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SBI SO Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2018

SBI SO recruitment 2018: The State Bank India has released a notification for the recruitment of Specialist Cadre (SO) officers on their official website – The online registration has started from today and the last date to submit the application is January 28, 2018. SBI will conduct exam on February 25 to fill 50 posts. Here are vacancy details:

Click Here to read official SBI SO 2018-19 Notification

Click Here to Apply Online for SBI SO 2017

Name of the post: Deputy Manager
General category: 26 posts
SC: 7
ST: 4
OBC: 13

Eligibility: The job-seeker should be a Chartered Accountant (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He/ she should have a minimum two years experience in statutory/internal/ Concurrent Audit of Banks, in/with a
Chartered Accountant firm engaged in statutory/internal/ Concurrent Audit of Banks or in the employment of a Bank.
Experience Certificate issued by the firms for employees working in CA firms/copy of the engagement letter from
banks for others would be required. They should also have working knowledge of MS office

Important dates:

Registration and application process begins – January 5, 2018
Last date to submit online applications – January 28, 2018
Call letters (tentative) – February 12
Online test – February 25

Application Fee: For the general category candidate, it is Rs 600 while for reserve category candidates, it is Rs 100.

Selection process: The candidates will be selected on the basis of online written test and interview/group discussion. The test may be held at Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Bangalore, Bhopal, Raipur, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Jammu, Srinagar, Chennai, Madurai, Guwahati, Hyderabad/Secunderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi, Mumbai/ Greater Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Dehradun, Jaipur, New Delhi/Delhi NCR, Patna, Ranchi, Ernakulam & Trivandrum centres.

Click Here to read official SBI SO 2018-19 Notification

Click Here to Apply Online for SBI SO 2017

SBI SO 2018 Exam Pattern

For the post of Deputy Manager (Internal Audit), the following exam pattern will be followed

Papers Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Paper 1 Test of Reasoning 50 50 90 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
English Language 35 35
Paper 2 Professional Knowledge (PK) 50 100 45 mins
Total 170 220

Two Papers will be conducted. Paper 1 will be of 90 minutes and will comprise of 120 marks. The sections asked are Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Reasoning.

Paper 2 will have a subject dedicated completely to a candidate’s Professional Knowledge in his/her area of expertise. The paper will be of 50 marks and the total duration to complete this paper will be 45 minutes.

The result will be declared based on the total marks obtained by a candidate in both the papers. The selected candidates from the written test are finally called for the Interview Process. The final selection is done on a candidate’s performance in his/her Interview.

SBI SO 2018 Syllabus

SBI SO 2018 Syllabus will be released by SBI once the notification for the same has been released. The detailed syllabus allows you to prepare effectively by segregating the important sections from the rest.

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of SBI SO exam:

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

• 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

Reasoning Syllabus:

• Classification • Alphabet Test • Eligibility Test • Analogy • Logical Sequence of Words • Puzzle Test • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle • Inserting the Missing Character • Logic • Data Sufficiency • Theme Detection • Coding-Decoding • Logical Venn Diagrams • Situation Reaction Test • Statement – Arguments • Series Completion • Clocks & Calendars • Direction Sense Test • Statement – Conclusions • Arithmetical Reasoning • Mathematical Operations • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence • Deriving Conclusions from Passages

English Language Syllabus:

• Synonyms • Antonyms • Vocabulary • Cloze Test • Conclusion • Verb • Comprehension • Word Formation • Adverb • Error Correction • Theme detection • Grammar • Fill in the Blanks • Articles • Unseen Passages • Idioms & Phrases • Tenses • Passage Correction • Idioms and Phrases • Sentence Correction • Passage Completion • Sentence Completion • Subject-Verb Agreement • Sentence Rearrangement

SBI SO 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria are different for different positions that are filled through SBI SO 2018 exam. A candidate must fulfil the eligibility criteria for different positions for which they have applied in order to qualify for further processes.

Department Educational Qualification Age Limit Experience
For Deputy Manager (Internal Audit) CA degree from a Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. Preference will be given to CISA. Min 21 years & Max 35 years Minimum 2 years experience in statutory/internal/ Concurrent Audit of Banks, in/with a Chartered Accountant firm engaged in statutory/internal/Concurrent Audit of Banks or in employment of a Bank. Experience Certificate issued by the firms for employees working in CA firms/Copy of the engagement letter from Banks for others, would be required. Specific Skills required: Working Knowledge in MS Office.

SBI SO 2018 Exam Application Fees

An application fee of Rs 600 is required to be paid by candidates belonging to General and OBC category.The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/– for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

SBI SO 2018 Selection Process

Candidates are selected through an interview process for different posts filled through SBI SO 2018-19.The Interview Process is conducted for the candidates selected through online test. The qualifying marks will be decided by State Bank of India. A candidate is required to bring all the necessary documents for the interview process.

SBI SO 2018 Salary

For Deputy Manager (Internal Audit)

The scale of pay for candidates being selected for the post of Deputy Manager (Internal Audit) is 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950.

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