IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2017 – Check whether you are eligible?

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IBPS PO is an important exam for all the readers of BankExamsToday. This article comprises of all the IBPS PO exam related required and important information like eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut-off and salary.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

The age of the candidate must be between 20 to 30 years (Cutoff date will be updated soon)

Relaxation in the maximum age limit

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons With Disabilities10 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
Domicile of Kashmir during the period of
1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989
5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Educational Qualification

Graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or institution.

Note: The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in three phases:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interviews

Prelims Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo.of QuestionsMarks
Quantitative Aptitude.3535
Reasoning Ability3535
English.3030
Total100100

Mains Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo.of QuestionsMarks
Quantitative Aptitude5050
Reasoning Ability5050
General Awareness4040
Computer Knowledge2020
English4040
Total200200.

Note: 0.25 Marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Syllabus for IBPS PO

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Stocks and shares
  • Time and work
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Height and Distances
  • Probability
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Data Interpretation
  • Equations

Reasoning Ability

Verbal reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Figure series
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphabet test
  • Series Test
  • Coding Decoding
  • Number, Ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense Test
  • Decision making test
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting Arrangement

Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Series test
  • Odd figure out
  • Analogy
  • Miscellaneous Test etc.

Read Reasoning Ability Shortcut Tricks here

English

Reading Comprehension

  • Theme Detection
  • Passage completion
  • Topic rearrangement of passage
  • Deriving Conclusion

Vocabulary

  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Spelling

 

Grammar

  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active/ Passive voice

Download for English Language

  • English Grammar PDF
  • Vocabulary List PDF
  • Reading Comprehension Workbook

 

General Awareness

  • Static GK
  • Banking Awareness (PDF Notes)
  • National and International Current affairs
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian banking system
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC
  • International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Important Government Schemes on capital & money market
  • Banking Terms
  • Awards and honours

 

Computer Knowledge

  • Basics of Hardware and software
  • Windows operating system basics
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • History of computers
  • Networking and communication
  • Database basics
  • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses

 

Previous Year Cutoff of IBPS PO

Prelims Cutoff 2016

Section-wise

SectionsMax. MarksSC/ST/
OBC/PWD
General
English Language3004.5007.00
Reasoning Ability3505.5008.50
Quantitative Aptitude3505.2508.25


Overall Cutoff 

 

CategoryCut off (Out of 100)
General47.50
OBC46.50
SC40.00
ST31.25
OC32.75
VI31.50
HI18.00

Mains Cutoff List 2016

Section-wise Cutoff

SectionMax. MarksCategory
OBC/SC/ST/PWDGeneral
Reasoning503.255.25
English Language402.254.75
Computer Knowledge205.006.50
General Awareness408.0010.75
Quantitative Aptitude5010.7512.50


Overall Cutoff Category-wise (out of 100)

CategoryTotal Overall Cut Offs
GEN52.50
OBC52.50
SC41.75
ST31.50
HI37.00
OC34.00
VI37.50

Salary

Basic Pay: 23700+HRA

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