SBI SO Recruitment 2023, Specialist Officer SCO Vacancy

State bank of India released a notification to fill the special cadre officer’s post. Out of all posts, few posts are contractual basis and a few are on regular basis. A candidate can apply for only one position. All the positions are open for Indian citizens only and candidates need to do registration first. It will consider final when the candidate submits the fee. Otherwise, the candidature will not be accepted.

Here are the details of the positions under this recruitment drive:

  • Manager – Marketing (Regular)
  • Deputy Manager – Marketing (Regular)
  • Executive Document Preserve Archives (Contractual- 1 year, two renewal for 2 years) 
  • Relationship Manager (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)
  • Relationship Manager – Team lead (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)
  • Customer Relationship Executive (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)
  • Investment Officer (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)
  • Central Research Team – Product Team (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)
  • Central Research Team – Support (Contractual- 5 years including probation, No renewal)

Important Dates

Registration start date: 1st June 2023

Last date: 21st June 2023

Last date to print application: To be announced

Fee payment: 1st June to 21st June 2023

Age Criteria

Age for the individual position is mentioned below:

  • Manager- Marketing – Maximum 40 years 
  • Deputy Manager -Marketing – Maximum 35 years
  • Executive Document Preserve Archives – Maximum 30 years
  • Relationship Manager – 23 years to 25 years
  • Relationship Manager- Team lead – 28 years to 40 years
  • Customer Relationship Executive – 20 years to 35 years
  • Investment Officer -28 years to 40 years
  • Central Research Team- Product Team – 30 years to 45 years
  • Central Research Team – Support -25 years to 35 years 

Application fee

General Candidate/EWS/OBC: 750 INR

SC/ST/PWD- no fee

Eligibility Criteria

For Manager and Deputy Manager- Marketing

  • MBA/PGDM qualified from a recognized university
  • Part-time course will not be accepted
  • Leadership skills and excellent communication
  • Management and analytical skills and many more
  • 5 years of post-qualification experience in case of Manager
  • 2 years of post-qualification experience in case of Deputy Manager
  • Preference will be given to candidates with marketing experience 

Executive Document Preserve Archives

  • M.A history with Modern Indian History optional paper with 50 % marks 
  • M.A in another stream with 50 % marks
  • M.Sc. in Applied science with 50 % marks or Diploma course in archives 
  • 1-year post qualification experience 

Relationship Manager 

  • Graduate from any institution
  • 3 years’ experience as a relationship manager

Relationship Manager- Team lead 

  • Graduate from any institution
  • 8 years’ experience as a relationship manager

Customer Relationship Executive 

  • Graduate from any institution
  • Experience in a relevant field is required
  • Must have a valid driving license for two-wheeler 

Investment Officer

  • Graduate from any institution/ NISM /CWM mandatory certification
  • CA/CFP preferred
  • 5 years of experience as an investment advisor/ Counsellor

Central Research Team-Product lead

  • MBA/PGDM from a recognized university
  • Research Analyst certification/NISM investment advisor
  • 5 years of experience in equity research
  • 8 years of experience is preferred 
  • Excellent knowledge of economic trends 

Central Research Team- Support

  • Graduate from a recognized university
  • 3 years post qualification experience
  • Excellent knowledge of computer
  • Should understand tools like REUTERS, ICRA, CRISIL, and BLOOMBERG

How to apply?

To apply for the position’scandidates, need to have a valid E-Mail ID. All the information such as admit card, interview letter, call letter will be shared on the E-Mail ID. Here are the steps to follow to apply for the mentioned posts:

  • Firstly, the candidate needs to register himself on the link provided here:
  • Candidate need to fill the application form and upload the photograph and signature
  • If the candidate will not upload a photograph and signature then its candidature will not be accepted
  • After filling the application form candidate need to keep the registration number and password for further use.
  • Editing in the saved applications are allowed three times
  • Lastly, the candidate needs to pay the fee with the help of Debit/Credit/Net banking, etc. 
SBI SO Last Date21-06-2023
Exam DateWill be announced later
Notification LinkClick Here

Selection procedure

  • Shortlisting
  • Interview

Committee will shortlist the candidate and shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview. A merit list will be prepared based on the marks attained in the interview only. If two candidates score the same marks then selection will be based on age in descending order. 

For manager and Deputy Manager Marketing

  • Online test
  • Interaction

Selection will be based on the examination. However, if a smaller number of candidates apply for the posted bank reserve right to change the selection procedure and do selection based on shortlisting and interview. 

Examination Pattern

The examination will consist of two types of test objective and descriptive test. Here are details for the same:

  • Quantitative Analysis – 60 MCQ – 60 Marks
  • General Awareness – 70 MCQ – 70 Marks
  • Reasoning – 70 MCQ – 70 Marks
  • English Knowledge test (Letter and essay writing)- 2 questions – 50 Marks 

The time for the objective test will be 120 Minutes and the descriptive test will be of 30 minutes. 

Weightage pattern will be written test – 75% and interview – 25 %