IBPS SO 2020 Notification PDF Out: Check Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancy Details

IBPS SO 2020 Notification: Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has invited applications for 1163 Specialist Officer(SO) Posts. Interested candidates can apply for IBPS SO Recruitment 2020 through the prescribed format from 2nd November 2020 and ends on 23rd November 2020.

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Participating Banks for IBPS SO 2020-2021

  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 Notification 2020 Details

Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS)

Application Mode: Online

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Who can Apply : All Indian Candidates Apply

Job Location : Across India

Exam Centre: All States

Post Name: Specialist Officer(SO)

Total Vacancy: 1163

IBPS SO 2020 Post Details

Name of Post No. of Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 670
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 310
IT Officer (Scale-I) 76
Law Officer (Scale-I) 60
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 20
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 27
Total 1163

Salary: Rs. 24000 – 42020 PM

Age Limit : IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

  • General : 20 – 30 Years
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): 20 – 33 Years
  • SC/ST : 20 – 35 Years

IBPS SO 2020 Eligibility Criteria : Educational Details

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
I.T. Officer (Scale-I) 4 year Engineering/Technology Degree or PG in CS/CA/IT/EE/EC/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Telecommunications OR

Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Horticulture/ Forestry/ Food Science/ Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Co./ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Tech./ Dairy Tech./ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) PG Degree in Hindi with English as a core subject OR

PG Degree in Sanskrit with English & Hindi as core subjects.

Law Officer (Scale-I) Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) Graduate and 2 Years Full-time PG degree or 2 Years Full-time PG Diploma in Personnel Management /Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work /Labour Law.
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) Graduate and 2 Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/ 2 Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ 2 Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Selection Procedure – IBPS SO Notification 2020

Selection will be based on

  • Preliminary exam
  • Mains exam
  • Interview

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS SO Syllabus 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

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari 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
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

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

The mains exam pattern for the IBPS SO is different for different posts 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 2019

The IBPS SO Cut Off for the Prelims Exam is given below:

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

IBPS SO Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para / Sentence Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Miscellaneous Topics ( Average, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability etc.

General Awareness

  • Questions will be asked mainly from the Current Affairs & Banking Awareness topics.
  • This section may also include questions on  Books & authors, Currencies, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Ministers Schemes, Important Days etc.
  • It would be advisable to go through the GK updates of at least last 3 – 4 months.
  • Do not forget to prepare for static GK part as well, especially the countries, their capitals and currencies (Try to focus especially on the countries that have been in news lately, for instance, the countries visited by our Prime Minister or President or with whom any major MoU has been signed)

Application Fee – IBPS SO Vacancy 2020

  • General/ OBC: Rs.850
  • SC/ ST/ PWD: Rs.175

Important Dates : IBPS SO 2020 Exam Date

How to Apply – IBPS SO Recruitment 2020

  • Mode of Application for this IBPS SO Notification 2020 is Online.Read the IBPS SO Vacancy 2020 for complete details before apply.If you are interested & found yourself eligible for this recruitment,then only apply though the “Apply Link” given below.Then, find the appropriate option and fill up the form before last date of application.

Steps to Apply : IBPS SO Notification 2020

  • Go to Official Website, Using link given below.
  • Click on the Registration- New User button
  • Enter the required credentials,
    Personal Details,
    Contact Details,
    Educational Eligibility.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Make Payment and Submit the final form.

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