SBI CBO recruitment 2020

SBI CBO recruitment 2020

State Bank of India: SBI is conducting a recruitment drive for the post of Circle based officers (CBO). Indian nationals are eligible to apply for the recruitment process. SBI has stated in its latest advertisement number CRPD/ CBO/ 2020-21/ 20 the details of this recruitment process.

The recruitment process is for a massive 3850 posts. The posts are divided into different states and are further divided into various regions. Candidates can choose which circle of region they want to join. Candidates will be posted in only that region which they have opted for. Candidates can apply for only one state vacancy. So candidates can apply to the region in which they have been residing in.

SBI CBO recruitment can be applied by any graduate in any discipline. It is not necessary that the candidate must be from only the banking discipline.

More information of this recruitment process is given below.

Name of organizationState Bank of India
Advt noCRPD/ CBO/ 2020-21/ 20
PostCircle Based Officers
Eligibility criteriaGraduate in any discipline
Age limitmax 30 years
Experience2 years minimum
Selection criteriaShortlist and Interview
Pay scale23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850- 1310/7-42020
Application feeRs. 750 – (Gen,OBC,EWS)
Nil – (SC,ST,PwD)
Application modeOnline
Application datesstart – 27/07/2020
end – 16/08/2020
Official websiteSBI

SBI recruitment 2020 important details

Important details of all the recruitment process for the CBO post have been stated below. Candidates can check the details and check their eligibility and apply for the recruitment process.

SBI vacancies

SBI is conducting recruitment process for 3850 posts. Check out the distribution of the vacancies here.

SBI CBO vacancies distribution
SBI CBO vacancies

• The candidate will have to apply for vacancy of one State only. A candidate applying against vacancy of one State will not be eligible to apply against vacancy of any other State.

• Selected candidates will be posted in the Circle of that State against whose vacancy they are selected.

• The selected candidates will not be entitled for inter-circle transfer up to his/ her promotion to SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later.

SBI eligibility criteria

SBI CBO eligibility criteria is given here. The criteria is given and candidates can check their eligibility criteria.

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms.

Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55% .

SBI CBO Age limit

Not above 30 years as on 01.08.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990.

SBI age relaxation details
SBI age relaxation

SBI CBO experience, and other details

Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience (as on 01.08.2020) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank.

Local Language: Candidates applying for vacancies of a State have to produce 10th or 12 th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.

Other: i. Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/ credit card dues and/ or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other external agencies are available are not eligible for appointment. ii. Candidates against whom there is/ are adverse report regarding character & antecedents, moral turpitude are not eligible to apply for the post.

SBI CBO selection procedure

The selection will be based on shortlisting and interview. However, Bank reserves right to conduct written examination. Mere fulfilling minimum qualification and experience will not vest any right in candidate for being called for interview. The Shortlisting Committee constituted by the Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters and thereafter, adequate number of candidates, as decided by the Bank will be shortlisted and called for interview. The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Merit List: Merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview only. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. In case more than one candidate score the cut-off marks (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit.

SBI CBO Pay scale

Initial emolument of selected candidates will be in the scale of JMGS-I ( 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850- 1310/7-42020), at the start of the scale i.e. 23,700/- plus one increment for each completed year of service rendered in officer cadre in the Scheduled Commercial Bank and Regional Rural Bank, as on 01.08.2020. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

SBI CBO career path

On joining, the selected candidates will be designated as “Circle Based Officers” (CBOs) and will be on probation for a period of 6 months. The CBOs will be subjected to continuous assessment during probation period for judging their suitability for confirmation. The candidates who qualify in their assessment as per standards determined by the Bank from time to time, will be confirmed in the service of the Bank in Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I). If any candidate fails to achieve minimum standards stipulated, his/ her services may be terminated as per policy of the Bank in force at the material time. The selected officers will be in general cadre and will be governed by the promotion policy applicable for Bank’s general cadre officers. The selected candidates will not be entitled for inter-circle transfer up to his/ her promotion to SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later.

SBI CBO Application process

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website or After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

List of documents for verification:-

SBI CBO document verification details
SBI CBO document verification

SBI CBO application links

SBI application linkSBI link
SBI official notificaitonSBI notification


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