IBPS New Pattern 2016

Posted on January 5th, 2016

Tags: Bank PO Exam MCQ

The preliminary exam of IBPS is scheduled as a one hour test where questions from only three sections are asked.
•    Quantitative Aptitude    30%
•    Reasoning            35%
•    English            35%
The candidates who successfully clear  the prelims are  called for the main examination. 
The schedule and dates of the preliminary exams with the syllabus is described in the following sections.
Syllabus for Preliminary and Main exams:

•    Averages 
•    Questions for finding average speed and averages of numbers. 
•    Number System Approximation
•    Decimal Fractions
•    H.C.F. & L.C.M.
•    Number series
•    Number based problems
•    Square and cube roots
•    Simplifications
•    Question on relative Ages
•    Partnerships
•    Percentages
•    Ratio and proportions
•    Profit and Loss 
•    Questions on profit, loss, gain and loss percentages
•    Simple interest and Compound interest
•    Time & Work 
•    Time and distance,
•    Mensuration 
•    Permutation and Combinations Problems 
•    Probability 
Data Interpretation 
Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs
2.     Reasoning 

•    Assertion and reasoning Assertion
•    Figure series, Series
•    Word formation 
•    Blood relations 
•    Classification 
•    Coding and Decoding 
•    Decision making, input output Number
•    Number ranking and time sequence, 
•    Cause and effects, 
•    Syllogism 
•    Puzzle Questions on solving puzzles
•    Statement and assumptions 
•    Statement and arguments, 
•    Passage and conclusions 
•    Verbal reasoning 
•    Alphabet Test, operations sets, series test, odd man out, classification
 3.English Language 
•    Test Clauses
•    Idioms and proverbs
•    Appropriate fillers
•    Synonyms and Antonyms 
•    Double and single fill in the blanks 
•    Phrase substitution, ordering of sentences, jumbled sentences 
•    Reconstruction of passages, sentences, one word substitution, misspelled words, comprehensions. 
•    Spotting errors - Finding errors in sentences or figures 
IBPS MAIN EXAMS: The main exams for PO/Management trainee and CLERK are conducted during October and January respectively. 
Syllabus (in addition to syllabus of prelims) is as following: 
•    Abbreviation - Full form of Banking terms
•    Banking Terms - Bank rate, Repo rate, Reverse repo rate 
•    Currency & Capitals Important details about currencies and capitals
•    Current Affairs General news and affairs of the banking industry
•    Indian Economy, International Economy,
•    Information related to Financial Institutions like IMF, UN, World Bank
•    Types of banks, GDP, Fiscal-Monetary policies, Social functions, Marketing trends, 
•    Awards & Honor, 
•    Budget 

5.    Computer Knowledge
•    Basics of Computers 
•    MS Office, abbreviations, Internet, Hardware, Networking
•    Questions on database knowledge 
•    History of computers 
•    History of Operating Systems, Questions related to operating systems 
•    Basic questions on software and hardware 
Distribution for mains is as follows
English             20%
QA                25%
Reasoning           25%
Computer Knowledge     10%
General Awareness     20%


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