With the IBPS SO Prelims 2021 exams at your doorstep, we hope you are spending all your time fruitfully to prepare for the exam. In this article, we’re going to walk you through the IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus 2021 and then try to understand what are the resources available for you that will help you study.
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IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus
We have listed the detailed syllabus for you in the sections below. The first section will cover the Prelims syllabus. The next will outline the Mains syllabus.
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Seating Arrangement – Circular
Square and Linear
Directions and Distance
Machine Input Output
Ordering and Ranking
Arrangement and Pattern
Distance and Direction
|Quantitative Aptitude||Time and Work|
Mixture and Allegations
Permutation and Combination
Ratio & Proportion
Surds & Indices
Profit & Loss
Simple & Compound interest
The Mains paper will test only 1 subject, i.e., Professional Knowledge, in this case, Computer applications and programming.
|DBMS||DBMS Schemas (Hierarchical, Network, Relational)|
Relational Model Concepts
Basics of Indexing
Entity Relationship Model
|Operating Systems||Functions of OS|
Basics of Memory Management
Page Replacement Policies
|Data Communication and Networking||OSI Model|
ARP, RARP and DHCP
Switching and Routing
Common Network Protocols (Telnet, HTTP, FTP, SNMP, PPP,UDP, ARP
Network Devices (Switch, Hub, Repeater, Router, Modem
|Basics of Programming and Data Structures||C, C++|
Heap & Priority Queue
|Software Engineering||Software Development Models (Waterfall, RAD, Prototyping, Spiral)|
Design and Analysis
Data Flow Diagram
Software Testing (Black, White, Grey Box)
Software Maintenance and CASE tools
|Computer Organization & Architecture||8085 and 8086 (Flags and Interrupts)|
Memory Hierarchy & System Bus
|MS Office & Windows and Web Technologies||HTML|
Search Engine Basics Client Server Model
Data Mining, Sorting
Algorithms to Find Shortest Path
Basics of Counters
IBPS SO IT Officer Study Plan
In all fairness, the syllabus is vast, but that does not mean that it should make you nervous. Divide your time over all 4 subjects so that you are able to give due time to each.
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