IBPS PO recruitment 2020: The IBPS or Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) commenced the online registration of application for the recruitment examination of IBPS Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees (MT). The link to submit an online application for the same is available on the official website of the Institute – ibps.in.

The online application window for IBPS PO/MT recruitment opened on August 5, 2020. The last date to register and submit the online application for the same is August 26, 2020. The Institute, which conducts banking recruitment participating organizations, will hold the preliminary examination for the IBPS PO recruitment in October.

The IBPS PO recruitment is being held for banks including Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, UCO Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Bank, and Punjab and Sind Bank.

A total of 1,167 vacancies available in the participating banks mentioned above will be filled through the IBPS PO recruitment 2020.

IBPS PO recruitment 2020: Important dates

Commencement of on-line registration of application: August 5, 2020

Closure of registration of application: August 26, 2020

Closure for editing application details: August 26, 2020

Last date for printing your application: September 10, 2020

Online fee payment can be done:  From August 5, 2020, to August 26, 2020

The download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training: September 2020 

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: September 21, 2020, to September 26, 2020 

The download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary: October 2020 

Online Examination – Preliminary: October 3, 10 and 11

Result of Online exam – Preliminary: October or November 

The download of call letter for online exam – Main: November 2020 

Online examination – Main: November 28

Declaration of Result – Main: December 2020 

The download of call letters for interview: January 2021 

Conduct of interview: January and February 2021 

Provisional allotment: April 2021

Eligibility criteria


Those applying for these posts should not be less than 20 years and more than 30 years. There is relaxation in age for candidates belonging to the reserved category. Candidates from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe will get a relaxation of five years. The relaxation for other backward classes (OBC) is three years. Persons with Disability (PwD) will get a relaxation of 10 years.

Educational qualification

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2020

Name of Test No. of Qs Max Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 mins
Total 100 100 60 mins

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Name of Test No. of Qs Max Marks Time
Reasoning &


45 60 60 mins



40 40 35 mins
35 40 40 mins
Data Analysis &
35 60 45 mins
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours


(Letter Writing
& Essay)

2 25 30 mins

IBPS PO recruitment 2020: How to apply

Follow the steps given here to apply for the IBPS PO recruitment 2020: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of IBPS, ibps.in

Step 2: Click on the recruitment application link

Step 3: On next page open, again click on the IBPS PO recruitment application link

Step 4: Log in with your registration details (or register yourself and then log in)

Step 5: Enter the required details

Step 6: Submit the details 

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