SBI SO Coaching Centre | Success Forum

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre has been providing coaching classes for all competitive exams; almost for a decade. With rich experience in SBI SO coaching and successfully placing the banking aspirants in their desired job profile, we are placed among the top SBI SO coaching centre in Mumbai, by our former students. Prompt guidance and perfect lectures delivered by the experienced hands is the reason for our success. The motto of our SBI SO coaching centre is to transform an achiever from an individual.  Our SBI SO coaching centre assists and guides the students at each and every point of their success journey towards the banking sector.

If you are willing to put your efforts, then our SBI SO coaching centre is willing to allocate a faculty to you who will rectify your weakness and help you achieve your goal of becoming a bank employee.

What is SBI SO exam?

The State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest bank in India in the matter of employees, deposits and assets. SBI conducts a nationwide competitive exam that is held yearly to choose the recruit specialist cadre officer in various branches of State Bank of India, on a regular basis/ contract basis.  The job profile of SBI specialist cadre officer differs according to their respective post/ department.

The post for which the SBI has notified on regular basis are Developer, Database Administrator, System / Server Administrator, Cloud Administrator, WAS Administrator, Network Engineer, UX Designer, Tester, Infrastructure Engineer, Application Architect,  IT Risk Manager, IT Security Expert, Project Manager, Technical Lead, Infrastructure Architect, Security Analyst, Deputy Manager,  Manager and Chief Manager.

Being an SBI SO, one can lead a simple life, yet more benefits and perks. The job location is mostly metropolitan cities and there is a minimal chance of transfer. To be a part of such a reputed banking sector, get coached by an experienced SBI SO coaching centre like Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre is very important.


SBI SO Coaching Centre | Success Forum

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre never advertises itself because the former students of our SBI SO coaching centre refer us to other banking aspirants due to the excellent coaching provided. Here are the testimonials from the alumni of our SBI SO coaching centre.

  •         * Excellent coaching by virtuoso and veteran faculties.
  •         * Flexible batches according to the student’s preference.
  •         * SBI SO coaching based on the exam point of view.
  •         * Special attention to hard topics.
  •         * Good academic environment with the library.
  •         * Test series/ mock test with questions of various level of difficulty.
  •         * Fees structure is economical, and many more.

SBI SO Coaching Centre | Faculties

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre is a team of highly knowledgeable/experienced faculties as well as present/ former bank employees who are super stoked in helping the students to become a banking professional. The relationship between the students and faculties at our SBI SO coaching centre has always remained a symbiotic one. Our faculties have always gone beyond their work, without saying “it’s not my part”, which is well appraised by our ex-students.

SBI SO Coaching Centre | Fees

Success Forum has set a good example of providing the best SBI SO coaching at a reasonable price. Our fees structure is attractive as well as affordable.

Contact the professionals at Success Forum for answers to all of your SBI SO coaching related questions.

Success Forum Coaching Centre | Branches

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre is very confident and determined to provide the best coaching with its several branches in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane. Students can avail SBI SO coaching in their nearest branch.

SBI SO Coaching Centre branches in Thane | Dadar | Kalyan | Borivali | Andheri | Saki Naka | Nerul | Pune

SBI SO preparation tips from Success Forum:

An aspirant preparing for SBI SO needs to be very serious and diligent, to crack the exam at the first go. Many candidates ranging from a job seeking contented to an experienced professional aim for SBI SO. To score better than others and to be a topper in studies, one should enrol in our SBI SO coaching Centre whose unique methodology is applied nowhere. At Success Forum SBI SO coaching Centre, we extensively coach you with shortcuts, tips and tricks to solve questions at a lightning speed. Not just the shortcuts, we embed essential skills and self-belief to clear the IBPS SO without a glitch.

What are the eligibility criteria for SBI SO?

The nitty-gritty of the eligibility criteria for SBI SO is described below.

Nationality: Indian citizen

Age restriction:  The age restriction varies in accordance with the post applied; the lower limit is from 21 to 30 years and the upper limit is from 30 to 40 years. Upper limit relaxation is available to reserved candidates as per the guidelines of the Indian Government.

Educational qualification and experience:

Depending upon the post applied, the candidate has to fulfill the basic academic requirements and required experience, whose criteria are given below.

  1.     1. For the post of Manager and Security analyst:
  •     > B.E. / B. Tech. in Computer Applications / Computer Science / IT/ Electronics / Electronics & Communications/ Electronics & Telecommunications  / Electronics & Instrumentations  (or) M.Sc. in  Information technology/ Computer Science  or MCA from a university/ institution recognized by the government.
  •     > Experience in their respective filed is mandatory.


  1.     2. For the post of Chief Manager:
  •     > B.E. / B. Tech. In Computer Applications / Computer Science / IT (or) M.Sc. in Computer Science/ IT or MCA from a university/ institute recognized by the government.
  •     > Experience in their respective filed is mandatory.


  1.     3. For the remaining posts:  
  •     > Engineering Graduate in Information Technology/ Computer Science/ ECE or MCA/ M.Sc in IT/ Computer Science from recognized institute or university.
  •     > Relevant experience is mandatory.

The maximum number of attempts:

There is no restriction on the number of attempts for appearing in the SBI SO exam. An applicant can write the exam until his upper age limit.

