IBPS SO Salary | IBPS SO Specialist Officer Salary, Job Profile and Vacancies


The IBPS would be conducting the IBPS SO 2018 for recruiting specialist officers in various public sector banks. Successful candidates will be appointed as IT, Law, Marketing Officers and Rajabhasha Adhikari in various government banks. across the country. You can check the list of participating banks by clicking here. The exam is a pathway to a promising career in the field of banking having decent pay scales and attractive job profiles. Here, we would be talking about IBPS SO Salary for various posts as well as their job profiles. Read the following article to know about IBPS Specialist Officer Salary and more.

IBPS SO Salary Structure

One of the first things that come to the mind of any aspirant is the salary. If you are applying for the post of IT officer, then you would probably think about the IBPS SO IT officer salary. Well, the salary structure of all the post is similar. So, the IBPS IT officer salary is the same as the agriculture officer salary. The only difference would according to the city where you would be posted.

The salary structure of the officers is tabulated as follows:

IBPS SO Basic Salary INR 23700 w.e.f June 1.
HRA @ 9.0% or 8.0% or 7.0% which depends on the place of posting
DA INR 8605.88.
Special Allowance @ 7.75%
Perks INR 4,130 covering Conveyance, Newspapers, Entertainment allowance, House & Furniture Maintenance etc
Least Accommodation up to Rs 29500, this is provided in lieu of HRA
CCA @ 4%, 3% or 0% which depends on the place of posting

The total IBPS Specialist Officer salary after revision comes around:

  1. Rs. 30758/- for Metro Cities
  2. Rs. 30448/- for State Capitals
  3. Rs. 29927.5/- for District Level and Rural Areas

IBPS SO Job Profile 2018 Detailed Information

Now that we know about IBPS SO Salary, let us check out the job profile of different posts that are recruited through the IBPS SO examination.

1. IT Officer

The IT officer takes control of the Information Technology department of banks. They are responsible for banks’ software related tasks. Such Officers are responsible for functioning and maintenance of such software. They develop software too which are of prime importance for any bank. Dealing with bank customers is not a part of their job.

2. Agricultural Field Officer

They are responsible for promoting loans in rural areas. They distribute information about schemes in general and agricultural fields of the government and other financial institutions. They do relentless traveling and constantly involved in public dealing.

3. Rajbhasha Adhikari

They promote usage of Hindi language in bank operations. They are responsible for translating documents in Hindi and conduct training programs for bank officials to strengthen their Hindi language skills. Being a post-graduate, they specialize in communicating in this language.

4. Law Officer

Representation of a bank in legal and judicial matters is their job. Additionally, they offer legal advice to the board of banks regarding bank operations and other personnel laws.

5. Personnel Officer

They handle the human resource department and carry out important functions such as performance management and development. As team leaders, they regulate bank operations by looking after bank personnel.

6. Marketing Officer

They engage in the marketing and branding of the bank services. Their aim is to increase the brand value of the bank and develop strategies so as to make the bank reach out to the public.

IBPS SO Vacancy 2018 – Details

Let us now take a look at the IBPS SO vacancy details. According to official sources, there are 1315 vacancies to be filled by the IBPS SO exam 2018. Given below are the post-wise vacancy details for IBPS SO 2019. If you want to know about the IBPS SO IT Vacancy or the vacancy details of any other post, you can refer to the table below

Post Number of Vacancies
IT Officer – Scale I 120
HR/personnel – Scale I 35
Rajbhasha Adhikari – Scale I 30
Marketing Officer – Scale I 195
Law Officer – Scale I 60
Agricultural Officer – Scale I 875

So, these are some of the things that you should know about the IBPS SO Salary and Job Vacancy and the likes. You can check out the following links to know more about the exam.[/su_table]

Related links

IBPS SO Application form – How to apply
IBPS SO Exam Dates 2018
IBPS SO Notification 2018
IBPS SO 2018 Selection Process
IBPS SO Eligibility Criteria 2018
IBPS SO Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018