What is SBI Circle Based Officer?

The State Bank of India has released a notification of Circle Based Officer recruitment on 27 July, and many aspirants are confused about- What is SBI Circle Based Officer? Here we are going to discuss everything you need to know about SBI Circle Based Officer Post. Although the scale given to this post is JMGS Scale-I which is the same as that of PO (after the probation period ends) students must not confuse this recruitment with SBI PO, as there are differences in eligibility and selection process. SBI CBO Manages the Core Branch Functions and Monitor the Banking Operation of the branch. SBI CBO Vacancies are for experienced candidates who are working as officers in other banks and the last date to apply online is 16 August 2020. Students who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for SBI CBO Post before 16th August 2020. In this article we will discuss what is SBI Circle Based Officer, It’s Career Path, and other details.

  1. What are circles for which SBI is conducting Circle Based Officer Recruitment?
  2. Are SBI Circle Based Officers same as SBI Probationary Officers?
  3. SBI CBO 2020 Career Path
  4. Will SBI Release Probationary Officer Recruitment 2020 Notification?

It is also mentioned in the SBI CBO Notification that all those candidates who will be selected via this recruitment process will only be promoted and transfered within their circle. The transfer to other circle can only take place after the candidate has reached the SMGS-IV Grade OR 12 years of service, whichever is later. This is also a reason why, the SBI CBO 2020 Recruitment has a definite eligibility criteria of regional language as well where candidates will have to produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specific local language of the applied State as one of the subjects.

SBI Circle Based Officer Recruitment 2020 Out – 3850 CBO Vacancies Notification @sbi.co.in

What are circles for which SBI is conducting Circle Based Officer Recruitment?

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Maharashtra

Are SBI Circle Based Officers same as SBI Probationary Officers?

The Answers is NO, because the eligibility criteria demands a candidate to have a minimum experience of 2 years as officer in in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank however the scale of the employment will be JMGS Scale-I

SBI CBO 2020 Career Path

The following are the details mentioned in the State Bank of India’s Circle Based Officer Recruitment Notification regarding joining, training and career path:

  • Candidates who shall be recruited as Circle Based Officers will be on a probation for a period of 6 months.
  • Continuous assessment will be done during the 6 months probation to determine if the candidate is fit and suitable for the post.
  • After completing the probation and qualifying the assesment, candidate will be confirmed in the service of the Bank in Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I).
  • Selected candidates in general cadre and will be governed by the promotion policy applicable for Bank’s general cadre officers

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Will SBI Release Probationary Officer Recruitment 2020 Notification?

Since the eligibility criteria of SBI CBO is very different from SBI PO, we expect that the State Bank of India may soon release the SBI PO 2020 Notification as well. This is also a good sign, with the release of this notification the State Bank of India has resumed the recruitment process post lockdown, and students must keep an eye on the official website sbi.co.in for updates on SBI PO 2020.

SBI CBO Recruitment 2020: Highlights

Bank State Bank of India
Website sbi.co.in/web/careers
Post Circle Based Officer
Vacancies 3850
Scale JMGS-I
Start Date of Online Application 27 July 2020
Last Date of Online Application 16 Aug 2020
Application Fees For General/ EWS/ OBC- Rs. 750 and No fees for SC/ ST/ PWD
Age Eligibility Not above 30 years as on 01.08.2020
Education Eligibility Graduation in any discipline with Minimum 2 years’ experience (as on 01.08.2020) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank
Recruitment Process Shortlisting and interview
Salary Rs. 23,700 at the start of the scale + 1 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
Allowances D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites

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