Bank of Baroda (BOB) will conduct written test through online for the Probationary Officers (PO) Vacancies at various centres across various states of India. The written test consists of questions of objective type. The question paper consists of four tests namely Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness. Each test consists of 50 Questions. Each question carries one mark. Total question paper consists of 200 bits for 200 marks. The duration of exam will be 2 hours.
After this written test, candidates has to attend for Group Discussion and interview
BOB PO Syllabus 2015 & Exam Pattern :-
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Group Discussion and Personal Interview : The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in the Online Test will be arranged in descending order in each category and the candidates in the order of merit, subject to 4 times the number of intake in each category, will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.
BOB Exam Syllabus for Probationary Officer : BOB PO Exam is the most popular exam among the all exams conducted by BOB. Now lets have a look at the detailed syllabus of PO Exam….
First Section – Test of Reasoning :
First section will be Logical Reasoning means the process of forming judgement conclusions from premises or facts. The question in this section may be based on Verbal and Non-Verbal.
- Number series
- Letter & symbol series
- Statement and argument
- Logical problems
- Verbal reasoning
- Blood relations
- Number ranking
- Making judgments etc.
Non-Verbal means :
- Series completion
- Finding any missing figure
Second Section – English Language :
Second section of is English language. It is one of the most important languages because it is wider and useful in all over the world, so the managing committee wants to select only those candidates who are capable of understand English. The questions in this section may be asked from the topics
- Error Correction
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
- Unseen Passages
- Vocabulary etc.
Third Section – Quantitative Aptitude :
Third section is Quantitative Aptitude in this question will have five multiple-choice answers. The question in this selection may be based on two topics like as Arithmetic and Data Interpretation.
Data Interpretation means :
- Bar graphs
- Pie charts,
- Line graphs
Arithmetic means :
- Number System
- HCF, LCM
- Ratio and Proportions
- Time and Distance
- Profit and Loss
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Mensuration etc.
Fourth Section – General Awareness :
Fourth section is General Awareness. These questions are not based on any specific study but related to current affairs(with special reference to Banking Industry).
- Indian Economy
- Current Affairs around the world
- Economic News
- Budget & Plans
- Books and Authors
- Awards and Honors
- Science Inventions and Discoveries
- Important Days & Dates etc.
Eligibility Criteria : Degree (Graduation) with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification as such recognized by Central Government.
Age : As on 17.03.2015
Minimum : 20 years
Maximum : 28 years
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