IBPS PO 2020 Application Form will be available from August 7 – 28, 2020. Aspirants will have to visit the official website- ibps.in to register for IBPS PO 2020 Exam. All applicants who successfully complete their graduation by August 28, 2020 are eligible for IBPS PO 2020. Read Detailed IBPS PO Eligibility
28 October 2020: The IBPS PO 2020 application process has been reopened. Read more
27 October 2020: The vacancies of IBPS PO 2020 have been revised. The number of revised vacancies is 3517.
24 October 2020: On 28 October, IBPS PO 2020 application form was reopened to fill the supplementary vacancy. The last date of applying the supplementary vacancy is 11 November. On the other hand, the preliminary re-examination will be held from 5 to 6 January 2021.
The following table shows all important dates of the events related to IBPS PO 2020 Registration:
|IBPS PO Registration 2020 to Begin from||August 7, 2020|
|Last date to Submit IBPS PO Application Form 2020||August 28, 2020, reopened and extended till November 11, 2020|
|Online Payment of IBPS PO Application Fees/ Intimation Charges||August 7 – 28, 2020|
|IBPS PO Admit card 2020 for Prelims exam will be issued on||September 2020|
|IBPS PO 2020 Prelims is scheduled on||October 3, 4 & 10, 2020|
|IBPS PO Admit card 2020 for the Main exam will be issued on||November 2020|
|IBPS PO 2020 Main exam is scheduled on||November 28, 2020|
Candidates must briefly go through minimum eligibility criteria before applying for the banking exam:
As per the latest notification, candidates must upload the following documents while filling the application form for IBPS PO 2020. The specifications for each document are mentioned below:
|Documents||Dimensions||File Size||File Type|
|Photograph||200 X 230 Pixels||20 – 50 KBs||JPG/ JPEG|
|Signature||140 X 60 Pixels||10 – 20 KBs||JPG/ JPEG|
|Left Thumb Impression||240 X 240 Pixels||20 – 50 KBs||JPG/ JPEG|
|Hand Written Declaration||800 X 400 Pixels||50 – 100 KBs||JPG/ JPEG|
Hand Written Declaration Text- “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”
Candidates must apply for the exam by registering on the official website- ibps.in. The details entered in the application form 2020 will be used to generate IBPS PO Admit Card. Steps to apply for the exam are given below:
Fill in the asked Personal, Educational, and communication Information such as Name, Nationality, Mobile Number; Qualifications, and Experiences. Also, enter the choice of IBPS PO Exam Center with correct state code for both Preliminary and Main examination. After filling the details, click on ‘I agree’ to declare that the information entered is authentic.
Note: Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application form as no change in any of the data will be possible/ entertained.
Candidates must use their IBPS Registration login details to access their account and upload the following documents as per the specifications mentioned below.
Select the preferred centers for Pre Exam Training and the participating bank to be recruited in. Once the form is submitted, no further changes can be made to the preference list.
The application fee can be paid via Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking, IMPS, Cash Card, and Mobile Wallets. The IBPS PO Application Fee once paid, shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
1. Enter details and pay the application fee
|General/ OBC/ EWS||INR 600|
|SC/ ST/ PWD||INR 100|
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There is no provision to make any corrections in the IBPS PO Application Form after the final submission.
