Bank of Maharashtra PO Selection Procedure 2016


Bank of Maharashtra PO Selection Procedure 2016: BOM is one of the leading Public Sector Banks of the country. It had invited online applications from candidates who aspire to apply for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in the Junior Management Grade Scale I with around 1315 PO Vacancies this year. 

This article is solely dedicated towards providing the BOM aspirants all the necessary information and discuss the Bank of Maharashtra PO Selection Procedure 2016 in detail in order to get deployed as a Probationary Officer in the Bank of Maharashtra (BOM).


Bank of Maharashtra PO Recruitment 2016: How to get recruited?  

Similar to a number of Bank Posts, the selection procedure for Bank of Maharashtra PO to get recruited is a 2 Tier Process. The two stages are

  • Phase 1: Online Written Examination
  • Phase 2: Interview/ Group Discussion

The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in these two tests. One needs to score the minimum required cut-off in the online written examination to be eligible to appear for the interview round.

Once the candidate clears both these levels, he/she will have to undergo a one-year diploma training at a training institute and 3 months of internship. Here, each candidate will be assessed on the basis of their overall performance during the training period and internship.

Only after successfully completing all these levels, the candidates will get placed and deployed in different branches in the Bank of Maharashtra. Let us discuss about the different phases of BOM Selection Procedure 2016 is detail.

Bank of Maharashtra PO Phase I: Online Written Examination

The Online Written Examination will be Objective MCQ type in nature. A candidate will have to answer questions from the following 4 topics

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language
  4. General Awareness

A total number of 200 questions will be asked in the written examination, in the total time of 2 Hours i.e. 120 Minutes.

 Name of the Section  Number of Questions  Maximum Marks
 Reasoning Ability  50  50
 Quantitative Aptitude  50  50
 English Language  50  50
 General Awareness  50  50
 Total  200  200

Some of the most essential pointers related to Bank of Maharashtra Examination are

  • The questions will be multiple choice.
  • The exam will be bilingual (English/ Hindi) except for the subject of English Language.
  • Negative marking is applicable for wrong answers.
  • The time allotted for solving 200 questions, 50 each from every subject is 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • The maximum marks for 200 questions is 200, one mark for every question.

Note: The cut-off score for each subject will depend on the number of minimum eligible candidates available.

Each candidate will have to achieve a minimum score in each subject of the exam as per the cut-off score separately. Also, he/she is expected to score a minimum total score in order to be shortlisted for the interview.

Bank of Maharashtra PO Phase II: Personal Interview/ Group Discussion

After successfully qualifying in the Online Written Examination, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal interview or a group discussion, depending on the situation.

  • In the Interview, they will be questioned by a panel of concerned bank authorities.
  • For the Group Discussion (GD), a topic will be given where the candidates will have to discuss and present their views on it.
  • Based on merit, candidates will be further shortlisted.

After BOM Phase-II, the shortlisted candidates will have to undertake a one-year diploma in Banking (PGDBF) from the Bank-empaneled Institute along with a 3-month internship in bank branches.

The candidates will have to pay for the diploma on their own while for the internship, they will be given a monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000Only after successfully completing all these stages, a candidate will be placed in branches of Bank of Maharashtra.


Read: Bank of Maharashtra Exam Dates 2016 

We hope that this article provided you with all the relevant information regarding Bank of Maharashtra PO Selection Procedure 2016.

Stay connected for more information regarding Public Sector Bank Recruitment Exams. To excel in Bank Exams, download the Best Bank Exam Preparation App for free.

Best Government Exam Preparation App OnlineTyariPost your doubts or queries in the section below. For better response, post your queries on OnlineTyari Community.


Write your comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.