BOB SO 2019– The Bank of Baroda released the notification for the recruitment of Specialist Officer (IT department) post 2019. The online application form is now available for the Specialist Officer (SO) post, so interested candidates are advised to fill the online application as per the schedule. In total there are 16 posts under SO for Information Technology department. In order to participate in the Bank of Baroda’s SO (IT department) recruitment drive candidates are advised to fill the online application form first and after that need to appear in the online test conducted by the Bank of Baroda itself & after that need to appear in the interview process. For more information regarding BOB SO 2019 candidates are advised to read this article completely.
Latest: The online application form for the Bank of Baroda SO (IT) post is now available. Scroll down for more information.
BOB SO 2019
Bank of Baroda released the notification regarding the recruitment of Special IT Officers, which includes the major events & its related dates for the BOB SO 2019 recruitment drive. A schedule is given which indicates the all the important dates and events related to the Bank of Baroda SO (IT) post, which are as follows:
|Online Registration of Application starts from||13 Jul 2019|
|Last date for Online Registration of Application||02 Aug 2019|
|Last date to edit the application||02 Aug 2019|
|Last date to print the application form||17 Aug 2019|
|Payment of Fee Online||13 Jul 2019 to 02 Aug 2019|
|Date of Online test||To be announced|
|Availability of Call letter||To be announced|
|Announcement of Online Test result||To be announced|
Bank of Baroda SO 2019 Application Form
Bank of Baroda release the notification for online application form for the post of Specialist Officer (IT). Candidates are advised to fill the online application form before the last date as per the schedule. Below details regarding online application form is given. It is mandatory to fill the online application form correctly and one should cross-check the submitted information like personal details, academic details and such other things before final submission.
Application Form: The application is now available and the interested can fill the same through the ibps online portal. On that portal you need to register yourself by submitting the basic details like- Applicant’s full name, mobile number & need to provide an valid email id for further communication. It is mandatory to fill all the fields correctly and should cross-check once again before the final submission.
Application Procedure in simple steps: Basic Information-> Upload Photo & Signature-> Submit academic & other details-> Preview your online application before final submission-> Then make payment.
Application Fee: It is mandatory to pay the prescribed application fee in order to complete the registration and online application form process. All the applicants should note that the application fee is non-refundable & non-transferable under any circumstances. The application fee varies as per the category, for the applicants who comes under ST/SC/PwD and Gen/EWS/OBC category need to pay ₹100 & ₹600 respectively with extra taxes.
Mode of Payment: All the interested candidates need to pay the prescribed application form fee via “Online” mode only. The conducting body will not accept any kind of DD/cash deposit and extra such things.
Need to Upload: It is required to upload the scanned image of the signature, recent color passport size photograph at the time filling the online application form. All the required data must be uploaded as per the instructions.
In total there are 35 vacant posts for 16 different posts under Specialist Officers post (IT). It is required to hold a minimum qualification by each applicant or candidate in order to fulfill the eligibility criteria for the recruitment of Specialist Officer post under Information Technology department, which as follows:
Post name- Specialist (IT) Officer
Educational Qualification: A candidate must scored a minimum of 60% for general category applicants & 55% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD or equivalent grade in 4 years B.E/B.Tech Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics & Communications from any recognized university/institute recognized by the Govt. of India or UGC. (OR)
With a minimum of 60% for general category applicants & 55% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD in MCA (3 years) from a recognized university/institute recognized by the Govt. of India or UGC. (OR)
Minimum 60% in both BCA & MCA(55% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) BCA+MCA(Min 5 years)Integrated Course/Lateral entry in MCA(2 years course) after BCA(3 years) from a recognized university / institute recognized by the Govt. of India or UGC.
