IBPS PO 2022: Study Material, Syllabus and Exam Pattern, Notification, Exam Date & More

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About IBPS PO 2022

IBPS PO 2022 Highlights 2022

IBPS PO Notifications 2022

IBPS PO Vacancies 2022

IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims and Mains

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Eligibility

IBPS PO Exam Date 2022

IBPS PO Application Process

IBPS PO Admit Card

IBPS PO Result Download

IBPS PO Selection Process

IBPS PO Cut-off

IBPS PO Salary and Allowance

About IBPS PO Job

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a central recruitment agency under the ownership of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. IBPS is Conducting Organisation that conducts an IBPS PO exam to recruit eligible candidates for the post of probationary for different public sector banks in India. IBPS CRP PO/MT-XII is conducted for the selection of candidates in 11 public sector banks. IBPS serves all public sector banks such as PNB, BOB, Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, SBI, NABARD, RBI, and LIC.
IBPS PO is one of the hottest jobs in India when it comes to securing the future. The salary and allowance facilities are the primary attraction for many candidates regarding these posts.
Aspirants get selected in two tier-prelims and mains which are conducted by IBPS. Candidates who will qualify in the prelim exam will appear for the main exam and shortlisted candidates will be called for a common interview to be conducted by the participating banks and coordinated by the nodal bank.

IBPS PO Highlights 2022

The detailed recruitment for the IBPS PO exam will be published by the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection on its official website in August/September 2022.

Here are some key points in that table below about this respective exam:

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Recruitment of Probationary Officers/Management Trainees in
participating organizations
Name of the Post IBPS PO
Conducting Organisation Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Exam Duration

Prelims- 1 hour and

Mains- 3 hours ,30 minutes

Vacancy To be notified
Participating Banks 11
Exam Frequency Annually
Exam Level National
Registration Dates August/September 2022
Exam Mode Online
Exam Purpose To recruit eligible candidates to the post of probationary
Language English and Hindi
Level of Recruitment Prelims, Mains and Interview
Exam Helpdesk number 1800 222 366, 1800 103 4566
Official Website https://www.ibps.in/

IBPS PO Notifications 2022

The Details of the IBPS PO notification 2022 PDF will be released in August/September 2022 at the official website https://www.ibps.in/ for 3000+ vacant posts of Probationary Officers in 11 public sector banks.

IBPS PO Vacancies 2022

Please find below last year vacancies details:

Released Date Number of Vacancies
IBPS PO 2022 shall be released in August 2022 (tentatively)
Posts for IBPS PO (2020-21) 5809
Posts for IBPS (2019-2020) 4336
Posts for IBPS (2019-2018) 4252

IBPS had announced 5809 vacancies of Probationary Officer posts to be recruited for FY 2021-22 for 11 participating banks have been tabulated in the detail below.

Participating Banks Total
Bank of Baroda 0
Bank of India 838
Bank of Maharashtra 500
Canara Bank 650
Central Bank of India 620
Indian Bank 498
Indian Overseas Bank 424
Punjab National Bank 500
Punjab & Sind Bank 427
UCO Bank 440
Union Bank of India 912
Total 5809

IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims and Mains

IBPS PO Syllabus for each subject of Prelims 2022 is given below.

IBPS PO Syllabus Prelims

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language

Seating Arrangements





Data Sufficiency

Blood Relations

Order and Ranking

Alphanumeric Series

Distance and Direction

Verbal Reasoning

Number Series

Data Interpretation

Simplification/ Approximation

Quadratic Equation

Data Sufficiency



Profit and Loss

Ratio and Proportion

Work, Time, and Energy

Time and Distance



Simple and Compound Interest

Permutation and Combination

Cloze Test

Reading Comprehension

Spotting Errors

Sentence Improvement

Sentence Correction

Para Jumbles

Fill in the Blanks

Para/Sentence Completion

IBPS PO Syllabus Mains

IBPS PO Syllabus for each subject of Mains 2022 is given below.

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude General/Economy/Banking Awareness English Language Data Analysis & Interpretation


Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning


Seating Arrangements (Circular and Linear)

Double and Triple Lineups



Blood Relations

Ordering and Ranking

Coding and Decoding

Sufficiency of Arguments and Data

Directions and Displacement

Code Inequalities

Alphanumeric Series

Computer Aptitude:



Keyboard Shortcuts

Computer Related Terms Abbreviations

Computer Fundamentals

Microsoft Office and Related Word Processing and
Spreadsheet Applications

Computer Hardware and Software

Operating Systems and GUI Basics

Computer Network

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Windows

Banking Awareness

Financial Knowledge

Basic Economics

Current Affairs

Current Events of National and International Importance
with focus on financial news

Static GK

General Knowledge on various topics of importance to
financial institutions

Reading Comprehension



Usage of English in Business

Letter Writing

Essay Writing

Verbal Ability


Statistics (Averages, Mean, Median etc.)

