IBPS SO Recruitment 2017-18: Apply Online for 1315 Specialist Officer Posts At ibps.in


IBPS SO Recruitment 2017-18: 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct the recruitment of Specialist Officer (SO) to appoint eligible candidates at various posts under SO in around 20 public sector banks. The IBPS SO exam will be conducted at national level to fill around 5000 vacancies. The exam of IBPS SO will be held in three stages for all the candidates – preliminary exam, mains and interview. All the candidates will have to qualify all the three stages of IBPS SO selection to be shortlisted for appointment. The notification of IBPS SO is expected to be released by October, 2017 as per the IBPS calendar. The online application process will also commence a day or two after the official notification has been made available. The preliminary exam of IBPS SO is scheduled to be conducted on December 30 and 31 followed by mains exam of January 28 and personal interview. The dates of personal interview will be announced with the official notification.


IBPS SO Recruitment: Vacancy Detail


  • I.T. 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)

Age Limit

Age (As on 01.11.2017): Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1987 and not later than 01.11.1997 (both dates inclusive)


 Selection Process

The exams for Specialist Officers (SO) will now on be held in 3 parts:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview


Application Fee

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 07.11.2017 to 27.11.2017 (only Online payment, both dates inclusive) shall be as follows

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others


How to Apply

Candidates can apply online only from 07.11.2017 to 27.11.2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted. Pre-Requisites for Applying Online Before applying online, candidates should—

(i) scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement.

(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

(iii) keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges.

(iv) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.


Official Website:  www.ibps.in


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