SBI CBO Notification 2022, Exam Date, Syllabus, Salary

Ripul Agarwal | Updated On - January, 14 2023

SBI CBO Notification 2022

SBI has released the notification for SBI CBO Recruitment 2022. Eligible candidates, who aspire to join State Bank of India as an Officer, are required to register online after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the selection process, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee, issuance of call letters, process & pattern of examination/ interview etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022: Overview

The overview of SBI CBO is mentioned below, candidates can check the details:

Conducting Body State Bank of India
Periodicity Annually
Post Name Circle-Based Officer (CBO)
Vacancies 1422
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Application Process 18th October 2022 to 7th November 2022
Exam Rounds Online Test- Interview
Salary Rs. 36,000/-
Official Website www.sbi.co.in

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Circle Based Officer in State Bank of India. The selected candidates shall be posted in the applied Circle only. The SBI CBO 2022 vacancy details are given below:

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022 (Regular )

Circle State Name SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total
North Eastern  Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh/
Manipur/ Meghalaya/ 
Mizoram/ Nagaland/ Tripura 
45 22 81 30 122 300
Bhubaneswar Odisha 26 13 47 70 72 175
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh 26 13 47 17 71 175
Hyderabad Telangana 26 13 47 17 72 175
 West Bengal West Bengal/ 
Sikkim/ A & N Islands
26   13 47 17 72 175
Maharashtra Maharashtra/ Goa 30 15  54 20 81 200
Jaipur Rajasthan 30 15 54 20 81 200
Total 158 107 272 110 453 1400

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022 (Backlog )

Circle State Name SC ST OBC Total
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/
Chhattisgarh
08 08
Hyderabad Telangana 01 01
Maharashtra Maharashtra/Goa 12 12
Jaipur Rajasthan 01 01
Total 13 09 22

SBI CBO Important Dates

The important dates for SBI CBO are given below in the table:

Events Date
SBI CBO Notification PDF 17th October 2022
SBI CBO Apply Online Starts 18th October 2022
Online Registration Ends on 7th November 2022
Online Fee Payment 17th October to 7th November 2022
Last Date for Editing the Application 7th November 2022
Last Date of Printing Online Application --
SBI CBO Call Letter November 2022
SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date 4th December 2022
SBI CBO Result 2022 December 2022
SBI CBO Interview Call Letter --
SBI Circle-Based Officer Final Result To Be Notified

SBI CBO Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the application fee in order to apply for the SBI CBO Post.

Category Fee
SC/ST/PWBD No Fee
Other Category Rs. 750

SBI CBO 2022 Eligibility Critertia

The eligibility criteria consists of education qualification, age limit, experience, local language, which are given below:

SBI CBO 2022 Education Qualification:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government including Integrated Dual Degree (IDD).
  • Candidates possessing qualifications such as Medical, Engineering, Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant would also be eligible.

SBI CBO 2022 Age Limt:

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years
  • Age Limit: As on 30.09.2022, i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 30.09.2001 and not earlier than 01.10.1992 (both days inclusive)

SBI CBO 2022 Age Relaxation:

SBI is giving relaxation in upper age limit for several categories which has been mentioned below:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe  5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
General (PWD) 10 years
OBC/ OBC(PWD) 13 years
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) 15 years
Eligible - Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ 
Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and 
have been released on completion of assignment 
(including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) 
otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or 
physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 
5 years

SBI CBO 2022 Experience:

Freshers are ineligibile for SBI CBO, because SBI is demanding minimum 2 years’ experience (Post Essential Academic Qualification Experience) as on 30.09.2022 as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank as listed in Second Schedule of Reserve Bank of India.

SBI CBO 2022 Local Language:

  • The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular Circle, should be proficient (reading, writing and understanding) in any one of the specified opted local language of that Circle (mentioned against each Circle).
  • The test of knowledge of specified opted local language of the applied circle will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted for provisionally selected candidates (based on performance in online test, Screening and interview) before joining the Bank.
  • Candidate who fails to qualify this test will not be offered appointment.
  • Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language of the applied circle as one of the subjects will not be required to undergo the language test.

SBI CBO 2022 Selection Process

The SBI Circle Based Officer's selection process consists of three stages which are mentioned below:

  • Online Test
  • Screening
  • Interview

SBI CBO 2022 Exam Pattern

Online test will consist of Objective type questions for 120 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

Note: There will be no penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests

SBI CBO Test A: Objective Test (Online)

Name of Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 30 mins
Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 mins
General Awareness/Economy 30 30 30 mins
Computer Aptitude  20 20 20 mins
Total 120 120 2 hours

Check SBI CBO Syllabus Details here.

