IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria
To apply for IBPS SO 2021, you should meet the eligibility criteria with respect to Educational Qualification, Age which will be mentioned in IBPS SO official notification 2021. IBPS SO Eligibility should be fulfilled if you are applying for the post of Specialist Officer (SO). Before filling up the IBPS SO application form it is necessary to ensure if you are eligible for the post you wish to apply for. Every post will have different eligibility criteria with respect to educational qualifications.
IBPS SO official notification 2021 has all the details regarding the educational criteria. IBPS SO further consists of many job posts for which you need to possess a particular educational degree with respect to the type of post. The basic minimum qualification will be a ‘graduate degree’ in the respective discipline along with other requirements. Refer to the table given below for the detailed IBPS SO educational eligibility criteria.
|Post Code||Name of the Post||Educational Qualification|
|01||I.T. Officer (Scale-I)||
|02||Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)||4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri.Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture|
|03||Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)||
|04||Law Officer (Scale I)||A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council|
|05||HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)||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.|
|06||Marketing Officer (Scale I)||Graduate and Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing|
If you are applying for IBPS SO 2021 you should also follow the age criteria specified by IBPS. You should be in between a specified IBPS SO age limit with respect to minimum and maximum age for all the posts. You must have not been born earlier from the date mentioned in the official notification. For all the posts the IBPS SO age criteria 2021 will be as follows.
|Post Code||Name of the Post||Age|
|01||I.T. Officer (Scale-I)||Min- 20 Years / Max-30 Years|
|02||Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)||Min- 20 Years / Max-30 Years|
|03||Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)||Min- 20 Years / Max-30 Years|
|04||Law Officer (Scale I)||Min- 20 Years / Max-30 Years|
|05||HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)||Min- 20 years / Max- 30 years|
|06||Marketing Officer (Scale I)||Min- 20 years / Max- 30 years|
Government has certain age relaxation norms for reserved categories, for example, If you belong to SC/ST category you hold an age relaxation of five years and if OBC category you hold an age relaxation of three years. Complete details on age relaxation for IBPS SO is provided in the table below.
|Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Non- creamy layer)||3 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD)||10 years|
|Ex - Servicemen||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1:I have 55% marks in my Graduation, am I eligible?
A:Yes, in order to apply for the IBPS SO exam, you must possess a bachelor’s degree in the respective domain. There is no minimum percentage criteria.
Q2:Are reserved categories liable for age relaxation in the IBPS SO exam?
A:Yes, depending upon the category you belong you, the upper age limit varies in IBPS SO exam.
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