IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

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IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017: Recently, The Institute Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)  has released the official notification for the recruitment of IBPS Specialist Officer 2017. A total number of 1315 different posts have been mentioned by IBPS in its IBPS Specialist Officer notification 2017.

IBPS is organizing IBPS CWE SPECIALIST VII Exam for filling up I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer vacancies into the various participating banks. As the exam is nearly a few months away, it is time for the candidates to start the preparation. In this article, we will be giving complete information regarding the IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017.

 

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

This year, IBPS has come up with many changes in the exam pattern. Scroll down to check the new highlights and all details of IBPS SO new exam pattern

  • This year, IBPS SO 2017 Exam will be a 3 phase process: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Interview Process.
  • The preliminary exam will be a qualifying phase for the mains and candidates will have to clear the cut-offs of prelims to be allowed to appear for Mains exam.
  • The preliminary exam of IBPS SO will consist of questions from English Language, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude/General Awareness based on their choice of post.
  • IBPS SO 2018 mains exam will test the candidates on their professional knowledge

Below mentioned is the exam pattern for the post of law officer & Rajsabha Adhikari and other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I

For post of law officer & Rajsabha Adhikari

Section No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 120 minutes
English Language 50 25
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50
Total 150 125

For other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I

Section No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 120 minutes
English Language 50 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 150 125
  • There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
  • Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Once you are familiar with the exam pattern for IBPS SO Prelims, move to our next section of the article viz. IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2017.

 

IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2017

Since there is a predefined time slot for each section, you need to be well informed regarding all the topics specific to each section of IBPS SO Prelims 2017. We have mentioned the entire IBPS SO Prelims syllabus 2017. Scroll down to read more

IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus for Prelims

The Preliminary stage of IBPS SO Prelims consists of three sections viz.English Language, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude/General Awareness. Have a look at the syllabus for each of the topic

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness

  • Banking awareness
  • Current affairs of past 6 months
  • Books & Authors
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Awards
  • Sports
  • Folk dances
  • Rivers
  • Cabinet Ministers
  • Person in news
  • Capitals
  • Abbreviations
  • Wildlife centuries/National park,
  • Important Days
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Ministers Schemes
Reasoning

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So, here we conclude our article on IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017. Make sure that you do not delay the application procedure for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment. Stay connected for more information regarding Bank SO Recruitment 2017. To excel in Bank Exams, download the Best Bank Exam Preparation App for free.

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