IBPS SO Admit Card 2020: Institute of Banking Service Personnel (IBPS) releases the Specialist Officer (SO) admit card on the official website of IBPS. Candidates who have successfully filled the application form and paid the requisite fee as per their category within the stipulated date will be able to download the prelims IBPS SO 2020 admit card tentatively in the second week of December. To download the admit card of IBPS SO 2020, candidates must use the system generated registration number, password and date of birth. IBPS SO admit card 2020 will contain the details related to the candidate and the exam. Candidates are required to take the IBPS SO call letter 2020 and a photo id proof to the exam centre on the date of exam. Candidates will not be allowed to take the IBPS SO exam without the admit card. The preliminary exam of IBPS SO 2020 will be held on December 26-27 in online mode across various exam centres of the country. IBPS SO mains will be held on January 30, 2021.

IBPS SO Admit Card 2020 for Prelims, Mains, Interview

IBPS SO Admit Card 2020 Overview

  • IBPS SO 2020 admit card is released for all the three stages separately

  • The admit card of IBPS SO 2020 is released in online mode

  • The IBPS SO admit card 2020 contains candidate’s name, registration number, roll number and the details of exam like date and time of exam, examination centre and exam day instructions

  • Candidates are to carry a photo ID proof along with IBPS SO admit card 2020 to the exam centre on the day of exam

IBPS SO Important Dates

The important dates of IBPS SO exam are released by the exam conducting authority in the official notification for the appointment as Specialist Officers (SO). Using the IBPS SO exam dates 2020, candidates can know the timeline for the various events related to the examination and keep track of the procedure and prepare accordingly.

IBPS SO 2020 Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Release IBPS SO notification

November 6, 2020

IBPS SO Application start date

November 6, 2020

Final date to submit IBPS SO application form

November 26, 2020

Release of IBPS SO prelims admit card

December 12, 2020

IBPS SO Prelims exam

December 26-27, 2020

IBPS SO Prelims Result

January 7, 2021

Release of IBPS SO mains admit card

January 15, 2021

IBPS SO Mains exam

January 30, 2021

IBPS SO mains exam result

February 2021

IBPS SO interview

February 2021

Announcement of IBPS SO final result

April 2021

How to Download IBPS SO Admit Card 2020?

Step 1 - Visit the official website of IBPS - www.ibps.in

Step 2 - Click on the link provided to download IBPS SO 2020 call letter

Step 3 - Read IBPS SO exam day instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’ button

Step 4 - Enter roll number/registration number, date of birth/password and captcha code

Step 5 - IBPS SO admit card 2020 will be displayed on the screen

Step 6 - Download and take a print of IBPS SO 2020 admit card

IBPS SO Admit Card 2020 - Stages

IBPS SO is conducted for recruiting eligible candidates in Scale I posts for I.T. Officer, Agricultural FIeld Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer at IBPS SO. The recruitment for IBPS SO is a three-staged process, preliminary, mains and interview. The exam conducting authority releases the IBPS SO admit card of each stage separately. The admit cards of each stage are released prior to the conduct of each stage of exam. The different stages of IBPS SO admit card are provided below:

IBPS SO admit card 2020 - Prelims

The preliminary admit card of IBPS SO can be downloaded by those candidates who have successfully registered and applied for the vacant positions within the stipulated date. IBPS SO call letter 2020 prelims will have the details regarding the first stage of IBPS SO exam.

IBPS SO admit card 2020 - Mains

The mains exam can be taken by candidates who have secured sufficiently high marks in IBPS SO prelims. The mains admit card of IBPS SO 2020 will be issued to those prelims qualified candidates. The details of the exam centre and other relevant details pertaining to mains exam will be mentioned in the IBPS SO call letter.

IBPS SO admit card 2020 - Interview

Candidates who have secured well above the IBPS SO cut off 2020 will be called for the interview. The interview call letter will be mailed to the candidates’ email id. The aspirants need to take the interview call letter and the requisite documents to the venue of interview.

What to do in case a candidate Forgets IBPS SO Password

The exam conducting body keeps provisions in case a candidate forgets the password to access the IBPS SO hall ticket. The steps to retrieve the password are listed underneath:

  • Visit the official website and click on the link provided for downloading the IBPS SO call letter

  • Agree to the IBPS SO exam day instructions

  • On the next window of IBPS SO 2020 admit card wherein roll number/registration number, date of birth/password are to be inserted, a ‘Forgot Password’ button is also given

  • Click on the Forgot Password button

  • On the next window, feed the credentials required

  • Click on Submit

  • Password of IBPS SO can now be retrieved/ reset

Details mentioned in IBPS SO admit card 2020

The IBPS SO call letter 2020 mentions the following:

  • Name and address of the candidate

  • System Generated application number/ user-id

  • Roll number

  • Registration Number

  • Password

  • Date and time of IBPS SO exam

  • Details of IBPS SO exam centres

  • IBPS SO exam day instructions

  • Space for candidate’s signature and pasting passport size photograph

IBPS SO Exam Day Instructions

  • Candidates must carefully read and adhere to all the instructions given on the IBPS SO admit card 2020

  • Candidates must reach their allotted IBPS SO exam centres 2020 prior to the reporting time.

