IBPS 10th CRP Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment Examination 2020-21

Xth (10) CRP for Specialist Officers Vacancy  in PSU Banks by IBPS


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct Xth (10th)  Online Common Recruitment Process (CRP), Preliminary and Main Examination for the year 2020-21 for and recruitment and selection of personnel for 647 Specialist Officers (SO) Government Job Vacancy Posts in participating 11 Public Sector Bank or any other Financial Institution tentatively in the month of December 2020 and January 2021 through Xth (10th) CRP for Specialist Officer Vacancy in PSU Banks by IBPSSarkariNaukriBlog dot com.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Banks and Financial Organisations as Specialist Officer Cadre Posts or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP SPL-X for Vacancies of 2021-22) for following posts of Specialist Officers -

  1. Information Technology (IT) Officer (Scale-I)
  2. Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
  4. Law Officer (Scale I)
  5. HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
  6. Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), an autonomous body, has been authorised by the IBA and has received mandates from  Public Sector Banks to conduct the recruitment of  Specialist Officer Cadre Posts in PSU Banks.



CWE CRP by IBPS for Specialist Officer vacancy in Banks

About IBPS 10th CRP Specialist Officer (SO) Cadre Recruitment


Xth (10th) Common Recruitment Process (CRP) Common Written Examination (CWE)  (Preliminary and Main) for Recruitment of Specialist Officer (SO) Cadre Vacancy in Public Sector Banks will be conducted in the month of December 2020 (Prelim) and in January 2021 (Main) through online mode by the IBPS as a per-requisites for selection of personnel for Specialist Officer posts for the vacancies for 2021-22 in the various 12 Public Sector Banks and/or in any other Bank/ Financial Institution.

On completion of the Main Examination, depending on the state/UT wise vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2021-22 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations, based on merit-cum-preference keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, various guidelines issued by Govt. of India/Others from time to time, administrative exigency, etc.

Participating Banks for IBPS 10th Specialist Officer CRP


  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Indian Overseas Bank
  4. UCO Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. Punjab National Bank
  8. Union Bank of India
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Punjab and Sind Bank


IBPS 10th CRP Specialist Officer Vacancy Details


  • Age: 20-30 years as on 01/11/2020, relaxation in age as per rules.
  • Qualification: As mentioned against each Specialist Cadre vacancy from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India. 
  • Vacancies: 647 vacancy posts in various Banks in various States.
    • Information Technology Officer (Scale-I)  : 20 vacancies, Qualification :  4 year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications OR Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
    • Agriculture Field Officer (Scale-I) : 485 vacancies, Qualification :  4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture
    • Rajbhasha Adhikari (Hindi) Officer (Scale-I):  25 vacancies, Qualification: Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level. 
    • Law Officer (Scale-I): 50 tentative vacancies, Qualification: A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council
    • HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale-I):  07 vacancies, Qualification: Graduate and Two Years Full-time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.
    • Marketing Officer (Scale-I): 60 vacancies  (UR-134, EWS-31, OBC-83, SC-44, ST-14), Qualification:  Graduate and Two Years Full-time MMS (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time MBA (Marketing)/ Two Years Full-time PGDBA / PGDBM/ PGPM/ PGDM with specialization in Marketing
  • Pay Scale: JMG-I Scale ₹23700-42020/- (Under revision)

IBPS 10th CRP Specialist Officer Online Preliminary Examination Dates


Online Preliminary Examination will be conducted on  26/12/2010 and 27/12/2020. Online Main Examination will be conducted on 24/01/2021.

Application Fee 


₹ 850/- (₹175/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex.SM) inclusive of GST to be paid online which can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

IBPS Bank Specialist Officer Cadre 10th CRP Examination Structure


The Xth (10th) CRP for Bank Specialist Officer Cadre Vacancy will have Examination Structure like this in the image below. 

Online Preliminary Examination will have 3 subjects papers having 150 questions of English Language and Reasoning Ability as common and General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry for Law Officers and Rajbhasha Officer while IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer will appear for Quantitative Aptitude paper. 

Each paper will be of 50questions and will be of 40 minutes duration with a total of 125 marks of two-hour duration only. 

The Preliminary examination will be conducted on 26th and 27th December 2020 at various test centres across India.

The Online Main Examination for IBPS 10th CRP for Specialist Officer (SO) Cadre for Professional Knowledge in the speciality is as given in the image.  The exam will be held on 24th Jan 2021.

IBPS Bank Specialist Officer Cadre CRP Exam Structure
IBPS Bank Specialist Officer Cadre CRP 2020-21 Exam Structure

How to Apply for IBPS Xth CRP for Specialist Officer Vacancy Posts?  


Candidates need to apply Online on prescribed format at IBS website from 02/11/2020 to 23/11/2020 only for IBPS 10th CRP Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment Examination 2020-21

Important Dates for IBPS 10th CRP for Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment


  1. Online Registration - 02/11/2020  to 24/11/2020
  2. Payment of Application Fees - Online 02/11/2020  to 23/11/2020
  3. Online Examination (Preliminary)  -  26/12/2020, 27/12/2020
  4. Online Main Examination   –  24/01/2021

Details and Online Submission of Application


Please visit https://www.ibps.in for all the details and online submission of application 01/11/2020 onward for IBPS 10th CRP Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment Examination 2020-21.

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