The details entered in the form will be used to issue the Admit Card for IBPS PO 2020. Hence, candidates ensure that there are no errors or confusion while filling the details like IBPS PO Exam Center, category, etc
|Details Asked||Filling Criteria|
|Category||Choose any one among the given categories|
|Category Code||Select appropriate category code|
|SC (OH)- 02|
|SC (VH)- 03|
|ST (OH)- 05|
|ST (VH)- 06|
|OBC (OH)- 08|
|OBC (VH)- 09|
|GEN (OH)- 11|
|GEN (VH)- 12|
|Religion||Select the appropriate religion from the drop-down menu|
|Number of times appeared for IBPS PO||Enter the correct number of attempts you have made for IBPS PO|
|Aadhar Card Details||Mention if you have Aadhar Card or not and its number|
|Nationality||Mention correct nationality|
|IBPS PO exam Center for Preliminary Examination||Mention State, State Code, and Select the Center from the drop-down menu|
|IBPS PO exam center for Main Examination||Enter State and State Code of the center; Select the center from the drop-down menu|
|Father’s Name||Enter first, middle and last name in maximum 35 characters each|
|Mother’s Name||Mention first, middle and last name in not more than 35 characters each|
|Correspondence Address||Mention correct address in maximum 35 characters|
|State||Choose the State from the drop-down|
|Pin code||Enter the correct 6 digit pin code|
|Permanent Address||Mention the permanent address if different from the Correspondence address in maximum 35 characters|
|Type of Bachelor’s Degree||Mention the details of your graduation degree|
|Subject/Stream||Mention the subject of the bachelor programme|
|Date of Passing||Mention the date of passing the degree in the format DD/MM/YYYY|
|Percentage of Marks||Enter the percentage obtained|
|Name of Employer||Name of the company where you are working presently followed by the older one in maximum of 35 characters each|
|Designation||Position at the company|
|Date of joining and leaving||Mention the joining and leaving date in the format DD/MM/YYYY|
|Years of Service||Mention the work experience in the format YY/MM|
|Language Known||Enter the languages known (multiple entries allowed)|
|Organization Preference Details||Mention the preferred organizations (any number of entries)|
Candidates can retrieve the password in case they have forgotten it:
If candidates need any assistance while filling the IBPS PO Application form, they can contact the authorities through the helpline numbers given below
Helpline Numbers- 1800 222 366, 1800 103 4566
The service will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. except on Saturday, Sunday, and bank holidays applicable in the state of Maharashtra.
Ques. I was not able to open the official website of IBPS - www.ibps.in. Can I apply through some other website also?
Ans. No, this is the only website through which you can apply for IBPS PO. You may once check your internet connection speed, try using some other browser, or clear cookies and history, and then try again.
Ques. Is the IBPS PO application form also available to be submitted in the offline mode?
Ans. No, the IBPS PO application form can only be filled and submitted in the online mode at the official website of IBPS - www.ibps.in.
Ques. Why has IBPS made the application submission process online?
Ans. Almost all the undergraduate-based entrance exams have switched the registration or application process online because of the following major benefits:
Ques. What is the online application fee for IBPS PO?
Ans. For SC, ST and PWD candidates, it is INR 100. For others, it is INR 600.
Ques. What are the major steps of the IBPS PO online application?
Ans. The major steps are listed below:
Ques. Can I pay the IBPS PO application fee through some bank challan or demand draft?
Ans. No, you can pay the application fee only by credit card, debit card or net banking in the online mode.
Ques. Can I correct my personal details in the submitted application form of IBPS PO?
Ans. No. Once the form has been submitted and the fee has been paid, you cannot make any changes. You may fill a new application form by paying the application fee again. The previous fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. IBPS PO accepts the last duly filled form.
Ques. I do not have an e-mail Id. Can I apply for IBPS PO?
Ans. No, a valid e-mail Id is mandatory. You have to create an e-mail Id before applying.
Ques. I missed the IBPS PO application form acknowledgment page on which my registration number was printed. How can I retrieve it?
Ans. The same would have been sent to your verified e-mail Id. You may retrieve all your registration details from it.
Ques. Can I reopen and view my submitted IBPS PO application form using my provisional registration number and password?
Ans. Yes, you can reopen it.
Ques. How many times can I reopen and view my submitted IBPS PO application form using my provisional registration number and password?
Ans. You can reopen it for a maximum of 3 times only.
Ques. How should I send photographs and signatures to the IBPS PO organizing committee?
Ans. You will have to upload the scanned copies of your photographs and signature in the prescribed format.
Ques. How will I know about my successful registration for IBPS PO?
Ans. You will receive a registration number and password on your e-mail Id and mobile number on successful registration.
Ques. What happens if the registration payment fails?
Ans. The amount deducted will be credited into your bank in around 5 to 7 days depending on the bank policy. You must take a printout of receipt for your further convenience.
Ques. I could not upload my photograph and signature while filling the application form. What could be the reason?
