Friday, 27 October 2017

Changes in IBPS SO 2017 Exam Pattern

Dear Readers,


This year IBPS has completely tossed the exam pattern for Specialist Officer Recruitment. With the introduction of two phases of online examination now candidates have to put forth more efforts for this recruitment as well. Before you start preparing and practising for this recruitment it is very important that you understand the changes in exam pattern first. Keep on reading for details about the changes in this year's IBPS SO Recruitment Process.


Following is the new exam pattern for IBPS SO Recruitment.

Preliminary Exam

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Sr. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English2 Hours
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050English and Hindi
Total150125


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


Sr. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English2 Hours
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi
3Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi
Total150125



Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Prelims is qualifying in nature. 

Mains Exam

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


Sr. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1Professional Knowledge6060English and Hindi45 minutes

For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Sr. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1Professional Knowledge (Objective)4560English and Hindi30 minutes
2Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)2English and Hindi30 minutes


Selected candidates from the Mains Test will be called to appear for the final Interview Phase.

A New Challenge: 2 Hours of Preliminary Exam


If you are a banking aspirant you must be well familiar with the usual exam pattern of Prelims Exam i.e. 100 questions for 60 minutes. But in IBPS SO recruitment there a 2 Hour Preliminary Exam. Although the prelims will have 3 sections only and is qualifying in nature, but the increase in the length of the test is suggestive of a possible increase in difficulty level as well. You must practice according and make a proper strategy for both prelims and mains.



           



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