IBPS PO 2020

IBPS PO 2020

IBPS PO 2020 Notification, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus Details

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts exam for the position of Probationary Officer (PO)/Management Trainee in various public sector banks in India. The online examination is held in two phases – Preliminary and Main. IBPS PO 2020 Notification,1417 Vacancies in 2020.

New- IBPS PO 2020 Pre Admit Card Out: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the IBPS PO 2020 Prelims call letter for the supplementary notification released on 28 Oct 2020. The exam is scheduled to be held on 5 & 6 Jan 2021. 

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IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam Dates Revised: IBPS has released an official notification about the revised exam dates for IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam. As per notification , IBPS PO mains exam is scheduled to be held on 4 Feb 2021.

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Updated Vacancies: IBPS has announced the updated vacancies for po post for the year 2020, There were 1417 posts ealier which get increased to 3517 with the addition of 2100 vacancies of Canara Bank.

Download Updated Vacancies IBPS PO 2020 Notification PDF

Online Application Link Reactivated: IBPS has reopened the online application link for IBPS PO 2020. Now, Candidates can apply for the same from 28 Oct 2020 to 11 Nov 2020.

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The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the exam calendar for this year. The candidates were also eagerly waiting for the same. Now they can check all the exam dates in this newly released IBPS exam calendar 2020-21.

Click here to Download IBPS Exam Calendar 2020-21 PDF

IBPS PO Recruitment 2020 Out- Download PDF: Check Exam Date, Vacancies

IBPS PO 2020 Updated Vacancies

The bank-wise Vacancies for IBPS PO are given below:

Bank Name
Bank of India
Punjab & Sind Bank
UCO Bank
Bank of Maharashtra ( New)
Canara Bank 2100
Total 3517

IBPS PO 2021 Exam Dates:

Event Date
Release of IBPS PO Notification To be Notified
Beginning of Online Application Process To be Notified
Last Date to Apply Online To be Notified
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date

October 09, 2021

October 10, 2021

October 16, 2021

October 17, 2021

IBPS PO Mains Exam Date November 27, 2021

IBPS PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

Application for the Probationary Officer (PO) will be subject to various eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official IBPS PO Notification. Applicants need to fulfill the required eligibility to apply for IBPS PO.

IBPS PO 2020 Age Limit: (01.08.2020 ) : 20 - 30 Years

S.No Category Age Relexation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe  5 years
2 Other backward classes(Non-Creamy Layer)    3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”  10 years
4 Ex-servicemen 5 years
5  Persons ordinarily domiciled in state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period of 1-01-1980 to 3-12-1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots   5 years

Educational Qualification:

The Eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO exam is Graduation Degree in any of the streams such as B.Com, B.A B.Sc, B.Tech, etc, from a University recognized by the Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at time of registration for the IBPS PO examination. Final Year Appearing student is not allow for IBPS PO Exam.

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IBPS PO 2020 Exam Pattern:

IBPS PO conducted in three phases, Phase I is the prelim exam that consists of a paper of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carries 100 questions. This is a screening test only to qualify for the next step and its marks will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. There will be no Sectional Cut off marks for prelims exam. 

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Phase-1 

Sr. NO. Name of the Test No.Of Question Maximum Marks Time Allotted
1. English Language  30 30 20 Min
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Min
3. Reasoning Ability   35 35 20 Min
Total 100 Ques. 100 Marks  

IBPS PO Mains Exam Phase-2- 200 Marks 

It will also consist of a paper of objective type (multiple choice questions) like IBPS PO Pre Exam but carry a maximum of 200 marks that are given below : 

Name of Tests   No. of Questions  Maximum Marks Time allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min
2 General/ Economy/ Banking
40 40 35 Min
3  English Language  35 40 40 Min
4  Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min
Total 155 200 3 Hours
Descriptive Paper
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) - 25 30 Min

IBPS PO Interview Phase-3

Shortlisted Candidates in the main examination for IBPS-PO subsequently called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews to be conducted at select centers. The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview must not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). However, like most interviews for various examinations, the IBPS-PO interview does not have defined syllabus but candidates need to be articulate about his/her knowledge in General Awareness with special emphasis on Banking, Finance, and Economics along with his/her own qualification and work experience (if any) related questions.

