IBPS PO / MT 2021 Notification Out ! 4135 Posts

IBPS  has released the notification for the eleventh PO/MT CWE (CWE PO/MT - XI) for recruitment of PO/MTs (GBO) in 11 Public Sector Banks. 

The tentative number of vacancies  announced are 4135. Two major Banks Banks have not yet reported the vacancies. They may report at a later date, but before the final allotment. We will then see a significant increase in the number of vacancies.

1. Important dates:

Dates of Online Preliminary Examination -  04.12.2021 and 11.12.2021

Date of Online Main Examination -  January 2022

Online registration window :  20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021 


Download of Call letter for Prelim - November, 2021

Other dates :

Declaration of result of Preliminary Examination - December 2021/January 2022

Declaration of result of Main Examination -January/ February 2022

Conduct of Interview -  February /March 2022

Provisional Allotment - April 2022

2. Eligibility Criteria:

(a) Age (As on 01.10.2021) - 20 - 30 Years

(b) Min educational qualification (As on  10.11.2021  )- Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

Note :  The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.


(3) Structure of Examination (ONLINE):

(a) Pattern of Exam:

(I)  Preliminary Examination (Online Test):  The test will have three Objective  Tests (with separate timings for each section) as follows: 

S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
TOTAL 100 100

Note : Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.

(II) Main Examination (Online Test): This will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 25 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer a Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of the Objective Test, a Descriptive Test will be administered.


(i) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for a total 200 marks. 

Name of the Test ( Not by sequence) No of Q's Max Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min
English Language 35 40 40 Min
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min
General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Min
Total 155 200 180 Min
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Min

(ii) Descriptive Test:  The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 25 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). 

(b)  Penalty for wrong answers : There will be negative marks (Prelim and Main Exams) for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


(d) Interview: Candidates who have been short listed in Main Examination will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the short listed candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters www.ibps.in

(e) Interview Marks : The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE ( Main Exam) and interview will be 80:20.

(4) How to apply: 

Candidates can apply online only from 20.10.2021 to 10.11.2021 and no other mode of application will be accepted. The fee can be paid in ONLINE mode or OFFLINE mode

(5) Application fees / Intimation charges: 

(a) Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates. 

(b) Rs. 850 /- for all others