# IBPS SO VI 016-17 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The notification for IBPS Specialist Officers was recently published. The online registration for the exam started from 16th November 2016 and will close on 2nd December 2016. The exam is scheduled on 28th January 2017 & 29th January 2017 tentatively. Today we are sharing with you all the detailed expected syllabus and the exam pattern of IBPS SO VI.

The notification was released for following posts –
• I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
• Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
• Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
• Law Officer (Scale I)
• HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
• Marketing Officer (Scale I)Exam Pattern

### Exam Pattern for IBPS SO - IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I & Marketing Officer Scale I

(*) – Only qualifying. Marks obtained in these sections will not be added for merit listing for interview.

### Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS SO VI 2016 Exam

Questions would be asked from the following topics –
• Logical Reasoning (Statement & Argument/Assumption, Data Sufficiency, Making Judgement etc.)
• Seating Arrangement (Linear/ Circular)
• Puzzle
• Inequality
• Coding Decoding / Number Symbol Coding
• Miscellaneous – Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test, Blood relation
• Alphanumeric & symbol series/ Number Series/ series
• Input – Output
• Syllogism

### English Syllabus for IBPS SO VI 2016 Exam

Questions in this section would be asked from the following topics –
• Reading Comprehension
• Cloze test
• Sentence Improvement/Correction
• Para Jumbles
• Spotting Errors
• Fill in the blanks

### Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS SO VI 2016 Exam

Questions would be asked from the following topics –
• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Tabulation, Line graph, Paragraph, Missing or Mixed Graphs)
• Number Series
• Simplification/ Approximation
• Quadratic Equations
• Ratio & proportion
• Time & distance
• Average
• Profit & Loss
• Simple & Compound Interest
• Time, Work and Wages
• Partnerships
• Probability
• Data Sufficiency

### General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS SO VI 2016 Exam

This section consists majorly on current affairs with main focus on Banking awareness. Try to cover the under mentioned topics as well –
• Government Schemes
• RBI in News
• Sports News
• National and International News
• Awards and Honours
• Recent Appointments
• Static GK Topics like Countries in News with their capitals and currency
• Current happening of at least 2 – 3 months.

### Professional Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS SO VI 016 –

This section includes questions based on the post you are applying for. It will cover questions based on your graduation syllabus for that particular subject with special focus given on the current affairs related to those subjects.

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