SBI Circle Based Officers Recruitment 2021
SBI CBO Recruitment 2021: The most popular in India, the State Bank of India (SBI) has released an SBI CBO recruitment 2021 notification to recruit 1226 Circle Based Officers (CBO) in different offices of SBI across India. The selection will be based on the performance of a candidate in an Online Test and Interview. The
online registration process for SBI CBO 2021 has been started from 09th
December 2021 and is going to be active till 29th December 2021. The
official advertisement of SBI Circle Based Officer (CRPD/ CBO/
2021-22/19) states all details related to vacancy, eligibility, fees,
selection process, salary & career path, etc are mentioned below in
SBI CBO Notification 2021
The official notification PDF for the SBI CBO (Circle Based Officer) 2021 exam has been released on 08th December 2021 at the official website of SBI www.sbi.co.in by State Bank of India. The online registration process for SBI CBO recruitment 2021 has started on 9th December 2021.
All the candidates can download the SBI CBO Notification 2021 by
clicking on the link given below and check the details about SBI CBO
Recruitment 2021 from here.
SBI CBO Recruitment 2021- Overview
Bank of India has recently announced SBI CBO Recruitment 2021
notification PDF for 1226 Circle Based Officer posts to be recruited for
FY 2022. Have a look at the glimpse of the SBI CBO 2021 Exam from the
|Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Post Name||Circle Based Officer (CBO)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online (CBT)|
|Application Process||09th December to 29th December 2021|
|Exam Rounds||Online Test- Interview|
SBI CBO 2021 Exam Date
The selection of an SBI Circle Based Officer will be based on a Computer based online exam and interview.
As mentioned in SBI CBO Notification 2021, the online test will be
conducted in January 2022 for which the call letter will be made
available from 12th January 2022 onwards. The important dates for SBI
CBO 2021 exam are as follows:
|SBI Circle Based Officer Notification||08th December 2021|
|SBI CBO Apply Online Starts||09th December 2021|
|Online Registration Ends on||29th December 2021|
|Online Fee Payment||09th to 26th December 2021|
|Last Date for Editing the Application||29th December 2021|
|Last Date of Printing Online Application||13th January 2022|
|SBI CBO Call Letter||12th January 2022|
|SBI CBO 2021 Exam Date||January 2022|
|SBI CBO 2021 Interview||To Be Notified|
|SBI Circle Based Officer Result||To Be Notified|
SBI CBO Vacancy 2021
State Bank of India has announced 1226 Circle Based Officer vacancies
through the SBI CBO Notification 2021, out of which 1100 are regular
vacancies and the remaining 126 are backlog vacancies. Check the
complete vacancy distribution for SBI CBO 2021 from the below table-
|SBI CBO Regular Vacancy|
|SBI CBO Backlog Vacancy|
SBI CBO 2021 Online Application
SBI has started accepting online applications for Circle Based Officer vacancies from 09th December 2021 onwards and the registration process will be carried till 29th December 2021.
The candidates who are eligible and interested can apply for the Circle
Based Officer 2021 exam through the official site of SBI at sbi.co.in
or from the direct link below which is provided for your easy access. Click on the link mentioned below to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 exam and apply now without waiting for the last date.
Steps to Apply Online for SBI CBO 2021 Exam
Below we have
discussed the complete SBI CBO Apply Online 2021 procedure to help you
in filling the application form with an ease.
Step 1- Visit the official website of State Bank of India @sbi.co.in or click on the SBI CBO Apply Online Link which is provided above.
Step 2- On the bottom left corner of the homepage, click on the “Careers” option.
Step 3- A new page with URL- https://sbi.co.in/web/careers opens.
Step 4- Click on the JOIN SBI link on the menubar and then click on the “Current Openings” tab.
Search for “Recruitment of Circle Based Officer (Advertisement No.
CRPD/ CBO/ 2021-22/19)” in the Current Opening section and then click on
Step 6- Click for “Apply Online”, then a new page appears on the screen.
Step 7- Click on the NEW REGISTRATION button provided on the topmost right corner.
Step 8- Start your application process for SBI CBO 2021 by providing your basic details such as name, contact number, email id, address etc. and click on the save and next button.
Step 9- Login with the registration ID and password generated.
Step 10- Upload your photograph and signature in the required format as provided by the State Bank of India.
The permissible size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm and
the photograph must be of passport size with white background. Both the
photograph and the signature must be clear and legible. Permissible
file size of the photograph must be of minimum 20 KB and of maximum 50 KB and that of the signature must be of minimum 10 KB and of maximum 20 KB.
