PNB Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2016 – Punjab National Bank has issued a notification for the recruitment of the Specialist Officer (SO). Candidates can check all the information related to PNB SO Recruitment 2016 here like application form, important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, answer key, result etc.

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PNB Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2016

Candidates who are interested and going to participate in Punjab National Bank SO Recruitment 2016 can fill their Application form as per schedule mention below. Candidates are advised must read the instruction carefully before filling the application form.

PNB SO Vacancy

  • Total No. of Post – 191
  • Post Name – Specialist Officer (SO)

Selection Process – Selection will be through on-line test and / or interview. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitles a candidate to be called for Test or Interview.

Application Fee 

  • SC /ST / PWD category candidates – Rs 50/- per candidate
    (only intimation charges)
  • General / OBC / EXSM category candidates – Rs 400/- per candidate

How to Apply – Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website and pay the application fee to complete the application process.

Important Dates

 Events  Dates
Opening Date for On-line Registration 23 Aug 2016
Closing Date for On-line Registration (Including for Candidates from Far-Flung Areas) 09 Sep 2016
Downloading of Call Letters for Test On or After 04 Oct 2016
Date of On-line Examination 14 Oct 2016
PNB SO Result 2016 of Online Examination 06 Dec 201
Interview Schedule 19 Dec to 23 Dec 2016

PNB SO Application Form 2016

PNB SO Online Application Form for various posts will be available online at official website of PNB. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and other conditions before filling the Online Application Form. Candidates can also fill their Application form from the direct link which will be provided below.

PNB Bank Application Form 2016: Last date to apply is over.

Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he / she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned in this advertisement. Not more than one application should be submitted by any candidate.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

  • Scanned photograph and signature.
  • Necessary details / documents for Online Payment of the requisite application fee.
  • Valid personal email ID.

Application Fee 

  • SC /ST / PWD category candidates – Rs 50/- per candidate (only intimation charges)
  • General / OBC / EXSM category candidates – Rs 400/- per candidate

The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / MasterCard / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards / Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

How to Apply

The candidates can apply only for one post. Candidates can apply online only from 23 Aug 2016 to 09 Sep 2016 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

  • Candidates are first required to go to the official recruitment website and click the option “APPLY ONLINE” to open the On-Line Application Form. OR Simply click on the link given above on this page.
  • To register their application candidates will be entering their basic information in the PNB online application form.
  • After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  • Candidates can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.
  • Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/entertained.

Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the PNB online application form and modify the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must be either a Citizen of India / a subject of Nepal / subject of Bhutan / a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962.

For details on age limits, education qualification, work experience required etc please refer to the notification given above.

Experience wherever required is post qualification, in the relevant field. Full time & as a permanent employee (Experience below 06 months in any organization will not be reckoned).

PNB SO Admit Card 2016

Interview Call Letter/Admit Card for PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment 2016 will be available online at from 09 Dec 2016 to 23 Dec 2016. Candidates can download their PNB SO Admit Card 2016 for Interview once it will be released officially.

This is very important document for appearing to participate in the Interview without PNB SO Admit card 2016 no candidates will be allowed to enter in the examination hall.

PNB SO Exam Pattern

The on-line test shall comprise of the following tests –

Name of the Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
Reasoning 50 50 120 Minutes
English Language 50 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Professional Knowledge (Relevant to the Post) 50 75
Total 200 200

The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually ,i.e, in English and Hindi.

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Test. For each question  for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

PNB SO Result 2016

PNB SO Result 2016 has been announced after the Online Test. Candidates can check their result on the official website of PNB or from the “Result” page link given above.

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