IBPS - PO EXAM 2018 - NOTIFICATION NOTIFICATION-2018

IBPS - PO EXAM 2018 - NOTIFICATION NOTIFICATION-2018

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Probationary Officer in Public sector Bank (PSB) Main & Interview) for the selection of Probationary officers in Public to be held during the period of October to November the details of which is mentioned below. A. Vacancies : NA Vacancies SC ST OBC B. Important Dates: S. No. 1 On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates & Payment of Application Fees 2. Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary 3. Online Examination – 4. Online Examination – 5. Admit card for Interview 6. Conduct of Interview 7. Final Result C. Eligibility: 1. Age: 21 to 30 Years as on 01/08/2019 (Relaxation: OBC: 3yrs, SC/ST: 5 yrs, PH: 10yrs, Ex. Serv.: 5 Yrs) 2. Qualification: Should hold a degree of Graduation D. HOW TO APPLY: Candidates can apply online only from E. Fee: Rs 600 (For SC/ST/PWD payment.

F. Recruitment Process: The recruitment is done through three stages. Preliminary test, Mains Test and Interview 1. Preliminary Examination: 60 min. total Time (20 min. allotted to each section) NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 IBPS - PO EXAM 2018 Probationary Officer in Public sector Bank (PSB): The online examination (Preliminary and Main & Interview) for the selection of Probationary officers in Public sector banks is scheduled to be held during the period of October to November the details of which is mentioned below. Vacancies (PWD) GEN TOTAL OH VI HI registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates & Payment of July/ August 2018 Download of call letters for Online examination October 2018 – Preliminary 13.10.2018 14.10.2 20.10.2018 21.10.2018 – Main 18.11.2018 Admit card for Interview January, 2019 February, 2019 1-04-2019 21 to 30 Years as on 01/08/2019 (Relaxation: OBC: 3yrs, SC/ST: 5 yrs, PH: 10yrs, Ex. : Should hold a degree of Graduation.

: Candidates can apply online only from. SC/ST/PWD: Rs 100 only). Mode of fee payment will be only online The recruitment is done through three stages. Preliminary test, Mains Test and Interview Preliminary Examination: 60 min. total Time (20 min. allotted to each section) NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 : The online examination (Preliminary and sector banks is scheduled to be held during the period of October to November the details of which is mentioned below. Vacancies (PWD) TOTAL July/ August 2018 October 2018 13.10.2018 14.10.2018 20.10.2018 21.10.2018 January, 2019 February, 2019 21 to 30 Years as on 01/08/2019 (Relaxation: OBC: 3yrs, SC/ST: 5 yrs, PH: 10yrs, Ex. ly). Mode of fee payment will be only online The recruitment is done through three stages. Preliminary test, Mains Test and Interview Preliminary Examination: 60 min. total Time (20 min. allotted to each section)

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Subject Qns. English Language 30 Numerical Ability 35 Reasoning ability 35 Total 100 The preliminary Test is only qualifying in nature. There is a negative marking of 1/4 answers. It will be bilingual in nature. Selection will be made on merit list drawn on the basis of the overall aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. Cut off IBPS PO 2017 -2018 Prelim Exam wise.

Subjects English Language Maximum Score 30 Cutoff Score 05.00 IBPS PO Prelims 2017-18 Category- Category Scheduled Caste (SC) Scheduled Tribe (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC) 2. Mains Exam: Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and it will be online. SL Name of Test NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Qns. Marks Time 30 30 20 min. 35 35 20 min. 35 35 20 min. 100 100 60 min. (1hour) The preliminary Test is only qualifying in nature. There is a negative marking of 1/4 answers. It will be bilingual in nature. Selection will be made on merit list drawn on the basis of the overall aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination.

2018 Prelim Exam: These cut offs are listed state-wise Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Total 35 35 100 07.75 10.00 42.75 -wise Cut-Off Cut off 36.00 28.50 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 42.25 Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and it will be Name of Test No. of Question s Marks Duration NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 The preliminary Test is only qualifying in nature. There is a negative marking of 1/4th for wrong answers. It will be bilingual in nature. Selection will be made on merit list drawn on the basis of wise and category- Total 100 42.75 Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and it will be Duration

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 will be 1/4th negative marking for wrong answers. Objective Test: - The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Paper: - There will be two questions, one essay and one letter and the type of this exam will be online. The total word limit of each question will be 150 words and total time limit will be 30 minutes.

