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Upcoming Bank Exams, Jobs & Govt Exams in 2017 | Full List

 upcoming bank exams 2017 full list,bank jobs in 2017,IBPS bank jobs 2017,IBPS bank exams,upcoming bank exams 2017,upcoming bank jobs 2017,bank jobs in 2017 latest,latest bank jobs,new bank jobs,bankexamsindia,bank exams calendarBank jobs in India were one of the most sought after career option for a long time until the rise of IT & software companies. Things have undergone a change now as freshers are eager to write bank exams so that they become eligible for various , recruitments in public sector banks.Hence we are publishing the list of upcoming bank exams & bank jobs in 2017 along with other govt exams right here.


Public sector banks are facing competition from private banks & have already started new branches in rural & semi-urban areas.Also with increasing no. of retirements in senior cadre, govt. banks are made to recruit new people every year.


Do you know? Over 1.5 crore candidates have appeared for bank exams conducted by IBPS during the last 3 years & 68,000 vacancies (approx.) were filled in Indian banks last year.


The following article will help you to easily navigate through
The table has all necessary details about the latest bank exams/ jobs in 2017/ 2018 that you would look for at first sight.


Bank & Other Government Exams

The complete details of a bank examination or recruitment can be had by clicking the name of the bank or organization.


Name & Post Last date to apply Exam Date
RBI Office Attendants – 500 vacancies in reserve bank of india December 7 January 2018
SSC CHSL 2018 Recruitment – 3259 jobs in central government December 18 March 4 to 26, 2018
ICICI Bank PO recruitment 2018 – Asst manager jobs in ICICI bank December 31 February 2018



Exam Book Reviews

Now you can read the reviews of exam books before going to purchase them.All the books below are personally reviewed by our team.


Best IBPS RRB 2017 online mock tests in english & hindi - Read Oliveboard mock tests review here

IBPS Clerk Exam Books – Click here for best books below Rs.300

Books for IBPS PO Exam – Click here to read IBPS PO book review

Review of Banking Awareness Guide for Bank Exams & Interviews 

Word Power Made Easy– The book that millions trust to improve their English


Exam & Interview Preparations

Don’t scramble on the internet searching on how to prepare for a specific exam.We have made things easier for you by providing all the required information below:


ICICI Bank PO Exam Pattern– Refer before applying ICICI Bank PO Recruitment

SSC CGL Post Preferences & Job Profiles– Know how to fill order of preferences
* This page will updated as new bank vacancies are announced.


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RBI Assistants Prelims 2017 Exam: Results Out | Mains on December 20

The RBI Assistants Prelims 2017 Exam Results have been released.This examination was part of the selection process of 600 assistants in Reserve Bank of India.RBI, being the central bank of the nation, always creates lot of excitement among aspirants looking for bank jobs.Candidates shortlisted in prelims should appear for the mains to be held on December 20th.


The RBI assistants recruitment 2017 for 620 vacancies was released in the month of November.With state-wise vacancies, the average salary for an assistant in RBI was approximately Rs.32,258 / month.


Inorder to qualify for the posts, candidates need to appear for two stages of online test – Prelims & Mains.


RBI Assistants Prelims 2017 Results

The RBI assistants preliminary exams were held on november 27 & 28, 2017 at various centres across India.


It was like any other bank exam of 100 minutes with the paper consisting of sections (i) English Language ii) Numerical ability and (iii) Reasoning ability.


Within 2 week`s time, the bank has declared the results by publishing a list of candidates who have successfully cleared the prelims.


You may download the document directly from their website here (.pdf)


Marks & Cutoffs: The objective exam was for a total of 100 marks.Inorder to get selected for mains, you should have secured the minimum cutoff in each test & also on the total score.


Both successful & unsuccessful candidates can know their marks & category-wise cutoffs once its released on RBI website in the next 2 weeks.


Get Ready for Mains

The RBI assistants main examinations are scheduled to happen on December 20, 2017. It is also an online test for 200 marks & has 5 different sections.



Some important information about the main examination II that you must know are:

  • Candidates should pass in each section of the main examination
  • There are negative marks (0.25) for each wrong answer
  • All those who qualify in mains will have to appear for language proficiency test.(see list of languages for each state)

Since the English paper is to test your descriptive (long format) writing skills, answers must be typed using the keyboard in the computer itself.


Here are the recommended study materials to prepare for RBI assistant main exams


1) RBI Assistants Practice Book – Rs.395 – Click here to Buy Online


There would be separate admit letters (hall tickets) for morning & noon shift which can be downloaded from RBI website 1 week before the exam.

