IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Pattern: Check IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Pattern From Here

IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Pattern:

 Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in various cadres like IT, Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR and Rashtrabhasha Adhikari, etc in various Public Sector Banks. The Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Specialist officers and Common interview will be conducted, once a year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The following are the Exam Pattern Details…

Exam Pattern

The Examination will be conducted in Three Stages:

I. CWE Online Examination:-

A. Preliminary Examination
B. Main Examination
C. Interview

A. Preliminary Examination:

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

S. NoName of TestsNo. questionsMaximumMarksDuration
1English Language50252 hours
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050

 For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer

Sr.No.Name of TestsNo. questionsMaximumMarksDuration
1English Language50252 hours
3Quantitative Aptitude5050

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

B. Main Examination:

For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer:

Name of the TestNo. questionsMaximumMarksDuration
Profession Knowledge606045 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Professional Knowledge (Objective)456030 minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)230 minutes

II. Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examinations): There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

III. Cutoff Score: (Online Main Examination): Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in the test of Online Main examination and also secure sufficiently high scores to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interviews. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online Main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for the interview.

IV. Scores: The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi – percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.

V. Marks obtained in the Online Main Examination only will be considered for Shortlisting for Interview and also for final merit listing.

C. Interview: Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Main Examination for CRP SPL-VIII will subsequently be called for an Interview. The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD candidates). Candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.

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