IBPS SO 2018. Latest Updates Institute of Banking Personnel Selection March 2018
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IBPS SO Application Form 2017-2018- Link activated TodayThis year, IBPS is going to conduct IBPS SO exam for the Seventh time for filling 1,315 vacancies under the posts of SO (Specialist Officer) across India on behalf of 20+ Nationalized Banks. IBPS SO online examination is tentatively scheduled to be held in December (Prelims exam) and January (Mains exam), 2018. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP), All - India Level online examination for selecting personnel in Specialist Officers (SO) cadre posts in various Nationalized banks in India, every year. Interviews are conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT.
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IBPS SO NOTIFICATION
IBPS published the Official Notification for the recruitment of Specialist Officers (SO) for all six posts on October, 2017, under the name CRP SPL-VII.
Check the Latest Official Notfication on IBPS SO recruitment.
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How to Apply for IBPS SOIn order to grasp Bank SO job, Candidate have to apply for IBPS CWE SO-VII through online mode only, after declaration of IBPS SO Official notification. Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable for IBPS SO recruitment are:
- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
- Rs. 600 /- for all others
- Your Passport Size Photo - It should be in .jpg format between 200 x 230 pixels in Dimensions and 20kb - 50 kb in size
- Your Signature - It should be in .jpg format between 140 x 60 pixels in Dimensions and 10kb - 20kb in size.
IBPS SO Post DetailsIBPS selects huge number of candidates for different posts under Specialist Officers Exam. Following are the various posts of IBPS SO.
|S. NO||Post Name||No. of Vacancies|
|1||I.T. Officer (Scale-I)||120|
|2||Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)||875|
|3||Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)||30|
|4||Law Officer (Scale I)||60|
|5||HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)||35|
|6||Marketing Officer (Scale I)||195|
IT officers are responsible for management of various systems like the ATM, Cash Deposit Kiosks, Mobile Banking and internet Banking, Networking etc. They are also be incharge of developing new software and even modifying the Bank’s existing softwares.
IT Officer Job Profile:
Agriculture Field Officer Job Profile:Agricultural Field Officers are responsible for promoting bank's loan products in rural areas, particularly among farmers. They have to conduct pre-loan sanction inspection and follow up for recovery of loans.
Rajbhasha Adhikari Job Profile:Rajbhasha Adhikari are responsible for translation related works, like translating official documents from English to Rajbhasha or national language (Hindi) and other such activities. They are supposed to well verse in Hindi and Sanskrit.
Law Officer Job Profile:Law Officers are responsible for the overall legal perspectives of the Bank they are working in, checking the sanctions imposed by the bank and making sure that all the relevant documents are properly executed.
HR Officer Job Profile:HR Officers are responsible for the overall Human Resource of their respective Bank, training and induction of the new employees that join their bank. They have to maintain the salary accounts, leave schedules and other appraisal related forms. They are also responsible for managing the industrial relations, performance and promotion Policy.
Marketing Officer Job Profile:Marketing Officers are responsible for all the marketing and promotional activities in their assigned region, conceptualizing and designing the Bank’s advertisements and co-ordinating with various advertisement agencies.
IBPS SO - PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONSThe following organisations are participated in last year for the recruitment of Specialist Officers Scale I and for this year also, the following banks are expected to be a part in IBPS SO recruitment:
- Allahabad Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Bank of Baroda
- Corporation Bank
- Canara Bank
- Indian Bank
- Syndicate Bank
- Central Bank of India
- Indian Overseas Bank
- UCO Bank
- Oriental Bank of Commerce
- Union Bank of India
- Bank of India
- Dena Bank
- IDBI Bank
- Punjab National Bank
- United Bank of India
- Bank of Maharashtra
- Punjab & Sind Bank
- Vijaya Bank
IBPS SO VACANCY DETAILSLast Year, around 1,940+ vacancies for the posts of Specialist Officers are filled viz, 335 IT Officer, 400- Agricultural Field Officer , 65- Rajbhasha Adhikari, 115- Law Officer, 81- HR/ Personal Officer, and 946- Marketing Officer. This year also, around 1,315 vacancies are to be filled for various posts of Specialist Officers as mentioned in the above table.
