IBPS SO Mains 2020 Exam Analysis & Review- 25th January

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Exam was conducted on 25th January 2020 for all posts in one shift. Read detailed exam analysis and review and check questions asked in the IBPS SO Mains exam 2020.

IBPS SO Mains examination was conducted on 25th January for various posts of Special officers under IBPS recruitment process of 2019-20. Here, we are come up with the complete exam analysis of IBPS SO Mains Exam. The IBPS Specialist Officer Mains exam included a test professional knowledge for all posts Rajbhasha Adhikari, Marketing Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer & HR Officer.

1. IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 IT Officer Exam Analysis
2. IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Law Officer Exam Analysis
3. IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Agriculture Field Officer Exam Analysis
4. IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Analysis

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Exam Pattern

  • For the post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Professional Knowledge 60 60 English and Hindi 45 minutes
  • For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 English and Hindi 30 minutes
2 Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 English and Hindi 30 minutes

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 IT Officer Exam Analysis

The level of the IBPS SO IT Officer Mains- Professional Knowledge exam was Moderate to Difficult this year. Our team has collected the exam review and analysis from students who have appeared for the IBPS SO IT Officer Mains Examination and on an average students have attempted around 35 to 42 questions with good accuracy.

A majority of the questions in IT Officer Professional Knowledge exam were from Operating System and Networking; and students have reported that the level of these questions was also moderate to difficult. There were around 5 to 6 questions from DBMS, which included questions related to Oracle, Queries in SQL, Normalization and more.

Following are topics related to which questions were asked in IBPS SO Mains IT Officer Professional Knowledge Exam 2020:

  • Operating System – (Scheduling & other topics)
  • Networking
  • TCP and OSI Model – (Protocols and Layers)
  • DBMS – (Normalization, SQL Queries, & other topics)
  • Computer Security
  • Microprocessor – 1 or 2 questions
  • Boolean Function – 1 question

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Law Officer Exam Analysis

The level of IBPS SO Mains Law Officer exam was moderate to difficult. Aspirants were able to make 40-45 attempts safely. We have collected analysis of our student and have come up with the following questions. The questions that were asked in the examination are:

1. Being a professional test, the test was more inclined towards the  Code of Criminal Procedure commonly called Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC);  Code of Civil Procedure, and Indian Penal Code. There were more questions from these topics.

2. Citizenship Amendment Act: The questions from this topic was asked in way asking for the countries included in CAA.

2. There were three questions from Money Laundering

3. One questions was asked from the Competition Act, 2002.

4. Limitations Act was another area from where a question was asked.

5. There were two-three questions from Reserve Bank of India (RBI). One asling about the 2nd Schedule of RBI.

6. Two to three question from Sarfaesi Act. One among them asking about the duration. The Act empowers the Bank: To issue demand notice to the defaulting borrower and guarantor, calling upon them to discharge their dues in full within 60 days from the date of the notice. To give notice to any person who has acquired any of the secured assets from the borrower to surrender the same to the Bank.

7. Arbitration topic carried a weighatge of 7-8 marks in the IBPS SO Mains Exam.

8. There were also questions from banking regulation.

9. Two questions from Stamp Act

10. Two questions from Partnership act

11. Logical Legal Reasoning had a weightage of 7-8 marks.

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Agriculture Field Officer Exam Analysis

Students who appeared for the Agriculture Field Officer exam reported that the level of the questions asked in the IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 AFO Professional Knowledge was Easy to Moderate. Most of the questions were related to agriculture and were from basic definitions and concepts. On an average student have been able to attempt near about 45 to 52 questions with good accuracy. There wasn’t any question from Agriculture Engineering. Following are the topics related to which questions were asked in the IBPS SO Mains Agriculture Field Officer Exam:

  • Livestock and Breeds
  • Horticulture
  • Bee Keeping
  • Sericulture
  • Entomology
  • Most of the questions were from Agriculture related topics
  1. A question related to small farmers landholding
  2. What is the scientific name of pomegrante?
  3. A Question related to E-NAM which is is an online trading platform for agricultural commodities in India.
  4. National Rural Livelihood Mission
  5. 2 Questions on cotton bollworm
  6. A question related to nutrient deficiency
  7. Yellow color of milk is due to ?
  8. Goat, sheep and buffalo breeds
  9. A question on a vaccination given to buffalo
  10. Which state has highest coverage in terms of area?
  11. Banana propogation method
  12. Question related to honey bees
  13. Pigs that have not yet produced a litter of piglets are called?
  14. Gestation period of buffalo
  15. A question related to mating of sheeps
  16. Questions related to horticulture

IBPS SO Mains 2019-20 Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Analysis

IBPS SO Mains Rajbhasha Adhikari Professional Knowledge exam was of a moderate level, where students have done 33 to 35 attempts on an average in the objective test. Following were the questions asked in this exam:

  • Reading Comprehension – 5 questions
  • Translation Questions (Eng to Hindi and vice versa) – 10 questions
  • Identify the Hindi meaning of 5 words highlighted in a paragraph given in English language – 5 questions
  • Rajbhasha Related – 10 questions
  • Arrange the given words in Hindi alphabetical/dictionary order- 1 question
  • Error Detection in Hindi – 3 Questions
  • Sentence arrangement – 2 questions
  • Miscellaneous – 2 questions

The level of the Professional Knowledge Descriptive Test was also moderate. A passage of near about 250 words on Leadership was to be translated from Hindi to English and the other passage in English was given on the Human Brain which was to be translated to Hindi.

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