IBPS SO 2020-21 Final Result (Out), Scorecard and More

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Jun 11, 2021

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) announced the final result (Combined Main exam and interview) for IBPS SO (Specialist Officer- CRP SPL-X) 2020-21 on April 1, 2021. The aspirants can download the IBPS SO result 2020-21 till April 30, 2021. To check the result, the candidates have to provide the registration number or roll number and password or date of birth. Check the news

IBPS releases the SO result and scorecard of all the stages separately. Candidates can check IBPS SO 2021 Result from the official website – by logging in with their IBPS SO Registration Number/ roll number and password or date of birth.

The result will only tell the qualifying status. After a week, IBPS SO Scorecards will be released indicating section-wise marks, total marks, sectional cutoff, and overall cutoff. Candidates can download the scorecard from the official website.

Also, download IBPS SO Practice Papers.


IBPS SO 2021 Results Important Dates

The schedule of events for the IBPS SO 2021 Result declaration is highlighted as per the past years’ trends. Go through the following table:

Events IBPS SO Result 2021-22 (Tentative Dates) IBPS SO Result 2020-21 
IBPS SO Preliminary Exam Dates December 2021 December 26, 2020 & December 27, 2020
IBPS SO Main Exam Date January 2022 January 24, 2021
Release of IBPS SO Prelims Result January 2022 January 6, 2021, to January 12, 2021
Release of IBPS SO Main Result February 2022 February 4, 2021
IBPS SO 2020 Interview Dates February 2022 March 2021
Final Merit List February-March 2022 April 1, 2021
IBPS SO Results

Also, check the IBPS Exam Calendar for 2021-22 

How to Check IBPS SO 2021 Results?

All notifications pertaining to the release of IBPS SO 2021 Result will be announced on the official website, In order to check the Results of the subsequent Preliminary, Main or Interview rounds, candidates need to follow below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official site of IBPS SO at
  • Click on "IBPS SO Specialist Officers - Main Exam results".
  • Login using credentials such as Application Number, Date of Birth etc. as required.
  • The result will open on the screen.
  • Check all the details mentioned in the document.
  • Download and obtain a print out of the document for future reference.
SO Scorecard

IBPS SO 2021 Scorecard

IBPS releases the scorecard of each level within a week of releasing the result. The candidates who have taken the exam can check it on the official website. The steps to check and download the scorecard is the same as that of the result. The candidates must take a print of the scorecard too.

Details on IBPS SO 2021 Scorecard

IBPS SO Results 2021 Scorecard will contain the section & overall score along with their qualifying status of all the candidates.

  • Marks obtained in individual sections
  • Maximum Aggregate Marks
  • Cutoff Score for Provisional shortlisting
  • Name of candidate
  • Category
  • Roll Number
  • Registration Number
  • Post Applied for
SO Call Letters

IBPS SO 2021 Call Letters

IBPS also issues Call Letters to successful candidates after each round to progress to the next round. The information conveyed in each Call Letter is:

  • Post applied for
  • Venue for the subsequent round along with address details,
  • Scheduled date and time for the subsequent round.

IBPS SO under no circumstances will send a hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. by post/ courier to candidates. Intimations will be sent by email and/SMS to the registered email ID and mobile number (registered in the online application form for CRP SPL-VII).

Note: IBPS/ Participating Organizations does not assume responsibility for late receipt/non-receipt of any communication e-mailed/ sent via SMS to the candidate due to change in the mobile number, email address, technical fault, or reasons otherwise beyond the control of IBPS/ Participating Organizations.


IBPS SO 2021 Normalization of Scores

IBPS will use the equi-percentile method to obtain the corrected scores secured by the candidates in prelims and mains exam through normalization for calculating IBPS SO Result 2021. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations. This score will be considered to shortlist candidates for next round (mains and interview).

SO Interview

IBPS SO 2021 Interview

Candidates are shortlisted for Interview on the basis of the marks obtained in the IBPS SO Mains exam. The Interview will be conducted by the Participating Organisations at selected centers. Details of the center, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be indicated on the call letter.

The maximum score for the Interview round is 100. Candidates need to obtain the minimum qualifying marks as indicated below to qualify the Interview.

