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SBI SO Notification Released, invites applications for 476 SO Posts before Oct 22

Last Updated - October 06, 2016

SBI invites applications from Indian Citizens meeting the SBI SO Eligibility for the posts of Specialist Officer Cadre in State Bank Of India. The SBI SO Registration starts from Oct 04, 2016 and the Applications will be accepted till Oct 22, 2016. Post the successful registrations of the candidates, SBI will release SBI SO Admit Card to all the successfully registered candidates.

The SBI SO Exam is scheduled to be conducted on Nov 25. The dates though are tentative and liable to change subject to the SBI SO Registration Process and distribution of admit cards to the candidates.

Gateway to the most sought after job profile in the banking industry, SBI SO 2016 will be conducted for vacancy in the leading bank for the positions of Assistant Manager, Developer, Manager, Business Architect and Engineers.

For the two positions, Regular and contractual, candidates may choose only 1 out the mentioned Regular positions and can apply for more than one contractual positions mentioned in the notification published.

SBI SO Important Dates

The Registration for the posts of Specialist Officer are invited at the Official website of State Bank of India. The SBI SO Registration process commenced from Oct 04, 2016. Exam scheduled on Nov 25 will be a computer based test in candidates will be asked questions to test their analytical and logical skills. Following is the Schedule for SBI SO 2016.

SBI SO Online Registration opensOct 04, 2016
Registration ClosesOct 22, 2016
Payment of Fee OnlineOct 02, 2016 to Oct 22, 2016
Last Date of Receipt of hard copy of Online formOct 26, 2016
Download of SBI SO Call LetterNov 15, 2016
Date of SBI SO Online TestNov 25, 2016

Vacant Positions at SBI

SBI in the notification also released various vacancies of Specialist Officer Cadre. With a total of 476 Officers required in various divisions, the eligibility and experience required for each Job openings is different.

Download Here: SBI SO Vacancy 2016

Candidates may apply from the mentioned total of 339 vacancies for the regular positions and 137 vacancies for the contractual positions. As mentioned earlier, candidates are to choose one out of the mentioned job posts in regular positions while more than one can be chosen from the contractual positions mentioned.

SBI SO How to Apply

The Application will be carried out at the official website of SBI. To avoid network glitches and traffic congestion, aspirants are advised to complete the SBI SO Registration at the earliest.

Candidates should read out the complete steps to apply online

1. Go to the Official Website:  (no follow)

2. Home Page of the website clicks on Careers link

3. The Career page appears to click on the announcement link

4. Download the advertisement of the Job in Hindi or English and read it carefully

5. Fill the form with the payable amount of INR 600 for General category and INR 100 for SC/ST/PW

6. submit the form and download a copy and take a print!!

Application Fee

The application fee of specialist officer is INR 600 for general candidates and INR 100 for other candidates. So, eligible applicants can register themselves at the official website of SBI. Post successful SBI SO Registration, they are required to submit the hard copy before October 26th, 2016.

SBI SO Eligibility

The candidates appearing for SBI SO Exam 2016 are required to fulfill the SBI Eligibility mentioned for Specialist Officer mentioned as on Sep 01, 2016. The Eligibility differs with each post. The applicants are advised to check the eligibility before registering themselves for SBI SO Recruitment for the above vacancy mentioned.

Full Details of SBI SO Eligibility Criteria

Reservation in SBI SO

SBI SO provides relaxation to candidates belonging to reserved category in terms of SBI SO Age Eligibility. Other Relaxation too is provided to the candidates from various categories. The following points provide in detailed Reservation provided to the candidates appearing for SBI SO 2017.

  • Scheduled Tribe/Caste- 5 Years
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)- 3 years
  • Person with Disabilities- PWD (SC/ST): 15 years; PWD (OBC): 13 Years; and PWD (GEN): 10 Years
  • Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment- 5 Years
  • Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989- 5 Years

Selection Procedure

The SBI Selection Process for Specialist Officer is a two level Process, starting with the written exam that is scheduled to be conducted on Nov 25, 2016 followed by Group Discussion/Personal Interview of the shortlisted candidates after the SBI SO Result of Written Exam is announced.

About SBI

State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company. With its headquarters set in Mumbai, Maharashtra, the Elite bank is owned by the Government. As of 2014-15, the company had assets of ₹20.480 trillion (US$300 billion) and more than 14,000 branches, including 191 foreign offices spread across 36 countries, making it the largest banking and financial services company in India by assets. The company is ranked 232nd on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations as of 2016.



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