Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment 2018 – Notification, Vacancies, Apply Online

BOB PO 2018 Apply Online & Application Form :

Bank of Baroda is going to recruit energetic, young and innovative minds for the post of Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I through a 9 months PG Certificate in Banking and Finance course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking.  On successful completion of on campus program, candidates will require to join the Bank for a three months’ Work Integrated Learning (WIL), also known as ‘On the job training’. On completion of the training, candidates shall be awarded PG diploma in Banking & Finance issued by MAHE [Manipal Academy of Higher education].

Bank of Baroda PO Recruitment

Banking aspirants who want to apply for BOB PO 2018 recruitment exercise are required to attempt an online registration process on The last date to apply online is July 2nd, 2018.

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Official Notification

On June 12th 2018, Mr. Kamlesh Patel, Head of HR Administration in Baroda Corporate Centre, Mumbai, has released an official notification for employment of Probationary Officers through admission to Baroda Manipal School of Banking. To read, view or download it now, click here.

As per final advertisement, total 600 candidates will be admitted into a 9 months PG Certificate course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking through the current selection exercise for 2018-19 (April 2018 to March 2019). However, this number of student intake is provisional; therefore, can be increased or decreased according to the needs of the Bank. Category-wise distribution of vacancies is explained in below table:

CategoryNo. of student intake


Recruitment exercise nameBank of Baroda Probationary Officer (P.O.) 2018
PurposeFor admission into a 9-months PG Certificate in Banking and Finance programme
Conducted byBaroda Corporate Centre, Mumbai
Notification released onJune 12th 2018
Post name, department & cadreProbationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I
No. of student intake600
Start date of Online RegistrationJune 12th, 2018
Online payment of application feesJune 12th to July 2nd, 2018
Last date for online registrationJuly 2nd, 2018
Download of Call letters for Online Examination (Tentative)After July 18th, 2018
Date of Online Examination (Tentative)July 28th, 2018
ResultYet to be announced
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Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Eligibility Conditions (As on July 2nd, 2018)

Below we have provided few important eligibility conditions after going through final advertisement.

Nationality / Citizenship

Applicant must be either an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan/Nepal.

Educational Qualifications

A candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) from a recognized University.

Age limit

  • Minimum 20 years
  • Maximum 28 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

CategoryAge relaxation (in years)
SC/ST candidates5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates3 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
15 years (SC / ST)
13 years (OBC)
10 years (General)

Note- for complete details on eligibility conditions, refer to final advertisement.

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Application Fee

Applicants belonging to GEN / OBC categories are required to pay an amount of Rs. 600/- as application fees / intimation charges. On the other hand, applicants belonging to SC / ST categories and persons with disability (PWD) are required to pay only Rs. 100/-. All the candidates should know that application fees / intimation charges are non-refundable.

All the applicants have to make the payment of requisite fee/intimation charges through online mode only by using credit cards, debit cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), internet banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile wallets.

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Application Form & Process

PO job aspirants are required to apply online through the website The last date to apply online and fee submission is July 2nd, 2018. The process is given below:

  • Open BOB official website 
  • Find and click on ‘Careers’ link; it is available on homepage of BOB website
  • You will see a new page
  • Click on ‘current opportunities’ tab
  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ tab available under ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers through Admission to Baroda Manipal School of Banking’
  • A new page will be opened
  • Click on ‘Click here on New Registration’ tab
  • Enter your ‘Basic info’ such as ‘First name’, ‘Middle name’, ‘Last name’, ‘Mobile number’, ‘Email ID’ etc
  • Click on ‘Save & Next’ tab
  • Meanwhile, you will receive a text message having your provisional registration no. & password on your registered mobile number
  • Now, upload scanned copies of your photo and signature (signature should not be in CAPITAL / BLOCK letters) in prescribed format
  • After uploading, click on ‘Next’ tab
  • Select basic details such as ‘category’, ‘religion’, ‘nationality / citizenship’, ‘centre of examination’, ‘date of birth’, ‘gender’, ‘marital status’ etc
  • Enter your address for correspondence and permanent address
  • Click on ‘Validate your details’ tab
  • Make changes if required
  • Click on ‘Save & Next’ tab
  • Select payment option and make the payment
  • Print your final submitted application form along with payment receipt

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Examination scheme & syllabus

There will be an online exam followed by Group Discussion and Interview. The structure of the online examination will be as follows:

Name of Tests (not by sequence)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTotal time
English Language3535EnglishComposite time of 2 Hours 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude4050Hindi & English
General/Economy/Banking Awareness4040
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude5075
English Language (Letter writing & Essay)250English30 minutes

Note: There will be also a provision of negative marking (1/4 or 0.25 deducted for one wrong answer).

Test-wise syllabus

Name of TestsSyllabus

English Language
Grammar, word association, fill in the blanks, one-word substitution, error spotting/correction, vocabulary, paragraph jumbles/completion, sentence formation/correction, miscellaneous etc

Quantitative Aptitude
Probability including permutation & combination, simple compound interest, mixtures & alligations, mensuration (cone, sphere & cylinder), series & sequence, ration & proportion, percentage, data interpretation, work & time, number systems, simplification, time & distance, profit, loss & discount etc
General/Economy/Banking AwarenessQuestions on financial awareness, banking awareness, static awareness, current affairs etc

Coding/decoding, problems on blood relations, syllogism, input & output, coded inequalities, double lineup, data sufficiency, alphanumeric series, linear & circular seating arrangement, analytical & decision making, critical, logical & verbal reasoning, ranking, direction/alphabet test etc.

Computer Aptitude
Computer hardware & software, fundamentals, internet, networking, operating system, important terminologies, Microsoft Office & Excel etc

GD / PI / Psychometric Test

Candidates qualified in online test will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. Final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of scores obtained by the applicants in online test (objective + descriptive), Group Discussion & Interview.

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Admit Card

According to official notification, after July 18th 2018, candidates can download their call letters for online examination. However, this date is tentative. The process to download admit card is explained below:

  • Open BOB official website 
  • Find and click on ‘Download Admit Card’
  • You will see a login page
  • Enter the required details such as provisional registration no. / username & password
  • Download or print admit card

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Exam Date & Online Exam Centre

Bank of Baroda probationary officer (P.O.) 2018 exam is expected to be held on July 28th, 2018 in venues across centres in India such as Tirupati, Vijaywada, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Dehradun, Haldwani, Tezpur, Itanagar, Naharlagun, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Haridwar, Roorkee, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Mangalore, Mysore, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thiruvallur, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, Bhilwara, Aizawl, Imphal, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain etc.

Bank of Baroda PO 2018 Result

Official result declaration date is yet to be disclosed by examination conducting body. However, the process to check online examination is given here.

  • Go to BOB official website
  • Click on ‘Careers’ link
  • Click on ‘Results’ tab
  • Find and click on link ‘Result for the position of PO’
  • Enter the required details (if asked)
  • Submit details
  • You will see your result and scorecard
  • You can print your result

We wish you Best of Luck for Bank of Baroda Probationary Officer (P.O.)


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