SBI CBO Syllabus 2021: SBI has released a notification announcing an online test for SBI CBO recruitment 2020-21 which will include both objective test and descriptive test. The exam pattern has been revised by the authority and divided into two sections. Read the complete article to know the changes made in the exam pattern by the State Bank of India for the recruitment process. We have also provided a complete syllabus for the SBI CBO Exam 2021 to make it easy for preparing as per the new version of the examination.
SBI CBO Syllabus 2021: Overview
|Exam Conducting Authority||State Bank of India (SBI)|
|Name of Recruitment||SBI Circle Based Officer 2021|
|Name of Posts||Circle Based Officer (CBO)|
|Online Exam Test||28th November 2020|
|Selection Process||Online Test & Interview|
|Category||Exam Pattern & Syllabus|
SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2021 (Revised)
With the introduction to the online written test for the SBI CBO exam 2021, the SBI has also released the exam pattern for the same which is as follows. The candidates who are going to appear in the SBI CBO 2021 recruitment must follow the following exam pattern. A total of 2 hours 30 minutes i.e. 150 minutes will be granted to the candidate for completing both tests of the SBI CBO examination.
Test A- Objective Test
|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|
Test B- Descriptive Test
|B. Name of Test (Descriptive Test)||No of Questions||Max Marks||Duration|
|Letter Writing||1||25||30 mins|
|Essay-250 words on banking related||1||25|
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 a penalty to arrive at a 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 Topic-wise Syllabus 2021
The candidates have to score good marks in the SBI CBO online written test which will decide their selection for the interview round. The SBI CBO Exam pattern has been revised by the authority and divides into two objective and descriptive test. The subjects included in the Objective test areas:
- Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
- General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
- English Language
- Data Analysis & Interpretation
The descriptive test for SBI CBO will include 1 question on letter writing and one question on essay writing. The topics will be related to banking itself. The candidates must prepare themself for this change in the exam pattern for the Circle-Based Officer recruitment.
Check the topic-wise syllabus for SBI CBO Recruitment 2021 given here:
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness and Computer Knowledge|
SBI CBO Selection Process 2021
State-wise & Category wise merit list will be drawn based on 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 the interview shall be 100 and the candidate will have to score minimum
qualifying marks in an interview for being considered for the final selection. Candidates qualifying for Interview under the ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit an 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 the General category will not be entertained.
State-wise & Category-wise merit lists will be drawn based on the Interview score (out of 100) subject to a candidate scoring the minimum qualifying marks in the interview. Selection for each State & Category will be made from the top of the above merit list based on the interview score.