PNB SO Exam Pattern

PNB SO Exam Pattern 2020 – Check Detail Punjab National Bank SO Exam Pattern

PNB SO Notification 2020 Out: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has released a notification for the recruitment of candidates for the post of Specialist Officer, SO (Manager & Senior Manager). Interested candidates can apply to the posts through the online mode at ww.pnbindia.in or through the direct link that has been made available from 8th until 29th September 2020  A total of 535 vacancies have been notified for the PNB SO Post. Candidates can apply for any one of the posts that have been listed in the subsequent paragraphs.

Direct Link to Check PNB Recruitment Official Notification

Board Name Punjab National Bank
Name Of The Post Specialist Officer (Manager, Senior Manager)
Vacancy In Number 535
Category Exam Pattern
Location Punjab
Official Site www.pnbindia.in

PNB SO Recruitment 2020: Selection Process

The selection for all the posts of PNB Specialist Officers will be through the following two methods.

  1. Online test
  2. Interview.

A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of aggregate scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview.

PNB SO Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for the PNB Manager and Senior Manager is given here.

  • The PNB SO Exam will be held in Online mode.
  • The tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. in English and Hindi.
  • There is a penalty of one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question.
  • If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

PNB SO Exam Pattern

PNB SO Exam Pattern 2020
S.No. Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
1 Reasoning 50 50 120 minutes
2 Professional Knowledge(Relevant to the Post) 50 75
3 English Language 50 25
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 200 200
  • The total marks allotted for the Interview are 35.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40%.
  • The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of aggregate scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview.
  • Interview scores of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
  • A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.

PNB SO Interview

The candidates who will qualify the written test for PNB SO will be eligible to appear for the PNB SO.

  • The total marks allotted for the Interview are 35.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40%.
  • The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of aggregate scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview.
  • Interview scores of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
  • A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.

List of Documents at the time of PI for PNB SO

  • Interview Call Letter
  • Online application form
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Photo Identify Proof
  • Income and Asset Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Disability certificate
  • Relevant documents in support of the work experience
  • Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility, etc

PNB SO Exam Pattern 2020 FAQs-

Q. What is the selection process for the PNB SO?

Ans. Selection will be through online test and/or interview.

Q. How many questions will be there in PNB SO Exam 2020?

Ans. There are a total of 200 questions are in the PO Exam

Q. Is there any negative marking for this exam.

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of -1/4 marks

Q. What is the marking scheme for the SO Exam?

Ans. Correct answer= 1 marks and incorrect answer= -1/4 marks.