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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Bank of Baroda Probationary Officer Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Objective Type: 2 Hours and 30 minutes Descriptive Type: 30 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    0.25 deducted for each wrong answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    April 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    April 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    May 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    May 2022
  • Exam Date
    May 2022
  • Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria
  • The candidate applying for the PO post must be having a minimum age of 20 years
  • Relaxations in the age are provided to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. The details of age relaxation are given below.
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST / Ex-servicemen 5 years
OBC 3 years
Persons affected by the 1984 riots 5 years
  • General- 10 years
  • OBC- 13 years
  • SC/ST- 15 years

Bank of Baroda PO Educational Qualifications 2022

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation or its equivalent from a recognized University of India with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
  • However, the minimum aggregate marks secured by the SC/ST candidates must be 55%.
Exam Pattern

The Bank of Baroda PO 2022 Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online Mode
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs) and Descriptive type
No. of Questions 167 Questions
Duration of Exam
  • Objective type: 2 hours
  • Descriptive type: 30 minutes
Negative Marking Criteria 1/4 Mark deducted for each wrong answer

BOB PO Syllabus: General/Banking/Economy Awareness

The General/Banking/Economy Awareness section of BOB PO comprises 40 questions and the maximum marks allotted to the test are 40. Candidates need to prepare the following topics.

Banking/ Financial Awareness Scientific Research
History Culture
Current Affairs News related to Reserve Bank of India
Economics Scene Sports
General Policy Including Indian Constitution Geography

BOB PO Syllabus 2022: Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

The Reasoning and Computer Aptitude section consists of 50 questions carrying a total of 75 marks. Below mentioned Aarti important topics for this section. top

Topics on Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
Number Series Venn Diagrams Arithmetical Reasoning
Non-Verbal Series Cause and Effect Analogy
Coding-Decoding Puzzle Decision Making
Directions Cause and Effect Blood Relations
Number Ranking Syllogism Clocks & Calendars
Alphabet Series Seating Arrangement Mirror Images
Cubes and Dice

BOB PO Syllabus 2022: Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section is of 50 marks carrying 40 questions. The important topics for this section are given below:

Topics on BOB PO Quantitative Aptitude
Number System Ratio and Proportions Mixtures & Allegations
Decimal & Fractions Profit and Loss Data Interpretation
Percentages Time and Work Mensuration
Problems on Ages HCF & LCM Permutation & Combination
Average Speed, Time, and Distance Interest
Simplification Simple & Compound Interest Probability
Data Sufficiency Algebra -

BOB PO Syllabus: English

The English section comprises 35 questions. The total marks allotted to this section are 35.

Topics on BOB PO English
Reading Comprehension Sentence Improvement/Phrase Replacement Para Jumbles
Verb Tenses Essay and Letter Writing (Descriptive Section)
Error Correction Subject-Verb Agreement Adverb
Sentence Rearrangement Fill in the Blanks Grammar
Synonyms Unseen Passages Idioms & Phrases
Vocabulary Antonyms Cloze Test
Sentence/Para Completion Articles -

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