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Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection (IBPS) will release the IBPS SO notification 2022 for the post of Specialist Officers (SO). Unlike Probationary Officers, Specialist Officers are bound to have less work pressure and stressful life. For the preparation of IBPS SO 2022, we are providing you with the study material and previous year’s question papers with detailed solutions of the same. Get to know the IBPS SO exam pattern and syllabus before you begin your preparation.
Study Materials for IBPS SO 2022
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IBPS SO Books
A candidate needs to get hold of good books for every phase of an examination. Check out the books you should get to start your preparation.
Books for IBPS SO Prelims
IBPS SO Books for the English Language
Questions in the English Language are asked from Reading Comprehension, Para jumbles, Paragraph Completion, fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test, etc.
- High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and martin
- Word Power Made Easy by Normal Lewis
- Objective English for Competitive test by Hari Mohan Prasad
- Descriptive General English by Richa Sharma and SP Bakshi
IBPS SO Books for Quantitative Aptitude
Quantitative Aptitude carries questions from Ratio and Percentage, Average, Distance and Time, Number series, Quadratic Equation, Data Interpretation, Speed. To score better marks in this part, aspirants can refer to the following books.
|Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examination
|The Pearson Guide
|Teach Yourself Quantitative Aptitude
|Best Tricks and Shortcuts Method by Rapid Quantitative Aptitude
|Data Interpretation magical books series
|Quantitative Aptitude Book
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
Rajesh Verma (Arihant Publication)
IBPS SO Books for Reasoning Ability
In this section, students will get questions from Verbal Reasoning, Input-Output, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, etc.
- Logical Reasoning by K Kundun
- A modern approach Non-verbal and Verbal by BS Sivaji
- Analytical Reasoning by M.K Pandey
- A New Approach to Reasoning Non-verbal and Verbal by Sivaji
- Verbal reasoning by RS Agrawal
IBPS SO Books for General Awareness
Questions from General Awareness are generally asked from financial awareness, general knowledge, banking awareness. Normally questions are asked from events that took place 3 to 4 months before the exam. Aspirants should read magazines, books, newspapers; and watch the news to prepare for this part. Following books are best for this section.
|Manohar Pandey Book
|Guide to Banking General Awareness
|Manorama Yearbook 2022 ( English) Paperback
IBPS SO Books for Computer Aptitude
In this section, aspirants should prepare topics such as Memory, Computer Abbreviation, Keyboard shortcuts, Computer Hardware, Operating System, Computer Hardware, Microsoft Office, Computer Fundamental and technologies. Aspirants can refer to the following books.
- Objective Computer Awareness by Somya Ranjan Behera
- Computer by Rani Ahilya
Best Books for Mains
Check out the books an IBPS SO candidate should get to prepare for the examination:
Data Communications and Networking by Behrouz o. Forouzan
A Computer for Competitive Exams: Fundamental of Computer with MCQs by RPH Editorial Board
Objective Computer Knowledge by R. Pillai
IBPS Specialist Officer CWE LAW Officer Online Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan
Bank HR Specialist book by Kiran Prakashan
Human Resource Management by K. Aswathappa
|Agriculture Field Officer
|Agriculture Field Officer by R. Gupta
IBPS – SO Agricultural Field Officer (Main) Exam by Dr Lalita Gaur
Principles of Marketing by Kavita Sharma
CWE-IBPS Bank-Marketing Specialist Officer Exam: Complete Book by Priyanka Prakashan
Marketing Specialist Exam book by Upkar Prakashan
Hindi Vyakaran Aur Rachna by Upkar Prakashan
Rajbhasha/Hindi (Officers, Assistant, Managers) Recruitment Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide) by RPH Editorial Board
Rajbhasha Adhikari Guide by R. Gupta
Video Classes for IBPS SO 2022
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IBPS SO 2022 Mock Tests
Attempt free IBPS SO mock test 2022 in Hindi and English to achieve a better score in the IBPS SO Prelims and Mains 2022 Exam. Here you will get a variety of questions to practice based on the latest trend.
Do attempt the free IBPS SO Prelims mock test online and get the detailed report to improve your weak areas, rectify the errors more accurately & quickly. An actual exam like environment with an AIR generated will give you the exact status of your preparation.
|Practice Set 1
|Practice Set 2
|Practice Set 3
|Online Mock Test 2022
|Number Series Daily Practice
|Data Interpretation for Bank Exams
Previous Question Papers
It is very important for a candidate to check out the previous year question papers and solve them. This will help in understanding the topics better and will help in judging how well one is prepared.
|IBPS SO Exam
|Download IBPS SO Previous Year Questions
|IBPS SO Exam
|IBPS SO Previous Question Papers
IBPS SO Study Plan for 10 days
A study plan is beneficial when preparing for an examination. You will get an idea of how much time they are spending on each topic.
|Database Management System
Basics of Marketing Management
Business policy and strategic analysis
Arrangements-Linear & Circular
Banking Ombudsman Scheme
How to Select the IBPS SO Preparation Books?
Now the question is that “how to choose the preparation books for IBPS SO 2022?”. Look at the below points to know the answer.
- Look at the index page in which all the topics based on the IBPS SO Syllabus are mentioned or not.
- Remember to check the edition of the book, whether it is the latest edition or not, to get the updated questions and content related to the exam.
- Applicants can choose the books of renowned authors as well.
- Make sure the book you are selecting must have the practice material, mock series, previous year papers, and advanced preparation level.
- The language and way of explanation should be easily understandable. There must be clarity in the solution or answers mentioned in the books.
- Students can use the books provided by the various coaching centres and institutes for preparation to enhance their knowledge.
“Continuous practise makes you a pro”. Keeping this in mind, we have prepared an unlimited number of topic wise speed tests on various subjects. All you have to do is download the Entri app and start solving the questions until your dream becomes a reality. We have also provided free PDFs of previous year question papers with solutions for your convenience. Analyzing the previous year papers helps you in having a clear idea about the exam pattern and toughness of the exam.
You can’t achieve your dream by practice only. You have to make a thorough analysis of your performance, identity both your strong and weak points and work on the same. Practising your strong areas helps you to consume minimum time in the next mock while practising the weak area well help you score better in the next attempt. High-quality mock tests designed by your R&D teams helps you provide the complete analysis of your mock test in a scientific manner along with percentile and all India rank. We help you identify your weak areas and help you practice.
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