IBPS SO SYLLABUS 2014 with Exam Pattern and PDF

Here on MeriView.in you can see the syllabus of IBPS SO (specialist officer) with exam pattern  and also can download the PDF for future use. We have also provided the exam pattern for proper understanding Every section is given in full detail. You can also download IBPS SO Syllabus 2014 with PDF download link provided near end of the post.

IBPS SO SYLLABUS 2014 with Exam Pattern and PDF


There are four sections in IBPS SO ( Specialist Officer) Exam. The sections English language, Reasoning, Professional knowledge are common. Quantitative Aptitude or General Awareness depends on the particular type of post you apply for. Check for IBPS SO Exam Pattern for proper knowledge of each section. The syllabus of each section given below.

 IBPS SO Syllabus 2014 ENGLISH LANGUAGE section

Word Formation, Passage Correction, Sentence Correction, Spelling, Idioms and Phrases, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Theme detection, Passage Completion, Conclusion

syllabus for IBPS Specialist Officer exam REASONING section

Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement Reasoning, Analogy, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Series Completion, Analogy, Classification

IBPS SO SYLLABUS 2014 - Quantitative Aptitude
Numbers, Simplification, Roots, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Boats & Streams, Allegations , Simple and Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & Distances Partnership, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Problems on Trains, Pipes & Cisterns, Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts

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Questions in this section will be asked for testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environments around him and its application to society. These questions will be such that they do not require a specific study of any discipline.

Knowledge of current events, India and its neighboring countries, Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research
Over 50% of the questions will be related to Economy, Banking and Finance


IBPS Specialist Officer syllabus for Professional Knowledge is below

In this section, Questions from respective fields are asked – Agriculture, Law, Marketing, IT and HR

For Engineering (Professional Knowledge) – respective branch syllabus of GATE exam. Just basic questions will be asked. So just prepare your basics of engineering.

For IT professional knowledge

Database Management (DBMS), Networking, Network Security, Web Technologies, Basic Programming concepts,  Basics of hardware (Microprocessor, timer, ALU etc. )

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