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Latest information on Bank PO 2018 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, test centres and Bank PO result.
Bank Probationary Officers Exam (Bank PO) as the name suggests, is meant to select personnel for prestgious and high profile jobs in the banking sector.
Bank Probationary Officer - Bank PO is one of the most vital posts in banks.Candidates can be recruited as bank PO after clearing the Bank PO Exam conducted by the respected bank.
IBPS Bank PO Exam:-
Age:- Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years
Relaxation of Upper age limit
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Educational Qualification:- A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
IBPS PO Exam 2018 Pattern / Syllabus:-
Written Examination Structure:-
Duration - 1 hour
1 English Language - 30 Qs - 30 Marks
2 Quantitative Aptitude - 35 Qs - 35 Marks
3 Reasoning Ability - 35 Qs - 35 Marks
Total - 100 Qs - 100 Marks
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude - 45 Qs - 60 Marks - 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness - 40 Qs - 40 Marks - 35 minutes
3 English Language - 35 Qs - 40 Marks - 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation - 35 Qs - 60 Marks - 45 minutes
Total - 155 Qs - 200 Marks
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) - 2 Qs - 25 Marks - 30 minutes
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. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
SBI PO Exam Patterm / syllabus:-
(a) Phase-I - Written Examination : Combined duration 3 Hrs. (Objective & Descriptive Type Tests -- Max. Marks - 250)
The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours max. marks 200 and will consist of :
i) Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
ii) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
iii) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
iv) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The duration of descriptive type test will be 1 hour max. marks - 50 and the test will be of "Test of English Language (Comprehension, short precis, letter writing & essay)" Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 40% and above in case of General category and aggregate 35% and above in case SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will also be overall aggregate 40% for General category and overall aggregate 35% for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in objective and descriptive tests.
(b) Phase-II : Group Discussion & Interview :
Max Marks - 50 (GD - 20, Interview - 30)
The aggregate marks of objective and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidate who have qualified in both the written tests will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.