SBI SO Syllabus 2015 with Exam Pattern and PDF –

State Bank of India conducts exam for Specialist Officer posts. SBI notification for recruitment of Specialist Officers usually releases every year and interested candidates apply for it. SBI specialist officer exam is held at various centres across India. Large number of candidates appear for this test. Those candidates who had applied for this exam, should prepare as per the syllabus given here. So here we provide you SBI SO Exam Syllabus along with pattern.

Those candidates who are preparing for SBI specialist officer exam should know the syllabus and exam pattern in order to perform better. So here you can detailed syllabus of SBI SO along with exam pattern.

SBI SO Exam Pattern / Syllabus

The Exam will be conducted through Online Mode.

SBI Specialist Officer exam will consist of 3 or 4 sections depending on post applied:

  1. Reasoning
  2. English language


  1. Quantitative aptitude
  2. Professional knowledge.Check out the complete exam pattern of SBI SO 2015 exam from below given image. Click on the image to see it large size.


SBI SO Syllabus 2015

  1. Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative aptitude: number system, unitary method, time and distance, time and work, simple interest and compound interest, age problems, profit and loss questions, probability, partnership, ratio and proportion, allegation, LCM, HCF, Geometry, permutation and combination, data interpretation and data sufficiency

  1. English language

English language: reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms, spot the error, spelling.
3. SBI SO Syllabus of Reasoning section

Reasoning: series, sitting arrangements, syllogism, mirror images, puzzles, questions on cause and effect, statements and conclusions

  1. General Awareness:

General Awareness with special reference to banking industry: functions of banks, Banking Terms, Financial Terms, Accounting Terms, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, 5 year plans, Macro Economics concepts, SEBI and its functions, Reserve Bank of India and its functions, IRDA and its functions, budget, GDP etc., Repo rate etc., KYC norms, Govt. welfare policies, mutual funds etc.

  1. Professional Knowledge

Professional Knowledge (syllabus common for all finance posts only)

Basics of accounting, accounting principles and standards, auditing standards, taxes (direct and indirect), management accounting, cost accounting

Professional Knowledge (syllabus common for all IT posts only)

Basic Terms of Information Technology, network and its types, DBMS/RDBMS, operating systems, mobile technologies, computer languages, fundamentals of Microprocessor, cyber security and threats, computer architecture, input output devices.