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IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 for Prelims & Mains Exam – Complete Details

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 for Prelims & Mains Exam: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released IBPS PO Recruitment 2019  on 2nd  Aug on the official website at ibps.in for the recruitment process of Probationary Officer. A total of 4336 vacancies have been released for this year. Here we have given the complete syllabus for IBPS PO prelims and mains covering all the new updates. Also, we have covered all the individual topics under each subject. So, candidates can check here the completely updated IBPS PO syllabus 2019 which will be useful for their effective preparation.

Exam Pattern for IBPS PO Prelims:

The preliminary exam is the very first stage of IBPS PO recruitment. Clearing the sectional and overall cutoff of the prelims exam is necessary to pass on for the mains round. The preliminary exam of IBPS PO 2019 will have three sections namely Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

  • Reasoning section- 35 questions.
  • Quantitative aptitude section- 35 questions.
  • English language section- 30 questions.
  • Each section has a sectional timing of 20 minutes. So, you cannot swap between the sections.
  • There is a negative mark of 0.25 for each wrong answer. So avoid fluke works.
S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes


IBPS PO Syllabus Topic Wise Prelims:

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning/Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input-OutputSequence & Series
Coding-DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern:

The mains exam of IBPS PO 2019 includes of 4 + 1(Descriptive Paper) sections that are Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & General Awareness. Clearing the main exam cutoff is very important for the candidates to enter the interview round. Also, the main exam marks are considered for the final score calculation. So try to score maximum marks in this test. Also, you have to clear both the sectional and the overall cutoff.

  • The reasoning section has 45 questions and the total marks for this section is 60. Also, the time allocated for this section is 60 minutes.
  • The English language section has 35 questions and the total marks for this section is 40. The time duration given for this section is 40 minutes.
  • For the quantitative aptitude section, 35 questions will be given and total marks for this section is 60. A total of 45 minutes is given for this section.
  • In the general awareness section, 40 questions are asked. The total marks for this section is 40 and the total time given for this section is 35 minutes.
  • You cannot swap between the sections as sectional timing is there.
  • After all the 4 sections got completed, the descriptive test will appear on the screen. In this test, you have to type a letter-writing and an essay. The total marks for this section is 25 and the time allocated for this test is 30 minutes.
S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & computer aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data interpretation & analysis356045 minutes
4General economy & banking awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 hours
Descriptive test( Letter writing & Essay)22530 minutes

Table Showing IBPS PO Syllabus Topic Wise Mains:

Quantitative AptitudeReasoning & Computer AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
SimplificationVerbal ReasoningInternetReading ComprehensionFinancial Awareness
AverageSyllogismMemoryGrammarCurrent Affairs
PercentageCircular Seating ArrangementKeyboard ShortcutsVocabularyGeneral Knowledge
Ratio and PercentageLinear Seating ArrangementComputer AbbreviationVerbal Ability
Data InterpretationDouble LineupMicrosoft Office
Mensuration and GeometrySchedulingComputer Hardware
Quadratic EquationInput OutputComputer Software
InterestBlood RelationsOperating System
Problems of AgesDirections and DistancesNetworking
Profit and LossOrdering and RankingComputer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Number SeriesData Sufficiency
Speed, Distance and TimeCoding and Decoding
Time and WorkCode Inequalities
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation and Combination
And Probability
Mixture and Allegations


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