IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019
IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is one of the largest banking sectors in India which conducts recruitment drive to fill in vacancies in various Private and Government Banks. Every year, there are a huge number of applicants who wish to get a Bank Job. IBPS Recruits for various posts like Clerk, Probationary Officer (PO), Specialist Officer (SO), and many more. PO is one of the top profession which is a great opportunity for youngsters. To excel in all the rounds of IBPS PO Exam, you must first be thorough with the IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Here in this blog, we have explained in detail about the IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Go through the blog to know more in detail.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO Exam Pattern for Prelims

Mode of Exam Online Mode
No. of Sections 3 Sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning.
Duration of Exam 1 hour (60 minutes)
Nature of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
No. of Questions 100 questions
Marking Scheme Correct answer- 1 mark awarded

wrong answer- one-fourth mark deducted

Language of Exam English and Hindi

IBPS PO Section-wise Exam Pattern for Prelims

Section Name Total Questions Total Marks
English 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning 35 35
Total 100 questions 100 marks

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern for Mains

Mode of Exam Online Mode
No. of Sections 4 sections: English, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Duration of Exam 3 hours (180 minutes)
Nature of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Number of Questions 155 questions
Marking Scheme Correct answer- 1 mark will be awarded

wrong answer- 0.25 marks will be deducted

IBPS PO Section Wise Exam Pattern for Mains

Section Name total Questions Time Duration Total Marks
English 35 40 minutes 40
Quantitative Aptitude 35 45 minutes 60
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 minutes 60
General Awareness 40 35 minutes 40
Total 155 questions 3 hours 200 marks

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IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims

English Language (30 marks) Quantitative Aptitude (35 marks) Reasoning (35 marks)
Reading Comprehension Simplification Logical Reasoning
Cloze Test Profit and Loss Alphanumeric Series
Para Jumbles Mixtures and Allegations Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Miscellaneous Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Indices Data Sufficiency
Fill in the blanks Work and Time Coded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Time and Distance Seating Arrangement
Paragraph Completion Mensuration- Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Puzzle
Data Interpretation Tabulation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Syllogism
Number Systems Blood Relations
Sequence and Series Input Output
Permutation, Combination, and Probability Coding Decoding

IBPS PO Syllabus for Mains

Quantitative Aptitude (60 marks) General Awareness (40 marks) Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (60 marks) English Language (40 marks)
Simplification Financial Awareness Verbal Reasoning Internet Reading Comprehension
Average Current Syllogism Memory Vocabulary
Percentage General Knowledge Circular Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Grammar
Ratio and Percentage Linear Seating Arrangement Computer Abbreviation Verbal Ability
Data Interpretation Double Lineup Microsoft Office  –
Mensuration and Geometry Scheduling Computer Hardware
Quadratic Equation Input Output Computer Software
Interest Blood Relations Operating System
Age Directions and Distances Networking
Profit & Loss Ordering & Ranking Computer Fundamentals/ Technologies
Number Series Data Sufficiency  –
Speed, Distance & Time Coding & Decoding
Number System  –
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation  –
Permutation & Combination
Mixture and Allegations

The Descriptive Paper will be of English Language where candidates will have to write a Letter and Essay. The exam duration will be 30 minutes and students will be graded out of 25 marks.

Thus, candidates are advised to go through the IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern completely. Plan your preparation accordingly. You can score more in all rounds of IBPS PO examinations with a wide range of IBPS PO Preparation Books.

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