Cut-Off for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Serial Number Sections 1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 2. General Economy/Banking Awareness 3. English Language 4. Data Analysis & Interpretation 5. English Language (Descriptive) Overall cut- off for IBPS PO mains Exam: Category 1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 3 General/Economy/Banking Awareness 4 English Language Total 5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 negative marking for wrong answers.

The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. There will be two questions, one essay and one letter and the type of this exam will be online. The total word limit of each question will be 150 words and total time limit Off for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Maximum Marks Cut-Off Marks (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) Reasoning & Computer 60 7.50 Economy/Banking 40 8.25 English Language 40 3.25 Data Analysis & 60 10.75 English Language 25 8.75 off for IBPS PO mains Exam: - Cut-Off Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes General/Economy/Banking 40 40 35 minutes 35 40 40 minutes 190 200 3 hours English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 *There The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required There will be two questions, one essay and one letter and the type of this exam will be online. The total word limit of each question will be 150 words and total time limit General 10.25 11.25 5.75 14.00 10.00 minutes 45 minutes 35 minutes 40 minutes 3 hours 30 minutes

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 GEN OBC SC ST VH ID HI OC H. Final Selection: IBPS PO Final Cut-Off 2017. The cut appointment letter from IBPS. Category SC ST OBC UR HI OC VI ID 1. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase selection. NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 82.00 75.63 62.50 42.25 77.87 55.00 47.75 59.63 Off 2017. The cut-off will be the minimum qualifying marks required to get the Maximum Score Minimum Score 53.20 38.56 54.74 33.73 57.18 43.02 65.58 47.04 45.42 25.07 51.11 38.53 74.14 45.88 44.38 28.87 . The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 off will be the minimum qualifying marks required to get the Minimum Score 38.56 33.73 43.02 47.04 25.07 38.53 45.88 28.87 I) will not be added for the

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 2. The marks obtained in Mains Examination (Objective Test) and Interview will be used to obtain the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify in Mains Exam (Objective Test) and in Interview to get in the merit list. 3. The final merit list is arrived after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and the interview in the 80:20 ratio will be out of 100 for each category. Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Pre As the competition is becoming tougher every year, due to the increasing these exams therefore the recruiting body is making some changes every year in the exam pattern to make exams tougher and to select the candidate, who is best in all aspects. As, now the sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section has been introduced in the prelims exam we are expecting the change in level of the questions.

If we look into the following tables we can observe, how the pattern changed in the previous years and what we can expect to come in an IBPS PO 2018 exam and Quantitative section First of all, if we analyse the following table for this section, there is not any major change in the set of questions but level of questions is becoming difficult every year. In 2015, the questions asked in prelims were very easy but in 2017, the questions were easy to moderate level. So, we can expect that, this time IBPS PO PRE 2018 will be quite difficult than last year but the pattern can be expected to be same. We can also expect that we can get some more graph, Pie chart, Table chart) Topic Series Data interpretation(single graph) Quadratic equation Simplification/approximation Miscellaneous (Profit loss, T & D, SI, CI etc) *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult Reasoning If we look at the following table, we can simply say that, now IBPS PO is not and other miscellaneous part in PO Exams, thus we are just expecting 2 seating arrangements and puzzles, there were around 20 questions out of 35 in 2016, 23 questions at of 35 in 2017, so we can expect around 20 question from this but the numbers of sets for these will be mere, that means they are making examination lengthier. There will be 5 questions from inequality. So, overall we can expect an easy to moderate level questions in this section.

Topics NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 The marks obtained in Mains Examination (Objective Test) and Interview will be used to obtain the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify in Mains Exam (Objective Test) and in Interview to get in the merit list. is arrived after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and the interview in the 80:20 ratio will be out of 100 for each category. Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Pre As the competition is becoming tougher every year, due to the increasing number of aspirants for these exams therefore the recruiting body is making some changes every year in the exam pattern to make exams tougher and to select the candidate, who is best in all aspects. As, now the sectional timing of 20 on has been introduced in the prelims exam we are expecting the change in level of If we look into the following tables we can observe, how the pattern changed in the previous years and what we can expect to come in an IBPS PO 2018 exam and what not?

