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IBPS PO Syllabus PDF download

IBPS PO Syllabus PDF download

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, IBPS conducts PO examination to recruit probationary officers. This year the official notification for IBPS PO exam is scheduled in July 2018. Before that, we have compiled expected syllabus for 2018 IBPS PO exam for you based on the previous year syllabus. Go through the post and check out what topics may be asked this time. Also, you can download the syllabus in PDF via a link provided below in this article.

IBPS PO Syllabus PDF download- IBPS PO Exam Pattern

As the sections asked in IBPS PO mains are more than sections asked in IBPS PO exam, let us first take a look at the IBPS PO exam pattern

 IBPS PO Prelims Examination

Sections No. of Qs Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Note- The time duration is 1 hour

 The mains of IBPS PO will have the following exam pattern –

S. No. Name of Test (Not by Sequence) Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each section
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
3. Data Interpretation & Analysis 35 60 45 minutes
4. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
Descriptive Test (English Language): Letter & Essay Writing) 2 25 30 minutes

Syllabus is extremely essential for you to prepare what is essential. We advise all our students to take a detailed look at the IBPS PO syllabus-

IBPS PO Syllabus for English Language:

1.   Vocabulary

  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Spelling

2.  Grammar

  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active/ Passive voice

3.  Reading Comprehension

  • Theme Detection
  • Passage completion
  • Topic rearrangement of passage
  • Deriving Conclusion

IBPS PO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Time and work
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Stocks and shares
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Height and Distances
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Equations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Data Interpretation
    • Pie charts
    • Tables
    • Bar & Graphs
    • Line charts.

IBPS PO Syllabus for Reasoning Ability:

1.  Verbal reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test
  • Series Test
  • Number, Ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense Test
  • Decision making test
  • Figure series
  • Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting Arrangement

2.  Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Series test
  • Odd figure out
  • Analogy
  • Miscellaneous Test etc.

IBPS PO Syllabus for General Awareness (Banking):

  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months.
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian banking system.
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Banking Terms
  • Important Government Schemes on capital & money market

IBPS PO Syllabus for Computer Knowledge:

  • Basics of Hardware and software
  • Windows operating system basics
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • History of computers
  • Networking and communication
  • Database basics
  • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses.
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