SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 – Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

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SBI CBO Admit Card was released on 18th November 2022, Get the direct link to download the admit card below. The online exam for the SBI CBO position will be held on 4th December 2022. The SBI (State Bank of India) released a notification for the SBI CBO recruitment 2022 on 17th October 2022 which consist of total of 1422 vacancies. The application process was conducted between 18th October 2022 and 7th November 2022. This can be a great opportunity for candidates looking for the latest bank jobs. Read the further article to know about Exam dates, Syllabus, Exam pattern, result, Cut off, etc.

  • The selection process of the SBI CBO includes an Online Test followed by an interview.
  • Online Test is tentatively scheduled for 4th December 2022.
  • The Admit Card for the SBI CBO is out on 18th November 2022.
  • Candidates who will qualify for the Online Test are eligible for the Interview. 
  • The SBI CBO Interview Date will be released soon.

To know more about the official SBI CBO Notification and its details such as eligibility criteria, exam fees, exam pattern, selection process, salary etc., read this entire article.

SBI CBO Notification

The State Bank of India has released the details of eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern with the SBI CBO Notification on 17th October 2022. Below is the direct link to check the official notice.

Download SBI CBO Notification PDF 2022

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 Overview

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 Overview

Name of Exam conducting body

State Bank of India

Exam Name

SBI CBO 

Post Circle Based Officer
Number of Vacancies 1422

Notification Released

17th October 2022

Application Start Date

18th October 2022

Last Date To Apply

7th November 2022

Exam Date

4th December 2022

Admit Card Release 18th November 2022
SBI CBO Interview Date Will be Notified

Official Website

SBI Official Website

SBI CBO Latest Updates

18th November 2022: SBI CBO Admit card Released

The State Bank of India has released the admit card for the online examination of CBO Recruitment. The exam will take place on 4th December 2022. Refer to the given link to download your admit card for the same.

Direct Link to Download SBI CBO Admit Card

18th October 2022: SBI CBO Application Link Active!

The State Bank of India has activated SBI CBO Application Link. Applications will be accepted till 7th November 2022. Below is the direct link to apply for the exam.

Direct Link to Apply for SBI CBO Recruitment

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022

The State Bank of India has released SBI CBO notification for a total of 1422 vacancies of Circle Based Officers. Out of the total number of vacancies, 1400 are regular vacancies and the remaining 22 posts have been notified to clear the backlog vacancies. To understand the complete breakdown of vacancy details for different circles and categories refer to the table below. 

Regular vacancies: 

Circle

State/UT

Language

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

Total

VI

HI

LD

d&e

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh/ Chhattisgarh

Hindi

26

13

47

17

72

175

2

2

2

1

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

Odia

26

13

47

17

72

175

2

2

2

1

Hyderabad

Telangana

Telugu

26

13

47

17

72

175

2

2

2

1

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Hindi

30

15

54

20

81

200

2

2

2

2

 

Kolkata

West Bengal/ Sikkim/

A & N Islands

Bengali/ Nepali

 

26

 

13

 

47

 

17

 

72

 

175

 

2

 

2

 

2

 

1

Maharashtra

Maharashtra/ Goa

Marathi/ Konkani

30

15

54

20

81

200

2

2

2

2

 

 

North Eastern

Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh

/Manipur/ Meghalaya/ Mizoram/ Nagaland/

Tripura

Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo/ Manipuri/ Garo/ Khasi/ Mizo/ Kokborok

 

 

 

45

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

81

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

122

 

 

 

300

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

3

Total

209

104

377

138

572

1400

15

15

15

11

Backlog Vacancies:

Circle

State

Language

SC

ST

OBC

Total

VI

HI

LD

d&e

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh/ Chhattisgarh

Hindi

0

0

8

8

0

1

0

2

Hyderabad

Telangana

Telugu

0

1

0

1

0

5

0

5

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Hindi

0

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

Maharashtra

Maharashtra/ Goa

Marathi/ Konkani

0

12

0

12

1

2

0

4

Total

0

13

9

22

2

9

0

12

SBI CBO Last Date

Before Knowing the application process, the candidates must note that no application will be accepted after the last date, the SBI CBO Last Date to apply was 7th November 2022. 