  • Applicants should carry a good quality print of IBPS SO 2020 call letter.

  • Applicants are required to carry a valid photo ID in original and a photocopy of it to the exam centre. A valid photo ID may be a PAN card/ driving license/ voter id/ passport/ aadhaar card.

  • Phone/ microphone/ pager, calculator, camera, tape recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. are not allowed in the examination room/ hall of IBPS SO.

IBPS SO Exam Centres 2020

IBPS mentions the list of cities for scheduling the prelims and mains of IBPS SO. There can be many IBPS SO exam centres 2020 in a particular city depending on the number of candidates appearing from that city. Exam centres of IBPS SO will be allotted to candidates on the basis of the centres selected at the time of filling the online application form. The LIC ADO exam centres 2020 once allotted cannot be changed. IBPS SO interview will be conducted by the participating banks/ nodal banks as per their vacancies and requirements. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time and date of interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the IBPS SO call letter 2020.

IBPS SO 2020 Exam pattern

The exam pattern of IBPS SO has been prescribed post wise separately for I.T. Officer, Agricultural FIeld Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer. As per the IBPS SO exam pattern 2020, the recruitment process is three phases - prelims, mains and interview. The tests of prelims and mains in IBPS SO are conducted online. The questions are set in English and Hindi except for the test in English. One-fourth marks are cut as IBPS SO negative marks for wrong answers marked.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS SO Admit Card 2020 for Prelims, Mains, Interview

Question: When will the IBPS SO 2020 be held?


The preliminary exam of IBPS SO 2020 will be held on December 26-27 in online mode across various centres of the country. As per the IBPS SO exam dates 2020, mains will be held on January 30, 2021 and interview will be conducted tentatively in the month of February.

Question: What if the IBPS SO admit card issued to me has incorrect details?


If the details printed on the IBPS SO admit card are misprinted, candidates are required to contact IBPS at the earliest and get them rectified.

Question: Contact Details of IBPS?


IBPS toll free helpline number for students: 1800 222 366 (Available from 9:30 AM to 6 PM)
Fax: 91-22-2854 2076

However, after clearing mains and called for an interview, a candidate is required to contact only the nodal bank branches for any queries related to recruitment.

Question: Can I change the IBPS SO exam centre allotted to me?


No, the requests for change of IBPS SO exam centres will not be entertained by IBPS under any circumstances.

Question: What should I carry along with IBPS SO 2020 admit card?


Along with the IBPS SO admit card 2020, one must carry one of the prescribed ID proofs - Voter ID card, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, Employee ID Card, University/College ID card in original and a photocopy. However, with the interview call letter, candidates are to carry a list of documents pertaining to educational qualification, professional qualification and address proof as required.

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Questions related to IBPS SO

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Is 55% marks in LL.B enough for appearing on IBPS SO Law Officer Exam?

Aniket Sharma 26th Mar, 2020

hi Chandu,

there is no marks criteria of llb to appear in ibps so law officer exam

To appear in this exam here is a proper eligibility criterion for law officer job –
Candidate must hold a “University Degree,” i.e. he/she must be a graduate.
Candidate must have an age between 20 to 30 years.
He/she must hold an LLB Bachelor degree and enrolled with Bar Council as an Advocate.

I hope this answer will help !!

all the best for the future!!


i want to know about nimset and preparing for 2021

Hrisheekesh Singh 19th Feb, 2020

Hi Bibhas,

NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is the national level entrance exam conducted every year by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for taking admissions on merit basis to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme.

This exam works across the NITs located in Agartala, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Raipur, Warangal, Surathkal, Durgapur, Trichy, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Kurukshetra.

The application form of NIMCET 2020 will be released soon through which the candidates can fill the form and appear in the entrance exam. NIMCET admit card will also be released to be downloaded by candidates. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and the result of the same will be declared on the official website of NIMCET 2020.

Total 809 seats are available and duration of exam is 2 hours.

NOTE:- NIMCET scores are used by many other universities and institutes for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.

You may refer to the source article for more information about NIMCET 2020 Exam.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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qualification is required for IBPS Exam

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019

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.


I complete diploma then I complete 3 years BTECH..... Can I apply ibps so?

Shareef 15th Nov, 2019
Yes, you are eligible for applying for IBPS PO examination. Have a look at Eligiblity criteria.
  • Must be An Indian citizen
  • Minimum age  must be 20
  • maximum age is 30
  • OBC has 3 years relaxation
  • SC/ST has 5 years relaxation
  • PWD candidates have 10 yrs relaxation
  • J&K domicile students have 5 years relaxation
  • Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree from any stream.
  • there's no upper attempt limitation

I am doing mba with dualspecicalization. my major is finance and minor in marketing. can i apply for marketing officer in ibps so.

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 5th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

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.

Good luck!

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