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Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Programme Details

Introduction

Bank of Baroda and Manipal Group have joined hands to set up the Baroda Manipal School of Banking (BMSB) to cater to the needs of training young, bright graduates in order to make them job ready for a career in Banking in Bank of Baroda. On successful completion of the programme within the stipulated time period, they shall be absorbed as Probationary Officers by Bank of Baroda.

Admission to the Programme

Candidates shall be selected through a selection process consisting of online exam (objective + descriptive) followed by Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Course details

The One Year Course

The selected students will go through 9 (nine) months of on campus residential program at the Baroda Manipal School of Banking leading to award of a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance by Manipal University followed by a 3 (three) months work integrated learning (WIL) in the form of On the Job Training at any branch of Bank of Baroda leading to award of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance by Manipal university. The course is extendable to a further 18 months of blended learning which is optional at the option of the students and which will lead to award of MBA in Banking and Finance from Manipal University.

Final Placement at Bank of Baroda

On successful completion of the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance, the candidate would be offered appointment in the Bank as PO in JMG/S-I and can be posted anywhere in India as per Banks discretion.

Emoluments on final placement

On successful completion of the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance, the candidate would be offered appointment in the Bank as PO in JMG/S-I which is presently in the scale of pay Rs. 23700-980x7/30560-1145x2/32850-1310x7/42020. They will also be eligible for DA, HRA / Rent Reimbursement & CCA as per rules from time to time. At present, the initial annual CTC is approximately Rs. 8 lacs (including perquisites) in a Metropolitan Centre.

The gross annual salary on joining the Bank will be approximately Rs. 8 lacs (including perquisites) in a Metropolitan Centre. Officers are also entitled for various benefits / perquisites, facilities from the bank like various reimbursements / perquisites, concessional loan facilities for different purposes, LTC / LFC, holiday home, medical facilities for self and dependents, etc.

The above mentioned various salary / perquisites, benefits, etc. may increase in future, by the time the candidates joins the services of the Bank.

Fee Structure

The fees for this Course will be Rs. 3.45 lakhs (all inclusive Boarding, Lodging and course fees etc.) plus service taxes as applicable to be paid by the student from the year 2014-15 for batches joining after September 2014. However, students can finance the course fees by availing Education Loan which will be granted by Bank of Baroda at a concessional rate of interest of 8% interest. Students can therefore obtain a high quality specialized course in Banking and Finance without any monetary burden on them and fully financed by the Bank.

The educational loan facilities are being made available to the participants taking into consideration that they are future employees of the Bank. As such, the concessional rates will be withdrawn, if the student does not join the Bank or stays with the Bank for certain number of years as stipulated, in which case, the Bank will levy the card rates as applicable, right from the inception itself.

Apart from the above course fees, the exam fees for undergoing various certification exams viz. NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository Opns.) as mandated under the course will have to be borne additionally by the candidates, as per the fees charged by NISM from time to time for conducting these certification exams. Currently, the fee for NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (depository Services) certification exams comes to Rs. 2500/- per candidate.

Stipend, Incentives and Reimbursements

Earn while you Learn (Stipends)

A stipend amount will be paid to the students during the entire duration of the -9- months course of the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance Programme. Rs. 2,500/- during the nine months campus period.

Reimbursements

The fees amount will be reimbursed by Bank after completion of -05- years of service in the Bank. This is applicable for the students of upcoming batches (Batch 13 onwards) joining after September 2014. For 1st to 12th Batches, reimbursements will be made as enumerated in their offer letter or as modified from time to time.

Incentives / other facilities

  • Bank of Baroda will give away prizes for the best students in the course.
  • Bank of Baroda shall provide uniform and blazer to the students in line with common dress code and to ensure a specific uniform grooming for all participants.

Service Bond

On successful completion of the course within the stipulated time period, the Bank would offer appointment as a Probationary Officer in JMG/S-I. At the time joining of Bank’s services, the candidate will have to execute a service Bond for serving a minimum of 3 years in the Bank w.e.f the date of their joining Bank’s service or else, shall pay back to the Bank the full amount of stipend received by him / her during the program, a notional amount of Rs. 1 lakh towards the cost of on-the –job training and also liquidate the entire Educational Loan outstanding at that point in time at the prevailing card rate from the date of availment. From the 3rd year onwards, any Officer leaving the Bank’s service will only have to clear his / her outstanding educational loan dues at applicable card rate. This condition is applicable to the candidates joining for BMSB from the selection exercise 2015-16 onwards. In case of candidates from 1st to 15th Batch (upto Selection exercise 2014-15), the period of service Bond will be 2 years.

Campus

The Baroda Manipal School of Banking is located at the following address

Baroda Manipal School of Banking
Manipal County, No.65, Singasandra
Off: Hosur Road, Begur
Bengaluru – 560 068

The programme offered at the Baroda Manipal School of Banking is fully residential and the participants would be necessarily staying in the campus. Apart from the professional studies, the campus life would be an essential part of training of the participants.

Medical Help

A Doctor and clinic would be available at appointed hours in the campus for providing medical assistance to the students, as required.

Curriculum

All students admitted to the course will be provided with a Participants Handbook which contains all the details of the Course Curriculum.

Programme Delivery

Programme conduct details

Classes will be held five days a week from Monday to Friday with Saturday devoted to Project work, e-learning, Finacle practice, assignments etc. and Sunday being a weekly holiday. Apart from regular classes, the programme participants would be required to take part in additional curricular and extracurricular activities. Formal class room sessions will be of 65 minutes duration. There will be 7 sessions on each day. Programme delivery will be in the form of classroom lectures, tutorial discussions, seminars, laboratory work, assignments, case studies, library research projects and other exercises. Considerable emphasis will be placed on self learning by the participants. Co-curricular activities will form an essential part of the learning process.

The breakup of time available for formal study is as follows:

No. of working days in a week – 5

  • Saturdays will be devoted to Project Work, e-learning, Finacle practice, assignments etc.
  • No. of sessions (1 hour & 15 minutes) in a day – 7
  • No. of subjects per trimester – 7
  • No. of sessions per subject per trimester – as per credits assigned.

    Note:  Some of the sessions may be devoted to tests – both in trimester and end trimester.

