IBPS PO Syllabus 2024 Exam Pattern Download

IBPS PO Syllabus 2024 : IBPS PO Syllabus 2024 & Exam Pattern for IBPS PO exam has been released along with its notification. The exam pattern will be similar for IBPS PO 2024 as well. There is separate sectional timing for each section in the preliminary exam. To make a perfect strategy for IBPS PO exam, syllabus plays an important role. Detailed syllabus for prelims and mains given below. https://www.ibps.in/

IBPS PO Syllabus 2024

Lakhs of candidates appear for the IBPS exam in the hope of becoming a banker. Only the best make it to the top and land the premium post of Probationary Officer in public sector banks. IBPS PO 2024 Exam will be conducted in three phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated a total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
English Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

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IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2024

English Language :-
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Paragraph Jumbles
  • Tenses Rules
  • (Fill in the blanks)/Cloze Test
  • Error Detection
  • Multiple Meanings(Contextual Usage)
  • Paragraph and passage completion
Quantitative Aptitude :-
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Surds and Indices
  • Work and Time
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Mensuration: Cylinder, Cone, Sphere and Cuboid
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio And Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Number Series
  • Boat Stream
  • Series and Sequences
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Variation
  • Probability
Reasoning Ability :-
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Directions
  • Reasoning Puzzles
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphabet Combination
  • Data Sufficiency Tests
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Picture Series Puzzles
  • Tabulation
  • Syllogism
  • Relationships
  • Input/Output
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Statement, Argument and Assumption
  • Word Formation

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2024

Descriptive Paper: Just like SBI PO Exam, IBPS introduced a Descriptive Paper in its Mains Examination where candidates will be judged on their written skills. An essay and a letter will be given to candidates to write that will constitute of 25 marks and that has to be completed in a time span of 30 minutes.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.

SubjectNo. of QuestionMaximum MarksMedium of ExaminationTime Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (Section A and Section B)4560English & Hindi60 minutes
English Language (Section A and Section B)3540English40 minutes
Data Analysis and Interpretation (Section A and Section B)3560English & Hindi45 minutes
General, Economy/Banking Awareness4040English & Hindi35 minutes
Total155200 180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)0225English30 minutes
Total157225 3 hours 30 minutes

IBPS PO Syllabus for Mains

Reasoning :-
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangements (Circular and Linear)
  • Double and Triple Lineups
  • Scheduling
  • Input/Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Sufficiency of Arguments and Data
  • Directions and Displacement
  • Code Inequalities
  • Alphanumeric Series
Computer Aptitude :-
  • Internet
  • Memory
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Related Terms Abbreviations
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Office and Related Word Processing and Spreadsheet Applications
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Operating Systems and GUI Basics
  • Computer Network
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows
English Language :-
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Usage of English in Business
  • Letter Writing
  • Essay Writing
  • Verbal Ability
Data Analysis and Interpretation :-
  • Simplification
  • Statistics (Averages, Mean, Median etc.)
  • Representational Statistics (Graphs and Charts)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Linear Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Profit, Loss and Discounts
  • Time and Work Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Age Calculation Equations
  • Systems of Equation in Two Variables
  • Number Systems
  • Mixtures and Alligations
General, Economy/Banking Awareness:-
  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Knowledge
  • Basic Economics
  • Current Affairs
  • Current Events of National and International Importance with focus on financial news
  • Static GK
  • General Knowledge on various topics of importance to financial institutions

IBPS PO 2024 Interview Process

Candidates who qualify for the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories, The final result is based on the marks obtained in the Interview and Main exam.

Questions in the interview are asked from :-

  • Banking Awareness & Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Educational Background or Career Objectives
  • Personal Questions

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