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IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern available at ibps.in: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is conducting the Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officers-IX. The preliminary exam is scheduled to hold on 28th & 29th December 2019. The most important question in all competitors mind is how to prepare for IBPS Specialist officers Exam and get good marks section wise.

We advised them that they cover all topics from IBPS SO Syllabus 2019. First aspirants make self-study time table as per IBPS SO Exam Pattern. They also collect latest Study materials such as Best books, Coaching Notes, IBPS SO Previous year papers/ Model Papers. The IBPS SO online test series/ Mock test will also helpful for them for better preparation. Contenders must download IBPS SO prelims & Mains Exam Syllabus & Pattern using below official link.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019, Specialist Officer Selection Process

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is organizing the IBPS SO Recruitment to fill more than 2000 vacancies Specialist officer IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and of Marketing Officer. To fill this vacant post, the authority will conduct the Preliminary, Main and personal interview/ Group discussion.

Full details about the Common Recruitment process for Specialist officers (CRP SPL-IX) is given in this article. Lots of candidates are appearing in SO Prelims exam which schedules on 28th and 29th December 2019. They should know that there will section wise qualifying marks. So they need for hard preparation and cover of topics from Reasoning, English Language, and Quantitative Aptitude, Banking, General Awareness, and professional knowledge.IBPS SO Syllabus 2019

IBPS CWE SO IX 2019 Details:

Organization NameBanking Institute of Personnel Selection
Exam NameCommon Recruitment Process for Specialist officer Phase-9 (CRP SPL-IX)
Total Vacancies2000 expected
Post Namefor IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer
Job CategoryBanking Jobs
Job LocationPan India
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Official websitewww.Ibps.in
IBPS SO 2019 Exam dates
IBPS Specialist Officer 2019 Apply Online Starting DateOctober 2019
Close date for IBPS SO Application formNovember 2019
SO Preliminary Exam Date28th & 29th December 2019
IBPS SO Main Exam Date25 January 2020
IBPS SO 2019 Selection Process 
Phase-IPreliminary Examination
Phase-IIMain Examination
Phase-IIIPersonal Interview/Document Verification

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019- IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus

The IBPS SO Exam will be two tiers i.e. the online exam will be held in two phases, preliminary and Main. An aspirant who qualify in the preliminary exam they will be called for Main Exam and shortlisted aspirants in the main exam will subsequently be called for a Common Interview. Look at a Glance on below parameters of IBPS SO Syllabus 2019.

Stages of Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personal Interview
Mode of ExamOnline
Difficulty levelEasy-moderate
Negative Marking (Penalty for the wrong Answer)0.25 Marks
Total Questions150 for Prelims and 60 for Mains (47 for the post of SO Rajbhasha Adhikari)
Maximum marks125 for Prelims and 60 for Mains

IBPS SO Pre Exam Pattern- 

In this section, we have provided the IBPS SO Test Pattern for law officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari and IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/personnel officer, and Marketing officer. In IBPS SO prelims Exam, Question shall be asked from English Language, Reasoning, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude. Download IBPS SO Admit Card 

There will be a 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 aspirant, there will be no penalty for that question.

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Subject NameNo. of QsMax MarksMedium of ExamDuration
English Language5025English2 hours (120 Minutes)
Reasoning 5050English and Hindi
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 5050English and Hindi
Total150125

Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

Subject NameNo. of QsMax MarksMedium of ExamDuration
English Language5025English2 hours (120 Minutes)
Reasoning5050English and Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi
Total150125

IBPS SO Main Exam Pattern

Name of Test No. of QsMax MarksDuration
Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:
Professional Knowledge606045 Minutes
For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari 
Professional Knowledge (Objective)456030 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)26030 Minutes

IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2019, SO CWE-96 Exam Subject Wise Syllabus

Students should know that exam pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasha is same and for IB Officer Scale I, Agricultural Officer Scale I, HR/Personnel Officer Scale I, Marketing Officer is the same. The question will be made from Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude sections. The number of paper conducted will be one consisting of four sections. The duration of the test will be two hours and the language used in the paper will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English.

