BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Bank of Baroda prescribes the eligibility criteria of BOB PO 2019. As per the eligibility criteria of BOB PO, general category candidates must be between 20 to 28 years of age while reserved and special category candidates get some relaxation on the upper age limit to apply for BOB PO recruitment. Candidates must check BOB PO eligibility criteria 2019 before applying online for the entrance test. Candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria of BOB PO 2019 will be considered unfit to appear for the exam. To get detailed information about BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 goes through the full article below. 

BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Bank of Baroda conducts BOB PO for the recruitment of candidates as Probationary Officers (PO) in various branches of Bank of Baroda across India. Candidates who will qualify BOB PO recruitment 2019, have to undergo a 9-month banking and finance programme in Baroda Manipal School of Banking. After completion of the programme, candidates will be awarded a post-graduate certificate in banking and finance and then they will be appointed as Probationary Officers.

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BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates will be considered eligible to appear in BOB PO 2019 on the basis of the following parameters, provided, they fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authority them all

BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age Limit

  • General category candidates must be 20 to 28 years of age.

  • Reserved and special category candidates get some relaxation on the upper age limit. 

BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Educational Qualification

Candidates appearing for BOB PO 2019 are required to have a bachelors degree in any discipline with minimum 55% marks. Reserved category candidates (SC/ST/PwD) need 50% minimum marks for the same. The candidates must hold a degree from a Govt. of India recognized university or institute.

BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Nationality/Citizenship

To be eligible to appear for BOB PO 2019, the candidate must be one of the following: 

A candidate must be either

  • a citizen of India or

  • a subject of Nepal or

  • a subject of Bhutan or

  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. 

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination/interview conducted by the Bank but on final selection, the offer of appointment may be given only after the Government of India has issued the necessary eligibility certificate to him/her.


BOB PO Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Age Relaxation for Reserved Categories

Sr. No.


Age Relaxation


Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates

5 years


Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates

3 years


Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment

5 years


Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years


Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)


Persons with Disabilities – SC / ST

15 years

Persons with Disabilities – OBC

13 years

Persons with Disabilities – General

10 years

BOB PO Application Form 2019

Bank of Baroda will release the application form of BOB PO 2019 in online mode. Candidates have to fill and submit the application form online. Before filling up the application form, candidates are advised to keep an active email id and phone number to receive all notifications regarding the exam. A registration number and password will be generated while filling the application form of BOB PO 2019, which must be used while downloading the admit card and checking result of BOB PO.

Steps to fill the application form

  • Online registration

  • Filling details of the application form

  • Previewing application form

  • Uploading photograph and signature

  • Payment of application fees

BOB PO Application Fee

Fee payment of BOB PO application form can be done in online mode. Check the application fee for all categories below:



SC/ST/Persons with Disability (PWD)




BOB PO application fee will be non-refundable.

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