SBI CBO Syllabus 2021: SBI has released a notification announcing an online test for SBI CBO recruitment 2020 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)
Vacancies 3850
Online Exam Test 28th November 2020
Selection Process Online Test & Interview
Category Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Official Website sbi.co.in

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
Total 100 200 2 Hrs

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
Total 2 50 30 mins

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:

  1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
  2. General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
  3. English Language
  4. 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
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time, and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Basic Computer Knowledge

SBI CBO Selection Process 2021

Online Examination

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.

Interview

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 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.

Final Selection

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.

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2021: On 19th November 2020, SBI has released a notification announcing registration for SBI Apprentice recruitment 2020 to fulfil 8500 posts. The exam pattern has been revised by the authority and divided into two sections. The online registration window will be open from 20th November 2020 to 10th December 2020. Read the complete article for exam pattern and syllabus as released by the State Bank of India for the recruitment process. We have also provided a complete syllabus for the SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021 to make it easy for preparing as per the new version of the examination.

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2021: Overview

Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India (SBI)
Name of Recruitment SBI Apprentice 2021
Vacancies 8500
Online Registration 20th November 2020- 10th December 2020
Admit Card January 2021 (tentative)
Selection Process Written Test & Test of Local Language
Category Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Official Website sbi.co.in

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021:  Selection Procedure

Selection for engagement of apprentices would be done on the basis of two stages as follows-

i) Online Written Test

ii) Test of Local Language.

SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern 2021

SBI will conduct only one online exam to make a selection of suitable candidates for SBI Apprentice 2021. SBI Apprentice Exam Pattern and details are provided below.

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 25 25 15 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 15 Minutes
General English 25 25 15 Minutes
General / Financial Awareness 25 25 15 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour
  • All the questions will be Objective Type MCQs
  • Questions will be bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
  • There will be negative marking, for every incorrect answer 1/4th marks assigned to the question will be deducted
  • There will be no penalty for unanswered questions
  • The question paper will be divided into 4 parts, each containing 25 questions for 25 marks
  • You will get 15 minutes for each section and the total duration of the exam will be 1 hour

Candidates who qualify the online exam will have to appear for Local Language Test, however, the candidates who have studied the local language at class 10th or 12th level will be exempted from the Local Language Test.

SBI Apprentice Syllabus 2021

SBI Apprentice syllabus 2021 has tabulated below, start your preparation for the written exam with the subject-wise topics.

Quantitative Aptitude Computer Awareness Reasoning English Language Financial / General Awareness
Quadratic Equations MS PowerPoint Spatial Orientation Tenses Books and Authors
Bar Graph Basic of Computers Syllogistic Reasoning Vocabulary Sports
Area Computer Abbreviations Similarities And Differences Antonyms Important Days
HCF LCM Modern-day Technology Arithmetical Number Series Grammar Budget and Five Year Plans
Profit & Loss Computer Organization Non-Verbal Series Error Correction/ Recognition Science – Inventions and Discoveries
Simple & Compound Interest LAN Analysis Comprehension National and International Organizations
Average Shortcuts Observation Subject-Verb Agreement Current Affairs
Time & Speed MS Excel Problem Solving Synonyms Awards and Honours
Simplification Input & Output Device Discrimination Proficiency in Language Major Economic News
Investment Internet Judgment Sentences Rearrangement Abbreviations
Time & Work Memory Decision Making Vocabulary
Pie Chart Modem Relationship Concepts Adverb
Problem On Ages Basic knowledge of MS word Verbal And Figure Classification Preposition
Number Series Generations of computer Statement Conclusion Verb
Pictorial Graph WAN Analogies Unseen Passage
Percentage Arithmetic Reasoning Fill in the Blanks
Visual Memory
Coding And Decoding
Spatial Visualization