IBPS SO Exam: Best Books for IT Officer, Agri Officer, Marketing, Law & HR

The IBPS SO Recruitment 2018 is held for filling the vacancies of specialist officers in public sector banks.As the last dates to apply are already over, it is time for you to know on how to prepare for IBPS SO exam.Since many were asking about study materials to prepare for IT Officer, Marketing & Agri officer exams, we are providing you with the review of IBPS SO Exam Books so that you may get an idea of what to expect from these gudes.


As per the IBPS SO 2018 notification released in November 2017, 1315 vacancies are available in 20 public sector banks.The online exams are to be held on December 30 & 31, 2017.


Of the 1300 posts advertised this year - IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer & Marketing Officer have large number of openings which means, we could huge competition for these posts among candidates.


Books for IBPS SO: To help you in preparing for the upcoming specialist officer exams, we have compiled the list of books and reference materials:


We take you through the contents, photos & study material in the book that should help in your decision to buy.


IBPS SO 2018:New Exam Pattern

Unlike the previous IBPS specialist officer recruitments, the current year`s exam pattern has undergone a complete change with the introduction of preliminary and main examinations.


The IBPS SO prelims exam pattern is as follows:



Candidates need to pass in each section by securing the minimum cutoff marks inorder to qualify for the main examination.


The main exam paper will only have a professional knowledge test for 45 minutes and will contain 60 questions.


IBPS-IT-Officer-Exam-GuideIT Officer Exam Guide Review:

This book – ‘IBPS IT Officer Guide’ by Disha publication has a dedicated section on Information Technology along with other parts such as Quantitative aptitude, English language & Reasoning. (click here to buy online for Rs.508)


Some of the topics covered inlcude Basic concepts, Operating systems, Networking, DBMS, Web technology, Programming languages, Security etc.,


The guide is quite heavy as it packs a lot of content within it.You get the following:

  • Previous year`s IBPS IT Officer solved papers (2011 – 2017)
  • Latest syllabus with updated study materials

Though many chapters are covered, there was no problem in navigating because of the clear layout followed throughout the book.


Overall, you get a complete guide to prepare for the IT officer exam alone in addition to previous year questions.


The book is priced at Rs.508 which is defintely a must buy for all those who are preparing to crack the IBPS specialist IT Officer exams.


Click here to Buy IT Officer Exam Guide for Rs.508 (contains guide & previous solved papers)


Agri. Field Officer Guide Review:

IBPS-Agri-Officer-Exam-GuideOn the advice of Govt. of India, public sector banks are opening new branches in rural & semi urban areas pushing up the need for agriculture officers.


This year 2580 agriculture officer vacancies are to be filled across 20 banks through IBPS SO recruitment 2016.


Arihant publications have come out with the book ‘Agriculture Field Officer Exam Guide’ for candidates registered who had applied for this post.,


As mentioned in front of the book, it is prepared according to the latest syllabus containing 4 parts – Reasoning ability, Quantitative aptitude, English language & Professional knowledge (agriculture)


Click here to Buy IBPS Agri. Officer Exam Guide for Rs.290 


The topics under agriculture touch upon various subjects such as Crop production, Soil, Crop types, Animal husbandry, Dairy cattle etc.,


Like we said earlier, have your degree texts in hand along with this guide while preparing, as it is always better to refer two or three books.


Marketing, HR & Law Officer Books:

Here are books that you may require to prepare for Law officer, HR officer & Marketing Officers.


* Buy OnlineMarketing Officer Exam Guide (with practice sets) for Rs.398


* Buy Online - HR Officer Exam Guide (with practice sets) for Rs.440

* Buy Online - Law Officer Guide (with practice sets) for Rs.437


We wish you the best in preparing for the IBPS SO Exam 2016-17.If you have any more doubts related to study materials, let us know through comments.

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam | 3000+ Central Govt Jobs for Degree Holders

SSC CHSL 2016 recruitment, SSC CHSL 2016,SSC CHSL 2016 notification,SSC CHSL exams 2016,SSC CHSL exam patternEvery year, there are huge number of vacancies across various departments in the Govt. of India offices for which a common recruitment is held.For those searching for government jobs,SSC CHSL 2017 exam notification released recently is a good opportunity.This Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination by SSC is conducted for recruitment of Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators, Lower Divisional Clerks & Court Clerk.


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is responsible for conducting recruitments to all group B & C posts in the Ministries/ Departments of the Govt. of India & other central government organizations.


Since there are no interviews too, lakhs of candidates appear for SSC exams each year.


Vacancies & Salary Details:

Here are the information about the no. of posts, approximate salary of jobs filled through this CHSL exams:




Approx. salary / month

Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)



Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC)



Data Entry Operators (DEO)




The salary mentioned above are based on previous payscales & would increase after the implementation of 7th central pay commission (CPC).


