SBI CBO Exam Date 2020 Out: Check Updated Exam Pattern & Submit Choice Of Center For Online Exam

SBI CBO Exam Date 2020: The Exam date for the recruitment of Circle Based Officer has been announced by the authority on its official website of State Bank of India along with the updated SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2020. This is the first time when SBI will be conducting an online test for the recruitment procedure. The candidates who have applied for the post can now check the exam date and can submit their choices for test centres between 10th November 2020 to 16th November 2020. The Online Test has been scheduled for 28th November 2020 and for the same the centre list will be released soon. Check the article to find the direct link to choose the test centre in the below article.

SBI CBO Exam Date 2020: Summary

Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India (SBI)
Name of Recruitment SBI Circle Based Officer 2020
Name of Posts Circle Based Officer (CBO)
Vacancies 3850
Online Exam Test 28th November 2020
Selection Process Online Test & Interview
Mode of Application Online
Official Website

SBI CBO Exam Date 2020

The State Bank of India has announced that there will be an online test for the recruitment of Circle Based Officers will be conducted on 28th November 2020. Check the exam notice released by the SBI from the link given here.

SBI CBO Exam Center 2020

The candidates have a choice of three centres from the list provided by the authority. The candidates can click on the direct link provided below for choosing their choice of test centres. Hurry up! the link is active till 16th November 2020. Please note that SBI reserves the right to allot any centre other than the centre choice given by the candidate.

SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2020

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 2020 described here.

SBI CBO Test A: Objective Test (Online)

Name of Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYCAML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues 30 60 30 mins
Data Analysis & Interpretation 20 40 30 mins
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 30 60 30 mins
English Language 20 40 30 mins
Total 100 200 2 hours

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

  1. Letter Writing: 25 Marks
  2. Essay (250 words on bank-related topics): 25 Marks

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

SBI CBO Selection Process 2020

Online Examination

State-wise & Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in
the Online Test. There will be no sectional cut-off and sectional wise marks shall not be maintained. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the State wise & Category wise vacancies will be called for the Interview from the top of the State wise & Category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.


The maximum marks for interview shall be 100 and the candidate will have to score minimum
qualifying marks in an interview for being considered for final selection. Candidates qualifying for Interview under the ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ clause. Candidates who have registered themselves as OBC but do not submit OBC ‘Non-Creamy Layer’ certificate and request to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection

State-wise & Category-wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the Interview score (out of 100) subject to a candidate scoring the minimum qualifying marks in interview. Selection for each State & Category will be made from the top of the above merit list based on the interview score.

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