IBPS PO 2020 Syllabus:

IBPS PO Syllabus for Preliminary exam 

The syllabus for this Prelims Exam includes three subjects- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. The prelims have sectional cutoff which implies that candidates must obtain the minimum qualifying marks in each section to clear the exam. Candidates must also meet the cutoff to qualify for Mains and the interview round.

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for Prelims Exam

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Series completion
  • Percentage    
  • Simplification    
  • Ratio and proportion
  •  Average
  • Problems on ages
  • Profit and loss,Simple Interest& Compound Interest
  • Time and distance & Trains
  • Boat and streams,Data Sufficiency
  • Time and work
  • Quadratic equations
  •  Permutation & combination and probability 
  • Data Interpretation,Alligation and Mixture


IBPS PO Reasoning Ability Syllabus for Prelims Exam

IBPS PO Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  • Coding-decoding 
  • Distance and direction
  • Order and Ranking
  • Blood relation 
  • Mathematical operation 
  • Sitting arrangements
  • Puzzle test  
  • Syllogism    
  • Alphanumeric Series 
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Input-Output
  • Logical reasoning
  • Coded enquality
  • Relationships
  • Tabulation 
  • Word Formation

IBPS PO English Language Syllabus for Prelims Exam

IBPS PO English Language Syllabus

  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test (Fill in the blanks)
  • Error locations
  • Rearrangements
  • Sentence improvement,Connector
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Fillers

IBPS PO Syllabus for Mains exam 

The Syllabus for IBPS PO Main Exam includes 4 subjects- Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Economy, and Banking Awareness.

S.No   Data Analysis & Interpretation Reasoning & Computer Aptitude English     General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
1 Number system Series completion  Grammar  Current affairs
2 HCF & LCM  Analogy Sentence Improvement International economy
3 Decimal fraction Classification  Error Detection UNO
4 Square root & cube Root  Coding-decoding Para Jumbles Marketing
5 Percentage     Distance and direction  Paragraph Completion Award & honors
6 Ratio and proportion  Ranking and number Fill in the blanks Sports
7 Average Blood relation Reading Comprehension  Finance
8 Simplification & Approximation Mathematical operation  Rearrangements Agriculture
9 Quadratic equations Sitting arrangements Antonyms History of banking
10 Problem on ages Puzzle test  Synonyms- Country currency capital
11 Partnership Venn diagram - Books & authors
12 Profit and loss Data sufficiency                    -                     Banking terms
13 Simple and compound interest     Input and output - Dams/Rivers/Temples
14 Allegation and mixture Eligibility test  - Nuclear/thermal power plant
15 Time and distance Statement conclusion - Banking Instruments
16 Trains Statement course of action - -
17 Boat and streams Statement assumptions - -
18 Pipe and cistern Basic computer knowledge - -
19 Mensuration 2D & 3D Number system - -
20 Permutation & combination Logic gates - -
21 Probability Network & DBMS - -


IBPS PO 2020 Pre - Exam Training

Bank may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for  SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such  training at  their own  cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centres is given below:

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bangalore Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Aizwal Akola
Bareilly Coimbatore Asansol Aurangabad
Chandigarh Ernakulam Bhubaneswar Indore
Dehradun Gulbarga Berhampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Gorakhpur Hubli Dibrugarh Jabalpur
Jaipur Hyderabad Gangtok Mumbai
Kanpur Madurai Guwahati Nagpur
Lucknow Mysore Imphal Panaji (Goa)
Meerut Port Blair Itanagar Pune
NewDelhi Tirupati Kohima Raipur
Srinagar Vishakhapatnam Kolkata Vadodara
Varanasi Vijayawada Patna  

The bank may add additional centers or may delete some  of  the center sindicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training from  Bank's website by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent.