First of all, if we analyse the following table for this section, there is not any major change in the set of questions but level of questions is becoming difficult every year. In 2015, the questions asked in prelims very easy but in 2017, the questions were easy to moderate level. So, we can expect that, this time IBPS PO PRE 2018 will be quite difficult than last year but the pattern can be expected to be same. We can also expect that we can get some more calculative questions from data interpretation (Bar Years 2015 2016 2017 2018 (Expected) 5(M) 5(E-M) 5 5 10(M) 10(M) 10 (M) 10-15 5(E) 5(E) 5(E-M) 5 5(E) 5(M) 5(E) 5 Miscellaneous (Profit loss, T & D, SI, CI 10(M) 10(M-D) 15(E-M) 10 *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult If we look at the following table, we can simply say that, now IBPS PO is not focusing on syllogisms and other miscellaneous part in PO Exams, thus we are just expecting 2-3 questions from this topic. For seating arrangements and puzzles, there were around 20 questions out of 35 in 2016, 23 questions at of ct around 20 question from this but the numbers of sets for these will be mere, that means they are making examination lengthier. There will be 5 questions from inequality. So, overall we can expect an easy to moderate level questions in this section.

Years 2015 2016 2017 2018 (Expected) NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 The marks obtained in Mains Examination (Objective Test) and Interview will be used to obtain the final merit list. The candidates will have to qualify in Mains Exam (Objective Test) is arrived after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and the Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Pre number of aspirants for these exams therefore the recruiting body is making some changes every year in the exam pattern to make exams tougher and to select the candidate, who is best in all aspects. As, now the sectional timing of 20 on has been introduced in the prelims exam we are expecting the change in level of If we look into the following tables we can observe, how the pattern changed in the previous years First of all, if we analyse the following table for this section, there is not any major change in the set of questions but level of questions is becoming difficult every year. In 2015, the questions asked in prelims very easy but in 2017, the questions were easy to moderate level. So, we can expect that, this time IBPS PO PRE 2018 will be quite difficult than last year but the pattern can be expected to be same. calculative questions from data interpretation (Bar 2018 (Expected) 15 focusing on syllogisms 3 questions from this topic. For seating arrangements and puzzles, there were around 20 questions out of 35 in 2016, 23 questions at of ct around 20 question from this but the numbers of sets for these will be mere, that means they are making examination lengthier. There will be 5 questions from inequality. So, overall 2018 (Expected)

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Syllogisms Sitting arrangements (Linear ,circle) Puzzle Inequality Blood relation Direction sense Coding decoding Order and ranking *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult English As in this section, there has been a lot of changes from 2015 of changes from 2015-2017 and there we can expect a lot of changes, in 2018 prelims. In 2015, 2016 they were mainly focusing on grammar, but now the main focus is not only on grammar but also on the reading skills and understanding of the candidate. Questions has been reduced from comprehension part from 10 to 5 or 7 marks, double filler has replace a single fillers. Para jumble can be asked in just 2 there will be less questions on grammatical error and more on sentenc we can expect 5 questions from cloze test.

Overall, we can expect a moderate level of English section, because in IBPS PO, there is a sectional timing of 20 minutes. So, prepare more and more questions form these topics your selection. Topics Reading Comprehension Fillers Para jumbled sentence Error finding Cloze test Phrase replacement Synonym/antonyms *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 5(M) 5(E-M) 5( E) 2-3 5(M) 10(M) 10(M) 5 - 10 10(M- D) 10(M-D) 5(E-M) 7 – 12 - 5(E-M) 5(E) 2-3 1(E) 3(E) 2(E) 2 2(E) 1(E) 3(E) 2-3 5(E) - 3(E) 5 2(E) 2(E) 2(E) 2 *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult As in this section, there has been a lot of changes from 2015-2017, and therefore we can expect a lot 2017 and there we can expect a lot of changes, in 2018 prelims.

