Course

Bank PO

Bank PO


Every year all the government as well as the private banks conduct Bank PO exams to recruit young officers.Every year all the government as well as the private banks conduct Bank PO exams to recruit young officers. Probationary Officer is basically an Assistant Manager of Scale I in a bank. The main thing to keep in mind is that every bank has their own selection criteria and their own set of papers. IBPS Conducts a common written exam for hiring of Probationary Officers (PO) in different public sector banks(PSU) and State Bank of India conduct a separate exam for hiring of Probationary Officers (PO).


Eligibility Criteria


  • A candidate must be 21-30 years of age. Age relaxation of 5 years is given to candidates belonging to SC and ST and 3 years to OBC categories and ex-servicemen and the candidates holding Jammu and Kashmir quota are also given an age relaxation of 5 years.

  • Apart from this the minimum educational qualification of the candidate must be that of a graduate from a designated University.

  • A candidate must also not hold any criminal record. If found guilty, their candidature is likely to get cancelled.


Syllabus

Exam is conducted in three phases: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Interview Process. It is compulsory to clear every phase to get selected for the post of PO.


IBPS PO Exam Pattern: Prelims


S. No.

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

1

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes


Total

100

100

60 Minutes


  • 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer

  • It is necessary to clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.


IBPS PO Exam Pattern: Mains


Subjects

No. Of Questions

Marks

Duration

Medium

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

Hindi & English

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 minutes

Hindi & English

General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)

40

40

20 minutes

Hindi & English

Computer Knowledge

20

20

10 minutes

Hindi & English

English Language

40

40

30 minutes

English

Total

200

200

140 minutes



IBPS 2020 Interview


Those who are done with the main examination will be given a call for an interview. It contains 100 marks.


Bank Participating for IBPS PO:

  • Allahabad Bank

  • Canara Bank

  • Indian Overseas Bank

  • Andhra Bank

  • Central Bank of India

  • Oriental Bank of Commerce

  • Bank of Baroda

  • Corporation Bank

  • Punjab National Bank

  • Bank of India

  • Dena Bank

  • Punjab & Sind Bank

  • Bank of Maharashtra

  • Indian Bank

  • Syndicate Bank

  • UCO Bank

  • Union Bank of India

  • IDBI Bank

  • Vijaya Bank

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