SBI  IBPS  Schedule  Syllabus  Strategy : 201920
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Here we are come up with the detailed information about 201920 bank exams which includes SBI PO 2019 and all IBPS 201920 exams. we are guiding you through this article for preparation of SBI PO 2019 and IBPS 201920. Providing the deatiled syllabus of sbi po 2019 and ibps 201920 and also share somme strategy for the preparation. Hope it will be helpful for those aspirants who are mostly new in this preparation line. All the best for your future and check the detail given below.
RRB officer scale 1 and Office Assistants  Dates 
(Preliminary Examination)  3/8/2019, 4/8/2019, 11/8/2019, 17/8/2019, 18/8/2019, 25/8/2019 
(Main Examination)  Scale 1 22/9/2019
Office Assistants – 29/9/2019 
IBPS PO  Preliminary Examination12/10/2019, 13/10/2019, 19/10/2019, 20/10,2019
Main 30/11/2019 
IBPS CLERK  Preliminary Examination 7/12/2019, 8/12/2019, 14/12/2019, 15/12/2019
Mains 19/1/2020 
Specialist Officer  Preliminary Examination 28/12/2019, 29/12/2019
Mains – 25/1/ 2020 
How do I prepare for IBPS PO/Clerk, RRB PO/Clerk 2019
Make a practical time table – Most of the time, students prepare the time table and starts studying with full energy and over the time their energy is exhausted and they stray from their schedule. To avoid this, you must make sure that the time table you’re devoting so much time in preparing is practical enough to be followed easily. Do not waste time in putting goals that cannot be achieved. For e.g if you’ve decided to finish one or two topics in a day then under no circumstances you should delay it.
Go through the syllabus: You must read the complete syllabus at least thrice to know what topics you need to prepare.
Read English newspaper to improve your English and GK (Likes Ambitious baba The Hindu review) : To improve your English vocabulary and General knowledge, you should make a habit of reading the English newspaper. This will also benefit you in the Interview round.
Practice mock tests daily: One thing that will definitely help you in the exam in solving the mock papers/test series. You should solve at least one test series daily to keep a check on your performance. With the help of mock tests, you will also get to know the weak points where you need improvement.
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Motivate yourself: There will be times when you’ll fell confused and won’t know whether to keep on preparing for the exam or not. But those are the times where your perseverance and patience will be tested. You should motivate yourself by reading the success story of those who have qualified the exam previous year and learn from their hardships and hurdles.
“SBI PO 2019”
Preliminary Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Numerical Ability (Moderate)  35  35  20  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (1015 Questions)
Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Quadratic Equation 4 5 Questions Arithmetic– (Approx – 5 questions ) Percentage (1 Question) Profit /Loss (1 Question) Stream and Boat (1 Question) Time &Work (1 Question) Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question) Age Problem 1 Question 
Reasoning Paper (EasyModerate)  35  35  20  Puzzle Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Boxbased puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) (1015 Questions)
Inequality – (Approx 3 5 Questions) Blood Relation– (Approx 12 Questions) Direction– (Approx 23 Questions) Alphabetical Series– (Approx 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 45 Questions) Data Sufficiency 5 Questions 
English (EasyModerate)  30  30  20  Reading Comprehension Approx78 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 45 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Double Filler 5 Questions Phrase Replacement 45 Questions Para jumbles 45 Questions 
Total  100  100  60min 
Mains Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
( Difficult ) 
45  60  60min  Puzzle Triangular Seating Arrangement
(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) Approx – 25 Questions Logical Reasoning – 45 Questions Coding Decoding 45 Questions Passage Inference 23 Questions 
DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
( Difficult ) 
35  60  45min  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular missing (25Questions)
Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Quantity I, Quantity II 5 Questions Miscellaneous Some time Asked 56 Miscellaneous Question 
English Language
( Difficult ) 
35  40  40min  Reading Comprehension Approx1015 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Double/ Tripple Filler 34 Questions Sentence Completion 45Questions 
General Economy & Banking Awareness  40  40  35min  IBPS PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 56 months rather than the recent ones. There were 34 questions from static awareness 
Total  155  200  180min  
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)  2  50  30min  Candidates had to choose from given 5 options to write a letter and an essay.
Letter Writing (150 words) Essay Writing (150 words) 
“IBPS RRB Officer Scale1”
Preliminary Examination
Section  Question  Marks  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning
(Moderate)

40  40  A cumulative  Puzzle Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Linear Seating Arrangement (12 Variable), Boxbased puzzle (1 Variable) , Height Comparison based (Approx – 25 Questions)
Syllogism– (Approx 3 5 Questions) Inequality – (Approx 3 5 Questions) Blood Relation– (Approx 23 Questions) Direction– (Approx 23 Questions) Alphabetical Series– (Approx 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 12 Questions)

