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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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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  • Nandini Rout
    I have done MBA in HR...but I have done bca through correspondce ...m I eligible for ibps so???????pls reply
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  • Shubham Kumar Bhardwaj
    Sir i have done my MBA in (Banking and finance engeenering) that is specilized course but major subject is Marketing so can I eligible for SO MARKETING OFFICER.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shubham,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IBPS SO Marketing officer exam.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Shaiby Joseph
    Hi Sir/Madam, I'm currently working as a Software Engineer with more than 3 years of experience in a IT company. I completed 3 years of Bachelors degree in Computer Applications (BCA). Am I eligible for any of the posts? If YES, please specify the post.
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  • Anjali Agnihotri
    I completed m.com.. Am I eligible or not
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  • Shaiby Joseph
    Hi Sir/Madam, Currently I'm working as a Software Engineer (with 4 years of experience) in a IT company. I have completed 3 years of Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications(BCA). Am I eligible for any of the posts? If YES - please specify the post. Regards Shaiby Joseph
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  • Manjul Nautiyal
    I am a finance student of bms am i eligible for SO or PO
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • Amiya
    I have done Electrical and Electronics engineering in btech. Am I eligible for IBPS so
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