IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

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IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

IBPS SO Recruitment 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has released official notification regarding the IBPS SO Recruitment 2020-21 to hire candidates for the post of Specialist Officer(SO). The online registration for IBPS SO 2020 will begin on 2nd November 2020 and ends on 23rd November 2020.

The IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers in the field of IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. The selection will be done through 3 stages – Prelims, Main Exam, and Interview round.

Important Dates for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

CRP SPL X Specialist Officer SO Recruitment 2020

Short Details of Notification


Important Dates
Notification Out 28/10/2020
Form Start Date 02/11/2020
Last Date for Apply Online 02/11/2020
Last Date Fee Payment 23/11/2020
Prelim Exam Date 26-27 December 2020
Mains Exam Date 24/01/2021

Fee Details for IBPS SO Recruitment

The exam fee for the post of IBPS Specialist Officer is mentioned below. The application fee has to be paid online.

Category Application Fee
For General / OBC Candidates Rs. 850/-
For SC / ST / PWD Candidates Rs. 175/-
Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, or E Challan Fee Mode Only.

Age Limit for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

  • Age Limit as on 01/11/2020.
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years.
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years.
  • Age relaxation will be applicable as per category and is given in the table below:
Category Name Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
An individual domiciled in J&K during the
period January 1, 1980, and
December 31, 1989
5 years
A Person affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Vacancy Details for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

Total Vacancy – 647 Post

Name of Post No. of Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 485
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 60
IT Officer (Scale-I) 20
Law Officer (Scale-I) 50
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 07
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 25
Total 647

IBPS SO X Category Wise Vacancy Details:

Post Name Gen OBC EWS SC ST Total
IT Officer 09 05 02 03 01 20
Agriculture Field Officer (AFO) 201 130 48 71 35 485
Rajbasha Adhikari 15 05 02 02 01 25
Law Officer 26 12 04 06 02 50
HR / Personnel Officer 04 01 01 01 0 07
Marketing Officer (MO) 28 15 06 08 03 60

Educational Qualification for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

Post Name Qualification
IT Officer
  • Bachelor Degree with B Level Certificate OR
  • Engineering Degree Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology / Electronics / Electronics & Telecommunications/Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation. OR Master Degree.
Agriculture Field Officer (AFO)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with Agriculture OR Equivalent Subject.
Rajbasha Adhikari
  • Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as a Subject in Degree Level. OR
  • Master’s Degree in Sanskrit with Hindi and English as a Subject in Degree Level.
Law Officer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law 3 Year OR 5 Year.
  • Enrolled with Bar Council.
HR / Personnel Officer
  • Master Degree / PG Diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.
Marketing Officer (MO)
  • Master Degree / PG Diploma in Marketing / PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2020 Selection Process

IBPS SO selection procedure includes the following stages. The Preliminary exam will be conducted by IBPS, which will be followed by the Mains Exam.

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Mains exam
  3. Interview

How To Apply For IBPS SO Recruitment 2020?

The online application process for IBPS SO 2020 will comprise of two-stage:
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Part I: Registration
  • The candidates are to first click on the link that is given below.
  • Enter the details asked for.
  • A provisional registration number and password will be sent on the registered Email ID and Mobile number.
Part II: Log In
  • On receiving the registration no. and password, log in to complete the application procedure.
  • Fill up the personal, academic details, and communication details correctly.
  • Choose the exam center carefully.
  • Upload the photograph, signature, Left Hand Thumb Impression, Handwritten declaration.
  • The details for uploading the documents are given below in the next paragraph.
  • Verify the details entered in the form before paying the application fee.
  • After verification, pay the required application fee.
  • Your application form for IBPS SO will be accepted provisionally after you have paid the application fee.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS SO Syllabus includes Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English language, and Professional knowledge, where the syllabus of Professional knowledge is different for every post.

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Timing (Minutes)
English Language 50 25 English 40
Reasoning Ability 50 50 English and Hindi 40
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Total 150 125 120 mins.

IBPS SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Timing (Minutes)
English Language 50 25 English 40
Reasoning Ability 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Total 150 125 120

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