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What is IBPS PO Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains 2019? Check Now.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019

One of the most awaited Banking Exams of the year – The IBPS PO Recruitment 2019 is here. A total of 4336 vacancies for the post of Probationary Officer in participating banks have been announced in the IBPS PO 2019 Notification. We will look at all the details about the IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 for both – Prelims and Main Exam in this blog. Understanding the exam pattern before starting the exam preparation is very important. It helps the candidates to prepare a clear mind map about the various sections of the exam and as a result they can design their exam preparation strategy accordingly. So let us begin -:

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Selection Process

The IBPS PO Recruitment exam is conducted in 3 phases. Following are the details:

Now lets look at the details of these 3 phases.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Prelims

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Note -: There is sectional cutoff in IBPS PO Prelims Exam. So, candidates will need to have a minimum score in each of the 3 sections along with the overall minimum score (prelims cut-off) to clear the Prelims Exam. 
Negative Marking – Deduction of 1/4th of the marks assigned to each question.

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Main Exam

Sr.No. Name of Test(NOT BY  SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
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

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview.
Negative Marking – Deduction of 1/4th of the marks assigned to each question.

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Interview

Candidates who clear the IBPS PO Main examination will subsequently be called for the IBPS PO Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS.

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