IBPS SO MAINS 2018-19 Exam Analysis & Review : Check here

IBPS SO Main 2018-19 Exam Analysis & Review: 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducted the IBPS SO Prelims on 29th & 30th December 2018 across the country. IBPS SO exam is conducted to select candidates for the posts of IT Officer, HR, Agricultural Officer, Law Officer, Marketing Officer, and Rajbhasha Adhikari. As per the feedback of the candidates, the exam was found to be a bit complex. Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability was time-consuming since it required candidates to solve complicated questions. English Section was of a moderate level.

Now the IBPS SO Mains conducted on 27th January 2019,  You can go through this article on IBPS SO Exam Analysis and understand the type of questions asked in the exam, the important topics, the frequency of questions and the difficulty level of each section.

IBPS SO Main 2018-19 Recruitment Exam is over, Now it’s time for the much-awaited IBPS SO (IT Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari) Mains Exam Analysis & Review (27th Jan 2019). Many students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in govt. sector. Without wasting any moment, let’s get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for.  Overall the exam was of an Moderate Level for both IT Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari Candidates.  

IT Officer Professional Knowledge Online Test Exam Review 2018-19

There were a total of 60 questions and the time limit was 45 minutes. Following are the details about the exam level and types of questions asked in IBPS SO Mains 2018-19 IT Officer Exam.
Level of Exam: Moderate
Topics covering major portion of professional knowledge exam:


10-12 Questions


3-4 Questions


1 Question

Operating System 

5-6 Questions


4-5 Questions

Logic Gates

2-3 Questions

Computer Security(Firewall, Phishing)

3-4 Questions

Data Structure 

7-9 Questions

Discrete Mathematics

2 Questions Probability Based

Computer Architecture

3 Questions

C Language

2 Questions

Data Communication

2-3 Questions

Software Engineering

2-3 Questions

Rajbhasha Adhikari Professional Knowledge Online Test Exam Review 2018-19

The professional knowledge test for Rajbhasha Adhikari consisted of an online objective test of 45 questions and an online descriptive test (of translation) with 2 questions.
Level of Exam: Moderate

Error Detection (Vakya mein truti)

5 Questions

Rajbhasha Adhiniyam

10 Questions

Unseen Passage (The passage was related to comparison between writers)

5 Questions
Close Test

5 Questions

Translation- Hindi to English and English to Hindi

15 Questions


5 Questions

Topics Covered in Descriptive Test

The descriptive test had 2 question of translation, where a paragraph of around 100-150 words was given each question. Both the paragraphs were related to banks and their services/ functioning.

  • English to Hindi Translation
  • Hindi to English Translation

All the best for Result 🙂


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