Ans. May be the dimensions of the images being uploaded do not fulfill the requirements set by the organization.
Ques. Is there some option to fill the IBPS PO application form in the Hindi language?
Ans. No, the application form can only be filled in the English language.
Ques. Can I make corrections in the IBPS PO application form after paying the application fee?
Ans. No, you cannot make any further corrections once you paid your fees. Even if the date of registration is active that time. But, you can refill the IBPS PO form and pay the fees again with correct details.
Ques. I haven’t received the confirmation e-mail after submitting my IBPS PO application form. What does it mean?
Ans. May be you have provided incorrect e-mail address in the form. You can take ‘Preview’ of your form after logging in to the IBPS PO account and check.
Ques. I submitted two applications for IBPS PO by mistake and paid the fee for both of these. Will both of my registrations be cancelled?
Ans. No. IBPS accepts the last duly filled form.
Ques. What should be the prerequisite before filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ans. You must check your eligibility once before filling the IBPS PO online application form so as to avoid the late stage rejections.
Ques. Where can I apply for the exam?
Ans. All the candidates can apply on the official website of IBPS i.e. ibps.in.
Ques. When will the online registrations start?
Ans. The online registrations for IBPS PO exam will be started as soon as the official notification for the exam is released. The tentative date is August 2020.
Ques. Do I need to register separately for the Prelims and Mains exam of IBPS PO?
Ans. No, a candidate needs to register only once for the IBPS PO exam
Ques. What is the mode of registration?
Ans. All the aspiring candidates can apply for the exam only via online mode. There is no other mode of application for the exam.
Ques. When will the Preliminary Exam be conducted?
Ans. The Preliminary exam is scheduled to be conducted on 13.10.2020, 14.10.2020, 20.10.2020 and 21.10.2020.
Ques. When will the Mains exam be conducted?
Ans. The Mains exam is scheduled to be conducted on 18.11.2020.
Ques. What should be the size of the Photograph to be uploaded while applying for the exam?
Ans. The size of the Photograph to be uploaded should be between 10kb – 20kb and it should be in jpg format.
Ques. Can I upload my old photograph for the application?
Ans. No, the Photograph should be recent and it must be taken against a light background.
Ques. What should be the size of the signature while uploading it during the registration process?
Ans. The size of signature to be uploaded should be between 20 kb to 50 kb and it should be in jpg format.
Ques. Can I upload the signature in blue ink?
Ans. No, the signature is to be uploaded in Black ink only.
Ques. How can I submit the application fee for the exam?
Ans. The application fee can be submitted with the help of debit card, credit card and internet banking.
Ques. When will the application procedure be considered complete?
Ans. The application is considered complete only when the application fee is submitted.
Ques. I don’t have a computer certificate; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. Candidates only need to have a basic knowledge of computers to apply for the exam. Having a computer certificate is not necessary.
Ques. Is it necessary to have an Aadhaar number to apply for the exam?
Ans. No, Aadhaar number is not necessary to apply for the exam. It is optional.
Ques. I have submitted two applications; which one will be considered?
Ans. In case you have submitted multiple applications, only the latest complete application will be considered.
Ques. What is the eligibility criterion of the exam?
Ans. A person who is Graduate in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government is eligible to apply for the exam.
Ques. I am 19 years old; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. No, you cannot apply for the exam. The minimum age for applying for the exam is 20 years.
Ques. What is the maximum age limit to apply for the exam?
Ans. The maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 30 years.
Ques. Is there any fee exemption for female candidates?
Ans. No, there is no fee exemption for female candidates.
Ques. I have registered with the wrong details, can I register again?
Ans. If you have entered incorrect details in the form, you can register again with correct details.
Ques. I am an Ex-serviceman; can I apply for the exam?
Ans. Yes, Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years of military service are eligible to apply for the exam. They have been given an age relaxation of 5 years.
Ques. I am an SC candidate; do I need to upload the caste certificate while applying for the exam?
Ans. No, you don’t need to upload your caste certificate while applying for the exam, but you will have to produce it at the time of interview if you clear Prelims and Main examination.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.