On August 1st, IBPS began collecting online applications for the latest IBPS PO (Probationary Officer)/Management Trainee recruitment 2023-2024. This recruitment process intends to select employees for assistant manager vacancies in nearly 11 public sector banks in India for the vacancies expected in 2024-2025. Graduates who meet the specified age limit before the last date prescribed in the IBPS PO notification are eligible to apply for the IBPS PO 2023 exam and recruitment. Check the steps below to register for the IBPS CRP XIII Prelims, Mains exams, and interviews, which pave the way to a prestigious career as a PO.
IBPS PO Exam 2023 application: recruitment details & quick summary
|Recruitment Name||IBPS PO/MT 2023 (CRP XIII)|
|Job category||Banking (Probationary Officer/Management Trainee)|
|Selection Process||IBPS PO Online Prelims, Mains Exams & Interview|
|No: of vacancies||3000-3500 (3049 as per notification)|
|Location of posting||All over India|
|Educational qualification||Degree (as on 21-08-2023)|
|Eligibility||Citizenship of India or a country as specified in IBPS PO advertisement. |
CIBIL Score above 650 (only for selection)
|Age limit||20-30 yrs (02-08-1993 to 01-08-2003)|
|Official website||IBPS PO/MT (XIII) @(www.ibps.in)|
|Participants||11 Public sector banks|
|How to apply online||Login to IBPS PO 2023 application page (Link)|
|Notification||IBPS PO CRP XIII advertisement (download PDF)|
|Application fee||850 INR (General) & 175 (SC/ST/PWD)|
|Last date to complete registration and payment (updated)||28-08-2023|
|Last date to download application form||12-09-2023|
|Payment mode||Online (through Credit/Debit Cards, Netbanking & UPI)|
IBPS PO vacancies in 2023:
This year, there are considerably fewer vacancies in the IBPS PO recruitment, nearly 3049, compared to 6000-6500 in the previous year. However, as you know, the IBPS PO 2023 exam selects candidates from job opportunities in 2024-2025, and by that time, the number of IBPS PO 2023 vacancies might go up to, say, 3500 or more.
Here is the complete list of bank-wise vacancies taken from the IBPS PO XII notification. Please have a look at the banks and the number of vacancies to prepare your “order of bank preference” you submit while filling up the IBPS PO application form.
Requirements (documents) for IBPS PO application
If you are first-time doing the IBPS PO registration, there is another thing you should be aware of. IBPS (www.ibps.in) asks for a few documents when you apply online for the IBPS PO/MT exam 2023. The necessary documents that you need to upload include a passport-size photo, signature, thumb impression, and a handwritten declaration. You have to prepare the file in JPEG format, keeping them within the size and dimensions given in the following table and declaration content as prescribed (check screenshot)by IBPS.
|IBPS PO Document||Requirements|
|Photograph||Colour, 4.5 * 3.5 cm or 200 x 230 pixels passport-style, file size: between 20kb to 50 kb.|
|Signature||Sign with Black Ink, Dimension: 140 x 60 pixels, Size: 10kb – 20kb.|
|Handwritten declaration||Write by hand on white paper and scan, Dimension: 800 x 400 pixels or 10 cm * 5 cm, File Size: : 50 KB – 100 KB.|
|Thumb impression||Left thumb with Black/Blue Ink , Dimension 240 x 240 pixel or 3 cm * 3 cm, File size:20 KB – 50 KB.|
Use the following format for making your IBPS PO declaration document.
The signature and declaration form should be written by the IBPS PO candidate himself, and no one should compose it on his behalf on him/her.
IBPS PO applying process: How to fill out the online application form.
Once you go through the IBPS Probationary Officer/Management Trainee XIII notification and confirm that you are eligible for recruitment in 2023, transfer the required documents to your computer or phone, and let’s start to apply online for IBPS PO/MT 2023. Although you can submit the IBPS PO registration through a smartphone, a desktop computer is recommended to avoid screen sizing and rotation errors.
- Open the IBPS PO 2023 registration page and sign-up.
Candidates need to open the IBPS PO XIII application page and click the Yellow button to apply online.
- Get IBPS PO login ID and password
In the first stage of IBPS PO registration, the name and contact details of the applicant, like phone number and email ID, will be collected. Provide them and proceed to get a temporary IBPS PO login ID and password.
- Upload photo and signature to IBPS PO form
Upload the photo and signature to the IBPS PO application form per the requirements, and verify it.
- Fill-out the full details of the applicant.
In the next section, the candidate applying for PO will fill-out his complete home and communication address, along with details of reservations, DOB, previous IBPS PO/MT exam appearances & ID proofs, etc. They can select the desired IBPS PO examination centre.
- Submit education qualification and language proficiency.
Now the candidate will submit details of their language proficiency, educational qualifications, course studied, mark percentages, etc., and details of computer knowledge, if any. Apart from that, on this page, they can also select a centre for IBPS PO pre-examination training if they are eligible for the facility.
- Provide Bank preference for PO selection
Participants who clear the IBPS PO 2023 with a good rank will be eligible for the position of “Probationary Officers or Management Trainees” in 11 recruiting banks conducting the IBPS PO recruitment. In this section, they can pick their favourite banks in order of preference, which will be considered if they get the PO selection.
- Verify everything and complete IBPS PO application
Next, its the part to verify the sections of IBPS PO application that you have completed so far and accept the terms and conditions. Tick checkboxes “I Agree” and “I confirm” and press complete the registration button.
- Upload additional documents
Time to upload the thumb impression and handwritten declaration as per the specifications given in the IBPS PO CRP XIII notification.
- Make IBPS PO fee payment
The applicant will now make the payment for their IBPS PO/MT application through the BillDesk gateway. The fee to be paid will be shown on the registration form. Proceed and remit the amount using UPI, Card, or Netbanking.
- Conclude IBPS PO applying process by printing the form & receipt.
This is how you apply online for the IBPS PO exam in 2023. Once you finish the application, don’t forget to take a printout of your completed enrolment form and the payment receipt. These documents are needed at different stages of the IBPS PO recruitment process. You can download it as a PDF by logging into the ibpsonline website for PO, where you started registration.
IBPO PO registration: FAQs and answers
There isn’t any particular limit on how many times a candidate can register for IBPS/MT; the only requirement is that they have to mention the same in PO/CRP XIII application.
The IBPS PO exam has two phases: a Prelims and a Mains. The syllabus for these examinations is slightly different and is provided in the notification, which you can download from the link above.
Aspirants in the prescribed age limit and possessing a degree can apply for IBPS PO, provided they obtain the degree certificate and final year mark sheet on or before 21-07-2023, or before the last date on which IBPS closes the PO exam registration
Yes, any eligible candidate can participate in the IBPS PO exam 2023 without a CIBIL score. However, if an appointment is to be made, the recruiting Bank will decide whether to consider credit history. If it is mandatory, you need to have a CIBIL score above 650 to get the job.