SBI Circle Based Officer Recruitment 2021 for 1226 Circle Based Officer


SBI CBO Recruitment 2021

SBI Circle Based Officer 2021: The State Bank of India has released the exam date for Circle Based Officer (CBO) exam with the updated selection process, and syllabus. The SBI has started accepting the candidature’s online application for 1226 Circle Based Officer posts from 09th December 2021 onwards. The last date to apply online has been scheduled for 29th December 2021. This job offers a great salary package, job security, and a good life for the whole family. The number of vacancies to be filled this year through the CBO exam is 1226. Check the notification, important details, eligibility, vacancies, etc.

SBI CBO 2021 – Overview

The table below contains the SBI CBI Notification 2021 highlights. The candidates willing to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 can go through the article below.

Exam nameSBI Circle Based Officer
Exam Conducting BodyState Bank of India
PostCircle Based Officer (CBO)
Exam levelNational
Exam categoryBank Jobs
Selection ProcessCBT and Interview
AllowancesD.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical, and other allowances & perquisites
Language  of ExamEnglish and Hindi
Notification Date08th December 2021
Exam DateJanuary 2022 (Tentative)
Exam helpdesk022-22820427

SBI CBO Notification 2021 Out

The SBI CBO Notification 2021 has been released for 1226 posts of Circle Based Officer Posts on 8th December 2021. The SBI CBO Notification 2021 can be downloaded by clicking on the link below or by visiting the official website The last date to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 is 29th December 2021

Click to download SBI CBO Notification 2021 PDF

SBI CBO 2021 – Important Dates

The table below informs the important dates, exam dates, notification dates, application form date for SBI CBO Notification 2021.

SBI Circle Based Officer Notification08th December 2021
Online registration Starts From09th December 2021
On-line registration Ends on29th December 2021
Last Date for Editing the Application29th December 2021
SBI CBO Call Letter12th January 2022
SBI CBO Exam DateJanuary 2022
SBI CBO InterviewTo Be Notified
SBI Circle Based Officer ResultTo Be Notified

SBI CBO 2021 Vacancies

Check the detailed vacancies in the table below:

BhopalMadhya Pradesh2411401560150
ChennaiTamil  Nadu33444825100250

BhopalMadhya Pradesh08020212
ChennaiTamil  Nadu2626

SBI CBO Online Application Link 2021

The candidates can click on the link below or visit the official website to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 Recruitment. The online applications for SBI CBO can be submitted from 09th December 2021 and the last date to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 is 29th December 2021.

Click to apply online for SBI CBO 2021 (Link Active)

How to apply online for SBI CBO 2021?

The candidates willing to fill in the SBI Circle Based Officer Online Application forms can follow the steps below.

  1. Visit the official site or click on the direct apply online link above
  2. Click on New Registration in the application window.
  3. Provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  4. Click on the submit button to the completed online registration form of SBI Circle Based Officer 2021.
  5. After the Registration, a Registration ID and a password will be sent to your mobile no. and email id.
  6. Login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SBI Circle Based Officer 2021.
  7. Upload your photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned below.
  8. Upload scanned image of passport size photo and signature
  9. Preview and verify the application form carefully.
  10. Lastly, pay the required application fee online.

SBI CBO Application Fee

This application fee is given in the table below.

S. No.CategoryApplication fee
1SC/ST/PWDNo fee
2General/ EWS/ OBCRs.750/-

SBI CBO Eligibility Criteria


  1. The candidates must hold Indian Citizenship
  2. A Subject of  Nepal or  Bhutan
  3. A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
  4. A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.

Educational Qualification

A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.


Candidates must have experience as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank of 2 years as of 01/12/2021.

Local Language

Candidates must have studied the language in 10th or 12th standard, they have to produce a mark sheet/ certificate for having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.

Age Limit (as on 01/12/2021)

The minimum age limit for a candidate to apply for the SBI Circle Based Officer must be below 30 years.

Age Relaxation:

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ ST)5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) (SC/ST)15 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) (OBC)13 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) (Gen)10 years
Eligible – Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidation.5 years

SBI CBO 2021 Exam Pattern

The total time duration for SBI CBO Online test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Check the section-wise exam pattern for the online examination below. Check the updated SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2021 described here.

SBI CBO Test A: Objective Test (Online)

Name of TestNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
English Language303030 mins
Banking Knowledge404040 mins
General Awareness/Economy303030 mins
Computer Aptitude202020 mins
Total1201202 hours

SBI CBO Test B: Descriptive Test (Online)- 30 minutes

B. Name of Test (Descriptive Test)No of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
Letter Writing12530 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related125
Total25030 mins

SBI CBO Salary Structure

The candidates who will be applying for the SBI Circle Based Officers 2021, will be placed in the Junior Management Grade Scale 1or JMGS-I.

The SBI CBO Pay Scale will be Rs.36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840. This means the CBO will get a basic pay of Rs 36,000/- with an increment of Rs 1490 for the next 7 years, followed by a basic of Rs 46430/- with an annual increment of Rs 1740/- for the next two years and so on. The maximum basic salary will be Rs 63,840.


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