IBPS PO 2024 Exam Dates, Online Application, Eligibility Participating Banks

IBPS PO 2024: IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is going to regulate the recruitment exam for the post of PO (Probationary Officer) in IBPS Participating Banks across India. Individuals aspiring to join banking services must apply for this exam. IBPS directs and manages recruitment process for the post of Probationary Officers every year in India. All the selected individuals will be appointed for the desired posts in the scheduled banks that come under IBPS. The selection of the candidate is held via three phases i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. All these three stages needs to be cleared by the candidates in order to be allotted in one of the IBPS participating banks. Applicants successfully qualifying both Preliminary and Mains Exam will be invited to appear for interview by the officials of IBPS.

The official notification regarding the recruitment of IBPS PO 2024 will likely be available in the month of July- August 2023. The application form for the same will also be released accordingly on the authorized web portal of IBPS.

IBPS PO Participating Banks

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Corporation Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Indian Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • UCO Bank

IBPS PO 2024 Highlights

Name of the exam IBPS PO 2024
Full form Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer 2024
Conducting department Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Stages of Exam
  • 1st Stage- Preliminary Exam
  • 2nd Stage- Main Exam
  • 3rd Stage- Interview/ Personality test
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Level of Exam National level
Official website www.ibps.in.

IBPS PO 2024 Important dates

Events Dates (Speculated)
Notification release date July- August 2023
Online registration date July- August 2023
Last date to apply September 2023
Availability of Admit card September 2023
Preliminary exam date October 2023
Preliminary exam result October 2023
Availability of Admit card for mains October 2023
Mains exam date November 2023
Mains exam result November 2023
Interview call letter download on December 2023
Interview January 2024
Provisional allotment April 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Each applier mandatorily needs to pass certain eligibility requirements as stated below:
  • Aspirants should belong to Indian Nationality in order to be eligible for IBPS PO Recruitment 2024.
  • The age of the candidates must be between 20 to 30 years as on 1st July, 2024. However, candidates associated with reserved categories will get relaxation in age as per government norms.
  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized educational university/ institute is required in order to participate in the recruitment. Candidates of final year who are appearing in the graduation examination can apply for IBPS PO too.
  • Aspirants must possess a computer diploma/ certificate or have basic knowledge of computer systems.
  • He/ she must hold verbal and written proficiency in the official language of his/ her state or UT.

Age Relaxation:

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Ex- servicemen 3 years
Widow/ Divorced who have not remarried 9 years
PwD 10 years
Person affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS PO 2024 Application Process

  • Individuals can easily receive the application form at the official website of IBPS which is www.ibps.in.
  • After visiting the official website, search for the application form link related to the Application form.
  • Provide all accurate data including your personal, professional, educational, communicational, etc. details as asked in the application form.
  • Attach or upload your scanned images of passport sized photograph, signature, left thumb impression photo and a photo of a handwritten declaration in accordance with the specifications mentioned.
  • Submit the application form and pay the application fee as per the categories.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
General candidates INR 600/-
Other categories INR 100/-

Note: The mode of payment consists of mobile wallets/ IMPS/ Cash cards/ debit cards/ credit cards/ net banking.

Exam Pattern

IBPS PO involves two stages of examination which are preliminary examination and mains examination.

Preliminary Examination

Section No. of Questions Marks allocated Medium of Exam Duration
English language 30 30 English 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100 Bilingual 1 hour

Mains Examination

Section No. of Questions Marks allocated Medium of Exam Duration
Data analysis and interpretation 35 60 English and Hindi 45 minutes
English language 35 40 English 40 minutes
Economy/ General/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English and Hindi 35 minutes
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 English and Hindi 60 minutes
English language (essay and letter writing) 2 25 English 30 minutes
Total 157 225 Bilingual 3 hours 30 minutes


Aspirants who have cleared preliminary round will appear for the mains exam. Mains qualifying candidates are then called for a face to face interview comprises of 100 marks. The minimum qualifying mark in the personal interview round is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).

The interview round will go on for 15-20 minutes long. In the same, a panel of bank officials will ask questions to the participants about themselves, current affairs, general awareness, banking sector, etc. The candidates are suggested to appear for the interview well dressed, confident and bring all vital documents to the interview.

Salary Details

As per the official information, the starting salary of an IBPS PO is Rs. 37, 360 to Rs. 38, 700 monthly. Besides this, they avail:

  • Lease accommodation
  • Travelling allowance
  • Newspaper reimbursement
  • Medical aid
  • Benefits under New Pension Scheme.


The Examination Results will be delivered only through online means on the official website of IBPS. It will be published for each stage i.e. preliminary exam, mains exam and interview accordingly on the main web portal. After getting the results, candidates will be called for their verification and furthermore, they will be appointed for the post of PO in the scheduled banks.

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