IBPS PO Exam 2016 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection PO Exam 2016 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
IBPS PO Main and Preliminary Exam Pattern

In our previous article of IBPS Recruitment 2016, we have informed you about the recruitment for clerical cadre post of IBPS RRB CWE VI. This time we are uploading the exam pattern and syllabus of IBPS PO Preliminary and Main examination 2016. The pre examination of which is going to be held in October 2016. Candidates who are preparing for banking jobs and waiting for this opportunity of IBPS PO recruitment 2016 can take help of syllabus and exam pattern for your examination preparation. For further information you can visit its official website. 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts examinations for recruitment in banking industry. This is an autonomous agency which is an ‘Associate Member’ of Indian bank association (IBA). IBPS conducts examination in three phases, preliminary, Main exams and personal interview. Aspirants who clear both of these examinations got allotted in various departments of government banks.

Candidates can check the details, which is given below:-

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection PO Jobs 2016 Pre and Main Exam Pattern and Syllabus details:-

Name of Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Name of the Post: Probationary Officer

Name of Examination: IBPS PO Exam 2016

Expected Date of Pre examination: 16th October 2016

Expected date of Main Examination: 20th November 2016

Check Exam Pattern given below:-

Preliminary Examination: This examination is consists of 3 sections with total 100 objective questions and time duration for the exam is 1 hour. To clear pre exam candidate have to qualify each section. There is negative marking, 0.25 marks deducts for each wrong answer.

Name of Subject No. of Question Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30

Main Exam: this paper consists of 5 sections with 40 objective and descriptive type questions in each section. Each question carries 1 mark. The duration of exam is 2 hours. In descriptive type questions candidate have to write a paragraph related to English language.

Section No of Questions Marks
Computer 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Verbal Ability 40 40
Current Affairs 40 40
Reasoning 40 40

Personal Interview: in this stage skills of candidates are checked. After that candidates are selected for the job.


English Language: Reading Comprehension, Jumbled Sentences, Error Corrections

Reasoning: Input-output, sentence coding, logical reasoning, syllogism, puzzle seating arrangement data sufficiency, directions etc.

General Awareness, Marketing and Computer: Current Affairs, Banking Awareness, Marketing, Computer Awareness.

Data Analysis and interpretation: Line graphs, Bar Chart, Pie Chart, Tables, probability.

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