IBPS PO Syllabus – This section will have two types of reasoning questions that are (i) Verbal and (ii) Analytic reasoning:
(i) Verbal Reasoning: Alphabet test, Mathematical operations test, Series test, Analogy. Odd Man out, Classification, Syllogism, Coding-decoding, Blood relations, Number, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects.
(ii) Analytic reasoning: Direction sense test. Sitting arrangement Decision making, Input-output, Puzzle, Statement & conclusions. Statement & assumptions, Statement & arguments, Statement and action’s courses, Passage and conclusions, Figure Series, Word formation, Assertion, and reasoning
Table of Contents
Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion. Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration, Permutation and combination, Probability, Data Interpretation, Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs
English language section
Spotting the errors, Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences, Phrase substitution, Double blanks in a sentence, Fill in the blanks, Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, Reconstruction of sentence & passage, One-word substitution, Commonly misspelled words, Comprehensions.
General awareness (special reference to banking industry)
Current Rates (Bank rate, Repo Rate, Reverse repo rate etc.), International Economy, Indian Economy, Questions related to International Financial Institutions (World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB related – Members, recent development, functions), Finance, Shares, Various schemes of Government , Books & Their Authors, Types of Banks, GDP related, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc., Social Function of Banks, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors, Sports, Budget, Agriculture, Current Affairs news and current affairs.
Basic computer terminology such as MS Office, Operating Systems, Number System, Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication), History of computers, Computer abbreviation, Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking etc.