NOTE: For the complete details of eligibility criteria, go through the official notification.

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre has introduced the first-ever SBI SO coaching to the students pursuing their college studies so that the students can rise to fame at a very younger age. SBI SO coaching for the college students is provided on the weekends.

How to apply for SBI SO exam?

A candidate can apply for only one post. Below are the steps of the online application.

  •    1. Access the carrier page of the official website and click on the “current openings” on the bottom of the page.
  •    2. Click on “RECRUITMENT OF SPECIALIST CADRE OFFICERS IN SBI ON REGULAR BASIS” and click “Apply online” below it.  
  •    3. Proceed with “New Registration” and provide the required fields.
  •    4. Uploading the required documents (Signature, Photograph, A handwritten declaration, and Left Thumb Impression) as per the guidelines.
  •    5. Finish the application process by doing fees payment via Cash Cards / Mobile Wallets, Internet Banking, Debit Cards (Visa / RuPay / Maestro/ MasterCard), IMPS, Credit Cards. For future references, print out the e-receipt and application form.

What is the syllabus for SBI SO?

For the test of general aptitude, the candidate must focus on the following subjects.



Quantitative aptitude

Quadratic equations, average, ratio, proportion, permutation and combination, number systems, number series, simplification, data sufficiency, probability, percentage, data interpretation, interest, linear equation, profit & loss, menstruation and geometry,  speed, time and distance, time and work.

Test of reasoning

Classification, Alphabet Test, Eligibility Test , Analogy,  Logical Sequence of Words,  Puzzle Test,  Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle, Inserting the Missing Character , Logic,  Data Sufficiency,  Theme Detection, Coding-Decoding, • Logical Venn Diagrams, Statement – Arguments, Series Completion, Clocks & Calendars, Direction Sense Test, Statement – Conclusions, Arithmetical Reasoning.

English language

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


For the test of professional knowledge, the candidates should study almost everything in their respective fields of study.

At Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre, SBI SO coaching will be provided based on the post of interest.  Also, study materials are provided accordingly.

What is the Exam Pattern for SBI SO?

The exam pattern and selection process depend upon the posts that the candidates apply for.  

Exam Pattern for the post of security analyst and chief manager: Candidate selection for the post of security analyst and chief manager is based on the shortlisting and interview.


  •    > The mere fulfillment of minimum qualification and experience by the candidate will not confer any right to be called for an interview.
  •    > The parameters for shortlisting will be decided by the shortlisting committee of the bank, and hence, candidates who fulfill such parameters would be called for the interview.


  •    > Totally, 100 marks are allotted for interview, whose scores are only will be taken into account for the final ranking and the final merit list will be prepared in the descending order.

Exam pattern for other remaining posts: Candidate selection of all other posts includes two rounds – an online test and an interview.

Online Test:








General Aptitude

Test of reasoning




90 minutes


Quantitative aptitude




English language




Professional Knowledge

General IT knowledge




70 minutes

Role-based knowledge





  •    1. The general aptitude paper is of qualifying nature; only the scores obtained in the test of professional knowledge is considered for final ranking along with the interview scores.
  •    2. All the tests will be conducted bilingually (Hindi and English language); except the test of the English language.
  •    3. Candidates must secure marks equal to or more than the cut-off marks decided by SBI.


  •    1. On the basis of the performance in the online test, candidates are shortlisted for the interview.
  •    2. The interview has a total of 100 marks.

Merit list:

  •    > The merit list will be prepared based on the aggregate marks of professional experience and interview with the weightage pattern of 70% & 30% respectively.

Important days for SBI SO 2019:



Online registration (including editing the application and fees payment)

September 6, 2019 – September 25, 2019

A download of call letter for online test

October 10, 2019

Exam date of SBI SO 2019 online test

October 20, 2019 (tentative)

Result of SBI SO 2019 online test

To be notified

Call letter for interview

To be notified

Date of interview

To be notified

Final result

To be notified


How to download SBI SO exam Admit card?

  •       1. Access the official website of IBPS.
  •       2. Choose “SBI SO 2019 Admit card”
  •       3. Enter the Registration ID along with the Password.
  •       4. Download and take a printout of the SBI SO Admit Card.
  •   ***  Candidates are also required to download “Acquaint Yourself Booklet” which provides information about the SBI SO exams like general instructions, exam pattern and sample questions.

SBI SO Preparation Books:

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre provides the following preparation books (separate for each subject) that have benefited many banking aspirants. Our SBI SO coaching centre provides these books that cover the entire syllabus and help you solve any kind of questions.

  •    1. Reasoning | English | Mathematics
  •    2. Updated current affairs and general knowledge in PDF format.
  •    3. Online test series including thousands of questions.


What are the SBI SO Study Materials we provide?

Success Forum SBI SO coaching centre provides excellent study material in hard copies in accordance with the latest pattern. Banking aspirants can realize their dream of becoming a SO in SBI with our well-research study material; prepared by the veteran faculties of our SBI SO coaching centre. We give the following study materials to make the aspirants quicker than others.

  •    1. Books
  •    2. Topic-wise course monitor.
  •    3. General knowledge/ current affairs/ press release (all updated)
  •    4. Online & offline test series/ mock test/ weekly test.