IBPS SO Mains Analysis 2018: 28th January & Questions Asked

IBPS SO Mains Analysis

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IBPS SO Mains Analysis 2018: 28th January & Questions Asked

The IBPS SO Mains was held on 28th January 2018 to recruit Specialist Officers as Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari. 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 Easy-Moderate Level for both IT Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Candidates.

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

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

IT Officer Professional Knowledge Exam Review: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

Much to student’s relief, the questions asked in this years IBPS SO Professional Knowledge Exam for IT Officer applicants was of an Easy-Moderate Level. This year major proportion of questions were from C++ and Object Oriented Programming Concepts (OOP). The questions from OOPS were however of basic to a moderate level.

There were no questions about OOPS programming or error detection of code or finding output. Along with OOPS there was a good ratio of questions from Networking, Data Structure and DBMS as well.Some questions were related to following topics: Storage Classes, Boolean Function’s Default Value, Float function and other data types, Fibonacci Series, Truth Table of gates, OSI Model, Network Topology, Referential Integrity in DBMS, Tree Data Structure, ACID Properties in DBMS.

Topic Questions
C++ and OOP Concept 15-20
DBMS 5-7
Data Structure 5-6
Networking 7-8
Miscellaneous 15-19
Good Attempt 47-51

Rajbhasha Adhikari Professional Knowledge Exam Review: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

The level of IBPS SO Mains Exam of Rajbhasha Adhikari was also Easy-Moderate. But many candidates faced some issue with the font available for Hindi Language Typing in the exam. The Object Paper had one passage in Hindi (अपठित गद्यांश ) which had 10 questions. Apart from the passage, there were questions related to word meaning and English to Hindi Translation which was of Easy-Moderate Level.
There were also 8-10 questions of Sentence Translation (वाक्य अनुवाद) and Word Meaning from English to the Hindi Language.
According to the candidates who appeared for today’s exam, there were around 8-10 questions of 2 different types of fillers.
Good Attempts: 33-37

Descriptive Test of Professional Knowledge for Rajbhasha Adhikari Officer Mains Exam

The level of Descriptive paper was also Easy-Moderate. Two Passages were given to translate for the descriptive test of Professional Knowledge. The length ob both passages were about 200-250 words.
  • A passage related to Job Opportunities was given in Hindi Language and candidates had to translate it to English.
  • English to Hindi Translation: The other passage was related to stock market in the English Language which candidates had to translate to Hindi

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IBPS SO Mains Analysis: Question Asked

1. Agriculture Officer: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

  1. What is the highest allowable level of ‘Calcium’ in Manure?
  2. What is the highest K2O5 consumption?
  3. Ranikhet hill station is located in which Indian state?
  4. What is Rinder Pest?
  5. ‘Karan Fries’ is a new breed of?
  6. Abbreviation of PMKSYPMKSY.
  7. Abbreviation of IVRI.
  8. One question on Integrated Agricultural Marketing.
  9. What is the interest rate on Kisan Credit Card?
  10. One question on Kharif crops.
  11. One question on Power Tiller est.
  12. What is the minimum space required for a pregnant cow?
  13. One question on Small Calve Feeding.
  14. How many number of broilers rear are required in a batch?
  15. Percentage of Protein in the feed of fish.
  16. What is the Relative Humidity for crop production?
  17. What is Commercial Premium Funding?
  18. Which boat is used in Chilika Lake?
  19. How much time does prawn rearing take?
  20. Which of the following is a Salinity Tolerant Crop?
  21. What is the pH of Banana?
  22. What is the pH of Guava?
  23. What is the pH of Grape?
  24. What is the most salt degradable land state?
  25.  One question on rainfall in humid area.
  26. What are the disadvantage of a four stroke engine?
  27. One question on tractor 3030-35.
  28. One question on Power Sprayer.
  29. One question on High Volume Spray.
  30. Which was the highest crop production area in 2015 -16?
  31. Which nutrients are required for Chlorophyll Formation  and Cell Elongation?
  32. One question on Catalyst and Activator Nutrients.
  33.  What is the importance of Micro Nutrients (Fe).
  34. One question on Perennial crop.
  35. What is the lowest width of disc plough?
  36. Which nutrients cause Tip Chlorosis and later leaf convert into black gelatinous matter?
  37. What is the Electrical conductivity of Saline Soil?
  38. What is the Exchangeable Sodium Percentage of Saline Soil?
  39. What is the pH of Alkaline soil?
  40. Totapuri  is a variety of?
  41. Ratna is a variety of?
  42. Which Indian is the majorly involved in Shrimp Farming?
  43. Plywood Timber is mainly cultivated in which state of India?
  44. One question on Drip Irrigation Efficiency.

2. Rajbhasha Adhikari: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

The IBPS SO Mains exam pattern for Rajbhasha Adhikari is different from rest of the disciplines. Here’s the list of questions asked in IBPS SO Mains Exam for Rajbhasha Adhikari:

  1. English to Hindi translation – 5 Qs
  2. Hindi to English translation – 5 Qs
  3. One passage (Hindi Language) was asked – 10 Qs
  4. Hindi Translation of English Words – 5 Qs.
  5. Questions based on Rajyabhasha – Articles & Communities, etc – 10 Qs
  6. Miscellaneous (Error Spotting, Sequences & Series, Mixtures, Para Jumbles, Phrase Replacement) – 10 Qs (Hindi)
  7. One passage – English to Hindi – 8 Marks
  8. One passage  – Hindi to English – 7 Marks

3. Marketing Officer: IBPS SO Mains Analysis

These are the different topics which were asked in IBPS SO Mains on 28th January 2018.

  1. Pricing strategy
  2. Consumer Behaviour
  3. STP
  4. Types of Demand
  5. Service Marketing
  6. Customer Lifetime Value
  7. Brand Equity
  8. Types of Marketing Mix Past
  9. Marketing Channel
  10. Pestle Analysis
  11. Online Marketing
  12. Sales Promotion
  13. Niche Marketing
  14. Needs, Wants, Demands