SBI CBO Syllabus 2023, Check Exam Pattern And Syllabus


SBI CBO Syllabus 2023

SBI CBO Syllabus 2023: SBI has released a notification announcing an online test for SBI CBO recruitment 2023 which will include both an objective test and a 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 2023 to make it easy for preparing as per the new version of the examination.

SBI CBO Syllabus 2023 – Overview

The details regarding the SBI CBO 2023 recruitment have been tabulated below.

SBI CBO Syllabus 2023 – Overview
Exam Name SBI CBO 2023
Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India (SBI)
Category Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Exam Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Selection Process Online Test & Interview
Marking Scheme 1 mark for each right answer
Negative Marking Scheme No negative marking for the wrong answer

SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2023

With the introduction to the online written test for the SBI CBO 2023, 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 2023 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.


Sections No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 30 mins
Banking Knowledge 40 40 40 mins
General Awareness/Economy 30 30 30 mins
Computer Aptitude 20 20 20 mins
Total 120 120 2 hours

SBI CBO Descriptive Test

SBI CBO Descriptive Test
Topics No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Letter Writing 01 25 30 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related 01 25
Total 02 50 30 mins

SBI CBO Penalty for Wrong Answers

There will be no penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. Whether a question is left blank or marked with an incorrect answer there will be no negative marking, i.e. there will be no penalty for any wrong answer.

SBI CBO Syllabus 2023 – Topic-wise

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 divided into two objective and descriptive tests. The subjects included in the Objective test areas:

  1. English Language
  2. Banking Knowledge
  3. General Awareness/Economy
  4. Computer Aptitude

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 SBI CBO Syllabus for SBI Circle-Based Officer Recruitment 2023:

English Language Banking Awareness General Awareness Computer Knowledge
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Banking Terminologies Knowledge
  • Financial Awareness
  • Knowledge of financial institutions of importance
  • Principles of Insurance
  • Money and Banking
  • Current Affairs
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • Computer and Network Security

SBI CBO Syllabus 2023 FAQs

Q. How many sections are there in SBI CBO Syllabus 2023?

Ans. There are mainly four sections in SBI CBO Syllabus 2023. They are English Language, Banking Knowledge, General Awareness/Economy and Computer aptitude.

Q. What is the SBI CBO Exam Pattern 2023?

Ans. SBI CBO Exam pattern comprises an online objective test and SBI CBO Descriptive test.

Q. What is the duration of SBI CBO CBT 2023?

Ans. The overall duration of the SBI CBO computer-based test is for 2 hours. go through the article for individual section-wise timings.

Q. Is there a negative marking for unattempted questions?

Ans. No there is no negative marking for a question that you have not attempted.

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