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 OrganizationState Bank of India Recruitment Board
Total No of Posts606 Vacancies
Apply ModeOnline
Name of the PostsSBI Regular Basis Specialist Cadre SCO (SO 2024-22)
Advertisement NoSCO Wealth & SCO 22/15, 22/16 – 2024
LocationPAN India
Apply Online Date28/09/2024
Last Date of Submission18/10/2024
Exam Date15/11/2024
CategoryBank Jobs 2024
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SBI SO Exam Pattern 2024 Post wise Details | SBI SO Syllabus

For System, CA & Engineering Officers

TopicsNumber of questionsMarksDuration
Test of reasoning505090 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3535
English Language3535
Professional Knowledge5010045 minutes

For Law Officers

Topics  Number of Questions Marks Duration
 Test of Reasoning 70 7090 Minutes
 English Language 50 50
 Professional Knowledge 50 100 45 Minutes

For Officers Official Language

TopicsNumber of Questions MarksDuration
Test of Reasoning505090 minutes
Language (Hindi + English)7070
Professional Knowledge5010045 minutes

For Economist

TopicsNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
Test of Reasoning505090 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3535
English Language3535
Professional Knowledge5010045 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 Economics15045 minutes

SBI SO Syllabus for Subject-wise

EnglishReasoning AbilityQuantitative Aptitude
Articles & prepositionNumber seriesData interpretations based on various arithmetics theories
Cloze TestsAlphabet TestBoats & Streams
Reading comprehensionArithmetical Reasoning, ClassificationClocks
Sentence correctionClocks & CalendarsDecimal & Fractions.
Fill in the BlanksData SufficiencyHCF & LCM
Para substitutionDeriving Conclusions from PassagesData sufficiency
Para JumbleDirection and distance Sense TestLogarithms
VocabularyInserting The Missing CharacterMensuration
Synonyms/AntonymsTime sequence testMixtures & Allegations
Choosing the appropriate wordAnalytical reasoningCompound Interest
Spelling checkCause and effect Input and output arrangementsTime, Speed, and Distance
Idioms & PhrasesSeating arrangementsProfit and Loss
Completion of a Sentence.Coded inequalitiesPermutation and Combination
One word substitutionDecision makingProbability
Sentence arrangementsLogical Sequence of WordsData Interpretation and sufficiency (will include Pie charts, Data table, Bar Graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs, case studies, etc.)
Subject-Verb AgreementLogical Venn DiagramsPermutation & Combination
TensesStatement – ConclusionsProblems on Ages
Theme detectionTheme Detection, Alphabet numbersProblems on Trains
Voice changeSeries Test, SyllogismRoots
Direct and indirect sentencesCoding/DecodingTime and Work
Blood RelationsVolume & Surface
Odd one out NumberArea
RankingNumber system and simplification
Statement and assumptionsUnitary Method
Course of actionProblem-based on numbers
Passage and conclusion testRation and Proportion
Assertion and reason Statement and course of actionPartnership

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 SectionBook TitleAuthor/Publication
Reasoning AbilityA Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
Quantitative AptitudeQuantitative Aptitude for All Competitive ExaminationsAbhijit Guha
English LanguageGeneral English LanguageLucent’s
Professional KnowledgeProfessional knowledge for SBI Specialist IT Officer ExamDisha Experts

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