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Participating Banks in IBPS SO :IBPS has released the IBPS SO Notification 2022 on 31st October 2022 for 710 vacancies. The IBPS SO Preliminary exam will be conducted on 24 December 2022/ 31 December 2022. The Mains examination is scheduled for January 29, 2023. Here in this article you can get the complete list of participating Banks in IBPS SO Exam 2022. Let us know more about this.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO :

Here is the table depicting the participating banks in IBPS SO exam 2022. A total of 11 banks are participating which are.

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. bank of India
  3. Bank of Maharashtra
  4. Canara Bank
  5. Central Bank of India
  6. Indian Bank
  7. Indian Overseas Bank
  8. Punjab National Bank
  9. Punjab and Sind Bank
  10. UCO Bank
  11. Union Bank of India

IBPS SO Notification 2022 – Overview

ParticularsDetails
OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
PostSpecialist Officer (SO)
Exam LevelNational
Vacancy710
Participating Banks11
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
IBPS SO Recruitment ProcessPrelims, Main Exams, Interview
Education QualificationGraduates or relevant degree
Age Limit20 years to 30 years
Application FeeSC/ST/PWD- Rs.175
General and Others- Rs. 850
IBPS SO SalaryRs. 38000- 39000/-
IBPS Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS SO 2022 Vacancy

IBPS has published the break up of the 710 vacancies available for 2022. Check the details below :

Name of Post No. of Vacancies 
IT Officer (Scale-I) 44
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 516
Marketing Office (Scale-I) 535
Law Officer (Scale-I) 10
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 15
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 25
Total 710

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

The selection process is a 3-tier process and consists of preliminary, main exam and Personal Interview. The selected candidates are liable to be posted anywhere in India. Eligible and interested candidates are required to register on the official website of IBPS. IBPS SO Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains is mentioned below :

IBPS SO 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS SO 2022 Latest Prelims Exam Pattern is mentioned below :

For the Post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language502540 mins
Reasoning505040 mins
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry505040 mins
Total150125

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

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language502540 mins
Reasoning505040 mins
Quantitative Aptitude505040 mins
Total150125

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS SO Mains exam Pattern for all posts is as follows :

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

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Professional Knowledge606045 mins

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Professional Knowledge (Objective)456030 mins
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)230 mins

Penalty for Wrong Answers

(Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations) 

There will be a 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 a penalty to arrive at a 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

IBPS SO Notification 2022 Eligibility

Various Eligibility criteria for IBPS SO 2022 exam is as follows :

Nationality

A candidate must be either –

  1. A Citizen of India
  2. A Subject of Nepal
  3. A Subject of Bhutan
  4. Tibetan Refugee who came to India prior to 1st January 1962 intending to live in India permanently.
  5. Persons of Indian origin who migrated from Vietnam/ Ethiopia/ Zaire/ Malawi/ Zambia / Tanzania/ Uganda/ Kenya/ Sri Lanka/ Burma /Pakistan, intending to reside permanently in India, will be eligible.

Candidates belonging to categories 2, 3,4, and 5 should produce an eligibility certificate from the Indian Government whenever asked by IBPS.

Age Limit (As on 1 November 2022)

The candidate should be 20 to 30 years of age. The candidate should be born on or after 2-11-1992 and born on or before 01.11.2002 (both dates inclusive). Upper age relaxations are provided to reserved categories. The age relaxations are given below:

Age Relaxations for upper Age Limit for Reserved Categories

CategoryAge Relaxations
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes Non-Creamy Layer3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers, which includes ECOs/ SSCOs. These candidates must have gained at least 5 yrs of military service and have been released on completion of the assignment, including those whose assignment is due within a year. 5 years
Persons affected by the riots of 19845 years
  1. The relaxation for the maximum age limit for candidates from Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Class is on a cumulative basis.
  2. If the Schedule Tribes candidate has any physical disability, the candidate gets a relaxation of a maximum of 15 years for the upper- age limit. No other exemptions will be allowed.
  3. No upper age limit relaxations will be given to General and EWS candidates.
  4. The candidate seeking age relaxation shall produce relevant documents both in original as well as photocopies to prove their claim.
  5. An Ex-Serviceman who has already availed the benefits provided to the candidate as an ex- Serviceman for re-employment will not get the benefit a second time.
  6. No reservation for Ex-servicemen in the Officer Cadre.

Educational Qualification ( As on 21 November 2022)

The candidate should be a graduate or have an equivalent qualification in any discipline from some recognized University.

  1. The candidate should pass the qualifying examination by 21-11-2022.
  2. The date on the mark sheet/ scorecard is considered as the date of passing the degree.
  3. The document of educational qualification will have to be produced for document verification.
  4. Candidates must specify the graduation percentage, calculated to the nearest two Decimal points.
  5. The fraction of the percentage will be ignored. Hence, 59.99% will be considered less than 60%, and 54.99% will be considered less than 55%.

The following are specific educational qualifications for different posts

For I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

a) 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & 3 Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR

b) 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

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.

Computer Literacy

The candidate must be computer savvy and with knowledge of computer systems. Knowledge of computer usage is essential for the job.

Language Proficiency 

The candidate should be proficient in the written and spoken official language of the State/ Union Territory. The Candidate must know to read, write and speak the language. 

Are you Eligible for IBPS SO exam 2022? If yes, then start your preparation now!



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