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IBPS SO IT Officer 2020-21

Published on Tuesday, November 03, 2020
IBPS SO IT Officer Scale 1 exam is conducted every year for the selection of IT Officers in various PSU banks. On this page, we will provide the Important information about the latest notification about the Exam Date, Number of vacancies, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus and Previous papers for IBPS SO IT Officer Scale 1 exam 2020-21.

Important Dates

Events

Tentative Dates

On-line registration including Edit/modification of application by candidates

02.11.2020 – 23.11.2020

Online Examination- Preliminary

26.12.2020 and 27.12.2020

Online examination - Mains

24.01.2021

Conduct of interview

February 2021

Number of Vacancies

Post

Number of Vacancies

IT Officer

20

Exam Pattern:

Prelims

Subject Number of questions Marks Medium Duration
English 50 25 English 2 Hours
Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi
Quantitative aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi
Total 150 125

Mains

Name of the test Number of questions Marks Medium Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Series
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems based on trains
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations

Reasoning

  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Machine Input Output
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Problems based on Ages
  • Ranking and Order
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Inequalities
  • Tabulation
  • Analogy and classification
  • Clocks and Calendar
  • Non- Verbal Reasoning

English

  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para Completion
  • Vocabulary
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze test
  • Rearrangement of sentences

Syllabus for Mains Examination

Professional Knowledge (IT) Syllabus

1. Database (Weightage: 15-20 questions) 

Database Management Systems (This is the most important section comparatively because a good number of questions can be expected from this section).
  • RDBMS 
  • Normalization
  • Overview of SQL Queries
  • E-R Diagrams
  • Transaction Management 
  • Data Constraints
  • Sequences and Indices
  • Data Directory 
  • Control structures
  • Database Triggers
  • Implicit and Explicit Cursors
  • Database Administration
2. Data Structure (Weightage: 5-6 questions) 
  • Stacks 
  • Array
  • Graphs
  • Linked lists
  • Sorting
3. Computer Networks (Weightage: 8-10 questions) 
  • LAN
  • MAN
  • WAN
4. Operating systems (Weightage: 5-7 questions) 
  • Types of Operating Systems
  • Page replacement 
  • Process 
  • Thread
  • Memory Partition
  • Semaphore
  • File Concepts, Access Methods,
  • Distributed Operating Systems
  • Scheduling
  • Security and Threats Protection
5. Computer Organization & Hardware (Weightage: 4-5 questions) 
  • Bus Structure 
  • Cybersecurity
  • Network security
  • Cryptography
  • Firewall
  • Risk Management
6. Web Technology (Weightage: 2-3 questions) 
  • HTML
  • XML
7. Programming Language basics (Weightage: 2-3 questions) 
  • C, C++
  • OOP- Object-oriented Programming language
8. Data Communication and Networking (Weightage: 12-15 questions) 

This is another one where more questions can be expected.
  • Network Architecture 
  • Types of networks
  • OSI Model
  • TCP-IP model
  • Data Communication
  • IP Addressing
  • Network Security
9. Software engineering (Weightage: 4-5 questions) 
  • Software Development Life cycle
  • Software Design and Maintenance 
  • Requirement Elicitation
  • Software development Models
Please make sure that you score as maximum as you can Because professional knowledge would be the deciding factor in your selection.

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