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Most Important Topics for IBPS PO Exam

Most of the competitive exams in india have 80%–90% same syllabus, So you could prepare for all exams at the same time.Here i am sharing the strategy for IBPS PO 2016–17 Exclusively.

Now i am going to share syllabus, books and videos which will definitely help you in cracking this exam with decent score. So without wasting time, lets start.

    • Quantitative Aptitude
      • Prelims:
        • Question-35
        • Marks-35
      • Mains:
        • Questions-50
        • Marks-50
        • Time-40 minutes


  • Syllabus:-
    • Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal Fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications. Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio, and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion. Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and Distance, Average, Mensuration. Permutation and combination, Data tables, Probability, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed graphs, Case study.


Following are the most important topics of various sections of these exams:

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage & Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability
  • Data Interpretation

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test
  • Data sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Puzzle
  • Logical Reasoning


English language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para JumblesGeneral Awareness
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