SBI SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria Check Here – Age Limit, Qualification


SBI SO 2018 is going to be conducted online in January 2018. The SBI SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria needs to be checked by the candidates before applying. Eligible candidates, after successful registration, are going to take the online exam after which there will be an interview. The exam will finally select candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers in SBI. This article provides complete details regarding the criteria for eligibility to appear first for the exam and then the interview. Read the following for more information.

SBI SO 2018 Eligibility Criteria Complete Details

The criteria for eligibility in SBI SO 2018 is manifold, in that age, education, nationality, and work experience are included. All of them are listed below:


  • Only Indian Citizens are eligible for applying
  • Foreign nationals including NRIs are ineligible, thus they cannot apply

Age Limit

The range of eligible ages for different posts are mentioned in the table below:

Posts Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
Developer – (Deptt. : SP-I, LMS, Core Banking, SP-II, IT-TSS, Mobile, INB, ATM, ITFO, Ops & TS, Ops & PS, FIGS, Complaints, SP III, SM & W) 25 35
Assistant Manager (System) 21 30
Tester – (Deptt.: UAT) 24 25
Test lead – (Deptt.: UAT ) 26 25
Asst. Manager (Statistician) 21 30
Manager (Statistician) 24 35
Admin Support Officer – (Deptt.: MAB) 24 35
Technology Relationship Manager (Tech.RMs) 28 40
Business Architect – (Deptt.: E&TA) 28 40
Application Architect – (Deptt.: INB, Mobile) 28 38
Enterprise Architect – (Deptt.: E&TA ) 28 40
Datawarehouse Architect (Deptt.: IDSPM) 28 40
Portal Architect – (Deptt.: SM & W) 26 35
Infrastructure Architect – (Deptt.: DC & BCM and DRC, ITFO, PE – 1, PE – 2, Tech Ops, NW & Comm.) 28 40
Infrastructure Engineer – (Deptt.: DC & BCM and DRC, ITFO, PE-1, PE-2, Tech Ops) 24 33
Technology Architect – (Deptt.: INB, E&TA, Ops & PS) 30 40
Electrical Engineer – (Deptt.: F&OA) 24 33
Technical Engineer – (Deptt.: INB (e-Pay) 26 40
Civil Engineer – (Deptt.: F&OA) 24 33
IT Risk Manager – (Deptt.: IT-Risk Mgmt, ITFO) 28 40
IT Security Expert – (Deptt.: INB, ITFO) 24 35
Network Engineer – (Deptt.: NW & Comm.) 24 33
Complaint / Dispute Resolution officer (Deptt.: MAB) 24 35
Business Analyst – (Deptt.: Analytics, ITFO, INB, ATM, IT-TSS, LMS, SP-II, Dev-CB, Complaints, FIGS, e-Pay (INB), Ops & PS, Ops & TS, Project Mgmt) 26 38
Developer – (Deptt.: HRMS, ATM, Dev-CB, INB, e-Pay (INB), ITFO, IT-TSS, LMS, Mobile, Ops & PS, Ops & TS, SP III, SP-I) 24 33
Project Manager – (Deptt.: Analytics, IDSPM, SM & W, Group Coord. (ABs), Complaints, Ops & PS, PE-1, PE-2, Project Mgmt, Tech Ops, SP-I, SP-II, UAT, Dev-CB, ITFO, DC & BCM and DRC, FIGS, HRMS, NW & Comm., LMS, Mobile, INB, ATM, e-Pay (INB), Ops & TS, E & TA) 28 40
Technical Lead – (Deptt.: HRMS, ATM, Complaints, Dev-CB, FIGS, INB, INB (e-Pay), ITFO, LMS, Mobile, SP-I, SP III) 26 35
Innovation Specialist – (Deptt.: I&QW, CIC) 28 40
Tester – (Deptt.: INB (e-Pay), UAT) 24 33
Test Lead – (Deptt.: UAT) 26 35
Sourcing Analyst (Deptt: PRM) 24 33
UX Designer (Deptt: SM & W) 24 33
Data Scientist – (Deptt.: Analytics) 28 40
WAS Administrator (Deptt:ITFO) 28 40

Educational Qualification:

The educational qualification required for different posts is given in the table below:

Post Essential Qualification Desirable Experience
Developer,Test Lead,


The applicants should be graduated in engineering from government recognized university/institute. Experience in IT sector.
Tech. RMs – Technology Relationship


Engineering Graduate from recognized University /Institution.Preference will be given to the applicants with MBA qualification. Minimum 8 years of experience in IT Industry/ Business


Applicants should Possess B.E/B. Tech in Information Technology/Computer Science/Computer Application/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Instrumentation / Electronics & Communications. Experience in computer programming from a reputed organization
Manager and Assistant



Full-time PG Degree in Econometrics/ Statistics/ Applied Statistics. Minimum experience of 4/1 years is required

SBI SO 2018 Selection Procedure

The SBI will select candidates via a three-step process- online exam, group discussion and interview. Details can be found on the link given below.

SBI SO 2018 Selection Procedure

Important links for SBI SO 2018

SBI SO 2018 Important Dates
SBI SO 2018 Application Form
SBI SO 2018 Selection Process
SBI SO 2018 Admit Card
SBI SO 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus
SBI SO 2018 Overall Notification
SBI SO 2018 Vacancies and Job Profile