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
|Job Type||Probationary Officer|
|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 Marks & 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.
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|English Language||30||30||20 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.
|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.|
|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%.