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SBI CBO 2022 Exam Details

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SBI CBO Exam 2022

SBI Stands for State Bank of India and CBO stands for Circle Based Officers. A total of 1,422 Circle Based Officers (CBO) vacancies have been released in different offices of SBI across India. The selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in an Online Test and Interview. Read here to know all the notification details for SBI CBO including exam pattern, eligibility criteria, important exam dates and application fee etc.

SBI CBO 2022 Notification Overview

The official notification PDF has been released for the SBI CBO (Circle Based Officers) exam on October 17, 2022. The online registration has started on October 18, 2022, and will end on November 9, 2022.

State Bank of India has recently announced the SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 notification PDF for 1,422 vacancies to be recruited for FY 2022. Have a look at the glimpse of the SBI CBO 22 Exam from Circle-Basedbelow table- 

Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Post NameCircle-Based Officer (CBO)
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application ProcessOctober 18, 2022, to November 9, 2022
Exam RoundsOnline Test- Interview
SalaryRs 36,000/-

SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date 

As mentioned in SBI CBO Notification 2022, the online test will be conducted in December 2022 for which the call letter will be made available from in the month of November 2022. The important dates for SBI CBO 2022 exam are as follows:

SBI Circle Based Officer NotificationOctober 17, 2022
SBI CBO Apply Online StartsOctober 18, 2022
Online Registration Ends onNovember 9, 2022
Online Fee PaymentOctober 18 to November 9, 2022
Last Date for Editing the ApplicationNovember 9, 2022
Last Date of Printing Online ApplicationNovember 9, 2022
SBI CBO Call LetterNovember Onwards
SBI CBO 2021 Exam DateDecember 4, 2022
SBI CBO 2021 InterviewTo Be Notified
SBI Circle-Based Officer ResultTo Be Notified

SBI CBO Vacancy 2022

State Bank of India has announced 1,422 Circle Based Officer vacancies, out of which 1,400 are regular vacancies and the remaining 22 are backlog vacancies. Know the detailed vacancies below:

Regular Vacancies:

BhopalMadhya Pradesh/ ChhattisgarhHindi26134717721752221



West Bengal/ Sikkim/

A & N Islands

Bengali/ Nepali





















MaharashtraMaharashtra/ GoaMarathi/ Konkani30155420812002222



North Eastern

Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh

/Manipur/ Meghalaya/ Mizoram/ Nagaland/


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










































Backlog Vacancies:

BhopalMadhya Pradesh/ ChhattisgarhHindi00880102
MaharashtraMaharashtra/ GoaMarathi/ Konkani0120121204

Important Note:

  • The positions listed above are tentative and may change depending on the Bank's actual needs.
  • The individual will only be able to apply for one State's vacancy. A candidate who applies for one State's opening will not be entitled to apply for any other State's vacancy.
  • The applicant's candidacy will be considered solely for openings in the state for which he/ she has applied/ chosen. State-by-state and category-by-category merit lists will be compiled.
  • Selected candidates will be placed in the Circle of the State for which they were chosen.
  • The selected applicants will not be eligible for inter-circle transfer until they are promoted to SMGS-IV Grade or have served for 12 years, whichever comes first.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Criteria

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Age Limit for SBI Circle Based Officer 2022

Not below 21 years and Not above 30 years 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)

Relaxation in Upper age limit:

1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe – 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) – 3 Years
3. Persons With Disabilities (PWD) – PWD (SC/ ST) – 15 Years
– PWD (OBC) – 13 Years
– PWD (Gen/ EWS) – 10 Years

Relevant Work Experience

Minimum 2 years experience (as on 30.09.2022) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank.

SBI CBO Selection Procedure

The selection process consists of Online Written test, Screening, and interviews.

SBI CBO Objective Test (Online) Exam Pattern

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

Name of TestNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
English Language303030 mins
Banking Knowledge404040 mins
General Awareness/Economy303030 mins
Computer Aptitude 202020 mins
Total1201202 hours

SBI CBO Descriptive Test (Online)- 30 minutes

Name of Test (Descriptive Test)No of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Letter Writing12530 mins
Total25030 mins

Penalty for Wrong Answers:
There will no penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question as well.

SBI CBO 2022 Application Fee

A total of Rs. 750/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for SBI CBO 2021 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 0/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

Other CategoryRs. 750

SBI CBO Salary

As per the official notification released by SBI, the candidates who are selected as SBI CBO will have a salary structure of Rs.36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840. The candidates are also eligible for one increment in their basic pay for each completed year of service rendered in the officer cadre in Scheduled Commercial Bank/ Regional Rural Bank as on 01.12.2021. However, the maximum advance increment has been capped at 2 (two), irrespective of the duration of experience gained in previous employment.

Exam Date

December 2022

Total Vacancies


Pricing Plan

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What is the last date to apply for the SBI CBO exam 2021?

The last date to apply online for SBI Circle Based Officers (CBO) is 29th December 2021.

What is the age limit for SBI CBO? +

The minimum age limit for a candidate to apply for the SBI Circle Based Officer must be below 30 years.

What is the criteria for the Local Language? +

Candidates must have studied the language in 10th or 12th standard, they have to produce a mark sheet/ certificate for having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.

Is a fresh graduate eligible to appear in SBI CBO exam 2021? +

No, Minimum 2 years experience required for SBI Circle Based Officers (CBO) 2021 exam.

How many vacancies SBI released for the post of Circle Based Officer? +

A total of 1226 vacancies has been released for the SBI CBO exam 2021.

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