Bank of Baroda SO 2022: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022

Dear Students,

Bank of Baroda SO has released an official notification to hire candidates for Specialist Officer posts. A total of 325 vacancies have been announced for Bank of Baroda SO Notification.

Important Dates

Activity

Tentative Dates

Start Date of Online Registration of Application

22.06.2022

Last date of Online Registration of Application & Payment of Fees

12.07.2022

Eligibility Criteria (Vacancies & Age)

Post

Grade/Scale

Vacancies

Age

Relationship Manager

 

Corporate & Inst. Credit

SMG/S-IV

75

Minimum – 35 Years & Maximum – 42 Years

MMG/S-III

100

Minimum – 28 Years & Maximum – 35 Years

Credit Analyst

 

Corporate & Inst. Credit

MMG/S-III

100

Minimum – 28 Years & Maximum – 35 Years

MMG/S-II

50

Minimum – 25 Years & Maximum – 30 Years

Eligibility Criteria (Education & Post Qualification Experience)

Post

Grade/Scale

Education

Post Qualification Experience

Relationship Manager

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate & Inst. Credit

SMG/S-IV

Mandatory

Graduation (in any discipline) and Post Graduate Degree / Diploma with Specialization in Finance (Min 1 Year course)

Preferred – CA/CFA/CS/CMA

Min. 10 Years in Public / Private / Foreign Banks/ Financial Institutions with strong exposure in Sales/ Relationship Management in Corporate Credit

MMG/S-III

Min. 5 Years of Work Experience in Public / Private / Foreign Banks/Financial Institutions with strong exposure in Sales/Relationship Management in Corporate Credit

Credit Analyst

 






Corporate & Inst. Credit

MMG/S-III

Graduation (in any discipline) and Post Graduate Degree with Specialization in Finance or CA / CMA / CS / CFA

Min. 5 Years of Work Experience in Bank with 4 years in Large/ Mid Corporate Credit in Public / Private / Foreign Banks/ Financial Institutions with exposure in Credit Appraisal/ Processing/ Operations

MMG/S-II

Graduation (in any discipline) and CA

Preference will be given to candidates having Work Experience in Public / Private / Foreign Banks with exposure in Credit Appraisal/ Processing/ Operations.

Exam Pattern

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Reasoning

25

25

150 minutes

English Language

25

25

Quantitative Aptitude

25

25

Professional Knowledge

75

150

Total

150

225

Syllabus for Bank of Baroda SO

English

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

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

Reasoning

  • 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

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. Acts Related to Banking

  • SARFAESI act (Most important)
  • Banking regulations act
  • Limited liability act
  • Negotiable instruments act

13. RBI Circulars

  • In-depth analysis of the last 9 months' RBI circulars
  • Most important – Priority sector lending, Urban co-operative banks, COVID measures, MSME

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