IBPS-PO 2019 Notification Out
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July 17, 2019
SSC Selection Post Recruitment 2019
August 7, 2019

IBPS PO 2019 Official Notification has been released by IBPS on 2nd August 2019 to recruit 4336 posts of Probability Officers (PO). With the release of official notification, IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 has started. The Online Registration for IBPS PO 2019 has begun from 7th August.

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IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2019

The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and 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.

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS PO Mains Exam encountered quite a number of changes last year. Let’s have a look at all these changes in detail.

Introduction of Descriptive Paper: Just like SBI PO 2019 Exam, IBPS introduced 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 2019 Mains Exam has also been changed from 140 minutes to 180 minutes.

Sr. No. Name of test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of Examination Time Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
  Total 155 200   180 minutes
  English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

IBPS PO 2019 Interview Process

Candidates who qualify 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 2019 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2019 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 to 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 IBPS PO 2019 Exam has been conducted. Candidates who make it to the list will be thus offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019

IBPS PO Syllabus 2019: To ace IBPS PO 2019 exam, it is really necessary to know the detailed IBPS PO 2019 Syllabus. The syllabus is a bit different for IBPS PO 2019 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam. Let’s have a look at the syllabus of both these phases of IBPS PO 2019 Exam:

IBPS PO Syllabus: Preliminary Exam

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Syllabus: The Preliminary Exam of IBPS PO 2019 comprises of three major sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

English Language Syllabus Quantitative Ability Syllabus Reasoning Syllabus
Reading Comprehension Simplification Logical Reasoning
Cloze Test Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series
Para jumbles Mixtures & Allegations Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Miscellaneous Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Data Sufficiency
Fill in the blanks Work & Time Coded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Time & Distance Seating Arrangement
Paragraph Completion Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Puzzle
  Data Interpretation Tabulation
  Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Syllogism
  Number Systems Blood Relations
  Sequence & Series Input Output
  Permutation, Combination &Probability Coding Decoding

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