# New Syllabus for IBPS PO 2015

IBPS has announced the CWE – 5 for the year 2015, and with that a many changes in the IBPS exams syllabus and its pattern. this year, the exam will be held in two-tier formats, first one the preliminary exams and candidates who have successfully cleared the preliminary will be called for the main exams for IBPS .

Preliminary exams

The preliminary exam of IBPS is scheduled as a one hour test where only three sections would be asked, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English. The candidates who have successfully cleared the prelims would be called for the main examinations. The schedule and dates of the preliminary exams with the syllabus is described in the following sections.

DURATION of PRELIMS: 1 hour:

Syllabus for Preliminary and main exams:

 QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE TOPIC Sub-topics Averages Questions for finding average speed and averages of numbers. Number System Approximation, Decimal Fractions, H.C.F. & L.C.M., Number series, Number based problems, Square and cube roots. Simplifications Question on relative Ages, Partnerships, Percentages, Ratio and proportions. Profit and Loss Questions on profit, loss, gain and loss percentages. Interest Simple interest and Compound interest Time & Work Time and work, Time and distance, Mensuration Permutation and Combinations Problems on permutation and combinations Probability Questions on probability Data Interpretation Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs
 Reasoning TOPIC Sub-topics Assertion and reasoning Assertion, Figure series, Series, Word formation Blood relations Questions on relations among two. Classification Classification Coding and Decoding Coding-decoding Decision making Decision making, input output Number Number, ranking and time sequence, Cause and effects, syllogism Puzzle Questions on solving puzzles Statement and assumptions Statement and arguments, Passage and conclusions Verbal reasoning Alphabet Test, operations sets, series test, odd man out, classification
 English Language TOPIC Sub-topics Clause Test Clauses, Idioms and proverbs, Appropriate fillers, Synonyms and Antonyms Fill in the Blanks Double and single fill in the blanks Phrase substitution Phrase substitution, ordering of sentences, jumbled sentences Reconstruction Reconstruction of passages, sentences, one word substitution, misspelled words, comprehensions. Spotting errors Finding errors in sentences or figures

IBPS MAIN EXAMS:

The main exams for PO/Management trainee and CLERK will be conducted during October and January respectively.

The division of marks and syllabus is as following:

 GENERAL AWARENESS TOPIC Sub-topics Abbreviation Full form of Banking terms, Banking Terms Bank rate, Repo rate, Reverse repo rate Currency & Capitals Important details about currencies and capitals Current Affairs General news and affairs of the baking industry Finance Indian Economy, International Economy, Information related to Financial Institutions like IMF, UN, World Bank Government schemes MGNREGA,SWABHIMAN, SWAWLAMBAN, BHARAT NIRMAN Banks RBI, Types of banks, GDP, Fiscal-Monetary policies, Social functions, Marketing trends, Awards & Honor, Budget
 Computer Knowledge TOPIC Sub-topics Basics of Computers MS Office, abbreviations, Internet, Hardware, Networking Database Questions on database knowledge History of computers History Operating Systems Questions related to operating systems Software and Hardware Basic questions on software and hardware

This is the paper pattern for IBPS CWE CLERK/ PO/ Management Trainee exams