IBPS Specialist Officers Eligibility Details:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in various cadres like IT, Agriculture, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Legal, HR, Marketing in various public sector banks. Candidates, intending to apply for CWE SPL-III should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteriaspecified by IBPS.

Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality/ Citizenship: A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has 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 intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age limit (As on 01-11-2014):
A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-11-1984 and not later than 01-11-1994 (both dates inclusive).

  1. No
Post Name                                 Age Limit
Minimum Maximum
1 I.T. Officer (Scale I) 20 Years 30 Years
2 Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I) 20 Years 30 Years
3 Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I) 20 Years 30 Years
4 Law Officer (Scale-I) 20 Years 30 Years
5 HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) 20 Years 30 Years
6 Marketing Officer (Scale I) 20 Years 30 Years

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit:

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 Years
3 Persons With Disability 10 Years
4 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. 5 Years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 Years
6  Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years

Educational Qualification:

Si.No Post Name Educational Qualification
 1 I.T. Officer
  1. a) 4 year Engineering Degree in Computer
    Science/ Computer Applications/ Information
    Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics &
    Telecommunications/ Electronics &
    Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
    b) Post Graduate Engineering Degree in
    Electronics/ Electronics & Tele
    Communication/ Electronics &
    Communication/ Electronics &
    Instrumentation/ Computer Science/
    Information Technology/ Computer
    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/ Agri. Engineering/
Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing
& Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/
3 Rajbhasha
(Scale I)
Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as
a subject at the degree (graduation) level
Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English
and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation)
4 Law Officer
(Scale I)
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled
as an advocate with Bar Council.
5 HR/Personnel
(Scale I)
Graduate and Full time Post Graduate degree
or Full time Post Graduate diploma
in Personnel Management/ Industrial
Relations/ HR/ Social Work/ Labour Law.
6 Marketing
(Scale I)
Graduate and Full time MBA
(Marketing)/ Full time 2 years
PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in

For posts other than IT Officer Scale I candidates should have Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

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IBPS – CWE (4) Specialist Officers Cadre IT Officer (Information Technology / Personnel Officer) Scale 1 Online Exam 2015 : With 3 Self Enhancement Tests (English) 2nd Edition (Paperback)

IBPS – CWE (4) Specialist Officers Cadre Law Officer (Scale 1) Online Exam 2015 : With 3 Self Enhancement Tests (English) 2nd Edition (Paperback)

IBPS – CWE (4) Specialist Officer (Scale 1) Online Exam 2015 : With Solved Paper 2014 (English) 5th Edition (Paperback)

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