IBPS PO FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions on IBPS PO

Updated Sat, 22 Aug 2020 11:23 AM IST

Financial Stability and life after working hours these are the two things we keep in mind when we choose any job as a career. The bank job offer gives both to the aspirants. Bank jobs have always been treated as a reputed job in our society. To work as a Probationary Officer in a reputed public sector bank is a dream of lakhs of youngsters in India. If you want to work as a PO in reputed banks you should apply for IBPS PO 2020.

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Institute of Banking personnel selection is a body that conducts different exams to fill vacant post in various public sector banks in India. IBPS mainly conducts exams for the post of clerk and PO every year. Today we're going to give you a brief insight about the IBPS PO 2020 exam.

Frequently asked questions related to IBPS PO 2020

What is the exam pattern of IBPS PO?

The IBPS PO exam is conducted mainly in 3 tiers
  1. Preliminary exam: Prelims is completely objective type exam. Candidates have to solve 100 questions in 60 min.
  2. Mains exam: Mains is objective and descriptive in nature. 3 hrs for the objective and 30 min are given for descriptive paper.
  3. Interview: In this stage, the candidate has to appear in a face to face interview where question-related to general awareness, financial awareness and personality-related questions are asked.

What is the syllabus of IBPS PO Prelims?

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric series Profit and Loss Cloze English test
Ranking/Direction Test Mixtures Para Jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple and Compound interest Error Spotting
Coded Inequality Work and Time Fill in the blanks
Seating arrangement Allegations Miscellaneous
Puzzle Data Interpretation Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Ratio and Proportion  
Syllogism Number System  

What is the salary of the Bank PO?

Salary structure of Bank PO in India
Basic Pay 23,700
Special Allowances 1836.75
Dearness Allowance 10163.63
City Compensatory Allowance 870
Salary without HRA 36570.38
House Rent Allowance 2133
Gross with HRA 38703.38

What are the important dates related to IBPS PO 2020?

                         Events Tentative dates
IBPS PO application start date 5th August 2020
IBPS PO application last date 26th August 2020
IBPS PO Prelims admit card download September 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Prelims Exam dates 3rd,10th,11th,2020
IBPS PO 2020 Prelims result in dates October/November 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Mains exam date 28th November 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Mains result date December 2020
IBPS PO 2020 interview dates January/February 2021

What is previous year cutoff in IBPS PO?

IBPS PO 2019 Cutoff
Category Marks
General 59.75
OBC 59.75
SC 53.50
ST 46.25
EWS 59.75
IBPS PO 2019 Mains Cutoff
Category Marks
General 71.25
OBC 70.25
SC 55.63
ST 38.13
EWS 65.88
IBPS PO Final Cutoff 2019-20
Category Max marks
Min marks
General 60.58 44.44
OBC 50.22 40.27
SC 47.07 36.02
ST 50.80 33.24
EWS 48.98 40.82

What is the number of vacancy for IBPS PO 2020?

IBPS has released total 1417 tentative vacancies this year. Bank wise details are given in the below table.
Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0
Bank of India 110 55 198 74 297
Bank Of Maharastra 37 18 67 25 103
Canara Bank -- -- -- -- --
Central  Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0
Indian Bank -- -- -- -- --
Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0
Punjab National Bank -- -- -- -- --
Punjab and Sindh Bank 14 6 21 8 83
UCO Bank 35 10 14 35 350
Union Bank -- -- -- -- --

Is there any change in negative marking scheme in IBPS PO 2020?

No, there is no change in the negative marking scheme this year. ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer attempt by the candidate.

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