BOB SO 2020 Exam Date

Bank of Baroda SO Recruitment is a golden chance for all those aspirants who are interested in making a career in banking. BOB is the second PSU after SBI to have a maximum number of branches abroad so BOB SO is a rewarding job.The official notification is not out but a candidate is advised to keep his/her preparation up to mark.We will update once the BOB SO official notification is out.

EVENTS

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Open on designated online portal

To be annouced

Online Payment of Application Fees

To be annouced

Registration Closes

To be annouced

BOB SO 2020 Vacancy

The exact number of vacancies is not known yet because the official notification of BOB SO is not out. Once the official notification of BOB SO is out we will update all the details about the number of vacancies.To have an idea a candidate can go through the previous year vacancies post wise.The table contains all the details-

POST CODE

POST

Scale

Vacancies

Age

Educational Qualification

Post Qualification Experience

1.

Legal

MMG/S-III

20

Min - 28 Yrs Max. - 35 Yrs.

A Bachelor Degree in Law.

Minimum 5 years as Law Officer in Legal Dept of a Scheduled Commerical Bank, Central / State Govt or PSU or practicing at Bar or Judicial Services. Candidates should produce a certificate of having the requisite post qualification work experience from the Court/ Bar council/organization.

2.

Legal

MMG/S-II

40

Min - 25 Yrs Max. - 32 Yrs

A Bachelor Degree in Law.

Minimum 3 years as Law Officer in Legal Dept of a Scheduled Commerical Bank, Central / State Govt or PSU or practicing at Bar or Judicial Services. Candidates should produce a certificate of having the requisite post qualification work experience from the Court/ Bar council/organization.

3.

Wealth Management Services – Sales

MMG/S-II

150

Min - 25 Yrs Max. - 35 Yrs

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE) OR Graduation (recognized / approved by Govt., Govt. bodies / AICTE) with One year Diploma/ Certification in Banking / Finance before joining any private Bank/ Public Bank.

4 Years Work Experience in Sales / Distribution of Wealth / Mutual Fund / Insurance Products in Banks, Mutual Funds, NBFC's etc.

4.

Wealth Management Services – Sales

JMG/S-I

700

Min - 21Yrs Max. - 30Yrs

Graduation in any stream (recognized / approved by Govt., Govt. bodies / AICTE)

2 Years Work Experience in Sales / Distribution of Wealth / Mutual Fund / Insurance Products in Banks, Mutual Funds, NBFC's etc.

5.

Wealth Management Services – Operations

MMG/S-II

1

Min - 25 Yrs Max. - 35 Yrs

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail / Finance. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE)

5 Years Work Experience in working on Wealth Management Solutions for processing Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Applciations , etc. Meeting Cut Off Deadlines for Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Application, Upload / Download of feeds for NAV's from the RTA's and back end operations pertaining to Wealth Products / Mutual Funds / Life Insurance.

6.

Wealth Management Services – Operations

JMG/S-I

2

Min - 21Yrs Max. - 30Yrs

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail/Finance. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE)

3 Years Work Experience in working on Wealth Management Solutions for processing Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Applciations , etc. Meeting Cut Off Deadlines for Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Application, Upload / Download of feeds for NAV's from the RTA's and back end operations pertaining to Wealth Products / Mutual Funds / Life Insurance.

BOB SO 2020 Salary

Bank of Baroda has very good opportunities for promotion depending upon the performance of a candidate. All the successful candidates who made into the final merit list will be recruited in the MMG/S II or MMG/S III.The total gross salary for MMG/S II is Rs 84,000/per month and for MMG/S III it comes out to be Rs 1,00,000/per month.This includes all the perks and benefits as provided by the bank from time to time which may vary depending upon the place of posting. A candidate should be willing to work anywhere in India.

Post

Salary

SO

  • JMG/S I- ` 23700 x 980 (7) - 30560 x 1145(2) – 32850 x 1310(7) - 42020
  • MMG/S II – 31705 x 1145 (1) - 32850 x 1310(10) - 45950
  • MMG/S III - 42020 x 1310 (5) - 48570 x 1460 (2) – 51490
  • Approximately - 68,000/-, 84,000/- and 1,00,000/- per month

BOB SO 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Bank of Baroda or BOB SO exam has certain criteria that are necessary to follow. A candidate eligible for filling the BOB SO online application form should go through the official notification carefully. The eligibility criteria - education qualification , age and other details of the BOB SO exam is mentioned below-

BOB SO Age Criteria

For filling BOB SO application form a candidate should have attained a minimum age of 25 years and maximum 35 years on the date that will be mentioned in the BOB SO official notification .Age may vary post wise.These age limits are for the general category. Before a candidate applies for BOB SO exam he/she should be aware of the complete eligibility criteria.The candidate can refer to the table given below for further details-

Post

Age Criteria

SO

Minimum Age – 25 years/Maximum Age– 35 years

BOB Age Relaxation

BOB SO has an age relaxation facility to some reserved categories. The relaxation is on the upper age limit of the candidates and a candidate should be able to produce a valid age relaxation certificate when asked by the bank.The relaxation years vary from one reserved category to another reserved category. The table provides the details-

Sr. No.

