IBPS SO NOTIFICATION 2020

IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER NOTIFICATION -2020.

IBPS(Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) released a notification for Specialist officers for 2021-2022. This notification is called IBPS SO(Specialist officer)Common Recruitment Process(CRR SPL-X).IBPS conduct IBPS SO exams for public sector banks in India once a year for various specialist officer positions in specialist officers scale-I.IBPS takes care of end to end Specialist Officer(SO) recruitment process which is called IBPS SO(Specialist Officer).

SPECIALIST OFFICER POSTS:

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NAME OF THE SPECIAL OFFICER POST

01

IT Officer(Information Technology)Scale-1

02

Agricultural Field Officer Scale-1

03

Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-1

04

Law Officer Scale-1

06

HR/Personnel Officer Scale-1

07

Marketing Officer Scale-1


SELECTION PROCESS:

Selection process in IBPS SO involves below four stages OR four stages of the selection process in IBPS SO(Specialist office Recruitment).

Stage-1: Preliminary Exam(Prelims Exam)

Stage-2: Mains Exam

Stage-3: Personal Interview

Stage-4: Allotment in Participating Bank

PARTICIPATING BANKS LIST:

In this year there are eleven banks participating in specialist officer recruitment 2020-2021 and also called participating organizations in IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) Recruitment 2020-2021.

Bank of Baroda

Canara Bank

India Overseas Bank

UCO Bank

Bank of India

Central Bank of India

Punjab National Bank

Union Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

Indian Bank

Punjab and Sind Bank

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR IBPS SO:

Candidates whoever applying for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) Recruitment,Need to full fill the minimum criterial which was published by IBPS(Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) in the notification which is available on IBPS Website.

1.Natationality:

A candidate must be citizen of India and also who settled in India origin from Nepal, Bhutan,Tibet which was prescribed by IBPS.

2.Age Criteria:

Minimum age is 20 year and maximum age is 30 years and Relaxation of upper age limit as mentioned below.

5Year to SC/ST

3Year to OBC(Non-Creamy Layer)

10Year to person with benchmark bisability

5Year to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned  Officers

5years to Persons affected by 1984 riots

3.Educational Qualification:

Post Code

Name of the Post

Educational Qualifications.
(from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies)

 1

I.T. Officer

(Scale-I)

a) 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation

OR

b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications

OR

Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

2

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/ Sericulture

3.

Rajbhasha Adhikari

(Scale I)

Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level

OR

Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

4

Law Officer

(Scale I)

A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

 

5

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.*

 

6

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:

IBPS conducts online exam or computer based test for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) in two ways.

I.Preliminary Exam:

Preliminary or Prelims exam for IBPS SO is divided into two parts as the syllabus is varied.

For Law Officer Scale-1 and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-1 

SL NO

SUBJECT

MAX QUESTIONS

MAX MARKS

MEDIUM

DURATION

1

English

50

25

English

40mnts

2

Reasoning

50

50

English&Hindi

40mnts

3

General Awareness with ref to Banking Industry

50

50

English&Hindi

40mnts

TOTAL

150

125

English&Hindi

120mnts/2hrs


For IT OFFICE(Information Technology) Scale-1/Agricultural Field Officer Scale-1/HR/Personnel Officer Scale-1/ Marketing Officer Scale-1

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SUBJECT

MAX QUESTIONS

MAX MARKS

MEDIUM

DURATION

1

English

50

25

English

40mnts

2

Reasoning

50

50

English&Hindi

40mnts

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English&Hindi

40mnts

TOTAL

150

125

English&Hindi

120mnts/2hrs



The main exam is based on own discipline or domain knowledge.All questions from your domain knowledge.

For Law Officer Scale-1 and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-1

SUBJECT

MAX QUESTIONS

MAX MARKS

MEDIUM

DURATION

Professional Knowledge(Objective)

45

60

English&Hindi

30mnts

Professional Knowledge(Descriptive)

2

English&Hindi

30mnts

TOTAL

47

60

 

60mnts/1hr


For IT OFFICE(Information Technology) Scale-1/Agricultural Field Officer Scale-1/HR/Personnel Officer Scale-1/ Marketing Officer Scale-1

SUBJECT

MAX QUESTIONS

MAX MARKS

MEDIUM

DURATION

Professional Knowledge(Objective)

60

60

English&Hindi

45mnts

TOTAL

60

60

 

45mnts

Note:0.25 penalty for each wrong answer in prelims and main exam.

EXAMINATION CENTRES:

Across India there are many examination centres allotted by IBPS in state wise, there is a tentative list attached in notification as Annexure-I. Candidate has the choice to select the examination centres while filling up online application. 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR IBPS SO:

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EVENTS

TENTATIVE DATES

1

Online Registration and Edit/Modification application

02.11.2020-23.11.2020

2

Payment of Application Fee

02.11.2020-23.11.2020

3

Online Examination-Prelims

26&27.12.2020

4

Online Examination-Main

24.01.2021

 

Personal Interview

Feb’2021

5

Provisional  Allotment

April’2021


ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS:

Candidate has to visit IBPS official website to apply online application. There is a special window for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020-2021. Linke is given in this article.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer):

Before applying online application, the candidate should ready with below-scanned items.

