IBPS PO Syllabus 2018- Indian Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) holds the IBPS PO/ MT Examination in two stages in the month of October and December. Lakh of aspirants appear in this examination to get recruited to the post of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees in various participating banks. Hence, to clear the exam, aspirants must have the complete details of IBPS PO Syllabus 2018.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam has 03 stages named, Preliminary Examination, Main Examination & Personal Interview. Prior to know the syllabus of IBPS PO 2018, aspirants must know the exam pattern. Here, we have explained the exam pattern followed by IBPS PO 2018 Syllabus.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam pattern

S. No Name of section Number of Questions Marks Allotted
1 English Language 30 30
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Main Exam Pattern

S. No Test Name Number of Questions Marks Allotted
1 English language 40 40
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
3 Reasoning Ability 50 50
4 General Awareness (special reference to banking industry) 40 40
5 Computer proficiency 20 20
200 200 marks
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The complete detail on the syllabus is as follows:

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 for Reasoning

Listed topics will be considered while creating question for this section-

  • Alphabet test, Mathematical operations test, Series test, Analogy. Odd Man out, Classification, Syllogism
  • Coding-decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Number, ranking and time sequence
  • Causes and effects, Analytic reasoning, Direction sense test. Sitting arrangement
  • Decision making, Input output
  • Puzzle
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments
  • Statement and action’s courses. Passage and conclusions
  • Assertion and reasoning, Figure Series, Word formation, Series

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 for Quantitative Aptitude

Listed topics will be considered while creating question for this section:

  • Number system
  • HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications
  • Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest
  • Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration
  • Permutation and combination
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs
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IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 for English Language Section

Listed topics will be considered while creating question for this section:

  • Double blanks in a sentence, Fill in the blanks
  • Spotting the errors
  • Phrase substitution, Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences
  • Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Choosing the appropriate filler. Synonyms and antonyms
  • Reconstruction of sentence & passage. One word substitution, Commonly misspelled words, Comprehensions

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 for General Awareness

Listed topics with a special reference to the banking awareness will be considered while creating question for this section-

  • Banking Terms
  • Current Rates (Bank rate, Repo Rate, Reverse repo rate etc.)
  • Abbreviations / full forms
  • Indian Economy
  • International Economy
  • Important days / dates
  • Currency and capital
  • Ministers and their departments
  • Questions related to International Financial Institutions (World bank, IMF, UN, ADB related – Members, recent development, functions)
  • Finance, Shares, Various schemes of Government (MNREGA, Swabhiman, Swavlamban, Bharat Nirman etc.)
  • Books & Their Authors
  • Types of Banks
  • GDP related, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies
  • Social Function of Banks
  • UNO
  • Current Affairs (last 6 months)
  • Marketing
  • Awards & Honors
  • Sports
  • Budget
  • Agriculture
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IBPS PO Syllabus 2018 for Computer Knowledge

Listed topics will be considered to check the candidate’s knowledge on computer.

  • Basic computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Operating Systems
  • Microsoft-office
  • Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking
  • Number System
  • Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication)
  • History of computers
  • Computer abbreviation

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