IBPS PO CWE 2023 : Exam Date, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS PO 2020 Exam Date

Every year IBPS declares in advance the exam date of Probationary Officer. As per the IBPS Exam Calendar 2020 the IBPS PO exam date has been scheduled for 3rd, 4th & 10th October 2020. Here We will discuss the IBPS PO CWE 2020 Exam Date, Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

IBPS PO Notification Release Dateby 1st week of August 2020
On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment) Starts FromAugust 2020
On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment) Ends onAugust 2020
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam TrainingSeptember 2020
Conduct of Pre-Exam TrainingSeptember 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Admit Card Release DateSeptember 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Preliminary Exam Date3rd, 4th & 10th October 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Result DateOctober 2020
IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam Date28th November 2020
IBPS PO Mains Result DateDecember 2020
Conduct of interviewJanuary / February 2020
IBPS PO 2002 Provisional Allotment1st April 2021

IBPS PO 2020: Vacancy

To be updated later

IBPS PO Vacancy of the previous years

Number of Posts for IBPS PO 2019-204336
Number of Posts for IBPS PO 2018-194252

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must be aware about the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO Exam. Following conditions to be fulfilled:

  1. Nationality- The applicant could be:
    1. A Citizen of India
    2. The subject of Nepal or Bhutan
    3. Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled in India prior to January 1, 1962
    4. Person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire, or Zambia with the intention of residing in India permanently.
  2. Academic Qualification-
    A person with graduate degree (BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech etc) from a recognised university. Please note that the degree or marks should be obtained on or before the date(to be issued). Candidates possessing a degree equivalent to the above-mentioned qualification is also considered eligible to apply. (There is no required percentage to apply for IBPS PO)
  3. Knowledge of Computers-
    Candidates must know the basic working of computer system.
  4. Language Proficiency- Verbal and written knowledge of the state/ UT is desirable.
  5. Age Limit- An applicant should be between the age of 20 years but less than 30 years as on August 1, 2020.

The age relaxation for the candidate is as follows:

CategoryAge relaxation
General Candidates0 years
Scheduled Caste5 years
Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes- Non -Creamy Layer (OBS – NCL)3 years
Persons with Disability10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers (including Emergency Commissioned Officers, and Short Service Commissioned Officers) who served more than 5 years and resigned on the conclusion of 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

IBPS PO CWE Selection Process

There are three stages of IBPS PO Exam.

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

There is a sectional cut off as well as a overall cut off. The candidate shall clear both of them. The preliminary round is qualifying in nature while the main examination requires that the must obtain the minimum scores be posted for the interview round. The interviews will be conducted by the participating organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State / UT. The interview is of 100 marks.

IBPS PO CWE Prelims Exam Pattern

S.No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the exam for each wrong answer.
  • This round is only qualifying in nature.

IBPS PO CWE Mains Exam Pattern

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
  • There is a negative marking of 1/4 th of the marks alloted to particular question in the exam for each wrong answer.
  • This round is only qualifying in nature.

IBPS PO CWE Interview

The is the final stage of IBPS PO Exam.

  • Candidates who qualified in Prelims and mains can finally appear for the interview.
  • The interview is of 100 marks.
  • The weight-age of marks given to the main examination and interview is in the the ratio of 80:20 respectively and final score is calculated accordingly.

IBPS PO CWE 2020 Syllabus

These topics asked in IBPS PO exam are broadly classified into Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The syllabus of each phase of the exam is different in the aspects of its difficulty level.

The topics are as below:

1. Reasoning2. Quantitative Aptitude3. General Awareness (GA)
Seating ArrangementSimplificationBanking & Financial Awareness
SyllogismNumber SeriesCurrent Affairs
Input-OutputRatio & ProportionStatic GK
Coding-DecodingPercentage & Averages
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & Loss
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet testMixtures & Allegations
Data sufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest
PuzzleWork & Time
Logical ReasoningTime & Distance
Quadratic Equation
Sequence & Series
Permutation & Combination

IBPS PO Application Fee

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS PO 2020: Online Application Form

The online link to apply for IBPS PO will be provided when the notification is out for IBPS PO 2020.


IBPS PO 2019-20 Prelims Cut-Off Score For General Category:

SubjectsEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityTotal
Maximum Score303535100
Cut Off Score
Cut Off Score

IBPS PO Prelims 2019-20 Category-wise Cut-Off

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