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IBPS SO Mains Result 2020 Released

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection undertakes a banking examination on behalf of the RBI and Public Sector Banks of India. IBPS SO Exams are conducted for recruitment in the positions of various Specialist Officer of Scale I. As the Mains exam was conducted on January 25, 2020, here is the complete information about IBPS SO Result 2020. Latest: The IBPS SO Mains Result 2020 is released. Candidates can click on the link below for viewing the IBPS SO Result 2020. 

Direct Link to Check IBPS SO 2020 Mains Result

  • The IBPS SO Exam is a three-stage examination, and by qualifying all the levels, a candidate can secure a job in any public sector bank except SBI.
  • The IBPS SO Final result is a cumulative score of both the Mains and the Interview Round.
  • The IBPS SO Mains Result is declared on 5th February 2020.
  • The IBPS SO Final Results (provisional allotment) will be declared in April 2020 tentative schedules.
  • Candidates clearing the exam above IBPS SO Cut Off will be eligible for the next stage of the exam.

IBPS SO Result 2020 Highlights

The IBPS SO Result 2020 Overview has been provided in the table beneath so that the candidates can get an idea regarding the result and other associated factors.

Name of the Organization Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Name of the Post Specialist Officer Posts
Total number of vacancies 1163 Vacancy
Category Result
Job Location All across India
Release of Prelims Result Date January 07, 2020
Release of Mains Result Date February 05, 2020
Release of Provisional Allotment April 2020, Tentative Month
Official Site www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Result Dates 2020

Given below are the important events and their dates as per the IBPS SO Exam Dates. Check the below table to know the result schedule.

Events Important Dates
IBPS SO Prelims Result Date January 07, 2020
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card Issue January 12, 2020
IBPS SO Mains Exam Date January 25, 2020
IBPS SO Mains Result Date February 05, 2020
IBPS SO Interview Date February 2020
IBPS SO Provisional Allotment April 2020

IBPS SO Mains Result 2020

Candidates who have successfully appeared for Mains examination can check the IBPS SO Mains Results has been declared on 5th February 2020. These are the steps that a candidate needs to follow during Mains Results display online. Step 1: The candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS “https://www.ibps.in/”. Step 2: Next, they have to search for IBPS SO Mains Results Step 3: Then have to click on the Specialist Officer Link. Step 5: Enter the Registration Number, Password and CAPTCHA Code and submit. Step 6: Find the IBPS SO Mains result and take a printout for further reference.

What to do after IBPS SO Mains Result 2020?

The results of the IBPS SO Mains test will be declared separately for each category. If any candidate qualifies the IBPS SO Mains exam, then they will be issued another admit card for the Interview Process. The declared result of IBPS SO examinations will not be altered in any situation until the Board found any discrepancies. The decisions in this regard by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Board shall be taken as final. In the IBPS SO Mains Result page candidates can also get information about the cutoff score, maximum score, and score obtained in the Professional Knowledge section. According to the category of the candidate that is General, OBC, SC, ST, EWS the cut-off scores will be displayed. The minimum cutoff scores have to be obtained by the candidates, to get selected for the professional Interview Rounds. Candidates who will be qualified for the interview round, will not be given their Mains exam scores until the completion of the interview process.

IBPS SO Result Marking Scheme

The marking pattern in IBPS SO 2020 Results will be based on the following marking scheme:

Correct Answer +1
Incorrect Answer -0.25
Multiple Marking No marks
No Answer No marks

IBPS Interview Process and Results

Shortlisted candidates for the interviews are completely based on the IBPS SO Mains examination marks. No IBPS SO Prelims marks are considered for the interview process. The IBPS is tentatively to schedule the interview for IBPS SO in the month of February 2020. Candidates attending the IBPS SO interview are approximately three times the total number of vacancies. The interview process of IBPS SO is conducted by participating organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State or Union Territory candidates need to appear for the interview in specified centers in their respective states. The detail interview pattern is given in a tabulated format below:

Total Marks of SO Interview 100
Minimum qualifying marks in interview 40% i.e, 40 marks (For General category candidates)
(35% i.e, 35 marks (For SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD candidates)

The IBPS announces the result of the interview along with the final merit list. The candidates who fail to secure the qualifying marks, will not be provided their marks.

IBPS SO Final Results Scores

The final results of IBPS SO provisional allotment is calculated on the given formula: Total Score for Final Allotment = {(Marks Obtained in Mains Exam / 100) x 80} + {( Marks Obtained in Interview / 100) x 20}. Here the IBPS SO Mains score is converted into 80 and IBPS SO Interview score is converted into 20. Suppose a candidate has scored 70 marks in mains exam out of 100, and 78 marks in the interview out of 100, final allotment score will be calculated as [(70/100)x80] + [(78/100) x 20]. The weightage is given to the IBPS SO Mains exam and the final scorecard is a combination of 80:20. The Final IBPS SO Results or Provisional Allotments will be declared in the month of April 2020.

IBPS SO Cut Off 2020

The IBPS SO Cut-Off for the year has been provided below for the reference of the aspirants to check the previous year’s cut-off scores.

