Bank of Baroda Recruitment Test Syllabus, Eligibility, Application Fees, Previous Year Papers

BOB was established in 1908 as an Indian State-owned International Finance and bank services based in Gujarat. The second-largest bank in India after State bank of India with Assets US $110 Billion and Net income of US $210 Billion. It serves more than 69 million customers across 25 countries, which has 107 branches of BOB in them. For the BOB Post of Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I, Candidates need to apply for PG Programme Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance from Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE), conducted by Baroda Manipal School of Banking. Other job posts are officially announced on the website, such as IT Professionals, Medical Officers, Data Engineers, and many more. Anyone aspiring to be a part of the Bank of Baroda official team needs to regularly check the official website. The job opportunities are posted as the vacancies are created in different branches all over the nation.

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Bank Of Baroda का
Application Fees:
For General, EWS & OBC candidates: Rs.600/- plus GST For SC, ST & PWD candidates: Rs.100/- plus GST
Selection Procedure:
1. Online Exam 2. Group Discussion 3. Personal Interview
Exam Duration:
150 minutes
Table of Contents


  1. Important Dates for the Bank of Baroda PO Exam

  2. Bank of Baroda PO Selection Process

  3. Bank of Baroda PO Eligibility Criteria

  4. Bank of Baroda PO Application Fee

  5. Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment Application Form

  6. Bank of Baroda PO Admit Card

  7. Bank of Baroda PO Exam Pattern

  8. Bank of Baroda PO Marking Scheme

  9. Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus

  10. Bank of Baroda PO Pay Scale/Salary

  11. Bank of Baroda PO Tips and Tricks


Important Dates for Bank of Baroda PO Exam


  • Bank of Baroda will conduct the examination for the Probationary Officer post.

  • Bank of Baroda PO Notification 2021 Release: Yet to be announced

  • Bank of Baroda PO Application form filling (Registration): Yet to be announced

  • Last Date Bank of Baroda PO Application Form: Yet to be announced

  • Bank of Baroda PO Prelims Admit card release date: Yet to be announced.

  • Bank of Baroda PO Exam 2021: Yet to be announced

  • Bank of Baroda PO Result: After the completion of the exam


Bank of Baroda PO Selection Process


Bank Of Baroda PO Recruitment has two stage s for the eligible candidates to get recruited. A total of 600+ vacancies are expected to be notified in the notification for 2021 recruitment. The candidates have to go through a proper Bank Of Baroda PO selection process:

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Online Exam (Objective + Descriptive)

  • Group Discussion + Personal Interview


Bank Of Baroda PO Eligibility Criteria


The Bank Of Baroda PO Eligibility Criteria is:

1. Age Limit:

  • The candidates must be within 20 - 28 years of age to be eligible.

  • The reserved category candidates are provided with the provision of age relaxation.

    • SC/ ST: 5 Years

    • BC (NCL Candidates): 3 Years

    • Person with Disability: 15 Years

    • Ex-Servicemen: 5 Years

    • Candidates of J&K (1980-1989): 5 Years

    • Person affected by 1984 riots: 5 Years

2. Educational Qualifications:

  • A Candidate must be a graduate from a specific course with a minimum of 55% from a recognized University or an educational qualification from a Central University.

  • The specific educational qualifications are mentioned as per the requirement of the job.

 3. Nationality:

  • The candidate must be of Indian Nationality.

  • The candidate can be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee.

  • The candidate of Indian Origin has migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar, East African countries with the intention of permanent settlement in India.


BOB PO Application Fee


The candidates can pay the application fee in both the Online Mode; the application fee is mentioned here:

  • General & OBC Candidates: Rs. 600

  • SC & ST Candidates: Rs. 100


BOB PO Recruitment Application Form


  • The candidates can apply on the official site of Bank of Baroda;

  • The candidate has to click the Career Tab and check the recruitment advertisement to enroll yourself on the portal.