In 2015, 2016 they were mainly focusing on grammar, but now the main focus is not only on grammar but also on the reading skills and understanding of the candidate. been reduced from comprehension part from 10 to 5 or 7 marks, double filler has replace a single fillers. Para jumble can be asked in just 2-3 questions and the level has become easier, there will be less questions on grammatical error and more on sentence connectors and phrasal words and we can expect 5 questions from cloze test. Overall, we can expect a moderate level of English section, because in IBPS PO, there is a sectional timing of 20 minutes. So, prepare more and more questions form these topics as this will be a key point in Years 2015 2016 2017 2018 (Expected) 10(M) 8(M-D) 15(M-D) 5-10 5(M) - 5(M ) 5 5(M) 5(M) - 2-3 5(M) 10(M- D) 5(E-M) 5 5(M) 7(M) - 5 - 3 - - 5(T) 3 *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 10 12 2017, and therefore we can expect a lot 2017 and there we can expect a lot of changes, in 2018 prelims. In 2015, 2016 they were mainly focusing on grammar, but now the main focus is not only on been reduced from comprehension part from 10 to 5 or 7 marks, double filler has 3 questions and the level has become easier, e connectors and phrasal words and Overall, we can expect a moderate level of English section, because in IBPS PO, there is a sectional as this will be a key point in 2018 (Expected) 10

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Mains Quant For this section, we can observe that there is no change in number of question in quadratic but the difficulty level has been increased a lot and there is change in pattern of quadratic equation was used last year in IBPS PO 2017. So the expectation for this year is same new pattern with a bit of increase in difficulty level, as they are continuously increasing the difficulty level from last three years. Now in IBPS PO the number series topic is not there in last two years, so we are not expecting any questions from it. Every mains exam comprises 5 we are expecting the same but in a new pattern and this might be surprise topic in this section. Question from probability can be expected and a difficult one.

Out of 35 questions, we can except around 15 most of these can be from the arithmetic part including caselet DI. So, one should mainly focus on basics of arithmetic part and then practice the questions of D.I from. Topics Number series Probability Data sufficiency Simplification DI Approximation Inequalities Chapter based DI (Boats & stream) Missing DI time & work profit loss Miscellaneous *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult Reasoning Reasoning was the difficult section in IBPS PO mains 2017 and the difficulty level of sitting arrangement & puzzle was high comprises 25 30 marks.

There were 5 questions from new pattern input coding-decoding and we are expecting same number of questions from input output and coding this year also. We can expect some surprises in coding As we observed from last year exam, there were no questions from computer and but this year we can expect a maximum of 2-3 questions from computer aptit NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Mains For this section, we can observe that there is no change in number of question in quadratic but the difficulty level has been increased a lot and there is change in pattern of quadratic equation was used last year in IBPS PO 2017. So the expectation for this year is same new pattern with a bit of increase continuously increasing the difficulty level from last three years.

Now in IBPS PO the number series topic is not there in last two years, so we are not expecting any questions from it. Every mains exam comprises 5-10 data sufficiency question (moderate we are expecting the same but in a new pattern and this might be surprise topic in this section. Question from probability can be expected and a difficult one. Out of 35 questions, we can except around 15-20 question from (D.I) data interpretation section and most of these can be from the arithmetic part including caselet DI. So, one should mainly focus on basics of arithmetic part and then practice the questions of D.I from.

2015 2016 2017 5(M) 5(M) 5(M) - - 1(M) 5(E) - 5(M) - - 5(M-T) 5(M) 20(M-D) 10(E-M) - 5(M) - - 5(D) - - - - 5(M-T) 20(E-M) 15(M-D) 8(M) *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult Reasoning was the difficult section in IBPS PO mains 2017 and the difficulty level of sitting arrangement & puzzle was high comprises 25 marks. So, we are expecting, the topic will cover at least 25 There were 5 questions from new pattern input-output topic and 5 questions from new pattern decoding and we are expecting same number of questions from input output and coding this year also. We can expect some surprises in coding-decoding and data sufficiency topics. As we observed from last year exam, there were no questions from computer and but this year we 3 questions from computer aptitude.

NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 Exam pattern and changes in IBPS PO Mains For this section, we can observe that there is no change in number of question in quadratic equation but the difficulty level has been increased a lot and there is change in pattern of quadratic equation was used last year in IBPS PO 2017. So the expectation for this year is same new pattern with a bit of increase continuously increasing the difficulty level from last three years.

