Central Bank SO 2019: CBI SO Notification, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern, Salary

Central Bank of India SO

Central Bank of India SO Exam 2019 Highlights

Central Bank Of India is one of the largest and oldest public sector banks in India with its headquarters in Mumbai. It was established in 1911 and is the first commercial Indian bank completely owned and managed by Indians. Central Bank Of India has recently released the notification for filling Specialist Officer post in its various streams. The Central Bank Of India SO Notification 2019 will have all the details regarding education, age, exam dates, salary etc.

Central Bank of India SO Exam 2019 Highlights

Conducting AuthorityCentral Bank Of India
CBI Website https://www.centralbankofindia.co.in
CBI Posts Specialist Officer
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Written Examination, Interview
Application Form Window 30th October 2019 to 21st November 2019
CBI Online Exam Date 21st December 2019

Central Bank of India SO Notification 2019

All those candidates who want to make a career in the banking sector, Central Bank Of India SO recruitment is a good opportunity to work as a specialist officer in various streams. The official notification for Central Bank of India SO recruitment 2019 can be downloaded from its official website. A candidate must go through the Central Bank of India SO notification 2019 carefully so that he/she does not miss any important information.

Central Bank of India SO 2019 Exam Pattern 

The Central Bank Of India SO recruitment 2019 will take place in two stages- Online objective written exam and personal interview. A candidate needs to qualify both the stages to get appointed as Central Bank Of India Specialist Officer.

Central Bank of India SO 2019 Online Exam

Central Bank Of India SO recruitment 2019 exam consists of an objective type online mode of examination. The Central Bank Of India SO online exam consists of three sections namely- Computer Knowledge, Stream specific question, Banking, Economic scenario and General Awareness. Each section comprises of different number of questions. The composite time limit for Central Bank of India SO exam is 60 minutes. Questions will be in bilingual language ie Hindi and English. For every wrong answer, 1/4th or 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty in Central Bank of India SO exam 2019. Further details are given in the table below

Sections/SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
Computer Knowledge 20 20 60 minutes( 1 Hour)
Stream Specific Questions  60 60
Banking, Economic Scenario and General Awareness 20 20
Total 100 100

Central Bank of India SO Personal Interview

Those who qualify the Central Bank of India SO online written exam will be called for Personal Interview. A candidate needs to score minimum qualifying marks in each section and in aggregate as decided by the bank to be called for Central Bank of India Specialist Officer interview stage. A candidate should have all the original documents and its photostat as asked by the bank to produce during the Central Bank of India SO interview.

Central Bank of India SO Syllabus

Candidates must be well versed with topics and the detailed syllabus for the Central Bank of India SO exam. If a candidate is aware of the Central Bank of India SO syllabus then his/her preparation becomes easy. Since the Central Bank of India SO exam consist of different post so the syllabus for each post varies. The details of the syllabus for Central Bank of India SO exam can be get from the table given below

Central Bank of India SO Eligibility criteria

Central Bank of India SO recruitment has certain criteria that are necessary to follow. A candidate before filling the online application form of Central Bank of India SO should go through the official notification carefully to avoid cancellation of his/her candidature. The eligibility criteria related to education, age and other details of the Central Bank of India SO exam is mentioned below-

Central Bank of India SO Educational Criteria

Since Central Bank of India SO official notification consists of different Specialist post in various streams so a candidate must check his/her eligibility before applying so that the Central Bank of India SO online application form is not rejected. Besides this, a candidate needs to possess some years of experience for some posts as mentioned in the Central Bank of India SO official notification. In the case of dual specializations, one of the fields of specialization should be in the field mentioned. Candidates possessing an MBA degree with more than two specializations are not eligible. Detailed information is mentioned below-

