SBI CBO Syllabus 2024, Know Topics, Exam Pattern

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SBI CBO Syllabus 2024

SBI CBO Syllabus 2024: The State Bank of India will release the notification for SBI Circle Based Officers recruitment for 2024. Candidates interested in the post should know the exam pattern and syllabus of the online test. The online test is the first stage of the recruitment. This article will detail the syllabus and exam pattern for the SBI CBO 2024 exam.

SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2024 

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

The exam pattern for the SBI CBO online test is as follows-

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

The descriptive test will test the candidate’s ability to write long-form content. The type of questions will be as given below.

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 2024

The exam for SBI CBO consists of 4 subjects – English, Banking Knowledge, Computer Aptitude, General/Economic Awareness. Here the SBI CBO syllabus 2024 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

SBI CBO Syllabus 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the SBI CBO exam pattern?

A1. SBI CBO online test consists of 4 sections- English, Banking Knowledge, General Awareness and Computer Aptitude.

Q2. Does SBI CBO have a descriptive test?

A2. Yes, SBI CBO does have a descritptive test section.

Q3. What is the SBI CBO Descriptive test pattern?

A3. The SBI CBO descriptive test consists of 2 questions – one letter writing and one 250-word essay on a bank-related topic.

Q4. Does SBI CBO has negative marking?

A4. No, SBI CBO does not have any negative marking.

Q5. What is the duration of the SBI CBO Online Test?

A5. The SBI CBO online test will be of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration.


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