IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment 2022 – Application Dates, Exam Dates, Eligibility & More

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection  (IBPS) has released the notification for the post of SO IT Officer (Scale I). A total of 44 vacancies have been announced. Candidates with Graduation or Post-graduation in the relevant engineering discipline can apply for the said post. Check the selection process, exam dates, and other details of the IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment 2022.

  • The applications will be submitted online between 1st November 2022 to 21st November 2022.
  • The selection of candidates will be on the basis  of three stages namely preliminary exam, main exam, and personal interview.
  • Both prelims and main exams shall be online examinations.

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IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment 2022 Overview

Exam Conducting Body

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Post

IT Officer Scale I

Vacancy

44

Starting for online Applications

1st November 2022

Deadline for online Applications

21st November 2022

Official Website

IBPS Official Website

Selection Process
  • Prelims
  • Mains 
  • Interview
Prelims Exam Date 24th December 2022/ 31st December 2022
Mains Exam Date 29th January 2023
Interview Date February/March 2023

Download IBPS SO IT Officer Notification 2022 PDF

IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment Participating Banks

The candidates who shall clear all the selection stages shall be placed in one of the following banks:

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

IBPS SO IT Officer Vacancy 2022

A total of 44 vacancies have been released for the post of IBPS SO IT Officer. The details of the bank-wise and category-wise vacancies have been provided below.

Bank

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

Total

BANK OF BARODA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF INDIA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

CANARA BANK

0

0

0

0

0

0

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

PUNJAB & SIND BANK

0

0

0

0

0

0

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

0

0

0

0

0

0

UCO BANK

0

0

0

0

0

0

UNION BANK OF INDIA

7

3

12

4

18

44

Total

7

3

12

4

18

44

*Note: NR= Not Reported

IBPS SO IT Officer Apply Online 2022

The applications for the post of IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment must be submitted online by 21st November 2022. The steps to submit the application

Direct Link To Apply Online for IBPS SO IT Officer Scale I

Step 1: Click on the application link given above or visit the IBPS website and click on the application link for the post of IBPS SO IT Officer Scale I. 

Step 2: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 3: Provide the required details and complete the registration.

Step 4:Using the credentials  provided during registration, login and proceed to fill the application form.

Step 5: Fill up the application form & click on “Save and Next” after verifying details in each section.

Step 6: Upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature. The candidates can use the PrepForSure's IBPS SO Photo & Signature Tool. to optimize the size of these documents for uploading.

Step 7: Pay the application fee as applicable.

Step 8: Submit the application form and take a printout of the same for future reference.

For more details, the candidates can check the IBPS SO Apply Online process.

IBPS SO IT Officer Application Fee

The application fee shall be as per the category of the candidate. The candidates need to pay the fee as per the category of the candidate.

Category

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWBD

Rs. 175/-

For all others

Rs. 850/-

IBPS SO IT Officer Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates who wish to apply for the IBPS SO IT Officer Exam need to satisfy the eligibility criteria which are defined in terms of nationality, age limit & educational qualification.

IBPS SO IT Officer Nationality

The applicant must be a citizen of India. Other candidates shall also be eligible if he/she is:

  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently
    settling in India or
  • an Indian origin person 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 intentions of permanent settlement in India.

IBPS SO IT Officer Education

According to the IBPS SO IT Officer Eligibility Criteria, the applicants must have either of the following qualifications from a recognized university/ institute.

  • Completed 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
  • Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

IBPS SO IT Officer Age Limit

The age of the candidate must be between 20 to 30 years. The relaxations in the upper age limit shall be applicable to the following categories:

Category

Age relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years

Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer)

3 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 invalided.

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

IBPS SO IT Officer Selection Process 2022

The selection of applicants for the post of  IT Officer Scale I will be on the basis of a 3-stage process. These include the following:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Personal Interview

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IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates applying for the said post, must be familiar with the exam pattern for the Prelims as well as the Mains examination in order to understand the sectional weightage, marking scheme, and other details. Below are some important points the the candidates must keep in mind about the IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Pattern for both, prelims and mains.

  • One-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty for each incorrect response.
  • If no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

A. IBPS SO IT Officer Prelims Exam Pattern

A total of 150 questions shall be asked in the prelims exam. There shall be sectional timing as well.

Sections 

No. Of Questions 

Total Marks 

Duration 

Reasoning

50

50

40 Minutes

English Language

50

25

40 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 Minutes

Total 

150

125

120 mins

B. IBPS SO IT Officer Mains Exam 

The mains exam shall consist of only one section which shall test the professional knowledge of the candidate. The overall weightage of this stage will be 60 marks.

