IBPS SO Application Form 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is expected to release the IBPS SO 2020 application form tentatively in November on their official website. Candidates with the requisite IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2020 can fill the online application form of IBPS SO 2020 within the stipulated date. The IBPS SO application form 2020 will be considered only after the payment of application fee. The steps to fill IBPS SO 2020 application form includes- registration, uploading photograph and signature, filling basic details, preview of application form, payment of fees and final submission. IBPS SO conducted for several Scale I posts in the nationalised banks of India, I.T. Officer, Agricultural FIeld Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer. The preliminary examination for all the posts of IBPS SO 2020 are scheduled on December 26-27 and mains on January 30, 2021.

IBPS SO Application Form 2020 - Register Online at ibps.in

Highlights of IBPS SO Application Form 2020

  • As per IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2020, Indian Nationals in the age group of 20-30 years of age as on November 1, 2020 with the required educational qualification will be able to apply for the vacant posts.

  • The IBPS SO 2020 application process is a single-window application process wherein candidates are not required to apply for prelims, mains and interview separately.

  • While filling the application form of IBPS SO 2020, candidates need to register themselves by filling in the details carefully along with uploading their photo and signature in the prescribed format and pay the IBPS SO application form fees.

  • All candidates who successfully fill the IBPS SO online application form 2020 will be able to download their admit card from the official website upon release.

IBPS SO 2020 Application Dates

The official notification released by the exam conducting authority mentions the IBPS SO exam dates 2020. Candidates will be able to keep themselves updated on the events related to IBPS SO and not miss any important event related to it with the help of IBPS SO exam dates. A few events related to IBPS SO 2020 application form is tabled here -

IBPS SO Important Dates 2020


Dates (Tentative)

Release of IBPS SO Notification 2020

November 1

Start of IBPS SO Application 2020

November 20

End of IBPS SO 2020 Application

November 21

IBPS SO Prelims Exam

December 26-27

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2020

The exam conducting body determines the IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2020. Specifications regarding nationality, age, educational qualification and percentage of marks and experience are described in the IBPS SO 2020 eligibility criteria for all the different posts. An aspirant must meet the desired eligibility criteria before filling the online application of IBPS SO 2020.

Prerequisites of IBPS SO 2020 Application Form

While filling the application form of IBPS SO 2020, candidates are required to have the following items -

  • An active email ID and mobile phone number

  • Scanned photograph and signature as per the prescribed format

  • Class 10th, 12th, Graduation and Post-Graduation mark sheets and pass certificates

  • Valid ID proof (Voter ID Card, Aadhaar Card, Pan Card, Passport)

  • Credit/Debit Card, Internet Banking details for payment of IBPS SO 2020 application fee

Steps to fill IBPS SO Application Form 2020

Step 1 - Registration

Step 2 - Uploading of scanned photograph and signature

Step 3 - Filling up of basic details

Step 4 - Preview of application form of IBPS SO 2020 Application

Step 5 - Payment of IBPS SO 2020 application fee

Step 6 - Final Submission

Preferred version of Browsers to fill the IBPS SO Application Form 2020

  • Internet Explorer 9 or above

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or above

  • Google Chrome 3.0 or above

How to Fill IBPS SO 2020 Application Form?

A step by step guide on the procedure to fill the IBPS SO 2020 application form is detailed here -

Step 1 - Registration

The first step to fill the application form of IBPS SO 2020 is the registration process. Candidates have to enter their name, email ID and phone number in the first step of registration in IBPS SO 2020 application form. A system generated application number will be created after the registration process. This system generated provisional IBPS SO application number will be sent to the registered mobile number and email id of the candidate.

Step 2 - Uploading of Signature and Photograph

In the second step of IBPS SO application form 2020, candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of passport sized photograph and signature as per the prescribed specifications. Candidates must note that the photograph must be the latest coloured with a white background, having dimensions of 200 x 230 pixels in a file size of 20 kb–50 KB. The signature must be in black ink on a white paper in a file size of 10 -20 KB with dimensions 140 x 60 pixels.

Step 3 - Filling up of Basic Details

The third step of filling the IBPS SO 2020 application form constitute filling up of personal details of the candidates applying for the vacant positions. The following details are required to be inserted:

  • Basic details – Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Category

  • Personal details – Address, Choice of Centre, Post Applied

  • Educational details – Marks scored in Class 10, Class 12, Under-Graduation, Post-Graduation, Computer Courses, Professional Courses

  • Work Experience

Step 4 - Preview of IBPS SO 2020 Application Form

Candidates are to have a preview of the application form of IBPS SO 2020 before the final submission. Previewing the IBPS SO application form 2020 will enable candidates to check whether the details filled by them are correct or not and if any errors are found, necessary rectifications are done.

Step 5 – Payment of IBPS SO Application Fees

The final step is the payment of IBPS SO 2020 application form. The application fee can be paid in online mode only through Internet banking or Credit/Debit Cards.

Step 6 - Final Submission of Application Form of IBPS SO 2020

After paying the application fee of IBPS SO 2020, candidates need to click on the final submit button. Candidates should also download and save a copy of the IBPS SO application form 2020 for future reference.

IBPS SO 2020 Application Form - Important instructions

  • A registration number and password will be generated upon registering for IBPS SO by the system.

  • On successful submission of the application form of IBPS SO 2020, the e-receipt and the filled-in application form with fee details will be generated. This must be downloaded and printed for future reference.

  • IBPS will only accept one application form. If candidates have filled more than one IBPS SO application form, the last completed application will be retained and the others rejected.

  • The application fee paid for multiple IBPS SO applications will be forfeited and not refunded.

  • Only one IBPS SO application form 2020 will be valid and needed for both prelims and mains.

IBPS SO Exam Centres 2020

The official notification mentions the IBPS SO exam centres 2020. These are the venues wherein exams of IBPS SO are held. There can be as many exam centres of IBPS SO 2020 as the number of candidates applying from a city. Candidates are required to choose their choice of exam centres during the time of IBPS SO 2020 application. The admit card of IBPS SO mentions the exam centres of the candidates. The IBPS SO exam centre once allotted by IBPS cannot be altered under any circumstances.

Quick Links

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS SO Application Form 2020 - Register Online at ibps.in

Question: Do I have to send a print of the IBPS SO 2020 application to the exam conducting authority?


No. Candidates are not required to send any print of the IBPS SO application form 2020 to the exam conducting authority.

Question: Is there any age limit prescribed?


Yes. As per the IBPS SO eligibility criteria, candidates within the age of 20-30 years can apply for RBI Officer Grade B Officer 2020.

Question: I am pursuing my graduation. Am I eligible for IBPS SO?


No. You are not eligible for IBPS SO.

Question: How will I know whether or not my application has been registered?


You will receive a system generated application number and password after the registration.

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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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