About BOB PO 2019

Bank of Baroda (BOB) will release the notification of Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade/Scale-I to fill various vacancies. Candidates will be selected through a selection process consisting of an online exam (objective + descriptive) followed by Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The selected candidates will have to undergo a nine-month campus programme at Baroda Manipal School of Banking. The candidates will be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance after the successful completion of the programme and they will be offered Probationary Officer post. The candidates have to take three months On the Job Training (Work Integrated Learning) at a Bank of Baroda branch. Finally, candidates will be awarded PG Diploma in Banking & Finance by Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE).

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Bank of Baroda
Duration 3 Hours

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BOB PO 2019 Important Dates

20 Aug, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Online

Bank of Baroda determines the eligibility criteria of BOB PO. Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria of BOB PO  in order to fill the application form. The eligibility criteria of BOB PO is determined by taking the nationality, age and educational qualification of the candidates

BOB PO Eligibility criteria

Nationality/citizenship:

  • A citizen of India

  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan

  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962

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

Age Limit: 

  • Candidates should have a minimum 20 years and maximum 28 years of age. i.e., He/She must born between 03.07.1991 and 02.07.1999.

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST - 5 years

  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 years

  • Ex-Servicemen - 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)

    • PWD SC/ST - 15 years

    • PWD OBC - 13 years

    • PWD General - 10 years


Educational Qualification: Candidates should have a bachelor degree from a recognized University with minimum 55% marks. 

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Bank of Baroda will release the application form of BOB PO in online mode. Applications will be not accepted by any other modes other than online mode. Along with the filling of the application form, candidates must pay a prescribed application as per their category. In order to fill BOB PO application form, candidates must follow the steps given below.

Step-1: BOB PO Online Registration

  • Candidates must complete the registration process to fill the BOB PO application form through online mode.

  • Candidates should have a valid email ID and Contact number.

  • A unique registration number will be generated after the completion of the online registration process.

Step-2: Filling the Application Form

  • Log in the website by using the registration number and date of birth.

  • Fill up all the details in the online application form without any mistakes.

  • Candidates are advised to use the ‘save and next’ button to verify the details in the online application form.

Step-3: Upload Photograph and Signature:

  • Candidates should have scanned images of passport sized photograph and signature in the prescribed format.

  • The scanned images should be in JPG or JPEG format and minimum 200 dpi (dots per inch).

  • Photograph: Dimensions - 200X230 pixels & Size - 20 KB to 50 KB

  • Signature: Dimensions - 140X60 pixels & Size - 10 KB to 20 KB

Step-4: Payment of application fee

Application Fee and Mode of Payment: Candidates have to make the payment of application fee through online mode only.

  • An e-receipt will be generated after the successful completion of online payment.

  • Application Fee:

          SC/ ST/Persons with Disability (PWD) - Rs.100
           GEN/OBC - Rs.600

Mode of Payment: Fee can be paid by the online mode only by the following payment gateways.

  • Credit Cards

  • Debit Cards (RuPay/MasterCard/Visa/Maestro)

  • Internet Banking

  • IMPS

  • Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets

Step-5: Final Submit

  • After completing the procedure of online application form including the payment of fees, the candidate should take a printout of the system generated online application form.
  • Candidates should ensure that the particulars filled in the print out of the applicator form are accurate and retain it for future reference.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 600
SC, ST Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 100
General, SC, OBC, ST PWD Online Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 100

BOB prescribes the exam pattern of BOB PO. Candidates must go through the BOB PO exam pattern in order to know the marking scheme, sections from where the questions will be asked, Duration of the examination and the total number of question s that will be asked. The table below contains the exam pattern of BOB PO.

BOB PO Exam Pattern

Test

Type

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Medium of Exam

Duration

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude




Objective Type

50

75



English & Hindi



2 Hours and 30 Minutes



General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude 

40

50

English Language

35

35

English

Total


165

200


English Language (Letter writing & Essay)


Descriptive type


2


50


English

30 Minutes


    

  • The online test consisting of the objective and descriptive test.

