SBI CBO Syllabus 2021 | Circle Based Officer Exam Pattern & Mark Distribution

SBI CBO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021: The State Bank of India announced Circle Based Officer is one of the best jobs in banks announced in recent times. Now, with the announcement of the exam date, the applicants are preparing their best to crack this exam in one go. Thus, the SBI CBO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020 is the most important information for these candidates. Here, the applicants can get an overview of the SBI CBO Exam Pattern and also the syllabus for preparation. Therefore, follow the important details through the section below.

SBI Circle Based Officer Online Test / Exam Syllabus Overview

Advertisement NoCRPD/ CBO/ 2020-21/ 20
Post NameCircle Based Officer
Total Vacancies3850
Start Date to Apply27th July 2020
Last Date to Apply & Fees Payment16th August 2020
Online Test Date28th November 2020
Recruitment DetailsClick Here

How will the SBI CBO Selected?

For selection as CBO in SBI, the applicants shall have to appear for an Online Test at the beginning. This Online Test will be for shortlisting of the next level. The next level of the selection process is an Interview. The Interview shall be for 100 marks. Now, the applicants should note that the final merit list will be prepared by SBI only on the basis of Interview score. Thus the selection for SBI Circle based Officer will be based on –

  • Online Test – 250 Marks
  • Interview – 100 Marks

SBI Circle Based Officer Online Test Exam Pattern

The State bank of India CBO Online Test is computer based test in which the applicants have to appear for the test in the announced venue. The applicants attendance and answering the responses during the test will be through online mode. The Test will have two parts – Group A and B. The Group A will have objective tyoe questions and Group B will have descriptive type questions. More details regarding the mark distribution, questions and duration of the test is as follows –

Objective Test (Online) – A Details

Exam TopicsNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC – AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues306030 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation204030 min
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude306030 min
English Language204030 min
Total (A)1002002 hrs

Descriptive Test (Online)B Details

Exam TopicsNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
Letter Writing125
Essay (250 words on banking related topics)125
Total (B)25030 min
  • There will be no sectional cut-off and sectional wise marks in the online test.
  • 1/4th of marks will be deducted as penalty for the wrong answer.

SBI Circle Based Officer Syllabus 2020 Download

The Online Test Group A Syllabus according to the exam pattern is discussed. Applicants can follow the breakdown of the subjects into topics to further bolster the performance in the upcoming SBI CBO Online Test.

General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC – AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues Syllabus

  • Current Affairs
  • Economic Policy
  • Inflation
  • RBI & its functions
  • Repo Rate
  • CRR
  • Nationalised banks
  • Liquidity Control measures
  • Stick Market
  • SEBI & its functions
  • IRDA & its functions

Data Analysis & Interpretation Syllabus

  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Tabular Graph
  • Radar Graph Caselet
  • Missing Case DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Series
  • Average
  • Work, Time, and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Relations
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Syllabus

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic operations
  • Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Symbolic/ Number Classification
  • Drawing inferences
  • Number Series
  • Embedded figures
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Intelligence
  • Coding and de-coding,
  • Generation of Computers
  • Computer Language
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming Language
  • Hardware & Software
  • Computer Network
  • Wireless Network
  • Server & Client
  • Internet

English Language Syllabus

  • Spot the Error
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Preposition
  • Comprehension Passage

Applicants can also download the SBI CBO Syllabus Exam Pattern PDF through the link as under –

Click Here for SBI CBO Syllabus PDF

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FAQ on SBI Circle Based Officer Syllabus 2020

Will the SBI CBO Exam be offline through OMR Sheet?

No, the Exam will be conducted online only.

What is the SBI CBO Online Test consist of?

The Online Test is a two-part, test – objective and descriptive on General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness/ KYC – AML/ Preventive Vigilance/ Legal Issues, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude & English Language for Objective with letter and essay for the descriptive part.

What is the total mark of the test?

The SBI CBO Online Test is of 250 Marks ( 200 marks for objective + 50 marks for descriptive )

Can I download the SBI Circle Based Officer Syllabus PDF?

Yes, the download link is enclosed here for the aspirants.

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