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September 15, 2022 • 14:28 pm

How to Become IBPS PO in 2022 - Recruitment Exam for Bank

IBPS PO Recruitment 2021

Each year, IBPS PO (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is conducted to recruit Probationary Officers. It holds the most prestigious and highly respectable position in banking bodies.

The IBPS is responsible for organizing the PO exam. The Bank PO exam is considered one of India's most preferred career options after graduation.

More than 8 lakh candidates appear for the exam each year to apply for various posts such as Specialist Officer, Probationary Officer, and Bank Clerk.

But, before applying for the exam, candidates must know about the important aspects of the exam, such as:

What are the eligibility criteria for the exam?

What is the syllabus for the exam?

So, Eduncle has provided the complete details of the IBPS PO 2022 that you must know during your preparation for the exam.


As we go through this blog, we will come to know about:

Why Bank PO is a Good Career Option?

IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply for IBPS PO 2022 Recruitment  

Bank PO 2022 Selection Procedure

IBPS PO Paper Pattern

IBPS PO Syllabus

How to Prepare for IBPS PO Recruitment Exam?

Bank PO Admit Card

IBPS PO Bank Joining Procedure

Important Documents Required at the time of Joining Banks 

IBPS PO 2022 Post Vacancies



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Why Bank PO is a Good Career Option


Banking as a career provides many chances for employment and promotion. Before making up your mind about a Bank PO position, you should be very aware of the Job Position and its benefits.

Below we have listed all the benefits of choosing a Bank PO post as a career:

Tremendous Job Opportunities

Excellent Promotion Policies (Fast Growths in Career from PO to General Manager)

Wonderful Salary Packages (Approx. INR 38000 per month) and Job Perks (Travelling, Housing, Medical Insurances, and many others)

Fixed Working Hour

Easy Loan Sanction at Lower Interest Rates

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To know more about Probationary Officer, please follow the IBPS Bank PO Job Profile.



IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria 


Before applying for the IBPS PO 2022, you must ensure whether you are eligible to appear in the exam or not?

The convener body, IBPS has set some guidelines for every applicant concerning some important criteria like - Age, Educational Qualification & Nationality.

The basic requirement to appear for the bank PO exam 2022 is a bachelor’s degree in any stream.

To know more about the eligibility criteria, you can visit IBPS PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria.



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How to Apply for IBPS PO 2022 Recruitment?  


Once you have fulfilled the eligibility criteria, you must apply for the IBPS PO online application. To appear in the exam, you must fill out the application form.


The IBPS PO online registration process is started from 02nd August 2022. The last date to fill out the form is 22nd August 2022. 

You can check the complete IBPS PO 2022 Online Application Process to fill the form with proper guidelines.



IBPS PO Selection Process- How to Become Bank PO? 


If you want to get recruited for the post of Probationary Officer, you should follow a proper selection process.

IBPS PO Recruitment Process 2022 consists of 3 stages to qualify for the exam. You are required to pass all the following rounds with good scores.

Preliminary Exam 

Mains Exam


If you want to know how to become a Bank PO, click here for complete details: IBPS PO 2022 Selection Process.





IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern


To prepare for an exam, knowledge of its paper pattern is necessary. So, when you appear for the Bank PO exam, you should be completely aware of the IBPS PO Pattern 2022.


IBPS Probationary Officer exam is conducted online in two phases: Prelims and Mains.

Below, we have mentioned the expected IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022:

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern:



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


English Language



20 Minutes

Numerical Ability



20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability



20 Minutes




1 Hour



IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern:


Name of Tests

No. of Ques.

Maximum Marks

Time Allotted for Each Test

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude



60 Minutes

General/Economy/Banking Awareness



35 Minutes

English Language



40 Minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation



45 Minutes




3 Hours

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)



30 Minutes



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IBPS Bank PO Exam 2022 Syllabus 


After knowing the paper pattern of the Bank PO Exam, the next thing you should check is its syllabus.

It will help you make a timetable for the exam preparation and gives you an idea of the important topics.

To clarify your confusion regarding what can be asked in the exam and the important topics in the PO syllabus, we have provided the complete IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2022



How to Prepare for Bank PO 2022 Exam?


