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Applicants can see data like the test medium, topic names, total no. of questions, marks and exam period from IBPS Probationary Officer Pattern 2018. Individuals must find IBPS PO Syllabus topic wise and www.ibps.in CWE Management Trainee Paper Pattern 2018. IBPS PO CWE is an Objective type online paper which covers five subjects Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude Test, General Awareness Test & Computer Knowledge.
All subjects have their weight in PO Common Exam and have different marks. And negative marking will also take effect in the total score with 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. Updated IBPS PO 2018 Test Pattern describes question paper weight-age, marking scheme, test structure.
IBPSC PO Main Syllabus & Exam Pattern


IBPS Probationary Officer PO / MT Main Selection Process

The No Objection Certificate should not be issued for appearing in interview for selection to any particular participating organization as the Common Recruitment Process is for all participating organisations. Production of such conditional NOCs at the time of interview will not be considered and such candidates will not be permitted to participate in interview/will not be considered for further selection process.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Examination
  • Document Verification

Cut-off Score / Shortlist

(Online Main Examination) 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. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online Main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

IBPS Probationary Officer PO / MT Main 2018 Syllabus Summary 
Name of Exam Probationary Officer PO / MT Main
Board of Organization Institute of Banking Personnel Selection IBPS
No of Vacancy 1102 Posts
Date of Exam Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2018
Online Examination – Main 18.11.2018
Official Website http://www.ibps.in
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The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the conducting agencies reserve the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc.


About Examination Board

The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary and Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.
This system of Common Recruitment Process- Online Preliminary & Online Main Examination, Common Interview and provisional allotment for recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in Participating Organisations has the approval of the appropriate authorities.

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IBPS Probationary Officer PO / MT Main 2018 Written Examination

Syllabus for IBPS Probationary Officer PO  Main 2018

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  • General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation
  • English language

Reasoning: Focus on Comprehension Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, New Pattern Coding and de-coding, Problem Solving Techniques, Statement & Conclusion type questions, arithmetic reasoning, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements, Decision Making, Input & Output, Logical Reasoning. Questions from Non Verbal Reasoning may ask in the Exam.
English Language: Mainly Focus on the topics like Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Error, Sentence correction, fill in the blanks, Sentence Arrangements/ Word Arrangement, Comprehension & Cloze Test nothing can be out of these mentioned Topics etc. Comprehension will be lengthy & Difficult.
Quantitative Aptitude: Questions will be asked from Simplification, Number Series, Quadratic Equations Average, Percentage, Time & Work, Area, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Speed, Investment, HCF LCM, Problem On Ages, Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart. Data Interpretation is the section which have to be focused.
General Awareness: Questions will be asked from Indian Current Events, Banking, General Science, General Knowledge. Focus will be mainly on Current affairs of National & International news, Important dates, Current Science, Technology, Sports & Culture & Banking Sector. Important Topics of IBPS PO General Awareness are :

  1. Current Affairs (National and International)
  2. Major Financial / Economic News
  3. Budget and Five Year Plans
  4. Sports
  5. Books and Authors
  6. Awards and Honors
  7. Banking Awareness
  8. Banking Current Affairs
  9. Important dance Forms
  10. Important Dams
  11. Important Appointments
  12. Important Stadium
  13. Important Awards
  14. Trophies Related To Games
  15. Abbreviations
  16. Important Days
  17. International and National Organizations are some related topics

Computer Awareness: Basic of Computers, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Questions Related To Numbers, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, MS Excel, MS power point, Memory Orientation, Internet, LAN, WAN, Modem, Computer Abbreviations, Modern day Technology. Remember short cut Tricks of MS Word, MS Excel & Computer Abbreviations.


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Exam Pattern for IBPS Probationary Officer PO / MT Main 2018

Name of Tests No. of Qs Max marks Medium of Exam Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English  & Hindi 60 Minutes
General /Economy /Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 155 200   3 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 02 25 English 30 Minutes

For the Online Main examination the duration of the examination is 3 hours 30 minutes, candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours or more including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions etc.
The medium of the written test in English and Hindi.
Total no. of questions in mains exam is 155.
Maximum marks are 200.
Test duration is 3 hours.
Note: A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Exam and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.


DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED – In the examination hall as well as at the time of interview, the call letter along with a photocopy of the candidate’s photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer/ People’s Representative along with a photograph / Identity Card issued by a recognised college/ university/ Aadhar/ E-aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination/ interview.
Ration Card and Learning Driving License will not be accepted as valid id proof for this project.
In case of candidates who have changed their name, they will be allowed only if they produce original Gazette notification / their original marriage certificate / affidavit in original.
Aadhar Card.
Proof of Educational Qualifications.
Date of Birth Certificate / S.S.C
School Study Certificate
Declaration by the Unemployed (For claiming exam fee exemption)
No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed)

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