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UCO Bank SO Recruitment 2020: Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Today I am sharing the details about the UCO Bank SO 2020 Recruitment for various posts. 

Vacancies in Various Posts

Sr. No.

Name of the Post


Total Vacancies


Chartered Accountants/ CFA




Chartered Accountants/ CFA



Important Dates

Opening Date for submitting Online Application & Payment of fees


Last   Date for payment of the fees and submission of the online application form.


Date of Online Examination

December 2020/January 2021

Date of Interview

Will be informed separately

Service Bond


Minimum Service Period


Chartered Accountants/ CFA in JMGS-I

2 Years

2 Lacs + Applicable GST

Chartered Accountants/CFA in MMGS-II

1 Year

2 Lacs + Applicable GST

Eligibility Criteria


Age (as on 01.10.2020)

Educational qualification


Chartered Accountants/ CFA in JMGS-I


Qualified Chartered Accountant/ CFA

No mandatory requirement of experience but preference will be given to candidates having experience in the relevant field.

Chartered Accountants/ CFA in MMGS-II


Qualified Chartered Accountant/ CFA

Minimum of three years of work experience as CA.

Exam Pattern

Sr. No

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time





Composite time of 2 hours


English Language




Quantitative Aptitude




Professional Knowledge







Application Fees / Intimation Charges (Non-refundable)

Category of Applicant

Application Fee / Intimation Charges











Official Notification 

Click here for the official notification

Syllabus for the UCO Bank SO 2020 Exam

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Partnership
  • Mixtures and Alligation
  • Ages and Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage and Interest
  • Problems on Trains
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Area and Volume
  • Number Series
  • Linear equations
  • Quadratic equations
  • Data sufficiency


  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Machine Input Output
  • Order and Ranking
  • Inequalities
  • Problems based on ages
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Statement and Argument
  • Venn Diagram/Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction and Distance


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Error Spotting
  • Double Fillers
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Vocabulary Based Questions

Professional Knowledge

1. Working Capital Management
  • Introduction
  • Need for working capital
  • Cash cycle
  • Management strategies for working capital
2. Ratio analysis
  • Liquidity ratio
  • Turnover ratio
  • Profitability ratio
  • Solvency ratio
3. Time value of money
  • The Future Value of a Single Cash Flow
  • The Future Value of a Series of Cash Flows
  • The Present Value of a Single Cash Flow
  • The Present Value of a Series of Cash Flows
4. Capital budgeting
  • Discounted Payback Period
  • Payback Period
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Average Accounting Rate of Return (ARR)
  • Net Present Value
  • Profitability Index (PI)
  • Investment Decision Criteria
5. RBI and the Foreign Exchange Market
  • Role of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in forex management.
  • Latest RBI circulars
6. Risk Management
  • Concept of Risk
  • Risk Management Process
  • Determination of Business Objectives
  • Identification of Risks
  • Measurement of Risk
  • Types of risks
  • Derivatives: Forwards, Futures, Swaps and Options
  • Basics of Derivative Pricing and Valuation
  • Forwards and Futures Valuation
  • Forward Rate Agreements and Swap Valuation
7. Short-term Financing
  • Working Capital Concepts
  • Working Capital Issues
  • Working Capital Cycle
  • Aggressive and Conservative Approach
  • Sources of Short-Term Financing
8. Long-Term Financing
  • Considerations of Issuers and Investors
  • Sources of Long-term Finance
  • Merits and Demerits of:
    • Retained Earnings
    • Equity Capital
    • Preference Capital
    • Debenture Capital
    • Term Loans
9. Money Markets
  • Money Market
  • Money Market Instruments
  • Coupon Bearing Instruments
  • Discount Instruments
  • Risks involved in Money Market
10. Capital Markets
  • Capital Markets
  • Process, types of securities and parties involved
  • Types of bonds
  • Bond valuations
  • Debt and Equity
11. Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Risk and Return
  • Capital Allocation
  • Optimal Portfolio
  • Modern Portfolio Theory
  • Performance Measurement
12. Yield Curve Analysis
  • Concept of Yield Curve and its Types
  • Yield to Maturity concept
  • Types of Interest Rates and their Computation
  • Yield Interpolation
13. Duration
  • Concept of Duration and Modified Duration
  • Macaulay duration
  • Effective duration
  • Computation of Duration for different types of bonds
  • Relationship between duration, yield, coupon and maturity
  • Duration of a Portfolio
14. Convexity
  • Concept of Convexity and its Properties
  • Convexity of a Portfolio
  • Impact of the price change on convexity
  • Positive and Negative Convexity
15. Interest Rate Options
  • Interest Rate Options
  • Over-the-Counter Options, Calls and Puts on LIBOR Caps, Floors and Collars
16. Interest Rate Swaps
  • Interest Rate Swaps
  • Basic Structure
  • Price Quoting Conventions
  • Pricing & Valuing Interest Rate Swaps
  • Variants of Interest Rate Swap
  • Swaption
17. Financial Awareness
  • Latest circulars of RBI and SEBI
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial market instruments 
  • International reports and indices
  • Latest government schemes 
  • Important committees
  • Foreign investment and trade 
  • Growth numbers by various organization 
  • Union budget 
  • Latest mergers and MOUs of banks and financial institutions 
  • Heads of various financial organizations 
  • Mutual Funds
  • Basel Norms
  • Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI

Course Features

  • 100% syllabus coverage through videos, quizzes and notes.
  • Daily video classes
  • Weekly doubt clearing sessions
  • Categorized quizzes
  • Full-length mock tests
  • Downloadable study material


Ques 1: Is this course available in Hindi and English?
Ans: No, the course is available in English language only.

Ques 2: Is this a paid course?
Yes, the course fee is Rs.3999/-.

Ques 3: Is there any Demo available for your notes and lectures?
Ans: Yes, the demo course is available on learn.bankexamstoday.com and our Android application “BankExamsToday”.

Ques 4: Can I print the notes?
Yes, you can download the notes in PDF format and take printouts of the notes.

Ques 5: What is the validity of the course?
The course will be valid until UCO Bank SO 2020 interviews.

Ques 6: Are video lectures live or pre-recorded?
The video lecture is recorded every day and uploaded at 5.30 pm (except Sunday). You can watch the lectures anytime.

Ques 7: How can I clear my doubts?
We have a discussion forum in the mobile app and desktop where you can drop your queries and doubts. If necessary/urgent you can call us at 9067201000.

Ques 8: How can I access the course?
You can access the video classes, notes and tests via learning dashboard https://learn.bankexamstoday.com/ and our mobile application.

Ques 9: Does this package include test series?
Ans: Yes, test series is included in this course.

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