IBPS SO 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Latest Updates

IBPS SO 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Latest Updates

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2023
IBPS SO 2022 admit card for Mains has been released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. Get the latest updates on IBPS SO exam 2022 for both phases.
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IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022 has been released. IBPS SO prelims result was released on 17th January 2023. Check out the direct link to download the result before the last date. IBPS released the IBPS SO notification 2022 for the 710 posts of Specialists Officers at the official site. The online registration for the IBPS SO 2022 commenced on 1st November - 21st November 2022. We have provided all the IBPS SO 2022 relevant information, such as notification pdf, exam dates, recruitment procedure, and other details.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection comes with a remarkable opportunity for all the aspirants who look forward to a career in the Banking sector. The IBPS recruits candidates for IBPS SO IT/ Agriculture/ Marketing/ HR/ Law/ Rajbhasha Adhikari posts. IBPS Calendar 2022-2023 was released on the official website. Candidates can now check out the IBPS SO 2022 exam date schedule as provided by the officials of IBPS.

IBPS Calendar 2022-2023 Out, Check Exam Schedule Here!

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IBPS SO Notification 2022

IBPS SO 2022 notification PDF was disclosed officially on 31st October 2022 on the official website of IBPS. The aspirants appearing for the upcoming exam must download and read all the particulars mentioned in the IBPS SO notification 2022 to behold the numerous parameters of the exam and prepare accordingly. They will be able to download the IBPS SO notification 2022 from the link mentioned below as it is released officially.

It is highly essential for the aspirants to be well conversant with all the details of the exam to outperform at the examination. The IBPS SO notification PDF will assist the applicants in getting fully equipped with all the essentials centering on the exam and preparing them for the same.

Download IBPS SO Notification PDF Here!

What is IBPS SO Exam?

IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) is an online exam conducted annually by IBPS, and more than 1.5 Lakh candidates apply for the same every year. IBPS offers a job in various fields IBPS SO IT officer, IBPS SO HR/Personnel officer, marketing officer, agricultural field officer, law officer & rajbhasha adhikari posts.

IBPS SO is one the most looked out and competitive exams for the specialist officer post in the country. Last year a total of 2.01 lakh candidates registered for the exam. Out of the total registered candidates, 1.57 lakh students appeared for the exam.

NRA CET for IBPS SO 2022 Exam

As per the most recent update by the union cabinet, the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET). The CET will replace the Prelims exam of all non-gazetted posts (Group B and C) examinations. CET IBPS exam will be conducted instead of the IBPS SO Prelims exam. Students must check all the changes made to the NRA CET.

IBPS SO 2022 Highlights

Here is a glimpse of the IBPS SO exam. Navigate through the details mentioned herewith to gain insights into the exam. Get acquainted with the exam mode, duration and receive the highlights of the IBPS SO 2022 exam.

Event

Attributes

Organization

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Post

SO (Specialist Officers)

Exam Level

National

Exam Stages

Prelims

Mains

Language Proficiency Test

Exam mode

Online

Exam Duration

120 mins

Subjects of the exam

English

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

Total No. of Questions

150

Total Marks

125

IBPS SO Exam Date 2022

IBPS SO exam date 2022 have been announced along with the official notification. Take a look at the table and note the IBPS SO 2022 exam dates and other important dates.

Exam Events

Important Dates

IBPS SO Notification Release Date 2022

31st October 2022

Application Form Release Date 2022

1st November 2022

Last date to apply online for IBPS SO 2022

21st November 2022

IBPS SO Prelims Admit card release date

19th December 2022

IBPS SO Prelims exam date

24th, 31st December 2022

IBPS SO Mains Admit card release date

19th January 2023

IBPS SO Mains exam date

29th January 2023

IBPS SO Interview date

February-March 2023

IBPS SO 2022 Final Result

April 2023

IBPS SO Apply Online 2022

The link to fill out the IBPS SO apply online is activated from 1st November onwards at the official website of IBPS. Candidates are requested to apply for IBPS SO 2022 exam before the last date as per IBPS official notification.

