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IBPS SO Notification 2019

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    08 November at 03:31 PM

IBPS s is slated to conduct the IBPS SO( Specialist officer) exam 2019. This will be done in three phases:

  • Online Preliminary Exam
  • Online Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

A candidate must qualify both preliminary exam and mains exam to proceed to the interview round. 

Dates:

Event Date
IBPS SO Online Registration Starts From 6th November 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for IBPS SO 26th November 2019
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary Dec-19
Commencement of IBPS SO Preliminary Exam 28th and 29th December 2019
Result of SBI SO Online exam – Preliminary to be announced
Download of call letters for Online examination – Mains Jan-20
Commencement of IBPS SO Mains Exam 25th January 2020
Commencement of IBPS SO Mains Exam 25th January 2020
Conduct of Interview Feb-20
IBPS SO 2019-20 Final Result 1st April 2020

Vacancies:

IBPS has introduced around 1163+ Specialist Officers (SO) vacancies for IBPS SO 2019-20 exam. The breakup is given below

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

Eligibility Criteria:

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, which is as given below.

Name of the Post Age Educational Qualification
I.T. Officer (Scale I) Minimum-20 yrs Maximum 30 yrs

1)Four years of engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation

OR
2) Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation OR

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 graduation level
Law Officer (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 Relation/ 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

Exam Pattern

Preliminary: There will 2 patterns for Preliminary Exam, depending on what post do you apply.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Law Officer (Scale-1) and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-1)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 50 25 40 minutes
Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale -1 for all officers)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 50 25 40 minutes
Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

There will negative marking amounting to 1/4 of the maximum marks for any question.

Mains:

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer

Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Professional Knowledge

60

60

45 Minutes

IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-1)

Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Professional Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

30 Minutes

Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

30 Minutes

IBPS SO Syllabus.

The Prelims area consists of standard topics in Quant, Reasoning, General/Banking Awareness, and English. The syllabus for specialist officers is given below

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

Keep updated here for more details. Please go to the official website www.ibps.in  for registration.