IBPS Recruitment 2023 PO Online Application, Exams, Vacancies, Eligibility, Dates

IBPS Recruitment 2023: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will be organizing the recruitment exam for the post of PO (Probationary Officer). Candidates who want to join banking services must apply for this exam. IBPS regulates the recruitment process for the post of PO every year in India. The candidates will be recruited from the scheduled banks that come under IBPS. The selection of the candidate is done through three stages i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview. Candidates have to pass all the stages in order to be allotted in one of the IBPS participating banks. Those applicants who clear both Preliminary and Mains Exam will be called for interview by the authorities of IBPS. The candidates can access the official notification of the same in the month of July- August 2023. Aspirants, who are seeking jobs in the bank sector, should check out this complete article here.

IBPS PO 2023 Highlights

Name of the exam IBPS PO 2023
Full form Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officer 2023
Conducting body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Stages of Exam
  • Stage 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Stage 2- Main Exam
  • Final Stage- Interview/ Personality test
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Level of Exam National Level
Official website www.ibps.in.

IBPS PO 2023 Important dates

Events Dates
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 2023
Provisional allotment April 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates have to be of Indian Nationality in order to be eligible for IBPS PO 2023.
  • The age of the candidates must fall in the age group of 20 to 30 years as of 1st July 2023. However, reserved categories will get relaxation in age.
  • Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized educational university are eligible.
  • Bachelor’s degree candidates who are appearing in the final year of graduation can apply for IBPS PO too.
  • Candidates must hold a computer diploma/ certificate or have knowledge of computer systems.
  • Applicant must have verbal and written proficiency in the official language of his/ her State/ 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
The person affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS 2023 Application Process

  • Candidates can avail of the application form at the official website of IBPS- www.ibps.in.
  • After visiting the website, search the Application form.
  • Fill in all your personal, professional, academic, communicational, etc. details as asked in the IBPS PO application form.
  • Attach your scanned passport-sized photograph, signature, left thumb impression photo, and a photo of a handwritten declaration in the prescribed formats.
  • Submit the form and pay the application fee depending on the categories. Check below:
Category Application fee
General candidates INR 600/-
Other categories INR 100/-

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

IBPS 2023 Exam Pattern

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
General/ Economy/ 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

IBPS PO 2023 Salary

As per the information, PO initially gets Rs. 37, 360 to Rs. 38, 700 per month. Apart from this, they get:

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

Selection Process

Only those candidates who will qualify for the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the IBPS PO mains exam. Candidates who will successfully clear both the stages of IBPS PO Recruitment will be called for the interview process which will be organized by the IBPS board. After successfully clearing the interview candidates will be appointed as a PO in the public sector bank under IBPS. The candidate will be recruited to a certain bank as per his/ her choices/ preferences filled while applying for the exam.

Participating Banks

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • UCO Bank
  • 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

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: What is the official website to apply for the probationary posts through IBPS?

Ans. The authorized website through which candidates can apply for IBPS PO is www.ibps.in.

Question: When will the preliminary exam application forms for PO be out?

Ans. The online application forms will be released in the month of July/August 2023.

Question: Is there any interview round after the main examination for PO Recruitment?

Ans. Yes, the candidates need to clear all the three stages of Recruitment i.e. Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview.

Question: What educational qualification is required to apply for PO Exam?

Ans. Any candidate graduate in any discipline is eligible to apply for IBPS PO Exam.

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