IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO exam pattern 2019

Introduction: IBPS PO exam pattern 2019 released by IBPS consists of number of questions section-wise and exam-wise, marking scheme exam-wise, section-wise and exam-wise marks distribution. The IBPS PO 2019 exam scheduled by IBPS is on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st of October 2019.  The IBPS has introduced the new IBPS PO exam pattern 2019from 2018-19. The mode of the exam is to be only in online mode. The IBPS PO exam pattern 2019 gives an edge to the candidates to understand the exam. This year the IBPS has made new changes to the IBPS PO exam pattern. These changes in the IBPS PO exam pattern 2019are given in the article below.

  • The IBPS PO exam pattern 2019is completely different for the mentioned three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview. 

  • Pre-Examination Training is also conducted by IBPS before the exam for the reserved category candidates. The selection depends on the candidates who clear the IBPS PO cut- off.

  • The Candidates should try to solve many previous year question papers to understand the SBI PO 2019 Exam Pattern and get familiar with it.

  • The IBPS PO exam pattern 2019of the Prelims exam consists of the mentioned subjects: Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and English.

  • The time duration of the IBPS PO 2019 exam is 60 minutes.

  • The IBPS PO Mains exam pattern includes the subjects as below: Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, English, Computer Awareness and General Awareness.

  • The marking scheme consists of negative marking and hence the candidates need to be more careful when attempting the questions.

  • The candidates will go through 3 stages and then get the qualified for the selection of the position; hence all the stages are important.

IBPS PO exam pattern 2019 Parameters:

Exam Mode

Online

Tier of Exam

2- Prelims & Mains

Number of Sections in Prelims IBPS PO 2019 Exam

3- Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning & English

Sections in Mains Exam

5- Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English, Computer and General Awareness

Type of Exam

Objective-MCQs

IBPS PO 2019 Total Marks

Tier 1 (Prelims) – 100, Tier 2 (Mains) - 200

Time Duration

Tier 1 – 1 Hour, Tier 2 – 2 Hour

Exam Language

English/ Hindi

IBPS PO exam pattern: Detailed View

IBPS PO exam pattern 2019shared will be helpful to candidates to get the gist of the type of questions frequently asked in the exam, marking scheme, level of the difficulty of the exam etc. Both the tiers i.e. Prelims and Mains have different examination Prelims and Mains have different examination patterns which are explained below:

IBPS PO 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • The paper comprises of 100 MCQs.

  • The mode of the exam is only online.

  • The duration of the exam is 60 minutes.

  • The exam consists of 3 sections namely-Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning Ability and English Language.

  • Paper will be bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.

The following table shows the Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

1 Hour

Reasoning Ability

35

35

English Language

30

30

Total

100

100

Mains Exam Pattern

  • The paper consists of 200 multiple choice questions.

  • Examination will be conducted in online mode only.

  • Time given to complete the paper is 2 hours.

  • The paper is divided into five sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge.

  • The paper will be in English or Hindi Language.

Subject-wise breakup of number of questions with maximum marks is shown below:

Section

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

30 minutes

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

General Awareness

40

40

40 minutes

English Language

40

40

20 minutes

Computer Knowledge

20

20

10 minutes

Total

200

200

-


 

IBPS PO 2019 Personal Interview:

The IBPS PO exam pattern 20192019 for Personal Interview is given below:

  • This is the final stage of IBPS PO Recruitment process.

  • Candidates scoring minimum cut-off marks in IBPS PO Mains exam will be eligible to take part in the personal interview round.

  • In the said round, candidates will be evaluated on the basis certain details i.e. general information, skills, communication skills and abilities.

  • The PI round has weightage of 100 marks

  • 20 % weightage is provided to the PI round.

IBPS PO exam pattern:

Prelims Syllabus:

Section

Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification

Profit & Loss

Mixtures & Allegations

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Work & Time

Time & Distance

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Data Interpretation

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Number Systems

Sequence & Series

Permutation, Combination &Probability

Reasoning

Logical Reasoning

Alphanumeric Series

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Data Sufficiency

Coded Inequalities

Seating Arrangement

Puzzle

Tabulation

Syllogism

Blood Relations

Input Output

Coding Decoding

English Language

Reading Comprehension

Cloze Test 

Para jumbles

Miscellaneous

Fill in the blanks

Multiple Meaning/Error

Paragraph Completion

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam Syllabus:

Section

Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio and proportion

Permutation and combinations

Averages

Simple and compound interest

Time and work

Quadratic Equations

Speed, Distance and time

Probability

Mixture and allegation

Trigonometry

Percentages

Profit, Loss and Discount

Partnership

Mensuration

Volume and surface Area

Elements of Algebra

Height and Distances

Data Interpretation- Pie charts, Tables, Bar & Graphs and Line charts

General Awareness

Financial Awareness

Current Affairs

General Knowledge

English Language

Homonyms

Synonyms

Spelling

Antonyms

Word Formation

Spotting Errors

Direct and Indirect Speech

Phrases and Idioms

Active/ Passive voice

Theme Detection

Passage Completion

Topic Rearrangement of Passage

Deriving Conclusion

Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Syllogism

Circular Seating Arrangement

Linear Seating Arrangement

Double Line-up

Scheduling

Input Output

Blood Relations

Directions and Distances

Ordering and Ranking

Data Sufficiency

Coding and Decoding

Code Inequalities

Computer Knowledge

Internet

Memory

Keyboard Shortcuts

Computer Abbreviations

Microsoft Office

Computer Hardware

Computer Software

Operating System

Networking

Computer Fundamentals and Terminologies


 

Highlights of IBPS PO 2019:

  • Online registration (with payment) starts and ends from July 2019 to August 2019 respectively.

  • The official website is www.ibps.in.

  • It is a national level exam type where the mode of examination is online.

  • Duration of the exams: Preliminary (60 minutes); Mains (210 minutes).

IBPS conducts this process of recruitment annually. Online registration commences in July 2019 and remains open for duration of 30 days.

Prelims qualifiers will then need to appear for the Tier-II i.e. IBPS PO 2019 Mains exam (refer to IBPS PO exam pattern 2019for Mains). Candidates will further have to appear in a Personal Interview (PI) round comprising of 100 marks. IBPS PO exam pattern 2019gives candidates more perspective about the syllabus and type of exam.

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