IBPS SO Notification 2022 Out; Apply Online, Last Date, www.ibps.in

IBPS has released notifications for the recruitment of SOs for various public sector banks. There are 710 vacancies in the IBPS SO Notification 2022. Candidates who are eligible can start filling out the online application form on November 1, 2022, and the deadline is November 21, 2022. On the official website of the authority, https://www.ibps.in/, applicants can apply online. Additionally, the applicant may use the direct link provided at the end of this article to fill out the specialist officer application form 2022.

ibps so notification 2022 & recruitment

We will present all the important facts about the IBPS SO Recruitment here, including the eligibility criteria and the important dates that should be known by all candidates.

Overview of the IBPS SO Notification 2022

Below are the highlights of the IBPS SO notification.

Article TypeRecruitment
Recruitment ForIBPS Specialist Officer
Name of the ExamCRP SPL -XII
Exam Conducting OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
For the Year2023- 2024
ScaleScale I
Number of Vacancies710
Level of the ExamNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Authority Websitehttps://www.ibps.in/

IBPS SO Educational Qualifications

IBPS SO recruits candidates for various posts like that of I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer etc. The educational qualification is different for all these different posts as of 21/11/2022.

S No.Name of the PostEducational Qualification
1. I.T. Officer (Scale I)1)Four years engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation OR
2) Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation OR
Graduates having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level exam 
2.Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)4 years graduation degree in agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ dairy Science/ Agricultural engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing and cooperation/ Co-Operation and Banking/ Agro-Forestry
3.Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)Post Graduate in Hindi with English as a subject at the graduation or degree level OR Post Graduate Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as a subject at graduation level
4.Law Office (Scale I)A bachelor’s degree in Law and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
5.HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)Graduate and Full Time Post Graduate Degree or Full-time Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law
6.Marketing Officer (Scale I)Graduate and Full-Time MMS (Marketing)/ MBA (Marketing)/Full-time PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing

IBPS SO Age Limit (01/11/2022) 

candidate is required to be minimum of 20 years to be eligible for the IBPS SO exam. The maximum age limit is 30 years. Candidates belonging to reserved categories are given age relaxation by the Government of India. The category-wise age relaxation given to candidates for the post of IBPS SO is discussed below:

S NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1.Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)5 years
2.Other Backward Class (OBC)3 years
3.A person with Disability (PWD)10 years
4.Ex-Servicemen/Commissioned Officers including ECOS (Emergency Commissioned Officers)/ SSCOs (Short Service Commissioned Officers) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of Assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 1 year from last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by the way of dismissal/discharge on the account of misconduct/inefficiency/physical disability attributable to military service5 years
5.A person ordinarily domiciled in the Jammu and Kashmir province during the period 1.01.1980 and 31.12.19895 years
6.The person affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

below Here Is the detailed exam pattern for shortlisting eligible candidates for IBPS SO 2022 Exam. The previous year, IBPS introduced separate sectional timing for each section in the preliminary exam. Let’s have a look at the revised IBPS SO Exam Pattern.

The preliminary exam will be a qualifying phase for the mains and candidates will have to meet the cut-offs of prelims to be eligible to appear for the Mains exam.

IBPS SO 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern: There are two patterns for IBPS SO prelims examination for different posts. There is a sectional cut-off and candidates have to clear all the sections in order to clear the preliminary exam of IBPS SO 2022.

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

S No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi40 minutes
Total150125 120 minutes
S No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi40 minutes
Total150125 120 minutes

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

S No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language5025English40 minutes
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi40 minutes
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry5050English and Hindi40 minutes
Total150125 120 minutes

Recruitment of Specialist Officers in IBPS 2022: Dates

IBPS SO candidates should be aware of the cardinal dates related to Specialist Officer recruitment for the IBPS SO Exam 2022. To keep all these things in mind, we have prepared a table that contains only the important dates of crucial events. Here is the table:

