SBI SO 2018

State Bank of India recruits candidates to fill in the vacancies of a Specialist Officer through SBI SO Exam. The Specialist Officer in SBI is recruited both on a regular and contract basis. Interested candidates can fill in the online application form for SBI SO Exam. The posts offered through SBI SO Exam are that of a Chief Manager, Digital System Architect, Analyst, UI/UX Designer, Deputy Manager etc.

SBI released SBI SO 2018 Notification on 20th March 2018 to select eligible candidates to the post of Specialist Officer in various branches of SBI all over the country. The Online Application process started from 20th March 2018 and will end on 7th April 2018.

SBI SO 2018 Notification

The online application of SBI SO 2018 Exam will start from 20th March 2018. The last date for receiving payment for application of this exam is 7th April 2018. The notification is released for the post of Special Management Executive, Deputy General Manager (Law, Contractual), Deputy General Manager (Law) and Deputy Manager (Law).

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SBI SO 2018 Exam Application Fees

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for SBI SO 2018 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

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SBI SO 2018 Exam Dates

SBI is yet to release SBI SO 2018 tentative Exam Dates. The dates are likely to change as per the whims of State Bank of India. Let’s have a look at the detailed SBI SO 2018 Exam Dates:

Events Dates
Release of Notification 20th March 2018
Start of Online Application 20th March 2018
Last Date to fill Online Application 7th April 2018
Written Exam (tentative) (Deputy Manager (Law)) 6th May 2018

SBI SO 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates are selected through an interview process for different posts filled through SBI SO 2018. To be eligible for Interview Process a candidate must qualify a written test (For Deputy Manager (Law)). The qualifying marks will be decided by State Bank of India.

Special Management Executive & Deputy General Manager (Law) (both regular & contractual)

The selection process for the above mentioned posts will involve shortlisting and interview. The applications received will be shortlisted on the basis of candidate’s qualification, suitability, experience etc. The candidates will be awarded marks out of 50 and the qualifying marks inn Interview will be as decided by the State Bank of India. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category as stated.

Deputy Manager (Law)

The selection of candidates for the above mentioned post will be on the basis of online written test and interview process. The test will be conducted tentatively on 6th May 2018.

The pattern of the written test for the post of Deputy Manager (Law) is mentioned below:

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning 70 70 90 mins
English Language 50 50
Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 minutes

SBI SO 2018 Syllabus

To prepare effectively for the upcoming SBI SO 2018 one must be well acquainted with the SBI SO Syllabus 2018. Let’s have a look at the detailed SBI SO 2018 Syllabus

Sections Topics
Reasoning Classification • Alphabet Test • Eligibility Test • Analogy • Logical Sequence of Words • Puzzle Test • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle • Inserting the Missing Character • Logic • Data Sufficiency • Theme Detection • Coding-Decoding • Logical Venn Diagrams • Situation Reaction Test • Statement – Arguments • Series Completion • Clocks & Calendars • Direction Sense Test • Statement – Conclusions • Arithmetical Reasoning • Mathematical Operations • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
English Language Synonyms • Antonyms • Vocabulary • Cloze Test • Conclusion • Verb • Comprehension • Word Formation • Adverb • Error Correction • Theme detection • Grammar • Fill in the Blanks • Articles • Unseen Passages • Idioms & Phrases • Tenses • Passage Correction • Idioms and Phrases • Sentence Correction • Passage Completion • Sentence Completion • Subject-Verb Agreement • Sentence Rearrangement

SBI SO 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria are different for different positions that are filled through SBI SO 2018 exam. A candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria for different positions for which they have applied in order to qualify for further processes. Let’s have a look at the eligibility criteria for all the posts:

For Special Management Executive

  • Educational Qualification: CA/ ICWA/ ACS/ MBAin Finance or 2 years PG Diploma in Finance (The course should be of 2 years full time duration. Course completed through correspondence/ part-time are not eligible. The institute should be recognized/ approved by Government bodies/ AICTE)
  • Age Limit: Min 30 years & Max 40 years
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years post qualification experience (as on 31.12.2017) as an Executive in Supervisory/ Management role: In a Scheduled Commercial Bank/ Associate or Subsidiary of a Scheduled Commercial Bank OR In a Public Sector or listed Financial Institution/ Company. Candidates having experience in processing of credit proposals are preferred.

For Deputy General Manager (Law, Contractual)

  • Educational Qualification: Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India.
  • Age Limit: Min 42 years & Max 52 years
  • Experience: Enrolled as Advocate with Bar Council and having minimum 17 years of experience as Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR Financial Institutions OR Asset Reconstruction Company OR combined experience as Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Bank and Asset Reconstruction Company and having extensive experience in Recovery & Rehabilitation. The experience should be after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council

For Deputy General Manager (Law, Regular)

  • Educational Qualification: Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India. Post Graduate degree in Law will be preferable.
  • Age Limit: Min 42 years & Max 52 years
  • Experience: Enrolled as Advocate with Bar Council and having minimum 17 years of experience as Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR Financial Institutions OR Asset Reconstruction Company OR combined experience as Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Bank and Asset Reconstruction Company and having extensive experience in Recovery & Rehabilitation. The experience should be after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council.

For Deputy Manager (Law)

  • Educational Qualification: Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India
  • Age Limit: Min 25 years & Max 35 years
  • Experience: Enrolled as Advocates with Bar Council and having 4 years of experience as practicing Advocate OR Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR 4 years combined experience as practicing advocate and Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks. The experience should be after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council.

SBI SO 2018 Salary

For Deputy Manager (Law)

The gross salary of Chief Manager selected through SBI SO 2018 Exam including HRA, PF, DA, CCA etc. amounts to Rs. 15.10 Lac.

For Deputy General Manager (Law, Contractual)

The gross salary of Chief Manager selected through SBI SO 2018 Exam including HRA, PF, DA, CCA etc. amounts to Rs. 47.00 Lac.

For Deputy General Manager (Law, Regular)

The gross salary of Chief Manager selected through SBI SO 2018 Exam including HRA, PF, DA, CCA etc. amounts to Rs. 40.20 Lac.

Special Management Executive

The gross salary of Chief Manager selected through SBI SO 2018 Exam including HRA, PF, DA, CCA etc. amounts to Rs. 18.00 Lac.

SBI SO Admit Card 2018

The Admit Card for SBI SO 2018 will be released soon by State Bank of India. The Admit Card will not be sent to candidates via post, thus candidates are advised to download the Admit Card online for the upcoming SBI SO 2018 Exam. The link to download the Admit card will be soon updated on the page once the link for the same has been activated by SBI.

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SBI SO Result 2018

State Bank of India will release SBI SO Result 2018 once the examination for the same has been conducted. SBI will release SBI SO Result separately for Written Exam and for the final merit list. The allotment will be done based on the scores of candidate in GD-PI Round.

SBI SO 2018 Preparation

As the selection procedure is through Written Exam and Interview Process, a candidate is required to brush up his/her basic concepts. Candidates can refer to online books available for the preparation of SBI SO 2018 exam.