IBPS PO Syllabus 2021 For Prelims, Mains and Interview

IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO Syllabus 2021 For Prelims and Mains

IBPS PO Syllabus 2021 has been discussed here. The Syllabus for IBPS PO is set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The syllabus is an important part of knowing the exam, a candidate is appearing for. To do well in the IBPS Exam, it is necessary to remain acquainted with the new IBPS PO Syllabus. This article explains the IBPS PO Syllabus elaborately.

IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO Exam Syllabus is no different from any other PO Bank Exams. The IBPS PO Exam is conducted in three different stages as listed below:

1) IBPS PO Prelims Exam

2) IBPS PO Mains Exam

3) IBPS PO Interview

IBPS PO Exam Pattern For Prelims

The IBPS PO Prelims is the first stage of the IBPS PO Recruitment 2021. This is the screening round.

  • The Prelims Stage of IBPS PO will have three sections of a total duration of 1 Hour.
  • There will be a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
  • An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern: Prelims Exam

Subjects Number of Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS PO Syllabus For Prelims

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language

  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time, and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

IBPS PO Exam Pattern For Mains

This is the 2nd Stage of the IBPS Exam. The candidates who will qualify for the Prelims of IBPS PO Exam will be eligible to appear for the IBPS PO Mains Exam 2021.

  • There will be four sections for the IBPS PO Mains Exam and an additional section of the English Language which will be taken separately on the same date of the exam.
  • The IBPS PO Mains Exam will have a total of 200 MCQ’s of a total duration of 3 Hours.
  • There will be separate timing for each section as it was in the IBPS PO Prelims Exam.
  • The candidates will have to pass separately in each test/section.
Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40
English Language 35 40
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60
Total 155 200

IBPS PO Syllabus For Mains

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language

  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time, and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

General Awareness and Computer Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Basic Computer Knowledge

IBPS PO Syllabus: Interview

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Main examination for CRP- PO/MT-X will subsequently be 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 will be conducted at select centers.

  • The total marks allotted for the IBPS PO Interview is 100.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates).
  • The weightage (ratio) of the IBPS PO Online Main Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
  • The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at based on scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination of CRP- PO/MT-IX and Interview.
  • A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Exam and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for the subsequent provisional allotment process.

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