IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Apply Online for 710 Specialist Officer Posts

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 IBPS SO Recruitment Notification Released: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued the latest notification for Specialist Officer posts on its website i.e. ibps.in. This notification has been issued on October 31 to fill 710 posts. Online applications for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 will be done from 1st November to 21st November 2022. Eligibility, age limit, application fee, syllabus, exam pattern, selection process, links, and all other information for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 has been made available below.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Notification

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 notification has been issued to fill 710 posts. Candidates can apply for this recruitment in online mode from 1st November to 21st November 2022. The complete information related to this recruitment is given below in detail.

Organization Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post Specialist Officer (SO)
Exam Level National
Total Vacancy 710 Posts
Registration Dates 1st to 21st November 2022
Participating Banks 11
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Mode Online Mode
IBPS SO Recruitment Process Prelims, Main Exams, Interview
Education Qualification Graduates or relevant degree
Age Limit 20 years to 28 years
Application Fee SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 175 General and Others: Rs. 850
IBPS Official Website www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

  • IBPS SO Notification 2022: 31st October 2022
  • Online Registration Starts From 1st 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: 24 or 31 Dec 2022
  • IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022: January 2023
  • Commencement of IBPS SO Mains Exam: 29th January 2023
  • Conduct of Interview: February 2023/March 2023
  • IBPS SO 2022 Final Result: April 2023

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Vacancy Details

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 Posts

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Application Fee

  • SC/ST/PWBD candidates: Rs. 175/-
  • Other Categories: Rs. 850/-

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Educational Qualification

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.

I.T. Officer (Scale I):

  • Four years engineering/ Technology degree in Computer Science/ IT/ Computer Application/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/ IT/ Computer Application/ Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR
  • Graduates having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level exam 

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

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 the graduation level.

Law Office (Scale I):

  • A bachelor’s degree in Law and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

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

Marketing Officer (Scale I):

  • Graduate and Full-Time MMS (Marketing)/ MBA (Marketing)/Full-time PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Exam Date

IBPS has released the exam dates for the recruitment of Specialist Officer posts through SBI SO Recruitment 2022. As per IBPS SO Notification 2022, IBPS SO 2022 Preliminary Exam will be conducted on the 24th and 31st of December 2022, and Mains Exam will be held on the 29th of January 2023. Bookmark this page to get notified about all the updates of IBPS SO 2022.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Participating Banks

The Names of 11 participating banks where 710 vacancies are available for various posts of SO are as follows.

  • Bank of Baroda 
  • Canara Bank 
  • Indian Overseas Bank 
  • UCO Bank 
  • Bank of India 
  • Central Bank of India 
  • Punjab National Bank 
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Indian Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2022

Preliminary Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari
Test Ques Marks Dur
English Language 50 25 40 Min
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 Min
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 40 Min
Total 150 125 120 Min
IT Officer, AFO, HR / Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer
Name of Test No.  of Qs Max Marks Dur
English Language 50 25 40 Min
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 Min
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Min
Total 150 125 120 Min
  • Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing the minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates will be shortlisted for the Online Main Examination in each category as decided by IBPS based on the requirements.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/4 in both prelims and mains exams.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Mains Exam

Law Officer, IT Officer, AFO, HR / Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer
Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks
Profession Knowledge 60 60
Time: 45 Minutes
Rajbhasha Adhikari
Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks
Profession Knowledge (Objective) 45 60
Profession Knowledge (Descriptive) 2
Time: Per Test 30 Minutes

IBPS SO Syllabus 2022

IBPS SO Preliminary Exam Syllabus

THE IBPS SO Preliminary Exam is the primary selection round of the IBPS SO 2022 Exam. Candidates who clear the preliminary exam are eligible to appear for the main exam. The Preliminary Exam of IBPS SO 2022 comprises three major sections: Reasoning Syllabus, English Language, and Quantitative Aptitude / General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry (For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari).

