Tips and Tricks to crack IBPS Specialist Officer Exams


IBPS was recently introduced as the common entrance exam conducted to recruit candidates for various job positions in 19 public sector banks. Bank Specialist Officer Exams is intended for the aspirants who have expertise in different professional areas like Law, Engineering and Management. As this test mainly evaluates the respective subject knowledge of the aspirants, thorough preparation is needed to crack the exam.

Topics covered in IBPS Specialist Officer Exams

To qualify the Bank Specialist Officer Exams, one should have a good awareness about the topics covered in this exam. The section or topics will depend on the preferred specialist officer post. The areas which are common to all the posts other than Law Officer - Scale I & II and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I are given below.

  • English Language
  • Reasoning
  • Professional Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude

The slight difference in the case of the exam for the posts like Law Officer - Scale I, Law Officer - Scale II and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I is that it include General Awareness instead of Quantitative Aptitude. It is not just General Awareness but with questions will be covering knowledge about the Banking industry.

Preparing for IBPS Specialist Officer Exams

Thorough preparation is needed to crack the Specialist Officer Exams as it is conducted at All India Level. The first step required for starting the preparation is to collect information about the syllabus and pattern of the exam. Thus the candidates can find out which all topics are there for the exam and which of them needs more importance. Reasoning and English Language are common for all the Specialist Officer Exams.

To score good marks in the reasoning section, one should practice well using previous question papers. Strong vocabulary is needed for attempting the questions in the English Section. The candidates can gain this type of proficiency by reading newspaper and magazines. Also, it is better to practice questions from previous year question papers.

Important Reference books for Exam Preparation

Good reference books are required for a systematic preparation. Most popular reference books available for Bank Specialist Officer Exams are given below.

  • A Text book on Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning by Arun Sharma
  • Bank P. O. and Specialist Officers Exam by G. K. Publishers
  • Popular Master Guide Bank PO and Specialist Officer Exam by R.Gupta

Time Management is crucial factor which influence the score of the exam. Always ensure no extra time is wasted for each question. Attempt all the easy questions first and leave all those are doubtful ones. Acquire the skill to finish as much questions as possible with least duration. This skill can be achieved only with practice. Another factor taken into consideration is that the aspirants must be aware of the regulations in the banking industry for getting into certain posts.

Coaching Centers for IBPS Specialist Officer Exams

  • T.I.M.E (Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt. Ltd)
  • I.M.S Learning Centre
  • Elite Academy
  • Magnus
  • Capital Institute of Competition Training
  • Global Educational Trust
  • Career Avenue
  • Career Forum
  • Prime Centre
  • Bulls Eye
  • Success Guru
  • Aakash Institute
  • Best Education Centre
  • Ascent Education
  • Career Launcher India Ltd

The list of coaching centers in India for Bank Specialist Officer Exams is given above. These institutions can groom the aspirants with right knowledge and tips to crack the exam with confidence.



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4 Responses to “Tips and Tricks to crack IBPS Specialist Officer Exams”

  1. 4

    i prepare for rajbhsha adhikari exam . please give me related book name in market .

  2. 3

    i prepare for IT officer (scale 1) exam..shall i study General Awareness?

  3. 2

    plz.. tell me dat in i.b.p.s specialist officer (i.t) exam does it only contain four section apptitude,reasioning,engilish and professionl knowledge..!!!!. Exept these ,doesnt it contain general awareness and descriptive paper???????? coz i have read samewhr dat there will be 5 objective section including general awareness nad one descriptive part.. for an hour for i.t officer scale -1… plz… tell me wht exactly a question paper format of i.t officer scale -1 ,so according to that i shud strt my prepratin for it.. and because i m nt taking any clss of their prep. i hv no idea wht to do??? hw to prepare.. plese also refer me best prprtn meterial….plz..answr.. me if someone surly knw abt dis?????

  4. 1
    dinesh singh:

    for sc/st candiates, out of 50 questions kitne question solve karne par chance hai qualified karne ke liye…