Bank PO Syllabus

Bank Probationary Officer is among the most coveted exams for those who want to make a career in banking sector. It is conducted by SBI and IBPS every year. You will find here complete Bank PO Syllabus for the upcoming exams.

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IBPS/SBI P.O. Syllabus 2024

The bank PO examination is divided into  three phases :

1.  Preliminary Examination ( NRA CET – Proposed )

2.  Mains Examination

3.  Interview

The First Phase Preliminary Examination is divided into three sections :

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

The Preliminary Examination is of  Objective Type and is conducted Online .

The Details of the Preliminary Examination Pattern is given below :

Bank PO Prelims Detailed Syllabus

Note :The Candidates have to qualify in each of the above three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by the IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS , depending upon requirements , are shortlisted for Online Main Examination .

Bank PO Mains Examination Pattern

The Main Examination is of  Objective & Descriptive type . It is conducted online . The details of Main Exam. pattern is given below :

Bank Po Main Exam Marks & Duration

IBPS reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.

Other detailed information regarding the examination is given in an Information Handout to the candidates . 

They can download it along with the call letters from the authorized IBPS website .

This pattern may differ  for different Bank PO Examinations . The candidates are advised to properly check , on the official website of the concerned bank/organization , the eligibility criteria , syllabus and  selection process before applying for the post .

For example, in the  main examination you get  :

* 35 minutes for General English ( 40 Questions )

*  45 Minutes for Quantitative Test ( 50 Questions  )

*  45 Minutes for Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude ( 50 Questions )

*  35 Minutes for General / Financial Awareness ( 50 Questions )

Now you can well imagine that for solving 50 questions of Quantitative Aptitude you get only 45 minutes .

Similarly, to solve 50 Questions of Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude you get only 45 Minutes .

Clearly, if you try to solve the Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability questions by traditional long methods then you may not be able even to attempt all the questions regardless of the fact that if given more time you could easily solve good number of questions correctly .

 Hence , it is imperative that you solve the questions using more and more Short- Cut  or Time – Saving Methods .

There are some online coaching institutes which focus more and more on teaching through Short –Cut  or Time – Saving Methods .

Hence, it is advisable that before choosing an online institute , you must enquire whether  they give stress on Time – Saving Methods of not .

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