SBI SO 2020 Recruitment : SBI SO Notification for the recruitment of Specialist Officer will be released in September 2020 on the official website. The online application form will start from 1st week of September 2020. Candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria can fill the online application form till last week of September 2020. SBI SO 2020 exam will be conducted in the third week of October 2020. This will be a golden opportunity to make career in the banking sector. In order to apply for SBI SO, you have to fulfil certain eligibility criteria mentioned in the notification. Read further to know about apply online process, fee, exam date, admit card and result details.
SBI SO 2020 Overview
|Post||SBI Specialist Officer|
|Conducted by||State Bank of India (SBI)|
|Number of Vacancies||477 (Expected)|
|Job Location||All over India|
|Notification Pdf||To be released|
|Apply Online Link||To be notified|
SBI SO Important Dates 2020
The candidates who are willing to apply for the SBI Specialist Officer 2020 should know about following important dates .
|Notification Release||1st week of Sep 2020|
|Online Application Form||1st week of Sep 2020|
|Last Date to apply online||Last week of Sep 2020|
|Admit Card||2nd week of Oct 2020|
|Exam||Third week of Oct 2020|
|Result||To be announced|
SBI SO Notification Release 2020
SBI will release the official notification for the SBI SO Recruitment 2020 on its official website in September 2020. Candidates interested to apply for the SBI SO 2020 must go through the official notification in order to get all the details about the recruitment process like, minimum eligibility criteria, reservation policy, and number of vacancies, how to apply, and other detailed information.
Download SBI SO 2020 Notification PDF (To be released)
Number Of Vacancies
SBI will announce approx. 477 vacancies for the post of Specialist Officers. Category wise details of vacancies are provided in the table below
|IT Security Expert||JMGS-I||27||16||9||4||5||61|
|Chief Manager (Vulnerability Mgmt. & Penetration Testing)||SMGS-IV||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|Chief Manager (SOC Infrastructure Management)||SMGS-IV||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|Chief Manager (Cyber Security - Ethical Hacking)||SMGS-IV||3||0||0||0||0||3|
|Deputy Manager (Cyber Security - Ethical Hacking)||MMGS-II||6||2||1||0||1||10|
|Chief Manager (SOC Governance)||SMGS-IV||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|Chief Manager (Incident Management and Forensics)||SMGS-IV||2||0||0||0||0||2|
|Chief Manager (Security Analytics and Automation)||SMGS-IV||2||0||0||0||0||2|
|IT Risk Manger (IS Dept.)||MMGS-II||4||1||0||0||0||5|
|IT Risk Manger||MMGS-II||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|Chief Manager (Cyber Security - Digital Forensic)||SMGS-IV||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|System / Server Administrator||JMGS-I||21||12||7||3||4||47|
|Manager (Cyber Security - Ethical Hacking)||MMGS-III||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|IT Security Expert||MMGS-II||10||4||2||1||1||18|
|Chief Manager (Cyber Security - Threat Hunting)||SMGS-IV||1||0||0||0||0||1|
|Deputy Manager (Cyber Security - Digital Forensic)||MMGS-II||3||1||0||0||0||4|
|Deputy Manager (Cyber Security - Threat Hunting)||MMGS-II||3||1||0||0||0||4|
|IT Security Expert||MMGS-III||8||3||2||1||1||15|
|Manager (Cyber Security - Digital Forensic)||MMGS-III||1||0||0||0||0||1|
SBI SO Eligibility Criteria 2020
State Bank of India has set some eligibility criteria that are to be fulfilled by all the candidates who are interested to apply for SBI SO 2020.
All the candidates who want to apply for the SBI SO must be citizen of India in order to apply for the SBI SO 2020.
The maximum age limit for the SBI SO 2020 is 40 years but the upper age limit will vary according to the posts.
Relaxation In Age Limit
Those who belong to the reserved category will be provided relaxation in the upper age limit as per the norms of Indian Government.
