IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 Notification – Apply Online @ Ibps.in


IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 Notification – Apply Online @ Ibps.in – IBPS which is popularly known as Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has declared recruitment notification for the 647 post Specialist Officer at IBPS’s Official website –  ibps.in. Candidate who all are interested can apply for IBPS exam can fill IBPS Specialist Officer 2021 Application form from the official website www.ibps.in before 23 November 2020 . The IBPS SO 2021 Exam is commencing on 26 December – 27 December 2020. In this page we will provide you complete details about IBPS SO 2021 notification such as its eligibility, IBPS online application form, important dates and IBPS exam admit cards.


IBPS SO 2021 Important Dates

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration 02.11.2020
Last date of online Registration23.11.2020
Admit Card – PreliminaryDecember 2020
Online Examination – Preliminary 26.12.2020 and 27.12.2020
Result of Online exam – PreliminaryJanuary 2021
Admit Card - MainJanuary 2021
Online Examination – MainFebruary 2021
Call letter for interviewFebruary 2021
Conduct of interviewFebruary 2021
Provisional AllotmentApril 2021


IBPS SO Recruitment 2021 Summary

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification (IBPS SO 2021 ) Details

Department – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Exam Name – IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam

Post Name – Specialist Officer (SO)

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officers’ cadre posts listed below in the Participating Organizations is tentatively scheduled in December 2020/ January 2021.

  • IT Officer (Scale-I)
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
  • Raj bhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)
  • Law Officer (Scale-I)
  • HR Officer (Scale-I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I)


IBPS SO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

Name of the Post
Educational Qualifications
I.T. Officer (Scale-I)4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer
Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics &
Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics &
Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/
Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer
Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
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
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.
Law Officer
(Scale I)
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar
el 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
(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


IBPS SO Application Fee

  • Unreserved candidates – Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST)
  • ST/SC/PWD – Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST)
  • Candidates can pay Examination application fee by only online payment mode.


Age limit for IBPS SO 

  • Min- 20 Years
  • Max-30 Years


IBPS Specialist Officer Pay Scale

The Pay Scale offered to the IBPS Specialist Officer mainly comprises of different perks and allowances such as DA, HRA, Bonus, TA and Medical Benefits etc. The Salary Structure of the IBPS SO scale 1 and scale 2 grade is very good compared with other banking jobs. Salary Structure differs for candidates placed under Scale I from those under Scale II. The scale I Posts are usually Junior Management Posts while Scale II Posts are the middle management Posts.


IBPS SO Previous year Cutoff 2021

The IBPS SO Cutoff marks are important for the candidates as on the basis of which they will be allotted to any of the participating banks. Candidates who secure marks as per the IBPS SO Cutoff 2021 in the written exam and interview will be provisionally allotted in 12 participating banks. IBPS decides the cutoff of IBPS SO examination based on numerous factors such as number of candidates appeared in the test, complexity level of the exam, previous year cut off marks, number of vacancies etc.

Each Candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each banking test and also a minimum total score will be considered to be shortlisted for the interview. The Cutoff marks will be decided upon the number of vacancies and candidates will be shortlisted for interview.

Before the interview round is over, IBPS will not share the scores obtained in the written examination with the candidates.

  • Mean – 3/4th of standard deviation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD categories
  • Mean – 1/4th of standard deviation for General Category
  • There will be a second level cut off point on total as per requirement

IBPS SO Previous year Cut off Score out of 100

Post General OBC SC ST IX OC HI
Marketing Officer 74.95 66.8 59.4 62.05 NA 58.1 33.7
IT Officer 76.75 64.05 65.1 55.05 65.4 61.85 50.5
Law Officer 62.85 55.8 71.15 47.5 43.7 54.4 NA
H.R./ Personnel Officer 73.35 65.1 62.95 56.45 NA NA 43.4
Agriculture Field Officer 69.75 60.95 52.3 53.45 60.25 49.05 45.6
H.R./ Personnel Office 73.35 65.1 62.95 56.45 NA NA 43.4
Rajbhasha Adhikari 66.65 62.2 51.85 49.8 69.05 43.55 NA

IBPS SO Admit Card 2021

Admit Card will be issued to the applicants for the IBPS SO Preliminary examination. Yet, the process of downloading of ibps.in (CRP SPL-X) Hall Ticket will be the same as Admit card. Click Here available on IBPS CRP SPL-X Admit Card 2020 for Preliminary exam


IBPS SO Result 2021

The results of the IBPS SO 2021 examination will be displayed on the official website www.ibps.in, so candidates can check their results from there at the time of the announcement.

The Result of IBPS SO 2021 (Interview) has been announced on its official website on February 2021 and will be closed by April 2021. The marks secured by the candidates in the IBPS exam have been converted out of 100 for the provisional allotment. Candidates who have cleared the written examination were shortlisted to appear for the interview process of IBPS SO 2021 .The final result have been announced by the IBPS on the official website www.ibps.in

Below we have mentioned on how to check IBPS SO Result 2021

  1. Candidates have to click on the Result link made available on the main page of the website.
  2. Candidates will be redirected to a new page of the website for login to check the result.
  3. Candidates have to sign in using their Registration No/ Roll No and Date of Birth/ Password and click on Log in.
  4. Click on the submit button after entering the correct information.
  5. The IBPS SO 2021 scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Candidates can download their results and save it for future references.

Note: The candidates qualified in the IBPS SO Interview has been shortlisted for Provisional allotment in any of the 20 participating banks.


IBPS SO Score Card 2021

The IBPS SO 2021 Score Card has been released by the organization for online exam in the month of February 14th, 2021 . All the candidates will be able to check their respective marks scored in each section from the score card provided by IBPS. Along with the score card candidates will also be able to check IBPS SO Cutoff/ qualifying marks as fixed by IBPS. The Score Card of IBPS SO Personal Interview allows the candidates to check their overall and sectional marks along with the minimum qualifying marks for every section which has been released on March 22nd, 2021 .


IBPS SO Important links

Apply Online Click here
Online Preliminary Exam Call LetterClick here
Updated: December 9, 2020 — 1:07 pm

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