SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: Notification Out 606 Specialist Cadre Posts

SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: SBI SCO Recruitment 2021 Notification Released Officially!!! Details regarding the SBI SCO Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria and Apply Online are available at SBI Careers. Interested candidates shall refer to the SBI SCO Official Notification and start to fill in the online application process here.

State Bank of India has released recruitment notifications for various posts on its careers. The notification is about the recruitment of Specialist Officer post under various designations. The board is ready to fill about 600 vacancies for various locations. The SBI SCO 2021 Apply Online link is get activated from 28th September August 2021. Interested candidates shall refer to the official notification to know the prescribed eligibility criteria and recruitment process. The final date for the submission of the SBI SCO Online Application process gets ends on 18th October 2021. Candidates have to fill in the application form through an online mode. Further details regarding the SBI SCO Recruitment 2021 Notification are available here below for your reference.

SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: Highlights

Organization State Bank of India
PostsSpecial Cadre Officers & Manager
CategoryGovt. Jobs
Online Registration28th September 2021 – 18th October 2021
Online Exam Date 15th November 2021 (for Manager and Deputy Manager)
Application ModeOnline

SBI SO Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Given below are the important dates that a candidate must know before they apply online for SBI SO 2020 September Notification.

EventSBI SO Dates
SBI SO Notification 202128th September 2021
SBI SO Online Registration Starts From28th September 2021
Last Date to Apply Online for SBI SO18th October 2021
SBI SO Admit Card3rd November 2021
SBI SO Exam Date15th November 2021

SBI SO Recruitment 2021: Vacancy

SBI has released a recruitment for the post of Specialist Officer. The total no. of vacancies for the post of SBI SO and Manager Posts is 606. There are multiple posts for which the recruitment is being conducted.  Check out the post-wise vacancy distribution for SBI SO Recruitment 2021.

Here we present to our readers, the vacancy table.

SBI SCO Vacancy 2021:

Adv NoPost NameVacancy
15/2021-22Manager (Marketing)12
Deputy Manager (Marketing)26
17/2021-22Relationship Manager314
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)20
Customer Relationship Executive217
Investment Officer12
Central Research Team (Product Lead)02
Central Research Team (Support)02

SBI SO Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The educational qualification and age limit are given below for each post. Apart from the educational qualification that is mentioned below the candidates also need to hold work experience.

SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Post NameAge LimitEducational Qualification
Manager (Marketing)40 YearsFull-time MBA/ PGDBM or its equivalent
with specialization in Marketing/ Finance
from Institutes recognized/approved by
Govt. bodies/ AICTE/ UGC.
Deputy Manager (Marketing)35 Years
Executive30 YearsBasic Education Qualification: M.A.(History) with one optional paper in
Modern Indian History (Post 1750 period) from a recognized UniversityOR
M.A. in other streams of social Sciences i. e. Anthropology, Economics, Political
Science, Sociology, Linguistics from recognized UniversityOR
M.Sc. in Applied / Physical Sciences from a recognized University
Relationship Manager23-35 YearsGraduates from Government recognized University or Institution
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)28-40 Years
Customer Relationship Executive20-35 Years
Investment Officer28-40 YearsGraduates / Post Graduates from Government recognized universities or institutions.
Mandatory: Certification by NISM/CWM
Preferred: CA/CFP (As of 01/08/2021)
Central Research Team (Product Lead)30-45 YearsMBA/PGDM from recognized College/University or CA/CFA
Preferred: NISM Investment Advisor / Research Analyst Certificate/CFP( As of 01/08/2021)
Central Research Team (Support)25-35 YearsGraduate/Post Graduate in
– Commerce / Finance / Economics / Management / Mathematics /
Statistics from Government recognized universities or institutions.

SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

Adv NoCategorySelection Process
15/2021-22Manager (Marketing)(i) Written Exam
(ii) InterviewThe final merit list will be arrived at after aggregating the marks of an online written test (out of 250 marks) and interview (out of 25 marks).
Deputy Manager (Marketing)(i) Shortlisting
(ii) InterviewMerit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview only
17/2021-22Relationship Manager
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)
Customer Relationship Executive
Investment Officer
Central Research Team (Product Lead)
Central Research Team (Support)

SBI SCO Exam Pattern 2021:

S.NoTestSectionNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
1Objective Test (Online)Quantitative Aptitude6060120 Minutes
3General Awareness/Marketing Skills7070
4Descriptive Test (Online)English Knowledge Test (Letter Writing & Essay)0250
  • Candidates are required to qualify in each of the objective tests and descriptive tests by securing minimum passing marks.
  • The minimum passing marks will be as decided by the Bank or may be waived at the discretion of the Bank.
  • The questions will be bilingual i.e. in Hindi & English except for English Knowledge Test which will be in English only.
  • The candidates will have the option to answer the questions in Hindi or English (except for English Knowledge Test).
  • To be eligible for being short-listed for an interview, candidates have to score equal to or above the cut-off marks to be decided by the Bank.

