IBPS PO Syllabus 2016 with Exam Pattern (New) for Pre & Main

Check IBPS PO Syllabus 2016 with Exam Pattern - As we know that Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts examinations for PO (Probationary Officer) every year.
Every Years, lakhs of aspirants try harder to qualify these exams but most of them not able to do so. You can find the syllabus with exam pattern here. If you are preparing for IBPS exams in 2016, then there are a few things you need to have i.e. syllabus, exam pattern, best books for preparation, time table and study with practice.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2016 with Pattern for both Pre & Main exam

IBPS had announced exam pattern of PO exam. Check  latest syllabus / exam pattern below.
Preliminary exam will have questions of low level to sort out candidates while Main exam will be difficult.
All the candidates who successfully register themselves under CWE PO/MT-V will be called for Preliminary Examinations. Based on Pre exam, candidates will be shortlisted & called for Main Examinations. 
There will be 100 questions & 3 sections in the Preliminary Examination with 1 hour duration.
The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be considered for preparing the final merit list.
Marks obtained in the Main Examination will only be considered for short listing for interview.
IBPS PO Syllabus 2015 and IBPS PO Exam Pattern for Pre and Main

IBPS PO 2016 Pre Exam Pattern & Syllabus: 
It is as per official notice that IBPS PO Pre exam will be of 1 hour duration. The number of questions asked will be 100 from the basic sections of this exam given below. The difficulty level of these questions will be of easy to moderate while that of Main exam would be high. The syllabus of this section will be same as that of mains. Only the difficulty level varies.
IBPS PO Pre Exam
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of questions Max. Marks Duration
1 English language 30 30 1 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
The syllabus of these sections is provided below.

IBPS PO Main Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2016: 
IBPS PO Syllabus 2016
This probationary officer exam written test paper is divided in 5 sections. These five sections are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English, General Awareness with special reference to banking industry and Computer knowledge. So IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2016 consists of these 5 sections topics. All the 5 sections completely detailed syllabus is given below.
IBPS PO Main Exam
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of questions Max. Marks Duration (Minutes
1 English language 40 40 30
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40
3 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40
4 General Awareness with special reference to banking industry 40 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 10
Total 200 200 140

1. IBPS PO Reasoning Section Syllabus: 
Note: The number given in Brackets are the number of questions usually asked in exam (based on previous year pattern).
This section will have question on following topics.
Verbal reasoning: Alphabet test, Mathematical operations test, Series test, Analogy. Odd Man out, Classification, Syllogism (5), Coding-decoding (5-7), Blood relations (5). Number, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects, Analytic reasoning, Direction sense test. Sitting arrangement (5-10), Decision making, Input output (0-5), Puzzle (4-7), Statement and conclusions (2-4). Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments (2-4), Statement and action’s courses. Passage and conclusions (2-3), Assertion and reasoning, Figure Series, Word formation, Series (5).
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2. IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:
Topics are - Number system (2-3), HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications (5). [Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion]: (4-6). [Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest]: (2-4), [Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration]: (2-4). Permutation and combination (1-2), Probability (1-2)
Data Interpretation (12-16): Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs

3. IBPS PO SYLLABUS for English language section
Topics of this section are - Spotting the errors (3-5), Phrase substitution, Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences (3-6). Double blanks in a sentence, Fill in the blanks (0-5). Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Choosing the appropriate filler. Synonyms and antonyms (0-3), Reconstruction of sentence & passage. One word substitution, Commonly misspelled words, Comprehensions (8-15).
4. IBPS PO General awareness with special reference to banking industry-section Syllabus:
Banking Terms, Current Rates (Bank rate, Repo Rate, Reverse repo rate etc.), Abbreviations / full forms, Important days / dates, Currency and capital, Ministers and their departments, Indian Economy, International Economy, Questions related to International Financial Institutions (World bank, IMF, UN, ADB related - Members, recent development, functions), Finance, Shares, Various schemes of Government (MNREGA, Swabhiman, Swavlamban, Bharat Nirman etc.), Books & Their Authors, Types of Banks, GDP related, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc., Social Function of Banks, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors, Sports, Budget, Agriculture, Current Affairs (last 6 months) etc.
5. IBPS PO Syllabus: Computer knowledge section:
Basic computer knowledge (MS Office), Operating Systems, Number System, Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication), History of computers, Computer abbreviation, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking etc.
That was the syllabus of IBPS Probationary Officer Examination 2016.
We have provided Syllabus of IBPS PO 2016 with Exam Pattern to make candidates understand the complete pattern of IBPS Exam for respective post.
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So that was the collection of syllabus for all the posts of IBPS Exams 2016 for all posts named PO (Probationary Officer). You can see the detailed IBPS PO Exam syllabus with exam pattern and get to know the type of questions in exams and also you can download the syllabus as PDF for offline use. This syllabus is prepared based on previous years pattern of IBPS PO exams.
We have provided complete syllabus of all the sections including Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English, Banking Awareness, Computer Awareness etc. and also the exam pattern including number of questions asked in the examination and time to do them and type of marking. We have also provided many shortcuts formulas, tips and tricks on this site to help you solve the questions in IBPS CWE exams quickly so that you can score more and perform well. Please go to the Tricks link given on top of the site.
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