Check out SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

State Bank of India has released SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022. Check out the official notifications, dates, eligibility criteria, fees and other important details in this post.

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Syllabus & Exam Pattern for SBI Specialist Cadre Officer 2022

Overview - SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

Post Name SBI Specialist Cadre Officer
Recruiter  State Bank of India
Registration begins 31 August 2022
Last date to apply  20 September 2022
Total Vacancies  714
Official website 
Official notification 

Available Vacancies

There are 3 notifications released by SBI for the post of Specialist Cadre Officers. Bifurcation of vacancies for all 3 of them is illustrated below.

Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in State Bank of India on Regular and Contractual Basis

Regular Basis

21 4 25

Contract Basis

Total 5

Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in SBI on Contract Basis for Wealth Management Business Unit

UR 283 
OBC 167 
SC 106 
ST 46
EWS 63
Total 665

Recruitment of Specialist Cadre Officers in SBI on Regular Basis

Name of Post Total Vacancy
Manager (Data Scientist Specialist) 11
Dy. Manager (Data Scientist Specialist) 5
System Officer (Specialist) – i. Database Administrator, ii. Application Administrator, iii. System Administrator 3
Total  19

Important Dates - SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

Application release date  31/ 08/ 2022 
Last date to register  20/ 09/ 2022
Last date to make fee payment  20/ 09/ 2022
Tentative date for the exam  08/ 10/ 2022
Date to download call letter (tentative)  01/ 10/ 2022

Selection Process for SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

The selection process for SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022 is not tiresome. For regular basis posts, the procedure involves a written test and an interview. For contractual basis posts, candidates are shortlisted by the recruitment cell and then interviewed.

For contractual posts in the Wealth Management Business Unit, candidates are shortlisted based on the essential qualifications. They, then, are asked to go through rounds of personal, telephonic or video interviews. When finalised, CTC negotiation takes place.

Eligibility Criteria - SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

There are a number of posts available in SBI SCO. Eligibility criteria varies for most of them. Qualification for regular and contractual basis posts is as follows: 

  • The basic qualification for regular and contractual basis posts is to hold a degree of BE/ Btech or MCA or Mtech/ MSc (in the relevant field) from a recognized university of India.
  • A candidate with certification in the relevant field shall be preferred over others.
  • A candidate who qualifies the basic qualification should have the required work experience of 2 to 7 years in the relevant field. 
  • Along with this, if you possess any soft skills related to the post you are applying for, preference shall be given.

Eligibility criteria for vacancies in the Wealth Management Business Unit is a graduate degree from any government recognized university or institution. If qualified, the candidate must also possess work experience of 5 to 12 years.

For regular basis recruitments, B. Tech or B.E./ M.Tech or M.E. in Computer Science/IT/Data Science/Machine Learning and AI with 60% marks or equivalent grade is required. Post qualification, 3 to 5 years of experience is necessary.

Application Fees for SBI SCO

For General, OBC and EWS candidates, the application fee is Rs. 750/-, whereas there is no application fee for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.

Documents required to apply for SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022

Here is a list of documents which are required to be uploaded for application.

  1. Brief Resume
  2. ID Proof
  3. Proof of Date of Birth
  4. Educational Certificates or Mark-Sheets
  5. Experience certificates
  6. Caste Certificate, if applicable
  7. PWD Certificate, if applicable
  8. Recent Passport size photograph 
  9. Signature 

Other Current Openings in SBI

SBI provides great opportunities for both freshers and experienced professionals. Some other job vacancies, apart from SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Recruitment 2022, includes SBI clerk, retired officers, internal ombudsman, circle based officers, probationary officers, etc.

The current opening available is that of Recruitment Of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales). You can apply online here from 07.09.2022 to 27.09.2022.

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates applying for the 2022 SBI Specialist Cadre Officer position can find the syllabus and exam pattern here. We also provide more tips to help you pass your exam.

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Frequently Asked Questions for SBI Specialist Cadre Officer

How to become an SBI Specialist Officer?

To become an SBI SCO, a candidate should satisfy the required eligibility criteria. Then the candidate needs to go through the selection procedure.

What is the pay scale of an SBI Specialist Cadre Officer?

The CTC of SBI SC ranges from 5 lacs to 20 lacs per annum.

When will the SBI Clerk 2022 notification be out?

Official notification for SBI Clerk 2022 is already out for 5190 posts. The applications are open from 7 September to 27 September, 2022.

How to apply for jobs in SBI?

To apply for one, check the eligibility and then apply through the link provided along with the required documents. Registration is done through the official website of SBI.

Are SBI employees entitled to pension after retirement?

Yes, SBI employees are entitled to pension if the retirement has taken place after 1 January, 1986.

Are SBI SCOs appointed on contract basis?

Yes, SBI appoints SCO on contractual basis. Currently, there are many vacancies available for contract based SCOs.

Are jobs in SBI considered central government jobs?

Yes, the jobs in SBI are central government jobs because SBI is an international Indian bank.

Which documents are required to apply for SBI Jobs?

Every job vacancy might require a different set of documents. The general ones which are most commonly asked for are birth certificate/ class 10th marksheet, 12th marksheet/ graduation marksheet, passport size photographs, scanned signature, category certificate and aadhar card.