IBPS PO exam is conducted by the Institute for Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in various public sector banks. The principles of the Institute are based on the philosophy of Speed, Accuracy and Confidentiality in all activities and it strives to achieve this through a combination of modern technology and academic expertise.
IBPS is a prestigious institute that has complete control over the recruitment, placement and promotion of candidates at public sector banks. It is mandatory for candidates to take the examinations conducted by IBPS to secure a great future in public sector banks.
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Bank Po stands for Probationary Officers is the entry point in officer’s scale in banks and the chances of growth are very good from here. PO in banks is the higher grade than a clerk. If one perform well during the Probation period Officers have to perform any work relating to general banking and Administration activity.
Important dates for Bank PO Entrance Exam
Exam Name Application forms available Exam Dates Result
SBI May, 2017 June, 2017 June, 2017
IBPS July, 2017 Nov, 2017 Nov, 2017
RBI May, 2017 August, 2017 Sept, 2017
The exam is conducted in two rounds followed by Interview and those who qualify all the three phases which consists – Preliminary Test, Main Exam and Interview.
Pattern of Preliminary Exam
S. No. Name of Subjects No. of Ques. Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 Hour
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
Pattern of Main Exam
S.No. Name of Subjects No. of Ques. Maximum Marks Time allotted
1. Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
2. English Language 40 40 30 Minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes
4. General Awareness (with 40 40 20 Minutes
Special reference to Banking Industry)
5. Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 Minutes
Total 200 200 140 Minutes
Exam Syllabus for IBPS PO Exam 2017
Reasoning Section covers all logical reasoning questions. Logical Reasoning contains Verbal & Nonverbal Category questions. Verbal reasoning means blood relation, Sitting arrangement, coding-decoding, making series and Syllogism. Nonverbal include making series, analogy and classification.
English section covers General English, Comprehension & Spelling sections Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, and Passage Correction, Sentence correction, Grammar, Idioms, and Phrases contain IBPS PO English syllabus.
Quantitative sections contains the HCF& LCM, Percentage, Ratio, Number system, Square & Cube Roots, percentage & Ages , Ratio, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Average, Menstruations, Permutation and combination, Data tables, Probability, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed graphs, Case study.
General Awareness Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam General Knowledge paper which covers the latest information about the Current Affairs (Latest News), current affairs Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Indian Economy International Economy, Marketing, History of Banking, currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, , Fiscal-Monetary Policies, etc.
Computer Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam includes Basic computer terminology, Software & Hardware questions, IBPS Computer Basic Topics, Computer abbreviation, Database Management System , Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet use, etc.
Preparation Tips for IBPS PO Exam
Proper Making Plans: –
Initially candidate should have made a plan for exam studies. Better understanding about your IBPS examination syllabus and locate that during which weak section you must pay more attention and then prepare a study schedule.
Candidate should read the newspaper, magazines regularly and also update with current affairs, daily events and activities. Especially from banking and finance industry. It is the master key to preparing for IBPS exam online.
Use fewer books for theory:-
Students have a habit of referring innumerable books for each subject even though most of them convey the same thing. Having too many books would lead to confusion during time of revision and most of your doubts would remain unresolved without a go to book.
Study Topic wise:-
Students needs to concentrate on a single topic at a time do not just turn one to another pay serious attention to each and every topic. Practice more questions on the various topics.
Proper Time Management:-
You should practice more and more to be able to solve all questions in good timing. Practice as much as you can don’t waste time in just thinking about the exam. Before giving the exams, the student should take the test series so that candidate can analyze that in how much time the paper is get completed. It helps to improve your timing and solving speed.
Learn all the shortcuts:-
Every student has shortcuts which they use to prepare for entrance exams. Be it for remembering formulas or memorizing charts use shortcuts to save your time. There are some standard shortcuts which you can tap into but creating your own wouldn’t harm either.
Proper Diet & Tension-free:-
This is the last minute tips for IBPS Exam. Students need to be calm during preparation time. Take your love, friendship, and family problems away from your mind for few days. Feel free and the only target one thing. Avoid junk food it turns you lazier, drinks lots of water and get enough sleep.
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