Attendance requirements

It is mandatory for all participants to attend 100% classes and also take part in all curricular and co-curricular activities. Leave of absence would be given only on extreme compassionate grounds with specific permission of the Dean, Baroda Manipal School of Banking.

Student support services

Apart from formal classes, the students would be provided support for the learning process through the following means:

  • Lectures by experts from the Industry.
  • Library service to include access to e-library.
  • Study material prepared by Baroda Manipal School of Banking
  • Access to e-learning modules of Bank of Baroda.

Project work

Participants would be expected to work on various research projects during the course. The topic for the project would be assigned to them by the Institute. The participants would be expected to present the project to the institute during the course.

Award of Postgraduate Diploma

A post graduate certificate in Banking and Finance will be conferred on a participant on his / her successful completion of the programme. However, for award of the postgraduate certificate a participant has to fulfill the following requirements:

  • He/she should have taken and passed in each subject of study as prescribed in the curriculum to earn the minimum number of credits specified for that particular subject.
  • He/she would become eligible for the award of a diploma on acquiring 70 credits at the end of the programme.
  • He/she should have satisfactorily fulfilled other academic requirements (as specified in the course of study / curriculum) like practical training, work, visits seminar, project etc

Evaluation

Evaluation process

A system of continuous evaluation based on the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system would be assessed based on their performance in the classes like tutorial discussions, seminars, presentations, assignments, surprise tests, viva voce, midsession examinations etc. This would be termed as internal assessment and would carry a weightage of 50%. The end trimester examinations would carry a weightage of 50%. Internal assessment of 50% would include Attendance, Class Participation, assignments, Mid Term Test, Surprise Tests Viva voce.

(The above criteria for internal assessment may undergo changes from time to time, as decided by Baroda Manipal School of Banking, and these changes will be informed to the students through a notification displayed on the notice board).

The end trimester test will comprise 50% multiple choice / short answer questions and the remainder will be descriptive type including case analysis. General guidelines for evaluation of the participants as per the CGPA system are as under:

Grading system for PGDBF as per Manipal University

Appropriate letter grades are awarded in each theory and practical subjects to only such candidates who have passed in the university examinations. Internal assessment marks and University examination marks put together will be taken into account for the letter grading system in each subjects separately.

A candidate registered for the university examination but who fails to score minimum required 60% marks in the University examination will get a grade F, indicating failure or grade incompletion. After the final term results are declared, grade cards will be issued to each student, which will contain the list of subjects for all trimesters and the grades obtained by the student.

A subject successfully completed cannot be repeated for improving the grade. Final evaluation of each subject (theory and practical separately) will be carried out on a 10 point grading system corresponding to the marks obtained in that subject. Each subject letter grade is converted into a specific grade value associated with letter grade as given below (table)

10- Point Grading System - Marks Range Grading Grade Value
90% and above A+ 10
85% to 89% A 09
80% to 84% B 08
70% to 79% C 07
65% to 69% D 06
60% to 64% E 05
Less than 60% F 0

Grade Point Average (GPA)

The grade points are weighted in accordance with the number of credits assigned to a theory or practical subject and it is a product of credit and grade value. The Grade Point Average (GPA) is the weighted average of grade points awarded to a candidate.

GPA = Total grade points of a particular term/Total number of credits of the term

GPA for each trimester will be calculated for those candidates who have passed all the subjects of that particular trimester of the course.

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

The weighted average of the GPAs of all trimesters that the student has completed at any point of time is the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) at that point.


  • CGPA up to any trimester will be calculated only for those students who have passed all the subjects upto that trimester. Generally CGPA is calculated after the successful completion of the entire PGDBF course.

CGPA = ∑ (GPA of each term * Corresponding number of credits _____________________________________________________
Sum of the entire course credits

Conclusion

All students admitted to the course are provided with particular handbook and a copy of the discipline rules and regulations, which they have to abide by at all times during the programme. All students are required to sign a code of conduct prescribed by Baroda Manipal School of Banking. Any issue, not expressly provided herein, would rest at the absolute discretion of the BMSB authorities who also reserve the right to modify these instructions. It would be the earnest endeavor of the management to make the living conditions in the hostel as comfortable as possible. Cooperation of the residents would help the management in achieving this aim.

Rules And Regulations

Guidelines for discipline

BOB is a leading Public Sector Bank. Manipal Group is the national leader in the field of education. Therefore, it is imperative that all members of Baroda Manipal School of Banking maintain the image of the School as the premier professional organization and adhere to the Code of Conduct that is expected from the participants. It is incumbent upon all to maintain consistent standards of personal conduct. The participants would be expected to maintain proper decorum both in the academic block and in the hostel. They would also be required to behave in a responsible manner when they are outside the school. Suitable instructions on various issues would be passed on to the participants from time to time by posting these on BMSB website or on the BMSB notice boards. All participants are advised to read these notices regularly. It would be assumed that all participants have read these notices once these notices have been put up on the websites / notice board and have been there for 6 hours. Some important points for compliance on issues of general nature are enumerated in the succeeding paragraphs.

Discipline regulation for participants undergoing training at Baroda Manipal School of Banking (BMSB) is made available to them in the student zone of the local server. Besides, the Manipal University regulations shall apply for the examinations

List of Prohibited Articles/Acts

  • Consumption of Alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, tobacco in any form and chewing gum is strictly prohibited in the Campus and also in the Hostel. Participants are also not permitted to come to the hotel after consuming alcohol from outside. 
  • Fireworks are not permitted in the campus or the hostel. 
  • Holi colours are not permitted inside any building. Holi will be celebrated only in open spaces nominated by the authorities.
  • Possession, consumption and offering of narcotic drugs in any form is totally prohibited. Any violation will invite severe disciplinary action.
  • Stealing or unauthorized possession of items belonging to any other person would be viewed seriously.
  • Possession, accessing it over the internet or displaying of any pornographic material in any form will invite severe disciplinary action.
  • Mobile telephones are not permitted inside the academic blocks.
  • No private conveyance like motorcycle/scooter/car, etc is permitted in the School.

