IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2012 pdf and IBPS Exam Pattern for CWE June 2012

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Syllabus for IBPS PO and MT Exam 2012

IBPS PO Recruitment 2012 have been announced, and the exam is tentatively scheduled to held on 17th June, 2012.In our previous post, we have published the Complete Details about IBPS PO Recruitment June 2012.Students preparing for IBPS PO exam 2012 must apply Online before the Last date i.e 30th March, 2012

IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2012

The Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam 2012 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 2012, 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 2012

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

Most Important Points

Students must understand that this exam is different from other competitive exams,Like in other competitive exams, where you have secure maximum marks in aggregate in order to qualify for the next stage.In the IBPS PO exam, you have to score minimum Cut off marks in each section of Objective Tests and Minimum marks in the Descriptive Paper also.

Descriptive Paper of only those candidates will be taken into consideration or Checked who will score the minimum marks in the each section of Objective tests.

There will be penalty or deduction of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.Students must attempt a questions only if there are sure about it.

Doubts About the IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2012


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22 comments for "IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2012 pdf and IBPS Exam Pattern for CWE June 2012"

  1. sir i am in final year of my graduation and my final exam of degree in may 2012 and the ibps po exam in june 2012. Can i apply for the ibps po exam..plz rply as soon as possible thank u

  2. respected sir,

    what are the eligibility criteria's one have to fulfilled to fill this form of ibps ( po )i have completed my post graduation with 75% but don't have 50+% in my graduation so can you please mail me back with the appropriate answers.

  3. mansi...you can fill the form.


  4. Respected Sir,
    As IBPS has declared the date for it's next CWE PO/MT Exam which will be conducted in June & also the registrations for that have already started.So,myself is totally confused regarding the selection of candidates,who have appeared in IBPS CWE for PO/ MT & have been selected.My question is to know,since , 11 banks have already published their recruitment notification & registration in some banks for interview is in final stages , So whether the banks which have,already declared their vacancies will all their recruitment process before June or they will wait for the results of IBPS Exam,which Will take place in June.
    Please Sir,please reply as no-one has a clear point of view regarding this topic.
    Eagerly waiting for your reply.

    Soumya Ranjan Nayak
    IBPS Reg No - 1000180341
    IBPS TWS - 167
    Category - General.

  5. Hello sir I just wanted to know Is both objective and descriptive exam on the same date??

  6. Hello,

    Can u please tell me what is the minimum cut off mark in every section?

  7. kindly confirm if engineering student want to give exam of IBPS june 2012 then same syllabus will follow or other?

  8. There is any book which covers all the syllabus of ibps po/mt 2012 exam...pls reply

  9. There is any book which covers all the syllabus of ibps po/mt exam 2012

  10. Sir ,
    I have completed writing my b.tech exams,as i have not good percentage i am aiming for ibps po and clerk exam,all i need to know is "can i write the exam after getting my degree results or through the period of graduation,i would like to know the entire syllabus (with the sub-topics for each section).please reply this message as soon as possible.

  11. sir plz suggest me any book or any link....

  12. for each wrong answer there will be 0.25marks negative marks but my doubt is what about English section... because this section 25 marks... it means 0.5marks for each question.. so please answer me what marks will be negative for English section.

  13. can I request you to let us know the chpterwise weightage of marks in QA and reasoning...this will help us greatly while preparation.

  14. Respected Sir,

    can u suggest me any book or any procedure to clear the exam of ibps.......pliz reply as soon as possible.

  15. you can refer Verbal and non-verbal reasoning of R.S agarwal

  16. what is syllabus of General Awareness and English please give me deatils.

  17. hello , i lost my application printout but i have bank challan copy , what i need to do ?? is it require application copy printout ??

  18. Sir,.... Could u plz b kind enough to tell me the next tentative date for the IBPS CWE after 17.06.2012....!

  19. Can anyone help me by telling what sort of questions were there in ibps descriptive paper which held in sep 2011....and what can be the the topics which can come in june 2012ibps.....plzzzz

  20. sir,
    i attempted only 14 questions in quantitative aptitude ibps 2011 po exam ...but got 23 marks....so i m nt getting the marking scheme properly....if i had attempted only 14 question in one section then how come i got more marks if each question carries 1 mark.....can u help me out abt this?

  21. thats not much more valuable

  22. what is the next ibps(po) exam date?????

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