IBPS SO Eligibility 2022 – Qualification & Age Criteria

IBPS SO ELIGIBILITY 2022 : Every year, the IBPS SO exam is given to hire specialist officers for banks all over the country. It’s a very lucrative test, and every year, a lot of jobs open up because of it. But it’s not an easy test, because there are many more people taking it than there are openings. The people who fill out the application form must be between the ages of 20 and 30 on January 1, 2022.

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022  

The selection process for IBPS SO 2022 (CRP SPL-XII) will have three parts: the Prelims, the Mains, and the Interview. Those who do well on the online tests will be considered for the final step, which is an interview. Every year, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection holds IBPS SO Recruitment to find people who are qualified for the following positions :

  • IT Officer (Scale I)
  • Agriculture Field Officer
  • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  • Law Officer (Scale I)

IBPS SO Vacancy 2022-2023

A short Overview of published notification about IBPS SO 2022 is given below in the table. Interested people can see the eligibility criteria, qualification details and age criteria from below –

IBPS SO 2022
Post & VacancyQualification
IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Office – 710 PostsPost Graduate, Graduate, Engineering, LLB, Diploma
Other Details
Age Limit Minimum – 20 Years
Maximum – 30 Years
Age Relaxation as per govt. Rule
Fee General/ EWS/ OBC – Rs.850/-
SC/ ST/ PWD – Rs. 175/-
Last DateOnline Appliction Start on – 1st November, 2022
Last Date to Apply – 21st November 2022
How to apply
IBPS SO Advertisement Notification PDF
ApplyApply Online for IBPS SO 2022

IBPS SO 2022 Vacancy Details

IBPS SO has published 710 Vacancy for different post of Specialist Officer. Post wise vacancy details has been mentioned in the table below –

S No.Name of the PostVacancies
1.Agricultural Field Officer (AFO)516
2.Marketing Officer100
3.I.T. Officer44
4.Rajbhasha Adhikari25
5.Law Officer10
6.HR/ Personnel Officer15

IBPS SO Eligibility 2022

Before filling out the IBPS SO online application form, people who want to apply for IBPS SO 2022 must make sure they meet the minimum requirements for IBPS SO Eligibility. Candidates are chosen for different jobs through the IBPS SO 2022 Exam. Each job has its own set of eligibility requirements.

What is the eligibility criteria for writing IBPS-SO exam?

IBPS SO eligibility 2022 Exam is based on three things: their nationality, their age limit, and their educational qualifications. Check out all of the IBPS SO 2022 Eligibility Criteria for the different jobs below:

IBPS SO Citizenship/Nationality

If you want to apply for IBPS SO 2022, you must be from one of the following groups:

  • Someone who lives in India or Nepal or
  • Bhutanese citizens or Tibetan refugees who lived in India before January 1, 1962
  • A person with Indian roots moved from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.

IBPS SO Education Qualification

IBPS SO hires people for jobs like I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, etc. As of November 21, 2022, the educational requirements for each of these jobs are different.

Officer of IT (Scale I)

Candidates must have an engineering or technology degree in Computer Science/Applications, IT, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunications, Electronics & Communication, or Electronics & Instrumentation. Those with a postgraduate degree in the same fields are also eligible.

IBPS SO 2022 can also be applied for by graduates who have passed DOEACC “B.”

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

To apply for this job, you need to have a 4-year degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering, or a related field.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Eligible for IBPS SO 2022 are people who have a PG degree in Hindi with English as a graduation subject or a PG degree in Sanskrit with both English and Hindi as graduation subjects.

Law Officer (Scale I)

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and be registered with the Bar Council as an advocate.

HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I)

You can apply for this job if you have a bachelor’s degree and a two-year master’s degree or diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work, or Labor Law.

Officer of Marketing (Scale I)

Those who want to apply must have a two-year full-time degree in MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM, or PGDM with a Marketing specialization.

IBPS SO Age Limit (01/11/2022)

To be able to full fill the IBPS SO eligibility criteria, a candidate must be at least 20 years old. The most you can be is 30 years old. The Government of India lowers the age limit for people who are in a “reserved category”.