Interaction amongst Programme Participants

The progamme will be attended by both ladies and gentlemen. All gentlemen are expected to show due courtesy to the ladies. Any violation of decorum would be viewed seriously

Punctuality

Programme participants are expected to be punctual for classes and all other organized activities by the School.

Dress Code

Bank of Baroda will issue dress to be worn by all participants. This dress, as laid down, would be worn for all classes and other organised activities. Till the time the participants are issued with the uniform dress code, they would abide by the following dress code: -

Gentlemen

  • Formal office trousers and shirts with a tie. Most acceptable colours for trousers would be black, brown, blue and grey. Preferable pastel colours for shirts.
  • Suits for formal occasions.
  • Formal footwear
  • Well groomed.

Ladies

  • Silk or cotton (starched) sari
  • Formal western wears (formal trousers/skirts with a top or a jacket) or salwar kameez.
  • Formal footwear.
  • Well groomed.

Hostel Rules

General

  • There will be separate wardens for the gentlemens and the ladies hostels. The wardens would be responsible for the discipline in the hostel and for allotment of the rooms. The concerned Warden heads the Hostel Management Committee. The wardens will be assisted by hostel supervisors and other staff who will be responsible for maintenance of the buildings and other assets. In addition, floors in charge would be nominated to join the management Committee who will assist the wardens in the day to day functioning of the hostels. Similarly, a Mess Committee would be formed to assist the warden in smooth running of the hostel mess. Aim of setting up the management committee is to ensure a clean and secure living environment that is conducive for the academic advancement.
  • Gentlemen are not permitted to visit the floors of the hostels earmarked for the Ladies. Similarly, ladies are not permitted to visit the Gentlemens rooms or the floors occupied by them.
  • All residents are expected to be properly dressed before they come out of their rooms. They should not be found roaming around in the corridors improperly dressed

Allotment and Vacating the Hostels

  • Rooms would be allotted to the residents by the warden. The allotment would be valid for the complete duration of the Programme. Residents shall not change over to any other room except with the written permission of the warden. Residents may be required to shift to other blocks/rooms in organizational interest, as and when directed by the hostel authorities.
  • Residents are advised to check all fixtures and fitments in their respective rooms as per the inventory at the time of occupation.
  • Residents would be required to vacate the hostel after successful completion of the 3rd trimester on receiving appointment in the Bank. Any damage to the hostel property in their respective rooms would have to be made good by the Residents.

Maintenance and Upkeep

  • Residents must tidy up their rooms every day before leaving for classes or going out of the hostel.
  • Any request for repair or maintenance should be entered in the registers specifically kept for this purpose with the hostel warden. Residents must bring to the notice of the supervisory staff any failure or breakdown in electric supply. They should not attempt to repair the defects in the mains or in the distribution system.
  • When leaving their rooms, the residents must switch off all lights, fans and water taps.
  • Bed linen would be changed at stipulated intervals by the supervisory staff.
  • Residents are advised not to deface the walls of the hostels by pasting posters etc. Similarly, no alterations of any nature are permitted
  • The rooms and surroundings must be kept neat and clean. Services of cleaners would be provided by the hostel.
  • Cooking in the hostel rooms is not permitted.
  • Pets of any kind are not permitted in the hostel premises. Feeding of stray dogs and cats or any other animals is not permitted in the hostel premises.

Resident’s Mess

  • All residents would be necessarily required to dine in the Residents Mess. They would be expected to adhere to the laid down timings.

General Conduct

  • Playing of loud music and disturbing other residents is not permitted. All residents are expected to maintain the decorum by not disturbing their roommates or their neighbours.
  • Playing of any outdoor games in the corridors of the hostels is not permitted.
  • The Wardens or their representatives may enter any room for verification at any time of the day or night.
  • All residents must return to the hostel latest by 7.30 pm (girls) / 10 pm (boys).
  • Any absence from the hostel at night must be with the specific permission of the warden.
  • Residents are not permitted to allow their rooms to be used by any other person.
  • Visitors must be entertained in the areas specifically earmarked for them.
  • All residents must inform the warden about any disciplinary or other problems concerning them or their roommates / neighbours
  • No television is permitted to be kept in any hostel room.
  • Residents are advised not to keep any valuables or jewellery, etc in their rooms. All expensive items must be kept under lock and key when the residents are not in their rooms. The management will not be held responsible for loss of any valuables. All rooms when the residents are not present must be locked and the key handed over to the security by the last occupant leaving the room. Residents are not permitted to bring any type of private conveyance to the hostel.

Complaints and Representations

  • All complaints shall be made in writing and addressed to the warden.
  • Residents are not permitted to convene meeting of any sort in the hostel premises without the prior permission of the warden.

Conclusion

These instructions are by no means comprehensive. All Students admitted to the course are provided with a Participant Handbook and a copy of the discipline rules & regulations, which they have to abide by at all times during the programme. Any issue, not expressly provided herein, would rest at the absolute discretion of the BMSB authorities who also reserve the right to modify these instructions. It would be the earnest endeavour of the management to make the living conditions in the hostel as comfortable as possible. Cooperation of the residents would help the management in achieving this aim.

Campus Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Campus

Campus Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Campus

Class Room Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Class Room

Finacle Lab Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Finacle Lab

Food Court Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Food Court

Manipal Hospital Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Manipal Hospital

Model Branch Baroda Manipal School of Banking

Model Branch


Campus Location

Baroda Manipal School of Banking is located in the northern part of Bangalore on the main road leading to the airport at Devenhalli.

The exact address of the Institute is as follows

Baroda Manipal School of Banking
Manipal Academy of Banking
No.65 Manipal County Road, Off: Hosur Road
Singasandra
Bangalore-560068

About Bangalore

Bangalore is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is also called "Garden City" for its beautiful gardens, flowers and trees which flourish in each and every street. It is India's fifth largest city and India's fifth largest metropolitan area, with a 2001 population of about 96.21 lakhs.

Bangalore, also known as the “Science City or Cyber City” of India has become an education hub for students from both India and abroad. The educational institutions here have excelled in the deliverance of high-standard education in various disciplines to enable students prepare for a highly competitive working environment. Bangalore has been able to achieve a high literacy rate of 83.91% with the help of several initiatives taken by the State Government and the local authorities.

