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SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Bank Examination

SBI SO exam consists of two stages a) Mains b) Interview, for the post of Developer, System Administrator, Database Administrator, Cloud Administrator, Network Engineer etc. Number of Posts is around 400.

Method: Online Written test & Interview

SBI SO Eligibility

Age: 30-40

Education: BE / B. Tech, M.Sc., MCA


b. SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Mains Exam   Online Classes

  • Online, Objective Type, in Hindi/English
  • General Aptitude Marks: 120 Marks
  •  Aptitude Qs: 120
  • Aptitude Time: 90 Minutes
  • Descriptive test Marks: 50
  • Descriptive test time: 30 minutes
  • Group Exercise: 20 marks
  • Interview: 30 marks
Sr No. SBI SO Test No. of Qs. Marks Time
1 General Aptitude* Test of Reasoning 50 50* 90 Min
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35*
3 English Language 35 35*
A Professional Knowledge General IT Knowledge 25 50 70 Min
  Role based Knowledge 50 100

* Qualifying in nature and marks thereon will not be reckoned for arriving at the Merit.

(a) Except Professional Knowledge (PK) paper, General Aptitude is qualifying in nature so Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks in these papers.

(b) To be eligible for being short-listed for interview candidate have to score more than cut-off for PK


Interview of SBI SO:

Interview will carry 25 marks.

SBI  SO Merit List: Total of Professional Knowledge test (out of 150 marks) and interview (out of 25 marks) therefore the weightage of score will be as under: Written Test: 70% & Interview: 30%


SBI  Specialist officer  Syllabus

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Alphabetical Series

Numeric Series

Figure Series


Blood Relation

Causes and Effects


Decision Making

Direction Sense

Odd man out


Sitting Arrangements

Statement and Arguments

Statement and Assumption

Statement and Conclusion


Alphabet Test


Clocks & Calendars

Logical Venn Diagrams

Mathematical Operations

Situation Reaction Test

Age & Averages

Time& Distance-Boat & Stream

Simple & Compound Interest

Data Interpretation – Bar graph, Line, tabular, pie chart


Number System


Permutation and Combination

Pipe & Cistern


Profit and Loss

Inequality -Quadratic Equation

Ratio, Proportion, Partnership

Mixtures& Allegations


Time and Work

Mensuration (2D&3D)

Roots, Surds & Indices


Decimal and Fraction

Heights & Distances

Antonym & Synonym


Cloze Test

Fill in the Blanks

Grammar based

Idioms and Phrases

Jumbled Words

One-word Substitution

Para Jumbles

Paragraph completion

Phrase Substitution

Qs on Vocabulary

Reading Comprehension

Sentence Completion

Spotting Errors

Passage Correction

Sentence Re-arrangement

Shuffling of Sentence parts

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