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IBPS PO Syllabus 2022 - Check Prelims & Mains Syllabus, Important Topics

Updated By Diksha Sharma on 09 Aug, 2022 18:29

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IBPS PO 2022 Syllabus

Candidates planning for the national level banking exam IBPS PO 2022 must prepare well for it, considering the facts that the level of competition will be very high with respect to state-level exams. The IBPS PO Preliminary exam usually takes place in October every year. Aspirants must start preparing for the IBPS PO Preliminary and to start with, they must be handy with the Preliminary syllabus and exam pattern. IBPS PO 2022 Syllabus defines the subjects and topics covered in the examination. Candidates appearing for the examination must know the syllabus of IBPS PO. It is important to have a clear understanding of the syllabus in order to prepare for the exam in an effective way.

The syllabus for IBPS PO Mains is slightly different from that of the IBPS Preliminary examination. Data Analysis and Interpretation and Reasoning and Computer Aptitude are added along with the English Language and General Awareness in the syllabus of IBPS PO 2022 Mains Exam. Whereas, the syllabus of IPBS PO 2022 Prelims Exam includes English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.

IBPS PO Preliminary Examination Syllabus

English Language
Reading comprehensionCloze Test
Para JumblesTenses
Fill in the Blanks (articles, prepositions etc.)Error Spotting/ Multiple Meaning
Paragraph Completion
Quantitative Aptitude
SimplificationPermutation, Combination, and Probability
Sequence and SeriesNumber Systems
Ration and ProportionData Interpretation
Profit and LossMixtures and Allegations
Surds & IndicesMensuration – Sphere, Cylinder and Cone
Time and DistanceWork & Time
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Reasoning Ability
Logical ReasoningAlphanumeric Series
Alphabet Test/ Ranking/ DirectionData Sufficiency
Coded InequalitiesSeating Arrangement
Coding DecodingInput Output
Blood RelationsSyllogism
PuzzleTabulation

IBPS PO Mains Examination Syllabus

Data Analysis and Interpretation
SimplificationAverage
Mixture and AllegationsPercentage
PermutationProbability
Linear EquationData Sufficiency
Ratio and PercentageData Interpretation
Mensuration and GeometryQuadratic Equation
InterestProblem of Ages
Profit and LossNumber Series
Speed, Distance and TimeTime and Work
Number System
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
Verbal ReasoningNetworking
Circular Seating ArrangementComputer Fundamentals and Terminologies
SyllogismOperating System
Directions & DistancesMicrosoft Office
Linear Seating ArrangementKeyboard Shortcuts
SchedulingInput Output
Blood RelationsComputer Software and Computer Hardware
Ordering and RankingHistory of Computers
Coding and DecodingInternet  
Code InequalitiesComputer Abbreviation
Double Line-up  Memory
English Language
Reading ComprehensionVocabulary
GrammarVerbal Ability
General Awareness
Current AffairsFinancial Awareness
Indian EconomyGeneral Knowledge (latest and past)

IBPS PO Syllabus Topic Wise Weightage

The English Language, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude would be the primary subjects covered in the IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2022. Applicants must prepare for each topic in all courses. Check the tables below to gain a better concept of the IBPS PO Syllabus topics and their weightage.

IBPS PO English Language Marks Weightage

Topics

No. of questions

Reading comprehension

8-10

Idioms & Phrases

Cloze Test

6-8

Fill in the blanks

5-6

Phrase Substitution

Rearrangement of Sentences

5

Error Detection

Phrase replacement

5-6

Jumbled Words

2-3

IBPS PO Reasoning Marks Weightage

Topics

Weightage

Puzzle

10 -20

Decision Making

4-5

Ranking and Time

1-2

Alphabet

2-3

Seating Arrangements

-

Blood relation

1-2

inequality

4-5

Assertion and Reason

3-6

Linear Arrangement

-

Coding and Decoding

5-6

Sylloge

4-5

IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Marks Weightage 

Topics

Weightage

Number System

2-5

Time and Work

-

Percentage

-

Simple Interest

1-2

Simplification/ Approximation

5-6

Profit and Loss

1-2

Misc

10-15

Data Interpretation

3-4

Decimal Fractions

-

Age Problems

2-3

HCF and LCM

1-2

Time and Distance

1-2

Ratio and Proportion

3-4

Compound Interest

-

Quadratic Equation

5 -6

Chapter Wise Weightage of Each Section

Section

Analysis -2015

Analysis -2016

Analysis -2017

Analysis -2018

Analysis -2019

Quantitative Aptitude

Prelims

Main

Prelims

Main

Prelims

Main

Prelims

Main

Prelims

Main

D.I

10

15

10

20

12

15

11

18

11

34

Series

5

5

5

5

5

5

6

3

4

1

Simplification

5

-

5

5

6

-

-

-

4

-

Average

1

1

-

1

1

1

1

1

-

-

Profit and Loss

2

2

2

1

2

1

2

1

2

-

S.I and C.I

1

2

1

-

1

1

1

1

1

-

Discount

1

2

1

2

2

-

1

-

-

-

Ratio Proportion

1

2

1

2

1

-

1

1

2

-

Time and Work

2

3

2

2

1

1

1

-

1

-

Age

1

1

1

1

1

-

1

1

1

-

LCM, HCF

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

Speed, Time & Distance

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

1

-

Percentage

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

Boat and Stream

-

1

1

1

1

-

1

-

-

-

Mensuration

1

1

-

1

-

-

-

1

2

-

Quadratic Equation

5

-

5

5

5

-

6

-

5

-

Probability and Permutation & Combination

-

3

-

3

-

1

-

1

1

-

Data Sufficiency

-

5

-

-

-

5

-

5

-

-

Case-iet

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Data Analysis

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

-

-

English Language

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Reading Comprehension

10

20

8

15

10

10

5

12

10

12

Error Detection

5

5

10

-

10

4

5

4

5

5

Sentence improvement

-

-

-

-

-

2

5

2

-

-

Filers

5

5

-

5

10

3

6

3

-

5

Sentence Arrangement

5

5

5

5

-

3

-

4

5

5

idioms Phrase

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Cloze Test

5

5

7

-

-

6

6

10

5

3

Word replacement

-

-

-

5

-

-

3

-

5

5

Synonym & Antonym

-

-

-

5

-

4

-

-

-

-

Reasoning Ability

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Puzzle and Sitting Arrangement

15

25

20

20

20

15

20

20

20

20

inequalities

5

-

5

-

5

-

5

-

5

3

Direction

2

-

2

1

2

2

2

3

-

4

Blood Relation

1

-

1

2

1

4

1

3

3

4

Syllogism

5

5

5

5

5

-

4

3

-

2

Order and Ranking

2

-

1

2

2

-

1

-

-

1

Input and Output

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

3

-

3

Coding-Decoding

5

-

-

5

04-05

-

2

3

5

3

Critical Reasoning

-

10

-

10

-

10

-

10

-

5

Data Sufficiency

-

5

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

Alphanumeric Series

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

Computer Awareness

-

20

-

20

-

-

-

-

-

-

General Awareness

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Current Updates

-

20-25

-

20-25

-

20-25

-

25-28

-

22-25

Financial and Banking

-

15-20

-

-

15-20

-

15-20

-

12-15

-

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