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BOB Manipal PO 2017: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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BOB Manipal PO PGDBF Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Bank of Baroda recently issued the notification for BOB Manipal PO Recruitment 2017 notification for JMGS Scale-1 Officer post. There are total 1200 vacancies.

The notification of BOB Manipal PO has been released for 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance(PGDBF) course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking from Manipal University or any other institute in other part of the country. The course consists of 9 months on campus program after which the candidate would be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance and will be offered appointment in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I.

The Online Exam of BOB Manipal PO will be organized tentatively on 27th May 2017. A candidate should know the pattern and syllabus of the exam, to qualify and to score good marks. So in order to help in your preparation, we are presenting you the detailed pattern and syllabus of the exam.

Bank of Baroda (BOB) Manipal PO PGDBF Exam Pattern 2017


There will be two tests comprising of total 250 marks.

  • Objective
  • Descriptive Test
  • Psychometric Assessment
  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

BOB Manipal PO Objective test pattern:

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Reasoning Ability

50

50

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English Language

50

50

General Awareness (related to the Banking Industry)

50

50

Total

200

200

The time duration of the objective test will be 2 hours or 120 minutes. There will be sectional cut offs in each section apart from the overall cut off.

BOB Manipal PO Descriptive test pattern:

This test is for checking the command over English language. The duration of the test is 30 minutes. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

English Language

50

50

Bank of Baroda (BOB) Manipal PO PGDBF Syllabus 2017

Reasoning Ability 

In BOB Manipal PO Reasoning section questions will be asked from the following different topics -

  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South)
  • Puzzle - Floor based, colors, cities, etc.
  • Input Output
  • Inequality
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding Decoding
  • Miscellaneous Questions which includes topics – Blood relation, Ranking, Direction, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude 

In BOB Manipal PO Quant section questions are asked from different topics which are as follows - 

  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Approximation / Simplification
  • Miscellaneous Questions which includes – Average, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Partnership, Ratio & Proportion, Problem on Ages, Probability etc.

English Language 

In BOB Manipal PO English Language section questions are asked from different topics which are as follows:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Error
  • Fill in the blank
  • Cloze test
  • Para-Jumbles
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Connectors

General Awareness 

In BOB Manipal PO GA section questions are asked from different topics which are occurred in last 4-5 months.

  • News related to Reserve Bank of India
  • Banking Awareness / Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as: National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary etc.


 

 Familiarise yourself with the BOB Manipal PO PGDBF 2017 Exam Pattern and Syllabus and start the preparation towards your goal.


 

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BOB Manipal PO Recruitment 2017

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BOB Manipal PO recruitment 2017

Bank of Baroda has invited application for the post of Probationary Officers in JMGS Scale- l for 9 months campus programme in Manipal school of banking. Online registration for Bank of Baroda Manipal Recruitment 2017.

Number of Vacancy: 1200  (There will be 3 batches and maximum intake in each batch is 400 students).

BOB Manipal PO Recruitment 2017: Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration
 

01st April 2017

Online Payment of Application Fees

1st April 2017 to 1st May 2017

Closing Date of Online Registration

01st May 2017

Download of call letters for examination

12th May 2017 (Tentative)

Online Examination

27th May 2017 (Tentative)

Click here to Apply for BOB Manipal PO 2017

BOB Manipal PO 2017 Exam: Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum age of the Candidate should be 20 years and Maximum age is 28 years. Candidate must have been born between 02nd April 1989 to 1st April 1997.
  • Minimum Educational Qualifications:Degree (Graduation) with minimum 55% (50% for SC, ST, PWD) marks in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent qualification as such recognized by central government.


BOB Manipal PO 2017 Exam: Application Fee

Category

Application Fees(Non-Refundable)

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100

General/OBC/Ex-Servicemen

Rs.750

Stay tuned for more updates on Bank of Baroda (BOB) Manipal PO Recruitment 2017.

