Federal Bank Clerk and PO Exam Pattern and Exam Syllabus

Federal Bank Clerk and PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Good news for all those who is preparing for the post for PO and clerk for the Federal bank is that the Federal Bank recently announced a recruitment drive for Probationary Officers & Clerks.  The test that’s slated to happen at the 4th week of September supplies you with a salary of exceeding Rs. 42,020/-!  To catch the chance of being put in a trusted bank for a PO or a Clerk, you ought to begin your preparation today!  The very first step to start your preparation for Federal Bank PO or Clerk would be to ensure to understand the in-depth exam blueprint.  You may read this report to understand the Federal Bank Exam Pattern, test stages and choice process.

Federal Bank Exam Pattern – Clerk

Sections No.
of Qs
Marks Time
(Verbal Ability)
20 20 Composite
Time of
60 Minutes
(Logical Aptitude)
20 20
20 20
General & Banking
10 10
10 10
Digital Banking 10 10
Total 90 90


Federal Bank Syllabus for Clerk :

Federal Bank Syllabus for Digital Banking

  • Marketing Strategies.
  • Market Segmentation.
  • Marketing Management.
  • Basics of Marketing.
  • Marketing Mix.
  • Developing stage of organization.
  • Products Life Cycle.
  • 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing.

Federal Bank Officer Syllabus for Computer Awareness

  • Basic of Computer.
  • Hardware and software.
  • Operating system.
  • MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Generation of Computer.
  • The internet, etc.
  • Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf).
  • Android and Apple related news.

Federal Bank Clerk Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Banking Awareness.
  • Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget).
  • Economics news.
  • News related to Reserve Bank of India.
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors, and Obituary, etc.

Federal Bank Clerk/Officer Syllabus for Reasoning

  • Making Judgments.
  • Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South).
  • Blood Relation.
  • Inequality or Decision Making.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Input-Output.
  • Number series.
  • Statement and Argument.
  • Passage and conclusion.
  • Coding and decoding.
  • Order and ranking.
  • Logical Reasoning.

English Syllabus for Federal Bank PO

  • Comprehension
  • Tenses
  • Adverbs
  • Grammer
  • Article
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Conclusion
  • Word Formation.
  • Error Correction.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Theme detection.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.

Federal Bank Probationary Officer Syllabus for Aptitude

  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs.
  • Time and Work.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations.
  • Number Systems.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • The relationship between Numbers.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Decimals and Fractions.
  1. ii) Federal Bank Exam Pattern – Probationary Officer

Sections No. Of
Marks Time
(Verbal Ability)
30 30 Composite
90 Minutes
30 30
30 30
General &
25 25
Marketing /
Sales Aptitude
20 20
15 15
Total 150 150


  1. ii) Federal Bank Syllabus – Probationary Officer

Federal Bank Exam Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude 

  • Fractions Numbers.
  • Ratios and Proportions.
  • Whole Numbers.
  • Number Systems.
  • Use of Tables & Graphs.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Time and Distance.

Logical Reasoning | Federal Bank Syllabus 2017 

  • Time and Work etc. Number Series.
  • Visual Memory.
  • Decision Making.
  • Syllogistic Reasoning.
  • Statement Conclusion.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Embedded Figures.
  • Blood Relations etc.

General Intelligence – Federal Bank PO Syllabus 2017 

  • Arithmetic Number Series.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Coding and Decoding etc.
  • Figures Classification.
  • Non-verbal series.
  • Relationship concepts.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Similarities and Differences.
  • Spatial Visualization.
  • Visual Memory. etc.
  • IT Officer Syllabus:
  • Micro Soft Excel.
  • MS Office & Word.
  • Internet Usage.
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • Introduction to Computer Science.
  • Database Management System.
  • PC Software and Office Automation.
  • Workplace Productivity Tools.
  • Computer Networks.
  • The Internet.
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing.
  • Boolean Algebra.

Quantitative Syllabus For Federal Bank Syllabus 2017 PDF 

  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Number Systems.
  • Problems on Trains.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • F. and L.C.M.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Time and Work.
  • Mixture and Alligation.
  • Discounts
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Boats and Streams. etc.


  • Negative marking – 0.25 for wrong answers.
  • Psychometric Questionnaire(for a max 20 minutes) will take place after Online Aptitude Test.
  • The Aptitude Test question paper will be selected by the bank as per the examination.

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