SBI CBO Test B: Descriptive Test (Online)- 30 minutes

Name of Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Letter Writing 1 25 30 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related 1 25
Total 2 50 30 mins

SBI CBO 2022 Screening

  • Online application and documents of candidates, who are shortlisted based on performance in online examination, will be placed before the Screening Committee.
  • The Screening Committee constituted by the Bank will examine whether the candidates fulfil the required eligibility criteria of experience.
  • The candidates, who fulfil the required experience as decided by the Screening Committee, will be called for interview.

SBI CBO 2022 Interview

Interview will consist of 50 marks. Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in interview to be considered for final selection. The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank.

SBI CBO 2022 Final Selection

The candidates will have to qualify both in Online Test and Interview separately. The marks obtained in Online Test, both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Interview for preparing the final merit list. Final merit list would be prepared based on normalization of marks scored in Online Test and Interview with 75:25 weightage respectively.

SBI CBO Salary

Presently, the starting salary for SBI Circle Based Officer is 36,000/- in the scale of (36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840) applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I plus 2 advance increments (For work experience of 2 years or more in officer cadre in any Scheduled Commercial Bank/ Regional Rural Bank). The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

SBI CBO Joining, Training & Career Path

  • On joining, the selected candidates will be designated as “Circle Based Officers” (CBOs) and will be on probation for a period of 6 months from their joining the Bank.
  • The selected officers will be in general cadre and will be governed by the promotion policy applicable for Bank’s general cadre officers.
  • The selected candidates will not be entitled for inter-circle transfer/ Corporate Centre Posting/ Corporate Centre Establishment Posting/ Foreign Posting up to his/ her promotion to SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later.

How to apply for SBI CBO 2022?

The candidate can apply for SBI CBO 2022 by following the below mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official Website i.e. https://sbi.co.in/web/careers/current-openings
Step 2: Select the notification of SBI CBO 2022.
Step 3: Fill all the required details.
Step 4: Pay the application Fee.
Step 5: Submit the application form and take a printout for further reference.

SBI CBO Syllabus

The SBI CBO online test consists of four sections which are listed below:

  1. Seating Arrangements
  2. Puzzles
  3. Inequalities
  4. Syllogism
  5. Input-Output
  6. Data Sufficiency
  7. Blood Relations
  8. Order and Ranking
  9. Alphanumeric Series
  10. Distance and Direction
  11. Verbal Reasoning
  1. Cloze Test
  2. Reading Comprehension
  3. Spotting Errors
  4. Sentence Improvement
  5. Sentence Correction
  6. Para Jumbles
  7. Fill in the Blanks
  8. Para/Sentence Completion
  1. Number Series
  2. Data Interpretation
  3. Simplification/ Approximation
  4. Quadratic Equation
  5. Data Sufficiency
  6. Mensuration
  7. Average
  8. Profit and Loss
  9. Ratio and Proportion
  10. Work, Time, and Energy
  11. Time and Distance
  12. Probability
  13. Relations
  14. Simple and Compound Interest
  15. Permutation and Combination
  1. Current Affairs
  2. Banking Awareness
  3. GK Updates
  4. Currencies
  5. Important Places
  6. Books and Authors
  7. Awards
  8. Headquarters
  9. Prime Minister Schemes
  10. Important Days
  11. Basic Computer Knowledge

SBI CBO (FAQs):

Q1. What is the full form of SBI CBO?

Ans. The full form of SBI CBO is 'State Bank of India Circle Based Officer'.

Q2. What is the salary of SBI CBO 2022?

Ans. The salary of SBI CBO is 36,000/- per month which is subject to be increased by the time.

Q3. Who can apply for SBI CBO?

Ans. The candidate must have the graduation from a recognized board of India, and a 2-year experience.

Q4. SBI CBO is permanent or not?

Ans. The SBI Circle Based Officers come under the Junior Management Grade Scale- 1 (JMGS-I) and are permanent in nature.

Q5. Are freshers eligible for SBI CBO 2022 Exam?

Ans. Freshers are eligible for SBI CBO 2022 Exam,only if they have 2-years experience in order to apply for the post.