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IBPS Law Officer Syllabus with exam pattern | Specialist Officer Eligibility & Pay Scale | IBPS Law Officer Exam Guide

Institute of banking personnel selection (IBPS) department scheduled IBPS Law officer exam in January month of 2016. Interested candidates can apply for “Law Officer” exam from November 2015. Before applying for IBPS cwe law officer (scale I) exam, you need to know about this post and exam. Here you find all necessary information about IBPS exam for Law Officer and ibps law officer preparation tips.

LAW OFFICER Work & Eligibility –

A Law Officer is a person who regulates, keep in mind all the legal activities of the bank. He/she gives a compelling legal guidance in the arrangement of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence, as required every once in a while by different branches of the bank. The primary duty of the officer is to help and guide that all the work of bank is complete accordance with the laws and act directed by the government.

A Law Officer also ensures that if the bank signs any contracts with individuals or companies/organizations, the companies/organizations/ individuals must be legally fit and in legally right manner. He also provides legal advice to the staff members.

The salary or the pay scale of a Law Officer is 34000-70000/-. It is the post under six specialist officer post of the IBPS exam. To appear in this exam here is a proper eligibility criteria for law officer job –

  • Candidate must hold a “University Degree,” i.e. he/she must be a graduate.
  • Candidate must have an age between 20 to 30 years.
  • He/she must hold an LLB Bachelor degree and enrolled with Bar Council as an Advocate.

Law Officer Exam pattern –

IBPS Law officer exam have two stages 1. Written test and 2. Interview. Law officer written exam is an objective type paper containing four sections i.e.

  1. SO Reasoning test of 50 marks
  2. SO English language test of 25 marks
  3. SO General awareness test of 50 marks
  4. SO Professional knowledge test of 75 marks

In the total of 200 marks, 0.25 marks are deducted for any wrong question as negative marking.

And then the interview is conducted if the written exam and interview is clear then candidate gets selected for this post in any of the banks like Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank Of India, Bank of Maharashtra and all other banks included in IBPS. Check IBPS Law Officer exam pattern and below in this table.

Sr No.(Objective) Test NameQuestionsMarksDuration
1Reasoning505002 hours
2English Language5025
3General Awareness5050
4Professional Knowledge5075

What is the Syllabus of IBPS Law officer exam –

Aspirants must read IBPS law officer detailed syllabus which helps you in law officer preparation of IBPS Exam. IBPS SO law officer syllabus covers four sections Reasoning, English, General Knowledge and Professional Knowledge. All subjects have their importance in IBPS 2016, so you should prepare well for all of them don’t take any topic in a light way they all increase your score well. Now read about law officer syllabus topic wise.

IBPS Law officer reasoning syllabus –
It is an important section of the law officer exam. It covers all the logical questions, facts, conclusions and judgment. The IBPS syllabus in reasoning consists of verbal and non-verbal reasoning.

Topics included which are must prepare for this section are Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Analogy, Blood Relation, Puzzle Test, Direction Sense Test, Number, Ranking & Time Sequence, Eligibility Test, Arrangements-Linear & Circular, etc. IBPS Law Officer reasoning preparation tips.

For Non-verbal reasoning topics are Series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test. Many books are available in the market to prepare for ibps law officer exam.

IBPS Law Officer English Language Syllabus –
This section includes the basic English language questions based on synonyms, antonym, articles, prepositions, sentence completion, word formation and the topic comprehension and the topic Rearrangement of passage, spelling, sentence. Some Grammar questions ( Active Passive Voice, Direct Indirect speech and usage of phrases and idioms, etc. are major topics of English syllabus of law officer exam. How to Prepare English for IBPS Law Officer?

IBPS Law Officer General Awareness Syllabus –
General Knowledge Syllabus of law officer exam contains 50 marks, and it includes major topics from current affairs especially reference to banking industry. And other items are from Indian Constitution based questions, Indian Politics, Latest events and activities of High Court and Supreme Court released policy Sports, Awards, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) based questions, banking terms, Indian economy questions, etc. this paper measure your Gk skills in IBPS Exam. Also, Read – General Knowledge Preparation Tips.

