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Oriental bank of Commerce SO 2017 - Syllabus and Books

Dear aspirants,
The Oriental bank of Commerce (OBC) has announced latest vacancies (120) for the position of Specialist Officers in the following streams:-
  • Senior Manager (FA) –Chartered Accountant, Taxation- (01 post) 
  • Senior Manager (FA)-Chartered Accountant- (01 post) 
  • Manager (FA) – Chartered Accountant- (18 posts) 
  • Assistant Manager (Financial Analyst) - (100 posts) 

Dates to remember:

  • Opening date for registration: 7th April 2017 
  • Closing date for registration: 26th April 2017 

Application Fee:

  • ST/SC/PWD: Rs.100/- (Only intimidation charges) 
  • For all Others: Rs. 600/- 
  • (mode of payment will be online only) 

Selection Procedure:

For Scale-II & above 

The selection will be based on marks obtained in interview (full marks 100)
Senior Manager (FA)-Chartered Accountant, Taxation
Senior Manager (FA) –Chartered Accountant, Ind AS Cell
Manager (FA)-Chartered

For Assistant Manager(FA)

Performance in written test and Interview(full marks 100) will decide the final selection

The structure of written test:

No. Of questions
Marks weightage
English Language
General awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
Quantitative aptitude
Professional knowledge
Total Time
120 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


General Awareness:


Professional knowledge:

  • Accounting (A General Knowledge of the framing of the accounting standards, national and international accounting authorities, adoption of international financial reporting standards) 
  • Business Laws, Ethics and Communication (working knowledge of business laws and company law and their practical application in commercial situations) 
  • Cost Accounting and Financial Management (basic concepts and processes used to determine product costs, analyze and evaluate information for cost ascertainment, planning, control and decision making) 
  • Taxation (knowledge of the provisions of Income-tax law relating to the topics) 
  • Advanced Accounting (understanding of the conceptual framework for the preparation and presentation of financial statements, working knowledge of the professional standards and application of accounting principles to different practical situations) 
  • Auditing and Assurance (objective and concepts of auditing and working knowledge of generally accepted auditing procedures and of techniques and skills needed to apply them in audit and attestation engagements and solving simple case-studies) 
  • Information Technology and Strategic Management (understanding of Information Technology and its use by the business as facilitator and driver) 
Professional Knowledge Study Material
  • Accounting standards handbook by ICAI
  • Economics by IIM A, this book is also useful for interview point of view
  • Corporate law by GK Kapoor
  • Get any course book for Corporate accounting
  • Auditing & Assurance by ICAI
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