IBPS SO


IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Specialist Officer : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) recently declared Notification of common Recruitment process of specialist officer 6 (SO VI Exam) for all students who want to become I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I), Law Officer (Scale-I), HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale-I), Marketing Officer (Scale-I) posts. All Eligible candidates can apply for this Specialist Officer Exam 2016 – 2017 and fill online application From 11.2016. Exam Scheduled in January 2017. Check Details of CWE SPL-VI given below.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification Details
Department – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Exam Name – IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam (CRPSPL 6)
Post Name – Specialist Officer (SO)
1. IT Officer (Scale-I)
2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)
4. Law Officer (Scale-I)
5. HR Officer (Scale-I)
6. Marketing Officer (Scale-I)

Eligibility Criteria for Specialist Officer Recruitment
All candidates must check their eligibility before applying for the post that they are eligible for the post or not. Eligibility Criteria of SO Exam covers participant education qualification, age criteria etc. education standard different for every post checks it.

For IT Officer (Scale I) :- Candidate must have completed 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 & Tele Communication / Electronics & Communication / Electronics & Instrumentation / Computer Science / Information Technology / Computer Applications OR Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

For Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): Candidate must have completed 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture / Horticulture /Animal Husbandry / Veterinary Science / Dairy Science / Agriculture Engineering / Fishery Science/ Pisciculture / Agri Marketing & Cooperation / Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry.

For Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): Candidates must have Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

For Law Officer (Scale I): A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

For HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I): Graduate and Regular Post Graduate degree or Regular Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.

For Marketing Officer (Scale I): Graduate and Full-time MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing.

Age Criteria for Specialist Officer Exam – Participating candidates must have age between 20 – 30 years and age relaxation is according to the govt norms.

Application Fees – General / OBC candidates required to pay Rs. 600/- as application fees and (Sc/ST/PWD) candidates required to pay Rs. 100/- as fees. Note – Fees amount will be deposit by Debit / Credit card, Internet Baking, IMPS / cash Cards or Mobile wallets.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Recruitment – Participants who successfully submitted IBPS Specialist Officer Online Application form must check Specialist Officer Vacancy Exam Pattern or Paper Pattern thus they have an idea of IBPS Bank Specialist Officer Exam and focus in the right way to crack the IBPS SO Exam. Latest IBPS Specialist Officer Exam pattern you can check in Notification of IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment.



Exam Pattern for Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I
Sr No. Name of the Tests Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Specialist Officer Reasoning Test 50 120 Minutes
2 SO English Language Test 25
3 SO General Awareness Test with special reference to Banking Industry 50
4 SO Professional Knowledge Test 75
Total 200

Exam Pattern for IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I &Marketing Officer Scale I
Sr No. Paper name Maximum Marks Total Time
1 SO Reasoning Paper 50 120 Minutes
2 SO English Language Paper 25
3 SO Quantitative Aptitude Paper 50
4 SO Professional Knowledge Paper 75
Total 200

Participating banks of IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment exam

Shortlist candidates will be take charge in these given public & private sector banks who successfully qualified in both Specialist Officer Exam CWE and interview.

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce Union Bank of India
Bank of India Dena Bank Punjab National Bank United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra ECGC Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank
BharatiyaMahila Bank IDBI Bank Any other bank or financial institution

IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus

Department conducts SO Exam for providing human resources at various participating banks on various posts Such as IT Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR Personnel Officer, Agriculture Officer etc. Applying candidates must aware about the Study material of IBPS Specialist officer Exam here you find IT Officer Syllabus for IBPS Exam and IT Specialist Officer.

IBPS IT Officer Exam Pattern | Syllabus
IBPS IT Officer scale 1 & scale 2 syllabus and paper pattern given below. IBPS IT officer paper basically an objective type paper which includes four subjects IT Officer reasoning paper, IT Officer Quantitative Aptitude paper, IT Officer English paper, IT Officer Professional Knowledge paper all papers contains different marks check the table below.

Reasoning Syllabus topics for IT Officer
IT Officer Syllabus of reasoning subject contains various topics of logical reasoning. Reasoning Paper contains 50 questions of 50 marks in out of 200. It covers all logical reasoning questions which have forming judgments, conclusions from premises or facts. all questions in Reasoning “Syllabus for IBPS bank IT Officer Exam” is based on Verbal Reasoning & Non-Verbal Reasoning.

