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Bank of Baroda 300 PO Recruitment – Apply Online

Bank of Baroda Probationary Officers (PO) Recruitment for 300  PostsGovernment Sector Bank , Bank of Baroda has published the recruitment cum Training Program for about 300 Probationary officers post through  the 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking.


The fees for this Course will be Rs. 3.15/- lakhs (all inclusive of boarding, Lodging and course fees, other fees, etc.) plus service taxes, as applicable to be paid by the student.

Apart from the above course fees, the exam fees for undergoing various Certification exams viz. NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository Opns) as mandated under the course will have to be borne additionally by the candidates, as per the fees charged by NISM from time to time for conducting these Certification exams. These fees, as applicable at the relevant point in time, will be added to the course fees at the time of sending the offer letter to the successful candidates for any batch. Currently, the fees for NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository services) certification exams comes to Rs. 2500/- per candidate.


Students can finance the course fees by availing an Education Loan which will be granted by Bank of Baroda at a highly concessional rate of interest of 8% p.a . Students can therefore obtain a high quality specialized course in Banking and Finance without any monetary burden on them and fully financed by the Bank.

The EMIs for the loan would start once the POs have joined the bank. There would be no recovery of EMIs or interest during the training period and the interest accrued during this period would be recovered along with the normal EMIs. The EMIs are spread over a period of 84 months (7 years) to ensure that there is minimal impact in the monthly earnings of the PO.


    1. Qualification (As on 01.09.2013) Degree with 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in any discipline from a recognized University  OR  Any equivalent qualification as such recognized by Central Government.

      Students appearing in final year degree exams can also apply subject to their submitting their Final Degree Mark sheet & Provisional Certificate on or before 01.09.2013 and securing minimum percentage as stated above  

Age (As on 01.09.2013) Minimum 21 years- Maximum 26 years i.e.  a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1987 and not later than 01.09.1992 (both dates inclusive)


Candidates can apply online only from 04.05.2013 to 18.05.2013 through the link in the careers page of the Bank’s websitewww.bankofbaroda.com and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online
Before applying online, candidates should–

  1. scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature are within the required specifications as given in the Advertisement.
  2. Keep the necessary details/documents ready if desired to make online payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges (In case of Offline Payment i.e. CBS candidates have to apply online, obtain a fee payment challan and then remit the necessary application fees/ intimation charges in any of the Bank of Baroda branches).
  3. have a valid personal email ID. It should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment project. Under no circumstances, he/she should share/ mention his / her email ID to/ or of any other person.
  4. In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal email ID, he/she should create his/ her new email ID before applying Online. 

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Payable from 04.05.2013 to 18.05.2013 (Online payment) and 07.05.2013 to 22.05.2013 (Offline payment) both dates inclusive)

– Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
– Rs. 550/- for all others

Fee Payment: Fee payment will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days. System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. (For example: If one has registered on 04.05.2013, then he/she will be able to deposit the fee from 06.05.2013 to 08.05.2013, considering 05.05.2013 is non- working day). Once fee has been paid, the registration process is completed.

Schedule of Events Dates
Start date for Online Registration 04.05.2013
Online Payment of Application Fees 04.05.2013 to 18.05.2013
Offline Payment of Application Fees 07.05.2013 to 22.05.2013
Last date for Online Registration 18.05.2013
Download of Call letter for Examination After 25.06.201
Date of Examination (Tentative) 07.07.2013

4 batches of students will be inducted in Baroda Manipal School of Banking through this current selection exercise for 2013-14, one batch every 3 months, comprising of around 300 students per batch.

The total number of Student intake and reserved Student intake for 1 batch are given here under and are provisional  which may vary depending upon future needs of the Bank:-

Number of Student intake Age (As on 01.09.2013)
SC ST OBC Others Total
45 23 81 151 300 Minimum- 21 years
Maximum- 26 years

Note: 3% Seats are reserved for PWD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates, to be equally distributed between OC, HI & VI. The reservation for PWD is on horizontal basis. The selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category (viz. SC/ST/OBC/Others) to which they belong to.

Abbreviations stand for: – SC – Scheduled Castes, ST – Scheduled Tribes, OBC – Other Backward Class, PWD – Persons with Disability, OC – Orthopedically Challenged, HI – Hearing Impaired, VI – Visually Impaired.

The Bank also reserves the right to take more number of candidates from reserved categories to fill in backlog from previous years, if any.


Candidates shall be selected by BOB through a selection process consisting of an (open) online exam and offline descriptive test of English Language followed by Group Discussion AND Interview.

The selection process aims at getting applicants who are likely to succeed at various roles in the Bank. The endeavour is to select people who are bright, have good communication skills (both oral and written), are dedicated, can work effectively in teams, are passionate about their career goals and who display integrity and a positive attitude.

Type Sr. No. Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Time
1 Reasoning 50 50 Composite Time of
2  hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
3 English Language 50 50
4 General Awareness 50 50
Descriptive Test
5 English Language (Comprehension, Short Précis, Letter Writing & Essay) 5 50 1 hour

The candidates are required to qualify in the Objective Tests by securing passing marks, in each of the tests, to be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level for each category

Descriptive Test (50 marks): The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration will be of “Test of English Language (comprehension, short précis, letter writing & essay)”.

The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Wrong answers in objective test will attract negative marks for the online test. Along with the call letters, information handout and a sample test shall also be uploaded on the site which candidates can take to familiarize themselves with the nature of Test & Questions.


Website Link Open (for submission of online applications) 04.05.2013
Date of Examination (Tentative) 07.07.2013

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