Climate

Nature has gifted Bangalore city with a very pleasant and moderate climate. In Bangalore, neither would you tremble with cold in winters, nor would you drench with sweat in summers. Bangalore weather boasts of cool winters and warm summers, without any extremes in both the cases.

Summers

As per Bangalore weather, the summer season lasts from April to June. The maximum temperature during the day rarely exceeds 33 deg C, making the summers quite mild.

Winters

Winter season in Bangalore stretches on from December to February. The minimum temperature in winters hovers somewhere around 10 deg C, with the coldest month being January. Early morning fog can also be experienced during December and January.

Monsoon

The monsoon season in Bangalore is from June to August. The south-western monsoon rains drenches the city in monsoons, taking the humidity to as high as 76 percent.

The city of Bangalore counts amongst the few cities in India that experience an agreeable weather throughout the year. Still, the best time to visit the garden city of India is between October and February.

Reaching The Campus

Bangalore is well connected by road, rail and air.

The Baroda Manipal School of Banking is out of the city limits and hence, the normal fares may not apply. However, the indicative fares are as under

Rickshaw Taxi
Majestic Bus Stand Rs.170 Rs.265
Bangalore Airport Rs.530 Rs.650
Bangalore City Railway Station Rs.180 Rs.300
Yestwantapur Railway Station Rs.240 Rs.430

Detailed communication would be sent to the finally selected participants in due course, which shall also include details of arrangements, etc to reach the Campus. Programme Participants may plan their journey to arrive at the campus on the dates indicated in the bank's communication.

Route Map

The Route Map will be uploaded shortly.

Accomodation

Accommodation for the participants is provided in the hostels located in the campus. Room allotment is done on 'first come first serve' basis. A separate dining room has been provided for all the students.

Facilites

The campus is full -fledged with self- sufficient facilities for knowledge acquisition. Baroda Manipal School of Banking has an air conditioned library with a large collection of books & reference material, magazines & journals and large number of economic and general newspapers. It is open on all days till late in the evening. Text books are supplied to all new students on returnable basis. Reference books can be browsed in the library and can also be borrowed. There are interesting teaser schemes to induce & promote reading habits such as free newspapers, additional books for borrowings etc in select hours.

Baroda Manipal School of Banking has well equipped computer labs open up to 8.30pm every day of the week. The number of desktops/Laptops available to students is very large enabling a student: machine ratio of around 3:1. The campus has a high broadband connectivity enabling uninterrupted access to global knowledge.

Hostel Rules

General

  • There will be separate wardens for the gentlemens and the ladies hostels. The wardens would be responsible for the discipline in the hostel and for allotment of the rooms. The concerned Warden heads the Hostel Management Committee. The wardens will be assisted by hostel supervisors and other staff who will be responsible for maintenance of the buildings and other assets. In addition, floors in charge would be nominated to join the management Committee who will assist the wardens in the day to day functioning of the hostels. Similarly, a Mess Committee would be formed to assist the warden in smooth running of the hostel mess. Aim of setting up the management committee is to ensure a clean and secure living environment that is conducive for the academic advancement.
  • Gentlemen are not permitted to visit the floors of the hostels earmarked for the Ladies. Similarly, ladies are not permitted to visit the Gentlemens rooms or the floors occupied by them.
  • All residents are expected to be properly dressed before they come out of their rooms. They should not be found roaming around in the corridors improperly dressed

Allotment and Vacating the Hostels

  • Rooms would be allotted to the residents by the warden. The allotment would be valid for the complete duration of the Programme. Residents shall not change over to any other room except with the written permission of the warden. Residents may be required to shift to other blocks/rooms in organizational interest, as and when directed by the hostel authorities.
  • Residents are advised to check all fixtures and fitments in their respective rooms as per the inventory at the time of occupation.
  • Residents would be required to vacate the hostel after successful completion of the 3rd trimester on receiving appointment in the Bank. Any damage to the hostel property in their respective rooms would have to be made good by the Residents.

Maintenance and Upkeep

  • Residents must tidy up their rooms every day before leaving for classes or going out of the hostel.
  • Any request for repair or maintenance should be entered in the registers specifically kept for this purpose with the hostel warden. Residents must bring to the notice of the supervisory staff any failure or breakdown in electric supply. They should not attempt to repair the defects in the mains or in the distribution system.
  • When leaving their rooms, the residents must switch off all lights, fans and water taps.
  • Bed linen would be changed at stipulated intervals by the supervisory staff.
  • Residents are advised not to deface the walls of the hostels by pasting posters etc. Similarly, no alterations of any nature are permitted
  • The rooms and surroundings must be kept neat and clean. Services of cleaners would be provided by the hostel.
  • Cooking in the hostel rooms is not permitted.
  • Pets of any kind are not permitted in the hostel premises. Feeding of stray dogs and cats or any other animals is not permitted in the hostel premises.

Resident’s Mess

  • All residents would be necessarily required to dine in the Residents Mess. They would be expected to adhere to the laid down timings.

General Conduct

  • Playing of loud music and disturbing other residents is not permitted. All residents are expected to maintain the decorum by not disturbing their roommates or their neighbours.
  • Playing of any outdoor games in the corridors of the hostels is not permitted.
  • The Wardens or their representatives may enter any room for verification at any time of the day or night.
  • All residents must return to the hostel latest by 7.30 pm (girls) / 10 pm (boys).
  • Any absence from the hostel at night must be with the specific permission of the warden.
  • Residents are not permitted to allow their rooms to be used by any other person.
  • Visitors must be entertained in the areas specifically earmarked for them.
  • All residents must inform the warden about any disciplinary or other problems concerning them or their roommates / neighbours
  • No television is permitted to be kept in any hostel room.
  • Residents are advised not to keep any valuables or jewellery, etc in their rooms. All expensive items must be kept under lock and key when the residents are not in their rooms. The management will not be held responsible for loss of any valuables. All rooms when the residents are not present must be locked and the key handed over to the security by the last occupant leaving the room. Residents are not permitted to bring any type of private conveyance to the hostel.

Complaints and Representations

  • All complaints shall be made in writing and addressed to the warden.
  • Residents are not permitted to convene meeting of any sort in the hostel premises without the prior permission of the warden.

