IBPS SO Exam

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About IBPS SO

IBPS SO Recruitment is one of the most sought-after recruitments in the banking sector.Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join IBPS as a SO or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE SOs -VII).The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Preliminary and Main. Candidates who will qualify in Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

Application Process

1.Candidates are required to apply Online through the link given in the career page of Bank’s website www.ibps.in . No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

2.Candidates are required to have a valid personal email ID and Contact No. 

3. Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained. 

4.There is a provision to modify the online application prior to submission only. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in online application, if any.

5.Make Payment and Print Application

Exam Pattern

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

1.Preliminary Examination

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Sr.No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

1

English Language

50

25

English

2 hours

2

Reasoning

50

50

English and Hindi

3

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

English and Hindi

 

Total

150

125

 

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

Sr.No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

1

English Language

50

25

English

2 hours

2

Reasoning

50

50

English and Hindi

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English and Hindi

 

Total

150

125

 

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

2.Main Examination

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

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

Profession Knowledge

60

60

English & Hindi

45 minutes

 

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

Profession Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

English & Hindi

30 minutes

Profession Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

English & Hindi

30 minutes

Syllabus

The IBPS SO Exam comprises of the following sections:

  • Reasoning Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • General English
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General/Financial Awareness

Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well. The syllabus for the same is discussed below:

 

 For IT Officer (Scale-I)
 For Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
 For Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
For Law Officer (Scale-I)
 For HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
 For Rajsabha Adhikari

Exam Date

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Events

Dates

Start of Online Registration

November 2018

Last Date of Online Application

November 2018

IBPS SO Exam Date 2018 (Preliminary)

29th and 30th December 2018. 

IBPS SO Mains Exam Date

27th January 2019

Declaration of Result

February 2019

Conduct of interview

February 2019

Provisional Allotment

April 2019

Vacancies

IBPS Specialist Officer vacancies will be released for various posts like IT Officer Scale-I, Rajbhasa Adhikari Scale-I, Marketing Officer Scale-I etc. Last year, total 1315 Specialist Officer vacancies were released, so this year approx 2000 vacancies are expected to be released for SO Post

You Can Find Other Details for IBPS Bank SO Recruitment 2018 of SO here >> Official IBPS Bank Notification SO 2018

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