IBPS SO Notification 2018 Apply for CWE SRP VIII Specialist Officer Recruitment

IBPS SO Notification 2018 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the notification for the recruitment for Specialist Officers 2018-19. The institute is going to hire eligible persons who qualify their criteria for specialist officer jobs. Candidates can check important dates, how to apply online, posts, exam date etc. of this recruitment. Candidates can Apply Online for IBPS SO VIII Notification /Jobs / Advertisement 2018-19 from below given link.

This time, IBPS SO Exam Notification is released on 26 October 2018. The recruitment exam (preliminary) for Specialist Officer exam  (2018) tentatively scheduled to be held on 29 & 30 Dec 2018 for various posts. There are various Officer Posts in Specialist Officer Exam. There are 20 participating organizations in this recruitment. The online form submission process start from 06 November 2018 and the last date to apply online is 26 November 2018.

IBPS SO Notification 2018 - Apply for IBPS CWE VIII Specialist officer Recruitment 2018-19

Latest news: The recruitment notification is released on 26 October 2018.
The following are the posts for IBPS Specialist Officer 2018.

  • I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
  • Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Important Dates ( Tentative ) for IBPS SO 2018-19 Recruitment

  • Online Registration will begin from : 06 November 2018 
  • Last date - 26 Nov 2018
  • Fee Payment: 06 to 26 Nov 2018
  • Call Letter download starts from : Dec 2018
  • IBPS SO Exam Date - IBPS Specialist officer 2018 Pre exam (CWE - VII) will be held on 29.12.2018 & 30.12.2018 (some/ all/ additional dates as the need arises). 
  • Declaration of Pre Results : January 1st or 2nd week 2019.
  • Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main: January 2019
  • Main exam will be held on 27.01.2019.
  • Declaration of Mains result: February 2019
  • Interview Call Letters download : February 2019 
  • Conduct of Interviews : February 2019
  • Provisional Allotment : on or after 01 April 2019

Eligibility Criteria: Graduation - Please download the official notification given below for Eligibility.

Age limit: Age should be between 20-30 years for scale I officers.
Age relaxations as per Govt. Rules.

Application Fees

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

How to Apply for IBPS SO recruitment 2018

Candidates can apply online by visiting www.ibps.in. There, they have to fill the application form online and upload photo and signature and then pay the application fee either online or offline using challan generated. More detailed instructions are also given in the notification pdf given below.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at in one of the Specialist Officers’ posts mentioned above, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL-VIII) and appear for the examination. Candidates who appear and are shortlisted in the examination, will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.

More details of IBPS SO Notification 2018 are given below.

Participating Organizations:

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Andhra Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Dena Bank
  • Bank of India
  • ECGC
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Indian Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce United Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • IDBI Bank

IBPS SO Notification Eligibility Criteria:

1. I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
Min- 20 Years - Max-30 Years
a) 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
Min- 20 Years - Max-30 Years
4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri. Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry.

3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
Min- 20 Years - Max-30 Years
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.

4. Law Officer (Scale I)
Min- 20 Years - Max-30 Years
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
Min- 20 years - Max- 30 years
Full time Post Graduate degree or Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/HRD/ Social Work /Labour Law.

6. Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Min- 20 years - Max- 30 years
Graduate and Full time MMS (Marketing) / MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM with specialization in Marketing.

In case of dual specializations, one of the fields of specialization should be in the field prescribed.
In case of major/ minor specializations, major specialization should be in the stream prescribed. Candidates having PG Degree (MMS or MBA)/PG Diploma with more than two specializations are not eligible to apply.

For posts other than IT Officer Scale I candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Candidates can apply for only one post. Multiple applications submitted by a candidate will be summarily rejected.

IBPS SO Notification : Interview:

After the written examination, Interviews will be held.
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of Online CWE (exam) and interview will be 80:20.
While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents. In the absence of documents candidature of the candidates shall be cancelled. IBPS/ Nodal Bank/ Participating organisations take no responsibility to receive/ connect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

Provisional Allotment:

After interviews, candidates will be allotted depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2018-19 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS. The will have to made to join one of the Participating Organisations, based on merit-cum-preference keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, various guidelines issued by Govt. of India/Others from time to time, administrative exigency, etc.

Important links:
Download 2018 Notification
Online form
IBPS S.O. Cut off marks analysis
Test Pattern
How to adjust time in IBPS Exams
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IBPS SO Emoluments