Exam Syllabus

Information about various topics asked in the exam.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Syllabus

IBPS SO Preliminary Exam is the primary selection round of IBPS SO Exam. Candidates who clear the preliminary exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam. The Preliminary Exam of IBPS SO 2019 comprises of three major sections: Reasoning, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude / General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry (For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari).

Reasoning English Language Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness
Seating Arrangements Cloze test Number Series Current Affairs
Puzzles Reading Comprehension Data Interpretation Banking Awareness
Inequalities Error Spotting Simplification/Approximation GK Updates
Syllogism Sentence Improvement Quadratic Equation Currencies
Input-Output Sentence Correction Data Sufficiency Important Places
Data Sufficiency Para jumbles Mensuration Books & Authors
Blood Relations Fill in the blanks Average Awards
Ranking & Ordering Para/Sentence Completion Profit & Loss Headquarters
Alphanumeric Series   Ratio & Proportion Prime Minister Schemes
Directions   Time & Work Important Days
Verbal Reasoning   Time & Distance  
    Permutation & Combination  
    Simple & Compound Interest  

Professional Knowledge Syllabus

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Database Management System Basics of Crop Production Basics of Marketing Management Banking Regulations Human Resource Development
Data Communication & Networking Horticulture Brand Management Compliance & Legal Aspects Business policy and strategic analysis
Operating System Seed Science Advertising Relevant Law & Order related to negotiable instruments, securities & foreign exchange Transnational analysis
Software Engineering Agronomy & Irrigation PR Prevention of Money Laundering, Limitation Act Training & Development
Data Structure Agricultural Economics Sales Consumer Protection Act Recruitment & Selection
Computer Organization & Microprocessor Agricultural Practices Retail SARFAES Rewards & Recognition
Object-Oriented Programming Soil Resources Business Ethics Banking Ombudsman Scheme Industrial Relations
  Animal Husbandry Market Segmentation Laws & Actions with a direct link to the banking sector Business Policy & Strategic Analysis
  Agroforestry Market Research & forecasting demand  Bankers book evidence act Grievance & Conflict Management
  Ecology Product Life Cycle DRT act Performance Management & Appraisal
  Government Schemes Corporate Social Responsibility    
    Service Marketing    
    Marketing Strategies