IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)  has released a notification for the recruitment of 4100 + Specialist Officers [ IBPS SO ] in nationalized banks and financial institutions through IBPS CWE SPL-VI examination. IBPS is conducting the IBPS CWE SPL-VI exam to fill up specialist officer vacant posts in over 23 banking organisations.

IBPS conducts examinations to recruitment in the fields of personnel selection, assessment, and recruitment along with various other banking departments, in more than 100 cities.


IBSP SO Jobs 2016 Important Dates:

  • Online registration start date:  16th November 2016.
  • Last date for online registration:  2nd December 2016.
  • Closure for editing application details: 17th December 2016
  • Admit Card release date: 16th January 2016.
  • IBPS online examination date: 28th & 29th January 2017
  • Declaration of Results status: 16th February 2017
  • Download Call Letter for Interview: 24th February 2017
  • Conduct Interview: March 2017
  • Provisional Allotment: After 1st April 2017.


IBPS Specialist Officers [ IBPS SO ] details have been mentioned below.

S.No. Post Name No. of Vacancies
1 I.T. Officer (Scale I) 335 Posts
2 Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I) 2,580 Posts
3 Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) 65 Posts
4 Law Officer (Scale I) 115 Posts
5 HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) 81 Posts
6 Marketing Officer (Scale I) 447 Posts


IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria includes :

A] Educational Qualification: 

• For I.T. Officer (Scale I):

4 year Engineering Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation


Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications


Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

• For Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): 

4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry.

• For Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): 

Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level


Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level

• For Law Officer (Scale I): 

Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council

• For HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I): 

Graduate and full time Postgraduate degree


Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law

• For Marketing Officer (Scale I): 

Graduate and full time MBA (Marketing)/ full time 2 years PGDBA/PGDBM with specialization in Marketing


Age Limit (as on 01-11-2016): 20 to 30 years


Participating Banks include: 

Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Bank, Syndicate Bank, Andhra Bank, Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, UCO Bank, Bank of Baroda, Corporation Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, Dena Bank, Punjab National Bank, United Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, ECGC, Punjab & Sind Bank, Vijaya Bank, Bharatiya Mahila Bank, IDBI Bank or financial institution.


Examination Fee: Candidates have to pay Rs 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs 600/- for all others (gen) candidates as application fees . The fee have to made using the online payment mode only.


Click here for the detailed advertisement in pdf format for the IBPS SO recruitment notification.

Click here to apply after checking your fitment for IBPS SO posts.


All the best!


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