The highly anticipated IBPS PO 2023 official notification is on the horizon, signalling the commencement of recruitment for Probationary Officers. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS PO Recruitment process, a rigorous selection journey that spans three pivotal stages: Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and Interview. Navigating this multifaceted assessment successfully requires unwavering dedication and a deep understanding of the exam's nuances.

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Program Objectives

At Exampay, our program for the IBPS PO (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection -
Probationary Officer) Exam Test Series is grounded in a clear and unwavering objective:
to equip aspiring candidates with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to conquer
the challenging IBPS PO examination.
Aspiring to become a Probationary Officer (PO) through the Institute of Banking Personnel
Selection (IBPS) is an ambitious journey, one that demands a thorough understanding of the
examination process. The upcoming IBPS PO 2023 examination follows a pattern similar to
its predecessors, characterised by precision and rigour. With distinct sectional timing in the
preliminary examination and a multi-stage selection process, including Prelims, Mains, and
the Interview, candidates must be well-versed in the nuances of each phase to secure the
coveted position of Probationary Officer across various Public Sector Banks.

IBPS PO Exam Syllabus

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total   100 100 60 minutes

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus:

Quantitative Ability Syllabus Reasoning Syllabus English Language
Simplification Logical Reasoning Reading
Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series Cloze Test
Mixtures & Allegations Ranking/Direction/Alph
abet Test
Para jumbles
Simple Interest & Compound Interest &
Surds & Indices
Data Sufficiency Word Usage,
Work & Time Inequalities Fill in the blanks
Time & Distance Seating Arrangement Error Detection, Error
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Puzzle Paragraph Completion
Data Interpretation Tabulation One Word Substitution
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Syllogism Miscellaneous
Number Systems Blood Relations  
Sequence & Series Input-Output  
Permutation, Combination &Probability Coding-Decoding  

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2023

Introduction of Descriptive Paper: Just like SBI PO Exam, IBPS introduced a Descriptive
Paper in its Mains Examination where candidates will be judged on their written skills. An
essay and a letter will be given to candidates to write that will constitute 25 marks and that
has to be completed in a time span of 30 minutes.

The overall time allotted for each section has also been changed.No separate paper will be conducted for Computer Applications. Reasoning is teamed up with the Computer Aptitude section and this entire section will contain 45 questions of a total of 60 marks.

There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.
The overall time allotted for IBPS PO 2023 Mains Objective Exam has also been changed
from 140 minutes to 180 minutes plus 30 minutes for the descriptive test. In total, the time for
IBPS PO Mains is 3 hours 30 minutes.

The tests of Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, English Language and Data Analysis &
Interpretation are divided into two parts: Section A and Section B. All questions in both
sections (A & B) are compulsory. Some questions will be of 2 marks and some questions will
be of 1 mark.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2023

Name of test No. of
Medium of
1 Reasoning & Computer
(Section A and Section
45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language
(Section A and Section
35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and
(Section A and Section
35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General,
40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
Total   155 200   180 minutes
English Language (Letter
Writing & Essay)
  02 25 English 30 minutes
Total   157 225   3 hours 30

Key Points:

The key points regarding the IBPS PO (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Probationary Officer) exam:

Exam Conducting Authority: Conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Recruitment Process: Typically consists of three phases:

Phase 1: Preliminary Examination - Objective test covering sections like English
Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability.

Phase 2: Main Examination - Objective test including sections like Reasoning & Computer
Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, English
Language, and a letter & essay writing section.

Phase 3: Interview - Candidates who qualify the main exam are called for an interview.
Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: Requires a graduation degree from a recognized university or
equivalent qualification.

Age Limit: Generally between 20 to 30 years. Age relaxations might apply for certain
categories as per government norms.

Application Process: Conducted online. Aspirants need to register and fill out the
application form within the specified dates mentioned in the official notification.
Admit Card: Issued separately for each phase of the examination.

Result Declaration: Results for each phase are announced on scheduled dates after the
completion of the respective exams.

Language Proficiency: Proficiency in the official language of the respective state or region
is essential for selection.

Selection Process: Final selection is based on the performance in the main exam and the

These points provide an overview of the IBPS PO Exam, but candidates should always refer
to the official notification and guidelines for precise and updated information.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Probationary Officer (PO)
examination stands as a pivotal gateway to a fulfilling career in the banking sector. However,
the path to becoming a PO is fraught with challenges that require not only dedication but
also a strategic approach to preparation. At ExamPay, we recognize the significance of this
journey and are committed to being your guiding light throughout the process.
Our IBPS PO Exam Test Series is more than just a preparation tool; it's your reliable
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and secure your place as a Probationary Officer.

Why choose Exampay's IBPS PO Exam Real-Time Test Series:

Comprehensive Mastery: Our program is designed to facilitate a comprehensive
understanding of the IBPS PO examination. We aim to empower candidates with a deep and
holistic grasp of the subject matter, enabling them to navigate all stages of the exam with

Realistic Simulation: To ensure candidates are fully prepared for the real exam environment,
we offer mock tests that faithfully replicate the format, complexity, and time constraints of the
IBPS PO examination. This immersive experience readies candidates to face the actual test
with poise.

Targeted Enhancement: Our structured approach of comprehensive and topic specific tests
enables us to identify the individual strengths and weaknesses of each candidate through
performance analysis. By highlighting areas in need of improvement, we enable candidates
to channel their efforts effectively, enhancing their overall performance.

Mastery of Time Management: Effective time management is a crucial skill in competitive
exams like the IBPS PO. Through timed tests, we help candidates practise efficient time
allocation, ensuring they can complete the exam within the stipulated time frames without
compromising accuracy.

Current Affairs and Banking Awareness: Success in the IBPS PO exam hinges on staying
updated with current affairs and banking awareness. Our test series incorporates questions
in these areas, ensuring candidates remain well-informed and prepared.

Accessible Learning: We recognize the importance of flexibility in learning. Our program is
designed for convenience, enabling candidates to access study materials and practice
assessments at their preferred times and locations.

Adapting to the Evolving Landscape: We commit to keeping our test series up-to-date with
the latest changes in the banking and exam landscape, ensuring that candidates are
well-equipped to tackle the most current exam format.

In summary, Exampay's IBPS PO Exam Test Series is not just a preparation tool; it's a
holistic program aimed at nurturing the success of IBPS PO aspirants. Our unwavering
objective is to guide candidates on their journey to excellence, equipping them with the
resources and support needed to excel in the IBPS PO examination and embark on a
rewarding career in the banking sector

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