IBPS SO Notification PDF 2021 Apply Online For 1828 Vacancies

IBPS SO Notification PDF 2021: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has released the official notification for Specialist Officer Posts on 02nd November 2021. The selection will be done through 3 stages – Prelims, Main Exam, and Interview round. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 03rd November 2021 and the last date to apply online for IBPS SO 2021 is 23rd November 2021.

A total of 1,828 vacancies have been released via IBPS SO Notification 2021. In this article, you will get complete details about IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 like vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, Important dates, application fee, and how to apply online for IBPS SO 2021?

IBPS SO Notification PDF 2021: Overview

Name Of The RecruitmentIBPS SO Recruitment 2021
Organization NameInstitute of Banking Personnel (IBPS)
Job CategoryBanking Jobs
Post NameSpecialist Officer
Total Vacancies1,828
Job LocationAll Across India
Application ModeOnline
IBS SO Notification Date 202102 November 2021
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, Interview
Last Date to Apply Online23rd November 2021
Official Siteibps.in

IBPS SO 2021 Vacancy

The IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers as IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. Check out the table given below for post-wise vacancy details:

IBPS SO Vacancies 2021-22
Name of PostNo. of Vacancies
Law Officer (Scale-I)44
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)61
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)84
IT Officer (Scale-I)220
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)535
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)884
Total Vacancies1,828

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates who are wishing to apply for the IBPS SO Recruitment must know what are the eligibility criteria for IBPS SO 2021.

Educational QualificationGraduation mandatory
Age Limit20 – 30
Number of AttemptsTill you meet age criteria

Educational Qualification

The education qualification for IBPS SO for various posts is as follows:

I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

  • 4 year Engineering/Technology Degree or PG in CS/CA/IT/EE/EC/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Telecommunications OR
  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)

  • 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Horticulture/ Forestry/ Food Science/ Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Co./ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Tech./ Dairy Tech./ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

  • PG Degree in Hindi with English as a core subject OR
  • PG Degree in Sanskrit with English & Hindi as core subjects.

Law Officer (Scale-I)

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

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

  • Graduate and 2 Years Full-time PG degree or 2 Years Full-time PG Diploma in Personnel Management /Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work /Labour Law.

Marketing Officer (Scale-I)

  • Graduate and 2 Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/ 2 Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ 2 Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO 2021

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

IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 Important Dates

IBPS SO Exam dates 2021
IBPS SO 2021 EventsDates
Notification Release Date02nd November 2021
Online Registration Starts03rd November 2021
Last Date to Apply23rd November 2021
IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card Release Date 2021December 2021
IBPS SO Prelims Exam 202126th December 2021
IBPS SO Prelims Result Dates 2021January 2022
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card Release Date 2022January 2022
IBPS SO Mains Exam 202230th January 2022
IBPS SO Mains Result Date 2022February 2022
IBPS SO Interview Date 2022February/March 2022
IBPS SO Final Result DateApril 2022

IBPS SO Application Fee

The exam fee for the post of IBPS Specialist Officer is mentioned below. The application fee has to be paid online.

Category Application Fee
General & OthersRs. 850/-
SC/ST/PWDRs. 175/-

How To Apply Online For IBPS SO 2021?

The online application process for IBPS SO 2021 will comprise of two-stage: Registration & Log In

Part I: Registration

  • The candidates are to first click on the link that is given above or visit the official website.
  • Enter the details asked for.
  • A provisional registration number and password will be sent on the registered Email ID and Mobile number.

Part II: Log In

  • On receiving the registration no. and password, log in to complete the application procedure.
  • Fill up the personal, academic details, and communication details correctly.
  • Choose the exam center carefully.
  • Upload the photograph, signature, Left Hand Thumb Impression, Handwritten declaration.
  • The details for uploading the documents are given below in the next paragraph.
  • Verify the details entered in the form before paying the application fee.
  • After verification, pay the required application fee.
  • Your IBPS SO application form 2021 will be accepted provisionally after you have paid the application fee.

Download IBPS SO 2021 Notification PDF

IBPS SO Online Application Form 2021 Direct Link

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Documents Required For IBPS SO 2021

The candidates will have to upload the following documents in the required size in JPEG format in the IBPS SO 2021 Online Form.

DocumentsDimensionsFile Size
Passport Size Photograph200 x 230 Pixels20 – 50 KBs
Signature140 x 60 Pixels10 – 20 KBs
Left Thumb Impression240 x 240 Pixels20 – 50 KBs
Hand Written Declaration800 x 400 Pixels50 – 100 KBs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many vacancies are there in IBPS SO 2021?
Ans. – There are a total of 1828 vacancies in IBPS SO 2021.

Q. When will IBPS SO Prelims 2021 be Conducted?
Ans. – IBPS SO Prelims 2021 will be conducted on 26th December 2021.

Q. When is the last date for the application for the IBPS SO 2021?
Ans. – The last date is 23rd November 2021.

Q. When will the IBPS SO Final Result be out?
Ans. – The IBPS SO Final Result will be out tentatively in April 2022.

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