IBPS PO Exam 2024 - Dates, Syllabus, and Application Process

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IBPS PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES EXAMINATION PATTERN 2023

 

The IBPS PO exam has three stages: a preliminary exam, a main exam, and a personal interview. The pattern of the IBPS PO exam is listed below.

 

IBPS PO PRELIMINARY EXAM PATTERN

  • Mode of Examination - IBPS PO Prelims exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Types of questions - All the questions will be objective type (MCQ).
  • Marks for the correct answer - One mark will be given for the correct answer.
  • Maximum Marks - 100
  • Negative Marking - 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates have to clear sectional and overall cutoff to clear the preliminary examination.

 

Section

Total no. of Questions

Maximum marks

Exam Duration

English language

30

30

20 minutes 

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes 

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes 

Total

100

100

60 minutes 

 

IBPS PO MAINS EXAM PATTERN

 

  • Mode of Examination - IBPS PO Prelims exam will be conducted in online mode
  • Total Questions - 157
  • Maximum Marks - 225
  • Negative Marking - 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

 

Section Name

No.of questions

Max. Marks

 Exam Duration

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 Minutes

English Language

35

40

40 Minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

40 Minutes

General Economy & Banking Awareness

40

40

35 Minutes

Total

155

200

3 Hours

English Language(Letter writing & Essay)

2

25

30 Minutes

 

The above IBPS PO tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.


Other detailed information regarding the IBPS CRP PO/MT online examination will be given in an Information Brochure, on the IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter.

 

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (Applicable to both – IBPS CRP PO Prelim and Main exam (Online))

 

There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both the preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer will result in a deduction of one-fourth or 0.25 marks of the overall mark for that question. If a question is left unanswered or blank, there will be no penalty.

 

IBPS PO CUT-OFF SCORES (ONLINE MAIN EXAMINATION)

 

In order to be considered for interview account, each candidate must pass the Online Main Examination with a minimum score and achieve sufficiently high scores. Cut-offs will be developed and candidates will be shortlisted for interviews based on the number of vacancies.

 

Only marks from the online main examination will be taken into account for the final merit list and for the interview shortlist.

 

IBPS PO SCORES  

 

  • Using the equi-percentile method, the corrected scores that each candidate received in the various sessions (if any were held) will be normalized. 
  • Calculations will be done using scores up to two decimal places.

 

IBPS PO PERSONAL INTERVIEW

 

IBPS will officially invite candidates who pass the Main Exam for IBPS PO 2023 to the interview process. It is important for candidates to perform well in the interview process because this is the last stage of the IBPS PO Recruitment Process that determines a candidate's final selection.

 

The total marks allotted for the IBPS PO Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of the Online Main Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination of CRP-PO/MT and Interview.

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