IBPS SO Question Paper 2020: The exam conducting authority holds IBPS SO exam in online mode and it does not release any official IBPS SO 2020 question papers. However, aspirants can check the memory-based questions papers of IBPS SO 2020 released by some coaching institutes after the conclusion of the test. With the help of IBPS SO 2020 question papers, candidates can check the type of questions asked in the exam and weightage of questions. To enhance problem solving skills, candidates are encouraged to solve previous year question papers to crack IBPS SO. By referring to the previous year IBPS SO question papers, an aspirant can also know the format of the exam, topics covered and type of questions asked and thereby increase the possibility of selection.

IBPS SO Question Papers 2020

IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting eligible candidates in Scale I posts for I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer at various nationalised banks of India. The test for IBPS SO is held in three stages- prelims, mains and interview. IBPS SO 2020 prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 26-27.

IBPS SO 2020 Exam Dates

The exam conducting authority releases the IBPS SO exam dates 2020 with a view to let a candidate keep track of the recruitment process. As per the important dates of IBPS SO 2020, the online registration of application will start from November 1 till November 21. The prelims exam of IBPS SO 2020 is scheduled tentatively on December 26-27.

IBPS SO 2020 Important Dates



Online registration of IBPS SO application starts

November 1, 2020

Closure of registration of IBPS SO application

November 21, 2020





Release of IBPS SO 2020 call letter/ admit card

December 2020

January 2021

February 2021

IBPS SO 2020 Exam

December 26 - 27, 2020

January 30, 2021

February 2021

Declaration of IBPS SO result

January 2021

February 2021

March 2021

IBPS SO Provisional Allotment

April 2021

IBPS SO Question Paper 2020 - How to Download

To download the IBPS SO previous year question papers, candidates can follow the under mentioned steps:

  • Click on the link designated for IBPS SO question paper provided in the table

  • The question paper in PDF will be opened

  • Download and print the IBPS SO question paper

IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers

Benefits of Solving IBPS SO 2020 Question Papers

  • Aspirants can gauge the difficulty level of the online tests with the help of IBPS SO previous year question papers

  • Solving IBPS SO previous year question papers, aspirants can check the sources from where the questions asked.

  • Candidates are able to know the weightage of topics from each section of IBPS SO syllabus and therefore focus accordingly.

  • Solving IBPS SO previous year question papers provides a candidate a mental picture of how to allot time to the individual topics.

  • Candidates can also know in what direction their preparation is heading by solving IBPS SO previous year question papers.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2020

As per the IBPS SO exam pattern 2020, the recruitment process is three staged; prelims, mains and interview. The tests of IBPS SO 2020 prelims and mains are conducted online. The questions are set in English and Hindi except for the test in English. There exists one-fourth negative mark for every wrong answer marked in the tests of IBPS SO 2020. Candidates are to score a minimum percentage mark on aggregate to be considered IBPS SO qualified.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2020

Aspirants must know the topics covered under each section of the topics for both the phases to ace IBPS SO. With the help of IBPS SO syllabus 2020, candidates can plan their studies and focus on topics accordingly. IBPS SO 2020 syllabus contains the topics from where the questions can be asked in prelims and mains. The syllabus of IBPS SO 2020 mains exam is post specific.

IBPS SO 2020 Preparation Tips

  • Be acquainted with the IBPS SO syllabus

  • Get accustomed with the exam pattern

  • Learn shortcuts to answer the questions from Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude in IBPS RRB

  • Learn and revise shortcuts learned to answer accurately

  • Solve previous year question papers

  • Analyse the mistakes

  • Revise the strengths

  • Work and refine the weaknesses

  • Take online mock test

  • Stay hydrated and trust the process

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS SO Question Papers 2020

Question: What is the use of solving previous year question papers of IBPS SO?


The benefits of solving IBPS SO question papers are many. The weightage of topics can be determined by solving previous year question papers.

Question: Can I clear IBPS SO 2020 by only solving previous year question papers?


Definitely. Solving previous year question papers will give an edge to your preparation and make you ace IBPS SO 2020.

Question: Are questions in IBPS SO repeated?


The questions might not be the same every year but the question pattern and the topics are obviously repeated.

Question: What is the difficulty level of IBPS SO question paper?


The difficulty level of IBPS SO question paper will definitely vary as per the preparation of a candidate. For some, it might be easy to moderate while for others moderate to hard.

Question: How many questions are there in IBPS SO tier I?


Tier I of IBPS SO consists of 150 multiple choice questions.

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Questions related to IBPS SO

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Is 55% marks in LL.B enough for appearing on IBPS SO Law Officer Exam?

Aniket Sharma 26th Mar, 2020

hi Chandu,

there is no marks criteria of llb to appear in ibps so law officer exam

To appear in this exam here is a proper eligibility criterion for law officer job –
Candidate must hold a “University Degree,” i.e. he/she must be a graduate.
Candidate must have an age between 20 to 30 years.
He/she must hold an LLB Bachelor degree and enrolled with Bar Council as an Advocate.

I hope this answer will help !!

all the best for the future!!


i want to know about nimset and preparing for 2021

Hrisheekesh Singh 19th Feb, 2020

Hi Bibhas,

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is the national level entrance exam conducted every year by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for taking admissions on merit basis to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme.

This exam works across the NITs located in Agartala, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Raipur, Warangal, Surathkal, Durgapur, Trichy, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Kurukshetra.

The application form of NIMCET 2020 will be released soon through which the candidates can fill the form and appear in the entrance exam. NIMCET admit card will also be released to be downloaded by candidates. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and the result of the same will be declared on the official website of NIMCET 2020.

Total 809 seats are available and duration of exam is 2 hours.

NOTE:- NIMCET scores are used by many other universities and institutes for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.

You may refer to the source article for more information about NIMCET 2020 Exam.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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qualification is required for IBPS Exam

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019

To be eligible for IBPS PO, you need to be a graduate in any stream. You should have completed your Graduation in any stream from a recognised University. There is no specific discipline that you should be completing your Graduation in. It can be BA, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech, etc. You should have computer proficiency.


I complete diploma then I complete 3 years BTECH..... Can I apply ibps so?

Shareef 15th Nov, 2019
Yes, you are eligible for applying for IBPS PO examination. Have a look at Eligiblity criteria.
  • Must be An Indian citizen
  • Minimum age  must be 20
  • maximum age is 30
  • OBC has 3 years relaxation
  • SC/ST has 5 years relaxation
  • PWD candidates have 10 yrs relaxation
  • J&K domicile students have 5 years relaxation
  • Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree from any stream.
  • there's no upper attempt limitation

I am doing mba with dualspecicalization. my major is finance and minor in marketing. can i apply for marketing officer in ibps so.

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 5th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

It doesn't matter if your minor is marketing in MBA, as long as you have knowledge and skills in the field you can apply for any marketing related jobs. So you need not hesitate to apply for the job. So you are definitely eligible to apply for any marketing and finance jobs as you have both these as your major and minor specialisations.

Good luck!

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