IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018: Candidates who have applied for IBPS PO 2018 are now preparing for the exam. Every year huge number of candidates fill the application form to be selected as Probationary Officer. IBPS PO Exam Scheme 2018 is an important part of the preparation. With the help of IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern, a candidate can make preparation schedule accordingly. IBPS PO Exam Scheme covers all the important subjects as well as topics of exam. While preparing for the examination always keep exam pattern as well as exam syllabus in mind.

Update: IBPS PO Admit Card 2018 has been released on 27/09/2018. The link to download the admit card is available below.

Important Dates of IBPS PO Recruitment 2018

Recruitment Board IBPS
Job Type Probationary Officer
Vacancy 4102
Location All over India
Notification Release 10th August 2018
Application Starts 14th August 2018
Application Submission 4th September 2018
Preliminary Exam 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st October 2018
Mains Examination 18th November 2018
Mains Result December 2018 (tentative)

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

IBPS PO Exam Scheme helps the candidate to know about the type of examination. IBPS conducts Preliminary as well as Mains examination in online mode only. It is important to explain IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern so that candidate can get details of exam. The exam pattern of IBPS PO 2018 comprise of the total questions, duration, total marks etc. IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 is different for Preliminary and Mains Examination. Candidates will get complete information of IBPS PO Examination Pattern 2018 on this page.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2018

In the first stage, a candidate has to appear in the Preliminary Examination. At this stage, all the applicants appear in the examination. This section comprise of the IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 of Preliminary Exam. In Preliminary Exam there will be 100 Questions of 100 MarksĀ & duration is 1 Hour. However, there is provision of Negative Marking wherein 0.25 Marks will be deducted for each worng answer. Hence, a candidate should mark the response only if he/she is sure. Further check the details of IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Scheme 2018 from below.

Subjects Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 60 Minutes

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018

After qualifyng Preliminary Examination, candidates will get the call to appear in the Mains Examination. There is a change in IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 for Mains Examination wherein IBPS introduced Descriptive Paper like SBI PO. In Descriptive Paper, candidates has to write an essay and a letter of 25 marks in 30 minutes. To check IBPS PO Mains Exam Scheme 2018 in detail read below.

Subject Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min.
English Language 35 40 40 min.
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 min.
General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 min.
Total 155 200 180 min.
Letter Writing & Essay Writing 02 25 30 min.

IBPS PO 2018 Interview

Those candidates will get the call for IBPS PO Interview 2018 who will qualify Mains Examination. IBPS PO Interview is conducted for maximum 100 Marks. In order to qualify a candidate has to score minimum 40% marks. For reserved category candidates SC/ST/OBC/PWD it is 35%.

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