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Federal Bank PO 2021: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result

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Oct 21, 2020

Federal Bank is a leading private bank with its headquarter located in Aluva, Kochi. Federal bank was one of the first banks in India who digitized all its branches spread across the country. Several services are offered by the bank including internet banking, mobile banking, mutual funds, to much more. The bank aimed at offering the best quality services to its customers.

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Federal Bank PO Exam Notification 2021

Federal Bank looks for talented and dedicated aspirants who have the right skills and attitude required to do the task more effectively. The bank appoints employees for the post of Officers (in Scale I) & s in the bank. All the aspirants who are interested in taking this responsibility and meet the minimum eligibility criteria can apply for these posts. All the eligible candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria set by the bank can access the official site to stay familiar with the current information related to the job posting.

Federal Bank Exam Dates

Federal Bank Exam Dates

Announcement Date
Online Registration Not yet mentioned
Closing Date of Online Registration Not yet mentioned
Expected Date of Online exam Not yet mentioned
Federal Bank Eligibility

Federal Bank PO Exam Eligibility Criteria

Federal Bank PO/ Exam Age Criteria

The candidates applying for the post of or PO need to meet the minimum eligibility criteria which include having the minimum education qualification, age limit, nationality, total attempts allowed and much more. The upper and lower age limit for the individuals applying for the PO and exam will be different.

Candidates who are older than 26 years will not be allowed to apply for the Federal Bank PO exam while the ones who want to give exam, must not be older than 24 years as on the date mentioned in the official notification. Candidates not meeting the age limit criteria will not be permitted to write the exam.

Federal Bank PO/ 2020 Exam Education Criteria

To apply for the Federal Bank PO, it is vital for the candidates to have a Postgraduate degree in any stream, but it must be from a recognized college while the candidates applying for the must have either a Graduate or Post Graduate in any stream. No candidate applying for Federal Bank PO/ must have a lesser than 60% marks from class 10th onward. Also their percentage score in graduation or PG must be at least 60%.


  • Candidates applying for the officer rank post must have completed their PG with at least 60% marks in any discipline. Before applying, make sure that the university or college from where you have obtained a PG degree is a recognized University established by an Act of Parliament.
  • The test must complete their PG with the minimum marks required.
  • Moreover, they must have completed their studies in a regular mode of study.
  • Candidates must have a good academic record and have obtained at least 60% marks in class 10th till the completion of their schooling.
  • Candidates having a graduation or PG degree are allowed to apply. Scoring at least 60% marks in any discipline is required.
  • Candidates who have the highest qualification as Graduation must have completed their studies during the prescribed years.
  • Candidates who have completed their schooling in a regular mode are eligible to apply.
  • Getting at least 60% marks from 10th class onwards is another mandatory eligibility criteria that needs to be fulfilled.



  • Candidates who are the residents of states like Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Punjab, Tamil Nadu or West Bengal, are allowed to apply for the officers post at the Federal Bank..
  • The place of domicile of candidates who want to get selected for the s must be Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Punjab or Tamil Nadu.

Candidates applying for any of the posts including Officers must be Indian citizens.

Federal Bank Application process

Federal Bank PO Application process

All the candidates need to visit the official website of the bank and follow the procedure mentioned below to successfully submit the application form.

Steps to Apply

  • Go to the home page and tap on the ‘Current Openings’ option.
  • After that tab on the ‘Recruitment Process’ link to start applying.
  • Make sure that you are eligible to give the exam, for this you can refer to the instructions posted on the site.
  • Complete all the details and start uploading important documents needed while applying.
  • Preview the application form carefully so that there are no errors in it. You are allowed to make changes before submitting the application form, once you pay the fees, no changes will be permitted.
  • At the time of paying the application fees, choose the most preferred online payment method and pay the application fee based on your category.
  • After that tap on the 'Submit' button and your application process is completed.

Federal Bank PO Application Fee

The charges to apply varies from aspirant to aspirant as it will be taken based on the category of the student. Moreover, the application fees for the post of and PO will be different. The application fees that must be made while applying for the Po and post are mentioned below:

Category Fee
General and OBC INR 700/-
SC/ST INR 350/-
Federal Bank Exam Pattern

Federal Bank PO Exam 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates will be shortlisted for the post of PO based on their performance in Online test, Group discussion, and how they performed in the Interview will also be considered while preparing the list of the shortlisted candidates.

