IBPS PO 2019-20
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 - 12:41 p.m. IST by Gitumoni Baruah

IBPS PO 2019 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the admit card of IBPS PO 2019 for mains exam in online mode on November 11, 2019. the mains exam of IBPS PO is to be conducted on November 30, 2019. The mains exam of IBPS PO 2019 will contain questions from objective sections - Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, English Language, and Data Analysis and Interpretation. All thsoe candidatse who will pass in the mains exam will have to appear in the Interview round. As per the official notification, the application form of IBPS PO was available from August 7 to 28, 2019. Candidates were able to pay the fees and edit the application form till August 28, 2019. However, the last day to take a printout of the application form was September 12, 2019. Through its notification, IBPS has announced a total of 4336 vacancies. To appear in IBPS PO exam, candidates must be between 20 to 30 years of age.
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IBPS PO exam is held in three stages – prelims, mains, an interview. Candidates qualifying in the prelims exam will be able to able to appear for the mains exam while the mains qualifying candidates will have to appear for the Interview round. IBPS PO 2019 exam is being conducted for the recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainees (MT) at 20 participating banks of IBPS. To get complete details about IBPS PO 2019 like eligibility criteria, application, important dates, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, result and cutoff.

IBPS PO Admit Card 2019

IBPS has released the admit card of IBPS PO mains exam on November 11, 2019. Candidates can download IBPS PO mains admit card till November 30, 2019 using their registration/roll number and password/date of birth. Without the admit card of IBPS PO, candidates will not be allowed in the exam hall. Admit card of IBPS PO 2019 carry important information about the candidate, time and date of the exam, etc.. Candidates can follow the steps given below to download IBPS PO admit card:

How to download IBPS PO 2019 Admit Card?

  • Click on the link of IBPS PO mains 2019 admit card provided above
  • Registration number/roll number and date of birth/password
  • Click on the submit button
  • Download and save the IBPS PO 2019 admit card

IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

IBPS decides to cut off score for each stage – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates have to secure sectional as well as overall IBPS PO cut off to qualify each stage of the recruitment process. The IBPS PO cut off 2019 of each stage will be released along with the result. Candidates who will score higher marks in the mains examination, single online exam and interview will be placed at higher ranks in IBPS PO merit list and amongst those having high ranks will be allotted to any of the participating banks.

IBPS PO 2019 Cut Off for Prelims (Expected)


Expected Cut Off









IBPS PO Cut off 2018 - Sectional (Mains)


Cut off (General)

Cut off (SC/ST/OBC/PWD)

Total Marks

English Language




Reasoning and Computer Aptitude




English Language (Descriptive)




General/Economy/Banking Awareness




Data Analysis and Interpretation




IBPS PO Cut off 2018- Overall (Mains)


Overall cut off





VI (Visually Impaired)




OC (Orthopaedically challenged)


HI (Hearing Impaired)


Intellectual Disability




IBPS PO 2019 – Highlights

IBPS PO Full Form

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers exam

Conducting authority

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Exam level


Official website


Posts offered

Probationary Officers/Management Trainees

Mode of application


Mode of exam

Online (computer-based test)

Stages of IBPS PO

Prelims, Mains and Interview

IBPS PO helpdesk


IBPS PO Vacancies 2019

IBPS has announced the vacancies for IBPS PO 2019 for the recruitment of Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations. Go through the table below to IBPS PO vacancies 2019.

Participating OrganizationSCSTOBCEWSURTotalOut of Which (PWBD)
Allahabad Bank7537135502035005555
Andhra Bank0000000000
Bank of Baroda0000000000
Bank of India15858118958389961766
Bank of Maharashtra522694351433503333
Canara Bank7537135502035005555
Corporation Bank22114015621502211
Indian Bank7337133492014935555
Indian Overseas Bank0000000000
Oriental Bank of Commerce482279291223003333
Punjab & Sind Bank0000000000
UCO Bank531811850261500474313
Union Bank of India11453159652536441212156
United Bank of India0000000000

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2019

IBPS has releasde the exam dates of IBPS PO 2019. The exam dates include events of IBPS PO such as notification, pre-exam training, application form, admit card, exam, recruitment procedure, etc.



Online application form released

August 7, 2019

Last dates for online application

August 28, 2019

Fee payment (online)

August 7 to 28, 2019

Admit Card for Pre-exam training

September 16, 2019

Pre-exam training

September 23 to 28, 2019

Admit Card for Prelims

September 30, 2019 (Released)

IBPS PO Preliminary exam date

October 12, 13, 19 and 20, 2019

Availability of IBPS PO Prelims Result

October/November 2019

IBPS PO prelims cut off 2019

October/November 2019

IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard 2019

October/ November 2019

Availability of admit card for Mains exam

November 11, 2019 (Released)

IBPS PO Mains exam date

November 30, 2019

IBPS PO Mains result

December 2019

IBPS PO Mains Scorecard 2019

December 2019

IBPS PO Interview

January/February 2020

Allotment of provisional posting

April 2020

IBPS PO 2019 - Top 5 Bank PO Exam

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility of IBPS PO 2019 will be released by IBPS. The eligibility criteria 2019 include eligibility based on nationality, age, educational qualification, etc. It is important that the candidates check the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO 2019 before applying for the exam. Reserved and special category candidates have different eligibility criteria than general category candidates. Find out more about the IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2019 here.

