IBPS PO and IBPS SO have many difference as per the syllabus or job profilr. both are the different in many aspects.
If we talk about the IBPS PO it is the entry level officer post. The responsibilities are general bank task handling, cash or check issue, loan processing, new account or dd approval, business inhancement etc.
The IBPS SO is being conducted for the IT officer, HR officer, Law officer, Marketing Officer, agriculture officer and Rajbhasha Adhikari posts. These are technical posts which required the technical knowledge in the releted field.
if we talk about the syllabus or exam pattern IBPS PO exam consists fice section that are English, reasoning, computer, quantitative and general awareness section. IBPS PO exam is conducted in two parts i.e. prelims and main exam. After clearning both exam one is called for the interview.
IBPS SO exam consist four section along with a professional knowledge. The exam consists prelims and mains. canddates who clears prelims are selected for the main exam. The IBPS SO consist English, Reasoning and quantitative section in prelims while professional knowledge in main exam.
IBPS has released the IBPS SO 2018 exam online application form. Check the IBPS SO 2018 online application process here.
There are some changes made in both the exams that candidates should keep in mind while preparing. You must check the eligibility criteria for the exam that you fulfill the criteria and can appear for the exam or not.