Step 11- Fill
in your academic details, professional qualification, and experience in
this step of your online application process for the SBI CBO 2021 Exam.
Click on the save and next button after filling in the details.
Step 12- Preview your application form and pay the required application fee through online mode.
Step 13- Click on the “Submit” Button. Your application form will be submitted successfully, download and keep it for future reference.
SBI CBO 2021 Application Fee
The online application fee for SBI CBO 2021 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 2021 exam. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 0/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.
|Other Category||Rs. 750|
List of Documents to be Required for SBI CBO 2021
The list of the documents to be uploaded is as below.
1. Recent Photograph,
3. ID Proof (PDF),
4. Proof of Date of Birth (PDF),
5. Brief Resume – detailing educational/ professional qualification, experience and assignments handled (PDF),
6. Educational Certificates: Relevant Mark Sheets/ Degree/ Certificate (PDF),
7. Professional Qualification Certificate (eg. MBA, CA, CFA, ICWA etc.), if any.
8. JAIIB/ CAIIB certificate (if any),
9. Experience certificates (PDF),
10. Form-16/ Salary Slip (PDF),
10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied
the specified local language of the applied State as one of the
Points to know before applying online
candidate will have to apply for a vacancy in one State only. A
candidate applying against a vacancy of one State will not be eligible
to apply against a vacancy of any other State.
• Candidature of
the applicant will be considered only against the vacancies in the State
for which he/ she has applied/ opted. Merit list will be drawn State
wise, category wise.
• Selected candidates will be posted in the Circle of that State 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria
eligibility criteria of any bank exam depend on Educational
Qualification, Age Limit, Experience, Local Language etc. A detailed
analysis of these factors are given below:
SBI CBO Educational Qualification
in any discipline from a recognised University in India or any
equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
SBI CBO Age Limit
Not above 30 years as on 01.12.2021 i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.12.1991.
SBI CBO Age Relaxation
SBI is giveing relaxation in upper age limit for several categories which has been discussed below:
|Relaxation in Upper Age Limit|
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|General (PWD)||10 years|
|OBC/ OBC(PWD)||13 years|
– 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
SBI Circle Based Officer Experience
Bad news for all fresh graduates because SBI is demanding a minimum of 2 years’ experience (as on 01.12.2021) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank / any Regional Rural Bank.
SBI CBO Local Language
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.
SBI CBO Selection Process
The selection process of SBI CBO will be based on Online Computer Based Test and Interview.
However, Bank reserves the right to conduct a written examination. The
Shortlisting Committee constituted by the Bank will decide the
shortlisting parameters and thereafter, an adequate number of
candidates, as decided by the Bank will be shortlisted and called for
interview. The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the
interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this
Merit List: Merit list for selection of
SBI Circle Based Officer 2021 exam will be prepared in descending order
on the basis of scores obtained in interview only.
Merit list will
be drawn State wise, category wise. In case more than one candidate
scores the cut-off marks (common marks at cut-off point), such
candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in
SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2021
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.
Check the updated SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2021 described here.
SBI CBO Test A: Objective Test (Online)
|Name of Test||No of Questions||Max Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||30 mins|
|Banking Knowledge||40||40||40 mins|
|General Awareness/Economy||30||30||30 mins|
|Computer Aptitude||20||20||20 mins|
SBI CBO Test B: Descriptive Test (Online)- 30 minutes
|B. Name of Test (Descriptive Test)||No of Questions||Max Marks||Duration|
|Letter Writing||1||25||30 mins|
|Essay-250 words on banking related||1||25|
Penalty for Wrong Answers:
will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each
question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate,
1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty
to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no
answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that
SBI CBO Syllabus 2021
subject-wise syllabus for SBI Circle Based Officer has been tabulated
below for your reference. If you are planning to begin with the
preparation for SBI CBO 2021 Exam, then do not skip any topic from the
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness and Computer Knowledge|
SBI CBO Salary 2021
As per the official SBI CBO Notification 2021, 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 01.12.2021.
official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A,
Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force
from time to time.
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.
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
SBI CBO 2021 Admit Card
State Bank of India has
announced that the online test will be held in January 2022 and the call
letter for the same will be issued on 12th January 2022. The candidates
have to carry a hard copy of their SBI CBO Admit Card to the exam hall
which can be downloaded only from the official website of SBI
SBI CBO 2021 Result
Once the SBI CBO 2021
Exam is over, the State Bank of India will announce the roll numbers of
the candidates who are qualified for the next phase of the selection
process. The SBI CBO Result will be published on the official website
& candidates can check their results from there only. No SMS or mail
will be sent to the candidates in regards of their qualifying status.