IBPS PO 2020 Salary:

The salary payable to the PO’s differs in reference to the place of posting. The basic salary remains the same in all regions. But the other allowances which are payable by the bank differ in many aspects. The details of such differences & the salary are given below-

Basic salary 23700.00
Special Allowances 1836.75
DA amount 10163.63
CCA amount 870
Transport Allowances -
Total salary (exclusive of HRA) 36570.38
HRA 2133.00
Total salary (inclusive of HRA) 38703.38
Medical Aid allowances 8000
Entertainment allowances 500
Newspaper allowances 300
Petrol bill payments 3000
Telephone bill payments 400
Canteen Subsidy amount 400
Pension Contribution amount 2500
Annual total salary (leased Accommodation allowance is not included) 5,57,640.52

IBPS PO 2020 Application Fees:

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for IBPS PO 2019 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

GENERAL Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)

IBPS PO 2020 Admit Card & Result:

IBPS PO Admit Card (Prelims) is available from 10 Dec 2020
Last date to download Admit Card (Prelims) 6 Jan 2021 
IBPS PO Admit Card will be released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Mode of Download Online
IBPS PO Admit Card can be downloaded from www.ibps.in
Details required to download IBPS PO Admit Card Registration number, Password/ Date of Birth
Documents to carry at exam hall IBPS PO Admit Card and a Photo ID Card
Helpline Number 1800 222 366

IBPS PO Admit Card will be available online at the official website of IBPS. All candidates must keep handy their log-in credentials to download the same. Applicants are requested to follow the steps mentioned below to download the hall ticket for all stages:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IBPS i.e. ibps.in
Step 2: Click on the official link for ‘IBPS PO Admit Card’
Step 3: Enter “Registration ID” and “Password” or “DOB” (Date of Birth) created during registration
Step 4: Cross-check all the details on IBPS PO Admit Card
Step 5: Download and take a printout.

IBPS PO 2019: Result

IBPS PO 2019 Final Result Out
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IBPS PO 2019 Score Card

The Scorecard for IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary exam has been released by IBPS.  So all candidates are advised to check their Scorecard & Marks for IBPS PO 2019 Prelims exam 

The result for IBPS PO 2019 will be declared separately for Prelims, Mains & Interview Process. The result will be declared after every stage of examination been conducted under IBPS PO Recruitment Process 2019. Candidates can get details of the upcoming IBPS PO Result 2019 on its official website ibps.in.
Steps to access the result of IBPS PO Prelims 2019
1. Go to the home page at the link
2. You will reach the window showing the form to be filled in to reach the result. Fill the form by entering the required details such as roll number and date of birth to check the status of your result.
Kindly make a special note that scores of IBPS PO Prelims exam would not be considered for the final appointment, it is only a qualifying exam to reach the mains.

IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2020:  IBPS PO Prelims 2020 conducted its first exam on 3rd October 2020. Candidates appearing for IBPS PO exam next year must go through the IBPS PO Exam Analysis to get an idea about the no. of questions asked per topic and their difficulty levels.

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE)  2020 Exam Analysis 3 October Shift-1

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis 3 October Shift-2

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis 3 October Shift-3

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis 10 October Shift-1

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis 10 October Shift-2

Click here for IBPS PO (PRE) 2020 Exam Analysis 10 October Shift-3

Detailed IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019 For Prelims

IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2019:  IBPS PO Prelims 2019 conducted its first exam on 19th October 2019. Candidates appearing for IBPS PO exam next year must go through the IBPS PO Exam Analysis to get an idea about what to expect in the different slots.

A.) IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis (Overall)

The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate. IBPS PO Prelims exam had 3 sections in the objective test of 100 marks.

