IBPS SO 2017: Find Out The Specialist Officer Post Apt For You

Published on : 23rd November 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
IBPS Specialist Officer

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the Special Officer recruitment examination every year. This year, there are total 1315 vacancies for the various posts of Special Officer in the Public Sector Banks for different positions. IBPS SO Exam mends a strict recruitment process to select the skilled and specialized officers who excel in their respective domains. The posts for the Special Officers are Marketing, IT, Human Resource, Agricultural Field, Law and Rajbhasha Adhikari.

The job of the Specialist Officers is much specific in their respective fields. If you are searching for a role in the banking job, then go through this article to find out the specific job roles of the SO.

IBPS SO Marketing officer:

Age Limit: 20 – 30 years

The qualifications required for this post are Graduate with two years full time MMS in Marketing or two year full time MBA in Marketing or two year full time PGDBA/PGDBM/PGPM/PGDM with specialization in marketing.

The job responsibilities are taking care of the marketing and promotional activities, conceptualizing and design advertisements, coordinating with the advertising agencies, developing marketing strategies and looking for the new services and products of the bank.

IBPS SO IT Officer:

Age Limit: 20-30 years

The qualifications for the post are B. Tech in Engineering or Technology Degree in Computer Science or Computer Applications or Information Technology or Electronics or Electronics and telecommunications or Electronics and Communication or Electronics and Instrumentation or Post Graduate degree in Electronics or Electronics and Tele Communication or Electronic and Communication or Electronics and Instrumentation or Computer Science or Information Technology or Computer Applications or graduate passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

The job descriptions are looking after of the proper flow of network, smooth functioning of the bank software, eradicating security threats, updating software time to time, handling the technical problems and testing and evaluating new technologies.

IBPS SO Human Resource Officer

Age Limit: 20-30 years

The required qualifications for the post are graduate and two years full-time Post Graduate degree or two years full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management or Industrial Relations or HR or HRD or Social Work or Labour Law.

The job roles of the HR officer are handling the training and induction of the new employees, circulating the appraisal forms, creating leave schedule, creating salary accounts, conducting recruitment interview, addressing labour law, employee promotions and HR activities, managing industrial relations, performance and promotion policy.

IBPS SO Agricultural Field Officer:

Age Limit: 20 – 30 years

The required qualifications are 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture or Horticulture or Animal Husbandry or Veterinary Science or Dairy Science or Fishery Science or Pisciculture or Agri. Marketing & Cooperation or Co-operation & Banking or Agro-Forestry or Forestry or Agricultural Biotechnology or Food Science or Agriculture Business Management or  Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Agricultural Engineering.

The job descriptions are promoting bank’s loan products in rural areas, maintaining the good relationship with the farmers, conducting pre-loan sanction inspection, following up loan recovery process, ensuring proper recovery of loan and getting the acknowledgment of the debt.

IBPS SO Law Officers:

Age Limit: 20 – 30 years

The required qualification for the post is a Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council.

The job descriptions are dealing with the documentation work within the bank, checking the sanctions of the bank and ensuring the relevant documents and guiding the practicing lawyers representing the bank in case of any litigation.

IBPS SO Rajbhasha Adhikari:

Age Limit: 20 – 30 years

 The required qualification for the post is 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.

The job descriptions are promoting Hindi in the bank, translating documents into Hindi, arranging training programs on official language and ensuring the use of the official language in communication along with English.  


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