SBI SO 2020 Eligibility - Age Limit & Qualifying Criteria

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Jun 23, 2020

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State Bank of India conducts recruitment drive for the post of Specialist Officer. The candidates who want to apply for the same in State Bank of India must match the set SBI SO Eligibility Criteria. SBI Specialist Officer Eligibility Criteria covers many aspects such as educational qualification, age, experience and nationality of the candidate. Only those candidates, who fulfil the SBI SO Eligibility can apply for SBI SO Recruitment Process. It is very important for all the candidates to go through the SBI SO Eligibility Criteria before applying for the post of Specialist Officer in State Bank of India.

Aspirants of SBI Specialist Officer are required to fulfil the minimum SBI SO Eligibility Requirements to appear in the SBI Selection Process held for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in the various branches of State Bank of India. The candidates who fail to fulfil the SBI SO Eligibility Criteria set by State Bank of India gets rejected.


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SBI SO Nationality Criteria & Age Limit

The aspiring candidate must be an Indian national to apply for SBI specialist officer recruitment process. The age limit of the candidate varies for each of the post defined in the SBI SO. Candidates should accomplish the age limit defined by the bank in order to get eligible for the post of specialist officer. In the following table, the age limit for the posts defined under SBI SO are represented:

Position Age-Limit (in Years) Position Age-Limit (in Years)
Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Vice President (Online Fulfilment/ Integration and Journeys/ Superstore Fulfilment) 26 40 Vice President Technology Architecture 21 45
Product Development Managers (e2e Digitization) 24 32 Business Analyst -- 40
Senior Manager (e-Commerce) 24 35 Customer Service Analyst -- 40
Manager (e-Commerce) 22 32 Sr. Manager (Marketing) -- 35
Assistant Vice President (Servicing) MMGS III 25 35 Relationship Manager (Marketing) -- 32
Assistant Vice President (Customer Experience) MMGS III 25 35 Assistant Relationship Manager (Marketing) -- 30
Assistant Vice President (B2C Marketplace Acquisition) MMGS III 25 35 Sr. Manager (Servicing) -- 35
Sr. Vice President (Marcomm, Media & Research) 21 40 Manager (Servicing) -- 30
Asst. Vice President (Marcom) 21 32 Project Manager -- 42
Asst. Vice President (Corporate Communications/ PR) 21 32 Digital System Architect -- 40
Sr. Manager (Digital Marketing) 21 32 System/Business Analyst -- 40
Assistant Vice President (B2B Fulfilment) MMGS III 25 35 Analyst (Analytics) -- 35
Assistant Vice President (B2C Fulfilment) MMG III 25 35 Vice President CRM Implementation 21 45
Sr. Manager (Marketing) 21 32 Vice President Customer Analytics (Assets Products) 21 45

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SBI SO Educational Criteria

Candidates should be graduate to get eligible for the SBI Specialist Officer posts. Preference will be given to the candidates having the desired qualification. The education eligibility criteria for each post is different. In the following table, educational eligibility for SBI Specialist Officer is mentioned:

Post Educational Qualification Post Educational Qualification
Vice President (Online Fulfilment/ Integration and Journeys/ Superstore Fulfilment) MBA in Finance/ Marketing. B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC holders will be preferred Vice President Customer Analytics (Assets Products) Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics / MBA (Marketing/ Finance/ Operations) or MCA.
Product Development Managers (e2e Digitization) B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Vice President Technology Architecture B.E. / B. Tech /M. Sc. / M. Tech. in CS/IT/EC or MCA
Senior Manager (e-Commerce) B.E./BTech graduate. MBA holders will be preferred Business Analyst B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC MBA holders will be preferred
Manager (e-Commerce) B.E./BTech graduate. MBA holders will be preferred Customer Service Analyst B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred
Assistant Vice President (Servicing) MMGS III B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Sr. Manager (Marketing) B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)
Assistant Vice President (Customer Experience) MMGS III B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Relationship Manager (Marketing) B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)
Assistant Vice President (B2C Marketplace Acquisition) MMGS III B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Assistant Relationship Manager (Marketing) B.E. /B.Tech. Candidates with MBA (Marketing)
Assistant Vice President (B2B Fulfilment) MMGS III B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Sr. Manager (Servicing) B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA
Assistant Vice President (B2C Fulfilment) MMG III B.E./B.Tech in CS/IT/EC. MBA holders will be preferred Manager (Servicing) B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA
Sr. Vice President (Marcomm, Media & Research) Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred. Project Manager B.E./ B.Tech. Candidates with MBA
Asst. Vice President (Marcom) Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred. Digital System Architect B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science/ IT/ Electronics. Or MCA/M.Sc. (IT)/ M.Sc. (Computer Science).
Asst. Vice President (Corporate Communications/ PR) Graduate in any discipline. Candidates with MBA in Marketing will be preferred. System/Business Analyst MBA in System/ Finance/ Operations. Should be computer/ IT engineering graduate prior to MBA.
Sr. Manager (Digital Marketing) Graduate in any discipline + Candidates with MBA in Marketing Analyst (Analytics) Degree in Statistics or equivalent qualification. Candidates will be preferred who had graduated from Indian Statistical Institute.
Sr. Manager (Marketing) Graduate in any discipline. MBA holders will be preferred Vice President CRM Implementation MBA (Marketing) or MCA

SBI SO Work Experience 

Candidates applying for the post of Specialist Officer should be eligible in all aspects. The experience requirement varies according to the SBI SO posts. The experience plays a major role at the time of interview. The SBI SO 2020 final result will be based on the interview. The better experience a candidate has the higher the chances of selection.

