SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020: The State Bank of India (SBI) releases the SBI SO exam pattern for the recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers on the official website. As per the SBI SO 2020 recruitment notification released on June 23, a total of around 400 vacancies are to be filled this year. Vacancies are released for regular and contractual posts. Candidates aspiring for SBI SO Jobs need to go through the SBI SO Selection Process and SBI SO Exam Pattern.
The SBI SO 2020 Selection Process consists of Shortlisting and Interview. The Bank will set the criteria to shortlist the candidates at its own discretion. Thereafter, the selected candidates will be called for post-wise SBI SO Interview. In this article, we have provided all the necessary information regarding SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020. Read on to find out!
SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020
Before getting into the details of SBI SO Exam Pattern, let’s have an overview of SBI SO Exam:
|Name of Recruitment||SBI SO Recruitment (Specialist Cadre Officers)|
|Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Recruitment Type||Regular & Contract Basis|
|Selection Stages||Shortlisting & Interview|
Post-Wise SBI SO Exam Pattern
The post-wise selection process will basically consist of a shortlisting process and Interview. The shortlisting criteria have not yet clearly defined by the officials. The shortlisting criteria will be decided by the ‘Shortlisting Committee’ constituted by the Bank and adequate number of candidates will be called for the interview. Check the post-wise selection criteria as per the official notification from the table below.
|Name of Posts||Selection Criteria|
|SME Credit Analyst||Shortlisting & Interview (100 Marks)|
|Product Manager||Shortlisting & Interview (100 Marks)|
|Manager (Data Analyst)||Shortlisting & Interview (100 Marks)|
|Manager (Digital Marketing)||Shortlisting & Interview (100 Marks)|
|Faculty, SBIL, Kolkata|
-Leadership/ Human Resources
|Shortlisting & Interview|
|Senior. Executive (Digital Relations)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Senior Executive (Analytics)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Senior Executive (Digital Marketing)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Executive (FI & MM)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Senior Executive (Social Banking & CSR)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Banking Supervisory||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Manager – Anytime Channel||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Deputy Manager (IS Audit)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Chief Officer (Security)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|Vice President (Stressed Assets Marketing)||Shortlisting, Interview & CTC Negotiation|
|Chief Manager (Special situation Team)||Shortlisting, Interview & CTC Negotiation|
|Deputy Manager (Stressed Assets Marketing)||Shortlisting & Interview|
|– Head (Product, Investment & Research)|
– Central Research Team (Portfolio Analysis & Data Analytics)
– Central Research Team (Support)
– Investment Officer
-Project Development Manager (Technology)
– Relationship Manager
– Relationship Manager (Team Lead)
|Shortlisting, One or more rounds of Personal/Telephone/ Video Interview & CTC Negotiation|
SBI SO 2020 Selection Process – Key Points
Candidates must go through these important points regarding the SBI SO selection process.
- The Shortlisting Committee constituted by the Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters and an adequate number of candidates will be called for interview.
- Only fulfilling the minimum qualification and experience will not vest any right in a candidate for being called for interview.
- The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final.
- The merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in the interview only.
- In case of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit.
SBI SO 2020 Online Test Pattern
As per the latest recruitment notice, there will be no online test conducted in the selection process. However, depending on the posts, the officials introduce the online test in the selection process. Let’s have look at a generalised online test exam pattern to have an idea.
SBI PO Online Test – Paper 1 Pattern
|Section||No. of Questions||Marks|
SBI PO Online Test – Paper 2 Pattern
|Section||No. of Questions||Marks|
|General IT Knowledge||25||50|
We have now provided all the relevant information on the SBI SO Exam Pattern/ Selection Process. If there is a possibility for online test in upcoming recruitments, candidates can start their initial level preparation by taking free SBI PO Mock Tests at Embibe. Taking the tests will help you to enhance your conceptual knowledge and test-taking skills.
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