# IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam Pattern and Syllabus

## IBPS Specialist Officer (IT officer ,Marketing officer, HR officer, Agricultural officer, Law officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari  )exam pattern and detailed syllabus

### Exam pattern of Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

 Sr. No Name of the Tests Maximum Marks Total Time 1 Reasoning 50 120 minutes 2 English Language 25 3 General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50 4 Professional Knowledge 75 Total 200

### Exam pattern of IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I &Marketing Officer Scale I

 Sr. No Name of the Tests Maximum Marks Total Time 1 Reasoning 50 120 minutes 2 English Language 25 3 Quantitative 50 4 Professional Knowledge 75 Total 200

English, Reasoning and Quantitative Syllabus for all IBPS exams are similar.

### Quantitative Syllabus for IBPS Specialist officer exam(IT officer ,Law officer ,HR/Personnel officer,Agricultural field officer, Marketing officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari )

• Profit and loss
• Simplifications,Approximation
• Chain rule
• Time and work
• Average
• Simple and compound interest
• Fractions, Square root and cube root
• Decimal fractions
• HCF & LCM
• Ratio and proportions
• Mensuration
• Speed,Time and Distance.
• Partnerships
• Percentage
• Problems based on Ages
• Data Interpretation(Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs)
• Permutation and Combination
• Probability

### Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS Specialist officer exam(IT officer ,Law officer ,HR/Personnel officer,Agricultural field officer, Marketing officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari )

• Analogy Test
• Puzzle
• Alphabet test
• spotting out the dissimilar
• Sitting arrangement
• Syllogism
• Statement and conclusions
• Statement and assumptions
• Statement and arguments
• Coding decoding
• Blood relations
• Number Series test
• Direction test
• Decision making
• Questions related to time
• Data sufficiency test
• Assertion and reasoning
• Causes and effects
• Word formation
• Sentence or Number configuration Test
• Figure Series

### English Language Syllabus for IBPS Specialist officer exam(IT officer ,Law officer ,HR/Personnel officer,Agricultural field officer, Marketing officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari )

• Synonyms and Antonyms
• Analogy
• Jumbled words
• Sentence completion
• One word substitution
• Comprehension
• Passage completion(cloze test)
• Re-ordering of sentences
• Common errors
• Idioms & Phrases

### General awareness with special reference to banking industry for IBPS Specialist officer exam(Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I)

• Banking Terms
• RBI,SEBI and other regulatory authorities
• Banking History
• Types of Banks
• Indian & International Economy
• UNO
• Countries Currencies and capital
• Abbreviations and full forms
• Important days
• Budget
• Census
• Ministers and their ministry
• Marketing
• current affairs of last 4- 6 months
• Awards & Honors
• Sports
• Finance,
• Agriculture
• Books & Their Authors
• Fiscal Monetary Policies
• Committees in news
• Banking Reforms
• MOUs with different countries
• Social welfare programmes
• Science and Technology
• Space Missions and programmes
• Military news
• India and neighboring countries
• History.
• Culture.
• Geography.
• General Politics.
• Scientific Research.
• Indian Constitution.

### Professional knowledge syllabus for IT officer

• Database Management System (DBMS):Diagrams, Normalization, Overview of SQL queries, Transaction Management.
• Data Communication & Networking, IP Addressing (Sub netting), Network, Architecture, OSI Model, TCP-IP Model, Data Communication.
• Operating System - Types of OS, Semaphore, Scheduling
• Network Security, Cyber Crimes - Risk Management, Firewall, Cryptography
• Computer architecture , Hardware, Microprocessor, Bus Structure etc.
• Software Engineering and data structure topics like SDLC(Software Development Life Cycle ), Software Development Models, Array, Linked List, Stacks etc.
• Web Technologies and basics of Programming Languages topics like HTML Tags, XML, and Network Security, basics of C, C++, and OOP languages.

### Professional knowledge syllabus for HR Officer

• Human Resource Development: Strategies and Systems.
• Transnational
• Training and Development.
• Recruitment & Selection.
• Rewards & Recognition.
• Industrial relations.

### Professional knowledge syllabus for Marketing officer

• Marketing Mix (4-Ps of Marketing)
• Brand Management
• Services Marketing (Additional 3-Ps i.e. People, Process & Physical Evidence )
• Marketing Strategy (Horizontal, Vertical, Backward)
• Corporate Social Responsibility
• Retail Management

### Professional Knowledge syllabus for Agricultural Officer

• Agriculture current affairs
• important verities of seeds
• Kharif, rabi crops
• pesticides, fertilizers
• Important points regarding crops fruits vegetables
• Preservation of fruits and vegetables
• Types of cropping system
• Different Diseases
• Different government schemes
• Agriculture economics – Agriculture cost and schemes
• Agricultural Finance
• Different types of agricultural practices
• Soil resources
• Types of soil
• Green manures
• Animal husbandry and technology,Different varieties of animals,Agriculture small industries like honey,fisheries etc..,Different diseases and its causes
• Rural welfare activities in India,
• Different insurance schemes regarding agriculture
• Green revolution
• Watershed Management
• Irrigation methods
• Priority sector lending

### Professional Knowledge syllabus for Law Officer

• Banking Regulation & Compliance and Legal Aspects
• Banking Regulated Important Laws
• Commercial Laws with Reference to Banking Operation
Disclaimer: Information given above is for reference purpose only.This is not official syllabus.We have prepared this syllabus based on the general trends of IBPS SO exams in past few years.
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