IBPS SO 2021 Notification (Released), Specialist Officer Eligibility, Exam Dates


Latest IBPS SO 2021 Notification in respect of IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment has been declared by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Job seekers can apply online for the IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 by filling the online application forms. You may also go through this page made by the great team of recruitmentresult.com to know more about IBPS SO eligibility criteria like Educational qualification, age limit, applying process, etc.


IBPS SO 2021 Overview:

Organization NameInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
PostSpecialist Officer (SO)
Exam LevelNational Level
VacanciesTo be notified
Application ModeOnline
Online Registration BeginsOctober 2021
Last Date to ApplyNovember 2021
Exam Date of IBPS SO 2021 Prelims18.12.2021


Exam Date of IBPS SO 2021 Mains30.01.2022
Exam ModeOnline
CategoryBank Jobs
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains & Interview
Education QualificationGraduation or Post Graduation in specific stream depending on the post
Official Websiteibps.in

Check Here All: IBPS Notification

IBPS SO Notification 2021:

IBPS SO 2021 Notification has been released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Committee.  It is organizing IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Process for CRP SPL-XI posts of IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari & others.

IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Process consist of three phase (Prelims, Mains & Interview). Those who qualify both the rounds will be further considered for the final interview process. Aspirants shortlisted through exam can be posted anywhere in India.


Participating banks as per IBPS Notification:

Allahabad BankCanara BankIndian BankSyndicate Bank
Andhra BankCentral Bank of IndiaIndian Overseas BankUCO Bank
Bank of BarodaCorporation BankOriental Bank of CommerceUnion Bank of India
Bank of IndiaDena BankPunjab National BankUnited Bank of India
Bank of MaharashtraIDBI BankPunjab & Sind BankVijaya Bank

IBPS Specialist Officer Vacancies:

Name of PostIBPS SO Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)485
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)60
IT Officer (Scale-I)20
Law Officer (Scale-I)50
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)07
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)25

IBPS SO Eligibility 2021:

IBPS Specialist Officer Eligibility Criteria:

Prior filing IBPS Specialist Officer Application Form, ensure IBPS SO Eligibility norms. Only Eligible candidates will be allowed to appear in IBPS SO 2021 Recruitment Rounds.

Nationality / Citizenship:

 A candidate must be either

(i) a Citizen of India or

(ii) a subject of Nepal or

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,

Educational Qualifications:

Job position

IBPS SO Recruitment  Eligibility
I.T. Officer (Scale-I)As per IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment eligibility, 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation is required  or

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 may apply for IBPS Specialist Officer Vacancy.

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/ Sericulture
RajbhashaAdhikari (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

Law Officer (Scale I)Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council is required to apply for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment 2021 Vacancies.
HR/Personn el Officer (Scale I)As per IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment PDF notice, Graduate aspirants & having 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 may apply.
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 may enroll for IBPS SO Vacancy

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IBPS SO Age Limit (As on 01.11.2021):

Age of applicant applying for IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 is minimum 20 years and maximum 30 years. Applicant must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1990 and not later than 01.11.2000 (both dates inclusive) as per IBPS SO 2021 XI Notification.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:


Relaxation in age as per IBPS SO Officer Recruitment Notification
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Persons With Disability10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
Persons affected by 1984 riot

5 years

Application Fee:

To apply for IBPS SO CRP SPL XI notice, applicants need to pay fee through Debit / Credit card, Internet Banking, IMPS/Cash Cards or Mobile wallets.

  • SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs.175/-
  • Others: Rs. 850 /-

IBPS SO Salary Structure:

Those who qualify all selection stages will get IBPS Specialist Officer Salary as per 7th CPC. Along with pay, you aspirants are also entitled for allowances, perks & others.

IBPS SO Recruitment Process:

For the selection of IBPS Specialist Officer Job, applicants have to appear in Preliminary examination (CWE Specialist-VI), which is going to be held on dates mentioned below. Those, who will get qualifying marks in prelims they will be called for main examination.

Those lucky contenders, who will be got qualified by prelim and main exam will be called for final selection that is Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organizations and co-ordinate by the Nodal Bank.

How to Apply for IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2021?

Applicants can apply against Institute of Banking Personnel Selection notification by following the steps mentioned below:

  • For IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Apply Online, log on to official website of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection that is www.ibps.in
  • After this, press on ‘Hit here to view advertisement for CRP SPL XI’ link to view IBPS specialist officer recruitment PDF.
  • At next step, IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Notice becomes visible.
  • Your task is to ensure eligibility & other details from IBPS SO Recruitment Notification.
  • Get download IBPS Specialist Officer Registration Form , after filling form login with login with User Id & Password.
  • Subsequent to registration, you may download IBPS SO Application Form 2021.
  • Hence, put all important details in IBPS SO Online Application Form; also upload required documents with form.
  • Pay your application fee & hit on submit tab for submission of IBPS SO 2021 Online Form.
  • Finally, access hard copy of filled form for further reference.

