IBPS SO 2018 Result – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will declare the IBPS SO result for prelims examination. The prelims examination of IBPS SO 2018 will hold on December 29 & 30, 2018. The result will be declared on the official website of IBPS, ibps.in. In order to see the result, the candidates had to enter the validation details like Application Number and Date of Birth / Password. The candidates who will qualify this exam were able to download the IBPS SO Main admit card. The candidates are required to score at least minimum cut-off marks to be hired as SO in participating organizations. After candidates have cleared the IBPS SO Main 2018 exam they will be issued call letter for interview. Check more details about IBPS SO 2018 Result from this page.

IBPS SO 2018 Result

Candidates have to retain the IBPS 2018 SO Admit Card for successful recruitment and joining as Specialist Officer. For candidates convenience, we have provided the details of IBPS SO 2018 Exams along with the complete schedule. Check the table below:

IBPS PO Result Important Date
Prelim Online Exam 29 and 30 Dec 2018
IBPS SO 2018 Result for Prelims January 2019
IBPS SO Main Online Exam 27 Jan 2019
IBPS SO Main 2018 Result February 2019
Interview Call Letter Availability February 2019
Conduct of Interview February 2019
Provisional Allotment Apr 2018

Result: The candidates can check IBPS SO 2018 Result at www.ibps.in.

The candidates have to pass all the levels of examination to be considered for the post of Specialist Officer. The weight of online CWE (Main) and the interview is 80% and 20%, respectively.

IBPS 2018 SO Prelims Result

The result of IBPS SO 2018 will be announced through the login, at ibps.in. The candidates will be able to check it by following the steps below:

How to Check the IBPS SO 2018 Result for Prelims?

The candidates will be able to check the process of IBPS 2018 SO Result by following the process below:

  • Click on the direct link that has been provided on this page to check the result.
  • Enter the details on login page such as Application Number / Registration Number and Date of Birth / Password etc. as required.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The result will appear on the skin. The candidates need to check it and then secure a print out of it.

The candidates must maintain a print out of the result page. It might come handy in future. The candidates who will qualify Prelims will be called for the Main examination.

 IBPS SO 2018 Main Result

Candidates who will successfully qualify IBPS SO 2018 Prelims will able to appear for the Main examination. Candidates can check the IBPS SO 2018 Main Result, on this page.

IBPS SO Main Exam Format: The pattern of the Main exam is as mentioned below.

Exam Name Questions Marks Duration
For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Law Officer, Marketing Officer and HR/Personnel Officer
Professional Knowledge 60 60 45 Minutes
For Rajbhasha Adhikari
Professional Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30 Minutes
Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 02 30 Minutes

The cut-off for IBPS SO Main Exam: Each candidate is required to obtain the minimum score and it is expected that candidates scores sufficiently high mark in order to get shortlisted for the interview. Candidate must remember that mains exam result marks will not be disclosed until the completion of the interview process.

The Penalty for Wrong Answers: For every wrong answer marked in Objective Type question, there will be a deduction of one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks allotted to that questions. In-case no answer is provided for the given question no penalty will be charged, i.e., there will be no negative marking done for the particular question.

Interview Pattern and Details

Candidates who are shortlisted for the interview process will be called for the interview by the participating organizations and coordinated by Nodal Banks of each UT/State with the help of IBPS. The candidate will be informed of the interview center, venue, time and date in the call letter.

The interview will be of 100 marks and the minimum marks required to qualify for the interview is 40% for general category (35% for SC/ST/PWD/OBC). However, the weight for the MAINS and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General Category 40%
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 35%

Documents Required at the time of IBPS SO Interview: The candidates are expected to carry all the documents (original and photocopies which are self-attested) while appearing for the interview. Here is the checklist for your convenience:

  • Printout of Interview Call Letter
  • Printout of Online Application Form
  • Birth Certificate
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Marksheets and certificates of educational qualification and
  • Caste Certificate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates)
  • Disability Certificate issued by the District Medical Board (for PWD candidates)
  • Bank Passbook with a photograph
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Discharge certificate/ pension payment order (for Ex-serviceman)
  • NOC (for working candidates)
  • Other relevant documents

Selection Criteria of IBPS SO 2018

Candidates will be selected as Specialist Officer after they have cleared all the 3 levels of examination. These 3 levels are:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Important: Prelims is for qualifying for the IBPS SO MAINS 2018. Final selection will be done based on the marks obtained in MAINS and Interview.

IBPS SO Provisional Allotment 2018

After interview process is completed, qualified candidates will be provisionally allotted to the Participating organization, which will be purely based on merit-cum-preference. In case two or more candidates scored same marks, merit will be decided on the basis of date of birth (senior candidate will be placed first).

Previous Year Provisional Allotment Cut Off 2017

IBPS SO 2017 Cut off is yet to be announced. The cut off will be decided considering the number of candidates appeared, the number of vacancies and marks scored by candidates. Candidates can get an idea of cut-off by going through the previous years IBPS SO cut-off:

IBPS SO POST Minimum IBPS SO Cut Off Maximum IBPS SO Cut Off
IT Officer Gen – 62.60
SC – 58
ST – 52.60
OBC – 60.60
Gen – 73.40
SC – 68.40
ST – 68.80
OBC – 68.20
Agriculture Field Officer Gen – 35
SC – 31.20
ST – 29.20
OBC – 34.80
Gen – 60.40
SC – 50
ST – 47.40
OBC – 52.50
Rajbhasha Adhikari Gen – 52.60
SC – 52
ST – 46.60
OBC – 55.60
Gen – 82.60
SC – 61.40
ST – 59
OBC – 86.40
Law Officer Gen – 57.40
SC – 48
ST – 31.80
OBC – 51.60
Gen – 76.80
SC – 75.20
ST – 60.40
OBC – 63.80
HR/Personnel Officer Gen – 60.60
SC – 57.20
ST – 55.40
OBC – 57.60
Gen – 78.80
SC – 64.80
ST – 60.40
OBC – 68.20
Marketing Officer Gen – 67.20
SC – 63.40
ST – 51.80
OBC – 65.40
Gen – 85.20
SC – 79.60
ST – 70.80
OBC – 82

Salary Structure of IBPS SO

In case you are curious to know what is the salary of IBPS SO, here is a brief to enhance your knowledge

  • Payscale: INR 14500 – 600/7 – 18700 – 700/2 – 20100 -800/7 – 25700

IBPS SO gets approximately INR 30000-38000 Cash in Hand after successful joining in the bank he/she is posted in. Perks, allowance and other benefits vary from bank to bank. Almost all the banks will provide perks, allowance and other benefits. However, this salary is subject to change depending on the terms and conditions of the banks.

Participating Banks in IBPS SO

Candidates who are shortlisted will take charge of the allotted bank (private or public sector) after they have qualified both SO Exam and Interview.

List of Participating Banks is given below:

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • India Overseas Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Corporation Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Dena Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Vijaya Bank

If you have any queries regarding IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Result 2018, please ask in comments below.

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