Bank of Baroda (BOB), one of the leading National Banks of India under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, recruits candidates on an annual basis for the post of Probationary Officers. All of the aspiring candidates must go through the selection process as set by the board, in order to qualify as a probationary officer. All of the qualified candidates will have to complete a one year long Post Graduate Diploma Course in Banking and Finance. Each year lakhs of aspirants apply for the post of Probationary Officer at BOB’s at various centers across the country. As the Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 is not yet released officially, all that we can do is eagerly wait for the recruitment notification. It is anticipated that over 600 vacancies will be available this year. Meanwhile, let us learn all the details regarding Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 in this article. Have a Read !
Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021
Every year, the Bank of Baroda, invites applications from young and energetic individuals for the vacancies to the post of Probationary Officers at the different branches of the Bank. As the Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 is expected to be out very soon, all of the aspirants must know the details regarding it beforehand. Soon after the notification is released, an application window will be activated for almost a month, during which the online applications to the aforementioned post shall be made.
However, getting a job as BOB Probationary Officer is not a walk in the breeze. The candidates who are shortlisted will undergo an year long post graduate diploma in banking and finance, in order to deem the candidates fit for the post of a banker. Moreover, the one year course comprises 9 months of on campus program added with 3 months of on-the-job training, popularly called as Work Integrated Learning (WIL).
|Name of the Organization||Bank of Baroda (BOB)|
|Name of the Post||Probationary Officer|
|Job location||Across India|
|Date of Notification Release||To be out soon|
|Number of vacancies||Above 600 (anticipated)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Window Open Till||To be Announced|
|Selection Process||Online exam
Group Discussion and
|Date of Online Examination||To be Announced|
|Official Web Portal||www.bankofbaroda.in|
Official Notification PDF Download
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Bank of Baroda PO Vacancy 2021
Even though it was anticipated that the Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 will be released in April, it is still not out. Therefore, it will be difficult to tabulate the vacancy details for 2021. However, more than 600 vacancies are predicted for this year. Meanwhile, let us have a look at the vacancy details from the previous recruitment cycle conducted by the bank.
|Category||Number of Vacancy|
The above abbreviations are for:
SC – Scheduled Caste
ST – Scheduled Tribe
OBC – Other Backward Class
UR – Unreserved
Bank of Baroda PO Eligibility Criteria 2021
Any candidate who wishes to apply for the post of BOB PO must fulfill any one criteria from the one’s given below:
- Must be an Indian Citizen.
- Should be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan
- Must be a Tibetan Refugee who has settled in India.
- Indian origin people who migrated from other countries including Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and some East African Countries
All of the aspirants applying for the aforementioned post must be a graduate with at least 55% aggregate marks from any recognized university or institution in the country. However, for those candidates belonging to SC, ST and PWD categories the aggregate score for eligibility is 50%.
As per the previous notification, the minimum and maximum age to apply for the Bank of Baroda PO post was 20 years as well as 28 years. However, ample relaxation will be provided to all the estimable candidates.
Selection Process for Bank of Baroda PO 2021
Thousands of eligible and interested candidates apply for this post every year. Therefore, the selection process is also not an easy one. The selection procedure usually involves a tier 1 online written examination followed by a tier 2 Group Discussion (GD)/Personal Interview (PI)/Psychometric Test round.
Any candidate who clears these two stages will be eligible to undergo a Post Graduate Diploma Course in Finance and Banking, upon completion of which, the BOB PO post will be offered to the candidate.
All of the candidates willing to apply for the post of Bank of Baroda PO must remit a certain amount of application fee when filling the registration form. However, only online mode of application fee payment will be accepted. Check out the table for details.
|SC / ST / Persons with Disability (PWD)||Rs. 100/-|
|GEN / OBC||Rs. 600/-|
The highly expected pattern of the online examination for BOB PO post 2021 is as given in the table below:
|Sl No||Topic||Number of Questions||Number of Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||General/Economy/Banking Awareness||40||40||Composite time of 2 hours and 30 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||50||50|
|5||Descriptive Test : English Language (Letter writing & Essay)||2||50||30 minutes|
- The examination will consist of an online test as well as a descriptive exam.
- 0.25 will be deducted for each wrong answer by the candidate.
BOB Online Examination Centers
As it is already known that the first stage of the recruitment involves an objective type online examination that must be taken up by the aspirants, we will give you the details of the examination centers in different cities that are most likely to be found in the list.
|Name of the State / UT||Cities / Examination Centers|
|Andhra Pradesh||Anantapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar, Naharlagun|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro|
|Karnataka||Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara|
|Odisha||Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Thiruvallur, Thoothukodi, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Bulandhshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Luucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri|
Syllabus for Bank of Baroda PO Exam 2021
In order to begin the preparation for the BOB PO Exam, one must check out the syllabus first. As the examination consists of 5 major sections, let us have a look at the syllabus of each section.
- Current Affairs
- Static GK
- Monetary Policies
- Economic News
- Financial Terms
- Science and technology
- Five Year Plans
- History and Geography of India
- Countries and capitals
- Books and authors
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Ratio and proportion
- Time and work
- Distance and Time
- Profit and loss
- Direction sense
- Coding and decoding
- Puzzle and seating arrangement
- Data sufficiency
- Blood Relations
- Alpha numeric series
- Basics of hardware and software
- History and future of computers
- MS Office
- Internet terms
- Data storage
- Computer security
- Reading comprehension
- Idioms and Phrases
- Error detection
- Error correction
- Para Jumbles
- Sentence improvement
- Active voice and passive voice
- Direct and indirect speech
How to Apply for Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 ?
Even though the Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 is not officially released, it is good to have an insight of the application procedure. Check it out here:
- First of all, login to the official web portal of the Bank of Baroda.
- Next, click on the link that reads, BOB PO Apply Online 2021
- Before you begin, ensure to have a valid email ID and mobile number.
- Fill up the registration form carefully.
- Enter the necessary details like photograph, signature and other essential documents online
- Make the fee payment
- Finally click on the submit button and take a printout of the application form.
Bank of Baroda PO Admit Card 2021
The official release of the Bank of Baroda PO Admit Card 2021 for the online examination as well as the interview stage will be done separately through the official portal itself. After the examination date is announced, the admit card will be out at least 10 days prior to the scheduled date of the exam. However, if there are any changes in the exam date, then it will be communicated only through the official channel. No separate information will be sent to any candidate regarding the admit card of the related events. So, all of the aspirants who would like to attend this recruitment drive must keep themselves updated regarding the latest news from the authorities.
We have summed up the major details of the Bank of Baroda Notification in this article. Meanwhile, the candidates must also note that upon the release of the official notification for 2021, we will be able to update you with the exact information regarding the recruitment. Start your exam preparation and keep learning until then! Also, stick around with us for all the news updates and the latest notification! Have a Good Day, Folks!