IBPS SO 2019: Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Vacancies, Participating Banks and other details

 

 

The Institute of Banking Personnel conducts a common examination for all the candidates applying for the post of Specialists Officer. Candidates looking for a reputed position of IT Officer, HR, Agricultural Officer, Law Officer, Rajyasabha Adhikari and Marketing Officer in the Indian Government banks can apply for IBPS SO 2019 examination.

 

The IBPS SO 2019 examination will be held in three stages:

 

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

 

Click here to take online mock tests for IBPS SO

 

The Preliminary test- Stage 1 of the IBPS SO examination will be held on 28th and 29th December 2019. 

 

The IBPS SO Mains examination will be conducted on 25th January 2020.

 

All the important dates related to the online application, results and provisional allotment will be announced soon.

 

IBPS Specialist Officer 2019 Vacancies

 

As per the recruitment notification of IBPS, 1599 vacancies are open for the position of Specialist Officer. Take a look at the detailed vacancy list for all the open positions.

 

Sr No

Posts (Scale-1)

No. of Vacancies

1

Agricultural Field Officer

853

2

Marketing Officer

302

3

I.T. Officer

219

4

HR/ Personnel Officer

81

5

Law Officer

75

6

Rajyasabha Adhikari

69

Total 

1599



IBPS Specialist Officer 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern

 

The IBPS SO Prelims examination will be a 2 hrs test with 125 total marks. Here are the complete IBPS SO Prelims exam pattern for the post of Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer, HR, IT Officer Scale 1.

 

Section

Total Questions

Marks Allotted

Time

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 mins

English Language

50

25

40 mins

Reasoning

50

50

40 mins

Total

150

125

120 mins



The exam pattern differs for the post of Law Officer and Rajyasabha Adhikari

 

Section

Total Questions

Marks Allotted

Time

General awareness with special reference to the banking industry

50

50

40 mins

English Language

50

25

40 mins

Reasoning

50

50

40 mins

Total

150

125

120 mins



IBPS SO 2019 Mains Exam Pattern

 

Here is the exam pattern for Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR and Marketing Officer.

 

Subject

Total Questions

Marks Allotted

Time

Professional Knowledge

60

60

45 mins

 

The Mains Exam pattern varies for the post of Rajyasabha Adhikari

 

Subject

Total Questions

Marks Allotted

Time

Professional Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

30 mins

Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

30 mins



For the entire pattern of IBPS SO, sectional timings were introduced for 2018 which are expected to be followed for 2019 as well.

 

The candidate is expected to qualify each test as the sectional & overall cut-off is considered.

 

For the Prelims examination, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

 

IBPS Specialist Officer 2019 Participating Banks

 

Here is the list of all the Nodal organizations participating in the IBPS SO 2019 recruitment.

 

Allahabad Bank

Andhra Bank

Bank of Baroda

Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

Central Bank of India

Canara Bank

Corporation Bank

Dena Bank

IDBI Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab National Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

Syndicate Bank

UCO Bank

Union Bank of India

United Bank of India

Vijaya Bank

Indian Bank



IBPS Specialist Officer 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Minimum age limit to apply for IBPS SO 2019 examination is 20 years.

 

Maximum age limit to apply for IBPS SO 2019 examination is 30 years.

 

The candidate must be born not earlier than 02.11.1998 and not later than 01.11.1998

 

OBC candidates get an age relaxation of 3 years for posts reserved.

 

SC/ ST candidates get an age relaxation of 5 years for posts reserved.

 

PwD candidates get an age relaxation of 10 years.

 

Ex-Servicemen including ECO/ SSCO get an age relaxation of 5 years.

 

Candidates affected by 1984 riots get an age relaxation of 5 years.

 

Candidates domiciled in Kashmir between 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989 get an age relaxation of 5 years.   

 



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