Central Bank of India Specialist Officer (SO) 2022-2023

The Central Bank of India notified vacancies for several Specialist Officer (SO) posts in various streams on November 23, 2021. The SO streams include the following posts: IT, Economist, Data Scientist, Income tax officer, Risk manager, IT SOC Analyst, Technical Officer (Credit), Credit Officer, Data Engineer etc. An overview of SO vacancies, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, results etc is given in the following sections. Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming SO exams should be aware of the various aspects of the recruitment process before applying for the exam.

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Central Bank of India SO Eligibility Criteria 2022-23

The eligibility criteria for the Central Bank of India SO posts comprise nationality/citizenship, age, educational qualification and experience. It is imperative for applicants to refer to the eligibility criteria given in the official notification before applying for the exam. Applicants should also read about the relaxation in upper age limit given to certain categories of candidates.

Central Bank of India SO Vacancies 2022-23

Initially 115 vacancies were notified by the Central Bank of India. Later the number of vacancies was revised to 214. The category-wise and post-wise revised vacancies are given in the tables below.

Revised Vacancies for the Central Bank of India SO Posts 

(December 16, 2021)

S. 

No.

Category  Scale SC  ST  OBC  EWS  GEN /  UR  TOTAL Out of which (PWBD)
HI  OC  VI  ID
1 IT V 0 0 0 0 1 1
2 Economist V 0 0 0 0 1 1
3 Income Tax

Officer

V 0 0 0 0 1 1
4 Data Scientist IV 0 0 0 0 1 1
5 Risk Manager III 0 0 1 0 4 5
6 IT SOC Analyst III 0 0 0 0 2 2
7 IT Security

Analyst

III 0 0 0 0 1 1
8 Technical

Officer(Credit)

III 2 1 4 1 8 16
9 Credit Officer III 1 0 2 1 6 10
10 Data Engineer III 1 0 2 1 7 11
11 Risk Manager II 2 1 4 1 10 18
12 Law Officer II 3 1 7 2 13 26 1
13 IT II 10 5 18 6 30 69 1 1
14 Security II 0 0 0 0 3 3
15 Financial Analyst II 3 1 5 2 9 20
16 Credit officers II 2 1 3 1 7 14
17 Economist II 0 0 0 0 2 2
18 Security I 1 0 3 1 8 13

Total 

25  10  49  16  114  214  0

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Central Bank of India SO Exam Dates 2022-23

The Central Bank of India conducted interviews for shortlisted candidates from April 25 to April 30, 2022. The final SO results are expected to be released soon and all the information related to it will be updated here.

In order to understand the SO recruitment process 2022-23 and the time taken to complete it, candidates can go through the important dates given below.

Exam Dates for Central Bank of India SO Post 2022-2023
S.No. Events Important Dates
1 Date of release of Central Bank of India SO exam notification November 23, 2021
2 Date of release of Central Bank of India SO revised notification December 16, 2021
3 Date of release of Central Bank of India SO exam exam admit card January 13, 2022
4 Date of Central Bank of India SO written exam January 22, 2022
5 Date of release of Central Bank of India SO written exam results April 12, 2022
6 Date of Central Bank of India SO interview April 25 to April 30, 2022
7 Date of release of Central Bank of India SO exam final results Yet to be announced

Central Bank of India SO Application Process 2022-23

The Central Bank of India provides all the information related to the application process in the official notification. Applicants should carefully go through the instructions given in the notification before applying for the exam on Central Bank of India’s website. The application fee should be paid before the last date to avoid last minute hassles related to traffic on the website. Candidates should keep the following points in mind while applying for the exams:

  • Applications that are submitted without the application fee will not be accepted.
  • Candidates should have a valid email address and mobile number before applying for the exam.
  • Application or exam fee is non-refundable.
  • Scanned photographs, thumb impression and signature should be uploaded along with the application as per the specifications given in the notification.
  • Applicants should carefully fill in the online application form as requests related to changes in the application will not be entertained.
  • Candidates should not submit multiple applications for the exam.

Central Bank of India SO Exam Pattern 2022-23

An online exam and interview is conducted for the candidates who apply for the Central Bank of India Specialist Officer (SO) post. The online examination is of objective type and comprises multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The exam pattern of the online test for the Specialist officer post is given in the table below.

Central Bank of India SO Exam Pattern
S. No. Name of the Section/Test No. of  questions Maximum  Marks Duration
1 Stream / category Specific Questions 60 60 60 minutes
2 Computer Knowledge 20 20
3 Banking, Present Economic Scenario &  General Awareness 20 20
Total  100  100

Central Bank of India SO Books 2022-23

The Specialist Officer (SO) exam includes an online test and interview. The online test consists of different sections like general awareness, current affairs, banking, computer awareness and stream or discipline specific questions. In order to prepare for the discipline-wise section of the online test, candidates can refer to the textbooks used during undergraduation or/and graduation (or while pursuing any other professional course as specified in the notification. Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming Central Bank of India SO exams can refer to the list of important books and other resources given in the Central Bank of India SO Books page.

Central Bank of India SO Exam Admit Card 2022-23

Candidates should regularly check the official website of the Central Bank of India to get updates related to the release of the Specialist Officer (SO) admit card. Applicants can download the admit card by visiting the ‘Recruitment’ section of the bank’s official website i.e. centralbankofindia.co.in. Candidates can login using their registration number/roll number and password/date of birth. They should go through the call letter and check for any discrepancies. If they find any discrepancy or are unable to download the admit card, they can submit their complaint or query on cgrs.ibps.in at the earliest.

Central Bank of India SO Exam Centre 2022-23

The Central Bank of India conducts the online exam and the interview at several centres throughout the country. The bank provides the names of the proposed exam centres/cities in the official notification. Any change in the allocation of exam centres is intimated by the bank on its official website. All the information related to the exam venue, reporting time etc is given in the call letter. Candidates should select their exam centres carefully as the bank does not entertain any requests related to changing the exam centre.

Central Bank of India SO Results 2022-23

The Central Bank of India released the Specialist officer online test results on April 12, 2022. Candidates can easily download the list of shortlisted candidates by visiting the official website of the Central Bank of India i.e. centralbankofindia.co.in.

After publishing the results of the online test, the bank invites the shortlisted candidates for document verification at its zonal/regional offices. Candidates should select a zonal or regional office as the centre and email the details of this centre to [email protected] and the respective Nodal Officer before the last date given in the notice released by the bank.

The final results of the Central Bank of India SO exam 2022-23 are yet to be released. All the information pertaining to the SO final results will be made available on this page.

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