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Bank of Maharashtra SO Interview date is out now. The Bank of Maharashtra had released a  notification for various SO job posts in Scale I and Scale II. A total of 190 vacancies have been out for the SO Recruitment 2021 The interested candidates had applied for posts like Agriculture Field Officer, Law Officer, IT Support Administrator, etc.

The age limit is between 20-35 years of age. The last date to fill the form is before 19th September.

Bank of Maharashtra 2021 recruitment notification  

Point to remember:-

  • Total of 190 seats is available for the post
  • the Last date for filling the form is 19th September 2021
  • Age limit is between 20-35.
  • The vacancy is for the post of Agriculture Field Officer, Law Officer, IT Support Administrator, etc.

For more details please refer to this article.

The below table will give you a brief info about the job type and vacancy:

Bank of Maharashtra SO Recruitment 2021 Overview
Name of OrganizationBank of Maharashtra
Post NameSpecialist Officer (SO)
Total Vacancy190
Notification Release Date30th August 2021
Application Start Date01st September 2021
Last Date to Apply19th September 2021
Admit Card Release Date18th October 2021
Mode of ExamOnline Test

Bank of Maharashtra SO Vacancy 2021

Total of 190 vacancies have been out for the SO Recruitment 2021. The aspirants can check the notification of these vacancies across various Specialist officer posts.

Bank of Maharashtra Specialist Officer Vacancy 2021
PostsScaleVacancyCategory wise break upOut of which PwBD
SCSTOBCEWSUROCVIHIID
Agriculture Field OfficerI100150727104102020202
Security OfficerII10010002010600000000
Law OfficerII10010002010600000000
HR / Personnel OfficerII10010002010600000000
IT Support AdministratorI30040208031300000000
DBA(MSSQL/ORACLE)II3000000000300000000
Windows AdministratorII12010003010700000000
Product Support EngineerII3000000000300000000
Network & Security AdministratorII10010002010600000000
Email AdministratorII2000000000200000000
Total190240946189302020202

How to apply for Bank of Maharashtra SO Post?

The aspirants need to apply online for the Bank of Maharashtra SO Recruitment between the date of 1st September to 19th September 2021. The step to apply online is as follows:

  • Click on the above provided direct link to apply and proceed to New Registration.
  • Enter your basic info like name, mobile number, email ID, etc.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature as per the required format. The candidates can use the Testbook Resize Tool.
  • Enter all the required details and preview the form for verification purposes.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee and print the finally submitted application form.

Bank of Maharashtra SO Application Fee

The candidates are required to pay the application fee as per their category. 

CategoryApplication Fee
UR / EWS / OBCRs. 1180/-
SC / STRs. 118/-
PwBD/WomenNA

Bank of Maharashtra SO Eligibility Criteria 2021

Aspirants can check the below table to know the eligibility criteria Of the Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam. The candidate has clear eligibility criteria before 31-03-2021.

A. Bank of Maharashtra SO Educational Qualification 2021

PostsQualification
Agriculture Field Officer4-year Degree (Graduation) in Agriculture / Horticulture / Animal Husbandry / Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture / Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking / Agro-Forestry / Forestry / Agricultural Biotechnology / Food Science / Agriculture Business Management / Food Technology / Dairy Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Sericulture
Security OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any discipline
Law OfficerBachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for enrolment as an Advocate.(i) Banking Law, Company Law, Constitutional Law, and Labour Law as well as experience in drafting pleadings and documents(ii) Computer applications proficiency.
HR / Personnel OfficerGraduate and Two Years Full-Time Postgraduate Degree (Not through Distance Mode of Education) or Two Years Full-Time Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HR / HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law
IT Support AdministratorB. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M.Sc. Computer Science
DBA(MSSQL/ORACLE)B. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M.Sc. Computer Science
Windows AdministratorB. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M.Sc. Computer Science
Product Support EngineerB. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M.Sc. Computer Science
Network & Security AdministratorB. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M. Sc Computer Science.
Email AdministratorB. Tech or B.E in any of the following streams: – Computer Science / Electronics / Electronics & Communication. Or MCA Or M.Sc Computer Science

B. Bank of Maharashtra SO Age Limit (As of date  31.03.2021)

PostsAge Limit
Agriculture Field Officer20-30
Security Officer25-35
Law Officer25-35
HR / Personnel Officer25-35
IT Support Administrator20-30
DBA(MSSQL/ORACLE)25-35
Windows Administrator25-35
Product Support Engineer25-35
Network & Security Administrator25-35
Email Administrator25-35

Age Relaxations

The age relaxations will be applicable to the following categories:

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 Years
Persons With Bench Mark Disabilities (PWBD)PwBD (SC/ ST)15 Years
PwBD (OBC)13 Years
PwBD (GEN/ EWS)10 Years
Ex-Servicemen, ECOs/ SSCOs5 Years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 Years

Bank of Maharashtra SO Selection Process 2021

The eligible candidates will be first appearing for an online examination. This exam will be conducted by IBPS. Eligible candidates shall be called for interviews. The minimum cut-off marks for online examination, interview, and the final selection shall be 50% (45% for SC / ST / OBC / PwBD).

