The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released a notification for the recruitment of 1153 Specialist Officer (SO) posts at 17 nationalized banks. The IBPS SO Recruitment is conducted for hiring at managerial roles like IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer etc. Interested candidates can apply online at the official website from November 6. The last date to apply for the IBPS SO recruitment is November 26.

The IBPS SO recruitment examination will be held online and in two phases - preliminary and main. The preliminary exam is scheduled for December 28-29. The main exam will be held on January 25, 2020. Candidates who cross both rounds will be called to a common interview conducted by the participating organisations and co-ordinated by the nodal bank.
IPBS Specialist Officer vacancy details:-
-The total number of vacancies available for IBPS SO is 1,163.
The post-wise break-up:-
-IT Officer Scale I - 76
-Agricultural Field officer (Scale I) - 670
-Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) - 27
-Law Officer (Scale I) - 60
-HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) - 20
-Marketing Officer (Scale I) - 310
IBPS SO exam eligibility criteria:-
-IT Officer (Scale-I)
a) 4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation


b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC B' level
-Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri.Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture

-Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level
Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
-Law Officer (Scale I)
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Fultime Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.

-Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Graduate and Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full timeMBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDMwith specialization in Marketing

IBPS Specialist Officer examination age limit:-
Candidates between the ages of 20 and 30 can apply for the IBPS SO vacancies. Candidates applying should be of 30 years of age on or before November 26, 2019