# IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus (IBPS SO Syllabus)

IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus (IBPS SO Syllabus):

Let’s have a look at the complete list of IBPS SO Syllabus for all the posts in details.

# Reasoning Ability:

• Coded Inequalities/Mathematical Inequalities
• Syllogisms – 2/3 Statements along with 2/3 Conclusions, Questions based on Possibility, Questions based on Negative Information
• Coding/ Decoding – by shifting the Letters, Analogy, Coding in Fictitious Language
• Circular Seating Arrangement – includes questions of uni or bi – direction. Many times combined with other Information making it double lineup type problem
• Linear Seating Arrangement – Single/Double rows, Facing each other/ Away from each other/ in same Direction / Different Direction. Sometimes Combined with other Information.
• Blood Relations – Family Tree Problems, Coded Blood Relations.
• Directions & Distances – Arranging by Age, Height, Weight, Rank,etc.
• Ordering & Ranking -Floor based Puzzles, Arranging by Age, Height, Weight etc.
• Arrangement & Pattern – Number Arrangements, Random Sequence of Alphabets, Mixed Series etc.
• Double Lineup
• Scheduling
• Analogy & Letter Shifting
• Classification – Based on Letters, Numbers, Meaningful Words, GK.
• Data Sufficiency
• Series – Alphabet Series, Numerical Series, Mixed Series
• Input Output
• Critical Reasoning/ Decision Making
• Decision Making
• Logical Reasoning
• Puzzles

# Quantitative Aptitude:

• Simplification – Approximation, BODMAS rule, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indices, Percentages etc
• Average – Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks/Expenditure/Temperature etc.
• Percentages
• Ratio and Proportions – Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Componendo and Dividendo, Direct & Indirect Proportions
• Data Interpretation – Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type Cases, Tales, Pie-Charts, Bar Graphs, Data Analysis, Line Graphs, Case lets, Combined Data Sets, Probability/Series
• Mensuration – Area/Volume of Square, Rectangle, Trapezium, Parallelogrm, Rhombus, Triangle, Circle, Cone, Cuboid. Moulding one form into another.
• Interest – Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mixed Interest, Installments
• Problems on ages – Ages of family using algebra, ratio of ages, average of ages etc.
• Profit and Loss – Successive Selling type questions, Partnerships, Discount & MP, Dishonest Dealings
• Number Series – Complete the Series, Find the Missing term, Find the Wrong term etc.
• Speed, Time and Distance – Relative Speed, Average Speed, Problems on Train, Boats and Streams
• Time and Work – Work Efficiency, Work & Wages, Pipes and Cisterns etc.
• Number System – Divisibility & Remainder, Multiples & Factors, Integers, LCM & HCF
• Data Sufficiency – DS Questions based on Number System, Averages, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time, Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Mensuration, Mixture & Alligations.
• Linear Equations
• Permutation and Combination – Basic Selection & Arrangement Problems
• Probability
• Mixtures & Alligations
• Partnership
• Coding/Decoding
• Arithmetical Reasoning
• Inserting the Missing Character
• Statement – Conclusion
• Mixture Problems
• Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
• Logic
• Series Completion
• Logical Venn Diagrams
• Clocks & Calendars
• Mathematical Operations
• Data Sufficiency

# English

• Grammar – Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Sentence Correction, Fill in the Blanks
• Vocabulary – Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement
• Verbal Ability – Para Jumbles
• Miscellaneous – Antonyms/Synonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Sentence Completion, Word Formation etc.

# IBPS SO Syllabus for Marketing Officer

• Market Overview
• Concept, Nature & Importance of Marketing Management
• Marketing Process & Planning
• Market Segmentation and Importance
• Marketing Research
• Product Planning & Development
• Sales Promotion & Objectives
• Branding, Packaging & Labeling
• Pricing Decisions & Strategies
• Personal Selling
• Services Marketing
• Bank Marketing
• Insurance Marketing
• Consumer Protection in India
• Marketing Organisation
• Marketing Program
• Marketing Decision Making
• Sales Forecasting
• Product
• Distribution & its Channels
• Sales Management
• Marketing Environment
• Rural Marketing
• International Marketing
• Social Responsibility & Business Ethics

# IBPS SO Syllabus for IT Officer

• C Programming Basics
• MS Office, Windows OS & Programming
• Data Communication & Networing
• Operating System Functions
• Network Security
• Web Technologies
• Basic Programming Concepts
• Basics of Hardware
• Software Engineering

