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SBI SO (Specialist Officer) exam

State Bank of India (SBI) is India’s prime commercial bank which is retained by the Government of India (GOI). This public sector banking and financial services company came formally into existence on July 1, 1955. SBI conducts recruitments for various SO posts almost every year.


Bank Exam Pattern

The banking sector is assumed to be one of the fastest growing sectors among all other economies. Also, the banking sector is a salvation of Indian Economy. The Indian government is now focusing on digitisation& providing banking facilities in every village and town under the financial inclusion team. This gives an idea of an economy to open more bank branches to make our economy more digitalize. Every year all the government, as well as the private banks, conduct various exams to fill numerous posts in the organisation.

Every year more than 1,00,000 candidates are being recruited for various roles in terms of the employment in the government sector. SBI every year conducts exams to hire students for various banks in different fields.

Educational Qualifications

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.

Top Opportunities in Bank SO (Specialist Officer):

Aspirants having higher eligibility are also hired for specialist profiles like – IT Officer, HR Officer, Marketing Officer, Finance Officer, Law Officer, Agriculture Officer etc.

Selection Procedure in Bank SO

In this category, the selection is based only on 2 factors i.e the.


The allotment is based on the scores obtain in the online objective test as well as the interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted


Bank Exam Syllabus:

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude 

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

Computer Aptitude

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security