Bank of Baroda SO Exam Pattern

BOB SO Exam Pattern

BOB SO exam pattern is very important for a candidate to ace his preparation and to know where he/she is lacking.It not only gives him/her idea of the marking scheme but also makes one aware of the latest changes and varieties of questions that can be asked in the online BOB SO exam.The BOB SO exam consists of two stages only- online written exam followed by Personal Interview/Group Discussion or any other test as decided by the selecting committee.

Online Written Exam

BOB SO Exam will be objective type in online mode. There are four sections-Reasoning,Quantitative Aptitude,English Language and Professional Knowledge of respective field. Each section will have 50 questions.The total number of questions will be 200 for 200 marks.The time limit for BOB SO online exam is 2 hours ie 120 minutes. There is no sectional time limit so a candidate can attempt any section and switch to another section in between. 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. Further details can be deduced from the table given below.

Sr. No.Name of the TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1. Reasoning 50 50 Composite time of 2 hours
2. English Language 50 25
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4. Professional Knowledge 50 75
  Total 200 200  

Personal Interview/Group Discussion

Personal Interview or Group Discussion will be the second stage for BOB SO exam. Only those candidates will be called for interview/group discussion who will come in the merit list of online written exam as decided by the bank.

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