IBPS SO 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Result

In April, 2023, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) issued the final IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) result (CRP SPL-X) for 2023. Applicants can access the IBPS SO combined result for the online main examination and interview on the IBPS official website. To learn more, go here. Aspirants will be able to download their results until April, 2023. Aspirants must submit their registration number or Roll number, as well as their date of birth or password, in order to receive the IBPS SO Result for 2023.

The IBPS SO 2023 test is used to hire specialist officers for IBPS-accredited public sector banks. The exam is divided into three stages: preliminary exams, main exams, and an interview round.

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Highlights

Conducting body of IBPS SO 2023 Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Mode of IBPS SO 2023 Online (computer-based test)
Official website of IBPS SO 2023 ibps.in
Duration of IBPS SO 2023  120 minutes
Eligibility of IBPS SO 2023 Graduation in a specific stream depending on the post
IBPS SO 2023 Participating InstitutesIDBI Bank, Union Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Central Bank of India, etc.
Exam Date of IBPS SO 2023 Yet to be notified

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Dates

ExamIBPS SO Exam Date 2023
IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card of IBPS SO 2023 November 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Preliminary ExamDecember 2023
December 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Prelims ResultDecember 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Mains Admit CardJanuary 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Main ExamJanuary 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Main Exam ResultFebruary 2023
IBPS SO 2023 Final ResultApril 2023

IBPS SO 2023 Eligibility

Before applying for the recruiting exam, applicants must check that they meet the eligibility requirements. The following are the various criteria:


• The applicant must be an Indian citizen, a Bhutanese or Nepalese resident, or a Tibetan refugee who has come to India and intends to stay permanently.

• Indians who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar, and East African countries with the goal of permanently residing in India.

IBPS SO 2023 Age Limit:

• As of November 2020, the applicant’s age must fall between the ages of 20 and 30. Age relaxation will be applied according to the categories listed in the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
An individual domiciled in J&K during the period January 1, 1980, and December 31, 19895 years
Person affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS SO 2023 Educational Qualification Requirements

The following are the academic requirements for specific positions:

• Information Technology Officer (Scale I):

1. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science/applications, information technology, electronics, electronics & telecommunications, electronics & communication, or electronics & instrumentation; or

2. Those with a master’s degree in one of the following subjects are also eligible: Or

3. IBPS SO 2023 is open to graduates who have passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

  • Agricultural Discipline Officer (Scale I): To apply for this position, candidates must have a 4-year degree (graduation) in Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Technology, Agricultural Engineering, or a related field.
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): Individuals with a PG degree in Hindi with English as a graduation subject or a PG degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as graduation topics are eligible to apply for IBPS SO 2023.
  • Law Officer (Scale I): Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) and be registered with the Bar Council as an advocate.
  • HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I): This position requires a graduate with a 2-year full-time postgraduate degree or diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HR, HRD, Social Work, or Labor Law.
  • Marketing Officer (Scale I): Applicants must hold a 2-year full-time degree in marketing, such as an MMS (Marketing), MBA (Marketing), PGDBA, PGDBM, PGPM, or PGDM.

Vacancies in IBPS SO 2023

This year, there could be over 1315 job openings. The table below shows the tentative vacancies for various positions:

IT Officer120
Agricultural Field Officer875
Rajbhasha Adhikari30
Law Officer60
HR/ Personnel Officer35
Marketing Officer195

Application Form for IBPS SO 2023

The application process for IBPS SO 2023 will begin tentatively on November, 2023. The application procedure is divided into three steps, which are listed below:

What is the procedure for filling out the IBPS SO Application Form?

To apply for the IBPS SO 2023 exam, students should read the following instructions.

Step 1: IBPS SO 2023 Registration

• To apply for the exam, go to IBPS SO’s official website, ibps.in.

• Select the ‘Click here for New Registration’ option.

•The User Profile Creation Registration Form will display.

• Fill in general information such as your name, date of birth, and contact information such as a valid email address and phone number.

• Select ‘Register’ from the drop-down menu.

• On the screen, a Provisional Registration Number and Password will appear.

• Applicants will also receive notification by email and SMS to their registered email address and cell phone number.

Step 2: Fill IBPS SO 2023 Application Form

• To continue with the IBPS SO 2023 application procedure, log in using these credentials.

• Applicants must give personal and contact information, as well as information about their academic qualifications, employment experience, preferred exam centre, and other pertinent information.

• Then, following the instructions on the screen, users must upload scanned photos of their latest portrait, signature, thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.

• After carefully reviewing all of the information, click ‘Final Submit’ to pay the application fees.

Step 3: Payment of Application Fees

• This is the final stage in the application procedure. Aspirants must pay the required application fees using a variety of online methods.

• Fees can be paid by credit/debit card, net banking, cash card & wallet, and IMPS.

• They must complete the necessary payment information on the resulting bank page and keep the e-receipt as proof of payment.

IBPS SO 2023 Application Fee

For the IBPS SO 2023 test, applicants must pay an application fee of INR 600 (General, OBC, and EWS). For those who fall into the SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen category, the fee is reduced to INR 100.

