IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019
Sanjana Surbhi, 29 Jan 2019, #IBPS SO

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) prescribes the eligibility criteria for the posts – I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Marketing Officer (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I) etc along with the notification. IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2019 include requirements based on nationality, age and educational qualification. Candidates who are planning to appear for the examination must check the IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2019 before applying. 

Those who meet the IBPS SO 2019 eligibility criteria can fill the IBPS SO application form 2019 from the first week of November. To know more about, IBPS SO eligibility criteria 2019 read the article. 

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Highlights 

The exam conducting has prescribed the eligibility criteria of IBPS SO based on

Nationality

Age

Educational Qualification

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Detailed information 

All candidates who wish to appear in the exam have to meet the below mentioned eligibility criteria of IBPS SO 2019.

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Nationality 

  • Candidates applying for IBPS SO 2019 must be a citizen of India

  • A subject of Bhutan, Nepal or a Tibetan  Refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African countries of Kenya, Zambia Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that they must have a certificate of eligibility that has been issued by the Government of India. 


IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age Limit 

Candidates who wish to apply for IBPS SO exam must know the minimum and maximum age limit in order to avoid rejection at any later stage. 

  • The minimum age to apply for IBPS SO is 20 years

  • The maximum age limit to apply for the post of IBPS SO is 30 years 

  • Candidates belonging to OBC, ST and SC category are given age relaxation on upper age limit. The age relaxation given to the following categories are mentioned below in the table:

Category

Age relaxation

Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Non-Creamy Layer)

Three years

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)

Five years

PWD candidates

Ten years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

Five years

Jammu & Kashmir domiciled candidates (January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989)

Five years

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Educational Qualification 

All the aspiring candidates must check the educational qualification for the post they wish to apply for. Also, all the educational qualifications mentioned in the application form must be from a University/ Institution recognised by Government of India/ approved by Government Regulatory Bodies. Candidates can check below post-wise required educational qualification from the table provided below:

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

01

  • Candidates must have a Postgraduate degree in Computer Science/Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/Electronics Communication/Computer Applications/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Information Technology

  • Or a four years of Engineering/Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/Information Technology/Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation

  • Or, candidates should be a graduate and must have passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

02

  • Candidates applying for this post must have a graduation degree (four years) in Agriculture/Animal Husbandry/Dairy Technology/Veterinary Science/Horticulture/Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/Co-operation & Banking/Agro-Forestry/Marketing & Cooperation/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/Food Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/Sericulture

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

03

  • Those candidates who hold a post graduation degree n Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level

  • Or, candidates with post-graduation degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Law Officer (Scale I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

04

  • Candidates must have a bachelor ’s degree in Law (LLB) and are also enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council can apply for Law Officer. 

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

05 

  • Candidates must have a graduation degree 

  • And, must have two years full-time post-graduation degree in  Personnel Management/Labour Law/Industrial Relations/ HR/HRD/Social Work

  • Or, two years full-time post graduation diploma in Personnel Management /Industrial Relations/HR/HRD/Social Work/Labour Law

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Post Code

Required Qualification

06

  • Candidates must have a graduation degree

  • And, they must have completed two years of MMS (Marketing)

  • Or, must have an MBA degree (Marketing)

  • Or, they must have completed PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing

Important points regarding IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019

  • The above mentioned qualifications of the candidate must be completed from a University, Institution or a Board recognized by the Government of India.

  • Candidates who have applied under reserved category will be required to submit necessary original certificates along with photocopies at the time of Interview and at any stage of the recruitment process.

  • The application of the candidate will be rejected if they apply for more than one post. 

  • In case a candidate is found not eligible at any later stage then his/her candidature will be rejected.

FAQs related to IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Question: When will the application of IBPS SO 2019 be released?

Answer: The application form of IBPS SO 2019 is expected to be released in the first week of November 2019.

Question: What is the minimum age limit to apply for IBPS SO for the post of Marketing Officer?

Answer: The minimum age limit to apply for IBPS SO for the post of Marketing Officer is 20 years.

Question: What is the educational qualification required to appear for Law Officer?

Answer: In order to apply of Law Officer, you must have a bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) and you must be also enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council can apply for Law Officer. 

Question: What is the maximum age limit to apply for IBPS SO?

Answer: The maximum age limit to apply for IBPS SO is 30 years. 


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