IBPS SO Recruitment 2018: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has started the online application form filling process for the post of Specialist Officer posts on the official website. The candidates who are interested to apply for the post of SO can check the notification and apply online at https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/crpspl8nov18/. The candidates are advised to first read the official notification before applying online.
IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 – Important Dates To Remember
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released the notification for the SO in the month of October. The process of filling the application form started on the website on 6th November 2018. The link to apply and fill the application form is active now. The last date to fill the application form is 26th November 2018. The last date to print the application form is 11th December 2018. The candidates can make the payment of application fee till 26th November 2018.
In the month of December, IBPS will conduct the Preliminary Examination. The exam dates for Prelims are 29th and 30th December. The admit cards for the same will be available in December. After the Prelims exam, the Main Exam for the IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 will be conducted in January. The exam date for the Mains is 27th January 2019. The result of Main will be out in February 2019.
IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 – Application Procedure
In order to apply online, candidates will first have to register themselves on the official website, The registration link is available on the website of IBPS. Registration is required to fill the application form. First of all, candidates need to visit the official website and then click on the New Registration. The procedure of filling the application form comprises of 6 steps.
In the first step, candidates will have to fill the Basic Information including Name, Mobile Number, Email Adress etc. The second step includes uploading of photo and signature. In the third step, candidates will have to enter other details. The 4th step in the application form includes a preview of the filled application form. The 5th step includes the uploading of documents and the last step is the payment of application fee.
IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 – Application Fee & Other Details
As per the notification of IBPS, there are 1599 vacancies for the post of SO (Specialist Officer). The vacancies are – 219 for I.T. Officer Scale, 853 for the Agricultural Field Officer, 69 for Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I), 75 for Law Officer, 81 for HR/Personnel Officer and 302 vacancies for the post of Marketing Officer(Scale-I). These vacancies are further categorized into category wise and details are available in the official notification.
The candidates of General and OBC category will have to pay Rs 600 as application fee while candidates of SC/ST/PH category will have to pay Rs 100 as application fee. Candidates can check more details in the IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 official notification.