SBI SO - State Bank of India Specialist Cadre Officers 2017

Conducted by : State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Online/CBT
  • Language:English,Hindi

State Bank of India being one of the biggest banking recruitment authorities in India, hires a large number of probationary officers, clerks, and special officers. The bank releases notifications of the recruitment drive for various regular and contract basis positions. SBI recruitment notification 2018 for posts of Specialist Officer (SO) has been released by the bank for the recruitment of 41 Specialist Cadre Officers. Interested candidates can fill online application from September 15, 2017, to October 6, 2017, to apply for the position. SBI SO exam will be conducted tentatively on November 11, 2027, online application process for which has already started.

To fill positions of Specialist Officers, SBI looks for experienced and well-qualified candidates.

SBI Specialist Officer Post Wise Vacancies 2018:

SBI SO Exam 2018 will be conducted to fill given positions:

  • Deputy Manager (Law) - 40 
  • Deputy General Manager (Law) - 01



15 Sep,2017
Applications Open
25 Oct,2017
Admit Card Available
11 Nov,2017
Date of Exam

Eligibility Criteria

Deputy Manager (Law)

  • Graduate with a degree in law or a law graduate who passed 5 years integrated Law course from a recognized university in India
  • Apart from law degree, the candidates also need to have enrolled as Advocates with Bar Council and have at least 4 years of experience as law officer

Deputy General Manager (Law)

  • Graduate with a degree in law or a law graduate who passed 5 years integrated Law course from a recognized university in India
  • The candidate must have at least 15 years of work experience as a Law officer with the Legal department of Scheduled Commercial Banks/ Financial Institutions or State Level Development Financial Institutions.

Age Norms:

Minimum age to apply for SBI SO Exam 2018 is 25 while maximum age limit is 45. Minimum and maximum age criteria vary for different posts, which candidates can confirm on the official website of SBI.

As per the government guidelines, there is relaxation in upper age limit of OBC and PwD candidates.

Application Details

Candidates interested in SBI SO vacancies need to apply for the post online. After filling online application form, you need to submit fees and take a printout of the duly filled application. The last date to fill the form and submit fees is October 06, 2017. Applicants must remember that last date to submit a printout of online application is October 10, 2017. Applications received after this will not be considered for the short listing and interview process.

Address to send the printed copy of online application:

The General Manager, State Bank of India, Corporate Centre, Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Atlanta Building, 3rd floor, Plot No. 209, VBR, Block No.III, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021.

In addition to hard copy of the application, applicants also need to mail their soft copy of resume at


To apply for SBI SO position, the candidates need to submit a non-refundable amount as SBI SO application fee.

Serial No.





Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)


General and OBC

Rs.600/-  (App. Fee including intimation charges)


Exam Pattern

SBI SO Exam Pattern

SBI SO 2017 written exam will be conducted only for Deputy Manager (Law). Given below is the exam pattern for the same. 

Sr. No.


No. of questions







90 minutes


English Language




Professional Knowledge



45 minutes



Shortlisted candidates are called for the interview to fill various Specialized Officer positions at SBI. Usually, questions in the interview are around work experience of the applicants. 

CAT Contact Details

State Bank of India

State Bank Bhavan, 16th Floor
Madam Cama Road,
Mumbai 400 021

Phone: 022-2202 9456, 022-2282 0427
Fax: 022 22742431

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