BOB PO Exam Pattern 2019 – Bank of Baroda will be releasing the exam pattern of BOB PO 2019 for all the aspirants who wish to appear for the exam. Candidates will be able to know the details regarding the examination through the BOB PO exam pattern 2019 and get an overall idea about it. BOB PO exam pattern 2019 will help the candidates to know about the mode of exam, time duration, number of questions and the type of questions asked. As per the BOB PO exam pattern, there are four objective sections – Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, General/Banking/Economy Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude. To get more information on BOB PO 2019 exam pattern, go through this article.
The BOB PO exam is conducted in three stages – Online examination, Psychometric test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI). Candidates who will qualify all the stages of recruitment will have to undergo nine months of Post-Graduate and Certificate programme in Banking and Finance in Bank of Baroda. It is important for the candidates to get familiar with the BOB PO exam pattern 2019 for better preparation.
The online examination of BOB PO will include objective as well as the descriptive type of questions. In objective type, there will be four sections - Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General/Banking/Economy awareness carrying a total of 200 marks for 165 questions. In the descriptive section, candidates will have to write one essay and one letter for 50 marks. Total time allotted to complete the whole test is 3 hours. One-fourth of the marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.
Number of questions
Medium of the exam
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
2 hours 30 minutes
English & Hindi
Descriptive (Letter & Essay writing)
Mode of exam
Duration of exam
Type of questions
Objective and Descriptive
Total number of questions
165 and 2 from descriptive type
One-fourth of the marks will be deducted
Candidates who will qualify the online exam will have to undergo a psychometric test that will be conducted in the first week of September 2019. In the psychometric test, candidates will have to complete an assessment test within the certain time limit. It is important for the candidates to complete the test in order to appear for the next stage of the selection process. However, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in online examination and GD/PI.
Candidates qualifying online test and the psychometric test will have to appear for GD/PI. All the selected candidates will have to download their call letters from the link provided above on this page (once it is released by the exam conducting body). While appearing for GD/PI, candidates might be asked questions related to banking and finance, current events, general awareness etc.
The syllabus of BOB PO 2019 will carry the topics and subjects that candidates need to study to qualify for the online exam. It is essential for the candidates to be aware of the BOB PO syllabus 2019 before they start their preparation. The syllabus of BOB PO 2019 includes topics based on four objective sections - Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General/Banking/Economy awareness.
The question papers of BOB PO 2019 will help the candidates to get a fair idea of the level of questions that they can expect in BOB PO online exam. By regular practicing sample BOB PO question papers, candidates will be able to know their weak areas. BOB PO question papers are not available officially as the exam is conducted in online mode. However, some coaching institutes prepare memory based question sample papers of BOB PO. The sample/question papers of BOB PO can be used by the candidates to know the type of questions that will be asked in the exam, weightage given to the topics, marking scheme and time duration.
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