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  • Last Modified 02-09-2022

SBI SO 2022 Notification Out: Apply for 665 Posts


SBI SO Notification 2022: The State Bank of India released an official notification for 665 Specialist Cadre Officer posts on August 30, 2022. The online registration process for SBI SO Recruitment 2022 was enabled on August 31, 2022. Candidates interested in applying for the post can submit their applications until September 20, 2022, at sbi.co.in.

SBI will hire a Relationship Manager, Relationship Manager (Team Lead), Customer Relationship Executive, Investment Officer, Central Research Team (Product Lead), Central Research Team (Support), Manager, Deputy Manager, and Executive on a regular and contract basis. Interested candidates can apply online for the SBI SO Exam using the link provided on this page. Read on to find out more about the SBI SO Notification 2022!

– SBI SO 2022 official notification released. Scroll down to download the pdf.
– The SBI SO 2022 application form is available now. Candidates must apply online until September 20, 2022.

SBI SO 2022 Exam Overview

Before getting into the details of the SBI SO 2022 notification, lets us have an overview of the recruitment:

Name of the Exam SBI SO
Conducting BodyState Bank of India (SBI)
Posts OfferedSpecial Cadre Officers (Assistant Manager)
Posts GradeJunior Management Grade Scale I (JMGS-I)
Selection ProcessOnline Test followed by a Personal Interview
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Question Paper TypeMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Salary OfferedBasic Salary: 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840
Official Websitesbi.co.in

SBI SO Notification 2022

The State Bank of India officially released the SBI SO Notification 2022 on August 30, 2022, for 665 Specialist Cadre jobs in various divisions on a contractual and regular basis. Candidates can view the official notification for the SBI SO 2022 exam by clicking on the following links:

Advt No.SBI SO Official Notification
CRPD/SCO-WEALTH/2022-23/14)Download Wealth Management Business Unit Notification PDF
CRPD/SCO/2022-23/16Download Manager, Dy Manager, System Officer Notification PDF
CRPD/SCO/2022-23/13Download Assistant Manager & Deputy Manager Notification PDF

SBI SO 2022 Exam Dates

Candidates can check important dates related to the SBI SO 2022 recruitment from the table below:

EventsSBI SO Dates
Release of recruitment notificationAugust 30, 202
SBI SO online registration starts fromAugust 31, 202
Last date to apply online for SBI SOSeptember 20, 2022
Date of release of admit cardTo be announced
Date of SBI SO online testTo be announced
Date of interviewTo be announced

SBI SO 2022 Vacancy

The State Bank of India has announced vacancies for Specialist Cadre Officer posts. Candidates can check the SBI SO notification to know the vacancy details. Furthermore, they can also check the table below to know the post-wise SBI PO vacancies:

Post NameVacancy Qualification
Manager (Business Process) 1 MBA/ PGDM + 5 Yrs Exp.
Central Operations Team- Support 2 Graduate + 3 Yrs Exp.
Manager (Business Development) 2 MBA/ PGDM + 5 Yrs Exp.
Project Development Manager (Business) 2 MBA/ PGDM + 5 Yrs Exp.
Relationship Manager 335 Graduate + 3 Yrs Exp.
Investment Manager 52 Graduate + NISM/ CWM + 5 Yrs Exp.
Senior Relationship Manager 147 Graduate + 6 Yrs Exp.
Relationship Manager (Team Lead) 37 Graduate + 8 Yrs Exp.
Regional Head 12 Graduate + 12 Yrs Exp.
Customer Relationship Executive 75 Graduate + Driving License
Total 665

SBI SO Eligibility Criteria

The SBI Specialist Cadre Officer eligibility criteria depict the age limit, educational qualification, and experience/skill requirement for various positions. Candidates must check the reliability criteria before filling up the application form. Furthermore, they must fulfil the eligibility criteria. Check the eligibility criteria for SBI SO posts below:

Age Limit

  • The upper age limit of candidates is 40 years as of August 31, 2022.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have a first division in Bachelor’s Degree (full time) in any stream and from any recognised university.
  • The candidates must have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Apart from these criteria, candidates must meet certification and work experience criteria. Candidates can check the detailed eligibility criteria from the SBI SO notification.

How to Apply Online for SBI SO?

The steps to fill up the SBI SO online application form are tabulated below:

  • Visit the official website of SBI SO – sbi.co.in
  • On the home page, click “Careers” in the top right corner.
  • Scroll down the careers page and click on the “Current Openings” tab under the Join SBI section.
  • A list of openings is displayed on the screen. Click on the post/ advertisement number which you want to apply for.
  • Click on “Apply online”. In the new window, click on “Click for New Registration”.
  • Fill in all the details such as “Name, Mobile Number, Email ID, Security Code, and click on “Register”.
  • Enter Details, Qualification, and then Upload scanned copies of Photograph and Signature and click on “Next”.
  • Make a payment of SBI SO application form fee using Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking.
  • E-Receipt of the transaction and your online application form will be generated.
  • Download and take a printout of the application and keep it for future reference.

