Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) Probationary Officer (P.O.) Exam

The Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) is a government of India undertaking (public sector bank.)

Till the year 2011, it used to conduct the OBC Bank PO exam for recruitment of probationary officers. However, in 2011, the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) authorised the IBPS to conduct a Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment of bank probationary officers (PO) and management trainees (MT.) Since then, the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) has been using the IBPS CWE Bank PO exam and common interview for recruitment of its probationary officers.

Application Forms Now Available

Vacancy Details

Department Name: Oriental Bank of Commerc

Name of the Posts: Specialist Officer 

Total No of Posts: 120 

01. Senior Manager (FA) – Chartered Accountant, Taxation: 01 Post 

02. Senior Manager (FA)-Chartered Accountant Ind AS Cell: 01 Post 

03. Manager (FA) – Chartered Accountant: 18 Posts 

04. Assistant Manager (Financial Analyst): 100 Posts 

Age Limit 

Candidate age should be between 25 to 35 years for Post 01, 02, 23 to 35 years for Post 03, 21 to 30 years Post 4 as on 01st April 017 

Upper age relaxation is applicable by 5 years for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe, 3 years for Other Backward Classes, 10 years for Persons with Disability as per rules 

Read: Dena bank PO exam

Eligibility

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) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India 

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the exam/interview conducted by the Bank but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Govt. of India 

Educational Qualification 

The candidates who are applying for Oriental Bank of Commerce Recruitment 2017-120 Senior Manager & Assistant Manager Vacancies must possess, CA Pass in 1st Attempt and MBA Finance/ Full time PGDBM of 02 years with specialization in Finance/ Qualified Chartered Accountant/ ICWA/ CFA from a recognized university/institutes recognized by the central government with relevant Post Experience in corresponding fields 

Important dates

Sr. No Exam Events  Important Dates
1 Opening Date of Online Registration 7th April 2017
2 Closing Date of Online Registration 26th April 2017
3 Payment of application fee Candidates can pay application fees only through online mode.

Application Fees

S. No

Category

Fees

1. SC/ST/PWD Rs. 100 (intimation charges only)
2. For all others Rs. 600 

Educational Qualification 

  • The candidates who are applying for Oriental Bank of Commerce Recruitment 2017-120 Senior Manager & Assistant Manager Vacancies must possess, CA Pass in 1st Attempt  
  • MBA Finance/ Full time PGDBM of 02 years with specialization in Finance/ Qualified Chartered Accountant/ ICWA/ CFA from a recognized university/institutes recognized by the central government with relevant Post Experience in corresponding fields 

Read: Federal bank PO exam

Pay Scale 

The selected candidates for the Oriental Bank of Commerce Specialist Officer Recruitment 2017  will get pay band as follows 

i. For Senior Manager (FA) - Chartered Accountant, Taxation) [MMGS-III] - Rs.42020/- to Rs.51490/- 

ii. Senior Manager (FA)-Chartered Accountant Ind AS Cell [MMGS-III] - Rs.42020/- to Rs.51490/- 

iii. Manager (FA) - Chartered Accountant (MMGS-II) - Rs.31705/- to Rs.45950/- 

iv. Assistant Manager (Financial Analyst) [JMGS-I] - Rs. 23700-42020/- 

Exam Structure 

The structure of written test of the above posts shall be as follows: 

  • Reasoning - 40 No. of Questions; 40 Maximum Marks 
  • English Language - 40 No. of Questions; 25 Maximum Marks 
  • General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry - 30 No. of Questions; 20 Maximum Marks 
  • Quantitative Aptitude - 40 No. of Questions; 40 Maximum Marks 
  • Professional Knowledge - 50 No. of Questions; 75 Maximum Marks 

Total No. of Questions: 200 and Maximum Marks 200 or total time 120 minutes 

Exam Centres 

Online examination will be conducted at the following centres - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Pune, Jaipur, Raipur, Varanasi, Patna and Bhopal 

Contact Details

Oriental Bank of Commerce
Head Office 

Harsha Bhawan, E- Block,
Connaught Place,
New Delhi – 110001
Website: https://www.obcindia.co.in

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