Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Specialist Officers (SO) are recruited periodically to man individual special posts in various departments like IT Officer, Field Officer, Law Officer, HR/Personnel or Management Officer, Marketing Officer, Sales Officer etc in participating banks across the country.
The candidates opting for these posts must have Graduate and Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in relevant field along with certain experience in the relevant field. IBPS conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of Specialist Officers (SO).
In recent years, the level of competition for bank exams has spurt exponentially. Graduates from any field of study can attempt this exam. We provide you details necessary for all preparation tips, syllabi, reference books, study material, exam pattern, etc.
IBPS SO Posts
|Exam||IBPS Specialist Officers (SO)|
|Organised by||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Number of vacancies||Approximately 1200|
|Selection Process||Preliminary, Main & Interview|
|Admit card type||Online|
|Helpline numbers||1800-222-366 & 1800-103-4566|
The IBPS SO 2019 official notification for exam dates has been released on the official website. The Preliminary exam is going to be conducted on December 28 and 29, 2019, and the Main Exam will be held on January 27, 2020. Interested aspirants are advised to check all the important dates before kick-starting the online application process.
|IBPS SO notification||November 5, 2019|
|Starting of online application||November 6, 2019|
|Last date to apply online||November 26, 2019|
|IBPS SO Prelims admit card||December 2019|
|IBPS SO Prelims exam date||December 29 & 30, 2019|
|IBPS SO Mains exam date||January 27, 2020|
|IBPS SO Mains result date||February 2020|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2020|
IBPS released the Specialist Officers recruitment notification on November 5, 2019. Interested candidates can register for IBPS SO until the last date. IBPS SO exam notification 2019 (Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Specialist Officers IX) will be available on the official website. It will contain all the details including the number of vacancies, participating banks, educational qualification, age limit, the application process, exam dates, etc. Aspirants should check IBPS SO notification pdf meticulously before registering online for the exam.
|Allahabad Bank||Central Bank of India||Punjab & Sind Bank|
|Andhra Bank||Corporation Bank||Syndicate Bank|
|Bank of Baroda||Indian Bank||UCO Bank|
|Bank of India||Indian Overseas Bank||Union Bank of India|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Oriental Bank of Commerce||United Bank of India|
|Canara Bank||Punjab National Bank||Vijaya Bank|
IBPS releases the SO recruitment notification 2019 for a total of 1163 vacancies. The online registration starts from November 6, 2019. The total vacancies will be divided into each and every post as shown below:
|Agriculture Field Officer Scale-I||670|
|Marketing Officer Scale-I||310|
|IT Officer Scale-I||76|
|Law Officer Scale-I||60|
|HR/Personnel Officer Scale-I||20|
|Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-I||27|
Candidates, intending to apply for IBPS SO should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS. Click here to know more about the eligibility criteria with details.
INR 100/- For SC/ST/PWD Candidates
INR 600/- For All Other Candidates
Law officer in a bank deals with the legal issues received from various departments of the Bank and its associated institutions. The law officers are responsible for:
The salary structure for the IBPS SO is calculated considering all the perks offered to them. The pay scale for all the vacancies for Scale-I posts will be as follows:
Basic: INR 23,700/-
Pay Scale: INR 23700-980(7)-30560-1145(2)-32850-1310(7)-42020
The various allowances and benefits that are available along with IBPS Specialist Officers salary are as under:
|Dearness Allowance (DA)||36% of Basic|
|House Rent Allowance (HRA)||7% to 9% of Basic|
|Special Allowance (SA)||7.75 % of Basic|
|City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)||0%, 3%, & 4% of Basic|
|Provident Fund (PF) Contribution||INR 3000-3500|
Note: The salary is revised to time from time.
After getting shortlisted for IBPS Specialist Officers (SO), candidates will be placed as Junior Management Grade Scale (JMGS-I). He/she can grow till the General Manager level based on their performance. The IBPS SO career growth is as follow.
|1||Office/ Assistant Manager||Junior Management|
|3||Senior Manager||Middle Management|
|4||Chief Manager||Senior Management|
|5||Assistant General Manager||Senior Management|
|6||Deputy General Manager||Top Management|
|7||General Manager||Top Management|
IBPS to close the application window of Specialist Officers (SO) on November 26, 2019. Interested candidates who are aiming for Scale I positions can register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP) through the official website.
IBPS SO 2019 recruitment notification was released for a total of 1163 vacancies. The selected can earn up to Rs 42,020 per month. Aspirants should submit the application fee to complete the registration process
Institute will be conducting the IBPS SO Preliminary exam date on December 28 and 29, 2019. The qualified candidates will be called for the Main exam followed by an interview/ personality test.23 November 2019
IBPS has activated the registration window for Specialist Officers (SO) 2019 examination. Interested candidates who meet all the prerequisites set by IBPS can start registering online for the examination on its official site until November 26, 2019.
Earlier, IBPS has released the recruitment notification for a total of 1163 vacancies. The Preliminary will be held on December 28 and 29, 2019. The Main exam will be conducted on January 25, 2019.
Candidates should pay the application fee amount to complete the online registration process.8 November 2019
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the recruitment notification for Specialist Officers (SO) cadre posts. Candidates who are aiming for posts such as IT Officers, Agriculture Field Officers, Law Officers, Marketing Officers, HR Officers and Rajbhasha Adhikari can register online for the recruitment until November 26, 2019.
The recruitment notification was released for a total of 1163 vacancies. The Preliminary exam will be held on December 28 and 29, 2019. The Main exam will be conducted on January 25, 2020. The interviews will be held in February 2020. Provisional Allotment will be in April 2020.
The selection of the candidates will be based on the Preliminary and Main online written examination. The qualified candidates in the Main exam will be called for the Interview.5 November 2019
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) likely to release the Specialist Officer (CRP SPL-IX) recruitment notification in this week. As per the media reports, IBPS SO Notification 2019 is expected to release before the first week of November 2019.
Candidates should meet all the eligibility conditions to apply online for the recruitment examination. The online application process will begin immediately. Compared to last year, the number of vacancies likely to be increased.
IBPS will conduct the SO Preliminary exam on December 28, 2019. The qualified candidates will appear for the Main Exam scheduled on January 25, 2020.23 October 2019
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the Combined result for Main exam and interview for CRP SPL-VIII. Candidates who have appeared for the Specialist Officers Main Examination can visit the official website to check their result.
The SO result is available on the official website between April 1 and 30, 2019. Candidates need to enter their login credentials such as registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth to access the result.
IBPS will soon release the appointment letter along with other formalities such as documents required for verification and joining procedure to the registered email. Candidates are advised to check all the key information on the official website.1 April 2019