IBPS SO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS SO Syllabus 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released exam dates for IBPS Specialist Officer Exam. Eventually IBPS conducts IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2020 on 26th and 27th Dec 2020. IBPS SO Mains 2020 Exam is scheduled to take place on 30th Jan 2021. We in JobsCloud posted the IBPS SO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020 here for easy reference of aspirants. So candidates can refer the IBPS SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern and prepare better for the Upcoming IBPS SO Exam 2020.

IBPS SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

Selection Procedure:

IBPS Specialist Officer selection involves three steps as follows.

  • Online Preliminary Exam
  • Online Main Exam
  • Personal Interview

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Prelims 2020:

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

S.No. Subject No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
2 English Language 50 25 40 minutes
3 General Awareness 50 50 40 minutes
4 Total 150 125 120 Minutes

IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

S.No. Subject No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
2 English Language 50 25 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
4 Total 150 125 120 Minutes

IBPS SO Syllabus for Prelims 2020:

Syllabus for English Language:

Cloze Test Reading Comprehension
Spotting Errors Sentence Improvement
Sentence Correction Para Jumbles
Fill in the Blanks Para/Sentence Completion

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Series Data Interpretation Simplification / Approximation
Quadratic Equation Data Sufficiency Mensuration
Average Profit and Loss Ratio and Proportion
Work, Time and Energy Time and Distance Probability
Relations Simple and Compound Interest Permutation and Combination

Syllabus for Reasoning:

Seating Arrangements Puzzles Inequalities
Syllogism Input-Output Data Sufficiency
Blood Relations Order and Ranking Alphanumeric Series
Distance and Direction Verbal Reasoning

Syllabus for General Awareness:

Current Affairs Banking Awareness
GK Updates Currencies
Important Places Books and Authors
Awards Headquarters
Prime Minister Schemes Important Days

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern 2020:

Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

Name of Test No of Qns Max Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 minutes

Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of Test No of Qns Max Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30 minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30 minutes

Note:

  • The test will be of bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • All questions will be of objective type with five options.
  • For each wrong answer there will be 0.25 marks detected from total marks.
  • But unanswered questions will not carry any negative marks.
  • There will be sectional as well as overall cut off.

IBPS SO Syllabus for Mains 2020:

Professional Knowledge:

IT Officer (Scale-I):

  • Database Management System
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Operating System
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structure
  • Computer Organization and Microprocessor
  • Object Oriented Programming

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I):

Marketing Officer (Scale-I):

Law Officer (Scale-I):

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I):

Rajsabha Adhikari:

Descriptive Test:
  • English to Hindi Translation (100-150 words)
  • Hindi to English Translation (100-150 words)

IBPS SO Personal Interview:

Total Marks: 100.

The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWBD candidates)

The weightage (ratio) of Online Main Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

Important Links of IBPS SO Syllabus:

Admit Card IBPS Admit Card 2020
Recruitment IBPS SO Recruitment 2020
Official Website www.ibps.in

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