Dates to Note:

Last date of online application: December 18, 2017

Exams to be held on Tier I – March 4 to 26, 2018 | Tier II – July 8, 2018


Who are Eligible?

To apply for SSC CHSL 2017 exam, you are required to satisfy certain eligibility conditions such as,


- Agelimit: 18 – 27 yrs as on 1.08.2018  (+5yrs: SC/ST,+3yrs:OBC +10yrs: PH)


- Pass in Std.12 or equivalent as on Jan 1, 2017


As the minimum educational qualification is 12th std, all those who have a degree from regular or distance education (must be from recognized university) are also eligible to apply.


Since these jobs are not part of banking sector, IBPS exam scores are NOT required to apply.


Examination Process:

SSC shall conduct an objective written examination for the above mentioned posts.

  • For Data Entry Operator, there will a Written exam & Skill test (data entry)
  • Postal/ Sorting Assistant, Lower Division Clerk & Court Clerks: Written test & Typing test.

The written test consists of two stages – Tier I (objective questions), Tier II (descriptive test) & Tier III (typing/ skill test)




While there is negative marking for each wrong answer (0.25 marks), only those candidates, who secure at least the minimum qualifying cutoff marks in the Tier-I & Tier-II will be called for Tier III (skill test/ typing test).


Books:  Here are the SSC CHSL exam books that you would be searching all over the internet.The list of books are sure to help you to learn, practice & revise.

* SSC CHSL Exam Guide for Rs.170 – Click here to buy online 

* Solved question papers of SSC CHSL (2009 – 2015) - Click here to buy for Rs.88


* SSC CHSL Practice Papers (15 sets) – Click here to buy online for Rs.96


How to Register?

Candidates interested to apply for the SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level can choose to submit their applications through online mode only.


The application fee is Rs.100 should be paid online after submitting your registration form by transferring the amount via internet banking, debit/ credit cards/ SBI challan etc.,

FEE EXEMPTION: All women candidates & males/ females who belong to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped and Ex-servicemen are completely exempted from paying fees (not required to pay).



More details here:

Before proceeding to apply, do remember to download the SSC CHSL 2016 Exam notification from the official website here (.pdf)


Online application – click here to apply

RBI Office Attendants Recruitment 2018 | 500 Vacancies - Apply Online Here

rbi logo,rbi office attendants recruitment 2018,rbi recruitment 2018,reserve bank of india jobs,jobs in rbi 2017,rbi jobs 2018,reserve bank of india recruitments 2018Are you looking for RBI jobs, this year? Then here is the latest RBI Office Attendants recruitment 2018, which is yet another opportunity for bank job aspirants in india.Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of India responsible for framing policies for improving the financial situation of various sectors & provide adequate safeguards for the nation`s economy.


Additionally, the RBI issues coins & currencies which directly affects the common man. Reserve bank of India has its head office located at Mumbai.


As per the RBI office attendant 2018 recruitment notification, it is NOT required for a candidate to have passed in IBPS common bank exams.Hence even those who are new to banking exams are eligible to apply.


Events Date:

Online registration of applications from November 7 to December 7, 2017

Written examinations in December/ January, 2018


Vacancies & Payscale:

Assistant – 526 posts (state wise openings)




The approximate RBI office attendant salary is Rs.22,339/ month that includes various allowances such as DA, HRA etc.,



Inorder to apply for RBI office attendant jobs, one must satisfy the following conditions,


- Aged between 18 – 25 yrs as on 1.11.2017 (OBC: +3yrs & SC/ST: 5 yrs)


- Should have passed 10th standard from the state where they are choosing to apply.


- Must have completed under graduation (UG), as on 1.11.2017.Candidates with higher qualifications are not eligible to apply.


- Applicant must be a resident of the state, they are opting to apply.


- Candidates must know to read/ write & speak the language of the state they choose to apply.


Selection Process:

The RBI office attendants recruitment exam 2018 consists of an online test and language proficiency test (LPT)


The online test consists of objective type (computer based) questions for 120 marks in i) Reasoning (ii) English (iii) General awareness and iv) Numerical Ability.



Negative marks of 0.25 would be reduced, for each wrong answer.


Only those who pass in each test & secure minimum cutoff marks shall qualify for the RBI assistant language proficiency test.


The roll numbers of candidates who have qualified in online test will be displayed in the month of January/ February 2018.The shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT in the official / local Language of the state concerned.


The final selection will depend on the performance in online test, qualifying in LPT, medical fitness, verification of certificates and biometric data, etc. to the bank’s satisfaction.


Registration & Fee Details:

The application fee of Rs.450 (Gen/OBC) & Rs.50 (SC/ST) can be paid only via online mode.


