01 Nov 2017

IBPS Specialist Officers(1315) 2017-18 Notification OUT….!!!!

IBPS Specialist Officers Notification 2017-18

IBPS has released IBPS SO 2017 Official Notification. IBPS SO 2017 is going to be conducted on 30th and 31st December 2017 (preliminary Exam) and on 28th January 2018 (Mains Exam) by IBPS or the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for various posts like:

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

The latest notification released by IBPS states that IBPS SO 2017 will be conducted through a two phase selection process. Candidates who qualify both the rounds will be further considered for the final interview process.

IBPS SO 2017 Notification

IBPS SO 2017 Notification has been be released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Committee. The IBPS SO recruitment 2017 is for selecting candidates for the post of Specialist Officers in different Public Sector Banks for multiple positions. Candidates selected through IBPS SO 2017 exam can be posted anywhere in India.

IBPS SO 2017 Vacancy

This year IBPS has released a total of 1315 vacancies for the recruitment of Specialist Officers(SO). Only a handful of vacancies are available for this post as the post of SO involves really skilled and specialized officers excelling in their respective domain. Let’s have a look at the post wise total number of vacancies.

  • IT Officer (Scale-I)- 120
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)- 35
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)- 30
  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I)- 195
  • Law Officer (Scale-I)- 60
  • Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)- 875

IBPS SO 2017 Exam Dates

IBPS SO Preliminary exam 2017 is scheduled on 30th and 31st December 2017. The Mains examination will be conducted on 28th January 2017.

Activity Date

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates       07.11.2017- 27.11.2017

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)                                            07.11.2017- 27.11.2017

Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary                                     December 2017

Commencement of Preliminary Exam                                                                    30th, 31st December 2017

Result of Online exam – Preliminary                                                                                        January 2018

Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main                                                                 January 2018

Commencement of Mains Exam                                                                                                               28th January 2018

Declaration of Result of Online Main Examination                                                             February 2018

Download of call letters for interview                                                                                     February 2018

Conduct of interview                                                                                                                     February 2018

IBPS SO 2017 Recruitment

The IBPS SO recruitment process is going to be conducted to select Specialist Officer through IBPS SO 2017 is 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. The candidates selected after the interview round are given the appointment letter.

IBPS SO 2017 Application Fee

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as his/her application fee for IBPS SO 2017 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category. The Online Application will start once the notification has been released by IBPS.

IBPS SO 2017 Exam Pattern

This year IBPS has brought a major change in the IBPS SO 2017 Exam Pattern. Till last year, there used to be only 1 examination then followed by an interview. However, this year there will be a two-tier examination.

The preliminary exam will be a qualifying phase for the mains and candidates will have to meet the cut-offs of prelims to be eligible to appear for Mains exam.

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