IBPS SO (SPL) V 2015-2016 Exam Syllabus Pattern & Cut Off Marks


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released Specialist Officers (SO) V Exam Notification in November 2015 and examination for these posts will be held on January 2016. Here we are providing IBPS SPL Officers (SO) V Exam syllabus, pattern and cut off marks. IBPS conducts Common Written Examination and Personal interviews for selecting talented persons. IBPS CWE is currently compulsory for any individual who looks for jobs in 20 open segment and Regional Rural banks. Candidates will qualify in written examination when they will do hard work and a scheduled preparation. First of all understand the syllabus and pattern of IBPS SPL 5 exam and then prepare a schedule for each and every topic in the exam.

IBPS SPL Officers 5 Exam Pattern 2015-2016:

IBPS SPL Officers Exam Pattern for posts of Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the Tests Maximum Marks Total Time
Specialist Officer Reasoning Test 50  


120 Minutes

SO English Language Test 25
SO General Awareness Test 50
SO Professional Knowledge Test 75
Total 200

IBPS SPL Officers Exam Pattern for posts of IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, HR / Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer:

Paper name Maximum Marks Total Time
SO Reasoning Paper 50  


120 Minutes

SO English Language Paper 25
SO Quantitative Aptitude Paper 50
SO Professional Knowledge Paper 75
Total 200

IBPS SO (SPL) V 2015-2016 Exam Syllabus Pattern & Cut Off Marks

IBPS SO 5 Syllabus 2015-16:

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

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

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

General / Banking Awareness: Current events, India and its neighboring countries, Geography, Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Sports, History, Culture, Scientific Research etc. 50% of the questions will be related to Economy, Banking and Finance.

IBPS SO (SPL Officers) V 2016 Cut Off Marks:

IBPS will decide Specialist Officers exam cutoff marks after the examination has been completed. IBPS consider some special factors for deciding Cut off marks for all exams. Candidates must have secure the minimum cut off marks in every section and also overall cut off marks to get qualified in the examination. Candidates that who qualify in written examination only called for interview. IBPS will keep the cut off marks and answer key for all exams conducted by IBPS on its official website after the 2, 3 days of the examination has been completed.

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