IBPS SO Syllabus

You must know that the exam pattern of IBPS SO differs from the others. This is because recently, there has been a new addition of a section named as Professional Knowledge. This is included in the mains.

Therefore, in case this is the first time you are sitting for the exam, you must have a look at the complete exam pattern. This will help you to devise the syllabus along with help in creating a solid strategy. Therefore, before we move ahead, let us have a look at the exam patterns.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam

For HR/ Agriculture Field/ IT/ Marketing officer and Personnel
SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksTime
English language502540
Reasoning505040
Quantitative Aptitude505040
Total150125120 Minutes
For Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer
SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksTime
English language502540 Minutes
Reasoning505040 Minutes
General Awareness based on the banking Industry505040 Minutes
Total150125120 Minutes
Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari
Name of the TestNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksLanguage of ExamTime
Professional Knowledge (Objective type)4560Hindi/English30 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive type)2Hindi/English30 Minutes
HR/ Agriculture Field/ IT/ Marketing Officer, Law Officer, and Personnel Officer
Professional Knowledge6060Hindi/English45 Minutes
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