IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019

06 Sep, 2018

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019 – IBPS SO Exam 2019 will be conducting by IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) to recruit candidates for the position of Specialist Officer. It opens up the gateway for candidates in PSUs (Public Sector bank). More than 20 banks participate in this recruitment process except for State Bank of India. After submission of Application form, candidates are recommended to check the IBPS SO Exam Pattern. Exam Pattern will help candidates to schedule their time towards different section. It provides candidates with the marking scheme of the examination.  Specialist Officer’s duty is to take care of all the background activities practised in a bank in their respective specific areas. An SO’s duty is also to take care of the customer-facing roles in Marketing. SO is hired in a bank to take care of a particular field like IT Officer will take care of Information Technology needs of a bank, Law Officer will take care of legal issues happening in the bank. Specialist Officer in different categories are:

Scholarship
  1. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
  2. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  3. Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  4. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  5. Law Office (Scale I)
  6. IT Officer (Scale I)

 IBPS SO Exam 2019 is performed in two different stages:

  1. Written Exam (Preliminary examination, Mains examination).
  2. Personal Interview

    Highlight of Examination:

    Name of the examination

    IBPS SO 2019

    Conducted by

    IBPS (Institute for Banking Personnel Selection)

    Exam level

    National level

    Official website

    www.ibps.in

    Stages

    1.       Preliminary exam

    2.       Mains Exam

    3.       Personal interview

    Expected date

    1.       Preliminary exam – January 2019

    2.       Mains Exam – January 2019

    3.       Personal Interview – March 2019

    Application mode

    Online

     

     

    After applying for the exam, all candidates start preparing. To prepare well, candidates should know the IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019. Exam Pattern is like to be similar as of last time. In this article, we will give you full information about IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019.

    IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019

    As we mentioned above IBPS SO Exam 2019 is categories recruitment process in two levels written exam and personal interview. The candidate who will clear the written exam and satisfies all the conditions like cut offs marks etc. set by the official authority will get qualify for the personal interview.

    The written exam is categories differently for every position:

    1. For HR Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer: Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge of HR and Marketing respectively, Reasoning.
    2. For IT Officer: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge of IT and English.
    3. For Law Officer: English, Reasoning, General awareness with banking industry and Professional knowledge of Law.
    4. For Rajbhasha Adhikari: English, Reasoning, General awareness of banking industry and Professional knowledge of Hindi.
    5. For Agricultural Field Officer: English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge of Agriculture and allied field.

    The question paper will be in two languages i.e. Hindi and English. Candidate can choose language according to their comfort level but the English section will be in English only.

    IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019:

    Exam Name

    Maximum marks

    Time Duration

    IBPS SO Preliminary Examination 2019

    125

    120 minutes

    IBPS SO Mains 2019

    60

    45 minutes

    Interview round

    100

     

    IBPS SO Mains 2019 for Rajbhasha Adhikari

    60

    30 minutes for Profession knowledge subjective and 30 minutes for Profession knowledge objective.

     

    Important Points related to IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019:

    • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct response.
    • 25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

    We hope IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019 will help candidates to know how to prepare for the exam. 

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