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August 19, 2019 • 2:22 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:

According to the IBPS SO Notification, the candidates must be minimum 20 years of the age and maximum 30 years of the age.

 

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. Stay updated with the latest information regarding IBPS specialist officer by visiting this blog regularly.

 

 

 

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  • Suriya
    Sir I am studying BSC(agriculture and food business) of 4 year program . I'm eligible to apply for IBPS exam
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Suriya,   You are eligible for IBPS Specialist cadre job.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Suriya
    Sir tell me can I apply for all agricultural cadre because my coarse is of 4 years bsc(agriculture and food business)
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    You can apply for Scale 1 officer with the given qualification.
    Suriya
    Thanks
    Suriya
    Please reply me
  • Santhosh
    i want to know for how to prepare exam IBPS agri so can u help me?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Check out our blog dedicated to IBPS SO Agriculture Officer, you'll get complete details here - https://scoop.eduncle.com/ibps-agriculture-field-officer-preparation. More blogs for IBPS SO Preparation are lined up at Eduncle.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Akshika Das
    I am persuaing the b.tech degree from instrumentation and control engineering. Am i eligible for SO IT officer exam
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Yes! You are eligible for IBPS SO.
    Piyush Kumar
    Yes, you are eligible as required is only electronics engineer.I am also an electronics and instrumentation engineer.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Yes Piyush, You are eligible for the IT Officer post.
  • Ravi Yadav
    I HAVE DONE MCA WITH DISTANCE SO I WANT TO ASK THAT I AM ELIGIBLE FOR SO IT EXAM OR NOT
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Priyanka,   Yes, You are eligible for the IBPS SO Exam.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Arshiya Sultana
    Hi.. I have done a three year course of Mca 2014.passed out..with no job experience... I'm I eligible for this exam??? Plz rep....
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Yes, you are eligible for IBPS SO IT Officer.
  • Senthilraja
    Whether civil engg students are eligible to apply?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Civil Engineering Aspirants can not apply for IBPS SO exam. However, there are many other PSU jobs that are suitable for these candidates.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Mukilarasi
    may i know the reason that why civil engineers are not eligible for ibps so ...
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Mukilarasi,   For civil engineers, there are no positions available which are related with their work. To appear in IBPS SO Exam you must have a Graduate or a PG degree in the relevant fields.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Asmita
    Is pre and mains exam of ibps so held on same day same time.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Asmita,   IBPS has released IBPS SO 2018 Official Notification. IBPS SO 2018 is going to be conducted on 29th and 30th December 2018 (preliminary Exam) and on 27th January 2019 (Mains Exam)   Thanks for asking your query!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Naresh
    Sir I have completed my graduation in electrical and electronics engineering so I'm eligible for this specialist officer post
  • Poo
    Hi, I have completed my graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and I have 6 years of experience in IT field as a software engineer. Am i eligible for this post>
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Yes, you can apply for IBPS SO IT Officer exam.
    Shubham Sharma
    I have b.e. with electrical engineering can I apply for SO IT exam
  • Knr
    I have completed M-Tech in Software Engineering from BITS through Work Integrated Learning Program. Do I eligible to apply for IBPS SO for IT Officer. Please advise.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, you are eligible for IBPS SO IT Officer.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Ravi Yadav
    I have done MCA WITH DISTANCE SO I WANT TO ASK THAT I AM ELIGIBLE FOR SO IT EXAM OR NOT
  • Ruchika
    Sr i m in 3 yr ag hons ..should i apply for afo
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    Ruchika
    Sr i am in 4 yr ag hons should i apply for afo ?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Ruchika,   Yes, you are eligible for IBPS AFO Exam.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Kuldeep
    I have done b.tech in2016 by Electronics and communication stream . Now working at post network engineer in PNB at contract base . Is there any benefit in Ibps ?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Yes, you can apply for SO or other Scale 2 Positions.
  • Shailendra Garg
    I have a graduate degree in Computer Science but post-graduate (MBA) degree in Operations Management. Am I still eligible to apply for IBPS SO in IT????
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   If you have 4 year graduation degree in computers, you are eligible for IBPS SO It Officer.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Prem
    Sir.... I completed my graduation in b pharmacy... Can I apply for these job..
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No, there are no specialist officer jobs through IBPS SO this year for Medicine and Pharmacy field.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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