Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is the recruitment body started in 1975 with an aim to encourage the recruitment and placement of young graduates in public sector banks (except SBI) in India.
Aspirants who are eligible and aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations (listed below) 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)
|Exam name||IBPS Probationary Officers/ Management Trainee (PO/ MT)|
|Organising body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Frequency||Once in a year|
|Number of vacancies||Approximately 4,000|
|Selection process||Preliminary, Main & Interview|
|Types of questions||Objective|
|Admit card type||Online|
|Helpline numbers||1800 222 366 & 1800 103 4566|
IBPS has released the Probationary Officers (PO) 2021 recruitment notification on October 19, 2021. Aspirants who are aspiring for IBPS PO examination are advised to visit the official site to download IBPS PO 2021 notification pdf. It is important for candidates to download IBPS PO 2021 notification to explore all the details starting from eligibility to registration process. One can download IBPS PO 2021 Notification here.
IBPS also released the PO important dates along with exam dates. The official sources suggest that IBPS PO Prelims exam date 2021 is December 04 and 11, 2021 (Tentative).
|IBPS PO notification||October 19, 2021|
|Online registration||October 20 to November 10, 2021|
|Payment of Application Fees / Intimation Charges (Online)||October 20 to November 10, 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-Examination - Preliminary||November / December, 2021|
|IBPS PO Online Examination - Preliminary||December 04 and 11, 2021 (Tentative)|
|Result of Online Exam - Preliminary Result||December 2021 / January 2022|
|Download of Call letter for Online Exam - Main||December 2021 / January 2022|
|IBPS PO Online Examination - Main Exam||January, 2022|
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Result||January / February 2022|
|IBPS PO download of Call letters for Interview||February 2022|
|Conduct of Interview||February / March 2022|
|Provisional allotment||April 2022|
|Bank of Baroda||Indian Overseas Bank|
|Bank of India||Punjab National Bank|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Punjab & Sind Bank|
|Canara Bank||UCO Bank|
|Central Bank of India||Union Bank of India|
Note: The vacancies to be filled will be based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS.
|Bank of Baroda||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Bank of India||88||44||158||58||240||588|
|Bank of Maharastra||60||30||108||40||162||400|
|Central Bank of India||193||104||257||13||53||620|
|Indian Overseas Bank||14||7||26||10||41||98|
|Punjab National Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||67||37||112||42||169||427|
|Union Bank of India||94||47||148||132||491||912|
NR - Not Reported
IBPS will accept Probationary Officers (PO) registration forms from October 20 to November 11, 2021. Interested candidates who meet all the eligibility conditions can start filling IBPS PO online application form 2021 from the official website. It is advised not to wait until the last date of IBPS PO 2021 registration. Here, we have described IBPS PO 2021 apply online in simple steps. Explore!
Candidates have to pay the application fees/intimation charges to complete IBPS PO online application process. IBPS PO application fee should be paid between October 20 and November 11, 2021 inclusive of both dates. Candidates should bear the bank transaction charges for online payment.
|SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates||Rs 175/-|
The IBPS PO Online Exam Pattern will be held in two phases, i.e. Online Preliminary and Online Main. A candidate who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for an Online Main examination. Therefore shortlisted candidate 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.
Later, shortlisted candidates will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc.
An employee who is newly recruited as an officer at an entry-level position or a junior level cader is called PO. PO has to serve a probationary period for at least 2 years, during which he/she undergoes training in handling various roles, responsibilities and functions in different departments of a particular bank.
After the completion of the probationary period, PO would be designated Assistant Manager.
The PO would be assigned to work in several departments based on the directions of the senior manager. Handling General banking and bank administration would be the prominent role of a PO. In order to supervise various issues, PO is expected to have good communication skills and ability to resolve conflicts. Following are some of the major responsibilities of a Probationary Officer:
Customer Service: Ensuring service to customer forms a vital part of service. Thus, a PO who is into the designated post should provide the necessary information with complete details. For instance, information about opening a new account, deposits, ATM cards, loans, chequebooks, receipts, discrepancies in accounts, rectification of undue charges etc.,
Promoting Business: Fetching new business by promoting bank products to enhance customer list is a vital responsibility. For eg: Handling fixed Deposits, insurance policies, Credit cards, Mutual funds etc. PO may also be responsible to meet the set targets or deadlines.
Cash Flow: Cash disbursal and collection of cash are generally done by the cashier. PO has to take charge of cash transactions during increase inflow of customers or clerk's absence. PO will also be trained with software skills to make the transactions easy and fast.
Clearing Payments: Payment clearance through cheques, DD, NEFT and RTGS need to clear by the PO when it is beyond a certain amount.
Verification of Reports: It is a work =done at the end of the day wherein PO has to look into core banking and check all the reports of the day. In this case, PO has to generate the reports of transactions of the day without mismatch. Report verification include deposits, withdrawals, ledger balance, etc.
Official Communication: PO may also be in charge of answering all the official emails. Thus, the PO does not have any specific job description instead required to get acquainted with all the job roles during the probation period.
IBPS has revised the basic pay of IBPS PO to Rs. 36,000 with a 4 stage increment. As per the latest updates, the IBPS PO Gross Salary stands at Rs. 57,289 while the IBPS PO NET Salary is around Rs. 52,630 post deductions.
In all, an IBPS Probationary Officer will be drawing an approximate salary of Rs. 52,000 to 53,000 a month (depends on location).
Institute of Personnel Banking Selection (IBPS) is all set to release the Probationary officers (PO) application form 2021 soon on the official website - ibps.in.
Candidates with a graduation degree in any stream with the age group of 20 to 30 years can fill the application form before the last date. The age relaxation is given to those candidates who belong to reserved categories.23 September 2021
IBPS PO Mains Result 2021 was released on March 22. Candidates who have appeared for the IBPS PO/ MT Mains exam 2021 can check their score cards on the official site- ibps.in.
Candidates can download the IBPS PO Mains scorecard 2021 which would be available on the official website from March 22 to 30, 2021. The selected candidates will be call ed for the final interview round.23 March 2021
IBPS has released the Probationary Officers (PO) interview call letter 2021. Candidates who qualify in the Mains exam will be eligible to download the IBPS PO Interview call letter 2021. The interviews will be held in March.
Candidates can download the call letter using the registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth. Earlier, IBPS has released the PO Mains result 2021 and scorecard on February 18 and 25, respectively.26 February 2021
IBPS has released the CRP PO/MT-X Probationary Officers (PO) Mains exam result. Candidates who have appeared for the online written exam held on February 4 are advised to use their login credentials such as registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth to check the status of IBPS PO Mains result 2021.
Candidates who stand out in the Mains exam will be called for the IBPS PO interview scheduled in March/April 2021. The exam authority will communicate separately regarding the interview in due course.19 February 2021
IBPS has released the exam dates of Probationary Officers (PO). One can check the exam dates on the official website - www.ibps.in.
IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Exam Dates 2021
Preliminary Examination: October 9, 10, 16 and 17, 2021
Main Examination: November 27, 2021
It has also released the exam dates of Specialist Officer (SO), Regional Rural Banks (RRB) and Clerk.4 February 2021