Probationary Officers written examination is conducted every year by Indian Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) through which various candidates from all over the country get placed in various nationalized banks. Overall from the lakhs of candidates who apply for the examination, a few thousands get placed every year. Keeping the alluring career in mind the examination is thus set to match the level as well. The written examination tests the overall ability of the candidate that too in a limited time, which tests the mental and psychological preparation of the candidate.
The IBPS PO written examination consists of five major sections, which includes English Language, Reasoning, General Awareness (with special emphasis on banking industry), Quantitative Aptitude and Computer knowledge. While most papers contain 50 or 40 marks, this paper carries only 20 marks. This is a paper where a candidate with a little devotion of his time can score really well. All you need to do is to go through basic computer acquaintance and try your hands on practical computers for some time to do well in the test (Get Practice Paper for Computer Knowledge). The number of question remains that to be 40 in the paper which carries a total mark of 20. If you know the basics of the computer you can answer the questions quick as well, saving your valuable time to utilize in some other paper.
Most of the questions in the paper are from basic level computer skills, and you can undergo a short term course on computer if you are not that aware of the technicalities of the computer. It is very easy to grasp the information related to computers if it is done in a graphical manner and it helps remembering various things that could help candidates solving the answers in the examination.
Description of the Questions asked in the Paper