The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has recently released the notification for IBPS SO 2023 on its official website ibps.in. This notification is for the common recruitment process for Specialist Officers in participating banks (CRP SPL-XIII for Vacancies of 2024-25). Interested candidates can apply for various positions such as Agricultural Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer, and Marketing Officer. The application process has already begun and will be open until August 21. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria and vacancy details provided in the notification before applying. The preliminary examination is scheduled for December 30 and 31, with the mains exam set for January 28. The interviews will be conducted in February/March, and the provisional allotment will be announced in April.
To apply for IBPS SO 2023 and get further details, candidates can visit the official website at ibps.in. The application fee is ₹175 for SC, ST, and PwBD category candidates, while other candidates will need to pay ₹850. It is essential for candidates to be aged between 20 and 30 years as of August 1, 2023, and possess the required educational qualifications for their desired posts. Additionally, they must maintain a minimum CIBIL score of 650 at the time of joining the bank.
IBPS SO 2023 Eligibility
To be eligible for IBPS SO 2023, candidates must meet the following criteria:
Age Limit: Candidates must be at least 20 years old and not more than 30 years old as of August 1, 2023. The upper age limit is relaxed for candidates belonging to reserved categories as per government norms.
Educational Qualification: The educational qualifications required are different for each post. Candidates should refer to the official notification for detailed information on the educational qualifications for the specific Specialist Officer position they wish to apply for.
CIBIL Score: Candidates must maintain a minimum CIBIL score of 650 at the time of joining the bank.
It’s essential for candidates to thoroughly review the official notification for IBPS SO 2023 to ensure they meet all the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The notification will provide comprehensive details about the eligibility requirements for each post and other essential information related to the recruitment process.
IBPS SO 2023 Vacancies
For IBPS SO 2023, the vacancies are as follows:
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I): 500 vacancies
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I): 31 vacancies
IT Officer (Scale-I): 120 vacancies
Law Officer (Scale-I): 10 vacancies
Marketing Officer (Scale-I): 700 vacancies
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I): 41 vacancies
Please note that the number of vacancies is subject to change, and candidates are advised to refer to the official notification for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the vacancies for IBPS SO 2023. The notification will provide detailed information about the specific vacancies in each participating bank and other essential recruitment details.
IBPS SO 2023 Salary
The salary for IBPS SO 2023 varies based on the post and scale. The pay scale for Specialist Officers (Scale-I) in the participating banks is usually under the Basic Pay of ₹ 23,700 to ₹ 42,020. Along with the basic pay, selected candidates will also receive various allowances and benefits as per the bank’s rules and regulations.
The allowances may include Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Medical Allowance, Travel Allowance, and more. The total salary package for IBPS SO 2023 will depend on the bank’s location, as HRA varies according to the city’s classification (X, Y, or Z).
Candidates are advised to refer to the official notification and individual bank websites for precise and updated salary details specific to the Specialist Officer post they are interested in. The official notification will provide a comprehensive overview of the salary structure and benefits for IBPS SO 2023.
IBPS SO 2023 Selection process
The selection process for IBPS SO 2023 involves three main stages:
Preliminary Examination: The first stage is the online preliminary examination. This exam consists of objective-type questions and is conducted to shortlist candidates for the next phase. The subjects included in the preliminary exam are English Language, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude.
Main Examination: Candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam will proceed to the online main examination. The main exam consists of both objective and descriptive type questions. The subjects tested in the main exam vary based on the Specialist Officer post applied for. For example, for an IT Officer, the main exam may include topics related to Professional Knowledge.
Interview: Candidates who clear the main examination are called for a personal interview. The interview round evaluates the candidate’s personality, communication skills, and overall suitability for the Specialist Officer position.
After completing these three stages, the final merit list is prepared based on the candidate’s performance in the main exam and interview. The marks obtained in the preliminary exam are only qualifying in nature and are not considered for the final merit list.
Candidates are advised to refer to the official notification and IBPS website for detailed information on the selection process, syllabus, and other important instructions for IBPS SO 2023.
How to apply for IBPS SO 2023
To apply for IBPS SO 2023, follow these steps:
- Visit the official website of IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) at www.ibps.in.
- On the homepage, look for the “CRP Specialist Officers” section and click on the link for “Common Recruitment Process for Specialist Officers.”
- In the new page that opens, click on the “Click here to apply online for CRP Specialist Officers-XIII” link.
- You will be directed to the application form. Click on the “New Registration” or “Apply Online” button.
- Register yourself by providing the required details like name, email address, contact number, and other relevant information. After successful registration, you will receive a provisional registration number and password on your registered email and phone number.
- Use the registration number and password to log in to your account.
- Fill in the application form with all the necessary details, including personal information, educational qualifications, and work experience.
- Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and other required documents as per the specifications mentioned in the form.
- Pay the application fee through the available payment options. The fee varies for different categories, and you can check the details in the official notification.
- After completing all the steps and verifying the details, submit the application form.
- Take a printout of the application form and e-receipt of the fee payment for future reference.
Please note that the application process may vary slightly, and it is essential to read the official notification thoroughly before proceeding with the application to ensure that you meet all the eligibility criteria and understand the application guidelines.