• QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

  • REASONING

  • GENERAL ENGLISH

    • IBPS SO 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern


      For Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Scale-I officer

       

      Serial No.

      Section

      No. of Questions

      Total Marks

      Duration

      1.

      Reasoning

      50

      50

      120 minutes

      2.

      English Language

      50

      25

      3.

      General Awareness with Special Reference to Baking Industry

      50

      50

       

      Total

      150

      125

       

       

      For other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I
       

      Serial No.

      Section

      No. of Questions

      Total Marks

      Duration

      1.

      Reasoning

      50

      50

      120 minutes

      2.

      English Language

      50

      25

      3.

      Quantitative Aptitude

      50

      50

       

      Total

      150

      125

       

       

      IBPS SO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

       

       

      For the Post of Law, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

      Name of the Test

      Number of Questions

      Marks

      Medium

      Duration

      Professional Knowledge

      60

      60

      English & Hindi

      45 Minutes


      For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari
       

      Name of Test

      Number of Questions

      Maximum Marks

      Medium of Exam

      Duration

      Professional Knowledge(Objective)

      45

      60

      English & Hindi

      30 minutes

      Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)

      2

      English & Hindi

      30 minutes


       

      IBPS SO Syllabus 2018

      English Language

      • Reading Comprehension 
      • Cloze Test
      • Fillers
      • Sentence Errors
      • Vocabulary based questions
      • Sentence Improvement
      • Jumbled Paragraph
      • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences    Restatement)

       Reasoning Ability

      • Puzzles
      • Seating Arrangements
      • Direction Sense
      • Blood Relation
      • Syllogism
      • Order and Ranking
      • Coding-Decoding
      • Machine Input-Output
      • Inequalities
      • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
      • Data Sufficiency
      • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

       

      Quantitative Aptitude

      • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
      • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
      • Number Series
      • Approximation and Simplification
      • Data Sufficiency
      • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)


      IBPS SO Professional Knowledge Syllabus

      The syllabus of Professional Knowledge is field specific for each post.

      Marketing Officer Syllabus

      Marketing Overview and Marketing Process and Marketing Planning; Concept, Nature, Scope and Importance of Marketing; Functions, and Importance of Marketing Management; Consumer/ Buyer Behavior; Market Segmentation: Importance of Market Segmentation; Marketing Research; Product Planning and Development Sales Promotion and its Objectives; Branding, Packaging, and Labeling; Pricing Decisions: Pricing, Pricing Decision Strategies; Wholesale and Retail Trade; Services Marketing; Bank and Insurance Marketing; Consumer Protection in India: List of Consumer Rights, Consumer Protection Act; Marketing Organization; Marketing Program; Marketing Decision-Making; Sales Forecasting; Product Distribution: Definition, Channels of Distribution; Advertisement; Sales Management; Marketing Environment; Rural Marketing; International Marketing; Social Responsibility and Business Ethics.

       

      Agriculture Field Office

      Agriculture current affairs; Crop horticulture vegetables; Spacing time of sowing seed rate; Herbicides Pesticides; Important points regarding plants fruits vegetables; Preservation of fruits and vegetables; Types of cropping system; Different Diseases; Seed technology – Different government schemes; Agriculture economics –  Agriculture cost and schemes; Various types of agricultural practices; Soil resources; Indian soil; Green manures; Animal husbandry and technology; Different varieties of animals; Agriculture small industries like honey daily in the fisheries; Various diseases and its causes; Rural welfare activities in India; Different insurance schemes regarding agriculture; Development schemes.

       

      Law Officer

       

      Various Indian Laws and Acts with reading on the banking sector like contract acts; Laws related to partnerships; Laws related to companies; Laws related to firms etc. RBI functions; Relevant laws of negotiable instruments; Foreign Exchange; Securities; How to prevent money laundering; Bankers Book Evidence Act; Offenses and Penalties; Consumer Protection Act; Banking Ombudsman Scheme; RTI Act; DRT Act and Information Technology Act; The Banking Ombudsman Scheme; Procedure for Redressal of Grievance; Commercial Laws with Reference to Banking Operation; Contracts of Guarantee; Contracts of Bailment; Contracts of Pledge; Contracts of Agency; Meaning and Essentials of a Contract of Sale; Definition, Meaning, and Nature of Partnership.

       

      HR/ Personnel Officer

      Human Resource Management; Human Resource Development; Human Resource Information System; Transactional Analysis- Understanding TA- life stages; Recruitment & Selection; Training and Development; Rewards & Recognition; Performance Management & Appraisal; Management of Compensations and Benefits; Mobility of Personnel and Retirement; Business Policy and Strategic Analysis; Emotional Intelligence and Managerial Effectiveness: Concept of EI, theories; Managing change and organizational effectiveness; Management Process and Organizational Behaviour; Managing Interpersonal and Group Processes; Collective Bargaining and Negotiation process; Conflict Management; Grievance Management; Industrial Relations & Trade Unions; Labour Laws; Discipline : Principles of Natural Justice, Disciplinary Proceedings, Domestic Enquiry; Personnel problems and employee counseling -Labour turnover, absenteeism, alcoholic and drug abuse. Employee health, safety, and welfare.
      Rajbhasha Adhikari

      Professional Knowledge test for this post is a test of Hindi Language, the syllabus includes Reading Comprehension (related to women empowerment), Grammar, Synonym (पर्यायवाची), Translation and Word Meaning. As it is a test of Hindi language and translation, candidates should be well versed with Hindi Grammar and build their vocabulary.

       

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