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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018-19 For Prelims/Mains – Check Latest Changes

IBPS PO Exam Pattern

Check Latest Changes in IBPS PO Exam Pattern!! Candidates preparing for IBPS PO Exam are suggested to check New IBPS PO Paper Pattern which is available For Prelims/Mains separately on this page.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam (CRP PO/MT-VIII) is scheduled on 13-10-2018, 14-10-2018, 20-10-2018 & 21-10-2018 and IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern can help you to be updated with the details regarding number of question and marking scheme.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern For 2018: Update About Latest Changes

According to the Latest update, IBPS PO Exam Duration of Mains will be 3 hours 30 minutes. Reasoning Ability section and Computer Aptitude section have been merged into one section.

To Check Updated IBPS PO Mains Pattern or download IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018–2019 PDF by scrolling down this page which is well furnished by the team members of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is organizing CWE PO/MT VIII Exam for 4252 posts of Probationary Officer. IBPS PO CWE PO/MT-VIII Exam will be organized in two Stages that is Prelims and Mains. You may Get IBPS PO Exam Pattern PDF also directly from this page.

IBPS PO New Exam Pattern 2018

Here you may check the details about latest changes in IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018–19 in detailed manner:

  • The Reasoning Ability section will now include questions from ‘Computer Aptitude’.
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude’ section will be known as ‘Data Interpretation and Analysis’ from now.
  • Duration of IBPS PO Mains has been increased to 3 hours.
  • The number of questions has been decreased from 200 to 155.
  • IBPS PO 2018 Main Exam will include an English Descriptive Paper.
  • In IBPS PO Descriptive Paper, you have to attempt Essay writing and Letter Writing for 25 marks within 30 minutes.
  • Duration of IBPS PO Prelims will be different for each section.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2018

Check IBPS PO Prelims Pattern 2018 from here.

  • Questions in IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2018 will be from English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Ability as per IBPS PO Exam Pattern.
  • There will be 30, 35 & 35 questions from English Language, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Ability respectively.
  • Exam Pattern For IBPS PO 2018 Section Wise is well provided here.
Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTime allotted for each Test
English Language3030English20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3535English and Hindi20 minutes
Reasoning Ability3535English and Hindi20 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

Get Here Revised Syllabi For Prelims–Mains Exam: IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO Mains Paper Pattern 2018

  • This year IBPS has increased the difficulty level of Mains 2018 Exam.
  • As per IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern, it is just similar to the SBI PO Mains 2018
  • As per IBPS PO Mains Exam Analysis, it consist of 2 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) and Descriptive Test (50 marks).
  • Both the parts will be organized via online mode according to the IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018.
Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTime allotted for each Test
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4560English & Hindi60 minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness4040English & Hindi35 minutes
English Language3540English40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation3560English & Hindi45 minutes
Total1552003 hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)225English30 minutes

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 – Negative Marking:

  • As per IBPS PO Pattern, there will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.
  • For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.
  • Refer latest IBPS PO Exam Pattern from this page.

Know Here Without Coaching: How To Prepare For IBPS PO Pre/Main Exam in 3 Months 

IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Test Pattern 2018

IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Test Time

The descriptive paper will be of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks assigned to the test of English Language.  Plan your preparation for it as per latest IBPS PO Exam Pattern.

IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Subjects:

You will be tested on Letter Writing & Essay. Aspirants need to secure passing marks to qualify the Descriptive Test, to be decided by the Bank.

Important Point about IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Paper:

The Descriptive Test paper of only those contenders will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in Objective Test.

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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018 – Interview (Phase III)

Those who qualify Probationary Officer Mains Exam are only eligible to appear in Interview session organized by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS.

  • There will be 100 marks for an Interview
  • Minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
  • Weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
  • The combined final score of aspirants will be calculated on the basis of scores in Main Examination and Interview.
  • Interviews will be conducted at selected centres.
  • Venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

Also Know Here: How To Prepare For IBPS PO Interview

IBPS PO Recruitment Process 2018-19:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection organizes PO Exam for recruiting aspirants for Probationary Officers in various banks. Assortment of aspirants for IBPS PO Recruitment will be done on the basis of Common written Exam (CWE) (Prelims +Main) and Interview.

You must clarify both sessions in order to get name in final List but Marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be considered for preparing IBPS PO Merit List. Only marks obtained in Main Examination will considered for selection for interview.

In order to qualify the examination you need to have Complete IBPS PO Pre Exam Pattern and IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern that has been provided at the above section of this page for your comfort.

Download Here: IBPS PO Previous Question Papers

IBPS PO Exam Dates 2018-2019:

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates14-08-2018 to 04-09-2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)14-08-2018 to 04-09-2018
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam TrainingSeptember 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training01-10-2018 to 07-10-2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – PreliminaryOctober 2018
IBPO PO Preliminary Exam13-10-2018, 14-10-2018, 20-10-2018 and 21-10-2018
Result of Online exam – PreliminaryOctober/ November 2018
Download of Call letter for Online exam – MainNovember 2018
IBPS PO Main Exam18-11-2018
Declaration of Result – MainDecember 2018
Download of call letters for interviewJanuary 2019
Conduct of interviewJanuary / February 2019
Provisional AllotmentApril 2019

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