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SBI CBO Notification 2022 State Bank of India has released the SBI CBO notification 2022 on 17th October 2022 in different offices of SBI across India. The selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in Online Test and Interview. Let us know more about the SBI CBO Notification 2022.

SBI CBO Notification 2022

SBI CBO Notification 2022 has been released by State Bank of India on 17th October 2022. The online registration process for SBI CBO recruitment 2022 has been started on 18th October 2022. All the candidates can download the SBI CBO 2022 Notification pdf by clicking on the link given below and check the details about SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 here.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 Overview

State Bank of India has recently announced the SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 notification PDF for 1422 vacancies. Have a look at the glimpse of the SBI CBO 2022 Exam from the below table- 

Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Post NameCircle Based Officer (CBO)
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application Process18th October 2022 to 7th November 2022
Exam RoundsOnline Test, Screening test, Interview
SalaryRs 36,000/-

SBI CBO important Dates 2022

Here are the important dates related to SBI CBO vacancies.

SBI CBO Notification PDF17th October 2022
SBI CBO Apply Online Starts18th October 2022
Online Registration Ends on7th November 2022
Online Fee Payment17th October to 7th November 2022
Last Date for Editing the Application7th November 2022
SBI CBO Call LetterNovember 2022
SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date4th December 2022

SBI CBO vacancy 2022

Find the complete list of vacancies in the table below.

CircleState NameSCSTOBCEWSGENTotal
North Eastern Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh/
Manipur/ Meghalaya/ 
Mizoram/ Nagaland/ Tripura 
BhopalMadhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh2613471771175
 West BengalWest Bengal/ 
Sikkim/ A & N Islands
26  13471772175
MaharashtraMaharashtra/ Goa3015 542081200

SBI CBO Backlog vacancies 2022

CircleState NameSCSTOBCTotal
BhopalMadhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh0808

SBI CBO Apply Online 2022 Link

The State Bank of India has started accepting online applications for SBI CBO (Circle Based Officer) vacancies from 18th October 2022 onwards and the registration process will be carried out till 7th November 2022. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online from the link provided below.

SBI CBO 2022 Application Fee

The online application fee for SBI CBO 2022 exam fee has already been released. A total of Rs. 750/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for SBI Circle Based Officer 2022 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 0/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

Other CategoryRs. 750

Points to keep in mind

  • The candidate will have to apply for vacancy of one Circle only. A candidate applying
    against vacancy of one Circle will not be eligible to apply against vacancy of any other
  • Candidature of the applicant will be considered only against the vacancies in the Circle for which he/ she has applied/ opted. Merit list will be drawn Circle wise and category wise.
  • Selected candidates will be posted in the Circle against whose vacancy they are selected.
  • The selected candidates will not be entitled to inner-circle transfer up to his/ her promotion to SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later.

SBI CBO eligibility Criteria

SBI CBO Educational Qualification

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

SBI CBO Age limit

Minimum Age limit21 Years
Maximum Age limit30 Years

Below is the age relaxation provided according to various categories.

SBI CBO Age Relaxation

CategoryAge 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 Experience

  • recent graduates cannot apply for the SBI CBO as SBI is demanding a minimum of 2 years’ experience (as on 30.09.2022) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank / any Regional Rural Bank.
  • Candidates working with subsidiaries of Scheduled Commercial Banks will not be eligible to apply.
  • Candidates working in SBI in clerical/ supervisory cadre or employees engaged on contract basis will not be eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have resigned from officer grade in SBI will not be eligible to apply.

SBI CBO local language

  • Candidates applying for vacancies of a State have to produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.
  • The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular Circle, should be proficient
    (reading, writing and understanding) in any one of the specified local languages of that
    Circle (mentioned against each Circle) to be selected by candidate at the time of
    registration of application.

SBI CBO Selection Procedure

SBI CBO Selection will be done on the basis of performance in written test, Screening test and interview.

Online Test : Merit list will be drawn Circle wise and Category wise on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Online Test. There will be no sectional qualifying marks. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the Circle wise and Category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Screening from the top of the merit list drawn on Circle wise and Category wise subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.