SBI CBO Apply Online 2022

SBI has started accepting online applications for Circle Based Officer vacancies from 18th October 2022 onwards and the registration process was carried till 7th November 2022. The candidates who are eligible and interested can apply for the SBI Circle Based Officer 2022 exam through the SBI official site or from the direct link below which is provided for your easy access. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the “Career with us” option.

Step 3: There will be a fresh link stating “SBI CBO Application Form 2022”. 

Step 4: Candidates need to fill in the SBI CBO application form giving the details like name, educational details, contact details address, etc.

Step 5: After filling up the application form, candidates will have to upload the scanned photograph and signature in the given format. You can use the SBI CBO Photo Cropping Tool to resize the photograph and signature in the required format.

Step 6: After the candidates have uploaded the images correctly, they can click on the “Submit” button and make the payment. The mode of payment will be online (Debit card, Credit card, Net banking, etc).

Step 7: After making the payment, click on the “Generate Reference Copy” button and take out a print of the application copy.

Check SBI SO vacancies here.

SBI CBO Application Form Fee 2022

The candidates will have to pay the SBI CBO application form fee, which will vary according to categories. The applicants can make the payment for the SBI CBO Application form through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net banking, etc. The application fee will be mostly around these values for the SBI CBO Exam 2022.

Category

Application Fee

General / OBC / EWS and Others

Rs. 750

SC / ST / PWD

NIL

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SBI CBO Selection Process 2022

The SBI CBO Selection Process comprises an Online Computer Based Test and an Interview. As per the notification, SBI reserves the right to conduct a written examination. The bank will constitute a shortlisting committee that will decide the shortlisting parameters. The same committee will also decide the number of candidates, to be shortlisted and be called for an interview. Post the interview, a merit list will be prepared based on the state and category of the candidate.

SBI CBO Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for SBI CBO recruitment depends upon many factors such as educational qualification, age limit, work experience, knowledge of local language etc. For an elaborated understanding of these criteria read the below description.

SBI CBO Educational Qualification

Candidates should have a graduation certificate in any discipline from any recognized University in India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

SBI CBO Age Limit

All the aspirants of SBI CBO must not be below 21 years of age and above 30 years as of 30.09.2022. 

SBI CBO Age Relaxation

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

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

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 Circle Based Officer Experience Criteria

There is an interesting point to note here that for SBI CBO recruitment the bank has demanded a minimum of 2 years’ experience on an officer post in any Scheduled Commercial Bank / any Regional Rural Bank. 

Check SBI Apprentice details here.

SBI CBO Local Language

Candidates applying for SBI CBO vacancies have to produce a 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate to prove that they have studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.

In order to read the SBI CBO eligibility criteria in detail, click on the linked article.

SBI CBO Syllabus 2022

Applicants must be aware of the syllabus before they gear up to prepare for the examination. Every subject has detailed topics and it is suggested to grow conceptual knowledge and a strong base to get through every section. However, there is no sectional cut off. The objective test is of 2 hours and the descriptive test is of 30 minutes duration.

SBI CBO Syllabus 2022

Subject

Topics

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Synonym and Antonym 
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting 
  • Cloze Test
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Grammar
  • Verbal Ability

General Awareness/Economy/Banking Knowledge

  • Static GK
  • Current Affairs
  • Country and Capitals
  • Airport and Ports in India 
  • Tallest and biggest in India and the world 
  • Indian Constitution 
  • Culture of India 
  • Currency of countries
  • General Science
  • History 
  • Geography 
  • Government Schemes
  • National and International Holidays
  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors 
  • Economics 
  • Indian Banking System 
  • Indian Economy 
  • Indian Financial System 
  • Bank Headquarters
  • Bank Terminologies
  • Slogans of Banks
  • Regulatory Bodies in India 
  • Functions of RBI

Computer Aptitude

  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Microsoft Office
  • Hardware and Software
  • Operating System 
  • Networking 
  • Internet 
  • Computer Terminologies 

You will get an idea of the SBI CBO Syllabus and Exam Pattern that will help you prepare well for the written examination (both objective and descriptive tests).

SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2022

The SBI Circle Based Officer exam pattern consists of Objective Test and Descriptive Test. Below are the detailed exam patterns –

Objective Type Test

Section Name

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

Descripitive Test

Name of Test (Descriptive 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 Exam Dates 2022

Every applicant should keep an eye on the official website for notifications and updates of the SBI CBO Examination. Apart from this, they must pace up with the preparation of the written test and brush up for the interview. 

