# SBI SO Syllabus 2019 and Pattern for Specialist Officers Exam

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SBI SO Syllabus 2019: The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts an exam for selection of Specialist Officers for the posts of Analysts, Engineers, Architects, Test Lead, Assistant managers, and other posts. The SBI SO syllabus 2019 varies with the posts.

It is important for candidates to know the SBI SO Syllabus for the post they are applying. The syllabus for various posts is discussed below.

## SBI SO Recruitment 2019 – Important Highlights

Mode of SBI SO exam – Online only
Number of papers –
Two
Types of Question to be asked –
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of SBI SO 2019 Examination –
Hindi and English
Number of questions will vary with the posts

SBI SO Recruitment 2019 will be conducted to fill vacancies of Designers, Engineers, Officers, Architects, Assistant Managers, Developers, Administrators, Analysts, Managers, Testers, Test lead, and various other Posts on a regular or contractual basis.

### SBI SO Syllabus 2019 in Detail

#### Quantitative Aptitude (QA) in SBI SO Syllabus 2019

The QA section is to test candidates’ quantitative aptitude skills. This section is formula based so candidates can easily score marks if they know the right logic. Below we have discussed most of the important topics that will be asked in the SBI SO exam 2019:

 SBI SO Syllabus 2019 for Quantitative Aptitude Simple/Compound Interest Number System H.C.F & L.C.M Average Boats and Streams Clocks Decimal Fraction Time and Work Profit and Loss Permutation and Combination Simplification Speed, Time and Distance Problems on Ages Probability Logarithms Ratio and Proportion Volume and Surface Clocks Area Mensuration Line Graphs Roots Partnerships Data Interpretation and Sufficiency Number-based Problems Unitary Method

#### Reasoning Ability in SBI SO Syllabus 2019

Reasoning Ability is an important part of SBI SO exam 2019. The reasoning is a vast subject and with right concepts, candidates can score really well in this section. Refer the below-mentioned SBI SO Syllabus 2019 for Reasoning Ability to start your preparation with a bang.

 SBI SO Syllabus 2019 for Reasoning Ability Analytical Reasoning Blood Relations Assertion and Reason Odd One Out Ranking Alphabet Test Clocks and Calendars Arithmetical Reasoning Statement and Assumptions Alphabet Numbers Series Test Syllogism Time Sequence Test Coding – Decoding Data Sufficiency Non-Verbal Reasoning (Odd Figures, Sense Test, Analogy) Statement – Conclusions Seating Arrangement Logical Venn Diagrams Analogies Decision – Making Cause and Effect Coded Inequalities Passage and Conclusion Test Logical Sequence of Words Statement and Course of Action Direction and Distance Sense Insertion of Missing Character Theme Detection Input and Output Arrangement

### English Language in SBI SO Syllabus 2019

English Language section of the SBI SO exam is scoring in nature and a bit of reading and practising English skills will prove beneficial. Putting efforts on the below-mentioned sections will help you score well in the section.

 SBI SO Syllabus 2019 for English Language Grammar Vocabulary Comprehension Cloze Test Articles Passage Tenses Error Identification Para Jumbles Idioms and Phrases Sentence Correction Sentence Completion Sentence Rearrangement Word Formation Subject-Verb Agreement Antonyms – Synonyms Spelling Check Finding the Theme

### Professional Knowledge in SBI SO Syllabus 2019

Syllabus for professional knowledge varies with the candidate of the post has applied for. The details on the professional knowledge test in SBI SO exam is given below.

Here are the important topics for Finance and IT positions for which applications are invited under SBI SO recruitment 2019.

 Syllabus for IT posts Syllabus for Finance Posts Syllabus for CA Data Structure Accounting basics Accounting Standards Integrated Circuits Accounting Standards Financial Report Standards Database Management System Direct and Indirect Taxes Corporate Financial Reporting Complier Design Auditing Standards Indian Accounting Standards Software Engineering Cost Accounting Financial Instrument’s Accounting and Reporting Mobile Technologies Concepts of Management Accounting Inflation Accounting Operating System Indian Capital Market Cyber Security and Threats Business/Liability Valuation C, C++, and OOPS Mutual Funds/Share/Share-based Payment Data Communication and Networking Foreign Exchange and Auditing

Now let’s discuss the topics asked in professional knowledge for other posts, including Statistician, Law Officer, IT Officer and Compiler Design.

 Statistician IT Officer Law Officer Compiler Design Uni-variate/Bi-Variate data Computer Organization Banking Regulatory and Security Laws LEX Sampling concepts and Distribution Basic Programming Language (C++, C, Java) Banking Operational Laws Parsing Control Statements/Programs Single/Multiple Regression Computer Networks and Network Programming Loans and Advances Run-time Administration Financial Market Data Structure Banker-Customer Relations Token Recognition Banking-Insurance Basic Concepts of Hardware and Software Electronic Banking LEX Estimations Theory Algorithms Negotiable Instruments Parsers/LR parsers Foreign Exchange Database Management Systems (DBMS) Financial Analysis Symbol tables Basic Statistical methods and Inference. Web Technologies/ Software Engineering Banking Ethics and Corporate Governance Error recovery

Candidates are advised to visit the official website of SBI,the important details of the SBI SO 2019 Syllabus is discussed in the article.

Some of the important SBI SO syllabus topics for Software Engineering include Software design, black-box testing, UI Design, validation, Architectural design test criteria and testing levels. Important topics for the operating system include operating system & process and distributed operating system.

The SBI SO syllabus for Data communication and networking include data communication, types of networks/connections, network devices/models, network/data-link layer, transmission media, and network security.

### SBI SO 2019 Exam Pattern

Now when you know the important from the SBI SO Syllabus you should also know the SBI SO 2019 Exam pattern. The exam pattern differs for various posts and knowing the pattern will help you prepare as per the latest pattern and syllabus. We have already discussed the SBI SO exam pattern 2019 in a previous article. Interested can read that for details.

### How to Prepare for SBI SO Recruitment 2019

The SBI SO syllabus 2019 might look difficult to cover, but it is possible with the smart strategy. Remember you never need to cover complete syllabus but the important from the syllabus to crack the exam. We suggest candidates draft a proper study-plan before starting the preparation. Management of time is crucial for SBI SO 2019 preparation. The tips that can help you succeed are:

1. Study topic/section-wise and make short notes.
2. Revise every section after completion.
3. Practice previous year papers.
4. Take mock tests and analyze your progress.
5. The study, Revise, Practice and Repeat.

### The Bottom Line

TheSBI SO Syllabus 2019 is discussed in detail here along with the exam pattern. If you have any confusion relating to SBI SO Recruitment 2019 then write to us in the comment section below and we shall revert you soon.