Indian Overseas Bank Specialist Officers Exam (Indian Overseas Bank SO)
About Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019
Indian Overseas Bank SO will be conducted for the recruitment of candidates in its Specialist Officer Cadre. The exam of Indian Overseas Bank SO will be conducted in Two phases - Online test and Interview. Indian Overseas Bank SO will be conducted for around 20 vacancies of SO for the post of Information Security and Information System Audit in MMG Scale-II & MMG Scale-III. Candidates who are not less than 25 years of age can apply for the available posts. Candidates who fill the online application form along with the payment of application fee will be able to appear in the online test of Indian Overseas Bank SO. The online exam of Indian Overseas Bank SO will have four sections - English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Professional Knowledge. There will be 50 questions asked from each section. Candidates who qualify in the online test will have to further appear for the interview round which will be the final phase in the recruitment process. The marks obtained by the candidates in the online test will not be taken into account while preparing the final merit list of Indian Overseas Bank SO.
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Indian Overseas Bank Specialist Officers Exam|
|Short Exam Name||Indian Overseas Bank SO|
|Conducting Body||Indian Overseas Bank|
|Frequency of Conduct||Vacancy Based|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||500 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Indian Overseas Bank SO Eligibility Criteria
In order to fill the application form, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of Indian Overseas Bank SO. The Indian Overseas Bank prescribes the eligibility criteria of Indian Overseas Bank SO is determined by Indian Overseas Bank by taking age and educational qualification of the candidates into consideration.
Indian Overseas Bank SO Eligibility Criteria - Age
The lower age limit determined by the exam conducting authority is 25 years of age whereas the upper age limit is different for a different post - 35 years for Manager in Information Security and IS Audit and 40 years of age for Senior Manager in Information Security and IS Audit.
However, there are various age relaxations given to the candidates on the basis of their categories. The table below contains various age relaxations as per the category.
Indian Overseas Bank SO Eligibility Criteria - Age Relaxation
|Candidates domiciled in Kashmir between January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989||5 years|
|Commissioned Officer, Ex-servicemen, ECOs/SSCOs who served 5 years in Military||5 years|
Indian Overseas Bank SO Eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualification
- Candidates must hold B.E/B.Tech or P.G Degree in Computer Science/Computer Technology/Computer Science & Engineering/Information Technology/Electronics & Communication/Information Security/Cyber Security with not less than 60%.
Must have at least 2 years of experience in information security for the post of Manager (Information Security).
Candidates applying for the post of Senior Manager (Information Security) must have 4 years of experience in Information Security.
For Manager (Information System Audit), candidates must have 2 years of experience in IS audit.
For the post of Senior Manager (Information System Audit), candidates must have 4 years of experience in IS audit.
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
Overseas Bank SO Application Form
The exam conducting authority will release the application form of Indian Overseas Bank in online mode. Eligible candidates can apply for the available vacancies for more than one post. Along with filling of Indian Overseas Bank SO application form, candidates must also pay a prescribed application fee according to their category. The application fee must be paid individually for each post for which the candidates will apply. The application fee of Indian Overseas Bank SO must be paid in online mode.
The table below contains the application fee that must be paid by the candidates.
Indian Overseas Bank SO - Application Fee
Candidates are required to fill all correct details in the application form of Indian Overseas Bank SO. A scanned image of the candidates and their signature must be uploaded as per the specifications determined by the examination authority.
- The dimension of the photograph must be 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
Size of the scanned image must not be more than 50KB.
Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
Applicant must have signed on white paper with black ink pen.
The dimensions of the signature must be 140 x 60 pixels.
Size of the scanned signature must not be more than 20KB.
|OBC, General||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 500|
|SC, ST||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 100|
|OBC, SC, General, ST||PWD||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 100|
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Exam Pattern
Indian Overseas Bank SO Exam Pattern
Indian Overseas Bank will prescribe the exam pattern of Indian Overseas Bank PO in order to facilitate the candidates to know the different sections from where the questions are asked in the exam. Along with the sections, Indian Overseas Bank SO exam pattern also contains the total number of questions, duration of the exam and total marks. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of Indian Overseas Bank SO before they start preparing for the exam.
The exam of Indian Overseas Bank SO will be conducted for two phases - online test, and Interview. Candidates who qualify in the online test will be further invited for the interview round. Candidates who will be selected in the interview will be the ones who will be shortlisted for the recruitment at Indian Overseas Bank as SOs.
Indian Overseas Bank SO Exam Pattern - Online Test
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||30 minutes|
|English Language||50||30 minutes|
|Professional Knowledge||50||30 minutes|
Candidates will get 5 options for each question.
One-fourth of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer given by the candidates.
No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered.
Candidates who qualify in the online exam will further be invited for the Interview.
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Admit Card
Indian Overseas Bank SO Admit Card
The admit card of Indian Overseas Bank SO will be sent to the candidates individually on their E-Mail IDs. the examination authority will issue Indian Overseas Bank SO admit card for both online exam and interview. The call letter of Indian Overseas Bank will contain details regarding date, time and venue of the examination. Candidates must take a print out of the call letter sent through mail and carry the same to the exam centre on the day of online test. Along with the admit card of Indian Overseas Bank SO, candidates must also have one of the prescribed photo identity proofs - Aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, driving license, and voters ID card. No candidates will be allowed to appear for the exam if they fail to present the Indian Overseas Bank SO admit card at the examination centre.
Candidates must keep checking their emails in order to keep a track on the selection process of Indian Overseas Bank SO. All those candidates who qualify in the online test will be issued Indian Overseas bank SO admit card for the interview round.
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit Card
- Aadhaar card
- PAN card
- Driving License
- Voter's ID card
- Bank passbook with attested photograph
- College/University ID proof
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Result
Indian Overseas Bank SO Result
The result of the Indian Overseas Bank SO will be announced by the exam conducting authority in two phases – Online exam result and final merit list. Indian Overseas Bank SO Result for online exam will include the names of only those candidates who will qualify in the exam. All those selected candidates will have to appear for the interview. After the interview is conducted, a final merit list will be released which will include the names of the shortlisted candidates for the available posts. The final merit list will be prepared to take into consideration only the marks scored by the candidates in the Interview round. The marks obtained by them in the online test will not be included.
Indian Overseas Bank SO 2019 Cutoff
Indian Overseas Bank SO Cut Off
In order to shortlist the candidates, the exam conducting authority will determine the minimum marks that must be scored by the candidates in order to qualify the exam. The cut off of Indian Overseas Bank SO will be determined according to the category of the candidates. Candidates will have to score the category wise overall cut off in order to appear in the next stage of the selection process. All those candidates who obtain equal to or more than the cut off of Indian Overseas Bank SO will be considered to be selected for the post.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Admit card
- Print out of application form
- Birth certificate
- Graduation marksheet and certificate
- 10th & 12th marksheet and certficate
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- PWD certificate (if applicable)
- Experience certificate (if any)
- Voter ID card, Aadhar card, Driving license, PAN card, Passport, Employee ID, and College/University ID card