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Indian Bank PO 2018 Exam: Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Oct 4, 2018 11:47 IST
    Indian Bank PO Syllabus
    Indian Bank PO Syllabus

    Indian Bank is all set to conduct Preliminary Exam for Probationary Officer Post and admit cards for the same are already available for download on its official website indianbank.in. Here, you will get complete details about Indian Bank PO Syllabus and Exam Pattern. This year there are 417 vacancies for Probationary Officer (PO) post, the recruitment for PO post will be through Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance Course (at Indian Bank Manipal School of Banking).

    The complete recruitment process will be conducted in three stages:

    Preliminary Examination → Main Examination → Interview

    Table of contents:

    Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018: Prelims

    Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018: Prelims

    Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018: Mains

    Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018: Mains

    Indian Bank PO Interview 2018

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    A complete detail about Indian Bank PO Syllabus and exam pattern is given below:

    Indian Bank PO 2018 Exam Pattern: Prelims

    The structure of the Preliminary Examination (objective type) which will be conducted online is as follows:

    Name of Tests (Marks)

    Number of Questions (Language)

    Duration

    English Language (30 Marks)

    30 Questions (English)

    Composite time of 1 Hour

    Quantitative Aptitude (35 Marks)

    35 Questions (English & Hindi)

    Reasoning Ability (35 Marks)

    35 Questions (English & Hindi)

    Total (100 Marks)

    100 Questions

     

    Important points related to Indian Bank PO Prelims 2018:

    • Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by Bank.

    • There will also be an overall cut-off

    • Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by Bank depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination

    • There may 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 may 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 may be no penalty for that question.

    Indian Bank PO Syllabus: Prelims

    Complete section-wise and topics-wise Indian Bank PO Syllabus is given below:

    English Language:

    Detailed Syllabus for English Language section is given below:

    Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)

    Cloze Test

    Sentence Improvement

    Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements

    Spotting Errors

    Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)

    Phrase Replacement

    Irrelevant Statements

    Main Idea of Passage

    Quantitative Aptitude

    Detailed Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude section is given below:

    Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)

    Number system

    Approximation

    HCF and LCM of Numbers

    Problems based on age

    Number series

    Quadratic Equations

    Percentages

    Ratio and proportion

    Average

    Mixture and Allegations

    Time and work

    Pipe and Cistern

    Speed, Distance and time

    Partnership

    Simple and compound interest

    Permutation and Combination

    Profit, Loss and Discount

    Mensuration

    Data Sufficiency

    Reasoning Ability

    Detailed Syllabus for Reasoning Ability section is given below:

    Series

    Seating arrangement

    Data Sufficiency

    Alphanumeric Series

    Puzzle

    Coding-decoding

    Inequalities

    Input - Output

    Blood Relation

    Ranking

    Direction and Sense

    The marks obtained in the Indian Bank PO Prelims will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection. It will be qualifying in nature.

    Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern 2018: Mains

    A complete detail about the Main Examination is as follows:


    Like preliminary exam, there may be the penalty for wrong answers in the Objective Tests. 

    Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018: Mains

    Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

    The syllabus for Reasoning and Computer Aptitude for Indian Bank PO Exam is given below

    Complete syllabus for the Reasoning:

    Seating arrangement (Circular seating arrangement, Floor based seating arrangement, Square seating arrangement)

    Syllogism

    Time and Sequence Test

    Analytical Reasoning

    o Statements and Assumptions

    o Statements and Arguments

    o Statements and Conclusion

    o Cause and Effect

    o Course of Action

    Data Sufficiency

    Puzzle

    Inequalities

    Input- Output

    Ranking and Arrangement

    Direction and Sense

    Complete syllabus for the Computer Aptitude:

    Basic Computer Knowledge

    Microsoft Office

    Memory

    Keyboard Shortcuts

    Computer Abbreviation

    Computer Hardware

    Computer Software

    Operating System

    Internet

    Networking

    Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies

    Detailed Syllabus for General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness

    The section can be divided in three parts:

    • Current affairs

    • Banking awareness/Economy

    • Static GK

    Topics in Static GK

    Country and capital

    Airports

    Ports in India

    Tallest and biggest in India and the world

    First in the world as well as in India

    Indian Constitution

    Culture of India

    Currency of countries etc

    Topics in Banking Awareness:

    Banking in India

    Banking terminology

    Bank headquarters

    Slogans of banks,

    Regulatory bodies in India

    Main function of RBI etc

    Overview of Indian Financial System

    History of Indian banking system

    Fiscal and Monetary policy

    Work and responsibilities of National financial institutions like –

    RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC (Financial Stability and Development Council) etc

    International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNO, SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), IBA, United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Bank Board Bureau (BBB)  Bank for International Settlements (BIS) etc.

    Abbreviations and Economic terminologies

    Banking Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA), Capital to risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR)

    Topics Current affairs (related to national and international issues of last 6 months)

    Important Government Schemes

    Important National and International days

    Sports

    Awards and Honors

    Latest Events etc.

    English Language:

    Detailed Syllabus for English Language is given below:

    Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)

    Fill in the blanks

    Error Spotting

    Cloze Test

    Para Jumbles

    Sentence Improvement

    Word Association

    Verbal Ability

    Vocabulary

    Grammar

    Reading Comprehension

    Data Analysis & Interpretation

    Detailed Syllabus for Data Analysis & Interpretation

    Tabular Graph

    Line Graph

    Pie Chart

    Bar Graph

    Mixed Graph

    Caselet DI (Radar Graph Caselet)

    Missing Graphs (or Missing Case DI)

    Data Sufficiency

    Probability

    Permutation and Combination

    Number system

    Approximation

    HCF and LCM of Numbers

    Problems based on age

    Percentages

    Ratio and proportion

    Average

    Mixture and Allegations

    Time and work

    Pipe and Cistern

    Speed, Distance and time

    Partnership

    Simple and compound interest

    Permutation and Combination

    Profit, Loss and Discount

    Mensuration

    Data Sufficiency

    English Language (Letter Writing & Essay):

    After the online test, candidates have to appear for the descriptive paper (English Language - Letter Writing & Essay). Any hot topic can be asked in letter writing and essay writing. While attempting this section, candidates need to take special care of the word limit.

    Indian Bank PO Interview 2018

    Complete detail about Indian Bank PO Interview 2018 is given below:

    • Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Indian Bank PO Main examination may subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Bank.

    • The total marks allotted for Interview are 100.

    • The minimum qualifying marks in interview is 40% for General and 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

    • The weightage (ratio) of the Main examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

    • The combined final score of candidates will be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and Interview.

    • The intimation will be sent by E-mail and SMS to the registered E-mail ID and mobile number. Interviews will be conducted at selected centres.

    • The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

    • Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from the Bank’s website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained.

    • Disclaimer on non receipt with directions to keep checking website for updates.

    • All candidates called for the Interview should produce originals of all prescribed documents mentioned in the call letter.

    Those candidates who fail to produce prescribed originals of documents will not be allowed to participate in the interview. The Bank takes no responsibility to receive/ collect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

    Candidates who are planning to appear for this exam should refer these important articles:

    Bank of Baroda PO Exam 2018: Analysis, Review & Expected Cut-off

    SBI PO Prelims 2018: Exam analysis


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