IBPS PO 2017 SYLLABUS
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IBPS PO Syllabus will cover topics from English, Quantitative, Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge sections. Candidates should familiarize themselves with the syllabus so as to prepare for the exam in a systematic and a better way.
Getting thorough with the topics can fetch candidates with more marks. But it is generally observed that candidates don’t have much idea about the IBPS PO syllabus and IBPS PO exam pattern and thus they aren’t able to attempt much questions. Here we have brought the complete syllabus for IBPS PO 2017.
The IBPS PO Pre exam 2017 is divided in 3 sections - Quantitative Ability, English Language and Reasoning. IBPS PO Mains consists of 5 sections- including the sections asked in prelims, questions are asked from General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. In this article we have explained the detailed syllabus for each section individually along with the best books to prepare
Under this section, the topics that will be covered are as follows:
Indian Financial System – Portfolio managers, mutual funds, primary dealers, Authorised dealers, Financial Intermediaries involved such as investment bankers, underwriters, stock exchanges, registrars, Overview of Financial Markets (Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, Credit Market), depositories, custodians, self-regulatory organizations, etc. Also, read some important committees and its recommendations.
History of Indian Banking Industry – Pre-Independence, Post Independence, Nationalisation, Structure of Indian Banking, Types of Banks- Scheduled, Co-operatives, categorisation of Bank (Pvt, PSU, Foreign), EXIM, NABARD, NHB, SIDBI, IDBI its role etc and concepts of NBFC.
Regulatory Bodies – RBI, (RBI History/ Functions/ Roles/) IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC, SEBI, its role functions and the fact-based details.
Monetary & Credit Policies which decides, basis of change and its relation with Inflation and other related issues & Inflation (Types) CRR/ SLR/ Repo/ Re-Repo/ Bank Rate etc.
Budget Basics and Current Union Budget – Discussion of Budget related terminologies like GDP, Fiscal Deficit, Various kinds of taxes, Government revenue model and spending etc. and discussion on Union Budget. Some major pointers for Rail Budget and Economic Survey.
International Organisations/ Financial Institutions – ADB, UN related agencies, IMF, World Bank, recent developments, member heads, functions, recent loans given by the world bank to India or any country in the world where Crisis is going on.
Capital Market & Money Market – Basic Concepts, Types of Instruments they deal such as Notice Money, Call Money, Term Money, treasury bills, certificate of deposit, commercial papers, capital market instruments such as equity Shares, preference shares, or Debt segment like Debentures etc also talk about Stock Exchanges in India and the world.
Government Schemes – All important schemes for e.g. Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman, Jandhan, All schemes discussed in the budget – the details like when was it introduced, important facts related to same, budgetary allocation and etc.
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies – These are frequently discussed in the newspapers.
Other important concepts like – Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments, Credit Rating Agencies, BASEL Norms, Micro Finance, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all the other important concepts.
The Reasoning Section of IBPS PO covers all logical Reasoning questions comprising of judgments, conclusions from premises or facts. The Reasoning Part is divided into Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. This section is very scoring, and most of the questions are easy to solve and they aren’t time consuming. More questions can be solved by the candidates and that too with great accuracy.
There are some questions that may take some time than usual but can be solved if proper steps are followed carefully. The given below table represents the Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning Syllabus.
|Verbal Reasoning Syllabus||Non-Verbal Reasoning Syllabus|
|Analogy||Statement & Assumptions||Alphabet Test||Figure Series||Statement & Conclusions||Series Test||Analogy|
|Odd Man Out||Statement & Arguments||Series Test, Number||Assertion & Reasoning||Blood Relations||Odd Figures||Miscellaneous Test|
|Syllogism||Passage & Conclusions||Ranking & Time Sequence||Decision Making||Sitting Arrangement||--||--|
|Word Formation||Coding-Decoding||Direction and Distance||Input Output||--||--||--|
The question in this section will be asked from the following topics:
Some topics in this section are scoring, less time consuming, easy to solve, highly accuracy based while some of the topics might take more time than the usual and the questions are tricky too. Candidates should be focused while solving the questions. Given below table consists the topics, from which questions are asked.
|IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus|
|Bar Graphs||Average||Quadratic Equations||Problems on Ages|
|Simplification||Mensuration||Number Series||Linear equations|
|Pie-Charts||Ratio||Probability||Mixture & Allegation|
|Line Graphs & Tabulation||Time & Distance||Time & Work||Simple and Compound Interest|
|Fractions||Percentage||Profit & Loss||Data Sufficiency|
|Permutation & Combination||Numbers||--||--|
This is the section which comes in a most unexpected way. Most of the questions are asked from the current affairs. Candidates can score well in this section by keeping themselves updated with the current happenings around the globe. This section will primarily focus on all news based items from various fields like sports, awards, summits, new appointments, obituaries, Indian Defense, etc. It is advisable to read
The questions in this section will be asked from the following topics with a special reference to the banking awareness:
|Abbreviations / full forms||Important days / dates||Currency and capital||Indian Economy|
|International Economy||Finance, Shares, Various schemes of Government||Questions related to International Financial Institutions||Banking Terms, Current Rates|
|Types of Banks||Ministers and their departments||Books & Their Authors||GDP related, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies|
|Marketing||Budget||Sports||Social Function of Banks|
|UNO||Awards & Honors||Agriculture||Current Affairs (last 6 months)|
This section will consist of basic computer question to check the knowledge on topics as given under:
|Fundamentals of computers||Number System||Software & Hardware questions (Database & communication)||Basic knowledge of Internet & Networking|
|Operating Systems||History of computers||Computer shortcuts||Microsoft-office|
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