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SBI SO 2021 Exam

Updated By Rahul Raj on 20 Apr, 2021 10:42

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About SBI SO 2021

The SBI SO recruitment exam 2021 is being conducted on 1st, 2nd, 5th and 7th Feb 2021. The Admit Cards for the same can be downloaded here. State Bank of India Specialist Officer Exam or SBI SO is a national-level exam conducted in online (computer-based) mode. State Bank of India (SBI) has released the notification regarding recruitment of the deserving candidates for over 400 Specialist Officers vacancies in SBI on a Regular and Contractual basis. By taking SBI SO exam, candidates are appointed as Engineers, Assistant Managers, Managers, Developers, Designers, Administrators, Architects, Analysts, Test lead, Innovation Specialist, Officers, etc.

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SBI SO Conducting Body

State Bank of India (SBI) is the conducting authority of SBI SO exam. SBI is the largest public sector bank and financial services company with its headquarters situated in Mumbai, India. SBI along with its 5 associate banks has a network of over 13000 branches, that caters to both Personal as well as Corporate banking segments. Owned by the Indian government, SBI serves as one of the biggest banking recruitment authority, that offers banking jobs to all bank job seekers, by recruiting them as Probationary Officers and Special Officers in India. 

SBI SO 2021 Important Dates

For Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in SBI


Important Dates

Online Application Begins from

22nd December 2020

Last date of Online Registration

11th January 2021

Release of Admit Card 

22nd January 2021

Date of Exam 

1st, 2nd and 7th February 2021

SBI SO 2021 Posts and Vacancies

The number of vacancies per post and their selection process for SBI SO 2021 is mentioned in the table below:

PostsNo. of VacanciesSelection ProcessNature of Engagement
Engineer (Fire)     16Shortlisting & InterviewRegular
Manager (Network Security Specialist)12Shortlisting & InterviewRegular
Deputy Manager (Internal Audit)28Shortlisting & InterviewRegular
Manager (Network Routing & Switching Specialist)20Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst)60Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst)    40Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Deputy Manager (Systems)17Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Assistant Manager (Systems)183Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Project Manager14Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
IT Security Expert15Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Technical Lead2Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Application Architect5Online Written Test & InterviewRegular
Manager (Marketing)12Online Written Test – cum – InteractionRegular
Deputy Manager (Marketing)26Online Written Test – cum – InteractionRegular
Manager (Credit Procedures)2Online Written Test – cum – InteractionRegular

SBI SO 2021 Exam Centres

New Delhi














Contact Details

Address: SBI Corporate Centre, State Bank Bhavan, Madame Cama Road, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021

Phone number: 022-2282 0427


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Related Questions

What is the application fee for SBI SO 2021?

-SUDHAKARUpdated on March 31, 2021 08:53 AM
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Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, 

The application fee for SBI SO 2021 varies from one category to another. The category wise application fee for SBI SO 2021 is mentioned below:-




INR 600


INR 100


INR 100


INR 100


INR 600

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FAQs about SBI SO

Where can I download the Answer key of the SBI SO 2021?

The answer key of the SBI SO recuitment exam 2021 will be released by SBI on its official website. Candidates will be able to download the key from there.

Questions from which subjects are asked in the SBI SO recruitment exam?

Questions from the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Professional Knowledge are asked in the SBI SO recruitement test.

Total how many questions are asked in the SBI SO recruitement exam?

A total of 170 questions are asked in the SBI SO recruitement exam.

Do I have to appear for the interview round after qualifying the SBI SO 2021 written test?

For most of the posts except Manager (Credit Procedures), Deputy Manager (Marketing) and Manager (Marketing), you will be required to appear in the interview round. For these three posts, Online Written Test – cum – Interaction is conducted.

Do I need to hold a Bachelor's degree to appear in the SBI SO 2021?

Since SBI SO recruitment exam is conducted for a number of posts, the educational qualification for each of them vary. However, the common educational criteria that candidates are required to meet for every post is that they must hold a bachelor's degree. Some of the posts also require at least a master's degree.

What is the age limit to apply for SBI SO recruitment exam?

The age limit for SBI SO recruitment exam varies for different posts. It can range from 31 to 45 years, depending upon the post you are applying for.

Is SBI SO exam conducted in online mode or offline?

The SBI SO recruitment examination is conducted in an online mode at 14 different locations across the country.

Vacancies for which posts are being filled through SBI SO 2021?

Through SBI SO 2021, candidates will be recruited for the following posts: Engineer (Fire), Manager (Network Security Specialist), Deputy Manager (Internal Audit), Assistant Manager (Security Analyst), Deputy Manager (Systems), etc.

How many vacancies are there for SBI SO 2021?

SBI SO 2021 is begin conducted to recruit candidates for over 400 vacancies.

What is the SBI SO 2021 exam date?

The SBI SO 2021 exams are being conducted on 1st, 2nd and 7th Feb 2021.

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