SBI SO Overview
State Bank of India conducts SBI SO Recruitment exam every year for selection of Specialist Officers. Specialist Officers are appointed in various specialized roles within the aegis of the bank. The specialized roles may vary from IT to legal and Human Resources.
The Application form for SBI SO can be accessed from the official website of State Bank of India. The closing dates for SBI SO Application Form would vary depending on the posts for which the candidates are applying. All the applications would be screened on the basis of their work experience and educational qualification.
The shortlisted candidates would then be called for the SBI SO Selection Process. The selection process consists of only personal interview. The interviews for various posts is expected to take place in the month of August-September. The final merit list would be released for all the successful candidates on the basis of SBI SO cutoff as stipulated by the State Bank of India.
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SBI SO 2017 Exam Dates
SBI conducts the recruitment process for SBI Specialist Officer for the candidates in various branches of State Bank of India. The latest notification about the SBI Online Application is released on August 22, 2017.The SBI SO Online Registration shuts on September 5, 2017.
The candidates can keep themselves updated about the SBI exam by following the SBI SO exam dates given in the following table
|SBI SO Events||SBI SO Important Dates|
|Notification for Recruitment of Officers in Specialized Positions in SBI released on August 22, 2017|
|Online Application Starts||August 22, 2017|
|Last date of Online Registration||September 5, 2017|
|Last date for print out of online application form||September 10, 2017|
|Notification for Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in SBI August 2, 2017|
|Online Application Starts||August 2, 2017|
|Last date of Online Registration||August 16, 2017|
|Last date for print out of online application form||August 24, 2017|
|Notification for Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in SBI (Contractual Appointment) released on July 6, 2017|
|Online Application Starts||July 6, 2017|
|Last date of Online Registration||July 20, 2017|
|Last date for print out of online application form||July 27, 2017|
|Interview Schedule- Vice President CRM Implementation||September 26, 2017 (11:30 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule- Vice President Customer Analytics (Assets Products)||September 26, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule- Vice President Technology Architecture||September 23, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Notification for Recruitment of Officers in Specialized Positions in SBI released on June 2, 2017|
|Online Application Starts||June 2, 2017|
|Last date of Online Registration||June 14, 2017|
|Last date for print out of online application form||June 20, 2017|
|Interview ScheduleAssistant Relationship Manager (Marketing)||July 16, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule Business Analyst||July 14, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule Customer Service Analyst||July 14, 2017 (12 noon onwards)|
|Interview Schedule Manager (Servicing)||July 15, 2017 (12 noon onwards)|
|Interview Schedule- Relationship Manager (Marketing)||July 18, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule-Senior Manager (Marketing)||July 18, 2017 (12 noon onwards)|
|Interview Schedule- Senior Manager (Servicing)||July 15, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|SBI Interview Schedule-Project Manager||September 21, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule-Digital System Architect||September 21, 2017 (11:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule- System/Business Analyst||September 22, 2017 (09:00 am onwards)|
|Interview Schedule-Analyst (Analytics)||September 22, 2017 (10:00 am onwards)|
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SBI SO Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are willing to appear for SBI SO registration process should gratify all the eligibility conditions. Aspirants should accomplish the key skills, educational qualification, age limit, required experience to apply for the specialist officer post.
The aspiring candidate must be an Indian national to apply for SBI specialist officer recruitment process. A candidate who has complaint against his character, moral turpitude, complaint regarding repayment of loans are not eligible to apply for the specialist officer. At any stage, if a candidate is found unqualified, will be debarred from the SBI SO selection process.
The following table represents the eligibility criteria of the candidates who are wishing to appear in SBI SO recruitment process.