Weightage of score in final merit will be as under:

ProcessWeightage Pattern
Online Written Test75

Application Fee For SBI SO 2021

The application fee is given below that is to be paid only through online mode.

CategorySBI SO 2021
General, EWS, OBCRs 750/

SBI SCO Salary Details:

Post NameSalary
Manager (Marketing)Middle Management Grade Scale III (MMGS III) – 63840-1990/5-73790-2220/2-78230
Deputy Manager (Marketing)Middle Management Grade Scale-II (MMGS II) – 48170-1740/1-49910-1990/10-69810
ExecutiveIndicative CTC: Rs.8 – Rs.12 lacs per annum
Relationship ManagerRs. 6 – 15 lakhs
Relationship Manager (Team Lead)Rs. 10 – 28 lakhs
Customer Relationship ExecutiveRs. 2 – 3 lakhs
Investment OfficerRs. 12 – 18 lakhs
Central Research Team (Product Lead)Rs. 25 – 45 lakhs
Central Research Team (Support)Rs. 7 – 10 lakhs

How to Apply for SBI SCO Recruitment 2021 Notification?

  • Visit the official website of SBI Careers.
  • Find the recruitment link under the latest announcements section.
  • Then click on the official notification link.
  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • If you satisfy the eligibility criteria, then click Apply Online.
  • Start to fill in the online application.
  • Then Click Submit after uploading the necessary documents.
  • Then complete the payment process.
  • Take a printout of the application process for future reference

Apply Online Link For SBI SO 2021

The link to apply online for SBI SO 2021 for all the posts is activated till 11th January 2021. The online application link to apply directly for 452 vacancies has been given below.

PostApply Online
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For FireLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For Internal AuditLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For Network SpecialistLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For Security AnalystLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For Credit ProcedureLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For MarketingLink
SBI SO Recruitment Notification For OthersLink

Documents To Upload For SBI SO 2021

All the candidates who are applying for SBI SO 2020, will have to upload the following documents.

i. Brief Resume (DOC or DOCX or PDF)
ii. ID Proof (PDF)
iii. Proof of Date of Birth (PDF)
iv. Educational Certificates: Relevant Mark-Sheets/ Degree Certificate (PDF)
v. Experience certificates (PDF)
vi. Form-16 (as on 31.03.2020, current salary slip etc.)
vii. Recent Photograph (JPG/ JEPG)
viii. Signature (JPG/JPEG)

SBI SO 2021: Selection Process

The selection for SBI SO will be made post-wise. Given below is the general selection process that SBI conducts to recruit Specialist officers. The selection will be based on shortlisting & interviews. Mere fulfilling minimum qualifications and experience will not vest any right in a candidate for being called for an interview. The selection process of the SBI SO includes the following 3 steps:

Candidates who clear the online examination are allowed to proceed to the next level of the SBI SO examination.

Step 1: Shortlisting

The Shortlisting Committee constituted by the Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters and thereafter, an adequate number of candidates, as decided by the Bank will be shortlisted and called for interview.

Step 2: Interview

Those candidates who applied for both regular and contractual posts and who have cleared the online examination are eligible to appear for the Interview.

Step 3: Merit List

Merit list for final selection will be prepared in descending order of scores obtained in interview only. In case more than one candidate score common cut-off marks, such candidates will be ranked in the merit in descending order of their age

  1. The process of Registration is complete only when the fee is paid online.
  2.  Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post as on the mentioned respective cut-off dates.
  3.  Candidates are required to upload all required documents ( brief resume, ID proof, age proof, educational qualification, experience, etc.) failing which their candidature will not be considered for shortlisting/ interview.
  4. All the candidates who are interested to work as a Specialist Officer must read the official Notification carefully before they apply.

SBI SCO 2021: FAQ’s

Q. What is the last date to apply for SBI SO 2021?

Ans. The last date to apply for SBI SO 2021 is 11th January 2021.

Q. What is the application fee for SBI SO 2021?

Ans. Candidates from General Category will have to pay Rs 750 while SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted from paying the application fee for SBI SO Recruitment.

Q. What is the selection process for SBI SO?

Ans. The selection process will be based on an online test/ shortlisting followed by a personal interview

Q. Who can apply for SBI SO?

Ans. Candidates who have completed Graduation/Post Graduation/MBA or any other parameters set by the bank can apply for SBI Specialist Officer. The candidates must also have working experience as prescribed by the bank.

Q. What are the posts for which I can apply for SBI SO September Recruitment 2021?

Ans. You may apply for the post of Specialist Cadre Officers & Manager

Q. What are the no. of vacancies that are there for the SBI Specialist Officer 2021 Recruitment that is released in December 2020?

Ans. There are a total of 452 vacancies in scales of MMGS II, MMGS III, and SBI Specialist Officer Recruitment 2021.


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