IBPS SO 2022

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Apr 01, 2022

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Highlights 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS is the main recruiting body that conducts online examinations to recruit eligible candidates for various posts in banking organizations. IBPS conducts an online examination for the post of Specialist Officer (SO) in various streams every year. These specialist posts include- AFO, IT, Marketing Officer, Law Officer and others. IBPS SO recruitment 2022 will be a great opportunity if you possess professional qualifications and wish to work in the banking sector. IBPS has released its IBPS Calendar 2022-23 some months back. According to it, the IBPS SO 2022 exam for Prelims will be conducted on December 24 and 31, 2022. The IBPS SO Mains 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 29, 2023. Check out more details on IBPS SO 2022 recruitment from the table below.

IBPS SO Final Results Out!! IBPS has released the IBPS SO final results on April 01, 2022.  The combined result of the IBPS SO Main exam & Interview has been announced & candidates can check their results from April 01 - April 30, 2022. 

IBPS SO 2022 Highlights

Conducting BodyIBPS
IBPS Website https://www.ibps.in/
Name of the Posts Specialist Officer
(AFO/IT/Law/Marketing/Rajbhasa/HR/Personnel Officer)
Mode of Application Online
Stages of Exam Three Stages-
  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Phase 2- Mains Exam
  • Phase 3- Interview
No. of Questions & Time duration
  • Phase 1 (Preliminary Exam)- 150 questions, 2 hours
  • Phase 2 (Mains Exam)-
    • Professional Knowledge (Law, IT, AFO, HR/
      Personnel)-
      60 questions, 30 minutes
    • Professional Knowledge Rajbhasha (Objective +
      Descriptive)-
      45 + 2 questions, 30 minutes
  • Phase 3 (Interview)- 100 Marks
Online registration including Edit/Modification
of Application by candidates 2022-23
To be notified later
IBPS SO Prelims Exam Date 2022-23 December 24 & 31, 2022
IBPS SO Mains Exam Date 2022-23 January 29, 2023
IBPS Exam Calendar 2022-23 [Click Here]
Number of Vacancies 2021 1828 (More Details)
Official Notification PDF 2021 November 02, 2021 (Click Here)
IBPS SO Combined Result for Online Main Examination & Interview 2021 April 01 to April 30, 2022 (Click Here)

 Notification 2022

IBPS includes all the commercial banks because of which IBPS exams are the most important ones among the job aspirants as they give a golden chance to make way into one of these banks in the country.  IBPS conduct the online examination for IBPS Specialist Officer 2022 for various posts like Agriculture Field Officer (AFO), IT Officer Scale I, Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I. IBPS SO recruitment 2022 has not been released yet but the official calendar is out. According to it, the IBPS SO 2022 exam for Prelims will be conducted on December 24 and 31, 2022. The IBPS SO Mains 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 29, 2023. The IBPS SO 2022 notification will have all the details such as IBPS SO 2022 vacancy, the application process along with other details. Besides this, depending upon the category you belong to, you need to a certain fee amount to complete the online IBPS SO 2022 procedure. You will be able to download IBPS SO Admit Card a few days prior to the exam.

IBPS SO Final Results Out!! IBPS has released the IBPS SO final results on April 01, 2022.  The combined result of the IBPS SO Main exam & Interview has been announced & candidates can check their results from April 01 - April 30, 2022. 

Read more on IBPS SO 2022 recruitment, here.

Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS follows a standard selection process in all its recruitment examinations. It will conduct an online examination for IBPS SO 2022. The IBPS SO exam pattern varies for different posts covered under Specialist Officers (SO). To be able to prepare in the best way possible, you should first know the IBPS SO exam pattern 2022 which will help you in making a preparation plan accordingly. The IBPS SO 2022 selection process is divided into three phases:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

To ensure that you prepare in the best way possible, you should know the detailed IBPS SO 2022 exam pattern along with IBPS SO marking scheme as well as IBPS SO exam language.

Read more about the IBPS SO exam pattern 2022, here.

