IBPS SO 2016- Exam Pattern and Detailed Syllabus

    IBPS SO 2016- Exam Pattern and Detailed Syllabus
    IBPS SO 2016- Exam Pattern and Detailed Syllabus:
    Dear Readers, IBPS has already announced the tentative dates for Specialist Officers Exam on 30th and 31stJanuary 2016. We have very less time to go, start your preparation; here we have provided the exam pattern, detailed syllabus and all essential information about IBPS SO 2016.


    IBPS SO is a 2 hour online examination and has 200 objectives type Questions. This test is available in English and Hindi except for the English Section. The pattern of the exam as follows:
    ·        Questions Type : Objective Test
    ·        No. of Questions : 200
    ·        Total Time Allocated : 2 Hours
    ·        Negative Marking: 0.25 Marks for a wrong Answer.

    Sno
    Posts
    Roles
    1
    I.T Officer (Scale-I)
    To handle the software, server, database related issues in the bank
    2
    Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
    To verify and check the agricultural fields of a person, before providing loans on agricultural fields whether he deserve or not.
    3
    RajBhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)
    To translate the official documents into Rajbhasha
    4
    Law Officer (Scale-I)
    To handle the legal issues in the bank
    5
    HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
    To play an vital role in staff recruitment, training, development and welfare aspects.
    6
    Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
    To coordinate all business development activities such as, marketing, advertising, social media, networking activities.


    QUESTION PATTERN:


    IBPS Law Officer- Scale I& Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I : 

    Sno
    Name of the Section
    No. of Questions
    Max Marks
    Total Time
    1.
    Reasoning
    50
    50
    120 minutes
    (2 hours)
    2.
    English
    50
    25
    3.
    General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry
    50
    50
    4.
    Professional Knowledge
    50
    75
    Total
    200
    200

    IBPS IT Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I& Marketing Officer Scale I:

    Sno
    Name of the Section
    No. of Questions
    Max Marks
    Total Time
    1.
    Reasoning
    50
    50
    120 minutes
    (2 hours)
    2.
    English
    50
    25
    3.
    Quantitative Aptitude
    50
    50
    4.
    Professional Knowledge
    50
    75
    Total
    200
    200
    DETAILED SYLLABUS:

    Reasoning Section:
    This section majorly consists of Verbal and Non Verbal questions. Following are the areas where we can expect questions:
    1. Number Series
    2. Statement& Argument
    3. Verbal Reasoning
    4. Letter& symbol series
    5. Coding-decoding
    6. Making Judgment
    7. Blood Relation
    The Non Verbal Section Includes:
    1. Classification
    2. Series Completion
    3. Finding missing figure
    English Section:
    This section majorly consists of grammar questions. Following are the different types of questions from English section:
    1. Synonyms
    2. Antonyms
    3. Verb
    4. Error Correction
    5. Tenses
    6. Fill in the blanks
    7. Reading Comprehension
    8. Unseen passages
    9. Vocabulary
    Quantitative Aptitude Section:
    This section majorly consists of two part i.e. data interpretation and arithmetic.
    Data Interpretation section contains:
    1. Pie Chart
    2. Bar Graph
    3. Tabulation
    4. Line graph
    Arithmetic Section contains:
    1. Number System
    2. Ratio& proportion
    3. LCM& HCF
    4. Time& distance
    5. Average
    6. Profit& Loss
    7. Simple& Compound Interest
    8. Geometry
    9. Trigonometry
    10. Statistics
    11. Mensuration
    General Awareness:
    This section consists majorly on current affairs pertaining to banking awareness.

    Professional Knowledge:
    This section has questions based on the post you are applying for. This section will have questions based on your graduation syllabus.

    Detailed Syllabus for IBPS IT OFFICERS EXAM- 2016

    SUBJECT 1: DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

    SUBJECT 2: DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING

    (i) Data Communication: Components of a data communication – Data flow: simplex – half duplex – full duplex; Networks – Definition – Network criteria – Types of Connections: Point to point – multipoint; Topologies: Star, Bus, Ring, Mesh, Hybrid – Advantages and Disadvantages of each topology.
    (ii)Types of Networks: LAN – MAN – WAN – CAN – HAN – Internet – Intranet –Extranet, Client-Server, Peer To Peer Networks.
    (iii)     Transmission Media : Classification of transmission media – Guided – Twisted pair, Coaxial, Fiber optics; Unguided – Radio waves – Infrared – LOS – VSAT – cabling and standards
    (iv)     Network devices: Features and concepts of Switches – Routers(Wired and Wireless) – Gateways.
    (v)Network Models: Protocol definition – standards – OSI Model – layered architecture – functions of all layers..
    (vi)     Data Link Layer: Framing& its methods, Flow Control, Error control. DLL Protocol, Piggybacking& Pipelining. MAC Sub layer, Media access control for LAN& WAN, collision, IEEE 802 standards for LAN& MAN& their comparison. Ethernet, Wireless LANs, Broadband Wireless, Bluetooth.
    (vii)    Network Layer:Routing, Congestion Control Algorithms, IP protocol, IP Addresses, Comparative study of IPv4& IPv6, Mobile IP.
    (viii)  Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)– User Datagram Protocol, Data Traffic, Congestion Control and Quality of Service
    (ix)     Network Security:Cryptography, Message Security, Digital Signature, User Authentication, Key Management, Security Protocols Internet,DNS,SMTP, FTP, HTTP, WWW, Virtual Terminal Protocol.