How to Apply Online for IBPS SO 2022?

Candidates can go through the details on how to fill the IBPS SO application form below:

  • Step 1: You must go to the official website of IBPS.
  • Step 2: You will find a link to apply for IBPS SO 2022 on the home page of IBPS.
  • Step 3: Click on the link to fill up the application form.
  • Step 4: Enter the correct details as mentioned in your official documents.
  • Step 5: Do cross-check all the details before submitting the application form.
  • Step 6: Click on the submit button.
  • Step 7: A new tab asking for scanned photographs & Signatures will appear.
  • Step 8: Upload the image of the signature & your recent photograph as per the mentioned dimensions.
  • Step 9: Again click on the submit button.
  • Step 10: Pay the application fee according to your category.
  • Step 11: Take a printout of the application fee for future use.

IBPS SO Application Fee

The IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) application fees for various categories is as follows:

Category

Online Application Fees

For SC/ST/PWD candidates

₹ 175/-

For General

₹ 850/-

The candidates can pay through the following payment gateways:

  • Net Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card

IBPS SO Application Form: Points to Remember

There are some important points that ought to be kept in mind while filling out the IBPS SO 2022 application form.

  • Read all the steps carefully before filling up the online application form since an incomplete application/application without fee/application not fulfilling any eligibility norm will be rejected directly without any further consideration.
  • Make sure to download a provisional registration slip with a unique registration number for future use.
  • Do not send any offline documents to IBPS Recruitment 2022.
  • In case of multiple registrations, the last submitted will be considered, rest will be forfeited.

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2022

IBPS SO eligibility criteria has been divided into three different stages, which are nationality, age limit criteria, and educational qualification. To apply for the various post of IBPS SO 2022, the candidates should fulfill certain IBPS SO eligibility criteria, which is described as under:

Nationality

The candidate who is going to apply for the IBPS SO 2022 exam should have citizenship of India issued by the government of India. The following candidates can also apply for the IBPS SO exam.

  • A subject of Nepal or
  • A subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • Persons migrated from India 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, along with the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

IBPS SO Educational Qualification

IBPS SO educational eligibility criteria is different for every post. Thus, below you check out the post-wise IBPS SO eligibility for final-year students as well as for ex-servicemen is described below:

Name of the Post

Educational Qualification

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.

IBPS SO Age Limit Criteria

The candidate’s minimum age under IBPS SO age limit criteria must be 20 years, and a candidate’s maximum age must not exceed 30 years for all the above-mentioned posts as on 01.11.2022 which means the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1991 and not later than 01.11.2001 (both dates inclusive).

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

IBPS SO Selection Process 2022

The IBPS SO 2022 selection process is divided into three sections. It is the most important component that is decided by the authorities. Knowing the selection process is a sure way of ensuring that you can prepare well in advance for the exam and in the right direction. There have been a few changes in the IBPS selection process recently. Earlier, the IBPS SO Exam included the following stages:

  • IBPS SO Preliminary Exam
  • IBPS SO Mains Exam
  • Language Proficiency Test

IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2022

Having a wide knowledge of IBPS SO 2022 syllabus & exam pattern is important in order to secure a better position in the examination. Last year the exam conducting authority introduced sectional timings in the IBPS SO exam pattern.

IBPS SO Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Exam Pattern

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Timing (Minutes)

English Language

50

25

English

40

Reasoning Ability

50

50

English and Hindi

40

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

50

50

English and Hindi

40

Total

150

125

 

120 mins.

