Professional Knowledge Topics for SBI Specialist Officer Exam: System Officer / IT Officer

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 01, 2017 12:48 hrs

Visit any public sector bank & you are bound to see every employee looking at a computer system. Be it for deposit or withdrawing cash from an account, to avail loan facilities or any other banking services, computers have become an integrated part of a bank`s activities.

All cash movement, in & out of the branch is recorded in the system by officers & clerks as it not only serves as a record but also helps the customer in tracking their flow of money.

Graduates with computer science qualification are appointed to help build, modify & extend support to networks within a banking organization. Such people may be called as System/ IT officer whose main job is to look after their hardware & software used within that premises.

To efficiently perform all these functions, candidates to be recruited are tested on various computer technologies.This is done through the professional knowledge test conducted for 100 marks.

Below are some of the topics picked up by Mr.Manvir Singh, director of IBT training centre Pvt ltd., for IT officer exam preparations

* Windows OS and Programming


* Data Communication & Networking

* Network Security

* Web Technologies

* Basic Programming concepts

* Basics of hardware (Microprocessor, timer, ALU etc. )

* Software Engineering

* C Programming Basics

* MS Office

The author is part of the editorial team at & writes about bank jobs, preparations for banking exams & other government recruitments.

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