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IBPS PO 2020 Pre-Exam Training: Dates, Admit Card and Centers

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Oct 20, 2020

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection and participating banks will organize IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training from September 23 – 28, 2020. Only candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Minority Communities are eligible for the training.

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Latest: IBPS will issue Pre-exam Training Admit Card on September 16, 2020. 

  • The Pre-exam training will be organized in 61 cities across India.
  • Candidates have to carry their admit card to the training center.
  • The purpose of the training is to familiarize the candidates with the exam pattern and syllabus along with few preparation tips for IBPS PO 2020 Exam.

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Dates 2020

Candidates interested in attending the training program must follow the schedule provided by IBPS:

Events Dates
IBPS PO 2020 Application Form Availability August 7, 2020
Deadline to submit IBPS PO 2020 Application Form August 28, 2020
IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Admit Card will Release on September 16, 2020 
Commencement of Pre-Exam Training  September 23 – 28, 2020

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Eligibility  

To be eligible for the Pre-exam Training organized for IBPS PO 2020, the candidate must belong to any one of the following categories:

  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • Scheduled Castes (SC)
  • Minority Communities

Any candidate not falling in the above-mentioned condition will not be allowed to apply for the pre-exam training.

How to Apply for Pre-Exam Training? 

Applicants eligible and willing to apply for the IBPS PO Pre-exam Training can do so by filling the relevant details in IBPS PO 2020 Application Form.

  • There is no separate application form or mode to avail the facility of the training.
  • Candidates must fill in the center where they want to take the pre-exam training.  
  • This facility is provided free of cost, however, transportation and other costs are borne by candidates.
  • Successfully registered candidates will be issued pre-exam training call letter. 

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Call Letter

Successfully registered candidates can download IBPS PO Pre-exam Training call letters/ admit cards from September 16, 2020. It is available at the official . Candidates without the call letters will not be allowed to enter the training center. . Steps to download the Pre-exam Training admit cards are given below: 

  • Go to the official website of IBPS –
  • Click on the link to “Download Call Letter for PO/MT-IX” running on the top of the page
  • Candidates will be directed to the login page.
  • Enter your Registration No. and Password/ Date of Birth.
  • Type the given captcha code and click on “Submit” button.
  • Pre-ExamTraining Admit Card will be displayed.
  • Download and take a printout for future use.

Read about IBPS PO Prelims Call Letter 

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Centers 2020

IBPS PO Pre-exam Training will be organized at 61 cities across India. All expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc. have to be borne by the candidates themselves. The official list of cities published by IBPS is mentioned below: 

List of IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Centers 2020
Agartala Agra Ahmedabad Allahabad Amritsar
Aurangabad Balasore Behrampur Bengaluru Bhopal
Bhubaneshwar Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore Dehradun
Dhanbad Gorakhpur Gulbarga Guwahati Hubli
Hyderabad Indore Jabalpur Jaipur Jammu
Jodhpur Kanpur Karnal Kavaratti Kochi
Kolkata Lucknow Ludhiana Madurai Mangalore
Mumbai Muzaffarpur Mysore Nagpur New Delhi
Panaji Patiala Patna Port Blair Puducherry
Pune Raipur Rajkot Ranchi Rohtak
Sambalpur Shimla Shillong Siliguri Thiruchirapalli
Thiruvananthapuram Tirupati Vadodara Varanasi Vijaywada
Vishakhapatnam - - - -

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Advantages of Pre-Exam Training

There are a number of advantages associated with IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training Program. Here is a list to quote a few:

  • Since IBPS PO is an online exam, this training program benefits candidates who are not familiar with computer based tests. It gives them sufficient practice for the same.
  • The trainers teach the important concepts and familiarize the candidates to IBPS PO Exam Pattern.
  • The training uplifts and enhance the capabilities of the candidates belonging to SC/ ST and other minority categories.
  • The training is like a platform for the underprivileged candidates that helps them to prepare for the IBPS-PO Exam in a better way.
  • The program trains these candidates to the optimum, so that it is easier for them to secure a position as a Probationary Officer/Management Trainee in the participating banks.

