IBPS Bank PO/ MT Exam Syllabus 2017 – Pre & Mains


Download IBPS Bank PO/ MT Exam Syllabus for Pre and Mains 2017 in PDF format. Get detailed syllabus and expected number of Questions from each topic.
Syllabus of IBPS PO Pre and Mains is same. The only difference is of level. In IBPS PO mains you will find slightly difficult problems.

IBPS Bank PO MT Reasoning Syllabus

TOPICNo. of Questions normally asked
Data Sufficiency0-5
Coded Inequalities5
Coding Decoding5
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test0-5
Alphanumeric Series0-5
Logical Reasoning5-10
Blood Relations5
Seating Arrangement10



IBPS Bank PO MT English Syllabus

TOPICNo. of Questions normally asked
Reading Comprehension10
Cloze Test10
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting0-5
Fill in the blanks0-5
Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction5
Para jumbles5
Other Question Types5


IBPS Bank PO MT Reasoning Syllabus

TOPICNo. of Questions normally asked
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage3
Number Systems3
Profit & Loss2
Mixtures & Alligations1-2
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices1-2
Work & Time2
Time & Distance2
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere1-2
Sequence & Series5
Permutation, Combination & Probability5
Data Interpretation15



IBPS Bank PO MT Reasoning Syllabus

History of Computers
Hardware (Computer Hardware and application hardwares like ATM)
Software (related to operating system)
Database (basic knowledge)
Networking and Communication (basic knowledge like LAN, WAN, WiFi, Modem etc)
Internet (History and Application)
Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office
Logic Gates
Number System

IBPS Bank PO MT General Awareness & Banking Awareness Syllabus

Current Affairs
Past 6 month news from fields like sports, awards, summits, new appointments, obituaries, Indian Defense, etc. Read Daily Current Affairs from our website.
Banking Awareness
  • Indian Financial System – Overview of Financial Markets (Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, Credit Market), Financial Intermediaries involved (like investment bankers, underwriters, stock exchanges, registrars, depositories, custodians, portfolio managers, mutual funds, primary dealers, Authorised dealers, self regulatory organizations, etc. Also read important committees and its recommendations.
  • History of Indian Banking Industry – (Pre Independence, Post Independence, Nationalisation), Structure of Indian Banking, Types of Banks (Scheduled, Co-operatives), categorisation of Bank (Pvt, PSU, Foreign), NHB, SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, IDBI its role etc and concept of NBFC.
  • Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, (RBI History/ Functions/ Roles/) SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc its role functions and fact based details
  • Monetary & Credit Policies who decides, basis of change and its relation with Inflation and other related issues & Inflation (Types) CRR/ SLR/ Repo/ Re-Repo/Bank Rate etc.
  • Budget Basics and Current Union Budget – Discussion of Budget related terminologies like GDP, Fiscal Deficit, Various kinds of taxes, Government revenue model and spending etc. and discussion on Union Budget 2014. Also major pointers for Rail Budget and Economic Survey to be read.
  • International Organisations/ Financial Institutions – IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN related agencies, recent development in them members heads etc functions, recent loans given by them to India or any country in the world where Crisis is going on.
  • Capital Market & Money Market – Concept, Types of Instruments they deal in like (1. Call/Notice Money 2. Treasury Bills 3. Term Money, 4. Certificate of Deposit 5. Commercial Papers or Capital Market Instruments like equity Shares, preference shares, or Debt segment like Debentures etc also talk about Stock Exchanges in India and world.
  • Government Schemes – All important schemes for ex. Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman , All schemes discussed in budget – the details like when was it introduced, important facts related to same, budgetary allocation etc.
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies – Frequently discussed in newspaper
  • Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments, Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all other important concepts.

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