[Last Date Extended] SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment 2016 – 2017

SBI Specialist Officer Recruitment 2015-16,Specialist officer recruitment SBI,SBI SO recruitment 2016Here comes the SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment 2016-17 project for those with BE, BTech & MCA degree holders.State Bank of India is India`s largest public sector bank & has over 13,000 branches all over India.


Specialist Officers are posted in specialized department in banks.Their knowledge in a particular field could be used while dealing with clients/ customers/ organization  from that specific sector.


This SBI specialist officer (SO) recruitment is exclusively for State bank of India & NOT related to IBPS Specialist Officers recruitment.


Event Timeline (Last Date Extended):

Last date to apply online & pay fees: October 31, 2016

Online written exam – November 25


Last date to send hard copy of applications for post no. 5 to 32: November 4


Position – Vacancies - Payscale:

There are two positions available currently through this recruitment.


Regular Positions (permanent)

1.Assistant Manager (System) : 180 Posts
2a. Developer – 50
2b.Test lead –  02
2c.Tester – 12
3.Manager - 07
4.Asst. Manager (Statistician) : 20
5.Technology Relationship Manager (Tech.RMs) : 04


Contractual Positions (Contract period is 3 years, renewable for 2 years)
6.Admin Support Officer : 01 Post
7.Application Architect : 02
8.Business Architect : 01
9.Data warehouse Architect : 01
10.Enterprise Architect : 02
11.Infrastructure Architect : 06
12.Portal Architect : 01
13.Technology Architect : 05
14.Infrastructure Engineer : 09
15.Civil Engineer : 01
16.Electrical Engineer : 01
17.Technical Engineer : 01
18.Network Engineer : 02
19.Complaint / Dispute Resolution officer : 02
20.IT Risk Manager : 02
21.IT Security Expert : 02
22.Project Manager : 29
23.Business Analyst : 18
24.Developer – 22 Posts
25.Tester – 05
26.Test Lead – 01
27.Technical Lead : 12
28.Innovation Specialist : 05
29.Data Scientist : 03
30.Sourcing Analyst : 01
31.UX Designer 01
32.WAS Administrator : 01


A scale I officer draws an approx. salary of Rs.11.63 lakhs/ year & it is Rs.15.09 lakhs & Rs.18.32 lacs for scale II & III posts which also includes all the allowances & benefits. Therefore your take home salary could be much lower than quoted.


Job location: Selected candidates are most likely to be posted at Mumbai.



Eligibility Conditions:

All those who wish to apply for these specialist officer jobs in SBI must fully satisfy the below eligibility criteria.



Qualification (as on Sep 1, 2016)

Asst Manager (System) * 21 to 30 yrs of age,
* Must have completed BE/ B.Tech OR Msc in Computer Science / Computer Applications / IT/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications / Electronics & Communications / Electronics & Instrumentation OR MCA
* Freshers also can apply
* Experience not compulsory but would be desirable in computer programming.
Developer (scale II) * 21 to 35 yrs of age
* Should have completed engineering degree.
* Minimum 5 years of experience in IT in Development (Coding, Implementation, Maintenance, Quality assurance, debugging etc.) of applications.


# Age relaxations for OBC: +3 yrs; SC/ST: 5 yrs is common for all positions.


For detailed qualifications for other positions, refer the official SBI SO recruitment notification given below.

Selection Process:

The selection of candidates will be on the basis of online test and interview. The test will be conducted tentatively on 25.11.2016 (Post No. 1 to 4).


The online written test pattern for System Officer, Developers, Test Lead ,Tester & Statistician is given below:


There will be separate cutoffs for each test which you need to secure inorder to get shortlisted for the Interview stage.


Selections for contract posts: The contractual positions are little different as there is no written examinations.Final selection is based on the scores obtained in interview only.

Candidates applying for post no. 5 to 32 (in notification) need to send their computer generated hard copy of application duly signed & pasted with their recent photographs along with relevant documents.

Applicants for Assistant Manager (system), Developer, Test lead, Tester, Manager (Statistician) & Asst. Manager (Statistician) are NOT required to send application copies.


Registration Steps

The application fee of Rs.600 & Rs.100 (SC/ST) should be paid online at the time of registering your application only through www.statebankofindia.com or sbi.co.in.


Don’t forget to take a print of the application print & e-receipt of fee payment as you need to produce them during Interviews.


Download Notification:

If you are interested to apply for SBI Specialist officers recruitment 2016-2017, then download the official notice from the bank website here (pdf file)


Online application – Click here to register (will open from Oct 5)

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