IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017| IBPS SO New Exam Pattern

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IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017| IBPS SO New Exam Pattern

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017: The Institute Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)  has released the official notification for the recruitment of IBPS Specialist Officer 2017. A total number of 4122 different posts have been mentioned by IBPS in its IBPS Specialist Officer notification 2017.

IBPS is organizing IBPS CWE SPECIALIST VI Exam for filling up I.T. Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer vacancies into the various participating banks. Apart form this, IBPS has also come up with the new exam pattern for IBPS Specialist Officer recruitment 2017. Online registration for the post of IBPS Specialist Officer will start from 16th November 2016 and the last date for filling up the online application form is 2nd December 2016.

 

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017

Let us go through some important pointers of IBPS Specialist Officer Notification for the year 2017.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017

Read: IBPS SO Notification 2017

Candidates can apply through online mode only. The online payment fees for general/ OBC category is 600 Rs.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification: Important Dates

  • Start date of Online Submission Application form: 16th November 2016
  • Last Date to Submit Online Application Form: 2nd December 2016
  • Last Date for Application Fee Payment: 2nd December 2016
  • Download of Call letter for Examination: After 16th January 2017
  • Online Examination (Tentative dates):  28th January 2017 & 29 January 2017
  • Declaration of result status of examination (CWE): 16 February 2017
  • Download of call letters for Interview: After 24 February 2017
  • Conduct of Interview: March 2017
  • Provisional Allotment: On or after 1st April 2017

As said earlier, IBPS has come up with some changes in the written examination pattern. Let us have a look at the new IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Pattern.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification: New Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of the new IBPS SO exam pattern so that he can prepare accordingly. Let us look at the revised IBPS SO exam pattern.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern: Law Officer-Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

Name of the Section (Not in Sequence) No. of Questions Maximum Marks  Time Allotted
Reasoning  50  *  30 minutes
English Language  50  *  25 minutes
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)  50  *  30 minutes
Professional Knowledge  50  80  35 minutes
 Total  200  80  120 minutes

Let us highlight some important pointers:

  • There will be 200 questions in total.
  • A separate time slot will be allotted to each section. Candidate cannot switch to other sections even if he/ she is done with the current section before the allotted time.
  • Total time duration for IBPS SO exam is 120 minutes.
  • The questions will be objective in nature.
  • Reasoning, English Language and General Awareness section will be only qualifying.
  • There will be 50 questions for Professional Knowledge Section.
  • Professional Knowledge section will carry 80 marks.

The meaning of  * (star) is that above listed sections will be only qualifying. Marks obtained will not be added for merit listing for interview.

IBPS SO Exam Pattern: IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I &Marketing Officer Scale I

Name of the Section (Not in Sequence) No. of Questions Maximum Marks  Time Allotted
Reasoning  50  *  30 minutes
English Language  50  *  25 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude  50  *  30 minutes
Professional Knowledge  50  80  35 minutes
 Total  200  80  120 minutes

The meaning of  * (star) is that above listed sections will be only qualifying. Marks obtained will not be added for merit listing for interview. As you can see from the table, a separate time slot has been allotted to each section. The most important details regarding IBPS SO Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme for Examination are as follows:

  • There will be 200 questions in total.
  • A separate time slot will be allotted to each section. Candidate cannot switch to other section even if he/ she is done with the section before the allotted time.
  • Total time duration for IBPS SO exam is 120 minutes.
  • The questions will be objective in nature.
  • Reasoning, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude section will be only qualifying.
  • There will be 50 questions for Professional Knowledge Section.
  • Professional Knowledge section will carry 80 marks.

Apart from these changes IBPS has announced that the marks obtained in online written examination will not be added for merit listing for interview.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification: Examination Phases

IBPS SO 2017 will be a two phase process. IBPS will be conducting an online written examination followed by Personal Interview. Marks obtained in online written examination will not be added for merit listing for interview.

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for IBPS SO will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the nodal banks with the help of IBPS.

IBPS Specialist Officer Notification: Educational Criteria

IBPS has fixed different educational criteria for different IBPS Specialist Officer posts.

  • Marketing Officer (Scale-I): Master degree in marketing (MBA)
  • For H.R. Officer (Scale-I): Graduated and post graduated in Labor Law/ Social Work/ H.R. / HRD
  • For I.T. Officer (Scale-I) : B.Tech or M.Tech degree in IT/ CSE / ECE / Telecommunication
  • Agriculture Officer (Scale-I): Graduated in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Agro – Forestry/ Agro – Engineering
  • For Law Officer (Scale-I): Graduated with the degree of Law (LLB)

So, here we conclude our article on IBPS Specialist Officer Notification 2017. Make sure that you do not delay the application procedure for IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment.

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