Sections Good Attempts Level
Reasoning Aptitude 26-28 Easy-Moderate
English Language 20-23 Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 23-21 Easy-Moderate
Total Marks: 100 68-74 Easy-Moderate

Topic Wise Exam Analysis

1. Reasoning Ability

This section had 35 questions. The overall reasoning section was easy-moderate. There was no syllogism in the exam. There were 4 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, which are mentioned below:

  • Linear Based Puzzle (8 People)
  • Square seating arrangement (8 People-based)
  • Box Based Puzzle (7 Box)
  • 3 Variable Puzzle
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Blood Relations 3 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Pair Based Question, Qlphabetical Question) 2 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

2. Quantitative Aptitude

The section was a bit easy for some while a bit moderate for the others. Three types of questions were asked in the exam. Data Interpretation Questions are based on Double Pie, Bar Graph & Caselet DI.

No Number Series Questions asked in the exam of 1st slot of 19th October.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Double Pie, Bar Graph & Caselet DI) 15 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 6 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 6 Easy
Arithmetic(Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 8 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

3. English Language

English Language section was of easy to moderate level. There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to "Western Education in China". There were 5 questions of Word Replacement. There was no syllogism in the exam.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy-Moderate
Parajumbles 05 Easy
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Fillers (Single) 05 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 05 Easy-Moderate
Word Replacement 03 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

Detailed IBPS PO Exam Analysis 2018 For Prelims & Mains

A.) IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis (Overall)
The level of the exam can be considered as Moderate. IBPS PO Prelims exam had 3 sections in the objective test of 100 marks.

Sections Good Attempts Level
Reasoning Aptitude 19-23 Moderate
English Language 16-19 Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 17-21 Moderate
Total Marks: 100 57-61 Moderate

Topic Wise Exam Analysis
1. Reasoning Ability
This section had 35 questions. The overall section was moderate. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, which are mentioned below:

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Direction sense 3 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate
Comparison Based Questions 2 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

2. English Language
English Language section was of moderate level. There were only 5 question in the set of Reading Comprehension out of which 1 question was of vocabulary. It is important that candidates choose wisely what to attempt and what to skip. Reading Comprehension was based on an article related to printing press and history of newspapers. There were 3 different types/pattern of Error Detection questions.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 7 Moderate
Error Detection 7 Moderate-Difficult
Filler 5 Moderate
Cloze Test 6 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate

3. Quantitative Aptitude
The section was a bit easy for some while a bit moderate for the others. Data Interpretation Questions are based on Line Graph & Bar Graph. No Approximation Questions asked in the exam of 1st slot of 13th October.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Line Graph, Bar Graph) 11 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 6 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 6 Moderate
Miscellaneous (Profit and Loss, Problem on Ages, SI & CI etc) 12 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

B.) IBPS PO Mains 2018 Exam Analysis (Overall)

Sections Good Attempts
English Language 12-17
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 15-19
Data Analysis and Interpretation 07-11
General Awareness 22-24
TOTAL 67-76

Topic Wise Exam Analysis

1. Data Analysis and Interpretation (Difficult - Lengthy)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 18 Difficult- Lengthy
Data Sufficiency 5 Lengthy
New Pattern Number Series 3 Moderate-Difficult
LCM, HCF 1 Moderate-Difficult
Mensuration 1 Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work 1 Moderate-Difficult
Speed Time and Distance 1 Moderate-Difficult
Miscellaneous- Arithmetic Word Problems 5 Difficult-Lengthy
Total 35 Difficult-Lengthy

2. English Language (Difficult)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 21 Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (New Pattern) 10 Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement 4 Difficult
Total 35 Difficult

3. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude (Difficult)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles 23 Difficult
Machine Input Output 3 Moderate-Difficult
Alphabet 1 Moderate
Coding Decoding 3 Moderate-Difficult
Logical Reasoning 10 Difficult
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate- Difficult
Total 45 Difficult

4. General Awareness (Moderate)

This section had 40 questions and the level of the questions asked was moderate. Most of the questions in this section were covering the current affairs and news of May - Nov Months. As per the review shared by students who appeared for this exam, there were only a few questions from static and banking awareness.