IBPS SO IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer Exam Pattern

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Medium of Exam

Timing (Minutes)

English Language

50

25

English

40

Reasoning Ability

50

50

English and Hindi

40

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English and Hindi

40

Total

150

125

 

120

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

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

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks

Duration

Profession Knowledge

60

60

45 minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks

Duration

Profession Knowledge (Objective)

45

60

30 minutes

Profession Knowledge (Descriptive)

2

30 minutes

IBPS SO Vacancy 2022

The IBPS SO vacancy 2022 was released by the concerned authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The IBPS released 710 SO vacancies, the highest number of vacancies for the Agricultural Field. The complete details of the IBPS SO vacancy 2022 is disclosed along with the notification PDF.

Last year, a total of 1828 IBPS SO vacancies were disclosed for various posts. The applicants can get in touch with numerous essential parameters such as the factors affecting the vacancies. The IBPS SO vacancy is released for the posts like Agriculture officer, law officer, marketing officer, I.T Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari. We have facilitated post-wise vacancies, category-wise vacancies, and bank-wise vacancies.

Name of PostNo. of Vacancies
IT Officer (Scale-I)44
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)516
Marketing Office (Scale-I)100
Law Officer (Scale-I)10
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)15
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)25
Total 710

IBPS SO Bank Wise Vacancy 2021

BANK

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

10

5

18

7

30

70

1

0

1

1

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

3

1

5

2

9

20

0

0

0

0

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

3

1

6

2

13

25

0

1

0

0

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

11

5

19

7

33

75

0

1

1

1

UNION BANK OF INDIA

3

2

5

4

16

30

0

1

0

0

TOTAL

30

14

53

22

101

220

1

3

2

2

IBPS Agricultural Field Officer Vacancy 2021

BANK

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

3

1

6

2

12

24

0

1

0

0

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

45

22

81

30

122

300

3

3

3

3

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

45

22

81

29

123

300

3

3

3

3

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UNION BANK OF INDIA

27

13

42

38

140

260

3

3

3

2

TOTAL

120

58

210

99

397

884

9

10

9

8

IBPS Rajbhasha Adhikari Vacancy 2021

Bank

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

0

0

1

0

3

4

0

0

0

0

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

1

0

2

1

6

10

0

0

0

0

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

2

1

3

1

8

15

0

0

0

0

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UNION BANK OF INDIA

6

2

9

8

30

55

0

0

1

1

TOTAL

9

3

15

10

47

84

0

0

1

1

IBPS Law Officer Vacancy 2021

BANK

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

0

0

1

0

3

4

0

0

0

0

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

1

0

2

1

6

10

0

0

0

0

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UNION BANK OF INDIA

3

2

5

4

16

30

0

0

0

1

TOTAL

4

2

8

5

25

44

0

0

0

1

IBPS HR/Personnel Officer Vacancy 2021

BANK

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

0

0

1

0

5

6

0

0

0

0

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

3

1

6

2

13

25

0

1

0

0

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UNION BANK OF INDIA

3

2

5

4

16

30

1

0

0

0

TOTAL

6

3

12

6

34

61

1

1

0

0

IBPS Marketing Officer Vacancy 2021

BANK

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

TOTAL

Out of Which (PWBD)

HI

OC

VI

ID

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

3

1

6

2

13

25

1

0

0

0

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

1

0

2

1

6

10

0

0

0

0

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UCO BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

UNION BANK OF INDIA

51

25

81

73

270

500

5

5

5

5

TOTAL

55

26

89

76

289

535

6

5

5

5

IBPS PO Vacancy

IBPS SO Salary 2022

IBPS SO Salary is one of the striking features for the candidates. The salary offered for IBPS SO is a hefty amount and makes it an attractive factor for the increase in the number of applicants every year. There has been a major increase in the number of candidates that apply for the IBPS SO 2022 exam, and salary is one of the major factors.

Posts

IBPS SO Salary

Junior Management Grade Scale 1 Officer

Pay Scale - INR 14500+(600×7) – 18700+(700×2) – 20100+(800×7) – 25700/-

In-Hand Salary – INR 24000-32000 per month.

Middle Management Grade Scale 2 Officer

Pay Scale - INR 19400+(700×1) – 20100+(800×10) – 28100/-

In-Hand Salary – INR 34,000-40,000 per month.

