IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 Notification, Salary, Online Application

IBPS conducts recruitment drive for the post of Specialist Officer once a year and this is a bright opportunity for B.Tech graduates and aspirants having a technical degree to become IT Officer in Public Sector Banks. There are other posts as well in Specialist Officers recruitment such as HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari and Agricultural Field Officer. Visit IBPS SO information regarding eligibility criteria, application, and syllabus of other posts.

IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 Notification

IBPS has already released its calendar for CWE of PSBs and RRBs according to which the official notification for IBPS SO is expected to be out by October-November'17. This year there is a major change introduced in the recruitment process for IT Officer Scale- I, as according to the IBPS Calendar this year there will be a two-tier online examination for the recruitment process. Furthermore, changes will be known once the official notification is out.

IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 Vacancy

Last year there was a total of 335 vacancies for the post of IT Officer Scale -I in which 62 were for SC, 32 were for ST, 76 were for OBC and 165 were for Unreserved category. This year as well we are expecting a good number of vacancies for IBPS SO IT Officer Scale-I. The number of vacancies for IT Officer in IBPS Recruitment will be known once the official notification is out which expected to be out by October-November'17. Among the total number of vacancies, there is also reservations for Person with Disability according to the government norms.

IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Dates 2017

Following are the tentative examination dates for the CWE of IBPS SO examination. This year a major change is introduced that the examination will take place in two phases rather that in one. The first phase of recruitment of IT Officers is Preliminary Test and the second phase is Mains Examination.

Tentative Date of Preliminary Examination: 30th and 31st December 2017
Tentative Date of Mains Examination: 28th January 2018

IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Centres

There are centres in almost every state and union territory for IBPS SO IT Officer exam. The list of centres will be released with the release of the official notification.

IBPS SO IT Officer Exam Pattern

This year the examination for the recruitment of IT Officer will be held in two phases according to the official calendar released by IBPS earlier this year. The examination mainly consists of the following sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Professional Knowledge. The syllabus for Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language is same as that of any Officer Level Banking recruitment exam.

IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 Syllabus

English Language
  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

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IBPS SO IT Officer Professional Knowledge Syllabus

C Programming Basics, MS Office, Windows OS, and Programming, DBMS Types / Advantages/function, Data Communication & Networking, Operating system functions, Network Security, Web Technologies, Basic Programming Concepts, Basics of hardware (Microprocessor, timer, ALU, etc.), Software Engineering. 

IBPS SO IT Officer Eligibility Criteria

Age (as in 2016 notification):
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years

The final criteria for IBPS PO Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification. 

Educational Qualification (as in 2016 notification):

(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

IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 Online Application

The Online Application for IBPS SO will be released in October-November'17 after the release of the official notification.

IBPS SO IT Officer Admit Card 2017

Every candidate who registers for IBPS Exam 2017 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of  MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).

IBPS SO IT Officer Results 2017

IBPS will release the results in three stages after completion of each level Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official IBPS website as and when the results are announced.

IBPS SO IT Officer Cut Off 

The cut off for IBPS SO IT Officer 2017 recruitment will be released after each phase of the recruitment process. Till last year there it was only single phase examination but this year there will be two phases.

Following are the cut-offs (out of 100) of combined score of CWE and Interview of IBPS SO IT Officer Scale-I 2016 Recruitment:

SC - 58,  ST- 52.60,  OBC-60.60, Unreserved Category- 62.60


  1. sir it officer k liye koi capsule provide karege kya.....

  2. CAN Electrical and Electronics Engineering candidates apply for the above IT officer exams ? Can anyone give a clarity about it ?

  3. I have 55% in my btech(cse Branch) can i eligible to apply ibps specilist officers

  4. I have done MBA in Information System. Am I eligible to apply IBPS/SBI SO?

  5. Can Electrical and Electronics student apply for IT officer??

  6. please upoload notes for professional knowledge subject..

  7. Strategy to crack the exam.

  8. CAN Electrical and Electronics Engineering candidates apply for the IT officer exams ? Can anyone give a clarity about it ?

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  9. I have a doubt that i completed my btech(3 years) after diploma(3 years) in electronics and instrumentation engineering..but in online application(ibps so) compulsory 4 years asked.so can i eligible or not.please provide information as early as possible

  10. I have done bsc(it) I can apply ibps so

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  12. I hv done 3 year degree engg in comp engg after 3 year diploma. Can i apply in ibps so??

  13. I can't purchase the practice sets. Pls help..

  14. the cut off given is of online exam+interview, what about the cut off of only online exam

  15. I will complete my bca this year can i apply for IT officer in ibps after my bca ?

  16. When do the bankersadda provide the professional knowledge capsule of IBPS SO IT OFFICER? Please upload as early as possible

  17. sir please uploads notes for professional knowledge