Now in IBPS PO the number series topic is not there in last two years, so we are not expecting any 10 data sufficiency question (moderate-difficult level). So we are expecting the same but in a new pattern and this might be surprise topic in this section. interpretation section and most of these can be from the arithmetic part including caselet DI. So, one should mainly focus on basics 2018 (Expected) - 3-4 5 4 10-12 - 2-3 3-4 5-10 4-5 Reasoning was the difficult section in IBPS PO mains 2017 and the difficulty level of sitting marks. So, we are expecting, the topic will cover at least 25- output topic and 5 questions from new pattern decoding and we are expecting same number of questions from input output and coding decoding, decoding and data sufficiency topics.

As we observed from last year exam, there were no questions from computer and but this year we

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Topics Sitting arrangements (Linear ,circle, Square) Puzzle Input-Output Syllogism Coding decoding Logical reasoning Miscellaneous Data sufficiency Computer aptitude *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult English We can observe from the table, that there have been a lot of changes in the English section in years. The numbers of question asked from comprehension topic has been reduced to half (approximately) and the parajumbled topic is also reduced to two questions as they are replaced by parafillers in which we have to fill two sentences (correct) in a paragraph, we can also expect sentence connectors in which we have to connect two sentences using connectors.

With continuously change in distributions of marks according to topics, especially in the mains exam, we need to have a close look on the patte trend properly and accurately. Now, if we talk about sentence fillers, the question from this topic have been increasing because it checks the understanding of the whole English language of the cand questions from it. We can expect that English section would be the difficult one and students should practice more and more of these topics. Topics Reading Comprehension Para jumble Error spotting Sentence correction Single/Double fillers Cloze test NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 2015 2016 2017 15(M) 10(D) 15(M-D) 10(M) 10(D) 5(M) 5(M) - 5(D) 5(M) 5(D) - 5(D) 5(M) 10(E-M) 10(D) 5(E) - 5(D) 10D) - 5(D) 5(M-D) - - - *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult We can observe from the table, that there have been a lot of changes in the English section in years. The numbers of question asked from comprehension topic has been reduced to half (approximately) and the parajumbled topic is also reduced to two questions as they are replaced by parafillers in which we a paragraph, we can also expect sentence connectors in which we have to connect two sentences using connectors. With continuously change in distributions of marks according to topics, especially in the mains exam, we need to have a close look on the pattern changes in previous years, so that we can analyse the Now, if we talk about sentence fillers, the question from this topic have been increasing because it checks the understanding of the whole English language of the candidates. So we can expect maximum 5 We can expect that English section would be the difficult one and students should practice more and 2015 2016 2017 20(M) 15(M) 10(D) 5(M) 5(E-M) - 5(E) 5(E-M) - 5(E) - 5(E-M) - 5(D) 5(E) - 10(M-D) NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 2018 (Expected) 10 10 5 - 5 10 5 7-8 2-3 We can observe from the table, that there have been a lot of changes in the English section in these years. The numbers of question asked from comprehension topic has been reduced to half (approximately) and the parajumbled topic is also reduced to two questions as they are replaced by parafillers in which we a paragraph, we can also expect sentence connectors in which we With continuously change in distributions of marks according to topics, especially in the mains rn changes in previous years, so that we can analyse the Now, if we talk about sentence fillers, the question from this topic have been increasing because it idates. So we can expect maximum 5 We can expect that English section would be the difficult one and students should practice more and 2018 12- 15 - 3-5 5 2-3 -

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 Starter (Statement connectors) Sentence fillers Irrelevant statement (odd one out)/ Paragraph Word replacement Antonyms/Synonyms *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult HOW TO APPROACH THE EXAM For prelim Exam focus on getting 20+ marks in each section (As Nothing about cut-off is given in advertisement) and 60+ marks overall. For specific areas we need to plan as following: A. Quantitative Aptitude: For Quant focus on Series / Approximation / Calculation/ Quadratic Equations / Data sufficiency and data interpretat of 35 in quant. 15 Qns. will be from entire Arithmetic. In mains exam, focus mainly on the arithmetic part and new pattern of quadratic equations. So no need to put extra effort on entire arithmetic. Do the focused study o B. Logical Reasoning: For prelim focus on Syllogism, inequalities, Sitting arrangement, input output and Puzzles. In mains we shall have 10 to 15 questions from computer (high level) and 30 to 35 Qns. from reasoning especially Puzzles, sitting arrangemen So prepare for the prelim only till August and then there will be sufficient time to prepare for the computer section after the prelims.

