ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
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 Special Management Executive CA/ ICWA/ ACS/ MBAin Finance or 2 years PG Diploma in Finance (tde course should be of 2 years full time duration. Course completed tdrough correspondence/ part-time are not eligible. tde institute should be recognized/ approved by Government bodies/ AICTE) Min 30 years & Max 40 years Minimum 5 years post qualification experience (as on 31.12.2017) as an Executive in Supervisory/ Management role: In a Scheduled Commercial Bank/ Associate or Subsidiary of a Scheduled Commercial Bank OR In a Public Sector or listed Financial Institution/ Company. Candidates having experience in processing of credit proposals are preferred.
Deputy General Manager (Law, Contractual) Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India. Min 42 years & Max 52 years Enrolled as Advocate witd Bar Council and having minimum 17 years of experience as Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR Financial Institutions OR Asset Reconstruction Company OR combined experience as Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Bank and Asset Reconstruction Company and having extensive experience in Recovery & Rehabilitation. tde experience should be after enrolment as advocate witd Bar Council
Deputy General Manager (Law) Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India. Post Graduate degree in Law will be preferable. Min 42 years & Max 52 years Enrolled as Advocate witd Bar Council and having minimum 17 years of experience as Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR Financial Institutions OR Asset Reconstruction Company OR combined experience as Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Bank and Asset Reconstruction Company and having extensive experience in Recovery & Rehabilitation. tde experience should be after enrolment as advocate witd Bar Council.
Deputy Manager (Law) Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognised University India Min 25 years & Max 35 years Enrolled as Advocates witd Bar Council and having 4 years of experience as practicing Advocate OR Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks OR 4 years combined experience as practicing advocate and Law Officer in tde Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks. tde experience should be after enrolment as advocate witd Bar Council.

The Specialist Officer in SBI is recruited both on a regular and contract basis. Interested candidates can fill in the online application form for SBI SO Exam. The posts offered through SBI SO Exam are:

SBI SO Exam Pattern

Special Management Executive & Deputy General Manager (Law) (both regular & contractual)
The selection process for the above mentioned posts will involve shortlisting and interview. The applications received will be shortlisted on the basis of candidate’s qualification, suitability, experience etc. The candidates will be awarded marks out of 50 and the qualifying marks inn Interview will be as decided by the State Bank of India. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category as stated.

Deputy Manager (Law)
The selection of candidates for the above mentioned post will be on the basis of online written test and interview process. The test will be conducted tentatively on 6th May 2018.
The pattern of the written test for the post of Deputy Manager (Law) is mentioned below:

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning 70 70 90 mins
English Language 50 50
Professional Knowledge 100 50 45 minutes

SBI SO Syllabus
SBI SO Syllabus will be released by SBI. The detailed syllabus allows you to prepare effectively by segregating the important sections from the rest.

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 • Sentence Connectors