IBPS PO Previous Year Question Paper

IBPS PO Reasoning Mock Test

Institute of banking personnel selection (IBPS) has released the notification of recruitment of probationary officer/ management trainee-IX and online registration has been started on 7th August 2019. The last date for online registration is 28th August 2019. The exam is tentatively scheduled in October and November 2019.  For aspirants who wish to get a bank job, IBPS platform annually provides golden opportunities in several cadres of their participating organization. The participating organizations in the common recruitment process are given below

1.Allahabad Bank 6. Canara Bank 10. Indian Overseas Bank 14. Syndicate Bank
2.Andhra Bank 7. Central Bank of India 11. Oriental Bank of Commerce 16. UCO Bank
3. Bank of Baroda 8. Corporation Bank 12. Punjab National Bank 17. Union Bank of India
4. Bank of India 9. Indian Bank 13. Punjab & Sind Bank 18. United Bank of India
5. Bank of Maharashtra

Let’s give the brief idea about the exam pattern. The exam is of three tiers comprising of a preliminary exam, main exam and a common interview conducted the respective organization.  One should pass the prelims for writing the main exam. Those who get shortlisted in the main exam will be called for the interview. Exam pattern for the two stages are given below. The exam is conducted in both language English and Hindi.

Preliminary Examination



Sections No. of Questions Max Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each section
1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100

 Section wise cutoff and a total cutoff decided by the drive should be cleared by the candidates.

Main Examination



Sections No. of Questions Max Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each section
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking


40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

 Cracking the exam is easy by knowing and analyzing the syllabus, pattern and previous year cutoffs. The best way to analyze your skill is to test yourself by doing a previous question paper first with the time constraints. Then find out the weak sections and don’t-know questions. After that, make a timetable to practice the difficult part by doing previously asked questions from respective sections. Consistent question workout makes your problem solving skill so fast and helps to do with simpler tricks. Do as many questions from each section and find out easier method to do it.  It will make you self-proficient and confident. Always practice with time constraint as it aids on your final exam. One cannot attend all the questions. You should choose your confident part. Practicing IBPS PO previous year question paper helps to select which questions to do and which questions to drop. Mental ability and numerical ability is not only the part in the exam but English also an important part to be practiced daily. In mains exam there are two more sections- computer aptitude and banking awareness. You should also study banking awareness and current affairs at least from the time you apply for prelims.

As the saying, practice makes man perfect, working out IBPS PO previous year question paper can surely help to fetch your dream job. For all the previous year question papers and mock tests follow Entri app. For more IBPS PO news and updates, visit here regularly and feel free to ask queries.


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