Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024: Apply Online For 1675 Post, Eligibility, Application, Selection Process

Bank of Baroda is a public sector bank of the country. It has recently released the notification for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) for candidates who wish to join the banking sector. Bank of Baroda is looking for enthusiastic youth who can take the position of Probationary Officers at their various branches across the country through this recruitment drive of 2024. 

This article deals with everything you need to know about the recruitment procedure. We have incorporated every detail including the eligibility criteria, vacancy details, application procedure, selection process, and other relevant details related to the Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024.

 

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024 Important Dates 

With the official notification already online, the application Window for Bank of Baroda Probationary Officers post will soon be notified. Some important dates related to the Bank of Baroda Probationary Officer’s exam are as follows:

 

Information Dates
Release of Bank of Baroda (BOB) PO Notification  Already Out
Application Window opens on To be notified yet
Application window closes on To be notify the at
Date of the preliminary exam Not announced yet
Date of the mains exam Not announced yet
Date of release of admit card Will be notified soon

 

Vacancy Details 

The number of vacancies for the dynamic youth of the country to apply for the post of Probationary Officers at Bank of Baroda are notified to be 1675 posts. The application procedure to fill these vacancies at the Bank of Baroda will begin shortly. Until then, the candidates are advised to go through the official recruitment notification to know about the eligibility criteria and the examination pattern and speculate their potential and eligibility as per the requirements of the exam.

 

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria 

Before applying for the post of Probationary Officer exam, candidates must ensure they fit into the following eligibility criteria. A candidate eligible for the post,

  • Must be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan or must be a Tibetan refugee or a Person of Indian Origin(PIO)
  • He/she must have attained a Bachelor’s degree from a UGC recognised university or institution 
  • He/she must be of minimum 20 years age and must not exceed 28 years age limit 
  • He/she should have verbal and written proficiency of State or UT official languages 
  • He/she should have a working knowledge of computer systems

 

Subjects from various communities are eligible for age relaxation:

  • For SC/ST: up to 5 years
  • For OBC: up to 3 years 
  • For Ex-servicemen: up to 5 years 
  • For Widows/Divorced Women: up to 9 years

 

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024 Application Process

All candidates who wish to apply for the post of Probationary Officer must do so via online mode. The steps to fill the application form are listed below.

  • Visit the Bank of Baroda (BOB) official website at www.bankofbaroda.in
  • Register yourself using your name, phone number and email ID here
  • Login and fill the application form correctly 
  • Upload the documents as instructed 
  • You can pay the application fee by using your bank credit card, debit card, net banking or UPI
  • Click on Submit
  • Take a printout of your application form which will contain your registration number which will be later required to download your admit card 

 

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

All candidates have to pay a minimal fee to apply for the IBPS PO exam. 

For the general, OBC & EWS category the fee is ₹850 while the SC, ST & PH categories only have to pay an intimation charge of ₹175. The fee can be paid using credit card, debit card, net banking or UPI before the application window closes. 

Candidates must note that the payment of application fee can only be made using online banking methods such as debit card, credit card, net banking, and UPI.

 

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2024 Selection Procedure

The Bank of Baroda (BOB) exam is conducted in three stages which consists of:

  1. A preliminary qualifying exam 
  2. A Mains Exam and,
  3. A final Interview

 

Preliminary Exam

  • The preliminary examination conducted by Bank of Baroda (BOB) PO is of qualifying nature
  • It is conducted in the online mode with a time boundation of 60 minutes 
  • The medium of the examination is either English or Hindi 
  • The exam consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each (+1)
  • There is also a negative marking for incorrect answers which is 1/4th of the marks per question (-0.25)
  • The exam consists of three sections namely English language, numerical ability, and reasoning ability 

 

Mains Exam

  • The main examination is also conducted by Bank of Baroda (BOB) in the online mode 
  • The duration of the examination however is increased two three hours 
  • The medium of examination remains the same i.e. either English or Hindi 
  • The paper consists of 155 questions that carry 225 marks 
  • The paper consists of five sections: 
  1. Reasoning and computer aptitude 
  2. English language 
  3. Data analysis and interpretation 
  4. General economy and banking awareness 
  5. English language (letter writing & essay)
  • The distribution of questions is such: 
  1. Reasoning and computer aptitude – 45
  2. English language and data analysis & interpretation – 35
  3. General economy and banking awareness – 40
  4. English language for letter writing and essay – 2
  •  out of the 225 marks, 200 marks are for the objective type questions while remaining 25 marks are for the letter writing an essay topics 
  • The marking scheme of the exam remains the same as preliminary examination 

 

Interview 

The final phase of the exam consists of a face-to-face interview round which generally lasts for 15 to 20 minutes. This face carries 100 marks that is a huge decider in the selection process. Questions asked are related to the candidate’s background, current affairs, general awareness and relating to the banking sector. 

The candidates are advised to prepare for this stage holistically because the questions asked contain various dimensions and aspects.

 

Conclusion 

Bank of Baroda is a good option to apply for candidates who are looking forward to establishing a career in the banking sector. The bank provides ample opportunity for growth and proves to be a very stable job.

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