IBPS PO Exam Day Instructions – Prelims 2020 | COVID Guidelines to be Followed

IBPS PO Exam Day Instructions: IBPS PO 2020 exam will be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select eligible candidates to the post of Probationary Officers in different PSBs(public sector banks) in India. IBPS CRP PO/MT-X Prelims Exam 2020 is scheduled to be held on 3rd, 10th & 11th October 2020 while the IBPS PO Main Examination will be tentatively held on 28th November 2020.

In this page we will provide you with the complete IBPS PO Exam Day Instructions and Guidelines released by the IBPS for the Candidates appearing for the IBPS PO Exam.


IBPS PO Exam Dates and Updates

Exam Events Dates
IBPS PO 2020 Notification 4th Aug 2020
Online Application Starts 5th Aug 2020
Online Application ends 26th Aug 2020
IBPS PO Pre Admit Card 22nd Sep 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date 3, 10 and 11 October 2020
IBPS PO Preliminary Result Date October 2020(Tentative)
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 28th Nov 2020
IBPS PO Mains Result Date Dec 2020
IBPS PO Interview Jan/Feb 2021
IBPS PO 2020 Provisional Allotment April 2021


IBPS PO Exam Day Instruction and COVID Guidelines

1. IBPS PO Exam Center Reporting Time 

Apart from the Reporting time given on the Candidates Admit Card, a separate reporting time will be provided to each candidates, which will be communicated to them through their Registered email and Phone number, Candidates are requested to be present at the exam Center according to the time provided to them, the reporting time for every candidates will be different in order to avoid crowd or large gathering outside the exam center and maintain Social Distancing

2. Candidates Roll number and Lab Number

In order to maintain Social Distancing, Candidates roll number and Lab number will not be displayed on the Exam Center gates, but will be conveyed by the IBPS Staff deployed at the Exam Center after scanning the candidates Admit Card.

3. Face Mask and Social Distancing 

It is mandatory for all the candidates appearing for IBPS PO Exam to wear a mask and maintain safe distance from each other, even though gloves for candidates are not compulsory but a candidates should have gloves with them for their Safety

4. Avoid sharing your belongings with other candidates

Candidates appearing for IBPS PO Exam should not share any of their belongings with anyone at the exam center. All candidates need to carry their own sanitizers, water bottle, masks, gloves, pen etc.

5. Aarogya Setu App on the candidates mobile phone and Status on the app.

Candidates are required to download the Aarogya Setu app on their phones. All those appearing for the exams need to show their Aarogya Setu app status to the Security Guard before entering the center. After displaying the app status, candidates are required to switch off their Mobile phones and submit them to the IBPS Staff present at the Exam Center.

6. Temperature Check at entry point for Candidates

Along with the verification of Aarogya App status, candidate’s temperature will be checked at the entry point with Thermal Guns. The temperature should be below 99.14 degrees. If temperature is more than 99.14 degrees, candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

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7. Items allowed inside the Exam Center, to be carried by the Candidates

  • IBPS PO Admit Card
  • Original ID Proof & Photocopy of ID Card
  • Face Mask (Mandatory)
  • BallPoint Pen
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • Transparent water bottle
  • Gloves

8. Items not allowed inside the Exam Centers

IBPS PO Exam Day Instructions strictly prohibits any electronic gadget and following items inside the Exam Center.

  • Calculators and Electronic Device
  • Wristwatches and Smart Watches
  • Cameras or any such electronic device is strictly prohibited.
  • Piece of Paper.
  • Any book or Magazines.
  • Mobile Phones
  • Sunglasses etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Can A Candidate change his/her Exam Center once the IBPS PO Admit Card is released?

Ans. No, the IBPS provides no provision for changing Candidates Exam Center.

Q2. Can any exam center provided by the IBPS  be cancelled before the exam?

Ans. IBPS reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centers and/ or add some other Centers, at its discretion, depending upon the response and administrative feasibility.

Q3. Will IBPS make arrangements for the candidates to reach the exam center?

Ans. Candidates should reach their examination center at their own risk and expenses. IBPS does not provide candidates with any facility or travelling arrangements.

Q4. Is the exam center for IBPS PO Prelims and IBPS PO mains exams the same?

Ans. No, the exam centers for both Prelims and Mains exams can be different depending on the decision made by IBPS, Since there are less number of Candidates appearing for Mains Exam.

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