Exam Pattern 2021

Bank of Maharashtra (AFO) Exam Pattern

IBPS will be conducting the recruitment process for the Bank of Maharashtra Specialist Officers SO exam. A good number of vacancies have been announced by the bank for the post of Agriculture Field Officer (AFO). Before you start preparing for the exam, knowing the exam pattern is extremely important. It gives you a clear picture of all you need to prepare for the upcoming exam. The Bank of Maharashtra SO selection process 2021 have two phases:

  • Online examination
  • Interview

The online exam will be objective type and will consist of only one section of ‘Professional Knowledge’ test carrying 100 marks. Candidates will have to secure minimum cut-off marks in the online exam. There will be 50 questions in the exam. 1 hour will be allotted to attempt the exam. 

There will be no negative marking in the online exam.

Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Professional Knowledge 50 100 60 Minutes
Interview - 100 -

Interview

The candidates who succeed in the online exam will be called for Phase 2, i.e. Interview. The ratio of calling the successful candidates for the Interview will be 1:4 which will depend on the ranking. The interview will also carry 100 marks. There will be minimum cut-off marks in the Interview stage also based on which the candidates will be selected for the final selection. The final selection will be made on the basis of the scores obtained in the online exam and interview. After this, a final merit list will be created for the shortlisted candidates. The Bank of Maharashtra SO online exam and Interview will hold weightage in the ratio of 60:40.The minimum cut off marks for Bank of Maharashtra SO selection phase 2021 that includes online examination, interview and final selection will be 50% for UR / EWS and 45% for SC / ST / OBC / PwBD candidates.

Marking Scheme

The Bank of Maharashtra SO 2021 recruitment exam for the post of Agriculture Field Officer will be held in online mode. There will only be a single exam which will consist of one Professional Knowledge test and will have 50 questions.

Bank of Maharashtra (AFO) Marking Scheme

Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For wrong answers No negative marking
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

Free Mock Test

Irrespective of whichever examination you are preparing for, practice is extremely important. Especially when appearing in an online exam, practice is the key. That’s how you develop your speed along with accuracy. The Bank of Maharashtra SO exam for the post of AFO will also consist of one online exam with objective-type questions. Speed will matter here too. Although there is no negative marking in the exam, you still have to work at your pace in order to avoid incorrect answers. That’s where mock tests come into play. ixamBee is providing Bank of Maharashtra SO (AFO) free mock tests which have been prepared carefully keeping in mind all the candidates’ requirements. You should practice these online mock tests regularly to identify your strengths and weaknesses.

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Bank of Maharashtra (AFO) Exam Pattern Free Mock Tests

Bank Of Maharashtra AFO 2021 Mock Test 2

Bank Of Maharashtra AFO 2021 Mock Test 2

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  • 50 Question
  • 100 Marks
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Bank Of Maharashtra AFO 2021 Mock Test 1

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  • 50 Question
  • 100 Marks

FAQs

There will be two main phases in the Bank of Maharashtra AFO recruitment process: Online examination and Interview.
There will be a single test on ‘Professional Knowledge’ in the BOM SO online exam.
No. There will be no negative marking in the BOM SO recruitment exam.
The Interview will carry 100 marks.
Yes, there will be minimum cut-off marks in both the online exam & Interview.
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