Bank PO

Bank PO or IBPS is one of the important banking sectors in India, which provides a large number of employment opportunities in India. The sector has a reputation in the traditional Indian society and is also coming up with exciting job opportunities for the youngsters in India. The IBPS or Banking sector recruits candidates for posts like Bank Po, Bank Clerk. IT- Specialist Officers etc. Not only the Banks of the Public Sector, even the Banks of the private sectors are hiring the candidates from various exams conducted like IBPS PO, IBPS SO, SBI PO, SBI SO, IBPS Clerk, SBI Clerk, PNB Bank PO etc.

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IGS Institute, Noida knows how to help students crack these exams and provides all the tips and tricks that will help students score better in the Banking PO exams conducted across the country. You can also visit our centre and get more information from a dedicated consultant. Our information brochure details various professional exams, syllabus, qualifications and other details. You can also attend a demo course to get a better understanding of the BANK PO exam. Once you feel confident after the demo course, you can start preparing for his BANK PO coaching in Noida. Visit our Noida Centre and get ready for your BANK PO exam. Once you finish his BANK PO coaching preparation at Noida-IGS Institute, you will be able to reach the highest level and feel the difference in yourself within 5-6 months of preparation. We look forward to seeing you at IGS Institute, Noida.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2024

The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated a total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate. It is necessary to clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2024
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2024

• Introduction of Descriptive Paper: Just like SBI PO Exam, IBPS introduced a Descriptive Paper in its Mains Examination where candidates will be judged on their written skills. An essay and a letter will be given to candidates to write that will constitute of 25 marks and that has to be completed in a time span of 30 minutes.

• The overall time allotted for each section has also been changed.

• No separate paper will be conducted for Computer Applications. Reasoning is teamed up with Computer Aptitude section and this entire section will contain 45 questions of a total of 60 marks.

• There will be penalty of 0.25 marks for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.

• The overall time allotted for IBPS PO 2024 Mains Objective Exam has also been changed from 140 minutes to 180 minutes plus 30 minutes for the descriptive test. In total, the time for IBPS PO Mains is 3 hours 30 minutes. 

• The tests of Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, English Language and Data Analysis & Interpretation are divided into two parts: Section A and Section B. All questions in both sections (A & B) are compulsory. Some questions will be of 2 marks and some questions will be of 1 mark.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2024
S. No. Name of test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of Examination Time Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
(Section A and Section B)
45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language
(Section A and Section B)
35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation
(Section A and Section B)
35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
Total 155 200   180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 02 25 English 30 minutes
Total 157 225   3 hours 30 minutes

IBPS PO 2024 Interview Process

Candidates who qualify for the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in both IBPS PO 2024 Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO 2024 Mains Exam. There will be no deduction of marks for a question left blank/unattempted by a candidate.

Final Selection

The final selection of the candidate for the post of Probationary Officer will be made by taking into consideration the cumulative score of Mains Exam and the interview process. The weightage of both these phases of examination will be in the ratio 80:20 respectively. A merit list will be generated after the Interview Process of the IBPS PO 2024 Exam has been conducted. Candidates who make it to the list will be thus offered the joining letter by the Bank of their choice.

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