IBPS PO 2017: Exam pattern, books and study materials

Eligible candidates who have applied online will now prepare, download their admit cards and then appear for preliminary and main examination

Bank Exam : IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) Examination is easily the largest and the most popular banking recruitment examination in India. IBPS which stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection provides recruitment solutions to many public sector banks, Cooperative banks, Insurance companies, Rural Banks, Government departments and private players as well. The primary objective of IBPS is to evaluate and select the right skilled personnel for different client organizations.

For the year 2017 IBPS has announced IBPS PO examination dates and other details. The online registration was open from 16th August 2017 and the last date for registration was September 10th 2017. Eligible candidates who have applied online will now prepare, download their admit cards and then appear for preliminary and main examination for recruitment of3, 562 probationary officers (PO) in various public sector banks.

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IBPS PO Examination Syllabus

IBPS examination syllabus is similar to SBI PO examination syllabus. IBPS PO preliminary exam syllabus comprises of following subjects Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Analysis and English Language. Whereas the main examination includes detailed knowledge of Logical Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Knowledge and Computer Aptitude.

IBPS PO Preliminary Examination

The IBPS PO preliminary examination is of 100 marks, has a time duration of 60 minutes and is conducted online (computer-based). The exam consists of 3 sections, English language of 30 marks, Numerical ability and Reasoning ability of 35 marks each. Please note that there is negative marking and 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. It is must for a candidate to better the cut off marks in all the 3 sections in order to qualify for the IBPS PO Main examination.(more)