UNIFORM

Bank of Baroda will issue dress to be worn by all participants. This dress, as laid down, would be worn for all classes and other organised activities. Till the time the participants are issued with the uniform dress code, they would abide by the following dress code: -

Gentlemen

  • Formal office trousers and shirts with a tie. Most acceptable colours for trousers would be black, brown, blue and grey. Preferable pastel colours for shirts.
  • Suits for formal occasions.
  • Formal footwear
  • Well groomed.

Ladies

  • Silk or cotton (starched) sari
  • Formal western wears (formal trousers/skirts with a top or a jacket) or salwar kameez.
  • Formal footwear.
  • Well groomed.

We are looking for young, energetic, and innovative minds who can be imparted with the necessary knowledge and skills required to be good all-round bankers through a -9- (nine) months Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking.

The course consists of -9- months on campus program, on completion of which the candidate would be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance and will be offered appointment in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade / Scale-I.

However, immediately after joining the Bank, a -3- (three) months Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in the form of On the Job Training will have to be carried out by the candidate at a Bank of Baroda branch, the completion of which will lead to the award of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance by Manipal university.

Candidates shall be selected through a selection process consisting of online exam (objective + descriptive) followed by Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

Admission to the -9- (nine) months Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance course from Manipal University to be conducted at the Baroda Manipal school of Banking comes with the assurance of a full-fledged Banking career with Bank of Baroda on successful completion of the course.

Schedule of Events Dates
Start date for Online Registration 01.04.2017
Online Payment of Application Fees 01.04.2017 to 01.05.2017
Last date for Online Registration 01.05.2017
Download of Call letter for Examination 12.05.2017
Date of Examination (Tentative) 27.05.2017

Student Intake (For the Selection Exercise of 2017-18)

3 batches of students will be inducted in Baroda Manipal School of Banking through this current selection exercise for 2017-18 (April 2017 to March 2018). The intake of students in each batch will be decided by the bank, as per the requirement.

The total number of Student intake and reserved Student intake for a sample batch of -400- are given here under and are provisional which may vary depending upon future needs of the Bank & availability of candidates under the respective category

Number of Student intake Age (As on 01.04.2017)
Unreserved OBC SC ST Total
202 108 60 30 400 Minimum- 20 years
Maximum- 28 years

Note: 3% Seats are reserved for PWD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates, to be equally distributed between OC, HI & VI. The reservation for PWD is on horizontal basis. The selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category (viz. SC/ST/OBC/Unreserved) to which they belong to.

Abbreviations stand for: - SC - Scheduled Castes, ST - Scheduled Tribes, OBC - Other Backward Class, PWD - Persons with Disability, OC - Orthopedically Challenged, HI - Hearing Impaired, VI - Visually Impaired.

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Eligibility Criteria And General Information

Qualification (As on 01.05.2017)

Degree (Graduation) with minimum 55% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification as such recognized by Central Government.

All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 30.04.2017. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 30.04.2017 has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

Calculation of Percentage: The graduation percentage and class will be calculated as per the University norms for calculation of percentage and declaration of class/results. The graduation percentage/class as appearing in the Final Year/semester/ consolidated mark-sheet & Provisional/Degree Certificate will be taken into consideration for eligibility. In case the graduation percentage/class is not clearly mentioned in the mark-sheet/certificate, the candidate has to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of University/Institute indicating graduation percentage/ class as per the University norms for awarding degree.

Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 54.99% will be treated as less than 55% and 49.99% will be treated as less than 50%.

Age (As on 01.04.2017) Minimum 20 years- Maximum 28 years

i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1989 and not later than 01.04.1997 (both dates inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

Sr. No Category Age Relaxation
A Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates 5 years
B Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates 3 years
C Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on being declared as invalid 5 years for selection through written test & interview, subject to ceiling, as per Govt. Guidelines
D All persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in J & K State during 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 5 years
E Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
F Persons with Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC-ST) - 15 years

PWD (OBC) - 13 years

PWD (Gen) - 10 years

Note

  • Government guidelines in respect of age relaxation admission to an ex-serviceman shall be applicable.
  • The relaxation in upper age limit is cumulative, as per the Government Guidelines.
  • All Persons eligible for age relaxation under Para B (D) above must produce the domicile certificate at the time of interview from the District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction he/she had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated, in this regard by Government of J & K to the effect that the candidate had ordinarily been domiciled of the State of J&K during 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989.
  • All Persons eligible for age relaxation under Para B (E) above must produce a certificate from the District Magistrate to the effect that they are eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package for 1984 Riot Affected Persons sanctioned by the Government and communicated vide Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Financial Services communication No.F.No.9/21/2006-IR dated 27.07.2007.

Nationality/Citizenship

A candidate must be either i) a Citizen of India or ii) a subject of Nepal or iii) a subject of Bhutan or iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination/ interview conducted by the Bank but on final selection, the offer of appointment may be given only after the Government of India has issued the necessary eligibility certificate to him.

Persons with Disabilities

Only those OC persons who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with locomotor impairment of minimum of 40% and only those who fall in the following categories are eligible to apply under OC category

  • BL - Both legs affected but not arms
  • OA - One arm affected (R or L)
    • Impaired reach
    • Weakness of grip
    • Ataxia
  • OL - One leg affected (R or L)

MW - Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance

Only those Visually impaired persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions are eligible to apply under VI category

  • Total absence of sight
  • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses
  • Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle or 20 degrees or worse.
  • Candidates having low vision, as defined in Chapter 1, Para 2(u) of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of rights and full participation) Act, 1995.

The deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is non-functional for ordinary purposes of life i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear, understand sound at all even with amplified speech. Hearing Impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

At the time of examination, only blind/ low vision candidates and those candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use own scribe/ writer at his/ her own cost. In all such cases, where a scribe/ writer is used, the following rules/ guidelines will apply

  • The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.
  • The scribe may be from any academic stream.
  • Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above.  Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the examination.
  • Those candidates who use a scribe and visually impaired candidates who opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination.
  • The same scribe cannot be used by more than one candidate. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled.

Guidelines for candidates

with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy

Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment), although no scribe shall be permitted to such candidates.

Visually Impaired candidates

Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font. This facility will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination. Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted to visually impaired candidates.