IBPS IT Officer Salary Structure

Pay Scale – INR 23700-(980×7)-30560-(1145×2)-32850-(1310×7)-42020.

IBPS SO Job Profile 

The type of work that the specialist officers undergo varies from post to post in IBPS SO. We will cover the job description of each profile of the IBPS SO one by one now.

  1. Agriculture Field Officer
    • Supervising loans and related issues.
    • Working for the development of rural banking.
    • Making connections with NABARD, RRBs, and other similar institutions and organizations.
    • Evaluating and working for the needs of people in rural areas.
  2. I.T Officer
    • Helps in developing schemes to fight cybercrime.
    • Supervising core banking systems and interfaces.
    • Taking charge of the smooth functioning of banking software.
    • Working to resolve technical issues.
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari
    • Helps to conduct and organize language workshops.
    • Help in developing the learning of local languages.
    • verification of documents in different languages that are used in banks.
  4. Law Officer
    • A representing body on behalf of the bank in court hearings.
    • Undertake legal proceedings.
    • Maintain an error-free working and keep a check on the reliability of the documents.
  5. HR/Personnel Officer
    • Monitors the performance of the employees.
    • Look after the promotion, schemes, compensation, and policies for the employees.
    • Looks after database consisting of employee details.
    • Performs recruitment and induction process of employees.
  6. Marketing Officer
    • Strategizing promotional activities.
    • Helps in business development steps and schemes.
    • Promote the bank and gather customers and better business prospects and deals.

IBPS SO Promotion and Career Growth

Every candidate looks for growth in their career. IBPS SO provides ample opportunities for career growth for every employee. Check the following details to know about the IBPS SO career growth opportunities in the hierarchy in detail.

  • The Junior Management - Scale 1 (Assistant Manager/ Officer)
  • The Junior Management - Scale 2 (Manager)
  • The Middle Management - Scale 3 (Senior Manager)
  • The Senior Management - Scale 4 (Chief Manager)
  • The Senior Management - Scale 5 (Assistant General Manager)
  • The Top Management - Scale 6 (Deputy General Manager)
  • The Top management - Scale 7 (General Manager)

IBPS SO Syllabus 2022

IBPS SO syllabus will help you define the strategies and study plan for the exam. This will also help you in covering all the topics in detail and can make sure that none of the topics is left out. Below you will find the detailed syllabus for the upcoming IBPS SO 2022 exam.

SubjectsTopics

Reasoning Ability

Seating Arrangement

Puzzles

Inequality

Syllogism

Input-Output

Data Sufficiency

Blood Relations

Order and Ranking

Alphanumeric series

Distance and Direction

Verbal Reasoning

English Language

Reading Comprehension

Cloze Test

Spotting Errors

Sentence Improvement/ Correction

Para Jumbles

Fill in the blanks

Para / Sentence Completion

Quantitative Aptitude

Number Series

Simplification / Approximation

Data Interpretation

Quadratic Equations

Data Sufficiency

Mensuration

Miscellaneous Topics ( Average, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability etc.

General Awareness

Questions will be asked mainly from the Current Affairs & Banking Awareness topics.

This section may also include questions on Books & authors, Currencies, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Ministers Schemes, Important Days etc.

It would be advisable to go through the GK updates for at least the last 3 - 4 months.

Do not forget to prepare for static GK part as well, especially the countries, their capitals and currencies (Try to focus especially on the countries that have been in the news lately, for instance, the countries visited by our Prime Minister or President or with whom any major MoU has been signed)

Preparation Tips for IBPS SO 2022

Being acquainted with the IBPS SO syllabus is the most important step of exam preparation. The second thing that is equally important is how you strategize your preparation. Here we have placed together a few preparation tips given by experts to smoothen your IBPS SO 2022 exam preparation.

