# IBPS PO Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2014

by Atul M. Owner at TechServeGo
IBPS conducts PO recruitment exam every year for recruitment of Probationary officers in various associated banks in India. IBPS PO 2014 exam is scheduled in October 2014. Here, we will discuss the IBPS PO exam syllabus and exam pattern for candidates who are not yet aware of the same.

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IBPS PO 2014 Exam Pattern

IBPS PO 2014 exam will be conducted online. The online exam paper will be based on following pattern

Reasoning - 40 questions - 50 marks
Quantitative Aptitude - 40 questions - 50 marks
English Language - 40 questions - 40 marks
General Awareness - 40 questions - 40 marks
Computer Knowledge - 40 questions - 20 marks

Total no. of questions: 200
Total Marks: 200
Total time allotted: 2 hours

IBPS PO 2014 Exam Syllabus

Reasoning: Verbal reasoning: Alphabet test, Mathematical operations test, Series test, Analogy. Odd Man out, Classification, Syllogism, Coding-decoding, Blood relations. Number, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects, Analytic reasoning, Direction sense test. Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input output, Puzzle, Statement and conclusions. Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Statement and action's courses. Passage and conclusions, Assertion and reasoning, Figure Series, Word formation, Series.

Quantitative Aptitude: Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications, Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion, Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration, Permutation and combination and Probability

English Language: Spotting the errors, Phrase substitution, Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences. Double blanks in a sentence, Fill in the blanks. Cloze Test, Idioms &amp; Phrases, Choosing the appropriate filler. Synonyms and antonyms, Reconstruction of sentence & passage. One word substitution, Commonly misspelled words, Comprehensions

General Awareness (with special reference to banking industry-section Syllabus): Banking Terms, Current Rates (Bank rate, Repo Rate, Reverse repo rate etc.), Abbreviations, Indian Economy, International Economy, Questions related to International Financial Institutions (World bank, IMF, UN, ADB related - Members, recent development, functions), Finance, Shares, Various schemes of Government (MNREGA, Swabhiman, Swavlamban, Bharat Nirman etc.), Books & Their Authors, Types of Banks, GDP related, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies etc., Social Function of Banks, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors, Sports, Budget, Agriculture, Current Affairs (last 6 months) etc.

Computer Knowledge: Basic computer knowledge (MS Office), Operating Systems, Number System, Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication), History of computers, Computer abbreviation, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking etc.

I wish all candidates very good luck for their IBPS PO 2014 exam

IBPS PO result will be declared in December. Check IBPS Result 2014