Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) recruits eligible candidates to various participating banks for different cadre. IBPS selects candidates to Specialist Officer Positions through a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) which includes Written Test followed by an Interview. Candidates with minimum qualifying marks in written test will be only forwarded to the phase of interview. IBPS recently released an official notification regarding the recruitment of Specialist Officers Scale 2015. All the eligible and interested candidates can apply through online on or before 09/12/2014. The complete details regarding the recruitment are mentioned below.

List of Vacancies:

IBPS recruiting Specialist Officers Scale -1 in different cadre. The list positions of recruitment is mentioned below.

S. NoName of the Post
1I.T. Officer (Scale – 1)
2Agriculture Field Officer (Scale – 1)
3Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale – 1)
4Law Officer (Scale – 1)
5HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale -1)
6Marketing Officer (Scale – 1)

Important Dates:

S. NoParticularsTentative Date
1Online Registration18/11/2014 – 09/12/2014
2Payment of Application Fee18/11/2014 – 09/12/2014
3Download of Call Letter for ExaminationAfter 03/02/2015
4Online Examination14/02/2015 & 15/02/2015
5ResultsFebruary, 2015
6Download of Call Letter for InterviewMarch, 2015
7Interview ScheduleMarch, 2015
8Provisional AllotmentApril, 2015

 Eligibility Criteria:


Candidates must be

  • a Citizen of India or
  • a subject 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limitation:

Candidates age should not be below 20 years and should not exceed 30 years as on 01/11/2014.

Educational Qualification:

S. NoName of the PostEducational Qualification
1I.T. Officer (Scale – 1)
  • B. Tech/ B.E in CS/ Compute Applications/ IT/ Electronics/ ETC/ EC/ EI or
  • PG in Electronics/ ETC/ EC/ CS/ IT/ Computer Applications or
  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ Level
2Agriculture Field Officer (Scale – 1)4 years Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandary/ Veterniary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Co operation/ Co operation & Banking/ Agro- Forestry
3Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale – 1)
  • PG in Hindi with English as a subject at the Degree level or
  • PG in Sanskrit with English & Hindi as subjects at degree level
4Law Officer (Scale – 1)LLB and enrolled as advocate at bar council
5HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale -1)Graduate and
Full Time PG or Full time Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work/ Labour Law
6Marketing Officer (Scale – 1)Graduate and

  • Full Time MBA (Marketing)/
  • Full Time 2 years PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing

Application Fee:

S. NoCategoryFee
1SC/ ST/ PWDRs. 100
2For OthersRs. 600

Selection Procedure:

Candidates are selected based on the performance in written test and interview. Candidates with minimum qualifying marks in Written Test will be forwarded to Interview. The scheme of examination is mentioned below.

Examination Pattern:

The test pattern consists of 4 sections with a total of 200 Marks. For every wrong answer there will be a deduction of 0.25 from candidates marks.

Law Officer & Rajsabha Adhikari:

S. NoSectionMaximum MarksTotal Time
1Reasoning50120 Minutes
2English Language25
3General Awareness50
4Professional Knowledge75

For Others:

S. NoSectionMaximum MarksTotal Time
1Reasoning50120 Minutes
2English Language25
3Quantitative Aptitude50
4Professional Knowledge75

Process of Application:

  • Open the Official Website of IBPS.
  • Click on Apply online for CWE -SPL -IV.
  • Click on New User Registration to start the registration process.
  • Fill in the details mentioned in the application from. Once you submit the application form it will generate an Username & Password and note down it.
  • Login with your username & password and update your details in the website.
  • Upload your Photograph & Signature as per the guidelines mentioned in the website.
  • Now move forward to payment.
  • Once payment is done submit all the details after ensuring the details mentioned by are correct.
  • Take the print out of the application form for future reference.

Download the Official Notification from here.

You can Apply Online from here.

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