Overall time - 2 hours
(with special importance to Banking Industry)
This section of the IBPS PO Syllabus tests the candidate’s analytical thinking and mental aptitude. There are two types of questions: Verbal and Non-verbal. The questions under each are mentioned below:
Tips: All the questions in the section carry equal marks and hence solving simple questions and saving the lengthy ones for later could save good number of minutes. Most of the achievers have shared their opinion of solving this difficult section in the end.
The questions in IBPO exam syllabus have 40 marks based on English section. This section mainly aims to analyze the language and grammatical abilities of the candidate. More emphasis is on topics Grammar, comprehension and sentence arrangement.
Questions based on unseen passages
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English Section is the biggest winner of marks and also the time saver in the entire IBPS PO syllabus. It can make up your shortcomings in harder sections like Reasoning and Quantitative Ability.
Tips: Allocate as less time as possible to this section, skipping the doubtful questions. Most the times there is never a need to revise this section because known answers are marked as soon as they are read.
This section is considered the toughest in the entire IBPS PO syllabus. Among all the topics qualified in the syllabus, the maximum weightage is carried by Data Interpretations and simplifications. However, lengthy calculations in DI can be time consuming. Same is the case with simplification. Some students instead follow a strategy by preparing only in selected topics and attempt the same. But the result however is ambiguous.
1: Data Interpretation (DI)
3: Number sequence-series
4: Linear Equations
8: Percentages, profit-loss, Simple Interest-Compound Interest
9: Number theory and Remainders
10: Geometry (Area-Volume-Perimeter)
Tips: It is suggested to take up this section before the Reasoning section. It is tougher than other sections but easier than Reasoning. The time saved in sections like English and General Awareness can come in handy here.
This section is all about how much time you spent on keeping yourself updated about the current happenings around you. The difficulty level in this section is independent of the IBPS PO syllabus and depends on your preparation on the subject. Competitive magazines, newspapers, selected chapters from Economy Survey, and current affairs from 2-3 months before the exam are good sources for this section of IBPS PO exam Syllabus.
Tips: The only tip that helps to clear this section is Memorize, Be updated.
Computer Knowledge is considered one of the easiest sections in IBPS PO exam Syllabus.
The topics that come in the purview of IBPS PO syllabus for Computer Knowledge are:
IBPS PO Syllabus Maximum number of questions come from the top 3 topics.
For all the sections, the thumb rules remain the same. With the section-wise cutoff and the intensity of IBPS PO syllabus, there is a pressure to clear all the sections and also make the overall marks in the top.
Here are a few tips to solve a section successfully:
Grip over formulae
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