If you want to crack the IBPS PO 2022, you must create a smart IBPS PO study plan and follow it with complete dedication.

You should follow the tips given below to get a good score in the exam:

Prepare a daily schedule in which you should include:

Divide the topics to be learned.

Assign a particular time duration to the topic.

Set time for revision to accomplish your preparation goals.

Spend almost 7-8 hours daily on your studies and take each section one by one.

You can take the General Awareness section in the morning hours and save your noontime for practising Math questions for better time management.

Most of the questions are asked from the General Awareness Section so read them daily.

For the smart study, you can take the help of short tricks and formulas to solve the questions.

To make your practice more effective, solve the Bank PO Previous Years Questions, this would help you to know the exact format of the questions paper. 

Focus on gaining the basic computer knowledge, as it is required for Computer Aptitude.

Avoid silly mistakes.


You may check the IBPS PO 2022 Analysis to get an idea about the types of questions asked and their difficulty level.



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IBPS PO Admit Card 2022 & Call Letter 


After the application process, you will have to wait for the Bank PO Admit Card. IBPS PO hall ticket is the entry pass for the exam centre. It is mandatory for you to carry the hall ticket to the examination hall.

The officials will release the IBPS PO Call Letter of shortlisted candidates for the Interview Round. These call letters must be carried out at the time of the Interview.


If you are facing any issues while downloading, we have provided a complete step-by-step procedure here: IBPS PO 2022 Admit Card and Call Letter.



IBPS PO Interview 2022 Preparation 


The Common Interview Process is the final stage of IBPS Bank Recruitment. Based on the score obtained in Mains, the official authorities shortlist the talented and deserving candidates for the Interview Round.

Earlier in 2011, 27 PSBs used to conduct their separate Interview Processes for the final selection through CWE rounds. But later in 2012, IBPS itself introduced the scheme of the Common Interview Process to filter out the suitable candidates for the posts of Probationary Officer, Clerk & Specialist Officer.

The Interview process contains a total of 100 marks. The minimum qualifying mark in the interview is 40% for the General category and 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD. The selection ratio of the written exam & interview round is 80:20.

For more Interview Tips, please visit - 7 Tips you should consider while preparing for Bank Interviews.


Important Note –

If you want to clear the interview, you must focus on some topics that can be asked.

You can check some tips for these important topics of Bank PO below:




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IBPS PO 2022 Bank Joining Procedure 


After 10 days of result declaration, the selected candidates will get an email regarding the joining date, procedure, and other relevant information from the allotted banks.

You must carry documents & certificates specified in the intimation letter at the time of joining. You will have to appear in a training program of 10-15 days before joining as a PO in the concerned bank.

After completing the training, you are absorbed in the bank as Probationary Officers (JMG Scale-I) and posted in branches of the bank across India.



The allotted bank will conduct the training in their respective training centre.

If you have undergone any medical tests or similar exams, the letter will detail the same as well.



Important Documents Required at the time of Joining Banks 


The finalized candidates are required to submit a set of important documents at the time of joining the bank.

If the bank authorities found that any document is missing or contains wrong information, then the employment of selected candidates will be cancelled.

Below, you can check the documents that you need to submit at the time of joining:

You can check the list of all Bank PO 2022 Important documents for Joining here.



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IBPS PO Vacancies 2022 


As per the officials, this year there are 6932 vacancies for IBPS PO. 

Below, we have mentioned the vacancies for the last four years:

For the Year 2021: 4135

For the Year 2020: 3517

For the Year 2019: 4336

For the Year 2018: 4252



As we have concluded this blog, we hope you must have received enough knowledge on how to become IBPS PO in 2022. So, it is high time that you must start your preparation for IBPS PO 2022.

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If you have any queries regarding the above information, please feel free to ask in the below comments box. We will solve your queries as soon as possible.


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  • Shikha gupta

    Thanks a lot for sharing the detailed information for IBPS PO. Really Helpful.

  • Ankit

    Loved your content. It was so satisfactory to go through the article. Thank you for untangling my confusions I had been dealing with. Thanks a lot for the full process of bank job.


    Hello Ankit,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
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