Best Books for IBPS PO/MT Exam 2018 Topic Wise List


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released the IBPS PO Notification 2018 online on its official website. The online process for filling the Application Forms will be start in the last week of July until Mid of August 2018. So many large amount of candidates across India are now eagerly waiting for the IBPS PO Application Form 2118 Online. Also all these candidates have started their preparations in advance after reading the official notification regarding exam. Some of them have started taking Offline Classes for the exam while some are still searching for the IBPS PO Exam Syllabus 2018 and for the study material regarding the same examination. If you are also preparing for the exam or thinking to start your IBPS PO Exam Preparation and need some good Books and Study Material then you are at right website because here we have listed the most known and famous Books for IBPS PO/MT Examination 2018.

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates

The important dates for IBPS PO /MT CWE VII 2018 are given below:

Activity Date
IBPS PO Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application Last week of July to Mid of August 2018
Application Fees/Intimation Charges Online Payments August 2018
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th October 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 26th November 2018
Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Exam Result December 2018
Declaration and download of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter January 2018
Date of IBPS PO Interview January / February 2018
Allotment of Provisional Posting April 2018

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO preliminary examination has a total duration of 1 hour. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO pre exam of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. The section-wise details are given here:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

It has 5 sections with a total score of 200 marks and total duration of 140 minutes. From this year onward, there has been a modification in the IBPS main exam pattern, while IBPS exam will have the same 5 sections, there is a specific time limit for attempting each of the five sections. The sections must be attempted in the same order in allotted time as mandated at the time of the exam. The candidate can’t skip to the next section before the current section has elapsed. There is negative marking, with each wrong answer leading to deduction of 0.25 marks. The section-wise details are given here:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 30 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
4 General Awareness(with special reference to Banking Industry) 40 40 20 minutes
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
Total 200 200 140 minutes

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Syllabus 2018

This part comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

IBPS PO Mains Exam Syllabus 2018

This part comprises of 5 sections:

  • Reasoning,
  • English Language,
  • Quantitative,
  • Aptitude,
  • General Awareness,
  • Computer Knowledge.

The complete syllabus with topic-wise marks distribution for IBPS PO Exam 2017 will be available on the official website once the notification will be released.

Books for IBPS PO Exam Preparation

Here we have listed the Best Books for IBPS PO Exam which will help you to kick start your preparations these books are as follows-


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