IBPS SO

Test Series

Why Avision

Welcome to Avision Institute ranked among the Best Institute for IBPS Banking Coaching/Institute in INDIA.

Our Faculty brings the most promising Batches for the upcoming IBPS SO 2020 Banks Exam at Avision Institute, India (Kolkata).

Avision Institute plans to provide the best result under the circumstances of SO exams with most experienced and qualified faculty members from all over India. We provide the most modernized classrooms with the latest learning technology. We cover the entire Courses of SO with our best and latest study materials and best tricks techniques.

Banking job has its own reputation that does not requires any attention to summarize separately. IBPS one of the valuable source of Banking platform provides numerous opportunities every year in Bank PO/Clerk/SO. IBPS SO conducts in every year by the IBPS board of India. Therefore, check out the IBPS Calendar 2020-21 out in our official page below. This year IBPS is providing more opportunity in the banking sector with high growth and expectations. Check out the new IBPS SO notification 2020-21 out. It has mainly 3 phases starting from preliminary exam, mains exam and GD/PI. We will provide you the best guidance and information regarding the details of SO exam.

Avision Institute will feature various guidance to ensure the IBPS SO exam like personal attention, separate sample-paper based on banking exams, doubt-sessions, current affairs sessions, details about all other IBPS 2020 application form and many more. Due to the pandemic Covid-19 situation all the courses will be provide to you in our latest online classes. Join our new online coaching and experience the best journey with our top educators.

Let’s do the details analyses of IBPS SO 2020-21 below.

IBPS SO NOTIFICATION

IBPS SO stands for IBPS Specialist Officer. Like any office, a bank requires people for keeping it’s “nuts and bolts” intact. While the Probationary Officers and Clerks run the day-to-day operations and business in a bank. There are several specialist officers in a bank. IT Officer (Scale-I) – It would be the responsibility of IT officers to oversee the technological perspectives of banking affairs, both software, and hardware. Nearly all banks contracting in the “IBPS recruitment” have shifted to core-banking for operations, and they use software like FLEX CUBE, Finacle, BanCS, SAP, etc. An IT officer will undergo training in all these domains HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)- HR officers in a Bank usually handle the training and induction of new employees, circulating appraisal forms, forming leave schedules, creation of salary accounts, etc. Senior HR managers conduct interviews, take classes, deal with labor laws, promotion and other serious matters Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)- The individual applying for the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari should be able to create error-free Hindi documents, and translate smoothly between Hindi, English and other regional* languages. Marketing Officer (Scale-I)- Duty of an officer in this category is to improve the profits and market presence of the bank through various campaigns and promotions. Law Officer (Scale-I)- They are responsible for making it sure that the bank functions in compliance with the law of the land. Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)- The primary responsibility of an Agriculture officer is to promote banking services among farmers and cultivators. They have to evaluate the property and assets of potential customers and suggest a reliable approach for increasing the crop yield and performance, in such way that it would profit the banks. The role of a Specialist Officer (SO) sprawls in the background activities, especially in the following areas.

IBPS SO Specification

There are few major changes noticed in the IBPS SO Exam Pattern post-release of Official IBPS SO Notification. Let’s have a look at all the changes one by one.

  • The IBPS SO 2020 exam pattern for selecting candidates is based on Rajsabha Adhikari Scale I and Law Officer.
  • The Exam Pattern for all the other posts is different from the exam pattern of Law Officer and Rajsabha Adhikari Officer.
  • The Mains Examination has just one section, i.e. of Professional Knowledge
  • Only three sections will be asked in the Preliminary Exam of the IBPS SO 2020 Exam. For Rajsabha Adhikari and Law Officer sections asked are English Language, Reasoning and General Awareness and for other posts sections asked are of English Language, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • The score of the Preliminary Exam will not be taken into consideration for the final selection. A cumulative score of Mains Exam and Interview process will be taken into consideration for the final selection.

Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Syllabus for multiple posts offered through IBPS SO 2020 Exam:

Prelims Exam Pattern

For Rajsabha Adhikari Scale I officer

Serial No

Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

2.

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

3.

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

40 minutes

Total

150

125

120 minutes

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

40 minutes

2.

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

3.

Quantitative Aptitudes

50

50

40 minutes

Total

150

125

120 minutes

Mains Exam Pattern

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

Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
Professional Knowledge6060English & Hindi45 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
Professional Knowledge(Objective)4560 MinutesEnglish & Hindi30 minutes
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)2English & Hindi30 minutes

Exam Date

EventsDates
Commencement of Application November 2020
Closure of Application November 2020
IBPS SO Prelims examDecember 2020
IBPS SO Mains exam January 2021
IBPS SO InterviewFebruary 2021
Final ResultApril 2021

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are different for different positions for which the candidates are selected through IBPS SO 2020 Exam. There are three parameters (citizenship, age limit and educational qualification) on which a candidate is judged to be eligible for IBPS SO 2020 Exam.

Minimum Age: 20 Years

Maximum Age: 30 Years

Syllabus

SYLLABUS FOR BANK SO PRELIMS

Reasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGeneral Awareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionCurrent Affairs
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestGK Updates
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumblesCurrencies
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMultiple Meaning / Error SpottingImportant Places
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanksBanking Awareness
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMiscellaneousAwards
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph CompletionBook And Author
TabulationData InterpretationHeadquater
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, PercentageImportant Days
Blood RelationsNumber SystemsPrime minster Scheme
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding-DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

IBPS SO MAIN EXAM SYLLABUS

Marketing

Officer (Scale-I)

Agricultural Field Officer

(Scale-I)

Law Officer (Scale-I))HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)IT Officer

(Scale-I)

Basics of Marketing ManagementBasics of Crop productionBanking RegulationsHuman Resource DevelopmentOperating System
Brand ManagementHorticultureCompliance and Legal AspectsBusiness policy and strategic analysisDBMS
AdvertisingSeed ScienceRelevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchangeTransnational AnalysisData communication and networking
PRAgronomy and IrrigationPrevention of Money-laundering, Limitation ActTraining and DevelopmentSoftware engineering
SalesAgricultural EconomicsConsumer Protection ActRecruitment and SelectionComputer Organization and Microprocessor
RetailAgricultural PracticesSurfacesRewards and RecognitionData Structure
Business EthicsSoil resourcesBanking Ombudsman SchemeIndustrial RelationsObject-Oriented Programming
Market SegmentationAnimal HusbandryLaws and Actions with a direct link to Banking SectorBusiness Policy and Strategic Analysis
Market research and forecasting demandAgroforestryBankers Book Evidence ActGrievance and Conflict Management
Product Life CycleEcologyDRT ActPerformance Management and appraisal
Corporate Social Responsibility
Service Marketing 

 

 

Application Fee

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for IBPS SO 2020 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.