SBI SO Syllabus | SBI SO Exam Pattern

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As the State Bank of India(SBI) conducts an online examination this year known as SBI SO 2019 for the recruitment of Specialist Officers, the SBI SO 2019 aspirants are advised to go through the SBI SO Syllabus and also the SBI SO Exam Pattern prescribed by the SBI for ensuring a strengthened preparation. The officers are going to be appointed on regular as well as on contractual basis. This article will help you gather the information about the SBI specialist officer syllabus and the SBI SO paper pattern.

SBI SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Let us take a look at the SBI SO exam pattern for different posts that are recruited through the SBI SO exam.

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2019 for the post of Systems, CA & Engineering Officers

Paper-I

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 English language 35 35
2 Reasoning Ability 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total Time Duration- 90 Minutes 120 120

Paper-II

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Professional Knowledge 50 100
Total Time Duration- 45 Minutes 50 100

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2019 for the post of Official Language Officers

Paper-I

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Language (Hindi & English) 70 70
2 Reasoning Ability 50 50
Total Time Duration- 90 Minutes 120 120

Paper-II

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Professional Knowledge 50 100
Total Time Duration- 45 Minutes 50 100

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2019 for the post of Law Officers

Paper-I

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 English language 50 50
2 Reasoning Ability 70 70
Total Time Duration- 90 Minutes 120 120

Paper-II

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Professional Knowledge 50 100
Total Time Duration- 45 Minutes 50 100

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2019 for the post of Economist

Paper-I

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 English language 35 35
2 Reasoning Ability 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total Time Duration- 90 Minutes 120 120

Paper-II

S. No. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Professional Knowledge 50 100
Total Time Duration- 45 Minutes 50 100

Paper-III

A descriptive paper will be exclusively conducted for the ones aiming for the post of Economists, where the candidates will be asked to write an essay within 45 minutes and it will carry 50 marks.

Note that all questions mentioned in the tables above will be of MCQ type and negative marking for each wrong answer will be present in the form of 0.25 marks deduction per question.

SBI SO Syllabus 2019

Let us take a look at the SBI specialist officer syllabus. The syllabus for different posts are the same. This means that the SBI SO IT officer syllabus is the same as the Economist.

Candidates are advised to go through the topics mentioned in the SBI SO syllabus below and prepare accordingly for SBI SO 2019 examination.

Subject Type of Questions
English Synonyms and Antonyms, spotting errors, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Misspelled words, Grammar, one-word substitution, Para-jumbles, Preposition, Active-Passive, Direct-Indirect Narration, Sentence Correction, Fill in the blanks, Usage of words etc.
Reasoning Ability Series, Sitting/Seating Arrangements, Mirror Images, Syllogism, Puzzle problems, Statements and Conclusions and questions on cause and effect shall also be asked in this section of SBI SO Examination.
Quantitative Aptitude Number-System, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Partnership, Time And Distance, Geometry, Unitary Method, Time And Work, Age Problems, Profit And Loss Questions, Data Interpretation And Data Sufficiency, Ratio, and Proportion, Permutation And Combination, Probability, Allegation, LCM, HCF etc.
General Awareness Functioning of banks, Accounts Terminology, Banking Terminology, Financial Terminology, Fiscal Policies, Government’s financial policies, Micro & Macro Economics and their concepts, Financial and various Monetary Policy, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and its functions, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) and its functions, Reserve Bank of India and its functions, General Budget, KYC norms, mutual funds etc.
Professional Knowledge Basics of Accountancy, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Principles and Standards Accounting, Computer Architecture, Basics of Auditing, Accounts Management, Cost-Accounting, Basic Terminology of Information Technology, Knowledge of Operating systems, Network and its types, DBMS/ RDBMS, Mobile Technologies and, Computer Languages, Cyber Security and Threats, Input and Output Devices, Fundamentals of Microprocessor.

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Important links for SBI SO 2019

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