SBI SO - State Bank of India Specialist Cadre Officers 2018

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. Interested candidates can fill online application till August 22, 2017, to apply for the position. Every year SBI SO exam is conducted in the month of January. SBO SO 2018 exam has been scheduled to be organized in the second week of January 2018, 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:

•    DGM (Cyber Security ): 01 Posts

•    AGM ( Cyber Security ): 01 Posts

•    Dy. Manager (IS Audit): 05 Posts

•    Vice President – Customer Analytics: 01 Posts

•    Senior Manager (Product Specialist): 02 Posts

•    Vice president (Complaints Management): 01 Posts

•    Assistant Vice President (IS Audit): 05 Posts

•    Senior Manager (IS Audit): 05 Posts

SBI SO Salary:

Compensation for Regular Positions

DGM (Cyber Security) Pay Scale: INR 68680-1960/4-76520

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER (Cyber Security) Pay Scale: INR 59170-1650/2-62470-1800/ 2-66070

Dy. Manager (IS Audit) Pay Scale: INR 31705 -1145/1- 32850 -1310/10 - 45950

In addition to the basic pay, the officials will also get DA, HRA, CCA, PF, Contributory Pension Fund and perquisites as per the rules in force.

Compensation for Contractual Positions

Package of Specialised Cadre Officers on contractual positions will include both fixed and variable components of salary.

Eligibility Criteria

DGM (Cyber Security)/ AGM (Cyber Security)

BE/B.Tech with specialization in IT/IT Risk Management/ Information Assurance/ Cyber Security and Digital Threat Management with certification in (any one)

•    Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

•    Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

•    Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

•    Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)

Minimum 10 years of experience in Information Security area with 5 years of extensive experience in managing Cyber Security

Dy. Manager (IS Audit)/ Assistant Vice President (IS Audit)/ Senior Manager (IS Audit)

BE/B.Tech in IT/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentations with 60% marks

CISA compulsory

Minimum 3 years of experience in IS Audit for Dy. Manager; 10 years for Assistant Vice President and 7 years as Senior Manager

Vice President (Customer Analytics)

Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics or MCA from a reputed institution

Minimum 8 years of working experience in Analytics in the BFSI sector

Senior Manager (Product Specialist)

MBA along with 5 years of experience in banking liability products and technology related areas

Vice President (Complaints Management)

Engineering graduate with MBA in marketing

At least 7 years of experience in marketing or customer complaints handling

Age Norms:

Minimum age to apply for SBI SO Exam 2018 is 21 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 August 22, 2017. Applicants must remember that last date to submit a printout of online application is August 31, 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.100/- (Intimation Charges only)



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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