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IBPS SO Recruitment 2023 Apply Online For Specialist Officer

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) invites online applications for recruitment to the post of Specialist Officer (SO) in the Participating through common recruitment process (CRP SPL-XIII for Vacancies of 2024-25). All eligible and interested Indian Citizens can apply online at IBPS official website from 01st August 2023 to till the application last date 21st August 2023 for recruitment of CRP SPL XIII in Participating Banks.

Interested candidates read the full notification carefully, before applying online.


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Important Dates

  • Application Start Date: 01-08-2023
  • Application Last Date: 21-08-2023
  • Fee Payment Last Date: 21-08-2023
  • Correction Window: 01-08-2023 to 21-08-2023

Application Fee

  • SC/ ST/ PWBD: Rs. 175/-
  • All Others: Rs. 850/-
  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Age Limitation

  • Age As On : 01.08.2023
  • Minimum Age: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years
  • (For Age Relaxation See Notification.)

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IBPS SO CRP SPL XIII Tentative Schedule 2023

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
Download of call letters for interview February/ March 2024
Conduct of interview February/ March 2024
Provisional Allotment April 2024

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS SO 2023

I.T. Officer (Scale-I) :

  1. 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation. OR
  2. 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 (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.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (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) :

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

HR / Personnel Officer (Scale I) :

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 (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 *.

IBPS SO Vacancy 2023 Details

Post Name SC ST OBC EWS UR Total Post
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) 75 37 135 50 203 500
HR / Personnel Officer (Scale I) 03 01 08 02 17 31
I.T. Officer (Scale-I) 18 08 32 13 49 120
Law Officer (Scale I) 01 00 02 01 06 10
Marketing Officer (Scale I) 105 52 189 70 284 700
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 06 03 11 03 18 41
Grand Total 208 101 377 139 577 1402

IBPS SO CRP SPL XIII Participating Banks 2023

Serial No. Bank Name Serial No. Bank Name
01 Bank of Baroda 07 Indian Overseas Bank
02 Bank of India 08 Punjab National Bank
03 Bank of Maharashtra 09 Punjab & Sind Bank
04 Canara Bank 10 UCO Bank
05 Central Bank of India 11 Union Bank of India
06 Indian Bank

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IBPS SO Notification 2023 PDF

Online applications are invited by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) from eligible applicants for Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for recruitment of Specialist Officers (SOs) in Participating Banks (CRP SPL-XIII for vacancies of 2024-25). The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officers’ cadre posts listed below in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in December 2023/ January 2024. You can download recruitment notification in PDF through given link below, before apply online must read the notification carefully.

Download IBPS SO CRP SPL-XIII Notification 2023 PDF

IBPS CRP SO Recruitment Important Summary

Recruitment Agency Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post Name Specialist Officers
Advertisement CRP SPL-XIII
Vacancy Year 2024-25
Application Start Date 01 August 2023
Application Last Date 21 August 2023
Total Post 1402
Download Notification IBPS SO Notification
Apply Online For IBPS SO Post

Selection process of IBPS Specialist Officer

The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary and Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary Examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main Examination and shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Banks and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

IBPS Specialist Officer Preliminary Examination Syllabus

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows

  • For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari :
Name of Tests No. of Question Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
English Language 50 25 English 40 Minutes
Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 Minutes
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50 English and Hindi 40 Minutes
Total 150 125

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

Name of Tests No. of Question Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
English Language 50 25 English 40 Minutes
Reasoning 50 50 English and Hindi 40 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English and Hindi 40 Minutes
Total 150 125

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

IBPS SO Main Examination Syllabus

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

Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 English and Hindi 45 Minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari :

Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 English and Hindi 30 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 02 English and Hindi 30 Minutes

IBPS SO Admit Card Pre And Main Examination

The Centre, venue address, post applied for, date and time for both Preliminary and Main examination and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter. An eligible candidate should download his/ her call letter from the authorised IBPS’s website by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth.

Examination Centres For IBPS SO Examination

  1. The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Examination centres for the Online Preliminary Examination and those for Online Main Examination is available in Annexure II.
  2. No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.
  3. IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
  4. IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
  5. Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risk and expenses and IBPS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
  6. Any unruly behaviour/ misbehaviour in the examination hall may result in cancellation of candidature/ disqualification from this exam and also from future exams conducted by IBPS.

IBPS Specialist Officer Scores

  1. The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method.
  2. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.

IBPS SO Cut-off Score (Online Main examination)

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.

How To Apply Online For IBPS SO Recruitment

  1. Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP SPL-XIII” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP SO (CRP-SPL-XIII)” to open the On-Line Application Form.
  2. Candidates will have to click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.
  3. Candidates are required to upload their- Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression, A hand written declaration.
  4. The candidate should indicate in the online application the state to which he/she opts for provisional allotment on selection. The option once exercised will be irrevocable.
  5. Mode of Payment- Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode.
  6. After completing the procedure of applying on-line including payment of fees / intimation charges, the candidate should take a printout of the system generated on-line application form, ensure the particulars filled in are accurate and retain it along with Registration Number and Password for future reference. They should not send this printout to the IBPS/ Banks.
  7. After payment fill the detailed application form and upload required document as indicated in application form.
  8. Finally carefully verify your application form, then submit it and take print out of it for future reference.

FAQs : IBPS SO XIII Recruitment 2023

  • Q.1. What is full form of SO?
  • Ans:- The full form of SO is Specialist Officer.
  • Q.2. When will IBPS SO CRP SPL XIII online application start?
  • Ans:- IBPS SO CRP SPL XIII online application form has been started form 01 August 2023.
  • Q.3. What is IBPS SO recruitment application last date?
  • Ans:- Last date for submission of online application form is 21 August 2023.
  • Q.4. Is there any application fee for IBPS CRP SO vacancy?
  • Ans:- Yes, For SC, ST, PWBD Rs. 175/- and All Others Rs. 850/-.
  • Q.5. What is eligibility criteria for IBPS SO recruitment?
  • Ans:- Degree and Post Graduate pass candidates are eligible for this recruitment.
  • Q.6. What is IBPS CRP SO helpline number?
  • Ans:- Helpline Number: 1800 222 366, 1800 103 4566.
IBPS SO Recruitment 2023
IBPS SO Recruitment 2023