  • IBPS PO Nationality/Citizenship Criteria 2019 – Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • IBPS PO Age Criteria 2019 - Candidate must be 20-30 years of age. A relaxation i.e. an extension of the age limit is given to special categories which go from about 3 years to 10 years.
  • IBPS PO Educational Qualification Criteria 2019 - Candidate must have a graduation degree such as B.A., B, Tech., or any other Bachelors Degree from a university recognized by the Government of India or an equivalent qualification also recognized by the Government of India.
  • Additional criteria - The candidate must be computer literate as the mode of examination is online. The candidate must also have proficiency, both verbal and written in the language of the state or the union territory.

IBPS PO Application Form 2019

The application form of IBPS PO 2019 has been released on August 7, 2019 in online mode. Candidates are advised to check their eligibility criteria before applying online for IBPS PO 2019.

Below are the stages of IBPS PO application form 2019

There are five stages of the application process

  • Registration
  • Uploading scanned images of photographs and signatures
  • Filling up of other details
  • Preview
  • Fee payment

IBPS PO 2019 Application Fee

Application fees once paid is non-refundable. The fee for SC/ST/PWD is expected to be Rs. 100 and for general and other categories Rs. 600 (including intimation charges).

IBPS PO Exam Centres 2019

IBPS will release the list of IBPS PO exam centres along with the notification. The exam will be conducted across 36 states/UTs. Candidates must note that one exam centre city can have more than one exam centres. The IBPS PO exam centres’ address will be mentioned in the admit card. Candidates must fill in their preferred IBPS PO exam centres in the application form. IBPS PO 2019 prelims exam will be conducted in 195 cities while mains exam will be held across 72 cities across the country. To get the complete list, check out IBPS PO exam centres 2019.

IBPS PO Exam Centre (States/UTs)

State Code

State /UTs

State Code

State /UTs

State Code

State /UTs


Andaman & Nicobar






Andhra Pradesh


Himachal Pradesh




Arunachal Pradesh


Jammu & Kashmir


























Tamil Nadu


Dadra & Nagar Haveli


Madhya Pradesh




Daman & Diu










Uttar Pradesh












West Bengal

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of IBPS PO helps candidates understand the structure of all the stages of the examination. IBPS PO exam pattern includes essential information about the examination like the mode of exam, the time duration of the exam, sectional division of the question papers, division of marks and number of questions in the question paper, etc. Candidates should go through the exam pattern of IBPS PO so that they don't miss out the details of the exam. To know more, see IBPS PO exam pattern 2019.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Preliminary Examination

There are three sections in the IBPS PO prelims exam -

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning Ability

IBPS PO 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern

  • One hour will be given to complete this section
  • IBPS PO prelims exam will carry 100 marks
  • A weightage of 100 marks against 100 questions

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Mains Examination

IBPS PO 2019 mains exam has four objective sections -

  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  • English Language
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Examination – Details

  • The time duration for these sections is three hours
  • These sections will carry 200 marks
  • The descriptive section will have two questions of 25 marks
  • There are sectional time allotted time for each section

IBPS PO 2019 Interview

Candidates shortlisted for the mains examination for IBPS PO 2019 will be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at the select centres only. The centre, address of the venue, time and time of the Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the IBPS PO 2019 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/PWD candidates). The ratio of mains exam and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019

IBPS PO 2019 syllabus includes all the topics from where the questions are asked in the examination. The questions will be asked from sections – Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General/Financial Awareness, and Computer Aptitude. It is imperative that the candidates check the syllabus of IBPS PO 2019 in order to prepare well for the exam.

Syllabus of IBPS PO 2019 Mains Examination




Reasoning - logical reasoning, alphanumeric series, puzzles, blood relations, etc. For the Quantitative Aptitude section -Simplifications, profit, and loss, number systems, mensuration, permutation, combination, etc. English Language section - error detection, Para jumbles, fill in the blanks, etc.

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, English Language and Data Analysis and Interpretation. Letter writing and essay writing is to be prepared for the descriptive section

Banking awareness, general awareness, etc.

IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2019

How to prepare by subjects and division of sections for IBPS PO 2019

  • While preparing for the IBPS PO exam, divide time for sections and subjects according to what you find most difficult
  • Pick one topic at a time to avoid confusion
  • Try a good number of questions, say 50, of the same kind to attain accuracy
  • Keep in mind the weightage, time consumed, difficulty and topic for each prep session.
  • Select the right material
  • The quantitative and reasoning ability questions in the IBPS PO Pre and Mains exam are more time consuming than language and need more attention and hence more practice
  • Language questions are the least time consuming and need practice for a shorter time
  • Solve sample papers towards the day of examinations to learn time management
  • Time yourself according to the time provided for each section in the actual examination
  • A descriptive section has been added to the Mains examination for which letter writing and essay writing is to be practiced.