Name of the Section 

Number of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

Language of Exam 

Duration 

Professional Knowledge

60

60

English and Hindi

45 min

IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus 2022

The candidates who wish to appear for this exam need to go through the syllabus topics very well. Having a thorough idea of the will the candidates to improve their preparation level. The IBPS SO IT officer syllabus for both prelims and mains exam has been given further. The

IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus

IBPS SO IT Officer Prelims Syllabus

Reasoning 

  • Puzzles,
  • Inequalities,
  • Seating Arrangement,
  • Syllogism,
  • Blood Relations,
  • Order and Ranking,
  • Alphanumeric Series,
  • Input-Output,
  • Coding-Decoding,
  • Data Sufficiency,
  • Distance and Direction,
  • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning

English 

  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Cloze Test,
  • Detection of Errors,
  • Improving Sentences and paragraphs,
  • Completion of paragraphs,
  • Para jumbling,
  • Fill in the blanks,
  • Parts of speech,
  • Modes of narration,
  • Prepositions.
  • Voice Change

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Discounts
  • Averages
  • Mixtures
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time Work and Distance
  • Rate of Interest
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
IBPS SO IT Officer Mains Syllabus

Mains

  • Database Management System
  • Data Structure
  •  Computer Organization, Microprocessor Object
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Operating System
  • Software Engineering
  • Object-oriented programming

IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Dates 2022

Candidates preparing for the IBPS SO IT Officer recruitment must keep in mind the following important dates.

IBPS SO Exam Dates 2022

Event Date

Starting for online applications

1st November 2022

Deadline for online applications

21st November 2022

Prelims Exam

24th December 2022/ 31st December 2022

Mains Exam

29th January 2023

Interview February/March 2023

IBPS SO IT Officer Admit Card 2022

Before each stage of selection, the IBPS releases the hall ticket of the exam on its official website. This admit card can be accessed by the candidate using their login credentials. The process to get your admit card is as follows:

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the latest updates.  Click on the IBPS SO Admit Card option.

Step 2: Enter your registration number.

Step 3: Enter password or DOB.

Step 4: Enter captcha code and click on Login.

Step 5: Download your admit card.

Step 6: Take a print of your downloaded admit card on an A4 size clean white paper.

IBPS SO IT Officer Cut Off 2022

The IBPS releases the cut-off marks along with the display of scores/results. The cut-off depends on various factors like the number of vacancies vs. the number of appeared candidates, difficulty level of the exam, etc. In order to have an idea, the candidates can have a look at the cut-off marks for the prelims 2019 exam.

Section 

Maximum Marks 

General 

SC/ST/OBC/PWD 

English

25

9.50

6.75

Reasoning

50

13.50

8.75

General Awareness/Quantitative Aptitude

50

11.50

7.50

IBPS SO IT Officer Books 2022

The following are some of the most recommended IBPS SO IT Officer books in order to prepare for the prelims exam. The candidates however can choose any other books which they are comfortable preparing with.

Books 

Authors/Publication

English Grammar & Composition

Wren and Martin

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

A New Approach to Reasoning: Verbal and Non-Verbal

B.S Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams

Arihant

For the preparation of mains exam, the following books can be referred.

Books

Publication

Author

IBPS Specialist Officer CWE IT Officer Online Practise Book

Kiran Prakashan

CWE-IBPS Bank – IT Specialist Officer Exam: Complete Book

Priyanka Prakashan

Chandresh Agrawal

Professional Knowledge for IBPS/ SBI Specialist IT Officer

Disha Publication

IBPS SO IT Officer Preparation Tips

  • Go through the IBPS SO IT Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern thoroughly.
  • The candidates need to figure out the trends followed in setting up the question paper. For this purpose, the aspirants can check the IBPS SO Exam Analysis.
  • After practicing enough questions, the final stage should be practicing the IBPS SO IT Officer Previous Year Papers.
  • The candidates must have knowledge of the IBPS SO IT Officer Cut Off. The aspirants must aim to score marks accordingly.
  • Before appearing for the exam, the aspirants must make sure that have read all instructions mentioned on the Information Handout which is released by the IBPS a few weeks before the exam.

IBPS SO IT Officer Result 2022

After the completion of the exam, the IBPS releases the result of its official website. The IBPS releases the result online and the candidates need to check it using their login credentials.

Step 1: Click on the above provided direct link to check the result (link to be active).

Step 2: Enter your registration number.

Step 3: Enter password or DOB.

Step 4: Enter captcha code and click on Login.

Step 5: Check your result and save it for future reference.

Hopefully, this article on the IBPS SO IT Officer Recruitment 2022 was informative for all the candidates. The candidates can prepare for various such banking exams through live interactive classes, mock tests, online test series, PDF notes, etc. by downloading the PrepForSure App.