IBPS (institute of Banking Personnel Selection)

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Conducts the IBPS Bank Exam for providing human resources to the Participating Banks; most public sector banks and other financial institutions.

Over the years, IBPS has gained the reputation of being a major “Personnel Selection Test Conducting Agency” of the country. Its strength lies in its capability to develop and construct Multiple Choice Objective Tests & tools used for mass level testing programmes and its ability to conduct these exams simultaneously for lakhs & lakhs of candidates in about 200 cities/towns all over India and also in few foreign locations.

The major exams conducted by IBPS are given below:

  • IBPS PO
  • IBPS Clerk
  • IBPS RRB
  • IBPS SO

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IBPS Probationary Officer (PO)

S.NoExamStageMode of ExamExam StructureNo. Of Ques.MarksNegative MarksDurationTentative time of Exam
TOTAL200200
1IBPS (PO)PrelimsOnlineEnglish Language30300.25 per wrong1 hourOctober
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning Ability3535
TOTAL100100
2IBPS Probationary Officer (PO)MainsOnlineReasoning50500.25 per wrong2 hoursNovember
Quantitative Aptitude4040
Quantitative Aptitude5050
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)4040
Computer Knowledge2020

IBPS Clerks

S.NoExamStageMode of ExamExam StructureNo. Of Ques.MarksNegative MarksDurationTentative time of Exam
TOTAL200200
1IBPS ClerksPreliminaryOnlineEnglish Language30300.25 per wrong1 hourDecember
Quantitative Aptitude3535
Reasoning Ability3535
TOTAL100100
2IBPS ClerksMainsOnlineReasoning40400.25 per wrong2 hoursJanuary of the following year
English Language4040
Numerical Ability4040
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)4040
Computer Knowledge4040

 

IBPS Specialist officer

S.NoExamStageMode of ExamExam StructureNo. Of Ques.MarksNegative MarksDurationTentative time of Exatm
TOTAL200200
1IBPS SO – Law officer Scale-I & II and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-IMain (Only 1 exam)OnlineReasoning50501/4th of the marks alloted to that question2 HoursJanuary
English Language5025
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)505
Professional Knowledge5075
TOTAL200200
2IBPS SO – IT officer Scale-I & II, Agriculture Field Officer Scale-I, HR/Personnel Officer Scale-I, Marketing Officer Scale-I, Chartered Accountants Scale-II and Manager Credit/Finance Executive Scale-IIMain (Only 1 exam)OnlineReasoning50501/4th of the marks alloted to that question2 Hours January
English Language5025
Quantitative Aptitude5050
Professional Knowledge5075

IBPS Regional Rural Banks (RRB)

(Tentative time of exam is September)

Group: I For ‘A &B ’ category States (under Official Languages Act) Exam Pattern

S.NoName of TestMedium of
Exam
No. ofQuestionsMax.MarksTotal Time
Total200200
1ReasoningHindi/English4050
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
3General AwarenessHindi/English4040
4aEnglish LanguageEnglish40402 hours
4bHindiLanguageHindi4040
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020

IBPS Officer Scale-I Exam Pattern

S.NoName of TestMedium of
Exam
No. ofQuestionsMax.MarksTotal Time
Total200200
1ReasoningHindi/English4050
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
3General AwarenessHindi/English4040
4aEnglish LanguageEnglish40402 hours
4bHindiLanguageHindi4040
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020

IBPS Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Exam Pattern

S.NoName of TestMedium of
Exam
No. ofQuestionsMax.MarksTotal Time
Total240200
1ReasoningHindi/English4040
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data InterpretationHindi/English4040
3Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
4aEnglish LanguageEnglish4020Composite Time of 2 hours
4HindiLanguageHindi4020
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
6Professional KnowledgeHindi/English4040

IBPS Officer Scale- III Exam Pattern

S.No Name of TestMedium of
Exam
No. ofQuestionsMax.MarksTotal Time
Total200200
1 ReasoningHindi/English4050
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data InterpretationHindi/English4050
3Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
4aEnglish LanguageEnglish4040Composite Time of 2 hours
4bHindiLanguageHindi4040
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020

IBPS Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern

S.NoName of TestMedium of
Exam
No. of QuestionsMax. MarksTotal Time
Total200200
1ReasoningEnglish4050
2Numerical AbilityEnglish4050
3General AwarenessEnglish4040Composite Time of 2 hours
4English LanguageEnglish4040
5Computer KnowledgeEnglish4020