🎉Limited Time Deals on all Banking Courses! Join Now!🎉

IBPS SO Online Coaching

Join Entri’s IBPS SO Online Coaching today and gain a competitive edge in your banking career aspirations. With flexible learning options, personalized support, and a proven track record of success, we're here to guide you toward a prosperous future as a Specialist Officer.

Key Highlights of IBPS SO Online Coaching

Comprehensive Curriculum

Mock Tests and Assessments

Doubt Clearing Sessions

AI Progress Tracker

Live & Recorded Classes

Expert Mentor Guidance

Have questions?
Name required
Phone number required

IBPS SO Exam Overview

The IBPS SO (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Specialist Officer) exam is an annual competitive examination held in India to recruit Specialist Officers in public sector banks. Specialist Officer positions include IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, and more.

The eligibility criteria typically include a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, and the age limit is usually between 20 and 30 years, although it can vary slightly based on the specific post.

Successful candidates who clear all stages of the IBPS SO Exam secure specialist officer positions in participating public sector banks.

These positions typically offer competitive basic salaries, along with additional allowances and benefits, making them attractive career options for banking professionals.

3.1 IBPS SO Exam Pattern 

The IBPS SO exam pattern will be a 3-tier exam comprising Prelims, Main exam, and Interview round from this year. The preliminary exam will be an objective online test. The exam will be held on 2 consecutive days. The key features of the IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern are given below:

  • IBPS SO 2022 Prelim exam will have 150 objective-type questions. The test paper will be available in English and Hindi.
  • The paper will consist of 3 sections- English Language, Reasoning, and Quantitative/ General Awareness. The 3rd section will depend on the post the applicant has applied for.
  • Candidates who qualify for Prelims will be eligible to appear for the Mains exam. This exam will have a combination of descriptive and objective type questions based on the post.
  • Those who will clear the Mains will be called for the interview round.
  • The prelims exam is only of a qualifying nature while the Main and Interview will be considered for determining final merit.
Exam Pattern for Prelims

For the post of Law Officer & Rajsabha Adhikari

S No

Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

2.

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

3.

General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry

50

50

40 minutes

 

Total

150

125

 

For other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I

S No

Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

2.

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 minutes

 

Total

150

125

 
Exam Pattern for Mains

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

Categories

Details

Mode of exam

Online

Number of questions

60

Sections in paper

1

Maximum Marks

60

Duration of exam

45 minutes

Medium of language

English and Hindi


For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

Professional Knowledge(Objective)

45

60

English & Hindi

30 minutes

Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)

2

English & Hindi

30 minutes

Interview Process

Candidates who qualify for the Mains Exam will be finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. It is important for candidates to fare well in the Interview Process as the final selection of a candidate is based on how he/she fares in this final round of the IBPS SO Recruitment Process.

IBPS SO Syllabus

The first stage of IBPS SO is the Prelims Exam. The IBPS SO Prelims syllabus is different from other bank exams.

  • Rajsabha Adhikari Scale I officer will have to appear for the given subjects.
    Reasoning Ability, English Language, and General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry.
  • The Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I will appear for the given subjects.
    Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language.

Reasoning Ability

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time, and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well, which comes in the main part of the exam.

2 വർഷം കൊണ്ട് 150 ൽ അധികം ഉദ്യോഗാർത്ഥികൾ എൻട്രിയിലൂടെ നിരവധി ബാങ്കുകളിൽ സ്ഥാനമുറപ്പിച്ചു കഴിഞ്ഞു. അടുത്തത് നിങ്ങളാകാം !

Have questions?
Why should I choose the Entri App for IBPS SO Coaching?

The Entri app is a great platform for IBPS SO exam coaching. It provides great learning resources like video lectures, mock tests & practice sets, which help the candidates ace the exam. Also, the app provides personalized guidance & mentoring to the students, helping them to manage their studies effectively. Entri app also offers the latest updates on the exam, comprehensive performance analysis, and regular feedback to the students, which helps them to prepare efficiently and improve their performance.

Entri app has an extensive library, which contains important and relevant study material. This helps the candidates to gain in-depth knowledge and understand the exam better. Overall, the Entri app is one of the best platforms for IBPS SO exam coaching and provides all the necessary resources to the students to crack the exam.

Courses we offer

If you are a bank aspirant and not able to attend your regular coaching center, Entri brings you a complete solution to your worries.

Entri is introducing a comprehensive preparation platform for all bank exams. It is the newly re-structured bank exam preparation platform headed by 20+ Top Faculty from India. In this, Aspirants can access all bank exam preparation study materials such as Video classes, mock tests, subject-wise tests, study notes, and doubt-clearing sessions in a single subscription.

Courses are offered in both English and Hindi. This course is featured with Video classes including a Bank Foundation course, speed trick classes, study cards, study notes, subject exams, sectional mock tests, daily rank booster, etc.

