IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

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  • Overview

    IBPS SO conducts through a three-phase selection process- Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The candidates who qualify for the online examinations will be further considered for the final interview process. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts IBPS SO Recruitment every year to select eligible candidates for the posts mentioned below:

    • Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I)
    • Marketing Officer (Scale-I)
    • HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)
    • IT Officer (Scale-I)
    • Law Officer (Scale-I)
    • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

    Eligibility Criteria

    Post NameAge LimitEducational Qualification
    I.T. Officer (Scale-I)20-30 years4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
    OR
    Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
    OR
    Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
    Agricultural Field Officer (Scale-I)20-30 years4 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
    Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)20-30 yearsPost 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.
    Law Officer (Scale-I)20-30 yearsA Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
    HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)20-30 yearsGraduate 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.
    Marketing Officer (Scale-I)20-30 yearsGraduate 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.

    Age Relaxation for Different Categories

    CategoryAge Relaxation
    Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer)3 years
    Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
    Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons with
    Disabilities Act, 2016”.
    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 (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines
    5 years
    Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

    Exam Pattern

    Preliminary Examination

    For the Posts of Law Officer (Scale-I) and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)

    SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksNegative MarkingTime Duration
    English Language50250.2540 minutes
    Reasoning50500.2540 minutes
    General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry50500.2540 minutes
    Total150125120 minutes

    For the Posts of IT Officer (Scale-I), Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) and Marketing Officer (Scale-I).

    SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksNegative MarkingTime Duration
    English Language50250.2540 minutes
    Reasoning50500.2540 minutes
    Quantitative Aptitude50500.2540 minutes
    Total150125120 minutes

    Main Examination

    For the Posts of Law Officer (Scale-I), IT Officer (Scale-I), Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) and Marketing Officer (Scale-I).

    SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksNegative MarkingTime Duration
    Professional Knowledge60600.2545 minutes
    Total606045 minutes

    For the Posts of Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I).

    SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksNegative MarkingTime Duration
    Professional Knowledge (Objective)45600.2530 minutes
    Professional Knowledge (Descriptive)230 minutes
    Total476060 minutes

    Interview

    Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Main Examination will subsequently be called for an Interview. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of Online Main Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively

    Syllabus

    The exam syllabus is as follows:

    Preliminary Examination

    For the Posts of Law Officer (Scale-I) and Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I).

    SubjectTopic
    English LanguageCloze Test
    Reading Comprehension
    Spotting Errors
    Sentence Improvement
    Sentence Correction
    Para Jumbles
    Fill in the Blanks
    Para/Sentence Completion
    ReasoningSeating Arrangements
    Puzzles
    Inequalities
    Syllogism
    Input-Output
    Data Sufficiency
    Blood Relations
    Order and Ranking
    Alphanumeric Series
    Distance and Direction
    Verbal Reasoning
    General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking IndustryCurrent Affairs
    Banking Awareness
    GK Updates
    Currencies
    Important Places
    Books and Authors
    Awards
    Headquarters
    Prime Minister Schemes
    Important Days

    For the Posts of IT Officer (Scale-I), Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I) and Marketing Officer (Scale-I).

    SubjectTopic
    English LanguageCloze Test
    Reading Comprehension
    Spotting Errors
    Sentence Improvement
    Sentence Correction
    Para Jumbles
    Fill in the Blanks
    Para/Sentence Completion
    ReasoningSeating Arrangements
    Puzzles
    Inequalities
    Syllogism
    Input-Output
    Data Sufficiency
    Blood Relations
    Order and Ranking
    Alphanumeric Series
    Distance and Direction
    Verbal Reasoning
    Quantitative AptitudeNumber Series
    Data Interpretation
    Simplification/ Approximation
    Quadratic Equation
    Data Sufficiency
    Mensuration
    Average
    Profit and Loss
    Ratio and Proportion
    Work,Time and Energy
    Time and Distance
    Probability
    Relations
    Simple and Compound Interest
    Permutation and Combination

    Main Examination

    Syllabus for Professional Knowledge for various posts.

    Post NameTopic
    IT Officer (Scale-I)Database Management System
    Data Communication and Networking
    Operating System
    Software Engineering
    Data Structure
    Computer Organization and Microprocessor
    Object Oriented Programming
    Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Crop production
    Horticulture
    Seed Science
    Agronomy and Irrigation
    Agricultural Economies
    Agricultural Practices
    Soil resources
    Animal Husbandry
    Agroforestry
    Ecology
    Government Schemes
    Marketing Officer (Scale-I)Basics of Marketing Management
    Brand Management
    Advertising
    PR
    Sales
    Retail
    Business Ethics
    Market Segmentation
    Market research and forecasting demand
    Product Life Cycle
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Service Marketing
    Marketing Strategies
    Law Officer (Scale-I)Banking Regulations
    Compliance and Legal Aspects
    Relevant Law and Orders related to negotiable instruments
    Securities
    foreign exchange
    Prevention of Money-laundering
    Limitation Act
    Consumer Protection Act
    SARFAES
    Banking Ombudsman Scheme
    Laws and Actions with the direct link to Banking Sector
    Bankers Book Evidence Act
    DRT Act
    HR/Personnel Officer (Scale-I)Human Resource Development
    Business policy and strategic analysis
    Transnational Analysis
    Training and Development
    Recruitment and Selection
    Rewards and Recognition
    Industrial Relations
    Business Policy and Strategic Analysis
    Grievance and Conflict Management
    Performance Management and Appraisal

    Registration Process

    • Visit the website https://www.ibps.in/ and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP Specialist Officers” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- Specialist Officers (CRP-SPL-XII)” to open the On-Line Application Form.
    • Candidates will have to click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form.
    • After registration, an online application is to be filled and submitted.

    Next, candidates need to pay the Application Fee which is different for each category

    CategoryFee
    SC/ST/PWBD175 INR
    General and all others850 INR

    Final submission of the form is to be done and the application process is completed.

    Previous Year Cut Offs

    Post NameCategory
    GeneralSCSTOBCEWSHearing ImpairedOrthopaedically ChallengedVisually ImpairedVisually Disability
    IT Officer (Scale-I)40.5332.2731.0036.1337.4037.0732.1339.0028.67
    Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I)63.2055.6750.6062.6761.0048.3359.6756.3350.13
    Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale-I)60.7358.5353.2059.0756.33NANANANA
    Law Officer (Scale-I)61.0053.00NA51.6049.93NANANANA
    HR/Personnel officer (Scale-I)55.8039.2742.0051.4051.60NA32.6050.33NA
    Marketing Officer (Scale-I)55.7349.3348.6751.0048.2048.6743.0037.33NA