IBPS SO Recruitment 2019 – Vacancy, Exam Dates & Apply Online Link

IBPS SO Recruitment 2019: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is expected to release the IBPS SO recruitment notification for various vacancies. IBPS usually providing recruitment services to all the public sector banks and regular member banks of IBPS society. The posts under Specialist officers (SO) are IT, Marketing, Agriculture Field officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law officer, and HR / Personnel officer.

IBPS SO Recruitment will be a three-stage of selection process recruiting the young and dynamic applicants for Special categories. Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates. Interested candidates can ensure their eligibility before to apply online  for IBPS SO Recruitment.

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Important Dates
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IBPS SO Recruitment 2019 – Important Dates

Event Date
Starting date of Online application form Available Soon
Last date of submission Available Soon
Download of Call letters – Prelims Dec 2019
Online Examination – Prelims Last week of Dec 2019
Result of Online Exam – Prelims Jan 2020
Download of call letter – Main Exam Jan 2020
Online Examination – Main Jan 2020
Announcement of Result – Main Feb 2020
Download of Call letters –  Interview Feb 2020
Conduct of Interview Feb 2020
provisional Allotment April 2020

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 Official Notification – Click Here

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS SO Recruitment

The Three set of eligibility criteria has announced in IBPS SO recruitment 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 Tibetian 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, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, The United republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanent settling in India.

Candidates belong to the above categories shall be eligible to apply for the IBPS SO recruitment.

IBPS SO Recruitment – Age Limit

S.No Name of the Post Age Limit
1 Agriculture officer (Scale-I)  20 – 30 years
2 HR/personnel Officer (Scale-I) 20 – 30 years
3 IT Officer (Scale-I) 20 – 30 years
4 Law officer (Scale-I) 20 – 30 years
5 Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 20 – 30 years
6 Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 20 – 30 years

IBPS SO Recruitment – Age Relaxation

Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules providing by government

Category Permitted Age Relaxation
Other Backward Class (OBC) 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

Educational Qualification for IBPS SO Recruitment 

IBPS SO Agricultural Field Officer Recruitment ( 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

IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Recruitment ( Scale-I )

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

IBPS SO I.T. Officer Recruitment ( Scale-I )

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

IBPS SO Law Office Recruitment ( Scale-I )

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

IBPS SO Marketing Officer Recruitment ( Scale-I )

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

IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari Recruitment ( 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.

Note: Refer official notification for the detailed description.

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

Selection Process of IBPS SO Recruitment 

IBPS SO recruitment notification selection procedure involves following stages

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

IBPS SO Recruitment 2019 Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern

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

Section No of Questions Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 minutes
English Knowledge 50 25 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO 2019 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 Ability 50 50 40 minutes
English Language 50 25 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO 2019 Mains Exam Pattern

(Law  Officer, IT  Officer, Agriculture  Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer)

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

IBPS SO 2019 Mains Exam Pattern

(Rajbhasha Adhikari)

Exam (Objective type) No. of Questions Marks Medium Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective Type) 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive Type) 02 English & Hindi

How to Apply for IBPS SO Recruitment 2019?

  • Visit the official website of IBPS – www.ibps.in.
  • Click on the Home page to open “CRP Specialist Officers” link.
  • Choose the desired post link “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-SPL-VIII”
  • The link will get re-direct to the registration page.
  • Now click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register.
  • Enter the basic information in the Online Application Form.
  • Provide the valid email id and mobile number.
  • The Registration Number and the password will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number and email id.

Upload the Following Requirements for IBPS SO Recruitment 2019:

  • 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.”

  • No modifications are entertained after “Final Submission” so the candidates are advised to verify the details before submission.
  • The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and payment process.
  • 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.
  • Pay the application fee/ Intimation charges online.
  • If the transactions are not successful the candidates have to log in again with the provisional registration number and password.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will generate.
  • Take the printout of the e-receipt and online application form online.