BOB PO Syllabus 2018 – Bank of Baroda prescribes the syllabus of BOB PO. The syllabus of BOB PO 2018 includes topics based on four objective sections (Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General/Banking/Economy Awareness and one descriptive section (Letter and Essay Writing). It is important that the candidates go through BOB PO Syllabus 2018 and exam pattern before starting their preparations for BOB PO 2018. Prior knowledge of BOB PO syllabus 2018 is essential to avoid confusions and make preparations focused. Read the article below to know more about BOB PO syllabus 2018.
Qualifying candidates of BOB PO 2018 exam and interview will be recruited as Probationary Officers in Bank of Baroda branches across India.
The syllabus of BOB PO is prescribed by Bank of Baroda for a total of five sections. The syllabus is divided in two parts - objective and descriptive as given below:
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
English Language (Letter and Essay writing)
The section-wise syllabus is provided below.
BOB PO Syllabus 2018 – Reasoning
Clocks & Calendars
Cubes and Dice
Cause and Effect
Syllabus of BOB PO 2018 – Computer Aptitude
Routes and networks
Fundamentals of computer
Hardware and Software
Syllabus of BOB PO 2018 – Quantitative Aptitude
Speed, Time and Distance
Decimal & Fractions
Simple & Compound Interest
Mixtures & Allegations
Problems on Ages
Permutation & Combination
Ratio and Proportions
Profit and Loss
Time and Work
HCF & LCM
Syllabus of BOB PO 2018 – General/Banking/Economy Awareness
Banking/ Financial Awareness
General Policy Including Indian Constitution
News related to Reserve Bank of India
India And Its Neighboring Countries
Syllabus of BOB PO 2018 – English Language
Fill in the Blanks
Idioms & Phrases
Sentence/ Para Completion
Sentence Improvement/Phrase Replacement
Essay and Letter Writing (Descriptive Section)
BOB PO Syllabus 2018 – Group Discussion and Personal Interview
Candidates who clear the BOB PO written examination are called for psychometric test, group discussion, and personal interview. The candidates need to be well aware of current events, banking and finance knowledge, local news, general awareness, etc. The candidates need to have good communication skills which means they must be able to convey their ideas clearly. The personality of the candidates will also be judged in group discussion and personal interview of BOB PO exam. BOB PO GD/PI is the final stage, qualifying candidates of this stage will be enrolled in the 9 month banking and finance programme in Baroda Manipal School of Banking.
BOB PO Exam pattern 2018
BOB PO 2018 exam is being conducted in online mode. There are four objective sections (Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General/Banking/Economy Awareness) that carry 200 marks for 165 questions. 2 hours and 30 minutes are given to attempt all the objective sections. A fith descriptive section has 2 questions of letter and essay writing for 50 marks. Time duration to attempt this section is 30 minutes.
BOB PO Best Books 2018
Given below is a list of recommended books that the candidates can refer to while preparing for BOB PO 2018.
A modern approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal by BS Sijwali
Bank PO Reasoning Chapter Wise Solved Papers 1999 - Till Date by Kiran Publications
501 challenging Logical reasoning problems
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
Objective General English by R.S. Agarwal and Vikas Agarwal
High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin
Descriptive General English by S.P. Bakshi and Richa Sharma
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
NCERT Mathematics books of class XI and XII
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R.S. Agarwal
Banking and Economic Awareness by The Master's Publications
Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
Newspapers, news channels, mobile phone applications for news are a great way to keep up with current events and general knowledge.