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IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus For Prelims and Mains Exam

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus

IBPS has announced 1599 vacancies for the post of various Specialist Officer Scale I Posts – IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer in the recently released IBPS SO 2018 Recruitment Notification. In this blog, we will be providing a detailed section-wise list of all the topics to be covered under the IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus for both – prelims and Mains Exam.

IBPS SO 2018 Recruitment – Important Dates

Event

Date

Online Registration Start Date 06.11.2018
Online Registration End Date 26.11.2018
IBPS SO 2018 Prelims Exam Date 29.12.2018 and 30.12.2018
IBPS SO 2018 Main Exam Date 27.01.2019

 

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IBPS SO 2018 Exam – Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2018 Exam – Preliminary Exam Pattern

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

English Language 50 25 40 Minutes English
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
General Awareness  with Special
Reference to Banking Industry
50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 150 125

 

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

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

English Language 50 25 40 Minutes English
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 150 125

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.

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IBPS SO 2018 Exam – Main Exam Pattern

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

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 Minutes English & Hindi


Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

Professional Knowledge (Objective) 60 60 30 Minutes English & Hindi
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30 Minutes English & Hindi

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations) 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

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Prelims

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Line-up
  • Scheduling
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Coded Inequalities

Practice Reasoning for IBPS SO 2018 Exam by solving questions online.

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Para jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Idioms and Phrases

Solve practice questions for the English section.

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Linear Equation
  • Permutation and Combination
  • And Probability
  • Mixture and Allegations

Try Solving these Quantitative Aptitude Questions to know where you stand.

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – General Awareness

Solve General Awareness Question here

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Mains

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – IT Officer (Scale-I)

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

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)

  • Basics of Crop production
  • Horticulture
  • Seed Science
  • Agronomy and Irrigation
  • Agricultural Economies
  • Agricultural Practices
  • Soil resources
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agroforestry
  • Ecology
  • Government Schemes

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IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Marketing Officer (Scale-I)

  • Basics of Marketing Management
  • Brand Management
  • Advertising
  • PR
  • Sales
  • Retail
  • Business Ethics
  • Market Segmentation
  • Market research and forecasting demand
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Service Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – Law Officer (Scale-I)

  • Banking Regulations
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects
  • Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange
  • Prevention of Money laundering, Limitation Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • SARFAES
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Laws and Actions with direct link to Banking Sector
  • Bankers Book Evidence Act
  • DRT Act

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IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus – HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

  • Human Resource Development
  • Business policy and strategic analysis
  • Transnational Analysis
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
  • Grievance and Conflict Management
  • Performance Management and Appraisal

That is all from us in this blog on IBPS SO 2018 Exam Syllabus blog. We hope no you are aware of all the topics you need to prepare for the IBPS SO 2018 Exam. You can rely on Oliveboard Sectional Tests and Topic Tests to cover all the above-mentioned topics during your IBPS SO Exam Preparation. All the best.


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