IBPS SO 2017: Check Out The Paper Pattern

Published on : 23rd November 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
IBPS Specialist Officer

The details of IBPS SO 2017 exam is released on its official website. The exam pattern, marks division and important dates are available on the notification.

23 November 2017:  The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS has published the official notification of Specialist Officers VII on www.ibps.in. The prelims exam will be held on 30th and 31st December 2017. Candidates who are willing to appear on the examination can check the IBPS SO Exam paper Pattern here.

The Exam Paper Pattern of the IBPS SO 2017

Preliminary Exam:

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

There will be 150 questions based on English, logical reasoning, general awareness with the reference of banking industry. The total marks of the exam are 125 and the allotted time for the examination is 2 hours.

IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

The total number of questions will be 150 based on English, Logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude. The allotted marks for the exam are 125 and the duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Mains Exam:

Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

The total marks of the examination will be 60 and there will be 60 questions to be answered within 45 minutes.

Rajbhasha Adhikari:

There will be 47 questions on Professional Knowledge (Objective) and Professional Knowledge (Descriptive). The total marks of the exam will be 60 and the duration will be 30 minutes.


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.


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