IBPS SO 2016 notification released

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released notification for much awaited IBPS SO (Specialist officer) exam, 2016. IBPS conducts IBPS SO exam for the recruitment of Specialist Officer Cadre in finance, human resources, legal, systems & marketing departments of various public sector banks in India.  

IBPS has invited candidates for various positions. The details of these vacancies are as follows :


IT Officer                 

Agricultural Field Officer

Rajbhasha Adhikari

Law Officer

HR/Personnel Officer

Marketing Officer

Number of vacancies : Not specified 

Maximum age limit (as on 1-11-2015) : Candidate should not be more than 30 years old. 

Educational qualification : To check the required essential qualification, refer to the official notification.

Pattern of Exam : Selection of the candidate is done on the basis of Objective type test and personal Interview. 

Paper pattern of this exam is as follows :

Name of the section          Maximum marks       

Reasoning Ability                            50

English Language                           25

General Awareness                        50

Professional Knowledge                75

The objective type written exam is of 200 questions worth 200 marks in total which are to be solved within 120 minutes.

How to apply : Candidates can apply for this exam only through the Online mode of application at


Last date of application : 10th December, 2015

For further details, refer to the official notification :