  • There will be a penalty for incorrect answers marked in the Objective Tests. 

  • For each incorrect answer, 0.25 or one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

  • If a question is left blank, there will be no penalty for that question.

NOTE: BOB reserves the right to modify the exam structure and it will be intimated through the website.

BOB PO admit card will be issued to the candidates who will successfully fill the application form. Admit card is the most important document that must be carried by the candidates to the exam center on the day of examination. In order to download the admit card of BOB PO, candidates must know the following points:

  • The Centre, venue address, date and time for the exam, group discussion and interview will be intimated in the respective call letter/admit card.

  • Candidate can download his/her admit card/call letter from the website by using his/her details includes Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. 

  • Intimations about BOB PO admit card/call letter will be sent by email and SMS.

  • The exact date and time of the exam will be mentioned in the admit card/call letter along with the venue/ centre.

  • Candidates must carry one of the following prescribed ID proofs to the exam centre for authentication purpose along with BOB PO admit card.

    • PAN Card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Voter’s Card
    • Bank Passbook with a photograph
    • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer
    • Identity Card issued by a recognized college/university
    • Aadhaar card with a photograph
    • Employee ID card

BOB PO 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur
Chirala
Chittoor
Guntur
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
Hisar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Palwal
Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi
Hamirpur
Kangra
Kullu
Mandi
Shimla
Sirmaur
Solan
Una
Odisha Baramula
Angul
Balasore
Bargarh
Baripada
Berhampur
Ganjam
Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Jharsuguda
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Kathua
Samba
Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Hazaribagh
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Bokaro Steel City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bellary
Bidar
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Hubli
Mandya
Mangalore
Mysore
Shimoga
Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha
Kannur
Kochi
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Satna
Ujjain
Maharashtra Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai
Thane
Navi Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Ratnagiri
Sangli
Satara
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Ri Bhoi
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Fatehgarh 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
Thoothukudi
Tirunelveli
Vellore
Virudhunagar
Telangana Khammam
Warangal
Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Banda
Bareilly
Bulandshahar
Faizabad
Gonda
Gorakhpur
Jhansi
Kanpur
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar
Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Haridwar
Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol
Bardhaman
Durgapur
Hooghly
Howrah
Kalyani
Kolkata
Siliguri

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Online payment receipt
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Employee ID card
  • College/University ID card
  • Voter ID card

Bank of Baroda will not release the BOB PO answer key for the online examination. But BOB PO answer key will be released by some coaching academies/institutes. Candidates can predict their score in advance by using the BOB PO Answer key. 

Candidates will get their result for online test, GD and PI separately through the website. To check the BOB PO Result of the online test, candidates will have to log in with their registration number and password/date of birth. On the basis of performance of candidates in the online exam, the roll numbers of the candidates for further selection will be released in the website. The final merit list for selection will be prepared on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the online test, group discussion and interview.

Candidates should score minimum qualifying marks in each section of online test to get shortlisted for the group discussion and personal interview. In case more than one candidate scores the same cut off marks, such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order. While appearing for GD/PI, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents. The cut off marks will be released for both group discussion and personal interview separately through the website. Based on the final cut off marks, the candidates will be selected as probationary officers by the bank.

BOB PO 2019 Selection Process

As per the selection process of BOB PO, candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each paper in the online test and also minimum total marks to be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment Test, Group Discussion & Interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for group discussion & interview depending on the number of vacancies, total marks secured in the online test and cut off in each test as decided by the Bank.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Call letter
  • Print out of the application form
  • Birth certificate
  • Caste certifcate (if applicable)
  • PWD certificate (if applicable)
  • 10th and 12th marksheet and certifcate
  • Graduaction/post-graduation certifcate
  • One of the valid photo ID proofs - voter ID card, aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, driving license, employee ID card, College/University ID prrof

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