IBPS PO 2021: Highlights, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Result and Interview 

The content covers all the important details about IBPS PO 2021, its application and selection process.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers Exam 2021 or IBPS 2021 is an online recruitment examination conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to shortlist the competent candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in the participating banks or organizations. The candidates are evaluated through three rounds of selection, namely, Preliminary exam, Main exam and Interviews. The preliminary and main exams of the IBPS PO 2021 will be conducted in online mode and the interview will take place in an offline mode wherein the candidate will have to reach the specified venue on the specified date and time. The IBPS PO exam is conducted every year to recruit the Probationary Officers into all the government and nationalised banks of the country.

Candidates who wish to build their career in the banking sector at an esteemed position of Probationary Officer can apply for the examination and get recruited through it. To apply for the same, one needs to fill and submit an application form on the official website. 

All the interested and eligible aspirants can submit the application form for IBPS PO 2021 exam in an online only. The application process will start in August 2021.

IBPS PO 2021 Highlights

Name of the Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection- Probationary Officers exam (IBPS PO Exam)

Conducting Body

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)

Official Website


Type of he Exam

National Level

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

IBPS PO Help Desk

1800 222 366 / 1800 103 4566

IBPS PO 2021: ImportantDates



Commencement of IBPS PO 2021 Registration

August 2021

Last date to fill IBPS PO 2021 Application Form

August 2021

Issuance of IBPS PO 2021 Admit Card

September 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Preliminary Exam 

October 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Main Exam 

November 2021

IBPS PO 2021 Interview 

January 2022

IBPS PO 2021 Final Provisional Allotment

April 2022

IBPS PO 2021: Eligibility Criteria


  • The aspirants must be a citizen of India
  • The aspirants can be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  • The aspirants can be a Tibetan Refugee who shifted to India before January 1, 1962, intending to permanently settle to India.
  • The aspirants can be of Indian origin who shifted from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

Age limit (as on August 2021)

  • The upper and lower age limit of the candidate is 20 and 30 years.

Relaxation in the upper age limit are given-below


Age Relaxation


5 years


10 years


3 years

Ex-servicemen commissioned officers who served military service for a time-frame of at least 5 years and have been relieved from service on the fulfillment of assignment (for the officers’ post) except through the medium of dismissal or discharge on grounds of misconduct or incompetency or physical dysfunction attributable to military service or disabled

5 years

Individuals ordinarily domiciled in J&K in the time-span between 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Individuals affected by 1984 riots

5 years


Candidates must have graduation-degree in any stream from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% score (General category) and 55% score for reserved category candidates.

IBPS PO 2021 Application Form:

The application forms for the IBPS PO 2021 will be released online on the affixed date on the official website. Aspirants are advised to stay alert with the latest notifications about the same to ensure the filling and submission of the application forms before the deadlines. At the same time, they must take care of filling in the valid personal & educational information followed by verification as any false details may lead to the cancellation of the application. Once the application form is filled, the required scanned images, signature along with photograph need to be uploaded along with the payment of the application fee.

Steps to fill the Application Form

  • Registration on the official website by providing basic personal details such as name, email id, mobile number, etc. 
  • Fill in the details in the application form by logging with the registration number and password generated during the registration.
  • Upload the scanned passport size latest photograph, left-hand thumb impression, signature and handwritten declaration. 
  • Make a payment of the application fees according to the category. 
  • Download the e-receipt of the payment of the application fee that gets displayed with the confirmation page. 

IBPS PO 2021 Application Fees

Mode of the payment: Payment of IBPS PO 2021 Application Fees can be made through Debit Card, Credit Card, IMPS, Cash Card/ Mobile Wallet, Internet Banking.

The application fee for the candidates belonging to General/OBC/EWS will be INR 600/- and for those belonging to/ST/PwD categories will be INR 100/-.

IBPS PO 2021 Pre-Exam Training

Before the examination, special training is given to the applicants belonging to SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Communities. This training is imparted free of cost and the eligible candidates have to undergo this training. These candidates are called for this training program through a call letter. The training program for IBPS PO 2021 Pre-exam will start in the month of September next year. The sole motive of this training program is to familiarise the applicants with the exam pattern & computer usage for the online examination and to give them helpful tips to qualify the exam.

IBPS PO 2021: Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

Prelims exam will be conducted in online mode. A total of three sections namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language, will be there carrying 

Multiple Choice Questions. A total of 100 MCQs of 100 marks will have to be attempted in a duration of one hour. The language medium of the examination will be English and Hindi.Each wrong attempt will lead to the deduction of 1/4th or 0.25 mark.


