IBPS SO 2021 Notification: Vacancies, Exam Date, Apply Online Link Details here

IBPS SO 2021 Notification:  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection IBPS SO 2021 Notification with Vacancies. The recruitment of IBPS SO regarding select the individuals for Public Sector banks to handle the banking operations. Lakhs of aspirants are waiting to apply against IBPS SO 2021 Notification. If you also interested to apply against IBPS SO 2021 Notification, Ensure the eligibility criteria. Because the online application of IBPS SO 2021 Notification can’t proceed without satisfying the eligibility norms of IBPS SO 2021. Read and understand the application process through IBPS SO 2021 Notification. Complete the online application of IBPS SO 2021 Notification before of closing date.


Latest Update: IBPS has introduced some changes in Exam Pattern, Check the latest updates here. 

Note: Complete details of IBPS SO 2021 Notification, Application Process, Selection Procedure as follows below.

IBPS SO 2021 – Events

Official Notification Eligibility Criteria Application Fee Selection Process
Exam Pattern Syllabus Exam Date Admit Card & Result

Official Notification of IBPS SO 2021

Every year IBPS Organizing various exam including IBPS SO. This Official Notification regarding IBPS SO includes various vacancies from various departments such as Agriculture Officer (Scale-I), Marketing Officer (Scale-I), IT Officer (Scale-I), Law Officer (Scale-I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I). The selection of IBPS SO 2021 will be made through the 2 Phase of the common written exam & Interview.

  • The Preliminary Exam for IBPS SO 2021 has scheduled for 2021
  • Mains Examination will be held on 2021

List of Vacancies for IBPS SO 2021

Total IBPS SO Vacancy: 647

Post  Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 485
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 60
IT Officer (Scale-I) 20
Law Officer (Scale-I) 50
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 07
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 25
Total 647


Eligibility Criteria for IBPS SO 2021 Notification

The three sets of eligibility criteria have announced in IBPS SO 2021 Notification. Details as follows

  • Nationality/ Citizenship
  • Age limit
  • Educational Qualification

Nationality/ Citizenship:

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,
provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

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Age Limit:

Post  Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
IT Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
Law Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years

Age Relaxation:

Age relaxation will be applicable as per government rules.

Category Age Relaxation permitted
Other Backward Classes 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years 
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 Years

Check Here the Updated IBPS SO 2021 Exam Pattern

Educational Qualification:

I.T. Officer (Scale I)

Four years of engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I):

4 years graduation degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing and cooperation/ Co-Operation and Banking/ Agro-Forestry

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I):

Post Graduate in Hindi with English as a subject at the graduation or degree level OR Post-Graduate Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as a subject at graduation level.

Law Officer (Scale I):

A bachelor’s degree in Law and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I):

Graduate and Full Time Post Graduate Degree or Full-time Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relation/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law.

Marketing Officer (Scale I):

Graduate and Full-Time MMS (Marketing)/ MBA (Marketing)/Full time PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing.

Note: Refer to official notification for the detailed description.

Other Additional Qualification:
(a) Proficiency in the local language
(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer

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IBPS SO 2021 Notification – Application Fee

Online payment will be available Soon.

  • General Category candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs. 850 /-.
  • SC/ ST/ PWD category candidates have to pay Rs. 175 /- as application fee.

Selection Process of IBPS SO 2021 Notification

IBPS SO 2021 Notification Selection Procedure involves the following stages

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

IBPS SO 2021 Exam Pattern 

Prelims Exam Pattern ( IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer)

Section No. Of Questions  Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude  50 50 40 Minutes
English Language 50 25 40 Minutes
TOTAL 150 125 120 Minutes 


Prelims Exam Pattern – Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Section No. Of Questions  Marks Duration
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 40 Minutes
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes
English Language 50 25 40 Minutes
TOTAL 150 125 120 Minutes


Mains Exam Pattern

(For the Post of Law  Officer, IT  Officer, Agriculture  Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer)

Exam Type (Objective) No. Of Questions  Marks Medium Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 English & Hindi 45 Minutes

(For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari)

Exam Type (Objective) No. Of Questions Marks Medium  Duration
Professional Knowledge   (Objective) 45 60 English & Hindi 30 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 02 English & Hindi 30 Minutes

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Detailed Syllabus for IBPS SO 2021 Notification

Most of the Aspirants must be either rehearsing with earlier year paper or look over the weakest themes. On the off chance that you are doing likewise here, we are giving the IBPS SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern.  These are fundamental necessities to get ready for the IBPS SO exam. IBPS SO exam incorporates 3 Phase of selections. The questions will be asked under IBPS SO Syllabus subjects as it were. So the competitors who anxiously holding up to show up on IBPS SO exam must check the IBPS SO Syllabus here.

