IBPS PO 2021- Exam Date, Detailed Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Eligibility

Institute of Banking personnel selection every year recruit Candidate for the post of probationary officer. this year as well IBPS has released the calendar for the upcoming exams in the year 2021-22. recruitment for the IBPS probationary officer is done in 3 steps which include preliminary examination Mains examination and interview process. The students who will qualify for the preliminary examination will be eligible for the Mains examination and the students who will qualify for the Mains examination will be eligible for the interview round. Today in this article we are going to discuss the exam date, detailed syllabus exam pattern, and eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO exam 2021.

 IBPS PO 2021: Exam Date

 As per the calendar released by the IBPS, it is expected that the application process will start from the first week of August 2021 and it will last up to the 3rd week of August 2021, releasing of the admit card is expected to be tentatively in September 2021. The prelims exam as per the IBPS calendar 2021 will be held on October 9, 2021, October 10, 2021, October 16, 2021, and October 17, 2021. The result for IBPS PO preliminary exam will be tentatively declared in November 2021.

The students who will qualify for the prelims examination will be eligible for the Mains examination which is scheduled to be held on November 27 2021 the result for the Mains examination is expected to be announced in December 2021 and the interview will be conducted tentatively in January or February 2022.

IBPS PO 2021: Exam Pattern

The detailed exam pattern for the IBPS PO prelims and mains examination 2021 is given below.

IBPS PO Prelims exam pattern 2021

The prelims exam consists of 3 sections, for which the candidates will be given 1 hour to complete the examination.

S.No. Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 60 minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Whereas the mains examination will consist of 4 sections for which candidates will be given 3 hours as well there will be descriptive paper, for which students will be allowed 30 minutes extra to complete the paper.

S.No. Section Name No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
4 General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes

IBPS PO 2021: Eligibility Criteria

All the Candidates who want to fill the form for this recruitment must check their eligibility for the IBPS PO Exam 2021.

Nationality: The applicant should be:

                    A Citizen of India

The subject of Nepal or Bhutan

Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled in India before January 1, 1962

Person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire, or Zambia to reside in India permanently.

Educational Qualification

An applicant possessing a graduate degree from a recognized university. Please note that the degree or marks should be obtained on or before the date(to be issued).

Candidates possessing degrees equivalent to the mentioned qualification are also eligible.

Language Proficiency- Verbal and written knowledge of the state/ UT is desirable.

Age Limit– An applicant should be between the age of 20 years but less than 30 years


IBPS PO Exam 2021: Syllabus

As we all know IBPS Exam recruitment is conducted in 3 phases, the students who will qualify for the prelims examination will be eligible for the mains examination, and the students who will qualify for the mains examination will be eligible for the interview round which will be the last stage of the recruitment.

So, the below mentioned is given the syllabus for the prelims examination as well as the mains examination.

IBPS PO Prelims exam syllabus 2021

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

IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus 2021

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus General Awareness Syllabus Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Syllabus English Language Syllabus
Simplification Financial Awareness Verbal Reasoning Internet Reading Comprehension
Average Current Affairs Syllogism Memory Vocabulary
Percentage General Knowledge Circular Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Grammar
Ratio and Percentage Static Awareness Linear Seating Arrangement Computer Abbreviation Verbal Ability
Data Interpretation Double Lineup Microsoft Office
Mensuration and Geometry Scheduling Computer Hardware
Quadratic Equation Input Output Computer Software
Interest Blood Relations Operating System
Problems of Ages Directions and Distances Networking
Profit and Loss Ordering and Ranking Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Number Series Data Sufficiency
Speed, Distance and Time Coding and Decoding
Time and Work Code Inequalities
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation and Combination
And Probability
Mixture and Allegations

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