Apply Online For: Specialist Officers (CRP SPL-XI for Vacancies of 2021-22)

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2021:

Here below we are providing CWE – Online Examinations, you must start up your preparation as according to the pattern, must perform best to grab IBPS Specialist Officer 2021 Notification:

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Pattern 2021:

Sr. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of Exam
1English Language5025English
2Reasoning5050English and Hindi
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry / Quantitative Aptitude5050English and Hindi
time duration will be 2 hours

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern 2021:

For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer:

Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
Professional Knowledge6060English & Hindi45   inutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
Professional Knowledge (Objective)4560English & Hindi30 minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)230 minutes

IBPS SO Exam Centers:

The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India as mentioned below:

State CodeState /UT / NCRPreliminary Exam CentreMain Exam Centre
11Andaman & NicobarPort BlairPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada , Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, VizianagaramVijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
13Arunachal PradeshItanagar, NaharlagunItanagar
14AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, TezpurGuwahati
15BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, SiwanPatna, Purnea
17ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur
18Dadra & Nagar HaveliSurat, JamnagarSurat
19Daman & Diu
20DelhiBahadurgarh, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, GurgaonDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater-Noida, Gurgaon
21GoaPanaji, VernaPanaji
22GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraAhmedabad
23HaryanaAmbala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Panipat, Sonipat, Yamuna NagarHissar
24Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, UnaShimla, Solan
25Jammu & KashmirJammu, Kathua, Samba, SrinagarJammu, Srinagar
26JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, RanchiRanchi
27KarnatakaBelgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdupiBengaluru, Hubli
28KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, ThrichurKochi, Thiruvananthapuram
30MPBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, UjjainBhopal
31MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, SataraAurangabad, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
33MeghalayaRi-Bhoi, ShillongShillong
36OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, SambalpurBhubaneshwar
38Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib , Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, SangrurAmritsar, Mohali
39RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurJaipur, Udaipur
41Tamil naduChennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, VelloreChennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
42TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangalHyderabad
44Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandhshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, VaranasiAllahabad, Lucknow, Meerut
45UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, RoorkeeDehradun
46West BengalAsansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, SiliguriGreater Kolkata, Siliguri

IBPS SO Syllabus 2021:

In order to qualify IBPS SO Prelims or Mains Exam, plan your preparation by referring IBPS SO Syllabus 2021. By going through IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus, you may know about all important topics.

IBPS SO Question Paper 2021:

Applicants, who are going to prepare themselves for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment examination, must solve IBPS Specialist Officer Model Papers on daily basis as it will be really helpful for you.

Applicants can also download the previous year question paper of Specialist Officer through online mode. For better preparation candidates must previous year question paper of Specialist Officer in PDF files from this page.

IBPS SO Admit Card 2021:

Individuals, who are all set to apply for common written exam are required to download their IBPS Specialist Officer Admit Card for every selection procedure. The IBPS Call letters will be made available on the official portal as on the specified dates.

No participates will be eligible to get enter in examination hall without call letter. So aspirants must collect it beefier the one week of examination to get all the examination details in it. You can also download it directly from this page by hitting the suitable link available on this page.

IBPS Specialist Officer Result 2021:

After organizing Prelims Exam on 18-12-2021 & 26-12-2021, IBPS SO Prelims Result will be available from January 2021. With the help of roll number or registration number, you will view your IBPS SO Result.

IBPS SO Score Card 2021:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will announce IBPS SO Score Card on its official website. Those excited to know IBPS SO 2021 Score card, they may stay connected with us.

IBPS SO Cutoff 2021:

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in the test of Online Main examination and also secure sufficiently high scores to be considered to be shortlisted for interview.

Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online Main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

IBPS S0 2021 Important Dates:

IBPS SO 2021 EventsTentative Dates
Notification Release DateOctober 2021
Online Registration StartsOctober 2021
Last Date to ApplyNovember 2021
Prelims Admit Card Release DateDecember 2021
IBPS SO Prelims Exam 202118th December 2021

26th December 2021

IBPS SO Prelims Result DeclarationJanuary 2022
Mains Admit Card Release DateJanuary 2022
IBPS SO Mains Exam 202130th January 2022
IBPS SO Mains Result DeclarationFebruary 2022
Conduct of InterviewFebruary/March 2022
Final Result DeclarationApril 2022

Final Words:

Applicants are suggested to visit the Official Website to get rest details about IBPS SO 2021. Stay in touch with our web page recruitmentresult.com to get latest updates as we update our pages time to time.

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