IBPS SO Application Form 2017

IBPS SO Application FormIBPS SO Application Form 2017 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has reeased the application procedure of IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) 2017 on November 16. IBPS SO 2017 application form can be filled in online mode only till December 2, 2016. The IBPS SO application form 2017 can be filled by only those candidates who are minimum of 20 years and maximum of 30 years of age and have desired qualification as per the post selected for applying. Candidates are advised to read the application procedure carefully before applying for IBPS SO 2017 so that they can fill the application form without making any mistake. Candidates are advised to use ‘Save and Next’ facility during filling up IBPS SO 2017 application form so that they can verify the filled in details and modify the same if required before the final submission. It must be noted that no editing is permitted in application form will be allowed after clicking on ‘Final Submit Button’. Candidates can check stepwise procedure on How to fill IBPS SO application form 2017, payment process, signature and photograph specification given on this page.

IBPS SO 2017 is scheduled to be held in computer based mode on January 28 & 29, 2017 for recruitment of approximately 4122 vacancies as a Junior Management Officer in HR/Personnel, Marketing, Agriculture, Law, IT and Rajbhasha Adhikari and Marketing

IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Application Dates: The table given below shows the important dates pertaining to IBPS PO application form 2017. The dates given below will be updated as and when IBPS SO 2017 notification will be released.


IBPS SO Application Dates


Important Dates

Commencement of to IBPS SO 2017 on-line registration of application

November 16, 2016

Closure of registration of to IBPS SO application 2017

December 2, 2016

Closure for editing application details 

December 2, 2016

Online Payment of Application Fees

November 16 to December 2, 2016

Last date for printing your application form

December 17, 2016

IBPS SO Online Exam

January 28 & 29, 2016

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How to Fill IBPS SO application form 2017:


The step by step procedure on ‘How to Fill IBPS SO Application Form 2017’ is given below:

Candidates must have following documents ready before applying for IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) 2017


Web browser required:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and above

  • Mozilla 3.6.X and above

  • Google Chrome

Valid E- Mail ID: Candidates must have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of recruitment process. All communication related to IBPS SO 2017 will be communicated over the registered id. 

Photograph & Signature:  Scan copy of Photograph and Signature of 4.5cm × 3.5cm. Signature in capital letters will not be accepted


IBPS Specialist Officer application fee & mode of payment: The payment of examination fee can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by following information. The application fee for IBPS SO 2017 is given below:


IBPS SO 2017 Application Fee

Candidates Category

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWD Candidates

Rs. 100

For all others Candidates

Rs. 600

Procedure for applying IBPS SO 2017 application form:

  • Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS official website from the link given above on this page. After clicking on the link candidates will be redirecting to the home page of IBPS. After landing on the home page candidates have to open the link ‘CWE Specialist Officers’ and then click on the appropriate option ‘Click Here to apply online for CWE- Specialist Officers (CWE-SPL-VI)’ to open up the online application form

  • Candidates have to click on ‘Click Here for New Registration’ to register their application by entering their basic information in the IBPS SO 2017 online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the IBPS SO 2017 provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the IBPS SO 2017 provisional registration number and password will also be sent

  • Candidates can reopen the saved filled in IBPS SO application form 2017 using provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed

  • Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications required

  • Candidates must carefully fill in the IBPS SO application form 2017 as no change in any of the filled particular will be possible/ entertained. Prior to submission of the IBPS SO 2017 application form candidates are advised to use the ‘Save and Next’ facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Candidates must note that no change is permitted after clicking on final submit button

  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen

  • After final submission of IBPS SO 2017 application form, an additional page of the application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details

  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and IBPS SO 2017 online application form.

  • If the online transaction is not successfully completed then candidates are advised to login again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the Application Fees/ Intimation Charges online

Step-wise Procedure of IBPS SO Application Form 2017


IBPS SO Application Procedure



  • All the particulars mentioned in the IBPS SO application form  2017  including Name of the candidate, category, date of birth, post applied for, address, mobile number, email id, centre of examination, etc. will be considered as final and no change/modifications will be allowed after submission of the online application form

  • Candidates are requested to fill in the IBPS SO 2017 online application form with the utmost care as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained

  • Examination authority IBPS will not be responsible for any consequences arising out of furnishing of incorrect and incomplete details in the application or omission to provide the required details in the application form

Guideline for scanning and uploading of Photograph & Signature is given below:

Guideline for scanning




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