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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 1226 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 2021-22 Notification Overview

The official notification PDF has been released for the SBI CBO (Circle Based Officers) exam on 8th December 2021. The online registration has started on 9th December 2021 and will end on 29th December 2021.

State Bank of India has recently announced the SBI CBO Recruitment 2021 notification PDF for 1226 vacancies to be recruited for FY 2022. Have a look at the glimpse of the SBI CBO 2021-22 Exam from the below table- 

Conducting BodyState Bank of India
PeriodicityAnnually
Post NameCircle Based Officer (CBO)
Vacancies1226
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application Process09th December to 29th December 2021
Exam RoundsOnline Test- Interview
SalaryRs 36,000/-

SBI CBO 2021-22 Exam Date 

As mentioned in SBI CBO Notification 2021, the online test will be conducted in January 2022 for which the call letter will be made available from 10th January 2022 onwards. The important dates for SBI CBO 2021 exam are as follows:

ActivityDate
SBI Circle Based Officer Notification08th December 2021
SBI CBO Apply Online Starts09th December 2021
Online Registration Ends on29th December 2021
Online Fee Payment09th to 26th December 2021
Last Date for Editing the Application29th December 2021
Last Date of Printing Online Application13th January 2022
SBI CBO Call Letter10th January 2022 onwards
SBI CBO 2021 Exam Date23rd January 2022
SBI CBO 2021 InterviewTo Be Notified
SBI Circle Based Officer ResultTo Be Notified

SBI CBO Vacancy 2021-22

State Bank of India has announced 1226 Circle Based Officer vacancies, out of which 1100 are regular vacancies and the remaining 126 are backlog vacancies. Know the detailed vacancies below:

CircleStateSCSTOBCEWSGENTotal
AhmedabadGujarat37248730122300
BengaluruKarnataka37196925100250
BhopalMadhya Pradesh2411401560150
Chhattisgarh080404052950
ChennaiTamil Nadu33444825100250
JaipurRajasthan1905241042100
Total1581072721104531100
CircleStateSCSTOBCTotal
AhmedabadGujarat--163854
BengaluruKarnataka--072128
BhopalMadhya Pradesh08020212
Chhattisgarh0101--02
ChennaiTamil Nadu--26--26
JaipurRajasthan04----04
Total135261126

SBI CBO Recruitment 2021 – 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 2021-22

Not above 30 years as on 01.12.2021 candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.12.1991.

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 of 01.12.2021) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any
Regional Rural Bank.

SBI CBO Selection Procedure

The selection process consists of Online Written tests, 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
Essay-250 words on banking related125
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.

SBI CBO 2021 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.

CategoryFee
SC/ST/PWBDNo Fee
Other CategoryRs. 750

SBI CBO 2021-22: Vacancy

CircleStateLanguageSCSTOBCEWSGENTotal
AhmedabadGujaratGujrati37248730122300
BengaluruKarnatakaKannada37196925100250
BhopalMadhya PradeshHindi2411401560150
BhopalChhattisgarhHindi84452950
ChennaiTamil NaduTamil33444825100250
JaipurRajasthanHindi195241042100
  Total1581072721104531100

SBI CBO 2021-22: Backlog Vacancy

CircleStateLanguageSCSTOBCEWSGENTotal
AhmedabadGujaratGujrati-1638--54
BengaluruKarnatakaKannada-721--28
BhopalMadhya PradeshHindi822--12
BhopalChhattisgarhHindi11---2
ChennaiTamil NaduTamil-26---26
JaipurRajasthanHindi4----4
  Total135261--126

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 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.

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FAQs

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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