- photograph(Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels and Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb)

- signature(Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels and Size of the file should be between 10kb – 20kb)

- left thumb impression(Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI and File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB)

-Hand Written Declaration(Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI and File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB)

-Email ID

-Contact Number

Application Fee:

Mode of payment for IBPS SO is through online only by using credit cards/debit card/Internet Banking/ Mobile Wallets.Fee is varied as mentioned below.

Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD candidates

Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others

VACANCIES IN IBPS SO :

POST : I.T.OFFICER (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

3

1

5

2

9

20

0

0

0

0

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Canara Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Central Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

7

Indian Overseas Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Punjab & Sind Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

UCO Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

Union Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

3

1

5

2

9

20

0

0

0

0

POST : AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

6

3

12

4

20

45

1

0

1

0

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Canara Bank

43

21

78

29

119

290

3

3

3

2

5

Central Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

7

Indian Overseas Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Punjab & Sind Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

UCO Bank

22

11

40

15

62

150

2

1

2

1

11

Union Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

71

35

130

48

201

485

6

4

6

3

POST : RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

0

0

1

0

4

5

0

0

0

0

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Canara Bank

1

0

2

1

6

10

0

0

0

0

5

Central Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

7

Indian Overseas Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Punjab & Sind Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

UCO Bank

1

1

2

1

5

10

0

0

0

0

11

Union Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

2

1

5

2

15

25

0

0

0

0


POST : HR/PERSONNEL OFFICER (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

1

0

1

1

4

7

0

0

0

0

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Canara Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Central Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

7

Indian Overseas Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Punjab & Sind Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

UCO Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

Union Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

1

0

1

1

4

7

0

0

0

0


POST : MARKETING OFFICER (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

7

3

13

5

22

50

1

1

0

1

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Canara Bank

1

0

2

1

6

10

0

0

0

0

5

Central Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Indian Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

7

Indian Overseas Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Punjab National Bank

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Punjab & Sind Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

UCO Bank

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

Union Bank of India

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

8

3

15

6

28

60

1

1

0

1


POST : LAW OFFICER (SCALE-I)

Sr.

No.

 

Bank

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

EWS

 

UR

 

Total

 

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

1

Bank of Baroda

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

2

Bank of India

0

0

1

0

4

5

0

0

0

0

3

Bank of Maharashtra

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0



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 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION(FAQ) FOR IBPS SO RECRUITMENT 2020:


1.How many posts are there in IBPS SO 2020?
Ans: There are 647 positions notified in the notification.

2.What are the posts available under IBPS SO Recruitment 2020?
Ans: Usually IBPS recruits for HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, and Rajbhasha Adhikari Officers under scale-1.


3.How many phases are there in IBPS SO recruitment process 2020?
Ans: There are two phases. One is called Prelims and the Second is the Mains exam in different schedules.


4.What are the educational eligibility criteria to be eligible for all posts under IBPS SO recruitment 2020?
Ans: There is different criteria for IBPS SO. You can find a table with Posts against qualifications.


5.When IBPS SO 2020 online registration starts?
Ans: Online Registration window starts on 2nd November.


6.What is the last date to apply IBPS SO 2020?
Ans: Online registration closing on 23rd November.


7.How to edit or modify the IBPS SO online form?
Ans: You can edit or modify the details by login to ibps website with your credential till online registration ends.


8.When will be the IBPS SO Prelims exam?
Ans: IBPS SO Prelims will be held on 26th and 27th Dec'20.


9.When will be the IBPS SO Main exam?
Ans: IBPS SO Main exam will be held on 24th Jan'21.


10.What is the IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern?
Ans: IBPS conducts prelims exams in different patterns.One pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Officers and one pattern for HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer,IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer.


11.What is syllabus for IBPS SO Prelims exam?
Ans: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English for HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, and IT Officer.English, Reasoning and General Awareness with ref to Banking Industry for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Officers 


12.What are the items required for applying for IBPS SO Recruitment?
Ans: Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression, and Handwritten declaration in scanned format


13.What is the content that should be written in self-declaration?
Ans: All about health and Safety connecting with covid19.


14.How to do the payment for IBPS SO 2020 online application?
Ans: Its online payment by using credit card/debit card/Internet banking/wallets


15.What is the age criteria for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020?
Ans: Min age is 20Year and Max is 30Year but there is Age relaxation for reserved categories.


16.What is the cut off marks for IBPS SO 2020?
Ans: Required to obtain a minimum score in the test of Online Main examination and also secure sufficiently high scores to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview

17.How many questions in IBPS SO Prelims exam 2020?
Ans: A total of 150 questions. 50Question form each question like Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English.


18.Any negative marking in IBPS SO Prelims 2020?
Ans: yes, there is 0.25 negative marking for each wrong answer


19.What is the exam fee for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020?
Ans:-    Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD candidates and Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others


20.What are the exam centers for IBPS SO prelims 2020?
Ans: Almost all towns/cities and districts having exam centers.


21.When can we download the call letter for IBPS SO Prelims?
Ans: Will be able to download the call letter in Dec'20.


22.What are the participative banks?
Ans: There are eleven banks participating in IBPS SO Recruitment 2020. You can find banks in the above article.