IBPS PO Exam Pattern

Mar 17, 2019 - 18:16

IBPS PO 2019 : Exam Pattern

IBPS PO conducted in three phases, Phase I is the prelim exam that consists of a paper of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carries 100 questions. This is a screening test only to qualify for the next step and its marks will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. There will be Sectional Cut off marks for prelims exam. 

Phase-1 : IBPS PO Prelims Exam -100 Marks

Sr. NO. Name of the Test No.Of Question Maximum Marks Time Allotted
1. English Language  30 30 20 Min
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Min
3. Reasoning Ability   35 35 20 Min
Total 100 Ques. 100 Marks  
 

Phase-2 :IBPS PO Mains Exam - 200 Marks

It will also consist of a paper of objective type (multiple choice questions) like IBPS Pre test but carry  a maximum of 200 marks

Sr.
No.
Name of Tests   No. of Questions  Maximum Marks Time allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min
2 General/ Economy/ Banking
Awareness 
40 40 35 Min
3  English Language  35 40 40 Min
4  Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min
Total 155 200 3 Hours
Descriptive Paper
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Min
 

Phase-3 :IBPS PO Interview - 100 Marks

Shortlisted Candidates in the main examination for IBPS-PO subsequently called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews to be conducted at select centers. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview must not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). However, like most interviews for various examinations, the IBPS-PO interview does not have defined syllabus but candidates need to be articulate about his/her knowledge in General Awareness with special emphasis on Banking, Finance, and Economics along with his/her own qualification and work experience (if any) related questions.

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