Institute of Banking Personnel Selection – Probationary Officer

Name of the Examination Recruitment of Probationary Officers in 19 Nationalised Banks.
Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank,
Andhra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda ,Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, Punjab & Sind Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank,, Union Bank of IndiaCentral Bank of India, United Bank of India Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, Dena Bank
Vijaya Bank, Indian Bank.
Conducting Body IBPS
Name of the Post Probationary Officer
Nationality Only Indian citizen can apply
Qualification Any degree from Recognised university
Age limit 20 – 30
Selection Process Written Exam & Personal Interview
Exam mode Online Examination
Application mode Online
Examination fee SC/ST ₹100.00, General ₹600.00
Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude , Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General English, Current Affairs, Banking Awareness, Computer Awareness.
Exam level All India level
Salary ₹42020.00 Approximately

Syllabus for preliminary and main examinations

Quantitative Aptitude

Square, Cube, Square root, Cube root, Surds and Indices, Mixed fraction, Series, Quadratic equations, HCF & LCM Applications, Average, Chain rule, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on Ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and Cistern, Time Speed and Distance, Problems and Trains, Simple and Compound Interest, Probability, Pie Chart, Bar graph, Line Graph, Tabulation, Mixed Graph , Data analysis.


Coding and Decoding , Direction test, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Inequality, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Data sufficiency.

General English

Reading Comprehension , Sentence Rearrangement, Cloze test, Error spotting, Sentence pattern, Fill in the Blanks.

Banking Awareness

All About NBFC’S, Currency System in India, Foreign Exchange Reserves, Financial Inclusion
Money Market, Cheques and Types, Types of Bank A/Accounts for NRI/PIO, All about NPAs
The First Among All Banks, ATM’s & WLA’s, Important Banking Terms, Monetary Policy of India.

Computer Awareness

Computer hardware parts and controls, Basic computer terminology, Basic internet knowledge and protocols, Database Management System, Number System, Operating System, History of Computer, Network basics (LAN & WAN), Computer abbreviation, Security Tools, Virus, Hacking, Software names and usages (Microsoft Office) And Computer Shortcuts.

Current Affairs

This refers to the news and updates based items from any fields happen in the present days such as sports, awards, obituaries, Indian Defense, etc. candidates need to read newspaper daily.