Preparation Tips for IBPS SO Exam

Scoring well in the IBPS SO (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Specialist Officer) Exam requires careful preparation and a strategic approach. Here are some tips to help you succeed:

  • Create a study plan with clear goals and timelines to cover all subjects.
  • Practice regularly with mock tests and previous year's question papers.
  • Focus on your weaker areas and allocate more time to them in your study plan.
  • Stay updated with current affairs and banking industry news for the general awareness section.
  • Join online forums or discussion groups to clarify doubts and exchange study strategies.
  • Stay physically and mentally healthy through regular exercise, a balanced diet, and adequate rest.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and manage stress through relaxation techniques and mindfulness practices.
  • Review and revise regularly to reinforce your understanding of important topics.
  • Solve questions with a focus on time management, aiming for accuracy and speed.
  • Stay informed about the exam schedule and any changes through official IBPS notifications.
  • Practice good time management during the actual exam, allocating time for each section.
  • Avoid last-minute cramming; focus on a balanced and consistent study routine.
  • Stay confident and maintain a positive mindset throughout your preparation and on exam day.
  • Analyze your mock test performance to identify areas that need improvement.
  • Stay adaptable and adjust your study plan as needed based on your progress and feedback.
Benefits of taking the IBPS SO Online Course

Entri app provide you with the best course for the bank exam preparation. It is a well-defined course with a revamped teaching methodology that is compatible with the new trends of the changing examination in the banking sector. The banking course is designed for all the exams that fall under the category of bank exams. It is not defined for the IBPS SO or IBPS RRB PO it can be used for the preparation of any exams like IBPS RRB officer scale office assistant SBI PO exams RBI grade B exams IBPS and several other exams.

It is not a just course which usually all the online coaching centres provide. It comes with a complete package of all the types of stages that you can go through in your preparation according to your potential and the stage you are standing in the preparation. It comes with different phases like…

  • All-New Video Classes
  • Speed Trick Video Classes
  • Banking Foundation Course (BFC)
  • Subject Wise Video Classes
  • Study Cards
IBPS SO Exam Participating Organizations
IBPS SO Exam Positions

The list of banks participating in the IBPS SO exam are

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Cooperative Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • ECGC
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Overseas Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank

The IBPS SO exam positions include

  • Agricultural Field Officer )Scale I)
  • Chartered accountant (Scale II)
  • Finance Executive (Scale II)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • IT Officer (Scale I)
  • IT Officer (Scale II)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • Manager Credits (Scale II)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale II)
  • Rajya Sabha Adhikari (Scale I)
IBPS SO Exam Participating Organizations

The list of banks participating in the IBPS SO exam are

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Cooperative Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • ECGC
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Overseas Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank
IBPS SO Exam Positions

The IBPS SO exam positions include

  • Agricultural Field Officer )Scale I)
  • Chartered accountant (Scale II)
  • Finance Executive (Scale II)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • IT Officer (Scale I)
  • IT Officer (Scale II)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • Manager Credits (Scale II)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale II)
  • Rajya Sabha Adhikari (Scale I)

FAQs

The IBPS SO Exam is a competitive examination conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to recruit Specialist Officers in public sector banks.

The IBPS SO Exam recruits for various specialist officer positions, including IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, and more.

Eligibility criteria vary based on the specific post, but candidates typically need a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, and the age limit generally falls between 20 and 30 years.

The exam pattern consists of three stages: a preliminary examination (for some posts), a main examination, and a personal interview. The syllabus includes professional knowledge and common subjects like reasoning, English language, quantitative aptitude, and general awareness.

You can apply online during the application window specified by IBPS. The application process typically involves filling out an application form, uploading documents, and paying the application fee.

Effective preparation involves creating a study plan, using official resources, practicing with mock tests, focusing on core topics, improving time management, staying updated with news, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Seek clarification for doubts and stay positive throughout your preparation.

IBPS SO Exam scores are typically valid for one year. During this period, candidates can apply to various participating banks using their scores.

Yes. You can clarify your doubts in real time after each class. This feature ensures that you have a thorough understanding of the topics covered in the class and that you can clear any doubts that arise during your preparation. Entri's experienced instructors provide personalized attention and guidance, making the learning process effective and beneficial.
Paid members will have exclusive access to a comprehensive library of Entri’s IBPS SO Officer online coaching video lectures. You can watch these lectures as many times as you like to ensure that you fully understand the concepts discussed. Additionally, you have the option to save and download these videos for future reference, making it easier for you to review the material at your convenience.

Entri app offers free IBPS PO mock tests for a 7-day trial period to help you prepare for the upcoming exam. During this trial period, you can take as many mock tests as you like without any charge. However, after the trial period ends, you'll need to select a study plan to continue accessing the IBPS SO mock tests.

Our study plans are designed to cater to the diverse needs of our users. You can choose a plan that best suits your requirements, and it will give you access to the IBPS SO mock tests, study materials, and other facilities. You can take as many mock tests as you like to ensure that you fully understand the course syllabus and related concepts.