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IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF Download

While the IBPS SO exams are proceeding, all you need is a good preparation strategy and rigorous practice. In all these, you must have the IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF to get yourself exam ready. Scroll down to download the IBPS SO Question papers PDF.

IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF

IBPS had released notification regarding the recruitment of specialist officers for different posts under SO. An all total of 1599 vacancies have been announced. Many aspirants who wish to work in dignified positions are applying for the posts. The IBPS SO Prelims exam for IBPS SO shall be taking place on 29th and 30th December 2018, while the mains exam is to take place on 27th January 2019. You all must have started your preparation and planning on how to cover the syllabus. But at the same time, you must remember to keep revising. Else, you might lose out on what your have read. Practicing some Mock Tests and some IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers can surely help you revise. You can get the previous years questions pdf given below.

IBPS SO Question Paper PDF- How to attempt?

Practice with previous IBPS Specialist Officer (IT Officer) question papers to get a good grasp of the subjects. When you attempt questions from IBPS SO past year papers, you will be able to grasp the latest pattern. In this regard, you must remember, the changed exam pattern with sectional timing, this year. You need to follow the given steps:

  1. Download IBPS SO previous years papers and attempt it.
  2. Solve all questions you are comfortable with. Keep in mind to follow the sequence you will be following and go as per time constraints of the exam.
  3. Check the solutions and your score.
  4. When you analyze your performance, try to figure out the areas in which you are working on.
  5. On the basis of the questions you have already attempted & weak areas, try to improve your performance in the next questions.

IBPS SO Previous Year Paper- Download Links

Given below are links for IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF. You can now download the Question Papers PDF for IBPS SO below.

Download IBPS SO Previous Year Question Paper in PDF

Download IBPS SO (HR Officer) Professional Knowledge Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2018

While you are solving the previous year papers, we feel it important to refer to the IBPS SO New Exam Pattern.

The IBPS SO selection process will comprise of the following rounds-

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview


Name of Test No. of
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 mins
General Awareness
(With Special
Reference to
50 50 40 mins
Total 150 125 120 mins

Online (Objective Type) Exam for IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer Scale I

Name of Test No of
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
Total 150 125 40 mins


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

Subject No.
of Qs
60 60 45 Mins

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Subject No.
of Qs
45 60 30 mins
2 30 mins

As per negative marketing, 0.25 penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.


When you clear the written test, you become eligible for the interview round. The interview consists of 100 marks.
In the interview round, the minimum qualifying marks in an interview should not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).

You can go through the given question papers and download them to start practicing. We will be soon back with some new set of question papers. Till the, if you have any query on IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers, you can write to us in the section given below.

All the best!

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IBPS Clerk Question Papers | Download Previous year papers in PDF

IBPS Clerk Question Papers – Find the direct link to download the IBPS Clerk Question Papers  and model papers from last years. This will help you to prepare well and score better in IBPS Clerk exam

IBPS Clerk Question Papers

More than 7000 vacancies have been announced for IBPS Clerk this year. The application process is still going on, and those who wish to apply can do that at the earliest. The date of prelims exam is scheduled on 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th of December 2018. The vacancies being large, the competition is also tough. Hence you all should prepare in the best possible manner. We have provided here, the IBPS Clerk Question Papers from the previous years. Get the download link below.

Previous Years Question Papers for IBPS Clerk exam

The IBPS Clerk previous year papers for each section is given in PDF below. Click on the link to download the question paper. Practice all the questions to know types of questions which are asked in IBPS Clerk.

Question Paper Download link
 English Language  Free PDF Download
 Reasoning Ability  Free PDF Download
 Quantitative Aptitude  Free PDF Download
 General Awareness  Free PDF Download
 Computer Awareness  Free PDF Download

IBPS Clerk Quick Tips

  1. First of all, you should clear your basic concepts of all the topics.
  2. After that, you may move on to practicing problems on a daily basis.
  3. Since sectional timing has been introduced in the exam, you need to modify your preparation strategy accordingly.
  4. Learn tricks and shortcuts to save time in Quantitative Aptitude section.
  5. Read newspaper daily to improve your General Knowledge and English communication skills.
  6. The best way to practice is by taking IBPS Clerk Mock Test.
  7. Then, analyze your performance in the tests. Also, find out your strong and weak areas.
  8. Devote more time to the weak points and improve your score.

You can also have a look at the IBPS Clerk Study Plan to get the a proper strategy of preparation from the link given below.

Benefits of Downloading IBPS Clerk Question Papers from Previous Years

  1.  It will help you understand the exam pattern better.
  2. You will also learn the question types that are common.
  3. Consequently, you will be able to score more.

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