IBPS Syllabus 2017 for PO, Clerk, RRB & SO Prelims and Mains Exams

IBPS Syllabus 2017: Every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for filling the Clerical and Managerial level posts in various Public sector and Regional Rural banks of the country. As this is happening routinely from 2011 onwards, lot of young graduates had diverted their attention towards IBPS exams for securing bank jobs. Even before announcement of exam dates of the year, aspirants will start to prepare for these tests seriously. As the pattern for banking exams has been recently changed by IBPS, some of them will be confused about what to study for these exams. So, in order to give idea about the IBPS exam and its syllabus we have provided detailed information in the below section. Interested aspirants can make use of it.

Exams Prelims Syllabus Mains Syllabus
IBPS PO 2017 Click here Click here
IBPS Clerk 2017 Click here Click here
IBPS RRB PO(Officer Scale – I, II & III)  Click here Click here
IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2017 Click here Click here
IBPS SO 2017 Click here Click here

IBPS Syllabus 2017

Depending upon category of exam (PO/ SO/ RRB/ Clerk), the exam topics will differ. For each section, IBPS will fix a separate qualifying cut-offs by seeing the available number of vacancies and number of participants in test. Aspirants failing to meet the cut-offs set by institute will be announced as disqualified. So try to concentrate more on all topics equally.

The topics from which questions will be drafted for IBPS prelims & mains/ single tier exams are tabulated below.

IBPS Prelims Syllabus 2017:

Topics RRB Exam (Office Assistant, Officer posts) Clerk Exam PO Exam
Reasoning
Numerical Ability For Office Assistant post only
Quantitative Aptitude For Officer post only
English Language

IBPS Mains Syllabus 2017:

Topics RRB Exam (Office Assistant, Officer posts) Clerk Exam PO Exam
Reasoning
Numerical Ability For Office Assistant post only
Quantitative Aptitude For Officer post only
General Awareness (especially banking)
English Language
Computer Knowledge

IBPS Single Phase Exam Syllabus 2017:

Topics RRB Exam (Officer Scale-II, III posts) SO Exam
Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari IT Officer, Agri. Field Officer, HR, Marketing Officer
Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
Financial Awareness
General Awareness (especially banking)
English/ Hindi Language
English Language
Computer Knowledge
Professional Knowledge For Officer Scale-II Specialist Cadre only

IBPS Syllabus 2017 Topics

IBPS 2017 Exam Syllabus- IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB & SO CWE Exams
Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability English Language
  • Assertion & Reasoning
  • Odd Man out
  • Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Relationship questions
  •  Problems on Age
  • Statements & Conclusions
  •  Seating Arrangements
  • Non-verbal Series
  • Coding & Decoding
  •  Syllogistic Reasoning
  •  Logical Reasoning
  •   Statement & Assumptions
  • Statement & Arguments
  • Arithmetic Reasoning, etc.
  •   Data Interpretation
  •  Problems on Ages
  •  Permutation & combination
  •  Partnership
  • Logarithms
  •  Computation
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Interpretation of tables & graphs
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  •  Simplification
  •  HCF & LCM
  •  Average
  •  Time & Work
  •  Time & Speed
  • Percentage, etc.
  •  Spotting Errors
  • Spelling Correction
  •  Idioms & Phrases
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  •  Grammar
  •  Vocabulary
  •  Sentence Completion
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Comprehension of Passage, etc.
General Awareness Computer Knowledge
  •  Current Affairs
  • Indian Economy
  •  UNO
  • History of Banking, terms
  • Social functions of banks
  • Government Schemes
  • Countries & Currencies
  •  Budget & Five year plans
  • Marketing
  • Constitution
  • Awards & Honours
  • Sports
  •  Financial & Economic news
  •  Agriculture, etc.
  • Basics of Computer
  •  Input/ Output Devices
  • Abbreviations
  •  MS Office package
  • Generations of Computer
  •   Programming Languages
  • LAN, WAN, Internet
  • Modern Day Technology
  • Number Systems, etc.

Professional Knowledge Syllabus:

Professional Knowledge questions will be drafted for Specialist Officer and RRB Officer Scale-II, III posts only. So you should have deep knowledge in concerned subject, for the post which you had applied relevant to your qualification. Some of the qualification details are listed below.

  • B.E/ B.Tech
    • Electronics
    • Communication
    • Computer Science
    • IT
    • Equivalent
  • Chartered Accountancy
  • MBA/ MMS (Marketing)
  • LLB
  • B.Sc
    • Agriculture
    • Horticulture
    • Dairy
    • Pisciculture
  • Veterinary Science
    • Animal Husbandry
  • PG Degree
  • Hindi with English
    • Sanskrit with English & Hindi

IBPS Exam 2017

No descriptive questions will be asked for these Common Written Examinations (CWE) and also questions will be in objective type. Candidates who are getting admit cards from IBPS have to write PO/ Clerk/ RRB/ SO exams in online mode (i.e. Computer based), on allotted venues. The mark details of each exam are given below.

Click here to know about IBPS Exam Pattern 2017

IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2017:

Specialist Officer exam is to fulfill the IT Officer, Agri. Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer HR and Marketing Officer posts in banks. Only based on exam scores, candidates will be further called for final round of selection which is interview. IBPS SO is a single tier examination that will be conducted for 80 marks. It consists of 200 questions from reasoning, English, General knowledge and Professional knowledge. Aspirants have to attend the questions under all these topics, but marks will be given for professional knowledge section only.

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IBPS RRB Exam 2017:

Through RRB Exam the Scale-I, II & III Officer and Office Assistant posts will be filled in banks. For Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I posts there are two levels of test which are preliminary (80 marks) and mains (200 marks). But for Officer Scale-II & III posts only single tier examination (200/ 240 marks) will be conducted. Aspirants qualifying prelims test with good marks shall only be allowed to write main exam.

Click here to know about IBPS RRB Ecam pattern 2017

IBPS PO and Clerk Exams 2017:

IBPS PO and Clerk exams will be conducted on different dates, but the exam pattern and marks of both the exams are same. For PO and Clerk, there are two tiers of exam. First the prelims exam will be conducted for 100 marks and those who score high in this test will be next called for the main examination which carries 200 marks.

Click here to know about IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2017

Click here to know about IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2017

Reference Link
Official IBPS Syllabus 2017 Click here

We hope that the IBPS Syllabus 2017 that we have given on above paragraphs will be definitely useful for the aspirants who are going to write upcoming IBPS PO/ SO/ RRB/ SO exams. To know more about these tests go through the official notifications.

Updated: 2017-07-27 — 1:03 pm

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