# IBPS SO Syllabus for Agriculture Field Officer

• Agriculture Current Affairs
• Crop Horticulture Vegetables – Spacing time of Sowing Seed Rate, Varieties, Herbicides Pesticides, Important Points regarding Plants, Fruits & Vegetables, Preservation of Fruits & Vegetables, Types of Cropping System, Different Diseases
• Seed Technology – Different Government Schemes
• Agriculture Economics – Agriculture Cost & Schemes
• Various Types of Agricultural Practices
• Soil Resoures – Indian Soil, Green Manures
• Animal Husbandry & Technology- Different Varieties of Animals, Agricultural Small Industries like Honey, Fisheries, Varioius Diseases & its Causes
• Rural Welfare Activities in India – Before & After Independence, Different Insurance Schemes regarding Agriculture, Woman & Child Development Schemes

# IBPS SO Syllabus for HR Officer

• Human Resource Development – Strategies & Systems
• Training & Development – Key Training Issues, Conducting Training, Evaluation of Training, Models of Measuring Training Effectiveness
• Recruitment & Seletion
• Rewards & Recognition
• Performance Management & Appraisal
• Management of Compensations & Benefits
• Mobility of Personnel & Retirement
• Business Policy & Strategic Analysis
• Emotional Intelligence & Managerial Effectiveness
• Management Process & Organisational Behavior
• Managing Interpersonal & Group Process
• HR Introduction
• Staffing, Wage & Salary Administration
• Principles of Management
• HR Planning
• Job Analysis – Procedures, Methods & Techniques
• Job Design – Meaning & Techniques
• Recruitment & Selection – Procedure, Process & Barriers
• Interview – Types & Limitations
• Placement – Induction, Procedure &Benefits
• Training & Development -Types & Methods
• Performance & Appraisal – Process, Uses & Techniques
• Promotion, Transfer & Demotions- Types, Policies
• Job Evaluation – Pre-requisites, Principles & Process
• Compensation – Theories of Wages, Compensation Administration & Criteria to Develop Compensation Plan
• Motivation – Theories, Importance
• Industrial Relations
• Factories Act
• Industrial Relations Act
• Gratuity Act
• Provident Fund Act
• Strategic Role of Info in HRM
• Information Technology – Concepts & Issues
• HRIS Implementation & Control
• Designing an HRIS Department
• Compensation & Benefits Management
• Transactional Analysis
• Rewards & Recognition – Types of Rewards, Monetary & Non – Monetary, Performance Reward
• Incentives
• Mobility of Personnel & Recruitment Transfers
• Emotional Intelligence & Managerial Effectiveness
• Managing Changes & Organisational Effectiveness
• Managing Interpersonal & Group Processes.
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# Reasoning Ability:

• Coded Inequalities/Mathematical Inequalities
• Syllogisms – 2/3 Statements along with 2/3 Conclusions, Questions based on Possibility, Questions based on Negative Information
• Coding/ Decoding – by shifting the Letters, Analogy, Coding in Fictitious Language
• Circular Seating Arrangement – includes questions of uni or bi – direction. Many times combined with other Information making it double lineup type problem
• Linear Seating Arrangement – Single/Double rows, Facing each other/ Away from each other/ in same Direction / Different Direction. Sometimes Combined with other Information.
• Blood Relations – Family Tree Problems, Coded Blood Relations.
• Directions & Distances – Arranging by Age, Height, Weight, Rank,etc.
• Ordering & Ranking -Floor based Puzzles, Arranging by Age, Height, Weight etc.
• Arrangement & Pattern – Number Arrangements, Random Sequence of Alphabets, Mixed Series etc.
• Double Lineup
• Scheduling
• Analogy
• Classification – Based on Letters, Numbers, Meaningful Words, GK.
• Data Sufficiency
• Series – Alphabet Series, Numerical Series, Mixed Series
• Input Output
• Critical Reasoning/ Decision Making

# English Language:

• Grammar – Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Sentence Correction, Fill in the Blanks
• Vocabulary – Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement
• Verbal Ability – Para Jumbles
• Miscellaneous – Antonyms/Synonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Sentence Completion, Word Formation etc.

# General Awareness:

• Current Affairs
• Banking Awareness
• Indian Financial System – Financial Markets, Intermediaries, Important Committees
• History of Indian Banking Industry
• Regulatory Bodies – RBI, PFRDA, FSDC, SEBI, IRDA, FMC etc.
• Monetary & Credit Policies
• Current Union Budget
• International Organisation
• Financial Institutions
• Capital Market & Money Market
• Government Schemes
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# IBPS SO Syllabus for Law Officer

• Law & Acts with Direct & Indirect Inplication on the Banking Sector like Contract, Partnership, Companies Act
• Constitution
• RBI Functions
• Laws & Rulings related to Negotiable Instruments
• Securities
• Foreign Exchange
• Prevention of Money Laundering
• Limitation Act, Bankers Book, Evidence Act, DRT Act
• SARFAESI Act
• Consumer Protection Act
• Banking Ombudsman Scheme, RTI Act
• Transfer of Property Act
• Sometimes CPC & CrPC

Above list completes all the IBPS SO Syllabus for various posts under Specialist Officer exam conducted by IBPS.

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