Eligibility to apply for IBPS SO Recruitment

IBPS SO Age limit, IBPS SO Nationality, IBPS SO Educational Qualifications and Important points to note for PWD Ex-serviceman candidates
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Candidates, intending to apply for the Specialist Officer Recruitment conducted by any PSU Banks including SBI & banks participating in IBPS Recruitment. Candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the Recruitment

Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the post. Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc. in original along with a photocopy thereof in support of their identity and eligibility as indicated in the online application form.

Age Limit: IBPS SO Recruitment

Minimum Age: 20 years & Maximum Age: 30 years

A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1989 and not later than 01.11.1999 (both dates inclusive).

Age relaxation provided as per Govt rules and regulations.

Age Relaxation (Upper Age Limit): IBPS SO Recruitment

Sr. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes3 years
3Persons with Disability10 years
4Ex-Servicemen,    Commissioned    Officers    including    Emergency
Commissioned   Officers   (ECOs)/   Short   Service   Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge  on account  of misconduct  or inefficiency  or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment
5 years
5Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of
Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89
5 years
6Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Note 1: The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted.

Note 2: Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process as required by IBPS/ Participating Organisation(s).

Educational Qualification - IBPS SO Recruitment

IT Officer (Scale 1)

Four-year degree in Computer Science / Computer Application / Information Technology / Electronics / Electronics & Communications / Electronic & Telecommunications / Electronic & Instrumentation. OR

Post Graduate Degree in Electronics / Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Communication / electronic & Instrumentation / Computer Science / Information Technology / Computer Application from a recognized University, Institution. OR

Graduate from a Recognized University or Institution having passed the DOEACC B Level.

Agriculture Field Officer (Scale 1)

Four-year degree in Agriculture or allied specializations such as Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Sciences, Dairy Science, Agri Engineering, Fishery Science, Pisciculture, Agri Marketing & Cooperation, Forestry etc. from a recognized university.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale 1)

The candidate must be a postgraduate in English with Hindi as a subject at the degree level or a postgraduate in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as a subject at degree level.

Law Officer (Scale 1)

A bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) is only required to the candidate and should be enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council.

HR / Personnel Officer

Full-time graduate from a recognized university and Full-time postgraduate degree or diploma recognized by AICTE in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations / HRD / Social Work / Labour Law OR Degree / Diploma in Business Administration / Management with specialization in HRD from a recognized University.

Marketing officer (Scale 1)

MBA (Marketing) / 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM or any other equivalent degree OR diploma from a recognized university or institute.

IT Officer (Scale 2)

Degree in Computer Science / Computer Application / Information Technology / Electronics / Electronics & Communications / Electronic & Telecommunications / Electronic & Instrumentation. OR

Post Graduate Degree in Electronics / Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Communication / electronic & Instrumentation / Computer Science / Information Technology / Computer Application from a recognized University, Institution. OR

Graduate from a Recognized University or Institution having passed the DOEACC B Level along with minimum of 2 years post qualification work experience in the IT industry.

Law Officer (Scale 2)

A bachelor degree in law (LLB) is only required to the candidate along with a minimum of 3 years of practice at Bar or judicial service OR 2 years as a Law officer in the legal department of a reputed central or state bank OR a public sector undertaking with practice at Bar.

Chartered Accountant (Scale 2)

Passed final exam of Chartered Accountancy.

Finance Executive (Scale 2) & Manager credit (Scale 2)

Graduate with CFA, ICWA, Full-time MBA, Full Time PGDMB (Finance) with 2 years of work experience in the area of credit appraisal of big, medium industrial projects in scheduled commercial Banks.

Details to note:

* In case of dual specializations, one of the fields of specialization should be in the field prescribed. In case of major / minor specializations, major specialization should be in the stream prescribed. Candidates having MBA / PG Diploma with more than two specialisations are not eligible to apply.

For posts other than IT Officer Scale I candidates should have Certificate / Diploma / Degree in computer operations / Language / should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School / College / Institute.

Note (1): All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University / Institution / Board recognised by Govt. Of India / approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared

Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the examination which is reckoned for eligibility will be the date of passing appearing on the mark sheet / Provisional certificate.

Note (2): Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicate the same in online application.

Note (3): Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s) / year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

Note (4): Candidates can apply for only one post. Multiple applications will be summarily rejected.

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