SBI CBO Recruitment 2023

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SBI CBO Recruitment 2023


SBI CBO Recruitment 2023: Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Cut-offs, Salary etc.

Recently, State Bank of India (SBI) has announced a total of 5447 vacancies for the post of SBI CBO. The official notification for the recruitment of Circle Based Officers (CBO) across the country was released on Nov 21, 2023. The selection process will include an Online Test and Interview round.

SBI CBO 2023 Exam: Overview
Exam conducting body State Bank of India
Official Website
Post Name SBI CBO
SBI CBO full form State Bank of India-Circle Based Officer
Notification Release Date Nov 21, 2023
Online Application Start Date Nov 22, 2023
Last Date for Apply online Dec 12, 2023
Vacancies 5447

Exam Pattern

SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2023

The recruitment process for SBI CBO 2023 shall consist of an Online Written Test & an Interview round as explained below:

Online Written Test
a. Objective Test:

The Online test will be having 2 subsections/tests namely, an Objective Tests having 120 marks and a Descriptive Test having 50 marks.

Sr. No. Test Name No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 30 min
2 Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 min
3 General Awareness/Economy 30 30 30 min
4 Computer Aptitude 20 20 20 min
Total 120 120 120 min

Note:There will be No Negative Marking for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests.

b. Descriptive Test:

The total duration of Descriptive Test will be of 30 minutes. This test shall include a Test of English Language having 2 questions (Letter Writing & Essay) for 50 marks.

The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Online Written Test. There will be no sectional qualifying marks.

Note:The Descriptive Test will be conducted on the same day after the completion of the Objective Test in online mode only.

Interview Round

The Interview round will be of 50 marks total. A minimum qualifying mark (as decided by the bank) will be required to be scored by the candidate in the interview so as to be considered for final merit list.

The candidates need to qualify separately in both 'Online Written Test' and 'Interview'. The marks obtained in Online written Test shall be included along with the marks obtained in Interview round for preparing the final merit list. The final merit list shall be prepared according to the normalization method having 75:25 weightage respectively. The Marks scored by the candidate in the 'Online Written Exam' (out of 170 marks) will be converted to (out of 75 marks) and Interview scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to (out of 25 marks). Hence, the final merit list will be prepared after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Online Written test and Interview (State wise and category wise).

Exam Date

SBI CBO Exam Date 2023

Activity Name Important Dates
SBI CBO Notification 2023 Released On Nov 21, 2023
Online Registration Starts From Nov 22, 2023
Online Registration Ends on Dec 12, 2023
Last Date for Editing Application form Dec 12, 2023
SBI CBO Admit card Release Date To Be Notified soon
SBI CBO Interview Date 2023 To Be Notified soon
SBI CBO Result 2023 To Be Notified soon

How To Apply

Step 1: Open the official website of SBI careers

Step 2: Now locate the link in the name "SBI Recruitment of Circle Based Officer" and open it by clicking on it.

Step 3: Click for "Apply Online" tab, then click on the NEW REGISTRATION button available on the top right corner.

Step 4: Provide the necessary details such as your name, contact number, email address etc.

Step 5: After successful registration, Login again with the new registration ID and password received on your mail id & phone & complete the remaining portion of application form such as academic details, professional qualification, experience etc.

Step 6: Then as per the prescribed format of SBI, upload your passport size photograph and signature.

Step 7: Finally, click on ‘Preview’ to cross check your application form and make the payment of the required application fee as the available modes.

Step 8: After that submit your application by clicking on ‘Submit’ Button & take printout of a few copies for future reference.

SBI CBO Application Fee 2023

The Application Fee for SBI CBO 2023 is Rs. 750/- for General Category Candidates. However, SC/ST/PWD category candidates do not require to pay any application fees.