Below, we talk about how candidates for the job of IBPS SO can get a break on their age based on their category:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
An individual domiciled in J&K during the period January 1, 1980, and December 31, 19895 years
Person affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS SO 2022 Exam Pattern

IBPS will use the following exam pattern to choose the best candidates for the IBPS SO 2022 Exam. IBPS made each section of the preliminary exam have its own time limit the year before. Let’s look at the changes to the IBPS SO exam pattern.

The preliminary exam will be a qualifying round for the main exam, and candidates must meet the prelims’ cut-offs to be able to take the main exam.

IBPS SO 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern: 

The IBPS SO prelims exam has two different formats for different posts. There is a sectional cut-off, and candidates must pass all sections to pass the IBPS SO 2022 preliminary exam.

For the jobs of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer :

S No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language502540 minutes
2Reasoning505040 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505040 minutes
Total150 125120 minutes

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari :

S No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language502540 minutes
2Reasoning505040 minutes
3General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry505040 minutes
Total150 125120 minutes

IBPS SO Apply Online

The IBPS SO Apply Online process is straightforward; all applicants need to do is fill out the online application form in its entirety and submit payment of the application fee.

In order to register for the forthcoming IBPS SO exam, interested parties can follow the procedures outlined below:

  • Visit the IBPS SO website right now.
  • To begin the registration process, please click the “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” button.
  • Fill out the Online Application Form with the bare minimum of information required.
  • Keep in mind the Provisional Registration number that was issued to your mobile phone and email address.
  • Please re-enter your Registration number and password to re-enter the site.
  • A photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and a handwritten declaration can all be scanned and uploaded.
  • When you’ve finished filling out the IBPS SO Online Application Form, be sure to review it carefully before clicking ” SAVE & NEXT.”
  • You can make a payment using a debit card (RuPay, Visa, Mastercard, Maestro), credit card, online banking, instant payment service (IMPS), cash card, or mobile wallet by providing the requested information on the screen.
  • If you click Final Submit, another page of the application will load, and you can fill it out there.
  • Once the IBPS SO Online registration is complete, a confirmation email will be sent to the user.
  • Candidates should print off both the electronic receipt and the application form from the online application system.
  • Upon submitting the application, you will receive a confirmation email and a text message on the personal email and phone number respectively with your registration ID and password. Candidates should store their login info securely for future use.

IBPS SO 2022- Important Dates

IBPS has put out all of the important dates for the IBPS SO recruitment exam in 2022. The process for applying online started on November 1 and will end on November 21, 2022.

IBPS SO 2022 Prelims will be held on either December 24th or December 31st, 2022, and IBPS SO Mains will be held on January 29th, 2023. Let’s look at the important IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 dates.

ActivityIBPS SO 2022 Dates
IBPS SO Notification 2022 Released on31st October 2022
Online Application Starts From1st November 2022
Last Date to Apply Online for IBPS SO 202221st November 2022
IBPS SO Admit Card 2022 for Prelims ExamDecember 2022
Tentative Date of IBPS SO Preliminary Exam24th or 31st December 2022 
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022January 2023
Tentative Date of of IBPS SO Mains Exam29th January 2023
Conduct of InterviewFebruary 2023/March 2023
IBPS SO 2022 Final ResultApril 2023

FAQ Regarding IBPS SO 2022

Is IBPS SO a government job?

IBPS conducts competitive exam for selecting eligible candidates for the post of Clerk, Probationary Officer (PO) and Specialist Officer (SO) in different Indian Public Sector Banks, Regional Rural Bank (RRB) owned by Government of India.

What is the job of IBPS SO?

IBPS released job vacancy related to IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Office, Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer

What is IBPS SO eligibility?

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria for the post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Office, Rajbhasha Adhikari and Law Officer has been mentioned in this post. Please see in the post.

What is the salary of IBPS SO?

IBPS SO Pay Scale for Officer Scale I is – Rs.23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020. In hand salary for IBPS SO job is Rs.38000 – Rs.39000.

How can i apply for IBPS SO Exam 2022?

Eligible candidate can apply IBPS SO Exam 2022 through official website @https://www.ibps.in. Read all the details carefully before you applying online.

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IBPS SO Apply Online 2022 for 710 Posts
IBPS SO Apply Online 2022 for 710 Posts