Bank PO/SO exam papers with solution free download pdf


The banking sector has always been an attractive option to aspirants from all backgrounds.  It offers a lot in the way of job security and pay.  Inspite of attractive salary the  Bank also provides various allowances such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Housing Allowance (HRA), Medical Benefits, Leave Policy, Travel Allowance, Monthly Benefits and Miscellaneous Benefits.

The Recruitments of the candidates in Bank is done by the IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection).  The IBPS periodically conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of officers (Probationary Officer, Specialist Officers etc.) and clerks in Indian banks. IBPS CWE is mandatory for anyone who seeks an employment in 29 public sector and regional rural banks. IBPS periodically accepts exam applications from candidates at their website, and the exams are organized at various locations in the country in online mode. Aspirants have to go through an interview process after passing the online test. On the basis of the interview, candidates are placed in regional rural banks.

In this post we will highlight on the exam pattern and syllabus and we are also providing a direct link at the end of post to download the question papers pdf of bank exams so that the aspiring candidates can prepare for the upcoming exam of IBPS.

IBPS PO/SO exam papers with solution

 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) is an autonomous agency in India. It started its operation in 1975 as Personnel Selection Services (PSS). In 1984, IBPS became an independent entity at the behest of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Public Sector Banks. IBPS is envisioned as self-governed academic and research oriented Institute, with a mission of enhancing human-resource development through personnel assessment.

In 2011, IBPS announced a Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of officers and clerks in Indian banks. IBPS CWE is now mandatory for anyone who seeks an employment in 29 public sector and regional rural banks. IBPS periodically accepts exam applications from candidates at their website, and the exams are organized at various locations in the country in online mode. Aspirants have to go through an interview process after passing the online test. On the basis of the interview, candidates are placed in regional rural banks.

Recruitments through IBPS

IBPS announces each year positions in clerical, PO and SO posts in nationalized banks, State Bank and RRBs. Those meeting eligibility criteria have to apply online, register, pay the application fees, obtain the admit card and appear for preliminary and final common written exams (CWE) and then an interview (in the case of IBPS PO and IBPS SO) before a selection panel. IBPS announces dates for submitting applications, dates for the exam and thereafter dates for the interview and also intimates selected candidates.

Selection Procedure & Eligibility

IBPS Probationary Officers

  • Selection Procedure are classified in 3 phases, Phase 1 preliminary Objective Test, Phase 2 mains Objective Test and Phase 3 interview.
  • Preliminary exam conducts in October and mains exam conducts in October month or next month in November and interview conducts in January.
  • For Appearing in IBPS PO, Candidate must have pass the graduation in any discipline, There is not any percentage criteria for IBPS PO Exam.
  • The minimum age must be 20 while the maximum is 30 years.
  • There are also some age relaxation based on the applicant’s category.

 

IBPS Specialist Officers

  • There are multiple positions under IBPS Specialist officers, some of them are IT Officers (Scale I), Agricultural Field Officers (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officers (Scale I), HR / Personnel Officers (Scale I), and Marketing Officers (Scale I).
  • Applicants to the Specialist cadre are required to have a professional qualification in Law, Accounting, Agriculture, IT or management sector.
  • A certificate in computer operations or knowledge in computers has also been mandatory for posts other than the specialist officer
  • Registration for the posts starts in November, while the exam is conducted in subsequent January and final result is declared in April.
  • There is an “age condition” which varies with the recruitment type and relaxation available to the candidates.

Details of IBPS (PO/SO) Exam Pattern

We are providing below the IBPS exam pattern for the post of Probatiobary Officer (PO) and Specialist Officers (SO).

IBPS Exam Pattern for PO

IBPS Conducts PO Exam every year once for recruit officers in various banks and The selection will be processed by two levels first is Common Written Exam (CWE) and Second is Interview. All participants must have to qualify both levels with good performance.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 01 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
 Total 100 100

 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 140 Mins
General Awareness Paper 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 20 20
 Total 200 200

 

IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Pattern

 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process (CWE) for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in various cadres like IT, Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR and Rashtrabhasha Adhikari etc in various Public Sector Banks. The Common Written Examination (CWE) for Specialist officers and Common interview will be conducted, once a year by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The following are the Exam Pattern Details…

Exam Pattern: The structure of the Written Examination will be conducted in Online Mode as follows…

1. All the Tests will be in Objective Type & is printed in Bilingual Format, except for English Paper.

2. Total Marks for Common Written Examination is  200 marks and the time duration is 120 minutes.

3. Structure of Examination for Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I:

S. No. Name of the Tests No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 30 minutes
2 English Language 50 25 minutes
3 General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50 30 minutes
4 Professional Knowledge 50 80 35 minutes
                        Total 200 80 120 minutes

4. Structure of Examination for  I.T Officer (Scale I), Agriculture Field Officer (Scale I),  HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I) & Marketing Officer (Scale I):

S. No. Name of the Tests No of Queations Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 30 minutes
2 English Language 50 25 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 30 minutes
4 Professional Knowledge 50 80 35 minutes
                          Total 200 80 120 minutes

5. Negative Marking: There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Click this link to download the Bank exams PO/SO Exam Papers Pdf – http://www.bankexamstoday.com/2015/09/bank-exams-question-papers.html

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