SBI SO 2022: Application Form (Till Sep 20), Exam Date (Oct 8)

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SBI SO 2022 organizing body has released the notification for recruitment into various SO posts. The online application submission began on Aug 31, 2022, and the last date for application submission is Sep 20, 2022. Candidates can visit the official website of SBI to register for the exam. The exam is scheduled to be conducted online on Oct 8, 2022. The admit card for the exam will be released on Oct 1, 2022. The various posts for which the recruitment notification is released are: Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), Deputy Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), CRE and more.

Candidates who intend to join the most extensive banking and financial organization in India can apply for SBI with 195 foreign branches and a fortune 500 company. The procedure to join such a reputed and highly regarded organization is given below.

Latest Updates on SBI SO

  • Sep 1, 2022: SBI SO 2022 notification has been released for various posts. The application submission started on Aug 31, 2022. Read More

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SBI SO Notification 2022

SBI SO 2022 authorities have released the recruitment notification for posts such as Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), Deputy Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), CRE and more. The application for the exam started on Aug 31, 2022, and will close on Sep 20, 2022. The exam is set to be conducted on Oct 8, 2022.

The official notification for SBI SO 2022 was released on the official website for contract-based and regular posts on Apr 27, 2022, along with the application form. The recruitment process was conducted for the following positions in different fields. 

About SBI SO Exam

SBI SO full form stands for State Bank of India Specialist Officer Examination. SBI SO exam is conducted to recruit Specialist Officers (SO) for various departments within SBI. There are several posts under SBI SO recruitment, with each post having a different working and educational profile. It is a national-level exam, and every year lakhs of aspirants give this exam to fill a few thousand seats.

The exam is conducted by the State Bank of India, the largest bank in India with over 16,000 branches covering the entire geography of India and with an asset base of over INR 50,80,914 crores. The headquarters of SBI is in Delhi.

The selection of the candidates will be done based on the following rounds.

  • Online Written Test
  • Interview/ Group Discussion

The bank will summon the candidates for the interview, which is the final round of selection. The merit list will be prepared based on the score obtained in the interview and online examination. If the candidates score the same cut off marks, they will be ranked according to their age in descending order.

Candidates must ensure that they are meeting all the eligibility criteria before applying for SBI SO exam. The details related to the exam are as follows:

SBI SO 2022 Highlights
Exam Name SBI SO
Full Form State Bank Of India Specialist Officer
Exam Level National
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Exam Mode Online (Computer-Based Exam)
Frequency Annually
Type of Questions Multiple-choice questions
Language English
Exam Duration 135 minutes
Number of Vacancies 477
Official Website www.sbi.co.in/careers

SBI SO Exam Date 2022

SBI SO 2022 exam for Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), Deputy Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), CRE and more will be conducted on Oct 8, 2022. The SBI authorities have released the notification for the same. Th application form is available online on the SBI official website from Aug 31 - Sep 20, 2022. The admit card for the exam will be released on Oct 1, 2022

SBI SO 2022 detailed schedule for SBI SO 2022 was released on the official website, along with the notification for contract-based and regular positions. The exam was conducted on Jun 25, 2022, and the application form was available on the official website till May 17, 2022. The call letter/admit card for the online test was available for download from Jun 16, 2022. In addition, SBI SO notification for AGM , Manager and DM posts were released on May 20, 2022. The application form for the same was available from May 21, 2022 to Jun 12, 2022.

SBI SO 2022 important dates are tabulated below. The dates will be updated as per the official announcement.

SBI SO 2022 Exam Dates
Events Date Date - (AGM, Manager & DM and more)
Official Notification Release Date Apr 27, 2022 Aug 30, 2022
Commencement of Online Registration Apr 27, 2022 Aug 31, 2022
Last Date to Edit and Submit SBI SO Application Form May 17, 2022 Sep 20, 2022
Last Date to Print SBI SO 2022 Application Form Jun 1, 2022 To be announced
Online Application Fee Payment Window Apr 24 - May 17, 2022 To be announced
Call Test/Admit Card for Online Test Release Date Jun 16, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
SBI SO 2022 Online Exam Date Jun 25, 2022 Oct 8, 2022
Exam Result Declaration To Be Announced To be announced

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Important Dates

SBI SO Recruitment 2022

SBI SO 2022 recruitment exam will be conducted for the following contract-based and regular positions. The age limits for each post is as on Mar 31, 2022.

SBI SO 2022 Regular Position Recruitment

SBI SO 2022 recruitment of will be conducted for following posts in regular position of System Officer based on the grades, age limits and selection process.