Reasoning Syllabus
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
English Language Syllabus
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks Para/Sentence Completion
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss Ratio
  • Proportion Work,
  • Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
General Awareness Syllabus
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

IBPS SO Mains Exam Syllabus

IT Officer (Scale-I) Syllabus
  • Database Management System
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Operating System
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Structure
  • Computer Organization and Microprocessor
  • Object Oriented Programming
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) Syllabus
  • Basics of Crop production
  • Horticulture
  • Seed Science
  • Agronomy and Irrigation
  • Agricultural Economies
  • Agricultural Practices
  • Soil resources
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agroforestry
  • Ecology
  • Government Schemes
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) Syllabus
  • Basics of Marketing Management
  • Brand Management
  • Advertising
  • PR
  • Sales
  • Retail
  • Business Ethics
  • Market Segmentation
  • Market research and forecasting demand
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Service Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
Law Officer (Scale-I) Syllabus
  • Banking Regulations
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects
  • Relevant Laws and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange
  • Prevention of Money-laundering, Limitation Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • SURFACES
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Laws and Actions in the direct link to Banking Sector
  • Bankers Book Evidence Act
  • DRT Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) Syllabus
  • Human Resource Development
  • Business policy and strategic analysis
  • Transnational Analysis
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
  • Grievance and Conflict Management
  • Performance Management and Appraisal

IBPS SO Admit Card 2022

IBPS SO 2022 admits card will be issued 10 to 15 days before the exam date. IBPS SO Preliminary Exam will be conducted on 24th and 31st December 2022 and Mains on 29th January 2023. The admit card for the preliminary examination is expected to be released in the first week of December 2022 and for the main examination in the second/3rd week of January 2023. The admit cards for the main examination will be issued only to those candidates who have qualified for the preliminary examination.

IBPS SO Result 2022 

IBPS SO Result 2022 will be released after each stage of the exam is successfully conducted. The cumulative score of the main examination and interview process is considered to prepare the final merit list of the selected students. The preliminary examination is of qualifying nature for shortlisting the candidates for the main examination. The merit list is prepared in descending order of marks obtained by the candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given an appointment letter from the Bank of the candidate’s choice.

IBPS SO Cut-Off 2022

IBPS SO cut-off 2022 will be released after each stage of the exam. The cut-off for the IBPS SO Preliminary exam will be released first, followed by the cut-off for the Main exam. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances for the IBPS SO exam by matching their scores with the cut-off marks released by IBPS.

Let’s have a look at previous years’ Prelims cut-off for the IBPS SO Exam:

IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2021 (Out of 125)
SC ST OBC UR EWS
IT Officer 
66.25 54.63 66.38  66.38  64.50
Agricultural Field Officer
21.25 21.25 21.25 21.25 21.25
Rajbhasha Adhikari
19.88 17.25 20.13  20.13 18
Law Officer
40.25 33  42  42.38 34.63
HR/Personnel Officer
40.50 40.50   40.50 40.50 38.75
Marketing Officer
24 23.63  24  24 24

How to Apply IBPS SO Recruitment 2022

How to apply for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022? For IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 applicants have to apply online through the official website. Applicants can follow the following instructions to apply online:

  • First of all, open the official website of IBPS.
  • Then click on Latest News on the home page.
  • Then you have to register first and then log in.
  • Click on Apply link of IBPS SO Recruitment 2022.
  • Fill in all the information asked in the application form correctly.
  • Then upload the required documents, photo, and signature.
  • Then pay the application fee as per your category.
  • After that submit the application form.
  • Finally, take a printout of the application form and keep it safe with you.

IBPS SO Some Useful Links

IBPS SONotification Release Date31 October 2022
Start Date Online Application Form1 November 2022
Last Date Online Application Form21 November 2022
IBPS SO Apply OnlineClick Here
Official NotificationClick Here
IBPS Official WebsiteClick Here
Join WhatsApp GroupClick Here
Join Telegram ChannelClick Here
Acchi Taiyari Home PageClick Here
IBPS SO Recruitment Important Links

What is the last date to apply online for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022?

You can apply online for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2022 from 1st November to 21st November.

How to Apply Online for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022?

The process and direct link to apply online for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2022 is given above.