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February 26, 2019 • 3:39 pm

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Check Age Limit & Qualification!

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IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2019

 

 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a self-regulating agency which conducts a common written test for Recruitment of the IBPS Specialist Officer in public-sector and nationalized banks.

 

Candidates are recruited as Specialist officer in various banks for the different positions like

 

IT Officer

Law Officer

Rajbhasha Adhikari

Agriculture field Officer

HR/Personnel Officer

Marketing Officer

It is very important to know the IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria to make sure if you are eligible to apply for the exam or not?

 

Also check the IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2019 [Updated] for all the posts.

 

 

“Get the IBPS Bank SO Recruitment Model Solved Papers in PDF Format designed by the Experts! Download Now!

 

 

 

Are you Eligible for IBPS SO 2019? Know Eligibility Criteria

 

The Eligibility criteria for various positions offered through the IBPS specialist officer exam is different It can be broadly divided into three aspects i.e. Nationality, Age limit and Educational qualification.

 

Candidates must ensure if they fulfill all the criteria to be eligible for the IBPS SO recruitment process as per the norms. Here we have discussed the IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria as follows:

 

 

IBPS SO Nationality:

To be eligible for the IBPS SO Exam 2019 candidates must be either:

 

A citizen of India Or

A citizen of Nepal Or

A subject of Bhutan Or

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India Or

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Note- The candidates of above-mentioned categories (except the citizens of India) should have the valid certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

 

 

IBPS SO Age Limit:

The candidates must be minimum 20 years of the age and maximum 30 years of the age as on the 1st November 2018.

 

It means that candidates should not have been born earlier than 2nd Nov 1988 and not later than 1st Nov 1998 (both dates inclusive) to be eligible to apply for IBPS SO 2019 exam.

The candidates can check the Official IBPS SO Calendar 2019 here.

 

There are age relaxations of upper age limit for the reserved category candidates applicable as per the government norms as given below:

 

SC/ST: 5 years

OBC: 3 years

PwD: 10 years

Ex-servicemen: 5 years

Persons domiciled in J&K state: 5 years (During 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 period)

Persons affected by 1984 riots: 5 years

 

 

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IBPS Specialist Officer Educational Qualification

 

Candidates willing to apply for the above-mentioned posts must have the graduate degree or post-graduate degree in the relevant field. The specialist officer educational qualification according to their positions is given below:

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for IT Officer

 

The aspirants must have completed graduation or post-graduation in the IT related fields.  For the IT officer candidate should have a qualification in one of the following field:

 

A) 4-year Engineering Degree in:

Computer Science

Computer Applications

Information Technology

Electronics

Electronics & Telecommunications

Electronics & Communication

Electronics & Instrumentation

 

OR

 

B) Post-Graduate Degree in:

Electronics

Electronics & Telecommunications

Electronics & Communication

Electronics & Instrumentation

Computer Science

Information Technology

Computer Applications

 

OR

 

C)  Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

 

To study the IBPS SO IT job profile in detail, you may please visit - IBPS SO IT Officer - Life, Job, Salary [Complete Analysis].

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for Law Officer

 

Candidate must possess a Bachelor Degree in law (LLB) and must be enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council of India to be eligible for IBPS Law Officer.

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for Agriculture Field Officer

 

The candidates must have 4-year graduate degree in agriculture or related field to be eligible for the Agriculture Field Officer post. Candidates who opted one of the below mentioned filled in graduation can apply for Agriculture field officer.

 

Agriculture

Horticulture

Animal Husbandry

Veterinary Science

Dairy Science

Fishery Science

Pisciculture

Agri Marketing & Cooperation

Co-operation & Banking

Agro-Forestry

Agricultural Biotechnology

Food Science

Agriculture Business Management

Food Technology

Dairy Technology

Agricultural Engineering.

Sericulture

 

Study in detail about the Agricultural Field Officer post here- IBPS Agriculture Field Officer 2019 Exam-Salary & Job Profile.

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for Rajbhasha Adhikari

 

For IBPS Rajbhasha Adhikari post, candidates are required to have one of the following degrees:

 

Post-graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.

Post-graduate degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level.

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for HR/Personnel Officer

 

A graduation and full-time post-graduate degree/diploma in one of the following fields is required qualification for candidates to apply for IBPS HR Officer in bank:

 

Personnel Management

Industrial Relations

Human Resources/HRD

Social Work

Labor Law

 

 

 

IBPS SO Qualification for Marketing Officer

 

The candidates are eligible to apply for IBPS Marketing Officer who have a graduate degree and one of the following streams of management:

 

Full-time MMS (Marketing)

MBA (Marketing)

Full time 2 years PGDBA

PGDBM

PGPM

PGDM degree with specialization in Marketing

 

Note: Candidates should have a certificate/ degree/ diploma in computer languages or should have studied computer as one of the subjects in high school/ college/ Institute for the posts other than the IT officer.

 

 

“Get the IBPS Bank SO Recruitment Model Solved Papers in PDF Format designed by the Experts! Download Now!

 

Hope the information discussed above will help you to get proper guidance regarding eligibility criteria for IBPS SO examination. If you have any queries, feel free to ask or comment in comment-section below.

 

All the above information is based on the previous year’s notification. Be updated with the latest information regarding IBPS specialist officer on Facebook and YouTube.

 

 

 

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  • Dhivya
    Hello sir/ madam I have completed BCA ..but my PG degree is MBA (HR and finance ) in correspondence.. Shall I eligible for this ibps so exam .. Please any one give correct reply
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  • Naresh
    Hi sir I have completed electrical and electronics engineering I'm eligible for specialist officer post
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    Eduncle Team
    Yes, you are eligible for IT officer
  • Musheer Ahmed
    Hii..I complete my MBA from finance I am eligible for SO exam or not. Plz tell me
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Musheer,   Yes, you are eligible for IBPS SO Exam.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Amiya
    I have done Electrical and Electronics engineering in btech. Am I eligible for IBPS so
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  • Shuchi Jain
    Hey If i do Executive PGDM In HR, will i be eligible for SO exam? Or only full time PGDM required?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shuchi,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Full Time PGDM is required for IBPS SO. Call the IBPS helpline or drop a mail for more details.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Gyanendra Patel
    Hello Sir, I have completed BS in Information systems and M.tech. in Systems engineering through Bits-Pilani Off campus. Am I eligible for appearing in IBPS-SO (IT) exam. Best regards, Gyanendra Patel +91-9930937233
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  • Mohit Kumar Bera
    Sir, I am now evolve in defence job. My qualification in twelfth in science side.After ten month l became a exman.am l eligible for the ibps so exam.kindly response me for which category l am aplicable to.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Mohit, What was your service tenure in Defence and What is your current AGE?
  • Sanket
    I have done bsc computer sci 3 years course so there am i eligible for so It officer or can i eligible after msc computer science
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sanket,   No, you are not eligible with 3 year B.Sc degree. You have to complete your master for appearing in IBPS SO Exam.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Shradha Sinha
    Bsc it student can be eligible for ibps so exam....??
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shradha,   Being a B.Sc degree holder, you are eligible for IBPS PO and Clerk. But as far as you concerned about the Specialist Officer, for that your B.Sc degree course must be computer science engineering or Electronics and Telecommunication etc.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Noor Basar
    Sir I have completed PG Hindi from ignou. Can I apply for rajbhasa adhikari?
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