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IBPS PO 2021

IBPS PO 2021: IBPS PO 2021 exam will be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select eligible candidates to the post of Probationary Officers in different public sector banks in India. IBPS PO exam is conducted every year since 2011 and is now happening in 2021 in its 11th edition. The IBPS CRP PO/MT-XI 2021 is for selection of candidates to the 11 public sector banks.

Important Dates
1
Registration Begins :
September 2021 tentative
2
Last Date for Application :
September 2021 tentative
3
Admit Card Release :
Prelims October 2021/ Mains November 2021
4
Exam Date :
IBPS PO 2021 Prelims 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021/IBPS PO 2021 Mains Exam Date November 27, 2021
5
Result :
Prelims November 2021/Mains December 2021
Exam Details
Website :
https://www.ibps.in
Mode :
Online
Exam Fee :
Category Application Fee SC/ST/PWD Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only) 2 General and Others Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
Reservation :
Yes
Exam Frequency :
Once a year
Duration :
Prelims: One hour (60 minutes) Mains: 3 hours 30 minutes
Conducted By :
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection [IBPS]
Programmes :
Probationary Officers in different public sector banks in India.
Languages :
Hindi, English
Eligibility
Min Age : 20 Year
Max Age : 30 Year
Number of Attempts : No limit to the number of attempts.
Qualification Criteria : Any Graduation
Aggregate Percentage / Marks Required : The applicants should complete their graduation in any subject.
Marking Scheme, Pattern & Cut-Offs
Exam Mode :
Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)
Stages :
3
Negative Marking :
-1/4 in both prelims/Main
Number of Ques. :
100 Questions in Prelims/155 Questions in Mains
Cut-Offs :
State wise cut off

Syllabus

English General Awareness
   
General English Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
Active and Passive Voice Economy, Banking, and Finance.
Antonyms General Politics.
PrepositionsSentence India and its neighboring countries.
Sentence Improvement Scientific progress development.
Para Completion Capital.
Joining Sentences Knowledge of Current Events.
Error Correction (Underlined Part) Important Financial & Economic News.
Error Correction (Phrase in Bold) Culture.
Fill in the blanks India and its neighboring countries.
Sentence Arrangement Scientific progress development.
Transformation Capital.
Synonyms Knowledge of Current Events.
Spotting Errors Geography.
Passage Completion Indian Constitution.
Completion Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
Spelling Test Economy, Banking, and Finance.
Idioms and Phrases General Politics.
Substitution Geography.
  Indian Constitution.
Reasoning History.
  Scientific Research.
Puzzles Budget and Five Year Plans.
Data Interpretation Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge.
Logical Reasoning Economy.
Verbal Reasoning Countries & Capitals.
Analytical Reasoning Important Financial & Economic News.
Data Sufficiency Culture.
  Current Affairs – National & International.Script.
Quantitative Aptitude Books.
  Indian Languages.
Ratio and Proportion National & International Awards.
Boats and Streams Currency. 
Probability MS Project, Microsoft Publisher
Pipes and Cisterns Mensuration
Races and Games Time and Distance
Numbers and Ages Compound Interest
Simplification and Approximation Volumes
Problems on Trains Profit and Loss
Simple Interest Averages
Areas Quadratic Equations
  Indices and Surds
Computer Ability Time and Work Partnership
  Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
MS Word, Microsoft OneNote Problems on Numbers
Microsoft Access Odd Man Out
Introduction to Computer Science Mixtures and Allegations
Boolean Algebra Percentages
Computer Networks Simple Equations
Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing Permutations and Combinations
PC Software and Office Automation Non-Verbal Reasoning
Database Management System Data Interpretation
Data Structures Currency. 
MS PowerPoint  
MS Visio and MS Excel  
Microsoft Outlook  
The Internet  
Workplace Productivity Tools  

Exam Information & Centers

                 List of IBPS PO 2021 Exam Centers

Applicants have to specify their nearest exam centers for both IBPS PO Preliminary and Main Exam in the application form from the list of cities given below:

State

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Centre

IBPS PO Main Exam Center

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati, Silchar

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna,

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chandigarh/Mohali

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur

Raipur

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Surat, Jamnagar

Surat

Delhi

Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram

Delhi/New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram

Goa

Panaji

Panji

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Ahmedabad, Vadodra

Haryana

Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar

Ambala, Hissar

Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una

Hamirpur, Shimla

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Trichur

Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain

Bhopal, Indore

Maharashtra

Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune

Manipur

Imphal

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Kohima

Odisha

Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Bhubaneshwar

Puducherry

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur

Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Jaipur, Udaipur

Sikkim

Bardang/ Gangtok

Bardang/ Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Hyderabad

Tripura

Agartala

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi

Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi

Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

Dehradun

West Bengal

Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Siliguri

Frequently Asked Questions

 IBPS PO 2021: FAQs

Q1. When will the IBPS PO 2021 Exam be conducted?
 
The Online Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021 while the mains exam is scheduled on 27th November 2021.
 
Q2. When will the Official Notification of IBPS PO 2021 Exam be released?
 
The official notification for IBPS PO 2021 exam is expected to be released by the first week of September 2021.
 
Q3. What is the salary of IBPS PO?
 
The Basic Salary of IBPS PO is 23700-(980×7)-30560-(1145×2)-32850-(1310×7)-42020.
 
Q4. Can an Engineering graduate apply for IBPS PO Exam?
 
Yes, Any candidate who have a graduation degree can apply for IBPS PO exam.
 
Q5. Is the IBPS PO exam Bilingual?
 
All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.
 
Q6. Is there any Negative Marking?
 
Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of IBPS PO 2020. One fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.
 
Q7. Are there fixed timings for different sections?
 
Yes, Both in Prelims & Mains Exam.