IBPS SO Exam 2023: Notification, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Syllabus @ibps.in

IBPS SO 2023: IBPS Soon going to release the notification to recruit candidates for the post of specialist officer (SO). The application form of IBPS SO 2023 will be released online only. The selection process of IBPS SO is divided into three steps, the 1st Preliminary Online exam, the 2nd is the Main exam and in the last phase, you would call for the interview round. IBPS Online Exam will be held in January 2024. Read the below article to know more about the IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment Exam 2023.

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IBPS SO 2023 Official Notification Available in November 2023
IBPS SO Online Application Form 2023 the link will be active in November 2023

IBPS SO Exam 2023: Important Dates

Event Tentative Date
Release of Online Application Form Starting of November 2023
Last Date of Registration Starting of December 2023
Release of Admit Card for Online Exam Mid-January 2024
Date of Online Exam End of January 2024
Result of Online Exam Mid-February 2024
Release of Admit Card for Interview End February 2024
Conduct of Interview March 2024
Final Result for placement April 2024

IBPS SO 2023 Recruitment Exam: Details

  1. Name of Exam: IBPS SO Exam
  2. Full-Form of IBPS CWE SO: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection / Common Online Examination / Specialist Officer
  3. Exam Conducting Body: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  4. Exam Level: All India
  5. Exam Mode: Online
  6. Total Number of Vacancy: 4,122 (Expected)

IBPS SO 2023: Post Offered

  1. IT Officer  – (Scale-1) – (335 vacancies)
  2. Agriculture Officer – (Scale-1) – (2580 vacancy)
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari – (Scale-1) – (65 vacancies)
  4. Law Officer – (Scale-1) – (115 vacancies)
  5. HR. Officer – (Scale-1) – (81 vacancies)
  6. Marketing Officer – (Scale-1) – (946 vacancies)

IBPS SO Salary 2023

Post In-Hand Salary (Pay Scale-1) In-Hand Salary (Pay Scale-2)
IT Officer Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000
Agriculture Officer Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000
Rajbhasha Adhikari Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000
Law Officer Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000
HR Officer Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000
Marketing Officer Rs. 24,000 – Rs. 32,000 Rs. 34,000 – Rs. 40,000

List of Participating Banks

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Punjab National Bank
Bank of India Dena Bank Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank Syndicate Bank
UCO Bank Union Bank of India United Bank of India
Vijaya Bank

IBPS SO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

  1. IT. Officer: The candidate must have B.Tech or M.Tech Degree in IT or CS or EC or Telecommunication or Graduation with DOEACC ‘B’ level.
  2. Agriculture Officer: Bachelor’s Degree (4 years) in Agriculture or Horticulture or Animal Husbandry or Veterinary Science or Dairy Science or Agro-Forestry.
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari: PG Degree in Hindi with English as a subject in Bachelor’s Degree OR PG Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects in Bachelor’s Degree.
  4. Law Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.
  5. HR. Officer: The candidate must be a Graduate or Post Graduate in Labour Law or H.R or HRD.
  6. Marketing Officer: The candidate must be a Graduate or Post Graduate in Marketing.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates must lie in the age group of 20 to 30 years. However, the age limit relaxation will be provided to reserved categories.

IBPS SO 2023 Application Form

Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the IBPS SO. The application form will be available on IBPS’s official website or candidates can also apply from this website (helpmycity.in).

Application Fee:

Candidates can pay the application fee thru online mode only using net banking or any credit/debit cards. The application fee for General and OBC candidates is Rs. 850 and the application fee for SC, ST, PwD, and Ex-S candidates is Rs.175.

IBPS SO 2023 Selection Procedure

The selection process includes three steps:

  • 1st Step: Online Pre Examination (Objective Type) (120 Marks) (Online Mode)
  • 2nd Step: Main Exam (60 marks)
  • 2nd Step: Interview (100 Marks)

IBPS SO 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Exam Pattern for the Post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Section names Correct answer Negative marking
Reasoning (50 questions) 1 mark 0.25 marks
English Language (50 questions) 0.5 mark 0.25 marks
General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry (50 questions) 1 mark 0.25 marks
  1. The CBT exam will be objected type and will be conducted online.
  2. The exam contains 150 questions for 125 marks. The exam paper will have 3 sections which are Logical Reasoning, English Language, and General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry.
  3. The exam duration will be 2 hours.
  4. The exam paper will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English language.
  5. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Exam Pattern for the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Officer, Marketing Officer & HR Officer:

Section names Correct answer Negative marking
Reasoning (50 questions) 1 mark 0.25 marks
English Language (50 questions) 0.5 mark 0.25 marks
Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions) 1 mark 0.25 marks
  1. The Online exams will be objected type and will be conducted on the computer in the various IBPS centres across the country.
  2. The paper contains 150 questions for 125 marks, the exam paper will have 3 sections as (1) Reasoning, (2) English Language, (3) Quantitative Aptitude.
  3. The exam duration will be 2 hours.
  4. The exam paper will be available in two languages i.e. Hindi and English language.
  5. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

IBPS SO 2023 MAIN Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Exam Pattern for Law Officer, Marketing Officer, Agriculture Field Officer HR/Personnel Officer, and IT Officer Scale 1 post

Name of the Test Total Questions Maximum Marks
Professional Knowledge 60 60

Exam Pattern for Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of the Test Total Questions Maximum Marks
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2

Interview: Those candidates who qualify in the Online exam will be called for the interview round. The mark allotted for the Interview is 100 marks.

IBPS SO 2023 Admit Card

IBPS will release the SO exam admit card and it will be available on IBPS’s official website. IBPS will not send admit cards by post, so candidates need to download their admit cards online. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.

IBPS SO 2023 Cut Off

The IBPS SO 2023 cut off means a minimum score to be secured in order to qualify for the exam. Candidates will be required to obtain a minimum score in each section as well as the overall in the Online exam. IBPS also publish the merit list of the candidates. You can also check last year’s cutoff which is given below.

POST SC ST OBC EWS UR HI OC VI ID
I.T. OFFICER (SCALE I) 28.53 26.00 32.33 31.00 41.00 NA 49.67 NA NA
AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE I) 67.60 65.33 76.20 74.67 77.07 63.27 65.80 71.07 53.40
RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI
(SCALE I)
46.33 43.40 46.40 35.20 47.93 NA NA NA NA
LAW OFFICER
(SCALE I)
56.11 54.19 59.43 60.21 62.41 NA NA 45.93 NA
HR/PERSONNEL OFFICER
(SCALE I)
NA NA 56.00 NA 60.00 NA NA NA NA
MARKETING OFFICER
(SCALE I)
53.00 45.27 57.53 58.33 63.53 39.07 63.00 NA NA

IBPS SO 2023 Result

The result of the IBPS SO 2023 Exam will show the names of the candidates who have qualified for the online Online exam and are eligible for the interview round. The IBPS SO result will be available on the official website of IBPS.

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