IBPS PO Exams are held in three phases:
Phase-I: Preliminary Exams
The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|English Language||30||30||A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate|
Phase-II: Mains Exams
The mains exam has five different sections: Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Economy and Banking Awareness which are objective based and English Language-Letter Writing and Essay written examination .
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
Based on the score of preliminary and mains examination students are called for the interview. The cumulative score of the three phases will decide the fate of the candidate for the IBPS PO Post.
There is negative marking for the wrong answers attempted by the candidate. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank.