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Specialist Officers

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:01 -- geeta.nair

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates: 06.11.2018- 26.11.2018

Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary December 2018
Online Examination – Preliminary 29.12.2018 and 30.12.2018


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 2018/ January 2019. 

IBPS, an autonomous body, has received a mandate from the organisations mentioned at (A) below, to conduct the recruitment process as mentioned above, once a year. IBPS will make arrangements for conducting online preliminary examination, declare result of Online Preliminary Examination, inform the shortlisted candidates about the online main examination, declare the results of the Online Main Examination and inform the shortlisted candidates about the interview.
Interviews will be conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT. Prospective candidates will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations, interview and provisional allotment, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

Post: Specialist Officers
Post code: 01: I.T. Officer (Scale-I),
02: Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I),
 05: HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I),
06: Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Total No. of posts: 1599, out of which 11 for visually impaired

No. of posts:
(i) IT Officer- 03

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

Age: 20-30 years

Educational Qualifications: 
1. I.T. Officer (Scale-I): a) 4 year Engineering/ Technology
Degree in Computer Science/ Computer
Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I): 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/Agriculture Business Management/Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture. 

3. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I): Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/HR / HRD/Social Work / Labour Law.

4. Marketing Officer (Scale I): Graduate and Two Years Full time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing 

Relaxation in upper age limit: 10 years for PwD candidates.

Guidelines for Persons With Benchmark Disabilities using the services of a Scribe:

The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination (Preliminary and Main). In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:

The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/her own cost.

The scribe should be from an academic stream different from that stipulated for the post. 

The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The qualification of the scribe should be always matriculate or above.

Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all
the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did 
not fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand
cancelled, irrespective of the result of the CRP. 

Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the examination. 

The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the online examination under CRP SPL-VIII. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature for CRP of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favourably entertained.

Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates
 Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.
 The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.

List of Documents to be produced at the time of interview (as applicable)
The following documents in original and self attested photocopies in support of the candidate’s eligibility and
identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of interview failing which the candidate may not be permitted to appear for the interview. Non submission of requisite documents by the candidate at the time of interview will debar his / her candidature from further participation in the recruitment process.
(i) Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter
(ii) Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for CRP- SPL-VIII
(iii) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X
Certificate with DOB)
(iv) Photo Identify Proof as indicated in Point F of the advertisement below (v) Marksheets or certificates for
educational qualifications. Proper document from Board /University for having declared the result on or before
26.11.2018 has to be submitted.
(vi) Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government
of India in case of the SC / ST / OBC category candidates. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and/ or if their caste does not find place in the Central List are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the online application form.
(vii) Disability certificate in the prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons
With Benchmark Disability category. If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of online exam the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format
(viii) An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the Service or Discharge book alongwith pension
payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the
time of interview. Those who are still in defence service should submit a certificate from a competent
authority that they will be relieved from defence services, on or before 25.11.2019.
(ix) Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/Public Sector Undertakings (including
Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from
their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which heir candidature will not be considered
and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid. The No Objection Certificate
should not be issued for appearing in interview for selection to any particular participating organization
as the Common Recruitment Process is for all participating organisations. Production of such conditional
NOCs at the time of interview will not be considered and such candidates will not be permitted to
participate in interview/will not be considered for further selection process.
(x) Persons eligible for age relaxation under B IV (5) must produce the domicile certificate at the time of interview/ at any stage of the subsequent process from the District Jurisdiction where he / she had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this regard by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir to the effect that the candidate had ordinarily domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
(xi) Persons eligible for age relaxation under B IV (6) must produce a certificate from the District Magistrate
to the effect that they are eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package for 1984 Riot Affected Persons sanctioned by the Government and communicated vide Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Financial
Services communication No.F.No.9/21/2006-IR dated 27.07.2007.
(xii) Experience certificates, if any
(xiii) Persons falling in categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) of Point B (I) should produce a certificate of eligibility
issued by the Govt. Of India
(xiv) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility


Candidates can apply online only from 06.11.2018 to 26.11.2018 and no other mode of application will be accepted. 

scan their :
- photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
- signature
- left thumb impression (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/ her right thumb. If both
thumbs are missing, the impression of one of the fingers of the left hand starting from the forefinger should be taken. If there are no fingers on the left hand, the impression of one of the fingers of the right hand starting from the forefinger should be taken. If no fingers are available, the impression of left toe may be taken. In all such cases where left thumb impression is not uploaded, the candidate should specify in the uploaded document the name of finger and the specification of left/right hand or toe).
- a hand written declaration (text given below) (In case of candidates who cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left hand thumb impression below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specifications). ensuring that the all these scanned documents adhere to the
required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement. 

Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 06.11.2018 to 26.11.2018 (only Online payment, both dates
inclusive) shall be as follows:

Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 

A recent, recognizable photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) should be uploaded by the candidate in the online application form and the candidate should ensure that copies of the same are retained for use at various stages of the process. Candidates are also advised not to change their appearance till the process is completed. Failure to produce the same photograph at various stages of the process or doubt about identity at any stage could lead to disqualification.

The left thumb impression which is scanned and uploaded should not be smudged.

The hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only. 

Candidates will have to appear for the interview at their own expense. However, eligible outstation SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disabilities category candidates called for interview will be paid II class to & fro railway/ bus fare or actual expenses incurred, whichever is less, by shortest route on production of proof of travel (rail/ bus ticket etc.). The above concession will not be admissible to SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disabilities category candidates who are already in service in Central / State Government, Corporations, Public
Undertakings / Local Government, Institutions and Panchayats etc. 

The Centre, venue address, post applied for, date and time for both Preliminary and Main examination and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter. 
Photograph Image: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
 Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
 Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
 Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
 If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you
are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
 If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye"
 If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
 Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your
 Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
 Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
 Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb,
then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Minimum Education required: 
Specialisation required: 
Generalist – (covering bank clerk, probationary officer, may be civil services as well)
Type of employer: 
Government jobs
Work location: 
Andaman and Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Daman and Diu
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu And Kashmir
Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)
Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal

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