Representational Statistics (Graphs and Charts)

Ratio and Proportion


Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency



Linear Equations

Quadratic Equations

Simple and Compound Interest

Speed, Distance and Time

Profit, Loss and Discounts

Time and Work Equations

Permutations and Combinations

Age Calculation Equations

Systems of Equation in Two Variables

Number Systems

Mixtures and Allegations

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern consists of three stages namely

  1. Prelims
  2. Main and
  3. Interview

IBPS PO 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

IBPS PO 2022 Mains Exam Pattern

section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Data Interpretation & Analysis 35 60 45 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
Descriptive Test- Letter and Essay Writing 2 25 30 minutes

Descriptive Test Pattern

The descriptive test includes 2 sections, the same will carry a total of 25 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes to attempt.

Letter Writing – The candidates can be asked to write a formal, semi-formal, informal, letter based on general topics, banking awareness and current affairs.

Essay Writing – An essay is a long article on any topic. The topics may range from descriptive, current affairs, contemporary issues, narrative, argumentative, etc.

IBPS PO Eligibility

Given below are the eligibility guidelines as per the IBPS.


  • Candidate should be a citizen of India
  • The subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan Refugee who came over to India prior to the 1st of January, 1962
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African Countries i.e. (Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania) and/or Vietnam and Zaire with the intention of residing
    in India permanently.

Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit- 20 years
  • Maximum age limit- Not more than 30 years as of 1/8/2022.

IBPS PO Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots/persons domiciled in Jammu
and Kashmir
5 years

Age relaxation as per certain categories has been mentioned below in the tabular form.

Educational Qualification

All IBPS PO aspirants must have one of the two educational qualifications:

  • Graduation degree in any field/discipline from a university recognized by the Government of India as of 26/8/2022.
  • Any equivalent qualification of the above-mentioned is recognized by the Central Government.

IBPS PO Exam Dates

Please find below the Exam Dates of IBPS PO 2022.

Events IBPS PO Exam Dates
IBPS PO Notification August/September 2022

Online Registration Process

August/September 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card October 2022
IBPS PO 2022 Preliminary Exam Date 15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Result November 2022
IBPS PO Prelims Score Card November 2022
IBPS PO Mains Admit Card November 2022
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 2022 26th November 2022
IBPS PO Mains Result December 2022
IBPS PO Mains Score Card December 2022
IBPS PO Interview Call Letter January/February 2023
Conduct of Interview January/February 2023
IBPS PO 2022 Provisional Allotment April 2023

IBPS PO Application Process

Step 1: Visit at www.ibps.in. (official website of IBPS)

Step 2: Go to IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 notification, to open the IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 Application Form.

Step 3: Fill the form accurately as per your certificates and documents and submit it.

Step 4: Upload scanned photograph and signature.

Step 5: Click on the link to the new registration after clicking on the link of the recruitment. Your registration number and password will be generated.

Step 7: Submit the application fee through the online fee payment procedure.

Step 8: Print the application form for future purposes.

a) Needed Documents

Document Dimension (pixels) File Size (KB) Type
Photograph 200*230 20-50 JPEG/JPG
Left Thumb Impression 240*240 20-50 JPEG/JPG
Signature (in capital letters) 140*60 10-20 JPEG/JPG
Hand Written Declaration 800*400 50-100 JPEG/JPG

b) Application Fees

Categories Application Fee
  • General
INR 850/-
  • SC/ST/PwD
INR 175/-

IBPS PO Admit Card Download

Please find the below steps to download admit card:

Step 1: Go to the official website of IBPS www.ibps.in

Step 2: Click on the link for IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card

Step 3: Verify and download the same in PDF format

IBPS PO Result Download

Please find the below steps to download the result card:

Step 1: Go to the official IBPS website www.ibps.in.
Step 2: Enter the required credentials- Date of birth/ Registration Number/Roll Number/ Password and submit button.
Step 3: You can seeIBPS PO Result 2022. Print it for future use.

IBPS PO Selection Process

The IBPS PO 2022 selection process involves 3 stages.

Stage 1: Prelims – Only those candidates qualifying for the prelims shall be eligible for the mains.

Stage 2: Mains – The candidate is required to secure the minimum cut-off marks in order to clear this stage. Only those candidates who clear this stage shall be called for the interview stage.

Stage 3: Interview – The interview is the last stage. This will be a face-to-face interaction wherein the candidate will be asked questions by a panel of members and on the basis of the marks obtained in both mains and the interview, the list of the officially selected candidates will be finalized.

IBPS PO Cut-off

IBPS PO final cut-off is released after completion of the interview process. IBPS PO final cut-off prelims 2021 is mentioned below. Take a look and get an idea about the cut-off for 2022.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-Off 2021
Category Cut-Off Marks
GEN 50.5
SC 44.50
ST 38
OBC 50.5
EWS 50.5
HI 20.75
OC 42
VI 37
ID 20.75

IBPS PO Salary and Allowances

The find the detailed salary structure of IBPS PO as per the 11th Bipartite Agreement:



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