IBPS SO, NABARD Grade A: Law Officer Details


IBPS SO Law Officer Exam

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts an exam to recruit Specialist Officers every year. The IBPS SO Law Officer Exam is for aspirants who seek to work as Law Officers (Scale I) in a bank. They are an indispensable part of any bank. They advise the bank on how to abide by different laws formulated by RBI Notifications, the Banking Regulation Act, the Foreign Exchange Management Act, Contract Laws, and so on.

IBPS SO: Roles and responsibilities

An IBPS SO Law Officer plays an important part in a bank. They provide legal advice as well as deal with various legal issues associated with the bank. Candidates who want to become IBPS SO Law Officers must understand the job profile, their roles, and responsibilities. Read on to learn more: 

  • A Law Officer takes care that the bank follows all the rules and regulations set by the RBI.
  • These Law Officers prepare legal documents for various processes of the bank.
  • An IBPS SO Law Officer guides the bank to act in accordance with various laws like RBI Notifications, Banking Regulation Act, Foreign Exchange Management Act, Contract Laws, Companies Act, 1956, etc.
  • A Law Officer in banks prepares initial drafts of legislation administered by the bank.

IBPS SO Law Officer- Vacancies

Candidates should go through the notification carefully to ensure they have read and understood every detail. Several vacancies are released with the official notice. The notification is expected to be released in October. Last year, there were 50 vacancies for this post. 

IBPS SO Law Officer- Brief Overview

Criteria Detail
AgeA candidate must be between 20 and 30 years of age. 
Educational qualificationA Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB)Enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
EligibilityA candidate must be a citizen of India. Study the complete eligibility criteria.
Exam PatternPrelims: The IBPS SO Prelims 2021 Law Officer will consist of three sections: Reasoning, English Language & General Awareness. Mains: Paper on Professional KnowledgeInterview: If you clear the Mains, you will be shortlisted for an interview.
Exam SyllabusPrelims: Quantitative Aptitude, English, General Awareness and Reasoning.Mains: Banking Regulations, Compliance and Legal Aspects and others.

Related information: Find out more about how to apply, application fee, books for preparation and other such related queries.

IBPS SO Exam Preparation

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NABARD Grade A Legal Officer

NABARD is an all-India Apex Organization, completely owned by the Government of India. Thousands of aspirants hope to work with a pioneer organization such as NABARD. NABARD has not released the notification for NABARD Grade A 2021 yet. The vacancies for NABARD Grade A 2021 will be updated as soon as the notification releases NABARD Grade A Legal Exam requires sheer dedication and experienced hands to guide you through the exam preparation process.

Job Profile

The life of a NABARD Grade A Legal Officer is one of and prestige and responsibility. Let us look at the kind of work this job entails. 

  • Work on various policies and programs mandated by the Central/State Governments related to Agriculture and Rural Development.  
  • As a Grade A – Legal Service officer, you will be collaborating with the State Government and the Banking Industry, which encompasses the entire activities in the rural areas.
  • Take care of the Bank’s legal affairs
  • Preparing legal documents for the bank’s processes. 
  • Guiding the bank concerning legal issues including customer complaints

NABARD Grade A Legal Officer: Brief Overview

AgeThe candidate must be between 21 and 30 years of age
Educational qualificationBachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks (SC/ST applicants – 45%), or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years OR LLM Degree with a minimum of 45% (SC/ST applicants – 40%), or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.    
EligibilityCitizen of India
Vacancy3 (1 seat each for Unreserved/SC/ST categories)
Exam patternPreliminary Exam (200 marks)
Mains Exam (200 marks)- Paper I and Paper II
Interview (25 marks)
Exam syllabusPrelims: Mains: Paper 1: English (writing skills)
Paper 2: Legal
Previous Year’s Cut-offFinal Merit List Cut-off
Unreserved- 153.00
SC- 151.00
ST- 135.50
In-Hand Salary₹ 75,000-80,000

NABARD Grade A Legal Exam Preparation

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NABARD Grade A 2021: Previous Year Question Paper 2020 (ARD Analysis)

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