Bank of Maharashtra SO Syllabus 2021

Below is the table of the syllabus of Bank of Maharashtra SO:-

SubjectBank of Maharashtra SO Syllabus
Professional KnowledgeFinance managementCapital market and money marketIndian financial systemGovernment schemesBudget basics and current union budgetMerchant bankingFinancial servicesHistory of the Indian banking industryBanking in the Indian financial systemFinance commissions in IndiaInternational organization/financial institutionsAbbreviations and Economic terminologiesBasic knowledge of finance

Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam Pattern 2021

The exam questions are related to professional knowledge only. The exam will be conducted in online mode.  The exam will be for 60 minutes and a total of 50 questions will be asked each question will be of 2 marks which will be a total of 100 marks. 

Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam Pattern
Name of TestProfessional Knowledge
Total Questions50
Maximum Marks100
Duration60 mins

Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card

Below are the steps to download the Admit card:-

  • Visit the Bank of Maharashtra official web portal.
  • Click on the “Current Openings” option available on the homepage or go to the Careers section of the website.
  • Now find the download link of the Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card and click it.
  • You will be directed to a login portal where you have to enter the Registration Number and Date of Birth and submit.
  • The Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card 2021 will be displayed on the computer screen which you need to download.

Bank of Maharashtra SO Salary 2021

The Bank of Maharashtra SO Salary Structure contains pay scale, grade up, and several other perks and allowances as per the rules of the bank.

Below is the table of the salary of Bank of Maharashtra SO:- 

Specialist Officer ScaleBasic Pay
Scale – I Rs. 36000 – (1490/7) – 46430 – (1740/2) – 49910 –(1990/7)- 63840
Scale-IIRs. 48170 – (1740/1) – 49910 – (1990/10) – 69810.

In basic pay, the officials will also be given to D.A, H.R.A / Lease rental, Medical allowance, C.C.A, etc. in a Metro city and benefits as per rules.

Bank of Maharashtra SO Cut Off Marks 2021

The minimum cut-off which an aspirant has to qualify for General Category is 50 percent and for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD is 45 percent. 

The below table will give you the information about the Cut off of the exam:- 

Minimum Cut off marks for online examination & interview and final selection
CategoryMinimum Marks
UR / EWS50%
SC / ST / OBC / PwBD45%

Bank of Maharashtra SO Answer Key 2021

To download the answer key below is the steps to download:-

  • Visit the Bank of Maharashtra official website
  • Click on the answer key tab from under the Careers section of the homepage.
  • Then select the Bank of Maharashtra Specialist Officer Answer key link
  • Candidates will then have to log in using the registration number and password
  • Once logged in, you can download the answer key PDF and use it as a reference while checking your answers.

Check here the previous year’s answer key.

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Recommended Books for Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam

Here is the list of some of the best and the recommended Bank of Maharashtra SO books for the preparation:-

SubjectImportant Books
HR/Personnel OfficerHR/Personnel Officer Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board
Agricultural Field OfficerFundamentals of Agriculture Vol 1 &2 by Arun Katyayan
IT Support AdministratorManagement of Information Technology by Sasikala Parimil 
Law OfficerSolved Paper of Law Officer by Mamta Sahdev
InterviewBanking Interviews by Gautam Majumdar 

Bank of Maharashtra SO Result 2021

Below is the steps to download the results of Bank Of Maharashtra SO result 

  • Go to the official Bank of Maharashtra website.
  • Click on the latest updates tab from the homepage under the Careers section and select the Specialist Officer result or merit list link.
  • Candidates need to log in using the application/ registration number and password in the login set and submit it.
  • Candidates will be then able to view and download the results.

Bank of Maharashtra SO FAQs

When will the Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card 2021 be released?

Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card 2021 is released on 18th October 2021.

What details are required to download the Bank of Maharashtra SO Hall Ticket?

Candidates can download their Bank of Maharashtra SO Admit Card by entering the correct credentials such as Registration Number and Date of Birth in the login portal.

How can I download the Bank of Maharashtra SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern?

The aspirants can download the Bank of Maharashtra SO Syllabus and Exam Pattern in the PDF Format from the official website.

Is there any interview round in the Bank of Maharashtra SO recruitment 2021?

Yes. There will be an interview round in the Bank of Maharashtra SO recruitment process.

What is the overall Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam Pattern for the written exam?

According to the Bank of Maharashtra SO Exam Pattern, the written exam is a Computer Based Test and carries a total of 100 marks. The overall time duration of the exam will be 60 minutes.