State Bank of India Begins the Online Application Process for SBI SO 2019

Last Modified: 17 Apr 2024

The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts the recruitment process for the post of Specialist Officers (SO) from time-to-time. In order to qualify the examination, apprentices need to qualify the three stages of examination i.e. Written Test, Interview Round, and Merit List Round. The Bank has recently announced the overall vacancies for the position of SBI Specialist Cadre Officers Recruitment 2019 for the enthusiast’s potential scholars of India. This year a total of 8 vacancies has released by the conductive authority of the examination for the Faculty & Executive Posts at Specialist Officer Cadre.

The SBI SO Online Recruitment 2019 application process has started on 4th March 2019 and will close on 24th March 2019. Scroll down this page to check out the important dates, eligibility, and other details.

SBI SO Recruitment Exam 2019 - Important Dates

The official notification of application process for SBI Special Cadre Officer has released. Check the detailed structure of the examination here.

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative Dates)

Official notification releasing date

4th March 2019

Online registration process begins

4th March 2019

Last date to apply online

24th March 2019

Final date to pay online fee

24th March 2019

Releasing date of Admit Card 2019

In the month of May 2019

Commencement of Written Exam 2019

June 2019

Interview Round

August 2019

Declaration of final result

In the month of October 2019

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SBI SO Vacancy 2019-20

This year, the applicants are inviting to enroll their entries for the sum total of 8 vacancies for the below-mentioning posts:

  • SBIL in Kolkata (Executive Education)- 3 vacancies
  • SBICRM in Gurugram, Haryana- 2 vacancies
  • SBICB in Hyderabad (Marketing)- 2 vacancies
  • Marketing Executive, SBIL in Kolkata- 1 vacancies

SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Eligibility 2019

Before filling the applications form, make sure you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criterion is divided into sections like Age limit, Nationality, Education Qualifications, and other different aspects. Here are the details:

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Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

For SBIL in Kolkata (Executive Education)

Minimum- 28 years, Maximum- 55 years

For SBICRM in Gurugram, Haryana

Minimum- 28 years, Maximum- 55 years

For SBICB in Hyderabad (Marketing)

Minimum- 28 years, Maximum- 55 years

For Marketing Executive, SBIL in Kolkata

Minimum- 30 years, Maximum- 50 years

Age Relaxation Criteria

SC/ST/Ex- Serviceman

5 years


3 years

PWD Category students

  • PWD SC/ ST- 15 Years
  • PWD OBC- 13 Years
  • PWD Gen- 10 Years

Educational Qualification

Faculty, SBIL, Kolkata (Executive Education)

Students who hold a PG Degree with an aggregate score of 55% marks. More than this, preferences will be given for those who are having an additional relevant qualification.

More than this an applicant must pose a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in Executive Education domain.

Faculty, SBICB, Hyderabad (Marketing)

Participant must complete his/her MBA in the relevant area with a minimum score of 55%. Must possess a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in the Marketing domain.

Faculty, SBICRM, Gurugram, Haryana (Credit/ Risk Management/ International Banking)

For the preferable post, a student should complete his/her PG in the relevant subject. Should hold 3 years of teaching experience.

Marketing Executive SBIL Kolkata

2 years PG Diploma or MBA in the Marketing stream with a minimum of 55% marks.

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Steps to Apply for the SBI SO 2019 Examination

  • Visit the SBI Recruitment page 2019.
  • Now, click on ‘Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers on Regular & Contractual Basis’ and tab on the “Apply Online” button.
  • Click on New Registration button present on the top.
  • Read all the important points carefully and start filling your application form.
  • Upload a copy of scanned images of important documents including Photograph and Signature.
  • Pay your application fee and submit your form.

SSC SO Application Fee 2019

The application fee of SSC SO 2019 Examination is different for all categories. The complete structure of the registration fee for the exam is mentioning below-


Applicable Payable Amount

General/ OBC Category Candidates

₹ 600/-

SC/ ST/ PWD Category Candidates

₹ 100/-

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SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Salary 2019

The basic pay scale of an SBI Specialist Cadre Officer is as follows:


Pay Scale

SBIL in Kolkata (Executive Education)

₹ 31,705 to ₹ 32,850

SBICRM in Gurugram, Haryana

₹ 31,705 to ₹ 32,850

SBICB in Hyderabad (Marketing)

₹ 31,705 to ₹ 32,850

Marketing Executive, SBIL in Kolkata

₹ 32,678 to ₹ 45,950

Other Eligible Allowances

The shortlisted candidate will get some other facilities in the form Dearness Allowance, Leased Accommodation, HRA, Furniture allowance, etc.

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SBI SO 2019 Examination Pattern

The SBI SO 2019 will conduct online objective type test which consists of a total of 220 marks for the complete duration of 135 minutes. Check the comprehensive form of examination details here.

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer (SO) 2019

Examination Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks Distribution

Duration of the Exam

English Language



90 minutes




Quantitative Aptitude



Professional Knowledge



45 minutes




2 hours 15 minutes

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