  • The IBPS SO 2020 Cut-Off will be determined by the minimum marks scored by the candidates to qualify the exams.
  • The minimum marks have to be scored in each of the sections as well as the overall section.
  • The IBPS SO cut-off depends upon the level and pattern of the examination.
  • The qualifying ratio with the total number of vacancies also determines the cut-off scores.
  • The marking scheme, reservation norms, and previous year cut-off trends are also vital influential factors for cut-off establishment.
IBPS SO Posts General OBC SC ST
I.T. OFFICER (SCALE I) 60.00 54.93 52.93 50.60
RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI (SCALE I) 59.67 61.33 55.33 50.67
LAW OFFICER (SCALE I) 63.07 55.13 54.40 55.00
HR/PERSONNEL OFFICER (SCALE I) 66.33 64.33 62.67 62.53
MARKETING OFFICER (SCALE I) 59.67 54.27 52.00 47.00
AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE I) 48.67 48.47 43.67 41.27

Sitting in the examinations is an important part, but knowing about the result is an equally essential task for the candidates. The facts and details provided in this article will help the students to know in-depth about the IBPS SO Mains Results procedure.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO 2020

The following is the list of those banks which are participating in the IBPS SO 2020:

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

IBPS SO Result 2020

If candidates have appeared in the Prelims examination, the next obvious step is to wait for the IBPS SO Result that will be declared on January 10th, 2020. These are steps that candidates are required to follow on the day of the result. Step 1: The candidates have to log in to the official website of IBPS “https://www.ibps.in/”. Step 2: Next, they have to visit “CRP SO”. Step 3: Then have to select the ''Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officer IX”. Step 4: To check the results click on ''Click here to View Your Result Status of Preliminary Online Examination for CRP SO-IX ''. Step 5: Enter the Registration Number, Password and CAPTCHA Code and submit. Step 6: Find the IBPS SO result and take a printout for future reference.

What to do after IBPS SO Result?

The candidates who have cleared the IBPS SO Prelims examination must start their preparation for the IBPS Mains examinations. The Mains examinations will be soon conducted on January 25th, 2020. The candidates should have a full-fledged preparation strategy for the Mains test and an idea regarding the exam pattern. Following the result, the IBPS Mains Admit Card will soon be released on the official website. Aspirants must check the official website and their email-id to get their admit cards.

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IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 2020

The Insititute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting the Mains Exam for Specialist Officer post on January 25, 2020. Candidates appearing for IBPS SO Mains Exam can check the complete review here. This post gives you detailed IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2019 for Mains.

  • The second stage of the IBPS SO Exam is conducted in just one shift on 25th January 2020.
  • The IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis is prepared after receiving feedback about the question paper from the candidates who have completed the examination.
  • Candidates can check shift-wise exam review from this post and enhance your preparation.
  • Go through the IBPS SO Cut Off Marks to know what is the expected cutoff marks for the Mains exam and also the previous year cut off.
  • Get the complete IBPS SO Today Exam Review for all posts and both the shifts.

IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 2020

Candidates are suggested to go through the IBPS SO Exam Analysis as it helps to know the difficulty level of the paper. In this post, candidates can get a complete overview of the question paper and click on the below links to view individual analysis. Going through the IBPS SO 2020 Exam Analysis, candidates can know what is the difficulty level of the paper, and which questions are asked in each section. 

  • The IBPS SO Mains Exam is a descriptive exam conducted for 60 marks. 
  • For Rajbhasha Adhikari post, there is both objective and descriptive paper. The Objective Test includes 45 questions while the descriptive test includes 2 questions. 
  • Go through the IBPS SO Important Topics for enhancing last-minute Mains Exam preparation.
  • For remaining posts, the exam is an objective mode with 60 questions which has to be completed in 60 minutes. 
  • In order to know about the type of questions asked in the IBPS SO Mains Exam, here is the brief previous year analysis. Go through the post-wise questions asked and what was the difficulty level of the exam. 

IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis January 25, 2020

Here is the IBPS SO Today's Analysis for Specialist Officer Post. Candidates preparing for the IBPS SO Exam are advised to go through the analysis to know the difficulty level of the exam, questions asked in the exam, and how to prepare. 

IBPS SO Marketing Questions

The difficulty level of the IBPS SO Marketing Officer Paper was of Moderate level. In the Marketing Officer Question Paper, Questions were asked from topics like

  • Bcg matrix
  • Ceo of sales & operations google India,
  • Segmentation
  • Pricing
  • Marketing mix
  • Value chain
  • Direct exporting method,
  • Exchange definition
  • Characteristics tagine of relationships beyond banking
  • One question from promotional strategy
  • One Question from holistic marketing

IBPS SO IT Officer Questions

The level of difficulty of the Mains Exam (Professional Knowledge) was of Moderate to Difficult Level.

  • A major chunk of the questions was from Operating System and Networking.
  • 5 to 6 questions from DBMS (Oracle, Queries in SQL, Normalization)
  • Networking
  • TCP and OSI Model – (Protocols and Layers)
  • Computer Security
  • Microprocessor – 1 or 2 questions
  • Boolean Function – 1 question

IBPS SO Agricultural Field Officer Questions

The level of difficulty of the Mains Exam (Professional Knowledge) was of Easy to Moderate Level. Most of the questions were asked around basic Agriculture concepts and definitions.

The questions were asked around topics as listed below

  • Horticulture
  • Entomology
  • Livestock and Breeds
  • Sericulture
  • Bee Keeping

IBPS SO Law Officer Questions

The level of difficulty of the IBPS SO Mains Exam (Professional Knowledge) was of Moderate to Difficult Level.

The major part of the paper consisted of the Code of Criminal Procedure commonly called the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC);  Code of Civil Procedure, and Indian Penal Code.

  • Questions on the Citizenship Amendment Act:
  • Money Laundering – 3 Questions
  • Competition Act, 2002 – 1 Question
  • Limitations Act – 1 Question
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – 2-3 Questions
  • Sarfaesi Act – 2-3 Questions
  • Arbitration – 7- 8 Question
  • Banking Regulation – 1-2 Questions
  • The Stamp Act – 2-3 Questions
  • Partnership act – 2-3 Questions
  • Logical Legal Reasoning – 7-8 Questions

IBPS SO Rajabhasha Officer Questions

The difficulty level of the exam was of moderate level.