Category

Age Relaxation

1.

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2.

Other Backward Classes (Non Creamy Layer)

3 years

3.

Persons with Disability (PWD)

10 years

4.

Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered atleast 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment

5 years

5.

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

6.

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

BOB SO Educational Criteria

Since BOB SO official notification consist of different Specialist post so a candidate must check his/her eligibility before applying so that the online application form is not rejected. Besides the educational criteria, a candidate needs to possess some years of experience as mentioned in the BOB SO official notification. Detailed information is given below-

S.No.

POST

Educational Qualification

Post Qualification Experience

1.

Legal MMG/S-III

A Bachelor Degree in Law.

Minimum 5 years as Law Officer in Legal Dept of a Scheduled Commerical Bank, Central / State Govt or PSU or practicing at Bar or Judicial Services. Candidates should produce a certificate of having the requisite post qualification work experience from the Court/ Bar council/organization.

2.

Legal MMG/S-II

A Bachelor Degree in Law.

Minimum 3 years as Law Officer in Legal Dept of a Scheduled Commerical Bank, Central / State Govt or PSU or practicing at Bar or Judicial Services. Candidates should produce a certificate of having the requisite post qualification work experience from the Court/ Bar council/organization.

3.

Wealth Management Services – Sales MMG/S-II

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE) OR Graduation (recognized / approved by Govt., Govt. bodies / AICTE) with One year Diploma/ Certification in Banking / Finance before joining any private Bank/ Public Bank.

4 Years Work Experience in Sales / Distribution of Wealth / Mutual Fund / Insurance Products in Banks, Mutual Funds, NBFC's etc.

4.

Wealth Management Services – Sales JMG/S-I

Graduation in any stream (recognized / approved by Govt., Govt. bodies / AICTE)

2 Years Work Experience in Sales / Distribution of Wealth / Mutual Fund / Insurance Products in Banks, Mutual Funds, NBFC's etc.

5.

Wealth Management Services – Operations MMG/S-II

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail / Finance. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE)

5 Years Work Experience in working on Wealth Management Solutions for processing Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Applciations , etc. Meeting Cut Off Deadlines for Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Application, Upload / Download of feeds for NAV's from the RTA's and back end operations pertaining to Wealth Products / Mutual Funds / Life Insurance.

6.

Wealth Management Services – Operations JMG/S-I

2 Year (MBA or equivalent) Post Graduation Degree or Diploma with specialisation in Marketing / Sales / Retail/Finance. (The Institute should be approved by Govt / Govt Bodies / AICTE)

3 Years Work Experience in working on Wealth Management Solutions for processing Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Applciations , etc. Meeting Cut Off Deadlines for Wealth Products / Mutual Fund / Insurance Application, Upload / Download of feeds for NAV's from the RTA's and back end operations pertaining to Wealth Products / Mutual Funds / Life Insurance.

BOB SO Exam 2020 Pattern

Besides conducting online exam for PO, Bank of Baroda also give an opportunity to all eligible candidate to join India’s International Bank through its Post-graduation diploma in Banking and Finance Admission Programme. The BOB SO exam is conducted online in two stages-written online exam followed by interview/Group Discussion/Psychometric Test or any other test as decided by the bank for the different specialist posts.

BOB SO Phase 1 : Online Test

Phase 1 consist of an objective type online mode of examination. The BOB SO online exam consists of four sections namely- Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge. Each section comprises of 50 questions.The composite time limit for BOB SO exam is 2 hours for 200 questions. Questions asked in BOB SO exam will be in bilingual language ie Hindi and English except for English Language section. For every wrong answer, 1/4th marks will be deducted as a penalty in BOB SO exam. Further details are given in the table:

Sr. No.

Name of the Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1.

Reasoning

50

50

Composite time of 2 hours

2.

English Language

50

25

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4.

Professional Knowledge

50

75

 

Total

200

200

 

Group Discussion/Interview/Psychometric Test

Those who qualify the BOB SO online written exam will be called for Personal Interview/Group Discussion/Psychometric Test as decided by the bank. A candidate needs to score minimum qualifying marks for final selection which is 60% for general and 55% for reserved category.Those who qualify in both stages of the BOB SO exam and are sufficiently high in the merit will be appointed as a BOB SO Officer. A candidate should have all the original documents and its photostat as asked by the bank to produce during the BOB SO interview.

