IBPS SO 2018-18 Recruitment, 1315 Specialist Officer Posts - Online Registration Begins

IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 :

IBPS SO 2018 Notification will be released soon by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Committee. The IBPS SO recruitment 2018 is for selecting candidates for the post of Specialist Officers in different Public Sector Banks for multiple positions. Candidates selected through IBPS SO 2018 exam can be posted anywhere in India.


IBPS SO 2018 Vacancy Details :

  • Name of OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  • Name of Exam - IBPS SO 2018-18
  • Total Number of Vacancies -  1500 (Expected)
  • Name of Post - Specialist Officer (SO)

Name of Post

Number of Vacancies

IT 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

-

Total

1500 (Expected)

IBPS SO 2018 Important Dates :

Event

Dates (Tentative)

IBPS SO 2018 Notification Declaration Date

27th October 2018

Starting Date of IBPS SO 2018 Online Registration and Application Form Submission

7th November 2018

Last date to fill of IBPS SO 2018 Online Registration and Application Form

27th November 2018

IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Prelims Admit Card Release Date

December 2018

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Date 2018

30th and 31st December 2018

IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Prelims Result Declaration Date

January 2018

IBPS Specialist Officer Main Call Letter Release Date

January 2018

IBPS SO Main Exam Date 2018

28th January 2018

IBPS SO Main Result 2018 Declaration Date

February 2018

Specialist Officer Interview Call Letter Release Date

February 2018

Date of Interview

February 2018

Provisional Allotment

April 2018


IBPS SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

Name of Post

Educational Qualification of IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Exam (As on 27th November 2018)

Serial Number Name of the Post Age Educational Qualification
1. I.T. Officer (Scale I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
1)Four 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
2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
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
3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
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
4. Law Office (Scale I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
A bachelor’s degree in Law and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
Graduate and Full Time Post Graduate Degree or Full time Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relation/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law
6. Marketing Officer (Scale I) Min – 20 years
Max – 30 years
Graduate and Full Time MMS (Marketing)/ MBA (Marketing)/Full time PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing

Age Limit (As on 1st November 2018): -

Serial Number Category Age Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
2. Other Backward Class (OBC) 3 years
3. Person with Disability (PWD) 10 years
4. Ex-Servicemen/Commissioned Officers including ECOS (Emergency Commissioned Officers)/ SSCOs (Short Service Commissioned Officers) 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 1 year from last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by the way of dismissal/discharge on the account of misconduct/inefficiency/physical disability attributable to military service 5 years
5. Person ordinarily domiciled in the Jammu and Kashmir province during the period 1.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 5 years
6. Person affected by 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS SO 2018 Application Form :

Check IBPS SO 2018 Notification - Click Here 

IBPS SO 2018 Online Registration / Application Form - Apply Now 


IBPS SO 2018 Application Fee :

  • For SC/ST/PWD Candidates - Rs. 100/-
  • For All Other Candidates - Rs. 600/-

IBPS SO 2018 Exam Pattern :

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern 2018-18: 

S.No.

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Exam Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

English and Hindi

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

2

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English and Hindi

3

English Language

50

25

English

4

Total

150

125

IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Exam Pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasa Adhikari

S.No.

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Exam Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

English and Hindi

2 Hours (120 Minutes)

2

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

English and Hindi

3

English Language

50

25

English

4

Total

150

125

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern 2018-18

For the Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Post

S.No.

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Exam Duration

1

Profession Knowledge

60

60

English and Hindi

45 Minutes

For the Rajbhasha Adhikari Post

S.No.

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Exam Duration

1

Profession Knowledge   (Objective)

45

60

English and Hindi

30 Minutes

2

Profession Knowledge   (Descriptive)

2

English and Hindi

30 Minutes

IBPS SO 2018 Syllabus :

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

Apart from these subjects, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge in his/her area of expertise as well. The detailed syllabus is discussed below:

IT Officer (Scale-I)
  • Database Management System
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Operating System
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structure
  • Computer Organization and Microprocessor
  • Object Oriented Programming
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
  • Basics of Crop production
  • Horticulture
  • Seed Science
  • Agronomy and Irrigation
  • Agricultural Economies
  • Agricultural Practices
  • Soil resources
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agroforestry
  • Ecology
  • Government Schemes
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
  • Basics of Marketing Management
  • Brand Management
  • Advertising
  • PR
  • Sales
  • Retail
  • Business Ethics
  • Market Segmentation
  • Market research and forecasting demand
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Service Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
Law Officer (Scale-I)
  • Banking Regulations
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects
  • Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange
  • Prevention of Money laundering, Limitation Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • SARFAES
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Laws and Actions with direct link to Banking Sector
  • Bankers Book Evidence Act
  • DRT Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
  • Human Resource Development
  • Business policy and strategic analysis
  • Transnational Analysis
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
  • Grievance and Conflict Management
  • Performance Management and Appraisal

IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Selection Process :

  • Online Exam
  • Interview 
  • Provisional Allotment

IBPS SO Admit Card 2018 :

IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card 2018 will be released in mid of December on the official website.

IBPS SO Cut off 2018 :

IBPS SO Cut off 2017

Posts General OBC SC ST HI OC VI
Marketing Officer 53.30
26/09/89
51.90
5/4/92
47.35
30/08/91
38.50
09/07/88
33.70
27/08/88
39.40
16/02/92
NA
IT Officer 61.50
29/08/89
57.75
26/10/93
53.55
26/09/89
46.50
18/03/92
40.60
19/10/86
50.15
13/06/90
60.10
05/12/87
Law Officer 52.95
11/07/89
49.20
08/05/86
44.95
25/02/3
39.55
22/07/81
NA 39.65
05/02/76
36.70
09/05/84
HR/Personnel Officer 60.75
05/10/90
53.50
25/11/..89
50.70
21/07/91
46.65
27/12/85
43.40
10/07/86
NA NA
Agriculture Field Officer 41.65
15/03/92
40.90
04/05/85
34.65
30/06/89
30.00
10/12/83
26.50
31/01/87
27.20
03/06/93
28.95
25/01/93
Rajsabha Adhikari 44.15
12/10/89
45.05
02/01/92
43.35
27/05/84
34.20
11/08/90
NA 38.75
16/5/90
69.05
01/04/90

IBPS Specialist Officer Result 2018 :

IBPS SO Prelims exam is set to be held on 30th and 31st December 2018. Candidates who will successfully appear in the prelims examination will be able to check IBPS SO Prelims Result 2018 in the Month of January 2018. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will declareIBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Result on the official website for the Preliminary exam. When the result will be declared we will update here with all the required details.

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