SBI SO Recruitment 2020: Official Notification, Exam Dates, Apply Online, Selection Procedure, Exam Pattern, Admit Card

| Updated On February 6th, 2020 at 07:01 pm

SBI SO Recruitment 2020: The State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the largest Public Sector Bank of India which provides multiple opportunities to freshers and experienced professionals in the form of jobs like Probationary Officers, Junior Associates & Specialist Officers in different disciplines.

SBI SO Vacancies are announced multiple times in a year for different posts like Chief Technology Officer, IT Officer, Law Officer, HR Officer, Deputy General Manager (E&TA) etc. on both regular and contract basis.

Go through this page to get complete overview about SBI SO notification, vacancies, educational qualification, application fee, selection procedure etc.

SBI SO Notification 2020
SBI SO Vacancies 2020
SBI SO 2020: Timeline
SBI SO 2020: Apply Online
SBI SO 2020 Educational Qualification / Work Experience
SBI SO Selection Procedure 2020
SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020
SBI SO Admit Card 2020
SBI SO Frequently Asked Questions

SBI SO Notification 2020

In the beginning of January 2020, State Bank of India has released multiple vacancies of SBI SO 2020 in the form of Deputy Manager – Law, Data Analyst, Statistics, HR etc. The link to download SBI SO Notification 2020 has been given below.

SBI SO 2020: Check Official Notification

SBI SO Vacancies 2020

In 2020, SBI has released 106 vacancies of Specialist Officers & Armours. The complete details of SBI SO Vacancies 2020 is mentioned below.

Sr. No. Post Cadre Regular/Contratual Vacancy
1. Defence Banking Advisor
(Navy & Air Force)
Officer Contractual 2
2. Circle Defence Banking
Advisor
2
3. HR Specialist (Recruitment) Regular 1
4. Manager (Data Scientist) 10
5. Deputy Manager (Data Scientist) 10
6. Deputy Manager (System Officer) 5
7. Senior Special Executive Officer Contractual 1
8. Senior Executive (Statistics) Officer Regular 1
9. Deputy Manager (Law) Officer Regular 45
10. Armourers Clerical Regular 29

SBI SO 2020: Timeline

The online registration for SBI SO 2020 has commenced form 23rd January 2020. The last date to apply is 12th February 2020.

Events Exam Dates
Commencement of Online Registration 23 January 2020
Last Date to Register Online 12 February 2020
Last Date to Print Your Application 12 February 2020

SBI SO 2020: Apply Online

Following are the official links to submit online application for SBI SO and SBI Armourers in Clerical Cadre recruitment 2020:

Apply Online for SBI Deputy Manager – Law

Apply Online for SBI Armourers in Clerical Cadre

Apply Online for SBI 2020 Data Scientist and System Officer

Apply Online for SBI 2020 Defence Banking Advisor and Circle Defence Banking Advisor

Apply Online for SBI SO 2020 HR

Apply Online for SBI Specialist Officer on Contract Basis- Senior Special Executive/ Senior Executive

Candidates need to read the Educational Qualification/Work Experience very carefully before applying online. Complete details about the same is mentioned below.

SBI SO 2020 Educational Qualification / Work Experience:

Candidates can go through the table below to view Educational Qualification/Experience based on the SBI SO current year notification.

Post Educational Qualification Work experience
Senior Special Executive
(Data Analyst)
Post-Graduation in Statistics/ Maths/
Economics as full-time course from
recognized Institute/ University with
minimum 60% marks (or its equivalent).
Additional qualification of MBA/ PGDBM/
B.Tech. will be advantageous.
Min. 6 years of
experience in

Bank/ PSU/ Corporate in the field of data
handling/ data analysis/ data interpretation using:
• advance statistical & analytical tools viz.
SPSS/ SAS/ STATA
• programming language viz. R/ Python.
Experience in data analysis will be preferred.

Senior Executive
(Statistics)
Post-Graduation in Statistics/ Maths/
Economics as full-time course from
recognized Institute/ University with
minimum 60% marks (or its equivalent).
Additional qualification of MBA/ PGDBM/
B.Tech. will be advantageous
Min. 4 years of
experience in

Bank/ PSU/ Corporate in the field of data
handling/ data analysis/ data interpretation using:
• advance statistical & analytical tools viz.
SPSS/ SAS/ STATA
• programming language viz. R/ Python.
Experience in data analysis will be preferred

Deputy Manager (Law) Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from
a recognised University in India
Enrolled as Advocates with Bar Council and having 4 years of experience as practicing Advocate OR Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial
Banks OR 4 years combined experience as practicing advocate and Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks. The experience should be
after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council.
Armourers (in clerical cadre) Minimum pass in class 10+2 exam or equivalent or armed forces certificate equivalent to 10+2 Should have been Armourer Grade I while in the service and should be fully qualified in Armament course conducted by Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (EME) in 1st class.

SBI SO Selection Procedure 2020

The official notification for the recruitment process says that the selection will be based on online written test and interview. The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Merit List: Merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview + Online test. In case more than one candidate score the cut-off marks (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit.

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of SBI SO 2020 varies from post to post. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language in addition to professional knowledge are the major sections. Complete examination pattern of all the posts under SBI SO 2020 is given below.

Deputy Manager (Law)
Test No. of Questions Time Max. Marks
Reasoning 70 90 minutes 70
English Language 50 50
Professional Knowledge 50 45 minutes 100

Armourers in Clerical Test

SI Name of the Test No. of Questions Max Marks Duration of test
1 General Awareness 10 20 1 Hour
2 Quantitative Apttiude 10 20
3 Reasoning Ability 10 20
4 Professional Knowledge 20 40
Total 50 100

SBI SO Admit Card 2020

SBI SO Admit Card 2020 will be released by the State Bank of India in due course for all the posts. The direct link to download SBI SO exam admit card will be updated once it is released on the official website. The admit card is the document which permits entry in examination hall.

SBI SO Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: SBI SO is conducted for which disciplines?
ANSWER: SBI SO is condcted to recruit Specialist Officers in various disciplines like:

  • IT Officer
  • HR Officer
  • Law Officer
  • Data Analyst
  • Forex Officer
Q2: Are Freshers eligible for IBPS SO?
ANSWER: The eligibility varies from post to post. For some posts, relevant experience is required.
Q3: How many vacancies are there in SBI SO 2020?
ANSWER: There are 106 vacancies in SBI SO 2020
Q4: How can I get latest information about SBI SO upcoming recruitment?
ANSWER: You can follow bankersadda.com to get regular updates on ongoing recruitments, examinations and upcoming bank jobs as well. Click Here to Check Bank Job Notifications