# IBPS SO Syllabus

By Himani Dhauni | Updated on: Apr 01, 2022

## Syllabus 2022

You need to be well prepared for the IBPS Specialist Officer exam and for that, you should be well aware of the IBPS SO exam syllabus which will give you the right direction to start off with the preparation. IBPS SO will have two written examinations: Prelims and Mains, where the questions will be asked from different subjects and by knowing the complete and correct IBPS SO syllabus 2022 you will be in the right direction to achieve it.

### IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2022

IBPS SO 2022 can be counted among the most difficult exams as IBPS surprise every time with the level and changing question pattern. So to ace the exam you should be aware of the complete IBPS SO 2022 syllabus so that you avoid missing any important details. You can go through the entire IBPS SO syllabus for Prelims given below and plan the strategy accordingly.

SectionTopics
Quantitative Aptitude Time and Work, Mensuration, Average, Average, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Simplification, Percentages, Set Theory, Approximation, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound interest, Partnership, Ages, Quadratic Equations, Number Series
General Awareness Current Affairs – National & International, Budget, Awards and Honours, Important Days, International & National Organizations, Sports, Books and Authors, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Countries & Capitals
English Language Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the Blanks
Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangement - Circular, Square and Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine Input Output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking

### IBPS SO Mains Syllabus 2022

The IBPS Specialist Officer exam syllabus for the Mains exam is very different from Prelims. For all the IBPS SO posts, you need to know the syllabus of your Professional field. So proficiency in the respective field is important. For example, an exam for a post like AFO or Agriculture Field Officer will test the knowledge in the agricultural field. Different topics will be covered under this and will carry a different weightage of marks. The detailed IBPS SO syllabus 2022 for Mains for different streams is mentioned below.

### IBPS SO Mains Syllabus: Professional (Agriculture)

For the syllabus of IBPS AFO 2022 you should know all the basics of agriculture, its type, its importance, soil fertility. Since India is an agrarian land so you must be aware of the agricultural dynamics of it and various schemes that the government has introduced. Further insight into the IBPS SO (AFO) syllabus can be obtained from our IBPS AFO exam dedicated page.

### IBPS SO Mains Syllabus: Professional (IT/MARKETING/HR-PERSONAL/LAW OFFICER)

The syllabus for various specialized streams can be inferred from exclusive pages dedicated to these streams.

For more details on IBPS SO IT syllabus, refer here.

For more details on IBPS SO Marketing syllabus, refer here.

For more details on IBPS SO Law syllabus, refer here.

For more details on IBPS SO HR- Personal syllabus, refer here.

## Books

Gathering all information about the exam like the syllabus, IBPS SO 2022 exam pattern is a good step but it would not prove helpful if you do not accompany it with good quality study material. Talking about the study material, books play a very important role even in this online digital era. To have a book by your side to refer at any point is always beneficial and you cannot totally do away with books. Therefore it is better to research well and get hold of some best quality IBPS SO books that guide you in the right direction and provide you with the right information. Also, you can refer BeePedia for preparing the General Awareness section.

Name of bookAuthor
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Revised Edition R. S. Aggarwal
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal 1st Edition BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal
The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning Peeyush Bhardwaj
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations 17th Edition R. S. Aggarwal
Magical Book On QuickerMaths 3 Edition M Tyra
Quantitative Aptitude Test N. K. Singh
Objective English for Competitive Examinations Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha
Objective General English 22nd Edition R. S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
Objective English 4 Edition Edgar Thorpe
Computer for Competitive Exams: Fundamental of Computer with MCQs : Fundamentals of Computer with Multiple Choice Questions 1st Edition RPH Editorial Board
Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams 1st Edition R Pillai
IBPS Specialist Officer CWE LAW Officer Online Exam Practice Work Book Kiran Prakashan
CWE-IBPS Bank-HR Specialist/Personal officer Complete Book Priyanka Prakashan
CWE-IBPS Bank-Marketing Specialist Officer Exam: Complete Book Priyanka Prakashan
CWE-IBPS Bank Agriculture Field Officer Exam Complete Book Priyanka Prakashan

## Online Course 2022

A well-planned strategy along with the right guidance can help you achieve your target. Understanding your need ixamBee has online courses for various streams covered under IBPS SO 2022 exam. To start off, you will first have to prepare for the first stage of the IBPS SO 2022 recruitment process which is Prelims. If you are feeling perplexed and are in need of proper guidance and direction, you can receive assistance from our IBPS SO 2022 Exclusive Online Course. The IBPS SO course 2022 has been designed by keeping in mind, all the requirements of the aspirants who wish to clear the exam. ixamBee also provides stream-specific online courses which will cater to your needs for whichever post you wish to apply.

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## Monthly Beepedia

### IBPS SO (IT|AFO|HR|Marketing) Pre - Free Mock Tests

#### IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Birthday Special Test

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 5 Prelims

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 4 Prelims

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 3 Prelims

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

### IBPS SO (IT|AFO|HR|Marketing) Pre - Previous Year Paper

#### IBPS SO 2020 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Previous Year Paper

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO 2019 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO 2018 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

#### IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) 2021 Prelims Previous Year Paper

• 120 Minutes
• 150 Questions
• 125 Marks

### FAQs

Yes, IBPS SO  2022 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.
IBPS SO  2022 Exam will be in online mode.
Yes, IBPS SO  2022 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.
There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS SO  2022 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.
You can check the list of books mentioned in the books section above. Besides that, you can refer ixamBee BeePedia for updates on current issues.
It depends on how much time you are devoting to the preparation.
Yes, depending on the job profile and department being served by you, an IBPS SO officer can be posted anywhere in India.