It is clarified that Persons with Disabilities on absorption in the Bank after their successful completion of the course will have to work in branches/ offices.

The Competent Authority For The Issue Of The Certificate To Sc/st/obc/pwd Is As Under

For SC/ST/OBC

  • District Magistrate/ Additional Dist. Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/Additional Dy. Commissioner/ Dy. Collector/ First Class Stipendiary Magistrate/Sub-Division Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar
  • Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides

For Persons with Disability

Authorised Certifying Authority will be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central/ State Government having at least 3 members consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer in the District and an Orthopedic Surgeon, Ophthalmology Surgeon, ENT Surgeon, as the case may be.

Prescribed Formats of SC, ST, OBC, PWD certificates to be submitted at the time of interview etc. can be downloaded from our website. Candidates belonging to these categories are required to produce the certificates strictly in these formats only.

How To Apply

Candidates can apply online only from 01.04.2017 to 01.05.2017 through the link in the careers page of the Bank's website www.bankofbaroda.co.in and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should

  • Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature are within the required specifications as given in Annexure-I of the Advertisement.
  • Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make online payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges.
  • Have a valid personal e-Mail ID. It should be kept active during the currency of this selection exercise. Under no circumstances, he/she should share/ mention his / her e-Mail ID to/ or of any other person.
  • In case, a candidate does not have a valid personal e-Mail ID, he/she should create his/ her new e-Mail ID before applying Online.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Payable from 01.04.2017 to 01.05.2017 (Online payment) both dates inclusive

    • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
    • Rs. 750/- for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

      • Candidates are first required to go to the Bank's website www.bankofbaroda.com and click on the given link (click on the option "Click Here To Apply Online For Selection For Admission To Baroda Manipal School Of Banking") to open up the On-Line Application Form.
      • Candidates will have to enter their basic details and upload the photograph and signature in the online application form. Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature (Annexure-I).

Mode of Payment

Candidates have to pay ONLINE through their Debit card or Credit card only.

      • Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very carefully and click on the “SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format. Before pressing the “SUBMIT” button, candidates are advised to verify every field filled in the application. The name of the candidate or his /her father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
      • The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
      • The payment can be made by using only Master/ Visa Debit or Credit cards by providing information as asked on the screen.
      • Candidates have to pay fees/ intimation charges through the online payment gateway. After uploading photograph and signature, an additional page of the application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details.
      • If the online transaction has been successfully completed a Registration Number and Password will be generated. Candidates should note their Registration Number and Password for future reference. An E-Mail & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will be sent.
      • If the online transaction has not been successfully completed then the following message is displayed ‘Your online transaction was unsuccessful’. Please register again’ Candidates may then revisit the ‘Apply Online’ link and fill in their application details again.
      • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.
      • Candidates are required to take a print of the e-receipt.

Note

      • After submitting your payment information in the online application form, please wait for the intimation from the server, DO NOT press Back or Refresh button in order to avoid double charge
      • For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
      • To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

In case the candidate is unable to fill in the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the registration number and password. They can reopen the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available for three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidate should submit the data. Candidates to take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No change/edit will be allowed after submission thereafter.

The registration at this stage is provisional.

After completing the procedure of applying on-line including payment of fees, the candidate should take a printout of the system generated on-line application and should ensure the particulars filled in are accurate and retain it along with Registration Number and Password for future reference. They should not send this printout to the Bank.

Important Dates

Website Link Open (for submission of online applications) 01.04.2017 - 01.05.2017
Date of Examination (Tentative) 27.05.2017

General Instructions For Candidates

Candidates are required to apply only 'ONLINE'. Any other form of application/incomplete application shall be rejected.

Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned in this advertisement. Decision of the Bank in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be produced for the purpose at the time of conduct of examination, interview, selection and any other matter relating to admission will be final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries will be entertained by the bank in this behalf.

The name of the candidate or his/ her father/ husband etc should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/ mark sheets. Any change/ alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

Incase, it is detected at any stage of the selection that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed or misrepresented any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcoming/s is/are detected even after admission / appointment, his/ her admission / services are liable to be terminated.

Biometric data (left thumb impression) will be captured at the time of Online Test as well as at time of GD / PI. With regard to the same, please note the following

      • If fingers are coated (stamped ink/mehndi/coloured...etc), ensure to thoroughly wash them so that coating is completely removed before the exam day.
      • If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the finger print (biometric) is captured.
      • Ensure fingers of both hands are dry. If fingers are moist, wipe each finger to dry them.
      • If the primary finger (left thumb) to be captured is injured/damaged, immediately notify the concerned authority in the test centre.
        (Any failure to observe these points will result in non-admittance for the selection process)

Self attested photocopy of the Graduation degree/ Mark sheet indicating 'Pass' and other educational testimonials should be kept ready for submission at the time of GD/Interview. In addition, candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category are required to submit an attested copy of their Caste Certificate/ Certificate of Disability issued by the Competent Authority as specified in Para E (a) & (b) at the time of Interview. However, all candidates will have to produce original as well as self attested photocopies of certificates regarding qualification, experience, date of birth and caste (if applicable), in support of their eligibility at the time of interview, failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, the certificate inter-alia must specify that the candidatesdo not belongto 'CREAMY LAYER' section. The Certificate with Non-creamy layer clause should be valid as on the last date of online registration i.e. 01.05.2017. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'CREAMY LAYER’, are not entitled to OBC reservation and age relaxation in Civil Post and Services under Govt. of India. Such candidates should indicate their category as 'GEN' or 'GEN (OC)' or 'GEN (VI)' or 'GEN (HI)', GEN (XS) as the case may be.

The candidates will have to appear for the Online Aptitude Test, GD, and Interview at their own expense. However, eligible SC/ST/PWD outstation candidates attending the Interviewwill be reimbursed to and fro second-class ordinary train/ bus fare by the shortest route on production of evidence of travel.

Candidates serving in Government / quasi Govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalized Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection certificate” from their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.

Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai.

The Bank takes no responsibility to connect any Certificate/ Remittance separately.

In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of any version other than English, English version will prevail and the version displayed on website shall be final.

No candidate is permitted to use calculator, telephones, mobiles or any such other instrument during the Online examinations/ selection process.