  • Reading Comprehension – 5 questions
  • Arrange the given words in Hindi alphabetical/dictionary order- 1 question
  • Sentence Rearrangement – 2 questions
  • Translation Questions (Eng to Hindi and vice versa) – 10 questions
  • Identify the Hindi meaning of 5 words highlighted in a paragraph given in the English language – 5 questions
  • Error Detection in Hindi (Vakya mein truti )– 3 Questions
  • Rajbhasha Related – 10 questions
  • Miscellaneous Questions– 2 questions

Previous year IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 

Here is the IBPS SO Exam Analysis for Mains stage which is the second stage of IBPS SO. Candidates who get qualified in the Prelims exam will be eligible for IBPS SO Mains. 

IBPS SO 2018 Mains Exam Analysis for IT Officer post

The overall level of the paper was ModerateThe topic-wise questions are as tabulated below

Topics No. of Questions
E-R Model 2
OSI Model 4-5
Networking 20
Operating System 4-5
Discrete Mathematics 2-3
Sorting 3-4
Venn Diagram 3
C Programming 2
DBMS 3-4
Data Structure 8-10
Misc 15

IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 2018 for Rajbhasha Adhikari

The level of this paper was ModerateThe topic-wise questions are as tabulated below

Topics No. of Questions
Rajbhasha Adhiniyam 10
Unseen Passage 5
Close Test 5
Error Detection 5
Hindi to English & English to Hindi Translation 15
Miscellaneous 5

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2018 for Agriculture Field Officer

The level of the examination was Easy to Moderate. The topic wise questions are as tabulated below

Topics No. of Questions
Nutrient Related 2
Water Sensitive Crops 1-2
Questions related to NABARD 15-20
Critical Irrigation Stages 1-2
MSP of Wheat & Rice 1-2
PM Fasal Bima Yojna 4
Agriculture Engg Implements Subsidies 7-8
Green House Classification 3-4
Plant Pathology 7-8
Production Data on Horticulture 3-4

IBPS SO Law Officer Mains Exam Analysis

The level of the examination was Moderate. The questions were mainly asked from the following areas:

  • Banking laws
  • Recent developments in banking laws
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
  • National Company Law Tribunal
  • Debt Recovery Tribunal
  • RBI Act 1934
  • Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002

IBPS SO Mains Exam Analysis 2018 for HR Officer

The overall level of the paper was Moderate. The questions were mainly from the following areas:

  • HR Laws in Banks
  • Provident Fund related acts
  • Superannuation Benefits
  • Maternity Leave
  • Review system in banks
  • Motivation theory
  • Rewards and punishments
  • Management principles
  • Human Resource Management

IBPS SO Exam Analysis  2018 for Marketing Officer

The paper level was Difficult. The topic wise questions are as tabulated below

Topics No. of Questions
Finance 4-5
Segmentation 3-4
Brand Equity 2-3
Strategic Planning 2
Abbreviations 2
Strategic Units 1
Product Vertical Integration 1

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019

Here is the detailed information about the exam analysis of IBPS SO Prelims Exam. Go through the analysis for all shifts conducted on December 28 & 29, 2019. 

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 (December 29, 2019)

As per the reviews received by students, the exam was of moderate difficulty level. Unlike yesterday, today the exam was slightly difficult. But, all the questions were doable. Go through the below IBPS SO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis to know what are the good attempts.

Subject Shift 1 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Shift 2 (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts
Reasoning Moderate 29-32 Moderate to Difficult 35-37
English Language Easy to Moderate 31-37 Easy 42-45
General Awareness (For Law Officer and Rajbahsha Adhikari) Easy to Moderate 30-35 Moderate-Difficult 34-38
Quantitative Aptitude (For IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer) Moderate 28-34 Difficult 41-45
Total Moderate 102-110 Moderate 152-165

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 (December 28, 2019)

Check the below IBPS SO Prelims Analysis table to know the difficulty level of the paper.

Subject Shift 1 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Shift 2 (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level No. of Good Attempts
Reasoning Moderate 28-38 Easy to Moderate 30-35
English Language Easy-Moderate 30-40 Easy to Moderate 31-37
General Awareness (For Law Officer and Rajbahsha Adhikari) Moderate 25-32 Moderate 28-35
Quantitative Aptitude (For IT officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer) Easy to Moderate 30-38 Easy to Moderate 32-38
Total Easy to Moderate 105-115 Easy to Moderate 109-117

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

The Specialist Officer recruitment takes place for a different post. Hence, the exam topics are also different for these domains. Candidates must also remember that for both Prelims and Mains Exam, there is negative marking. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks shall be deducted. This year for each section in prelims, a sectional timing of 40 minutes has been added. You can find the complete exam pattern below.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern for IT, HR Agriculture, Marketing

Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
 English Language 50 25 40 mins
 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 mins
 Marks  150  125 120 mins

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern for Law and Rajya Bhasha Adhikari

Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
 English Language 50 25 40 mins
 General Awareness (Spcl. reference to Banking) 50 50 40 mins
 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 mins
 Marks 150 125 120 mins

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 2018

Here is the brief analysis for the IBPS SO 2018 Exam. Go through the difficulty level of the IBPS SO Question Paper 2018 here. Know how many questions appeared in the exam from each section. 

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Analysis 2018

As per the student's reviews, the IBPS SO Prelims Question Paper was of moderate difficulty level. The table explains the post-wise good attempts and difficulty level.

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018 - Slot 1

Section No. of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
English Language  50 Moderate 29-34
Reasoning 50 Easy to Moderate 27-32
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate 24-30
Total 150 Moderate 90-110

IBPS SO Exam Analysis 30th December 2018 - Slot 2

Section No. of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
English Language  50 Moderate 26-30
Reasoning 50 Easy to Moderate 28-34
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate 22-26
Total 150 Moderate 89-102
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IBPS SO Prelims Result 2019

IBPS SO Prelims Result 2020: IBPS is the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection that undertakes a banking examination on behalf of the RBI and Public Sector Banks of India. IBPS SO Exams are conducted for recruitment in the positions of various Specialist Officer of Scale I. As the preliminary exam was conducted on January 28 & 29, 2019, here is the complete information about IBPS SO Result 2020.

