Latest Educational News

Bank of Baroda (Probationary Officer)
Based on the latest pattern | Detailed Analysis

Sample Test Paper-1

  • 100 Questions
  • 100 Marks

The Bank of Baroda (BOB) Bank is an Indian Multinational Public Sector Bank. It provides banking and financial services and is the Second Largest Public Sector Bank owned by the Government of India. The Bank of Baroda conducts the Bank of Baroda (BOB) Bank Probationary Officers(PO) examination to recruit young professionals to fill the PO posts across the country. It holds the examination for the posts of Probationary Officers (PO) annually.

Conducting BodyBank of Baroda (BOB) is the Second Largest Public Sector Bank owned by the Government of India and is headquartered in Gujarat. Merging of Bank of Baroda (BOB), Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank makes it the 3rd Largest Lender in the country.

Bank of Baroda (BOB) hold different exams for various posts for desiring applicants who want to join the banking sector every year. The following information is regarding Probationary Officers (PO) Exam held by Bank of Baroda (BOB).

Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Online

https://www.bankofbaroda.in/careers.htmx

Application Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Admit Card

Will Be Updated Soon.

Preliminary Exam Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Mains Exam Date

May 2021

Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Selection Procedure:-

The examination is held in three stages: 

  • Online Written Exam + Descriptive Test

  • Psychometric Test + Group Discussion

  • Interview

Exam Pattern:

Written Examination:- The written test consists of a paper  of 5 sections out of which 4 are Objective and 1 is Subjective i.e. Essay &Letter writing in English Language. The total duration of the paper is 02 hours 30 minutes. There is a provision of sectional cut off in the written exam.

S

No

Name of Tests

(Not by Sequence)

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Medium

of Exam

Time allotted

for each test

1

Reasoning and Computer

Aptitude

50

75

 

English & Hindi

 

 

2 Hours 30 minutes

2

General/Economy/Banking

Awareness

40

40

3

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

4

English Language

35

35

English

 

TOTAL

165

200

 

2 Hours

30 minutes

5

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

50

English

30 minutes

Note:There is a provision of Negative Marking. 0.25 marks get deducted.

Psychometric Test, Group Discussion & Interview:-  Applicants are required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score in the online test to be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment Test, Group Discussion & Interview. Some of the aspects assessed by the Interviewer is as follows:

  • Communication Skills - Thought Process

  • Ability to be spontaneous

  • Group Performance as in allowing other candidates to express their thoughts on the given topic

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Age Limit:- Applicants age must be between 20 to 28 years.

  •  Age Relaxation:

 

Category

Age Relaxation

1.

OBC

03 years

2.

SC/ST

05 years

3.

J & K residents from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

05 years

4.

Family members of the victims of 1984 riots

05 years

5.

PWD

10 years

  •  Educational Qualification: Graduation with minimum 55% marks in any discipline from a recognised University.

Syllabus:

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test

  • Para jumbles

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Error Spotting

  • Paragraph Completion

Quantitative Ability:

  • Mixtures & Allegations

  • Profit & Loss

  • Simplification

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest

  • Work & Time

  • Time & Distance

  • Mensuration

  • Data Interpretation

  • Number Systems

  • Sequence & Series

  • Combination &Probability

Reasoning:

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Puzzle

  • Tabulation

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Coding Decoding

General Awareness:

  • Insurance Awareness

  • General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs

  • Economy

  • History & Geography of India

  • Culture, Art and Sports of India

  • Currency and Capital

  • Awards

  • Science and Technology

  • Important Days

  • Books and Authors

CONCLUSION: This exam offers a wonderful chance for the eligible aspirants to accomplish their goal. It is a good occasion for interested candidates to join the BOB through PO. We, the team of Estudentbook, wishes you all the best for your upcoming future. For more updates, you can visit our official website estudentbook.com.

FAQs:

Ques 1. From where can a applicant get the information regarding the exam?

Ans. Applicants can get the information from the official website.

Ques 2. How can a applicant apply for BOB PO exam?

Ans. Applicants have to apply online for Application form and registration.

Ques 3. How can a applicant download the Admit card?

Ans. Applicants download the admit card from the official website.

Ques 4. What is the selection procedure for BOB PO exam?

Ans. For PO exam the selection is done through 2 stages:

  • Online Written Exam + Descriptive Test

  • Psychometric Test + Group Discussion & Interview.

Ques 5. Is exam held online or offline?

Ans. The exam for PO is held online.

Ques 6. Is there any Negative Marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes. 0.25 of the total marks are deducted.

Ques 7. Is PO exam bilingual?

Ans. Except the English language test, rest of the exam is held  bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi.

Ques 8. Is there any sectional cut off in the exam?

Ans. Yes.

Ques 9. How can applicants pay the application fee?

Ans. By online mode by Debit/Credit card, Internet Banking, Cash Wallets etc.

Ques 10. Is there provision of fee exemption?

Ans. No.

Ques 11. Does a applicant studying in the final year apply for the exam?

Ans. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

Ques 12. How many attempts are there for PO exam?

Ans. There is no such limit but the age criteria must be followed.

Ques 13. On what basis the merit list is prepared?

Ans. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks in Objective, Subjective &. Interview.

Ques 14. Is there any way to edit once the form is submitted?

Ans. No changes can be made once the form is submitted and the fee is paid.

Ques 15. What precautions is to be taken by a candidate while filling up the Online Application Form?

Ans. Please read the instructions carefully before filling up the Online Application Form.

Upcoming Exams
For Timely Preparation With updated Information.

Home Institutes Courses Login