IBPS has already announced the date of common written examination 2013 for specialist officers and now it is the time to download CWE specialist officers phase II online exam call letter. You can download your call letter from download call letter. The exam question paper contains 200 questions with a total exam time of 120 minutes.
Specialist officer question paper structure
Except the test of English language all other tests are available in Hindi and English.
The weighted score calculating after these tests is with a simple formula,
Total weighted score=standard score obtained in(reasoning+ 1/2 English language +quantitative aptitude +3/2 professional knowledge).
Tips for attending the IBPS Specialist Officer exam
First of all you must adjust your time to write the exam. From the structure of exam it is clear that overall 120 minutes available for 200 questions which means you have only 36 seconds to answer 1 question. Of these tests reasoning and quantitative aptitude tests requires more time, so you must give more time to answer these tests. But you must careful in answering all the test especially the test of professional knowledge. Because by observing this formula for calculating the weighted score it is clear that the weighted score is mostly influenced by the test in professional knowledge. So candidates who are preparing for the specialist officer exam must target mainly the test in professional knowledge.
The main topics included in the test of of quantitative aptitude are from the topics simplification, average, problems on age, percentage, profit and loss, ratio & proportion, partnership, time and work, problems on train, simple interest and compound interest. Usually most of the quantitative aptitude questions are from these topics. So while preparing for the exam you must remember this fact. The test of reasoning mainly includes the topic English alphabet, series, jumbled series, miscellaneous type, analogy, classification, coding-decoding, blood relation.
The test of professional knowledge is based on the topics that related to computer, networking etc., whereas the test of English language contains comprehension test, synonym & antonyms, fill in the blanks, phrase replacement and rearrangement of sentences.
Test-wise questions and answer key for IBPS Specialist Officer exam
Here are some of the common questions asking in the IBPS Specialist Officer exam along with the answer keys.