|Position||Age-Limit (in Years)||Educational Qualification||Experience|
|Vice President (Online Fulfilment/ Integration and Journeys/ Superstore Fulfilment)||26||40||MBA in Finance/ Marketing. B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC holders will be preferred||Minimum 5 years of work experience in Online Fulfilment. OR Integration & Journeys OR Superstore Fulfilment.|
|Product Development Managers (e2e Digitization)||24||32||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 3 years in Banking/ Financial Institutions|
|Senior Manager (e-Commerce)||24||35||B.E./BTech graduate. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience|
|Manager (e-Commerce)||22||32||B.E./BTech graduate. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 1 years of work experience|
|Assistant Vice President (Servicing) MMGS III||25||35||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 4 years of work experience in B2C/ e-Commerce|
|Assistant Vice President (Customer Experience) MMGS III||25||35||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 4 years of work experience in B2C/ e-Commerce|
|Assistant Vice President (B2C Marketplace Acquisition) MMGS III||25||35||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 4 years of work experience in B2C/ e-Commerce|
|Assistant Vice President (B2B Fulfilment) MMGS III||25||35||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 4 years of work experience in B2B/ e-Commerce.|
|Assistant Vice President (B2C Fulfilment) MMG III||25||35||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 4 years of work experience in B2C/ e-Commerce.|
|Sr. Vice President (Marcomm, Media & Research)||21||40||Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred.||Minimum 10 years of experience, with career experience either in FMCG, BFSI Telecom or any other large service sector.|
|Asst. Vice President (Marcom)||21||32||Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred.||Minimum 7 years of experience, with career experience either in FMCG, BFSI Telecom or any other large service sector.|
|Asst. Vice President (Corporate Communications/ PR)||21||32||Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred.||7 years of relevant experience, at a large Indian or MNC corporate, Proficiency in content writing and management.|
|Sr. Manager (Digital Marketing)||21||32||Graduate in any discipline + Candidates with MBA in Marketing||Minimum 5 years of experience in a service industry with comprehensive experience in developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing digital marketing.|
|Sr. Manager (Marketing)||21||32||Graduate in any discipline. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 3 years of experience in marketing|
|Vice President CRM Implementation||21||45||MBA (Marketing) or MCA||Minimum 10 years of experience in B2C industry verticals out of which minimum 5 years of experience in sales, customer service and marketing. PMP certified candidates will be preferred.|
|Vice President Customer Analytics (Assets Products)||21||45||Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics / MBA (Marketing/ Finance/ Operations) or MCA.||Minimum 10 years of experience working with lending products in the bank.|
|Vice President Technology Architecture||21||45||B.E. / B. Tech /M. Sc. / M. Tech. in CS/IT/EC or MCA||Minimum 10 years of experience in IT sector company out of which minimum 3 years in architecture design (HW and applications)|
|Business Analyst||--||40||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience.|
|Customer Service Analyst||--||40||B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred||Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience.|
|Sr. Manager (Marketing)||--||35||B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)||Minimum 5 years of digital work experience.|
|Relationship Manager (Marketing)||--||32||B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)||Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience.|
|Assistant Relationship Manager (Marketing)||--||30||B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)||Minimum 1 years of relevant work experience.|
|Sr. Manager (Servicing)||--||35||B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA||Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.|
|Manager (Servicing)||--||30||B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA||Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.|
|Project Manager||--||42||B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA||Minimum 5 years of experience as Project Manager for managing large e-commerce projects, mobile and tablet applications. Candidates from e-Tailers and e-Commerce companies with execution experience of large projects will be preferred.|
|Digital System Architect||--||40||B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science/ IT/ Electronics. Or MCA/M.Sc. (IT)/ M.Sc. (Computer Science).||Minimum 5 years of experience in Architecture of e-commerce & dot com businesses, mobile applications. Candidates working with execution skill of very large projects will be preferred.|
|System/Business Analyst||--||40||MBA in System/ Finance/ Operations. Should be computer/ IT engineering graduate prior to MBA.||Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Business Analyst role for e-commerce industry. Candidates from Financial services IT captive organizations will be preferred|
|Analyst (Analytics)||--||35||Degree in Statistics or equivalent qualification. Candidates will be preferred who had graduated from Indian Statistical Institute.||Minimum 3 years of data modelling experience in strategic planning, business model analysis, process design, systems analysis etc. Candidates having experience in BFSI are preferred.|
SBI SO Application Fee
The application fee payment is one of the step of SBI SO application process. Aspiring candidates for SBI SO, are required to pay an application fee of INR 600. The fee has to be paid only through online payment gateway. The candidates can choose any gateway among Debit Card (RuPay/ Visa/ Master Card/ Maestro) or Credit Card or Internet banking or IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
After ensuring the correct details of the SBI SO application form, candidates are required to pay the requisite application fees. Candidates should make sure that all the details are correct, before making the payment as no change would be allowed thereafter. An e-receipt of the application fee would be generated after making the payment, it should be printed and retained by the aspirant.
If, in case, the online transaction fails, then candidate should register again and make the payment.
SBI SO Application Process
Candidates applying for the post of Specialist Officer in SBI, can avail the online application form from the official website. Candidate should enter authentic and correct information in the SBI specialist officer application form to avoid cancellation.
Candidate’s photograph and signature should be uploaded clearly and in the specified dimensions. Failure to do so, may result in rejection of SBI specialist officer application form. In the following table, documents along with its specifications are mentioned
|Photograph||It should be in JPEG format|
|Recent Colored white background|
|Dimensions should be in 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm|
|File Size should not exceed the limit 20Kb – 50 Kb|
|Pixels- 200 x 230|
|Signature||It should be in JPEG format|
|It should be done on white piece of paper in black ink|
|Dimensions should be in 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm|
|File Size should not exceed 10Kb – 20 Kb|
|Pixels- 140 x 60|
How to Apply Online for SBI SO 2017 Application Form?
The whole process of SBI Specialist Officer Registration is online. After making the successful registration and completing the SBI SO application form, candidates are required to send it to the mentioned address before the stipulated date. Candidates have to initially register themselves for SBI SO on the official website of State Bank of India. Candidates have to mention the basic information about themselves in order to complete their online registration process.
Candidates should enter the valid email id and mobile number along with the details. The step following the registration is uploading the photograph and signature. After that the candidates have to fill a detailed application form for SBI SO with correct information. After making the successful registration, candidates are required to pay the SBI SO Application Fees.
