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5280 Circle Based Officers Vacancies in SBI| Check Exam Pattern 2023!

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the notification for the recruitment of 5280 Circle Based Officers (CBO) vacancies. Those candidates who have met all eligibility criteria and are interested in the vacancy details can read the notification and apply online
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Circle Based Officers (CBO): 5280 Posts

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Qualifications: Graduation in any discipline or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government including Integrated Dual Degree (IDD). Candidates possessing qualifications such as Medical, Engineering, Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant would also be eligible.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience (Post Essential Academic Qualification Experience) as on 30.09.2022 as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank as listed in Second Schedule of Reserve Bank of India.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Age Limit: (As on 31.10.23): 21 - 30 years

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Starting Basic Pay: Rs.36,000/-

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Application Fee: Rs.750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates [No Fee for SC/ ST/ PWD category].

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SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online only

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Important Dates: 



Opening date for receipt of online application

November 22, 2023

Closing date for receipt of online application

December 12, 2023

Online Test

January 2024


SBI CBO Recruitment 2023Notification PDF

SBI CBO Recruitment 2023 - Apply Online Link: Click Here

SBI CBO Examination Pattern 2023

Candidates looking for a 2023 Circle Based Officers (CBO) examination pattern can visit this page.

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SBI CBO Selection Procedure: The selection process consists of Online Test, Screening and Interview.

SBI CBO Online Test: Online test will consist of Objective Tests for 120 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

SBI CBO Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 2 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 120 marks. There will be separate timing for every section

Name of the Test

No. of Qs.

Max. Marks






30 minutes

Banking Knowledge



40 minutes

General Awareness

/ Economy



30 minutes

Computer Aptitude



20 minutes




2 hours


ii) SBI CBO Descriptive Test: The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks. Merit list will be drawn Circle wise and Category wise on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Online Test. There will be no sectional qualifying marks. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the Circle wise and Category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Screening from the top of the merit list drawn on Circle wise and Category wise subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.

SBI CBO Penalty for Wrong Answers: There will be no penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests.

Sectional Marks will not be maintained for Online Examination.

SBI CBO Screening:

  • Online application and documents of candidates, who are shortlisted based on performance in online examination, will be placed before the Screening Committee.
  • The Screening Committee constituted by the Bank will examine whether the candidates fulfil the required eligibility criteria of experience. The Committee will match the job profile submitted by the candidates (certified by their existing/ previous employer(s) with whom they are/were employed) with the job profile of Scale-I Generalist Officer of the State Bank of India. In case their job profile does not match substantially or is different than the job profile of Scale-I Generalist Officer of State Bank of India, then the application of the candidate will be summarily rejected. The decision of the Bank in this regard would be final and binding on all candidates. No representation or correspondence will be entertained by the Bank in this regard. The candidates, who fulfil the required experience as decided by the Screening Committee, will be called for interview.

SBI CBO Interview: Interview will consist of 50 marks. Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in interview to be considered for final selection. The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank.

SBI CBO Final Selection:-

  • The candidates will have to qualify both in Online Test and Interview separately. The marks obtained in Online Test, both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Interview for preparing the final merit list. Final merit list would be prepared based on normalization of marks scored in Online Test and Interview with 75:25 weightage respectively.
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the Online Test (out of 170 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Interview scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list (Circle wise and category wise) is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Online Test and Interview. Selection will be made from the top ranked candidates in merit list prepared on Circle wise and Category wise.

SBI CBO Result Publication:- Results of candidates called for Interview, Final Result etc. will be made available on the Bank's website.

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Last Date December 12,2023
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