Career in Banking: IBPS (CWE) Bank PO Syllabus
Posted on: 04:46 PM IST Jul 05, 2012
IBPS stands for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection which conducts a Common Written Exam (CWE) to recruit Bank POs.
Bank Type: Nationalized BanksBank Name: Bank CWE (IBPS)Bank Exam: Bank CWE (IBPS)Job Profile: Probationary Officer / Management TraineeEXAM SYLLABUS1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE (25 marks, 50 questions)Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word Formation, Sentence CompletionComprehension: Theme detection, Deriving Conclusion, Passage CompletionError Detection and Rearrangement: Passage Correction, Sentence Correction, SpellingGrammar: Active Passive Voice, Direct Indirect SpeechGeneral Usage: Idioms and Phrases2. LOGICAL REASONING (50 marks, 50 questions)Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement ReasoningNon-verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, and Classification3. QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (50 marks, 50 questions)Arithmetic: Numbers, Simplification, Roots, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligation, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & DistancesData Interpretation: Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts4. GENERAL/MARKETING/BANKING AWARENESS (50 marks, 50 questions)Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environments around him and its application to society. These questions will be such that they do not require a specific study of any discipline.- Knowledge of current events- Everyday observations and experience in the scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person- India and its neighboring countries- Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific ResearchOver 70% of the questions will be related to Economy, Banking and Finance.5. COMPUTER AWARENESS (50 marks, 50 questions)General Knowledge on Computer usage and application (basic hardware and software)6. DESCRIPTIVE WRITING (25 marks)It intends to measure your higher order cognitive abilities as comprehending the situations etc, and also your language ability. It is a question paper-cum-answer sheet in Hindi and English and the Regional Language and you have to restrict your answers to the space provided on the answer-sheet. Use of supplements is not allowed. You have the option to answer 3 out of 4 questions either in Hindi or in English or in the Regional Language. It includes Essay, Précis and Letter writing.