**IBPS PO Syllabus 2018:**

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**IBPS PO Prelim Exam Pattern:**

The exam pattern of the IBPS PO Preliminary exam is provided in the table provided below:

Section | No. of Qs. | Max Marks | Duration |

English Language | 30 | 30 | Composite Time of 1 hour |

Quantitative Aptitude | 35 | 35 | |

Reasoning Ability | 35 | 35 | |

Total | 100 | 100 |

**Syllabus for IBPS PO Prelims 2018**

**Quantitative Aptitude:**

**Simplification:**

- Approximation
- BODMAS Rule
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Percentages
- Surds & Indices etc.

**Average:**

- Average Money Expenditure
- Average Temperature
- Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks etc.

**Percentage:**

Calculation-oriented basic percentage

**Ratio and Proportion:**

- Componendo and Dividendo
- Compound Ratios
- Direct & Indirect Proportions
- Simple Ratios

**Data Interpretation:**

- Bar Graphs
- Line Graphs
- Miscellaneous Infographics
- Missing Data Type Caselets
- Pie Charts
- Tables

**Mensuration:**

- Area/Volume of Square
- Circle
- Cone
- Cube
- Cuboid
- Cylinder
- Parallelogram
- Rectangle
- Rhombus
- Semicircle
- Trapezium
- Triangle
- Moulding from one shape to another etc.

**Quadratic Equations:**

Comparing values of x and y when two equations given.

**Interest:**

- Compound Interest
- Installments
- Mixed Interest
- Simple Interest

**Problems on Ages:**

- Ages of family using algebra
- Average of ages
- Ratio of ages etc.

**Profit and Loss:**

- Discount & MP
- Dishonest Dealings
- Partnerships
- Successive Selling type questions

**Number Series:**

- Complete the Series
- Find the Missing Term
- Find the Wrong Term etc.

**Speed, Time and Distance:**

- Average Speed
- Boat & Stream
- Problems on Train
- Relative Speed

**Time and Work:**

- Pipes & Cisterns
- Work & Wages
- Work Efficiency etc.

**Number System:**

- Divisibility & Remainder
- Integers
- LCM & HCF
- Multiples & Factors

**Data Sufficiency:**

- Averages
- DS questions based on Number System
- Mensuration
- Mixtures & Alligations
- Percentages
- Problems on Age
- Profit & Loss
- Ratio & Proportion
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Time & Work
- Time Speed & Distance

**Linear Equations:**

Basic linear equations with 1 or 2 variables

**Permutation & Combination / Probability:**

- Basic Selection & Arrangement Problems
- Very basic problems on Probability

**Mixtures & Alligations:**

- Mixture of two or more entities/mixtures
- dishonest dealings

**Reasoning Ability:**

**Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities:**

Coded relations between letters to be decoded and solved.

**Syllogisms:**

- Direct questions with 2-3 statements & 2-3 conclusions
- possibility based questions
- negative information based questions

**Coding & Decoding:**

- Coding by Letter Shifting
- Coding by Analogy
- Coding in Fictitious Language
- Coding Letters of a Word

**Circular Seating Arrangement:**

- Uni- & Bi-directional problems on circular
- Square
- Rectangular
- hexagonal tables
- Blood Relations or Double Lineup type problem

**Linear Seating Arrangement:**

Single or Double rows facing each other/ away from each other/ in the same direction. May be combined with other information to make it a Blood Relations or Double Lineup type problem as well.

**Blood Relations:**

- Family Tree Problems
- Coded Blood Relations.

**Directions & Distances:**

- Arranging by age
- Height
- Rank
- Weight
- Order in row etc.

**Ordering & Ranking:**

- Arranging by age
- Floor Based Puzzles
- Height
- Rank
- Weight
- order in row etc.

**Arrangement & Pattern:**

- Mixed Series Dictionary or Alphabet based Arrangements
- Number Arrangements (based on group of 5 terms each of 3 digits OR series of numbers)
- Random Sequence of Alphabets (based on group of 5 terms each of 3 alphabets OR series of alphabets) etc.

**Double Lineup**

**Scheduling**

**Analogy:**

- Meaning based
- Letter based
- Number based.

**Classification:**

- GK based
- Letter based
- Meaningful Words based
- Number based

**Data Sufficiency:**

- Ages & Birthdates
- Blood Relations
- Circular Arrangements
- Coding in Fictitious Language
- Directions & Distances
- Ordering & Ranking

**Series:**

- Complete the Alphabet Series
- Mixed Series
- Number Series

**English Language:**

**Reading Comprehension:**

The passage will be focussed on topics like

- Banking & Economy
- Business
- Social Issues etc.

Fact and Inference based questions

- Easy to moderate
- Vocab

Theme based questions

- Moderate to tough.

Grammar:

- Error Spotting
- Fill in the Blanks
- Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction
- Adverbs
- Articles
- Common Errors
- Degrees of Comparison
- Non-Finite Verbs
- Parallelism
- Phrasal Verbs
- Prepositions
- Pronouns
- Sentence Construction
- Subject Verb Agreement
- Tenses etc.

**Vocabulary:**

- Cloze Test (single passage with 5-10 questions)
- Error Spotting
- Fill in the Blanks (Double Blanks)
- Phrase Replacement

**Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles):**

Para Jumbles

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