C. General Economy & Banking Awareness: specifically the financial updates. After the prelim exam prepare for last 4 to 5 months current affairs and banking awareness. 40 Qns.40 marks this section is considered to be the differential section. A student can score 30 to 35 marks in the stipulated time with the organized study plan. English Language: Looking at the recent trends this section has seen a steep rise in the difficulty level of the exam. In prelim we expect to have 10 Qns. from Comprehension, 10 cloze test, 5 para jumbles and 10 grammatical errors or sen So keep solving more and more comprehensions and read the Hind u Editorials to improve the command over English language. In mains also the difficulty level is very high and we need to prepare accordingly. In 40 Qns. of mains exam we expect 2 comprehensions of 20 marks. 5 para jumbles, 5 cloze test and 5 errors. So again here the focus is on comprehension. But practise as much as possible and do more and more reading for better performance in this section. IBPS PO 2018 Exam Preparation@IBS Institute 1. Class – 3 to 4 Hours daily 2. 6-Days a week 3. 2-Lectures a day NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 - - - - 5(M-D) - (odd one out - - 5(M-D) - - 5(M-D) 5(M-D) *E = Easy, M = Moderate, D = Difficult HOW TO APPROACH THE EXAM For prelim Exam focus on getting 20+ marks in each section (As Nothing about off is given in advertisement) and 60+ marks overall. For specific areas we need to For Quant focus on Series / Approximation / Calculation/ Quadratic Equations / Data sufficiency and data interpretation. These will cover 25 Qns. out of 35 in quant. 15 Qns. will be from entire Arithmetic. In mains exam, focus mainly on the arithmetic part and new pattern of quadratic equations. So no need to put extra effort on entire arithmetic. Do the focused study only.

For prelim focus on Syllogism, inequalities, Sitting arrangement, input output and Puzzles. In mains we shall have 10 to 15 questions from computer (high level) and 30 to 35 Qns. from reasoning especially Puzzles, sitting arrangement, input output etc. So prepare for the prelim only till August and then there will be sufficient time to prepare for the computer section after the prelims. General Economy & Banking Awareness: Keep in touch with daily current affairs financial updates. After the prelim exam prepare for last 4 to 5 months current affairs and banking awareness. 40 Qns.40 marks this section is considered to be the differential section. A student can score 30 to 35 marks in the stipulated time with the Looking at the recent trends this section has seen a steep rise in the difficulty level of the exam. In prelim we expect to have 10 Qns. from Comprehension, 10 cloze test, 5 para jumbles and 10 grammatical errors or sentence improvement or phrase replacement. So keep solving more and more comprehensions and read the Hind u Editorials to improve the command over English language. In mains also the difficulty level is very high and we need to s. of mains exam we expect 2 comprehensions of 20 marks. 5 para jumbles, 5 cloze test and 5 errors. So again here the focus is on comprehension. But practise as much as possible and do more and more reading for better performance in this section. 2018 Exam Preparation@IBS Institute NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 4-5 2-3 2-3 - 3-4 For prelim Exam focus on getting 20+ marks in each section (As Nothing about Sectional off is given in advertisement) and 60+ marks overall. For specific areas we need to For Quant focus on Series / Approximation / Calculation/ ion. These will cover 25 Qns. out of 35 in quant. 15 Qns. will be from entire Arithmetic. In mains exam, focus mainly on the arithmetic part and new pattern of quadratic equations. So no need to put extra effort on For prelim focus on Syllogism, inequalities, Sitting arrangement, input output and Puzzles. In mains we shall have 10 to 15 questions from computer (high level) t, input output etc.

So prepare for the prelim only till August and then there will be sufficient time to prepare for Keep in touch with daily current affairs financial updates. After the prelim exam prepare for last 4 to 5 months current affairs and banking awareness. 40 Qns.40 marks this section is considered to be the differential section. A student can score 30 to 35 marks in the stipulated time with the Looking at the recent trends this section has seen a steep rise in the difficulty level of the exam. In prelim we expect to have 10 Qns. from Comprehension, 10 cloze tence improvement or phrase replacement.

