IBPS SO 2021 online application ends today for 1,828 special officer positions on ibps.in


Today is the last day to apply online for the 2021 Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment Examination. Eligible candidates can apply for vacant positions on the official ibps.in website.

The IBPS SO 2021 online preliminary exam is scheduled to take place on December 26. The recruitment campaign is underway to fill a total of 1,828 vacant positions. These included positions comprising an IT manager (scale I), an agricultural field officer (scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (scale I), a lawyer (scale I), a human resources / personnel manager (scale I) and a marketing (scale I).

Eligibility criteria

Age limit: 20-30 years old on November 1, 2021.

Qualification for education:

IT Manager (Echelle-I): Four-year engineering / technology degree in computer science / computer applications / information technology / electronics / electronics and telecommunications / electronics and communication / electronics and instrumentation OR PG in electronics / electronics and telecommunications / electronics and communication / electronics and instrumentation / informatics / Information technologies / Computer applications.

Agricultural field agent (scale I): 4-year diploma (diploma) in agriculture / horticulture / animal husbandry / veterinary science / dairy science / fishery science / fish farming / agri. Marketing and cooperation / Cooperation and banking / Agroforestry / Forestry / Agricultural biotechnology / Food science / Agricultural business management / Food technology / Dairy technology / Agricultural engineering / Sericulture.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): Graduate Diploma in Hindi with English as a subject at degree level OR Graduate Diploma in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at degree level.

Judicial officer (scale I): A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and registered as a lawyer with the Bar Council.

HR / personnel manager (scale I): Two-year full-time graduate diploma and diploma or two-year full-time graduate diploma in personnel management / industrial relations / human resources / HRD / social work / labor law.

Marketing manager (scale I): Graduated and two years full time MMS (marketing) / two years full time MBA (marketing) / two years full time PGDBA / PGDBM / PGPM / PGDM with specialization in marketing.

Registration fees

Applicants in the SC / ST / PWBD category are required to pay the fee of Rs 175, while Rs 850 is applicable to all other applicants in the category.

Steps to apply for IBPS SO 2021:

  1. Visit the official ibps.in website
  2. On the home page, click on “Click here to apply online for the CRP-SPL-XI”
  3. Register and log in to the portal
  4. Proceed to the request form
  5. Pay applicable fees and submit
  6. Take a print for future reference

Here is the direct link to apply for IBPS SO 2021 recruitment.

Selection process

Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of a preliminary exam and a main exam, followed by an interview. The online exam (preliminary and main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for the selection of personnel for specialist officer cadre positions is tentatively scheduled for December 2021 / January 2022.