IBPS PO Exam 2021

IBPS CRP PO/MT-XI Recruitment 2022 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Admit Card

IBPS PO Exam – Institute of Personnel Selection (IBPS) has started the online application process for the post of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee on its official website. Graduate candidates can apply for IBPS CRP PO/MT-XI Posts through the Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-XI), from today i.e. on 20th October 2021, on IBPS Official website i.e. ibps.in

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

The candidates can check more details on IBPS PO 2022 such as vacancy, eligibility, selection process, important dates and other details below.


Details of IBPS PO Vacancies

  • Let’s now have a look at the bank-wise and category-wise vacancy details of the CRP PO/MT-XI Recruitment 2022-23
  • Bank of India – 588
  • Bank of Maharashtra – 400
  • Canara Bank – 650
  • Central Bank of India – 620
  • Indian Overseas Bank – 26
  • Punjab & Sind Bank – 427
  • UCO Bank – 440
  • Union Bank of India – 912


 Important Dates

  • Online Registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 20th to 10th November 2021
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 20th to 10th November 2021
  • Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training: November 2021
  • Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: November/December 2021
  • Download of call letters for Online Exam-Preliminary November/December 2021
  • Online Examination-Preliminary: 04th and 11th December 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


Participating Organisations

  • 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 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates, intending to apply for CRP-PO/MT-XI should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS in this advertisement:

Nationality / Citizenship

  • A candidate must be either –
  • a Citizen of India or
  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India

Age Limit

  • Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd Oct 1991 and not later than 01st Oct 2001 (both dates inclusive)

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe – 5 years
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) – 3 years
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined – 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including (ECOs)/ (SSCOs) – 5 years
  • Persons affected by 1984 riots – 5 years

Educational Qualifications (As on 10th Nov 2021)

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Candidates must possess a 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.

Calculation of Percentage

  • The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks (in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional optional subject, if any) multiplied by 100
  • The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.


IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 Application Procedure

  • Candidates can apply online only from 20th October 2021 to 10th November 2021 and no other mode of application will be accepted.
  • Candidates can apply online through IBPS website https://www.ibps.in/ and no other mode of application will be accepted.
  • In the registration steps, you have to enter all of your basic details.
  • First of all, visit the official website of the IBPS PO Vacancy.
  • Now click on the link download advertisement for PO and read it carefully.
  • After that click on the “Apply Online” link on the same page.
  • If you are a registered user then log in using your registration number and password.
  • If you are a new user then click on new registration.
  • Enter all basic details, academic details. Also, upload photographs and signatures.
  • Check that all details are correct or not.
  • Then upload required certificates/documents and pay the fee.
  • Download and print a copy of the application form for further use.
  • Note down all important details


Application Fee

  • Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 20th October 2021 to 10th November 2021  (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows
  • SC/ST/PWBD Candidates – Rs. 175/-
  • All Others Candidates – Rs.850 /-
  • Payment Mode – Candidates should make the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only


Selection Process

  • This CRP-PO/MT-XI 2022 Recruitment Exam consists of 3 Phases.
  • The Selection will consist of three phases named Prelims, Mains followed by Personal Interview.
  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Interview Round
  4. IBPS PO Provisional Allotment


IBPS Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam Pattern

  • English Language – 30 Questions & 30 Maximum Marks
  • Quantitative Aptitude – 35 Questions & 35 Maximum Marks
  • Reasoning Ability – 35 Questions & 35 Maximum Marks
  • Total – 100 Questions & 100 Maximum Marks
  • Duration: 01 Hour


Mains Exam Pattern

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude – 45 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks [60 minutes]
  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness – 40 Questions & 40 Maximum Marks [35 minutes]
  • English Language – 35 Questions & 40 Maximum Marks [40 minutes]
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation – 35 Questions & 60 Maximum Marks [45 minutes]
  • English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) – 02 Questions & 25 Maximum Marks [30 minutes]



  • Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Main Exam will be called for an Interview of 100 marks, to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS
  • Minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates).
  • Combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview.

Provisional Allotment

  • On completion of the interview process, depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2022-23 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations.


IBPS PO Admit Card

  • The admit card shall be uploaded on the official website – ibps.in. Candidates can download the admit card for each stage using their registration number and date of birth.


Exam Centres

  • The exam will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Exam Centres for the Online Preliminary Exam and those for Online Main examination is available in Annexure II.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website