IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment Notification – 4135 Vacancies

IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment Notification – 4135 Vacancies :

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the official notification of the IBPS PO 2021 now on the official website of IBPS.

The Total Number of Vacancies available for the IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment is 4135 Vacancies.

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in December 2021 / January 2022.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Banks 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 (CRP- PO/MT-XI).

The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary and Online Main. 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 Banks and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

Check : IBPS PO Prelims & Mains – Previous Year Cutoff Marks – 2017, 2018 & 2019 – IBPS PO

IBPS PO Recruitment 2021 – Participating Banks

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Central Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Indian Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS PO Recruitment 2021 – Important Dates

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021


The download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training November, 2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training l November/December 2021
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary November/December 2021
Online Examination – Preliminary 04.12.2021 and 11.12.2021


Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 2021/January 2022
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main December 2021/ January 2022
Online Examination – Main January 2022
Declaration of Result – Main January/ February 2022
Download of call letters for interview February 2022
Conduct of interview February/March 2022
Provisional Allotment April 2022

  •  In case it is possible and safe to hold PET

Age Limit – IBPS PO Recruitment 2021

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

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.10.1991 and not later than 01.10.2001 (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 2021

Sr. No. Participating Organization SC ST OBC EWS UR TOTAL Out of Which (PWBD)
1 Bank of Baroda 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bank of India 88 44 158 58 240 588 6 6 6 6
3 Bank of Maharashtra 60 30 108 40 162 400 4 4 4 4
4 Canara Bank 97 48 175 65 265 650 7 6 7 6
5 Central Bank of India 193 104 257 13 53 620 2 2 2 2
7 Indian Overseas Bank 14 7 26 10 41 98 1 1 1 1
8 Punjab National Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
9 Punjab & Sind Bank 67 37 112 42 169 427 8 4 5 6
10 UCO Bank 66 33 118 44 179 440 2 4 7 6
11 Union Bank of India 94 47 148 132 491 912 28 10 16 36
Total 679 350 1102 404 1600 4135 58 37 48 67


NR= Not Reported

Including backlog vacancies for some banks

Educational Qualification – IBPS PO 2021

  • 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 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 10.11.2021.

Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 10.11.2021 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 2021

This IBPS PO 2021 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 2021 – 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.

  • 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 2021

  • 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 20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021 (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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Recruitment notification and Application Link. 

IBPS PO 2021 – Official Notification (PDF Download)

IBPS PO 2021 – Application Link

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