IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2017-18 | Download Pdf Exam Pattern

By Siksha Raturi | Exams Syllabus | Oct 31, 2017
IBPS SO Syllabus 2017 pdf| Download IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2017 Exam Pattern|  Download IBPS SO Syllabus 2018 from this page. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the notification for the post of 1315 Specialist Officer. All the applicants who are planning to enter the examination hall can download complete IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2018 here in pdf format. Check the exam pattern and complete IBPS SO syllabus for Law Officer, RajBhasa Adhikari, Agriculture Field & other to crack the IBPS exam easily.  The process of IBPS online application has been started and will remain open until 27/ Nov/ 2017. The Exam will be held in two phases, Preliminary & Mains which is CWE (Common Written Exam) and then the final Interview round. The organization decided to conduct IBPS Preliminary Exam at 30th & 31st of Dec 2017. The Candidate who will clear the IBPS Pre exam would be able to go for Mains Exam.  After cracking IBPS Mains examination candidate will go to the final selection round i.e. Personal Interview. To get success in IBPS So exam it is necessary for the candidate to check the IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus & Pattern 2018. It will provide a brief idea about the study pattern for the examination. So applicants are recommended that they must download IBPS SO Syllabus to know about the topics covered in the exam for the better results. Here we are updating the full IBPS SO exam Syllabus 2018 to help the candidates to achieve the good score in the examination.


IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2018 Notification – Download Pdf

IBPS Specialist Officer Pre Exam Syllabus-

IBPS SO Exam Syllabus for General Awareness:

  • Questions will be asked mainly from the Current Affairs & Banking Awareness topics (For instance, you may come across questions related to demonetization)

  • Do not forget to prepare for static GK part as well, especially the countries, their capitals, and currencies (Try to focus especially on the countries that have been in news lately, for instance, the countries visited by our Prime Minister or President has been signed).

  • This section may also include questions on Books & authors, Currencies, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Ministers Schemes, and Important Days etc


IBPS SO Syllabus 2017 Reasoning Ability:

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Puzzles

  • Inequality

  • Order and Ranking

  • Alphanumeric series

  • Distance and Direction

  • Syllogism

  • Input – Output

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Blood Relations

  • Verbal Reasoning


IBPS SO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

  • Number Series

  • Quadratic Equations

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Mensuration

  • Simplification / Approximation

  • Data Interpretation

  • Miscellaneous Topics ( Average, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability etc.


IBPS SO Exam Syllabus 2017 for the English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test

  • Para Jumbles

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Spotting Errors

  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction

  • Para / Sentence Completion


IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus Mains Exam 2018-

In the mains examination, the IBPS SO syllabus covers only Professional Knowledge questions. Check the update regarding the IBPS SO syllabus 2018 for different posts


IBPS SO Professional Knowledge Syllabus for IT Officer (Scale-I):

  • Database Management System

  • Data Communication and Networking

  • Operating System

  • Software Engineering

  • Data Structure

  • Computer organization and microprocessor

  • Object-Oriented Programming

Professional Knowledge IBPS SO Syllabus 2018 for Marketing Officer (Scale-I):

  • Basics of Marketing Management (4 Ps of Marketing)

  • Brand management

  • Advertising, PR, sales promotion

  • Basic knowledge of retail management

  • Business ethics

  • Market Segmentation

  • Marketing Research and forecasting demand

  • Product lifecycle

  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

  • Corporate social responsibility

  • Services Marketing

  • Marketing Strategy


Professional Knowledge IBPS SO Syllabus for 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


Professional Knowledge IBPS SO Syllabus 2018 for HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale-I):

  • 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


Professional Knowledge IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2018 for Law Field 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


  • 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


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