IBPS SO Law Officer 2020-21: Syllabus and Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Law Officer Scale 1 exam is conducted every year for the selection of Legal 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 Law Officer Scale 1 exam.

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

Law Officer

50

Exam Pattern 

Preliminary Exam

Serial No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 50 25 40 Minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
3 General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 40 Minutes
TOTAL 150 125 120 Minutes

Mains Exam

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 Minutes

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

  • Banking Reforms 
  • Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI etc. 
  • International Banking 
  • Important RBI Circulars 
  • Latest Updates in Financial & Capital Markets 
  • Financial Terms 
  • Banking Terms 
  • Latest Acts related to Banking 
  • Priority Sector Lending 
  • NPA - latest news 
  • SARFAESI Act 
  • RBI Monetary Policy 
  • Capital & Money Market Instrument 
  • Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies 
  • Credit Rating and Agencies 
  • Payment Options- NEFT, RTGS, Bharat Bill payment etc.
  • RBI’s circulars

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 (Law) Syllabus

  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872 
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • IPC, 1860 
  • CrPC, 1973
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • CPC, 1908 
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes 
  • Important Latin terms and maxims 
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019 
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 
  • Companies Act, 2013 
  • Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
  • SEBI Act, 1992
  • SC(R) Act, 1956
  • Depositories Act, 1996 
  • Taxation law 
  • Indian Partnership Act, 1932 
  • Law of Trusts – Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees
  • Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 
  • Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 
  • Foreign Exchange Management Act,1999 
  • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
  • Information Technology Act, 2000 
  • Limitation Act, 1993 
  • Banker’s Books Evidence Act, 1891 
  • The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions (DRT) Act,1993 
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006 
  • Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act, 2002 
  • The Right to Information Act, 2005 
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 
  • Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  • Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited, 2000

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