IBPS PO 2017 : Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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IBPS PO is an important exam for all the readers of BankExamsToday. This article comprises of all the IBPS PO exam related required and important information like eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut-off and salary.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: 

The age of the candidate must be between 20 to 30 years (Cutoff date will be updated soon)

Relaxation in the maximum age limit

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Domicile of Kashmir during the period of
1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989
5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Educational Qualification

Graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or institution.
Note: The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in three phases:
1. Preliminary Exam
2. Mains Exam
3. Interviews

Prelims Exam Pattern 

Subjects No.of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude. 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English. 30 30
Total 100 100

Mains Exam Pattern

Subjects No.of Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Ability 50 50
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 20 20
English 40 40
Total 200 200.
Note: 0.25 Marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Syllabus for IBPS PO

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Stocks and shares
  • Time and work
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Height and Distances
  • Probability
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Data Interpretation
  • Equations
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Reasoning Ability

Verbal reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Figure series
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphabet test
  • Series Test
  • Coding Decoding
  • Number, Ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense Test
  • Decision making test
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting Arrangement
Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Series test
  • Odd figure out
  • Analogy
  • Miscellaneous Test etc.

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English

Reading Comprehension
  • Theme Detection
  • Passage completion
  • Topic rearrangement of passage
  • Deriving Conclusion

Vocabulary
  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Spelling

Grammar
  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active/ Passive voice

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General Awareness


Computer Knowledge

  • Basics of Hardware and software
  • Windows operating system basics
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • History of computers
  • Networking and communication
  • Database basics
  • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
Download free Computer Awareness PDF here

Previous Year Cutoff of IBPS PO

Prelims Cutoff 2016

Section-wise


Sections Max. Marks SC/ST/
OBC/PWD
General
English Language 30 04.50 07.00
Reasoning Ability 35 05.50 08.50
Quantitative Aptitude 35 05.25 08.25

Overall Cutoff 


Category Cut off (Out of 100)
General 47.50
OBC 46.50
SC 40.00
ST 31.25
OC 32.75
VI 31.50
HI 18.00

Mains Cutoff List 2016

Section-wise Cutoff
Section Max. Marks Category
OBC/SC/ST/PWD General
Reasoning 50 3.25 5.25
English Language 40 2.25 4.75
Computer Knowledge 20 5.00 6.50
General Awareness 40 8.00 10.75
Quantitative Aptitude 50 10.75 12.50

Overall Cutoff Category-wise (out of 100)
Category Total Overall Cut Offs
GEN 52.50
OBC 52.50
SC 41.75
ST 31.50
HI 37.00
OC 34.00
VI 37.50

Salary

Basic Pay: 23700+HRA

Previous papers

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