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R Square Academy Is The Best IBPS SO Bank Coaching Center in Chennai

R Square Academy have the capability to develop the principles handled in a IBPS SO bank examination. Our academy experts having the new strategy to train the students. Earlier completion of the syllabus will make a confidence to study further. Our academy gives the clear concepts about the Specialist Officer (SO) syllabus to solve the questions easily. Essential materials for the SO examination is updated in our website properly.  Our academy tricks will be helpful for the candidates appearing for the examination. To prepare for the examination, we encourage the students to be aware about the specialist officer position.

How to crack the SO Exam

The difficulty level of SO exam is moderate so you can easily crack the exam. The main aim of our coaching is to educate the students who are in weaker section those who need assistance in that section.

IBPS Official Website

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection official website is: https://www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Notification

The Specialist Officer prelims exam will be scheduled on December 18th and 26th,2021. The Main examination is on January 30th, 2022.

Bank Exam IBPS SO Eligibility

  • Citizen of India
  •  A occupant of Bhutan or Nepal
  •  A immigrant from Tibet to India, who came to stay in India permanently.
  •  People of Indian origin who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and East African countries with an intension to settle in India permanently.


These are the educational qualification for IBPS SO Bank exams

IT Officer (Scale I):

1. Here, the Candidates must possess an engineering or technology Degree in Computer Science/ Applications, IT, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Instrumentation; or
2. Aspirants with a PG degree in the following fields are also eligible; or
3. A graduate who has passed DOEACC ‘B’ level can also apply for IBPS SO 2020.

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I):

To apply for the post, the Candidate should have a (4-year) degree graduation in Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering or any other related field.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I):

Aspirants, who is applying for this post must have a PG degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the graduation level or an individual having a PG degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the graduation level are Eligible for IBPS SO 2020.

Law Officer (Scale I):

Here, the individuals must possess a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) and should be enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council.

HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I):

A graduate with a minimum of 2-years full-time PG degree or diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work or Labor Law can apply for this post.

Marketing Officer (Scale I):

Candidates should have a 2-year full-time degree in MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM or PGDM with specialization in Marketing to apply for this post.


Age Limit

  • As on November 27, 2019, the age limit of the applicant must be in the range from anywhere between 20 to 30 years for eligibility.
  • Age relaxation will be valid as per the category and it is given in the table below:
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
An individual domiciled in J&K during the period January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1989 5 years
Person affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS SO Bank exam - Exam Pattern

In R Square academy we provide you the pattern for IBPS SO Bank exam. As mentioned, it will be a 3 tier exam comprising of Prelims, Mains and Interview round. The preliminary exam will be a simple objective online test and the examination will be held on two consecutive days. The key features for IBPS SO Exam Pattern are given below:

  • IBPS SO 2020 Prelim exam comprises of 150 objective type questions.
  • The test paper will be available in both English and Hindi.
  • The paper will consist of 3 sections- English Language, Reasoning and Quantitative/ General Awareness. The 3rd section of the paper will depend on the post that the applicant had applied for.
  • After the successful completion of the prelims, the Candidates who qualify Prelims round will be eligible to appear for the Mains exam. This exam will have a combination of both objective and descriptive type questions based on the post that the candidate applied for.
  • Those who cleared the Mains will be then called for the interview round.
    Therefore, the final merit is determined by the cummulative score of mains exam and interview process. (Prelims exam is only for qualifying nature while Mains and Interview will be considered for determining final merit.)
Mode of ExamOnline
Number of questions150
Sections in paper3- English Language, Reasoning and General Awareness/ Quantitative Aptitude
Maximum Marks125
Duration of exam2 hours
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi

IBPS SO Mains exam pattern for IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Mode of ExamOnline
Number of questions60
Sections in paper1
Maximum Marks60
Duration of exam45 minutes
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi

IBPS SO Mains exam pattern for Rajbhasha Adhikari

Mode of ExamOnline
Number of questions45(Objective)+ 2 (Descriptive)
Sections in paper2
Maximum Marks60
Duration of exam60 minutes (30 minutes for each section)
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi


Below are the Syllabus of IBPS SO 2020 prelims, which will cover a variety of topics from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English and General Awareness. The important topics that an individual must focus on for Prelims are represented on the table below:

SimplificationVerbal Reasoning
Percentage & Ratio ProportionSeating
Data Interpretation Scheduling
Quadratic EquationsInput Output
InterestData Sufficiency
Linear EquationsBlood Relations
Profit & LossDirections & Distances
Number SeriesOrdering & Ranking
Speed, Time & DistanceCoding & Decoding
Mensuration & GeometryCoded Inequalities
Time & Work Analytical Decision Making
Number Systems-
Data Sufficiency-
Permutation & Combination-
Reading ComprehensionFinancial Awareness
Error SpottingCurrent Affairs
Phrase ReplacementGeneral Know
Fill in the Blanks-
Sentence completion-
Cloze Test-
Para Jumbles Arrangements-

IBPS SO 2020 Mains Syllabus:

The syllabus for IBPS SO 2020 Mains will be of graduation level. Here, depending on the post that the aspirant applied for, the professional knowledge of the candidates in their respective field will be tested. Thus the syllabus for various posts is given below:

IT Officer (Scale-I)Database Management System Data Communication and Networking Operating System Computer Organization and Microprocessor Software Engineering Data Structure Object-Oriented Programming
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Crop production Horticulture Seed Science Soil resources Agronomy and Irrigation Agricultural Economics Agricultural Practices Animal Husbandry Agroforestry Ecology Government Schemes
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Marketing Management PR Sales Retail Business Ethics Brand Management Advertising Market Segmentation Market research and forecasting demand Product Life Cycle Corporate Social Responsibility Service Marketing Marketing Strategies
Law Officer (Scale-I)Banking Regulations Compliance and Legal Aspects Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange SARFAES Prevention of Money laundering, Limitation Act Consumer Protection Act Banking Ombudsman Scheme Laws and Actions with a direct link to Banking Sector Bankers Book Evidence Act DRT Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)Human Resource Development Business policy and strategic analysis Rewards and Recognition Transnational Analysis Training and Development Recruitment and Selection Industrial Relations Business Policy and Strategic Analysis Grievance and Conflict Management Performance Management and Appraisal

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