IBPS SO 2018 Important Dates

Preeti Gupta updated on : 08 Nov 2017

IBPS SO 2018 Important Dates along with the application form have been released by IBPS. Candidates aspiring to appear for the exam can check all the important dates along with the events in the article below.

IBPS SO 2018 Important Dates

IBPS SO 2018 important dates have been released along with the online application forms. IBPS SO is a national level entrance examination for selecting students for recruitment as Specialist Officer (SO) in a variety of public sector banks in India. The exam is conducted every year by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). IBPS SO 2018 recruitment process will be conducted for the hiring of 1315 employees. Every event from the release of the IBPS SO notification to the application forms, admit card release, exam, the announcement of result and interview, makes a lot of difference in the lives of the candidates aspiring to make a career in the banking sector. It is essential that candidates note IBPS SO important dates 2018 to ensure that they don't miss any event, which can lead to cancellation of their candidature. 

IBPS recruits candidates for the post of Law Officer Scale I, IT Officer Scale I, Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, Marketing Officer Scale I and HR or Personnel Officer Scale I. The participating banks include Allahabad Bank, Central Bank of India, Canara Bank, Union Bank of India and Punjab National Bank. IBPS SO 2018 recruitment process includes preliminary exam, mains exam and personal interview round. Candidates clearing IBPS SO prelims will only be allowed to appear for Mains exam. Candidates who successfully qualify both IBPS SO preliminary and main exam will be called for the interview round. 

IBPS SO 2018 Important Dates:

IBPS has issued the date sheet for the IBPS SO examination on its official web portal. Aspiring candidates can refer to the list of exam dates for IBPS SO provided below.


Exam Dates

Online Registration Start Date

November 07, 2017

IBPS SO Online Registration Last date

November 27, 2017

Last date for IBPS SO application form correction

November 27, 2017

Last date to take printout of the application form

December 12, 2017

Prelims Hall Ticket

First week of December 2017

Preliminary Exam Date

December 30 and 31 2017

Prelims Result Declaration

January 2018

Mains Exam Admit Card

January 2018

Mains Exam Date

January 28, 2018

Mains Result Declaration

February 2018

Call letters for IBPS SO Interview

Last week of February 2018

Interview Dates

February 2018

IBPS SO Declaration of Final Result/ Provisional Allotment

April 2018

IBPS SO 2018 Application Form

IBPS SO 2018 online application forms are available on the official website of IBPS. Candidates should read the eligibility criteria and go through the instructions carefully to ensure that they don’t make any mistakes on the application form. IBPS SO 2018 application forms can be filled easily by following a few simple steps. 

All candidates should note that these dates are subject to change as per any further notification released by IBPS.
The examination will be conducted online in two different exam patterns. The first set of paper will be for candidates applying for Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari and the second set of paper will be for candidates appearing for IT Officer, HR or Personnel Officer, Agricultural Field Officer and marketing officer.

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