Bank of Maharashtra Probationary Officers Selection Procedure | Bank of Maharashtra Probationary Officers Written Exam Pattern | Bank of Maharashtra Probationary Officers Written Test Syllabus
BANK OF MAHARASHTRA Recruitment of Probationary Officers 2010
Selection will be on the basis of Written Test and/or Group Discussions, Interview depending on the number of applications received for the post. Merely satisfying the eligibility norm does not entitle a candidate to be called for Written Test / GD / Personality Test / Interview. The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for the GD / Interview after preliminary screening / short-listing with reference to candidates qualifications, suitability, experience, etc.
Written Test will comprise (i) Objective Test on Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and English & (ii) Descriptive Test. The Descriptive Test shall be to assess the candidates’ knowledge on Socio- economic development and Communication Skills. Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in Objective and Descriptive tests. However, the number of candidates to be called for Group Discussion and/or Interview will be as per the appropriate cut off mark decided by the Bank. Merely eligibility/pass in the Written Test will not entitle any candidate to be called for GD and/ or Interview. Further details regarding the Written Test i.e. number of questions, duration, etc., shall be advised along with the call letter. The candidates have an option to answer the Written Test (Descriptive Test) in either English or Hindi (only in one language).
There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the Objective Tests.
Those candidates who qualify in both Written Test & Group Discussion/Interview as mentioned above, will be considered for Final Selection. Merit List of such candidates will be prepared based on the aggregate marks (Written Test and GD/Interview) obtained by them and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified in the Written Test and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Bank’s website and the decision of the Bank in this regard is final.
DETAILS OF WRITTEN TEST:
The written test will be held on 19-12-2010 at the following centers and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters. Detailed List of written test centers with the center codes is given below:
GROUP DISCUSSIONS AND/OR INTERVIEW
The candidates who pass the test and rank sufficiently high shall be called for interview in the ratio of 1:3 in relation to the number of posts i.e. 3 candidates to be called for interview for every post depending on ranking in the written test
The Bank intends to impart free non-residential Pre-Examination Training [PET] to a limited number of candidates belonging to Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe /Minorities Communities at all examination centres , in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such Pre-Examination Training may indicate to that effect and should fill in the relevant column in the On-line application. Selection for the PET from among the candidates will be made on the priority of the date of receipt of application. All expenses for attending the Pre-Examination Training programme at the concerned Training Centre relating to travel, boarding, lodging, etc. will have to be made and borne by the candidate. The Bank has discretion to add or delete from the centers for PET indicated above.