IBPS SO – SELECTION PROCEDURE

Selection Procedure – IBPS SO Recruitment 2018-19 (CRP SPL VIII)

The Common Recruitment Process involves written examination (Preliminary and Mains), followed by Personal Interview, Document Verification & Provisional Allotment.

IBPS SO 2018 Online Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2018 - Prelims Exam Pattern

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Sr. No Name of Tests No. of Qns Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
  Total 150 125    

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

Sr. No Name of Tests No. of Qns Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
  Total 150 125    

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.

IBPS SO 2018 - Mains Exam Pattern

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

Name of the Test No. of Qns Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional  Knowledge 60 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of the tests No of Qns Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 English & Hindi 30 minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 English & Hindi 30 minutes

Penalty for Wrong Answers

(Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations)-  There will be the 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 penalty to arrive at 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.

Scores  

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

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 interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online Main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

MARKS OBTAINED IN THE ONLINE MAIN EXAMINATION ONLY WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND ALSO FOR FINAL MERIT LISTING