Institute of banking personnel selection is taking the common written examination for specialist officers in many cadres. Candidates who applied for IBPS SO are searching for specialist officer vacancies of 2013.
Now, IBPS has not announced the vacancies for the year 2013. However here are the vacancy data for the IBPS specialist officer for 2012.
Data below are approximates and not to be taken exactly:
- Total Filled applications in 2012 – Around 4 Lakh
- Total Candidates who gave exam – Around 3 Lakh
- Total Passed Candidates – Around 16000
- Total Vacancy in public sector banks 2012- Around 4000
As the number of vacancies were very less, hence IBPS tightened the cut off marks for every post and because of that only 16000 people passed the exam.
The cut off marks for the post of IT and Technical was very high. It was around 128 marks for IT Officer and 120 for Technical Officer. So, you need to prepare hard for the exam in order to clear it.
Only 6% of candidates passed the IBPS SO in 2012 compared to 10% of IBPS PO exam. Still, there is a lot of time to prepare for the exam. You should never worry about the vacancies. If you study well, you are going to be in the list of passing candidates.
If you don’t have a plan as how to attempt the IBPS SO paper, read the below article which might help you :
If you don’t know the syllabus or the pattern for the specialist exam 2013 then,
- IBPS Exam Pattern for Technical Officer
- IBPS Exam Pattern for IT Officer
- IBPS Exam Pattern for All Officers
Beside all these, if at any point of time IBPS announces the vacancies for the post of this year, then we will post it right here.
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