The IBPS SO recruitment 2021 notification was released on November 2, 2021 by the Institute of Banking Personnel Officer with 1828 vacancies for 6 Specialist Officer posts. The application window will remain open between November 3, 2021 and November 23, 2021.
In this article, we will cover in detail all the important information pertaining to the HR/Personnel Officer exam such as syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility and such. Study all the information presented for you below in detail so that you have a fair idea about the IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer exam 2021 before you apply.
- 1 IBPS SO Vacancy
- 2 IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer 2021 Exam Calendar
- 3 IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Exam Pattern
- 4 IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer 2021 Eligibility
- 5 IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Eligibility Queries
- 6 IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Salary
- 7 Study with ixamBee
- 8 Also read
IBPS SO Vacancy
As aforementioned, a total of 1828 vacancies have been announced by the IBPS for the year 2022-23. From these, 61 openings are for the post of the HR/Personnel Officer. The number of openings against each participating bank have been provided for you in the table below.
Please note: The vacancies are for the year of 2022-23.
|Bank of Baroda||NR|
|Bank of India||6|
|Bank of Maharashtra||NR|
|Central Bank of India||25|
|Indian Overseas Bank||NR|
|Punjab National Bank||NR|
|Punjab & Sindh Bank||NR|
|Union Bank of India||30|
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IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer 2021 Exam Calendar
|Application Window + Application Fees payment||November 3, 2021- November 23, 2021|
|Download of Preliminary Exam Call Letter||December 2021|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||December 26, 2021|
|Online Examination – Main||January 30, 2022|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2022|
IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Exam Pattern
The IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer selection process comprises three stages.
Study the details for each phase outlined for you below.
|Section||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|English Language||50||25||40 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||40 minutes|
The Mains paper will assess only 1 subject on Professional Knowledge.
|Name of Test||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Medium of Exam||Duration|
|Professional Knowledge||60||60||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
- A penalty of 0.25 mark will be applicable in both phases of examination.
- Marks obtained only in the online main examination will be considered for shortlisting for interview and also for final merit listing.
- All tests, except the English Language Test can be taken in both Hindi or English.
The final stage of the selection entails an Interview. Candidates who qualify the Mains examination will be invited for an Interview.
- The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100.
- The weightage of the written exam to the Interview is 80:20
IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer 2021 Eligibility
|Age (As on November 1, 2021)||Candidates must be between 20 and 30 years of age.|
|Education||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.|
Please note: Interested candidates can apply for 1 post only.
IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Eligibility Queries
Q: My postgraduate study was in Sociology. Am I eligible to apply?
A: No. You must’ve completed your postgraduate study, degree or diploma course in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations / HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.
Q: I am a graduate but have not begun my postgraduate study yet. Am I eligible to apply?
A: No. The minimum education qualification requires that you have a graduate and postgraduate degree in one of the aforementioned subjects.
Q: Can I send in 2 applications for 2 separate posts?
A: No, you can apply for 1 post only. Multiple applications will be rejected.
Q: I was born in June 1991, am I eligible to apply?
A: No. The official notification clearly states that eligible candidates must be born on or after November 2, 1991 and on or before November 1, 2001.
Q: What is the age bracket to be eligible for this exam?
A: A candidate must be between 20 and 30 years of age. Refer to the previous question for important dates to determine eligibility.
Q: Which eligibility relaxations will apply?
A: All relaxations for reserved groups in terms of age and education will apply.
IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Salary
Take a look at the IBPS SO’s Salary, Job Profile & Career Growth to gain a sense of the life that lies ahead of you if you work as an HR/Personnel Officer with a public sector bank.
IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Exam Syllabus
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IBPS SO HR/Personnel Officer Mock Tests
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Previous Year Papers
If you want to understand the exam pattern and trends over the course of the last few years, you should be sure to take a look at the IBPS SO Prelims previous year papers as well.
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