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IBPS PO 2020 Syllabus

By: Archana on February 25, 2019

The syllabus is the most important part of any competitive exam. In IBPS exam also, IBPS PO Syllabus plays a vital role. For an aspirant preparing for the IBPS exam, getting stick to the syllabus is very important otherwise the direction of the preparation may get distorted and the candidate may end up wasting a lot of time on the unproductive topics.

Find the IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 for both Prelims and Main exam:

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2019-

REASONING:

  • Multi-dimensional arrangements
  • Course of Action and Arguments
  • Puzzles
  • Visual reasoning
  • Arrangement, pie charts, grids
  • Blood Relations and Family Tree
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Calendars
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Different types of Graphs
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Input-output
  • Blood relations

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE:

  •  Basic Geometry
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • HCF & LCM
  • Algebra
  • Profit & Loss
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
  • Geometric Progression
  • Percentages and Averages
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Number system
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Mixtures and Alligations

ENGLISH LANGUAGE:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Fill In the Blanks
  • Contextual usage
  • Antonyms, Synonyms
  • Sentence completion and Jumbled paragraphs
  • Foreign language words used in English
  • Sentence correction
  • Spotting the error
  • Unjumbling the sentence
  • Paragraph Completion

IBPS PO Main Syllabus 2019-

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2019 is important from the selection point of view and is extremely waste in approach. To ease the work load of the students here are the details of IBPS PO Mains Syllabus along with the important comments.
 
1) Reasoning Ability:
 
Topic No. of Questions Expected
Logical Reasoning 5-10
Blood Relations 5
Coding Decoding 5
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test 0-5
Coded Inequalities 5
Puzzle 5-7
Syllogism 5
Input Output 0-5
Alphanumeric Series 0-5
Data Sufficiency 0-5
Seating Arrangement 10
Tabulation 5

2) Quantitative Aptitude:

Topic No. of Questions Expected
Simplification 5
Number Systems 3
Mixtures & Alligations 1-2
Work & Time 2
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere  1-2
Permutation, Combination & Probability  5
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage  3
Profit & Loss  2
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices  2
Time & Distance 2
Sequence & Series  5
Data Interpretation  15

3) English Language:

Topic No. of Questions Expected
Reading Comprehension  10
Fill in the blanks  0-5
Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction  5
Cloze Test  10
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting  0-5
Para jumbles  5
Miscellaneous 5

4) General Awareness:

In General Awareness section, it is imperative to get updated with the current affairs. It is recommended to the candidates to follow the daily newspaper or to study the latest news from any other authentic source.

Apart from General Awareness Questions, IBPS PO Banking Awareness constitute a major portion of this section. Have a look at the topics-

 

Topics Important Areas

 

History of Indian Banking Industry

 

Pre- Independence Banking, Nationalization, Indian Banking Structure, Type of Banks, Bank's Categorization, Role and Concept of NHB, IDBI, NABARD, EXIM, SIDBI, NBFCs

 

Monetary and Credit Policies

 

Basis of Change, Who Decides, Relation with Inflation, Inflation Types and other issues, CRR, SLR, CAR, Repo Rate, Reverse Repo, Bank Rate, etc.

 

Indian Financial System

 

Overview of Financial Markets (Capital Market, Money Market, Credit Market, Forex Market), Financial Intermediaries Involved (Stock Exchanges, Investment Bankers, Registrars, Underwriters, Custodians, Portfolio Managers, Depositories, Mutual Funds, Authorised Dealers, Self Regulatory Organizations, etc), Important Committees and their recommendations.

 

Regulatory Bodies

 

RBI (History, Functions, Roles), IRDA, SEBI, FSDC, PFRDA, FMC, etc.- Role, Functions and Facts.

 

Budget Basics and Union Budget

 

GDP, Fiscal Deficit, Government Revenue Model, Various Taxes, Spendings, Government Receipts, etc. Major Points of Rail Budget and Annual Economic Survey.

 

International Organizations/Institutions

 

World Bank, IMF, ADB, BRICS Bank, etc- Roles, Functions and Facts. Any financial crisis happening around the world, loans given by India or given to India. CAD of India, Other terms like Advances, ADR, SDR, etc.

 

Capital Market and Money Market

 

Concept of Call Money, Term Money, Treasury Bill, Certificate of Deposits, Commercial Papers like- Equity Share, Debentures, etc

 

Government Schemes

 

Important schemes like- Swavlamban, Indradhanush, etc and current government schemes.

 

Other Important Concepts

 

BASEL Norms, GAAR, GST, Priority Sector Lending, Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusion., etc.

5) Computer Knowledge:

 

Topics Areas

 

Hardware

 

All the important information about Computer hardware like Monitor, Keyboard, CPU, etc

 

Software

 

Basic software information like Operating System, applications, etc

 

Database

 

The only introductory level is to be studied

 

Communication

 

Basic introduction to the Communications techniques.

 

Networking

 

Basic Networking concepts like LAN (Local Area Network), WAN (Wide Area Network), VPN (Virtual Private Network), etc.

 

Internet

 

History, Concept, Application and Working Environment of the Internet.

 

Security

 

Tools, Virus, Firewall, Trojans, etc

 

MS Windows and MS Office

 

Basics of various MS Office documentation software

 

Logic Gates

 

Knowledge about Logic Gates like OR, AND, NOT, NAND, etc and how they function.

 

Number System

 

The function of Computer based on the 01 concepts. Conversions- Binary, Hexadecimal, Octal, etc

 

History of Computers

 

Types of Computers made, Evolution of computer technology.

IBPS PO 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern is one of the most important aspects of a competitive examination. To clear the exam, the candidate must be well aware of the features of the IBPS Po Exam pattern. Without a clear insight of Exam pattern, the direction of preparation may get distorted.

IBPS PO is an online examination and is conducted in three parts-

  • IBPS Preliminary Examination
  • IBPS Main Examination
  • Interview

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS reserves the right to change the Exam pattern and may change it from time to time as per the requirement of the recruitment. The same shall be informed to the candidates by the notification. Therefore, it is inevitable to read the notification carefully and to know the important characteristics of the IBPS PO exam pattern.


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