So keep solving more and more comprehensions and read the Hind u Editorials to improve the command over English language. In mains also the difficulty level is very high and we need to s. of mains exam we expect 2 comprehensions of 20 marks. 5 para jumbles, 5 cloze test and 5 errors. So again here the focus is on comprehension. But practise as much as possible and do more and more reading for better performance in this section. 2018 Exam Preparation@IBS Institute

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 SUBJECT Maths Data Interpretation Reasoning English Current Affairs Banking Awareness 4. Daily Class Assignment having(50+ Questions) 5. Daily Home Assignment having(50+ Questions) 6. Weekly Practice Tests (Topic wise) 7. Doubt Clearing sessions After every Topic 8. Books for Practice – Containing all questions from previous years. 9. 100% Exam Concepts to be covered in Class Assignment/Home Assignmen 10. Highly Experienced & Specialized Teachers 11. Vedic Mathematics + Shortcut Techniques 12. Special lectures by experts Bankers 13. Course Duration = Prelim: Refresher: 10 days (17th Mains: 25 days (15th July to 2 14. Section Tests: 40 Tests 15. Weekly Mock Test with Discussion by Experts. 16. National level test series: in 54 Branches across India. 17. National level ranking among 15,000 students. 18. Weekly GK capsule-40 Weekly news review. 19. Online Tests: S. No. Exam 1 IBPS PO 20. Monthly magazine –(IBS-Quest /International /Sports/Economy /Books’ Authors) 21. Results in 2016-2017, 2017 1. SBI PO : 132+ Final selections 2. SBI Clerk: 870+ final selections 3. IBPS PO: Total 1260+ selections. NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 CLASSES 2 2 3 3 1 1 Daily Class Assignment having(50+ Questions) Daily Home Assignment having(50+ Questions) Weekly Practice Tests (Topic wise) Doubt Clearing sessions After every Topic Containing all questions from previous years. 100% Exam Concepts to be covered in Class Assignment/Home Assignmen Highly Experienced & Specialized Teachers Vedic Mathematics + Shortcut Techniques Special lectures by experts Bankers Course Duration = Prelim: 60 Days till 16th July. th to 30th July) July to 2nd August) Weekly Mock Test with Discussion by Experts. National level test series: in 54 Branches across India. National level ranking among 15,000 students. 40 Weekly news review.

Exam Prelim Mains IBPS PO 20 Test 10 Quest-Best magazine covers all Current Affairs & National /International /Sports/Economy /Books’ Authors) 2017, 2017-2018 SBI PO : 132+ Final selections SBI Clerk: 870+ final selections Total 1260+ selections. NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310 100% Exam Concepts to be covered in Class Assignment/Home Assignment/Books Best magazine covers all Current Affairs & National

I.B.S. Registered Office: SCO. 108- Head Office: SCO. 134-135, Top Floor, Sector 34 Corporate Office: Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 4. IBPS Clerk: 1800 + selections 5. IBPS SO: 273+ selections 6. RBI Assistant: Total 31+ selections 7. RRB Assistant & Officer & cooperative banks: 2300+ Selections 22. IBS APP: Android / ios 1. Daily Current Affairs 2. Daily GA Quiz: MCQ 3. Daily Vocab Words 4. Daily Quiz: Quant / Reasoning / English / Computer 5. Weekly section Tests 6. e-Magazine on App 7. Exam Notifications: Vacancies / Results 8. Exam Analysis & Expert Guidance. 9. Articles on Special Concepts 10. Over 600 Online Tests available on the App. NOTIFICATION -109, Sector-8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161 135, Top Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666 IBPS Clerk: 1800 + selections IBPS SO: 273+ selections RBI Assistant: Total 31+ selections RRB Assistant & Officer & cooperative banks: 2300+ Selections Current Affairs Daily Quiz: Quant / Reasoning / English / Computer Exam Notifications: Vacancies / Results Exam Analysis & Expert Guidance. Articles on Special Concepts 0 Online Tests available on the App. NOTIFICATION-2018 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. Ph: 092161-78310 A, Chandigarh. Ph: 093160-68310 Near NirmanVihar Metro Station, Laxminagar, New Delhi. Ph: 092666-78310