Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the notification for Specialist Officers (SO) recruitment 2019. The IBPS CRO SPL IX notification released today, at ibps.in. Online registration shall commence on November 6, 2019.
Banking aspirants are invited to apply online from then onwards to until November 26, 2019. That being the last date, candidates will be able to apply, edit, pay fees for the exam until then. Thereafter preliminary exam call letters will be issued by IBPS in December. And the prelims exam is scheduled to be held on two dates December 28, 2019, and December 29, 2019.
The institute shall announce result of prelims in January 2020, release call letter for mains in the same month. Then the mains exam shall be held on January 25, 2020. Result of mains shall be announced in February 2020. Then call letters for interview will come in the same month, so will be the conduct of interviews. IBPS SO provisional allotment will be in April 2020.
IBPS SO recruitment 2019-2020 is for the posts of IT officer, agricultural field officer, rajbhasha adhikari, law officer, HR or personnel officer, marketing officer. All the posts are in scale 1. The respective vacancies are 76 for IT officer, 670 for agricultural field officer, 27 for rajbhasha adhikari, 60 for law officer, 2 for hr or personnel officer, 310 for marketing officer.
Educational qualification requirements are highlighted in section B III of the notification. Those who wish to apply for IT officer position need to have engineering degree in prescribed branches, or PG in prescribed branches, or be any graduate but with DOEACC B level.
Likewise for agricultural field officer, one should have four year degree in agriculture related branches that are mentioned in the second column of the notification’s educational qualification table. Rajbhasha adhikari post is for those who have a PG in hindi with english as a subject in degree level, or PG in sanskrit with english and hindi as subjects in degree level.
LLB degree holders, enrolled as advocate with BCI can apply for law officer. Graduate with 2 years full time post graduation degree or 2 years full time post graduate diploma in relevant branches are eligible for HR or personnel officer post.
Graduate with 2 years full time MMS marketing, or MBA marketing, or any one course among PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM, PGDM with specialization in marketing can apply for marketing officer.
For all the posts, age limit is prescribed to be between 20 to 30 years. SC, ST candidates get 5 years relaxation. OBC get 3. PWBD candidates get 10 years relaxation.
As the registrations open tomorrow, candidates satisfying eligibility criteria can submit their candidature. For the purpose of registration, candidates need to pay application fee of Rs 100 if they belong to SC, ST, PWBD category. Else Rs 600 for all others.
IBPS is India’s premier organization that conducts banking exams. It organizes recruitment for regional rural banks, by the name of IBPS RRB exam. Then it also conducts IBPS PO and clerk exams. IBPS SO is for the higher posts, of specialist officers. IBPS SO 2019-2020 is the last exam of the year 2019-2020. After this, 2020-21 exams shall commence.