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Indian Bank SO for Scale III & II (HR) 2023

Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Indian Bank SO HR Officer exam is conducted every year for the selection of HR Officers in various PSU banks. On this page, we will provide the Important information about the latest notification about the Exam Date, Number of vacancies, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus and Previous papers for Indian Bank SO HR Officer exam.

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Registration (TENTATIVE)


Closing Date for Online Registration (TENTATIVE)


Tentative Date of Online Examination 23/04/2023
Tentative Month of Interview To be updated

Total Posts

S No CategoryScaleTOTAL
1Senior Manager (HR) III02
2 Manager (HR) II03

Qualification and Experience

Post / Scale Age Qualification Experience
Senior Manager (HR) Grade Scale III Maximum age as on 31.01.2023 (date inclusive) should not exceed 38 years  Mandatory- Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law. Minimum 5 years of work experience in domain area in a Bank / NBFC / FIs 
Manager (HR) Grade Scale II Maximum age as on 31.01.2023 (date inclusive) should not exceed 35 years Mandatory- Graduate and Two Years Full time Post Graduate degree or Two Years Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law. Minimum 3 years of work experience in domain area in a Bank / NBFC / FIs

Exam pattern

S. no.Name of the testNo. Of
1.Professional Knowledge (Respective Domain)6060
time of 120
2.English Language 2020
3.General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry 2020



Professional knowledge (HR) Syllabus

Principles and Practices of Management:
  • Development of Management Thought, Contributions of Taylor, Fayol, Mayo, C.I. Barnard. Behavioral Approach, Systems Approach, Quantitative Approach and Contingency Approach.
  • Function of Management: Planning and Decision Making, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, Coordinating.
Human Resource Management:
  • Conceptual framework, Human Resource Planning, Job Analysis, Recruitment, Selection, Placement, Induction, Training and Development, Performance Management, Job Evaluation, Compensation Management, Employee Benefits and Incentives, Managing Career.
  • New Trends in HRM: Changing environment of HRM and contemporary challenges
Human Resource Development:
  • Concepts, Assumptions, Values, HRD Mechanisms, Action – research Model, HRD Culture and Climate, HRD Interventions, HR Accounting and Audit, Consultant – client relationship, Knowledge Management, Human Resource Information System.
  • International Human Resource Management (IHRM): Organizational context of IHRM, IHRM and Sustainable Business, Functions of IHRM, Cross – Cultural Studies, Cultural Diversity, Transnational Organizations, IHRM models.
Organizational Behaviour:

  • Concept, Scope, Nature of human behavior, Personality, Perception, Learning, Attitude, Motivation, Interpersonal Behaviour, Group Dynamics, Leadership, Communication, Power and Authority, Stress, Organizational Change and Development.

Industrial Realations:
  • Concept, Scope, Evolution, Approaches, Actors and Models, Conflict and cooperation, Bi-partitism, Tri-partitism, Collective Bargaining, Workers’ Participation in Management, Grievance Handling and Disciplinary Action, Code of Conduct, Industrial Relations in changing scenario, Employers’ organisations.
  • Trade Unions: Concepts, Evolution, Problems of trade unions in India, Recognition, The Trade Unions Act, 1926. Emerging role of trade unions in India.
Industrial Disputes:
  • Factors, Forms, Trends, Prevention and Settlement, Role of State and Central Labour Administration, Strikes and Lockouts. The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
Labour Legislation:
  • Objectives, Principles, Classification and Evolution. International Labour Organisation, Social Justice and Labour Legislation, Indian Constitution and Labour Laws.
  • The Factories Act, 1948.
  • The Mines Act, 1952.
  • The Inter-state Migrant Workmen (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act, 1979.
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970.
  • The Building and other Construction workers (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act, 1996.
  • The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
  • Concept, Types, Factors influencing wages, Wage Theories and Wage Differentials
  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
  • The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
  • The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.
Labour Welfare:
  • Labour Welfare: Concept, Scope, Types, Theories and Principles, Industrial Health and Hygiene, Industrial Accidents and safety, Occupational Diseases Social Security: Concept and Scope, Social Assistance and Social assurance.
Labour Market:
  • Features, Demand and Supply of Labour, Nature and Composition of Indian Labour Force, Unemployment and Underemployment, Types of Labour Market,
  • Characteristics of Indian Labour Market, New Dynamics of Labour Market in India, Economic Systems and Labor Market, Problems of Labour in India.


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

General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry      

  • Banking Reforms
  • Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI etc.
  • International Banking
  • Latest circulars of RBI and SEBI
  • Latest Updates in Financial & Capital Markets
  • Financial Terms
  • Banking Terms
  • Latest Acts related to Banking
  • Priority Sector Lending
  • NPA - latest news
  • RBI Monetary Policy
  • Capital & Money Market Instrument
  • Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies
  • Credit Rating and Agencies
  • Payment Options- NEFT, RTGS, Bharat Bill payment etc.
  • Complete List of Obituaries 2023
  • Recently Appointed Brand Ambassadors List
  • Monthly GK Digest
  • Ministry of Cabinet Ministers
  • Renamed Govt. Schemes, Cities, Airports & Railway Stations
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial market instruments
  • International reports and indices
  • 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
  • Joint Military Exercises of India
  • List of Summits and Conferences
  • India's Rankings in Different Indices
  • List of Appointments in 2023
  • List of Important Days With Themes
  • List of MoUs signed by India in 2023
  • List of Sports Events & Winners – 2023
  • Awards and Honours 2023

Indian Bank SO for Scale III & II (HR) 2023 Course by BankExamsToday

  • 20-25 Minutes of Video-lectures everyday
  • Comprehensive Notes prepared by experienced faculty
  • Time-bound Sectional Quizzes on All Subjects
  • Doubt Clearing video session
  • Discussion forum for queries
  • Updated Study Material- Print-Friendly
  • 100% Syllabus Coverage
  • Mock Test with detailed solution

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