IBPS CWE SO: Exam Pattern

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Applications have been invited by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for recruitment to the posts of Specialist Officers (SO). Aspirants can check the paper pattern:

Exam Pattern:

Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I:

  • Test Name :  Reasoning,  English Language, General Awareness with special reference to banking industry and professional knowledge.
  • Total Marks: 200 marks

IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I & Marketing Officer Scale I:

  • Question Type and Test Name: Objective type questions based on Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge
  • Total Marks: 200 marks

Exam Duration: 2 hours

  • The exam papers except English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. 
  • The candidates should note that there will be a penalty for wrong answers; one fourth mark will be deducted. 
  • If a question is left blank, there will be no penalty for that question
IBPS reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be informed through its website


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