The Bank of Baroda (BOB) has notified the recruitment process of Probationary Officers (PO) through it’s BMSB PGDBF selection process 2017-2018. The recruitment will be to hire around 400 officers. The online exam will be held in 64 cities of the country for Indian nationals.
Baroda Manipal School of Banking (BMSB) has invited applications from the young, energetic and innovative minds to become all round bankers after going through nine months certificate course. The name of the course is Post Graduate Degree in Banking and Finance (PGDBF). The online registration of the course has begun from April 01, 2017 and will end on May 01, 2017. Candidates can pay the application fee online from April 01 to May 01, 2017. The admit card will be made available for download on May 12, 2017 and thereafter the exam is scheduled to be held on May 27, 2017 (tentative).
Application Process: Candidates can apply through the link in the careers page of the Bank of Baroda’s website and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 750 (General/OBC category) and Rs. 100 (SC & ST category). Candidates have to pay the fees ONLINE through their Debit card or Credit card only.
Documents required while Applying: Scanned photograph and signature as per the below mentioned specifications:
- Photograph: Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred), Size of file should be between 20kb – 50 kb and the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb.
- Signature: Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred), Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb and the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb.
- Candidates should have a valid email id.
Selection Process: The candidates will be selected on the basis of online exam (both objective and subjective), Psychometric assessment, group discussion and personal interview. Objective test is of 2 hours duration and will consist of multiple choice based questions on reasoning, quantitative, general awareness, English language. All the four parts carry equal questions i.e., 50 and equal marks. Descriptive test will be of English Language where 2 questions of 50 marks will be asked and its duration is 30 minutes. There is negative marking in objective test. In each of the test candidates are required to score minimum marks and also a minimum total score to get shortlisted for further tests to get selected.
Program Fees: The fees for this Course will be Rs. 3.45/- lakhs (all inclusive of boarding, Lodging and course fees, other fees, etc.) plus service taxes, as applicable to be paid by the student. Other than this the aspiring candidate has to borne charges of various Certification exams viz. NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository services) as mandated under the course. And this fees is somewhere around 2500 per student.
Financing and Loan Options: 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.
About the Course
On successful completion of 9-months on campus program, the candidate will be awarded with a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance and will be offered appointment in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I. The course comes with the assurance of a full-fledged Banking career with Bank of Baroda on successful completion of the course.
However, immediately after joining the Bank, a -3- (three) months’ Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in the form of On the Job Training will have to be carried out by the candidate at a Bank of Baroda branch, the completion of which will lead to the award of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance by Manipal university.