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IBPS 2018 Specialist Officers Recruitment - CRP SPL-VII

IBPS Specialist Officers Recruitment 2018 CRP SPL-VII Exam


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is all set to release a notification regarding IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment. IBPS CRP SPL-VII Exam will be conducted on 30th & 31st December 2017


All eligible candidates can apply for this Specialist Officer Exam 2017 - 2018 and fill Online Application Form from 07th to 27th November 2017. Check Details of CWE SPL-VII given below


The Online Examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for Selection of Personnel in Specialist Officers’ Cadre Posts listed below in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2017/ January 2018


Vacancy Details

Name of Dept.: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Name of the Exam: Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL-VII)

Name of the Posts: Specialist Officers

1. I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)

3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

4. Law Officer (Scale-I)

5. HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale-I)

6. Marketing Officer (Scale-I)

IBPS is conducting a Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL-VII) for selection of personnel in Specialist Officer Cadre vacancies in the following Public Sector Banks


List of Participating PSU Banks of CRP SPLVII 2018

Participating Bank Names: Allahabad Bank; Andhra Bank; Bank of Baroda; Bank of India; Bank of Maharashtra; Canara Bank; Central Bank of India; Corporation Bank; Dena Bank Syndicate Bank; ECGC UCO Bank; IDBI Bank Union Bank of India; Indian Bank United Bank of India; Indian Overseas Bank Vijaya Bank; Oriental Bank of Commerce; Any other Bank/Financial Institution; Punjab National Bank; Punjab & Sind Bank; and Vijaya Bank


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates, intending to apply for CRP SPL-VII should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS:

Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the post. Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc. in original alongwith a photocopy thereof in support of their identity and eligibility as indicated in the online application form.

No request for considering the candidature under any category other than in which applied will be entertained

Nationality/Citizenship: Candidate must be either Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 01st 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 (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India

Age Limit

Candidates age should be minimum 20 years and maximum 30 years as on 01st November 2017; candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd November 1987 and not later than 01st November 1997 (both dates inclusive). Age relaxation will be applicable as per norms.


Educational Qualifications (As on 27th November 2017)

For I.T. Officer (Scale-I): Candidates have 4-year Engineering Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/Information Technology/Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation (OR) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer
Applications (OR) Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

For Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): Candidates have 4-year Degree (Graduation) in Agriculture / Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri. Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry

For Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I): Candidates have Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level

For Law Officer (Scale I): Candidates have a Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
For HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I): Candidates have Graduate and Full time Post Graduate degree or Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR/Social Work / Labour Law*

For Marketing Officer (Scale I): Candidates have Graduate and Full time MMS (Marketing)/MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA/PGDBM with specialization in Marketing*

*In case of dual specialisations, one of the fields of specialisation should be in the field prescribed; in case of major/ minor specialisations, major specialisation should be in the stream prescribed

Candidates having PG Degree (MMS or MBA)/PG Diploma with more than two specialisations are not eligible to apply


Age Relaxation Details

SC/ST - 5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC) - 3 years

PWD (Gen) - 10 years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment - 5 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 - 05 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots - 5 years


i) The maximum age limit specified in (II) above is applicable to General Category candidates

ii) The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in Point No IV (3) to IV (6)


Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on Written Examination, Interview

Scores: The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.

Cut off Score

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview

Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview


Exam Centres

The Examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Examination centres for the Preliminary exams and those for Main exams is available in Annexure II

No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained

IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc


IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 Exam Pattern

CWE -Online Examinations
The structures of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

a. Preliminary Examination

For the post of Law Officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari

1. English Language - 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks (Medium: English)

2. Reasoning - 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks2(Medium: English/Hindi)
General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry- 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks 2(Medium: English/Hindi)

Total - 150 No. of Questions; and 125 Maximum Marks 2
Duration of the Test: 2 hours

For the Post of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

1. English Language - 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks (Medium: English)

2. Reasoning - 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks 2 (Medium: English/Hindi)

3. Quantitative Aptitude with Special Reference to Banking Industry - 50 No. of Questions; and 25 Maximum Marks 2(Medium: English/Hindi)

Total - 150 No. of Questions; and 125 Maximum Marks 2

Duration of the Test: 2 hours

b. Main Examination

For the Post of Law Officer, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer

1. Profession Knowledge - 60 No. of Questions; and 60 Maximum Marks 2 (Medium: English/Hindi) and Duration: 45 Minutes

For the Post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

1. Profession Knowledge (Objective) - 45 No. of Questions; 60 Maximum Marks (Medium: English & Hindi); Duration of Test: 30 minutes

2. Profession Knowledge (Descriptive) - 02 No. of Questions; 60 Maximum Marks (Medium: English & Hindi); Duration of Test: 30 minutes

Application Fee

Candidates have to pay Rs.600/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) through Online Payment by using Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets


How to Apply for CRP SPL VII Exam 2018

Eligible candidates may apply online through IBPS website www.ibps.in from 07th November 2017 to 27th November 2017

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:

Before applying online, candidates should-

(i) Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure-II to this Advertisement

(ii) Keep the necessary details/documents for Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges ready

(iii) Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process

IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account

Application Fees/Intimation Charges: Payable from 07th November 2017 to 27th November 2017 (only online payment) shall be as follows:
- Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates
- Rs.600/- for all others

Bank Transaction charges, if any, for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate


Important Dates for CRP SPL VII 2018

The tentative schedule of events is follows:


Online Registration including edit/modification of Application of Candidates: 07th Nov 2017 to 27th November 2017


Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 07th Novemberto 27th November 2017


Download of call letters for Online Exam (Preliminary): December 2017


Online Examination (Preliminary): 30th December &31st December 2017


Result of Online Exam (Preliminary): January 2018


Download of Call Letter for Online Exam (Main): January 2018


Online Examination (Main): 28th January 2018


Declaration of Result of Online Main Exam: February 2018


Download of Call letters for Interview: February 2018


Conduct of Interview: February 2018


Provisional Allotment: April 2018


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