Monday, 31 October 2016

SBI SO Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016

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SBI Specialist Officer Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016| Details of exam pattern and syllabus are as follows

State Bank of India (SBI) will conduct a Written exam for recruitment to Specialist Officer (SO) posts such as Asst. Manager (System), Developer and Project manager.

Exam Pattern

Posts Sr. No. Tests Questions/Marks Time
System Developers, Test Lead,Testers & Statistician i.
Test of Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
English Language
Professional Knowledge
90 Min
45 Min

• * represents subjects that are Qualifying in nature and marks thereon will not be reckoned for arriving at the Merit list.


Test of Reasoning : Questions will be asked from analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning.

Quantitative Aptitude Test 

Number Systems : Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations : Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and Distance, Time and Work.

Algebra : Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry : Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration : Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry : Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin²Θ + Cos²Θ =1 etc.

English Language : Verb, preposition, adverb, subject verb agreement, Error Correction/ recognition, tenses, sentences rearrangement, fill in the blanks with articles etc., comprehension, answering questions based on unseen passage, vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms usage, vocabulary & grammar, Proficiency in the language.

Professional Related Knowledge : Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions on the subject concerned as per the qualification prescribed in the Recruitment Rules and related to the trade/profession under the several posts.