You must possess a Graduate Degree in in IT / Computer Science / MCA or ECE / M. Sc. (computer Science) / M.Sc. (IT) in order to apply for SBI SO 2020.
Note: The candidates should also have relevant experience according to the post. For more details about experience, you must refer to the official notification.
SBI SO Application Form 2020
SBI SO 2020 application form will be released on the official website of SBI @ https://sbi.co.in in 1st week of September 2020 and will remain available till third week of September 2020. If you are interested to apply for SBI SO 2020, you should fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria and visit the SBI website to fill the online application form.
SBI SO 2020 : How To Apply Online?
SBI SO 2020 Application Form can be filled by following the below mentioned steps
- Go to the official website of SBI or click here
- Click on the career tab
- Click on Join SBI tab
- Click on Current Openings
- Click on “RECRUITMENT OF SPECIALIST CADRE OFFICERS IN SBI ON REGULAR BASIS”
- Click on “Apply online” link
- You will be taken to a new page
- Click on “Click here for New Registration”
- An application form will open
- Fill in your basic details
- Click on “Save & Next”
- Upload your photo and signature
- Fill in the other required details
- Preview the application form
- Make changes if required
- Proceed to upload necessary documents
- Make payment of the application fee
- Take printout of the fee receipt and application form for future use
SBI SO Application Fee 2020
The online application will not be completed until you make the payment of the application fee. If you belong to SC / ST / PwD category then you have to pay Rs. 125/- as the SBI SO Application Fee and the candidates who belong to other categories will be paying Rs. 750/- as application fee. The payment of the SBI SO Application Fee can only be made in the online mode using net banking, credit / debit card etc.
|SC / ST / PwD||Rs. 125/-|
Following documents will be needed to fill the SBI SO 2020 Application Form
- Scanned copy of the photograph
- Scanned copy of the signature
- Brief resume
- Id proof
- Age proof
- Educational qualification certificate
- Experience certificate, etc.
Note: You will have to bring all these documents at the time of document verification.
SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020
SBI will conduct an online test for the recruitment of candidates for SO position. The test will be divided into two major sections which will be further divided into sub sections. The structure of SBI SO Exam is provided in the table below.
|Test||Number of questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|General Aptitude||Test of Reasoning||50||50||90 minutes|
|Professional Knowledge||General IT Knowledge||25||50||70 minutes|
|Role based Knowledge||50||100|
SBI SO Syllabus 2020
SBI SO Syllabus 2020 section wise has been given below.
- Theme detection
- Completion of a Sentence
- Cloze Test
- Re-arrangement of a Sentence
- Idioms & Phrases
- Spelling check
- Word Formation
- Choosing the appropriate word
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Close test/ passages
- Identification of errors
- Para Jumble
- Fill in the Blanks
- Unseen Passages
- Para substitution
- Correction of a Sentence
- Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
- Logical Sequence of Words
- Direction and distance Sense Test
- Series Test, Syllogism
- Cause and effect Input and output arrangements
- Assertion and reason Statement and course of action
- Course of action
- Alphabet Test
- Blood Relations
- Analytical reasoning
- Statement and assumptions
- Time sequence test
- Clocks & Calendars
- Decision making
- Deriving Conclusions from Passages
- Theme Detection, Alphabet numbers
- Data Sufficiency
- Odd one out Number
- Non- verbal reasoning
- Seating arrangements
- Logical Venn Diagrams
- Inserting The Missing Character
- Arithmetical Reasoning
- Passage and conclusion test
- Coded inequalities
- Statement – Conclusions.
- Data Interpretation and sufficiency
- Line Graphs
- Problem based on numbers
- Problems on Trains
- Ration and Proportion
- Permutation and Combination
- Time and Work
- Problems on Ages
- Permutation & Combination
- Decimal & Fractions
- Unitary Method
- Number system and simplification
- HCF & LCM
- Volume & Surface
- Simple Interest Compound interest
- Boats & Streams
- Time, Speed and Distance
- Compound Interest
- Mixtures & Allegations
- Profit and Loss
SBI SO Selection Process 2020
Selection of the candidates for SBI PO 2020 will be made on the basis of written exam and interview. Though for some posts, the candidates will not have to go through the written exam as they will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of their application.
