IBPS PO 2017 New Exam Pattern And Syllabus

IBPS in its recent PO Notification has introduced a new pattern more aligned with the pattern of SBI PO. However, the examination pattern for the preliminary exam is still the same.

This year IBPS will also conduct a descriptive test of English Language (Letter and Essay Writing) along with the mains exam.

Reasoning and Computer sections are clubbed and there are changes in the name of subjects as well as the number of questions and weight-age of each section.


1. New exam pattern similar to SBI PO Examination.

2. In Mains we have Data Interpretation & Analysis instead of Quantitative Aptitude.

3. Separate computer Section of 20 Marks in Mains now removed and clubbed with Reasoning.

4. Number of Questions changed and Differential Marking introduced like SBI i.e. 155 Questions and 200 Marks.

5. Total Time increased from 2 Hr 20 Min to 3 Hrs.

6. Sectional Timing also changed if compared to last year.

7. Descriptive section has also been added.

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