Applicants are to specify their individual/ father/ husband names correctly with proper spelling as it appears on marksheets.Any differences may lead to disqualification of candidates from taking part in this RBI office attendants 2018 recruitment.


Online: Fill the online application & choose ‘online payment’ option to transfer money immediately using Debit/ Credit/ ATM cards or Netbanking.
  • After successful transfer, a registration no. & password would be generated which you`ll need to note.
  • If the amount was deducted but application did`nt go through due to some error, re-apply again.The transferred amount shall be refunded back to your account in due course.

Remember to take a print of the e-receipt & online registration form as proof of completing the registration process.



Official Notice

The RBI office attendants recruitment 2018 notification is available on their official website which you can view from the page here


For online registration form - proceed here to apply online 

Best IBPS Clerk Exam Books under Rs.300 | Must Buy Online

The registrations for IBPS clerk 2017 exam will close soon.It is one of the most expected announcement, as qualifying in this exam enables candidates to become eligible for clerk jobs in 20 Indian public sector banks.Since there is huge interest among graduates, we are providing you with the best IBPS clerk exam books that should help you in preparations.


A total of 7884 clerk job vacancies were notified as part of the IBPS clerk 2017 recruitment.The selection process involves two stage examination – preliminary & mains & there are cutoffs to score in each test.


While the prelims is scheduled on December 2, 3, 9 and 10, the mains examination is slated to happen on January 21, 2017.


IBPS Clerk Exam Books

Since clerical vacancies are filled state-wise, candidates will face competition from candidates within their state only.Based on the number of vacancies & exam performance, cutoffs would be fixed.


To help you crack IBPS clerk exam 2017, here are 2 books that only offers relevant study material to learn but also serves two different purposes.


IBPS Clerk Exam Guide (for Prelims & Mains): This should be the first book that you need to buy as it contains all the concepts of each section.Buy this book for Rs.423


The ‘IBPS CWE Bank Clerk Guide’ is from Disha publications & consists of 600+ pages.


This being the latest edition, all the content should have been updated as per latest syllabus.


- Covers all the necessary topics for prelims & mains exam.


- 2012 – 2016 previous year solved question papers are given along with detailed explanations


- Solving different question models are clearly demonstrated through steps


Since the chapters are categorized into Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness & Computer knowledge – you can find exercises after each topic that will help in revisions.


Click here to buy IBPS Clerk Exam Guide for Rs.423 (FREE delivery)


IBPS Clerk Practice Papers: Once you complete the preparation part, it is compulsory to start practicing what you learnt.


ibps-clerk-practiceHere is a special book from Disha publications ‘20 Model Papers for IBPS bank clerk Exam’.It is available for just Rs.95 on the internet.


Without practice, it is very hard to qualify in a competitive exam like IBPS clerk.


Because, the number of questions you attend doesn't matter – how much among it is correct will decide your cutoffs.


- With 20 practice papers, you get 2000 questions to try!


- Answer key along with explanations are provided


- Can be carried around easily, so you can solve questions wherever you go


Click here to buy IBPS Clerk 30 Model Question Papers for Rs.95 (FREE delivery)


Practicing different varieties of questions not only helps in gaining confidence but greatly improves your time management during the exam as 100 questions need to be answered in 1 hour.


These 2 IBPS clerk exam books is more than enough to kickstart your learning.In the next few days, we shall inform about cheap & best advanced study materials that will take you to the next level.

IBPS PO Mains Admit cards Out | Know How many will Appear for Main Exams

Have you qualified in IBPS PO prelims? Then its time to get ready for the IBPS PO mains 2017 that is scheduled on November 26.The IBPS PO mains admit card is also available, which candidates can download from the official website, ibps.in.But if you are looking to know the competition, we tell you how many candidates will appear for IBPS PO mains and the study materials to prepare.


The IBPS PO recruitment 2017 started with the preliminary exam on October 7, 8, 14 & 15 for which the results were announced recently.The IBPS PO cutoffs were on expected lines due to increased demand among bank jobs aspirants.


IBPS PO Mains 2017: Download your Admit Cards

Since the preliminary exams are released, the second stage of selection process is the main examination that is scheduled on November 26.It is important to qualify in the mains inorder to qualify for the final interview process.


Candidates can start downloading their main exam call letters from the ibps official website here click here for main exam admit cards




How Many Will Appear for IBPS PO Mains 2017?