SBI SO written exam will consist of 195 questions for 270 marks and the candidate who score the minimum cut off marks will be shortlisted for the interview. SBI will publish written exam result in the form of a merit list on its official website and the candidates selected in merit list will be called for the interview.
SBI SO Interview
SBI will conduct the Interview for the post SBI SO for the candidates who qualify the written exam. The candidates will have to bring their original documents which they had uploaded at the time of filling the online application form. After conducting the interview SBI will prepare the final merit list on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the written exam and interview (the weightage will be 70% for written exam and 30% for the interview). Final merit list will be published on the official website and the candidates selected in the merit list will get post of SBI SO.
SBI SO Admit Card 2020
SBI will release the admit card for SO on the official website. SBI will release separate admit cards for the written exam and interview. SBI SO admit card for written exam will be released on the official website in October 2020 and you will need your registration number and date of birth to download your admit card. Call letter for the SBI SO Interview will be released on the website, it will also be sent to you by e-mail but no hard copy will be provided to you by post.
How To Download Admit Card?
The process to download SBI SO 2020 Admit Card from the official website is provided below
- Go to the official website @ www.sbi.co.in/
- Click on the career tab
- A new page will open
- Click on “Join SBI” link
- Click on “Current Openings”
- A list of jobs will be displayed
- Click on “RECRUITMENT OF SPECIALIST CADRE OFFICERS IN SBI ON REGULAR BASIS”
- Click on the call letter link
- Login page will be displayed
- Enter your registration number and date of birth
- Click on submit
- Your admit card / call letter will be displayed
- Download and take printout of your admit card / call letter
SBI SO Result 2020
You will be able to view your result on the official website of SBI. SBI SO Result will be uploaded to the website in the form of a merit list after the exam and if your name / roll number appears in the merit list then you will be considered qualified.
- In order to check if you have qualified or not, you have to visit the SBI website
- Go to the career section and look for SBI SO result
- Once the merit list is open, use CTRL+F to search for your name / roll number in the list
- SBI will upload separate results for written exam and interview.
SBI SO Cut Off
SBI will determine the cut off marks for the SBI SO exam and in order to qualify the exam, the candidates will have to score more or equal marks to the cut off. The cut off marks will be decided by SBI on the basis of number of vacancies and performance of candidates. To give you an idea about the cut off marks we have provided below the cut off marks of SBI SO 2016.
SBI SO Online Test Cut Off
|Test||Unreserved||SC / ST / OBC / PwD|
SBI SO Final Cut Off
SBI SO Salary
Candidates who get selected for the SBI SO Position will get salary as per the following pay scale.
|Grade||Scale of Pay|
|Junior Management Grade Scale I (JMGS I)||23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/4-42020|
|Middle Management Grade Scale II (MMGS II)||31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950|
|Middle Management Grade Scale III (MMGS III)||42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490|
|Senior Management Grade Scale IV (SMGS IV)||50030-1460/4-55870-1650/2-59170|
SBI SO 2020 FAQs
Q. What Is The Last Date To Apply For SBI SO 2020?
A. Third week of September 2020 is the last date to apply for SBI SO 2020.
Q. I Belong To SC Category. Will I Get Relaxation In The Upper Age Limit?
A. Yes, the candidates belonging to reserved categories will get relaxation in upper age limit as per the policy of the government.
Q. When The SBI SO Call Letter Will Be Released?
A. SBI SO Call Letter 2020 will be released in 2nd week of October 2020.
Q. How Much Will Be SBI SO Application Fee For PwD Candidates?
A. PwD candidates will have to pay Rs. 125/- as their SBI SO Application Fee.