# IBPS SO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024

IBPS SO Syllabus 2024: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released IBPS Specialist Officer Exam notification. Eventually, IBPS conducts IBPS SO 2024 Exams on the given dates. Check out the IBPS SO Recruitment Notification using the below link. We in JobsCloud posted the IBPS SO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024 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 2024.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2024

## 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 2024:

#### 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 2024:

#### 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 2024:

#### 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

 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 2024:

### 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

#### HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I):

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.