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SBI SO Exam Summary

Exam NameSBI SO
Conducting BodyState Bank Of India
Full -FormState bank of India -Specialist Officer
FrequencyOnce in a Year
Exam ModeOnline
Application ModeOnline
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
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SBI SO Application Fees

Name of CategoryApplication Fees
General and othersRs. 750/-
SC/ST/PWDRs. 100/-


SBI SO Salary Structure

The pay scale for Specialist Cadre Officer positions varies depending on the duties and job description.

Salary Structure
Post NamePay Scale
Relationship ManagerRs. 6-15 lakh per annum
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)Rs. 10-28 lakh per annum
Customer Relationship ExecutiveRs. 2-3 lakh per annum
Investment OfficerRs. 12-18 lakh per annum
Central Research Team (Product Lead)Rs. 25-45 lakh per annum
Central Research Team (Support)Rs. 7-10 lakh per annum

Based on the 7th Pay Commission, the SBI SO (State Bank of India Specialist Officer) wage structure differs according to the position and experience of the applicant. A comprehensive wage schedule for the SBI SO is shown below:

Basic Salary: Depending on the job and the candidate’s expertise, the basic salary for an SBI SO might range from Rs. 23,700 to Rs. 51,490. According to the pay scale for the employee’s role, this fixed portion of the income is determined. also, there are several allowances provided like:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA) is a benefit given to workers to help them cope with the rising expense of living. It is calculated as a percentage of basic pay. DA is currently 17% of the basic pay for SBI workers.
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA): Depending on the employee’s location, HRA is given to employees to cover their housing costs. It varies between 7.5 and 9% of the base salary.
  • City Compensatory Allowance (CCA): To help employees cope with the high expense of living in large cities, CCA is given. It varies between 0% and 4% of the base salary.
  • Medical Benefits: SBI offers medical benefits to its employees, including the payment of hospital and doctor fees. Depending on the employment and the employee’s medical expenses, several medical benefits are available.
  • Leave Travel Allowance (LTA): LTA is available to SBI SO personnel and may be claimed twice throughout a 4year period. According to the position and the travel costs incurred by the employee, LTA varies in amount.
  • Contributory Provident Fund (CPF): Workers get a contributing provident fund, which is withheld from their pay and matched by the employer. 


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SBI SO Age Limit

Post NameAge Limit
Relationship Manager23 to 35 years 
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)28 to 40 years 
Customer Relationship Executive20 to 35 years 
Investment Officer28 to 40 years 
Central Research Team (Product Lead)30 to 45 years
Central Research Team (Support)25 to 35 years 
Manager 40 years 
Deputy Manager35 years
Executive 30 years

SBI SO Exam Pattern

SBI SO 2022 Exam Pattern
SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Reasoning Ability 505090 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3535
English Language3535
Professional Knowledge (PK)5010045 minutes

SBI SO Syllabus

All of the significant subjects and chapters covered in the SBI SO Syllabus are those that will be tested in the Specialist Officer exam. The General Aptitude and Professional Knowledge sections of the online written test will be covered. The following lists the subjects that fall under each of these headings.

Reasoning AbilityEligibility test, Inserting the missing character, Logic, Logical sequence of words, Logical Venn Classification, Clocks and calendars, Coding-Decoding, Data sufficiency, Direction sense test, Deriving conclusions from passages
Quantitative AptitudeProbability, Problems on ages, Problems on trains, proportions Roots, Simple and compound interest, Simplification Time, distance and work, Volume and surface area Averages, Bar graphs, Decimal and Fraction.
English LanguageSentence Rearrangement, Subject-verb agreement, Synonyms, Tenses, Theme detection, Unseen passages, Vocabulary, Word games, Word formulationAntonyms, Article, Comprehension, Conclusion, Error correction, Fill in the blanks, Tenses rules, Idioms and phrases, Parts of speech, Passage completion
Professional KnowledgeCost-Accounting, Basic Terminology of Information Technology, Knowledge of Operating systems, Networks and their types, DBMS/ RDBMS. Basics of Accountancy, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Principles and Standards Accounting, Computer Architecture, Basics of Auditing, Accounts Management

SBI SO Cut off

SBI SO cut off 2024 will be made public at the same time as the results are announced. To fill a variety of positions within the State Bank of India, SBI SO 2024 is held. Applicants are eligible to participate in the next round of the selection process if their scores surpass the minimum cutoff. Applicants can look at the cutoff from the prior year to get a sense of the pattern.

SBI SO cut-off 2024 will depend on various factors such as the number of vacancies, Number of candidates, and interview marks. For a few posts of SBI SO, candidates will have to go through a written test and interview process for the selection process.

Expected Cut Off in Written Exam 

The written exam’s SBI SO cut off is listed here. Applicants must meet the minimal requirements in each of the four subjects.

SubjectGeneral Cut OffSC/ST/OBC/PWD Cut OffTotal Marks
English Language6.505.7550
Quantitative Knowledge4.253.5035
Professional Knowledge4540100

Cutoff for Professional Knowledge for Category-Wise SBI SO

The projected cut off for Professional Knowledge, broken down by category, for the SBI SO 2024 is shown below.

CategoriesCategory-Wise Cut Off

The table below shows the anticipated cutoff scores for SBI SO 2024 for the final candidate chosen based on categories. The formula below will be used to determine the cutoff mark.

Total Out of 125 = Interview + Professional Knowledge (100) (25)

Expected Cut off Marks for Last Selected Candidate

CategoriesCategory-Wise Cut Off
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