The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the Circle Based Officers (CBO) exam date and pattern. The Bank will be conducting the SBI CBO exam on November 28. It has also activated the link to submit three choices of test centres. Candidates who have registered for the Circle Based Officers 2020 recruitment exam can check the complete details on the official website. Earlier, SBI has released the CBO recruitment 2020 notification in July for a total of 3,850 vacancies. Check the complete details about SBI CBO exam details.
SBI CBO 2020 Exam Date
|Exam||Circle Based Officers (CBO)|
|Bank||State Bank of India (SBI)|
|Online registration||July 27 to August 16, 2020|
|Choices of test centres||November 10 to 16, 2020|
|SBI CBO exam date 2020||November 28, 2020|
SBI CBO 2020: How To Submit Test Centre Choice
The Bank has activated the link to submit the three choices of test centres. One can submit the test centres between November 10 and 16, 2020. Candidates should enter their registration number and date of birth to select the test centres.
The official notice reads, "Admission to online test will be purely provisional without verification of applicant's document/ eligibility. The applicant's candidature will be subject to verification of the details/ documents at the time of interview/ joining (if selected)."
SBI CBO 2020 Exam Pattern
The test comprises of two parts - objective test (online) and descriptive test (online). 1/4th of marks will be deducted as penalty for marking the wrong answer.
|Objective Test (Online)|
|S No||Name of the Test||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYCAML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues||30||60||30 minutes|
|2||Data Analysis & Interpretation||20||40||30 minutes|
|3||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||30||60||30 minutes|
|4||English Language||20||40||30 minutes|
|Descriptive Test (Online)|
|1||Letter Writing||1||25||30 minutes|
|2||Essay (250 words on banking related topics)||1||25|
SBI Circle Based Officers (CBO) Selection Process
SBI will prepare the state-wise & category wise merit list based on the aggregate marks scored in the online test. One should note that there will be no sectional cut-off and sectional wise marks. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) in the state-wise & category wise vacancies will be called for the Interview (100 marks). Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks in an interview for being considered for final selection.