Age limit: There are two different age criteria for the post of Specialist Officers of IT department, which are as follows:
|Manager IT (Unix Administrator)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Linux Administrator)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Windows Administrator)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (SQL) Administrator||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Oracle Administrator)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT(Network Administration)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Middle ware Administrator-Web Sphere)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Middle ware Administrator-Web Logic)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Data Center administration-Building Management System)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (ETL|
|Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Software|
|Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Manager IT (Finacle Developer)||Minimum age of 25 yrs to Maximum age of 32 yrs|
|Senior Manager-IT (System Administrator)||Minimum age of 28 yrs to Maximum age of 35 yrs|
|Senior Manager IT (ETL Developer)||Minimum age of 28 yrs to Maximum age of 35 yrs|
|Senior Manager IT (Software Developer)||Minimum age of 28 yrs to Maximum age of 35 yrs|
|Senior Manager IT(Finacle Developer)||Minimum age of 28 yrs to Maximum age of 35 yrs|
Eligibility Criteria, Work Experience & extra qualification: In order to fulfill the eligibility criteria candidates are also required to fulfill criteria with the past work experience, post related job skills and with the required minimum educational qualification. Candidates are advised to go thorough the given information for post wise jobs skills, work experience & other such information, which are as follows:
Bank of Baroda SO Recruitment 2019 Vacancy Details
Total No of Post – 35
Pay Scale- The pay scale for the SO (IT) post is as per the MMG/S II – ₹ 31705 x 1145 (1) – 32850 x 1310(10) – 45950 MMG/S III – ₹ 42020 x 1310 (5) – 48570 x 1460 (2) – 51490.
Job Title- Specialist Officer (IT).
Job Location/Posting- Candidates must note that the job location or the posting of the eligible and qualified candidates is entirely depends upon the Bank of Baroda’s requirement and as per the suitability of the candidates profile. The place of posting is depends upon the bank and subject to change and modify. But the two locations were fixed by the Bank in the matter of posting which is Mumbai/Hyderabad.
Probation Period: The selected candidate will be on probation for a period of 12 months (1 year) of active service from the date of his/her joining.
Service Bond: For those selected on the Regular basis, they will be required to mandatory execute a Service Bond as under: After joining the employees of the Bank of Baroda need to serve for a minimum period of 3 years in the bank after joining the services or in lieu thereof an amount of ₹1.5 Lacs.
Emoluments/Job Perks- For those selected under Regular basis – At present, initial monthly CTC at the initial level of Middle Management Grade/ Scale II & Scale III, including DA, Special Allowance, HRA, CCA and all perks and benefits like quarters facility, in lieu of HRA, for Officers; Conveyance; Medical Aid; LTC; etc. admissible as per rules of the Bank, in force from time to time approx ₹84,000 and ₹1,00,000 per month respectively in a metropolitan city/center. All the allowances is entirely based upon the place of posting and may vary.
It is mandatory to appear in the online test conducted by the conducting body at various online test centers. Candidates must know the structure of the online examination in order to prepare according for the online examination, which are as follows:
- Total No of Question: 200
- Total Marks: 200
- Time Allotted: 2 hours
- Medium of Question Paper: The questions will be available in both Hindi & English languages (bilingual) except for the “English Language” paper.
|Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
Group Discussion (GD)/Personal Interview (PI)/Psychometric Test:
Candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score in the online test to be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment/Group Discussion and Interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment/GD & PI depending on the number of vacancies, cut-off in each test and total marks secured in the online test as decided by the Bank.
Note: The minimum qualifying marks in order to participate in GD/PI is 60% for General Category and 55% for Reserved Category.
Marking Scheme- Candidates must note that there is a fixed marking scheme by the examination or test conducting body, there will be negative marking or a penalty for each wrong answer marked by the candidates in the objective type questions, the marking pattern or the marking scheme is as follows:
- For every correct answer +1 will be awarded.
- For every wrong answer 0.25 will be deducted.
- And for every unanswered or a question is left blank there will be no penalty or deductions.
BOB SO Admit Card/Call letter 2019
Candidates will be able to download the admit card or call letter for online test and GD/Interview respectively from the official the bank (bankofbaroda.in). In order to download the admit card or the call letter candidates need to enter his/her login details i.e user id & password. Candidates must note that no separate hard copy will be send by post to the candidates, the downloaded copy must be preserved by the candidates for future references. The conducting body will send notification regarding the availability of admit card or the call letter as per the events and schedule via sms or emails. Below a list is given which indicates the examination or test centers, which are as follows:
List of Documents
It is mandatory to submit or to produce the following listed documents selection of the eligible and qualified candidates for the post of Specialist IT Officer 2019, which are as follows:
- Print out of the Group Discussion/Interview call letter as per the schedule.
- System generated valid online application form.
