IBPS PO Syllabus 2021
IBPS PO Syllabus 2021: The Syllabus for IBPS PO 2021 is set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The syllabus is important to a candidate to understand the Exam Pattern.
In this article, candidates shall find the detailed section-wise syllabus for the upcoming IBPS PO 2021 exam.
The IBPS PO 2021 Notification is released on 9th of October 2021 and the candidates can apply online until 10 November 2021.
The IBPS PO Exam is conducted in three different steps as listed below:
- IBPS PO Preliminary Exam
- IBPS PO Mains Exam
- IBPS PO Interview
A candidate must clear each level of examination to get selected to the post of Probationary Officer in multiple Public Sector Banks.
|IBPS Probationary Officer 2021|
|Stage||Marks||Type of Questions|
|Final||200 + 25||Objective (MCQ)|
Except for English Descriptive Paper
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern
The preliminary exam contains a total of 100 questions with a total mark 100 and time duration of 60 minutes. Question type remains Multiple Choice questions. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the exam.
|Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern
Questions type for IBPS PO Mains Exam remains multiple choice with a slightly higher difficulty level then preliminary exam. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer. The overall time allowed for IBPS PO 2020 Mains Exam has also been changed from 140 minutes to 180 minutes.
|Name of test||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Medium of Examination||Time Allotted|
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||English & Hindi||60 minutes|
|English Language||35||40||English only||40 minutes|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||35||60||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
|General, Economy/Banking Awareness||40||40||English & Hindi||35 minutes|
|English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||English||30 minutes|
IBPS PO Interview
- Candidates who qualify the IBPS PO Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS.
The interview round is of 100 marks.
- For qualifying, this round will be 40% which is reduced and 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.
- The final score is calculated by IBPS with marks given to the main examination and interview the ratio of 80:20 respectively.
- Candidates who make it to the list will be hereafter offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.
IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2021
|English Language Syllabus||Quantitative Ability Syllabus||Reasoning Syllabus|
|Reading Comprehension||Simplification||Logical Reasoning|
|Cloze Test||Profit & Loss||Alphanumeric Series|
|Para jumbles||Mixtures & Allegations||Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test|
|Miscellaneous||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Data Sufficiency|
|Fill in the blanks||Work & Time||Coded Inequalities|
|Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||Time & Distance||Seating Arrangement|
|Paragraph Completion||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Puzzle|
|Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Syllogism|
|Number Systems||Blood Relations|
|Sequence & Series||Input Output|
|Permutation, Combination &Probability||Coding Decoding|
IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus
|Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus||General Awareness Syllabus||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Syllabus||English Language Syllabus|
|Simplification||Financial Awareness||Verbal Reasoning||Internet||Reading Comprehension|
|Percentage||General Knowledge||Circular Seating Arrangement||Keyboard Shortcuts||Grammar|
|Ratio and Percentage||Static Awareness||Linear Seating Arrangement||Computer Abbreviation||Verbal Ability|
|Data Interpretation||Double Lineup||Microsoft Office|
|Mensuration and Geometry||Scheduling||Computer Hardware|
|Quadratic Equation||Input Output||Computer Software|
|Interest||Blood Relations||Operating System|
|Problems of Ages||Directions and Distances||Networking|
|Profit and Loss||Ordering and Ranking||Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies|
|Number Series||Data Sufficiency|
|Speed, Distance and Time||Coding and Decoding|
|Time and Work||Code Inequalities|
|Permutation and Combination|
|Mixture and Allegations|