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Bank of Baroda(BOB) SO Result 2016-17 Declared – Check Now

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Bank of Baroda SO Result 2017

Bank of Baroda(BOB) has published the result of Specialist Officers (SO) Recruitment exam 2016-7 online exam. Shortlisted candidates in the BOB SO 2016 will be called for Group Discussion, Personal Interview, and Psychometric Test next.

The Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer(SO) exam was held on 23rd February 2017.

How to Check Bank of Baroda SO Result 2016-17:

The roll number of shortlisted candidates are available on the official website. Follow the below steps to view the result:

  • Go to the official website of Bank of Baroda – www.bankofbaroda.com
  • Visit the 'Career' section at the bottom.
  • Select 'Recruitment' tab.
  • In the Recruitment section, you will find a link for 'Results'.
  • Click on the Results and select the post for which you applied to view the roll number of qualified candidates.

We are providing a direct link to the Result below:

Click here to view Bank of Baroda SO result 2016-17

The exam was conducted for 1039 vacant posts under Scale-I,II and III Officers.

Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer Project 2016-17 – Final Results are available for below posts:

(a) Treasury, Economist & Planning (MMG/S-II)

(b) Risk Management (MMG/S-III)

(c) Security (MMG/S-II)

(d) Agriculture Product Specialist (MMG/S-III)

e) Human Resource Management (MMG/S-II & MMG/S-III)

The interview for Bank of Baroda SO 2016 will be held in March last week and final allotment will happen in April.

All the best for Bank of Baroda SO Result 2017.


 

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Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer(SO) Exam Preparation Tips

Hello people,

Many of you dream to crack Bank of Baroda (BOB) SO exam this year and have already started their preparations. In order to beat the odds, you need to prepare as per an effective strategy. Most importantly, you must learn how to implement this strategy during the examination.

Bank of Baroda looks out for candidates with young, qualified and active minds for the post of “ Specialist Officers”.

Bank of Baroda (BOB) SO Exam: Exam Pattern

Name of test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Reasoning

50

50

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English Language

50

25

Professional Knowledge

50

75

Note: The timing is of 2 hours.

Bank of Baroda (BOB) SO Exam 2017: Tips & Strategy to Crack the Exam:

1. Time Management - Time management is extremely essential for the aspirants to know about ideal time to be spent on each section and each question.

2. Frame a simple strategy – Attempt the easiest sections first and then the tough ones. Don’t waste your time on questions which seem tough. Rather, focus on questions which you are strong at and enhance them. We give a time schedule to be followed in the exam hall:

Section

How much time a candidate has to spend in each section

Maximum Time Duration

Reasoning

35 minutes

120 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35 minutes

English Language

15 minutes

Professional Knowledge

35 minutes

3. Speed and Accuracy – Attempt questions with better speed and accuracy. Accuracy and speed will make you attempt maximum questions and score well.

4. Practice mock tests- Attempt mock tests and practice tests to get an idea of exam pattern.

5. Be confident- Believe in yourself that you can do it. Keep calm and prepare well.

6. Make notes of every section- Try to make notes of every section from all the important topics. You can go through them and revise at one glance.          

7. Skim through formulae- Learn and try to keep a note of all the formulae and short cut tricks and use them wherever you can. Using short cut tricks will save a lot of time for you.       

We hope that this is helpful for Bank of Baroda (BOB) SO Exam 2017. Stay tuned for more updates. Good luck!

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Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) Exam dates Shift timing

Bank of Baroda (BOB) is one of the oldest banks in the country. The bank recruits candidates for an online written test along with a psychometric assessment, group discussion and interview.

Students must be curious to come across the Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) exam dates and shift timings. Let us find out:

Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) vacancies- 1039 posts and above.

Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) Exam date & Shift timing: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) 2017 Exam is given in the table below:

S. No

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning

50

50

2 hours

2.

English Language

50

25

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4.

