starting Online Registration: August 2024

Last Date to Register: August 2024

Hall tickets: October 2024

Preliminary Exam: October 2024

Result: December 2024

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