IBPS SO Notification 2023 (Out) 1402 Specialist Officer Posts

IBPS SO Exam Notification

IBPS SO Notification 2023: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released IBPS Specialist Officer 2023 Exam notification on 1st August 2023. IBPS recruits candidates for Specialist Officer posts in participating banks through Common Recruitment Process (CRP). Candidates for the posts will be selected through IBPS SO Exam 2023. The board has released a detailed advertisement mentioning exam date, eligibility, application procedure in its official website @www.ibps.in. So interested candidates shall check this post to know further about the IBSP Specialist Officer Exam 2023. Aspirants can apply online between 01.08.2023 and 21.08.2023.

IBPS SO Notification 2023 Overview:

IBPS is filling up Specialist Officer vacancies like IT Officer, Agricultural Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, Marketing Officer, HR/Personnel Officer in various participating banks. The board has officially released the notification for the same. Here is an overview of the IBPS SO Recruitment candidates need to know.

OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection – IBPS
Name of PostSpecialist Officer
No. of Vacancies1042
Notification Date01.08.2023
Application ModeOnline
Start Date of Online Application01.08.2023
Last Date of Online Application and Payment of Fee28.08.2023 (Extended)
Educational QualificationRelevant Degree
CategoryBank Job
Official Websitewww.ibps.in

See Also: IBPS PO 2023 Notification(Out) – Direct Application Link

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Dates:

The recruiting agency has mentioned the schedule of online Preliminary and Main Examination Dates, Interview Dates and Result Dates of each stage in the official notification. So candidates can check IBPS SO 2023 Exam Dates given below to prepare themselves in the best possible way for each stage.

Prelims Exam Admit Card DownloadDecember 2023
Online Prelims Exam30th, 31st December 2023
Prelims Exam Result DeclarationJanuary 2024
Mains Exam Admit Card Download
Online Mains Exam28th January 2024
Mains Exam Result DeclarationFebruary 2024
Interview Call Letter DownloadFebruary/ March 2024
Final Interview
Provisional AllotmentApril 2024

IBPS SO Vacancy 2023:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has announced a total of 1042 vacancies of Specialist Officer posts. The vacancies are in various participating banks including Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Indian Overseas Bank etc., Candidates can see post wise vacancy split up in below table.

S.NoName of PostVacancies

Note: candidates can check official notification PDF to find out category wise vacancies.

IBPS SO 2023 Notification PDF:

The recruitment agency in its official notification has mentioned eligibility criteria, age limit, examination dates. IBPS has also released the online application procedure, exam pattern, syllabus along with the notification. So candidates can download the IBPS SO 2023 Notification PDF from the below direct link for their reference.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO Recruitment 2023:

Below are the banks which participate in the IBPS SO Recruitment 2023. So candidates provisionally selected by IBPS can be posted in any of these banks based on availability of vacancies.

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

IBPS SO Eligibility:

Applicants need to have some basic educational qualification, need to be in certain age limits, nationality which are discussed below.

1. Nationality:

Candidate who wish to apply for Specialist Officer posts must be an Indian Citizen or a Person of Indian Origin who has settled down in India. For complete list of candidates who are eligible based on  Nationality, please refer the official notification pdf.

2. Age Limit:

The age of the candidates applying for Specialist Officer posts must be minimum of 20 years and maximum of 30 years as on 01.08.2023.

Age Relaxation:

Candidates are eligible for relaxation in upper age limit based on certain conditions which are as follow:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC / ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwBD10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Person affected by 1984 riots 5 years

3. Educational Qualification:

Candidates must have minimum qualification based on the post they are applying for as discussed below:

IT Officer:

  • B.E or B.Tech in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation
  • PG Degree in Electronics, Electronics & Tele Communication, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Applications
  • Candidates with a Degree and passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Agricultural Field Officer:

  • 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, Fisheries Engineering

Rajbhasha Adhikari:

  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject
  • Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects

Law Officer:

  • Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB)
  • Should have enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

HR/Personnel Officer:

  • Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work, Labour Law

Marketing Officer:

  • Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM, PGDM with specialization in Marketing

IBPS SO 2023 Online Application:

IBPS has directed candidates to apply for the Specialist Officer posts only through online mode. Aspirants should apply only in the IBPS official website @www.ibps.in. The recruitment board shall not entertain any other modes of application. So candidates can click on the Direct Online Application link given below.

IBPS SO Selection Procedure:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will select the candidates for the Specialist Officer Vacancies through Online Examinations and Interview. The selection process involves the following steps:

  1. Online Preliminary Examination
  2. Online Mains Examination
  3. Final Interview
  4. Provisional Allotment

Application Fee:

Candidates need to pay a non-refundable application fee before 21.08.2023 to apply for the Specialist Officer Vacancies. Below is the fee as per category of the candidates.

  • SC/ST/PwBD candidates: Rs.175/-
  • All Other Candidates: Rs.850/-
  • Mode of Payment: Online

IBPS SO Admit Card 2023:

The hall ticket for the Online Preliminary Examination for the Specialist Officer posts will be released by IBPS in their website. So candidates can download the IBPS Specialist Officer Prelims Exam Admit Card 2023 Online from the official website 7 to 10 days before the preliminary exam. Candidates can also follow Sarkar Admit Card page where we post Admit cards for all competitive exams.

How to Apply for IBPS SO 2023 Exam:

Aspirants can apply through official website at www.ibps.in by following the below simple steps

  • Log on to IBPS Official Website
  • Go to CRP Specialist Officers -> Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officers XIII
  • Click on the Online Application Link
  • Register yourself in the portal by submitting valid details
  • Upload Scan copies of your passport size photograph and signature
  • Fill the Online Application Form for Specialist Officer posts
  • Upload relevant and necessary documents
  • Pay the application fee online and submit the application form
  • Take printout of the application form for reference

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