No. of Questions

Maximum Scores

Language-medium of Exam






20 min.s

Quantitative Aptitude



English and Hindi

20 min.s

Reasoning Ability



20 min.s





1 hour

Main Exam

The main exam will also be conducted in the online mode for a duration of two hours. A total of 200 questions for 200 marks will be there under five different sections, namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness, English Language, and Computer Knowledge. The language medium of the examination will be Hindi and English. Negative marking will apply to the examination and each wrong attempt will lead to the deduction of 1/4th or 0.25 mark.


No. of Questions

Maximum Scores

Language-medium of Exam


English Language




40 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation



English and Hindi

45 minutes

General/Economy/Banking Awareness



35 minutes

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



60 minutes





3 Hours

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)




30 minutes

IBPS PO 2021: Interview

The Interview Round for IBPS PO 2021 will be the final round of the Selection Process. Interview rounds will be conducted by the participating and associated banks in each state. This round will include face to face interaction between the interviewer and the candidate and will carry a total of 100 marks. The interview round will be conducted to evaluate the personal traits and communication skills of the candidates. For the final qualification, the candidates must score at least 40% in this round, the candidates belonging to reserved categories will need to attain at least 35% in this round. 

IBPS PO 2021: Syllabus

The syllabus of IBPS PO 2021 encompasses a wide range of topics. The level of the English and Quantitative Aptitude will be of the elementary while that of the Data Interpretation, Reasoning and General Awareness will be of competitive exam. 

  • Reasoning Section: Analogy, Syllogism,  Odd Man Out, Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, Sitting arrangement, Direction Sense, Figure Series, Puzzles, etc
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio & Proportion, Profit and loss, Permutation and combination, Simple interest, Mensuration, Probability, Percentage, etc
  • English Language: Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms and Antonyms, Comprehensions, One Word Substitution, etc
  • General Awareness: International Economy, Awards & Honors, Indian Economy,  Sports, Budget, Current Affairs, Agriculture, Finance, Shares, etc
  • Computer Knowledge: History of computers, Operating Systems, MS Office, Number System, Software & Hardware, etc

IBPS PO 2021: Result

The result of the IBPS PO 2021 exam will be announced in some time after completion of the examination. IBPS PO Result 2021 will be declared online on the official website and the candidates will be able to access as well as download the same. The result of the preliminary and main exam will be announced separately. The candidates who will be shortlisted in the preliminary exam will become eligible to take the main exam. Once both the exams are qualified after obtaining minimum qualifying marks, the candidate will be eligible to move to the next stage of the selection process which is the Interview round. IBPS PO 2021 result for the preliminary round is anticipated to be declared in the month of October 2021 while that for the main exam is expected to be announced in the month of December 2021. Candidates are advised to download & take the printout of the result and keep it safely for future use. 

IBPS PO2021: Selection Process & Provisional Allotment

Once the preliminary, as well as the main exam, is qualified by the candidate, a separate call letter is sent to them by the competent authority. Only the qualified candidates get the call letter to come for the interview round. These candidates will have to download the call letter for the interview from the official website. After the completion of the interview round, a final list of the qualified candidates will be prepared by the competent authority, taking into consideration the total availability of the vacancies in the participating banks. These qualified candidates will be hired on a provisional basis and will have to complete the documents verification process if they meet the eligibility criteria set by the respective banks.


What are the documents that I will need while filling an application form for the IBPS PO 2021?

You will the following documents while filling an application form for the IBPS PO 2021:

  • A valid phone number and e-mail ID
  • Scanned copies of your recent passport-size photograph, signature and thumb impression of your left hand
  • A handwritten declaration in the specified format
  • Debit card/ credit card or net banking services for the application fee payment

Will I have to access the details of my exam centre, time and date from the official website of IBPS?

You will be able to easily access the details of your examination like time, centre, etc on your admit card. 

Will I have to send any documents to the organizing committee, if I get shortlisted for the interview round?

No, you will not have to send any documents to the organizing committee if you get shortlisted for the interview round, instead, you will have to carry them along with you while appearing for the interview round.

Do we need to qualify all the rounds to become eligible for provisional selection?

Just qualifying all the three rounds viz. pre, main and interview is not enough but the candidates also need to qualify the section-wise cut-off of the main exam to get selected on a provisional basis. 

How to download the admit card for appearing in the exam?

The successful applicants can download the admit cards from the authorized website of IBPS- www.ibps.in by filling in the details such as registration number and password/DOB.


IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.