Post / ScaleEducational QualificationExperience in Years
Credit officers / III CA/CFA/ ACMA/, MBA (Finance), MBA finance should be from recognized college / institute completed full time regular course. Additional qualification preferably: JAIIB,CAIIB CA/CFA/ ACMA - 2 years & above (Post Qualification Experience) of PSBs, Fis, Credit Rating Agencies & NBFCs (Aluminum Rs.10000 crore) in Corporate Credit Appraisal / Assessment. MBA (Finance) - 4 years & above (Post Qualification Experience) of PSBs, Fis, Credit Rating Agencies & NBFCs (Aluminum Rs.10000 crore) in Corporate Credit Appraisal / Assessment.
Risk Manager/II B.Tech./MCA with MBA (Finance) from AICTE / UGC approved University/ College with aggregate of 60% Marks. or M.Sc. Maths from AICTE / UGC approved University/ College with aggregate of 60% Marks. or M.Sc. Statistics from AICTE/UGC approved University/ College with aggregate of 60% Marks. or MBA (Finance) or its equivalent from AICTE / UGC approved University/ College with aggregate of 60% Marks. Preferable professional qualification: FRM / CFA / Diploma in Risk Management -NA-
Security officer / III Graduate Degree in any discipline from recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government Ex-Commissioned officers of the Rank of Lt Col / Major / Capt. or above from Indian Army with minimum 10 years’ service or equivalent rank from Air Force, Navy and Para Military Forces. 3
Security Officer /I  Should be a graduate and Medical category Shape 1 Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in Computer system like MS Office (word, Excel, PPT etc.) Ex-junior Commissioned Officers with minimum 5 years’ service as JCO in Indian Army or Equivalent rank from Air Force, Navy and Para Military Forces
Risk Manager / III MBA in Finance or / & Banking or its equivalent / Post graduate diploma in banking or / &Finance or its equivalent / Post Graduate in Statistics Preferable professional qualification: FRM / CFA / Diploma in Risk Management Minimum 2 years post qualification experience in Risk Management / Credit / Treasury / ALM
CDO /Chief Data Scientist / IV Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science/Advanced degree preferred in analytical field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Math’s, Operations Research, Physics, Data Science fields) 8-10 years of industry experience in data science or business analytics roles out of which at least 5 years of experience in Banking / Financial services domain. Expert knowledge in quantitative methods for business and advanced data science. Experience and having knowledge across broad range of modern data science and analytics tools (e.g., R, Python, SAS, Hive, Mat Lab, SQL, Pig, Spark, Hadoop) 9
Financial Analyst/II A pass in final examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants on India(ICAI)/ Institute of Cost and works Accounts of India (ICWAI) OR MBA with specialization in Finance from a reputed institute with minimum 3 years of experience as an officer in a Public Sector Bank/ Undertaking in the reputed field For CA/ICWAI candidates-NIL  For candidates with MBA (Finance)-3 years of experience in public sector bank/undertaking.
Economist/II A minimum of 2nd Class Post Graduate degree in Economics/ Econometrics/Rural Economics with an experience of minimum 3 years in data collection, economic analysis or research 3 years of Experience in data collection, economic analysis or research.
Data Architect / III Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science/Advanced degree preferred in analytical field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Maths, Operations Research, Physics, Data Science fields) Minimum Minimum 5 years of industry experience in data science or business analytics roles/IT Sector out of which minimum 3 years of experience in Banking/Financial services domain. Expert knowledge in quantitative methods for business and advanced data science. Experience having good knowledge across broad range of modern data science and analytics tools (e.g., R, Python, SAS, Hive, Mat lab, SQL, NOSQL, Pig, Hadoop, Java, C/C++, SPSS, Ruby, Perl)
Data Analyst / III  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science/Advanced degree preferred in analytical field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Maths, Operations Research, Physics, Data Science fields) Minimum 5 years of industry experience in data science or business analytics roles/IT Sector out of which minimum 3 years of experience in Banking/Financial services domain, Good knowledge in various statistical modeling tools .Experience having knowledge across broad range of modern data science and analytics tools (e.g. R, Python, SQL, NOSQL, HTML, JavaScript, C/C++, XML
Analytics-Senior Manager/III Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science/Advanced degree preferred in analytical field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Maths, Operations Research, Physics, Data Science fields) Minimum 5 years of industry experience in data science or business analytics roles/IT Sector out of which minimum 3 years of experience in Banking/Financial services domain, Good knowledge in various modeling tools.
Data Engineer /III Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science/Advanced degree preferred in analytical field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Maths, Operations Research, Physics, Data Science fields) Minimum Minimum 5 years of industry experience in data science or business analytics roles/IT Sector out of which minimum 3 years of experience in Banking/Financial services domain. Expert knowledge in quantitative methods for business and advanced data science. Experience having good knowledge across broad range of modern data science and analytics tools (e.g., R, Python, SAS, Hive, Mat lab, SQL, NOSQL, Pig, Hadoop, Java, C/C++, SPSS, Ruby, Perl)
Information Technology/I 4 year Engineering Degree in computer Science/ Computer Application/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation OR Post Graduate degree in computer Science/ Computer Application/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation from a University/Institution/Board recognized by Govt. of India or approved by Govt. registered body OR Graduate having passed DOEACC “B” level. -N.A-