  • Be well acquainted with the exam pattern and syllabus to avoid confusion and last-minute chaos.
  • Focus on the topics that you are confident in first and then work on your weaknesses.
  • Mock tests are always a great opportunity to calculate where you stand in the competition and how much you have gained a grip over the IBPS SO syllabus. Don’t wait for the last week to start your mock tests. Keep attempting them along with your preparation.
  • Make a realistic study plan and segregate your topics on the basis of difficulty level.
  • Lastly, revision is the most effective step in your preparation. Make sure you keep revising your topics on a regular basis.

IBPS SO Question Papers 2022

Solving IBPS SO question papers is highly essential for the candidates to formulate an effective and kickstarting strategy for exam preparation. The IBPS SO question papers will assist the candidates in getting acquainted with the syllabus and the exam pattern. It is highly essential for the applicants to prepare well to outrank and outperform as well as gain an edge over others in the competition.

If the candidates practice the IBPS SO previous year question papers within the stipulated time frame, it will assist them in getting acquainted with the questions carrying the maximum weightage and the essential segments of the syllabus.

IBPS SO Exam Year

IBPS SO Question Paper PDF (English)

IBPS SO Question Paper PDF (Hindi)

IBPS SO Solution PDF

2020

IBPS SO Question Paper 2020

Download IBPS SO Question Paper 2020

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2019

Download IBPS SO Prelims Question paper 2019

2018

Download IBPS SO Prelims Question paper 2018

2017

IBPS SO IT Officer Question Paper 2017

 

Download IT Officers Solutions 2017

IBPS SO Admit Card 2022

IBPS SO Mains admit card 2022 was released on 19 January 2023. The IBPS SO 2022 admit card for prelims as well as for mains are released separately. Candidates who will successfully apply for the exam will only be eligible to download the call letter from the official website of IBPS.

After that, candidates who can crack the prelims exam will be eligible to download the IBPS SO mains admit card. Similarly, cracking the mains exam will allow you to download the IBPS SO 2022 Interview Call Letter from the official website of IBPS. Moreover, we will update you with the direct link to download the IBPS SO admit card below as soon as it is officially available.

Step to Download IBPS SO Admit Card 2022

Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps to download the IBPS SO 2022 admit card.

  • Visit the official website of IBPS.
  • Click on the link to "IBPS SO Admit Card 2022" on the home page.
  • Enter the required details, such as registration number & password.
  • Enter the captcha and click on the submit button.
  • Your "IBPS SO admit card" will appear on the screen.
  • Download 2 copies of the IBPS SO call letter for future reference.

IBPS SO Result 2022

The IBPS SO Result is released separately for all stages of the recruitment process. Candidates who have appeared for the examination will only be eligible to view the IBPS SO result status on the official website.

Candidates can log in to the IBPS SO 2022 result page using their registration number and password as provided during registration. Moreover, we have updated you with the direct link to check the status of the IBPS SO 2022 result as it is officially available from 17th January 2023 to 25th January 2023

IBPS SO Prelims Result Direct Link.

IBPS SO Cutoff 2022

IBPS releases category-wise cutoff for various posts under IBPS SO 2022 recruitment. The IBPS SO cutoff will help you determine the number of questions to be attempted in order to crack the exam. You may go through the details of IBPS SO Cutoff for various posts below.

IBPS SO Mains Cutoff 2021

Post

Subject

SC/ST/OBC/PWD

EWS/General

I.T. Officer Scale 1

Professional Knowledge

6.25

9.50

Agriculture Field Officer Scale 1

Professional Knowledge

18.75

22.75

Rajbasha Adhikari

Professional Knowledge (Obj+Desc)

18.50

23.25

Law Officer Scale 1

Professional Knowledge

13.25

17.25

Personnel Officer Scale 1

Professional Knowledge

16.00

20.00

Marketing Officer

Professional Knowledge

12.50

16.25

IBPS SO Prelims Cutoff 2021

Name of the Section

Maximum Marks

Cutoff

General

SC/ST/OBC/PwD

English

25

10.25

-

Reasoning

50

10.00

-

General Awareness / Quantitative Aptitude

50

13.25

-

IBPS SO Prelims Category-wise Cutoff 2021

Total Online Preliminary Examination Score = Scores obtained in English Language + Reasoning + General Awareness/ Quantitative Aptitude

