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SBI SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022

The SBI will soon hold the SO (Specialist Officer) exam (State Bank of India). In order to study successfully for the test, interested applicants must be familiar with the SBI SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern. The SBI SO Syllabus includes significant topics and chapters that will be tested in the exam. In the area below, applicants can review the highlights of the SBI SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

 

The SBI SO Selection Process differs based on the position.

All phases of the selection process must be completed by the candidates.

For the position of System Officer (Test Engineer, Web Developer, and Performance/ Senior Automation Test Engineer), an online written exam will be held.

There will be objective-type questions on the written exam.

Candidates applying for the SBI SO exam should familiarize themselves with the SBI SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern in advance. In addition, students can use the official syllabus pdf, key books, and a study method to help them prepare for the SBI Specialist Officer test.

 

SBI SO Syllabus

The SBI SO Syllabus covers all of the key topics and chapters that will be covered in the Specialist Officer test. The General Aptitude and Professional Knowledge sections of the online written test will be covered. The topics covered under each of these headings are listed below.

 

Subject

Topics

General Aptitude

Test of Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

English Language

Professional Knowledge

General IT Knowledge

Role based IT Knowledge

 

SBI SO Exam Pattern

The SBI SO written exam will be an online, objective-type test. The following points about the SBI SO exam pattern should be kept in mind by candidates:

  1. The exam will be worth 270 marks.
  2. The exam will consist of 195 questions.
  3. The exam will take 160 minutes to complete.

The following is the detailed SBI SO test pattern for the written exam.

 

Subject

Topics

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration (Minutes)

General Aptitude

Test of Reasoning

50

50

90

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

English Language

35

35

Professional Knowledge

General IT Knowledge

25

50

70

Role based IT Knowledge

50

100

Total

195

270

160

Interview

An interview round is part of the selection process for all positions. The interview will be weighted at 30% for the position of System Officer (Test Engineer, Web Developer, and Performance/ Senior Automation Test Engineer), and the online written test will be weighted at 70% for the position of System Officer (Test Engineer, Web Developer, and Performance/ Senior Automation Test Engineer). The SBI SO’s final merit list will be compiled based on the candidate’s performance in all phases, including the interview.

 

SBI SO Syllabus for Professional Knowledge

 

Systems Officer/IT Officer:

Computer Networks and Basic Programing Languages (C, C++, Java)

DataBase Management Systems (DBMS), Basic concepts of Software and Hardware, Data Structures

Computer Organization, Computer Networks, Network Programming, Algorithms, Digital Electronics, Web Technologies

Operating system & amp, System programming

Compiler design

Software engineering

Information Systems and Software Engineering etc.

 

Law Officer:

Banking Regulated Laws

Banking Security Laws

Negotiable Instruments

Ethics and Corporate Governance in Banking

Financial Analysis

Banking Operational Laws

Banker-Customer Relations

Electronic Banking, Loans and Advances

Compliance and Legal Aspects, Security Types

Regulatory Frameworks etc.

 

Finance Officers:

Direct and Indirect Taxes

Cost Accounting Concepts

Management Accounting Concepts

Basic Accounting concepts and principles

Accounting Standards

Auditing standards

Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing etc.

 

 

Statistician:

Basic Statistical Methods and Inference

Time-series forecasting, Sampling Concepts

Uni-Variate Data, Bi-Variate Data  Variance Analysis

Banking-Insurance

Financial Market

Foreign Exchanges, Forecasting Portfolio

Simple Regression, Multiple Regression

Sampling Distribution, Estimations Theory etc.

 

Chartered Accountant:

Accounting Standards, Accounting Guidance Note, Financial Report Standards

Indian Accounting Standards, Corporate Financial Reporting

Accounting and Reporting of Financial Instrument

Share-based Payment, Liability Valuation, Share, Business valuation

Inflation Accounting

Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing etc.

 

 

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2022

The SBI SO Selection Process 2022 is divided into two stages, with the first being an online written test and the second being an interview round. For all of the positions, the written test will have questions from a total of four subjects. Applicants who pass the online test will be invited to the interview stage. Only those applicants who pass both phases would be hired to the State Bank of India as Specialist Officers. The following is the stage-by-stage SBI SO Exam Pattern 2022:

 

Written Exam

For the post of Assistant Manager, Deputy Manager, and IT Security Expert

The written exam will be administered via the internet.

Each of the four subjects in the exam will be qualifying in nature.

The examination will consist of multiple-choice questions. Each question will contain four possibilities, and applicants must choose the best one.

With the exception of the English language paper, all questions will be multilingual in nature.

The written examination’s marking scheme will be 1 mark for each correct answer, with no provision for negative grading.