IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF Out for 1402 Vacancies, Apply Online

IBPS SO Recruitment 2023: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released a official notification inviting applications for the recruitment of Specialist Officers (SO) in various banking sectors across India. The available vacancies are for posts such as IT Officer (IT), Agricultural Field Officer (AFO), Rajbhasha Adhikari, and other different posts. Aspiring candidates who are eligible and keen on securing a job in the banking sector can apply online by using the provided link below starting from 1st August 2023.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 Overview

OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post NameSpecialist Officer (SO)
Application ProcessOnline
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview
Salary/ Pay ScaleApprox. Rs. 50000/- pm
Job LocationAll India
CategoryIBPS Recruitment 2023
Official Websiteibps.in

Important Dates

IBPS SO 2023 Online Registration Start Date01/08/2023
IBPS SO 2023 Online Registration Last Date28/08/2023
IBPS SO 2023 Preliminary Exam Date30, 31 December 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Mains Exam Date28/01/2024

IBPS SO Vacancy 2023


IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 Education Qualification

  • I.T. Officer (Scale-I):
  • a) 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
  • b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I):
  • 4-year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture/ Fisheries Engineering
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I):
  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level
  • Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
  • Law Officer (Scale-I):
  • A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I):
  • Graduate and Two Years Full-time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full-time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law.
  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I):
  • Graduate and Two Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time PGDBA/ PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Note 1: For posts other than IT Officer Scale I: Candidates should have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the High School/ College/ Institute subjects.

Note 2: All the educational qualifications mentioned in the application should be from a University/Institution/Board recognized by the Government of India or approved by Government Regulatory Bodies, and the final result should have been declared on or before 21st August 2023.

IBPS SO 2023 Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
  • Date Range for Eligibility: From 02.08.1993 to 01.08.2003 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS SO 2023 Age Relaxation Details

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)3 years
3Persons With Benchmark Disability (as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”)10 years
4Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers, etc. (subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines)5 years
5Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS Specialist Officers 2023 Selection Process

  • Prelims Written Exam
  • Mains Written Exam
  • Interview
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

IBPS SO 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050English and Hindi40 minutes
Total150125120 minutes

For the post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer:

Sr. No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi40 minutes
Total150125120 minutes
  • Candidates need to qualify in each of the three tests (sections) of the preliminary exam.
  • The minimum cut-off marks for each test will be decided by IBPS.
  • Shortlisting for the Online Main Examination will be based on an adequate number of candidates in each category as determined by IBPS, depending on the requirements.

IBPS SO 2023 Mains Exam Pattern

For the post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer:

Sr. No.Name of TestNo. of Question Maximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1Professional Knowledge6060English and Hindi45 minutes

For the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Sr. No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1Professional Knowledge (Objective)4560English and Hindi30 minutes
2Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)2English and Hindi30 minutes
  • Note: Penalty for wrong answers: For both the Online Preliminary and Online Main Examinations, there will be a penalty for wrong answers in the Objective Tests.
  • Penalty amount: For each question with a wrong answer, one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.
  • No penalty for unanswered questions: If a candidate leaves a question blank, i.e., no answer is marked, there will be no penalty for that particular question.

How to Apply for IBPS SO Recruitment 2023

  • Visit the official website of IBPS link provided in the table below.
  • Click on the “NEW REGISTRATION” button located at the top-right corner of the home page.
IBPS SO Recruitment 2023
  • Provide your basic details such as name, contact number, email ID, and address. Click on the “Save and Next” button.
  • Upload a passport-sized photograph and a clear signature in the specified format. The photograph should be between 20 KB and 50 KB, and the signature should be between 10 KB and 20 KB. Both must be of passport size and legible.
  • Enter your academic and professional qualifications. Click on the “Save and Next” button after filling in the details.
  • Preview your application form to ensure accuracy, as no further changes will be allowed. Click on the “Save and Next” button after reviewing your application form.
  • Pay the application fee using the Online Payment Option, which includes Credit Card, Debit Card, or Net Banking.
  • Click on the “Final Submit” button to successfully submit your application form. IBPS will send you an email and text message with your registration ID and password for future login on the official website.

IBPS SO Application Fees

SC/ ST/ PWDRs. 175
All OthersRs. 850
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IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 FAQ’s

How to Apply For IBPS SO 2023?

Apply online from official website link provided in the article.

What is the last date to apply for IBPS SO 2023?

28th August 2023.

What is the selection process for IBPS SO 2023?

The selection process for IBPS SO 2023 consists the following stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Date?

28th January 2024.

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