Central Bank of India SO Age Criteria

 A candidate should have attained a minimum age of 21 years and maximum 30 years as on 30-September-2019 mentioned in the Central Bank of India SO official notification. While some posts have 35 and 45 years as the upper age limit. In general, age varies from one post to another. These age limits are for the general category. The candidate can refer to the table given below.

Post / Scale in Central Bank of India SOAge Limit
Credit officers / III 26-35 Years (for General Category), 26 38 Years (for Reserved Category),
Risk Manager/II 21 years to 30 years
Security officer / III 26-45 Years
Security Officer /I  26-45 Years
Risk Manager / III Minimum Age 21 Years & Maximum 35 Years
CDO /Chief Data Scientist / IV Minimum Age 28 Years & Maximum 35 Years
Financial Analyst/II 21 years to 30 years
Economist/II 21 years to 30 years
Data Architect / III 26-35 Years
Data Analyst / III  26-35 Years
Analytics-Senior Manager/III 26-35 Years
Data Engineer /III 26-35 Years
Information Technology/I 21 years to 28 years

Central Bank of India SO Age Relaxation

Central Bank of India SO recruitment also provides age relaxation to reserved categories. The relaxation is on the upper age limit of the candidates. The relaxation years vary from one reserved category to another reserved category and a candidate should produce a valid document for claiming age relaxation when asked. The table provides the details-

Category of Reserved candidatesAge Relaxation for Central Bank of India SO
Other Backward classes (OBC) candidates By 3 years
Children/Family members of those who died in the 1984 riots By 3 years
Persons domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 By 5 years
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Candidates By 5 years

Central Bank of India SO 2019 Calendar

Central Bank of India SO official notification is finally out and a candidate must be aware of all the important details so that he/she doesn't miss any important details. The online registration for Central Bank of India SO recruitment has started from 30th October and will remain open till the 21st November. Candidates are advised not to wait for the last date and apply as soon as possible to avoid the last minute rush.

Central Bank of India SO Exam 2019 Exam Dates

Details of Central Bank of India SO Exam EventsExam Date
Online registration starting date 30-October-2019
Registration closing date ( including far flung areas) 21-November-2019
Call letter for CBI SO online exam 11-December-2019
CBI SO online exam tentative date 21-December-2019

Central Bank of India SO Salary

All the candidates who made into the final merit list of Central Bank of India SO will be recruited in the JMGS I, MMGS II, MMGS III and SMGS IV scale. The total gross salary differs from one scale to another. Besides getting monthly salary a candidate will be eligible for other perks and benefits as provided by the bank from time to time. Further details can be get from the table given below.

