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IBPS SO Notification 2019 – Everything You Need To Know!

IBPS SO Notification 2019

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for IBPS SO for the year 2019 with 1100+ vacancies for various Specialist Officer Scale I Posts – IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer. In this blog, IBPS SO Notification 2019 we are going to provide you with all the details like Notification, Examination dates, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, etc.

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IBPS SO Notification 2019 – Important Dates

Release of IBPS SO Notification 05 November 2019
IBPS SO Online Registration – Start Date 06 November 2019
IBPS SO Online Registration – End Date 26 November 2019
IBPS SO Admit Card – Prelims December 2019
IBPS SO 2019 Prelims Exam Date 28 December 2019 & 29 December
IBPS SO 2019 Prelims – Result Date January 2020
IBPS SO 2019 Admit Card – Mains January 2020
IBPS SO 2019 Mains Exam Date 25 January 2020
IBPS SO 2019 Mains – Result Date February 2020

Official Notification – Download Now

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Note: Provisional Allotment will be done in the month of April 2020.

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IBPS SO Notification 2019 – Vacancies

Find the vacancies for the different posts below:

Posts Total Vacancies Announced
I.T.OFFICER (SCALE-I) 76
AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE-I) 670
RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI (SCALE-I) 27
LAW OFFICER (SCALE-I) 60
HR/PERSONNEL OFFICER (SCALE-I) 20
MARKETING OFFICER (SCALE-I) 310
Total 1163

IBPS SO Notification 2019– Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

Minimum: 20 years

Maximum: 30 years

(A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1989 and no later than 01.11.1999 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualification

For I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

  •  4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & 3 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 exam.

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.

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. *

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.*

Law Officer (Scale I)

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

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level.

                                                                                OR

  • Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

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IBPS SO 2019 – Selection Procedure

IBPS SO 2019 Recruitment Process will have 3 stages -:

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IBPS SO Notification 2019 – Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2019 Recruitment – Preliminary Exam Pattern

Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

English Language 50 25 40 Minutes English
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
General Awareness  with Special
Reference to Banking Industry
50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 150 125

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IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

English Language 50 25 40 Minutes English
Reasoning 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 150 125

NOTE:

  • 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.
  • There will be separate sectional timings for each section in the preliminary examination.

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IBPS SO Recruitment 2019 – Main Exam Pattern

Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 Minutes English & Hindi

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Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Medium

Professional Knowledge (Objective) 60 60 30 Minutes English & Hindi
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30 Minutes English & Hindi

 

  • Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations). There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.
  • For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.
  • If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

 

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IBPS SO 2019 Recruitment – Interview

  • The maximum marks allotted for the interview is 100.
  • Minimum qualifying marks will not be less than 40% (relaxed to 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).
  • Weightage of the IBPS SO Mains Exam to Interview is in the ratio 80:20.
  • Final shortlisting will be done based on the combined scores of the candidate in the Mains examination and the interview.

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IBPS SO Notification 2019 – Topics for preparation

English Language

Cloze Test Spotting errors
Reading Comphrenshion Sentence Improvement
Spotting Errors Sentence Correction
Para jumbles Fill in the blanks
Phrase Replacement Vocabulary
Sentence Rearrangement Fillers- Single, Double
Idioms and Phrases One-Word Substitution

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Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation Ratio & Proportion
Number Series Percentages
Quadratic Equations Profit & Loss
Data Sufficiency Averages, Mixtures & Alligation
Problems on Ages Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Partnerships Work & Time
Mensuration Time, Speed & Distance
Permutation & Combination Probability
Simplification Number System
Mensuration Algebra

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Reasoning Ability

Arrangement and Pattern Direction and Distance
Analogy Inequalities
Classification Puzzles
Series Verbal Reasoning
Coding and Decoding Input-Output
Blood Relations Order Ranking
Seating Arrangement Syllogisms
Alphanumeric Series Logical Reasoning

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General Awareness

Current Affairs – Dynamic & Static Budget
Important Financial & Economic News Awards And Honours
Banking Terms Basic Economics
Important Days International & National Organizations
Sports Books and Authors
Science – inventions & Discoveries Countries & Capitals etc

 

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IBPS SO 2019 Exam – Topics for Preparation

IT Officer (Scale-I) Agricultural Field Officer (Scale – I) Marketing Officer (Scale-I) Law Officer (Scale-I) HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
Database Management System Basics of Crop production Basics of Marketing Management Banking Regulations Human Resource Development
Data Communication and Networking Horticulture Brand Management Compliance and Legal Aspects Business policy and strategic analysis
Operating System Seed Science Advertising Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange Transnational Analysis
Software Engineering Agronomy and Irrigation PR Prevention of Money-laundering, Limitation Act Training and Development
Data Structure Agricultural Economics Sales Consumer Protection Act Recruitment and Selection
Computer Organization and Microprocessor Agricultural Practices Retail SARFAES Rewards and Recognition
Object-Oriented Programming Soil resources Business Ethics Banking Ombudsman Scheme Industrial Relations
Animal Husbandry Market Segmentation Laws and Actions with direct link to Banking Sector Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
Agroforestry Market research and forecasting demand Bankers Book Evidence Act Grievance and Conflict Management
Ecology Product Life Cycle DRT Act Performance Management and Appraisal
Government Schemes Corporate Social Responsibility
Service Marketing
Marketing Strategies

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