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IBPS SO 2022 Notification PDF, Exam Date for 710 Posts

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Date Out

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Date Out: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has published the IBPS SO 2022(CRP SPL-XII) Notification on its official website i.e.@ibps.in. Through this recruitment process, 710 posts of IBPS SO for different disciplines such as I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) and Marketing Officer (Scale I) are to be filled. IBPS SO Exam 2022 for the prelims phase is scheduled to be held on 24th & 31st of December 2022. Banking aspirants have to undergo various stages to get selected, the IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) selection process includes 3 phases namely – Prelims, Mains & Interview and after completing all the stages candidates are recruited by various Public Sector banks. Go through the article for the latest updates as here we bring you the complete details of IBPS SO 2022.

IBPS SO 2022- Overview

The IBPS SO 2022 notification for FY 2022-23 has been released. The details of the IBPS SO 2022 are tabulated below for the candidates who are aspiring to get a government job. Have a look at the overview table for all the highlights.

IBPS SO 2022 Overview
Organization Name Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post Specialist Officer (SO)
Exam Level National Level
Vacancies 710
Application Mode Online
Online Registration 01st November to 21st November 2022
Exam Mode Online
Salary Rs 38,000/- – Rs 39,000/-
Category Bank Jobs
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Education Qualification Graduation or Post Graduation in a specific stream depending on the post
Age Limit 20 – 30 years
Official Website @ibps.in

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IBPS SO Notification 2022

The IBPS SO Notification 2022 has been released on 31st October 2022 on its official website @ibps.in. The IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 is for selecting candidates for the post of Specialist Officers in different Public Sector Banks for multiple positions. Candidates interested in IBPS SO 2022 can go through the complete information including eligibility, age limit, selection procedure, and syllabus from the notification PDF. We have provided below the link to download IBPS SO Notification 2022 for your reference.

IBPS SO 2022 – Important Dates

All the Important dates related to the IBPS SO 2022 have been released along with the release of the IBPS SO 2022 Notification and the complete schedule for the recruitment drive has been updated in the below table.

IBPS SO 2022 – Important Dates
Activity IBPS SO 2022 Dates
IBPS SO Notification 2022 31st October 2022
IBPS SO Apply Online 01st November 2022
Last Date to Apply Online for IBPS SO 21st November 2022
IBPS SO Admit Card 2022 for Prelims Exam December 2022
IBPS SO Preliminary Exam 24th & 31st December 2022 
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022 January 2023
IBPS SO Mains Exam 29th January 2023
Conduct of Interview February 2023/March 2023
IBPS SO 2022 Final Result April 2023

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IBPS SO 2022 Vacancy

IBPS has released the vacancies along with the IBPS SO 2022 notification PDF. The IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers as IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. This sector requires highly skilled people with a strong will and dedication to work as Specialist Officers. Check out the table given below for the post-wise vacancy details.

IBPS SO Vacancies 2022
Name of Post No. of Vacancies
IT Officer (Scale-I) 44
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 516
Marketing Office (Scale-I) 100
Law Officer (Scale-I) 10
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 15
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 25
Total 710

IBPS SO 2022 Apply Online

IBPS SO 2022 apply online link has been activated on the official website of the IBPS. Interested and eligible candidates for the IBPS SO 2022 can apply online either from the official website or by clicking on the direct apply online link that has been provided below. The candidates are advised to apply well in advance before 21st November 2022 to avoid the last-minute hassle.

IBPS SO 2022 Application Fee

The candidates while applying for the IBPS SO 2022 posts have to pay the Application Fee via online mode to complete the application process. We have tabulated below the application fee category-wise for the ease of candidates.

Category Application Fee
General & Others Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
SC/ST/PWD Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)

IBPS SO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are interested in applying for the posts of IBPS SO in various departments can go through the minimum eligibility criteria below in terms of Nationality, Educational Qualification and age limit.

IBPS SO Nationality

The candidate who is going to apply for IBPS SO 2022 exam should have citizenship of India issued by the government of India. The following candidates can also apply for the IBPS SO 2022 exam:

  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee, who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • Persons migrated from India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, along with the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

IBPS SO Educational Qualification(As on 21/11/2022)

The education qualification for IBPS SO for various posts is as follows:

1. I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

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

  • Bachelor’s 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.

IBPS SO Age Limit(As on 01/11/2022)

Candidates applying for the IBPS SO Posts must be well-versed of the prescribed age limit under the recruitment drive.

  • The age of the applicant must range from anywhere between 20 to 30 years
  • Age relaxation will be applicable as per category and is given in the table below:
Category  Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
A person affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

Detailed IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2022

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Participating Banks in IBPS SO 2022

Here is the list of participating Public Sector Banks in the recruitment drive of IBPS SO 2022 –

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Indian Overseas Bank
  4. UCO Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. Punjab National Bank
  8. Union Bank of India
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS SO 2022 Selection Process

IBPS SO 2022 selection procedure includes the following stages. The Preliminary exam will be conducted by IBPS, which will be followed by the Mains Exam.

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Mains exam
  3. Interview

The IBPS SO Prelims exam is qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in the mains exam and interview are added for the final selection. It is very important to perform well in the main exam as well as in an interview to get the final selection.

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Exam Pattern includes Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English language, and Professional knowledge, where the syllabus of Professional knowledge is different for every post.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern

Below we have provided the IBPS SO Exam Pattern for various departments separately so that it could help the candidates boost up their preparation.

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern

We have detailed below the IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari.

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Timing (Minutes)
English Language 50 25 English 40
Reasoning Ability 50 50 English and Hindi 40
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Total 150 125 120 mins.

IBPS SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Timing (Minutes)
English Language 50 25 English 40
Reasoning Ability 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40
Total 150 125 120
  • For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted

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IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

The main exam pattern for the IBPS SO is different for every post as mentioned below.

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

Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
Profession Knowledge 60 60 45 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
Profession Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30 minutes
Profession Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30 minutes

IBPS SO Cut Off (Previous year)

The IBPS SO Cut Off 2022 will be released after each phase of the examination has been conducted.  Previous Year Cut Off is a guide for the candidates to get an idea regarding the expected increase or decrease in this year’s Cut Off. Check previous year’s IBPS SO Cut Off Marks from the below section.

Name of the Section Maximum Marks Cutoff
General SC/ST/OBC/PWD
English 25 8 06.75
Reasoning 50 11.25 08.75
General Awareness / Quantitative Aptitude 50 09.50 07.50

Also Check,

IBPS SO Previous Year Cut off IBPS SO Salary 2022
IBPS SO Previous Year Question Paper

IBPS SO 2022- FAQs

Q1. What is the date for IBPS SO Exam 2022?

Ans. The IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2022 will be commenced on the 24th & 31st of December 2022

Q2. What is the last date to apply for IBPS SO 2022?

Ans. The last date to apply for IBPS SO 2022 is 21st November 2022.

Q3. What is the maximum age limit prescribed under the IBPS SO 2022?

Ans. The maximum age limit prescribed under IBPS SO 2022 is 30 years.

Q4. What is the application fee for IBPS SO 2022?

Ans. The application fee for IBPS SO 2022 is Rs. 850/- for the general category.

Q5. How many vacancies are released for IBPS SO 2022 Recruitment 2022?

Ans. A total of 710 IBPS SO vacancies are released for IBPS SO 2022 recruitment drive.

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