Bank of Maharashtra Generalist Officer 2023: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Published on Thursday, January 12, 2023
Dear Readers
Bank of Maharashtra has released the 2022-23 notification for the recruitment of  Scale 2 & Scale 3 Generalist Officers.

Number of Vacancies

  • Generalist Officer Scale-II: 400 
  • Generalist Officer Scale-III: 100

Important Dates



Commencement date of on-line application


Last Date of the online application


Date of Online Examination

22nd January 2023

Date of GD / Interview

Will be informed separately.

Eligibility Criteria (as on 31.10.2022)

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 60% marks in the aggregate of all semesters/years (55% for SC / ST / OBC / PwBD). Passing of JAIIB & CAIIB is desirable. 
  • A professional qualification like CA / ICWA / CFA / FRM from a recognized University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. of India / approved by Govt. Regulatory bodies.

Age Limit

  • Generalist Officer Scale-II- 25 to 35 years and Generalist Officer Scale-III- 25 to 38 years. (Relaxation for reserved categories will be applicable as per Government guidelines).


  • Generalist Officer Scale-II: Post Qualification Work Experience of 5 years as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank. Experience in Credit-related areas / Branch Head / in Incharge is preferable.
  • Generalist Officer Scale-III: Post qualification work experience of 5 years as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank. The candidate should have minimum one-year experience as Branch Manager / Head out of five years. Experience in Credit related areas / In charge of Specialized Verticals is preferable.
    • Branch Manager is an incumbent who is responsible for overseeing all functions of branch such as Deposit, Advances, Operations, Monitoring, Inspection, Recovery, etc. Branch Manager has also overseen the performance of employees.

Exam Pattern

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


English Language


Total Maximum Marks 150

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude


20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability


20 Minutes

Professional Knowledge**


60 Minutes



2 Hours

**The test of Professional Knowledge may consist of banking-related questions. There is no negative marking in the online examination.

Syllabus for Bank of Maharashtra Generalist Officer Scale-II & Scale-III

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Series
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Approximation
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems based on trains
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Machine Input Output
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Problems based on Ages
  • Rankings
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Arguments

English Language

  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Para Jumbles
  • Vocabulary
  • Error Spotting
  • Cloze test

Professional knowledge

  • RBI Circulars
  • Latest Government Schemes
  • Banking products
  • Banking Awareness (Updated on monthly basis)
  • Priority sector lending
  • Basel Norms
  • RBI regulations for Commercial banks, RRBs, Small Finance Banks, HFCs, NBFCs and UCBs
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial market instruments
  • International reports and indices
  • Important committees
  • Foreign investment and trade
  • Union budget
  • Latest mergers and MOUs of banks and financial institutions
  • Financial regulatory institutions in India
  • Mutual Funds
  • Ratio analysis
  • Break-even Analysis
  • Time Value of Money
  • Working capital management
  • Factoring
  • Dividend Policy
  • Factoring
  • Derivatives- Future and Forward Contract
  • Capital Structure
  • Cost of Capital
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Banking Regulations Act, 1949
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • SARFAESI Act, 2002
  • Currency Act
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • Taxation Acts (Income Tax and GST)
  • Companies Act, 2013
  • RBI Act, 1934

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