Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Nov 21, 2020
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Syndicate Bank Manipal Exam Pattern

The pattern of Syndicate Bank PO exam has been changed for this year. A descriptive test has been introduced along with the online objective test. Here is the new exam pattern of Syndicate Bank Manipal PO Exam:

S. No.

Test Type

Name of Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



Online Objective Test

Reasoning Ability



Composite time of 2 hours





English Language




Quantitative Aptitude




General Awareness



5.Online Descriptive Test

English Language Descriptive Test



30 minutes


  • The descriptive test of Syndicate Bank PO exam will be for qualifying purpose only.
  • The descriptive paper of only those candidates will be assessed, who secure minimum marks in the objective test as decided by the bank.
  • Also, the candidates need to secure minimum marks ( 50% for general & 45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) in the descriptive test to qualify for next phase of recruitment, i.e. Interview and Group discussion. 

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus

Here are the section-wise topics expected to be asked from different sections in the Syndicate Bank Manipal PO Exam. 

1. Reasoning Ability

Here are the topics that are expected to be asked in the Reasoning Ability section of Syndicate Bank PO Exam along with their expected weightage.

S. No.Name of the TopicExpected Number of Questions
1.Seating Arrangement & Puzzles10-15 Questions (i.e. 2-3 sets)
2.Inequality4-5 Questions
3.Syllogism4-5 Questions
4.Input-Output4-5 Questions
5.Data Sufficiency4-5 Questions
6.Logical/ Verbal Reasoning10-12 Questions
7.Coding-Decoding3-5 Questions
8.Miscellaneous QuestionsBlood Relations5-7 Questions
Direction Sense
Order & Ranking
Series based questions

2. Quantitative Aptitude

You can expect questions from the following topics in the Quantitative Aptitude section of Syndicate Bank PO Exam:

S. No.Name of the TopicExpected Number of Questions
1.Number Series5 Questions
2.Simplification/ Approximation5-7 Questions
3.Quadratic Equations4-5 Questions
4.Data Interpretation15-20 Questions (i.e. 3-4 sets)
5.Data Sufficiency4-5 Questions
6.Miscellaneous Arithmetic QuestionsAverages12-15 Questions
Ratio & Proportions
Problem on Ages
Profit, Loss & Discount
Boats & Streams
Simple & Compound Interest
Pipes & Cisterns
Mixtures & Alligations
Time, Work & Wages
Time, Speed & Distance

3. English Language

Questions in the English section of Syndicate Bank PO Exam may be asked from the following topics:

S. No.Name of the TopicNumber of Expected Questions
1.Reading Comprehension10 Questions
2.Cloze Test7-10 Questions
3.Para jumbles4-5 Questions
4.Spotting Errors7-10 Questions
5.Sentence Improvement5-7 Questions
6.Fill in the Blanks4-5 Questions
7.Theme-based or Odd one out Questions4-5 Questions
8.Sentence Connectors4-5 Questions
9.Vocabulary based (Synonyms-Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases etc)4-5 Questions

4. General Awareness

  • Questions will be asked mainly from the Current Affairs & Banking Awareness topics
  • This section may also include questions on  Books & authors, Currencies, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Ministers Schemes, Important Days etc.
  • It would be advisable to go through the GK updates of at least last 3-4 months.
  • Do not forget to prepare for static GK part as well, especially the countries, their capitals and currencies (Try to focus especially on the countries that have been in news lately, for instance, the countries visited by our Prime Minister or President or with whom any major MoU has been signed).

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