FAQ's

To score good marks in IBPS PO Exam the candidates must have a well - knitted strategy. Moreover, if you are appearing for the PO Exam for the first time, it is important to follow the given exam pattern and syllabus and start your preparation accordingly. Clarify all your doubts from the FAQ's provided by us.


Question - What are the types of posts offered under the IBPS PO Recruitment?

The posts offered by IBPS under IBPS PO Notification are Probationary officer and Management Trainee.


Question - I am a Tibetan refugee residing in India. Am I eligible to fill and submit the IBPS PO application form?

Yes, for further details you can check the eligibility criteria.


Question - I belong to Bhutan. Do I need to produce some eligibility certificate for applying to IBPS PO?

Yes, the candidates who are not the citizen of India must produce the certificate of eligibility issued by the Indian government.


Question - I am 31 years old and belong to the unreserved category. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?

No, the minimum age limit required is 20 years and maximum is 30 years for IBPS PO exam.


Question - What is the mode of exam online or offline?

The exam for IBPS PO is conducted online both for prelims and mains.


Question - Is the IBPS PO exam Bilingual?

Yes, all tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.


Question - Are there fixed timings for different sections?

Yes, Both Prelims and Mains Exam have sectional timings.


Question - Is there any Negative Marking?

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answers in both preliminary and mains exam. One-fourth of the mark is deducted for each wrong answer.


Question - How many vacancies are released every year?

Last year the number of posts advertised was 4102 for PO and this year also we are expecting vacancies to be close to previous years.


Question - Any limit on the number of attempts for IBPS PO?

Answer: No, IBPS hasn't set any such criteria. There is no such limit on the number of attempts. You can fill the exam unless you cross the age limit criteria.


Question - Can an individual with a 55% score in graduation apply for the exam?

Yes, one can apply as there is no specifications regarding the percentage to apply for the exam.


Question - Can a candidate appearing in the final year of graduation apply for the IBPS Exam?

No, as the candidate should be a graduate at the time of registration.


Question - Is there any age relaxation given?

Yes, there is an age relaxation available based on the category.


Question - I am 32 years old and belong to the SC category. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?

Yes, there is an age relaxation available based on the category.


Question - What is the minimum age limit for the IBPS PO exam?

The minimum age limit required is 20 years for IBPS PO exam.


Question - What is the fee to apply for the exam?

It is Rs 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs 600/- for all others.


Question - What is the cut-off for IBPS PO recruitment?

There is no fixed cut-off. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year.


Question - What do you mean by sectional cut off?

Sectional cut off means candidate is required to clear every section in order to secure a seat for the Interview. IBPS PO examination has sectional cutoff.


Question - What to do if I forget a Registration Password?

Registration Password can be recovered by clicking on the forgot password link. Your new password will be sent to the mobile number and email id mentioned in the online application form.


Question - I want to change my Centre/Venue/Date/Time of the IBPS PO examination?

After the allotment of date, time and venue for the exam by IBPS, it cannot be changed.


Question - My name is wrongly printed in IBPS PO Admit Card. What to do?

You should immediately inform the authorities conducting the exam.


Question - Is computer knowledge must for applying for IBPS PO?

The mode of exam is online. Therefore, you must have the basic knowledge of computers for applying for IBPS PO.


Question - Is there any interview after the final result?

Yes, interview session is there which is conducted after the mains result.


All the best for your exam.