  • The IBPS SO  is a three-stage examination, and by qualifying all the levels, a candidate can secure a job in any public sector bank except SBI.
  • The IBPS SO Final result is a cumulative scored of both the Mains and the Interview Round.
  • The IBPS SO Prelims result has been declared on January 07th, 2020 at 7:00 PM.
  • The IBPS SO Mains and Final Results (provisional allotment) will be declared on February and April 2020 tentative schedules.
  • Candidates clearing the exam above IBPS Clerk Cut Off will be eligible for the next stage of the exam.

Latest: Direct Link to Check IBPS SO Prelims Result Status is Active Now! Check Your Result Here

IBPS SO Result 2019-20 Highlights

The IBPS SO Result 2019-20 Overview has been provided in the table beneath so that the candidates can get an idea regarding the result and other associated factors.

Name of the Organization Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Name of the Post Specialist Officer Posts
Total number of vacancies 1163 Vacancy
Category Result
Job Location All across India
Release of Prelims Result Date January 07, 2020
Release of Mains Result Date February 2020, Tentative Month
Release of Provisional Allotment April 2020, Tentative Month
Official Site www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Result Dates 2019-20

Given below are the important events and their dates as per the IBPS SO Exam Dates. Check the below table to know the result schedule.

Events Important Dates
IBPS SO Prelims Result Date January 07, 2020
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card Issue January 12, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS SO Mains Exam Date January 25, 2020
IBPS SO Mains Result Date February 2020
IBPS SO Interview Date February 2020
IBPS SO Provisional Allotment April 2020

IBPS SO Prelims Result 2019

If candidates have appeared in the Prelims examination, the next obvious step is to wait for the IBPS SO Result that will be declared on January 10th, 2020. These are steps that candidates are required to follow on the day of the result.

Step 1: The candidates have to log in to the official website of IBPS “https://www.ibps.in/”.

Step 2: Next, they have to visit “CRP SO”.

Step 3: Then have to select the ''Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officer IX”.

Step 4: To check the results click on ''Click here to View Your Result Status of Preliminary Online Examination for CRP SO-IX ''.

Step 5: Enter the Registration Number, Password and CAPTCHA Code and submit.

Step 6: Find the IBPS SO Prelims result and take a printout for future reference.

What to do after IBPS SO Prelims Result?

The candidates who have cleared the IBPS SO Prelims examination must start their preparation for the IBPS Mains examinations. The Mains examinations will be soon conducted on January 25th, 2020. The candidates should have a full-fledged preparation strategy for the Mains test and an idea regarding the exam pattern. Following the result, the IBPS Mains Admit Card will soon be released on the official website. Aspirants must check the official website and their email-id to get their admit cards. 

IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2020

IBPS SO Admit Card for Mains will be released in the official website of IBPS. Candidates have to check the official website or their email-id to get notification regarding it. There is no provision to send the IBPS SO Admit Cards by post, and thus candidates need to download it online. No aspirants will be allowed in the premises the examination hall without a valid admit card.

IBPS SO Mains Result 2019-20

Once the candidate has given the Mains examination, then he can check the IBPS SO Mains Results which will be declared on February 2020. These are the steps that a candidate needs to follow during Mains Results display online. Step 1: The candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS “https://www.ibps.in/”. Step 2: Next, they have to search for SO Mains Results Step 3: Then have to click on the Specialist Officer Link. Step 5: Enter the Registration Number, Password and CAPTCHA Code and submit. Step 6: Find the IBPS SO Mains result and take a printout for further reference.

What to do after IBPS SO Mains Result?

The results of the IBPS SO Mains test will be declared separately for each category. If any candidate qualifies the IBPS SO Mains exam, then they will be issued another admit card for the Interview Process. The declared result of IBPS SO examinations will not be altered in any situation until the Board found any discrepancies. The decisions in this regard by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Board shall be taken as final. In the IBPS SO Mains Result page candidates can also get information about the cutoff score, maximum score, and score obtained in the Professional Knowledge section. According to the category of the candidate that is General, OBC, SC, ST, EWS the cut-off scores will be displayed. The minimum cutoff scores have to be obtained by the candidates, to get selected for the professional Interview Rounds. Candidates who will be qualified for the interview round, will not be given their Mains exam scores until the completion of the interview process.

IBPS SO Result Marking Scheme

The marking pattern in IBPS SO 2020 Results will be based on the following marking scheme:

Correct Answer +1
Incorrect Answer -0.25
Multiple Marking No marks
No Answer No marks

IBPS Interview Process and Results

Shortlisted candidates for the interviews are completely based on the IBPS SO Mains examination marks. No IBPS SO Prelims marks are considered for the interview process. The IBPS is tentatively to schedule the interview for IBPS SO in the month of February 2020. Candidates attending the IBPS SO interview are approximately three times the total number of vacancies. The interview process of IBPS SO is conducted by participating organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State or Union Territory candidates need to appear for the interview in specified centers in their respective states. The detail interview pattern is given in a tabulated format below:

Total Marks of SO Interview 100
Minimum qualifying marks in interview 40% i.e, 40 marks (For General category candidates)
(35% i.e, 35 marks (For SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD candidates)

The IBPS announces the result of the interview along with the final merit list. The candidates who fail to secure the qualifying marks, will not be provided their marks.

IBPS SO Final Results Scores

The final results of IBPS SO provisional allotment is calculated on the given formula: Total Score for Final Allotment = {(Marks Obtained in Mains Exam / 100) x 80} + {( Marks Obtained in Interview / 100) x 20}. Here the IBPS SO Mains score is converted into 80 and IBPS SO Interview score is converted into 20. Suppose a candidate has scored 70 marks in mains exam out of 100, and 78 marks in the interview out of 100, final allotment score will be calculated as [(70/100)x80] + [(78/100) x 20]. The weightage is given to the IBPS SO Mains exam and the final scorecard is a combination of 80:20. The Final IBPS SO Results or Provisional Allotments will be declared in the month of April 2020.