According to IBPS PO notification, 3562 officer vacancies are to be filled during the year 2018 -19 in govt banks.See below for bank-wise breakup of available posts:


According to the IBPS recruitment process, selections are to happen in the following stages:

  • Qualify in Prelims & get shortlisted for Mains exam

  • Qualify in Mains & get chosen for Personal interview

  • Qualify in Interview & get appointed as PO

Every year, approximately, 8 – 10 lakh candidates appear for the IBPS PO prelims and IBPS fixes cutoffs in such a way they shortlist in the ratio of 1:20 (20 times the no. of vacancies) normally.


Going by that formula, 3562 x 20 = 71, 240


So approximately 70,000 - 75,000 candidates may have qualified in IBPS PO 2017 prelims to appear for the main examinations, that are to be held on November 26.


IBPS PO Mains: Recommended Books & Courses

With the IBPS PO 2017 main examination just round the corner, here are some of the top books and study materials that we recommend.


* Click here to buy IBPS PO Exam Guide for Rs.321: A complete guide to prepare for the IBPS PO 2017 prelims and mains exam lessons on chapters & topics covered in the bank po exam syllabus.Also has previous year solved papers.


* IBPS PO Online Mock Tests for Rs.499: It has 20 mock tests along with solutions & explanations in latest pattern.

IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Cutoff & Marks Out | Cutoffs Go Low

IBPS PO Cutoff Marks 2016,IBPS PO prelims expected cutoffs,IBPS PO Prelims cutoff marks bankexamsindiaEver since the IBPS PO prelims 2017 results were announced, candidates were eager to know about their cutoff marks.It is an important number for many as such scores help some to improve while disqualified people use it to analyze their mistakes.Now, the institute has activated the facility to view your marks & also know about the IBPS PO prelims cutoffs.


The recruitment for public sector bank jobs are primarily done through a common test by IBPS, which decides the minimum marks to secure in order to qualify for next stage.


The IBPS PO preliminary exam was conducted on October 7, 8, 14 & 15 in batches across the country.The online test comprising of 3 sections carried 100 marks.


View your Scores Online

Everybody would have known that the IBPS PO prelims results were announced in the month of November itself.But the results page only showed whether a person successfully cleared the test or not.


Now, the institute has uploaded the marks of all participants onto the website which you can view directly at this webpage here.


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Use the same registration/ roll no & password/ roll no. to login at IBPS site.Only those who successfully cleared the prelims are eligible to appear for main exams.


IBPS PO Prelims Cutoffs: Comes Down in 2017

When you come out after attending a competitive exam the first thing that comes to your mind will be cutoff marks.It was no different in IBPS PO recruitment as well.


The PO cutoff marks are even more valuable because you will become eligible for jobs in any govt banks only if you score above these scores fixed by IBPS.


As always, ibps po prelims 2017 cutoffs were applied in two stages: 1) on individual sections 2) on total score




Why cutoffs are down? Banks had informed to fill only 3500 PO vacancies, which might be the reason for prelims cutoff scores of all categories to have decreased compared to previous years.


Will the trend of low cutoff follow in PO mains examination also? We shall discuss about it in the next article.


Prepare for IBPS PO Mains

With the IBPS PO 2017 main examination on November 26, here is a quick recap of some of the books and guides that would help you to prepare for last minute preparations.


* Click here to buy IBPS PO Exam Guide for Rs.321: A complete guide to prepare for the IBPS PO 2017 prelims and mains exam lessons on chapters & topics covered in the bank po exam syllabus.Also has previous year solved papers.


* IBPS PO Online Mock Tests for Rs.499: It has 20 mock tests along with solutions & explanations in latest pattern.


So what is your score? Which section are you weak? Do share it in the comments below.

IBPS Clerk 2017: Prepare in 30 Days Fast [FREE Study Plan]

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The 6th IBPS clerk exam 2017 notification for 7884 clerical vacancies in 20 public sector banks was released few months ago.Since these are state-wise vacancies, jobs were notified in each state for which an estimated 10-12 lakh candidates may have registered.


The IBPS clerk 2017 written test will be conducted in two stages – Preliminary & Mains.Only those who qualify in the prelims are eligible to appear for the main test.


IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims in December

As said earlier, all applicants must appear for a preliminary test.It is an online test that comprises of 3 sections.See the below image to know about the exact pattern.


Total Marks: 100

Duration: 1 Hour (60 mins)

Sections: English, Numerical Ability & Reasoning


While each correct answer fetches you one mark, 0.25 shall be reduced for every wrong answer.No mark is reduced if you choose to leave a question. (Checkout the latest IBPS clerk exam books and guides to buy)




Since the IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam is to be conducted on December 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2017 - we are providing a detailed study plan along with an exclusive offer on one of the popular online course, that will help you to prepare for IBPS clerk 2017 prelims exam.


IBPS Clerk Study Plan: How to Prepare in 30 Days

The most important step for successful preparation is to have a well thought-of study plan in place for the next 30 days.You must know your strengths and weaknesses before you prepare the study plan.


