IBPS SO Recruitment Notification 2017 - 2018 – Important Information

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IBPS SO Recruitment Notification 2017 – Important Information
IBPS conducts a common IBPS SO Exam across the country to fill SO vacancies in various banks that participate in this exam. Once you qualify, you are hired as a Specialist Officer in one of the participating banks as per your preference, merit and IBPS SO cut off. Different branches for the exam is being held are, IT, HR, Agricultural Field, Rajbhasha, Marketing and Law.
Important Dates
Along with the IBPS SO exam date, you need to know other important dates too. E.g.:
Vacancy Details:
The total no. of IBPS SO Vacancies 2017 is 1,315. The detailed vacancies for various posts are as follows:
A) I.T. Officer - 120
B) Agricultural Field Officer - 875
C) Rajbhasha Adhikari - 30
D) Law Officer - 60
E) HR/Personnel Officer - 35
F) Marketing Officer - 195
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria
Overall, there are 2 criteria on which your eligibility is judged for IBPS SO exam. You need to qualify these eligibility standards to apply for this exam. These 3 criteria are broadly classified into the following categories:
a) IBPS SO Age Limit (as on 27th November 2017)
Minimum Age - 20 years
Maximum Age - 30 years
You need to fall under this upper & lower age limit to apply for IBPS SO. Normal Age Relaxation rules apply.
b) IBPS SO Education Qualification (as on 27th November 2017)
I. T Officer (Scale I)
4-year Engineering/Technology Degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/Information Technology/ Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunications/Electronics & Communication/Electronics  & Instrumentation
Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/Electronics & Tele Communication/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation/Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/Dairy Science/Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/Agri.Marketing & Cooperation/Co-operation & Banking/Agro-Forestry/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/Food Science/Agriculture Business Management/Food Technology/Dairy Technology/Agricultural Engineering.
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
Postgraduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level
Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
Law Officer (Scale I)
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
Graduate and Two Years Full-time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work/Labour Law.
Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Graduate and Two Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/Two Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Exam Pattern:
The IBPS SO selection takes place in 3 stages - Prelims, Mains & Interview. The Preliminary exam is just a qualifying exam and the marks that you score in the Prelims are not counted towards final merit list preparation.
Once you clear the Prelims stage, you qualify for the Mains exam. Thereafter, the selected candidates will be called the Interview. Your final selection depends upon your collective performance in Mains Exam & Interview.
Read the table given below to know about the IBPS SO Selection Process & Exam Pattern in detail.
B. Mains Exams Pattern
Online (Objective Type) Exam for Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I
Online (Objective Type) Exam for IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer Scale I
Check out the Official IBPS SO Notification for Recruitment here!
Now that you have become aware of crucial IBPS SO Prelims Exam details, you can know all the little information just by reading the Official IBPS SO Notification. Read it to find all the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, IBPS SO Syllabus and more