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The experience details for the various technical and non-technical posts on a contractual or regular basis are as follows:

SBI SO Position Date Limit for Experience Experience Required
Vice President (Online Fulfilment/ Integration and Journeys/ Superstore Fulfilment) October 1, 2020 A minimum of 5 years of experience is required in Online Fulfillment OR Integration & Journeys OR Superstore Fulfillment
Product Development Managers (e2e Digitization) October 1, 2020 Minimum of 3 years of work experience in Banking/Financial institution
Senior Manager (e-Commerce) October 1, 2020 Minimum of 3 years of work experience in the field of e-commerce.
Manager (e-Commerce) October 1, 2020 Minimum of 1 year of work experience in the field of e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (Servicing) MMGS III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (Customer Experience) MMGS III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (Customer Experience) MMGS III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (B2C Marketplace Acquisition) MMGS III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (B2B Fulfilment) MMGS III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Assistant Vice President (B2C Fulfilment) MMG III October 1, 2020 Minimum of 4 years of work experience in B2C/e-commerce.
Sr. Vice President (Marcomm, Media & Research) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of FMCG/BFSI/Telecom
Asst. Vice President (Marcom) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 7 years of experience in the field of FMCG/BFSI/Telecom
Asst. Vice President (Corporate Communications/PR) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 7 years of experience of working with a large Indian MNC corporate, proficiency in content writing and management.
Sr. Manager (Digital Marketing) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 5 years of experience in the service industry and comprehensive experience in developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing digital marketing.
Sr. Manager (Marketing) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 3 years of work experience in the field of marketing or related sector
Vice President (CRM Implementation) September 1, 2020 10 years of minimum working experience in the B2C sector. Out these 10 years minimum 5 years of experience in Sales, marketing and customer service. Candidates who possess the PMP certificate have an added advantage.
Vice President Customer Analytics (Assets Products) September 1, 2020 10 years of work experience in the field of product lending to the banks.
Vice President(Technology Architecture) September 1, 2020 10 years of working experience in an IT sector out of which 3 years of experience in the Architecture sector is necessary)
Business Analyst September 1, 2020 7 years of work experience in the relevant field.
Customer Service Analyst September 1, 2020 7 years of work experience in the relevant field.
Sr. Manager (Marketing) September 1, 2020 7 years of work experience in the relevant field.
Relationship Manager (Marketing) September 1, 2020 5 year of work experience in the field.
Assistant Relationship Manager (Marketing September 1, 2020 3 years of work experience in the relevant field.
Sr. Manager (Servicing) September 1, 2020 1 year of work experience in the relevant experience.
Manager (Servicing) September 1, 2020 5 years of relevant work experience 
Project Manager September 1, 2020 2 years of work experience in any domain.
Digital System Architect September 1, 2020 A minimum of 5 years of work experience with the ability to execute large projects is required. Extensive experience in architecture, e-commerce & dot com businesses.
System/Business Analyst September 1, 2020 A minimum of 5 years of work experience with the following qualities are required: Must have worked in a financial service IT firm. Ability to convert business requirement into technical requirements.
Analyst (Analytics) September 1, 2020 Minimum of 3 years of experience in data modelling, strategic planning, business model analysis, process design, systems analysis and the experience in BFSI is preferred.

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SBI SO Application Process

Candidates who are wishing to apply for SBI Specialist Officer can apply from the official website of SBI. There are 4 advertisements published for SBI SO posts for the year 2020-18. The candidate must check the advertisement number before applying for the SBI SO 2020.

Candidates can check the advertisement number of the notification in the following table-

Notification/ Advertisement Number Positions Available Commencement of SBI SO Registration Last date to fill the SBI SO Online Form
CRPD/ SCO-Law/ 2019-20/ 21 Deputy Manager(Law) 23.01.2020
12.02.2020
CRPD/ SCO/ 2019-20 /17 Defence Banking Advisor (Navy & Air Force 23.01.2020 12.02.2020
Circle Defence Banking Advisor
HR Specialist (Recruitment)
Manager (Data Scientist) %
Deputy Manager (Data Scientist) %
Deputy Manager (System Officer)

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

Comments


4 Comments
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abhijeet thakur
I have completed my B.Tech (CSE) in 2019 and wants to join the SBI for the post of SYSTEM OFFICER. How to achieve SBI SO post in Networking sector.
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Abhijeet, you can check the applicaion procedure for this post in detail from here: SBI SO Application Process

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nikita pandey
i will complete my btech (cse) in 2021 .am i eligible for sbi so exam in my 4th year or after gradutation. experience is mandatory for everyone in this post?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Nikita, you will be eligible to apply for this exam only after you have done graduation. No, experience is not necessary for each post being offered.
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tanu singh
how to qualify PO exam in govt.bank sector
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Tanu, you may apply for bank PO exam through IBPS PO/SBI PO/RRB PO. Former two are considering to be among the major banking exams. The process consists of Preliminary exam, mains, GD and PI conducted by the respective authority. You may read more about SBI PO, IBPS PO and RRB PO from here.

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raksha prabhu
As a final year student can i apply for sbi specialist officer?
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Raksha, no, you cannot for SBI SO until you are a graduate.