IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017: Syllabus, Application Form CWE SPL VII, Exam Pattern @ibps.in

By | June 17, 2017

IBPS SO Syllabus 2017 is available for the students who will be appearing for the exam of Specialist officer conducted by  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

The IBPS SO Syllabus is released by the department of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on their official portal. The students who will be competing against each other for the post of Specialist Officer’s Cadre (Scale-I) will be required the IBPS SO Exam Pattern. They can prepare for the online exam of IBPS Specialist Officer’s Cadre recruitment by this syllabus.

IBPS SO Syllabus


There are various banks participating in IBPS which are Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Vijaya Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Dena Bank, Syndicate Bank and others for the online examination of IBPS Specialist Officer 2017. The candidates have to first of all qualify in the preliminary examination and after qualifying in pre they have to score higher in mains examinations. So that their selection will be assured. Then they will be called for the interview after the release of final merit list of mains examination. So in order to assure the selection, the candidates must read and follow the detailed IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2017 given in below paragraph.

IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Details

Those who want to make their future as a Specialist Officer in the Banking sector should first know about the IBPS. Below are the details which the students needed.

  • Examination Conductor: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
  • Name of the Examination:  IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2017
  • Name of the Posts: I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer.
  • Job type: Public Sector Union Job
  • IBPS Website: ibps.in
  • Total number of Vacancies: 4122 posts

Must Read: IBPS Speciality Officer Application Forms, Important dates and All Other Details.

IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus

General Awareness

  1. Geography
  2. Economics Scene
  3. General Policy Including Indian Constitution
  4. Scientific Research
  5. India And Its Neighbouring Countries
  6. Sports
  7. History
  8. Culture


  1. Comprehension
  2. Antonyms
  3. Synonyms
  4. Unseen Passages
  5. Idioms & Phrases
  6. Verb
  7. Error Correction
  8. Subject-Verb Agreement
  9. Articles
  10. Tenses
  11. Fill in the Blanks
  12. Adverb
  13. Grammar
  14. Sentence Rearrangement
  15. Vocabulary


  1. Time and Work
  2. HCF & LCM
  3. Time and Distance
  4. Simple & Compound Interest
  5. Mixtures & Allegations
  6. Data Interpretation
  7. Number System
  8. Decimal & Fractions
  9. Percentages
  10. Problems on Ages
  11. Average
  12. Simplification
  13. Ratio and Proportions
  14. Profit and Loss

IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus – Reasoning

  1. Decision Making
  2. Blood Relations
  3. Clocks & Calendars
  4. Mirror Images
  5. Cubes and Dice
  6. Embedded Figures
  7. Number Series
  8. Non-Verbal Series
  9. Coding-Decoding
  10. Direction
  11. Number Ranking
  12. Alphabet Series
  13. Arithmetical Reasoning
  14. Analogy


Exam Pattern for IBPS Specialist Officer:

The IBPS SO Exam Pattern consists of four sections. The topics in four sections are Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Professional Knowledge. Each of the section will be of 50 marks. The question paper is of total 200 marks. The total duration of the online exam of IBPS Specialist Officer posts is 120 minutes. And the most important thing is that there will be negative marking of .25 of the marks on each wrong answer. The paper will be in both English and Hindi language.

Get the syllabus

Above is the link for direct reading the IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2017. The student first downloads the syllabus and then do a photocopy of it and start planning for their exam according to it. If you are having any problem, doubts regarding IBPS SO Exam Pattern then you submit them inside the comment box below. Our team wishes best of luck to the students for their exam.

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