Saturday, November 21, 2015

IBPS IT Officer Syllabus 2016 (Topic wise) (pdf download)

IBPS IT officers Syllabus Toipic List
Dear friends IBPS has declared notification of IBPS Specialist officers (IBPS SO 5). And tentative dates for the exam is from 30/01/2016 & 31/01/2016. So you need to start preparing for the exams. Let’s go with the first step, Syllabus.

We have four main sections in IT Officer exam. You need cross the minimum cut off mark in every section and also in total marks.

IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Pattern

Professional Knowledge (75 Marks) 

Let’s start the topic wise discussion of the most weighted part first. This section will be a judgmental one due to its highest weight. Basically, they ask about computer or IT engineering in this section.

1. Computer Architecture & Organization:

  • Basic Computer Block Diagram, Functions, and operations of all the blocks. The flow of data/Program in Computers. Registers, Accumulator etc.
  • Instructions: Types one byte, two bytes. Prepare instructions on 8085,8086,8051.
  • Addressing Modes: Implied, Immediate, Register, Direct etc.
  • Types of Control Unit: Hard wired and Programmed control
  • Memory Organisation: RAM, ROM, PROM, Cache, Registers. Memory HIerachy
  • DMA (Direct Memory Access)
  • Interrupt
  • Microprocessor Basics
  • NIbble, Mnemonics, Compiler, Assembler definitions.
  • Virtual Memory
We are making articles for IBPS IT officers, within next month we will have study materials on all of above topics. Keep visiting, keep preparing.

2. Data Structure

  • Arrays
  • Stack
  • Queue
  • Linked List
  • Binary Tree
  • Hash Table
  • Heap
  • Graph
  • Iteration Vs Recursion
  • Methods of sorting

3. Data Communication Network

  • Synchronous and Asynchronous Transmission
  • Simplex, Half duplex and Full Duplex Transmission
  • Multiplexing FDM, WDM, TDM
  • OSI Model
  • Modulation AM, FM, PM
  • CRC
  • Checksum
  • Error control technics
  • Switching
  • IP Addressing
  • TCI IP Model
  • Virtual Circuits
  • Gateway
  • Routers
  • Ethernet
  • Routing Algo
While preparing these topics, keep in mind that you are preparing for MCQ examination. so get definitions and basics clear. No need to get much deeper.

4. Database Management Systems

  • Basic of DBMS or DBS (very important, many questions asked from basics)
  • Data Abstraction
  • Date Models (E-R)
  • Indexing Technics
  • Relational DBMS
  • Normalisation
  • SQL Queries
  • DBA
  • Keys

5. Operating System

  • Types of OS
  • Parts of OS
  • Functions of OS
  • Process (Execution States)
  • Thread
  • Scheduling Algo (FIFO, LIFO, SJF)
  • Deadlock
  • Memory Management
  • File Systems
  • Semaphores

6. Internet Related / Misc

  • Blog
  • ISP
  • Firewall
  • Virus & their types
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Programming Languages
  • Search Engine & Crawling
  • E-Banking (Internet Banking, Mobile Banking basics)
  • MS-Office related
you have in-depth topic wise syllabus of IBPS IT officers Professional Language now.


  • Analogy
  • Puzzle
  • Coding Decoding 
  • Alphabets Test
  • Direction Sense
  • Series
  • Odd Man Out
  • word formation
  • Syllogism (the level be easier than IBPS PO)
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Input Output
  • Cause Effect
  • Eligibility Test 
  • Assumptions
  • Evaluate Inferences (Less IMP)
  • Data Suffiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Cubes & Dices
  • Visual Reasoning (Figure, Pattern, Series)

Quantative Aptitude

  • HCF & LCM
  • Profit Loss
  • Averages
  • Partnership
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Time & Distance
  • Trains Problems
  • Ration & Proportions
  • Surds & Indices
  • Age Problem
  • Numerical Simplification
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Fractions
  • Surds & Indices
  • Alligation & Mixer
  • Boats & Streams
  • Clock
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability
  • Area, Volume & Surfaces
  • Calendar

English Language

  • Spotting errors 
  • Fill in the blank (Cloze Test)
  • Idioms & Phrases 
  • Synonyms and antonyms 
  • Reconstruction of sentence & passage 
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbled Up Sentence (Parajumbles)
  • Misspelled words 

As the candidates of IT officer will be from Engineering background and have studied Four years in English medium, English Language Section will be comparatively easier for them.

You can download a pdf version of this article from the link below.  Have you checked out our OneLiners Series for IT Officers?

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IBPS SO IT Officer Study Materials

If You have any questions feel free to ask in comments, we will reply to all your queries.


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