SBI Specialist Officer Syllabus
SBI Specialist Officer Syllabus


The updated SBI Specialist Officer Syllabus is available on this page!!! Along with the Syllabus of Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO), applicants must know the SO Exam Pattern for effective preparation. SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Important Information

Syllabus of SBI Specialist Officer


  • Classification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Logic
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Theme Detection
  • Alphabet Test
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Series Completion
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Analogy
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Puzzle Test
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Arithmetical Reasoning

English Language

  • Articles
  • Vocabulary
  • Tenses
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Synonyms
  • Grammar
  • Theme detection
  • Antonyms
  • Passage Correction
  • Conclusion
  • Unseen Passages
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Adverb
  • Cloze Test
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Verb
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence Completion
  • Word Formation
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Passage Completion

Professional Knowledge

  • System Programming
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Micro Processors & Micro Controllers
  • Basic Terms
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Data Base Management System
  • Data Communication & Networks
  • Operating System
  • Programming Languages like C, C++, Java
  • Digital Electronics
  • Cyber Security & Threats
  • Data Structures
  • Software Engineering

SBI Written Test Pattern

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Written test contains three sections. They are reasoning, English, Professional knowledge. 170 are the total no. of questions in the exam. Candidates can score a maximum of 220 marks.

SBI SCO Exam Time Duration is 2 hours 15 minutes that is 90 minutes for Reasoning and also 90 minutes for English Language and 45 Minutes for Professional Knowledge.

Subject NamesTotal no. of QuestionsTotal Marks
English Language5050
Professional Knowledge50100
Total170 Questions220 Marks

Tips to crack SBI Specialist Officer Exam:

  • Do practice from SBI SO Syllabus and by solving past years’ papers
  • Based on your preference, select subject wise topics to be covered each day.
  • Pay attention to all topics as mentioned in syllabus.
  • Discuss with your peers
  • Create Brief Notes
  • Develop a clear thinking process so that the moment you see a question, you recap how to solve it in minimum time.
  • You should schedule your time in such a way that you also have to devote your time to proper Revision.

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