Logical Reasoning topics:- are Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Analogy, Blood Relation, Puzzle Test, Direction Sense, Logical Venn Diagrams, Alphabet & Alpha Numeric Sequence Test, Eligibility Test, Number, Ranking, Time Sequence Test, Arrangements-Linear & Circular etc.
Non-Verbal Reasoning topics:– Series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test.

English Syllabus topics for IT Officer
IT Officer English Syllabus contains 50 questions of 25 marks out of 200. It covers English section questions basically reference to banking industry. All questions in “English Syllabus of IT Officer” are based on Grammar and Vocabulary sections. Examiner designed this section basically to test participant basic knowledge of English.
English Syllabus topics are Reading comprehension, fill in the blanks, sentence corrections, Para jumbles, Vocabulary, Grammar Corrections, Identification of Errors, sentence corrections, Vocabulary, Grammar Corrections, Identification Of Errors, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Choosing the appropriate word and Spelling Check questions.

IBPS IT Officer Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus of IT Officer contains 50 questions of 50 marks out of 200. It covers Numeric Ability and Aptitude section questions basically reference to banking industry. All questions in “Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus of IT Officer” is designed for basically to test participant basic knowledge of Mathematical tricks. You should know about the easy tricks and tips to solve problems and time. Check detailed topics
Number system and simplification , Number series , Problem based on numbers , Decimal Fraction , simplification , Ratio and Proportion , Percentage , Partnership , simple interest , compound interest ,time and work , time and Distance , Mensuration (2 dimension) , speed and distance , permutation and combination , Probability , Data Interpretation and sufficiency includes Data Table, Pie charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed Graphs, Case study etc.

BPS IT Officer Professional Knowledge Syllabus
Professional Knowledge Syllabus of IT Officer contains 50 questions of 75 marks out of 200. So it is the most valuable paper of IT officer exam. Professional knowledge paper has differed according to the post you apply for such as IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Law Officer, HR Officer and Marketing officer. Check details.

IBPS IT Officer Computer Science Syllabus topics :- C Programming Basics, MS Office, Windows OS and Programming, DBMS Types / Advantages / function , Data Communication & Networking , Operating system functions, Network Security, Web Technologies, Basic Programming concepts, Basics of hardware (Microprocessor, timer, ALU etc.), Software Engineering.


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IBPS SO Selection Procedure

STEP 1 – Online Examination:
  • The exam will be conducted online which is a must for all the candidates.
  • If you don’t take the exam you shall not be considered for the recruitment.
  • Not only you have to take the entrance exam but you have to also qualify it by obtaining at least the cutoff marks decided by the IBPS.
  • As per the IBPS SO Selection Procedure 2016 there will be different cutoffs for all categories and every candidate will have to secure marks more than cutoff marks in order to be called for interview.
  • Total marks for the exam are: 200.

STEP 2 – Interview:
  • Candidates qualifying the exam shall be called for an Interview which will be conducted by the Participating Organizations.
  • Call letters will be sent to all the candidates who qualify the exam. They will bear the address, date and timings of interview and hence must be brought at the time of interview.
  • The call letters will be released online on the official website and all the candidates should download them from the official sources only.
  • As per the norms of IBPS SO 2016 Selection Procedure, the candidates shall not be allowed to request change in the date and time or the venue of interview. However, the IBPS reserves all rights to do so owing to any unavoidable reasons.
  • Interview Session Total Marks: 100.
  • To pass the interview every candidate has to obtain 40% (35% for OBC/ST/SC/PWD) in the interview.
  • Every candidate will have to pass the interview as well as the exam individually. Further the final result will be prepared using the combined merit.
  • After the interview the documents of all the candidates shall be verified as the next step of IBPS SO Selection Procedure 2016.

  • STEP 3 – Provisional Allotment:
  • After interview process, depending on the vacancies to be filled the candidates will be short listed and provisional allotments will be made.
  • Allotments will be done on the basis of merit-cum-preferences filled by the candidates.

  • STEP 4 – Identity Verification:
  • At the time of interview every candidate has to carry the personal photo ID proof as mentioned in the online application.
  • It shall be verified at the time of interview as well as the finally allotted organization.
  • The final step of IBPS SO Selection Procedure 2016 will be the allotment confirmation.

  • STEP 5 – Final Allotment:
    The final allotment letter will be sent to all the candidates along with their dates of joining.