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 BOB Specialist Officer Syllabus 2019 Bank of Baroda SO

Candidates who are interested in Bank Jobs can apply for the Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer Posts. All the applicants of BOB SO Jobs can check the BOB Specialist Officer Syllabus for proper Preparation. With the Provided Syllabus & Exam Pattern, you can perform well in the Examination. For better preparation, we have given the Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer Old Question Papers.


Selection Process

The selection process will comprise of the online test, for the post of Scale I, in the discipline of Sales, followed by GD/Interview of the shortlisted candidates.
For the posts in Scale II, Scale III, Scale IV & Scale V applications will be shortlisted and candidates will then be called for GD/interview. However, for Scale II and Scale III, if the number of eligible applications received is large, then Bank reserves the right to hold an online test also. The bank may, at its discretion, consider conducting of Psychometric Test / Group Discussion for different scales.

  • Online Test
  • GD / Interview
  • Document verification

Bank of Baroda SO Recruitment Summary 2019 Specialist Officers
Name of Examination – Specialist Officers
Board of Organization – Bank of Baroda
No of vacancies – 913 Posts
Category – syllabus & Exam Pattern
Date of Exam – will be soon

Education Qualification (Eligibility)

Post Graduate in Statistics/ Applied Statistics/ Economics from a reputed Institute/ Govt. Recognized Institute. 2 years Full Time, MBA or PG Diploma, with specialization in Banking and Finance, Engineering Graduate and minimum One-year Diploma in IT / Computer Science from recognized university / Institute OR Post Graduate in Science / Computer Science from recognized University / Institute.
Calculation of Percentage: The percentage of marks, unless mentioned by the University/ Board, shall be arrived at, by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any, multiplied by 100. This will be applicable to those Universities also where class/ grade is decided on the basis of Honours marks only.


Syllabus for Bank of Baroda SO 2019 BOB Specialist Officers

  • Reasoning
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Professional knowledge

General Awareness
A question will be asked from Indian History, Indian Polity, Current Events, Geography, Economy etc. A focus will be on Current national & International events, banking, sports etc. Candidates are advised to focus on World History & World geography, as questions from this part frequently came in the Objective Test.
General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability
Questions will be asked from analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetic reasoning, verbal and figure, Non-Verbal Reasoning.
Arithmetical And Numerical Ability
Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs, etc.
General Hindi & Comprehension and General English & Comprehension
Passage, Preposition, Correction of sentences, active passive voice, direct indirect sentences, Verbs/Tense/Non-Finites, Punctuation, Substituting phrasal verbs for expression, Synonyms and Antonyms, Use of adjective, Compound preposition, Determiners, Use of pronouns. It will be test of Comprehension. Questions will be asked from antonyms, synonyms, grammar, one word substitution, idioms & phrases, Passage, Cloze Test, Jumble Sentences etc.

Exam Pattern for Bank of Baroda SO 2019 BOB Specialist Officers

Exam Types Subjects No of Questions Marks Durations
Online Test Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
English Language 50 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Professional Knowledge 50 75

The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi Bank reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.
Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the Bank’s official website.

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Examination Centres for Online Test/ GD/ Interview

  • Bank will be holding on-line test at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Bhopal, Bhubhaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Ernakulam, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Raipur & Vishakhapatnam.
  • The GD/ Interviews will be held at Bank’s Corporate Office in Mumbai or at the Regional/Zonal Centres.
  • Bank, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the centres and/or add some centres for Online Test/GD/Interview, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
  • Candidates are advised to give their preference of Online test centre. The address for the Online test will be advised in the call letters.
  • No request for change of Centre for Examination will be entertained

Interview Centre: The GD/ Interviews will be held at Bank’s Corporate Office in Mumbai
Call letter Note: Without call letter and online payment receipt, the candidates will not be allowed to appear for online Test/Interview.
An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the Bank’s website by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.


Group Discussion (GD)/Personal Interview (PI)/Psychometric Test:

  1. The Bank reserves its right to call for the GD/ PI, candidates in a ratio, at its sole discretion. Wherever online test is conducted, candidates shall be called for GD and/or PI on the basis of their performance in the online test.
  2. Candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score in the online test to be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment/Group Discussion &/or Interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment/GD &/or PI depending on the number of vacancies, cut-off in each test and total marks secured in the online test as decided by the Bank. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.
  3. In case more than one candidate scores the cut off marks (common mark at cut off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order.
  4. Psychometric Test/GD/ &/or PI shall be conducted to assess the candidate’s personality, level of communication, clarity & problem solving innovativeness, level of efficiency, willingness to work in any part of the country, suitability for the post etc.
  5. The minimum qualifying marks for GD/PI would be 60% for General Category and 55% for Reserved Category. The Bank reserves the right to change the minimum qualifying criteria at its sole discretion.
  6. Candidates not clearing the GD/PI will not be considered for final selection. The combined final scores of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in Online test and/or PI and/or GD (as the case may be).
  7. GD &/or PI score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed

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Document verification

  • Printout of the valid GD/ Interview Call Letter
  • Valid system generated printout of the online application form
  • Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authority or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB)
  • Photo Identify Proof as indicated in Point 8 below
  • Individual Semester/Year wise Marksheets & certificates for educational qualifications including the final degree/diploma certificate. Proper document from Board/ University for having declared the result on or before 05.12.2017 has to be submitted.
  • Caste Certificate issued by competent authority, strictly in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India, in case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates. (as enclosed in the Annexure)

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Sr. No. Recruitment Project Vacancies Last Date to apply Attachment
1 Recruitment of Specialist Officers – Project 2019-20 913 26.12.2018 Detailed Advertisement PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.64 MB)
2 Engagement of Industry Specialists 07.12.2018 Advertisement PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.41 MB)
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Click here to apply – CEO position External website that opens in a new window
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