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SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date & Call Letter Out!!!

SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date

The SBI CBO 2022 exam date has been announced. The SBI CBO 2022 online exam will be held on January 23, 2022.

SBI CBO Admit Card 2022

The SBI CBO Admit Card 2022 was been released on January 11, 2022. You can download your SBI CBO Call Letter 2022 using your Registration No/Roll No and Password/DOB.

SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date

SBI CBO 2022 Notification

The State Bank of India  is now recruiting for Circle Based Officers (CBO). A whopping 1226 vacancies for SBI CBO Recruitment 2021-22 have been announced. The way we see it, it’s 1226 opportunities for you!

Here, we will be discussing the SBI CBO Syllabus,  Exam Pattern and Eligibility Criteria with you. Furthermore, some changes have been introduced in the exam pattern. Therefore, you must read all details carefully.

SBI CBO 2022 Exam Date

In case you have not applied yet, you should do that immediately. The application window will remain open till December 29, 2021.

SBI CBO 2021-22 Eligibility

Let us now study the eligibility criteria details have been provided below. 

Age (as on December 1, 2021)The candidate must be between 21-30 years of age
EducationGraduation in any discipline from a recognised University. OR,

Any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government
Work ExperienceMinimum 2 years’ experience as an Officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank. OR,
Any Regional Rural Bank as listed in Second Schedule of Reserve Bank of India.

Work experience will be considered after the completion of academic qualification. 

SBI CBO 2021-22 Syllabus

For your written exam, you will be assessed on the following:

  • English Language
  • Banking Knowledge
  • General Awareness / Economy
  • Computer Aptitude. 

There will be a paper on Descriptive English as well.

Read on to learn more about the exam pattern. However, be sure to take a look at the detailed syllabus for SBI CBO 2021-22 as well. 

What’s New?

Before we move on to talking about the SBI CBO 2021-22 exam pattern, you must take note that several changes have been introduced in this recruitment cycle in comparison to previous years.

  • Earlier, the subjects assessed in the exam were 
    • General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC-AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues
    • Data Analysis & Interpretation 
    • Reasoning 
  • However, these subjects will not be tested anymore according to the SBI CBO official notification 2021-22. 
  • For the Awareness test, only General and Economy Awareness will be assessed. 
  • Moreover, earlier the test contained 100 questions for 200 marks.
  • But now, there will be 120 questions for a total of 120 marks. Therefore, each question carries 1 mark. 

SBI CBO 2021-22 Exam Pattern

The SBI CBO selection process will consist of 3 phases. 

  • Online exam (CBT)
  • Screening 
  • Interview

Let us now study this process in detail.

Online Exam (CBT)


Take a look at the details of Paper 1 in the table below. 

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Allotted 
English Language 303030 minutes
Banking Knowledge404040 minutes
General Awareness/Economy303030 minutes
Computer Aptitude202020 minutes
Total1201202 hours 

However, there is no negative marking. 


Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarks 
Letter Writing125
Essay (250 words on banking related topics)125

For this paper you will be awarded 30 minutes.


  • In the next phase, candidates who perform successfully in the written examination, will go through a process of ‘screening’.
  • Here, they will have their documents and online application produced before the Screening Committee. 
  • This committee will verify the documents and match the aspirant’s suitability to the job profile.
  • Also, be sure to check out the SBI CBO job profile as well. 
  • Lastly, you must know the committee will especially judge whether or not the candidate satisfies the eligibility criteria.


  • After the Online Exam and the Screening, successful candidates will be invited for an Interview.
  • The interview will be for 50 marks. 
  • In the entire selection process, the weightage of the Online Written Test to Interview will be 75:25.

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