Once the application form is filled, candidate should submit the data after verifying all the details. Candidate can choose to fill up the data in multiple entries if he is not able to complete the SBI SO application form in one go. Candidate can save the data that has been already entered. After saving the data, a provisional registration number and password would be generated. This generated details should be retained by the candidate for future use.
Candidates should note that they can complete the SBI SO application form by entering the registration number and password only thrice. Once the candidate has filled the form, submit the data and pay the application fees.
A preview of the filled application form is also available to check the details entered in the SBI SO Application Form and correct them before the final submission.
The steps followed at every stage of the SBI SO Application Process are mentioned below:
Step 1 Registration
- Visit the official website of State Bank of India
- Click on ‘Careers’ tab
- Go to the Latest Announcements
- Open the link notifying, Recruitment of Officers
- Click on ‘Apply Online’
- Follow the link for New Registration
- Fill the details asked (Name of candidate, mobile number, e- mail ID) in the space provided and verify the same.
- Enter security code and click on Save and Next.
A provisional registration number and password is displayed on the screen. It is also sent via SMS and E-mail to the candidate. Preserve the same for the further process.
Step 2 Uploading Documents
This step includes uploading the scanned copies of photograph and signature in the specified format. Following are the steps to complete the procedure:
- Login again using the provisional ID and password received.
- Click on the link to upload the photograph given in the box provided for image of photograph.
- Browse to the location where the photograph is saved and click on open/upload post selection of the photograph.
- Click on the link to upload the image of the signature given in the box.
- Browse to the location where the image is saved and click on open/upload to upload the image.
Step 3 Filling the details on SBI SO Application Form
- Enter the basic info such as category with category code, nationality etc. under the basic tab of the detailed SBI SO Application Form.
- Enter personal (father’s name, mother’s name etc.) and communication details (address with pin code)
- Enter the academic details, work experience and proficient languages in the qualification/work experience/language tab
- Mention the post, you’re applying for.
- Click on “I agree” in the declaration to assure that the information entered is true.
- Preview the complete application form in the next step.
- Click on Final Submit after editing the details or verifying them
Step 4 Fee Payment
- A new page for fee payment opens after final submission of the duly filled application form.
- Choose the online gateway among Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/IMPS/Mobile Wallets or Cash cards
- Enter the required details in the space provided.
- Verify the details and click on Pay.
In case of non-payment, login again and follow the same process of fee payment
Step 5 Confirmation
- An additional page of SBI Specialist Officer Online Application opens after making the application fee payment.
- Enter the details asked by following the instructions to generate the e-receipt.
- Print the e-receipt and SBI SO Application Form displayed on the screen.
Copies of SBI SO application form along with the Xerox copies of following documents should be sent to the below mentioned address-
- Online application form
- ID Proof
- Educational Certificates- Marksheets/ Degree Certificates
- Experience Certificates
- e-Receipt of application fee payment
State Bank of India
Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Corporate Center
3rd Floor, Atlanta Building, Nariman Point
Mumbai 400 021
If in case, a candidate forgets to enclose the above mentioned documents then his candidature will not be considered for interview short-listing.
SBI SO Admit Card
SBI SO admit cards would be made available to download from the official website of SBI SO. The admit cards would not be sent by post or any other media to the candidates. Aspiring candidates can download their SBI SO call letters by following given simple steps:
- Visit the official website of State Bank of India
- Go to the careers tab
- Click on Join SBI
- Follow the link to download the SBI SO Admit Card for the defined post
- Enter the provisional ID and Password received during the SBI SO Registration Process.
- Verify the details on the SBI SO Admit card and Print its multiple copies.
The SBI SO admit card is a very important document to carry on the day of interview. Candidates should carefully verify all the details mention on the SBI SO admit card. The following details are mentioned on the SBI SO admit card-
- Name of the Candidate
- Candidate’s Photograph
- Roll Number
- Registration Number
- Name of the Post/Designation
- Date of Interview
- Address of the Venue
- Space for Signature
- Space for Signature of the Invigilator
- Space for Pasting the Passport Sized Color Photograph
SBI SO Result
SBI SO results would be declared only on official website of State Bank of India. SBI SO results would be displayed in pdf format. SBI specialist officer result is declared depending upon the candidate has applied for. Candidates can check SBI specialist officer result can be checked by following the given steps-
- Visit the official website of State Bank of India
- Go to the ‘Careers’ Tab
- Click on Join SBI
- Go to Current Openings
- Select the notification link, the candidate has applied for
- Click on SBI specialist officer result
Candidates who have successfully cleared the interview rounds, can check their SBI specialist officer result. Results can be checked by verifying their SBI specialist officer registration number.
SBI SO Selection Process
The selection of the candidates for the defined posts would be based on short listing and performance of the candidate in personal interview (PI). A number of candidates decided by the bank would be shortlisted based on their educational qualification, experience and their performance in interview.
Candidates should score the minimum qualifying marks in order get shortlisted in the interview. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview is decided by the bank.
Candidates would be shortlisted for the post on the basis of their ranking in the merit list. SBI SO merit list is prepared in descending order on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidate in the interview.
In case, if 2 or more candidates score the same marks, then candidates having older age will be preferred.