IBPS PO 2017 Syllabus is not different from any other bank exams. IBPS exam is conducted in 3 phases:
- Preliminary Exams
- Mains Exams
- Interview Process
The major three sections to be commanded to get qualified for the Mains Examination are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. These three subjects are subcategorised into different multiple headings.
To know the pattern of questions asked in the preliminary examination candidate need to analyse the previous year papers. As we can also see that the IBPS has changed the pattern of paper from this year.
Let’s have a look at the IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern before going through the syllabus.
|Sr. No.||Subjects||No. Of Questions||Marks||Time|
|1.||English Language||30||30||60 Minutes Composite Time|
The complete details of topics and sub-topics asked in Preliminary Exams of IBPS PO are as follows:
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Phrasal Replacement
- Single Filler
- Double Fillers
- Error Spotting
- Paragraph Completion
- Logical Reasoning
- Alphanumeric Series
- Ranking/Direction Sensing/Alphabet Test
- Data Sufficiency
- Seating Arrangements
- Coded Inequality
- Blood Relation
- Profit & Loss
- Mixture & Alligations
- Simple Interest & Compound Interest
- Time & Work
- Time & Distance
- Ratio & Proportions
- Sequence & Series
- Permutation & Combination
- Data Interpretations
IBPS PO Mains 2017 Syllabus
The Mains Examination Of IBPS PO 2017 comprises of total 5 papers. This year IBPS has followed SBI PO Mains Examination Pattern by introducing Descriptive Paper. The sections which are to be in the mains examination are: English Language, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness (With Special Reference To Banking Industry).
Let’s have a look at the IBPS PO MAINS 2017 Examination Pattern.
|Sr.No.||Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
The complete syllabus for IBPS PO MAINS 2017 is as follows:
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness|
|Simplification||Verbal Reasoning||Internet||Reading Comprehension||Financial Awareness|
|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|
|Permutation and CombinationAnd Probability|
|Mixture and Allegations|
Apart from the Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam, Interview is also conducted for the candidates who qualify the Mains Exam. The final list of selected candidates is based on the marks obtained in the Mains Exam & the Interview.
Let’s have a look at the major changes which we can observe in the IBPS PO MAINS 2017 Exam are:
- The IBPS PO Mains Exam has 4 Sections with the total marks of 200 and that has to be completed within the time frame of 180 minutes.
- The number of questions has been reduced to 155 from 200.
- Just like SBI PO Mains, IBPS has introduced Descriptive Paper in its mains exams for the selection of candidates.
- The time duration for completing the multiple sections has also been altered. The number of questions as well as the maximum marks of each sections has also been altered.
- There will be no separate section for Computer Applications. Reasoning section has been clubbed with Computer that will comprise 45 questions carrying a total of 60 marks which has to be completed within 60 minutes.