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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    SBI SO
  • Mode of Conduction
    online
  • Exam Duration
    135 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
    sbi.co.in/web/careers
  • Total Marks
    For pattern 1: 120 and for pattern 2: 100
  • Total No. of Questions
    For pattern 1: 120 and for pattern 2: 50
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi and English
  • Exam Dates
    to be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

The candidate must be an Indian citizen in order to apply for SBI SO Recruitment 2022.

SBI SO Eligibility: Age Limits

SBI has set the age limit for each post. The age criteria for SBI SO are as follows:

SBI SO Posts SBI SO Age Limits
Assistant Manager 30 years
Deputy Manager, Relationship Manager (OMP), and Product Manager 25 to 35 years
Circle Defence Banking Advisor 60 years
Manager (Marketing) 40 years
Deputy Manager (Marketing) 35 years

SBI SO Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The Educational Qualification varies as per the requirements of the different SBI Specialist Officer posts. The details about the same are as follows:

SBI SO Posts Educational Qualification
Assistant Manager
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with 60 percent or above marks.
  • 2 years of work experience for a Bachelor's degree holder and 1 year for a Master's degree holder.
Deputy Manager, Relationship Manager (OMP), and Product Manager B.E./ B. Tech along with MBA/PGDM or equivalent degree (as a full-time course) with specialization in Marketing
Circle Defence Banking Advisor Must be a retired Major General or Brigadier from Indian Army or from comparable ranks from the Indian Navy or Air Force.
Manager (Marketing)
  • MBA/PGDBM or equivalent with specializations in Marketing/Finance.
  • The minimum work experience is five years as an executive in supervisory/management role in the field of marketing digital and other financial products in a scheduled commercial bank or public sector or listed financial institution/company.
Deputy Manager (Marketing)
  • MBA/PGDBM or equivalent with specializations in Marketing/Finance.
  • The minimum work experience is two years as an executive in supervisory/management role in the field of marketing digital and other financial products in a scheduled commercial bank or public sector or listed financial institution/company.
Exam Pattern
  • There will be two papers in the SBI SO Online exam.
  • Paper 1 will be conducted for 90 minutes. Candidates will be asked to answer 120 questions from three sections namely, English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Paper 2 will have questions related to professional knowledge.
  • The medium of the SBI SO exam is English.

SBI SO Exam Pattern for Paper 1

The SBI SO Paper 1 Exam Pattern is as follows:

Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English language 35 35 90 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total 120 120

SBI SO Exam Pattern for Paper 2

The SBI SO Paper-2 Exam Pattern is as follows:

Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 Minutes
Syllabus
Subjects Topics
Reasoning Ability Alphabet test, Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle, Analogy, Arithmetical Reasoning, Classification, Clocks and calendars, Coding-Decoding, Data sufficiency, Direction sense test, Deriving conclusions from passages, Eligibility test, Inserting the missing character, Logic, Logical sequence of words, Logical Venn Diagrams, Mathematical operations, Number, ranking and time sequence, Puzzle test, Series completion, Situation reaction test, Statement -argument, Statement- conclusion, Theme detection
Quantitative Aptitude Averages, Bar graphs, Decimal and Fraction, HCF and LCM, Heights and distances partnership, Line graphs, Logarithms, Mensuration, Mixtures and allegations, Number system, Percentages, Permutation and combination, Pie charts, Probability, Problems on ages Problems on trains, Profit and loss, Ratio and proportions Roots, Simple and compound interest, Simplification Time, distance and work, Volume and surface area
English Language Antonyms, Article, Comprehension, Conclusion, Error correction, Fill in the blanks, Tenses rules, Idioms and phrases, Parts of speech, Passage completion, Passage correction, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Subject-verb agreement, Synonyms, Tenses, Theme detection, Unseen passages, Vocabulary, Word games, Word formulation
Professional Knowledge Basics of Accountancy, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Principles and Standards Accounting, Computer Architecture, Basics of Auditing, Accounts Management Cost-Accounting, Basic Terminology of Information Technology, Knowledge of Operating systems, Network and its types, DBMS/ RDBMS, Mobile Technologies and Computer Languages, Cyber Security and Threats, Input and Output Devices, and Fundamentals of Microprocessor

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