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|
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|
|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.
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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Permutation and Combination|
|Mixture and Allegations|