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IBPS PO Syllabus 2017 Latest CWE PO/MT VII Exam Pattern Topic Wise PDF

IBPS PO Syllabus

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is organizing CWE PO/ MT VI Exam to select skilled candidates for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee post. IBPS PO Syllabus 2017 and Exam Pattern are available here in a pdf form. Participants can download latest IBPS PO Topic Wise Syllabus from this page. 

IBPS PO Syllabus

Complete topics are mentioned in CWE PO/ MT Syllabus from which you can prepare for exam. So, interested candidates should start their preparation with the help of topics mentioned below. We the team of is providing complete information concern to IBPS PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus on this page, so please read properly.

This Page Includes:

  • IBPS PO Syllabus
  • IBPS PO Exam Pattern
  • Negative Marks Details
  • Minimum Cut Off Marks Details
  • Interview Details
  • Preparation Links
  • Other Related Links

Level for IBPS PO is high as compare to Clerk which needs a lot of preparation. You can find Study Material for exam from-

  • Preparation books available at book stores
  • Take help from previous year question papers
  • Read magazines and newspapers
  • Competitive books for Current Affairs like Pratiyogita Darpan, Jagran Josh etc.
  • Download PDF for syllabus/exam pattern which is available online.

IBPS PO Syllabus

IBPS PO Reasoning Syllabus:

TopicsEstimated No. Covered By Topic
Logical Reasoning5- 10
Blood Relations5
Input Output0- 5
Coding Decoding5
Alphanumeric Series0- 5
Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test0- 5
Data Sufficiency0- 5
Coded Inequalities5
Seating Arrangement10
Puzzle5- 7

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IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

TopicsEstimated No. Covered By Topic
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage3
Number Systems3
Profit & Loss2
Mixtures & Alligations1- 2
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices1- 2
Work & Time2
Time & Distance2
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere1- 2
Sequence & Series5
Permutation, Combination & Probability5
Data Interpretation15

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IBPS PO English Language Syllabus:

TopicsEstimated No. Covered By Topic
Reading Comprehension10
Cloze Test10
Fill in the blanks0- 5
Multiple Meaning/ Error Spotting0- 5
Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction5
Para jumbles5

IBPS PO General Awareness Syllabus:

Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Awards
  • Summits
  • new appointments
  • obituaries
  • Indian Defense,
  • Books & Their Authors, etc.
Banking Awareness
Indian Financial System
  • Overview of Financial Markets (Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, Credit Market),
  • Financial Intermediaries (like investment bankers, underwriters, stock exchanges, registrars, depositories, custodians, portfolio managers, mutual funds, primary dealers, Authorised dealers, self regulatory organizations, etc.
  • Important committees and its recommendations.
History of Indian Banking Industry
  • Pre Independence, Post Independence, Nationalisation,
  • Structure of Indian Banking,
  • Types of Banks (Scheduled, Co-operatives),
  • Categorization of Bank (Pvt, PSU, Foreign),
  • NHB, SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, IDBI its role etc and concept of NBFC.
Regulatory Bodies
  • RBI, (RBI History/ Functions/ Roles)
  • SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc its role functions and fact based details
Monetary & Credit Policies
  • Base of change and its links with Inflation and other related issues & Inflation (Types) CRR/ SLR/ Repo/ Re-Repo/Bank Rate etc.
Budget Basics and Current Union Budget
  • Discussion of Budget related terminologies like GDP,
  • Fiscal Deficit,
  • Various kinds of taxes
  • Government revenue model and spending etc.
  • Discussion on Union Budget
  • Major pointers for Rail Budget and Economic Survey
International Organisations/ Financial Institutions 
  • IMF
  • World Bank
  • ADB
  • UN related agencies
  • Recent progress in them, members heads etc functions, new loans given by them to India or any country in the world
Capital Market & Money Market
  • Concept of Capital Market
  • Types of Instruments they deal in like (1. Call/Notice Money 2. Treasury Bills 3. Term Money, 4. Certificate of Deposit 5. Commercial Papers
  • Capital Market Instruments like equity Shares, preference shares, or Debt segment like Debentures etc
  • Stock Exchanges in India and world.
Government Schemes
  • Bharat Nirman
  • Swavlamban
  • Swabhiman
  • All schemes discussed in budget
  • Details of Schemes like when was it introduced, important facts related to same, budgetary allocation etc.
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Frequently discussed in newspaper
Other important concepts 
  • Micro Finance
  • Base Rate
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Credit Rating Agencies
  • Financial Inclusions
  • Teaser Rates
  • GAAR
  • Priority Sector Lending
  • All other important concepts

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IBPS PO Computer Syllabus:

Sr. No. Topics
3Database (introduction)
4Communication (Basic Introduction)
5Networking (LAN, WAN, MAN)
6Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)
7Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
8MS Windows & MS Office
9Logic Gates
10Number System
11History of Computers

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IBPS CWE PO/ MT VI Exam Pattern

IBPS Preliminary Examination:

Name of TestsNo. of QsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language3030Composite time of1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning Ability3535

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IBPS Main Examination:

Name of TestsNo. of QsMaximum Marks Medium of ExamTime allotted for each test
Reasoning5050English & Hindi40 minutes
English Language4040English30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude5050English & Hindi40 minutes
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)4040English & Hindi20 minutes
Computer Knowledge2020English & Hindi10 minutes
Total200200 140 minutes

IBPS PO Online Practice Test

Quantitative Aptitude Quiz
English Language Online Quiz
Logical Reasoning Online Quiz
General Knowledge Online Test
Computer Online Quiz
Bank Online Test

Negative Marks:

There is penalty of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Applicants should advised to ensure about the correct answer while marking the answer otherwise they can left the option blank as there is no penalty will be applicable for blank option.

Is there any negative Marking in IBPS

Minimum Cut Off Marks:

  • The candidates must score a minimum marks required to qualify as per the cut off issued by the banks.
  • Aspirants who qualify the exam by fulfilling banks cutoff will be called for interview.


It is the final selection process in which shortlisted aspirants have to face direct interview and gives answers asked by the interviewer based on bank. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100.

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