The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, popularly known as IBPS has released the notification for the recruitment of Specialist Officers. Those Candidates, who aspire to join any of the Participating Banks listed below as one of the Specialist Officers’ post, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL-XII).

 In this article, candidates have been given detailed information about the IBPS Specialist Officers, which will assist them to prepare for the exam effectively and efficiently.


IBPS Specialist Officer(CRP SPL-XII) 2022: Highlights 

Name of the Exam IBPS Specialist Officers (SO) exam
Conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Grade Scale-I
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
IBPS Specialist Officers Exam Level National
IBPS Specialist Officers’ Qualification Graduate/Post Graduate
IBPS Specialist Officers’ Age Limit Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years (As on 01.11.2022)
IBPS Specialist Officers Selection Process Prelims
IBPS Specialist Officers Total Questions Prelims: 150 Questions.


  • 60 for all Post (Except the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari)
  • For Rajbhasha Adhikari – 45 objective and 2 Descriptive

About IBPS Specialist Officer

IBPS, an autonomous body releases the notification to conduct the recruitment of Specialist Officers, once a year. IBPS will make arrangements for conducting online preliminary and Main examination, declare result of Online Preliminary and Main Examination, inform the shortlisted candidates about the online main examination and the shortlisted candidates about the interview. Interviews will be conducted by the Participating Banks and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT.

Important Dates of IBPS Recruitment 2022

Events Tentative Dates
On-line registration of Application 01.11.2022- 21.11.2022
Payment of Application Fees(Online) 01.11.2022- 21.11.2022
Download of call letters for Preliminary examination December 2022
Preliminary Examination 24.12.2022/ 31.12.2022
Result of Online exam – Preliminary January 2023
Download of Call letter for Online Main exam January 2023
Main Examination 29.01.2023
Declaration of Result of Online Main Examination February 2023
Download of call letters for interview February 2023
Conduct of interview February/March 2023
Provisional Allotment April 2023

Education Qualification (As on 21.11.2022)

Post Code Post Name Education Qualifications
01 I.T. Officer (Scale-I) Degree (Engg.)/PG (Relevant Discipline)/ DOEACC ‘B’ Level
02 Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) 4 Years Degree in Relevant Discipline
03 Rajbhasha Adhikari(Scale I) PG (Hindi or Sanskrit with English)
04 Law Officer(Scale I) LLB and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
05 HR/Personnel Officer(Scale I) Degree and PG or PG Diploma in PM/IR/HR /HRD/ SW/LL.
06 Marketing Officer(Scale I) Degree and MMS (Marketing)/MBA(Marketing)/PGDBA / PGDBM /PGPM/PGDM with specialization in Marketin

Age limit for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022 (As on 01.11.2022)

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years

Relaxation of Upper Age limit

SC and ST –                                          5 Years
OBC (Non Creamy Layer) –                  3 Years
Persons with benchmark disability –     10 Years
Ex- Serviceman-                                   5 Years
Persons affected by 1984 riots –           5 Years

IBPS SO Recruitment 2022: Post-Wise Vacancy

IBPS is recruiting 710 Specialist Officers whose details are given below.

Post Code Post Name Vacancy 
01 I.T. Officer (Scale-I) 44
02 Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I) 516
03 Rajbhasha Adhikari(Scale I) 25
04 Law Officer(Scale I) 10
05 HR/Personnel Officer(Scale I) 15
06 Marketing Officer(Scale I) 100

IBPS SO Application Fees

SC/ST/PWBD       –  Rs. 175/-
Other Categories  –  Rs. 850/-

Participating Banks

Bank of Baroda Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of India Central Bank of India Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank Punjab & Sind Bank

Important Links for IBPS SO Recruitment 2022

Official website Click Here
Apply online Registration / Login
Download Notification Click Here

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