Latest IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2016: Changes UptoDate

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We will try to cover all aspects for IBPS Bank PO Syllabus 2016 test (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) to our readers for preparation. Firstly, we provide some basic information about IBPS because some new candidates don’t know about it. IBPS’s full form is Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. As it appears from its name that its a institute that establish for the purpose of recruit staff in various banks which comes under, nineteen public sector comes under the IBPS. In other words you  say that IBPS works like Public Service Commission of states. But IBPS offer its services only to bank whether its for particular state bank or central banks, for all public sector banks.

IBPS conducts a common written exam(CWE) to appoint staff in 19 public sector banks. In this article, we will discuss here about latest IBPS PO Syllabus & IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2016. You can also find here recommend books, study material and other related information to IBPS PO Exams. However, If you have any query and need study material free then comment by given below form. We are glad to answer your queries as soon as possible.

Latest IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2016

According to latest notification IBPS PO/MT Exam 2016 will be conducted online. There are total two stages i.e. Preliminary Exam & Main Exam.

IBPS PO Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination contain three papers having total of 100 marks. The total duration of the preliminary exam is of 1 hour.

English Language – 30 Questions – 30 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude – 35 Questions – 30 Marks

Reasoning Ability – 35 Questions – 35 Marks 

IBPS PO Main Examination

The IBPS PO/MT main examination contain five subjects having total 200 marks. The total duration of the main exam is of 2 hours.

Reasoning – 50 Questions – 50 Marks

English – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude – 50 Questions – 50 Marks

General Awareness – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

Computer Knowledge – 20 Questions – 20 Marks

Negative Marks: The penalty of 0.25 marks will be levied, if any wrong answer has been given. The candidates are advised that they must ensure about the correct answer while marking the answer. In other case if candidate does not attempt the question and left black it, no wrong penalty will be applicable.

Minimum Cut Off Marks: The candidates must score a minimum marks or score in each of the paper to apply for the vacancies in participating banks. The minimum cut off marks will be 24 (Gen. Category) and 21 (for reserved category).

Interview: After getting the position in the list of shortlist of the candidates for IBPS PO/MT main exam the candidates will be called for the interview. The total marks for interview are 100. The marks should not be less than 40% to qualify the interview. The weightage ration of CWE Exam and interview should be 80:20.

See Also: Practice top 1001 questions of Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS Exam 2016

IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2016

Test of English Language

In this, test will be based on student’s capability to understand the English like as vocabulary, comprehension, general usage, grammar, and error detection. Vocabulary means Antonyms/synonyms/completion sentence. Comprehension means theme detection/completion passage/find the conclusion. Grammar means indirect direct speech/active passive voice. Error detection means passage/sentence/spelling correction.

Test of Logical Reasoning

Logical reasoning has two types one is verbal and second one is non-verbal. Verbal reasoning means blood relation/sitting arrangement/judgement/statement/coding decoding/making series and syllogism. Non-verbal means making series/analogy and classification.

Test of Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative aptitude means play with numbers and calculation like as add/minus/multiple/average/roots/percentage/profit & loss/ratio/time & distance/stock & shares/area. Data interpretation is also one of the parts of quantitative aptitude, in this tabulation/graphs like as bar/line and charts will be asked as questions.

Test of General Awareness

Meaning of general awareness is the ability to be conscious of events and current affairs of India like as sports/constitution/technique/economics/science/politics/culture and banking.

Test of Computer Knowledge

Computer has divided into two parts. One is hardware and other software. Hardware means bodily parts of computer like as monitor/printer/mouse/keyboard/C.P.U and, etc.  Software means application like as Ms office/paint/coral draw and, etc.

The above information is only for IBPS PO Exam Pattern and IBPS PO Syllabus. We will post next articles for IBPS PO Study Material, IBPS PO recommended books, IBPS online Preparation. In the mean time you can read IBPS Exams 2016 Apply Online at, IBPS Exam Syllabus for Clerks CWE.

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  14. Dear sir I sara,requests you to kindly send me the books required for the preparation for the banking exam.I have some books which i had bought for the SSC exams and I have been preparing from them. I cant afford to go for coaching as my parents financial condition is not strong and also cant afford different books.I request you to kindly help me for the study material so that I too can prepare for the exam and get a job , although I am HI I want to make a place for me in the society.
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  18. what is the cutoff mark for reasoning/aptitude? what is for english language/ general awareness?and what is for computer knowledge?

  19. sir plz provide me sm info about:

    does reasoning contain nonverbal part?sm people say no non verbal, is that true?
    and how online exam is going to be regarding to work out sm calculation in rough?

  20. Sir,
    Thanks for this valuable information.. as im preparing for the first tym,it really gave me an idea to how to start.. thanks

  21. sir…
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  24. Can you please send the IBPS study material and sample question papers???

    Thanks in Advance

  25. The minimum cut off marks will be 24 (Gen. Category) and 21 (for reserved category).

    sir in case of this marks obc falls in gen. category 24 mrk or reserved category 21 mrk

  26. Are there any application fees?? and if Yes, then what is the amount for open category?

    • By “open category” you mean General Cat. ? If so it’s Rs.600

      ” Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
      – Rs. 600 /- for all others”

  27. plz send me ibps clerk. & po cwe study materials

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  29. i want to know the date of examination for Bank P.O.2012-2013

  30. i m doing my b.Tech final year now.. as i dont have a graduation certificate i didnt apply for the exam … i want to know when will be the next Exam of IBPS for POs …

  31. saranya selvandran

    please upload study materials in online

  32. how to apply ibps bank exame in oneline

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