Beginning of the online application form along with the amendments1st of November, 2022
End date of Filling up the online application form21st of November, 2022
Application fees Payment DatesFrom 1st November to 21st of November, 2022
Pre-Exam Admit card Release DateDecember 2022
Pre Exam Date24th Dec 2022 / 31 st Dec 2022
Pre Exam ResultJan 2023
Main Exam Admit CardJan 2023
Main Exam Date29th of January, 2023
Main Exam Declaration DateFeb 2023
Interview Admit CardFeb 2023
Interview to be Held onFeb or Mar 2023
Temporary AllotmentApril 2023

The eligibility criteria for the IBPS SO recruitment for 2022 can be found Here:

There are two categories of eligibility criteria for IBPS SO recruitment. Both these categories are discussed sequentially below:

Educational Qualification:-

Designation NameEducation Required
IT OfficerShould possess an Engineering degree or Technology Degree in CS or Computer applications/IT/Electronics/Electronics and Telecommunication/ECE/Elect and Instrumentation
PG Degree in Electronics/Electronics and Tele comm/ECE/Elect and Instrumentation/ CS or Computer applications
Should be a graduate in DOEACC “B” Level
Agriculture Field OfficerShould have a 4-year degree 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
Rajbhasha AdhikariShould possess a PG degree in Hindi along with English as one of its subjects in graduation OR have a PG degree in Sanskrit and should have English and Hindi in graduation
Law OfficerBachelor’s degree is required in LLB and one should be a member as an advocate in the bar council
HR/Personnel OfficerShould be a graduate and also hold 2 year PG degree
should possess 2 years PG diploma in Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work or in Labour Law
Marketing OfficerShould be a graduate and two years MMS in marketing /Two Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Age Criteria:-

One of the most important criteria to become eligible for the specialist officer examination is the applicant’s age. For the unreserved category, applicants must be between the ages of 20 and 30.

The age relaxation is as follows:-

ClassUpper Age Limit Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
PWD10 Years
Ex-Servicemen5 Years
1984 riots affected person5 Years
The application process for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 can be found Here:

Following are the steps candidates can follow to fill out the application form online. Here are the steps:

  • A candidate must first visit www.ibps.in, the official website of IBPS.
  • On the left side, you will see an icon that says “CRP Specialist Officer”. Click on it.
  • Click on the link “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-Specialist Officers (CRP-SPL-XII)”.
  • A login page appears. Click on the “click here for new registration” icon.
  • Complete all the basic details, including your email address and phone number.
  • A provisional Registration Number and password will be issued to the candidate after the registration process is completed. Additionally, it will be sent via email and SMS.
  • A scanned photo, signature, and left thumb impression, along with a handwritten declaration, must be uploaded next.
  • The candidate can now preview the details and click “Complete Registration”.
  • Candidate fees must now be paid online through debit/credit or internet banking.
  • Lastly, the candidate should save the application form for future reference.
Application Form: Documents Required
  • Colour passport-sized photo scanned in jpg/jpeg format and between 20 and 50kb in size.
  • The signature should be scanned on white paper in black ink pen in jpg/jpeg format and the size should be between 10 and 20 kb
  • A scanned thumb impression on white paper made with a black or blue ink pen, in jpg or jpeg format, between 20 and 50kb in size
  • The declaration was scanned on white paper in black pen in English only. The file should be in jpg/jpeg format and be between 50 and 100 kb in size.

Fees for IBPS SO Applications

SC/ST/PWBDRs 175/-
OthersRs 850/-

The following links are Important

Apply Online Here>>IBPS SO Recruitment 2022
Download Notification>>IBPS SO Notification 2022

What is the Pay scale of a Specialist Officer in IBPS 2022?

Basic pay In Ibps SO is INR 36,300 to INR 64,6000, It also denpends on the Officer’s Level and Area of Specialisation and the relative pay scale of his unit.

Will There Be negative marketing in Ibps so exam 2022?

Yes, 0.25 Marks will be deducted for every wrong answer by the candidate.

Which Banks do recruitment on the basis of ibps exam?

Canara Bank, Indian Bank, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Corporation Bank, UCO Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, United Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Andhra Bank, Punjab National Bank, Central Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce And few other major banks do recruit on the basis of ibps.

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