IBPS SO 2020: Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies, Admit Card, Cut-off, Result


IBPS SO 2020: Institute of Personnel Banking Selection conducts IBPS SO Exam 2020 annually to recruit Specialist Officer in PSB’s (Public Sector Banks). IBPS SO is one of the prestigious exam in the banking section.

The IBPS SO Exam has conducted every year. In 2011, The IBPS had conducted the first Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruiting officers and clerks in public sector banks.

IBPS SO 2020, Notification, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

More than 18-20 lakhs candidates appear for the IBPS Specialist Officer Exam to become a Specialist Officer in (PSB’s) Public Sector Banks.

IBPS SO Exam Stage: Become a Specialist Officer to clear 3 Stage

  • IBPS SO Preliminary Exam
  • IBPS SO Mains Exam
  • IBPS SO Interview

IBPS SO 2020 Direct Apply Link: Available Soon

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Sr. No IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2020
1. IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Notification 2020
2. IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Dates 2020
3. IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Pattern 2020
4. IBPS Specialist Officer Syllabus 2020
5. IBPS Specialist Officer Vacancies 2020
6. IBPS Specialist Officer Admit Card 2020
7. IBPS Specialist Officer Result & Cut-Off 2020


IBPS SO Notification 2020-21

Institute of Personnel Banking Selection has officially announced the IBPS SO Exam Dates on the IBPS official site. According to IBPS Calendar 2020-21, the IBPS SO Preliminary Examination 2020 will take place in the month of December and the IBPS SO Mains Exam 2021 in the month of JanuaryIBPS SO Officially Notification is released in the month of November 2020.

IBPS SO Exam Dates 2020-21

Public Sector Banks (PSB’S) – CRP SO/MT-IX

IBPS held the prelims exam on 3 days and mains exam on a single day. Here, the Complete Schedule of IBPS SO 2020.

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Online Examination IBPS SO Exam Dates 2020
IBPS SO Notification November 2020
Registration Starts From November 2020
Last Date November 2020
IBPS SO Pre Admit Card December 2020
Preliminary Examination 26th & 27 December 2020
IBPS SO Pre Result January 2021
IBPS SO Mains Admit Card January 2021
Mains Examination 30th January 2021
IBPS SO Mains Result February 2021
Interview February 2021
Final Result 1st April 2021


IBPS SO Exam Pattern 2020-21

IBPS SO is a three-stage examination, which consists of Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates can check IBPS SO Exam Pattern, Candidates can also check the previous year exam pattern.

Tier – I : IBPS SO Prelims Exam

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
Sr.No Subjects Questions Max Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes


Tier – II : IBPS SO Mains Exam

  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
  • English Language
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness
Sr.No Subjects Questions Max Marks Duration
1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2. Data Analysis and Data Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3. English Lang. 35 40 40 minutes
4. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours


Tier – III : IBPS SO Interview

After clearing IBPS SO Mains Exam, the candidates reached the final stage i,e called Interview. The minimum qualifying marks for IBPS SO is 40% for General category and the 35% for OBC/SC/ST category.

The final merit list is based on Mains and Interview round: 80% Mains and 20% Interview.

Note:- In the final merit list includes only mains and interview marks.

IBPS SO Syllabus 2020-21

IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2020

Here, the complete detailed topic list of IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2020 

First Tier, you have to clear three sections.

English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability
Reading Comprehension Inequality Data Sufficiency
Para Jumbles Percentage Inequalities
Fill in the blanks Number Series Puzzle
Vocabulary Based  Average, Ages Alphabets/Numeric Series
Cloze Test S.I and C.I Input-Output
Paragraph Completion Profit and Loss Syllogism
Error spotting Ratio, proportion, and Partnership Blood Relation
Word Replacement Time and Work, Pipe and Cistern Direction Sense
Spelling Errors Data Sufficiency Coding-Decoding
Word Usage Time and Distance, Boat and Stream Order and Ranking
Idioms and Phrases Permutation, Combination & Probability
Sentence Completion Data Interpretation
Column Based Fillers and Sentence Connectors Mensuration 2D, 3D
Simplification and Approximation
Mixtures and Alligations


IBPS SO Mains Syllabus 2020

Here, the complete detailed topic list of IBPS SO Mains Syllabus 2020 

Second Tier, you have to clear four sections.

Reasoning Computer Aptitude English Language Data Analysis General/Economy /Bank Awareness
Puzzle Internet Reading Comprehension Inequality Static Awareness
Seating Arrangement M.S Office Word Association Number System ( HCF, LCM Series ) Current Affairs
Blood Relation Memory Error Detection Ratio, proportion, and Partnership Banking and Financial Awareness
Input-Output Keyboard Shortcuts Vocabulary Percentage
Direction Sense Computer Software Sentence Improvement Average and Ages
Coding-Decoding Computer Hardware Cloze Test Mixtures and Alligations
Data Sufficiency Computer Fundamentals Para Jumbles Profit and Loss
Inequalities Number System Fill in the blanks Time and Work, Pipes and Cistern
Logical Reasoning Operating System Spelling Errors S.I and C.I
Syllogism Networking Word Usage Time and Distance, Boat and Stream
Basic of Logic Gates Rearrangement Sentence Mensuration
Word Replacement Data Interpretation
Phrase Replacement Caselet
Column Based Fillers Permutation and Combination & Probability


IBPS SO Vacancies 2020-21

As per the notification released by IBPS, there will be more than 1100 vacancies.

Post Name Vacancies
Agriculture Officer (Scale-I) 670
IT Officer (Scale-I) 76
Marketing Officer (Scale-I) 310
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) 20
Law Officer (Scale-I) 60
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I) 27
Total 1163

IBPS SO Admit Card 2020-21

IBPS SO Admit Card has been released in the month of December.

Direct link to download SO admit card available in the post after releasing the IBPS SO Admit Card 2020-21.

IBPS SO Result and Cut-Off 2020-21

IBPS SO Result 2020-21 will be released Tier wise. Firstly IBPS released IBPS SO Prelims Result then after mains examination, IBPS released IBPS SO Mains Result.

IBPS SO Cut-Off – IBPS SO Previous Year Cut-Off

Category IBPS SO Prelims 2018 IBPS SO Mains 2018 Final Cut-Off 2018
General 56.75 74.50 63.91
OBC 55.50 68.38 53.02
SC 49.25 56.38 55.34
ST 41.75 35.75 47.33


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1: What is the full form of IBPS

Ans: The IBPS full form is the Institute of Personnel Banking Selection.

Q2: When Will IBPS Specialist Officer 2020 Recruitment Release?

Ans: The IBPS SO recruitment released in the month of November.

Q3: How many Tier’s in the IBPS SO Exam?

Ans: In IBPS SO Exam has three tier’s

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Q4: What is the eligibility criteria of IBPS SO 2020?

Ans: To appear IBPS SO Exam, Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any stream.

Q5. What is the Salary of a Specialist Officer?

Ans: The Basic Salary of Specialist Officer is 23,700 per month.

Q6. IBPS Exam Calendar?

Ans: IBPS Exam Calendar has released on the Alert2Exam.com website. 


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