Quantitative Aptitude
(Moderate)

40  40  40Min  Data Interpretation– Caselet, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Graph (Approx – 15 Questions)
Quadratic Equation– 5 Questions Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions Arithmetic– (Approx – 15 questions ) Percentage (12 Questions) Profit /Loss (12 Questions) Stream and Boat (12 Questions) Time &Work (12 Questions) Time, Speed & Distance– (12 Questions) Average – 1Question Ratio 1 Question Age problem –1 Question Partnership – 1 Question mixture allegation 1 question

“Mains Examination”
Section  Questions  Marks  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning Paper (Moderate)  40  50  Puzzle Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Parallel Lines Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Random Arrangement Puzzle (23 Variable), Scheduling Puzzle (23 Variable) (Approx 1820 Questions)
Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Statement and Assumption 5 Questions Machine Input Output 5 Questions Direction 35 Questions Alphabet 12 Question Number based – 12 Question Blood Relation – 12 Question 

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate – Difficult)  40  50  Data Interpretation– Double Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (20 Questions)
Quadratic Equation 5 Questions Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Arithmetic– 10 Questions Percentage (12 Questions) Profit /Loss (12 Questions) Stream and Boat (12 Questions) Time &Work (12 Questions) Time, Speed & Distance– (12 Questions) Partnership – (1 2 Question ) 

English Language/ Hindi Language (Moderate)  40  40  Reading Comprehension 10 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 78 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Filler 5 Questions Vocab based Errors 5 Questions 

General Awareness (Moderate)  40  40  IBPS RRB PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 56 months rather than the recent ones. There were 810 questions from static awareness  
Computer Knowledge
(Easy) 
40  20  MS Office 810 Questions (Basic)
Terminologies of the Internet 68 Questions (Basic) Encryption and decryption 56 Questions (Basic) Full Form – 56 Questions Micro Processor – 34 Question Computer HardWare 56 Questions( about Motherboard, CPU, etc)

“IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)”
Preliminary Examination
Section  Question  Marks  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning
(Easy to Moderate)

40  40  A cumulative  Puzzle Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Boxbased puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable) (Approx 20 Questions)
Syllogism– (Approx 3 5 Questions) Inequality – (Approx 3 5 Questions) Blood Relation– (Approx 23 Questions) Direction– (Approx 23 Questions) Alphabetical Series– (Approx 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 45 Questions) Coding Decoding (Approx 23 Questions) 
Quantitative Aptitude
(Easy to Moderate)

40  40  40Min  Data Interpretation– Caselet, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Graph (Approx – 10 Questions)
Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions Approximation/ Simplification (Approx1215 Questions) Arithmetic– (Approx – 10 questions ) Percentage (12 Questions) Profit /Loss (12 Questions) Stream and Boat (12 Questions) Time &Work (12 Questions) Time, Speed & Distance– (12 Questions) Average – 1Question Ratio 1 Question Age problem –1 Question Partnership – 1 Question mixture allegation 1 question

Mains Examination
Section  Questions  Marks  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning Paper (Moderate)  40  50  Puzzle Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Parallel Lines Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Random Arrangement Puzzle (23 Variable), Scheduling Puzzle (23 Variable)
(25 Questions) Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Direction 35 Questions Alphabet 12 Question Number based – 12 Question Blood Relation – 12 Question 

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate but Lengthy)  40  50  Data Interpretation– Double Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (20 Questions)
Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Arithmetic– 15 Questions Percentage (12 Questions) Profit /Loss (12 Questions) Stream and Boat (12 Questions) Time &Work (12 Questions) Time, Speed & Distance– (12 Questions) Partnership – (1 2 Question ) Age problem – (12 Questions) Ratio (12 Questions) Mensuration (12 Questions) 

English Language/ Hindi Language (Moderate)  40  40  Reading Comprehension 10 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 78 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Filler 5 Questions Vocab based Errors 5 Questions 

General Awareness (Moderate)  40  40  IBPS RRB PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 56 months rather than the recent ones. There were 1214 questions from static awareness  
Computer Knowledge
(Easy) 
40  20  MS Office 810 Questions (Basic)
Terminologies of the Internet 68 Questions (Basic) Encryption and decryption 56 Questions (Basic) Full Form – 56 Questions Micro Processor – 34 Question Computer Hardware 56 Questions( about Motherboard, CPU, etc)