The candidates will appear for the Online examination at the allotted centres at their expense and risks and the Bank will not be responsible for any injury/ losses etc, of any nature.

The Bank, may at its discretion, hold re-examination, wherever necessary, in respect of a centre/ venue.

Admission of any candidate to the Baroda Manipal school of Banking, if declared successful in the selection process is subject to his/ her being declared medically fit by the Medical Officer approved by the Bank as per the requirement of the Bank.

Admission to Online examination and further process of selection will be purely provisional without verification of age/ qualification/ category (SC/ST/PWD) etc. of the candidates with reference to documents.

Candidates uploading more than one application for any reason will be treated as ineligible.

As the applications are to be processed by a computerized system, it is essential that the application is filled online, duly completed in all respects and all fields duly filled up.

Canvassing In Any Form Will Be A Disqualification.

Action to be taken against candidates found guilty of misconduct. Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or should not suppress any material information while filling up the Online application.

At the time of the online examination/ interview, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of,

      • Using unfair means during the examination OR
      • Impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person OR
      • Misbehaving in the examination hall OR
      • Resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature by selection OR
      • Obtaining support for his/ her candidature by any means.

Such a candidate in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution shall be liable

      • To be disqualified from the examination for which he/ she is a candidate
      • To be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any examination or recruitment conducted by the Bank.

Selection Process

Candidates shall be selected by BOB through a selection process consisting of an (open) online exam followed by Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview.

The selection process aims at getting applicants who are likely to succeed at various roles in the Bank. The endeavour is to select people who are bright, have good communication skills (both oral and written), are dedicated, can work effectively in teams, are passionate about their career goals and who display integrity and a positive attitude.

Type SL Name of the Test No of Question Max. Marks Time
Objective Test 1 Reasoning 50 50 2 Hour
2 Quantitative 50 50
3 General Awareness (related to Banking Industry) 50 50
4 English Language 50 50
Descriptive Test 5 English Language 02 50 30 Minutes

Candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score in the online test to be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion & Interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion & Interview depending on the number of vacancies, cut-off in each test and total marks secured in the online test as decided by the Bank

There will be descriptive paper for test of writing skill in English which has to be completed in online mode only. The descriptive paper of only such candidates will be assessed who secure a minimum qualifying mark in the objective test.

Wrong answers in objective test will attract negative marks (1/4th of marks assigned to that question) for the online test. Along with the call letters, information handout and a sample test shall also be uploaded on the site which candidates can take to familiarize themselves with the nature of Test & Questions.

Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Personal Interview

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in the Online Test will be arranged in descending order in each category and the candidates in the order of merit, subject to approximately 4 times the number of intake in each category, will be called for Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

The Psychometric Assessment will be qualifying in nature. The final merit list for selection will be on the basis of performance in Online Test (objective + descriptive), Psychometric Assessment, Group Discussion (GD) and Interview.

Each and every short listed candidates for Group Discussion & Interview has to appear for Psychometric Assessment failing which, candidature of such candidate will be cancelled

Centres for online test

The state-wise list of centres for the online test is given below. The exact address of the venue will be advised in the call letters.

      • Objective type test will be conducted online in venues across centres in India.
      • Bank, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/or add some other Centres, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
      • As far as possible candidates will be allotted to a centre of his/her choice however Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
      • Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks and expenses and Bank will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
      • No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.

City

      • Vijaywada
      • Vishakapatnam
      • Rajahmundry
      • Tirupati
      • Guwahati
      • Muzzafarpur
      • Patna
      • Bhagalpur
      • Chandigargh
      • Amritsar
      • Ludhiana
      • Delhi-NCR
      • Noida
      • Panaji
      • Anand
      • Ahmedabad
      • Rajkot
      • Surat
      • Vadodara
      • Faridabad
      • Gurgaon
      • Simla
      • Jammu
      • Jamshedpur
      • Ranchi
      • Bangalore
      • Mangalore
      • Mysore
      • Cochin
      • Trivandrum
      • Bhopal
      • Indore
      • Jabalpur
      • Gwalior
      • Raipur
      • Aurangabad
      • Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai
      • Nagpur
      • Pune
      • Imphal
      • Bhubaneshwar
      • Rourkela
      • Puducherry
      • Jodhpur
      • Ajmer
      • Jaipur
      • Kota
      • Udaipur
      • Chennai
      • Coimbatore
      • Madurai
      • Hyderabad
      • Karimnagar
      • Dehradun
      • Haldwani
      • Agra
      • Allahabad
      • Bareilly
      • Gorakhpur
      • Kanpur
      • Lucknow
      • Varanasi
      • Kolkata
      • Burdwan

Call letters for the online examination

The date of the Online Examination is TENTATIVELY FIXED on 27.05.2017. However, the exact date and time of the examination will be intimated in the Call Letter along with the Centre/Venue for the Examination, well in advance of the date of the Examination.

The Candidates should note that all the instructions/ intimations will be provided on the Bank's website. The candidates are requested to check the website for the same from time to time for important dates and notifications.

Decision of the Bank in respect of all matters pertaining to this admission process would be final & binding on all candidates.

Programme Fees

The fees for this Course will be Rs. 3.45/- lakhs (all inclusive of boarding, Lodging and course fees, other fees, etc.) plus service taxes, as applicable to be paid by the student.

Apart from the above course fees, the exam fees for undergoing various Certification exams viz. NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository services) as mandated under the course will have to be borne by the candidates, as per the fees charged by NISM from time to time for conducting these Certification exams. Currently, the fees for NISM (Mutual Funds) and NISM (Depository services) certification exams comes to Rs. 2500/- per candidate.

Financing / Loan Options

Students can finance the course fees by availing an Education Loan which will be granted by Bank of Baroda at a highly concessional rate of interest of 8% p.a. Students can therefore obtain a high quality specialized course in Banking and Finance without any monetary burden on them and fully financed by the Bank.

The EMIs for the loan would start on completion of the course duration (i.e. one year from admission). There would be no recovery of EMIs or interest during the training period and the interest accrued during this period would be recovered along with the normal EMIs. The EMIs are spread over a period of 84 months (7 years) to ensure that there is minimal impact in the monthly earnings of the PO.

