IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam on 4th & 11th Dec: Check Section-wise Important Topics, Exam Pattern

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Important Topics: Check here section-wise important topics, section-wise cut-off, and the latest exam pattern of IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam that will be held on December 4 and 11, 2021. Candidates will get 20 minutes for each section - English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Ability.

Created On: Dec 3, 2021 12:14 IST
IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Section-wise Important Topics
IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Section-wise Important Topics

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Important Topics: The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Admit Cards were released on November 20, 2021 on the official website of IBPS for download. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam on December 4, 2021 and December 11, 2021.  The IBPS PO 2021 Mains exams will be held in January 2022 (Tentative) for the recruitment of 4,135 Probationary Officers/Management Trainees. The IBPS PO 2021 Prelims includes three sections Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and Reasoning Ability. In this article, we share the section-wise important topics, section-wise cut-off, and the latest exam pattern for IBPS PO 2021 Prelims.

Download IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Admit Card - Direct Link

IBPS PO 2021 Dates

IBPS PO 2021 Recruitment Process

Important Dates

Notification Release Date

October 19, 2021

Online Application Registration Date

October 20, 2021 to November 11, 2021

Application Fees Payment Date

October 20, 2021 to November 11, 2021

Last Date to Apply Online

November 10, 2021

Prelims Admit Card Release and Download Date

November 20, 2021 to December 11, 2021

Prelims Exam Date

December 4, 2021 and December 11, 2021

Prelims Result Declaration

December 2021/ January 2022 (Tentative)

Mains Admit Card Release and Download Date

December 2021/ January 2022 (Tentative)

Mains Exam Date

January 2022 (Tentative)

Mains Result Declaration

January 2022/ February 2022 (Tentative)

Interview Call Letters Download Date

February 2022 (Tentative)

Interview Date

February 2022/ March 2022 (Tentative)

Provisional Allotment

April 2022 (Tentative)

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IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Important Topics (Section-wise)

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

Reading Comprehension

Puzzle/Seating Arrangement

Data Interpretation

Cloze Test

Alphanumeric Series

Number System

Fill in the Blanks

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest

Sentences Rearrangement/ Para Jumbles

Direction Sense

Simplification/Approximation

Phrase Replacement

Blood Relation

Profit and Loss

Jumbled Words

Inequalities

Age Problems

Sentence Improvement/Error Spotting

Order & Ranking

Sequence and Number series

Vocabulary, word usage, grammar usage

Coding and Decoding

Time, Work, Speed and Distance

Sentence/ Paragraph Completion

Syllogism

Ratio and Proportion, Percentage

 

 

Quadratic Equation

 

 

Mensuration (Cylinder, Cone, Sphere)

 

 

Permutation, Combination & Probability

IBPS PO Prelims Cutoff 2020 Section-wise

Examination

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims (General/EWS)

11

8

9.25

IBPS PO Prelims (OBC/SC/ST/PwD)

7.75

4.25

6

IBPS PO Prelims Cutoff 2019 Section-wise

Examination

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims (General/EWS)

10.50

10.25

8.75

IBPS PO Prelims (OBC/SC/ST/PwD)

6.50

6.50

5.25

 

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IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Exam will be conducted online in Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format. The exam will contain questions from three subjects and there will be separate sectional timing for each section. Have a look at the exam pattern for the prelims exam here:

Section

Total Questions

Marks

Sectional Timing

Medium of Exam

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

English and Hindi

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

English

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

English and Hindi

Total

100 MCQs

100 Marks

1 Hour

 

NOTE

 (i) There will be a penalty for wrong answers. For each question, 1/4th or 0.25 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer. There will be no penalty if a question is left blank or unanswered.

(ii) The examination will be held in an online mode across venues in India. The list of examination centers for the online prelims has been released. The IBPS reserves the right to allot the exam centre other than the preferred/selected centre by the candidates. Check IBPS PO 2021 Prelims Exam Centres across India here.

(iii) Except for the English Language, the medium of the exam for Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Ability will be available in both English and Hindi.

(iv) Candidates will have to qualify in each three-section by obtaining minimum cut-off marks that will be decided by IBPS.

(v) 20 minutes will be allotted for each section.

                                        IBPS PO 2021 Important Links

IBPS PO Notification, Admit Card Download

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Cut-Off

IBPS PO Prelims English Language

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Important Topics

IBPS PO Prelims Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS PO Prelims COVID-19 Guidelines

 

FAQ

Is there a section-wise cut-off in IBPS PO 2021 Prelims?

Yes. Candidates will have to obtain minimum cut-off marks in each three-section in the IBPS PO 2021 Prelims. The cut-off marks will be decided by IBPS.

What was the section-wise cut-off for the IBPO PO Prelims exam last year?

The IBPS PO Prelims 2020 cut-off (section-wise) for General/EWS category was 11 (English), 8, (Reasoning Ability), 9.25 (Quantitative Aptitude), and for OBC/SC/ST/PWD category was 7.75 (English), 4.25 (Reasoning Ability), and 6 (Quantitative Aptitude).

When IBPS PO 2021 Prelims cut-off will be released?

IBPS PO 2021 Prelims cut-off will be released in December 2021/January 2022 (Tentative).

How many questions will be there in IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam?

There will be 100 MCQs total. Each section will be allotted 20 minutes each. English Language will have 30 questions, Quantitative Aptitude will have 35 questions, and Reasoning Ability will have 35 questions.

Will there be negative marking in IBPS PO 2021 Prelims exam?

There will be penalty for wrong answers. For each question, 1/4th or 0.25 marks will be deducted for a wrong answer. There will be no penalty if a question is left blank or unanswered.

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