IBPS SO Exam Syllabus for Reasoning

Question from this section will be made in Seating Arrangement, Puzzles, inequality, Syllogism, Input-Output, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Order and Ranking, Alphanumeric series, Distance and Direction, Verbal Reasoning.

IBPS SO English Language Syllabus: Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement/ Correction, Para Jumbles, fill in the Blanks, Para/ Sentence Completion.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019 for Quantitative Aptitude: 

  • Number Series
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Data interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration,
  • Miscellaneous Topics (Average, Profit & loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ration & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability, etc)

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019 for General Awareness:

Mainly, the questions will be asked from current Affairs & Banking Awareness topics. This section may also include questions on awards, books & authors, important places, Currencies, Prime ministries Schemes, Headquarters, and Important Days etc. Aspirants, it would be advisable to go by the GK updates of at least last 3-4 months. Applicants do not forget to practice for static GK part, especially the countries, their capitals as well as their currencies.

IBPS Specialist Officer Main Syllabus 2019

The professional Knowledge syllabus is different for each post such as:-

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019 for Professional Knowledge

IT Officer (Scale-I)- Database Management System, Data Communication and networking, Operating system, Software Engineering, Data  Structure, Computer Organization and a microprocessor, Object Oriented Programming.

Agriculture Field officer (Scale-I):

  • Basics of Crop production and improvement
  • Horticulture (Spacing time of sowing seed rate
  • Important varieties
  • Herbicides Pesticides
  • Preservation of fruits and vegetables
  • Types of cropping system
  • Different plant diseases),
  • Seed Science
  • Agronomy and irrigation
  • Agricultural economics
  • Various types of agricultural practices
  • Soil resources
  • Animal husbandry and technology
  • Agricultural research, education and extension
  • Agroforestry and Ecology,
  • Priority sector advances,
  • Rural welfare activities in India
  • Different insurance schemes regarding agriculture
  • Various government schemes

Marketing Officer (Scale-I): Basics of Marketing Management, Brand Management, Advertising, PR, sales promotion, Basic knowledge of retail management, Business ethics, Market Segmentation, Marketing Research and forecasting demand, Product life cycle, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Corporate social responsibility, Services Marketing, Marketing Strategy.

Law officer (Scale-I):

Banking Regulation & Compliance and Legal Aspects, Relevant laws and orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, Foreign Exchange, Prevention of money laundering, Limitation Act, Consumer Protection Act, SARFAESI, Bankers Book Evidence Act, DRT Act, Banking Ombudsman Scheme, Offenses and Penalties, Law and Acts with direct and Indirect Implication on the banking sector like Contract Acts, Partnerships, Companies, Firm, Constitution.

IBPS SO Professional Knowledge Syllabus for HR/Personnel Officer:

Human Resource Development: Strategies and Systems, 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.

Download official IBPS SO Exam Syllabus 

IBPS SO Preparation Tips- Specialist Officer Previous Year Papers:

Here our team is giving the IBPS SO previous year Solved Question Papers, Sample Papers Old Model Papers. These SO Old Year Question papers will help the candidates to understand the IBPS SO Exam pattern and final IBPS Specialist officer Paper structure and format. By solving the IBPS SO previous year paper will increase your speed and you will be able to resolve the paper in the given exam time duration.

They can also check the IBPS SO Preparation Tips and guidelines along with IBPS SO Syllabus 2019. Our expert team is going to give some preparation tips which help you to self-study for the IBPS CWE SPL-9 Examination 2019.

  • Study hard and keep continue self-study according to a daily time table to get your goals.
  • Be consistent in your learning Process.
  • Don’t get affected by the diversions and be focused.
  • Be focused on the hard and tough topics.
  • Join IBPS SO 2019 Online Test Series and Mock test for daily practice.
  • Stay Calm and Cool during the exam
  • Analyze and then answer if you’re not confirmed about the answer try not answering it