The exam taken to shortlist candidates for the PO and post will have the following sections:

  • English / Verbal Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning / Logical Aptitude
  • Computer Awareness, General, Socio-Economic Awareness Digital Banking
Subjects Mode of Language
Verbal Ability / English Language English
Logical Aptitude / Reasoning English
Quantitative / Numerical Ability English
General, Socio-economic & Banking English
Computer Awareness English
Digital Banking English

Federal Bank PO Exam Pattern: Tier I for Officer Scale I

Section Total Questions Total Marks Total time
Verbal Ability / English Language 30 30 marks 90 Minutes
Logical Aptitude / Reasoning 30 30 marks
Quantitative / Numerical Ability 30 30 marks
General, Socio-economic & Banking Awareness 25 25 marks
Computer Awareness 20 20 marks
Digital Banking 15 15 marks
Total 150 150 marks

Note- Candidates who have given the wrong answer will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

All these sections will remain the same in the PO but the level of difficulty will be different for both. PO will have more questions and difficulty level will be high. Besides this time limit also varies. Further insights can be get from the table below-

Federal Bank Syllabus

Federal Bank PO Exam Syllabus

Before starting with your studies to get a good score in the Federal Bank PO/, it is essential that you get a crystal clear understanding of the syllabus and subject.


  • Spotting errors
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Theme detection
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence improvement
  • Vocabulary test
  • Double Synonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Reconstruction of sentences
  • Choosing the correct/incorrect sentence
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Homonyms
  • A deriving conclusion from passage
  • One word substitution
  • Some errors
  • Comprehension
  • Sentence completion
  • Passage completion
  • Choosing the appropriate filler
  • Rearrangement of a sentence in paragraph
  • Passage correction
  • Transformation
  • Spelling test


  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Blood Relations
  • Figure Matrix Questions
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Mirror Images
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Non Verbal Series
  • Number Series
  • Venn diagram
  • Arguments
  • Problems on Age Calculation
  • Alphabet Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • Inference
  • Number Ranking

Numerical Ability

  • Time and Distance
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Unitary Method
  • Number System
  • HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Algebra
  • LCM
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Percentage etc.

General Awareness

  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • History
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Geography
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Culture
  • Economy
  • India and its neighbouring countries.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Sports
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • General Politics etc.

Computer Knowledge

  • MS Office
  • Data Structures
  • Workplace Productivity Tools
  • MS Windows
  • Database Management System
  • The Internet
  • Internet Usage
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • MS Word & MS Excel etc.
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • MS Word
  • Windows
  • PC Software and Office Automation
  • Computer Networks
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing
  • Knowledge in operations of Computer
  • MS Excel

Digital Banking

  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing Concept
  • Price determination concept and role in marketing
  • New Product Development
  • Consumer Behaviour
Federal Bank Admit Card

Federal Bank PO Exam Admit Card

The admit card to give the online exam will be issued to the selected candidates only. The card will be released via electronic mode only and all the candidates who will be appearing in the exam are suggested to download their admit card call from the bank’s official website. All the test takers need to mention their registration number and password while downloading the card. No one will be provided with hard copies of the admit card. It is imperative to download the admit card as it includes all the details related to the exam center, date of the test, timings of the exam, etc.

This admit card along with a photocopy and original of any identity proof has to be produced during the online exam.

Ways to download the Federal Bank PO admit card include:

  • Check the official website of the bank.
  • Look for the recent notification about downloading the admit card available on the home page.
  • Click on the download option.
  • Make sure that you have mentioned the correct registration number & D.O.B, else you will not be able to download the card.
  • After viewing all the facts presented on this card, download the same and take a print out.

What all facts are available on the admit card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Hall Ticket Number
  • Registration Number
  • Timings to give the test
  • Location of the Exam Center
  • Gender
  • Name of the exam
  • Reporting time
  • Date of Birth
  • Photo and sign
  • Important instructions

Mode of Selection

  • Online Aptitude Test
  • Group Discussion
  • Interview
Federal Bank Results


The results of the exam will be announced at the official website only. Those who have given the exam must visit the website regularly so that they don’t miss out any notification related to the exam’s results.

How to check the scores

  • Login at the official website using your credentials.
  • Click on the results option.
  • After that you need to mention your details including name and registration number.
  • The results will be displayed on the main screen.
  • Save the results and take a print out of the same for future use.

Federal Bank PO 2020 Exam Online Preparation

Getting good marks in the Federal Bank PO and Exams is not an easy task and you need to prepare a lot for the exam. Doing more practice papers, solving more mock tests, etc. are some of the ways that help you get a good score in the Federal Bank PO and exam. Give more mock tests as it will help you to prepare for the exam.

Federal Bank FAQs


Ques. Is it easy to crack the Federal bank PO exam?

Ans. In case you study hard and complete all the syllabus within time, you can do well in the exam. Also, in case you are regularly practicing for the Mock test and doing last year sample papers, then getting a good score in the exam is not a difficult task.

Ques. Am I allowed to apply in both federal banks and PO?

Ans. Yes, in case you meet the minimum eligibility criteria, you can give both exams. But in that case you need to fill a separate application form and paypal separate application fees as well.

Ques. Who all can write the federal bank PO Exam?

Ans. All the candidates who are less than 26 years of age and hold a PG degree are eligible to apply. Also, the minimum percentage required in graduation is 60% marks.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.