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IBPS PO Mains 2022 will be held on 26th November 2022 for 8432 probationary officers at participating banks across India.

IBPS PO Mains Exam COVID Instructions 2022: The IBPS PO Mains 2022 is scheduled to take place on 26 November 2022 by the Institute for Bank Personnel Selection (IBPS) for the selection of 8432 Probationary Officer (PO)/Management Trainee (MT) vacancies in 11 participating banks in India. Candidates can download the admission card of IBPS PO Mains 2022 until 26 November 2022. IBPS PO Mains 2022 will only be held for candidates who qualified for IBPS PO Prelims 2022. Candidates must rank high in the order of merit to be shortlisted for further selection process.

IBPS PO Recruitment Calendar 2022

IBPS PO 2022 Events

Important dates

Online registration, including editing/modification of the application by candidates

August 2, 2022 to August 22, 2022

Pay Application Fees/Introduction Fees (Online)

August 2, 2022 to August 22, 2022

Download Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training*

September/October 2022

Pre-exam training*

September/October 2022

Preliminary exam admission card download

October 7 to 16, 2022

Online Preliminary Exam

October 15 and 16, 2022

Preliminary examination result

November 2 to November 9, 2022

Download the main exam admission card

November 19 to November 26, 2022

Online Core Exam

November 26, 2022

Network Scan Result

December 2022

Interview Admission Card Download

January/ February 2023


January/ February 2023

Provisional Assignment

April 2023

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IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2022


total questions


sectional timing

means of examination

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Section A
Section b

Four. Five


60 minutes

english and hindi

General/ Economics/ Banking Awareness



35 minutes

english and hindi

English language

Section A
Section b



40 minutes


Analysis and interpretation of data

Section A
Section b



45 minutes

english and hindi


155 MCQ

200 marks

3 hours

English language (writing letters and essays)



30 minutes




3 Hours 30

Penalty for incorrect answers

There will be a penalty for incorrect answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question in which the candidate has given an incorrect answer, a quarter or 0.25 of the points assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at the corrected score. If a question is left blank, that is, the candidate does not mark any answers, there will be no penalty for that question.

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IBPS PO Mains 2022: Exam Instructions

1. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours and 30 minutes. [20 minutes compensatory time for every 60 minutes (1 hour) of the examination time for PWBD candidates eligible for compensatory time.] The clock will be set on the server. When the timer reaches zero, the exam will end on its own. You will not be required to complete or submit your exam. The descriptive essay will be administered online immediately after the objective test online. Candidates must answer the Descriptive Document by writing on the computer.

2. The question palette displayed on the right side of the screen will display the status of each question by one of the following symbols:

IBPS PO Mains 2022: Exam Instructions

3. Answer a question:

Procedure to answer a multiple choice question:

a. Click on the button for one of the options to select your answer. Click the button for the chosen option again or click the Clear Answer button to deselect the chosen answer. Click the other option button to change your chosen answer. You MUST click the Save and Next button to save your answer. Click the Mark for Review and Next button to mark the question for review. Only an answer Marked for review will be considered for evaluation.

b. If you want to change an answer that you have already answered, select that question and follow the steps to answer that question again.

NOTE: Candidates will not be able to answer any questions or check their answers after the expiration of the time. Answers will be automatically saved at the end of the test time, even if candidates have not clicked the Submit button.

IBPS PO Mains 2022 COVID Guidelines

1. Candidates must arrive at the examination site strictly according to the time indicated on their admission card. Those who arrive late will not be allowed to enter the venue.

2. The mapping of the candidate’s registration number and the laboratory number will be informed to the candidates individually at the time of entry into the examination site. It will not be displayed outside of the exam site.

3. Items allowed inside the exam site are:

  2. Gloves
  3. Personal clear water bottle (candidates must bring their own water bottle)
  4. Personal Hand Sanitizer (50ml)
  5. A simple pen and blue ink stamp pad.
  6. Documents related to the examination (preliminary examination cover letter together with a copy of the proof of identification (duly authenticated/stamped). Main examination cover letter and photocopy of the photo identification card stapled with it and the same card ID in original The name on the ID and on the call letter must be exactly the same.
  7. In the case of Notary Public Candidates – Notary Public Form duly filled out and signed with attached Photograph. Other items are not allowed inside the enclosure.

4. Candidates are advised not to share their personal effects or materials with anyone. Candidates are also encouraged to maintain social distancing and stand in line per instructions issued at the exam site.

5. In case a candidate uses the services of a scribe, then their scribe must also wear a mask and bring their own gloves, N95 mask, sanitizer (50ml) and a clear water bottle.

6. Candidates must have the Aarogya Setu app installed on their mobile phone. Candidates will be required to show their Aarogya Setu status at the entrance gate and then turn off their phones. Phones will be deposited in the designated location that candidates can pick up on their way out.

7. All candidates and their scribes will be checked with Thermo Guns at the front door to record their body temperature. No candidate with above normal temperature (>99.14°F) will be allowed to enter the exam site.

8. Registration of candidates:

  • The capture of the photo and the biometric impression of the right thumb will be carried out for the registration of candidates. It will be compared with the photo uploaded by the candidate in their application form.
  • A photo of the candidate in a standing position will be captured. The seat number will be assigned thereafter.

9. Preliminary sheet, identification letter and proof of identification

  • Candidates may only use the provided lead sheets at their assigned desks.
  • Candidates must strictly follow the exam and COVID instructions as issued at the exam site. All candidates are required to leave their pre-sheets, identification papers, admission cards, writing forms in the boxes provided at the exit point of the laboratory or room or as directed by the examination officials when leaving the examination site.
  1. Post-exam checks
  • Biometric verification of the right thumb will be performed for each candidate after completing the test duration of the exam. All candidates will leave the examination site in an orderly manner and in accordance with the instructions issued by the examination officials.

I wish you the best!

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