***Important News !!! The SBI SO Application Process begins today. Apply for the SBI SO Exam from 9th January 2019 before the application procedure halts on 31st January 2019***
Know Important Details for SBI SO Application Process before applying for SBI SO 2019 Exam.
About: SBI SO stands for State Bank Of India Specialist Officer. SBI is the biggest banking and financial services organization in India with an asset base of over Rs. 20,00,000 Cores.
Conducting Authority: State bank of India is the conducting authority for the various SBI exams in India and SBI SO is one among them.
Expected Dates: The SBI SO 2019 is expected to be conducted in January 2019 and Paper-1 is expected to be conducted in February 2019.
Exam Pattern: SBI SO 2019 has 2 papers:
Paper-1: Paper-1 will consist of MCQ type questions, Subjects include Quantitative aptitude, English, Reasoning
Paper-2: Paper-2 will include subjects like related to professional knowledge and the candidate area of expertise.
Expected vacancies: The vacancies for SBI SO 2019 is expected to be 500 posts.
SBI SO 2019 Highlights
State Bank of India Specialist Officer
Acronym for the Exam
State Bank of India
Level of the Exam
Frequency of Exam
Annually (Every year)
Mode of the Examination
|Language of the Exam||
English and Hindi
Pay Scale: Depending on the posts released by the State Bank of India under SBI SO 2019 Exam, the salary structure will vary. However, by the past trends in the vacancies released by the SBI, the average salary package that is associated with a particular post is around INR 20 LPA.
Notification: The notification for the SBI SO 2019 Exam will be released in the month of September 2019.
The expected SBI SO 2019 Application Form filling date will be 9th January 2019. The candidates will be able to fill the SBI SO Application form 2019 till 31st January 2019.
The candidates will be able to download the SBI SO Admit Card 2019 expectedly on 15th February 2019.
If you wish to know more in detail, please go to SBI SO 2019 Important Dates section.
Educational Qualification: For every post that is released under the SBI SO 2019 Exam, there is a different educational qualification that is required.
Work Experience: The jobs that are released under the SBI SO Exam require a work experience (of at least 5 years to 8 years) depending on the nature and the stature of the job.
For more information, please refer to the SBI SO 2019 Eligibility Criteria.
Registration Platform: The candidates can easily find the link of the SBI SO 2019 Application form in the "Careers" section of the official website of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Upon finding and clicking on the link of SBI SO Application Form 2019, the candidate will be redirected to the landing page where they will have to register themselves and fill out the whole Application form afterward.
The candidates can find more information on the SBI SO 2019 Application process section.
Trusted Source: The SBI SO Admit Card 2019 can be downloaded from the official website.
Credentials: The candidates have to enter the registration number and the password and fill the captcha. Upon clicking on the "Submit" option, the candidate will be able to download the SBI SO 2019 Admit Card.
To get more information, the candidates can see the SBI SO 2019 Admit Card section.
The SBI SO Exam 2019 will have 2 papers: Paper I and Paper II.
Paper I: This paper will be of 120 marks with 120 questions in it. The time duration of the Exam will be of 180 minutes.
Paper II: This paper will contain 50 questions which have a time limit of 45 minutes. The paper is of 100 marks.
For detailed information, please visit the SBI SO 2019 Exam Pattern section.
The SBI SO 2019 Exam Centres would be established in 14 states all across India.
Choice of city: The candidates have to fill the exam city preference as per their convenience.
To know more about the Exam Centres, please go to SBI SO 2019 Exam Centres.
The SBI SO 2019 Syllabus can be downloaded from the official website.
The syllabus of the SBI SO 2019 Exam will consist of Qunatitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, English Comprehension and the Technical knowledge of the post applied for.
For elaborated syllabus, please visit the SBI SO 2019 Syllabus section.
Declaration: The SBI SO 2019 result will be declared tentatively on 22nd March 2020.
Source: The SBI SO Exam result 2019 will be released on the official website.
For more information, please feel free to check the SBI SO 2019 Results section.
The SBI SO 2019 vacancies will be released by the State Bank of India.
The Vacancies for the year 2019 will be published in the notification by the SBI in the month of October 2019.
The candidates will be able to fill the SBI SO 2019 Application form from 9th January 2019 to 31st January 2019.
The SBI SO 2019 Admit Card will be available to download from 15th February 2019.
The SBI SO 2019 Results will be declared on 22nd March 2020.
The SBI SO 2019 Eligibility for each different post is different.
Categorical age relaxation is also provided to the candidates. The categories included for relaxation in the upper age limit are Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe, Backward Classes, Persons with Disability, Ex-Servicemen and Domiciled persons of Jammu and Kashmir.
The applicants are asked to check the eligibility criteria for the post he/ she is applying for to save the hassle afterward.
The details filled in the SBI SO Application form by the applicant should be correct.
The SBI SO Application 2019 will be considered complete once the Application fee is successfully paid.
If the candidate fails to pay the Application fee before time, then his/ her Application will be deemed incomplete and it would not be considered by the conducting authority.
The SBI SO 2019 Application fee for different categories are:
General/ OBC - INR 600/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-Servicemen - INR 100/-
The NRI/ OCI aspirants are not eligible to apply for SBI SO 2019 exam.
The Application form will be completed only when the candidate submits the Application Fee successfully.
Admit Card will be generated for the candidates which have their Application form completely filled.
The Admit Card will be available through the online mode only. The candidates are cautioned that their Admit Card will not be sent to them by post in any circumstances.
The Admit card should be brought to the Exam venue y the candidate at the time of the exam. It should be accompanied by a Photo ID proof.
The SBI SO 2019 Exam will have 2 Papers.
The Paper-I will contain 120 questions of 1 mark each. The time allotted to finish this paper is 90 minutes.
The paper-2 will contain 50 questions of 2 marks each. The time allotted to finish this paper is 45 minutes.
The syllabus of the SBI SO 2019 Exam can be downloaded from the official website.
The SBI SO 2019 Syllabus for Paper-II differs for every post. The syllabus concentrates mostly on the work experience of the candidate.
The candidates can get an exact idea of the Exam syllabus from the mock tests and the sample question papers.
The SBI SO 2019 Results will be declared on 22nd March 2020.
The result will display candidate's Rank in the merit list and the marks obtained by him/ her.
The Results card has to be produced at the time of Interview round by the shortlisted candidates
The vacancies for Special Cadre Officers are released by the State Bank of India.
SBI invites the candidates to fill the vacancies for various posts like Manager, Vice President, Senior Manager etc.
There are 105 vacancies under SBI SO 2019.