IBPS PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022: IBPS PO 2022 official notification has been released by IBPS for the recruitment of 6432 posts of Probationary Officers. The IBPS PO Prelims Exam is to be held on 15th, 16th & 22nd October 2022 and IBPS PO Mains Exam is scheduled for 26th November 2022. To ace IBPS PO Exam, it is necessary to know the Exam pattern and detailed syllabus of this exam. This will help you to prepare judiciously for IBPS PO Exam. Let’s understand the IBPS PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 one by one.

IBPS PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS PO Syllabus 2022 & Exam Pattern for IBPS PO 2022 exam has been released along with its notification. The exam pattern will be similar for IBPS PO 2022 as well. There is separate sectional timing for each section in the preliminary exam. IBPS PO 2022 Exam will be conducted in three phases: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Interview Process. It is mandatory for a candidate to clear each level of examination to get selected to the post of Probationary Officer in multiple Public Sector Banks.

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2022

The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated a total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate. It is necessary to clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Introduction of Descriptive Paper: Just like SBI PO Exam, IBPS introduced a Descriptive Paper in its Mains Examination where candidates will be judged on their written skills. An essay and a letter will be given to candidates to write that will constitute of 25 marks and that has to be completed in a time span of 30 minutes.

• The overall time allotted for each section has also been changed.

No separate paper will be conducted for Computer Applications. Reasoning is teamed up with Computer Aptitude section and this entire section will contain 45 questions of a total of 60 marks.

• The overall time allotted for IBPS PO 2022 Mains Objective Exam has also been changed from 140 minutes to 180 minutes plus 30 minutes for the descriptive test. In total, the time for IBPS PO Mains is 3 hours 30 minutes. 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2022

S. No.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksMedium of ExaminationTime Allotted
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4560English & Hindi60 minutes
2English Language3540English only40 minutes
3Data Analysis and Interpretation3560English & Hindi45 minutes
4General, Economy/Banking Awareness4040English & Hindi35 minutes
Total155200 180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)225English30 minutes

IBPS PO 2022 Interview Process

Candidates who qualify for the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in both IBPS PO 2022 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2022 Mains Exam. There will be no deduction of marks for a question left blank/unattempted by a candidate.

Final Selection

The final selection of the candidate for the post of Probationary Officer will be made by taking into consideration the cumulative score of Mains Exam and the interview process. The weightage of both these phases of examination will be in the ratio 80:20 respectively. A merit list will be generated after the Interview Process of the IBPS PO 2022 Exam has been conducted. Candidates who make it to the list will be thus offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.

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IBPS PO Syllabus 2022

IBPS PO Syllabus 2022: To ace IBPS PO 2022 exam, it is really necessary to know the detailed IBPS PO Syllabus. The syllabus is a bit different for IBPS PO 2022 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2022 Mains Exam. Let’s have a look at the syllabus of both these phases of the IBPS PO Exam:

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2022

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Syllabus: IBPS PO Preliminary Exam is the primary selection round of the IBPS PO 2022 Exam. Candidates who clear the preliminary exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam. The Preliminary Exam of IBPS PO comprises three major sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2022

Quantitative Ability SyllabusReasoning SyllabusEnglish Language Syllabus
SimplificationLogical ReasoningReading Comprehension
Profit & LossAlphanumeric SeriesCloze Test
Mixtures & AllegationsRanking/Direction/Alphabet TestPara jumbles
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesData SufficiencyWord Usage, Word-Swap
Work & TimeInequalitiesFill in the blanks
Time & DistanceSeating ArrangementError Detection, Error Spotting
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SpherePuzzleParagraph Completion
Data InterpretationTabulationOne word Substitution 
Ratio & Proportion, PercentageSyllogismMiscellaneous
Number SystemsBlood Relations 
Sequence & SeriesInput-Output 
Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityCoding-Decoding 

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2022

IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus: The main exam is the important phase of the IBPS PO 2022 Exam. Maximum weightage is given to score obtained by the candidate in IBPS PO Mains Exam in the final selection to the post of Probationary Officer. The Mains Examination of IBPS PO exam 2022 consists of 4 + 1 sections: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative, Aptitude & General Awareness. IBPS has introduced a descriptive paper in its mains exam for the selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officer.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude SyllabusGeneral Awareness SyllabusReasoning & Computer Aptitude SyllabusEnglish Language Syllabus
SimplificationFinancial AwarenessVerbal ReasoningInternetReading Comprehension
AverageCurrent AffairsSyllogismMemoryVocabulary
PercentageGeneral KnowledgeCircular Seating ArrangementKeyboard ShortcutsGrammar
Mixture and AllegationsStatic AwarenessCode InequalitiesComputer AbbreviationOne word Substitution
Ratio and Percentage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Seating ArrangementMicrosoft OfficeVerbal Ability
Data InterpretationDouble LineupComputer Hardware 
Mensuration and GeometrySchedulingComputer Software
Quadratic EquationInput-OutputOperating System
InterestBlood RelationsNetworking
Problems of AgesDirections and DistancesComputer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Profit and LossOrdering and Ranking 
Number SeriesData Sufficiency 
Speed, Distance and TimeCoding and Decoding
Time and Work 
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation and Combination
Probability

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IBPS PO Syllabus 2022: FAQs

Ans. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for IBPS PO.

Ans. IBPS PO 2022 Prelims Exam is scheduled for 15th, 16th, 22nd October 2022.

Ans. The complete IBPS PO 2022 Syllabus has been discussed in the article.

Ans. The selection will be conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains & Interview Round.

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