SBI SO 2022 Regular Position Recruitment
Post Grade Age Limit
Selection Process
Test Engineer JMGS I 32
Online Written Test Interview
Web Developer JMGS I 32
Performance/Senior Automation Test Engineer MMGS II 35
Project Manager MMGS III 38
Shortlisting Interview
Project Manager SMBS IV 40

SBI SO 2022 Contractual Position Recruitment

The contractual Executive, Senior Executive and Senior Special Executive posts in different fields and the age limits required for SBI SO 2022 recruitment are tabulated below.

SBI SO 2022 Contractual Position Recruitment
Position Post Age Limit
Executive
Test Engineer 32
Interaction Designer 32
Web Developer 32
Portal Administor 32
Senior Executive
Performance/Automation Test Engineer 35
Interaction Designer 35
Project Manager 35
Senior Special Executive Project Manager 38

SBI SO Vacancy 2022

SBI SO 2022 vacancy is available for 7 regular positions and 28 contract-based positions. As per Government policy, there are reservations for the posts based on category. The category-wise vacancy for each post is given below.

SBI SO 2022 Vacancy
Post Category-Wise Vacancy
Gen EWS OBC SC ST Total LD (OA/OL)
System Officer - Test Engineer 2 -- -- -- -- 2 1
System Officer - Web Developer 1 -- -- -- -- 1 1
System Officer - Performance/Senior Automation Test Engineer 1 -- -- -- -- 1 1
System Officer - Project Manager (MMGS III) 2 -- -- -- -- 2 1
System Officer - Project Manager (SMGS IV) 1 -- -- -- -- 1 1
Executive - Test Engineer 6 1 2 1 -- 10 1
Executive - Interaction Designer 3 -- -- -- -- 3 1
Executive - Web Developer 1 -- -- -- -- 1 1
Executive - Portal Administrator 3 -- -- -- -- 3 1
Senior Executive - Performance/Senior Automation Test Engineer 3 -- 1 -- -- 4 1
Senior Executive - Interaction Designer 2 -- -- -- -- 2 1
Senior Executive - Project Manager 3 -- 1 -- -- 4 1
Senior Special Executive - Project Manager 1 -- -- -- -- 1 1
AGM (IT-Tech Operations) 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1
AGM (IT-Inbound Engineer) 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1
AGM (IT-Outbound Engineer) 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1
AGM (IT Security Expert) 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1
Manager (IT Security Expert) 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1
Deputy Manager (Network Engineer) 6 1 2 1 -- 10 1
Deputy Manager (Site Enginner Command Centre) 6 1 2 1 -- 10 1
Deputy Manager (Statisician) 5 -- -- -- -- -- 1
Total 52 2 8 2 -- 55 21

SBI SO Eligibility Criteria 2022

Only Citizens of India are eligible to apply for SBI SO 2022. Any NRI or OCI candidate is not applicable for the exam. The eligibility criteria other than nationality vary for each post. The eligibility criteria have various conditions, such as educational qualification, experience, age, etc. The eligibility criteria for each post is given below.

SBI SO 2022 Post-Wise Eligibility Criteria
Post Education Qualification Experience SBI SO Age Limit
Head (Product, Investment & Research)

Graduation/Post Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

The candidate should have a minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience in financial product development, financial services, private banking, and investment advisory.
Out of these 12 years, the candidate should have a minimum of 8 years of experience in Wealth Management.

The applicant should have completed 35 years of age and should not be 50 years old.

Central Research Team (Fixed Income Research Analyst)

MBA/PGDM from an institute recognized by UGC.

The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in Fixed Income Research in Wealth Management/AMC (Mutual Funds)/Banks

The applicant should have completed 30 years of age and should not be 45 years old.

Relationship Manager (RM)

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum 3 years of experience as a Relationship Manager in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms. Adequate experience is required in building and managing relationships with High Net Worth Clients (The candidate should have a minimum Total Relationship Value (TRV) of Rs.20,00,000).

The applicant should have completed 23 years of age and should not be 35 years old.

Relationship Manager (e-Wealth)

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum 3 years of experience as a Relationship Manager in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms which must include at least one year of experience managing the relationship with HNI clients over telephone/video/digital channels.

The applicant should have completed 23 years of age and should not be 35 years old.
Relationship Manager (NRI)

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum 3 years of experience as a Relationship Manager in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms. The candidate should have adequate experience in managing Non-Resident Indian(NRIs) clients.

The applicant should have completed 23 years of age and should not be 35 years old.

Relationship Manager–Team Lead

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Relationship Manager in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms. Experience as a team lead will be preferred.

The applicant should have completed 28 years of age and should not be 40 years old.

Customer Relationship Executive (CRE)

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC. 

The candidate should have experience in documentation requirements of financial products and must possess good communication skills. The candidate must have a driving license for Two-wheeler.

The applicant should have completed 20 years of age and should not be 35 years old.

