ibpsInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conduct a common written examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee in 19 public sector banks and Participating Organisations. In this article we will discuss about IBPS exams syllabus of PO/MT And Eligibility Criteria.

IBPS PO/MT Exam Pattern :

  • Type of Questions : Objective
  • No. of Questions : 200
  • Time Duration : 2 Hours (120 Minute)
  • Negative Marking : 0.25 Marks deducted for Wrong answer.

This time the exam is going to be online. This exam consists of the following sections.

  • Reasoning : 50 Marks
  • Numerical Ability : 50 Marks
  • General Awareness : 40 Marks
  • English Language : 40 Marks
  • Computer Knowledge : 20 Marks

The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

IBPS Exam Syllabus for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee CWE :  The IBPS PO/MT Exam is the most popular exam among the all exams conducted by IBPS . Now lets have a look at the detailed syllabus of PO/MT Exam….

First Section – Test of Reasoning :
First section will be Logical Reasoning means the process of forming judgement conclusions from premises or facts. The question in this section may be based on Verbal and Non-Verbal.

  • Number series
  • Letter & symbol series
  • Statement and argument
  • Logical problems
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Blood relations
  • Coding-decoding
  • Number ranking
  • Making judgments etc.

Non-Verbal means :

  • Series completion
  • Finding any missing figure 
  • Classification.

Second Section – English Language :
Second section of is English language. It is one of the most important languages because it is wider and useful in all over the world, so the managing committee wants to select only those candidates who are capable of understand English. The questions in this section may be asked from the topics

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Verb
  • Error Correction
  • Tenses
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
  • Comprehension
  • Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary etc.

Third Section – Numerical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude :
Third section is Quantitative Aptitude in this question will have five multiple-choice answers. The question in this selection may be based on two topics like as Arithmetic and Data Interpretation.

Data Interpretation means :

  • Bar graphs
  • Pie charts, 
  • Line graphs 
  • tabulation.

Arithmetic means :

  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Time and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Mensuration etc.

Fourth Section – General Awareness :
Fourth section is General Awareness. These questions are not based on any specific study but related to current affairs(with special reference to Banking Industry).

  • Banking 
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Finance
  • Current Affairs around the world
  • Economic News
  • Budget & Plans
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Science Inventions and Discoveries
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days & Dates etc.

Fifth Section – Computer Knowledge, Computer Awareness : Computer awareness means knowledge and ability to use computers. Questions are based on two topics like as hardware and software.

  • Basics of Computer
  • Components of Computer
  • Binary system in computer
  • Types of Optical Disk
  • Importance of documentation
  • Computing Environments
  • E-commerce
  • Internet
  • MS Office 2003, 2007.
  • The basic computer architecture
  • Computer networks
  • Mainframe Computing etc.

Eligibility Criteria : A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Age :

  • Minimum : 20 years
  • Maximum : 30 years