IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducting PO exam every year in October and November month. As per examination notification, IBPS has declared PO CWE detailed examination syllabus subject wise. Download link for Po exam syllabus also given in this post. Exam pattern for upcoming examination of IBPS PO can check in detail subject wise. We are sharing here latest syllabus of IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) examination. The aspirant who going to apply for PO examination in this year should start preparation for PO Preliminary exam. PO exam mainly conducted in three phases. First is a Preliminary test, second is the main exam. This exam called Common written exam (CWE) or Preliminary and Main exam. Candidates who will have to qualify in these exams, they will be invited for final and interview. Interview exam is a final exam of IBPS PO selection process. After completed all three exams, as per obtained marks by candidates merit list will be created by IBPS and final selection list of candidates will be declared on merit basis. The syllabus for PO preliminary examination, three types different theme based questions are asked. Which are: Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, and English language preparation. In the main examination have asked five types topic-based questions which are: Reasoning ability, General Knowledge, Quantitative aptitude, English language and computer knowledge. Through the given picture you can see a subject wise number of question and maximum marks in the preliminary and main examination.
IBPS PO CWE Preliminary Exam Syllabus:
Syllabus for CWE Preliminary Examination: The IBPS PO preliminary and main examinations are called CWE or Common Written Examination. CWE exam course is determined individually for both examinations. The candidate should prepare those two separate examinations. The first preliminary examination is conducted. On the basis of the preliminary exam, the syllabus should be preparing its course. The curriculum is based on three main topics will be asking the questions. 100 multiple choice questions of 100 marks will be asked in the exam. Details of the subjects with a number of asking questions and their maximum marks follow.
- Reasoning Ability Test – Total number of questions will be 35 and total number of marks 35
- Quantitative Aptitude Test – Total number of questions will be 35 and total number of marks 35
- English Language Test – Total number of questions will be asking 30 and total number of marks 30
Syllabus for IBPS PO Main Examination:
200 questions are asked on the five types of subjects in the main examination. The chance will be attempting for the main examination those candidates will have qualify according to merit in the preliminary examination. 200 questions of 200 marks will be asked in the main examination. 140 minutes of the test period has been fixed for this exam. After the results of the main examination, shortlisted candidates will be called with written notice to participate in an interview or final examination. Candidates for the exam preparation course and should study accordingly to the syllabus. Therefore the main examination will be conducted online, So should be a priority for main exam preparation through online. Because Today many online resources are available for the online preparation. The main test subject wise number of questions and maximum marks are followed:
- Computer Knowledge Test – Total number of questions 20 and total number of marks 20
- English Language Test – Total number of questions 40 and total number of marks 40
- Reasoning Ability Test – Total number of questions 50 and total number of marks 50
- Quantitative Aptitude Test – Total number of questions 50 and total number of marks 50
- Banking related General Awareness Paper – Total number of questions 40 and total number of marks 40
Syllabus for IBPS PO Interview:
The Interview is the final test of the PO examination, in which the candidates will be performed to logical aptitude. The exam questions are asked to the candidate on any topic, The candidates should be answered this question on the based on rationale. This will test the wisdom of the candidate. This examination is essential to understand the personality of the candidate.
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IBPS PO Exam Pattern:
Last year, some changes have been done in the format of IBPS PO exam pattern. Accordingly to these changes, both IBPS preliminary and main examinations are conducting online. The online examination pattern is the way of a transparent and fair test. This type of examination to be conducted by the majority of candidates are welcomed. In the online examination, candidates answering the objective type questionnaire through computer mouse clicking. This process can be difficult for some candidates, but after practicing the process will be easy for everyone. This type exam practice should be by candidates through various websites.
Topic wise syllabus for PO Preliminary and Main Examination:
Syllabus for Reasoning Ability: The entire course of the test is 5 subjects in IBPS exam. Part of the reasoning questionnaire covered all logical reasoning questions. Under this subject topic asking the type of question- like blood relations, seating arrangement, coding and decoding, number series, letter and symbol series, statement and argument, verbal reasoning, logical problem, number ranking, making judgment etc.
Syllabus for English Language Paper: In the English-language paper has analyzed understanding in English language skills of the candidates. Under this question, the paper asked these type of questions: grammar and vocabulary. Candidates should prepare the English language on these subjects. Candidates must be practicing under such- fill in the blanks, phrases and idioms, replacement word, sentence arrangement and retouch errors etc. Some tips for the English language are given on various websites.
Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude:
This question paper is asked in the both preliminary and main examinations. This paper is to analyze the calculations related. Under this subject these type of questions will be asked: pie chart, line graph, line chart, data interpretation, number system, problem-based number, decimal fraction partnership, percentage, average, age ratio, proportion, profit and loss, compound interest, time and work, time and distance, mensuration, data table, probability, bar graph, mixed graph and case study etc.
Syllabus of General Knowledge:
Under this subject, General Knowledge (GK) questions are asked like – Historical Heritage, National and International Issues, Sports, Latest General knowledge, historic monuments, Globalization quiz, Scientific discovery, space, and research etc. For the preparation of General Knowledge, candidates must study the previous year question papers of IBPS PO exam.
Syllabus of Computer Knowledge:
General knowledge of computers over the years has been included in the PO examination. Because all type of Banking work has been done by computer. These type of questions are asked in Computer knowledge – parts of Computer, Internet, Networking, work of Computer, Problems related to Computer, Software of Computer, Device of Computer and other basic knowledge of Computer etc.
IBPS PO Examination 2017:
IBPS has released the examination date for PO exam 2017. As per the official notification, the preliminary exam will be conducted on 7, 8, 14 and 15 October 2017. It means the notification for IBPS PO will be released before the 45 to 60 days from preliminary exam date. Possibly the advertisement will be released on August 3rd or last week.