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IBPS-SO Exam Pattern

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IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICERS EXAMINATION PATTERN 2023

 

The IBPS SO exam has three stages: a preliminary exam, a main exam, and a personal interview. The pattern of the IBPS SO exam is listed below.

 

IBPS SO PRELIMINARY EXAM PATTERN

 

·  IBPS SO Mode of Examination –Online

·  IBPS SO Total number of question – 150

·  IBPS SO Total Marks – 125 marks

·  IBPS SO Exam Duration – 2 Hours (120 Minutes)

·  Negative Marking – 0.25 for each incorrect answer

 

IBPS CRP SO Rajbhasha Adhikari & Law Officer Examination Pattern

 

Name of the Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Medium

Exam Duration

Reasoning

50

25

               

English and Hindi

40 minutes

English Language

50

50

 

English

40 minutes

General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry

50

50

English and Hindi

40 minutes

Total

150

125

 

120 minutes

 

IBPS CRP SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer Examination Pattern

 

Name of the Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Medium

 Exam Duration

Reasoning

50

25

               

English and Hindi

40 minutes

English Language

50

50

 

English

40 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English and Hindi

40 minutes

Total

150

125

 

120 minutes

 

The only students who get selected after the Pre Exam may take the Mains Exam, so a candidate must first appear for the Pre Exam.

The Preliminary Exam score will not be considered in the final allotment. The Mains Exam and Interview Process will serve as the basis for the final decision.

 

IBPS SO MAINS EXAMINATION PATTERN

 

IBPS SO 2023 mains exam demands professional knowledge of their respective fields. Here is an exam pattern -

 

IBPS CRP SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Examination Pattern:

 

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Medium

Exam Duration

Professional Knowledge

60

60

English and Hindi

45 minutes

 

IBPS CRP SO Rajbhasha Adhikari & Law Officer Examination Pattern:

 

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Medium

Exam Duration

Professional Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

English and Hindi

30 minutes

Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

English and Hindi

30 minutes

 

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (Applicable to both – IBPS CRP SO Prelim and Main exam (Online))

 

There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both the preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer will result in a deduction of one-fourth or 0.25 marks of the overall mark for that question. If a question is left unanswered or blank, there will be no penalty.

 

IBPS SO CUT-OFF SCORES (ONLINE MAIN EXAMINATION)

 

In order to be considered for interview account, each candidate must pass the Online Main Examination with a minimum score and achieve sufficiently high scores. Cut-offs will be developed and candidates will be shortlisted for interviews based on the number of vacancies.

 

Only marks from the online main examination will be taken into account for the final merit list and for the interview shortlist.

 

IBPS SO SCORES  

  • Using the equi-percentile method, the corrected scores that each candidate received in the various sessions (if any were held) will be normalised. 
  • Calculations will be done using scores up to two decimal places.

 

IBPS SO PERSONAL INTERVIEW

 

IBPS will officially invite candidates who pass the Main Exam for IBPS SO 2023 to the interview process. It is important for candidates to perform well in the interview process because this is the last stage of the IBPS SO Recruitment Process that determines a candidate's final selection.

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