- Proof of date of birth (DOB) i.e any municipal issued certificate or class 10th/SSLC certificate with visible DOB.
- Individual year/semester wise mark sheet including recognized and valid diploma & degree certificate.
- Category or the caste certificate if applicable for SC/ST/EWS/OBC category candidates issued by the Government of India or any related authority.
Note: Candidates must note that all the above mentioned certificates or the list of documents must be produced by the candidates at the time of further selection procedure & must be a self attested photocopy along with the original certificates for verification.
The selection process comprises of an online test, for the post of Scale I, in the discipline of Sales, followed by GD/Interview of the shortlisted candidates.
For the posts in Scale-II, Scale-III, Scale-IV & Scale-V applications were shortlisted and candidates were then been called for GD/interview. However, for Scale-II and Scale-III, if the number of eligible applications received is large, then Bank reserves the right to hold an online test also.
The final selection of the eligible & qualified for the Bank of Baroda Specialist IT Officer will be done on the basis of following:
- Online Test.
- Personal Interview.
- Group Discussion/Psychometric Test
Bank of Baroda SO Result 2019
After the online test or the examination the conducting body will declare the result of the examination qualified candidates and after the announcement of the result the candidates will be eligible for the further round of the selection procedure. Candidates will be able to check the result of BOB SO 2019 after the declaration of the result on the official website of the Bank of Baroda. A link will be provided to on the BOB SO 2019 result page as soon as the official notification arrives. Until then candidates are advised to fill the online application form & prepare for the online test as per the examination pattern & also for the GD/Personal Interview and Psychometric Test.
Candidates can prepare according to the topics given in the exam pattern section, all the questions will be as per the topics.Candidates are advised to refer to the various number of books available in the market for the preparation of the Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer (IT) recruitment examination 2019. Below a some steps or tips are given in order to prepare for the Bank of Baroda Specialist IT Officer.
Topics related to Online Test-
- English Language.
- Quantitative Aptitude.
- Professional Knowledge.
Preparation can be done on the basis of the above mentioned topics as because the online examination will be based on the reasoning, English Language, quantitative aptitude and professional knowledge (as per the post).
- Refer to the available books related to banking,general knowledge books, general awareness, vocabulary, reading comprehensive and other related things.
- Try to mock test papers for better preparation.
- You can also check previous year books, sample papers and study material related to the Bank of Baroda SO recruitment.
- Read newspapers and try to read more and more articles, editorials and related stuff to improve English language, general knowledge & current affairs.
- Discuss among your friends, family members on current topics & news events to improve the group discussion abilities.
- Try to motivate yourself and focus on your skills & personality.
Books for BOB SO Preparation
In order to prepare for the Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer recruitment 2019 candidates can check the books on the basis of the topics. Candidates are advised to click on the links given below (topic wise) to check the best selling books for BOB SO recruitment preparation or else reference as per your choice.
|English Language||Click here|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Click here|
About Bank of Baroda
Bank of Baroda is one of the leading & well-known bank under public sector banking and financial services company category. This bank is owned by the Indian government or known as Government of India. Bank of Baroda was founded on July 20, 1908 (Vadodara) by Sayajirao Gaekwad III. At present the headquarters of Bank of Baroda is situated in Alkapuri, Vadodara. It is an Indian MNC (multinational company) and it has multiple branches and banks established in the different locations/cities of foreign countries. Also in India Bank of Baroda has a subsidiary bank, which is The Nainital Bank Limited. As per the 2019 data, it has secured 1145th rank on Forbes Global 2000 list. At present in total there are 85000 actively working employees and its capital ratio (as per 2019 data) is 12.13%.
I’m an engineer and holds a B.Tech degree/other relevant degree from recognized university, am I eligible for the Bank of Baroda’s SO or other posts?
Yes! you’re eligible for the Bank of Baroda’s SO post, as long as the you have the recognized degree or required qualification. You can apply for the posts like: Probationary Officer, Specialist Officer or any other vacant post. If you are a well experienced engineer, then you can also apply for the higher posts on the basis of vacancies.
Is there any type of age limit in order to appear in the bank exams?
You must be in between 21 to 30 years of age at the time of filling the application for the recruitment. If you are from the category or quota of ST/SC then you will get 5 years of age relaxation.
Official Website: bankofbaroda.in
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