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IBPS PO Downloads, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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IBPS PO EXAM PATTERN


As said earlier, IBPS conducts IBPS PO/ MT CWE VII in two phases namely, IBPS PO Preliminary Examination and IBPS PO Mains Examination. After that Interview will be held for candidates who qualified in IBPS PO Mains Exam. Know more about IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Structure

IBPS PO Prelims exam is conducted in online mode only. IBPS PO Prelims exam comprises of 100 multiple choice questions under 3 main subject category sections namely English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability. Total marks allotted for IBPS PO Prelims exam is 100 marks and Total Duration of IBPS PO Prelims exam is 60 mins (1 hour).
 

Sr.No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions (Objective type)

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

 
 
 
1 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

 
Negative Marking:- There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by you, there will be no negative marking for that question.
 
In order to attend the IBPS PO Mains exam, Candidates have to qualify in each of the three sections mentioned above, by securing cut-off marks as decided by IBPS.
 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Structure

IBPS PO Mains exam is conducted in online mode only. IBPS PO Mains exam comprises of 200 multiple choice questions under 5 main subject category sections namely Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) and Computer Knowledge. Here, all Questions for all four sections except English Language will be present in both English as well as Hindi Language.
 
Total marks allotted for IBPS PO Mains exam is 200 marks and there is section wise time allotment for IBPS PO Mains exam which is mentioned below:
 

Sr.No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions (Objective type)

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)

1

Reasoning  & Computer Aptitude

45

60

English & Hindi

60 minutes

2

English Language

35

40

English

40 minutes

3

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

English & Hindi

45 minutes

4

General / Economy/ Banking
Awareness

40

40

English & Hindi

35 minutes

 

Total

200

200

 

140 minutes

5

English Language (Letter Writing
& Essay)

2

25

English

30 minutes

 
 Negative Marking:- There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.  If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by you, there will be no negative marking for that question.

 

IBPS PO Syllabus  (Probationary Officer)

As all know there are two exams to clear IBPS Probationary Officer exam, which is Prelims and Mains Exam. So here we sharing syllabus for both the exam, check out below.

IBPS PO Syllabus 

Following are the entire appropriate IBPS PO syllabus for prelims examination as well as mains examination.

Reasoning:

This Section contains brain triggering questions and puzzles, for which you have to practice more. The topics to be concentrated under this section are,

  • Syllogism
  • Inequalities
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Order and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning like Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument.

Quantitative Aptitude:

This is the most important section and more mark scoring section in the IBPS PO exam. The topics to be covered under this section are

  • Number Series
  • Simplification, Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations - Inequalities
  • Data Interpretation - Bar Graph, Line Chart, Table form, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Partnership
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Problem on Ages
  • Time and work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Time and Distance in relation with Speed
  • Problems on Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination

English Language

This section aims mainly to judge your English Language Skill. The topics to be practiced under this section are

  • Reading Comprehension - including Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Cloze Test
  • Error detection in a given sentence
  • Sentence Correction
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Paragraph Based Questions - like Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement
  • Jumbled Paragraph

General Awareness:

Questions under this section are asked only in IBPS PO Mains examination and not in prelims examination. The topics to be covered under this section are

  • Banking Awareness
  • Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Static Awareness
  • Current Affairs - International News, National News, Sports News, Agreements, Appointments and more.

Get Daily News Updates with all important points for your Exam. Also practice with our Quiz.

Computer Knowledge:

Questions under this section are asked only in IBPS PO Mains examination and not in prelims examination. The topics to be learnt under this section are

  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Computer Languages
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Shortcut keys
  • Basics of DBMS