Applicants are you looking for IBPS SO Application Form 2018?  If yes then here good news for you. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has issued IBPS SO Notification 2018. The advertisement is available for 1599 IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer etc. posts. Participants who wants to take part in the IBPS Specialist Officer Examination 2018 may follow the guidelines given below. First of all the online registrations for Specialist Officer Vacancies will start from 06.11.2018. Afterwards the deadline to submit the fully filled application form with all corrections & modifications will be 26th November 2018. Now such applicants who wants to take part in the exam must complete their registrations before the due date.

Fresh Update (15.11.2018) : IBPS SO Online Form for Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL VIII) has started from 06.11.2018. Those applicants who wish to apply for Specialist Officer Vacancies can fill online form through official link as mention below.

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Download IBPS SO Notification 2018  – Specialist Officer Exam Details

Organization : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of the Exam : IBPS SO Exam 2018
Total vacancies : 1599 Posts
Post Name : IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer etc.
Mode of Registrations : Online Application Process
Nature of Recruitment : Competitive Examination
Last date to apply for IBPS SO Vacancies : 26.11.2018
Total Participating Banks : 20
Name of the Process : Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL VIII)
Prelims Exam : December 2018
Mains Exam : January 2019
IBPS SO Notification 2018

Important Dates for IBPS SO Notification 2018 – IBPS SO Application Form Date

IBPS SO Online Form 2018 Dates
EventsDates to Remember
Starting date to submit/edit/modification the online form06.11.2018
Last date for submitting the completely filled application form26.11.2018
Payment of application fees/Intimation Charges (Online)06.11.2018 to 26.11.2018
Download IBPS SO 2018 Prelims Call LetterDecember 2018
Conduct of IBPS SO Preliminary Exam29th December and 30th December 2018
Prelims Result DateJanuary 2019
Downloading of Mains Call LetterJanuary 2019
Conduct of IBPS SO Main Examination27th January, 2019
Announcement of Mains ResultFebruary 2019
Downloading of IBPS Interview Call LetterFebruary, 2019
Conduct of InterviewFebruary, 2019
Provisional AllotmentApril 2019

Division of IBPS SO Vacancies 2018 – Check Specialist Officer Jobs

Total Vacancies : 1599 Posts
Post Name : Specialist Officer
Distribution of IBPS Specialist Officer Jobs 2018 :

  1. IT Officer (Scale I) : 219 Posts
  2. Agricultural Field Officer (AFO) : 853 Posts
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) : 69 Posts
  4. Law Officer (Scale I) : 75 Posts
  5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) : 81 Posts
  6. Marketing Officer (Scale I) : 302 Posts

Who Can Apply For IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 ? What is the Minimum Qualification & Age Limit for Specialist Officer Jobs ?

Participants who wants to apply for IBPS SO Online Form 2018 must check the eligibility criteria. The criteria comprise of Qualification, Age Limit, Application Fees etc. It must get satisfy otherwise the application form will get rejected.

Qualification for IBPS SO Online Form 2018

Participants before submission of fully filled application form need to hold Graduation or Post Graduation. The degree must be valid from any recognized university or institute.

Age Limit for IBPS SO Application Form 2018

The minimum age of the candidates to apply for IBPS SO Vacancies 2018 is 20 year old. Maximum age of the applicants for IBPS SO Jobs 2018 is not more than 30 year old. Upper age relaxations is applicable as per govt. rules and regulations.

Upper Age Relaxations for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2018

Participants will be getting upper age relaxations of 05 year for SC/ST category. Simultaneously the applicants who belongs to the OBC category will be getting 03 year upper age relaxations. Other reserved category applicants may download IBPS SO Notification Pdf 2018 from the official links given below.

Application Fees for IBPS SO Application Form 2018

Participants who wants to apply for IBPS SO Online Form 2018 must check the online registrations fees. The examination fees is applicable category wise. Unreserved category need to pay Rs 600/-. In addition to it Reserved Category need to pay Rs 100/- as their application fees. Application Fees once paid for IBPS SO Notification 2018 will not be refunded.

Selection Process for IBPS SO Jobs 2018 | Specialist Officer Exam Details

Department will be taking Preliminary & Mains Examination for selecting the most deserving applicants on IBPS Specialist Officer Vacancy 2018. The Prelims exam will held in December 2018. Those who gets qualified will appear in the Mains Test in January 2019. The provisional Allotment for the selected applicants will be conducted in April 2019.

How to Fill IBPS SO Application Form 2018 ? Download IBPS SO Notification Pdf @ ibps.in

Applicants before submission of online form need to follow the instructions given below. These guidelines will help candidates to fill up their forms and download the IBPS SO Exam Notification easily from the website. The closing date to apply for 1599 Specialist Officer Vacancies will be 26th November 2018.

