IBPS SO Exam Date 2019

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has announced the IBPS SO exam date for the 2019-20 examination cycle.

The Exam Pattern for the IBPS SO Exam has been recently modified.

The IBPS is the authoritative body for recruiting candidates into the Public Sector banks in India.

The recruitment of specialist officers such as IBPS SO I.T Officers, Law Officers and Agricultural

Officers will be conducted through this bank exam.

The official notification has not been released yet, though the IBPS exam calendar has been released in April 2019.

For more details on upcoming bank exams, refer to the linked article.

IBPS SO Exam Date for Prelims

The preliminary exam for IBPS specialist officers is held in the months of November and December every year.

The exam date of IBPS SO 2019 is in the last week of December as per the following schedule:

IBPS SO Prelims Exam

The IBPS SO Exam date for Prelims is given below:


IBPS SO Exam Date

Phase I

28 December 2019

Phase II

29 December 2019

The examination is to be conducted in two phases due to a large number of candidates who are expected to appear in the exam.

The IBPS notification for this exam will be published in October – November 2019.

IBPS SO 2019 Main Exam Date

The IBPS specialist officers main exam is normally conducted in January every year.

Only those candidates who score more than the Prelims cut off will be eligible to appear in the exam.

IBPS SO Exam Date for Mains

The IBPS SO Exam date for Mains is given below:


IBPS SO Exam Date

IBPS SO Main Exam

January 25, 2020

IBPS SO Interview Date

The IBPS SO Interview will be conducted for those candidates who are able to score above the IBPS cut off in the main examination.

The download of call letters will start with the declaration of the IBPS result in February 2020.

The interviews will be conducted in February and March 2020, with successful candidates being allotted their preferred banks in April 2020.

The following is the tentative schedule for the IBPS interview:

Interview details

IBPS SO Interview Date

Declaration of IBPS Result and download of interview call letter

First Week of February 2020

IBPS Interview

Third Week of February 2020 till First Week of March 2020

Declaration of IBPS SO merit list and provisional allotment

April 2020

The IBPS exam dates are published well in advance by the Institute. Candidates should start their preparation early to have enough time for revision at least a month before the exam.

Preparation should take into account the differences in the syllabus for prelims and mains.

IBPS Exam Calendar 2019:-Download PDF Here

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