IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 for Specialist Officers | 1402 Posts | Last date: 28 August 2023

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IBPS SO Recruitment 2023– Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the job notification for the Specialist Officer for the post of I.T. Officer /Agricultural Field Officer/Rajbhasha Adhikari/Law Officer/ HR/Personnel Officer/Marketing Officer. Candidates with the qualification of B.E/B.Tech/MBA/LLB/M.A/PG Diploma can apply for this job. The selection process is based on the examination and interview. Eligible candidates can apply for this post online on or before 21 August 2023 28 August 2023. The detailed eligibility and application process of IBPS Recruitment is given below.

IBPS SO Recruitment

IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 for Specialist Officers:

Job Role I.T. Officer /Agricultural Field Officer/Rajbhasha Adhikari/Law Officer/ HR/Personnel Officer/Marketing Officer
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/MBA/LLB/M.A/PG Diploma
Total Posts 1402 Posts
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Salary Scale 1
Job Location Across India
Last Date 21 August 2023 28 August 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

I.T. Officer :

  • 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation 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

Agricultural Field Officer :

  • 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

Rajbhasha Adhikari :

  • 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 :

  • A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

HR/Personnel Officer :

  • 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.

Marketing Officer :

  • 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

Age Limit(As on 21 August 2023): 20 -30 Years

Age Relaxation:

  • 5 years for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
  • 3 years for Other Backward Classes
  • 10 years for Persons With Disability
  • Others as per government policy

Participating Banks:

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

Total Vacancies: 1402 Posts



  • I.T. Officer – 500 Posts
  • Agricultural Field Officer – 31 Posts
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari – 120 Posts
  • Law Officer – 10 Posts
  • HR/Personnel Officer – 700 Posts
  • Marketing Officer – 41 Posts

Salary: Scale- I

Selection process:

IBPS SO 2023 Preliminary Examination:

The preliminary examination is conducted for 125 Marks for 2 Hrs time duration.

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Test No.of Questions Marks
English Language 50 25
Reasoning 50 50
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50
Total 150 125

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

Test No.of Questions Marks
English Language 50 25
Reasoning 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 150 125

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. The adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS SO 2023 Main Examination:

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

Test No.of Questions Marks
Professional Knowledge 60 60

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:



Total Marks: 60

Test No.of Questions
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2

IBPS SO Interview:

  • Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Main examination for CRP SPL-IX will subsequently be called for an Interview.
  • The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
  • The weightage of the Online Main Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

Application Fees:

  • For SC/ST/PWBD candidates – Rs.175/-
  • For all others – Rs.850/-
  • Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

How to Apply for IBPS Recruitment 2023?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post latest by 21 August 2023. 28 August 2023.

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Important Dates:

  • On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates: 01.08.2023- 21.08.2023
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 01.08.2023- 21.08.2023 01.08.2023- 28.08.2023
  • The download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary: December 2023
  • Online Examination – Preliminary: 30.12.2023/ 31.12.2023
  • Result of Online exam – Preliminary: January 2024
  • Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main: January 2024
  • Online Examination – Main: 28.01.2024
  • Declaration of Result of Online Main Examination: February 2024
  • The download of call letters for interview: February/ March 2024
  • Conduct of interview: February/March 2024
  • Provisional Allotment: April 2024

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