SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019

14 Nov, 2018

 SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019 – SBI (State Bank of India), recently published SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019. The examination offers limited seats for specialist officers’ post. The eligible candidates can fill the SBI SO Application form 2019 by visiting the official website of the conducting body. As per the figures, there are number of candidates who appear for the examination. As the per the official notification, the candidates have to appear for the recruitment examination. After the appearing for the SBI SO 2019 exam, the candidates have to appear for the personal Interview. The candidates who will be qualified through SBI SO Selection Process 2019 will be appointed on the post of specialist officer. The candidates will be judged on the basis of performance in online exam and performance in Personal Interview. This article of Get entrance imparts you all the relevant information regarding SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019, important dates, etc.

SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019- Important Dates

Few of the important dates for SBI SO Procedure 2019 are yet to be released by the conducting authority. Here we provide you tentative schedule and already declared dates for the same.


    Important Dates

    Commencement of Application


    Last date to fill the Application form


    Release of admit card/hall ticket/call letter

    May 2019

    Examination Date

    May 2019

    SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019- Exam Pattern

    The following are the main highlights of the exam pattern; the candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in examination and Personal Interview.

    Mode of the Examination- The examination will be conducted in online mode i.e. it will be a Computer-based Test.

    Exams- The conducting authority will conduct two exams i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2.

    Duration of the Examination- The duration of Paper 1 will be 95 minutes and Paper 2 will be 45 minutes.

    Negative Marking- There will be negative marking for every incorrect response.

    – Type of Exam- Paper 1 will be subjective type of exam.



    No of Questions



    Paper 1

    Reasoning Test





    Quantitative Aptitude



    95 Minutes


    English Language




    Paper 2

    Professional Knowledge (PK)



    45 minutes






    SBI SO Selection Procedure 2019- Selection Process for Personal Interview

    As we have earlier mentioned the candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in the examination and Personal Interview. The conducting body will declare the result of the shortlisted candidates. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the Personal Interview. The candidates who will attain the minimum marks set by the conducting body, the shortlisted candidates will be recruited for the specialist officers (SO) posts.

    For selection, the list will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview by the candidates. In case more than one candidate score the cut-off marks [common mark at cut off point], in that case, candidates will be ranked as per the age in descending order, both in the selected list as well as in the waiting list. The candidate who gets qualified in above SBI SO Selection Process 2019 will be recruited into vacant positions of specialist officer posts in the organization.

    SBI (State Bank of India) is one of recognized public sector banks in the country. Every year there are thousands of candidates who appear for the examination. The examination offers vacant seats for the post of Specialist officer (SO) across the country.

    We hope this article has cleared all your doubts and queries.If you still have any then let us know in the comments section below. Our team will come up with the best available answer.

    All the best for the exams!


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