IBPS SO Syllabus 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 07 Feb, 2019 16:15 IST

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IBPS SO 2018 Syllabus

IBPS SO 2018 Syllabus describes the subjects and topics covered in the exam paper. Candidates appearing for IBPS SO 2018 examination must know that the syllabus of IBPS SO is based on four subjects in both the sections of CWE. It is important to have a clear understanding of the syllabus in order to prepare for the exam in an effective way.

The IBPS SO 2018 syllabus includes English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Professional Aptitude. The syllabus for all the four subjects has been made available here. Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus mentioned below and start their preparation according to the prescribed syllabus.

Name of the Section


English Language

  • Theme detection and passage completion
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Vocabulary like homonyms, Synonyms, antonym
  • Word formation and sentence completion
  • Grammar
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spotting error questions
  • Articles
  • One-word substitution
  • Prepositions
  • Fill in the blanks


  • Letter and symbols
  • Statement and arguments
  • Logical problems
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Number series
  • Making judgment
  • Alphabet test
  • Blood relation
  • Direction sense test
  • Coding and decoding
  • Input output
  • Passage and conclusion
  • Number ranking

Non -Verbal reasoning

  • Series test
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Odd figures

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Quadratic Equation
  • Sequences and series
  • Number system
  • Data interpretation
  • Mensuration – Cone, sphere, and cylinder
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Simplification
  • Profit and loss
  • Ratio and proportion percentages
  • Time and distance
  • Work and time
  • Mixture and allegations
  • Simple and compound interest

Professional Knowledge

  • Data communication and networking
  • Operating system
  • Software engineering
  • Data structure
  • Human resource development
  • Network security
  • Data base management system (DBMS)
  • Web technologies
  • Translational analysis
  • Programming languages
  • ewards and recognition
  • Industrial relations
  • Training and development
  • Recruitment and analysis

The latest data for IBPS PO 2018 is not yet updated & will be available as soon as it is out. Stay tuned! 

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