IBPS PO 2019 Syllabus

The important official notification has been released by the higher authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for various Probationary Officer Posts; applicants who are eligible and interested can apply for it. The IBPS PO 2019 examination will be conducted in two parts which are Preliminary Examination and the Mains Examination. The Preliminary exam will be held on October 12, 13, 19 and 20th October 2019 while the Mains exam will be held on 30th November 2019. All the detailed information’s regarding IBPS PO 2019 syllabus, exam pattern, selection process, etc. are available on its official website i.e. www.ibps.in.

Official Notifications Released by IBPS 2019

Conducting Authority IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Name of Examination IBPS ( Institute of banking Personnel Selection) – Probationary Officers Exam
Name of Post Probationary Officers Posts (PO)
Number of Posts Various vacancy
Date of Preliminary Examination 12th,13th,19th & 20th October 2019
Date of Mains Examination 30th November 2019
Mode of Application Online Mode
Process of Selection Prelims Exam, Mains Exam & Interview
Official website www.ibps.in

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 for Prelims & Mains Examination

Aspirants must be aware of IBPS PO syllabus 2019 who are really willing to crack IBPS PO exam 2019. Once the applicants have the idea of IBPS PO  2019 syllabus and important topics section wise, they may well plan for their studies and best preparation for the exam. It will help them to score good marks and good rank. The syllabus of IBPS PO exam subject wise is as follows:

IBPS PO Syllabus – Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzle
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Order & Ranking
  • Classification
  • Assertion & Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Series
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Distance & Directions
  • Syllogism
  • Coded Inequalities

IBPS PO Syllabus – Computer Aptitude

  • Input & Output
  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Generations of Computer
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Internet & Networking
  • Memory & Storage
  • Basic Security Concepts
  • Operating Systems
  • MS- Office

IBPS PO Syllabus – General Awareness

  • Geography
  • History
  • Current Affairs
  • Culture
  • Indian Constitution
  • Economic News
  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 – General English

  • Phrases & Idioms
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Basic English Grammar
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Close Test

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Surds & Indices
  • Bar Graph & Line Graph
  • Mensuration
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Tables & Pie Charts
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Number System
  • Number Series
  • Profit & Loss
  •  Average
  • Simplification
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability
  • Time & Work
  • Boats & Streams

Thus these subject details IBPS PO 2019 syllabus as given above will surely help the aspirants for their well planned best preparation of IBPS PO examination.

Also Check:- IBPS PO Study Material for 2018

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

Applicants will score highest marks in the examination if they have the complete knowledge of exam pattern of IBPS PO Exam 2019. The types of questions are objective type or MCQ’s (Multiple Choice Questions) which are asked in IBPS PO exam. There is additional descriptive paper in Mains examination. The mode of examination is totally online which is conducted by IBPS i.e. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The marking scheme is that applicants score +1 for correct answer and -0.25 marks for an incorrect answer. The IBPS PO Prelims exam is considered as the qualifying exam and candidates will be eligible for appearing in the mains exam if they qualify the preliminary exam. While compiling the final result, the marks secured by the candidates in this phase will not be considered. There is sectional cut off as well as overall cut off to qualify for IBPS PO Mains exam.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam

                  SECTION NAME Total Questions Total Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning 35 35
English 30 30
TOTAL 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Exam

Name of Section Total Questions Total Marks
General English 35 40
General Awareness 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 35 60
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60
TOTAL 155 200
English Language ( Essay Writing & Letter) 2 25
GRAND  TOTAL 157 225
  • The time allotted for each and every section is different as follows:
              NAME OF SECTION          ALLOTTED TIME
             Reasoning & Computer Aptitude                     60 Minutes
              Quantitative Aptitude                      45 Minutes
               General  English                       40 Minutes
                General Awareness                       35 Minutes
                TOTAL                      3 Hours

The IBPS PO Main Exam Cut Off list will be prepared where the candidates scoring highest marks will have their names in the list on top and they will given priority for Interview round.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 for Interview

  • The aspirants who have secured minimum qualifying marks in IBPS PO Mains are eligible for Interview round.
  • Interview is the final process of recruitment.
  • Interview round carries 100 marks.
  • This round carries weight age of 20% in the final round.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for interview round is 35% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD and for general candidates it is 40%.
  • After the interview round, provisional allotment is done as per vacancies available in different banks by the higher authority of IBPS.
  • The final selection of the candidates for IBPS PO exam is based on the overall performance of the aspirants on the basis of
  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview
  • IBPS PO Study Materials

The various study materials for the preparation of IBPS PO exam 2019 also includes previous year question papers, sample papers, practice questions, solved questions for the best preparation of exam. The study materials and online test series created by the experts and toppers are available for aspirants, they can download it. Various types of practice test series are also there for preparation of examination of IBPS PO exam. Best books are also available for the applicants as follows:

                       BOOKS                  AUTHORS
 Quantitative Ability  R.S. Aggarwal
Quicker Mathematics Tyra & Kundan
Bank PO English Language Arihant Experts
Banking Awareness Arihant Experts
Bank Exam English Book Hari Prashad
Bank PO Quantitative Aptitude Kiran Prakashan
Bank PO Solved Papers Kiran Prakashan
Quantitative Aptitude Ramandeep Singh

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