Also, you must consider the most important topics in the syllabus and allocate time accordingly.




Well, having made the ideal study plan, now it is imperative that you stick to this plan no matter what.There will be distractions, of course but you can still crack IBPS Clerk 2017 only if you stick to a proper study plan.


IBPS Clerk Online Crash Course

For someone to follow the plan with dedication, good guidance and trustable resources are necessary.Keeping this strategy in mind, the team at BankNaukri came up with the above study plan, combining their experience of coaching numerous bank job aspirants over the years.


This year, Bank Naukri’s IBPS Clerk 2017 cracker course will be your go-to solution to prepare for the most competitive clerical examination for bank jobs.


The online course contains:-

  • Detailed Video lessons by experts on all concepts in the syllabus
  • 5 Error-free Mock tests (with analysis) for practise
  • Live doubt-clearing sessions by experts on important topics
  • Intensive WhatsApp learning groups for interaction with experts and fellow aspirants
  • Round-the-clock support


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SSC CGL 2017: Tier I Results Out | Cutoffs - Check Here!!

ssc cgl posts for above 27 years of age,What posts are eligible for those above 27yrs,SSC Post Preferences for Divorce women WidowsThe SSC CGL 2017 tier I exam results were declared today by the Staff Selection Commission on their official website, ssc.nic.in.They have also released the list of number of qualified candidates along with the official category-wise cutoffs.The selected candidates are shortlisted for the Tier II exam to be held in the month of December 2017. The final list of successful individuals will be based on Tier I, II and III stages.


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had conducted the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2017 exam in the month of August at various centres across India.


A total of 15.43 lakh candidates had appeared for the SSC CGL 2017 tier I examinations from August 5 to 23, says an official statement from SSC.


SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Results: Only 10% Pass

Based on the tier I online examination, the category-wise cutoffs and results of individuals chosen for Tier II exams have been declared.


According to which, here is the breakdown of qualified candidates for each post:


Tier II (paper I & II) and Tier III: 1,50,404


Tier II (paper-I, paper-II and paper-III) and Tier-III: 10, 311 (only for JSO post)


Tier-II (paper-I, paper-II and paper-IV) and Tier-III: 15,450 (only for post of AAO)


Of the 15.43 lakh candidates, only 1.5 lakh have managed to pass for tier II, which is approximately 10% of the total attendance.


It has to be noted that 3805 vacancies were notified by SSC, that are to be filled with the final qualifiers of SSC CGL 2017.


SSC CGL Tier I Cutoffs

For all those who are searching for the SSC CGL 2017 tier I cutoffs, the commission has released the official cutoff scores, that will help you to understand your position.


1) Candidates qualified for Tier II (paper I & II) and Tier III

ssc cgl tier I cutoffs


2) For JSO: Candidates qualified for Tier-II (paper-I, paper-II, paper-III (statistics)) and Tier-III

ssc cgl tier I cutoffs-1


3) For AAO: Candidates qualified for Tier II (paper-I, paper-II, paper-IV (General Studies, Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III

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The detailed notification containing the results and cutoffs is currently available on the SSC website and can be downloaded from this webpage here (.pdf)


SSC CGL 2017 Tier II in December

The Combined Graduate Level (Tier - II & Tier- III) examination 2017 is tentatively scheduled to be held from 21.12.2017 to 24.12.2017.


Candidates are requested to download their admit cards from the websites of respective regional offices 10 days before the start of exams.


* SSC CGL Tier II (paper I & II) Guide – Click here to buy now for Rs.177


* SSC CGL Tier II (paper III) Guide – Click here to buy online for Rs.140


* SSC CGL Tier II (paper IV) Guide – Click here to buy online for Rs.287


* SSC CGL Tier II Online Mocks – Click here to buy online for Rs.599


Download results list:

1) Candidates qualified for Tier II (paper I & II) and Tier III.Download list from here


2) For JSO: Candidates qualified for Tier-II (paper-I, paper-II, paper-III (statistics)) and Tier-III. Download list from here


3) For AAO: Candidates qualified for Tier II (paper-I, paper-II, paper-IV (General Studies, Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III. Download list from here


4) Debarred candidates – click here to download list


5) Candidates who have appeared twice – click here to download list

IBPS SO Exam 2018 Eligibility - Who Can & Cannot Apply [Explained]

The IBPS SO (Specialist Officer) Recruitment Notification 2017 – 2018 is the gateway for candidates with professional degrees to apply for bank jobs.With positions such as IT officer, HR officer, Agriculture officer, Marketing officer to be filled through this selection process, there are different eligibility conditions for each.Hence we are providing the clarifications for some of your frequent doubts on IBPS SO 2018 exams.


