IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 - Online Application, Vacancies, Updates

By Ajay | Updated on: Jan 31, 2023

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IBPS SO 2022 Highlights 

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or the IBPS is the main recruiting body that conducts online examinations to recruit eligible candidates for various posts in banking organizations. The IBPS conducts an online examination for the post of Specialist Officer (SO) in various streams every year. These specialist posts include- Agriculture Field Officer, IT Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari and HR/Personnel Officer. IBPS SO recruitment 2022 is out. The IBPS SO recruitment 2022 is a great opportunity if you possess the required educational and professional qualifications.  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 Specialist Officer recruitment 2022 from the table below.

IBPS SO Highlights 2022-23

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 November 01, 2022 to November 21, 2022
IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card 2022-23 November/ December 2022
IBPS SO Prelims Exam Date 2022-23 December 31, 2022
IBPS SO Prelims Exam Result Status Click Here
IBPS SO Prelims Exam Result Score Click Here
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022-23 Click Here
IBPS SO Mains Exam Date 2022-23 January 29, 2023
Number of Vacancies 2022-23 710
IBPS SO Official Notification PDF 2022-23 Click Here

IBPS SO Admit Card 2023 Out

On January 19. 2023, the IBPS released the IBPS SO Mains admit card 2023 for the Mains exam on their official website. The IBPS SO Mains exam will be held on January 29. 2023. We have provided information on how you can download your IBPS SO call letter 2023 below.

How to download the IBPS SO Admit Card 2023?

  • Download your call letter by clicking the IBPS SO admit card direct download link provided above.
  • You will see a new page on your device. 
  • Now, you will be required to enter your “Registration ID” and “Date of Birth/Password”. 
  • Enter the Captcha provided. Press “Log In”. 
  • The call letter will appear on the screen. Click the print/ download button to save the IBPS SO Call Letter 2023 for your use.

We wish all IBPS SO exam 2023 aspirants the very best! 

IBPS SO Result 2023 Out

The IBPS SO Prelims result 2023 was released by the IBPS on January 17, 2023. Candidates can check their IBPS Specialist Officer Prelims results by clicking on the link provided above. You only need to log in with your credentials to check the result. 

Team ixamBee wishes all the successful candidates the very best as they prepare for the IBPS SO Mains 2023 exam!

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 Notification Out

The IBPS includes all the commercial public-sector banks because of which IBPS exams are the most important ones among the bank job aspirants in India. This exam provides a golden chance to make its way into one of the listed nationalized banks in the country. The IBPS SO notification 2022 PDF was released on October 31, 2022.  According to it, the IBPS SO exam date 2022for Prelims is December 2022/January 2023, tentatively. The IBPS SO Mains exam is to be held on January 29, 2022.  The IBPS SO recruitment notification has all the details about the online application process, how to apply, the exam dates, IBPS SO selection process and the IBPS SO 2022 vacancy along with other details. The IBPS SO online application process began on November 01, 2022 and will end on November 21, 2022.

Besides this, depending on the category you belong to, you need to a certain fee amount to complete the online IBPS Specialist Officer application form. Please take a look at all the details from the IBPS SO Notification 2022 PDF that we have highlighted for you in the following sections. Read More...

IBPS SO Online Application 2022 

The online application is the first step in any competitive exam recruitment process. You should not wait for the last date to apply for the IBPS Specialist Officer recruitment 2022 to avoid any last-minute rush. We have provided a step-by-step guide for you below as outlined in the IBPS SO 2022 notification PDF. 

  • Log on to the official website of IBPS i.e. www.ibps.in
  • Find the ‘IBPS SO Notification 2022 ‘ and look for the 'Apply Online' link
  • Register yourself by clicking on the ‘New Registration’ link and entering details like full name, email ID, and contact details
  • A provisional registration number and Password will be sent in your registered email id and contact number
  • Login again using these credentials and enter all other details asked
  • Validate your details and click on the ‘Save & Next' button
  • Upload all the documents required as per the mentioned specifications
  • Verify before ‘Final Submit’
  • Pay the online application fee as per the category you belong to
  • Take out the print of the application form and fee receipt for future use

IBPS SO 2022 Vacancy

As the IBPS SO 2022 notification PDF has now been released, we know the exact number of IBPS SO vacancies 2022 announced for this recruitment cycle. A total of 710 IBPS SO vacancies have been announced across all the Specialist Officer posts. Furthermore, the IBPS SO vacancy 2022 is also divided between the general and reserved categories. 

Please note: According to the IBPS SO 2022 notification, as per the business needs of participating banks and reports to IBPS regarding the vacancies to be filled during the financial year 2023-24, the shortlisted candidates will be provisionally allocated to the participating banks in keeping with the spirit of the government guidelines.

Post NameNumber of Post
IT Officer 44 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
Agriculture Field Officer 516 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
Rajbhasha Adhikari 25 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
Law Officer 10 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
HR/Personnel Officer 15 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
Marketing Officer 100 (For detailed vacancy, please click here)
Total 710

IBPS SO 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 it. To be able to prepare in the best way possible, you should first know the IBPS SO paper pattern which will help you in making a preparation plan accordingly. The IBPS SO 2022 selection process is divided into three phases as mentioned below.Read More...

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

You should also know the detailed IBPS SO marking scheme as well as IBPS SO exam language.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2022

The IBPS SO exam is very competitive, just like the IBPS PO exam. 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. 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 the IBPS SO 2022 exam, it is very important to know about IBPS SO preparation books. The right books will help you to ace the IBPS SO exam in a fruitful way. Read More...

IBPS SO Exam Dates 2022

IBPS is known for its timely execution of the examination schedule. The IBPS SO 2022 notification has been released and along with it IBPS SO exam date is also out. According to it, the IBPS SO 2022 exam for Prelims will be conducted on December 24 and 31, 2022. The IBPS SO Mains exam date 2022 is January 29, 2023. You will also be allotted an IBPS SO exam centre while filling the IBPS SO application form. Read More...

IBPS SO 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, the IBPS SO salary is quite attractive which makes it an obvious choice. An IBPS Specialist Officer gross salary is approx  ₹50-58 thousand per month. A Specialist Officer posted in Scale 1 is also entitled to receive other IBPS SO allowances like HRA, DA, Special Allowance, Travel Allowance, and many more aside from their Bank SO salary. You will also receive reimbursement for medical expenses & newspapers.

Moreover, a Specialist Officer in IBPS has various roles to perform depending upon their stream of expertise. 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.Read More...

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2022

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

IBPS SO 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.

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Score 2022

CategoryCut-offs on Total (Out of 125)
Scheduled Caste (SC) 17.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 17.75
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 17.75
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 17.75
General (Gen) 17.75
Hearing Impaired (HI) 14.38
Orthopedically Challenged (OC LOCOMOTOR DISABILITY) 31.75
Visually Impaired (VI) 33.38
Intellectual Disability (ID & OTHERS) 15.75

For more details on IBPS SO previous year cutoff -Stream-Wise, Category Wise visit Read More...

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FAQs

No, you cannot edit your IBPS SO application after final submission.
Firstly, you should perceive your strengths and weaknesses. Start with the topic-wise easy quizzes and cover at least half the topics of the exam. After that attempt IBPS SO mock test.
No other mode is acceptable. Applications received through post/ hand/ mail etc. for ibps so notification will be rejected.
Yes, all relevant certificates must be presented before the authority as and when asked. These must be issued by the competent authority.
Yes, IBPS SO exam Interview is bilingual. You can attempt the interview round either in Hindi or English.

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