SBI CBO 2022 Notification Out !! 1422 Posts

SBI has announced 1422 Circle Based Officers posts under CBO recruitment drive 2022 -23. 

These posts are for candidates who have a minimum 2 years’ experience (as on 30.09.2022) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank

1. Important dates:

Online registration window & Payment of fee -  18.10.2022 TO 07.11.2022

Download of Call Letters for Online Test: November /December (Tentative)

Online Test : 4th December 2022 (Tentative)

2. Eligibility Criteria :

(a) Age(As on 30-09-2022)  :  Min 21 years and Max 30 Years (Relaxation for reserved categories as per rules)

(b) Min educational qualification(As on 30.09.2022) : Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent. 

(c) 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

(d) Local Language: Candidates applying for vacancies of a State have to produce 10th or 12 th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidence having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects. 

(3) Selection Procedure: 

The selection process consists of Online Written Test, Screening and Interview. 

Online written 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.


(i) 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 Duration
English Language 30 30 30 Min.
Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 Min.
General Awareness/ Economy 30 30 30 Min.
Computer Aptitude 20 20 20 Min.
Total 120 120 2Hrs.

(ii) 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 a total of 50 marks. 


Merit List: Merit list will be drawn State wise and Category wise on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Online Written Test. There will be no sectional qualifying marks. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the State wise and Category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for Screening from the top of the merit list drawn on State wise and Category wise subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as decided by the Bank.

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

(4) How to apply: 

Candidates can apply online only from 18.10.2022 to 07.11.2022. No other mode of application will be accepted. 


(5) Application fees / Intimation charges: 

(a) No fees  for SC/ST/PWD candidates. (b) Rs. 750 /- for General, EWS and OBC

(6) Joining, Training & Career Path:


On joining, the selected candidates will be designated as “Circle Based Officers” (CBOs) and will be on probation for a period of 6 months from their joining the Bank. 


The CBOs will be subjected to continuous assessment during 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). 

(7) Helpdesk : 

In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM on working days) or lodge their query on Candidates should mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF CIRCLE BASED OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA-2022’ in the subject of the email.