IBPS SO Application form 2019

06 Nov, 2018

IBPS SO Application form 2019 –  Date has been announced by Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) for the recruitment of SO (Specialist Officer). It will be started from 6th November 2018. IBPS SO 2019 offers seats for the post of SO in the various banks of public sector. IBPS came into existence in 1975 as Personnel Selection Services (PSS) as the recruitment agency for the various banks in public sector except for State Bank of India. The candidates who are graduate and willing to make a career in the banking sector can start filling IBPS SO Application form 2019 from 6th November 2018. The deadline to fill the application form will be 26th November 2018. The examination will be conducted in online mode i.e. it will be a computer-based test (CBT).  The candidates willing to appear for the examination must register first then they can fill the application form. This article of Get entrance imparts you all the relevant information regarding IBPS SO Application 2019, Important dates etc.

IBPS SO Application form 2019 – Important Dates

The official notification is yet to be released by the conducting body; here we provide tentative important dates and events related to IBPS SO Application 2019.


    Important Dates

    Availability of IBPS SO Application form 2019

    6th November 2018

    Registration Deadline

    26th November 2018

    Release of Admit card for the written Test

    December 2018 (Expected)

    Date for the exam

    Prelims- 29th and 30th December 2018

    Mains- 27th January 2019

    Declaration of Result

    February 2019 (Expected)

    Release of Admit card for Interview

    February 2019 (Expected)

    Commencement of Interview for the final selection

    March 2019 (Expected)

    IBPS SO Application form 2019- How to Apply

    The official conducting body will release the IBPS SO Application form in the month of November 2018. The candidates who are interested and meeting the eligibility criteria can fill the application form by visiting the official website of the conducting authority. The candidates have to enter all the basic details like personal, academic etc. After filling all the details and uploading all the necessary documents, at last, the candidates have to pay the application fee.  The candidates have to pay Rs 1000 (Rs 600 for the reserved category) as the application fee.

    IBPS PO Application Fee 2019



    General & Non-Reserved

    INR 1000

    Reserved Categories

    INR 600

    IBPS SO Application form- Participating Banks

    Here we provide you all the participating banks

    • Bank of Maharashtra
    • Canara Bank
    • Central Bank of India
    • Corporation Bank
    • Dena Bank,
    • IDBI Bank
    • Indian Bank
    • Indian Overseas Bank
    • Oriental Bank of Commerce,
    • Punjab National Bank
    • Punjab & Sind Bank
    • Syndicate Bank

    IBPS SO Application form 2019- Eligibility Criteria

    The candidates are advised to check IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 before filling application form or else the application might get rejected at any stage of the admission process. here are the main highlights of IBPS SO Eligibility criteria.

    • The candidate should be citizen of India, Tibetan Refugee, Nepal or Bhutan citizen.
    • The minimum age to apply for the exam is 20 years and maximum 30 years.
    • The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from any recognized college or university.
    • There will relaxation of upper age for the reserved category candidates.

    The following are highlights for different positions offered through IBPS SO 2019

    For the post of I.T. Officer (Scale I)

    The following is the minimum education qualification set by the conducting authority.   

    Four years engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication / Electronics and Instrumentation/ Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication OR

    Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/IT/Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation OR Graduates having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level exam

    Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)          

    4 years graduation degree in the following

    • Agriculture
    • Horticulture
    • Animal Husbandry
    • Veterinary Science
    • Dairy Science
    • Agricultural Engineering
    • Fishery Science
    • Pisciculture

    Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)      

    The candidate must have studied Hindi, Sanskrit, and English at graduation and postgraduate level.

    Law Office (Scale I)        

    The candidate must possess a law degree from any recognized law school or college enrolled with bar council.

    HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) 

    MBA (HR), MBA (Social work or labour relation) or any other PGDM degree from recognized college or Institute.

    Marketing Officer (Scale I)         

    The candidates must have MMA or MBA (Marketing degree) or PGDM degree with specialization of marketing.

    IBPS SO Application from 2019- Selection Procedure

    • There will be 200 questions of total 200 marks in the examination.
    • After the exam, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Personal Interview.
    • The question paper will consist questions related to all the professional topics like Quantitative ability, reasoning, and General English.

    Every year IBPS SO will offers limited seats for the various positions in public sector. The aspirants must check all the information once entered as there would fewer chances to alter the same. The registered candidates can download IBPS SO Admit card 2019 from January 2019.  The final selection of the candidates will begin in the month of March 2019.

    This is all about IBPS SO Application form if you still have any question or query then let us know in the comments section below.

    All the best for the exams!


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