IBPS PO Question Papers 2019

Candidates can make use of previous years IBPS PO question papers to practice and enhance their problem-solving skill. Practicing sample papers and previous years question papers of IBPS PO exam help in increasing the accuracy, develop problem-solving abilities and learn time management skills. It is advised that the candidates check out previous year question papers to make the whole preparation process more efficient. To download previous year question papers, go to IBPS PO question papers 2019

IBPS PO Result 2019

IBPS will declare the result of IBPS PO 2019 separately for preliminary and mains exam. The candidates have to qualify each stage of the examination to be eligible for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). Candidates can check the following procedure to download their results:

How to check your IBPS PO 2019 Result

Step 1: Go to the IBPS PO result link provided above.

Step 2: Enter your registration number/login ID and Date of Birth/Password

Step 3: The result will be displayed on the screen

Step 4: Print and save the result for future reference

IBPS PO Selection Procedure 2019

IBPS PO Selection Procedure 2019 includes stages of the recruitment procedure. Qualifying candidates of IBPS PO prelims exam will be eligible to appear for IBPS PO mains. After qualifying the mains exam, candidates will be called for the personal interview. Candidates need to secure the cutoff marks in order to qualify. The IBPS PO 2019 interview carries 100 marks. The interview lasts no longer than 15-20 minutes. The candidates must carry all required documents to the interview and must be well dressed in front of the panel composed of bank officials from 20 Participating organizations, coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. The questions will be asked about relevant banking knowledge and the candidates themselves.

IBPS PO 2019 Participating Organisations

There are 20 participating organizations in IBPS PO exam. These are banks and other organizations that recruit the candidates, who qualify the IBPS PO exam, at the post of Probationary Officers and Management Trainees. Given below is the list of the 20 participating organizations of IBPS PO 2019.

Participating Organisations

Allahabad Bank

Andhra Bank

Central Bank of India

Corporation Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab National Bank

Bank of Baroda

Syndicate Bank

Dena Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Punjab and Sind Bank

Indian Bank

Bank of India

UCO Bank


Union Bank of India

United Bank of India

Vijaya Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

Canara Bank

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS PO 2019-20

Question: Is the allotted centre/venue/date/time changeable?


No, the allotted centre can only be changed to centres of second and third choices filled by the applicant in the application form.

Question: Will there be any sectional cut-off for the exam?


Yes, there will be a sectional cutoff and the candidate needs to clear both sectional cutoff and overall cutoff in order to qualify.

Question: Is the application form available offline?


No, IBPS PO 2019 application form will be available online only.

Question: Can you apply without an email id?


No, for registration, an active email ID is necessary to apply for the IBPS PO exam.

Question: Do you have to score a certain percentage in the undergraduate degree to be eligible for IBPS PO Exam?


There is no such condition for eligibility.

Question: What is the educational qualification required to be able to appear for IBPS PO 2019?


Aspiring candidates need to have an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a university recognized by the Government of India.

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Questions related to IBPS PO

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my date of birth is 3rd march 1990 am i eligible for banks exams like ibps po and sbi

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 21st Jan, 2020
The minimum and maximum age of a candidate for IBPS PO 2020 should be 20 years and 30 years respectively as on 1st July of 2020. And for SBI PO 2020 should be 21 years and 30 years respectively as on 1st April 2020. And you will complete your 30th on 03.03.2020. Thus it makes you ineligible for both the exams.

My dob is 7/8/1999 can give ibps po exam

MOHIT DHYANI 20th Jan, 2020

IBPS has released official notification of Probationary Officer at its official website. As per the notifications candidates between 20 to 30 year of age are eligible to apply. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and not later than 01.08.1999. For more details candidates can check IBPS eligibility criteria .


i was born in 26 February 2001 can i eligible for ibps po

Indrajit Gupta 11th Jan, 2020
Hello parul,
No, you are not eligible for apply IBPS PO. According to the rules, The minimum age of candidate should be 20 and maximum age should be 30. The candidate who born earlier than 1 august 2000 then He/ she can apply for IBPS PO 2020.
I hope this helpful for you.
Best wishes!!

Can we apply for IBPS PO..at 8th sem.. ?.. and i am afraiding that my university SDS is declaring result at mid of july

Parvathi Ramachandran 19th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

Yes , you can definitely apply for both IBPS PO. The eligibility criteria for IBPS PO  with respect to educational qualification is that, a candidate must have done graduation in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognized university. Final year or final semester candidates are also eligible to apply, however, they can only apply provisionally. Candidate if called for interview, have to produce their passing mark sheet or proof of passing the graduation exam or the provisional certificate.  If any doubts, pls feel free to ask.

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You !!


expected cutoff of IBPS PO mains

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 5th Dec, 2019


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release the cutoff of IBPS PO 2019 mains exam along wth its scorecard.

Go through the link below and check the previous year cutoff for reference


Good Luck!

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