IBPS SO 2017 / IBPS Specialist Officer Exam

IBPS SO 2017 / IBPS Specialist Officer Exam

IBPS SO 2017: The IBPS SO examination will be tentatively held in January 2017 and after that the results will be declared very soon on the official website of IBPS. The appearing candidates will be able to check their cut off and examination result from the official website of IBPS. The final selection will be done on the basis of cumulative performance of written examination and PI of the candidates. The candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks. The cut off scores will be decided based on the number of vacant posts for shortlisting the candidates for PI.

The IBPS SO recruitment procedure consists of 4 stages- CWE (Common Written Examination) and PI (Personal Interview). PI will be followed by document verification and final allotment. The candidates have to qualify all these stages to get recruited.

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification

  • The candidates must have completed MBA in marketing for the post of marketing officer.
  • The candidates must have completed graduation in agriculture/horticulture/agro-engineering/agro-forestry for the post of agricultural officer.
  • The candidates must have completed B.Tech OR M.Tech in IT/CSE/ECE/Telecommunication for the post of IT Officer.
  • The candidates must have completed graduation with LLB degree for the post of Law officer.
  • The candidates must have completed graduation & post-graduation in social work/labour law/HR/HRD.

Age limitation- The candidates must have aged between 20 to 30 years.

Age relaxation- The age relaxation for SC/ST is 5 years, for OBC is 3 years, for PWD is 10 years and for original domicile of Kashmir/1984 Riot affected people & Ex-servicemen (other military persons).

Application procedure

The interested candidates can apply online from the official website of IBPS for SO 2017. The candidates have to fill all the required details and submit the applications to get the candidature.

The candidates also have to upload scanned images of their recent photograph and signature. The scanned images have to be uploaded in the accurate format with correct size mentioned in the official website of IBPS.

The candidates also have to pay the application fee to complete the application procedure. The application fee for SC/ST/PWD is Rs. 100/- and for all other categories is Rs. 600/-. 

Important dates for IBPS SO 2017 (Tentative)

Online registration and rectification of applications November-December 2016
Online application fee November-December 2016
Downloading of admit cards January 2017
Examination date (IBPS SO 2017) January 2017
Results declaration February 2017
Downloading of interview admit card March 2017
IBPS SO interview date March 2017
IBPS SO provisional allotment date April 2017

Examination pattern

The candidates should know the examination pattern before they start application process. It will help the candidates to get a brief idea about the examination.

For the post of law officer (Scale I) &RajbhashaAdhikari (Scale I)

Section No. of questions Marks Total time
General awareness 50 50 120 minutes
Reasoning 50 50
Professional knowledge 75 75
English language 25 25
Total 200 200

For the post of IT officer, agricultural field officer, marketing officer & HR/personnel officer (Scale I)

Sections No. of questions Marks Total time
Professional knowledge 75 75 120 minutes
Quantitative aptitude 50 50
English language 25 25
Reasoning 50 50
Total 200 200

Check out IBPS SO Exam SyllabusClick here

Posts under IBPS SO 2017

  • IT Officer
  • HR Officer
  • Law Officer
  • Agricultural Officer
  • Marketing Officer
  • Rajbhashadhikari Officer

Selection procedure

The selection procedure of IBPS SO 2017 consists of following stages- online written examination and Personal Interview. The online written examination will be of 200 marks and PI will be of 100 marks.

Cut Off marks

The cut off marks will be different for both written examination and PI. Cut off marks will say that whether a candidate is qualified for the written examination and PI or not. The cut off marks will be different general and reserved categories. Cut off marks will depends of various factors such as No. of candidates/ Level of exam/ Checking scheme/ Previous year cut off.

For more details about IBPS SO 2017, you may access official website of IBPS.

2 thoughts on “IBPS SO 2017 / IBPS Specialist Officer Exam

  1. Sir my dob is 11-07-1986 am eligible for specialist officer

  2. Sir mere right ear mei hearing loss hai aur mere hand ki middle big finger cut hai kya ye disability mei count hoti hai. Iske saath kya mei ibps so la form fill kar sakti hu.

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