IBPS PO 2021: List of Participating Banks

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Apr 17, 2021

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS PO exam every year for recruiting the Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees. Before the aspirants apply for the exam, they should know the list of participating banks under IBPS and their number of vacancies available. In the following article, the list of participating banks will be discussed in a detailed manner. Check Previous Year Paper of IBPS examination

As per the IBPS Officials, a total of 11 banks will participate to fulfill the vacancies of the IBPS PO posts. Due to the merger of 10 Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) banks, the number of participating banks has been reduced this year. The number of participating banks was 17 last year. Check the official news here. As per the Common Recruitment Process (CRP PO/MT-X) for Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees recruitment for 2021-22, a total of 4799 aspirants (General) will be recruited. Check the following image to get detailed information about the participating banks and the number of available vacancies:

No. of Vacancies

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IBPS PO 2021: Vacancies in Public Sector Banks

With the release of IBPS PO notification, all the participant banks post the required vacancies at The shortlisting and final selection of the candidates is based upon the vacancies posted by the banks. Out of all the vacant seats, certain seats are reserved for candidates from SC/ST/OBC/PwD categories. Vacancies posted by the participating banks for IBPS PO 2021 are listed below:

Banks Wise Overall Vacancies:

Banks Number of vacancies
Bank of Baroda 0
Bank of India 1466
Bank of Maharashtra 250
Canara Bank 2100
Central Bank of India 0
Indian Bank 0
Indian Overseas Bank 0
Punjab National Bank 400
Punjab & Sind Bank 233
UCO Bank 350
Union Bank of India 0
Total 4799

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IBPS PO Vacancies 2021: Category Wise

The following table highlights the IBPS PO Vacancies 2021 category wise:

Category Number of vacancies
General 1974
EWS 474
OBC 1277
ST 350
SC 724

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IBPS PO Participating Banks 2021

Based on the final vacancies during the financial year and depending on the requirement of the banks, the shortlisted aspirants will be allotted to one of the eleven IBPS PO participating banks. Moreover, the final allotment will be done based on the guidelines of reservation policy and administrative convenience, etc. The list of participating banks are mentioned in the following:

Bank of Baroda Canara Bank
Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of India Central Bank of India
Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank -

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IBPS PO 2021: Banks in North India

States Include: Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh & Haryana

  • Punjab National Bank.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • Punjab & Sind Bank.
  • Canara Bank.

IBPS PO 2021: Banks in East & North-East India

The Eastern & North-Eastern States Include: Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand

  • Bank of India.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • UCO Bank.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Union Bank of India.

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IBPS PO 2021: Banks in West & Central India

States Include: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa

  • Bank of Baroda.
  • Bank of Maharashtra.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.

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IBPS PO 2021: Banks in South India

States Include: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

  • Indian Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • Canara Bank.

With the IBPS PO almost over, Group Discussion and Personal Interview are the processes that are left. The candidates are now preparing themselves for the next round of the IBPS PO selection process. The bank preference mentioned here is based upon the research made and feedback provided by the users. Hope this helps you in seeking the lifestyle you dream.

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