IBPS SO 2023 Admit Card

IBPS will issue admission cards for the IBPS SO 2023 examination to applicants who have successfully enrolled. IBPS admit cards can be downloaded at the organization’s official website. The governing body will not transmit physical copies of the hall ticket through the mail or through any other offline method. The following are the steps to get your IBPS SO 2023 Admit Card:

• Go to the IBPS SO 2023 official website.

• Enter your Registration Number and Password to log in.

• On their profile, applicants will notice a link to “Download Admit Card.” That link should be followed.

• A new tab will open with the admit card. Go over all of the details and print one coloured copy.

IBPS SO 2023 Syllabus

The IBPS SO 2023 syllabus will include a wide range of subjects, including Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English, and General Awareness.

IBPS SO 2023 Prelims Syllabus

The following is a list of significant topics that applicants should focus on for Prelims:

Quantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
SimplificationVerbal Reasoning
Percentage & Ratio ProportionSeating Arrangements
Data InterpretationScheduling
Quadratic EquationsInput Output
InterestData Sufficiency
Linear EquationsBlood Relations
Profit & LossDirections & Distances
Number SeriesOrdering & Ranking
Speed, Time & DistanceCoding & Decoding
Mensuration & GeometryCoded Inequalities
Time & WorkAnalytical Decision Making
Number Systems –
Data Sufficiency
Permutation & Combination
  English LanguageGeneral Awareness
Reading ComprehensionFinancial Awareness
Error SpottingCurrent Affairs
Phrase ReplacementGeneral Know
Fill in the Blanks
Sentence completion
Cloze Test
Para Jumbles

IBPS SO 2023 Main Syllabus

IT Officer (Scale-I)Database Management System
Data Communication and Networking
Operating System
Computer Organization and Microprocessor
Software Engineering
Data Structure
Object-Oriented Programming
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Crop production
Seed Science
Soil resources
Agronomy and Irrigation
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Practices
Animal Husbandry
Government Schemes
Marketing Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Marketing Management
Business Ethics
Brand Management
Market Segmentation
Market research and forecasting demand
Product Life Cycle
Corporate Social Responsibility
Service Marketing
Marketing Strategies
Law Officer (Scale-I)Banking Regulations
Compliance and Legal Aspects
Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments, securities, foreign exchange
Prevention of Money laundering, Limitation Act
Consumer Protection Act
Banking Ombudsman Scheme
Laws and Actions with a direct link to Banking Sector
Bankers Book Evidence Act
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)Human Resource Development
Business policy and strategic analysis
Rewards and Recognition
Transnational Analysis
Training and Development
Recruitment and Selection
Industrial Relations
Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
Grievance and Conflict Management
Performance Management and Appraisal

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Center

IBPS SO 2023 will be held in all of India’s main cities. Participants will be able to choose their preferred exam cities while registering for the online entrance exam. Individuals will be assigned to a centre by the institute, and the location of this centre will be specified on the admission card/call letter.

IBPS SO 2023 Exam Pattern

This year, IBPS SO 2023 will be a three-tier exam, with Prelims, Mains, and an Interview phase. The preliminary exam will be a computer-based, objective test. The exam will take place across two days. The following are the important characteristics of the IBPS SO 2023 Exam Pattern:

There will be 150 objective type questions in the IBPS SO 2023 Prelim test. The test will be offered in both English and Hindi.

There will be three sections to the paper: English Language, Reasoning, and Quantitative/General Awareness. The third portion will be determined by the position for which the candidate has applied.

Those who pass the Prelims will be entitled to take the Mains exam. Based on the post, this exam will include a mix of descriptive and objective questions.

Only those who pass the Mains will be invited to the interview round.

The Prelims exam is intended for qualifying purposes; the Main and Interview exams will be used to determine final merit.

Mode of examOnline
Number of questions150
Sections in paper3- English Language, Reasoning and General Awareness/ Quantitative Aptitude
Maximum Marks125
Duration of exam2 hours
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi

IBPS SO 2023 Main Exam Pattern for , HR/ Personnel Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer, Agricultural Field Officer and Marketing Officer

Mode of examOnline
Number of questions60
Sections in paper1
Maximum Marks60
Duration of exam45 minutes
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi

IBPS SO 2023 Main Exam Pattern for Adhikari of Rajbhasha

Mode of examOnline
Number of questions45 (Objective)+ 2 (Descriptive)
Sections in paper2
Maximum Marks60
Duration of exam60 minutes (30 minutes for each section)
Medium of languageEnglish and Hindi

Cutoff for IBPS SO 2023

Let’s take a look at the previous year’s cut off for the IBPS SO exam to figure out what the projected cut off for IBPS SO 2020 would be.

Marketing Officer53.3051.9047.3538.5033.7039.40
IT Officer61.50
Law Officer52.95
HR/Personnel Officer60.75
Agriculture Field Officer41.65
Rajbhasha Adhikari44.15

IBPS SO 2023 Result

In January 2023 IBPS will release the preliminary exam results for IBPS SO 2023. The results will only be valid till 2023. The outputs of both stages can be checked using the instructions below:

• Register on the official IBPS website.

• Choose ‘IBPS SO 2023 Prelims/ Main Result’ from the drop-down menu.

• The final product will be in the form of a document. Applicants should look up their roll number to see the results.

• A final merit list will be drawn after the interview phase.

• The combined Mains exam and Interview scores will determine a candidate’s merit position in this list.

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