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentage
All other categories 40%
Prov. Allotment

IBPS SO 2021 Provisional Allotment

Post IBPS SO interview Round, candidates will be selected by one of the Participating Organisations, based on merit-cum-preference and also, subject to satisfying other eligibility criteria as specified by the exam conducting authority. Once the provisional allotment is made, no request for change will be entertained.

IBPS SO is an All India Level Cadre Examination and candidates selected through the exam are subject to posting anywhere in the country as per discretion of the participating organizations. Any request for change may result in cancellation of candidature.


IBPS SO Participating Organizations

Candidates can check the list of participating organizations in the table below:

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank Indian Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce Union Bank of India
Bank of India Dena Bank Punjab National Bank United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra IDBI Bank Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank


Ques: Is there a provision to get the IBPS SO result rechecked?

Ans: No, there is no provision to get the IBPS SO result rechecked.

Ques: Can I check my IBPS SO result on my mobile phone?

Ans: Yes, you can check the IBPS SO result on your phone if your browser supports the official website of IBPS.

Ques: Does IBPS release the answer sheet for IBPS SO?

Ans: No, since the exam is held online the answer sheets are not released to the candidates.

Ques: Does IBPS SO follow the normalisation of scores?

Ans: Yes, IBPS SO follows the normalisation of scores. The details of the same are shared above.

Ques: How can I check my result if I forget my password?

Ans: In case of forgetting the password, a new password can be retrieved.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer to the official website of the exam.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


utkarsha khatri
how to crack ibps so hr officer exam?
kavita rani

Hi Utkarsha. IBPS PO exam is taken for the selection of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee in several govt. departments. Reference books helps a lot in understanding the latest exam pattern and also help in exam preparation. You can refer here to check out the best books to ace your preparation.

utkarsha khatri
when will result of ibps so be declared?
kavita rani

Hi Utkarsha. The exam is taken into 3 stages - Prelims, Main Exam, and Interview round. Amid COVID-19, IBPS SO 2020 Main exam got delayed and is scheduled to be held on January 30, 2021. Check out other details related to the exam here.

how to prepare for ibps so it officer professional knowledge?
kavita rani

Hi Rashmi. First of all understand all the basic concepts and formulas, go through the last year papers, do more questions that help improve your problem-solving skills. Learn important formulas and tricks and try to memorize them. Other details related to the exam that help get a good score are mentioned here.

What are the reasons for cancellation of candidature?
kavita rani

Hi Rashmi. After the final selection, candidates will be called for document verification. On proper verification of the candidates and medical fitness they will be provided with the appointment letter. At any point of time during this process , if something suspicious is found or biometric mismatch or any declaration found wrong then, then it might result in cancelation of candidature.

lakshay kakkar
What if you are not satisfied with your marks on the score card?
kavita rani

Hi lakshay. In case you are not satisfied with the marks mentioned on the scorecard you may register your query on the CGRS portal. They will revert back to you at the earliest.

divakar sharma
Can any candidates claim his Interview Marks as well?
utkarsha khatri
Which documents should be carried at the time of Interview?
kavita rani

Hi Utkarsha. IBPS PO Interview Call Letter, IBPS PO Online Application Form, Date of Birth Proof, Photo Identify Proof, Graduation Mark-sheets, etc. are needed at the time of interview. Check out other details here.

koyena biswas
Do the IBPS release waiting list for candidates who didn’t get finalized in the result?
kavita rani

Hi Koyena. The IBPS releases the waiting list for candidates who cleared the exam. In case, the selected candidates are not interested in joining the organisation, such vacancies will be filled by candidates in reserve list.

Can the candidates change their bank preferences?
kavita rani

Hi Neha. Bank preferences can’t be changed once the form is filled and submitted.

What are the cutoff marks to qualify the IBPS SO Exam?
kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. Each year, IBPS releases two separate Cut off lists, including Provisional Allotment and Reserve List. you can check the cut off scores for lists here.

arushi thankur
When are the SO results released?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. IBPS SO 2020 prelims will be announced by IBPS in January 2021 and the result will be valid for the year 2021 only. Refer here to get more details.

MCA post graduate students can apply for ibps so (IT)
arvind kumar

Hi Afreen, MCA postgraduate students can apply for IBPS SO. For more details visit: IBPS SO

kurmapu sridurga mounika
sir i forgot to took reprint. What can I do sir? let me know sir/
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Mounika, there is no issue if you have not taken print of application form. However, it is necessary to have application number and password for subsequent logins.