IBPS SO Specialist Officer Recruitment 2022 Notification

IBPS SO Specialist Officer Recruitment 2022 Notification

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IBPS SO Recruitment Notification

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for the Recruitment of IBPS Specialist Officer (IBPS SO) 2022.

Specialist Officer (SO) works in collaboration with other banking officials to assist them in areas like Information Technology (IT), Marketing, Human Resource etc.

IBPS SO is released for the 710 Specialist Officers’ posts in various streams such as (Scale-I) I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer.

According to the IBPS SO Notification, all the interested and eligible candidates are advised to apply between 1st November 2022 to 21st November 2022.

Important Dates – IBPS SO Recruitment

EventsTentative Dates
IBPS SO Notification 202231st October, 2022
Online Registration Starts From21st November 2022
IBPS SO last date to apply 202221st November 2022
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)01st to 21st November 2022
Last Date for Printing Application01st December 2022
Commencement of Preliminary Exam24th or 31st December 2022
Commencement of Mains Exam29th January 2023

Post & Vacancy Details – IBPS SO Recruitment

IBPS SO Vacancies 2022

Name of Post

No. of Vacancies

IT Officer (Scale-I)

44

Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)

516

Marketing Office (Scale-I)

100

Law Officer (Scale-I)

10

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

15

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

25

Total

710

Age Limit – IBPS SO Recruitment

Minimum Age: 20 years & Maximum Age: 30 years

A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1990 and not later than 01.11.2000 (both dates inclusive).

Age relaxation provided as per Govt rules and regulations. Click here for a complete details about the IBPS SO Age Relaxation details.

Educational Qualification – IBPS SO Recruitment

IBPS SO Eligibility 2021-22
IBPS SO PostsIBPS SO Educational Qualification
I.T. Officer Scale I
  • 4 year Engineering Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation.

OR

  •  Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/  Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications. 

OR

  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.
Agricultural Field Officer Scale I4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture
Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I
  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at Graduation level.

OR

  • Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (Graduation) level.
Law Officer Scale I A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and should have enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.
HR/Personnel Officer  Scale IGraduate who has 2 years full-time Postgraduate degree/ Postgraduate diploma in Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work/Labour Law.
Marketing Officer Scale I  Graduate and Full-Time MBA (Marketing) / Full-time 2 years PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialisation in Marketing.

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

  1. IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2022
  2. IBPS SO Mains Exam 2022
  3. IBPS SO Interview 2022
  4. IBPS SO Provisional Allotment 2022

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

English Language

50

25

English

40 minutes

Reasoning

50

50

English and Hindi

40 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English and Hindi

40 minutes

TOTAL

150

125

 

120 minutes

IBPS SO Syllabus 2022

Apart from English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning, a candidate is required to be fluent in his/her area of expertise or the Specialization Subjects

Reasoning Ability 

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language 

  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

IBPS SO 2022: How to Apply online?

Candidates should apply online via the Official link (provided below) to apply for the Recruitment. The last date to apply for the vacancies is mentioned as 21st November, 2022.

  • Visit https: https://www.ibps.in/ 
  • Click on the CRP Specialist officers 
  • Click on Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officers XII
  • apply Online for Common Recruitment Process for CRP-SPL-XII 
  • Click on the New Registration tab
  • Fill out the form with the required details
  • Upload the required documents 
  • Pay the application fee and submit
 Candidates are required to upload their – Photograph – Signature – Left Thumb Impression – A handwritten declaration as per the specifications given in the Guidelines provided on the notification.

Application Fee – IBPS SO Recruitment

Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.

Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

Selection Procedure – IBPS SO Recruitment

The Selection of the candidates will be made based on a Common Recruitment Process which consists of Online Preliminary and Online Main Examination, Common Interview and Provisional Allotment.

Candidates who qualify in Online Preliminary Examination will be shortlisted for appearing in the Mains Examination. The shortlisted candidates in the Online Main Examination will be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the participating organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

Find out IBPS SO Selection Procedure and Exam Pattern details here

IBPS SO Admit card, cut off

  • The admit card will be released 10 to 15 days prior to the exam date. 
  • The cut-off for the IBPS SO preliminary exam will be released first followed by the cut-off for the main exam.

IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2021 (Out of 125)

Posts Name

SC

ST

OBC

UR

EWS

IT Officer

66.25

54.63

66.38 

66.38 

64.50

Agricultural Field Officer

21.25

21.25

21.25

21.25

21.25

Rajbhasha Adhikari

19.88

17.25

20.13 

20.13

18

Law Officer

40.25

33 

42 

42.38

34.63

HR/Personnel Officer

40.50

40.50 

 40.50

40.50

38.75

Marketing Officer

24

23.63 

24 

24

24

FAQ

  • 1. Is there any Negative Marking in IBPS SO 2022 Exam?

    Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both the preliminary and Main. One–fourth of the total mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

  • 2. What is the age limit under IBPS So 2022?

    The prescribed age limit under IBPS SO 2022 is 20 years to 30 years.

  • 3. What is the date for IBPS SO Exam 2022 for the prelims phase?

    The IBPS SO Exam 2022 for the prelims phase is going to be conducted on the 24th and 31st of December 2022.

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