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Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus 2017 Download Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus 2017: Bank of Baroda, an international banking and financial services Company is in a plan of executing one open Probationary Officer exam tentatively on last week of May 2017.  By paying fees lot of male and female aspirants had submitted their willing proposals for this test. Approximately one month gap is there for exam. Within this timespan, candidates who are very serious about acquiring this job can sharpen their knowledge themselves by knowing about how the exam questions will be and from what all topics bank will ask questions for test etc. To give answer to their questions we have provided the Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus 2017 and Exam Pattern details in this article. Prepare well for exam by making use of these contents and make the test a successful one.

Authority Bank of Baroda (BOB)
Exam Name Probationary Officer Exam 2017
Exam Category Bank Exam
Material Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective and Descriptive Type
Exam Date 27th May 2017 (tentative)
Website www.bankofbaroda.co.in

Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus 2017

Nowadays huge competition arises for banking jobs. Because for most of the Officer level posts in this industry any Degree qualification is enough. So, fresh graduates or employed persons who are seeking for a higher salary package job will make an attempt for these sorts of tests. Inorder to satisfy bank’s Probationary Officer needs, this exam has been planned. In states within India this test will be executed.

Questions for this Bank of Baroda PO exam will be mostly in degree standard, so it is better if contestants have deeper knowledge in areas that are listed under BOB PO Syllabus 2017 given below. After this test, subject to 4 times the number of intake in each category (OBC/ SC/ ST/ UR) candidates will be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview.

Names of aspirants who are qualifying in all these rounds will be added to merit list. Finally on reservation criteria basis, outstanding contestants shall be recruited and imparted with necessary knowledge, skills required to be a banker, on-job training, etc. Thus appointment for PO post will be done.

  • Qualification: Degree
  • Age Limit: 20 to 28 years
  • Selection Methods: Exam, Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Personal Interview

Major Subjects of Bank of Baroda PO Exam: Both objective and descriptive type of questions would come for test. But no OMR sheets will be distributed for attending descriptive type questions. Even that questions should also be attended by candidates in online only. The exam questions will be drafted from topics like,

  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative
  • General Awareness
  • English Language

Bank of Baroda PO Exam Pattern

As said above, exam will be conducted in online i.e. candidates reaching the venue will be seated infront of Computers by invigilators to attend test. To predict the writing skill of contestants the descriptive questions are planned to be asked. About 2 essay type of questions would come from English Language incase of descriptive paper and for objective type sections about 50 questions would be asked from each topic. To answer for objective and descriptive questions separate time will be given for aspirants. The mark that is allotted for each objective type question is 1 and for each descriptive question about 25 marks will be given.

  • Objective and descriptive type of exam.
  • Total questions that will be asked is 202.
  • Total marks for which exam is planned is 250.
  • Total timelimit for this test is 2 ½ hour.
  • About 1/4th mark will be reduced for marking of wrong answer.
SI. No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
Objective Test
1. Reasoning 50 50 2 hour
2. Quantitative 50 50
3. General Awareness (related to Banking industry) 50 50
4. English Language 50 50
Descriptive Test
5. English Language 2 50 30 minutes


Subject Wise Syllabus for Bank of Baroda PO Exam: Bank will only fix separate cut-off for each test, by seeing the number of applicants and seat availability. To meet those minimum qualifying cut-offs in each paper candidates need clear information about syllabus contents, which is provided in this section.

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Number Ranking
  • Directions
  • Mirror Images
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Embedded Figures
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making
  • Number Series, etc.

Quantitative Syllabus

  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Problems on Ages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Decimal & Fractions
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Profit & Loss, etc.


Syllabus of General Awareness

  • India & its Neighbouring Countries
  • Countries & Currencies
  • Sports
  • Economy
  • Budget and Five year plan
  • Corporate governance in Banking
  • Abbreviations
  • National & International News, etc.

Syllabus of English Language

  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Comprehension
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Error Correction
  • Articles
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Grammar, etc.

Descriptive Test: English Syllabus

  • Essay Writing/ Letter Writing, etc.
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Bank of Baroda PO Exam 2017

About 1200 top performers in test will be enrolled by BOB, on three batch wise. Candidates thus selected will be subjected to undergo PG certificate course in Banking & Finance at Baroda Manipal School of Banking. After this course completion, he/ she will be appointed as a Probationary Officer in Junior Management Scale-I on any of the BOB branches.

  • Designation: Probationary Officer
  • Vacancies: 400 (each batch)
  • Date of Notification: 1st Apr 2017
  • Date of Exam: 27th May 2017 (tentative)

Note: On above section, we have given lot of information about the examination scheme and Bank of Baroda PO Syllabus 2017. We hope this will definitely be a useful information to applicants of this post. Refer the official notice or bank’s website to know more about this exam.

Updated: 26th April 2017 — 1:01 pm

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