IBPS PO 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

IBPS PO 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

IBPS PO 2023: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts online exam to shortlist the candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in the participating organizations. Preliminary exam, main exam and interviews are conducted to shortlist the candidates for allotment. The application forms for IBPS PO 2023 can be submitted through online mode. The preliminary and main exams will also be conducted in online mode in the month of September and November respectively.

IBPS PO 2023

  • Applications to appear for the IBPS PO 2023 exam will be released only through online mode.
  • Any incorrect information provided into the application form might lead to its rejection and disqualification of the candidates even at a later stage.
  • Applicants are suggested to ensure their eligibility before applying for the recruitment test.
  • Intimation regarding the release of call letters will be sent to the candidates on the registered email address/ phone number.
  • The number of vacancies available depends on the participating organizations and IBPS has no role in deciding it.

IBPS PO 2023 Exam Date

The official dates related to the IBPS PO 2023 exam are provided in the table below.

Activities Dates
Beginning of online registration process October 2023
Last date for submission of registration form To be updated
Release of call letters for pre-exam training To be updated
Date of pre-exam training To be updated
Issue of call letter for preliminary exam To be updated
Date of preliminary exam To be updated
Result of preliminary exam To be updated
Issue of call letter for main exam To be updated
Date of main exam To be updated
Result of main exam To be updated
Issue of call letter for interview To be updated
Date of interview To be updated
Provisional allotment To be updated

Participating Organization*

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Oriental Bank of Commerce UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Bank of Maharashtra Punjab National Bank
Union Bank of India Bank of India Punjab & Sind Bank United Bank of India
Indian Bank

*Changes in the participating banks might be there as per the recent merging of the banks.

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IBPS PO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Basic eligibility criteria to appear for IBPS PO 2023 have been discussed below.


A candidate must be either a

  • Citizen of India or
  • Subject of Nepal or
  • Subject of Bhutan or
  • Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • 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

Age criteria:

The minimum and maximum age of the candidates should be between 20 and 30 years as on 1st August 2020.

Relaxation in upper age limit

Category Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC NCL 3 years
PWBD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment 5 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Educational qualification:

A degree (graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government is required.

IBPS PO 2023 Application Form

The application form for IBPS PO 2023 exam will be released on the official website www.ibps.in. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can proceed with the submission of application.

  1. To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their personal, academic, contact and other details as asked.
  2. Photograph and signature of the applicants in scanned format should be uploaded into the form as well.
  3. After providing all the important details into the application form, it can be submitted online on or before the last date.
  4. To complete the process of application, the candidates will also have to pay a requisite amount as application fee.
  5. A copy of the duly filled application form and fee receipt should be taken and kept safe for future reference.

Application fee:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST/ PWBD candidates
  • Rs. 600/- for other candidates

IBPS PO 2023 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the admit card to appear in the IBPS PO exam from the official website.
  • Admit card for the preliminary exam is released for those who submit their applications successfully.
  • For main exam, the admit card is released only for the candidates who clear the preliminary exam successfully.
  • The admit card and a valid identity proof (original & photocopy) must be carried by the students reporting at the exam center.

IBPS PO 2023 Exam Pattern

The basic pattern for the IBPS PO 2023 exam is provided below.

Preliminary exam:

  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Medium of test: English & Hindi (except English Language)
  • Total duration: 1 hour
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 100
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark for each right answer and -0.25 marks for each wrong answer
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Main exam:

  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Medium of test: English & Hindi (except English Language)
  • Total duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Number of questions: 155+2
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 200+25
  • Negative marking: For every wrong, one-fourth marks assigned to that question will be deducted.
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes


  • An Interview of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS.
  • Interviews will be conducted at selected centers and the address of the venue, time & date of interview will be informed in the call letter.
  • The total marks allotted for interview are 100.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWBD candidates).
  • The weightage of main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates will be calculated on the basis of scores obtained in the Main exam and interview.

IBPS PO 2023 Result

  • The result of the IBPS PO preliminary and main exam will be tentatively released in the month of October and December 2020.
  • After clearing both these exams, the candidates will have to appear for the interview round.
  • Result of the interview is expected to be declared in the month of April 2023 after which provisional allotment will begin.
  • To check the result of the different rounds, the candidates will have to visit the official website of IBPS.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: What do I require in order to fill the application for the IBPS PO exam?

Answer: Keep the following documents ready before applying for the exam:

  • A valid email id and phone number
  • Scanned copies of your photograph, signature and left thumb impression
  • A hand written declaration as per the prescribed format
  • Necessary documents (debit card/ credit card) or net banking details for fee payment

Question 2: What documents do I need to send to the organizing committee?

Answer: No documents should be sent by the candidates to anyone and will only be required to be brought together while reporting for the interview round.

Question 3: Where can I find the details of my exam center?

Answer: Information related to the exam center and the exam timings will be communicated to the candidates through their admit card.

Question 4: Do I need to clear all the rounds to be eligible for provisional selection?

Answer: Not only clearing all the three rounds (pre, main and interview) is important but the candidates also need to clear section-wise cut-off of the main exam to be considered for provisional selection.

Question 5: How can I download my call letters for appearing in the exam?

Answer: The eligible candidate can download the call letter from the authorized IBPS website www.ibps.in by entering details like registration number and password/ date of birth.


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