IBPS PO Syllabus 2017 with Exam Pattern for Pre & Main

Check IBPS PO Syllabus 2017 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 2017, 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 2017 with Pattern for both Pre & Main exam

IBPS had changed exam pattern of PO exam this year. There will be different timings now section-wise. Check New 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 will be called for Prelim andinary 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 Exam Pattern 2017

IBPS PO 2017 Pre Exam Pattern & Syllabus: 
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 2017: 
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 2017 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
English language
Data Analysis & Interpretation
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
General / Economy / Banking Awareness
180 Minutes (3 hours)
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

All sections except English will be available in Hindi & English languages.

1. IBPS PO Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Section Syllabus: 
Reasoning: Alphabet test, Mathematical operations test, Inequalities, Alpha / Numeric / Number Series, Analogy. Odd Man out, Classification, Syllogism, Coding-decoding, Blood relations. Number, orders, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects, Analytic reasoning, Direction sense test. Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input output, Data Sufficiency, Puzzle, Statement and conclusions. Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Statement and action’s courses. Passage and conclusions, Passage inference, Assertion and reasoning, Figure Series, Word formation, Series.
Computer Aptitude: Basic computer knowledge (MS Office), Operating Systems, Memory, Input / Outpur Devices, Shortcut Keys, Computer Languages, Computer Software, Number System & Conversion, Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication), Computer Network, Basics of DBMS, History & Generation of computers, Computer abbreviation, Introduction to Computer Organization, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking, Computer & Network Security etc.
Also Check Out : IBPS Clerk Syllabus
2. IBPS PO Data Analysis & Interpretation Syllabus:
Topics are - Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation & Simplification, Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications. [Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion]. [Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest] [Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration]. Permutation and combination, Probability, Inequalities (Quadratic Equation), Data Sufficiency, Number Series.
Data Interpretation: Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Tabular, Caselet, Mixed graphs, Radar / Web etc.

3. IBPS PO SYLLABUS for English language section
Topics of this section are - Spotting the errors, Phrase substitution, Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences. Double blanks in a sentence, Fill in the blanks. Fillers, Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Choosing the appropriate filler. Synonyms and antonyms, Reconstruction of sentence & passage. One word substitution, Commonly misspelled words, Comprehensions, Vocabulary Based questions.
4. IBPS PO General / Economy / Banking / awareness Syllabus:
Statis Awareness, Current Affairs, 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, Govt Schemes & Policies, Financial Awareness, Awards & Honors, Sports, Budget, Agriculture, Current Affairs (last 6 months) etc. Banking & Insurance Awareness, 
5. English Language (Letter writing & Essay):
There will be 2 questions asked in this part. One on an essay on any given topic. The other questions will be writing a letter. 30 minutes are assigned to this descriptive type paper.

Quantitative Aptitude:
Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Approximation & Simplification, Decimal fractions, Square and cube root, Simplifications. Partnerships, Percentages, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion. Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration. Permutation and combination, Probability, Inequalities (Quadratic Equation), Data Sufficiency, Number Series.
Data Interpretation: Charts (Pie), Graphs (Line, Bar), Tabular, Caselet, Mixed graphs, Radar / Web etc.
That was the syllabus of IBPS Probationary Officer Examination 2017.
We have provided Syllabus of IBPS PO 2017 with Exam Pattern to make candidates understand the complete pattern of IBPS Exam for respective post.
Time Management for Exams like SSC, IBPS is also given in the website. Just search for that. A list of collection of Best Books for IBPS exams is also given at Books tab on navigation menu. The last thing remains is the study with practice. So we have provided some easy shortcuts for you of some very difficult and time consuming questions.
Just click on the Tricks section provided on the Top navigation bar of the www.MeriView.in
So that was the collection of syllabus for all the posts of IBPS Exams 2017 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.