Download IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2020-21: Specialist Officers Exam Pattern Pdf

Jayasree | Jul 07, 2020


Name of the Organisation
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Job Role
Specialist Officers (SO) Officer Scale I
Type of Job
Bank Job
No of Vacancies
Job Location
Across India
Official Site

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Syllabus 2020-21

Indian Banking Personnel Service (IBPS) has released the notification for vast number of Specialist Officers vacancies. Job seekers who applied for the Specialist Officers Scale I positions i,e. I.T, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel they can start preparation by looking at the syllabus. The portion of the IBPS SO Prelims examination consist of the four subjects which are English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness in banking and financial sector.

Exam Pattern of IBPS SO Officer Scale I 

This exam pattern is for specific positions i,e. Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer.

Subject nameNo of QuestionsNo. of Marks
Reasoning505040 Mins
English502540 Mins
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry
505040 Mins
150125120 Mins

IBPS Specialist Officers Officer Scale I Exam Pattern

The below table is the some for the respective positions i,e. I.T, Agricultural Field Officer, HR/Personnel.

Subject nameNo of QuestionsNo. of Marks
Reasoning505040 Mins
English502540 Mins
Quantitative Aptitude
505040 Mins
150125120 Mins

IBPS SO Prelims Topic Wise Exam Syllabus Pdf

Exam syllabus for IBPS SO will help contenders to search topics wise information. Candidates who are willing to clear the IBPS SO Prelims examination, needs to make their proper efforts.  Check the below information as per the subject wise topic name.

Reasoning Ability

  • Sequential output tracing
  • Blood relations
  • Logical sequence test
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Numbers, ranking, and time sequence test
  • Coding-decoding
  • Alphabet test
  • Eligibility test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number series
  • Logical Venn diagram
  • Assertion and reason
  • Mathematical operations
  • Puzzle test
  • Inserting the missing characters
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Alpha-numerical sequence puzzle
  • Classifications
  • Machine input
  • Situation reaction test
  • Direction sense test
Quantitative Aptitude

    • Quadratic Equations
    • Permutations and Combinations
    • Mixtures and Allegations
    • Mensuration
    • Problems on LCM and HCF
    • Simplification and Approximation
    • Problems on Numbers
    • Compound Interest
    • Numbers and Ages
    • Profit and Loss
    • Time and Work Partnership
    • Pipes and Cisterns
    • Averages
    • Areas
    • Volumes
    • Indices and Surds
    • Odd Man Out
    • Probability
    • Simple Interest
    • Percentages
    • Time and Distance
    • Races and Games
    • Simple Equations
    • Boats and Streams
    • Problems on Trains
    • Ratio and Proportion
    General English

    • Direct and Indirect speech
    • Idioms and Phrases
    • Word Formation
    • Homonyms
    • Sentence Improvement
    • Theme Detection
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Spotting Errors
    • Sentence Completion
    • Synonyms
    • Active and Passive Voice
    • Error Correction
    • Joining Sentences
    • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
    • Antonyms
    • Para Completion
    • Spelling Test
    • Passage Completion
    • Prepositions
    • Substitution
    • Sentence Arrangement
    • Spelling Test

    General Awareness

    • Awards and honours
    • National and International Organizations
    • National Affairs and International Affairs
    • Capital and Currency
    • Government Policies and Schemes, Committees and Recommendations
    • The national park, Wildlife Sanctuary
    • General Knowledge
    • Financial Awareness
    • Current Affairs

    Prepare for the test according to the topic wise and also check for more scoring topics. Go through the official page for update on IBPS SO recruitment.

    Important Link

    Official Link

    Other Important Links

      IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment

      IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Notification

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the duration of the ibps so prelims exam?

      The duration of the ibps so prelims exam is 120 mins.

      What need to be prepared for the ibps so prelims exam?

      English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness are to be prepared for the ibps so prelims exam.

      Where can i find the exam pattern for ibps so exam?

      The exam pattern for ibps so exam is available above go through once.

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