IBPS PO EXAM PATTERN 2019

10 Sep, 2018

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – will be similar as the previous year’s exam pattern- this is what indicated by the conducting authority till now. It is important for very every candidate to check the exam pattern before preparing. Exam Pattern will help the candidate to know what types of questions will come and how to manage time for every section over there. IBPS (Institute for Banking Personnel Selection) will conduct IBPS PO 2019 exam to recruit candidates for the positions of Probationary officers and Management Trainees at National Level. It is a rewarding opportunity for candidates to enter in the Public Sector Banks. There are 3 stages for this exam:

Scholarship
  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Personal Interview.

Only those candidates will get the offer letter, who will clear all the three exams. Those candidates who will clear the preliminary exam with minimum marks required will get shortlisted for the Mains exam, and those candidates, who will successfully clear the Mains exam, a merit list will be prepared considering the cutoff and eligibility criteria. Then the last round is interview, Candidates selected in the Interviews will get offer letter. Highlights of the examination are important to know IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019.

    Name of the Examination

    Institute of Banking Personnel Selection – Probationary Officers Exam

    Conducting Body

    IBPS(Institute Of Banking Personnel Selection)

    Official Website

    www.ibps.in

    Application Mode

    Online Mode

    Mode of Examination

    Computer Based Test

    Exam Level

    National Level

    Stages of Examination

    1.      Preliminary Exam

    2.      Main Exam

    3.      Personal Interview

    Expected Date

    1.      Preliminary Exam – October 2019

    2.      Main Exam- November 2019

    3.      Interview- January 2019

    Help Desk Number

    1800 222 366/1800 103 4566

    IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

    As discussed above, there will be two exams and both of them will be computer based exam. Exam will be objective type. Exam Pattern of both the exams i.e. Preliminary Examination and Mains examination will be different from each other.  

    1 – Preliminary Examination IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

    Preliminary Examination will be comprises of four sections.

    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Reasoning Aptitude
    • English Language

    Exam will be in both the languages i.e. Hindi and English but English section will be in English only.

    Pattern:

    Section

    No of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Quantitative Aptitude

    35

    35

    Reasoning Aptitude

    35

    35

    English

    30

    30

    • Total number of Questions will be 100 and Maximum marks are 100.
    • For every correct answer, candidate will be awarded by 1 mark.
    • For every wrong answer, deduction of 0.25 marks will be done.
    • Time duration will be 60 minutes.

    Candidates who will successfully clear the Preliminary examination with minimum marks required will get admit card for the Mains exam.

    1. Mains Exam IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

    Mains Exam will be comprises of five sections.

    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Reasoning
    • English Language
    • General Awareness (Specially bank industry)
    • Computer Language

    Pattern:

    Test

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time Duration

    Language

    Quantitative Aptitude

     

    50

    50

    40 minutes

    Hindi and English

    Reasoning

     

    50

    0

    40 minutes

    Hindi and English

    English Language

     

    40

    40

    30 minutes

    English only

    General Awareness (Specially bank industry)

     

    40

    40

    20 minutes

    Hindi Language

    Computer knowledge

     

    20

    20

    10 minutes

    Hindi Language

    • Total number of questions will be 200 and Maximum marks will be 200.
    • Total time duration is 2 hours.
    • Exam mode will be online only.
    • 1 mark will awarded for every correct answer and 0.25 will be deducted for every wrong answer.

    Those candidates who will successfully cleared the Mains exam will go further for the 100 marks interview round.

    IBPS PO Syllabus 2019

    To understand IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 syllabus is equally important.

    Topic

    Sub- Topics

    Quantitative Aptitude

     

    Ratio and Proportion, Percentage and Averages, Profit and loss, Simple and Compound interest, Work and Time, Time and Distance, Sequence and series, Permutation and Combination, Quadratic Equation, Mixtures and allegations, Simplification, Number series.

    Reasoning

     

    Coding and Decoding, Data sufficiency, Puzzle, Logical reasoning, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Input and Output, Alphanumeric Series, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test.

    English Language

     

    Fill in the blanks, Error Spotting, Sentence corrections, Para jumbles, Reading Comprehension.

    General Awareness

    Current affairs, Static GK, Financial Awareness, Banking and financial.

    Computer Knowledge

    Basics of computer, MS office, Input and Output devices, Computer shortcuts, History, Internet.

    We hope now candidates are familiar with IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019. We wish a very good luck to every candidate. For further details, Stay connected with our articles.

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