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) 2020 recruitment notification on August 4. Aspirants who are aspiring for IBPS PO examination are advised to visit the official site to download IBPS PO 2020 notification pdf. It is important for candidates to download IBPS PO 2020 notification to explore all the details starting from eligibility to registration process. One can download IBPS PO 2020 notification here.
IBPS also released the PO important dates along with exam dates. The official sources suggest that IBPS PO Prelims exam date 2020 is October 3, 10 and 11.
|IBPS PO notification||August 4, 2020|
|Online registration||August 5 to 26, 2020|
|Download of call letters for pre-exam training||September 2020|
|Conduct of pre-exam training||September 21 to 26, 2020|
|IBPS PO Preliminary admit card||October 2020|
|IBPS PO Preliminary exam dates||October 3, 10 and 11, 2020|
|Preliminary result||October/ November 2020|
|Main exam admit card||November 2020|
|IBPS PO Main exam date||November 28, 2020|
|IBPS PO Mains exam result date||December 2020|
|IBPS PO Interview||January/ February 2021|
|Provisional allotment||April 2021|
|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||110||55||198||74||297||734|
|Bank of Maharastra||37||18||67||25||103||250|
|Central Bank of India||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Indian Overseas Bank||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Punjab National Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||14||6||21||8||34||83|
|Union Bank of India||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
NR - Not Reported
IBPS will accept Probationary Officers (PO) registration forms from August 5 to 26, 2020. Interested candidates who meet all the eligibility conditions can start filling IBPS PO online application form 2020 from the official website. It is advised not to wait until the last date of IBPS PO 2020 registration. Here, we have described IBPS PO 2020 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 August 5 and 26, 2020 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.
The pay scale of a PO ranges between Rs. 23,700 - Rs. 30,560, while the actual salary would be Rs. 35,000 - Rs. 38,000/- per month (depends on the location)
IBPS is all set to close the PO 2020 application window today. Candidates who have not yet registered for the exam can download the same on the official website.
Earlier, IBPS had released the PO 2020 application form again on October 28 for fresh candidates. As per the sources, the prelims exam will be conducted on January 5 and 6, 2021. The Main exam will be held on February 4. The IBPS PO application form is available in online mode only.11 November 2020
IBPS has released the revised exam dates for the CRP Online Main Examinations. It has also released the Main exam dates for RRB and Clerks along with Probationary Officers.
Candidates who are aspiring for the Probationary Officers (PO) recruitment examination are advised to check all the details on the official site.4 November 2020
IBPS has reopened the registration process for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees in Participating Organisations- (CRP PO/MT-X).
Interested candidates can register for the vacancies till November 11, 2020. One should note that the application process and fee payment remain the same. The recruitment notification was released for a total of 3517 vacancies.31 October 2020
IBPS has released the admit card of Probationary Officers (PO) 2020 exam. Candidates who have registered for the IBPS PO can visit the official site to download the admit card.
Candidates should use their login credentials such as registration number and password to download the admit card. One should check all the details on the admit card after downloading the same. The IBPS Preliminary 2020 exam will be held on October 11, 2020. The official sources mentioned that 100% of candidates have been allotted the exam centre as per their choice.22 September 2020
IBPS is all set to close the registration window for Probationary Officers (PO) exam 2020. Interested candidates who have not yet registered for the recruitment test can visit the official website to apply online. The application window will close on August 26, 2020.
Earlier, IBPS has revised the PO vacancies. The recruitment notification was released for a total of 1417 vacancies. The Pre-exam training will be held in September. The online Prelims exam will be conducted on October 3, 10 and 11, 2020.26 August 2020