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Overviews of IBPS PO & SBI PO Exam Syllabus 2017

Author: Gaurav Sharma
by Gaurav Sharma
Posted: Feb 20, 2017
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IBPS PO stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers and SBI PO is State Bank of India Probationary Officers.

Bank PO means, Bank Probationary Officer in the banks and is the better grade than a clerk. A P.O. begins as a trainee officer within the junior Management Grade Service (JMGS) of the financial institution and may rise to the highest grades of the bank in his vacation turning into a fashionable manager, a Director or may be the Chairman of the bank. The Probationary Officer’s job is just like a supervisor Trainee position. For a PO, the precept traits prerequisite are decision-making skills, management qualities, and intelligence to address one of kind conditions.

IBPS PO –Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting Common Written Examination (CWE PO/MT) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee vacancies in Public Sector Banks. It is mandatory for candidates to take the examinations conducted by IBPS to secure a great future in public sector banks. The exam includes a common written exam followed by an Interview.

SBI PO-It is an Indian multinational Public Sector banking and financial company. SBI conducts the national level recruitment exam for the appointment of Probationary Officers. It marks the Junior Management Level direct entry in the Bank for young graduates. Exam for SBI PO is conducted each year for appointing officers in the Bank.

Exam Syllabus for IBPS PO Exam 2017

Quantitative Aptitude:

Quantitative sections contains the HCF& LCM, Percentage, Ratio, Number system, Square & Cube Roots, percentage & Ages, Ratio, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Average, Menstruation etc.

General Awareness:

General Awareness Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam General Knowledge paper which covers the latest information about the Current Affair & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Indian Economy International Economy, Marketing, History of Banking, currencies, Books & Their Authors etc.

English Language:

English section covers General English; Comprehension & Spelling sections Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection etc.


Reasoning Section covers all logical reasoning questions. Logical Reasoning contains Verbal & Nonverbal Category questions. Verbal reasoning means blood relation, Sitting arrangement etc.

Computer Knowledge:

Computer Syllabus of IBPS PO Exam includes Basic computer terminology, Software & Hardware questions, IBPS Computer Basic Topics, Computer abbreviation, Database Management System, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet use, etc.

Exam Syllabus for SBI PO 2017

SBI PO Syllabus of Reasoning Section: The reasoning section is of high level and have problems on many topics.In this section question will be asked from verbal reasoning, Input – output (machine coding and decoding, Sentence coding, Logical Reasoning, Syllogism, Puzzle etc.

SBI PO Syllabus of English:- This section will have problems on Reading Comprehension, Jumbled Sentences, Close Passages, Errors Correction / spotting error. You need to know all the English grammar rules to get better marks from these questions.

SBI PO Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude:- In this section question asked from Simplification, Quadratic Equation, Approximation, Number Series, Data Interpretation – Line Graph, Bar Graph, Mixed Chart, Pie Chart etc.

SBI PO Syllabus of Data Interpretation and Analysis Syllabus:- In this section covered Line graphs, Bar chart, Pie chart, Tables, Probability.The application level question from probability and statics. Data Interpretation and Analyses is easy section.

SBI PO Syllabus of Descriptive : In this section expect question s relating to letter writing official letter in connection with the function of bank branch Essay and Paragraph writing and Reading comprehensions.

General Awareness (Banking Awareness + Economy Awareness)

Problems on following topics are asked. These sections have ques. which is of easy, moderate level. Only better preparation of this section's topics can make a candidate to score more.

1. General Awareness:

Last 6 months current affairs, important events, Full forms, politics, people, places, awards, sports, deaths etc.

2. Banking Awareness:

Banking, terms, SID BI, SBI, IRDA, Finance, Financial terms, Shares, Insurance etc.

3. Economy Awareness

Questions related to economy of India, terms etc.

Delhi Career Group institute in Chandigarh not only teaches the concepts but also helps you strategize for the objective patterns. Delhi Career Group provides you ample guidance whenever and wherever required. With the help of the mock tests and practice prepared by these classes a candidate can measure his preparedness for the final exam. This also helps them know their weak areas and work on them to score well in the exam.

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