IBPS Recruitment 2020
The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of
personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively
scheduled in October / November 2020.
Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Probationary Officer/
Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP-
PO/MT-X). The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary
and Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for
Online Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a
Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank. Depending
on the final vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2021-22 based on the business needs of the Participating
Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the
Participating Organisations keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative
convenience, etc. The validity for CRP- PO/MT-X will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2022
with or without giving any notice.
Indicative categorywise vacancies of each of the Participating Organizations are given vide Annexure I.
Recruitment in Participating Organizations is a dynamic process which depends upon restriction imposed, business
volume, business growth, health of the organizations, branch expansion, internal and external factors, structural
changes etc. Vacancies mentioned here are indicative and anticipated as communicated by the participating
organisations. However, Provisional allotment will be made based on the final vacancies reported by the
This system of Common Recruitment Process- Online Preliminary & Online Main Examination, Common Interview and
provisional allotment for recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in Participating Organisations
has the approval of the appropriate authorities.
IBPS, an autonomous body, has received a mandate from the organisations mentioned at (A) below, to conduct the
recruitment process as mentioned above, once a year. IBPS will make arrangements for conducting online Preliminary
examination, declare result of online Preliminary examination, inform the shortlisted candidates about the online Main
examination, declare the results of the Online Main examination and inform the shortlisted candidates about the interview.
Interviews will be conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT.
Prospective candidates will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of
examinations, interview and provisional allotment, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed
application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the
stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.
Educational Qualifications (As on 26.08.2020):
A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent
qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
The candidate must possess 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.
Note: (1) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised
by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the final result should have been declared
on or before 26.08.2020.
Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 26.08.2020 has to
be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date
appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute. In case the result of a
particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute and web based certificate is issued
then proper document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University /
Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further
(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the
online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and
indicated in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued
by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade
into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.
(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the
candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks (in all the subjects
irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any) multiplied by 100. This will be applicable
for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.
The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99%
will be treated as less than 55%.
IV . Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities
Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark
disabilities are eligible for Reservation. The post is identified suitable for the Persons under categories of disabilities as defined in the Schedule of RPWD Act 2016 and notified by the Department of
Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) from time to time.
A. “OC” category:
A person's inability to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting
from affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both, including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured,
Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy and Acid Attack Victims. Orthopedically challenged persons are covered
under locomotor disability with following bench mark:
a. "Leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from:
i. Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with
no manifest deformity;
ii. Manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands and feet to enable them
to engage in normal economic activity;
iii. extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him/her from undertaking any
gainful occupation, and the expression "leprosy cured" shall be construed accordingly;
b. “Cerebral palsy" means a Group of non-progressive neurological conditions affecting body movements
and muscle coordination, caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually occurring
before, during or shortly after birth;
c. "Dwarfism" means a medical or genetic condition resulting in an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147
centimetres) or less;
d. "Muscular dystrophy" means a group of hereditary genetic muscle disease that weakens the muscles
that move the human body and persons with multiple dystrophy have incorrect and missing information
in their genes, which prevents them from making the proteins they need for healthy muscles. It is
characterised by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of
muscle cells and tissue;
e. "Acid attack victims" means a person disfigured due to violent assaults by throwing of acid or similar
B. Visual Impairment (“VI” Category): Only those Visually Impaired (VI) persons who suffer from any
one of the following conditions, after best correction, are eligible to apply.
i. Total absence of sight; OR
ii. Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction;
iii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree. OR
b. Low Vision:
i. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye
with best possible corrections; OR
ii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to 10 degree.
C. Hearing Impaired (“HI” Category):
a. Deaf: means person having 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.
b. Hard of Hearing: means person having 60 DB to 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.
D. “ID” Category: Only those persons, who suffer from any one of the following types of disabilities, are
eligible to apply under this category:
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