IBPS SO Coaching in Mumbai

IBPS SO examination is held every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). This exam is held for the selection of Specialist Officers (SO) for different Public Sector Banks. The IBPS holds the Common Written Examination (CWE). The institution hires officers and clerks through the CWE.

Full exam name: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Examination for Specialist Officers

Languages: English, Hindi

 IBPS SO Highlights-

         Topic                          Information
Conducting Body IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Exam Name IBPS SO
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Application fees Rs. 850
Exam Language English and Hindi
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Official Website https://www.ibps.in/.

IBPS SO Eligibility:

Educational Qualification

Posts                                                                                 Educational Qualification
I.T. Officer (Scale I)
  • Four years of Engineering/Technology degree in Computer Science/ Electronics and Telecommunication/ IT/Electronics and Instrumentation/ Computer Application/Electronics and Communication Engineering, or
  • Master Degree in Computer Science/IT/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Computer Application /Electronics and Telecommunication
  • Graduates have passed DOEACC ‘B’ level exam
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  • Master’s in Hindi with English as a subject at the Graduation level, or
  • Master’s in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as a subject in Graduation
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)
  • Four years Bachelor degree in agriculture/ Animal Husbandry/ Horticulture/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Dairy Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing and cooperation/ Agro-Forestry/ Co-Operation and Banking
Law Officer (Scale I
  • A bachelor’s degree in Law
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  • Bachelor Degree and Full Time Post Graduate Degree,or
  • Full-time Diploma in Industrial Relation/ Personnel Management/ HR/ Social Work/ HRD/ Labour Law
Marketing Officer (Scale I)
  • Bachelor Degree and a Full-Time MBA (Marketing)/ MMS (Marketing)/ Full-time PGDM/ PGDBA with specialization in Marketing

Age Limit:

  • The minimum age to apply for IBPS SO is 20 years and the maximum age is 30 years.
Category  Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
An individual domiciled in J&K during the
period January 1, 1980, and
December 31, 1989
5 years

IBPS SO Exam Pattern:

Prelims Exam:

  • For post of Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari
Subjects No. of Question Total Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50  


120 minutes

English Language 50 25
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 50 50
Total 150 125
  • For other Specialist Officers (Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer, IT Officer Scale I
Subjects No. of Question Total Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 120 minutes
English Language 50 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 150 125

Mains Exam:

  • For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer
Name of Test No. of Question Total Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 minutes


  • For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari
Name of Test No. of Question Total Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge(Objective) 45  


30 minutes
Professional Knowledge(Descriptive) 2 30 minutes