IBPS SO Recruitment 2018: Notification, Eligibility, Apply Online

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is responsible for conducting recruitment programs for recruiting applicants in various roles in the participating banks after examining them through various selection processes. IBPS was established in 1975 with the name of PPS (Personnel Selection Services) but later on in 1984 PPS was changed to IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection). It is IBPS’s responsibility to conduct CWE (Common Written Examination) for recruiting candidates for it member banks.

The IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) specialized bank job profile for which applicants are been recruited and designated to a particular department as per their specialization. You can find all important information regarding How to apply online, application fees, notification, important date, eligibility criteria and Vacancy detail for IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 below:

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 Notification

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) in its recent recruitment advertisement releases the vacancies for SO (Specialist Officer) for which it will be conducting IBPS SO VII Exam for the recruitment for various posts of Bank SO. Desired candidates can apply for this from November when the online application will be released on it official website which is www.ibps.in and selection will be done on the basis of pre and main written exam and interview. To find more information about IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 checks below article:

Conducting Authority IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Exam IBPS SO Exam
Posts Specialist Officer
No. Of Vacancies TBD
Location All India
Job Type Bank Jobs
Official Website www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: Post wise Educational Qualification for IBPS SO Recruitment are:

  • Law Officer (Scale 1): Applicant must have a Degree in Law (LLB) and he should have enrolled himself as an advocate with Bar Council
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale 1): Graduated in Agriculture, Dairy Science, Fishery Science, Agri Marketing & Cooperation, Animal Husbandry, Pisciculture, Horticulture, Agri. Engineering.
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale 1): Graduate in Industrial Relations, Social Work, Labor Law, Personnel Management.
  • T. Officer: Engineering/ Technology Degree in Electronics & Telecommunications, Computer Applications, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Computer Science.

Age Limit: Category wise age limit for the candidates applying for IBPS SO exams will be:

Category Maximum Age Limit
General 30 Years
OBC 33 Years
ST/SC 35 Years
Physical Disability 35 Years

Nationality: Candidates must be citizen of India

(Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh Refugees will be allowed only if they have permanent intention to settle in India)

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 Application Form Fees

Applicant before applying can check their Category wise application Fees for IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 which candidates can pay online through various online payments Portals:

Category Application Fees
General & OBC Rs. 600
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 100

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern

IBPS SO exam will be conducted in two phase Preliminary and Main Examination which candidates have to clear for further selection process. Both exam patterns are as follows:

IBPS SO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Exam Questions Marks
1 Reasoning 35 35
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 English Language 30 30
Total 100 100

Note: Total 60 minutes will be allotted to candidates for the exam.

IBPS SO Main Exam Pattern

Exam Questions Marks
Professional Knowledge 100 100
Total 100 100

Note: Total 60 minutes will be allotted to candidates for the exam.

 IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 important date

Event Dates
Start date  November 2018
Last date  December 2018
Last date for editing application  December 2018
Admit Card release  December 2018
Online Main examination  December 2018
Result  January 2019

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 How to Apply Online

The applicant who are looking forward to apply for IBPS SO exams have to follow these following steps to apply online for the IBPS SO Recruitment 2018.The steps to step guides are as follow:

  1. Candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS So which is www.ibps.
  2. On the home page of website go to IBPS Specialist officer section
  3. Go to the link saying recruitment for SO
  4. Candidates are advised to read all the given instruction carefully
  5. Fill all the mandatory columns carefully and fetch the relevant date
  6. Upload the scanned copy of required document and proceed
  7. Pay the required fees through give payment portal
  8. Submit the application after completing all formalities
  9. Take the print of the application for further use.

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Updated: December 4, 2017 — 3:20 pm


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