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IBPS SO 2022 Job Profile

IBPS SO 2022 Free Mock Test


IBPS SO Job Profile & Career Growth

IBPS SO is a reputed job and every year the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) releases notification for various Specialist Officer Scale I Posts – IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Law Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer.

IBPS SO Job Profile Post-wise Responsibilities

IBPS SO IT Officer

  • Proper flow of networks
  • Smooth functioning of bank software
  • Eradicating security threats
  • Updating software from time to time
  • Handling banking technical problems
  • Testing and evaluation of new technology and more

IBPS SO Agricultural Field Officer

  • Promotes banks' loan products in rural areas, particularly among farmers.
  • Meets and maintain a good relationship with farmers and thereby generate Leads
  • Conducts pre-loan sanction inspection
  • Follows up in case of recovery of loans
  • Ensures the proper recovery of loan
  • Getting the acknowledgement of debt

IBPS SO – Rajbhasha Adhikari

  • Promotes Hindi in the bank
  • Translation of Documents into Hindi
  • Arranging Training Programmes on official language
  • Ensures official language of the union is used in communications along with English

IBPS SO – Marketing Officer

  • Takes care of all the marketing and promotional activities in a given state/region or nationwide
  • Responsible for conceptualizing and design of advertisements, taking the banks message to the masses
  • Co-ordinates with advertisement agencies in order to draft various forms of communication
  • Develops various marketing strategies and plans to boost up sales and profits.
  • Looks for new services and Products of the Banks

IBPS SO – Law Officer

  • Deals with documentation work within a bank
  • Checks the sanctions imposed by the bank and make sure all the relevant documents are executed.
  • Guides practising lawyers who represent the bank in case of any litigation

IBPS SO – HR / Personnel Officer

  • Handles the training and induction of new employees, circulate appraisal forms, form leave schedules, creation of salary accounts, etc.
  • Conducts recruitment interviews, address labour laws, employee promotions and other critical human resource-related activities
  • Manages industrial relations, performance and promotion policy

The above clarifies the roles and responsibilities of IBPS SO in different areas. By now, you might have a clear idea on the speciality area that is suitable for you and which specialist officer you should opt for. We are also providing details on the career growth of an IBPS SO.

IBPS SO Career Growth

Specialist Officers (SO) are given ample opportunities to get promoted to a higher level based upon their performances. Find below the hierarchy followed at the time of promotion:

Junior Management Grade Scale 1 – Officer/ Assistant Manager.

Middle Management Grade Scale 2 – Manager.

Middle Management Grade Scale 3 – Senior Manager.

Senior Management Grade Scale 4 – Chief Manager.

Senior Management Grade Scale 5 – Assistant General Manager.

Top Management Grade Scale 6 – Deputy General Manager.

Top Management Grade Scale 7 – General Manager.

That is all from us in this blog on IBPS SO Salary, Job Profile & Promotion. Keep checking this space for all the latest IBPS and other Banking Exam updates. All the best.

Pricing Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants
BPS SO IT Officer Prelims + Main

₹ 299

30th April, 2023
  • Prelims: 10 Mock tests
  • Mains: 5 Mock tests
IBPS SO Agriculture Officer Prelims + Mains

₹ 299

30th April, 2023
  • Prelims: 10 Mock tests
  • Mains: 5 Mock tests
IBPS SO Marketing Officer Prelims + Mains

₹ 299

30th April, 2023
  • Prelims: 10 Mock tests
  • Mains: 5 Mock tests


Can students of any stream apply for the exam?

No. Only the students of the following stream can apply:- B. E. /B.Tech. Degree (4 years) in 1) Computer Science 2) Computer Applications 3) Information Technology 4) Electronics 5) Electronics and Telecommunication 6) Electronics and Communication 7) Electronics and Instrumentation Post Graduate Degree in 1) Electronics 2) Electronics and Telecommunication 3)Electronics and Communication 4)Electronics and Communication 5)Electronics and Instrumentation 6)Computer Science 5) Information Technology 6) Computer Applications Graduates having passed DOEACC ‘B Level’. Click here to know more about DOEACC courses. Please note that BCA or B.Tech/B.E. (in any other streams which are not listed above) degree holders are NOT eligible for the exam.

Is there any negative marking? +

Yes. 1/4th of the marks for each question will be deducted if you get it wrong. Hence, for Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude 0.25 marks, for English 0.125 and for Professional knowledge 0.375 marks for each wrong question will be deducted.

When will the online registrations for IBPS SO 2022 will start? +

The IBPS SO 2022 recruitment notification is not out yet. The start date for the online registrations will be mentioned in the notification. We will update the same once the notification gets released.

What are the posts available under IBPS SO 2022 recruitment? +

The total number of posts available is 6 which are as follows: 1. I.T. Officer (Scale I) 2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I) 3. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) 4. Marketing Officer (Scale I) 5. Law Officer (Scale I) 6. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

What is the Age Limit for IBPS SO? +

The candidate should be 20 to 30 years of age. The candidate should be born on or after 2nd August 1991 and born on or before 1st August 2001. Upper age relaxations are provided to reserved categories. The age relaxations are given below:

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