IBPS SO Cut Off 2020

The IBPS SO Cut-Off for the year has been provided below for the reference of the aspirants to check the previous year’s cut-off scores.

  • The IBPS SO 2020 Cut-Off will be determined by the minimum marks scored by the candidates to qualify the exams.
  • The minimum marks have to be scored in each of the sections as well as the overall section.
  • The IBPS SO cut-off depends upon the level and pattern of the examination.
  • The qualifying ratio with the total number of vacancies also determines the cut-off scores.
  • The marking scheme, reservation norms, and previous year cut-off trends are also vital influential factors for cut-off establishment.
IBPS SO Posts General OBC SC ST
I.T. OFFICER (SCALE I) 60.00 54.93 52.93 50.60
RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI (SCALE I) 59.67 61.33 55.33 50.67
LAW OFFICER (SCALE I) 63.07 55.13 54.40 55.00
HR/PERSONNEL OFFICER (SCALE I) 66.33 64.33 62.67 62.53
MARKETING OFFICER (SCALE I) 59.67 54.27 52.00 47.00
AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE I) 48.67 48.47 43.67 41.27

Sitting in the examinations is an important part, but knowing about the result is an equally essential task for the candidates. The facts and details provided in this article will help the students to know in-depth about the IBPS SO Results procedure.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO 2020

The following is the list of those banks which are participating in the IBPS SO 2020:

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce Union Bank of India
Bank of India Dena Bank Punjab National Bank United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra IDBI Bank Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank
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IBPS SO Notification 2019

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has announced the Recruitment of Specialist Officer posts in various Banks across the Country. IBPS SO Notification 2019 has been released on November 4, 2019. Candidates willing to apply for SO post can read the complete information below and fill their application forms.

  • Based on the latest reports, IBPS SO Recruitment 2019 will include three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview from 2019.
  • Candidates will be selected for respective posts based on the Cut Off Marks. The Cut Off marks are derived on the basis of marks scored in Mains Exam and Interview round.
  • As per the IBPS SO Exam Dates, the Prelims examination is scheduled on December 28 & 29, 2019, and the Mains examination is scheduled on January 25, 2019.
  • As there are various posts under Specialist Officer, go through the IBPS SO Official Notification 2020 carefully before applying.
  • Candidates must ensure they fulfill the eligibility criteria completely and proceed to fill IBPS SO Application Form 2019.

IBPS SO Notification 2019 Highlights

Exam IBPS SO
Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Exam)
IBPS SO Prelims December 28 & 29, 2019
Mains Exam January 25, 2019
Eligibility Graduation in specific stream depending on the post
Official Website ibps.in

IBPS SO Notification 2019

The Insititute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the Specialist Officer Notification on November 4, 2019, on their official website. Through IBPS SO 2019 Recruitment, candidates will be selected for the post of Specialist Officers in various Public Sector banks. Candidates can view or download the IBPS SO Notification 2019 PDF from the above link.

IBPS Notification 2019 for SO is an important document that gives complete information about the recruitment. Candidates willing to apply for Specialist Officer Post must go through the detailed IBPS SO Notification PDF thoroughly. The IBPS SO 2019 Notification PDF includes various information like how to fill the Application form, what is the eligibility required to apply, Salary details, Vacancy, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and exam related instructions.

IBPS SO Exam dates 2019

It is important for each candidate willing to apply for IBPS SO to be aware of all events and their corresponding dates. Take a look at the table below to know when is each event related to IBPS SO Recruitment is conducted.

Events Date
IBPS SO Notification Release Date November 4, 2019
Starting Date to Fill Application Form November 6, 2019
Last Date to Fill the Application Form November 26, 2019
Download of IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card December 3rd week 2019
Prelims Exam Date December 28 & 29, 2019
IBPS SO Prelims Result January 1st week
Download of IBPS SO Mains Call Letter January 3rd week 2020
IBPS SO Mains Exam January 25, 2020
Mains Result February 1st week 2020
Interview February Last week 2020
IBPS SO Final Result April 1, 2020

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Fulfilling the Eligibility Criteria is very important before a candidate is willing to apply for a post. Candidates willing to apply for IBPS SO Exam 2019, can go through the detailed eligibility criteria provided below and fill the application forms. In the Eligibility Criteria, there are three categories that each candidate needs to satisfy. These categories are: Nationality, Age Limit, and Educational Qualification.

1. Nationality

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • A resident of Bhutan or Nepal
  • A refugee from Tibet, who have migrated and intends to stay in India permanently.
  • People of Indian origin who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and East African countries with the intention of settling in India permanently.

2. Age Limit

Candidates willing to apply must be aged between 20 and 30 years as on November 27, 2019. The age relaxation rules are as applicable based on the below table.

Category 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
Person affected by 1984 riots 5 years

3. Educational Qualification

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
I.T. Officer (Scale I) Four years engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation OR 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 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

IBPS SO Application Form 2019

Interested candidates must make sure they fulfill the eligibility criteria completely else they will not be able to proceed with the application process. Also, remember that IBPS SO Application Forms can be filled only through online mode. Follow the steps listed below to fill the form correctly.

