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IBPS PO Exam Duration

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IBPS PO Exam Duration

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Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam. Thus, knowledge of the IBPS PO Exam Pattern, IBPS PO Exam Syllabus and primarily IBPS PO Exam Duration is very crucial to increase efficiency, accuracy, productivity and primarily to be able to complete the exams in the allotted exam duration.

The IBPS PO/MT selection process has three phases. The first two phases (Preliminary exam and Main exam) are written exams (conducted online). The third phase is a Personal Interview conducted by a selection panel.


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1. IBPS PO Exam Duration – Preliminary Exam:

SL Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time allotted for
each test
(Separately timed)
1 English language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100



2. IBPS PO Exam Duration- Main Exam:

Sr.No. Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Medium of
Exam
Time Allotted for Each
Test (Separately Timed)
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL 155 200 3 hours
5 English Language
(Letter Writing & Essay)
2 25 English 30 minutes



IBPS PO – Exam Duration – Important Notes:

  • The duration of the IBPS PO Preliminary examination is 1 hour, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2 hours or more : for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.

  • The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test.

  • The duration of the IBPS PO Main examination is 3 hours 30 minutes, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours or more: for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.