The state bank of India is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial service company. SBI is a government-owned corporation. its headquarters are in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI was founded as a bank of Calcutta first then after that, it was later transformed into the imperial bank of India. It is one of the leading banks. It was ranked 216th on the fortune global 500 lists in 2017 as one of the biggest corporations. The Indian government has its 60% stake in the total assets of the state bank of India. The state bank of India also does recruitment for various posts every year. In this article read about SBI SO Apply Online procedures.
The state bank of India is going to conduct recruitment for the post of Specialist officer (SO) in various departments. The state bank of India conducts its recruitment separately for the post available within the bank. The recruitment of a specialist officer is done for assistant manager, analyst, architects designers, engineer, tester, etc. like every year SBI has released the notification for recruitment for the post of the specialist officer. The candidates who are interested and eligible for SBI SO 2021 can apply for it on the official site.
SBI SO 2021 Highlights
|Exam name||SBI SO|
|Conducted by||State Bank of India|
|Post||SPECIALIST OFFICERS (SO)|
|Exam category||Graduation or Post graduation|
|Frequency of exam||Once a year|
|Exam stages||Online exam & Interview|
|Exam duration||135 minutes (Online exam)|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Exam purpose||For selection of Specialist Officers|
SBI SO Dates 2021
Find SBI SO dates below:
|SBI SO 2021 events||SBI SO 2021 Dates||Salient Features|
|Online registration||13th April 2021 to 03rd May 2021||SBI SO online application was started on 13th April 2021 and it ended on 03rd May 2021.|
|SBI SO Call letter download||TBA||All successfully registered candidates can download their SBI SO call letters from the official web portal soon.|
|Tentative date of online test||TBA||Online written test for the post of Deputy Manager (Law) will be announced soon.|
|Interview date||TBA||Candidates will be shortlisted for personal interview based on their performance in online exam. Date of interview will be updated shortly after release of SBI SO result for written test.|
|Final Result||TBA||To be updated|
SBI SO 2021: Online Application Process :
After a long wait State bank of India has released an official notification for SBI SO 2021 Exam. Aspirants can apply for SBI SO 2021 online exam . The last date of the online application is May 03rd. To make it convenient for those who are going to apply let us discuss the main steps to fill the online application form.
Steps to Apply Online for SBI SO 2021
Step 1: Click on NEW REGISTRATION button provided on the top most right corner of the home page of the link provided i.e sbi.co.in.
Step 2: Start your application process fro SBI SO 2021 by providing the basic details such as name, contact number, email id, address etc. and click on save and next button.
Step 3: Upload your photograph and signature in the required format as provided by State Bank of India. The permissible size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm and the photograph must be of passport size. Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and legible. Permissible file size of photograph must be of minimum 20 KB and of maximum 50 KB and that of the signature must be of minimum 10 KB and of maximum 20 KB.
Step 4: Fill in your academic details and professional qualification in this step of your online application process. Click on save and next button after filling in the details.
Step 5: Preview your application form one last time as you won’t be allowed to make any changes further. Click on save and next button after previewing your Application Form.
Step 6: Pay your Application Fee through Online Payment Option, i.e. through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.
Step 7: Click on Final Submit Button. Your application form will be submitted successfully. You will be sent an email as well as a text message with your registration ID and password by SBI for further login into the official website.
SBI SO Eligibility Criteria 2021:
Before filling the application form the candidate must read all the details regarding the eligibility criteria of the candidate. The candidate fulfilling the criteria must only apply for the examination.
Nationality: The candidate should be a citizen of India only.
Age: The age limit varies from post to post. The minimum age to apply for SBI is 21years and the maximum age is 35 years. Relaxation is given to the candidates of reserved categories.
