IBPS PO Salary 2021: In Hand Salary Structure, Job Profile, Promotion & Perks

IBPS PO Salary 2021: The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection use to conduct IBPS PO exam every year. The IBPS PO 2021 official notification expected with the various vacancies. One common question that candidates asked us is that ‘what is IBPS PO Salary Structure?’. Before applying for the IBPS PO exam you should know that, what is IBPS PO salary in hand? Many candidates may not know the exact answer to this question.

To help you, we have given below all the details about the IBPS PO salary 2021 structure, in-hand salary, after 5 years, and other allowances. Additionally, candidates should also be aware of the IBPS PO job profile, promotion details, and career growth opportunities. Candidates are always curious to know the salary of Bank PO, allowances, career growth, perks, and promotion policy. To your reference, we are providing here the clear details about all the topics mentioned above. Do you know generally what is the Salary structure of IBPS PO? Most of the public sector banks offer Rs. 23,000/- as basic pay for the IBPS PO.

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Participating Banks For IBPS PO 2021

1 Bank of Baroda
2 Bank of India
3 Bank of Maharashtra
4 Canara Bank
5 Central Bank of India
6 Indian Bank
7 Indian Overseas Bank
8 Punjab National Bank
9 Punjab & Sind Bank
10 UCO Bank
11 Union Bank of India


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IBPS PO Salary 2021 Structure: Pay Scale, In-Hand, & More

IBPS PO Salary Structure & Perks
Basic Pay 23700
Special Allowance 1836
DA 10163
CCA 870 
Total (without HRA) 36570
HRA  2133
Gross with HRA 38703
Medical Aid 8000
Entertainment 500
Newspaper 300
Petrol 3000
Telephone 400
Canteen Subsidy 400
Pension Contribution 2500

IBPS PO Job Profile

Among the many government jobs in India, IBPS PO is one of the most important dream jobs for the banking aspirants. The work profile of the IBPS PO includes the following;

  • Dealing with the queries of customers of the branch.
  • Maintenance and supervision of regular day-to-day branch activities.
  • Public relations and addressing the issues and grievances of customers.
  • To direct the daily transactions of customers and the processing of various loan details.
  • To bring new businesses to the branch.

The probationary officer should know all the details about the implementation of the policies and important decisions made by the management. Generally, the probation period of the PO is 2 years. Also, it may vary for some banks. After the probation period, the PO is promoted as the Assistant manager.

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IBPS PO Basic Salary and Increment

In most of the public sector banks, the basic IBPS PO salary 2021 is almost the same. , the newly appointed bank PO will get a basic salary of Rs.23,700/- which was effective from 1st January of 2016. Also the annual increment of Rs.980/- is available for a PO for a period of 7 years. The increment for the next two years is Rs.1,145/-. Then for the next 7 years, the increment will be Rs.1,310/-.

Dearness Allowance (DA):

Dearness allowance is around 46% of basic IBPS PO salary 2021 and it is revised on a quarterly basis. The dearness allowance is calculated based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. Also, it is directly proportional to inflation. It means that the DA will go up if inflation rises and vice versa.

Housing Rent Allowance (HRA):

HRA – House Rental Allowance is also known as the leased house accommodation allowance. It will range between 7% to 9% of the basic IBPS PO salary, depending upon the big cities, metros, and rural locations.

Special Allowance:

It is the latest added allowance to the IBPS PO salary structure. It is around 7.75% of the basic pay of a probationary officer. After completion of one year service, you will get an increment of Rs.400/- and Rs.500/- for 2nd year.

City Compensatory Allowance (CCA):

The city compensatory allowance depends upon the location where you hold the posting. IT will range between 3% to 4% based on the location of the job. It also can be 0%.

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The IBPS PO salary of Officer appointed in JMGS I (Junior Management Grade Scale I) or probationary officers in banks ranges from Rs. 23700 to Rs 42021.

As the career of the probationary officer grows the scale and salary of the person increase.

MMGS II (Middle Management Grade Scale-II): The salary ranges from 31705 to 45950.

MMGS II (Middle Management Grade Scale III): The salary usually ranges from 42021 to 51490.

SMGS IV (Senior Management Grade Scale IV): The salary usually ranges from 50030 to 59170.

SMGS V (Senior Management Grade Scale V): The salary usually ranges from 59170 to 66070.

IBPS PO Salary after the Bipartite Settlement

Increment Percentage Basic Pay Gross Salary
15 % Rs.26,706/- Rs.37,068/-
20 % Rs.27,866/- Rs.38678/-
25 % Rs.29,026/- Rs.40,288/-
30 % Rs.30,187/- Rs.41,899/-


Perks are nothing but the additional employee benefits given by the organization. The IBPS PO will have the following perks in addition to their salary;

  • Medical Aid: Most of the banks pay Rs.8000/- per annum as a medical aid.
  • Newspaper Reimbursement: A fixed monthly amount is provided equivalent to the cost of the newspaper.
  • Travel Allowance: It may be a fixed amount or the amount equivalent to the reimbursement of petrol bills.
  • New Pension Scheme: The IBPS PO will have the benefits covered under the New Pension Scheme.

Note: The Salary of IBPS PO is based on the revised banking norms. Also, the promotion of the PO is based on his individual performance alone.

IBPS PO Promotion & Career Progression (After 5 Years or so)

  • Junior Management Grade – Scale I: Officer i.e. PO
  • Middle Management Grade – Scale-II: Manager
  • Middle Management Grade – Scale III: Senior Manager
  • Senior Management Grade – Scale IV: Chief Manager
  • Senior Management Grade Scale V: Assistant General Manager
  • Top Management Grade Scale VI: Deputy General Manager
  • Top Management Grade Scale VII: General Manager
  • Executive Director (ED)
  • Chairman and Managing Director (CMD)

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What is the Basic Pay for IBPS PO Salary 2021?

A.  The revised basic pay of Bank PO is ₹23, 700.

Q. What is the selection process of IBPS PO?

A. The selection process of IBPS PO consists of the Prelims Exam, followed by Mains Exam and a final Interview Round.

Q. What are the perks of an IBPS PO?

A. As an IBPS PO, the employee is entitled to get the medical facility, newspaper allowance, Travel Allowances, HRA, DA, and other allowances.

Q. What about the House Rent Allowance (HRA) that is mixed with the IBPS PO Salary 2021?

A.  It varies according to the place of posting and can be 7% to 9% of the basic salary.