  • The application form will be filled in the below simple steps:

    • Candidate's Registration

    • Fill the Application Form

    • Upload Photograph and Signature

    • Verify the Details

    • Pay Application Fee

    • Submit the Application Form

  • The personal information of the candidates is required like educational qualification, communication, category, etc.

  • The post, exam center preference, etc., also asked on filling the application form.

  • The candidate's photo, signature, and certificates will be required during the application form filling.

    • Candidate’s Photograph and Size Dimensions: 3.5 * 4.5 cm

    • Format: JPG/ JPEG

  • Pay the application fee (if applicable) through the online or offline mode.

  • They should take the print of the application form copy to keep all the information with them for further use.


BOB PO Admit Card


The admit card will be available on the official site once the exam date is notified. The candidates will need their login credentials to download the admit card from the official website.

  • The information available on the admit card:

    • Exam Date

    • Venue of the Test

    • Exam Timings

    • Signature of the candidate

    • Details of the candidates

    • General instructions for the exam.

  • The Candidate needs to bring one of the following documents as their identity proof in the examination center, such as Original ID proof like Driving License, Aadhar Card, PAN Card, etc.

  • A passport size photograph is essential for the candidates.



Bank Of Baroda PO Exam Pattern


  • Bank Of Baroda PO Exam Mode: Online; Computer-Based Test

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Test Type: Objective and Descriptive Type

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Test Questions Type: Multiple-Choice Questions

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Test Level: National Level

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Test Duration: 2.5 Hours (150 Minutes)

  • Bank Of Baroda PO Number of Questions: 165

  • Number of Subjects in BOB PO Test: 4

    • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude: 50 MCQs

    • General Economy/ Banking Awareness: 40 MCQs

    • Quantitative Aptitude: 40 MCQs

    • English Language: 35 MCQs

  • Marks for each section:

    • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude: 75 marks

    • General Economy/ Banking Awareness: 40 marks

    • Quantitative Aptitude: 40 marks

    • English Language: 35 marks

  • Maximum Marks of Bank Of Baroda PO Test: 200 Marks


Bank Of Baroda PO Marking Scheme


There will be a negative marking in the Bank Of Baroda PO Recruitment Examination. The negative marking for the Bank Of Baroda PO Exam is here:

  • 1 mark for each correct answer in the recruitment Exam (1.5 marks for reasoning and computer aptitude section).

  • 1/4th Negative marking is for the incorrect answers.

  • The candidate's score won't be deducted for any mark if they leave the question unattempted.

BOB PO Exam Syllabus


The BOB Exam consists of 4 sections. The section-wise subjects are as follows:-

General Knowledge

  • General Awareness

  • Banking Awareness

Computer Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simple Interest

  • Percentage

  • Average

  • Profit and Loss

  • Speed Distance and Time

  • Time and work

Reasoning Aptitude:

  • Blood Relations

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Statement Conclusion

  • Direction Sense

  • Series

English Language:

  • Antonyms

  • Synonyms

  • Error Detection

  • Sentence Arrangement

  • Sentence Completion

    • Ordering of Sentences

Tips and Tricks of BOB exam:
  1. Increase Speed: Manage your time properly; give an appropriate amount of time to each section. Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests as possible. Youth4work provides online mock tests will time limit attached to each question; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit.

  2. Improve Accuracy: Whatever new concepts you learn; make it a habit of practicing them regularly so you do not forget key topics. Because you will not have enough time to prepare all the syllabus topics proficiently, so you must master those you are comfortable with.

  3. Use Time Intelligently: Studying in a stretch for hours can be tedious and hard and not so good. Therefore, try to study several times in regular sessions during a day. This will make learning easy and fun, also you will have enough time to brush up the already studied topics in between intervals.

  4. Previous Years’ Papers: Try to get your hands on as many previous years’ question papers as you can. There is certain type of question patterns you will find useful for your preparation and also get familiar with past exam paper trends. 


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