IBPS SO Notification

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Total Tests

2

Total Questions

300

Total Mins

180
 
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Introduction

In India Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an autonomous body originated to evolve and implement the processes of assessment and selection of personnel for various client organizations. IBPS provides its service to all Public Sector Banks, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Associate Banks of SBI, NABARD, few Cooperative Banks etc. IBPS conducts online exams once a year to recruit candidates for the posts of Clerks and Officers.

 

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS SO 2019 Exam will be conducted in 3 phases. Phase 1 and 2 (Prelims and Mains) will be conducted in online mode. All candidates who clear Preliminary and Main online tests have to appear for the Common Interview round(i.e, Phase 3). The structure of exams is as follows:

Exam Pattern (For Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari)

Prelims:

Section No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
English 50 25 40 Minutes
General / Banking Awareness 50 50 40 Minutes
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
Total 150 125 2 Hours

Mains:

Section No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30 Minutes

 

Exam Pattern (For IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer)

Prelims:

Section No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
English 50 25 40 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
Total 150 125 2 Hours

 Mains:

Section No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 60 60 45 Minutes

 

IBPS SO Exam Syllabus 2019

IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus

English Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Cloze Test
  • Error Spotting
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Grammar
  • Sentence/Paragraph Completion
  • Phrase Replacement / Sentence Correction
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Articles
  • Classification
  • Alphabet Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Analogy
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Puzzle Test
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Logic
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Theme Detection
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Series Completion
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Averages
  • Boats & Streams
  • Clocks
  • Decimal & Fractions
  • HCF & LCM
  • Logarithms
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation and sufficiency
  • Problems on Ages
  • Problems on Trains
  • Problem based on numbers
  • Simplification
  • Time and Work
  • Volume & Surface area
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Interest Compound interest
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge

IBPS SO Mains Syllabus

IT Officer (Scale-I)
  • Database Management System
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Operating System
  • Computer Organization and Microprocessor
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structure
  • Object-Oriented Programming
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
  • Basics of Crop production
  • Horticulture
  • Seed Science
  • Soil resources
  • Agronomy and Irrigation
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Practices
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agroforestry
  • Ecology
  • Government Schemes
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
  • Basics of Marketing Management
  • PR
  • Sales
  • Retail
  • Business Ethics
  • Brand Management
  • Advertising
  • Market Segmentation
  • Market research and forecasting demand
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Service Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
Law Officer (Scale-I)
  • Banking Regulations
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects
  • Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange
  • SARFAESI
  • Prevention of Money laundering, Limitation Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Laws and Actions with a direct link to Banking Sector
  • Bankers Book Evidence Act
  • DRT Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
  • Human Resource Development
  • Business policy and strategic analysis
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Transnational Analysis
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
  • Grievance and Conflict Management
  • Performance Management and Appraisal

 

IBPS SO Exam Dates 2019

S.No Important Events Dates
1 On-line registration/Modification of Application by candidates To be announced
2 Download Call letter for Online Preliminary Exam To be announced
3 IBPS SO Prelims Exam 28th, 29th December 2019
4 IBPS SO Prelims Result To be announced
5 Download Call letter for Online Main Exam To be announced
6 IBPS SO Mains Exam 25th January 2020
7 IBPS SO Mains Result To be announced
8 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview To be announced
9 Interview To be announced
10 Final Result To be announced

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300  Questions
180  Mins