Is There Any Negative Marking In IBPS PO?

Is There Any Negative Marking In IBPS PO? Published by: suzan poudel Updated Mon, 12 Apr 2021 01:48 PM IST
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IBPS PO stands for Probationary Officer who is basically an Assistant Manager of Scale I in a bank. He is a Grade I Junior Manager and has to undergo a probation period of 2 years until their stature is,confirmed . After the selection criteria is complete the Probationary Officer has to go through an intensive training period at Institute of Banking Management where they are trained in all aspects . The probation period of 2 years differs from bank to bank.

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IBPS PO examination is conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select eligible candidates to the post of Probationary Officers in different public sector banks in India. IBPS PO exam is conducted every year and the one happening this year 2021 is its 11th edition. IBPS examination is for selection of candidates to 11 public sector banks across the country .

The main question that this article will address is whether there is any negative marking for a wrong answer in the IBPS PO Exam and the answer is YES .

Negative Marks for Wrong Answers:

0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrongly attempted question by a candidate in both IBPS PO Preliminary Exam and IBPS PO Mains Exam.However there will be no deduction of marks for a question that is left blank/unattempted by the candidate.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam.

The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted in online mode and a total duration of 1 hour will be provided to complete the exam. The exam consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions . There is negative marking of 0.25 marks which will be deducted for every wrong answer attempted by a candidate.

Prelims Exam Pattern :

English Language- 30 marks
Numerical Ability -35 marks
Reasoning Ability -35 marks

The Exam Duration for Preliminary Round 1 hour (60 minutes).

Mains Exam Pattern :

The mains exam will comprise of an Objective Test and a Descriptive test.

Objective Test :

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude-60 marks
English Language -40 marks
Data Analysis & Interpretation-60 marks
General Awareness, Economy & Banking Awareness-40 marks

Descriptive Exam - English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)- 25 marks

The Exam Duration for Main Round 3 hours 30 minutes (210 minutes).For every wrong answer 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted.The time alloted is 3 Hours ,30 mins  with a sectional time limit . 3 hours is for the objective paper & 30 minsa is for the descriptive paper .

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Safalta has started an online batch for IBPS  PO for those students who are preparing for the entrance exams. The course will provide 180+ downloadable study material, classes of 2 hours daily (Mon-Sat), counselling session by expert facilities, strategy and techniques on how to solve the examination, a telegram group with regular updates, weekly test, special question and answer sessions and many more.




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