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Banking Exams – Probationary officers to SBI, NABARD, Canara Bank, etc.,

Bank PO or a Bank Probationary Officer is a post in the banking sector that is widely sought after by aspirants across the country. Various public sector banks and IBPS conduct the bank PO exam for recruiting Probationary Officers such as SBI. The IBPS PO exam pattern is conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).

The IBPO exam pattern is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview


At the Prelims stage there are 100 questions with a time limit of 60 minutes. The exam pattern consists of:

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks Allotted
English Language3030
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535

The pattern of the mains exam consists of objective and subjective test:

PaperSectionNumber of QuestionsMarks Allotted
Objective TestReasoning and Computer Aptitude4560
Objective TestEnglish Language3540
Objective TestData Analysis and Interpretation3560
Objective TestGeneral Awareness, Economy & Banking Awareness4040
Objective TestEnglish Language (Letter Writing & Essay)225
Descriptive TestEnglish Language (Letter Writing & Essay)225

SSC – CGL (Combined Graduate Level)

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL exam to recruit candidates into various organizations, departments, offices under the Government of India. It is a national level exam and some of the SSC CGL posts include Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector (central excise), Junior Statistical officer, Upper division clerks etc., This exam is to recruit officers for Group B and Group C posts in various ministries of Government of India.

Exam Pattern:

The exam consists of two stages – Tier 1 and Tier 2. Tier 1 exam will be a common exam for all and will be multiple choice questions. Tier 2 will be conducted in three phases – Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3. Paper 1 is compulsory for all whereas paper 2 and 3 will be for selective positions only.

Pattern for Tier 1 exam:

Number of QuestionsMarks AllottedDuration
English Comprehension2550One hour
General Awareness2550One hour
General intelligence and reasoning2550One hour
Quantitative Aptitude2550One hour
Total Marks200
Note: Tier 1 is a qualifying exam. Candidates who qualify at this stage are eligible to appear for the subsequent examinations.

Tier 1 - Paper I will be conducted in two sessions.

SectionsModulesNumber of QuestionsMarks AllottedDuration
Session 1Section IModule I – Mathematical abilities3090One Hour
Session 1Section IModule II – Reasoning and General Intelligence 3090One Hour
Session 1Section IIModule I – English language and Comprehension45135One Hour
Session 1Section IIModule II – General Awareness2575One Hour
Session 1Section IIIModule I – Computer knowledge Test 206015 minutes
Session 2Section IIIModule 2 – Data Entry SpeedOne Data Entry TaskOne Data Entry Task15 minutes

Paper II will be only for candidates who apply for the Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) posts in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

Paper III will be only for those candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer on Paper-I, I and 0.50 marks for each wrong answer on Paper II and Paper III.

Sl NoPapersDuration
1Paper I - Compulsory for all posts2 Hours 30 minutes
2Paper II – Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)2 Hours
3Paper III – Assistant Audit officer/Assistant Accounts Officer2 Hours
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