The IBPS SO Exam is held once a year. The pattern of IBPS SO Exam is similar to IBPS PO in terms of written exam followed by an interview of shortlisted candidates. But a Bank SO has a specialized job profile.

Once you crack IBPS SO Exam and Interview, you are recruited as a Specialized Officer. But as a Bank SO, you are designated a particular department. Each department in a Bank has its own set of functions. Your job description as a Bank SO depends on the department you are assigned with.

The various departments and duties assigned to a Bank SO in them are as follows:
1. Bank SO (IT Officer)
2. Bank SO (Marketing Officer)
3. Bank SO (HR Officer)
4. Bank SO (Law Officer)
5. Bank SO (Agricultural Field Officer)
6. Bank SO (Rajbhasha Adhikari)

Bank SO Pay Scale – Rs. 14,500 – 32,000