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SBI SO Recruitment 2017 – Notifications, Admit Card, Result, Updates

SBI SO: The abbreviation for SBI SO is State Bank of India Specialist Officer. The SBI Board which is located in various parts of the country conducts these SBI SO Exams every year in order to recruit various aspirants across the country. The SBI Governing body releases notification conducts exams and recruits the aspirants across the country. These SBI SO Exams will be conducted to recruit the aspirants for the posts of probationary officer posts and other posts in SBI bank which exists across the India.

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About SBI Board:

The State Bank of India (SBI) Bank is the biggest Government Bank or Nationalized Bank in India. SBI was established in the year 1955. Its main branch is located at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The SBI Recruitment Board consists of key members that relates to the SBI Bank which was introduced to recruit the candidates or staff into the various branches of the SBI bank across the India. The SBI Board is responsible for the conduction of the exams and interviews for recruiting the well-trained Candidates for the probationary Posts in SBI banks and its associated offices. Click here for SBI Latest Jobs Notifications.

Details of SBI SO Exams:

  1. Frequency in conduction of Exams: Once an year
  2. Level of Exam: Competitive Level
  3. Span of Exam: Across the Country
  4. Mode of Exam: CBT or Computer Based Test which will be conducted through Online mode.
  5. Exam Score Validity: For an year.
  6. Negative Marking:  0.25
  7. Stages of Conduction of Exams: 2 Stages which will be termed as Online Exam and SBI SO Interview.

The Exam will be conducted through Online mode which will be Computer Based Test and there will be 170 objective questions which will be based on Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Professional Knowledge and English language and the last stage of Exam i.e., Interview will be based on the aspirant’s skills for the posts.

The Candidates who crossed Online Exam must attend Interview so that these 2 stages will be completed.


  1. English Language – 35
  2. Reasoning Ability – 50
  3. Quantitative Aptitude – 35
  4. Professional Knowledge – 50
  5. Total Questions– 170 MCQ’S (Multiple Choice Questions)
  6. Total Marks – 220 Marks
  7. Negative Marking – 0.25
  8. Duration of the Exam – 135 Minutes


The Candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.The Candidates who are appearing for the final year or final semester of Graduation can also apply for the SBI Board SO Posts and they need to provide the proof that the candidate is completing the graduation exam.The Candidates should not have more than 30 years of age and less than 20 years as on April 1, that year of recruitment.


There will be Sectional Cutoff in the SBI SO Exams and this cutoff may differ from year to year based on various criteria like the candidates appear for the Exam and many criteria. There will be separate Cutoff for every section which is there in the entire recruitment process. The exam conducting body will release SBI cut off score of each stage at the time announcement of results.

SBI SO Admit Card 2017:

The SBI Board will be going to release the SBI SO 2017 admit card for any exam i.e Online Exam and Interview at least two weeks before the exam. The SBI Bank SO Admit card 2017 will be available through online mode only. SBI SO 2017 admit card can be downloaded by going through with the application number/roll number and date of birth or password through the official link provided on this page below.

Latest SBI SO Recruitment:

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The results of SBI SO will be declared by SBI Bank Recruitment Board in two stages i.e Online Exam and Interview. The SBI SO results for the online exam will be going to declare and qualified candidates will appear for an interview. The results of SBI Board SO online exam will be released based on which the candidates will be called for further round i.e., interview. The SBI Specialist Officer final results will be declared for only those candidates who will score sectional as well as overall cut off score as per their category in stages of examination.

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