  1. First of all login to the IBPS Website i.e. ibps.in
  2. On the home page you need to click on the link showing IBPS SO Notification 2018.
  3. Afterwards start reading all the details for Specialist Officer Application Form.
  4. Thereafter you need to check the application forms link.
  5. In the online form you need to enter Personal Details & other empty fields.
  6. In addition deposit the application fees through online mode & transaction no.
  7. Now recheck the application form and submit all the details.
  8. On successful submission note down the Registration ID and Password.

Download IBPS SO Notification 2018
Apply Online for IBPS Specialist Officer Vacancies 2018 (Available Now)

You May Also Check :
IBPS PO Result 2018
IBPS Admit Card 2018
IBPS SO Exam Scheme & Syllabus

Conclusion : IBPS SO Notification 2018 for the post of 1599 Specialist Officer Jobs. Closing date to apply online for Specialist Officer vacancies is 26.11.2018. The prelims examination will held in December 2018. Participants may download other important details from official links.


Hello Friends ! Do you want to apply for IBPS SO 2017 Vacancy ? Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has declare IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification for the post of Specialist Officer (SO). The vacancies are available for Agriculture Field Officer (AFO), Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer (Scale I), Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I). There are total 1315 vacancies. Candidates can apply online from 07.11.2017 to 27.11.2017. Participants who want to download IBPS SO 2017 Recruitment Notification, Eligibility Criteria then visit the official links.

Fresh Update as on 07th November 2017 : Dear applicants the wait to apply online for IBPS SO 2017 Recruitment is over now. Participants who wants to apply for 1315 vacancies can check IBPS SO Apply Online Link 2017 given below. The online registration process is being started now.

General Details for IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification Pdf

Organization : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Recruitment Type : Common Recruitment Process (CRP)
Total Posts : 1315 vacancies
Vacancy Posts : Specialist Officer (SO)
Mode to apply : Online registration process
Participating Banks : 20 organization
Date of Preliminary Examination : 30.12.2017 and 31.12.2017
Mode of Examination : Computer Based Test (CBT)
IBPS Official Site : ibps.in

Names of the Participating Banks in IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification :

Participating Banks for IBPS SO Recruitment 2017
Allahabad BankCanara BankIndian BankSyndicate Bank
Andhra BankCentral Bank of IndiaIndian Overseas BankUCO Bank
Bank of BarodaCorporation BankOriental Bank of CommerceUnion Bank of India
Bank of IndiaDena BankPunjab National BankUnited Bank of India
Bank of MaharashtraIDBI BankPunjab & Sind BankVijaya Bank

Important Dates for IBPS SO 2017 Vacancy

IBPS SO 2017 Jobs Important Dates
EventsDates to Remember
Starting date to submit/edit/modification the online form07.11.2017
Last date for submitting the completely filled application form27.11.2017
Payment of application fees/Intimation Charges (Online)07.11.2017 to 27.11.2017
Download IBPS SO 2017 Prelims Call LetterDecember 2017
Conduct of IBPS SO Preliminary Exam30th December and 31st December 2017
Prelims Result DateJanuary 2018
Downloading of Mains Call LetterJanuary 2018
Conduct of IBPS SO Main Examination28th January, 2018
Announcement of Mains ResultFebruary 2018
Downloading of IBPS InterviewFebruary, 2018
Conduct of InterviewFebruary, 2018
Provisional AllotmentApril 2018

IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification : How Many Vacancies are available for IBPS SO 2017 Exam ?

Total Post Available : 1315 vacancies
Post Name : Specialist Officer (Scale I)
Division of IBPS SO Vacancy :

  1. IT Officer (Scale I) : 120 posts
  2. Agriculture Field Officer (Scale I) : 875 posts
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) : 30 posts
  4. Law Officer (Scale I) : 60 posts
  5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) : 35 post
  6. Marketing Officer (Scale I) : 195 posts

IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification : Check Eligibility Criteria for IBPS SO 2017 Jobs

Applicant who are appearing in the IBPS SO 2017 Examination must check the Eligibility Criteria before filling up the IBPS SO Application Form. The eligibility criteria contain education qualification, age limit, pay scale, application fees etc. It is necessary to fulfil these conditions otherwise the department will reject the IBPS SO Online Form 2017.

Education Qualification for IBPS SO 2017 Recruitment :

Candidates who wants to fill up the IBPS SO 2017 Online Form must hold Graduation Degree in the relevant field. Candidates can check the post wise education criteria from the below given details :

  1. IT Officer : 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & 3 Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation.
  2. Agriculture Field Officer (AGO) : 4 year Degree (Graduation) in the relevant field.
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) : Post Graduation Degree in Hindi and English from any recognized university or institute.
  4. Law Officer (Scale I) : Candidates must also have Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled with Bar Council as the Advocate.
  5. HR/Personnel Officer : Graduation with Full Time Post Graduation Degree in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work/Labour Law.
  6. Marketing Officer (Scale I) : Participants may also hold Graduation and Two Year Full Time MMS /Two Year Full Time MBA/Two Years Full Time PGDBA with Specialization in Marketing.