Category

Cut-offs on Total (Out of 125)

Scheduled Caste (SC)

66.25

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

54.63

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

66.38

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

64.50

General (Gen)

66.38

Hearing Impaired (HI)

30.00

Orthopedically Challenged

(OC/LOCOMOTOR DISABILITY)

55.88

Visually Impaired (VI)

30.00

Intellectual Disability (ID & OTHERS)

24.25

IBPS SO Final Cutoff 2020

PostSCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
IT Officer(Scale – I)NANANA30.3340.4725.6732.6726.87NA
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale – I)67.1365.0076.0074.2076.5361.5365.3370.00NA
Rajbhasha Adhikari(Scale- I)41.7339.6046.2735.0747.40NA35.3343.07NA
Law Officer(Scale- I)54.1341.9758.0759.1661.91NA43.4837.3239.45
H.R/ Personnel Officer(Scale- I)40.33NA47.0047.4758.33NA54.3338.6742.67
Marketing Officer(Scale-I)52.1341.5357.0057.2763.00NA50.7340.67NA

IBPS SO Prelims Cutoff 2019

Name of the SectionMaximum MarksCutoff
GeneralSC/ST/OBC/PwD
English25806.75
Reasoning5011.2508.75
General Awareness / Quantitative Aptitude5009.5007.50 

IBPS SO I.T. Officer Cutoff 2018

Name of the SectionTotal MarksGeneralOBCSCST
Reasoning Ability509.006.006.006.00
English Language505.003.253.253.25
Professional Knowledge5013.7510.7510.7510.75
Quantitative Aptitude508.255.255.255.25
General Awarenessxxxxx
Total Weighted Score8044.40--34.40

FAQs on IBPS SO 2022

  • IBPS SO recruitment notification 2022 was officially released on 31st October 2022 for the post of SO (Specialist Officers). IBPS released the notification PDF for aspiring candidates with all the important details of the IBPS SO exam.

  • The exam date of the IBPS SO Prelims is scheduled for 24 and 31 December 2022 as disclosed by the officials. IBPS will conduct the SO exam in online mode. However, the IBPS SO Mains exam will be conducted on 29 January 2023.

  • IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) is an online exam conducted annually by IBPS, and more than 1.5 Lakh candidates apply for the same every year. IBPS SO is one the most looked out and competitive exams for the specialist officer post in the country.

  • IBPS released 710 vacancies for the post of SO this year. Candidates can check the previous year category-wise distribution of the vacancies before applying for the exam. IBPS SO vacancy is a crucial resource for candidates to understand the pattern of the examination.

  • IBPS SO salary is ₹ 32,000 per month. The pay scale is INR 14500+(600×7) – 18700+(700×2) – 20100+(800×7) – 25700/-. Allowances and other benefits are also included with the salary structure of IBPS SO.

  • The IBPS SO exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to recruit eligible and interested candidates for the SO post.

  • IBPS SO 2022 apply online link activated on 1st November 2022 along with the official notification. You can apply for the IBPS SO posts through the direct link provided by our experts. Make sure you fulfil all eligibility requirements before proceeding for the application form submission process.

  • The exam eligibility for IBPS SO 2022 is segregated into three sections:

    • Nationality: The candidate ought to be an Indian citizen.
    • Age Limit: The candidate must be between 21 years to 28 years. Some categories offer relaxation.
    • Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a possessor of a Graduation degree.
  • To prepare for the IBPS SO 2022 exam, the candidates must be focused and practice rigorously. It is highly essential to select the areas which need improvement. The candidates should start by practising the previous years’ question papers and analyzing the exam pattern and syllabus.

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