IBPS SO SALARYBank SO's approximate salary is around Rs. 34,000 to Rs. 40,000 which may vary from bank to bank. As a Specialist Officer, you can get Good perks and feel job security, fast growth and good work-life balance.
IBPS SO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAAge - Minimum: 20 years and Maximum: 30 years for all six posts of Specialist Officers (SO).
Educational Qualifications - Educational Qualification for Specialist Officers (SO) may vary according to the posts, which is presented in the below table in a detailed manner.
|S. NO||Post Name||
Educational Qualifications(from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised 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
b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
|2||Agricultural Field Officer
|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|
|Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level
Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
|A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council|
|5||HR/ Personnel Officer
|Graduate And Full time Post Graduate degree or Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law|
|Graduate and Full time MMS (Marketing) / MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing|
What's New in this Year IBPS SO Exam?
From this year onwards, IBPS decided to hold two-tier examination namely Preliminary and Main examinations for recruitment of all six posts of Specialist Officers (SO). The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be considered for preparing the final merit list. IBPS SO Prelims exam marks will be only qualifying nature for shortlisting candidates to Mains Examination. The marks obtained in the Main Examination will only be considered for short listing for interview. Previously, there was single written examination followed by an Interview for IBPS SO selection.
IBPS SO EXAM DATESThus from this year, IBPS will conduct online Common Written Examination (CWE) for the posts of Specialist Officers (SO) in two phases as:
1. IBPS SO Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS SO Mains Exam
On January 16, 2017, IBPS released tentative dates for CWE SPL-VII which are:
- IBPS SO Exam Dates for Preliminary - 30 and 31st of December 2017
- IBPS SO Main Examination Date - January 28, 2018
Candidates those who qualified in IBPS SO Main Examination, will be called for final stage of IBPS SO recruitment, ie., IBPS SO Interview.
IBPS SO Exam Structure
As said earlier, IBPS conducts CWE SPL-VII in two phases namely, IBPS SO Preliminary Examination and IBPS SO Mains Examination. After that Interview will be held for candidates who qualified in IBPS SO Mains Exam. The IBPS SO Prelims and Mains Exam will be conducted in online mode only. IBPS SO Prelims exam will comprise multiple choice questions under 3 main sections namely English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude (OR) General Awareness. IBPS SO Mains Exam will consist of questions only from Professional Knowledge. Check detailed IBPS SO Exam Pattern for both Prelims and Mains exam to know the Number of questions in each section, Sectional marks, Total marks, Total Duration, Negative Marking.
IBPS SO SyllabusGet latest detailed IBPS SO Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains Exam. To crack IBPS SO Exam in first attempt, you should know IBPS SO Syllabus. Subject wise IBPS SO Syllabus is granted clearly for all six posts. Make use of it to the fullest.
IBPS SO ADMIT CARDAn e-admit card/ hall ticket/ call letter can be downloaded from the IBPS official link, which are updated in Fresherslive page. First, the IBPS SO Prelims admit card will be released for those candidates who register with IBPS SO CWE SPL- VII. And then IBPS SO admit card for Mains Exam will be released for those candidates who qualify for IBPS SO Mains. The Exam Centre, Venue address, Date and Time for both IBPS SO Preliminary and main examinations and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter.
IBPS SO RESULTIBPS SO results are released by IBPS after completion of each stage of Exam ie., IBPS SO Prelims, IBPS SO Mains, IBPS SO Interview. After announcement of IBPS SO Results, Candidates can check their score of IBPS SO exam for any stage @ Fresherslive page. Final merit listing of IBPS SO vacancies is based on IBPS SO Mains examination marks + Interview Marks. The weightage (ratio) of IBPS SO Main exam and interview for final merit list = 80 : 20 respectively. Every Year, IBPS maintains a reserve list to the extent of approximately 10 percent of the total vacancies under each category for each post of Specialist Officer. In the event of Participating Organisations/ other financial organisations providing further vacancies during upcoming year, candidates in the reserve list will be provisionally allotted.
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