SBI Recruitment 2022 – Apply For 1422 CBO Posts By November 7

New Delhi, 19 October 2022, SBI Recruitment 2022: The State Bank of India (SBI) has started the recruitment process for the Circle Based Officer (CBO) post on 17 October 2022. According to the notification released on the official website –, the SBI CBO exam will be held for 1422 vacancies.

The candidates who successfully qualify for the objective and descriptive tests for the position of Circle Based Officer (CBO) posts are eligible to apply for the interview round.

Latest Update – SBI will today, 7 November, close the online application window for recruitment of the post of Circle Based Officers (CBO).

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Important Dates

The applicants are advised to read the important dates regarding SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) recruitment from the table given below:

Activity Date
Online Application Starting Date 18 October 2022
Last Date for Online Application 7 November 2022
Payment of Application Fee 18 October 2022 to 7 November 2022
Exam Date 4 December 2022 (tentative)
Final Result February 2023 (tentative)

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Vacancy

The State Bank of India has released a total of 1422 vacancies for the Circle Based Officer (CBO) post.

The candidates can check state-wise vacancies from the table given below:

Circle State Vacancies
North Eastern 
  • Assam
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Manipur
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Tripura
Bhubaneswar Odisha 175
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Chhattisgarh
Hyderabad Telangana 175
West Bengal
  • West Bengal
  • Sikkim
  • Maharashtra
  • Goa
Jaipur Rajasthan 200
Total 1400

Vacancies of Backlog

Circle State Vacancies
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Chhattisgarh
Hyderabad Telangana 1
  • Maharashtra
  • Goa
Jaipur Rajasthan 1
Total 22

Note – 

  • The number of vacancies can be altered by the commission.
  • Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Class (OBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) categories.
  • Candidates from the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category are required to produce an ‘Income & Asset Certificate’ based on the gross annual income for the Financial Year 2021-22.

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility

  • Candidates must be citizens of India.
  • Candidates applying for the exam must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Candidates must have been born no earlier than 30 September 2001.
  • Candidates must have obtained a graduate degree from a recognized university.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in any of the scheduled commercial or rural banks.

The candidates can check category-wise age relaxation from the table given below:

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Category Age Relaxation
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) 10 years
Scheduled Castes (SC) 5 years
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Selection Process and Exam Pattern

The selection for Circle Based Officer (CBO) will be done through a three-phase process, namely, an online test, screening, and finally an Interview.

  • Online test: The online test will consist of objective tests for 120 marks and a descriptive test for 50 marks. The duration of the descriptive test is 30 minutes. It will be a test of the English language with two questions for a total of 50 marks.
  • Screening: The online application and documents of candidates who are shortlisted based on

performance in the online examination will be placed before the Screening Committee. The committee will further shortlist candidates for the interview round.

  • Interview: The interview rounds will consist of 50 marks. The candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks for the final selection. The minimum scoring marks will be decided by the bank.

Exam Pattern

  • The online test will consist of objective and descriptive questions.
  • The duration of the objective test is 2 hours, and the duration of the descriptive test is 30 minutes.
  • There will be no negative marking for objective-type questions.
  • A merit list will be drawn circle-wise and category-wise on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the online test.

Objective Test Pattern

Subject Total Questions Duration
English Language 30 30 mins
Banking Language 40 40 mins
General Awareness/Economy 30 30 mins
Computer Aptitude 20 20 mins
Total 120 2 hours

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Syllabus

The candidates have to prepare the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability topics for subjective paper.

Candidates can check the exam syllabus from the information given below:

Subject Syllabus
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Para Jumble
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Match the Following
  • Sentence Connector
Banking Language
  • National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT)
  • Linked Account
  • Base Rate
  • Balance Transfer
  • Cashback
  • Credit History
  • Documentation Fee
General Awareness/Economy
  • Work
  • Awards and Awardees
  • National Parks and Sanctuaries
  • Dance Forms
  • Country and Currency
  • Central and State Government
  • Government Schemes
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Financial Policy
  • Banking Rules
  • Banking Policy
Computer Aptitude
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distance
  • Code Inequalities
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Analytical and Decision Making
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Salary

  • The SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) salary is INR 36,000.
  • The joining amount, which will be provided during the training period is INR 21,000.
  • Along with the fixed salary, the candidate will also get other benefits, including dearness allowances, travel allowances, house allowances, and earned leaves.
  • After completing the probation period, candidates need to undergo an assessment as per standards determined by the State Bank of India.

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Application Fee

  • The application fee for the SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) exam is INR 750 for the General category. 
  • Candidates who fall under the category of Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) are exempted from the fee payment.

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Admit Card

The candidates are required to carry a hard copy of the admit card to the examination centre. The SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) admit card will include the following information:

  • Name
  • Roll number
  • Date of birth
  • Subject
  • Signature
  • Photo
  • Exam date
  • Exam time
  • Exam venue

How to Apply for the SBI Recruitment 2022?

Candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) recruitment 2022:

Step 1 – Visit the career portal of SBI –

Step 2 – Click on the “Join SBI” tab.

Step 3 – Navigate to the “Current Openings” tab.


Step 5 – Click on the “Apply Online” tab.

Step 6 – Fill in the required information to register as a new user.

Step 7 – After successful registration, click on the “Login” tab.

Step 8 – Fill in the required information.

Step 9 – Pay the application fee.

Step 10 – Click on the “Submit” tab to complete the application process.

Note – To read the official notification regarding the biometric verification, admit card, exam centre and other details, please click here.

SBI Recruitment 2022 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 What is the age limit for the SBI CBO recruitment exam 2022?

The State Bank of India has set 21 years as the upper limit for the Circle Based Officer (CBO) post.

Q2. When will the SBI CBO exam be held?

The State Bank of India will conduct exams for the Circle Based Officer (CBO) post on 4 December 2022.

Q3. What is the application fee for the SBI CBO recruitment exam 2022?

The application fee for the SBI Circle Based Officer (CBO) recruitment exam is INR 750 for the General category. The candidates who fall under the Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) categories are exempted from fee payment.

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