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OVERVIEW OF IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICERS EXAM DETAILS

 

The examination for Specialist Officers is conducted annually by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The IBPS SO exam aims to choose Specialist Officers for posts in various banking departments, such as IT Officer, Marketing Officer, Field Officer, and Agriculture Officer. According to IBPS CRP SPL-XIII 2023, there are 1402 vacancies for Specialist Officers in 2023. The IBPS SO exam is only offered online and is conducted in several cities across India. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone studying for the banking exams to work as an officer in the bank.

 

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will hold the IBPS CRP SO online examination (Preliminary and Mains) as a requirement for the selection of personnel for SPECIALIST OFFICERS CADRE posts IN PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS (CRP SPL - XIII) tentatively in December 2023/January 2024.

 

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICERS EXAMINATION–IMPORTANT DATES

 

IBPS Specialist Officers Notification 2023 has released on official website IBPS CRP SO on 01st August, 2023.Candidates can apply online from 01st August, 2023 to the last date i.e.,21st August, 2023.

 

  • Release of IBPS SO Notification 2023– 01st August, 2023
  • Starting date of IBPS SO Application Form 2023 – 01st August, 2023
  • Last date to submit IBPS SO Application Form 2023 –21st August, 2023
  • Download of call letters for IBPS SO Preliminary Online examination 2023 - December, 2023 
  • Exam date of IBPS SO Prelims (Online) 2023 – 30 December,2023/31 December,2023
  • Result of IBPS SO Prelims (Online) 2023 - January 2024
  • Download of call letters for IBPS SO Mains Online examination 2023 - January 2024
  • Exam date of IBPS SO Mains (Online) 2023 – 28 January, 2024
  • Result of IBPS SO Mains (Online) 2023 – February 2023
  • Download of IBPS SO call letters for interview - February/ March 2024
  • Conduct of IBPS SO interview - February/ March 2024

 

IBPS SO Vacancy 2023

 

BPS CRP SO POSTS NAME: 1402 vacancies overall

 

IBPS announced 1402 Specialist Officers (SO) vacancies along with its notification for the IBPS SO 2023 exam on August 01, 2023. The total number of vacancies in the previous year was 710. We can now see the number of openings alongside the position:

 

IBPS SO Vacancy 2023

Posts

Vacancies

Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 

500

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 

31

IT Officer (Scale-I) 

120

Law Officer (Scale-I) 

10

Marketing Office (Scale-I) 

700

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 

41

Total 

1402

 

IBPS SO 2023 Participating Banks

The names of the 11 banks taking part in the IBPS SO 2023 are listed below:

 

Bank of Baroda

Canara Bank    

Indian Overseas Bank

UCO Bank

Bank of India

Central Bank of India

Punjab National Bank 

Union Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra 

Indian Bank 

Punjab & Sind Bank

 

 

IBPS CRP SPECIALIST OFFICERS XIII 2023 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Candidates who want to apply for the IBPS CRP SPECIALIST OFFICERS XIII post should make sure they meet the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned by IBPS in this advertisement:

 

(a) Nationality : A candidate must be unmarried male/female and must be :

   (i) a citizen of India, or

   (ii) a subject of Bhutan, or

   (iii) a subject of Nepal, or

   (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 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 and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

As long as the candidate falls under category (ii), (iii), (iv), or (v) above, they must be someone in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been given by the Government of India.

 IBPS SO 2023 Age Limit

The prescribed age limit under IBPS SO Recruitment is described below.

 

Minimum age limit: 20 years

Maximum age limit: 30 years

 

A IBPS CRP SO candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2003 (both dates inclusive).

 

Sr.No.

Category

Age relaxation

1

SC/ST 

5 years

2

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 

3 years

3

PWBD 

10 years

4

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines

5 years

6

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

 

IBPS CRP SO EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 2023

 

Post Name

Educational Qualification of IBPS SO

I.T. Officer (Scale I)

1) 4 years engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation 

OR

2) Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation

OR

Graduates having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level exam

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)

4 years graduation degree in agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ dairy Science/ Agricultural engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing and cooperation/ Co-Operation and Banking/ Agro-Forestry

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Post Graduate in Hindi with English as a subject at the graduation or degree level

OR

Post Graduate Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as a subject at graduation level
 

Law Office (Scale I)

A bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)

Graduate and Full Time Post Graduate Degree or Full time Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relation/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law

Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Graduate and Full-Time MMS (Marketing)/ MBA (Marketing)/Full time PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing

 

The percentage fraction that was reached will be disregarded, meaning that 54.99% will be treated as less than 55% and 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.

A candidate may only apply for a single post. Multiple applications will all be rejected outright.

 

IBPS SO 2023 – Selection Process

 

The following is a list of the specifics of the IBPS specialist officer selection procedure. The following three stages constitute up the IBPS SO selection process:

 

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

 

IBPS SO EXAMINATION CENTRES 2023 

 

(i) The exam will be hosted online at various locations throughout India. The information bulletin contains a tentative list of the examination centres for both the online preliminary examination and the online main examination.

(ii) No request to change the exam centre will be taken into consideration.

 (iii) However, depending on the response, administrative viability, etc., IBPS reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/or add some other Centres.

(iv) In addition, IBPS holds the right to assign the candidate to any centre other than the one he or she has chosen.

 (v) The candidate will take the exam at an examination centre at his or her own risk and expense; IBPS will not be held responsible for any harm, losses, or other damages of any kind.

 

IBPS SO 2023 – HOW TO APPLY

 

On the official website, from August 1 to August 21, 2023, you can find the IBPS SO 2023 application form. Following are the procedures for applying for the IBPS SO:

 

  • Visit the official website of IBPS SO  ibps.in
  • Select Specialist Officers, and then select the "Click Here for New Registration" link in the yellow tab.
  • Next, fill out the registration form with your name, mobile number, email address, and security pin.
  • A registration number and Password will be sent to you by SMS and email.
  • Login using your Registration number and password.
  • Enter your personal, educational, and contact details.
  • Upload your passport-size photo, signature, left thumbprint, and handwritten declaration as scanned images following the required specifications.
  • Pay the IBPS SO application fee and submit the form.

 

IBPS SO APPLICATION FEE 2023

 

For the IBPS CRP SO 2023, candidates may view the category-specific application fees here:

 

Category

Application Fees

SC/ ST/ PWBD

Rs. 175 + GST

All Other Candidates

Rs. 850 + GST

 

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

 

IBPS SO 2023 ADMIT CARD

 

The IBPS SO 2023 admit card will be released 10 to 15 days before the exam date. In the first week of December 2023, the preliminary exam's admit card is expected to be released, and in the second or third week of January 2024, the main exam's. Candidates who pass the preliminary exam will receive their admit cards for the main exam.

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION OF IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICERS 2023 -

 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF IBPS SO – CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE FOR IBPS SO OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECT APPLY FOR IBPS SO

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