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IBPS SO Exam Notification 2018


IBPS SO Exam Notification

IBPS has released the notification for the online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officers’ cadre posts. The exam will be conducted for a total of 1315 vacancies for various posts as follows: 


No. of vacancies

IT Officer (Scale-I)


HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)


Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)


Marketing Officer (Scale-I)


Law Officer (Scale-I)


Agriculture Officer (Scale-I)


Read Official Notification for IBPS Specialist Officer


IBPS SO Exam Pattern

The final selection for these posts will be done through a 3-phase process:

Phase I. Preliminary Exam (scheduled for 30th-31st December 2017)

Phase II. Main Exam: Exam (scheduled for 28 January 2018)

Phase III. Interview: The Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Main examination for CRP SPL-VII will subsequently be called for an Interview.

Know about Exam Pattern for IBPS Specialist Officer

Know more about the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS Specialist Officer

Know about Important dates for IBPS Specialist Officer

Check Previous Year Cut-off for IBPS SO 


IBPS SO Free Mock Test    

To gear up for your preparation you need a lot of practice.

 Subscribe to IBPS SO Prelims 2017-18 Mock Test Series 

Mock Test Series for IBPS SO Pre-2017-18 exam has questions from English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning as per the latest exam pattern. The difficulty level of questions is similar to the questions asked in the actual exam, so that the users get proper practice for the actual exam. Detailed Performance analysis is provided to help the users get an understanding of their strengths, weaknesses and areas of improvement.

The questions included in the Mock Tests are original and of best quality created by a qualified and dedicated content development team under the supreme guidance of Ms.Arunima Sinha. Arunima is an ex-banker (Bank PO and then Manager with SIDBI), who has been teaching students for competitive exams for last 6 years. A sequential process of making, checking and validating each Mock test is also followed to ensure that only the best content is provided to the users.  

All the Mock Tests, the solutions and explanations are available in Hindi & English. 



IBPS SO Calendar  

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IBPS SO Admit Card

The Centre, venue address, date and time for both Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter. An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorised website by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.


IBPS AFO 2018-19 Salary

The salary of selected candidates will draw a starting pay of Rs.22700 to Rs. 23700/- per month. The monthly gross income for IBPS AFO salary is about Rs. 27700 to Rs.30700. Some other allowances like Special Allowance, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, etc. The other perks for IBPS Special Officer Scale-I including reimbursement of medical expenses, Newspaper, Traveling Allowance etc

Read more about Salary for IBPS AFO 2018-19. Click Here


IBPS SO Previous Year Cut Off   

Before you start your preparation you need to get an idea about the last year exam scenario.

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IBPS SO Online Course    

To ace your preparation you will need a plan to make sure you are not left behind in the competition.

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