IBPS Specialist officer Recruitment 2020 Check Eligibility, Vacancies And Application Process

IBPS Specialist officer Recruitment 2020 Check Eligibility, Vacancies And Application Process

IBPS SO Recruitment 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has released official notification regarding the IBPS SO Recruitment 2020-21 to hire candidates for the post of Specialist Officer(SO). The online registration for IBPS SO 2020 has started on 2nd November 2020 and will end on 23rd November 2020. The IBPS SO Exam is conducted for recruiting candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers in the field of IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. The selection will be done through 3 stages – Prelims, Main Exam, and Interview round. The interested candidates should be ready for recruitment and begin with their preparation for the same. Here on this page, we bring to you complete details of IBPS SO 2020-21 Details, so bookmark this page for further updates.

ibps specialist officer recruitment 2020
ibps specialist officer recruitment 2020

IBPS Specialist officer Recruitment 2020

Event Tentative Dates
IBPS SO Notification 2020 28 October 2020
IBPS SO Online Registration Starts From 02nd November 2020
Last Date to Apply Online for IBPS SO 23rd November 2020
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary December 2020
Date of IBPS SO Preliminary Exam 26th and 27th December 2020
Result of IBPS SO Online exam – Preliminary January 2020
Download the call letters for Online examination – Mains January 2021
Commencement of IBPS SO Mains Exam 24th January 2021
Result of IBPS SO Mains Exam February 2021
Conduct of Interview February 2021
IBPS SO 2020-21 Final Result April 2021


IBPS Specialist Officer 2020 Vacancy

As per the Official Recruitment Notification released by IBPS, a total of 647 vacancies has been announced for IBPS SO 2020-21. The type of work performed by each Specialist Officer varies from post to post. This sector requires highly skilled people with a strong will and dedication to work as a Specialist Officer. Check out the table given below for post-wise vacancy details:

IBPS SO 2020 Vacancies

IBPS has introduced 647 IBPS SO vacancies through the IBPS SO official notification 2020. Last year, a total of 2188 vacancies were disclosed for various posts. Below you can go through the IBPS SO 2020-21 vacancies released for different profiles:

Post Vacancy
I.T. Officer Scale 1 20
Agricultural Field Officer Scale 1 485
Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale 1 25
Law Officer Scale 1  50
HR/Personnel Officer Scale 1 7
Marketing Officer Scale 1 60
Total 647

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria

IBPS SO eligibility criteria has been divided into three different stages which are nationality, age limit criteria and educational qualification. To apply for the various post of IBPS SO, the candidates should fulfil certain IBPS SO eligibility criteria, which is described as under:
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The candidate who is going to apply for IBPS SO 2020-21 exam should have citizenship of India issued by the government of India. The following candidates can also apply for the IBPS SO 2020-21 exam:a subject of Nepal or
a subject of Bhutan or
Tibetan Refugee, who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
Persons migrated from India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, along with the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

IBPS Specialist Officer Educational Qualification Requirements

Academic qualification for various posts is as given below:

IT Officer (Scale I):
Candidates should have an engineering or technology Degree in Computer Science/ Applications, IT, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics & Communication or Electronics & Instrumentation; Or
Aspirants having a PG degree in the following fields are also eligible; Or
A graduate who has passed DOEACC ‘B’ level can also apply for IBPS SO 2020
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): Aspirants should have a 4-year degree (graduation) in Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering or any other related field to apply for this post.
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): Individuals having a PG degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the graduation level or a PG degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the graduation level are Eligible for IBPS SO 2020.
Law Officer (Scale I): Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) and should be enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council.
HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I): A graduate with 2-years full-time PG degree or diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work or Labor Law can apply for this post.
Marketing Officer (Scale I): Aspirants should have a 2-year full-time degree in MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM or PGDM with specialization in Marketing.

IBPS Specialist officer Recruitment Notification
IBPS SO Apply Online 

IBPS SO 2020 Application Form

IBPS SO 2020 Application process will begin tentatively from November 7, 2020. The application process consists mainly of 3 steps which are given below:
Registration by providing basic details to generate candidate’s provisional registration number and password.
Fill IBPS SO 2020 Application Form and upload required documents.
The final step is the payment of IBPS SO application fee through various modes.
How to fill IBPS SO 2020 Application Form?
Students can go through the following guidelines to apply for IBPS SO 2020 exam.
Step 1: IBPS SO 2020 Registration
Visit the official website of IBPS SO 2020 i.e. ibps.in to apply for the exam.
Select the option of ‘Click here for New Registration’.
The registration form for creating the User Profile will appear.
Fill in general details like name, date of birth and contact details- valid email ID and mobile number.
Click on ‘Register’.
A Provisional Registration Number and Password will appear on the screen.
Applicants will also receive an email and SMS on their registered email ID and a mobile number indicating the same.
Step 2: Fill IBPS SO 2020 Application Form
Login using these credentials to proceed with the IBPS SO application process.
Candidates will have to provide personal and contact details as well as details about their academic qualification, work experience, preference exam center, etc.
Then, they will have to upload scanned images of their recent photograph, signature, thumb impression and handwritten declaration as per the specifications are given on the screen.
After going through all the details carefully, click on ‘Final Submit’ to pay the application fees.
Step 3: Payment of Application Fees
This is the last step for completing the application process. Aspirants have to remit the requisite application fees by different online modes.
Candidates can pay the fees using Credit/ Debit card, Net banking, Cash Card & Wallet and IMPS.

IBPS Specialist officer Recruitment 2020

They must enter the essential payment details on the bank page that appears and save the e-receipt of the online transaction as proof of payment.
IBPS SO 2020 Application Fee
A candidate is required to pay INR 600 (General, OBC and EWS) as application fee for IBPS SO 2020 exam. The same amount is reduced to INR 100 for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen category.

IBPS SO 2020-21- FAQs

Q1. When will IBPS SO 2020-21 exam be conducted?
IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) 2020 Prelims Exam will be conducted on 26th and 27th December, 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled on 24th January, 2021.
Q2. What is the last date to apply online for IBPS SO 2020-21 Exam?
The last date to apply online for IBPS SO 2020 Exam is 23rd November 2020.
Q3. Is the IBPS SO 2020-21 exam Bilingual?
All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.
Q4. Is there Any Negative Marking in IBPS SO 2020-21 Exam?
Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both preliminary test and mains exam of IBPS SO 2020-21. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.
Q5. Are there fixed timings for different sections?
Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exams.
Q6. How many vacancies are there for IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) 2020 recruitment?
A total of 647 vacancies have been introduced for IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) 2020 exam.