Professional Knowledge

50

75

Total

200

200

Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) 2017 Exam date & Shift timing

The Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) exam dates and shift timings are as follows:

Name of exam

Dates

Shift Timings

Bank of Baroda SO (Specialist Officer) Exam

23rd February 2017

8:30 AM onwards

NOTE: The information regarding timings is probable and not confirmed. We recommend you to check your admit card/ hall ticket for the correct information regarding timings.

We suggest all the candidates to reach the venue 1 hour prior the exam so that you will be able to avoid worst circumstances. We will be back with important updates around bank and govt. exams. All the best!

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Bank of Baroda SO Notification 2016

Bank of Baroda SO Notification 2016

Bank of Baroda(BOB) 2016 has released notification for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in its various department. Eligible and Interested candidates may apply online before or on 26th November 2016.

Vacancy Details:


• Credit Analysts (Chartered Accountants) - 40 post


• Finance / Credit II - 235 Posts


• Finance / Credit III - 205 Posts


• Trade Finance - 100 Posts


• Treasury - Product Sales II - 20 Posts


• Treasury - Dealers/ Traders - II - 05 Posts


• Treasury - Relationship Managers (Forex/Derivatives) - Posts


• Treasury - Equity Analyst - 01 Post


• Risk Management - 10 Posts


• Agriculture product specialist - Gold Loan - 01 Post


• Agriculture product specialist - Warehouse Receipt - 01 Post


• Agriculture product specialist - Food & Agro Processing - 01 Post


• Agriculture product specialist - High Tech Agri Projects - 01 Post


• Agriculture product specialist - Farm mechanization - 01 Post


• Marketing - 200 Posts


• Planning-I - 57 Posts


• Planning-I - 11 Posts


• Economists II - 04 Posts


• Economist IV - 01 Post


• Law - 17 Posts


• IT - Software Development - 05 Posts


• IT - Data Scientist - 02 Posts


• IT - Software Testing - 01 Post


• IT - Database Management - 02 Posts


• IT - Data Analyst - 09 Posts


• IT security (CISA) - 03 Posts


• HRM II - 25 Posts


• HRM III - 15 Posts


• Security - 32 Posts


• Fire - 09 Posts


• Electrical engineers - 02 Posts


• Civil engineers / Architects - 08 Posts


Online Examination Dates: December 2016./ January 2017

Eligible Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification: PG in relevant discipline

Age Limit: Upto 40 years

Application Fee(Non Refundable): 

• SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 100/-

• Others : Rs. 600/-

Selection Process: Online Test + Psychometric Assessment + Group Discussion + Personal Interview.

Job Location:  All India

Salary(per month):  Rs. 23,700-59,170


 Important Timelines: 

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: 9th November 2016

• Closing Date of Online Registration of Application : 29th November 2016

Click Here to Apply Now

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Bank of Baroda PO 2016 Exam Analysis: Slot 1 and 2

“Analysis is the critical starting point of strategic thinking”- Kenichi Ohmae

What is the first thing you do before an examination? Plan for the preparation? You go for a proper plan of what to practice based on different weightages of the topics. But have you ever thought of what your strategy should be based on? You are right, it should be based on “analysis”. Analysis is highly important to make probable predictions about the events in future.

Bank of Baroda  PO 2016 Exam Analysis

The Bank of Baroda has successfully completed its examination in two slots for the position of “Probationary Officer”. The first slot of the examination was conducted in 9: 00 AM to 11: 30 AM and the second slot was held between 2: 00 PM to 4: 30 PM. As per sources, the overall level of the examination was “Easy-Moderate”

Before going to analysis, let us take a look at the pattern of Bank of Baroda (BOB) syllabus:

Type

Sections

Number of Qs.

Max. marks

Duration

Objective test

Quant

50

50

 2 hours

Reasoning

50

50

General Awareness( Related to banking awareness)

50

50

English Language

50

50

Descriptive Test

English Language

02

50

30 minutes

Let us now go through the complete analysis of the Bank of Baroda PO analysis for both of the slots:

Objective Test:

English Language (50 Questions):

The level of the questions were of “Easy to Moderate “level.

1. Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs (Moderate)

RC of both 1st and 2nd slots was based on the idea of “Education System” 

2. Cloze test – 10 Qs (Easy)

1st slot – was based on the idea of “Boost of Tourism in Brazil due to RIO Olympics”

2nd slot – was based on the idea of “Internet”

3. Para jumble – 5 QS (Moderate) 

1st slot – was based on “Deforestation due to Agriculture”

2nd slot – was based on “Road Accidents in India”

4. Spotting Error – 10 Qs (Moderate) 

5. Fill in the blanks – 5 Qs (Easy)

6. Phrase Replacement – 10 Qs (Easy)

Reasoning Ability (50 Questions):

The level of the questions were of “Easy to Moderate “level.

1. Puzzle – 5 Qs (Moderate to Tough)

1st slot – Puzzles – 5 questions

  • Seating Arrangement – Circular and Linear arrangement
  • Ranking based

2nd slot

Puzzle – Ranking based – 5 questions

Seating Arrangement- 8 persons wearing different cartoon dress – 5 questions, Linear Seating Arrangement- 12 persons facing North South – 5 questions

2. Data Sufficiency – 5 questions (Easy to moderate)

3. Inequality – 5 questions (Easy to moderate)

4. Miscellaneous questions (Easy to moderate)

Quantitative Aptitude (50 Questions):

The level of the questions were of “Easy to Moderate “level.

1. Number Series – 5 Qs (Moderate) 

2. Data Interpretation – 2 set (10 Qs) – One Line Graph DI was easy & Pie Chart based DI was moderate 

1st slot – 2 set (10 Qs) – One Bar Graph (company & production) DI was easy & Table graph (Dance) based DI was moderate 

2nd slot – 3 set (10 Qs) – One Line Graph & was easy & Table graph (Simple) based DI was moderate. One Pie Chart was easy as well

3. Approximation – 5 Qs (Easy)

4. Quadratic Equation – 5 Qs (Easy)

5. Miscellaneous – 10 Qs (Moderate)

General Awareness (50 Questions):

The questions asked from this section in both of the slots were from the following areas:

  • Urjit Patel – 24th RBI Governor
  • Current CRR Rate
  • IDB bank setting first branch where in Gujarat
  • Current MD of SBI
  • Monaco grandprix winner – Lewis Hamilton
  • DSIB banks related
  • Icc member : Sunil Bharti
  • How many Indian companies are there in Forbes list
  • RBI sachet portal
  • Saudi Arabia Bank has opened branch in which City – Ahmedabad
  • HRD minister – Prakash Javadekar
  • Sbi mingle app
  • Green bond
  • Maximum amount in small account
  • First GST state – Assam
  • Theme of World Humanitarian day

Descriptive Test:

Slot 1:

Letter Writing: The level of the questions asked in letter writing was “Easy”. The word limit for letter was of 150 words worth 20 marks. The topics asked include: a. Letter regarding Lokpal Bill, b. Letter to Police Commissioner regarding Cyber Crime, c. Letter to Newspaper Editor regarding Noise Pollution.

Essay Writing: The level of the questions asked in easy writing was “Easy”. The word limit for letter was of 250 words worth 30 marks. The topics asked include: a. Is it right to pry into the lives of politicians and film stars? , b. Government initiative on start-ups, c. Reality of Paid Journalism and its impact on Ethical Journalism

Slot 2:

Letter Writing: The level of the questions asked in letter writing was “Easy”. The word limit for letter was of 150 words worth 20 marks. The topics asked include a.  Letter to UN Secretary about Nuclear weapon, b. Letter to Newspaper Editor regarding enlarge the Reader section

Essay Writing: The level of the questions asked in easy writing was “Easy”. The word limit for letter was of 250 words worth 30 marks. The topics asked include: a. Festival as a means of National Integration, b. Interlinking of Rivers for food security

We hope that this article helps you to get an insight of the Bank of Baroda PO- Exam Analysis. Stay connected for more updates. Good luck!

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