Syllabus 2022

IBPS SO holds equal importance just like IBPS PO. The only difference between the two is the kind of job and the professional qualifications that are required to apply for it owing to the job requirements. The IBPS SO 2022 exam level will be of equally good level. You need to be well prepared for the IBPS SO exam 2022 and for that, you should be well aware of the IBPS SO 2022 syllabus which will give you the right direction to start off your preparation. IBPS SO Prelims and Mains will have questions from different subjects. Along with knowing the syllabus of IBPS SO 2022 exam, it is very important to know about IBPS SO preparation books. Right books will help you to ace the IBPS SO exam in a fruitful way. 

Read more about IBPS SO 2022 books, here.

Exam Dates 2022

IBPS is known for its timely execution of the examination schedule. The IBPS SO 2022 notification has not been released yet but the IBPS SO 2022 exam schedule is out. According to it, the IBPS SO 2022 exam for Prelims will be conducted on December 24 and 31, 2022. The IBPS SO Mains 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 29, 2023. You will also be allotted an IBPS SO exam centre while filling the IBPS SO application form. 

Read more on IBPS SO 2022 exam dates, here.

IBPS SO Final Results Out!! IBPS has released the IBPS SO final results on April 01, 2022. Candidates can check their results from April 01 - April 30, 2022. 

Salary 2022

One of the major reasons behind most of the candidates preferring bank jobs is the stability and security that one receives in a bank. Along with this stability, you also get an attractive salary which makes it an obvious choice. An IBPS SO salary will be Rs 38,800/ month. A Specialist Officer posted in Scale I is also entitled to receive other IBPS SO allowances like HRA, DA, Special Allowance, Travel Allowance, and many more. You will also receive reimbursement for medical expenses & newspaper.  A Specialist Officer in IBPS has various roles to perform. You should know about the IBPS SO job profile before applying for the IBPS SO 2022 exam. You will also have career growth as you progress in the organization.

Given below is the video of IBPS SO 2021 salary. If there is any change in the salary of IBPS SO 2022, we will update it as soon as the recruitment notification is out.

For complete details on IBPS SO 2022 salary, read here.

Eligibility Criteria 2022

To apply for IBPS SO 2022, you should meet the IBPS SO eligibility criteria with respect to educational qualification and age which will be mentioned in the official notification 2022. IBPS SO further consists of many job posts for which you need to possess a particular educational degree. The basic minimum IBPS SO 2022 qualification is a graduate degree in the respective discipline along with other requirements. You should also adhere to the specified IBPS SO age criteria with respect to minimum and maximum age for all the posts covered under IBPS SO recruitment 2022.You must have not been born earlier from the date mentioned in the official notification. IBPS also provides IBPS SO age relaxation norms for reserved categories.

Read more on IBPS SO 2022 eligibility criteria, here.

Previous Year Cut-off

Preparation for any exam should be accompanied by complete and extensive information related to the exam. An important exam like IBPS SO needs good preparation and info. Tracking the IBPS SO previous year papers that have been held in all the past years, gives a lot of clarity about the exam and its level. You can get a good idea about what to be expected from IBPS SO 2022, by referring to the IBPS SO previous year cut off.

Attempting IBPS SO Prelims previous year paper will help you in getting familiar with varieties of questions and their level. More such papers of previous year for IBPS SO are available on our website under the previous year section.

For more details on IBPS SO previous year cutoff, refer here.

Courses for you


IBPS SO 2022 Free Mock Tests

IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Birthday Special Test

IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Birthday Special Test

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 5 Prelims

IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 5 Prelims

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 4 Prelims

IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 4 Prelims

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 3 Prelims

IBPS SO 2022 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Mock Test 3 Prelims

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks

IBPS SO 2022 Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) 2021 Prelims Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) 2021 Prelims Previous Year Paper

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2020 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Previous Year Paper

IBPS SO 2020 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Prelims Previous Year Paper

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2019 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

IBPS SO 2019 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks
IBPS SO 2018 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

IBPS SO 2018 (IT/AFO/HR/Marketing) Previous Year Paper Prelims

  • 120 Minutes
  • 150 Questions
  • 125 Marks

FAQs

Yes, IBPS SO  2022 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.
IBPS SO  2022 Exam will be in online mode.
Yes, IBPS SO  2022 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.
Yes, depending on the job profile and department being served by you, an IBPS SO officer can be posted anywhere in India.
There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS SO  2022 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.
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