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SBI Specialist Officer Syllabus 2023

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SBI SO Syllabus 2023 for 439 Post

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2023 | SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Job Notification 2023 | SBI Specialist Cadre Officer 2023 Online Application @

This online facility will be available on the Official website from 16.09.2023 to 06.10.2023.

Organization Name:State Bank of India
Notification No:CRPD/SCO/2023-24/14 
Job Category:Central Govt Jobs 
Employment Type:Regular Basis
Total No of Vacancies: 439 Specialist Cadre Officer Posts
Place of Posting: Navi Mumbai / Hyderabad / Bengaluru / Chandigarh / Thiruvananthapuram 
Starting Date: 16.09.2023 
Last Date: 06.10.2023 
Apply Mode:Online
Official Website 

Important Dates

SBI SO 2023 Notification16th September 2023
Commencement of Online Registration of Application16th September 2023
Closure of registration of application06th October 2023
Pay Exam Fees Last Date 06th October 2023
Last Date of printing SBI SO Application31st October 2023
SBI SO Admit Card 202310 days before exam
SBI SO Exam Date 2023December 2023/January 2024


Candidates are selected through an interview process for different posts filled through SBI SO 2023. The weightage for the Written Test is 70% and for the Interview is 30%. Knowing the structure of the exam, followed by the sections and topics to be prepared holds prime importance.

SBI SO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Roots
  • Bar Graphs
  • Logarithms
  • Probability
  • Problems on Ages
  • Time and Distance
  • Line Graphs
  • Problems on Trains
  • Decimal & Fractions
  • Averages
  • HCF & LCM
  • Percentages
  • Mensuration
  • Pie Charts
  • Simplification
  • Profit and Loss
  • Clocks
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Volume & Surface Area
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Boats & Streams
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Heights & Distances Partnership

SBI SO Syllabus for Reasoning

  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphabet Test
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Number, Ranking, and Time Sequence Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Puzzle Test
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Theme Detection
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence

SBI SO Syllabus for the English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Idioms And Phrases
  • Prepositions
  • Tenses
  • Conjunctions
  • Active And Passive Voice
  • One Word Substitution
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spotting the Error
  • Cloze Test
  • Grammar
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Conclusion
  • Passage Correction
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Vocabulary

SBI SO Syllabus for General IT Knowledge

  • Working with Internet
  • Operating System
  • Cyber Security
  • Software Packages
  • MS Word, Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Access
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Structures
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Spreadsheet
  • Basic Concepts

SBI SO Syllabus for Role-Based Knowledge

Part 2 of SBI SO Paper 2 (Professional Knowledge) includes questions from Role-Based Knowledge and a few of the subjects has been covered in this section. 

SBI SO Syllabus for Chartered Accountants

  • Accounting Standards, Accounting Guidance Note, Financial Report Standards
  • Inflation Accounting
  • Accounting and Reporting of Financial Instruments
  • Indian Accounting Standards, Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Share-based Payment, Liability Valuation, Share, Business valuation
  • Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing, etc.

SBI SO Syllabus for System/IT Officer

  • Computer Networks and Basic programming languages (C, C++, Java)
  • Computer Organization, Computer Networks, Network Programming, Algorithms, Digital
  • Electronics, Web Technologies
  • Data Base Management Systems (DBMS), Basic concepts of Software and Hardware, Data Structures
  • Operating system & amp, System programming
  • Software engineering
  • Compiler design
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering, etc.

SBI SO Syllabus for Statisticians

  • Basic Statistical Methods and Inference
  • Uni-Variate Data, Bi-Variate Data Variance Analysis
  • Financial Market
  • Simple Regression, Multiple Regression
  • Time-series forecasting, Sampling Concepts
  • Banking-Insurance
  • Foreign Exchanges, Forecasting Portfolio
  • Sampling Distribution, Estimations Theory, etc.

SBI SO Syllabus for Finance Officers

  • Direct and Indirect Taxes
  • Management Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Standards
  • Auditing standards
  • Cost Accounting Concepts
  • Basic Accounting concepts and principles
  • Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing, etc.

SBI SO Syllabus for Law Officers

  • Banking Regulated Laws
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Financial Analysis
  • Banker-Customer Relations
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects, Security Types
  • Banking Security Laws
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance in Banking
  • Banking Operational Laws
  • Electronic Banking, Loans and Advances
  • Regulatory Frameworks, etc.

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Vacancy Details

SBI Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI NoName of PostsNo. of Posts
1.Assistant Manager (UI Developer)20
2.Assistant Manager (Backend Developer)18
3.Assistant Manager (Integration Developer)17
4.Assistant Manager (Web and Content Management)14
5.Assistant Manager (Data & Reporting)25
6.Assistant Manager (Automation Engineer)02
7.Assistant Manager (Manual SIT Tester)14
8.Assistant Manager (Automated SIT Tester)08
9.Assistant Manager (UX Designer & VD)06
10.Assistant Manager (DevOps Engineer)04
11.Deputy Manager (Business Analyst)06
12.Deputy Manager (Solution Architect)05
13.Assistant Manager (Software Developer)174
14.Deputy Manager (Software Developer)40
15.Assistant Manager (Cloud Operations)02
16.Assistant Manager (Containerization Engineer)02
17.Assistant Manager (Public Cloud Engineer)02
18.Deputy Manager (Data Centre Operations)06
19.Chief Manager (Cloud Operations)01
20.Assistant General Manager (Data Centre Operations)01
21.Assistant Manager (Kubernetes Administrator)01
22.Assistant Manager (System Administrator Linux)06
23.Assistant Manager (Database Administrator)08
24.Assistant Manager (Middleware Administrator WebLogic)03
25.Assistant Manager (Infrastructure Engineer)01
26.Assistant Manager (Java Developer)06
27.Assistant Manager (Spring Boot Developer)01
28.Assistant Manager (Network Engineer)01
29.Deputy Manager (System Administrator Linux)03
30.Deputy Manager (Database Administrator)02
31.Deputy Manager (Middleware Administrator WebLogic)02
32.Deputy Manager (Windows Administrator)01
33.Deputy Manager (Network Engineer)01
34.Deputy Manager (Dot Net Developer)01
35.Deputy Manager (Java Developer)11
36.Deputy Manager (Software Engineer)02
37.Project Manager06
38.Manager (DB2 Database Administrator)01
39.Manager (Network Engineer)01
40.Manager (Windows Administrator)01
41.Manager (Tech Lead)02
42.Senior Project Manager07
43.Manager (Network Security Specialist)01
44.Manager (Application Architect)02
45.Chief Manager (Application Architect)01

Exam Pattern

The online test is divided into 2 parts (General Aptitude and Professional Knowledge), out of which General Aptitude is of a qualifying nature.

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2023
PaperSectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General AptitudeTest of Reasoning505090 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3535
English Language3535
Professional KnowledgeGeneral IT Knowledge255070 minutes
Role Based Knowledge50100

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