Direct Link to Apply for IBPS SO 2019 Application Form

  1. Click on the above direct link to apply or visit the official website: ibps.in
  2. On the homepage, click on "Apply for Specialist Officer 2019"
  3. You will be redirected to a login page
  4. If you are a new user, then complete the registration process.
  5. Click on New Registration link on the top of the page
  6. Enter all the required details and click on submit
  7. You will receive the login credentials after submitting the details
  8. Login to the portal using these login credentials
  9. Fill the Application form with all necessary details asked.
  10. Upload required scanned documents correctly with specified sizes.
  11. Cross-check all the details before submitting them.
  12. Pay the application fee through online mode i.e., Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking
  13. Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay Rs 600/- as application fee while candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category are required to pay Rs 100/-.

IBPS SO Vacancy 2019

IBPS will be releasing the post wise vacancy details in the IBPS SO Notification PDF 2019. In the previous year IBPS SO 2018 Exam, IBPS had released 1590+ vacancies. This year, a similar number of IBPS SO Vacancies are expected to be released. To help all candidates get an idea about the vacancies, we have tabulated IBPS SO 2018-19 vacancies here. Once the notification is released, candidates can check the IBPS SO 2019 Vacancy list.

Name of Post No. of Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 853
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 302
IT Officer (Scale-I) 219
Law Officer (Scale-I) 75
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 81
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 69

IBPS SO Recruitment 2019

The IBPS RRB Selection Process 2019 involves three stages. Candidates qualifying in all three stages will be eligible to receive an appointment for their desired post. The three stages of IBPS SO Recruitment involve

  1. Online Preliminary Exam
  2. Online Mains Exam
  3. Interview Process

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019

Paper Pattern for IBPS SO Preliminary exam for Law officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Test Name Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 Mins
General Awareness (Banking) 50 50 40 Mins
Total 150 125 120 Mins

IBPS Preliminary Paper Pattern for IT Officer, HR Officer, Agricultural Officer, Marketing Officer.

Test Name Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
Total 150 125 120 mins

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern Candidates who clear the IBPS SO Preliminary exam with necessary cut off marks will be eligible to write Mains exam. The mains exam will also be different for Law officer and Official Language Officer. IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern for Official Language Officer /Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Test Name Questions Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 min

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of Test Number of Questions Medium of Exam Duration Maximum Marks
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 English and Hindi 30 minutes 60
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 English and Hindi 30 Minutes

Interview Round Candidates who cleared the Mains exam will qualify for the interview.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2019

  1. Reasoning:Seating Arrangements Puzzles, Inequalities Syllogism, Input-Output, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Order and Ranking Alphanumeric Series, Distance and Direction Verbal Reasoning.
  2. English:Cloze Test, Reading Comprehension, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Correction, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks, Para/Sentence Completion.
  3. Quantitative aptitude;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.
  4. General Awareness:Current Affairs, Banking Awareness, GK Updates, Currencies, Important Places Books and Authors, Awards, Headquarters Prime Minister Schemes Important Days
  5. IT Officer (Scale I)Database Management System, Data Communication and Networking, Operating System, Software Engineering , Data Structure, Computer Organization and Microprocessor, Object Oriented Programming
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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 SO Admit Card 2019

Candidates filling the application forms correctly will receive the IBPS SO Admit Card through online mode. There will be separate Admit Cards issued for the Prelims and Mains exam. IBPS will be releasing the IBPS SO Admit Card a week or 10 days before the exam commences.

  • IBPS SO Call Letter is a very important document to be carried to the exam center.
  • Candidates without the IBPS SO Hall Ticket will not be allowed to take up the exam.
  • It is suggested by exam authorities to download the IBPS SO 2019 Admit Card and take color print out so that the photograph is clearly visible.

IBPS SO Result 2019

As per the IBPS SO Exam dates, the results for Prelims and Mains will be released separately. Candidates qualifying the Prelims exam above cut off will be eligible for Mains and candidates qualifying Mains will be eligible for Interview.

  • But for Final Merit List, IBPS considers the combined marks scored in Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
  • Candidates qualifying all three stages will receive an appointment letter for their applied posts.
  • Generally, IBPS SO Prelims Result will be released after 3 weeks of examination.

IBPS SO Cut Off 2019

After completion of each stage, IBPS will be releasing IBPS SO Cut off Marks 2019 to filter out candidates for the next stages. Candidates who score more than the cut off marks will be eligible for the next stages. The cut off marks are determined based on various factors like

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • Difficulty level of the paper

To make you understand better, we have tabulated previous year cut off marks below. Take a look at the table and prepare accordingly so that you can score more.

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
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IBPS SO Result 2018 for Prelims Released- Check prelims Result Now!

Download IBPS SO Mains Results here for exams held on 30th December 2018 – IBPS SO Mains Result 2018

IBPS SO Result for Prelims 2018

Dear Aspirants,

The IBPS SO Preliminary exam 2018 was conducted on 30th December 2018 by the Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for the posts Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I),  HR/Personnel Officer, IT /Officer Scale I, Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I. We have updated this post with a direct link to check IBPS SO Result. Upon the successful completion of the Prelims examination process, candidates who will pass prelims will be eligible for the next round of Selection Process. 

Download Result

 NOTE:- The link to download IBPS SO Admit Card is active now.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO 2018

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

IBPS SO prelims Exam Pattern

Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes

Rajbhasha Adhikari

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional Knowledge(Objective) 45 60 English & Hindi 30 minutes
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive) 2 English & Hindi 30 minutes

Stay tuned for more updates on IBPS SO Prelims Result 2018

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IBPS SO Admit Card for Prelims is Out | Download Hall Ticket from Direct Link here

IBPS SO Prelims Hall Ticket has been released. Get the direct link to download the IBPS SO Admit Card for Prelims 2018.  Get all the details related to the IBPS SO Call Letter 2018 and read about the FAQs on admit card.

IBPS SO Admit Card – Prelims 2018

Institute of Banking Personnel will hold the Prelims exam for IBPS Specialist Officer on 29th & 30th of December 2018. And you can download the IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card 2018 from the direct link. The IBPS Specialist Officer Admit Card is out now and you can download it from the direct link provided here. Candidates should also download the Information handout of the exam and read about the details of the exam. You can also check the steps to download the Admit Card and other Frequently Asked questions on IBPS SO Hall ticket.

