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Bank of Maharashtra SO Law Officer 2021 - Details

Published on Friday, October 29, 2021
Dear Readers,
Bank of Maharashtra has recently released the 2021 recruitment notification for the Law Officer Scale-II post. Here we are sharing the Important information about the latest notification about the Number of vacancies, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus for the Bank of Maharashtra Specialist Officer: Law Officer Scale-II according to the latest pattern.

Number of Vacancies


Important Dates


Important Dates

Commencement date of online application

1st September 2021

Last Date of the online application

19th September 2021

Date of Online Examination

31st October 2021

Date of GD / Interview

Will be informed separately.

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

Essential: - 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate with a minimum required marks of 60% or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years. For SC/ST/OBC and PWD candidates, the minimum required marks of 55% in the aggregate of all semesters/years in Bachelor’s Degree in Law. 


  • Special knowledge of
    1. Banking Law, Company Law, Labour Law and Constitutional Law and experience in drafting of pleadings and documents; 
    2. Proficiency in computer applications



  • At least five years’ experience as an Advocate or as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a Bank / financial institution/ statutory corporation / Company and/or Legal Associate / Legal consultant in an Advocate’s or Solicitor’s Office or in the Legal Department of Central/State Government or as a teacher in law in a Law College / University. However, preference shall be given to the candidates having experience as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a nationalized bank/financial institution. The candidate should have worked in Bank for one year as Law Officer.

Age Limit

  • Minimum 25 years and maximum 35 years.

Minimum Bond Period

  • Three years from the date of Joining the Bank.

Probation Period

  • 1 year

Exam Pattern

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


Professional Knowledge



60 minutes




60 minutes

Note: There is no negative marking in online examination.

Syllabus for Law Officer Scale-II 

Professional Knowledge

  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • IPC, 1860
  • CrPC, 1973
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • CPC, 1908
  • Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  • Important Latin terms and maxims
  • Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Companies Act, 2013
  • Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
  • SEBI Act, 1992
  • SC(R) Act, 1956
  • Depositories Act, 1996
  • Taxation law
  • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  • Law of Trusts – Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees
  • Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
  • Negotiable Instruments Act 1881
  • Foreign Exchange Management Act,1999
  • The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
  • Information Technology Act, 2000
  • Limitation Act, 1993
  • Banker’s Books Evidence Act, 1891
  • The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions (DRT) Act,1993
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006
  • Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act, 2002
  • The Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  • Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited, 2000
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