SBI SO Notification 2021 [Out] - SBI Specialist Officer Recruitment 2021

The State Bank of India released the SBI SO notification every year to appoint candidates at the post of Specialist Officer across the various Bank branches in the country.

Check the latest notifications related to the Specialist Officer exam and other Government exams at the linked article.

Latest Update:

  • The State Bank of India has released the official SBI SO notification 2021 to appoint 459 Specialist Officers at various posts. The notification was released on December 21, 2020, and candidates willing to apply for the exam can visit the SBI Online Application page for registration-related information. 
  • Interested candidates can visit the SBI SO exam page and get the relevant information about eligibility, posts and selection process for each post. 
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SBI SO Recruitment 2021

The SBI Specialist Officer recruitment is an annually conducted recruitment procedure managed by the State Bank of India. Vacancies for Officers in the Specialist cadre are released by the conducting body.To appoint Specialist Officers at various posts, the official recruitment notification for released on December 21, 2020.

Unlike the previous years, the selection process for each of these posts is not the same.Every year the posts for which the SBI SO recruitment is conducted differ depending upon the requirement of the appointing organisation.

In this article, we bring to you the details regarding the SBI SO recruitment 2021 along with the vacancies released for regular and contractual basis employment.To know more about the SBI recruitment for other posts, candidates can visit the linked article.

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SBI SO Vacancy 2021

The table given below gives information based on the vacancies released as on December 21, 2020, for the various Specialist Officer posts on regular basis:

SBI SO 2021 Notification PDF

Post No. of Vacancies Nature of Engagement SBI SO Notification PDF
Engineer (Fire)  16 Regular Download PDF
Deputy Manager (Internal Audit) 28 Regular Download PDF
Manager (Network Security Specialist) 12 Regular Download PDF
Manager (Network Routing & Switching Specialist) 20 Regular
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst) 40 Regular Download PDF
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst) 60 Regular
Assistant Manager (Systems) 183 Regular Download PDF
Deputy Manager (Systems) 17 Regular
IT Security Expert 15 Regular
Project Manager 14 Regular
Application Architect 5 Regular
Technical Lead 2 Regular
Manager (Credit Procedures) 2 Regular Download PDF
Manager (Marketing) 12 Regular Download PDF
Deputy Manager (Marketing) 26 Regular

SBI SO Salary 2021

Given below is the post-wise SBI SO salary for the reference of candidates applying for the upcoming Specialist Officer exam. The salary and pay scale details are based on the SBI SO Notification 2021:

SBI SO Salary 2021

Post Grade

Pay Scale

Engineer (Fire)  JMGS I 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020
Deputy Manager (Internal Audit) MMGS-II 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950
Manager (Network Security Specialist) (MMGS-III) 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490
Manager (Network Routing & Switching Specialist)
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst) JMGS-I 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020
Deputy Manager (Security Analyst) MMGS-II 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950
Assistant Manager (Systems) JMGS-I 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020
Deputy Manager (Systems) MMGS-II 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950
Project Manager MMGS-III 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490
Application Architect
Technical Lead
IT Security Expert
Manager (Credit Procedures) MMGS-II 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490
Manager (Marketing) MMGS-III 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490
Deputy Manager (Marketing) MMGS-II  31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950

SBI SO Notification 2021 – Important Dates

The important online application and written exam dates for each of the posts as per the SBI SO notification 2021 have been given below. Candidates can refer to the following table and accordingly move ahead with the recruitment process:

SBI SO Notification 2021 – Important Dates

Post Online Application Dates Online Exam Date
Engineer (Fire)  22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021
Deputy Manager (Internal Audit) 22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021 07.02.2021
Manager (Network Security Specialist) 22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021 07.02.2021
Manager (Network Routing & Switching Specialist)
Assistant Manager (Security Analyst) 22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021 02.02.2021
Deputy Manager (Security Analyst)
Assistant Manager (Systems) 22.12.2020 To11.01.2021 01.02.2021
Deputy Manager (Systems)
Project Manager
Application Architect
Technical Lead
IT Security Expert
Manager (Credit Procedures) 22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021
Manager (Marketing) 22.12.2020 To 11.01.2021 01.02.2021
Deputy Manager (Marketing)

SBI SO Notification 2020 -Regular/Contract Basis

The SBI SO notification 2021 for contractual basis is yet to be released. Thus, candidates can refer to the 2020 data given below and prepare themselves accordingly.

Apart from the notification released for the post of Deputy Manager (Law), Senior Special Executive (Data Analyst) and Senior Executive (Statistics), SBI has also released the notification of candidates for the below mentioned posts on both regular and contractual basis:

  • Defence Banking Advisor (Navy & Air Force) – Contract
  • Circle Defence Banking Advisor – Contract
  • HR Specialist (Recruitment) – Regular -MMGS III
  • Manager (Data Scientist) – Regular – MMGS III
  • Deputy Manager (Data Scientist) – Regular – MMGS II
  • Deputy Manager (System Officer) – Regular – MMGS II

Given below is the distribution of vacancies for the above-mentioned posts for the reference of candidates:SBI SO Notification 2020 - Regular/Contract Basis

SBI SO Notification 2020 – Contract Basis

In continuation to the vacancies released on June 8, 2020 to recruit Specialist Officers, SBI has released more vacancies under contractual basis on June 22, 2020. Given below is all the necessary information regarding the SBI SO recruitment 2020:SBI SO Notification 2020 - Data Protection OfficerSBI SO Notification 2020 - Chief Financial OfficerSelection Process: There will be no written exam conducted for the above mention two posts and candidates shall only be shortlisted and called for Interview. The call letter for the same shall be sent to the registered email address of the applicant.Given below is the educational qualification that a candidate requires to apply for these posts:

SBI SO Notification - Educational Qualification

Data Protection Officer – Educational Qualification

SBI SO Notification 2020 - Educational Qualification

Chief Financial Officer – Educational Qualification

SBI SO Notification 2020 – Data Protection Officer (Contract Basis):-Download PDF HereSBI SO Notification 2020 – Chief Financial Officer (Contract Basis):-Download PDF Here

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Frequently Asked Questions on SBI SO Notification

Q 1. For which post is SBI SO notification released?

Ans. The SBI SO notification is released for candidates willing to appear for the post of Specialist Officer in the State Bank of India.

Q 2. How many vacancies have been released for the SBI SO exam 2021?

Ans. A total of 459 vacancies have been released for the SBI Specialist Officer exam for the 2021 recruitment.

Q 3. What all information is given in the SBI SO notification?

Ans. The below mentioned things are mentioned in the SBI SO notification:

  • Important Dates
  • Selection Process
  • Eligibility
  • Application Process Details
  • Salary, Probation & Bond

Q 4. Can I apply for the SBI SO exam in the final year graduation?

Ans. No, a candidate needs to possess a minimum of Graduation degree to apply for the SBI SO exam.

Q 5. Can I apply for the SBI SO exam offline?

Ans. There is no option to apply for the Specialist Officer exam offline. Candidates can apply online only.

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