Unlike PO & Clerk, the specialist officer job profile is more related to one specific sector. That’s the reason why IBPS SO 2018 notification has individual criteria for each position as candidates are appointed only in those specific departments.


Things covered in here: IT officer Doubts | Agri officer Doubts | Marketing/ HR Doubts


IBPS Specialist Officer 2018


We have categorized your questions post-wise in such a way it benefits those who are looking to apply for them.


Your Doubts about IT Officer Eligibility

Individuals with engineering or technology degree in the following disciplines are eligible to apply for IT Officer (scale I) postition in IBPS SO 2017/ 2018 recruitment.


- UG (BE/ BTech) or PG in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR


- Any graduate with DOEACC ‘B’ level certificate


The course duration of UG course should be 4 years.


Q: I have completed BE/ B.Tech Mechanical engineering.

A: You are not eligible to apply


Q: Should I need experience to apply for IT Officer vacancies?

A: No.Freshers are also eligible


Q: I did my degree through correspondence (distance education).Shall I apply?

A: Yes.


Q: Are Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical engineering degree holders eligible?

A: No.EEE is not mentioned under the list of educational qualifications given in the notification.So applicants with that degree may not be eligible.


Q: Can MCA graduates apply for IT Officer?

A: Yes.


Q: I will complete my course in May 2018 / I am in final semester/year.

A: Final year/ semester students are not eligible for IBPS SO recruitment 2018.


Only those candidates who have completed their degree as on November 27, 2017 are alone permitted to apply.


Q: Any books to prepare for IBPS IT officer Professional Knowledge?

A: Professional knowledge is an important paper in IT officer online exam because marks obtained in this section would only be considered for interview selection.


IT Officer Professional Knowledge Exam Guide – Click here to buy online for Rs.125


Computer Certificate Necessary

Candidates applying for Agri officer, Marketing Officer, HR Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari & Law Officer:

  • Should have studied Computers or IT as one of the subject in their High School or College or Institute.

If not, then they must hold a certificate or diploma in computer operations or language.


This is an important eligibility condition & hence would be verified at the time of Interview.


All those registering for IT Officer, are not required to have this certificate.


Your Agriculture Officer Eligibility Doubts

To submit application for Agricultural Field Officer, you need to posses these qualifications:


- 4 yr Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agro Forestry/ Agri. Engineering/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Fishery Science /Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering


Q: I have done BSc. Agriculture.Am I eligible?

A: IBPS is asking for 4 yr course, while B.Sc would be 3 yrs only.So you are not eligible


Q: I am having 3 years experience in software MNC.Can I apply for Agri.officer?

A: If you are an agriculture graduate & possess the necessary eligibility conditions, then you are eligible to apply.Experience is not required.


Q: I did Agri in UG & MBA in PG.Will I be able to apply?

A: Yes, you are eligible for AFO position since you had completed agri in UG.


Q: Are BE Biotechology graduates eligible to apply for agriculture field officer post?

A: Biotechnology is not mentioned in the list of degrees eligible for IBPS SO (AFO) vacancy.So candidates with biotechnology cannot apply.


Marketing & HR Officer Eligibility Doubts

To apply for Marketing Officer vacancies you need

  • To complete any degree in UG & Full time MMS/ MBA/ PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in marketing.

For HR Officer vacancy,

  • Any degree in graduation & PG degree (regular) in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/ HR/ HRD/ Social Work /Labour Law is necessary.

Q: I completed MBA through distance education.Is it eligible?

A: No. Candidates applying for HR & Marketing vacancies should have studied their PG degrees/ diploma ONLY through regular colleges (2 year course).


Q: I have only UG degree.Can I still apply for HR or Marketing officer?

A: Post graduation degree is compulsory.UG degree alone is not necessary.


Study materials: There are online mock tests and books for marketing officer exam to help you practice different types of questions.


- IBPS SO marketing officer exam previous solved papers - Rs.237 - Click here to buy online


- IBPS SO (Marketing officer) Online Mock Tests (10 sets) for Rs.599 – Buy online here


Dual Specialization in MBA?

Candidates who had opted for dual specialization in their MBA are confused on whether they are eligible for this IBPS specialist officer exam 2016.The preceding explanations should clarify more on this.


Q: I have dual specializations in MBA.There is no major & minor subjects in my degree.Am I eligible?

A: Yes, you are eligible for the posts if any of the specialization is in the prescribed discipline (HR for HR officer/ Marketing for Marketing officer)


Q: I did MBA with Finance as major & HR as minor specialization.Can I apply for HR officer?

A: Since HR is your minor specialization, you are NOT eligible.


