IBPS SO 2022 Registration Open: Check Important Dates, Documents, How to Apply

IBPS SO Application Process 2022: Check How to Apply online for the IBPS SO 2022, Important Registration Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fees.

IBPS SO 2022 Registration Open: Check Important Dates, Documents, How to Apply
IBPS SO 2022 Registration Open: Check Important Dates, Documents, How to Apply

IBPS SO Application Process 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel is inviting applications online from eligible candidates for the IBPS SO 2022 from 1st November to 21st November 2022 for the recruitment in the Special Officers’ cadre Scale-I posts which are as follows: IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer, and Marketing Officer. Candidates are advised to adhere to the IBPS Specialist Officer eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authorities. 

IBPS has released 710 vacancies across 11 public sector banks namely Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, UCO Bank, Bank of India Central, Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Bank and Punjab & Sind Bank. The authorities have notified vacancies for different profiles like I.T. Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, Marketing Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, and HR/Personnel Officer. 

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Important Dates

IBPS SO 2022 Application Start Date

1st November 2022

IBPS SO 2022 Application End Date

21st November 2022

Payment of Application Fees

1st November to 21st November 2022

IBPS SO Prelims Admit Card 2022 Download Date

December 2022 (Tentative)

IBPS SO Prelims Exam Date 2022 

24th December and 31st December 2022

IBPS SO Prelims Result 2022

January 2023 (Tentative)

IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022 Download Date 

January 2023 (Tentative)

IBPS SO Mains Exam Date 2022 

29th January 2023

IBPS SO Mains Result 2022

February 2023 (Tentative)

IBPS SO Mains Admit Card 2022

February 2023 (Tentative)

IBPS SO interview 2022

February/March 2023 (Tentative)

IBPS SO Provisional Allotment 2022

April 2023 (Tentative)


IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria


Candidates appearing for the IBPS SO 2022 have to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria as laid down by the authorities. As per the IBPS SO 2022 Notification PDF, check the age limit and educational qualifications.


A Candidate must be either:

(i) a Citizen of India or

(ii) a subject of Nepal or

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

(v) 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. Candidates belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above should have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

As on 1st November 2022, the minimum and maximum age of a candidate must be 20 to 30 years of age, i.e., a candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd November 1992 and not later than 1st November 2002 (both dates inclusive).

Upper Age Relaxation Limit


Age Relaxation

Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer)

3 years

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years

Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines

5 years 

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Educational Qualification

The following table consists of post wise educational qualification for the IBPS SO 2022:


Educational Qualification

I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

a) 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation


b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications


Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I) 

4-year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level


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

Law Officer (Scale I) 

Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)

Graduate and Two Years Full-time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full-time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law*

Marketing Officer (Scale I) 

Graduation and Two Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing

NOTE: *In case of dual specializations, one of the fields of specialization should be in the field prescribed. In case of major/ minor specializations, major specialization should be in the stream prescribed. Candidates having PG Degree (MMS or MBA)/PG Diploma with more than two specializations are not eligible to apply.

Also Read: IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check Important Dates, Age Limit, Relaxation, Qualification

IBPS SO 2022 How to Apply

Candidates can apply online only from 1st November 2022 to 21st November 2022 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online
Before applying online, candidates should—
(i) scan their :
- photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
- signature
- left thumb impression 
- a handwritten declaration

The text for the hand written declaration is as follows –
“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

Procedure for applying online

(1) Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s authorized website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP Specialist Officers” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- Specialist Officers (CRP-SPL-XII)” to open the On-Line Application Form. 

(2) Candidates will have to click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number
and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. 

(3) Candidates are required to upload their
- Photograph
- Signature
- Left Thumb Impression
- A hand written declaration

Application Fee

The online application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ Master Card/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet
Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.  


IBPS SO Application fee

For all others category

Rs 850/- (inclusive of GST)

SC/ST/PWBD candidates

Rs 175/- (inclusive of GST)

IBPS SO Application Form 2022 Link


Q1: What is the last date for filling out the IBPS SO application form?

The last date for filling out the IBPS SO application form is November 21, 2022.

Q2: What is the IBPS SO application fee?

The IBPS SO application fee is INR 850 for the unreserved category.

Q3: Will candidates of the reserved category get age relaxation in the IBPS SO application form?

Yes, candidates of the reserved category get age relaxation in the IBPS SO application form.

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