IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2013
The Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam 2013 is no different from the previous IBPS PO Exam.Most of the students who have appeared in the previous PO exam must Know the structure of the Question Paper and nature of Questions asked in the IBPS PO Exam 2011.In the IBPS PO exam 2013, it is expected that approximately 18 to 20 lakh students may register for the exam.So students must understand the level of competition in this exam and accordingly prepare themselves for the exam with full zeal and zest.
IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2013
The Syllabus of IBPS PO Common written Exam has two Sections i,e Objective Paper as well as descriptive Paper.It is necessary for students to pass both of these sections by securing the minimum cut off marks in each section of Objective Paper and descriptive paper
(I) Objective Paper: The Syllabus of Objective Paper is basically an Objective test of 225 marks that is divided into 5 sections.These five sections are given as under
Test of Reasoning: In the reasoning Objective test, there are 50 Objective Questions carrying 50 marks.The Question in this sections are asked on both verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning.
Test of Quantitative Aptitude: This section is basically the test of Quantitative aptitude of the students.Again this section has 50 Questions carrying 50 marks.
Test of English Language:This Objective test is basically the test of Grammar, Written English and Comprehension.This section is the only sector that is of 25 marks,Unlike other sections the weight-age of each question in English Section is 0.25 marks
Test of General Awareness: This section is the most critical section in terms of difficulty level.This section is a mix of both of General Awareness and Banking Awareness.In the previous IBPS PO exam 2011, 40 % of the questions in this section are asked on Socio Economic Affairs, Banking Terminology and Current Economic Affairs.The remaining 60 % questions are asked from Current Affairs, Basic GK and General Knowledge.This section containing 50 Questions carrying 50 marks
Test of Computer Knowledge: In this section, the questions are asked on basic Computer Knowledge.Students who have studied the Computer as a subject in Under-Graduation or Post-Graduation need not prepare for this subject as it contains only very basic computer questions.Again there are 50 questions in this section carrying 50 marks
Duration of Objective Paper: The Total duration of Objective Paper i2 2.5 hours i.e 150 minutes.Students will have a total of 250 Questions carrying 225 marks.
(II)Descriptive Paper: The Descriptive Paper is basically the test of the writing skills of the candidate in the English Language.The Questions asked in this section are descriptive in nature and consists of Letter Writing, Essay Writing, Precis etc.The duration of Descriptive paper is 1 hour and it carries 25 marks