SBI SO 2021 Education Qualifications:
The candidate should have done graduation from any recognized university. For more about SBI PO 2020 Education Qualifications find below with Department Wise:
|Deputy General Manager (Law, Contractual)||42 years-52 years||Candidates must have a degree in Law (3 / 5 years) from a recognized University in India.||Candidates Must have Bar Council of India registered as an advocate. Candidates also have at least 17 Years experience in the Legal Department as a law officer of Asset Reconstruction Company or Scheduled Commercial Banks or Financial Institutions and have extensive experience in Rehabilitation & Recovery.|
|For Special Management Executive||30 years to 40 years||Candidates must have a PG Diploma or ICWA/ CA/ ACS/ MBA in Finance From AICTE Gov. Recognized institutes. All Courses completed through correspondence / Part time.||At least 5 years experience post qualification as an Executive in the Supervisory/ Management role: listed Financial Institution or In a Scheduled Commercial Bank/Subsidiary of a Scheduled Commercial Bank or in a Public Sector. Applicants possessing experience in the processing of credit proposals will be preferred.|
|Deputy Manager (Law)||25 years – 35 years||Must have the degree in Law (3 / 5 years) from a Recognized University in India||Candidates must have Registered as Advocates with Bar Council and also have 4 years of combined experience as practicing advocates or 4 years of experience as practicing Advocate and Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks.|
|Deputy General Manager (Law)||42 years to 52 years||Must have a degree in Law (3 / 5 years) from a Recognized University in India. PG degree in Law will be given preference.||Candidates Must have Bar Council of India registered as an advocate. Candidates also have at least 17 Years experience in the Legal Department as a law officer of Asset Reconstruction Company or Scheduled Commercial Banks or Financial Institutions and have extensive experience in Rehabilitation & Recovery.|
SBI SO Syllabus
There are various posts for which SBI recruits eligible candidates through the SBI SO examination. The SBI SO syllabus has three sections under Paper 1 and one section under Paper 2.
The SBI SO syllabus is basically divided into two papers as per the exam pattern of the SBI SO exam.
Paper 1 consists of the following sections:
- Reasoning Ability
- English Language
- Quantitative Aptitude
Paper 2 consists of the Professional Knowledge section depending upon the various posts as per the SBI SO Notification.
SBI SO Exam Pattern
Candidates applying for the SBI SO exam need to be aware of the SBI SO exam pattern which includes 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- Paper 1 comprises of questions from:
- English Language
- Reasoning Ability
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Paper 2 comprises of questions from:
- Professional Knowledge
The distribution of marks of each section totally depends on the type of SBI SO post that a candidate has applied for at the time of online application.
Candidates qualifying the online examination are eligible for the next process which is the Interview round.
The final list of shortlisted candidates will be announced by taking into consideration the marks obtained by the candidates in the Professional Knowledge section and the Interview round.
SBI SO Selection Process
There is a post-wise selection process of the SBI SO exam. The selection process includes the following 3 steps:
Step 1: Online Examination
The candidates applying need to clear the online examination which consists of two papers:
- Paper 1
- Paper 2
Candidates who clear the online examination are allowed to proceed to the next level of the examination.
Step 2: Shortlisting
Shortlisting is the next process and it is done only for the candidates who opt for contractual posts.
Step 3: Interview
Those candidates who applied for both regular and contractual posts and who have cleared the online examination are eligible to appear for the Interview.
SBI SO Result
State Bank of India releases the SBI SO result for the shortlisted candidates who have cleared the Interview process. Every year releases the results for Specialist Cadre Officers cadre for different positions.
Here are the steps to download the SBI SO Result:
- Step 1 – Open the SBI official website to access SBI SO Result.
- Step 2 – Enter your SBI SO Roll Number and Date of Birth (DoB)/ Password.
- Step 3 – Click on Submit button after feeding in the requisite credentials.
- Step 4 – The result would be displayed according to the different posts.
- Step 5 – Once you verify your result thoroughly, you can proceed to download your SBI SO Result.
- Step 6 – Take a print-out of your SBI SO Result and save it for future use.
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