IBPS Law Officer Professional Knowledge Syllabus –
Now, this is the section which has highest weight age in the written exam and can be done very easily if the candidate has good knowledge. It is the section which is included only SO exams of IBPS not in clerical or PO because it contains the questions relating to the particular profession/field. The topics for this section is entirely different from every field relating to this exam like for IT field SO exam this subject will include all the information relating to the computers for SO law officer exam this subject will include knowledge relating to the banks and law.

Law and Acts with direct and Indirect Implication on the banking sector like Contract Acts, Partnerships, Companies, Firm, Constitution,

  • RBI functions,
  • Relevant laws and rulings related to negotiable instruments, securities, Foreign Exchange,
  • Prevention of money laundering, Limitation Act
  • Bankers Book Evidence Act, DRT Act
  • Offenses and Penalties
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • RTI Act, Information Technology Act, etc.
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It is whole ibps exam syllabus for law officer read it carefully and start your preparations for IBPS exam.

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How to prepare for IBPS Law Officer

Most of the participants are not aware of how to make a study plan and what to read first how to manage all preparation of ibps exam here is a Complete Guide for preparation of IBPS exam help you a lot in IBPS Law Officer Recruitment. And in short, you can use best books for ibps law officer exam 2016, practice with the mock test for ibps law officer and previous year question papers of Law officer for a better idea of this exam. You can buy IBPS Law officer books from different publications check link below.

This exam is best for the candidates who specialize in law. First, check IBPS Law Officer Syllabus before start your preparation and you can share anything with us about your experience of ibps law officer exam, any suggestion any query also check more articles on IBPS Exam below. Official website of IBPS www.ibps.in Law officer.

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  1. Sir I am a law graduate but m working in a school as such… I am enrolled as an advocate though
    .. will I be eligible to sit for the exam??

    1. Sheela, You must enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

  2. Sir, Can it be any State Bar Council or does it have to be an enrollment with the Bar Council of India?

    1. State bar council.

  3. what is the exam fee for SO Law Officer Exam to be held in Jan 2016?

    1. – Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
      – Rs. 600 /- for all others

  4. I have completed my law bt didn’t opt for “banking and insurance” subject ..am i eligible to apply for theexam ?

    1. Sneha, For Law Officer post you required A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

  5. Sir I have completed degree bsc hons AH & dairying I eligible to agriculture field officer please reply

    1. Yes, Parikshit.

  6. Hi
    Sir m suchitra i have completed my llb degree n also enrolled bar council bt my birthdate is 3.5.1986 .
    Can i apply for ibps so officer exam

    1. Suchitra, You are not eligible in General category.

  7. Sir, I would like to draw your attention towards recent recruitment notification of bank of Maharashtra for law officer my question is there is no clause of being enrolled as an Advocate in the notification but here at the website of ibps it is compulsory plz tell me in regard of bank of Maharashtra Vacancy..thank you

    1. Pranjal, In IBPS it is compulsory. Wait for latest Law officer notification.

  8. Sir please suggest which books (publication) should be prepare for law officers exam….? N one more thing in which language should be prepare -in English or hindi… More comfortable?

  9. sir, i have just completed B.A.LL.B(H). the final result is yet to be declared. am i eligible for law officer post??.. when it is going to be held???

    1. sir what is minimum marks require for law office post????

      1. No Minimum Marks. Just required A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

  10. Sir
    I am 24 years old and i have completed 3 year LLB. Course and have all the marksheets and provisional degree till LLB and i am pursuing LLM right now from delhi but i am not enrolled in bar council.can i give bank s.o. law officer exam without getting enrolled in bar council??

    1. Hello, Archit For Law officer You should be enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

  11. thank you so much sir. mein bahut confused tha.ek last question. sbi rajbhasha adhikari ke exam ko apply karna ke liye 1 year experience manga hai, ye experience kais essential gain karan. kya ignou se 9 month ka hindi to English translater ka course karne par ye experience full fill ho jayega?????????please reply sir

  12. thank you so much sir. mein bahut confused tha.

  13. Sir rajbhasha adhikari ke liye ignou ka degree value hai

    1. Ha Karan tum apply kar sakte ho.

  14. Sir meine ignou se B.A or M.A hindi honours se kiya hai? kya mein rajbhasha adhikari ka exam de sakta huin? ? ? ? ya phir se Mujhe regular course se M.A hindi honours karna hoga. or sir isme ek hi exam hota hai ya (pre +main ) dono hi hota hai please reply sir

    1. हेल्लो करण, आईबीपीएस राजभाषा अधिकारी के लिये योग्यता – पोस्ट ग्रेजुएशन हिंदी में तथा ग्रेजुएशन डिग्री में अंग्रेजी होनी आवश्यक है. या फिर पोस्ट ग्रेजुएशन डिग्री संस्कृत में, साथ में अंग्रेजी और हिंदी ग्रेजुएशन में सब्जेक्ट होना चाहिए|

      All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies.
      And IGNOU UGC se approved hai to tum apply kar sakte ho.

  15. Hello sir ,
    i am law graduate with 4 years of experience in litigation . i am 37 years old , am i eligible for IBPS law officer exam ?

    1. Sorry, Samridhi but in IBPS RRB Law Officer Max to max age limit is required from 21 – 32 years. And In IBPS SO Law officer it will be 20 – 30 years for General category candidates.

  16. have conpleted my 5 yrs law and will get all my degree in august
    so,when will i be able to apply for bank law officer
    plz let me knw the date of application form for 2016-17

    1. Hello, Neha You can apply for IBPS SO Law Officer from October month.

  17. Sir,
    I’m just pass 5th yr Ba.llb.
    Sir ibps law officer exams conduct in Hindi or English or both language.

    1. The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

  18. Hello sir, I want to knw abt IBPS law officer exam dates in 2016-2017.

    1. 28.01.2017 & 29.01.2017

  19. I am in my last year i.e. is in 5th year of five year integrated course. Can i apply for the exam? I will get my degree by May.

    1. Here complete result required before IBPS Online Registration.

  20. hello sir,
    i m just giving the exam of semester 4 of Llb of 3 year programme

    so, can I apply for ibps law officer exam?

    1. Complete Graduation degree required.

  21. I’m a lawyer practising I’m hyderabad could I know when will be the exam for special officer post for this year and how could I apply for that exam

    1. Hello, Srujana IBPS Specialist Officer online registration start from November and Exam schedule on 28 and 29th January 2017.

    2. pl get employment news and also fallow IBPS website

  22. Sir,

    I am law graduate , i want to practising online practice set , can you provide only specialist law officers sets.

    1. Hello, Sharat you can practice with Specialist Law officer Test via here.

  23. Sir I am b.sc (hons) dairying 4 yeardeegri in shiats deemed uni. Allhabad u.p. I am eligible agri. Field officer please sir inform

    1. Yes Navneet you are eligible for IBPS Exam.

  24. sir please tell me what is the syllabus of scale II law officee exam.

  25. In sbi law officer’s exam, there was 90 min provided for reasoning and english while 45 mins for part 2 which was law….
    Is ibps also divide time like sbi?

  26. Computer diploma is require for law officer exam ?bcoz I have not computer diploma bt ‘CCC’ course was completed for 3 month duration.

  27. Sir,
    I am graduate of bsc forestry. Am I eligible for agricultural specialist officer.

    1. Dear Manohar AFO Post Require – 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri. Engineering / Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro- Forestry.

      1. B.sc(hons.)food tech 4year program

  28. hi.
    i am law graduated.is that computer course diploma compulsory for IBPS SO exam for law officer.and we had subject of computer in llb.

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