IBPS PO 2019- Check Detailed Syllabus

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. Subjects No. of questions Marks Time
1 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
2 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
4 Total 100 100 60 minutes

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

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Puzzle Simplification & Approximation  Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric Series Number Series Cloze Test
 Direction sense Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based) Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Vocabulary Based
Inequalities Percentage

Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Mixtures & Alligations Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-Output Average & ages  Paragraph Completion
Syllogism Profit & Loss Spelling Errors
Blood Relation Time and work & Pipe and cistern Word Replacement
Order and Ranking Simple Interest & Compound Interest Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decoding Time & Distance, Boat & stream  Word Usage
Permutation, Combination &Probability Idioms 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 Test 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 155 200 180 minutes
 5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes
The complete IBPS PO Mains Syllabus is discussed below:

Data Analysis Reasoning English Language General/Economy/Banking Awareness Computer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
Puzzle Reading Comprehension Banking and Financial Awareness Internet
(Quantity based)
Syllogism Error Detection Current Affairs (4-5 Months) Memory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership  Seating Arrangement Vocabulary Static Awareness Keyboard Shortcuts
Percentage Input-Output Phrase Replacement Computer Abbreviation
Mixtures & Alligations Blood Relations Word Association Microsoft Office
Average & ages  Sentence Improvement Computer Hardware
Profit & Loss Direction sense  Para Jumbles Computer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cistern Data Sufficiency Cloze Test Operating System
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Coding-Decoding Spelling Errors Networking
Time & Distance, Boat & stream  Inequalities Fill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination & Probability Logical Reasoning Column Based Fillers Number System
Mensuration (2D&3D) Sentence Connectors Basic of Logic Gates
   Data Interpretation
 ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),
Word Replacement
Caselet 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!!!