IBPS SO 2021 Notification – Prelims Syllabus 

Reasoning Syllabus

Logical Reasoning Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities Seating Arrangement
Puzzle Tabulation
Syllogism Blood Relations
Input-Output Coding-Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Simplification Profit & Loss
Mixtures &Alligations Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Work & Time Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Number Systems
Sequence & Series Permutation, Combination &Probability

English Language Syllabus

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting Para jumbles
Fill in the blanks Miscellaneous
Paragraph Completion

General Awareness Syllabus

Current Affairs GK Updates
Currencies Important Places
Banking Awareness Awards
Book And Author Headquarters
Important Days Prime minister Scheme

IBPS SO 2021 Notification – Mains Syllabus 

Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Basics of Marketing Management Brand Management
Advertising PR
Sales Retail
Business Ethics Market Segmentation
Market research and forecasting demand Product Life Cycle
Corporate Social Responsibility Service Marketing

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

Basics of Crop production Horticulture
Seed Science Agronomy and Irrigation
Agricultural Economics Agricultural Practices
Soil resources Animal Husbandry
Agroforestry Ecology
Law Officer (Scale-I)
Banking Regulations Compliance and Legal Aspects
Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange Prevention of Money-laundering, Limitation Act
Consumer Protection Act SARFAESI
Banking Ombudsman Scheme Laws and Actions with a direct link to Banking Sector
Bankers Book Evidence Act DRT Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
Human Resource Development Business policy and strategic analysis
Transnational Analysis Training and Development
Recruitment and Selection Rewards and Recognition
Industrial Relations Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
Grievance and Conflict Management Performance Management and appraisal
IT Officer (Scale-I)
Operating System DBMS
Data communication and networking Software engineering
Computer Organization and Microprocessor Data Structure
Object-Oriented Programming

Exam Dates for IBPS SO 2021 Notification

IBPS SO 2021 Notification Event Dates
Availability of IBPS SO  Online Application Form To Be Announced
Last date of Online Application Form To Be Announced
The download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary To Be Announced
Online Examination – Preliminary To Be Announced
Result of Online exam – Preliminary To Be Announced
The download of Call letter for Online exam – Main To Be Announced
Online Examination – Main To Be Announced
Declaration of Result – Main To Be Announced
A download of call letters for interview To Be Announced
Conduct of interview To Be Announced
Provisional Allotment To Be Announced

How to Apply for IBPS SO 2021 Notification?

  1. Visit the official website of IBPS – www.ibps.in.
  2. Click on the Home page to open the “CRP Specialist Officers” link.
  3. Choose the desired post link “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-SPL-VIII
  4. The link will get re-direct to the registration page
  5. Now click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register.
  6. Enter the basic information in the Online Application Form.
  7. Provide the valid email id and mobile number.
  8. The Registration Number and the password will be generated and also sent to the registered mobile number and email id.
  9. Upload the following requirements
    • Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
    • Signature (Signature in Capital Letters will not be accepted)
    • Left Thumb Impression (thumb impression should be properly scanned not smudged)
    • And a Hand Written Declaration as follows, the handwritten declaration should be only in English and should be written only by the appropriate candidature.

“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true, and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

  1. No modifications are entertained after “Final Submission” so the candidates are advised to verify the details before submission.
  2. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and payment process.
  3. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.
  4. Pay the application fee/ Intimation charges online.
  5. If the transactions are not successful the candidates have to log in again with the provisional registration number and password.
  6. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will generate.
  7. Take the printout of the e-receipt and online application form online.

IBPS SO 2021 Exam Admit Card

IBPS  will discharge Admit Card 15 days before the IBPS SO Exam. The hopefuls need to visit the official site. Sign in utilizing the Roll number and the date of birth to download IBPS SO 2021 Admit Card.

IBPS SO Exam Result

The IBPS will proclaim the result of IBPS SO 2021, after 2 to 3 months of the exam led. Applicants need to login to the official site of IBPS to check their results. Sign in utilizing the Roll Number and Password to check their Result.


The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS SO exam every year. The IBPS SO exam recruits candidates for the posts of Agriculture Officer (Scale-I), Marketing Officer (Scale-I), IT Officer (Scale-I), Law Officer (Scale-I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I), and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I). Actually, before applying for IBPS SO 2021 notification, make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria. The selection for IBPS SO 2021 notification comprises of two phases that are Written Examination and Personal Interview. Read the official notification for further details. Make sure that you apply for IBPS SO before the end date of the online application.

Career Growth of IBPS SO

According to the performance, the Specialist officer achieves promotions. The career growth for IBPS SO is given below.

  1. Officer/Assistant Manager – Scale-1
  2. Manager – Scale-2
  3. Senior Manager – Scale-3
  4. Chief Manager – Scale-4
  5. Assistant General Manager – Scale-5
  6. Deputy General Manager – Scale-6
  7. General Manager –  Scale-7

After knowing all details regarding career growth and other details about IBPS SO 2021 Notification, read it properly and apply.


Q. When will be the IBPS SO 2021 Apply Online Link Activated?

Ans. The IBPS SO 2021 Apply Online link gets activated Soon .

Q. What is the final date for the submission of the IBPS SO 2021 Online Application?

Ans. The final date for the submission of the IBPS SO 2021 Online Application .

Q. When will be the IBPS SO 2021 Prelims Exam Date Scheduled?

Ans. The IBPS SO Prelims Exam will be scheduled on 2021.

Q. When will be the IBPS SO Mains Exam Date Scheduled?

Ans. The IBPS SO Mains Exam will be scheduled on 2021.

Q. What is the In-hand salary for IBPS SO?

Ans. The IBPS SO gross salary will range between Rs.38000 to 39000. After the deductions, the IBPS SO in-hand salary will be around Rs.33000 to 35000.

Q. What are the Posts under IBPS SO?


  • Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
  • IT Officer (Scale-I)
  • Law Officer (Scale-I)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

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