C.) Descriptive Test
This section was of 25 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes. Candidates had to choose from given 5 options to write a letter and an essay.
Letter Writing (150 words)
•    Write a letter to the editor on types of pollution and how to reduce it.
•    Write a letter to your neighbor thanking them for their help in the hour of need.

Essay Writing  (200 words)
•    Fake-News
•    Magazines and Journals have switched to digital media
•    Does India needs a universal health care system
•    Advantages of learning foreign languages.

IBPS PO Cut Off: IBPS PO Previous Year Exam Cut off

IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Cut Off

IBPS PO 2019 Prelims exam was conducted on 12th and 19 October 2019 to recruit 4336 Probationary Officer in diffrent public sector banks across the country. IBPS PO Cut-Off for 2019-20 Prelims exam has been released with its scorecard & marks on 8th November 2019. IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Cut-Off table is mentioned below.

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IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

Category Cut Off Marks
General 59.75
OBC 59.75
SC 53.50
ST 46.25
EWS 59.75
HI 21.25
OC 44.50
VI 52.25
ID 20.75

Previous Years Official IBPS PO Prelims and Mains Cut Off

IBPS PO 2018 Cut Off

IBPS PO Prelims 2018 Cut Off

Category Cut Off
General 56.75
OBC 55.50
SC 49.25
ST 41.75
Hearing Impaired 16.50
Orthopedically Challenged 42.75
Visually Impaired 38.75
Intellectually Disable 17.00

IBPS PO Mains 2018 Sectional Cut Off

Sections Cutt Offs for General CutOffs (SC/ST/OBC/PwD)
General Economy & Banking Awareness 8.00 5.00
English Language 11.25 7.50
Data Analysis & Interpretation 4.50 2.25
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 10.25 7.50
English Language ( Descriptive) 10.00 8.75

IBPS PO Mains 2018 Overall Cut Off

Category Cut Offs
General 74.50
OBS 68.38
SC 56.38
ST 35.75
HI 42.63
OC 53.25
VI 66.88
ID 37.00

IBPS PO Mains 2018 Final Cut Off

Category Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
SC 55.34 35.78
ST 47.33 31.60
OBC 53.02 40.29
UR 63.91 43.87
HI 34.69 25.16
OC 50.69 31.36
VI 56.11 42.09
ID 43.69 20.36

IBPS PO 2017 Cut Off

IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Category wise cut off marks (Objective Paper)

Category Cut Off marks (out of 100 )
SC 36
ST 28.50
OBC 42.25
General 42.75
HI 15.75
OC 28.75
VI 23.25
ID 17.75

IBPS PO Final Prelims 2017 Cut Off (out of 100)

Name of Test Max. Marks Category
English Language 30 5 2.75
Reasoning Ability 35 10 6.75
Quantitative Aptitude 35 7.75 4.75

IBPS PO Mains 2017 – Sectional cut off marks (Objective Paper)

Name of Test Max. Marks Category
General   SC/ST/OBC/PWD
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 10.25

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Preparation Tips For IBPS PO 2020

IBPS PO exam is conducted in three phases these are:

Phase 1 : Preliminary
Phase 2 : Mains
Phase 3 : Interview

Every year IBPS PO exam is conducted and it is significant to the exam pattern and syllabus so that it comes easy to formulate preparation tips. Let us discuss some significant tips to prepare proficiently for the UPCOMING IBPS PO EXAM 2020 in order to assist the aspirants to study systematically.

1. Understand the exam pattern of all the phases of IBPS PO EXAM so that you can plan your studies accordingly.

2. Prefer to plan the study strategy section-wise so that you can give equal weight age to all the subjects of the exam.

3. Buy the best resource books for the preparations which are based on the latest exam pattern and syllabus of IBPS PO EXAM.

4. Join online coaching or classroom coaching for IBPS PO exam in case you are not able to study on your own. It does not mean that you do not need self study. 

5. Make a time table of exam preparations in such a way so that you have enough time to learn and revise the topics on daily basis. Learning is the primary aspect and revision makes it thorough. Thorough knowledge is the ultimate key to success in any of the competitive job exams like IBPS PO, SBI CLERK, RBI ASSISTANT, etc. 

