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IBPS PO Exam Pattern


IBPS PO 2019 Exam Pattern

IBPS conducts an examination every year to recruit candidates to the post of PO. IBPS PO is one of the most important and sought-after jobs which gives job security to the candidates. It is a lucrative career option and therefore IBPS expects the candidates to go through a complete recruitment process which ensures the eligible candidates get their chance of becoming a PO that they deserve. IBPS conducts online examination in two phases which is further followed by the final stage of Interview. The recruitment process is as follows:

  • Phase I - Preliminary Exam (Prelims)
  • Phase II - Mains Exam
  • Phase III - Interview

IBPS PO 2019 Phase I- Prelims Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO Phase I or Prelims Exam is an online objective test consisting of three tests, carrying 100 marks and separate sectional timings for each test. The tests are English Language, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude, which will be bilingual except the test for English Language. The candidates will have to secure sectional cut-offs along with the overall cut-off. The details of the IBPS PO Prelims Exam are as follows:

S. No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

Medium

1.

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

English

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

English & Hindi

3.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

English & Hindi

 

Total

100

100

 

 

IBPS PO 2019 Phase – II: Mains Exam Pattern

Soon after the IBPS PO Prelims Exam The IBPS PO Mains Exam is also an objective type test with four sections which are allotted varied marks and the number of questions also differ in all sections. Depending on the time that a section consumes and the estimated difficulty level, all sections are allotted different timings. You cannot shift to any other section by your choice until the time allotted to that section gets exhausted. The Mains Exam also consists of a descriptive test which follows the objective test. The only purpose of the Descriptive test is testing the candidates’ writing skills.

S. No.

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Medium of Exam

Time Allotted

1.

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

English & Hindi

60 minutes

2.

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

40

40

English & Hindi

35 minutes

3.

English Language

35

40

English

40 minutes

4.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

English & Hindi

45 minutes

 

Total

155

200

 

3 hours

5.

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay

2

25

English

30 minutes


IBPS PO 2019 Phase – III: Personal Interview

The candidates who qualify IBPS PO Mains Exam will have to appear in the final stage of Personal Interview. The scores of the Mains Exam will ensure a seat for you in the final Interview stage. You will be asked questions from various topics, personal and professional. So, it is advised to prepare yourself well before you appear for the Interview.  

IBPS PO 2019 Final Selection

After the interview process is over, a final merit list will be declared with the final cut-off. Those who qualify the interview stage will finally get selected for the job.




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