SBI SO Syllabus 2024 PDF Download Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

Here we update the SBI SO Syllabus 2024-2024 for the post released on 28/09/2024 and ends on 18th October 2024. We’ll discuss SBI Specialist Officer Exam Pattern 2024 on our site. Willing claimants can download the SBI SO Syllabus pdf from the official site We hope it takes you to next level by practicing the SBI SO Previous Papers. No need to struggle on downloading the previous year’s papers, we update the SBI SO Question Papers Download link on our site.

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer (SO/SCO) Recruitment 2024 

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Highlights of SBI SO Recruitment Notification 2024 PDF

Name of the Organization State Bank of India Recruitment Board
Total No of Posts 606 Vacancies
Apply Mode Online
Name of the Posts SBI Regular Basis Specialist Cadre SCO (SO 2024-22)
Advertisement No SCO Wealth & SCO 22/15, 22/16 – 2024
Location PAN India
Apply Online Date 28/09/2024
Last Date of Submission 18/10/2024
Exam Date 15/11/2024
Category Bank Jobs 2024
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SBI SO Exam Pattern 2024 Post wise Details | SBI SO Syllabus

For System, CA & Engineering Officers

Topics Number of questions Marks Duration
Test of reasoning 50 50 90 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
English Language 35 35
Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 minutes

For Law Officers

Topics   Number of Questions  Marks  Duration
 Test of Reasoning  70  70 90 Minutes
 English Language  50  50
 Professional Knowledge  50  100  45 Minutes

For Officers Official Language

Topics Number of Questions  Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 50 50 90 minutes
Language (Hindi + English) 70 70
Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 minutes

For Economist

Topics Number of Questions Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 50 50 90 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
English Language 35 35
Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 minutes
Descriptive Test: Online
The candidate will be required to answer by typing on a computer
English Language Test: Essay on a subject related to Economics 1 50 45 minutes

SBI SO Syllabus for Subject-wise

English Reasoning Ability Quantitative Aptitude
Articles & preposition Number series Data interpretations based on various arithmetics theories
Cloze Tests Alphabet Test Boats & Streams
Reading comprehension Arithmetical Reasoning, Classification Clocks
Sentence correction Clocks & Calendars Decimal & Fractions.
Fill in the Blanks Data Sufficiency HCF & LCM
Para substitution Deriving Conclusions from Passages Data sufficiency
Para Jumble Direction and distance Sense Test Logarithms
Vocabulary Inserting The Missing Character Mensuration
Synonyms/Antonyms Time sequence test Mixtures & Allegations
Choosing the appropriate word Analytical reasoning Compound Interest
Spelling check Cause and effect Input and output arrangements Time, Speed, and Distance
Idioms & Phrases Seating arrangements Profit and Loss
Completion of a Sentence. Coded inequalities Permutation and Combination
One word substitution Decision making Probability
Sentence arrangements Logical Sequence of Words Data Interpretation and sufficiency (will include Pie charts, Data table, Bar Graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs, case studies, etc.)
Subject-Verb Agreement Logical Venn Diagrams Permutation & Combination
Tenses Statement – Conclusions Problems on Ages
Theme detection Theme Detection, Alphabet numbers Problems on Trains
Voice change Series Test, Syllogism Roots
Verb. Analogies/Decision-making Simplification
Direct and indirect sentences Coding/Decoding Time and Work
Blood Relations Volume & Surface
Odd one out Number Area
Ranking Number system and simplification
Statement and assumptions Unitary Method
Course of action Problem-based on numbers
Passage and conclusion test Ration and Proportion
Assertion and reason Statement and course of action Partnership

SBI SO Syllabus for Professional Knowledge

Systems Officer/IT Officer:

  • Computer Networks and Basic Programing Languages (C, C++, Java)
  • Database Management Systems (DBMS), Basic concepts of Software and Hardware, Data Structures
  • Computer Organization, Computer Networks, Network Programming, Algorithms, Digital Electronics, Web Technologies
  • Operating system & amp, System programming
  • Compiler design
  • Software engineering
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering etc.

Law Officer:

  • Banking Regulated Laws
  • Banking Security Laws
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance in Banking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Banking Operational Laws
  • Banker-Customer Relations
  • Electronic Banking, Loans, and Advances
  • Compliance and Legal Aspects, Security Types
  • Regulatory Frameworks etc.

Finance Officers:

  • Direct and Indirect Taxes
  • Cost Accounting Concepts
  • Management Accounting Concepts
  • Basic Accounting concepts and principles
  • Accounting Standards
  • Auditing standards
  • Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing, etc.


  • Basic Statistical Methods and Inference
  • Time-series forecasting, Sampling Concepts
  • Uni-Variate Data, Bi-Variate Data  Variance Analysis
  • Banking-Insurance
  • Financial Market
  • Foreign Exchanges, Forecasting Portfolio
  • Simple Regression, Multiple Regression
  • Sampling Distribution, Estimations Theory, etc.

Chartered Accountant: 

  • Accounting Standards, Accounting Guidance Note, Financial Report Standards
  • Indian Accounting Standards, Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Accounting and Reporting of Financial Instrument
  • Share-based Payment, Liability Valuation, Share, Business valuation
  • Inflation Accounting
  • Indian Capital Market, Mutual Funds, Foreign Exchanges, Auditing, etc.

Best Preparation Book for SBI SO/SCO Exam 2024

Here are some important books that candidates can refer to while preparing for the SBI SO exam:

Name of Section Book Title Author/Publication
Reasoning Ability A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha
English Language General English Language Lucent’s
Professional Knowledge Professional knowledge for SBI Specialist IT Officer Exam Disha Experts

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