Age Limit for IBPS SO VII Recruitment 2017 :

Participants must be minimum 20 year old and maximum age of the applicants should be 30 year old. In other words, applicant must not born earlier than 02.11.1987 and not later than 01.11.1997. You may also check age relaxation from the details given ahead.

Upper Age Relaxation for IBPS SO Vacancy 2017 :

Candidates who belongs to the OBC Category will get 03 year relaxation in upper age. Such participants who belongs to the SC/ST category will get 05 year age relaxation in upper age. Applicants can check further information from IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification.

IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification : What is the Application Fees for IBPS SO Jobs ?

Application Fees for IBPS SO VII Vacancy :

Candidates who wish to apply for Specialist Officer Jobs in IBPS then they must read IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification completely. To apply online for IBPS Jobs participant need to pay a small amount as registration fees. Applicants can check the category wise application fees from the below given points :

  1. SC/ST/PWD Candidates : Rs 100/-
  2. For all other category : Rs 600/-

Payment of Application Fees for IBPS Vacancy :

Only online payment of application fees is acceptable towards IBPS SO 2017 Vacancy. Participants can make the payment through Debit Card/Credit Card, Net Banking etc. On successful payment of application fees note down Transaction ID and keep it safe.

How to Download IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification ? What is the IBPS SO 2017 Apply Online Process ?

  1. First of all login to Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Website i.e. ibps.in
  2. Then on the home page you will get the link to Download IBPS SO 2017 Notification Pdf.
  3. Download it and then read all the detail completely.
  4. Now start filling up IBPS SO Application Form 2017.
  5. Enter your personal details, permanent postal address, recent passport size & sign.
  6. Also make payment of application fees through online mode.
  7. Now recheck the ibps online form and then submit all the details.
  8. The screen will show you Registration No. Password for future logins.
  9. Same will be provided on the registered Email ID and Contact No.

Download IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification Here
IBPS SO 2017 Apply Online From Here (Apply Now)

What is the IBPS SO 2017 Selection Process ?

Selection Process for IBPS SO VII Jobs :

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) holds the selection process for Specialist Officer Vacancy into 3 stages. The first stage is known as Preliminary Examination (Prelims). Second process is known as Mains Examination for shortlisted candidates from IBPS SO Prelims 2017. The last and final stage is known as provisional allotment on the basis of Merit List. Applicant have to qualify each stage to get appointment in the respective banks.

Method of Selection for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment :

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Provisional Allotment based on Merit

How to Download IBPS SO 2017 Exam Pattern ?

Download IBPS SO Exam Pattern :

First of all the department will conduct Preliminary Examination in Computer Based Format. The examination process will be different according to the nature of post. Here our vidhya360 team is sharing IBPS SO VII 2017 Exam Pattern here. Read all the details and if you find any difficulty then comment in the section below :

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern :

IBPS SO Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern
Name of the TestsTotal QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamsDuration
English Language5025English02 Hours
Reasoning5050English and Hindi
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050English and Hindi
Total150125

It Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern :

IBPS SO Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern
Name of the TestsTotal QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamsDuration
English Language5025English02 Hours
Reasoning5050English and Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi
Total150125

IBPS SO 2017 Mains Pattern :

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2018

How to Download IBPS SO 2017 Admit Card at ibps.in ? Check IBPS SO Exam Call Letter

Candidates who have read all the details from IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification must check the process to Download IBPS SO Call Letter 2017. The prelims examination will held in December 2017 for which IBPS Admit Card for Specialist Officer Jobs will be issued in November. Candidates need to look up to the links provided in our article to get IBPS SO Hall Ticket before prelims examination.

On declaration participants need to login with their Registration Number and Password to obtain their Call Letter. Afterwards take print out on A4 size white plane paper and bring it to the exam center.

What is the process to Check IBPS SO 2017 Result ?

Candidates after completing the Prelims and Mains examination successfully wants to check their result. IBPS will declare Specialist Officer Result within 40-45 days of the exam date. Candidates need to enter their Roll No and DOB to obtain their IBPS Score Card from the official website.

It is necessary to clear Subject Wise as well as Category wise Cut Off marks to get appointment. IBPS will also declare IBPS SO 2017 Cut Off Marks with announcement of result. So candidates stay in touch to get latest updates for IBPS SO Exam 201 Notification.

Conclusion : IBPS SO Exam 2017 Notification for the post of Specialist Officer on 1315 vacancies. Candidates can apply online from 07th November 2017. Last date to apply online for SO Vacancies is 27th November 2017.

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