IBPS-PO 2019 Notification Out
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July 17, 2019
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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(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total100100

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 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
Total155200180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)225English30 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 SyllabusQuantitative Ability SyllabusReasoning Syllabus
Reading ComprehensionSimplificationLogical Reasoning
Cloze TestProfit & LossAlphanumeric Series
Para jumblesMixtures & AllegationsRanking/Direction/Alphabet Test
MiscellaneousSimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesData Sufficiency
Fill in the blanksWork & TimeCoded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error SpottingTime & DistanceSeating Arrangement
Paragraph CompletionMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SpherePuzzle
Data InterpretationTabulation
Ratio & Proportion, PercentageSyllogism
Number SystemsBlood Relations
Sequence & SeriesInput Output
Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityCoding Decoding

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