IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus Important Topics In Details

IBPS Specialist IT Officer Syllabus in detail is given below which can be referred to study well for the exam. IBPS IT Officer Syllabus has all the important topics which will be asked in the exam.

ibps so it officer 2017 syllabusIBPS has already released the notification for the post of Specialist officer and now everyone is in mood to fill the application form and start preparing as soon as possible. When any aspirant start their preparation the first thing which always come in mind is the syllabus and the exam pattern as it contains all the useful information which is required to prepare smart.

Now go through the syllabus carefully and categorize the topics which you know and don’t know. This will help you to prepare everything in time.

Computer Organization and Microprocessor

In this topic you need to have some core knowledge of computer microprocessor & its architecture. This includes- Machine Instructions, Addressing Modes, DLX Architecture, Memory organization, Memory Architecture, Interface, DMA, Synchronization and Computer Languages.

Object Oriented Programming (OOPS)

In this section we need to get hold of few terms which basically originated from oops like Object, Classes, Association, Generalization, Data Abstraction, Polymorphism, Aggregation Multiple Inheritance, Encapsulation, Inheritance, Methods and Messages, Dynamic Binding. What are the features, advantages of OOPS.

Data Structure

Few Basic Terminology like Data types and its classification, Array Definition, Single and Multidimensional Arrays Stack, Array Implementation of stack, Linked Representation of Stack, Queue: Array and linked implementation of queues, D-queues, Priority Queues, Circular queues.  Binary Trees, Complete Binary Tree, Extended Binary Trees, Array, Sorting, Searching & Hashing: Sequential search, Hash Table, Hash Functions, binary search.

Database Management System

From this section maximum number of questions are asked so you need to put all your efforts to get a thorough knowledge of this section. In this section you need to study Database Management System (in and out of it- need/ advantages/ functions/ components/ architecture of using a database). What all disadvantages of using file system (comparison between file system and DBMS). Must know terms like data abstraction, data independence – logical, Data warehousing, Data mining and physical data independence & all data models like hierarchical, networking, and relational data models. Concept of Keys: Candidate Key, Super Keys, Primary Key, Foreign Key, Unique Keys. Normal forms: 1NF, 2NF, 3NF, BCNF, 4Nf and 5 NF & concept of normalisation.


Introduction to SQL why it is used and advantages over other databases. Different types of queries like join, group by, order by, sub queries and types Data Definition Language (DDL), Data Control Language (DCL), Data Manipulation language (DML), Data Query Language (DQL). Different types of formats Character, Numeric & Date Format models.


Advantages of views, Create views, Updating Views, Joins, Views and Sub queries, dropping views, creating sequences, altering sequences, dropping sequences, Index Types, simple, unique and Composite Index, Dropping Indexes, creating a Snapshot, altering Snapshot, dropping snapshot, PL/SQL Syntax, PL/SQL Block Structure, Fundamentals & Advantages of PL/SQL, Advantages of PL/SQL data Types, conditional, Iterative, Sequential Control, Exception handling, Implicit & Explicit cursors, Procedures (Advantages, creating, executing, deleting), Functions (advantages, creating, executing, deleting), Database Triggers


Data Communication, simplex – half duplex – full duplex, types of connections, Topologies, Types of Networks (LAN, MAN, WAN, CAN, HAN), transmission Media (guided, twisted pair, coaxial, fiber optics, unguided, Radio waves, Infrared cabling), Network devices, network Models, Data Link Layer, Network Layer, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), User Datagram Protocol, Data Traffic, congestion control, quality of Service, Key Management, Security Protocols Internet, Digital Signature, User Authentication, DNS, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, WWW, cryptography, Message Security


Introduction to operating systems, File concepts, access methods, allocation methods, sharing & implementation issues, directory systems, protection, organization, buffering, spooling, types of operating system, Process (Concept, Process Control Blocks (PCB), preemptive & non- preemptive scheduling, scheduling algorithms (multiple processor scheduling, real time scheduling) threads, semaphores, demand segmentation, logical and physical address space, swapping, paging, segmentation, Cache Memory, memory Hierarchy,  demand paging, page replacement algorithms, allocation of frames, thrashing, distributed operating system, security & threats protection


SDLC, Software Process Models, Software Process customization, Requirement, Analysis, and Specification Functional & Non-functional requirements, software design, architectural design, user Interface design, function-oriented design, SA/SD component based Design, design metrics, software Analysis and Testing, Test Case Design, Black-Box Testing, Software Maintenance & Software Project Measurement (SCM), Re-engineering, Reverse Engineering. Project and Process Planning, Resources Project Scheduling and Tracking


Introduction to Compiler, Bootstrapping, LEX: lexical analyzer generator, Input buffering, Recognition of tokens, Error handling, basic Parsing Techniques, syntax directed definitions, L-attributed definitions, Syntax directed Translators, Intermediate code, symbol tables, Run-Time Administration, simple stack allocation scheme, storage allocation in block structured language, Code Optimization & Generation, parsing control statements, syntax diagrams, Error Recovery, Interpreting control statements

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