IBPS PO Syllabus 2019 for Prelims & Mains

IBPS PO 2019- Check Detailed Syllabus

IBPS PO 2019: Detailed Syllabus

After the release of IBPS PO Notification, 2019 students have another opportunity to grab the most reputed job in the banking sector. IBPS has released the notification to be recruited a number of 4336 aspirants under the Probationary Officer post. This is another opportunity in the year 2019 to fulfill your dreams of becoming a banker. Many of you might have sailed through the SBI but those who missed by a near point, this is what you can achieve. To appear for the IBPS PO one should have deep knowledge about the syllabus. Aspirants have to prepare for the three major sections which are- Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language to clear the cut off of IBPS PO prelims. General awareness will be an added subject for the IBPS PO Main 2019.

IBPS PO 2019 consist of three different levels:
  • Preliminary exam
  • Main exam
  • Interview process
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam syllabus 2019:

The first phase of the IBPS PO 2019 exam consists of three major sections- Reasoning, English and quantitative aptitude. Students will be allotted a total of 60 minutes to attempt the whole paper which is will be divided into sectional timing of 20 minutes to each section.

Below is the exam pattern of IBPS PO Prelims 2019

Sr. No.SubjectsNo. of questionsMarksTime
1Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
2English Language303020 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
4Total10010060 minutes

Here's the complete list of topics asked under each section, comprising IBPS PO Syllabus for Prelims 2019:

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
PuzzleSimplification & Approximation Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric SeriesNumber SeriesCloze Test
 Direction senseInequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)Para jumbles
Data SufficiencyRatio & Proportion, PartnershipVocabulary Based
Fill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementMixtures & AlligationsMultiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-OutputAverage & ages Paragraph Completion
SyllogismProfit & LossSpelling Errors
Blood RelationTime and work & Pipe and cisternWord Replacement
Order and RankingSimple Interest & Compound InterestColumn based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decodingTime & Distance, Boat & stream Word Usage

Permutation, Combination &ProbabilityIdioms and Phrases

Mensuration (2D&3D)Sentence Completion

Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet),
Data sufficiency

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus 2019:

The Main exam consists of four different sections (Reasoning, English, Quant and general awareness) followed by a descriptive test. One has to clear the objective and descriptive to appear for the final round of selection i.e interview phase.

Check the detailed pattern and syllabus for the IBPS PO Main exam 2019

Sr.No.Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
 1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
 2English Language354040 minutes
 3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total155200180 minutes
 5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes
The complete IBPS PO Mains Syllabus is discussed below:

Data AnalysisReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/Banking AwarenessComputer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
PuzzleReading ComprehensionBanking and Financial AwarenessInternet
(Quantity based)
SyllogismError DetectionCurrent Affairs (4-5 Months)Memory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Seating ArrangementVocabularyStatic AwarenessKeyboard Shortcuts
PercentageInput-OutputPhrase Replacement
Computer Abbreviation
Mixtures & AlligationsBlood RelationsWord Association
Microsoft Office
Average & ages 
Sentence ImprovementComputer Hardware
Profit & LossDirection sense Para JumblesComputer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cisternData SufficiencyCloze TestOperating System
Simple Interest & Compound InterestCoding-DecodingSpelling ErrorsNetworking
Time & Distance, Boat & stream InequalitiesFill in the blanksComputer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination & ProbabilityLogical ReasoningColumn Based FillersNumber System
Mensuration (2D&3D)
Sentence ConnectorsBasic of Logic Gates
   Data Interpretation
 ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),

Word Replacement
Word Usage

Sentence Rearrangement

Sentence Completion

Note: Only those students will be called for the interview round who will successfully clear both the above-mentioned phase. The preliminary exam will be qualifying in nature but marks of both main(objective+ descriptive) will be taken into the account for the selection of the interview.
Final merit list of the selected candidates to be called for the DV will be based on the marks obtained in the Main (objective+descriptive) and in the interview round.


All the Best BA'ians for IBPS PO 2019!!!

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