IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2018 | 1300 Jobs in Banks
IBPS SO, IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2017-2018 for recruitment of specialist officer vacancies in public sector banks has been announced. Those who have completed specialized degrees (BE/ Btech/ MBA/ MCA etc.) will find IBPS SO notification as an opportunity to enter banking sector in professional cadre.
Those who have completed specialized degrees (BE/Btech/MBA/MCA etc.) will find IBPS SO notification as an opportunity to enter banking sector in specialist cadre.
Students who want to become I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I), Law Officer (Scale-I), HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale-I), Marketing Officer (Scale-I) Posts, they caln apply.
Just like ibps PO (officer –scale I) & ibps Clerks, Specialist Officer positions work in specific departments, which are present in all govt banks. Since IBPS SO exam is being released in November, joining/ allotments will happen in 2018 – 2019.
All Eligible candidates can apply for this Specialist Officer Exam 2017 – 2018 and fill Online Application From November 7 to 27, 2017. Check Details of CWE SPL-VI given below.
Although banks are said to be more interested in appointing officers with specialized knowledge than generalists, the number of vacancies created in previous years for such people were only low.
What is IBPS SO VI Exam?
IBPS SO 2017 – 2018 or Specialist Officer recruitment is currently being conducted for the 7th consecutive year & that is reason why you see letter ‘VII’ being mentioned in the notice.
The posts available for qualifiers of this selection process are:
If you success IBPS SO exam, then you will get posted as specialist officers in any of the 20 participating govt banks across India.
Participating organizations :
|Allahabad Bank||Canara Bank.|
|Indian Overseas Bank||UCO Bank.|
|Andhra Bank||Central Bank of India.|
|Oriental Bank of Commerce||Union Bank of India.|
|Bank of Baroda||Corporation Bank.|
|Punjab National Bank||Union Bank of India.|
|Bank of India||Dena Bank.|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||Vijaya Bank.|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Indian Bank.|
|Syndicate Bank||Any other bank of financial institution.|
- Online Registrations/ Applications from 07 to 27 November 2017.
- Written exams on 30 & 31 December 2017.
- Main exam on 28 January 2018.
- Interviews to be held in March 2018.
- Final allotments shall be completed in April 2018.
Post & Vacancies:
As part of IBPS SO 2017 – 2018 recruitment, a total of 1315 vacancies are created for 20 public sector banks across India.
- I.T.OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 120 posts
- AGRICULTURAL FIELD OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 875 posts.
- RAJBHASHA ADHIKARI (SCALE-I) – 30 posts.
- LAW OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 60 posts.
- HR/ PERSONNEL OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 35 posts.
- MARKETING OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 195 posts.
Who are Eligible?
Eligibility criteria for registrants to fulfill for this IBPS SPL VII are listed below for each discipline. Please Read them carefully.
- Age should be 20 – 30 years as on Nov 1, 2017 (add +3 yrs for OBC, +5yrs for SC/ST, +10yrs for PWD)
- Must have completed graduation as on 27 November 2017 in any of the following streams:
|I.T.Officer||4 year BE/ Btech in UG or PG in IT/ Computer science/ Computer applications/ Electronics/ ECE/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Telecommunication OR Any degree with DOEACC level ‘B’ certificate.|
|Agriculture field officer||4 yr Degree in agriculture OR subjects related to agri. sciences such as Horticulture/ Veterinary Science/ Pisciculture/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering|
|HR/ Personnel officer||Any UG degree & PG in Personnel management/ Industrial relations/ HR/ Social work/ Labour law|
|Marketing officer||Any UG degree & 2 yr MBA/ MMS (marketing)/ PGDBA/ PGDBM with marketing specialization|
|Law Officer||Degree in Law (LLB) & enrolled as advocate in Bar council|
There are no Scale II or III exams in this year’s IBPS SO recruitment.
* Except those who are applying for IT officer, applicants registering for other post should have studied computers/ IT as a subject in high school/ college or any institute & hold a degree/ diploma or certificate.
Testing Methods of IBPS Specialist Officers exam
IBPS had taken online route for PO & clerical CWEs. Similarly specialist officer examination would also be a computer based test with two stages – preliminary and main exams.
Prelims: The online preliminary written exam will be conducted at various centres in India in December 2017.A total of 150 objective questions need to be answered within 120 minutes.
It will consist of questions from sections such as english language, reasoning and general awareness/ quantitative aptitude.
Main exam: A paper/ section on ‘Professional Knowledge’ for 60 marks with questions from the subject related to the post you apply (Agriculture for agri field officers, Computers & IT for IT officer, Marketing for marketing officer etc.,).
The application fee is Rs.600 (Gen/OBC) & Rs.100 (SC/ST/PWD), which must be paid only via online mode through the payment gateway integrated in the online application.
On successful completion of payment, an e-receipt would be generated that you may save for future reference.
After submitting the registration form, make sure to note down your registration number & password in addition to taking a print of the application form.
If you Interested in IBPS Specialist Officers exam 2017 – 2018, can download the notification directly from their official website here (pdf file)
Online application links – will be activated soon
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS recruitment) is an autonomous agency in India, which started its operation in 1975 as personnel selection services (PSS). In 1984, IBPS became an independent entity at the behest of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Public Sector Banks. IBPS is envisioned as self-governed academic and research oriented Institute, with a mission of enhancing human-resource development through personnel assessment.