IBPS PO 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, etc.

IBPS PO stands for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers which is an entrance examination for the candidates interested in pursuing a career in the Banking field. If you pass this examination, then you will be recruited by a Government Bank as a Probationary Officer. In this article, we will discuss IBPS PO 2023 application form, exam date, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, etc.

IBPS PO 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, etc.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO examination-

  • The applicant must be a citizen of India or Nepal/Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee settled in India before 1962
  • The age of the applicant must be between 20 years of age to 30 years
  • The applicant must be a graduate or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized board with special age relaxation provided to the following candidates-
CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste5 years
Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Class- Non-creamy layer3 years
Person with disability10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers (including Emergency Commissioned Officers, and Short Service Commissioned Officers) who served more than 5 years and resigned after the assigned project.5 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the J&K from January 1st, 1980 to December 31, 19895 years
Candidates affected by the 1984 riots5 years

Note- The candidates who are of a special category need to provide proof of having a special category status.

IBPS PO Important Dates 2023

EventsDates (Tentative)
IBPS PO Notification 20231st week of August 2023
Starts of online applications1st week of August 2023
Last Date to Apply3rd week of August 2023
IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card Release DateSeptember 2023 (Tentative)
IBPS PO 2023 Preliminary Exam DateOctober 2023
IBPS PO Preliminary Result DateNovember 2023
IBPS PO 2023 Mains Exam DateNovember 2023
IBPS PO Mains Result DateDecember 2023
Conduct of interviewJanuary/ February 2024
IBPS PO 2023 Provisional AllotmentApril 2024

IBPS PO Application Form 2023

You can follow these steps to apply for the IBPS PO Application form-

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  • Visit the official website of IBPS and click on the IBPS PO recruitment button
  • Now, you’ll be redirected to the registration page where you’ll have to get yourself registered using your login credentials
  • After logging in, a form will appear where you’ll have to fill the application form with details like name, address, education qualification, etc.
  • Now, upload the documents mentioned below in the relevant field followed by clicking on the pay button
  • After clicking on the pay button, pay the application fee using your credit/debit card, net banking, etc.
  • After payment make sure to take a printout of the application form as a payment receipt for future use

Documents Required for IBPS PO Application Form

The following are the documents required for the IBPS PO application form-

  • Scanned Copy of the passport size photograph
  • Scanned copy of signature in JPG format
  • Scanned copy of class 10 and 12th mark sheet/ Passing certificate
  • Graduation degree/mark sheet
  • Scanned copy of the left-hand thumb impression

IBPS PO Application Fee

The following are the application fee for IBPS PO-

CategoryChargesFee Amount
SC/ST/PwBDIntimation Charges only₹ 175/-
GEN/OBC/EWSsApplication fee including intimation charges₹ 850/-

IBPS PO Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for the IBPS PO entrance examination-

IBPS PO Prelims

S.No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes


S.No.Section NameNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes

IBPS PO Syllabus

The following is the syllabus for the IBPS PO entrance examination-

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Para jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
  • Paragraph Completion

Quantitative Ability

  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination &Probability

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Tabulation
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Input-Output
  • Coding-Decoding

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus

General Awareness Syllabus

  • Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge
  • Static Awareness

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Syllabus

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input-Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities
  •  Internet
  • Memory
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Software
  • Operating System
  • Networking
  • Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
  •  English Language Syllabus
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Verbal Ability

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance, and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Linear Equation
  • Permutation and Combination
  • And Probability
  • Mixture and Allegations

IBPS PO Admit Card 2023

The admit card is an important document that every candidate must carry with them to examination centers to participate in the entrance examination. If you do not carry out the entrance examination then the examination will be canceled. The admit card for IBPS PO can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for IBPS PO is not yet released by the IBPS, we will update the admit card release date once the examination authorities release the IBPS PO date for the 2023 examination.

IBPS PO Result 2023

The result for IBPS PO is not yet released, we will update the result status once it has been released by the IBPS.

IBPS PO Selection Process

The selection of the IBPS PO happens in three different stages- Prelims, Mains, and interviews. Each stage is the precursor for other stages. Prelims are qualifying in nature and main, interview marks will be added to the final merit list for the selected candidates. The final cut-off marks will decide who will be selected as a PO officer or who will be rejected.

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