Allahabad Bank SO Exam Pattern

Allahabad Bank Specialist Officer Recruitment Official Notification Out!!! The Allahabad Bank recruitment board has recently announced the notification for the engagement of Specialist Officer (SO) Cadre in various disciplines. The SO recruitment is for Civil Engineer, Company Secretary, Security Officer, Manager, and Financial Analyst posts. Allahabad Bank has given a notification for the recruitment of 92 Specialist Officer vacancies. Eligible candidates may apply online from 09-04-2019 to 14-05-2019.

Important Highlight: Allahabad Bank Exam Pattern

Name of an Organization Allahabad Bank
Recruitment Name Allahabad Bank SO Recruitment 2019
Job Role Specialist Officer
Job Location Anywhere in India

Allahabad Bank Exam Pattern: Posts and Vacancies Detail:

Total No.of Posts: 92
Name of the Post: Specialist Officer

Post Name Total
Security Officer 10
Civil Engineer 4
Manager (Fire Safety) 1
Manager (Law) 15
Company Secretary 1
Manager (IT) (Network Manager) 2
Manager (IT) (Security Administrator) 2
Manager (IT) (System Administrator) 2
Manager (IT) (Big Data Analytics) 2
Financial Analyst 51
Manager (Equity/ Mutual Fund Desk) 2

Allahabad Bank Recruitment: Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on

Allahabad Bank Recruitment: Exam Pattern

(A) Online Test: The test will be conducted online. Structure of the online test for the post of 01, 03& 04 is as under:

Name of the tests   Number of questions/ Maximum Marks  Total Time Duration
1. Reasoning 50/ 50 2 hours
2. English Language 50/ 25
3. General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50/ 50
4. Professional Knowledge 60/ 60 45 minutes
Total  210/ 185

Structure of the online test for the post code 02,05,06,07,08,09,10,11 is as under:

Name of the tests   Number of questions/ Maximum Marks  Total Time Duration
1. Reasoning 50/ 50 2 hours
2. English Language 50/ 25
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50/ 50
4. Professional Knowledge 60/ 60 45 minutes
Total  210/ 185

The minimum qualifying marks in each sections of the online test for merit ranking will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the Competing candidates taken together in each section to a minimum required level.

(B) Penalty for wrong answers : There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

(C) Interview: Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online Examination will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Bank. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

(D) Final Selection: Final selection will be made on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the online test and Interview taken together and will be strictly according to the merit.

Allahabad Bank SO 2019 Recruitment: Interview process

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the written test will be called for the Interview.TheThe candidate has to secure minimum passing marks in the interview. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of online exam and interview
will be 80:20 respectively.

Important Dates – Allahabad Bank SO Recruitment 2019

EVENTS IMPORTANT DATES
The relevant date for Age / Qualification/Work experience reckoned as on 01.04.2019
Opening date for Online Registration of application on Bank’s website 09.04.2019
Closing date for Online Registration of application on Bank’ s website(For all applicants including those from far-flung areas.) 29.04.2019
Payment of application fees Online 09.04.2019 – 29.04.2019(Both dates inclusive)
Download of call letter for Online examination June 2019 (Tentative)
Tentative Date of Online Test (if required) June 2019 (Tentative)

Allahabad Bank Careers 2019: Pay Scale

A. JMG Scale-I:Pay Scale: 23700-980 -30560-1145-32850-1310 – 42020

B. MMG Scale-II: Pay Scale: 31705-1145-32850-1310-45950

DA, HRA, CCA etc. will be paid as per Bank’s rules in force from time to time depending upon place of posting. Medical, LTC, Defined Contributory Retirement Benefit, Gratuity etc will be admissible as per prevailing Bank’s rules.

Syndicate Bank SO Preparation Tips

  • Candidates should give utmost importance to professional knowledge (relevant to the post) because of the weightage in the exam pattern.
  • Aspirants are also advised to focus on the other sections because the Bank considers the individual cut-off while shortlisting the candidates for the next round, i.e., interview.
  • The English language and reasoning section play a significant role in increasing the total score in the online exam.
  • To stand out from the crowd in the online written examination, candidates should focus on the weightage topics in each section.
  • The most important topics in reasoning section are syllogism, series test, analogy, coding decoding test, series test, blood relation, data sufficiency test, alphabet, etc.
  • Though the percentage is less for the Quantitative Aptitude, aspirants should not neglect this section which helps to achieve the perfect score.
  • The regular practice will help to score well in the English section. Important topics to focus in English section are comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, sentence correction and grammar rules.
  • While attempting the objective-type multiple questions, candidates should be very careful because of the negative marking.
  • We advise candidates to hone some time-management tricks that help to attempt all the questions in the given time.
  • The Bank will not give enough time for the aspirants to prepare for the GD/interview after the online written examination. Hence, they are encouraged to prepare for the interview while preparing for the online exam.
  • The mock tests play a significant role in the examination. Aspirants are advised to take at least one mock test daily during the final phase.

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