IBPS SO Result 2018 – IBPS SO 2018 Result (Prelims and Mains)

IBPS SO Result 2018 date will be out for each stage of the examination. IBPS SO Prelim 2018 result will be declared by January 2019. IBPS SO Main result will be announced after few days from main exam and can be expected by Feb 2019. IBPS Interview will be held by participating banks and IBPS SO Final result 2018 will be released by April 2019.

SO stands for Specialist Officer and the IBPS conduct the SO Recruitment for various positions every year. These vacancies are filled in banks participating in the test for recruitment of the right candidates to specialist officer positions. Here are some details about result.

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IBPS SO Result 2018 Release Date

Candidates should know that release of IBPS SO result 2018 will happen on the official website of IBPS at ibps.in/. They will find the link right on the home page of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for “IBPS SO Result 2018” once the results are out.

IBPS SO Results

Important Dates

IBPS SO 2018 result dates stage wise are given below. Some actual dates and other are tentative dates which are subject to change.

Dates of Preliminary Examination
29th and 30th December 2018
Results of Preliminary Examination

In January 2019
Downloading call letters for Main Examination for candidates shortlisted from Prelims
In January 2019
Date of Main Examination
27th January 2019
Results of Main Examination
February 2019
Downloading Call Letters for the interview for shortlisted candidates
February 2019
Interview Dates
February 2019
Provisional AllotmentApril 2018

How To Check IBPS SO Results 2018?

Candidates, who take up the IBPS SO 2018, will have to follow the steps given below after the declaration of the IBPS SO Prelims Results.

  • Visit the official website of IBPS at www.ibps.in
  • On this website, they will have to look for the link that shows IBPS SO Preliminary Result 2018 for Prelim result
  • When they click on this link, they will be asked to enter their Roll/ Registration number and DOB
  • Once they provide these details, they will have to click on the submit button
  • On the submission, they will be taken to a web page that contains their results

IBPS SO 2018 Mains Result

  • Visit IBPS official website
  • Find and click on IBPS SO Main result 2018
  • Enter Roll number and DOB and submit
  • Check result and take printout

IBPS SO Final Result 2018

The above procedure should be followed by the applicants for the IBPS SO Final result as well. The interview and further processes will be taken care of by the appropriate banks and the same will be coordinated by the Nodal Bank. IBPS will publish the final list of candidates on the official website.

  • Visit official website of IBPS
  • Find and click on IBPS SO Final result
  • Enter roll number and date of birth and submit
  • Check and take printout for further reference

Selection Process

Any candidate meeting the eligibility requirements for the appropriate position to which they apply will have to submit the online application. They will have to do this before the last date to apply. The recruitment is conducted as a two-tier examination. The first tier is the online examination that is conducted in two phases. The first phase is the preliminary examination and the second phase is the main examination. Candidates qualifying in the preliminary test are shortlisted to take up the main examination. Those qualifying in the main examination will be called for the common interview. The interview will be conducted by the participating banks and will be coordinated by the Nodal Bank.

On the basis of the final vacancies to be filled during the financial year on the basis of the business requirements of the participating organisations, candidates shortlisted will be allotted provisionally to one of the participating organisations.

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IBPS SO Cut Off 2018

After the IBPS SO Result 2018 release, candidates can get to know the cut-off for each phase of the examination. First, IBPS will release the cut-off for the preliminary examination. After the IBPS main examination, the cut-off for the main examination will not be released till completion and announcement result after Interview. Candidates can evaluate their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut-off marks as released by IBPS for each stage.

Each applicant will have to secure the cutoff mark in the test to qualify in the preliminary and main examination. They should also secure sufficiently high scores to be considered for shortlisted to the main examination and the interview respectively. Based on the number of advertised vacancies, candidates will be shortlisted for the further rounds of the selection process. Before the completion of the interview process, the scores obtained by the shortlisted candidates for the interview will not be shared by IBPS. Also, for shortlisting of candidates to the interview, scores obtained by candidates in the main examination will alone be considered. The preliminary score is just for shortlisting to the main examination and will not be considered for the final selection.

Previous Year Cut Off

Cut-off for IBPS SO Preliminary Examination

Based on the previous year cut-off candidates can somewhat judge the cut-off for the year 2018. Here is a table to show the cut-off for IBPS SO 2017 for different positions for the general category candidates:

Maximum Marks
IT Officer (Scale I)Agricultural Field Officer Scale I
Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I
Law Officer Scale I

Marketing Officer Scale I
English Language







General Awareness/Quantitative Aptitude5016.7508.7507.2508.7511.25

When the above-mentioned cut-off scores are applicable to the general category candidates, for other applicants, the required cut-off is blatantly lesser.

Cut Off For Combined Scores In Online Main Examination and Interview

Name of the positionUR OBC ST SC 
Minimum Cut-offMaximum Cut-offMinimum Cut-offMaximum Cut-offMinimum Cut-offMaximum Cut-offMinimum Cut-offMaximum Cut-off
Marketing Officer (Scale I)70.53





HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)


Law Officer (Scale I)59.00



Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)


Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)



IT Officer (Scale I)




Answer key

Before the release of the result on the official website, candidates can find answer keys for each stage of the IBPS SO Examination online through third-party patrols. The answer key will help them somewhat judge their score.


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