State Bank of India (SBI) Specialist Officer (SO) 2017 – The State Bank of India is recruiting suitable candidates for the posts of Specialist Officers. There are 12 positions for Specialist Officer in SBI on Regular and Contract Basis. Candidates who are interested and eligible for respective positions can fill and submit application form of SBI SO 2017. There will be a shortlisting method and Personal Interview round for the mention posts below. Get here complete details of SBI SO 2017 including application form, admit card, result, selection process etc.

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SBI SO 2017


Official notification under Advt No. CRPD/SCO/2017-18/2 of SBI Specialist Officers 2017 has been published in the last week of April 2017. Candidates are getting a time window of more than two weeks to apply at All details pertaining to SBI SO 2017 can be found in respective pages (links below) and also on this page.

Important dates of SBI SO 2017 are as follows

Important event Dates
Beginning of online application form for SBI SO 26 Apr 2017
Last date to fill online registration & fee payment 12 May 2017
Last date for receipt of hardcopy of Application along with enclosures 19 May 2017

SBI Specialist Officer 2017 Vacancy Details

There are total 12 posts in this recruitment.

Regular Position:

  • Chief Manager (Cost Accountant) – 1 post

Contractual Positions:

  • Digital System Architect – 2 posts
  • System / Business Analyst – 2 posts
  • Analyst (Analytics) – 2 posts
  • WAS Administrator – 1 post
  • UX Designer – 1 post
  • IT Risk Manager – 2 posts
  • Data Warehouse Architect – 1 posts


Regular Positions: Chief Manager (Cost Accountant): Pay Scale : 50030-1460/4- 55870-1650/2- 59170

The officials will also be eligible for DA, HRA. CCA, PF, Contributory Pension Fund and perquisites as admissible to the corresponding grade etc. as per rules in force from time to time the total compensation per annum would be approximately Rs.21.78 lacs.

Contractual Positions: The compensation package (CTC) would comprise of fixed and variable components but not a limiting factor for a suitable candidate.

SBI Specialist Officer Eligibility Criteria 2017

State Bank of India, the exam conducting body as well as recruiting organization, has focused on age, educational qualification, and work experience among the eligibility conditions. Candidates can go through detailed eligibility conditions of SBI SO 2017 here.

Candidate should fulfill the eligibility criteria stipulated below as on 31.12.2016 for the post of Chief Manager (Cost Accountant) & 01.04.2017 for Contractual Positions.

Educational qualification, Age Limit & Experience

For Chief Manager (Cost Accountant)

  • CA/ICWA from recognized Board. Preference will be given to candidates who are B.Tech/BE (CSE /IT) / MCA/ M.Sc., (CS/IT) from a recognizedUniversity/Institution prior to CA/ICWA.
  • Age Limit (As on 31.12.2016) – Min 30 years & Max 45 years
  • Min. 7 years’ of industry experience in the field of activity-based costing/technology consultancy/ cost center accounting.

For Digital System Architect

  • Engineering Graduate in Computer Science/Information Technology / Electronics or MCA/MSc (IT) / MSc (Computer Science) with first class grade from Govt Recognised University / Institute
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 40 years
  • Experience – Minimum 5 years of experience in Architecture of the web and mobile applications. Good knowledge of applications and infrastructure.

For System / Business Analyst

  • Engineering graduate in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Electronics or MCA/M.Sc. (IT)/ Msc. (Computer Science) with MBA in System / Finance/ Operations or equivalent qualification from reputed Institute.
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 40 years
  • Experience – Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Business Analyst role.

For Analyst (Analytics)

  • Degree in Statistics or equivalent qualification from reputed
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 35 years
  • Experience – Minimum 3 years of data modeling experience in strategic planning, business model analysis, process design, systems analysis etc. Candidates having experience in BFSI are preferred.

For WAS Administrator

  • Engineering graduate in Computer Science /Information Technology / Electronics or M.Sc. (IT/Computer Science) / MCA from Government recognized University / Institute. IBM Certified WAS ND Administrator (WAS 8 or Higher) a must.
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 40 years
  • Experience – Minimum 8 years of experience in implementing large/ complex IT projects. Out of which minimum 5 years of extensive experience in managing WAS ND, HIS / IIS as a Lead WAS ND administrator.

For UX Designer

  • Engineering graduate in Computer Science /Information Technology / Electronics or MCA from Government recognized University / Institute.
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 35 years
  • Experience – Minimum 4 years of experience in IT sector in UX design & development.

For IT Risk Manager

  • B.E./ B.Tech / M.E. / M.Tech / MCA from Government recognized University /Institute. CISA or CISM or CISSP certificate a must.
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 40 years
  • Experience – Minimum 8 years of experience in IT business/ industry out of which minimum 5 years of extensive experience in IT risk management profile.

For Date Warehouse Architect

  • B.E./ B.Tech / M.E. / M.Tech / MCA from Government recognized University /Institute.
  • Age Limit (As on 01.04.2017) – Max 40 years
  • Experience – Minimum 8 years of experience in IT sector out of which minimum of 5 years experience in data warehouse, Hadoop framework and Big Data technologies. Candidates should have knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts, enterprise projects, ETL, OLAP, Informatica or Cognos or Business Objects or Datastage etc.

SBI Specialist Officer 2017 Application Form

Only those who are eligible must apply. Those who are applying for regular & Contractual positions can do so online at Candidates have to send the hard copy of application form.

The most significant aspects of SBI SO 2017 Application Form are following:-

  • Enter correct data in form. All that you fill up in the form will later be verified against official documents. Hence avoid errors at all costs.
  • Make sure to submit application form for SBI recruitment before the last date.
  • Pay requisite application fee (Rs 600 for General and Obc candidates, and Rs 100 for SC / ST / PWD).
  • Candidates have to send the application form application duly signed and pasted with their recent photographs along with relevant documents.

SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2017 Selection Process

Selection will be based on Shortlisting and Personal Interview.

Interview: Adequate number of candidates as decided by the Bank will be called for Interview. The qualifying marks in Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Merit List: for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview only. In case more than one candidate score the cut off marks [common mark at cut off point], such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, both in the select list as well as in the wait list.

Place of Posting: Candidates likely to be posted at Navi Mumbai. Bank reserves the rights to post his/her as per requirement of the Bank.

Important Instructions

  • Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for.
  • Candidates serving in Govt./Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions are advised to submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their candidature may not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.
  • In case of selection, candidates will be required to produce proper discharge certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the appointment.
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection / inability / failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on internet or website jam.
  • SBI does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of SBI.
  • Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID alive for receiving advices, viz. call letters/ Interview advices etc.
  • Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his /her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.
  • Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and/or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in Mumbai and courts/tribunals/ forums at Mumbai only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any cause/dispute.

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