IBPS Specialist HR Officers Exam Analysis
IBPS SO HR Officer Online exam was conducted on 1st Feb 2016. Below is the section-wise analysis of exam and you can check expected cut-offs at the end of this post.
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: Reasoning
Overall, the Reasoning section was easy to moderate. A good number of attempts in the exam were 25-32. Topics from which questions were asked:
- Syllogism – 5.
- Seating Arrangement – 10
- Puzzle – 5
- Inequalities – 5
- Input-Output – 5
- Data Sufficiency – 5
- Miscellaneous – 15
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude
Overall, the Quantitative section was moderate and a good number of attempts in this section were 25-30. Topics from which questions were asked:
- Number Series – 5
- Data Interpretation – 15
- Quadratic Equations -5
- Data sufficiency– 5
- Arithmetic (Profit Loss, Time & work, Percentage, Age, etc.) – 20
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: English
English section was easy and a well-prepared candidate could attempt 25-32 questions. Topics from which the questions were asked:
- Reading Comprehensions – 15
- Rearrangement – 5
- Cloze test – 10
- Error Spotting – 5
- Sentence Improvement – 5
- Spelling – 5
- Fill in the blanks – 5
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Analysis: HR Professional Knowledge
Overall this section was moderate and a well-prepared candidate could attempt 25-30 questions. Topics that were tested included Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations & Trade Unions, Performance Management & Appraisal, HRM Theories, Job Analysis etc.
Note: The above information is based on the memory of our students and experts who appeared in the examination on 1st Feb 2016.
IBPS Specialist Officers Expected Cut-Offs.
Expected Overall Cut-off for IBPS Specialist HR Officer is 100-105 (General).
Expected Sectional Cut-offs (out of 50)
- English: 9
- Professional Knowledge: 14
- Reasoning: 12
- Quantitative Aptitude: 8