Guidelines For Scanning And Upload of Photograph & Signature

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.

Photograph Image

  • Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
  • Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
  • If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye"
  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20kb - 50 kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc, during the process of scanning.

Signature Image

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • The signature will be used to put on the Hall Ticket and wherever necessary.
  • If the Applicant's signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 10kb - 20kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb

Scanning the photograph & signature

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
  • Set Color to True Color
  • File Size as specified above
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is : image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.
  • Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .vjpeg format not exceeding 50kb & 20kb respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature  in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using 'Save As ' option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph) 20 kb(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the 'Image' menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.
  • If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
  • While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature

  • There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
  • Click on the respective link "Upload Photograph / Signature"
  • Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature file has been saved.
  • Select the file by clicking on it
  • Click the "Open/Upload" button

Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photograph and signature as specified.

Note

  • In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate's application may be rejected.
  • After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms.
  • In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature.

Absortion in Bank of Baroda on SuccessFul Completion

From 19th batch onwards the course will be consist of a -9- (nine) months of on campus residential program at the Baroda Manipal School of Banking leading to award of a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance by Manipal University. On successful completion of the Post Graduate Certificate course, the candidate would be offered appointment in the bank as PO in JMG/S-I. Immediately after joining, a 3 (three) months Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in the form of On the Job Training at any branch of Bank of Baroda will be carried out which will lead to award of a Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance by Manipal university. The course is extendable to a further 18 months of blended learning which is optional at the option of the students and which will lead to award of MBA in Banking and Finance from Manipal University.

Final placement at Bank of Baroda

On successful completion of the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance, the candidate would be offered appointment in the Bank as PO in JMG/S-I and can be posted anywhere in India as per Banks discretion.

Emoluments on final placement

On successful completion of the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance, the candidate would be offered appointment in the Bank as PO in JMG/S-I which is presently in the scale of pay Rs. 23700-980x7/30560-1145x2/32850-1310x7/42020. They will also be eligible for DA, HRA / Rent Reimbursement & CCA as per rules from time to time. At present, the initial annual CTC is approximately Rs 8 lacs (including perquisites) in a Metropolitan Centres.

The gross annual salary on joining the Bank will be approximately Rs 8 lacs (including perquisites) in a Metropolitan Centres. Officers are entitled for various benefits / perquisites, facuilities from the bank like various reimbursements / perquisites, concessional loan facilities for different purposes, LTC / LFC, holiday home, medical facilities for self and dependents, etc

The above mentioned various salary / perquisites, benefits, etc. may increase in future, by time to time the candidates join the services of the Bank.

Fees Reimbursement

The fees amount of Rs. 3.45 Lacs will be refunded on completion of -5- years of service with the Bank. This is applicable for the students from 13th batch onwards, after September 2014. Hence, on completion of -60- months of service with the Bank of Baroda, the Bank will reimburse the course fees.

Deployment

Upon absorption in the Bank as Probationary officers in JMG/S-I on successful completion of their course, candidates shall be deployed in Branches / offices on an All India basis. However, the Bank shall take into consideration special skills acquired by any candidate, past experience, caliber of any employee for any particular stream as demonstrated during the course of the programme into consideration while making the deployment decision.

The choice of branches / offices of the Bank will be as per the needs and business requirements of the Bank. The Bank shall also take into account the place of domicile of the candidates though this aspect shall not be a reason for definite posting in any place and the bank cannot guarantee placements as per the place of domicile of the candidates.

Specialization in a functional area is decided by the Bank based on the prevailing needs and business requirements. However, all the officers who have passed out from the Baroda Manipal school of Banking, by virtue of their special one year training and background shall definitely be placed in important, critical and challenging assignments across the Bank.

Future Career Prograssion

Bank of Baroda offers one of the fastest career progression opportunities to deserving officers and an officer in JMG/S-I can rise upto the level of a General Manager, subject however to his/ her being deserving and having potential for the higher position.

Future Career Prograssion

Promotions are mainly decided on the twin factors of performance and potential. Promotion exercises are regularly carried out by the Bank every year in all grades / scales and hence, sufficient progression opportunities are available to deserving officers.

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Mail your query to bmsb@bankofbaroda.com

Admission To Baroda Manipal School Of Banking (1st April 2017-31st March 2018)

Notification of Final Result

We refer to the detailed advertisement dated 01.04.2017 in leading newspapers / notification on our Bank’s website inviting applications for admission to Baroda Manipal School of Banking (BMSB) 2017-18. Online test for the same was conducted on 27.05.2017. Psychometric Assessment and Group Discussion & Interviews of the candidates found successful in the online test were conducted during the period from 13.06.2017 to 27.06.2017 and from 10.07.2017 to 16.07.2017 respectively.

Based on the cut-off score for eligibility a list of -1200- candidates is hereby declared as provisionally eligible for admission to the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance (2017 – 18) at Baroda Manipal School of Banking, Bengaluru, subject to being found medically fit and verification of their eligibility / submission of requisite certificates / documents and there is no waitlist against these -1200- vacancies. Admission will be taking place in two Batches.

Necessary intimation is being sent to the candidates selected for the 21st Batch, by E-Mail with the details regarding the medical examination, completion of further formalities, etc. On receipt of such E-mails, Candidates have to intimate their acceptance of the offer by E-Mail within 3 days from the date of sending of the offer by E-Mail.

The date of reporting of the candidates of the 21st Batch at the Baroda Manipal School of Banking Campus, Bengaluru will be 9th October 2017. The details of the same and other formalities to be completed by the candidates before their reporting at the campus will be contained in the offer letter.

The category wise break up for the total 600 students for the 21st batch and 22nd batch, assuming 600 students in each batch is given below:

Gen OBC SC ST TOTAL
303 162 90 45 600

Bank is also publishing the category wise list of candidates in the order of merit, who shall be considered for the 22nd Batch.

Marks of candidates appeared for online Written Test, Group Discussion and Interview will be displayed on Bank’s website very shortly.

All care has been taken in compiling the Final result. However, Bank reserves the right to rectify any inadvertent error.

Decision of the Bank in all matters pertaining to selection process shall be final and binding.

HEAD (Strategic HR & OD)
DATE : 13.09.2017

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