IBPS SO 2023 Notification (Out) Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application

IBPS SO Notification 2023 has been Released for 1402 Specialist Officer (CRP SPL-XIII) Vacancies @ www.ibps.in: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has issued a notification for the recruitment of 1402 Specialist Officers (SO) posts. The Notification includes for Following Posts-

  • Agriculture Field Officer
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • IT Officer (Scale I)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

IBPS SO 2023 Notification

IBPS SO Bank Jobs 2023 Candidates who are looking for Bank Govt Jobs may grab this opportunityInterested Candidates can check eligibility details like education qualification, and age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply given below for more details stay tuned to our website schools360.com.

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts, in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in September/ October 2023 and November 2023.

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officers’ cadre posts in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in December 2023 and January 2024.

IBPS SO 2023 Important Dates

Specialist Officers
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates
01.08.2023 to 21.08.2023
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges
01.08.2023 to 21.08.2023
Download of call letters for Online examination
– Preliminary
December 2023
Online Examination – Preliminary December 2023
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary January 2024
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main January 2024
Online Examination – Main January 2024
Declaration of Result – Main February 2024
Download of call letters for interview
February/March 2024
Conduct of interview
February/March 2024
Provisional Allotment April 2024

IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection IBPS is going to recruit the 1402 vacant posts on Officer Dept. So, the willing contenders to work as  Specialist officer can select this choice of IBPS SO Recruitment 2023. Also, the aspirants to be a part of the Govt Job employee can apply by getting the applications from the website of the IBPS. Only the eligible candidates according to the norms of the IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment have to apply for the SO posts

IBPS SO Notification 2023 

Name of The Organization  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Name of Posts Specialist Officer (SO)
No of Posts 1402 Posts
Job Category  Bank Jobs
Job Location All India
Online Registration 01st to 21st August 2023
Application Mode Online Process
Website www.ibps.in

IBPS SO 2023: Vacancy Details

Total IBPS SO Vacancies: 1402 Posts
Name of Post No. of Vacancies
IT Officer (Scale-I) 120
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 500
Marketing Office (Scale-I) 700
Law Officer (Scale-I) 10
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 31
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 41
Total 1402

IBPS SO 2023 Participating Banks

  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 2023 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS SO Essential Qualification

1. I.T.Officer (Scale-I) – a) 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications OR Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) – 4 year Degree (graduation) 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
3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) – Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level
4. Law Officer (Scale-I) – A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) – Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.*
6. Marketing Officer (Scale-I) – Graduate and Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing *

IBPS SO 2023 Age Limit (as on 01-08-2023)

The candidate’s Age Limit Should be between 20 to 30 years.
Age relaxation will be applicable as per government rules.

Category Age Relaxation permitted
Other Backward Classes 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 Years

IBPS SO 2023 Pay Scale


IBPS SO 2023 Selection Process 

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

IBPS SO 2023 Application Fee

General/OBC Candidates Application Fee is – Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)-
All Other Candidates (ST/SC/PWD) Application Fee is – Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)

How to Apply for IBPS SO 2023

  1. Log on to IBPS SO 2023 Careers Page at the official website to www.ibps.in.
  2. Eligible candidates are advised to open a Notification.
  3. Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility
  4. Click on the link New Registration
  5. Fill in your Academic Qualification & Other Related Information as per the instructions
  6. Ensure the information provided is correct
  7. Submit the application & Make Payments
  8. Take a printout of IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 online application form

Important Links for IBPS SO 2023

Download IBPS SO 2023 Short Notification pdf Download Now
IBPS  CRP SPL SO Online Application link Online Application link

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2023 Preliminary Exam Pattern

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Posts

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

IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Posts

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 English Language 50 25 English 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

IBPS SO 2023 Pattern for Mains Exam

Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer posts

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Professional Knowledge 60 60 English and Hindi 45 minutes

Rajbhasha Adhikari Posts

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 English and Hindi 30 minutes
2 Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 English and Hindi 30 minutes

IBPS SO Preliminary Exam Syllabus

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During IBPS SO Recruitment Process, Preliminary Exam is the first round. All those candidates who were applied for the Posts must Attend for Prelims Exams. Following is the IBPS SO Prelims 2023 Syllabus.

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language

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

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

IBPS SO Mains Exam Syllabus

Job Role
Syllabus Contents
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 Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities,
  • foreign exchange
  • Prevention of Money-laundering, Limitation Act
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Laws and Actions with 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
Rajbhasha Adhikari


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