Q: I had Marketing as major & Finance as minor.Am I elgible for Marketing Officer post?

A: Yes, you are eligible.


In case your degree has major/ minor subjects, the major specialization should be either in HR for HR Officer or Marketing for Marketing Officer.Anything apart from are not be eligible.


For more info on eligibility, application process etc, remember to read through our detailed article on IBPS Specialist Officer 2018 notification here.

IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2018 | 1300 Jobs in Banks

IBPS SO 2015,IBPS SO 2016,ibps specialist officers exam 2015-2016,ibps specialist officers recruitment 2016,specialist officers jobs 2015 2016,ibps specialist officer common test 2016 The IBPS SO a.k.a IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2017 - 2018 for recruitment of specialist officer vacancies in public sector banks has been announced.Those who have completed specialized degrees (BE/ Btech/ MBA/ MCA etc.) will find IBPS SO notification as an oppurtunity to enter banking sector in professional cadre.


Just like PO (officer –scale I) & Clerks, Specialist Officer positions work in specific departments, which are present in all govt banks.Since IBPS SO exam is being released in November, joining/ allotments will happen in 2018 - 2019.


Although banks are said to be more interested in appointing officers with specialized knowledge than generalists, the number of vacancies created in previous years for such people were only low.


Directly read about eligibility, selection process & registration methods


What is IBPS SO VI Exam?

The IBPS SO 2018 – 19 or Specialist Officer recruitment is currently being conducted for the 6th consecutive year & that is the reason why you see the letter ‘VII’ being mentioned in the notice.


The posts available for qualifiers of this selection process are: 


IBPS SO 2017,IBPS SO 2017 recruitment notification


Successful candidates will get posted as specialist officers in any of the 20 participating govt banks across India.


Note the Dates:

Online Registrations/ Applications from November 7 to 27, 2017


Written exams (prelims) on December 30 & 31, 2017


Main exam on January 28, 2018


Interviews to be held in March 2018

Final allotments shall be completed in April 2018


Post & Vacancies:

As part of IBPS SO 2017 - 2018 recruitment, a total of 1315 vacancies are created in 20 public sector banks across India.


I.T.OFFICER (SCALE-I) – 120 Posts







Who are Eligible?


The eligibility criteria for registrants to fulfill for this IBPS SPL VI are listed below for each discipline.Read them carefully as you wont be allowed to apply if you don’t posses any one.


- Age should be 20 - 30 years as on Nov 1, 2017 (add +3 yrs for OBC, +5yrs for SC/ST, +10yrs for PWD)


- Must have completed graduation as on November 27, 2017 in any of the following streams:


I.T.Officer 4 year BE/ Btech in UG or PG in IT/ Computer science/ Computer applications/ Electronics/ ECE/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Telecommunication OR

Any degree with DOEACC level ‘B’ certificate.
Agriculture field officer 4 yr Degree in agriculture OR subjects related to agri. sciences such as Horticulture, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture,Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering
HR/ Personnel officer Any UG degree & PG in Personnel management/ Industrial relations/ HR/ Social work/ Labour law
Marketing officer Any UG degree & 2 yr MBA/ MMS (marketing)/ PGDBA/ PGDBM  with marketing specialization
Law Officer Degree in Law (LLB) & enrolled as advocate in Bar council


* Except those who are applying for IT officer, applicants registering for other post should have studied computers/ IT as a subject in high school/ college or any institute & hold a degree/ diploma or certificate.


Still have doubts? Checkout out the answers for doubts on who can & cannot apply for IBPS SO


There are no Scale II or III exams in this year`s IBPS SO recruitment.


Testing Methods

IBPS had taken the online route for PO & clerical CWEs. Similarly specialist officer examination would also be a computer based test with two stages - preliminary and main exams.


Prelims: The online preliminary written exam will be conducted at various centres in India in December 2017.A total of 150 objective questions need to be answered within 120 minutes.


It will consist of questions from sections such as english language, reasoning and general awareness/ quantitative aptitude.




Main exam: A paper/ section on ‘Professional Knowledge’ for 60 marks with questions from the subject related to the post you apply (Agriculture for agri field officers, Computers & IT for IT officer, Marketing for marketing officer etc.,).


How to Submit Registrations

The application fee is Rs.600 (Gen/OBC) & Rs.100 (SC/ST/PWD), which must be paid only via online mode through the payment gateway integrated in the online application.


On successful completion of payment, an e-receipt would be generated that you may save for future reference.


After submitting the registration form, make sure to note down your registration number & password in addition to taking a print of the application form.



Download Notice: Candidates who are interested to apply for IBPS SO 2017 - 2018 recruitment exam notification can download it from their official website here (pdf)


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