Zonal Head Sales (Retail) (Eastern Zone)

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum of 15 years of experience in managing sales in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms. Out of these 15 years, The candidate should have a minimum experience of 5 years in leading large teams of Relationship Managers.

The applicant should have completed 35 years of age and should not be 50 years old.

Central Operations Team (COT) Support

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in investment advisory, private banking, Financial Services, or Wealth Management Solution Providers. Out of these 3 years, the candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in Central Operations in the Wealth Management Business.

The applicant should have completed 30 years of age and should not be 40 years old.

Risk & Compliance Officer

Graduation from an institute recognized by UGC. Professional Qualification in Risk management will be preferred.

Minimum 5 years of experience in Wealth Management with leading Foreign Banks/Private/Public/Broking/Security Firms with 3 years of experience in Risk Compliance.

The applicant should have completed 25 years of age and should not be 40 years old.

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

SBI SO 2022 Application Form

SBI SO 2022 committee has notified the recruitment of the posts of Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), Deputy Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), CRE and more. The application process commenced on Aug 31, 2022, and the last date to apply is Sep 20, 2022. The application form is available online on the SBI official website. 

SBI SO 2022 application form was released on Apr 27, 2022, for contractual and various other regular positions. Interested candidates could fill SBI SO 2022 application form on the official website of SBI till May 17, 2022.  In addition, SBI SO notification for AGM , Manager and DM posts were released on May 20, 2022. The application form for the same wasavailable from May 21, 2022 to Jun 12, 2022. The candidates can apply for more than one post.

Candidates can pay SBI SO 2022 exam application fee online only through debit/credit card or internet banking. The application fee for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates is INR 750, but the fee is not applicable for the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD categories.

Documents Required to Apply for SBI SO 2022 Exam

The candidates must upload a soft copy of the following documents for SBI SO 2022 application.

  • Brief Resume (DOC or DOCX or PDF)
  • ID Proof (PDF)
  • Proof of Date of Birth (PDF)
  • Educational Certificates such as Relevant Mark-Sheets/ Degree Certificate (PDF)
  • Experience Certificates (PDF)
  • Form-16 (PDF)
  • Recent Photograph
  • Signature.

Document Specifications for SBI SO 2022 Application

The scanned images of the required documents should satisfy the following criteria.

  • The size of the photograph should be between 20 KB - 50 KB, and the dimensions of the image should be less than 200 x 230 pixels.
  • The size of the scanned image of the signature should be between 10 KB - 20 KB, and the image's dimensions should be less than 140 x 60 pixels.

Steps to Apply for SBI SO 2022 Recruitment

The candidate should follow the given procedure to fill out SBI SO 2022 application form. The option to edit the application form will be available only thrice.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI and click on the 'Current Openings' link under the 'Join SBI' option.
  • Step 2: Click on the respective link for the post applying for.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'Apply Online' link, which will be redirected to a new page.
  • Step 4: Click on 'Click Here for New Registration' to register, fill in the registration number, password and the security code and click on the 'Submit' button for already registered candidates.
  • Step 5: Pay the application fee by following the directions using credit/debit cards or net banking.
  • Step 6: Upload the scanned images of the required documents, such as the passport size photograph and signature.
  • Step 7: Enter all the details on the application form and save the details by clicking on the 'Submit' button after checking if the information entered is correct.
  • Step 8: A provisional registration number and password will be generated on the screen at the event of saving SBI SO 2022 application form.
  • Step 9: Download and print out the application form for future reference.

SBI SO 2022 Application Fee

To complete SBI SO 2022 application form, candidates have to pay the mandatory application fees according to the category they belong to through the payment gateway integrated with the form. Candidates can make the fee payment using debit/ credit cards or net banking.

The candidate bears the transaction charge. After the payment is made, the candidate’s application form will be completed. Candidates have to register again if their registration fails to be submitted online.

SBI SO 2022 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
General/EWS/OBC INR 750
SC/ST/PwD Not Applicable

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Application Form

SBI SO Admit Card 2022

SBI SO 2022 admit card for the exam for the posts of Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), Deputy Manager (Data Scientist - Specialist), CRE and more will be published on Oct 1, 2022, on the official website. The exam is scheduled on Oct 8, 2022.

SBI SO 2022 admit card/call letter for the online written test was available to download on the official website from Jun 16, 2022. The call letter was released after the successful completion of the application process. Candidates should note that carrying the admit card to the exam hall on exam day is very important. Without admit card, the candidate will not be allowed to attend the examination.

Steps to Download SBI SO 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can follow the steps below to download SBI SO 2022 admit cards.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Log in to download the admit card.
  • Step 3: To log in, enter the credentials correctly.
  • Step 4: After logging, view and download SBI SO 2022 admit card.