BOB SO 2020 Syllabus

Aspirants must be well versed with topics and the detailed syllabus for the BOB SO exam. If a candidate is aware of the BOB SO syllabus then his/her preparation becomes easy. Bank of Baroda will have objective type questions from Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Professional Knowledge. A candidate should go through the detailed syllabus given below. Professional Knowledge Syllabus is different for different BOB SO posts.

To prepare in the best way the candidates should take note of the BOB SO Exam syllabus

Englisg Language

  • Active and Passive voice
  • Theme detection
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence improvement
  • Vocabulary test
  • Spotting errors
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Double Synonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Reconstruction of sentences
  • Choosing the correct/incorrect sentence
  • Homonyms
  • A deriving conclusion from passage
  • One word substitution
  • Common errors
  • Comprehension
  • Sentence completion
  • Passage completion
  • Choosing the appropriate filler
  • Rearrangement of a sentence in paragraph
  • Passage correction
  • Transformation
  • Spelling test

Reasoning Subject

  • Figure Matrix Questions
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Mirror Images
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Blood Relations
  • Non Verbal Series
  • Number Series
  • Venn diagram
  • Arguments
  • Problems on Age Calculation
  • Alphabet Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • Inference
  • Number Ranking

Numerical Ability

  • Unitary Method
  • Number System
  • HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Time and Distance
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Algebra
  • LCM
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Percentage etc.

General Awareness

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Geography
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • History
  • Scientific Research.
  • Culture
  • Economy
  • India and its neighbouring countries.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Sports
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • General Politics etc.

Computer Knowledge

  • Workplace Productivity Tools
  • MS Windows
  • Database Management System
  • The Internet
  • MS Office
  • Data Structures
  • Internet Usage
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • MS Word & MS Excel etc.
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • MS Word
  • Windows
  • PC Software and Office Automation
  • Computer Networks
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing
  • Knowledge in operations of Computer
  • MS Excel

How To Apply for BOB SO 2020

Before filling the online application form for the BOB SO exam a candidate should have a valid email-id,working mobile number in which all the messages will be sent.The procedure to fill the online application form for BOB SO is simple but in case of any confusion, a candidate can have a look below.

  • A candidate has to visit the official website of BOB as mentioned in the BOB SO notification.
  • He/she needs to register first.Once registration is completed a provisional registration number and password will be generated.
  • A candidate has to use this registration number and password for filling BOB SO online application form.
  • Documents like the signature and photograph should be uploaded according to the following dimensions-
    • photograph should be of 200-230 pixels and range between 20-50 kb.
    • signature should be of 140x60 pixels ranging between 10-20 kb and should be with black ink on a white paper.
  • Signature should not be in capital letters.
  • All the documents should be in jpg/jpeg format.
  • A candidate should check all the details before the final submission of the BOB SO online application form.No changes can be done after final submission of the BOB SO online application form.
  • After completion of the application form, a candidate has to pay the requisite fee.
  • Payment should be done through online mode only.
  • A candidate should take out the print of the generated e-receipt and online application form.

BOB SO Application Fee

A candidate needs to pay the exam fee for BOB SO through online mode.The application fee for BOB SO is different for general and reserved categories.The fee paid is nonrefundable and other bank charges on the BOB SO application form will be borne by the candidates.

Category

Application Fee

UR/OBC/EWS

Rs. 600

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100

BOB SO 2020 Exam Centre

The bank has the discretion to hold an online exam and other tests for BOB SO in some selected cities. So a candidate should select the online examination centre very carefully. The bank reserves the right to cancel the online exam centre if administration need arises before the release of the BOB SO admit card.Venue for BOB SO interview will be intimated later on the official website. Given below is the list of BOB SO exam centre.

Examination Center

Ahmedabad

Bangalore

Bareilly

Baroda

Bhopal

Bhubhaneshwar

Chandigarh

Chennai

Delhi

Dehradun

Goa

Guwahati

Hyderabad

Jaipur

Jalandhar

Ernakulam

Kolkata

Lucknow

Mumbai

Nagpur

Patna

Pune

Raipur

Vishakhapatnam

BOB SO Exam 2020 Notification

BOB or Bank of Baroda is one of the largest public banks in India with its headquarters in Vadodara, Gujarat and corporate office in Mumbai. It was established in 1908 and provides services related to banking and finance. Bank of Baroda SO Recruitment is a good opportunity to work as Specialist Officer.The Specialist Officer will be appointed in the Middle Management Grade/Scale-II (MMG/S II) and Middle Management Grade/Scale-III (MMG/S III).

BOB SO 2020 Admit Card

An eligible candidate who qualifies the BOB SO online should download his/her call letter from BOB official website. Intimations will also be sent by email to the registered email id of the candidate and in registered mobile number.If a candidate noticed any discrepancy in the admit card regarding particulars of candidate, photograph and signature he/she should immediately contact the helpline number/email to the concerned department.

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