IBPS SO 2024: Check Recruitment Details and Important Dates

IBPS SO: The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection will soon release the IBPS SO 2024 notice. It is a great opportunity for those aspirants who wish to have a career in the public sector banks. IBPS SO recruits candidates for various Specialist Officer posts such as Agriculture Field Officer, IT Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, and HR/Personnel Officer. The selection process as per the ibps.in IBPS SO will be in three stages such as prelims, mains, and interview. IBPS SO link will be provided here after the notification release. Scroll down the complete article to know more about the ibps.in IBPS SO educational qualification, age limit, eligibility criteria, etc.

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IBPS SO - Notification

In the ibps.in IBPS SO, you can check the complete details of the recruitment process. Starting from the selection process, you can know full details regarding the exam dates, exam pattern, vacancy, application online process, application fee, etc. As per the eligibility criteria given in the IBPS SO, apply for the post you wish before the last date.

Download IBPS SO 2024 Full Notice (Link Inactive)

 

Click to Download IBPS SO Notification 2023 (Last Year Notification)

 

IBPS SO - Application

The first and foremost step to apply for the exam is to fill out the ibps.in IBPS SO Application Form. There are two steps to complete this application process which are Online Registration and the Online Application Process. In the first place, aspirants should have an active email id and mobile no. It will be used to receive details or information related to the exam.

IBPS SO Application Fee

SC/ST/PWBD candidates

Rs. 175/-

Other Category

Rs. 850 /-

IBPS SO

Check IBPS SO here. As per the calendar, they have announced the exam dates for both the prelims and mains stages. Candidates start practice and complete the preparation much before the IBPS SO examination.

IBPS SO Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO - Events

Dates

IBPS SO

August 2024

IBPS SO application Start Date

August 2024

IBPS SO application Last Date

August 2024

Prelims Call Letter

December 2024

Prelims Exam

December 2024

Prelims Result

January 2025

Mains Call Letter

January 2025

Mains Exam

January 2025

Mains Result

February 2025

Interview Call Letter

February / March 2025

Interview

February / March 2025

Provisional Allotment

April 2025

 

IBPS SO Vacancy

The IBPS SO vacancies will be announced in the official recruitment notice. In that recruitment notice, candidates can check the post-wise vacancies. Also, you can refer to the IBPS SO vacancy category wise.

IBPS SO Vacancy Details

IBPS SO Participating Banks

Check the list of IBPS SO participating banks. The public sector banks given in the table are the list of IBPS SO participating banks. In the application form, candidates should choose the preference order from this IBPS SO participating banks list.

IBPS SO Participating Banks 2024 List

Bank of Baroda

Punjab National Bank

Canara Bank

Union Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

UCO Bank

Indian Bank

Bank of India

Punjab & Sind Bank

Central Bank of India

 

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria

The IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria depends on three factors mentioned below

  • Nationality

  • Age Limit

  • Educational Qualification

These are the 3 main eligibility factors as per the ibps.in IBPS SO.

IBPS SO - Nationality

To apply for the IBPS SO exam, 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 Tibetan 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, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

As per the IBPS SO, a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

IBPS SO Age Limit

The IBPS SO age limit is mentioned below:

  • Minimum Age - 20 years

  • Maximum Age - 30 years

There are upper age limit relaxation for various categories is applicable as given in the IBPS SO notice.

IBPS SO Educational Qualification

Refer to the official notice to know the post wise IBPS SO educational qualification to apply for the ibps.in IBPS SO:

IBPS SO Salary

The IBPS SO gross salary will be around Rs.38000 to 39000. In the IBPS SO salary, various allowances and perks are included. Click the link given below to know complete details regarding the IBPS SO salary.

IBPS SO Salary Details

IBPS SO Selection Process

The IBPS SO selection process will take place in 3 stages:

  • Prelims

  • Mains

  • Interview

IBPS SO - Exam Pattern

Here we have given the updated IBPS SO exam pattern for prelims & mains. There will be a penalty for wrong answers for the objective-type questions. There will be a negative marking of 1/4th or 0.25 marks for every wrong answer marked by the aspirants.

IBPS SO - Prelims Exam Pattern

Check the post wise IBPS SO prelims exam pattern here.

IBPS SO Prelims Pattern for the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Section Name

No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

40 minutes

Total

150

125

120 minutes

 

 

IBPS SO Prelims Pattern for the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Section Name

No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

English Language

50

25

40 minutes

Reasoning

50

50

40 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 minutes

Total

150

125

120 minutes

IBPS SO - Mains Exam Pattern

Check the post wise mains exam pattern as per the ibps.in IBPS SO.

IBPS SO Mains Pattern For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer

Section Name

No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Professional Knowledge

60

60

45 minutes

 

 

IBPS SO Mains Pattern for the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Section Name

No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Professional Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

30 minutes

Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

30 minutes

IBPS SO - Syllabus

Refer to the IBPS SO Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains exam mentioned below in the following link. Check the link and make a note of all the exam preparation topics for the prelims and the mains stages.

IBPS SO Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IBPS SO - Cut off

IBPS SO Cut-off releases after every round of the exam are completed. The candidates have to secure more than or equal to the cut-off of every stage of the exam in order to be selected for further rounds of the selection process. The cutoff is one of the important aspects of the selection of candidates. The candidates will be able to check their qualification status for the next round with the help of the cut-off.

IBPS SO Cut Off Details

IBPS SO - Admit Card

The IBPS SO Admit Card will be released on the official website. The admit card for IBPS SO will be declared a few days before the commencement of the exam. Candidates must note that admit cards for each round of IBPS SO Post will be released separately on the official website. No, admit card will be sent to the candidates through post or courier.

IBPS SO - Result

The IBPS SO Result will be released after the completion of the exam. Candidates can download the result by entering the correct login credentials such as Registration ID and Date of Birth/Password. Candidates must note that results for all the rounds of IBPS SO will be declared separately on the official website.

IBPS SO Topic wise Weightage

IBPS SO Salary After 5 Years

IBPS SO Book PDF

IBPS SO Exam Date

IBPS SO Exam Centres

 

IBPS SO - FAQs

Here are some FAQs regarding the IBPS SO.

Q. In how many stages IBPS SO is conducted?

A. The IBPS SO is conducted in three stages which are Prelims, Mains, & Interview. 

Q. What is the IBPS SO age limit?

A. The minimum and maximum age limits are 20 years & 30 years respectively.

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