“IBPS CLERK 201920”
Preliminary Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Numerical Ability (EasyModerate)  35  35  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (10 Questions)
Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions Approximation/ Simplification (10 Questions) Arithmetic– (10 questions ) Percentage (12 Questions) Profit /Loss (12 Questions) Stream and Boat (12 Questions) Time &Work (12 Questions) Time, Speed & Distance– (12 Questions) Average – 1Question Ratio 1 Question Age problem –1 Question Partnership – 1 Question mixture allegation 1 question


Reasoning Paper (EasyModerate)  35  35  Puzzle Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Boxbased puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (Approx 20 Questions)
Syllogism– (Approx 3 5 Questions) Inequality – (Approx 3 5 Questions) Blood Relation– (Approx 23 Questions) Direction– (Approx 23 Questions) Alphabetical Series– (Approx 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 45 Questions) Coding Decoding (Approx 23 Questions)


English (EasyModerate)  30  30  Reading Comprehension Approx78 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 45 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Single Filler 5 Questions Sentence Rearrangement 34 Questions Vocab based Errors 5 Questions 

Total  100  100  60min 
Mains Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
(Moderate) 
50  60  45min  Puzzle Triangular Seating Arrangement
(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) Approx – 2025 Questions Logical Reasoning – 67 Questions Syllogism– (Approx 3 4 Questions) Inequality – (Approx 34Questions)
Machine Input Output 35 Questions Coding Decoding 23 Questions Direction– (Approx 12 Questions) Alphabetical Series– ( 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 12 
Quantitative Aptitude
(Moderate) 
50  50  45min  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (1520 Questions)
Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Quantity1, Quantity 2 45 Questions Quadratic Equation 5 Questions Arithmetic– (Approx – 78 questions ) Percentage (1 Question) Profit /Loss (1 Question) Stream and Boat (1 Question) Time &Work (1 Question) Time, Speed & Distance– (1 
English Language

40  40  35min  Reading Comprehension Approx1015 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 45 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Sentence Connectors 5 Questions Fillers– 5 Questions 
General/ Financial Awareness  50  50  35min  IBPS clerk asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 56 months rather than the recent ones. There were 78 questions from static awareness 
Total  190  200  160min 
“IBPS PO 201920”
(Saal ka Sabse Bada Bank Exam)
Preliminary Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Numerical Ability (Moderate)  35  35  20  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (15 Questions)
Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions Quadratic Equation 4 5 Questions Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Arithmetic– (Approx – 5 questions ) Percentage (1 Question) Profit /Loss (1 Question) Stream and Boat (1 Question) Time &Work (1 Question) Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question) Age Problem 1 Question 
Reasoning Paper (EasyModerate)  35  35  20  Puzzle Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Boxbased puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) (20 Questions)
Syllogism– (Approx 3 5 Questions) Inequality – (Approx 3 5 Questions) Blood Relation– (Approx 23 Questions) Direction– (Approx 23 Questions) Alphabetical Series– (Approx 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 45 Questions) 
English (EasyModerate)  30  30  20  Reading Comprehension Approx78 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 45 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Single Filler 5 Questions Phrase Replacement 45 Questions Para jumbles 45 Questions 
Total  100  100  60min 
Mains Examination
Section  Question  Mark  Duration  Topic 
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
( Difficult ) 
45  60  60min  Puzzle Triangular Seating Arrangement
(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) Approx – 2325 Questions Logical Reasoning – 810 Questions Machine Input Output 35 Questions Coding Decoding 23 Questions Blood Relation– ( 12 Questions) Direction– (Approx 12 Questions) Alphabetical Series– ( 12 Questions) Numeric Series – (Approx 12 Qus)

DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
( Difficult ) 
35  60  45min  Data Interpretation– Pie Chart Bar Graph, Caselet, Tabular (1518 Questions)
Wrong/Missing Number Series– 5 Questions (New Pattern) Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Arithmetic– (Approx – 78 questions ) Percentage (1 Question) Profit /Loss (1 Question) Stream and Boat (1 Question) Time &Work (1 Question) Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question) Age Problem 1 Question Mensuration 1 Question Permutation, Combination &Probability 1 Question Mixtures & Alligations 1 Question

English Language
( Difficult ) 
35  40  40min  Reading Comprehension Approx1015 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)
Error Detection 45 Questions Cloze Test 67 Questions (Recent News paper editorial) Sentence Rearrangement 5 Questions Para jumbles 45 Questions 
General Economy & Banking Awareness  40  40  35min  IBPS PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 56 months rather than the recent ones. There were 78 questions from static awareness 
Total  155  200  180min  
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)  2  25  30min  Candidates had to choose from given 5 options to write a letter and an essay.
Letter Writing (150 words) Essay Writing (200 words) 
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