SBI CBO Syllabus 2022, Download Free Syllabus PDF Here!

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SBI CBO Syllabus 2022: The State Bank of India releases the syllabus for SBI CBO Exam. Candidates who fulfill SBI CBO eligibility criteria can fill the application form. Before starting your preparation for the exam, you must ensure that you know the complete SBI CBO syllabus and exam pattern. Questions in SBI CBO Exam are asked from subjects such as English Language, Banking Knowledge, General Awareness/Economy, Computer Aptitude. Knowing the syllabus and exam pattern will help you understand the exam better.

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SBI CBO Syllabus
SBI CBO Exam Pattern  

SBI CBO Syllabus 

SBI CBO Syllabus is a must for planning and organizing preparation over the span of the next few months, Candidates with in-depth knowledge of the syllabus and exam patterns will definitely have an edge over others. The official notification illustrates the exam pattern for the exam. The details related to the syllabus are not mentioned in the notification. Based on past year papers and PO exams conducted by SBI, we have organized the syllabus into micro topics and attempted to provide guidance to candidates. The SBI CBO Syllabus in detail is as follows:
SBI CBO Syllabus  SBI CBO Syllabus - Micro Topics 
English Language
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Idioms & Phrases
  3. Paragraph Jumbles
  4. Tenses Rules
  5. (Fill in the blanks)/Cloze Test
  6. Error Detection
  7. Multiple Meanings(Contextual Usage)
  8. Paragraph and passage completion
Banking Knowledge
  1. Banking Terminologies Knowledge
  2. Financial Awareness
  3. Knowledge on financial institutions of importance
  4. Principles of Insurance
  5. Money and Banking
General Awareness/Economy
  1. Current Affairs
  2. Banking Awareness
  3. Currencies
  4. Important Places
  5. Books and Authors
  6. Awards
  7. Headquarters
  8. Major Schemes- focus on banking and financial inclusion 
  9. Important Days
Computer Aptitude
  1. History and Generation of Computers
  2. Introduction to Computer Organisation
  3. Computer Memory
  4. Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  5. Computer Software
  6. Computer Languages
  7. Operating System 
  8. Computer Network
  9. Internet 
  10. Computer and Network Security


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SBI CBO Exam Pattern 

SBI CBO Exam comprises of three tests:
  1. Online Written Test
  2. Screening
  3. Interview.
The candidates have to qualify each stage separately to get selected for Circle Based Officer posts in the State Bank of India. The details of all the tests are given below-

SBI CBO Exam Pattern: Online Written Test

  1. In a Computer-based test, there will be 120 questions carrying 1 mark each.
  2. The duration of the Online test is 2 hours 30 minutes, where 2 hours are allotted for the Computer-Based Test.
  3. There will be no penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. 
The exam pattern along with the marking scheme is illustrated below:
SBI CBO Syllabus and Exam Pattern- Online Written Test
Sections No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 30 mins
Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 mins
General Awareness/Economy 30 30 30 mins
Computer Aptitude  20 20 20 mins
Total 120 120 2 hours
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SBI CBO Exam Pattern: Descriptive Test 

The details are as mentioned below:
  1.  It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks
  2. The duration of the test is 2 hours 30 minutes, where 2 hours are allotted for the Computer-Based Test and 30 hours for the descriptive test.
  3. This will be held straight after the CBT 
SBI CBO Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Descriptive Test
Topics No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Letter Writing 01 25 30 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related 01 25
Total 02 50 30 mins

Note - 
  1. There will be no sectional qualifying marks.
  2. Approx 3 times the vacancies will be called for an interview round.

SBI CBO Exam Pattern: Interview Round 

The 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.   





What is the upper age limit to apply for SBI CBO Exam?

The upper age limit to apply for SBI CBO Exam is 30 years.

Is age relaxation provided to candidates applying for SBI CBO Exam?

Yes, there is age relaxation provided to candidates applying for SBI CBO Exam.

Do candidates need to have any experience to be eligible for SBI CBO Exam?

Yes, candidates should have a minimum of two years of experience as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank to be eligible for the SBI CBO Exam.

What is the required educational qualification to be eligible for SBI CBO Exam?

The required educational qualification to be eligible for SBI CBO Exam is that candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

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