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IBPS PO Syllabus 

IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO  Exam Syllabus common syllabus for all the bank recruitment.  The Syllabus comprises of  three major areas 1. Reasoning, Quantitative 2.Aptitude and 3.English Language. Since the Banks look out for the most talented candidates and competition being huge, the scrutiny process very stringent. Candidates needs to practice thoroughly to crack the exam. Candidates needs to undergo three phases of examination as given below

The IBPS PO Exam is to be conducted in 3 phases:

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus :

The Prelims of IBPS PO exam   is an object type which comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

IBPS PO  Preliminary Exam Pattern
Sr. No. Subjects No. of questions Marks Time
1 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
2 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
4 Total 100 100 60 minutes


IBPS PO  Prelims  Syllabus in detail
Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

IBPS PO Mains syllabus :

The Mains Examination of IBPS PO exam contains 4 + 1(Descriptive Paper) sections: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative, Aptitude & General Awareness.  There will be 1 Descriptive paper in the IBPS PO main exam.

IBPS PO main examination syllabus in detail

Name of the Test
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
60 minutes
English Language
40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation
45 minutes
General Economy & Banking Awareness
35 minutes
180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
30 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning & Computer Aptitude English Language General Awareness
Simplification Verbal Reasoning Internet Reading Comprehension Financial Awareness
Average Syllogism Memory Grammar Current Affairs
Percentage Circular Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Vocabulary General Knowledge
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
Problems of Ages Directions and Distances Networking
Profit and Loss Ordering and Ranking Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Number Series Data Sufficiency
Speed, Distance and Time Coding and Decoding
Time and Work Code Inequalities
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation and Combination
And Probability
Mixture and Allegations


The last phase of the examination will the interview, which will test the candidates attitude and psychology. This phase of examination also very important since there are chances of missing the selection if candidates neglects the interview.

The selection will be done based on the Mains Marks and Interview marks..

As the competition is increasing for the exam, IBPS has brought some  changes in  IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018. Here are some of them.


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