IBPS SO 2018 – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the interview call letter for the post of SO on February 14, 2019, in online mode. Candidates can download their IBPS SO 2018 admit card by entering their login credentials in the login window till March 2, 2019. Earlier, IBPS has released the scorecard of mains exam on February 13, 2019. Candidates can check the scorecard of IBPS SO mains exam till February 24, 2019. The result of IBPS SO 2018 was released on February 6, 2019, in online mode.
IBPS SO 2018 exam was conducted for a total of 1599 vacancies for the Junior Management Officer in IT, Agriculture, Law, HR/Personnel, Marketing and Rajbhasha Adhikari posts in 20 participating banks. The scorecard of IBPS SO preliminary exam was released on January 11. Candidates were able to check their score card till January 27, 2019. To check the scorecard candidates have to login with the roll number/registration id and password/date of birth.
Candidates who qualified in the preliminary stage of IBPS SO were eligible to appear in the mains exam. Shortlisted candidates in the mains examination will be called for Interview round. IBPS SO interview will be conducted in February 2019. Candidates who qualify all the stages of IBPS SO 2018 will be given provisional allotment in April 2019.
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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection – Specialist Officer exam
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
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3 (prelims, mains and interview)
Mode of examination
IBPS SO prelims and mains – online
IBPS SO Interview – offline
Agriculture Field Officer
HR Personnel Officer
Agricultural Field Officer (SCALE-I)
Rajbhasha Adhikari (SCALE-I)
Law Officer (SCALE-I)
Hr/Personnel Officer (SCALE-I)
Marketing Officer (SCALE-I)
IBPS has released the IBPS SO interview call letter on February 14, 2019, in online mode. Candidates can download the admit card by entering their required details. Earlier, IBPS had released the mains admit card on January 12 in online mode. The IBPS SO admit card 2018 contains details about the candidate like his/her registration number, father's name, address, etc. and about the exam like date, time, venue, duration, etc. Candidates are required to carry valid photo IDs and their photocopy to the exam hall with the admit card. Producing the admit card of IBPS SO 2018 to the invigilator will ensure entry in the exam hall.
The result of IBPS SO mains exam was released on February 6, 2019. Candidates could check their result by entering their roll number/registration number and date of birth and password. IBPS declares the result of IBPS SO exam separately for every stage (prelims, mains and interview) of the exam and for every Specialist Officer post. Marks obtained in the mains exam and IBPS SO interview decide the final result of IBPS SO. The result of IBPS SO 2018 includes qualification status of the candidates, etc. Qualifying candidates are shortlisted and are given provisional allotment.
IBPS had released the application form of IBPS SO 2018 on November 6. Eligible aspirants could apply for IBPS SO 2018 online till November 26. Aspirants had to fill the valid credentials like email id and phone number in order to register. Registration numbers and passwords were generated during the application process which are required in later events of the exam like downloading the admit card of IBPS SO and checking results.
Filling the application form is a five-step process -
Filling the details of the application form
Uploading images of signature and passport size photograph
Previewing the application form
Remitting the application fee
IBPS SO Application Fee
General category candidates
Reserved category candidates (SC, ST, OBC, PwD)
The exam dates of IBPS SO 2018 has been announced by IBPS. The exam dates of IBPS SO 2018 include dates related to different stages of the exam like notification, application form, admit card, exam, result, etc. Check IBPS SO exam dates below to know the scheduled dates of all the events.
IBPS SO 2018 Exam Dates
Application form availability
November 6 to 26, 2018
Admit card of IBPS SO prelims
December 14, 2018
Exam date of IBPS SO prelims
December 29 and 30, 2018
Admit card of IBPS SO mains
January 12, 2019
Exam date of IBPS SO mains
January 27, 2019
Call letter of IBPS SO interview
February 14, 2019
Date of IBPS SO Interview
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2018
IBPS determines the eligibility criteria of IBPS SO 2018. It is essential that the candidates check the eligibility criteria of IBPS SO before applying for it online. IBPS SO eligibility criteria include requirements based on age, nationality, educational qualification, the category of the candidate, etc.
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Age
General category candidates willing to appear for IBPS SO 2018 need to be 20 to 30 years of age. Reserved and special category candidates (SC, ST, OBC, PwD, ex-army officials, etc.) get some relaxation on the upper age limit.
