IBPS SO Participating Banks | IBPS SO Exam 2018


The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to conduct Common Written Exam or CWE to recruit Specialist Officers for different nationalized banks across the country. It is responsible for the recruitment of candidates through a systematic 3-stage process viz. an online preliminary exam, online mains exam followed by an interview. Now, a lot of candidates appearing for the IBPS SO 2018 would want to know the banks that they would be working for once they get selected for the IBPS SO Exam. So, let us check out the list of IBPS SO participating banks for 2018-2019.

IBPS SO Recruitment

Complete information about IBPS SO Participating Banks for
2018 – 2019

The following banks would recruit through IBPS SO 2018-2019 examination

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank

Please note that it might be possible that not all bank would recruit for all posts in IBPS SO 2018-2019. For example, Allahabad Bank might recruit IBPS SO IT officer through the exam, but they might not recruit any Agriculture officer. The details of the IBPS SO vacancy would be available after the official notification would be declared.

How does a Particular Bank Recruit Specialist Officers?

After you qualify for the IBPS SO exam, you would be allotted a bank from the list of IBPS SO banks, based on your rank in the IBPS SO exam and your preference. You would receive an email on your registered email ID stating that you have been allotted a particular bank. After that, the particular bank would send you an email with the date and timing of training and the venue of training. You would also be asked to carry some documents to the venue. After document verification, your training would commence for a particular period of time and after successful completion of the training, you would be appointed by the bank as a specialist officer or SO.

The Training Period of  IBPS SO Participating Banks

Well, almost all participating banks IBPS SO have a training period. Some of the banks might conduct training before appointing you and some might conduct training after appointing you. The training period in most IBPS SO Banks would normally last about 15-20 days and they would probably be conducted at the headquarters of the bank. You would be given full boarding facilities during this time. If the training is conducted before the appointment, then you would be given a stipend as well. After successfully completing the training, you would be given your first posting at a branch of the bank.

IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested to apply for IBPS SO 2018 should be well aware of eligibility criteria for IBPS SO 2018 to know if they are eligible to apply as per the age relaxation, education background and percentage marks in the qualifying examination. To know complete details about IBPS SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria, visit the below link.

IBPS SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Related Links

IBPS SO Exam Dates 2018
IBPS SO Notification 2018
IBPS SO Salary and Job Profile