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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 HR Officer Exam analysis and Expected Cutoff

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

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  1. Di single tha…Syllogms m possibility nhi thi…seating arrngement relation wala nhi tha…ek DI colex tha thoda…

  2. hi Manish DI single diagram wali thi ya double.. ?
    Syllogism Possibility wali thi ya normal..?
    and seating arrangement relation wala tha ya normal..?

    plzz reply..

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