Category Name Application Fee
General, OBC & Other Category Rs. 750


The detailed SBI CBO 2023 syllabus is mentioned below:

a. English Language -- Synonym and Antonym, fill in the blanks, Reading Comprehension, Error Detection, Cloze Test, Sentence Improvement, Para Jumbles, Para/Sentence Completion, Verbal Ability, Grammar etc

b. General Awareness/Economy -- Country and Capitals, Static GK, Current Affairs, Airport and Ports in India, Indian Constitution, Culture of India, Tallest and biggest in India and the world, Currency of countries, Geography, History, Government Schemes, National and International Holidays, General Science, Sports, Awards and Honours, Economics, Indian Financial System, Indian Economy, Bank Headquarters, Slogans of Banks, Regulatory Bodies in India

c. Banking KnowledgeIn this section, questions related to Banking Awareness such as Functions of RBI, Bank Terminologies, Indian Banking System, etc. would be asked.

d. Computer AptitudeComputer Abbreviations, Input and Output, Keyboard Shortcuts, Hardware and Software, Operating System, Microsoft Office, Networking, Computer Terminologies, Internet etc.

Cut Offs

SBI CBO Previous Year Cutoffs

How to Check SBI CBO 2021 Cut off?

Step 1: After declaration of results, Open the official website of SBI

Step 2: On its Home Page, click on the link in the name "SBI CBO Cut off marks".

Step 3: A PDF will open in a new Tab from where you may check your score & cut off marks.

SBI CBO Expected Cut off 2021
Name Expected Cut-off (Out of 170)
General 105-110
OBC 90-105
EWS 80-90
SC 75-80
ST 70-75
PWD 70-80


SBI CBO Vacancy 2022

The State Bank of India has announced a total of 1422 vacancies for the post of CBO (Circle Based Officers). Out of these 1226 vacancies, 1400 are regular vacancies & 22 are backlog vacancies. The detailed SBI vacancy 2022 list for CBO post is tabulated below:

SBI CBO 2022 Vacancy (Regular Vacancy)
Circle Name State GEN SC ST OBC EWS Total
North Eastern Assam/ Arunachal Pradesh/Manipur/ Meghalaya/ Mizoram/ Nagaland/ Tripura 122 45 22 81 30 300
Bhubaneswar Odisha 72 26 13 47 17 175
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh 72 26 13 47 17 175
Hyderabad Telangana 72 26 13 47 17 175
West Bengal West Bengal/Sikkim/ A & N Islands 72 26 13 47 17 175
Maharashtra Maharashtra/ Goa 81 30 15 54 20 200
Jaipur Rajasthan 81 30 15 54 20 200
Total Vacancies 572 209 104 377 138 1400
SBI CBO 2022 Backlog Vacancy
Circle Name State SC ST OBC Total
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh -- -- 08 08
Hyderabad Telangana -- 01 -- 01
Maharashtra Maharashtra/ Goa -- 12 -- 12
Jaipur Rajasthan -- -- 01 01
Total Vacancies -- 13 09 22

Salary & Job Profile:

SBI CBO Salary Structure 2023

The pay scale of SBI CBO employee lies under INR 36000-1490/7, INR-46430-1740/2, INR 49910-1990/7, INR.63840.

The Basic Pay of the candidates selected as SBI CBO would be Rs. 36,000 & the Total Salary Per Annum would be around INR 4,32,000/- INR 12,0000/-

SBI CBO Job Profile 2023

The job profile for the candidates selected as SBI CBO is mentioned below:

o SBI CBO Employees are responsible for managing core branch functions.

o They are responsible for Monitoring bank operations for maintaining correct accounting.

o Responsible for Developing better relationships with customers.

o They are also responsible for approving loan packages.

o The Circle Based Officer ensures smooth implementation of essential policies.

Eligibility Criteria

SBI CBO Eligibility Criteria 2023

SBI CBO Age Limit 2023: (As on 31.10.2023):

Not below 21 years and Not above 30 years as on 31.10.2023 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 31.10.2002 and not earlier than 01.11.1993 (both days inclusive)

SBI CBO Age Relaxation 2023:
Category Name Age Limit
Scheduled Cast/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layer candidates) 3 years
General PWD/EWS 10 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
Ex-serviceman 5 years
SBI CBO Education Qualification 2023:

The applicants must be having a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised college/University or any equivalent qualification as recognised by the Central Government.