IBPS PO 2020 Recruitment Notification – 1167 Vacancies

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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the official notification of the IBPS PO 2020 now on the official website of IBPS.

The Total Number of Vacancies available for the IBPS PO 2020 Recruitment is 1167 Vacancies.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Probationary Officer/Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRPPO/MT-X).

Please note that some of the banks have not released the Vacancies in the IBPS PO 2020 Notification, which they can release in the future course of time, so have a watch in the official website of IBPS regarding the IBPS.

[Only 3 Banks have provided Vacancies in the official notification of the IBPS PO 2020 and 5 Banks have not reported Vacancies which will be available in the due course of time].

Important Dates – IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 05.08.2020 to 26.08.2020
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 05.08.2020 to 26.08.2020
The download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training September 2020
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training l 21.09.2020 to 26.09.2020
The download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary October 2020
Online Examination – Preliminary 03.10.2020, 10.10.2020 and


Result of Online exam – Preliminary October/ November 2020
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2020
Online Examination – Main 28.11.2020
Declaration of Result – Main December 2020
Download of call letters for interview January 2021
Conduct of interview January / February 2021
Provisional Allotment April 2021
  • In case it is possible and safe to hold PET

Age Limit – IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

  • Minimum Age – 20 Years
  • Maximum Age – 30 Years

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.2000 (both dates

Also, IBPS has included Age Relaxation for the categories apart from General & EWS, aspirants are advised to check the detailed notification which is provided at the end to know more.

Overall Vacancies– IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

Last Year (2019) saw 17 Banks participating in the IBPS PO Recruitment but this year due to mergers, the number of banks which have decided to take part in the IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 has been capped at 11 Banks/ Participating Organizations.




Participating Organization














Out of Which (PWBD)

1 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bank of India 110 55 198 74 297 734 8 7 7 7
3 Bank of Maharashtra NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
5 Central Bank of India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Indian Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
9 Punjab & Sind Bank 14 6 21 8 34 83 0 0 0 0
10 UCO Bank 35 10 14 35 256 350 7 4 4 29
11 Union Bank of India NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Total 159 71 233 118 587 1167 15 11 11 36

NR= Not Reported

Educational Qualification – IBPS PO 2020

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The Cutoff date for the educational Qualification is capped at  26.08.2020.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she
    registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.


  • (1) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised
    by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the final result should have been declared
    on or before 26.08.2020.
  • Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 26.08.2020 has to
    be submitted at the time of interview.
  • The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute.
  • In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

Selection Procedure – IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

This IBPS PO 2020 Recruitment Exam consists of 3 Phases.

The Selection will be consisting of three phases named Prelims, Mains followed by Personal Interview.

The Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

IBPS PO 2020 – Prelims Exam Pattern

  • Sectional Cutoff Marks : Yes
  • Overall Cutoff Marks : Yes
No Name of Tests No. of Qns Max. Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted
1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS PO Mains Exam 2020 – Exam Pattern

  • Sectional Cutoff Marks : Yes
  • Overall Cutoff Marks : Yes
No Name of Tests No. of Qns Max. Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each Section
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing 2 25 English 30 minutes
& Essay)

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

(Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examination) For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

Application Fees – IBPS PO Recruitment 2020

  • Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs. 850 /- for all others [OBC, GENERAL & EWS]
  • Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Applicable GST will be borne by IBPS)
  • Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 05.08.2020 to 26.08.2020 (Online payment), both dates
  • Order of preference for Participating Organisations has been inbuilt in the online application form.
  • Candidates should necessarily indicate their order of preferences at this stage. No request for change inthis connection shall be entertained.

Apply for IBPS PO 2020 Recruitment

Candidates are advised to click the apply online button available at the end of this post and follow the on-screen procedure.

Also , aspirants who are applying for the IBPS PO recruitment 2020 are required to upload their photograph, signature along with their left-hand thumb impression and Hand Written Declaration which is mentioned in the official notification of IBPS.

Hand written Declaration:

The text for the hand written declaration is as follows –

“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. If it is written by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid.

Aspirants can check the Official Website or the link that is provided below for the IBPS PO 2020 Recruitment notification and Application Link. 

IBPS PO 2020 – Official Notification (PDF Download)

IBPS PO 2020 – Application Link

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