    SUBJECT 3: OPERATING SYSTEM

    (i) Introduction to System: Programs& Operating Systems, Buffering& Spooling, Types of Operating System.
    (ii)File concepts, Access methods:Free space managements, allocation methods, directory systems, protection, organization,sharing& implementation issues, etc.
    (iii)     Process Concepts:ProcessControl Blocks (PCB), Scheduling criteria Preemptive& non Preemptive process scheduling, Scheduling algorithms, algorithm evaluation, multiple processor scheduling, real time scheduling, threads, critical section problem, semaphores, and classical problems of synchronization, etc.
    (iv)     Memory Hierarchy:logical and physical address space, swapping, contiguous and non-contiguous allocation, paging, segmentation, Concepts of virtual memory, Cache Memory Organization, demand paging, page replacement algorithms, allocation of frames, thrashing, demand segmentation.
    (v)Distributed operating system: Types, Design issues, File system, Remote file access, RPC, RMI, Distributed Shared Memory(DSM), Basic Concept of Parallel Processing& Concurrent Programming
    (vi)     Security& threats protection: Security violation through Parameter, Computer Worms& Virus, Security Design Principle, Authentications, Protection Mechanisms.

    SUBJECT 4: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

    (i) The Software Product and Software Process Models, Software Process customization and improvement.
    (ii)Requirement Elicitation, Analysis, and Specification Functional and Non-functional requirements, Validation, Trace ability.
    (iii)     Software Design, Architectural Design, User Interface Design, Function-oriented Design, SA/SD Component Based Design, Design Metrics.
    (iv)     Software Analysis and Testing, Software Test Process, Testing Levels, Test Criteria, Test Case Design, Test Oracles, Test Techniques, Black-Box Testing, etc.
    (v)Software Maintenance& Software Project Measurement: Software Configuration Management (SCM), Re-engineering, Reverse Engineering. Project Management Concepts, Feasilibility Analysis, Project and Process Planning, Resources Project Scheduling and Tracking, etc.

    SUBJECT 5: DATA STRUCTURE

    (i) Introduction: Basic Terminology, Data types and its classification, Array Definition, Representation and Analysis of Arrays, Single and Multidimensional Arrays, etc.
    (ii)Stack, Array Implementation of stack, Linked Representation of Stack, Queue, Array and linked implementation of queues, Circular queues, D-queues and Priority Queues. Linked list, Generalized linked list.
    (iii)     Trees: Basic terminology, Binary Trees, Complete Binary Tree, Extended Binary Trees, Array and Linked Representation of Binary trees, etc.
    (iv)     Internal and Externalsorting, Insertion Sort, Bubble Sort, selection sort Quick Sort, Merge Sort, Heap Sort, Radix sort, Searching& Hashing: Sequential search, binary search, Hash Table, Hash Functions, etc.
    (v)Graphs: Introduction, Sequential Representations of Graphs, Adjacency Matrices, Traversal, Connected Component and Spanning Trees, Minimum Cost Spanning Trees.

    SUBJECT 6: COMPILER DESIGN

    (i) Introduction to Compiler, Phases and passes, Bootstrapping, Implementation of lexical analyzers, LEX: lexical analyzer generator, Input buffering, Recognition of tokens, Error handling.
    (ii)Basic Parsing Techniques: Parsers, Shift reduce parsing, operator precedence parsing, top down parsing, predictive parsers, LR parsers , an automatic parser generator
    (iii)     Syntax directed definitions,L-attributed definitions, Syntax directed Translators, Intermediate code, etc.
    (iv)     Symbol Tables,Run-Time Administration, simple stack allocation scheme, storage allocation in block structured language, Code Optimization and Code Generation
    (v)Parsing control statements, syntax diagrams, Error Recovery, Interpreting control statements, parsing programs, procedures and Functions.

    SUBJECT 7: COMPUTER ORGANIZATION AND MICROPROCESSOR

    (i) Computer System: Basic Computer Operation, Machine Instructions, Addressing Modes, DLX Architecture.
    (ii)Computer Configuration, Memory organization, Memory Architecture and Interface, DMA, Synchronization, etc.
    (iii)     Microprocessor As A CPU– types of Microprocessor, Microcomputers, Computer Languages, Flags, Program Counter (PC), Stack Pointer, OP Code Format, etc.
    (iv)     Input-output System.

    SUBJECT 8: OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING (OOPS)

    (i) General concept OOPS– Object, Classes, Data Abstraction, Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Methods and Messages, Dynamic Binding.
    (ii)Features, Advantages and Applications of OOPS.
    (iii)     Aggregation and Association, Generalization, Multiple Inheritance.
    NOTE:This is complete syllabus of Graduation Level. Don’t be panic by seeing this entire syllabus. Be confident and keep trust onIBPS GUIDE TEAM

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