How to Download IBPS SO Admit Card for Prelims?

Direct link to Download IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card

  1. Click on the Direct Link to Download Admit Card for IBPS SO Admit Card for Prelims.
  2. Alternatively, you can log on to the Official IBPS Website.
  3. Click on CRP Specialist Officers link.
  4. Click on Download Admit Card for IBPS SO Prelims Exam
  5. Enter you credentials: Registration No/ Roll No and Date of Birth
  6. Download the Call Letter

IBPS SO Prelims Information Handout

Download the IBPS SO Prelims Hall Ticket PDF and Read before going to the Exam Hall

IBPS SO Information Handout PDF Download

Information present on IBPS SO Hall Ticket 2018

1. Your name

2. Category

3. Your address

4. Photograph and signature

5. Exam Date and Shift Timing

6. Exam Venue

What to carry to the Exam Hall?

1. First and foremost of all, you must bring your IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card 2018 with you. Otherwise, you won’t be allowed inside the exam center.

2. In addition, you have to bring a valid ID proof in original as well as a photocopy of the same. You can bring the following as ID proof – PAN card, passport, driving license, voter’s card, bank passbook, photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer, people’s representative along with a photograph, Identity Card issued by a recognized college/university, Aadhar card with a photograph, Employee ID.

Stay tunes with us for more latest updates on IBPS SO Exam 2018 along with IBPS SO Admit Card for Prelims Stage. We wish you all the best for the upcoming exam. For any queries, you can write to us in the comment section below.

Good Luck!!

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Last Date to Apply for IBPS SO Recruitment | Apply Now!

We are again here to remind you of the Last date to apply Notification. Find out the last date of application for IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 before time runs out. There are a number of new exam notifications. Find the links to apply given below.

IBPS SO Recruitment – Last Date to Apply

In this article, we will be updating the last date reminders for all the Government and Bank exams. The last few hours remaining to apply for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment, i.e., today, 26th November 2018. Don’t miss out the chance to grab the golden job opportunity. So, go ahead and apply now! Furthermore, you can bookmark our page to stay updated at all moments. Or else, keep visiting this page on a regular basis. It will ensure that you don’t miss out on the last-moment opportunities. Scroll down to read more details.

Today’s Reminder

Exam Name Last Date to Apply Application Link & Other Details
IBPS SO Recruitment 26th November 2018 Read More & Apply

Final call for all those whose application process is still pending. According to the official notification, the application link for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment will be active till 26th November, 11:59 p.m. Any applications after that shall not be accepted.

Find below the Last Application Dates and Application Links of all other exams whose recruitment process is ongoing.

A number of new recruitment notices have been released. Explore the details and Find the direct link to apply below.

Exam Name Last Date to Apply Application Link & Other Details
UPSSSC Sub Engineer Recruitment 30th November 2018 Read More & Apply
UPPCL Assistant Engineer Recruitment 30th November 2018 Read More & Apply

We have mentioned all the eminent information of the upcoming exams of 2018. Subscribe to our notifications to avoid missing any important update. We are sure that you are working hard to clear the examination, and hence, we are confident that your efforts will be rewarded.

Just keep going!

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IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF Download

While the IBPS SO exams are proceeding, all you need is a good preparation strategy and rigorous practice. In all these, you must have the IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF to get yourself exam ready. Scroll down to download the IBPS SO Question papers PDF.

IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF

IBPS had released notification regarding the recruitment of specialist officers for different posts under SO. An all total of 1599 vacancies have been announced. Many aspirants who wish to work in dignified positions are applying for the posts. The IBPS SO Prelims exam for IBPS SO shall be taking place on 29th and 30th December 2018, while the mains exam is to take place on 27th January 2019. You all must have started your preparation and planning on how to cover the syllabus. But at the same time, you must remember to keep revising. Else, you might lose out on what your have read. Practicing some Mock Tests and some IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers can surely help you revise. You can get the previous years questions pdf given below.

IBPS SO Question Paper PDF- How to attempt?

Practice with previous IBPS Specialist Officer (IT Officer) question papers to get a good grasp of the subjects. When you attempt questions from IBPS SO past year papers, you will be able to grasp the latest pattern. In this regard, you must remember, the changed exam pattern with sectional timing, this year. You need to follow the given steps:

  1. Download IBPS SO previous years papers and attempt it.
  2. Solve all questions you are comfortable with. Keep in mind to follow the sequence you will be following and go as per time constraints of the exam.
  3. Check the solutions and your score.
  4. When you analyze your performance, try to figure out the areas in which you are working on.
  5. On the basis of the questions you have already attempted & weak areas, try to improve your performance in the next questions.

IBPS SO Previous Year Paper- Download Links

Given below are links for IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers PDF. You can now download the Question Papers PDF for IBPS SO below.

Download IBPS SO Previous Year Question Paper in PDF

Download IBPS SO (HR Officer) Professional Knowledge Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2018

While you are solving the previous year papers, we feel it important to refer to the IBPS SO New Exam Pattern.

The IBPS SO selection process will comprise of the following rounds-

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Prelims

Name of Test No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Duration
(Minutes)
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 mins
General Awareness
(With Special
Reference to
Banking)
50 50 40 mins
Total 150 125 120 mins

Online (Objective Type) Exam for IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer Scale I

Name of Test No of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Duration
(Minutes)
Reasoning 50 50 40 mins
English Language 50 25 40 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
Total 150 125 40 mins

Mains

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

Subject No.
of Qs
Max
Marks
Duration
Professional
Knowledge
60 60 45 Mins

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Subject No.
of Qs
Max
Marks
Duration
Professional
Knowledge
(Objective)
45 60 30 mins
Professional
Knowledge
(Descriptive)
2 30 mins

As per negative marketing, 0.25 penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.

