IBPS SO Mains Syllabus 2020-21: Officer Scale I Exam Pattern

Jayasree | Nov 03, 2020


Name of the Authority
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Job Role
Specialist Officer Scale I 
Total Number of Posts
Mode of Application
Job TypeLatest Bank Job
Work Location
Across India
Category Name
Exam syllabus
Selection Process
Written test and interview
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IBPS Specialist Officer Mains Exam Syllabus 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is the organizing body to recruit people for various SO positions. Those who have applied for the respective jobs can look for syllabus details of the IBPS SO Mains exam. Candidates need to check the following information to prepare for the Specialist Officer Scale I post examination. As there are multiple positions offered in different categories, applicants need to have Professional Knowledge in the respective subjects for IBPS SO Notification.

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern 2020-21

The below table is for the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. 

Subject NameNo. of QuestionsNo. of MarksMediumDuration
Professional Knowledge
6060Hindi & English45 Mins

The contenders should have professional knowledge in their respective job categories.

IBPS SO Officer Scale I Mains Exam Pattern 

The following table is for IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari vacancy.

Subject NameNo. of QuestionsMediumDuration
Professional Knowledge(Objective)
45Hindi & English30 Mins
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)
30 Mins
  • For this particular post, IBPS Specialist Officer Mains examination comprises in Objective and Descriptive. So candidates need to prepare accordingly.
  • The total marks for the exam are 60.

IBPS SO Scale Officer I Mains Exam Syllabus Download

Job applicants can find out their position wise syllabus for IBPS Specialist Officer Mains.

IT Officer (Scale-I)

  • Data Structure
  • Operating System
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Computer Organization and Microprocessor
  • Software Engineering
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management System
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
  • Soil resources
  • Government Schemes
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Practices
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Horticulture
  • Agronomy and Irrigation
  • Seed Science
  • Agroforestry
  • Ecology
  • Basics of Crop production

Law Officer (Scale-I)

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

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

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

Rajsabha Adhikari

  • Practical Translation
  • Cloze Test
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Hindi/English Grammar
  • Banking Regulations Passages
  • Fill in the Blanks

Follow the above syllabus particulars and prepare exactly to qualify for the examination.

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Frequently Asked Questions

IBPS SO mains is Objective or descriptive exam?

For IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari vacancy objective and descriptive both test will be conducted.

What is IBPS SO Scale Officer I Mains Exam Syllabus?

The post wise IBPS SO Mains Exam Syllabus information provided above go through once.

Is the IBPS SO Exam conducted online or offline?

The IBPS SO Exam will only be conducted online.

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