SBI SO Apply Online Direct Link

SBI SO Application Fee

General/ OBC/ EWS candidatesRs. 750/-
SC/ ST/ PWD candidatesNil

Specifications of Documents to be Uploaded

Candidates will be required to upload the following data while filling up their application forms:

  • Brief Resume (PDF)
  • ID Proof (PDF)
  • Proof of Date of Birth (PDF)
  • Educational Certificates: Relevant Mark-Sheets/ Degree Certificate (PDF)
  • Experience certificates (PDF)
  • Latest salary slip (PDF)
  • Caste certificate/OBC Certificate/EWS certificate, if applicable (PDF)
  • PWD certificate, if applicable (PDF)

Photograph Requirements

  • The photograph must be a recent passport-style colour picture.
  • The file size should be between 20 kb-50 kb and dimensions 200 x 230 pixels.
  • Make sure the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white background.
  • If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”.
  • If you wear glasses, ensure there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed, but it must not cover your face.
  • The size of the scanned image must not be more than 50kb.

Signature Requirements

  • The signature must be on white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • The signature will be put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.
  • If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script does not match the signature on the Call Letter, the candidate will be disqualified.
  • The file size should be between 10kb – 20kb and Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels.
  • Ensure that the scanned image size is not more than 20kb.
  • Signatures in capital letters will not be accepted.

Document Requirements

Documents required for SBI SO are listed below:

  • All Documents must be in PDF format.
  • The page size of the document must be A4.
  • The size of the file should not exceed 500 KB.
  • In case of a Document being scanned, ensure it is saved as PDF, and the size must not be more than 500 KB as PDF.

Note: Documents, once uploaded, cannot be edited. The page size of the documents should be A4.

SBI SO 2022 Selection Process

According to the notification, the selection process for SBI SO 2022 involves the following stages:

  1. Online Test
  2. Personal Interview

First, candidates have to appear for an online test. Then, SBI will shortlist candidates for personal interviews based on the online exam scores. The final merit list will be made based on the aggregate marks of the online exam and interview.

SBI SO Exam Centres

The officials will conduct the SBI SO online exam at the following exam centres:

Exam CentresExam CentresExam Centres
MuzaffarpurPatnaChandigarh/ Mohali
RaipurBilaspurDelhi/ New Delhi
FaridabadGhaziabadGreater Noida
AurangabadMumbai/ Thane/ Navi MumbaiNagpur
Bardang/ GangtokChennaiMadurai
AgartalaPrayagraj (Allahabad)Kanpur
DehradunAsansolGreater Kolkata

SBI SO 2022 Exam Pattern

SBI has provided the exam pattern for the SO online test. Candidates appearing for the exam must check the pattern to know about the structure of the paper. Furthermore, they can get an idea about the number of questions and marking scheme through the pattern. Check the SBI SO exam pattern below:

Test SubjectProfessional KnowledgeTest
Number of Questions80
Maximum Marks100 marks
Time120 minutes
Negative Marking25% marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

SBI SO Admit Card

The bank releases the SBI SO admit card online on its official website. Candidates appearing for the exam can download the SBI SO call letter at sbi.co.in. Furthermore, they need to provide the registration number and password/ date of birth to download the call letter.

Candidates must carry a printout of the call letter and one photo ID proof, such as a Passport/ Aadhaar/ PAN Card/ Driving License/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook, with a duly attested photograph in original as well as a self-attested photocopy to the exam centre.

SBI SO Answer Key

The State Bank of India (SBI) will release the SBI SO Answer Key 2022 online on its official website, sbi.co.in. The SBI SO answer sheet will be made available once the SBI SO results are announced. Candidates should be aware that the answer key will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in various sets of papers (Set A, B, C, and D). Candidates can calculate their probable score by comparing their answers to those in the SBI SO 2022 answer key.

SBI SO Result

The State Bank of India releases the SBI SO result via online mode on its official website. Candidates can check the result online at sbi.co.in. Moreover, they need to enter their registration number and password/ date of birth to check the SBI SO scorecard.

After the interview, SBI releases the final merit list. The final merit list is prepared based on the aggregate marks of the online exam and interview. Candidates can check the weightage below:

Online Test75%
Personal Interview25%

SBI SO Cut Off

SBI releases the cut-off marks along with the result. The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates require to qualify for the personal interview. Furthermore, the SBI SO cut-off marks depend on various factors:

  • Total Number of Candidates Appeared
  • Number of Vacancies
  • Difficulty Level of the Exam, etc.

SBI Specialist Officer Salary

The State Bank of India prescribes the salary for various Specialist Cadre Officer posts. Candidates can check the table below to know the SBI SO salary for various posts:

PostGradeSalary (Basic Pay Scale)
Assistant Manager (Network Security Specialist)Junior Management Grade Scale I (JMGS-I)Rs. 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840
Assistant Manager (Routing & Switching)Junior Management Grade Scale I (JMGS-I)Rs. 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840

Apart from the basic salary, candidates are also entitled to get DA, HRA, CCA, PF, Pension Fund, LFC, Medical Facility etc., as per rules in force from time to time.

Related Links:

SBI SO Exam PatternSBI SO Syllabus
SBI SOSBI SO Preparation Tips
SBI SO Admit CardSBI SO Result

FAQs on SBI SO Notification

Candidates can go through the frequently asked questions below:

Q: When will the SBI SO 2022 notification be released?

A: SBI released the notification to recruit candidates for Specialist Cadre Officer posts on August 30, 2022.

Q: What is the last date to apply online for SBI SO 2022?

A: The last date to submit online application forms for SBI SO is September 20, 2022.

Q: What is the application fee for SBI SO 2022?

A: The application fee for general category candidates is Rs. 750/-. However, there are no application fees for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.

Q: What is the selection process for SBI SO?

A: The SBI SO selection process involves an online test followed by a personal interview.

Q: Who can apply for SBI SO 2022?

A: Candidates who have a first division bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% marks can apply for SBI SO posts.

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