Interview

When you clear the written test, you become eligible for the interview round. The interview consists of 100 marks.
In the interview round, the minimum qualifying marks in an interview should not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).

You can go through the given question papers and download them to start practicing. We will be soon back with some new set of question papers. Till the, if you have any query on IBPS SO Previous Year Question Papers, you can write to us in the section given below.

All the best!

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Know complete IBPS SO Salary details | Learn about IBPS SO Job profile

Know complete in detail IBPS SO Salary and IBPS SO Job profile for the posts of Agriculture field officer, personnel officer, Marketing Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer, and Rajbhasha Adhikari.

IBPS SO Salary and Job profile

Dear Aspirants,

As the notification for IBPS SO was recently published, candidates are eager to know more about the IBPS SO Job profile and IBPS SO Salary for Agriculture field officer, personnel officer, Marketing Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer, and Rajbhasha Adhikari. To make you clear about the IBPS SO Salary and IBPS SO Job profile, we have prepared an in-depth article about IBPS SO Salary and JOb profile.

IBPS SO Salary:

IBPS SO Salary for all the vacancies for Scale – I posts: Basic –  Rs. 23,700/– Pay Scale will be – 23700-980(7)-30560-1145(2)-32850-1310(7)-42020

Allowances Values
Dearness Allowance 36%
Special Allowance 7.75% of (Basic+DA)
HRA 7.9%
City Compensatory Allowance 0%-4%
PF Contribution Rs. 3000/- Rs. 3500/-

IBPS SO Job profile:

Agriculture Field Officer:

  • They will be mainly responsible for the promotion of rural banking.
  • Loan inspections and recovery in rural areas.
  • Lead Generation.
  • Co-ordinating with other RRBs, NABARD, and other organizations.

HR/ Personnel Officer:

  • The primary job of Personnel officer will be conduction of training for the employees.
  • It also helps in the maintenance of employee database.
  • Prepares the performance evaluation report of employees.
  • Helps in the conduction of the recruitment process.
  • Designs welfare schemes for employees as well as compensation and promotion policies.

Marketing Officer:

  • Marketing officers will be responsible for state or region wise marketing and promotional activities.
  • Also responsible for advertising and coordinating with the agencies for the same.
  • Should come up with marketing strategies to scale up the sales/ Profit.
  • Research for new products that would be viable growth options for the bank.

IT Officer:

  • IT Officer will be responsible to look after the Core Banking System (CBS) of the bank.
  • Taking care of Bank’s software.
  • Also manages Internet/ Mobile Banking/ ATMs, Kiosks etc.
  • They will also be responsible for the security of Bank Network to avoid cybercrime.
  • Will also manage technological issues of Banking operations.

Law Officer:

  • They are responsible to take care of legal documents/ matters of the bank.
  • Represent the bank in case of suits filed.
  • Must ensure compliance with RBI Norms
  • Make sure that bank’s engagement in deals/ contracts are legal.

Rajbhasha Adhikari:

  • Mainly responsible for the translation of documents.
  • Also helps in the conduction of language-related workshops and promotion of the official language.

Hope this post on IBPS SO Job profile and IBPS SO Salary was useful for you. If you have any query or suggestion, Do write us in the comments below.

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IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 – Know the Changed Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2018-19 will be held in the month of December – January. There are many aspirants who were eagerly waiting for this. It is better if you all start your preparation well in advance. For that, you must go through the IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2018-19.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern and Selection Process

The IBPS SO 2018-19 recruitment is out. A total vacancy of 1599  posts have been announced. As expected, the feature of Sectional Timing has also been introduced in the IBPS SO Exam Pattern. This year IBPS has introduced sectional timing for both prelims and main exam in case of IBPS Clerk and IBPS PO Exam. Hence, you must go through the complete selection process and updated exam pattern for Specialist officer.
 

IBPS SO Selection Process

IBPS recruits Specialist Officers in different domains as in IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, Rajya Sabha Adhikari, HR Officer and Marketing Officer. The selection process for Specialist officer includes 3 stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Interview

IBPS SO Exam Pattern

First of all, we have already stated that Specialist Officer recruitment takes place for different domains. Hence, the exam topics are also different for these domains. You can find the detail exam pattern for two different domains given below. You must also remember that for both Prelims and Mains Exam, there is negative marking for both. For your every wrong answer, 0.25 marks shall be deducted.

1.Specialist Officer Exam – Prelims

This year for each section in prelims, a sectional timing of 40 marks has been added. you can find the complete exam pattern below.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for: IT, HR Agriculture, Marketing
Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
 English Language 50 25 40 mins
 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 mins
 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 mins
 Marks  150  125 120 mins
IBPS SO Exam Pattern for: Law and Rajya Sabha Adhikari
Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
 English Language 50 25 40 mins
 General Awareness (Spcl. reference to Banking) 50 50 40 mins
 Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 mins
 Marks  150  125 120 mins

The candidates have to qualify every section with minimum cutoff marks as well as attain the overall cut off  as decided by the bank. On qualifying, they will be eligible for appearing in the Mains Exam for Specialist Officer.

2.Specialist Officer Exam – Main

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for: IT, HR Agriculture, Marketing, Law officer
Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
 Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 minutes
IBPS SO Exam Pattern for: Rajya Sabha Adhikari
Name Of The Subject No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 45 60 30 minutes
 English Descriptive 2

The candidates who successfully qualify the Main Round of Exam for Specialist Officer shall be called for Interview Process. Therefore, now you have an idea of the IBPS SO Exam Pattern along with the sections included. So, you should start preparing for the exam accordingly. We will keep updating you with all latest information and notifications regarding IBPS Specialist Officer recruitment 2018. Subscribe to our notifications to avoid missing out any news.

Good Luck!!

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