SBI SO 2019

SBI SO 2019 Application Form Date:22nd November 2019

Date of the examination:February 25, 2019

SBI SO Result 2019 Date:May 31, 2019

SBI SO 2019

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 Analytics Translator, Sector Credit Specialists, Portfolio Management Specialists, Sector Risk Specialists.

SBI released SBI SO 2019 Notification on 22nd January 2019 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 22nd January 2019 and will end on 11th February 2019.

SBI SO 2019 Notification

The online application of SBI SO 2019 Exam started from 22nd November 2019. The last date for receiving payment for application of this exam is 11th February 2019. The notification is released for the post of Specialist Officer Contractual & Regular, Senior Executive etc.

SBI SO 2019 Exam Application Fees

A candidate is required to pay Rs. 600/- (General and OBC) as their application fee for SBI SO 2019 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

SBI SO 2019 Exam Dates

The notification about SBI SO exam is released on the Indian Banking Personnel Service (IBPS) website. The application form starts in October every year. Candidates should regularly check the website during October month. The exam date is scheduled in January 2019. The table below gives us a hint about the important dates:

Name of Event

Date (Tentative)

Reference Links

SBI SO Application Form filling starts

January 5,2019

SBI SO application process has begun

Last Date to Fill Form

January 28,2019

How to fill the SBI SO application form

Dowbloading call letter

February 12,2019

Download SBI SO admit card from

Date of the examination

February 25,2019

The exam will comprise 2 question


SBI SO Syllabus

English Language
Aspirants are asked questions in this section which are of secondary level. Applicants are expected to have basic knowledge of English Language so that they can finish all office tasks with ease and efficiency. Weightage of English 20%. The important topics covered under this are- Synonyms and Antonyms, spotting errors, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Misspelled words, Grammar, one word substitution, Para-jumbles, Preposition, Active-Passive, Direct-Indirect Narration, Sentence Correction, Fill in the blanks, Usage of words etc.

Reasoning Ability
Recruiters want to evaluate candidate’s thinking skill with this section of ‘Reasoning and Mental ability’. Contestants should be able to use their heads in a specific state besides applying established methods. 30% weightage is given to this part of the paper. Topics included in this section are- Series, Sitting/Seating Arrangements, Mirror Images, Syllogism, Puzzle problems, Statements and Conclusions and questions on cause and effect can also be asked in this segment of SBI SO Exam.

Quantitative Aptitude
It is expected from the candidates to be skilled in general mathematics so they can perform everyday banking calculations with speed and accurateness. 20% weightage is given to this section. Topics included in this section are- Number-System, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Partnership, Time and Distance, Geometry, Unitary Method, Time and Work, Age Problems, Profit and Loss Questions, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency, Ratio And Proportion, Permutation And Combination, Probability, Allegation, LCM, HCF etc.

Professional Knowledge
Questions in this section contain the topics which are actually of great importance for daily banking needs and all the applicants need to prepare separately for this topic. Weightage is around 30%. Topics of professional knowledge are such as, 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, Fundamentals of Microprocessor.

Exam Centers for SBI SO 2019

SBI SO is a national level examination conducted all over the country. Many cities are designated exam centres.

Eligibility for SBI SO 2019

Candidates should check SBI SO 2019 eligibility prior to filling the application form. It is recommended that only those contestants who fulfil SBI SO Eligibility Criteria should apply for the SBI SO exam. The aspirants should satisfy the criteria in age, nationality and all other categories.

SBI SO Selection Process

Candidates after taking the online test are called for an interview. Candidates are selected for the posts after SBI SO Interview. Satisfactory number of candidates, as decided by State Bank of India, is shortlisted based on their qualification and knowledge. The qualifying marks for the Personal Interview are decided by SBI only.
After the process, selected candidates have to produce some documents at the time of document verification.
The documents one needs to submit for the verification purpose along with SBI SO 2019 Application Form are: