SBI CBO Recruitment 2022

The State Bank of India conducts examinations to recruit candidates for the post of Circle Based Officers (CBO) in various bank branches. According to Times Now News, SBI has released an application for Circle Based Officers examination against the advertisement. CRPD/ CBO/ 2021-22/19.

Candidates have to register on the official website and pay a fee of Rs. 750 to fill out the application form. There are no charges for applicants from reserved categories.

The following article discusses the SBI CBO exam and the selection structure for the ease of candidates. However, if confusion prevails, one can always check the official website.

To know the important dates, syllabus, selection process, eligibility, etc. for the other SBI exams at the linked article. Aspirants can get details about the exams conducted by the State Bank of India at the links given below:


SBI Clerk Exam


SBI Apprentice

SBI Syllabus

SBI Notification

SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 Notification Overview



09.12.2021 to 29.12.2021

Online registration of application & payment of fees

12th January 2022 onwards (tentative)

Download call letter for online test

January 2022 (tentative)

Online test

Nevertheless, individuals should learn the steps to apply for SBI CBO Recruitment 2022.

The State Bank of India is one of the leading PSBs in the country and having a career in the banking industry is dreamt by lakhs of candidates. Apart from SBI, other important bank exams which are conducted to appoint candidates in various clerical and Officer cadre posts can be reviewed at the linked article.

How to Apply for SBI CBO Exam?

Step 1: Visit the official SBI website and click on the career tab.

Step 2: On the redirected page, select the ‘Join SBI’ tab.

Step 3: Candidates have to click on the recruitment of circle-based officers link and select apply online option.

Step 4: Select the new registration option and fill in the personal details like name, mobile number and more. Enter the security code to generate a registration number and password.

Step 5: Individuals have to select grade, post name and category to proceed.

Step 6: Upload a photo, signature, qualification and experience documents to proceed.

Step 7: Complete the process by paying applicable registration fees through a compatible payment mode.

Individuals should print the filled SBI CBO application form and fees receipt for examination needs. Given below are the application details for other exams conducted by the State Bank of India:

SBI PO Apply Online

SBI Clerk Apply Online

SBI Online Application

However, candidates can apply for the said exam by fulfilling the basic eligibility parameters.

What are the Eligibility Parameters Set Against SBI CBO Recruitment?

  • Candidates should be a graduate from a recognised University.
  • Applicants must know the local language of the selected states.
  • Individuals should have studied a local language in class 10th and 12th.
  • They have to produce mark sheets for class 10th and 12th.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience as an Officer in any rural regional bank or scheduled commercial bank.
  • Individuals should fall in the age bracket of 21 to 30 years as of 1st December 2021.

There are concessions in age category for individuals belonging to any reserved category. However, candidates have to submit documents like a caste certificate during interview or joining.

SBI CBO Recruitment Selection Process

Candidates should understand this exam pattern and syllabus for thorough preparation. Ideally, there are two types of tests conducted in SBI CBO exam. These are:

1) Objective test

2) Descriptive test

The online written test will have descriptive questions of 50 marks and objective questions for 120 marks.

After completing the objective test, candidates will be able to appear for the descriptive test. They have to take this test via a computer.

The total time given for the SBI CBO Recruitment 2022 exam is 2 hours 30 minutes. The following table explains the marks distribution for the objective test.


No of Questions


English Language



General Awareness/ Economy



Banking Knowledge



Computer Aptitude



Here is another table explaining the marks division for descriptive type test.



English Language (Essay & Letter Writing)


Following this test, the Screening Committee will examine whether candidates have fulfilled eligibility and documentation requirements.

Candidates fulfilling the necessary experience will qualify for an interview.

SBI CBO Recruitment Interview





Candidates have to qualify for the minimum qualifying marks in this interview decided by the SBI. They have to qualify both in an online written test and interview separately to find their name on the final merit list.

Hopefully, the following article on SBI CBO recruitment will help aspirants prepare for the exam. They can check the official portal for latest updates on exam dates and admit card availability.

For information about other government exams, candidates can visit the linked article. Furthermore, the latest exam updates, study material and preparation tips are available at BYJU’S for the candidate’s reference.

Other Related Links

List of Government Exams in India

List of Bank Exams in India

Preparation Strategy for Competitive Exams

Salary Range for Bank Employees

Latest notifications for Competitive Exams

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Frequently Asked Questions on SBI CBO Recruitment


What is the pay scale of an SBI CBO officer?

SBI CBO officers get around Rs. 23,700 and additional benefits. They get an yearly increment of Rs. 980 which makes maximum basic pay of Rs. 42.020 till retirement.


What are the benefits offered to SBI CB officers?

SBI CB officers get benefits like lease rents or House allowances, DA, Medical and travel allowances and more.


What is the job profile of an SBI CBO?

Circle Based Officers (CBO) have a job profile of s junior management grade Scale-I. They have to serve a probation period of six months before getting a permanent job.


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