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 Committee will match the job profile
submitted by the candidates (certified by their existing/ previous employer(s) with whom they are/were employed) with the job profile of Scale-I Generalist Officer of the State Bank of
India. In case their job profile does not match substantially or is different than the job profile of Scale-I Generalist Officer of State Bank of India, then the application of the candidate will be summarily rejected. The decision of the Bank in this regard would be final and binding on all candidates. No representation or correspondence will be entertained by the Bank in this regard. The candidates, who fulfil the required experience as decided by the Screening
Committee, will be called for interview.

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.

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.
Marks secured by the candidates in the Online Test (out of 170 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Interview scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25
marks. The final merit list (Circle wise and category wise) is arrived at after aggregating (out
of 100) converted marks of Online Test and Interview. Selection will be made from the top
ranked candidates in merit list prepared on Circle wise and Category wise.

SBI CBO exam Pattern 2022

The total time duration for SBI CBO Online test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Check the section-wise exam pattern for the online examination below.

SBI CBO Online test

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

Descriptive TestNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Letter Writing12530 min
Essay-250 words on banking related125
Total25030 min

Penalty for Wrong Answers: There will be 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 too.

SBI CBO syllabus 2022

Here the SBI CBO syllabus 2022 is tabulated below.

English LanguageBanking KnowledgeGeneral Awareness/EconomyComputer Aptitude 
Cloze Test
Reading Comprehension
Spotting Errors
Sentence Improvement
Sentence Correction
Para Jumbles
Fill in the Blanks
Para/Sentence Completion
Word Association
Latest Banking updates
Important banking concepts
Government schemes related to Banking sector
Monetary Policy
Types of money and measures of money supply
Financial institutions and Financial regulators in India
Currency circulation and management
Financial inclusion
Financial Awareness
Current Affairs
General Knowledge
Static Awareness
Banking and Financial Awareness
Preventive Vigilance
Legal Issues
Keyboard Shortcuts
Computer Abbreviation
Microsoft Office
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Operating System
Basic of Logic Gates

Check Detailed syllabus Here

SBI CBO Salary 2022

As per the official SBI CBO Notification 2022, the initial salary of a “Circle Based Officers” (CBOs) will be in the scale of JMGS-I (36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840), at the start of the scale i.e. Rs. 36,000/- plus one increment for each completed year of service rendered in officer cadre in the Scheduled Commercial Bank and Regional Rural Bank, as on 30.09.2022. Check Detailed salary here

Pay ScaleRs.36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840
Basic PayRs. 36,000
Dearness Allowance (DA)Rs. 16,884 (46.9% of basic)
House Rent Allowance (HRA)Rs. 2520
City Compensatory Allowances (CCA)Rs. 1080
Other AllowancesRs. 2000
Gross Salary Rs. 58,484
DeductionRs. 8187.60
Net Salary Rs. 50,296.4

SBI CBO Career Path

After joining, the selected candidates will be designated as “Circle Based Officers” (CBOs) and will be on probation for a period of 6 months.

The CBOs will be subjected to continuous assessment during the probation period for judging their suitability for confirmation. The candidates who qualify in their assessment as per standards determined by the Bank from time to time will be confirmed in the service of the Bank in Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I). If any candidate fails to achieve the minimum standards stipulated, his/ her services may be terminated as per the policy of the Bank in force at the material time.

The selected officers will be in the general cadre and will be governed by the promotion policy applicable for Bank’s general cadre officers. The selected candidates will not be entitled to inner-circle transfer up to his/ her promotion to SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later.


How many vacancies are there for SBI CBO Exam 2022?

A total of 1422 vacancies has been announced for SBI CBO exam 2022.

When will the SBI CBO Application process start?

The SBI CBO Application process has already started on 18th October 2022.

What is the last date to apply for SBI CBO exam 2022?

7th November 2022 is the last date to apply for SBI CBO exam 2022.

Is work experience mandatory for SBI CBO exam 2022?

Yes, at least 2 years of work experience is mandatory for SBI CBO exam 2022.


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