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Admit Card 

SBI SO 2022 Exam Centres

SBI SO 2022 exam will be conducted at 63 exam centres. Candidates must choose the preferred exam centre at the time of application process. SBI SO 2022 exam centres are tabulated below.

SBI SO 2022 Exam Centres
SBI SO 2022 Exam Centres
Guntur Mangalore
Kurnool
Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai
Vijaywada Imphal
Vishakhapatnam
Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
Guwahati Sambalpur
Silchar Bhubaneshwar
Muzaffarpur Kohima
Chandigarh/ Mohali Aizawl
Patna Shilong
Raipur Nagpur
Bilaspur Bhopal
Delhi/ New Delhi
Thiruvananthapuram
Faridabad Pune
Ghaziabad Indore
Greater Noida Puducherry
Gurugram Jalandhar
Ahmedabad
Bardang/ Gangtok
Ambala Kanpur
Hissar Varanasi
Ranchi Meerut
Jammu
Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Hubli Agartala
Jamshedpur Lucknow
Bengaluru Warangal
Hamirpur Hyderabad
Panaji Tirunelveli
Shimla Udaipur
Vadodara Madurai
Jaipur Chennai
Dehradun Ludhiana
Asansol Greater Kolkata
Siliguri

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2022

SBI SO 2022 recruitment consists of three stages. Firstly, the shortlisting of applications will take place. The shortlisted candidate will then be called for the interview. Finally, after the interview, a merit list will be prepared. The interview will be based on the knowledge and skills required for the job and the candidate's experience.

Mode of Exam: SBI SO 2022 will be conducted online as a computer-based test (CBT). 

Types of Questions: SBI SO 2022 will have objective type questions i.e., Multiple Choice Questions.

Number of Questions: Total number of questions will be 195.

SBI SO 2022 exam pattern includes mode of exam, exam duration, number of questions, type of questions, and many more details regarding the exam. Candidates must be aware of these details, and understanding the exam pattern will help the candidates to prepare well for the exam. The exam pattern for both categories is mentioned below in detail.

SBI SO 2022 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online - Computer Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 160 Minutes
Languages English and Hindi
Sections 5
Question Type Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions 195
Total Marks 270

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Exam Pattern

SBI SO Result 2022

SBI SO 2022 result will be declared on the official website of SBI. The result will contain the names of candidates who are selected for the exam. The selected candidate will then be given call letters. The steps to download the results are given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: In the notification section, click on the 'Results' link.
  • Step 3: Enter the login credentials.
  • Step 4: View the result.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the result for further usage.

Read More: SBI SO 2022 Result

SBI SO 2022 Selection Process

SBI SO 2022 recruitment process starts with the candidates registering themselves for the exam. The candidates will be given the online examination for relevant roles. Based on the scores obtained in the online examination, candidates will be shortlisted to attend the next stage, the personal interview.

The interview will be deciding factor in the selection. Candidates will be tested for their skills concerning the role applied. Candidates' exam scores, experience, and skills will be the factors that will help in the selection process. After the interview, shortlisted candidates will be given the offer letters.

If there is a tie in the score of two candidates, the selection will be made based on the date of birth of the candidates. The older candidate will be selected over the other.

SBI SO Salary 2022

The salary based on grade for each post under SBI SO 2022 is given below. The salary is negotiable, and the negotiation can be done during the interview.

SBI SO 2022 Salary
Grade Annual CTC/ Pay Scale
Junior Management Grade Scale I (JMGS I) 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840
Middle Management Grade Scale (MMGS II) 48170-1740/1-49910-1990/10-69810 
Middle Management Grade Scale (MMGS III) 63840-1990/5-73790-2220/2-78230
Senior Management Grade Scale IV (SMGS IV) 76010-2220/4-84890-2500/2-89890
Contractual INR 15 Lacs to INR 27 Lacs

SBI SO 2022 Contact Details

The candidates can click on the link below to post queries related to SBI SO 2022 recruitment exam by entering the details required.

Direct Link to Post Query: Click Here

Official Website: www.sbi.co.in/web/careers

FAQs

Do I need to send the documents through the post during SBI SO Application Process?

There is no need to send any documents through the post. Uploading the scanned images of the documents is sufficient.

What is the application fee for SBI SO 2022 Exam?

The application fee for General/OBC candidates is INR 750, and the candidates from SC/ST/PwD categories are exempted from the fee.

Is there any age relaxation for reserved category in SBI SO 2022?

Yes. There is age relaxation for OBC, ST, SC and PwD SBI SO 2022 candidates. For OBC - 3 years For ST/SC - 5 years For PwD with OBC - 13 years For PwD with ST/SC - 15 years For PwD (General/EWS) - 10 years

What is the contract period for SBI SO posts?

The Contract is there for 5 years. During these 5 years, for the first year, the candidates will be on probation.

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