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IBPS PO Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Preliminary Examination

Pre Examination is conducted online. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

1 hour

Reasoning Ability

35

35

English Language

30

30

 

IBPS PO Mains Examination

Mains Examination is conducted online. 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 as penalty to arrive at corrected score

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Subject

Questions

Marks

Duration

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

General Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

Data Analysis and Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

Total

155

200

3 hours

English Language (letter writing and Essay)

2

25

30 minutes


Interview

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Main examination will subsequently be called for an Interview. The total marks allotted for Interview is 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and Interview