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Nationality/Citizenship
Aspiring candidates must be citizens of India, Bhutan or Nepal. Refugees from Tibet, Indian oigin migrants moved in from some countries with the intention to settle are eligible to appear for the exam given that they produce relevant certificates as proof to the exam conducting body.
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Educational Qualification
Educational qualification is different for different posts (IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, HR Personnel Officer), for instance, a candidate appearing for the post of Law Officer must hold a graduation degree in law (LLB).
Exam centres of IBPS SO 2018 are venues where the exam will be conducted. Given below is the list of states where IBPS SO exam centres 2018 has been located.
Exam centres of IBPS SO 2018
Andaman & Nicobar
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Jammu & Kashmir
The exam pattern of IBPS SO 2018 is decided by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. IBPS SO exam pattern 2018 contains important information about the exam like mode of the test, nature of questions, sectional division, marking scheme, etc. IBPS SO exam pattern is different for prelims, mains and interview exam for different posts.
IBPS SO 2018 Exam Pattern - Preliminary Exam
IBPS SO exam pattern 2018 for Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari
IBPS SO exam pattern 2018 for IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer
IBPS SO 2018 Exam Pattern - Mains Examination
IBPS SO exam pattern 2018 for Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer
IBPS SO exam pattern 2018 for Rajbhasha Adhikari
IBPS SO Syllabus 2018
IBPS SO syllabus 2018 contains topics based on different sections of the question papers. IBPS SO syllabus 2018 of prelims exam is same for all the candidates appearing for different posts. Candidates appearing for the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer do not have to attempt the Quantitative Aptitude section in the prelims exam and the remaining candidates do not have to take the General Awareness section. Syllabus of IBPS SO for the mains exam is different for all six posts – Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, Agriculture Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer and IT Officer. Candidates must be thoroughly aware of the syllabus IBPS SO 2018 so that the preparation is focused on the topics that are being covered.
IBPS SO Question Papers 2018
Sample papers and question papers of IBPS SO are a great means while preparing for the exam. Candidates can solve IBPS SO sample papers and question papers and understand the pattern well by making use of IBPS SO sample papers. Question papers of IBPS SO are not released officially, but many coaching institutes and websites release sample papers, question papers, test series, mock tests, etc. Candidates are advised that they make the practice of sample papers/question papers of IBPS SO a regular affair of their preparation so that they can increase accuracy, problem-solving, time management skills and improve their overall performance.
IBPS SO cut off marks are the minimum marks required to qualify IBPS SO exam. Candidates who acquire marks equal to or more than the IBPS SO cut off marks are considered qualified and are shortlisted to be given provisional allotment in participating banks. Cut off of IBPS SO differs section-wise, category-wise and for every post. IBPS SO cut off 2018 will be released by the exam body for every stage of the examination.
There are three stages of IBPS SO 2018 – prelims, mains and interview. Qualifying candidates of IBPS SO prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the mains exam and those who qualify mains exam will be called for IBPS SO interview. It is essential that the candidates clear all the stages of the examination to get provisional allotment in participating banks.
IBPS SO 2018 Participating banks
1. Allahabad Bank
2. Canara Bank
3. Indian Bank
4. Syndicate Bank
5. Andhra Bank
6. Central Bank of India
7. Indian Overseas Bank
8. UCO Bank
9. Bank of Baroda
10. Corporation Bank
11. Oriental Bank of Commerce
12. Union Bank of India
13. Bank of India
14. Dena Bank
15. Punjab National Bank
16. United Bank of India
17. Bank of Maharashtra
18. IDBI Bank
19. Punjab & Sind Bank
20. Vijaya Bank
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To be eligible for IBPS PO, you need to be a graduate in any stream. You should have completed your Graduation in any stream from a recognised University. There is no specific discipline that you should be completing your Graduation in. It can be BA, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech, etc. You should have computer proficiency.
It doesn't matter if your minor is marketing in MBA, as long as you have knowledge and skills in the field you can apply for any marketing related jobs. So you need not hesitate to apply for the job. So you are definitely eligible to apply for any marketing and finance jobs as you have both these as your major and minor specialisations.
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