Event

Date

Admit Card Release 18th November 2022

Exam Date

4th December 2022

SBI CBO Admit Card 2022

Candidates applying for appearing at the SBI CBO Exam need to carry their individual admit cards at the examination hall. The steps to download the SBI CBO Admit Card are as follows:

Step 1: Click on the official website and select “Download Admit Card”.

Step 2: Enter your login credentials such as Registration No & Date of Birth/Password in the credentials section.

Step 3: Click on the login button.

Step 4: The admit card will not be available to the candidates. Double-check all the details mentioned on it and take a copy or two for future reference.

SBI CBO Cut off 2022

Every year SBI CBO Recruitment releases a certain cut off to filter out the deserving candidates and shortlist them for the interview process. The cut off varies across the reservation categories and once the cut off is cleared, followed by clearing the interview, the final selection happens.

Once the SBI CBO Cut off is released, only the short-listed candidates become eligible for the interview round.

SBI CBO Job Profile and Salary 2022

The final candidates who have been selected according to the SBI CBO merit list will be given a basic salary of Rs. 36,000. The annual salary that an SBI CBO would receive will be approximately around INR 4,32,000/- INR 12,0000/-. The officers also enjoy specific allowances and benefits like home travel concession, pension scheme, concessional interest rates for personal or housing or car loans.

To get into further details, read SBI CBO Job Profile and Salary.

How to prepare for SBI CBO Exam 2022?

Every candidate should keep themselves updated about the syllabus and the exam pattern of SBI CBO Recruitment. Not only the competitive examination but the interview needs to be cleared by the shortlisted candidates to clear the entire selection process. Here are some preparation tips for the candidates.

SBI CBO Preparation Tips 

Candidates must be very careful while going through the SBI CBO Notification which mentions the sections that one needs to prepare for in order to clear the competitive examination. Here are some tips to gel well with the exam patterns and clear the SBI CBO Cut off and get to the interview round.

  • Divide your daily time and devote a specific period to a particular subject.
  • Develop a habit to read current affairs and daily news.
  • Read blogs and articles on banking knowledge.

SBI CBO Interview Preparation Tips 

The SBI CBO Interview is of 50 marks and the shortlisted candidates have to qualify the cut-off marks for the interview, as well to go for the final selection. The cut off for the interview is decided by the bank. The candidates who qualify for the interview under specific reservation categories are expected to submit the relevant certificates for verification.

Here are a few tips to prepare for the interview:

  • Dress up in formal attire and wear confidence and smile.
  • Brush up your thoughts about the job profile, responsibilities and your previous experience.
  • Be firm about what you speak in terms of family and background.
  • Communicate your expressions and keep presentable body language.
  • Be courteous and gentle while answering situational questions.

SBI CBO Preparation tips will make your task easier and smoother in clearing the entire selection process.

Recommended Books for SBI CBO Exam 2022

All the candidates are advised to prepare well for the competitive examination which consists of four sections; English Language, Banking Knowledge, General Awareness/Economy and Computer Aptitude. Here are some books for your reference:

Book

Author/Publication

PrepForSure's Banking Quantitative Aptitude SmartBook  PrepForSure/ S. Chand
PrepForSure's Banking English Language SmartBook PrepForSure/ S. Chand

Objective Computer Awareness

R Pillai

English Language & Grammar

Wren and Martin

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

State Bank of India Circle Based Officers Exam Books

VVK SUBBURAJ 

General Awareness, Banking & Economy

Disha

Refer to SBI CBO Books for rigorous preparation.

SBI CBO Recruitment Result 2022

After the SBI CBO Cut off is released, only the short-listed candidates qualify for the interview round. Post clearing the interview, the authority will release the merit list under SBI CBO Results. Candidates may refer to the list to check the final announcement. 

You may carry out the steps mentioned here to check the results easily. 

Step 1: Candidates should visit the official website.

Step 2: Search for the “SBI CBO Final Result” Link.

Step 3: Enter your login credentials such as user ID (Registration Number) and Password.

Step 4: If your roll number has been included, you have been selected as Circle Based Officer.

Step 5: View, download and print your SBI CBO Result 2022.

It is mandatory for every candidate to qualify for both the competitive test and the interview round separately. Both the marks will be added for the preparation of the final merit list. The weightage will be in the ratio of 75:25 for the written test to the interview round. 

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