SBI SO 2019, Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates & Pattern

SBI SO 2019: State Bank of India is one of the leading banks in India with the glorious history of over 200 years. Being the part of the bank is nothing less than an achievement. And working as a specialist officer is like the cherry on a cake. The SBI SO are those whose work is focused on the particular area. So, if you are not good in the calculation and unable to qualify for SBI PO, Clerk or IBPS examination, does not make you an ineligible candidate for banking. You still have the chance to work with State Bank Of India by becoming the specialist officer. You can become the specialist officer for fields like Law, marketing, engineering, customer relationship, service etc.

SBI conducts a different pattern of examination to fill these vacancies. Candidates appearing for these examinations are required to have more professional knowledge in-place of being the expert of aptitude, reasoning and other sections. Even for the age, bar for these posts are way higher than other posts offered by SBI.

SBI SO 2019 Exam Dates:

  • Last Date of Online Registration form: December 2018
  • SBI SO 2019 Last Date for editing application forms: December 2018
  • Online print application form Last Date: December 2018
  • Payment for Online Fee Last Date: November to December 2018
  • Online Test Date: January 2019
  • Result Declaration Date:  February 2019

SBI SO 2019-20Notification

Institute of Banking Professional Studies conducts IBPS SO examination to provided Human Resource to public sector bank. But, SBI does not take scorers of IBPS. They hold separate examination to fill the respective post. Notification for examination of specialist officers is published in Employment Newspaper and on the portal of SBI. Person wants to apply for these posts can check notification to collect details of vacancy like educational qualification, age limit, where to collect form from, form submission date etc.

State Bank of India Portal’s career section is the right place to collect factual information about the vacancy.

Note – It is highly recommended to take application form only from the trusted source and fill it after reading it thoroughly.

Application Form:

SBI mostly publish vacancy notification in the month of November. SBI SO post application the for year 2019 is also expected to get publish in the month of November. Application has to be filled from November to December. Last date for submission of form remains December and for 2019 too it is expected to remain same. Publication of admit card and examination take place in the month of January. The qualified candidates of written test are further called for interview.

The admit card and result of examination both are published on SBI official website.

SBI SO 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

SBI welcomes both fresher as well as experienced for this posts. Therefore, age limit is not big issue as such. Still, in most of the vacancies of specialist officers, the age limit remains between 21-50 years. The age limit varies according to post and grade scale. Other eligibility criterion to apply for post is educational qualification. The candidate has to hold graduation degree from recognized university. Because the specialist officer’s work is defined to particular category of work thus their graduation level degree has to be of related discipline. For e.g. if someone applying for System Analyst then they have to have degree in technical studies i.e. either BTech or BE. Similar is for law and other categories.

But, for the management category specialist post, one has to hold MBA, BBA or relevant degree. Person with experience in similar filed is given preference while making the selection.

Examination Pattern:

Question paper prepared for SBI SO 2019 examination is divided into five sections. Unlike other exams where candidates are required to score good marks in each section, specialist’s exam aspirants are required to score good in professional section. Candidate scoring minimum cutoff are called for next level interview round.

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