IBPS PO Pre-Exam Training FAQs

Q1) What is Pre-Exam Training for IBPS PO?

Ans. Pre-Exam Training program is a free coaching program, organized by IBPS for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Religious Minorities.

Q2) Is it compulsory to attend Pre-Exam Training?

Ans. No

Q3) Is Pre-Exam Training available to everyone?

Ans. No, pre-exam training is available only for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Minorities.

Q4) How can I apply for Pre-Exam Training?

Ans. While filling the form, there will a check-box for ‘Do you want to attend to pre-exam training?’ Candidate willing to attend the coaching will have to select this check-box.

Q5) Does everyone who applies for Pre-Exam Training get it?

Ans. It is not necessary. The notification states that this training is organized only for a limited number of candidates. So applying for it does not guarantee that you will get it.

Q6) Will I have to pay anything extra for the Pre-Exam Training?

Ans. No, as stated earlier, this coaching is completely free.

Q7) Will the expenses for travelling and lodging will also be borne by IBPS?

Ans. No, only the coaching is free. Other expenses like boarding, travelling, lodging etc. have to be borne by the candidate.

Q8) If I attend the Pre-Exam Training, will I be given any benefit during the selection process?

Ans. No, attending the training does not guarantee selection.

Q9) Where is the Pre-Exam Training given to candidates?

Ans. IBPS has selected centers for such training. These centers are at Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.

Q11) Will IBPS send me a hard copy of call letter?

Ans. No, hard copy through post will not be sent. You will need to download and print the call letter and carry it.

Q12) I did not apply for the pre-exam training in my form, is there any way to apply for it in the later stages?

Ans. No, to apply for pre-exam training for IBPS PO, the only way is to mention it in the application form.

Q13) Can I get the training online?

Ans. No, the training will be given in physical centers in the cities mentioned earlier. You will not get the training online.

Q14) Will the Pre-Exam Training be beneficial for me?

Ans. Candidates will be taught about the important topics, techniques to handle questions and exam pattern. The benefit of it will depend upon how one utilizes the training period.

Q15) How can I download the call letter for Pre-Exam Training?

Ans. You need to reach the official website for this, which is On the homepage, you will see a notification- ‘Click here to download your pre-exam training call letter for IBPS PO/MT’. After clicking on this, you will need to enter your log in details and call letter will get downloaded.

Q16) Will I get the option to select the center for pre-exam training?

Ans. Yes, you will be given the option to select.

Q17) The center allocated to me does not match with what I filled in the form, why is it so?

Ans. IBPS tries to give candidates the center preferred by them, but there is no guarantee that the same center will be allotted.

Q18) I want to change the time and venue of my pre-exam training, can I do that?

Ans. No, there is no option of changing the time and venue for training.

Q19) I am not able to download the call letter, what should I do?

Ans. It might be due to incorrect login credentials, or you might not have been selected. You can contact IBPS for the same.

Q20) I forgot my password, how can I download the call letter?

Ans. You password is sent to your registered mobile number and email ID, you can refer to these for your password. However, there is an option for resetting as password as well.

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


prajwala p
I am persuing my engg.can I apply for IBPS exam
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Prajwala, you will be eligible to apply in the exam when you will be in final semester of your course. Till then, you are not eligible.
hangkrai brahma
When will I able to download IBPS PO 2019 Pre-Exam Training Admit Card?
megha rohilla

Hi Hangkrai Brahma, You can download admit card from the link provided.

abhijit roy
I am general catagory student. I want to train for IBPS in agartala? So in which center can I prepare for IBPS PO?
akansha expert
Hi Abhijit, You can google it or check the institute review to get the best knowledge for the exam.