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
    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
    TOTAL200200

    IBPS Clerks

    S.NoExamStageMode of ExamExam StructureNo. Of Ques.MarksNegative MarksDurationTentative time of Exam
    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
    TOTAL200200

     

    IBPS Specialist officer

    S.NoExamStageMode of ExamExam StructureNo. Of Ques.MarksNegative MarksDurationTentative time of Exatm
    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
    TOTAL200200

    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
    1ReasoningHindi/English4050
    2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
    3General AwarenessHindi/English4040
    4aEnglish LanguageEnglish40402 hours
    4bHindiLanguageHindi4040
    5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
    Total200200

    IBPS Officer Scale-I Exam Pattern

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

    IBPS Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Exam Pattern

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

    IBPS Officer Scale- III Exam Pattern

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

    IBPS Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern

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