6. Practice is the key to acquire speed and accuracy. Competitive exams are crafted in such a way that it has questions more than the time allotted. Therefore take one practice test from online test series to master the topic and feel confident. Repeat the exercise of taking tests till the examination day to know your abilities.

7. Take doubt sessions of the difficult topics identified while practicing on mock tests. This session helps in making the     weaknesses as strengths because you are under the supervision and guidance of the subject expert.

8. Make short and concise notes of the intricate topics so that it becomes easy to revise them at the end of the preparation period.

Hope these tips will assist you to prepare well for the UPCOMING IBPS PO EXAM 2020!!!

FAQs IBPS PO 2020: 

Q. When is the IBPS PO 2020-21 Exam scheduled for?
Ans: According to the IBPS ANNUAL EXAM CALENDAR, the Online Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2020-21 will be conducted on 3rd, 10th and 11th October 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled on 28th November 2020.
Q. When is the Official Notification of IBPS PO 2020 Exam expected?
Ans: The Official Notification for IBPS PO 2020 exam is expected to be released in the first week of Oct 2020.
Q. Is B.Sc graduate eligible for IBPS PO 2020 exam?
Ans: Yes, a B.Sc graduate is eligible to apply for IBPS exam. An aspirant needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
Q. How many attempts are allowed to appear in the IBPS PO?
 Ans: There are no limits set for the attempts in the IBPS PO exam. There is no need to worry for the number of attempts one can appear as many times as he or she does not reach the maximum age limit set by IBPS.
Q. What is the age limit permissible to appear in IBPS PO 2020 exams?
1.   To appear in the IBPS PO exam, a candidate should be 21-30 years of age.
2.   Age relaxation of 5 years is given to candidates belonging to SC and ST.
3.   The candidates of OBC categories are specified with an age relaxation of 3 years.
4.   The ex-servicemen and the candidates having Jammu and Kashmir quota are offered an age relaxation of 5 years.
Q. What is the salary package offered to the post of IBPS PO 2020?
Ans: The post of IBPS PO holds a basic salary of IBPS PO is 23700-(980×7)-30560-(1145×2)-32850-(1310×7)-42020.
Q. Is the IBPS PO 2020 exam Bilingual?
Ans: Yes, IBPS PO Exam is bilingual i.e., it is conducted in both English and Hindi languages.
Q. Does IBPS PO 2020 have Negative Marking?
Ans: Yes, IBPS PO follows negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of IBPS PO 2020.There is a deduction of one fourth of the total marks allotted for that question for marking a wrong answer.
Q. Is IBPS PO 2020 having sectional timings?
Ans: Yes, Both in Prelims & Mains Exam will follow sectional timings in the question papers.
Q. What is the selection process of IBPS PO 2020?
Ans: The selection process of IBPS PO comprises of three phases these are:
a.  Preliminary Exam
b.  Mains Exam (Objective + Subjective)
c.  Interview
Q. Does IBPS PO 2020 EXAM follows sectional cut off ?
Ans: Yes, IBPS PO EXAM has sectional and overall cut off in Prelims as well as Mains Examination. An aspirant has to qualify both the cut-offs in order to appear in the next stage of the exam.
Q. Is there be an interview session in IBPS PO 2020 after the written result?
Ans: Yes, there will be an interview session for those who successfully qualify all the phases IBPS PO Exam ie Prelims and Mains exams.
Q. What is the cut-off for being recruited?
 Ans: There is no fixed cutoff for IBPS Probationary Officer. It depends on the performance of the applicants in a particular year. The final merit score is calculated on the basis of the performance in the written test and the interview.
Q. Is it necessary to have 60% in graduation to apply for IBPS PO 2020 Exam?
Ans: No, 60% in graduation is not essential to appear for IBPS PO exams. Percentage in graduation is not measured in the eligibility criteria for IBPS PO exams.