Specialist Category/StreamScale or GradeSalary Of Central Bank Of India SO
Information Technology JMGS I 23700-980(7)-30560-1145(2)-32850-1310(7)-42020
Security Officer MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
Economist MMGS II 31705-1145(1)-32850-1310(10)-45950
Security Officer JMGS I 23700-980(7)-30560-1145(2)-32850-1310(7)-42020
Risk Manager MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
Risk Manager MMGS II 31705-1145(1)-32850-1310(10)-45950
Financial Analyst/Credit Officer MMGS II 31705-1145(1)-32850-1310(10)-45950
Analytics-Senior Manager MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
CA/Credit Officer MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
CDO/Chief Data Scientist SMGS IV 50,030-1460(4)-55870-1650(2)-59170
Data Analyst MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
Data Architect MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490
Data Engineer MMGS III 42020-1310(5)-48570-1460(2)-51490

Central Bank of India SO 2019 Vacancy

The official notification of Central Bank of India SO recruitment is out. Since the recruitment of Central Bank of India SO has specialist posts for various streams so the vacancies vary. There is also category wise break up of post for all the post. Further details regarding the vacancies can be deduced from the table below.

Post NameScale/GradeTotal No. of Vacancies for Central Bank Of India SOSCSTOBCEWSGEN/UR
Information Technology JMGS I 26 4 2 7 3 10
Security Officer MMGS III 1         1
Security Officer JMGS I 9 1 1 2 1 4
Risk Manager MMGS III 6 1 0 2 1 2
Risk Manager MMGS II 6 1 0 2 1 2
Financial Analyst/Credit Officer MMGS II 10 2 1 3 1 3
Economist MMGS II 1         1
CDO/Chief Data Scientist SMGS IV 1         1
Data Analyst MMGS III 3 0 0 1 0 2
Analytics-Senior Manager MMGS III 2 0 0 1 0 1
Data Engineer MMGS III 2 0 0 1 0 1
Data Architect MMGS III 2 0 0 1 0 1
CA/Credit Officer MMGS III 5 1 0 1 1 2

Central Bank of India SO : How To Apply

Before filling the online application form for the Central Bank of India SO exam a candidate should ensure that he/she has a valid email-id, working mobile number in which all the messages will be sent. The procedure to fill the online application form for Central Bank of India SO is given below.

  • A candidate need to visit the official website of Central Bank of India as 
  • He/she must register first by entering all the details. Once registration is completed a provisional registration number and password is generated.
  • A candidate has to use this registration number and password for filling Central Bank of India SO online application form further.
  • Documents like the signature and photograph should be scanned and uploaded according to the following dimensions -
  • photograph should be of 200-230 pixels and size between 20-50 kb.
  • signature should be of 140x60 pixels ranging between 10-20 kb. The signature should be with black ink on a white paper.
  • All the documents should be in jpg/jpeg format and signature should not be in capital letters.
  • A candidate should check all the details before the final submission of the Central Bank of India SO online application form. No changes will be accepted later on.
  • After completion of the Central Bank of India SO online application form, a candidate has to pay the requisite fee.
  • Payment should be done through online mode only by choosing one of the payment options given.
  • A candidate should take out the print of the generated e-receipt and Central Bank of India SO online application form.

Central Bank of India SO Application Fee

A candidate needs to pay the exam fee for Central Bank of India SO through online mode only. The application fee for Central Bank of India SO is different for general and reserved categories. The fee paid is nonrefundable. Other bank charges on the Central Bank of India SO application form will be borne by the candidates. The application fee of Central Bank of India SO also includes GST@18%. Further details are given below

CategoryApplication feeIntimation ChargesTotal
All Other Candidates Rs.500/- Rs.50/- 550/-
Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe candidates NIL Rs.50/- 50/-

Central Bank of India SO Admit Card

 All the candidates should download their call letter from Central Bank of India official website. Intimations will also be sent by email in the registered email id of the candidate and registered mobile number. The admit card/ call letter of Central Bank of India SO can be downloaded tentatively from 11th December by visiting the official website. No hard copy will be sent to the candidates.

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Central Bank Of India SO Exam Centre

The online test for Central Bank of India SO is proposed to be held on 21.12.2019 at some places as decided by the bank. The allocated centre for the Central Bank of India SO exam will be intimated through Call Letter. The Central Bank of India reserves the right to cancel any of the mentioned centers and add some other centers, depending upon the administrative feasibility. The Candidates will have to appear for the Central Bank of India SO online examination at the allotted Centre at their expenses.