IBPS SO Question Papers 2019
Sanjana Surbhi, 29 Jan 2019, #IBPS SO

IBPS SO Question Papers 2019 - Candidates who wish to appear for IBPS SO exam must go through the question papers to prepare for the national-level exam. The IBPS SO question papers 2019 will help the candidates to check the type of questions asked, marking scheme, distribution of questions in the exam etc. IBPS does not release the IBPS SO question papers 2019 as the exam is held in online mode. However, some coaching institutions may release the question papers of IBPS SO 2019 based on memory and the same will be provided on this page. 

By regular practice using sample IBPS SO question papers 2019 candidates can know their weak areas and work on it.  Check the following article for more details about IBPS SO question papers 2019.

IBPS SO is conducted in three phases - prelims, mains and interview for the post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari. Hence, the question papers of IBPS SO 2019 will be different for all the posts. Candidates will be able to fill IBPS SO application form from the first week of November 2019. 

Steps to download IBPS SO Question Papers 2019

To download the IBPS SO Question Papers, candidates must follow the steps given below:

  • Go to the table provided below

  • Click on ‘Download here’ in the table as per your choice of the year

  • Last years question papers of IBPS SO will be displayed on your screen

  • Now, click on the download option and save the question paper

IBPS SO Question Papers 2019 - Previous Years

Aspiring candidates may go through the below given previous years question papers in order to prepare for the exam.

Post

Question Paper 

HR (Professional Knowledge)

Click here

IBPS SO Question Papers 2013

Phase 

Question Paper

Preliminary exam

Click Here

IBPS SO Question Papers 2019 - Preliminary Exam 

Candidates wishing to appear for the exam must go through the exam pattern of IBPS SO 2019 so that they can understand IBPS SO question papers 2019. The first stage of IBPS SO exam 2019 is the preliminary examination. Question papers of IBPS SO for the preliminary exam will be based on:

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

Sections

Number of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

50

English Language

50

Reasoning

50

For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer

Sections

Number of Questions

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

English Language

50

Reasoning

50

IBPS SO Question Papers 2019 - Mains exam 

The next stage of the selection process of IBPS SO 2019 is the mains examination. Candidates who will qualify the preliminary examination will be eligible to appear for the IBPS SO mains exam. IBPS SO question papers for mains exam will be based on:

For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Section 

Number of Questions

Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

Professional Knowledge (Objective)

45

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

Section 

Number of Questions

Professional Knowledge

60

IBPS SO Question papers 2019 - Group Discussion/Interview

IBPS SO Group Discussion and Interview do not require any question paper and is based on candidate’s personality and intellect. This stage of the selection process tests the candidates on adjustability,  flexibility, attitude, readiness to change, risk-taking ability, adaptability. 

Advantages of IBPS SO question papers 2019

  • Solving IBPS SO question papers will help the candidates to know the marks distribution, the time allotted to each section and paper pattern

  • The question papers of IBPS SO 2019 will help the candidates to increase their speed and manage time

IBPS SO 2019 - Preparation Tips 

  • Candidates must know the IBPS SO syllabus 2019 so that they can prepare their strategy for the exam. They will get to which topics are easy and on which topics they need to pay more attention.

  • Take mock tests and practise sample papers and previous years question papers of IBPS SO.

  • Divide time wisely for all the sections. Study at least three to four hours on a daily basis so that you do not get stressed.

  • Make short notes while preparing. Use these short notes during revision.

  • Do not take any new topic or chapter during the last lap of the preparation. 

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