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Bank of India General Banking Officer 2019 - Syllabus with Notes

Published on Saturday, May 18, 2019
Hi readers,
Bank of India is going to release notification for General Banking Officers and Credit officers recruitment 2019 exam soon. The important fact here is - For Manager Scale II maximum age limit is 35 years. Read the details about notification here.(old).

Exam pattern

There will be three sections consisting of 50 questions of 1 mark each
  1. English Language
  2. General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry
  3. Financial Management
Time allotted 120 minutes
  • There is no sectional timing. 
  • The test of English Language will be of qualifying nature. Marks obtained in the English Language will not be added while preparing merit List
  • Negative marking - 0.25

Syllabus for BOI Banking Officer

English language

I recommend you to read "The Hindu" every day. Along with the newspaper, I recommend you to download my free notes here.

General Awareness

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Financial Management

Basic Accounting

  • Accounting principles and concepts - read accounting standards book by ICAI (Important)
  • Functions and working of RBI, IRDA and SEBI

Cost accounting concepts (basics)

  • Overview of Cost Accounting
  • Cost sheet, working capital
  • Marginal costing
  • Cost volume profit analysis
  • Inventory Valuation
  • Target Costing
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Forecasting
  • Absolute costing
  • Social accounting
  • Activity-Based Costing
  • Constraint Analysis

Management accounting

  • Material, Labour Cost and Overhead Cost
  • Output or Unit Costing (Cost Sheet)
  • Job and Batch Costing
  • Contract Costing
  • Process Costing
  • Cost of capital
  • Capital structure
  • Capital budgeting
  • Sources of finance
  • Ratio analysis
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Funds Flow Statement
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Marginal (Variable) Costing and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control
  • Standard Costing and Variance Analysis

Corporate accounting (Important)

  • Dividend distribution
  • Redemption of preference shares
  • Issuance of shares
  • Issue, Forfeiture, and Re-issue of Shares
  • Redemption of preference shares
  • Issue and redemption of debentures
  • Underwriting
  • Acquisition of business and profits prior to Incorporation
  • Final accounts: of Companies
  • Divisible profits and Bonus issues 
  • Guidelines of SEBI
  • Valuation of Goodwill and Shares
  • Accounting for Amalgamation of Companies

Business law

  • Negotiable instruments
  • Contract act
  • Partnership act
  • Company law (Go through all these laws with amendments)
  • Labour law
  • Factories act
  • Industrial disputes act
  • Gratuity act
  • Provident fund act


  • Capital market 
  • Money market
  • Micro and macroeconomics concepts
  • Updates related to money market and RBI policies


Basics of Income tax act and GST, I recommend Vinod Gupta's book for this)

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