PNB SO Recruitment 2024 – 1025 Vacancies (Result Declared)

Department Punjab National Bank
Total Vacancies 1025
Notification No. N/A
Deadlines 25/02/2024

Latest Updates PNB Specialist Officer (SO)

06/06/2024

PNB SO Result 2024 (Officer (Credit) in JMG Scale-I) :Punjab National Bank has announced the Result for the post of Specialist Officer (SO) on 05/06/2024. - Click Here

06/06/2024

PNB SO Result 2024 (MANAGER (FOREX) IN MMG SCALE- II) :Punjab National Bank has announced the Result for the post of Specialist Officer (SO) on 05/06/2024. - Click Here

15/03/2024

Admit Card :Punjab National Bank has announced the Admit Card for the post of Specialist Officer under HRP 2024-25 on 15/03/2024. - Click Here

15/03/2024

Exam Date Notice :Punjab National Bank has announced the Exam Date for the post of Specialist Officer under HRP 2024-25 - Click Here

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Basic Information

Positions Specialist Officer (SO)
Location India
Qualification CA or CMA or MBA, PG Diploma, BE/B.Tech, MCA
Application Procedure Apply Online
www.GovtJobGuru.in

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has published a recruitment notification . The notification is for recruitment of Specialist Officer (SO). Here you will get the complete information about PNB Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment online application form. You will get here complete detail about PNB Specialist Officer (SO) application procedure, important dates, application fees, age limit, qualification, number of vacancies, pay scale and important links. We advise to the visitors that you should read the official notification of PNB Specialist Officer (SO) before submit application form. The links of official website of Punjab National Bank and official notification are given below.

Selection Process for PNB SO Recruitment 2024

To ensure a fair and transparent selection process, Punjab National Bank (PNB) has outlined a detailed selection procedure for the Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024. Please find below the two possible scenarios and their respective selection criteria:

Scenario 1: Online Written Test followed by Interview

Online Written Test:

  • Parts:
    • Part I: Reasoning (25 questions, 25 marks)
    • Part I: English Language (25 questions, 25 marks)
    • Part I: Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions, 50 marks)
    • Part II: Professional Knowledge (50 questions, 100 marks)
  • Duration: 120 Minutes
  • Negative Marking: One fourth of the marks assigned to a wrong answer will be deducted as a penalty.

Personal Interview:

  • Conducted for candidates who qualify in Part-I
  • Shortlisting based on merit in Part-II (Professional Knowledge)
  • Documents verification for eligibility
  • Interview of 50 marks
  • Minimum qualifying marks: 45% for SC/ST candidates, 50% for others

Provisional Selection:

  • Candidates qualifying both in the online written test and interview will be provisionally selected based on aggregate scores.

Scenario 2: Shortlisting of applications followed by Interview

Shortlisting:

  • Eligibility documents collected based on successful applications
  • Candidates found eligible will be called for Personal Interview

Personal Interview:

  • Interview of 50 marks
  • Minimum qualifying marks: 45% for SC/ST candidates, 50% for others

Provisional Selection:

  • Candidates obtaining minimum qualifying marks in the interview will be provisionally selected based on interview scores.

It is crucial for candidates to qualify in both the online written test and interview to be in the merit list for subsequent provisional appointments. We wish you the best of luck in your PNB SO Recruitment 2024 journey! Please refer official PNB SO 2024 official notification for more information.

Important Dates

The candidates should note the following important dates for PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The important dates may change. There may be optional or additional dates. Check the official website of Punjab National Bank.

Events Dates
Starting Date for Apply Online 07/02/2024
Closing Date for apply Online 25/02/2024
Written Test Date 31/03/2024
Admit Card Available 15/03/2024
Result Declared 05/06/2024
Interview Date (MANAGER (FOREX) IN MMG SCALE- II) 14/06/2024

Application Fees

Here is the complete information about PNB SO Recruitment 2024 application fee. We advise the candidates that read the rules, methods and guidelines in the official notification before any payment of the application fee.

Category Fee
SC/ST/PwBD category candidates Rs. 50/- + GST @18% = Rs. 59/- (only postage charges)
Other category candidates Rs. 1000/- + GST @18% = Rs. 1180/-
Payment Mode Online Mode

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria & Vacancies Details

You can find here the eligibility criteria to apply for PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The age limit, minimum qualification, number of vacancies and pay scale for PNB SO Online Form 2024 is given below. Please refer the official notification of PNB Specialist Officer (SO) for detail eligibility criteria.

Post Name Vacancies Qualification Age Limit Pay Scale
Officer-Credit (JMGS I) 1000 Chartered Accountant (CA) from ICAI or CMA or CFA from CFA Institute (USA) or MBA or PG Diploma in Management 21-28 years as on 1st Jan 2024 Rs.36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2- 49910-1990/7-63840
Manager-Forex (MMGS II) 15 MBA or PG Diploma in Management of equivalent with specialization in Finance/International Business 25-35 years Rs.48170-1740/1-49910- 1990/10-69810
Manager-Cyber Security (MMGS II) 05 Degree in BE/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics and Communications or Full time MCA 25-35 years Rs.48170-1740/1-49910- 1990/10-69810
Senior ManagerCyber Security (MMGS III) 05 Degree in BE/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics and Communications or Full time MCA 27-38 years Rs.63840-1990/5-73790-2220/2- 78230

PNB Bank SO 2024 Vacancy Detail

Name of the Post/Grade Vacancy SC ST OBC EWS UR
Officer-Credit in JMG Scale-I 1000 152 78 270 100 400
Manager-Forex in MMG
Scale-II
15 02 01 04 01 07
Manager-Cyber Security in
MMG Scale-II
05 01 00 01 00 03
Senior Manager – Cyber
Security in MMG Scale-III
05 00 01 01 00 03
Total 1025 155 80 276 101 413

PNB SO Age Criteria 

In adherence to inclusive employment practices, Punjab National Bank (PNB) extends age relaxation benefits for various categories in the Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024. We believe in fostering diversity and equal opportunities for all qualified individuals. Here are the details of the age relaxations provided:

1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe:

  • Age Relaxation: 5 Years

2. Other Backward Classes (non-creamy layer):

  • Age Relaxation: 3 Years

3. Persons with Benchmark Disability (as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”):

  • Age Relaxation: 10 Years

4. Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers, including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs):

  • Age Relaxation: 5 Years
  • Conditions: Must have rendered at least 5 years of military service and released on completion of assignment. This includes those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of application receipt, excluding dismissals or discharges due to misconduct, inefficiency, or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines.

5. Persons affected by 1984 riots:

  • Age Relaxation: 5 Years

We encourage all eligible candidates to take advantage of these age relaxations and apply for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024. Punjab National Bank is committed to building a diverse and talented workforce.

PNB SO 2024 Exam Centers

State Cities
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur, Raipur
Delhi Delhi, New Delhi, NCR
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Hisar, Gurugram, Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur, Mandi, Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru, Hubli-Dharwad
Kerala Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain
Maharashtra Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, MMR, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Kolhapur
Manipur Imphal
Odisha Baleswar, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy
Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Ayodhya, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Sitapur, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Durgapur, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Application Procedure

To ensure a smooth application process for the Punjab National Bank (PNB) Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024, kindly follow these guidelines:

1. Application Period:

  • Apply online for PNB SO Recruitment 2024 from 07.02.2024 to 25.02.2024. This is an exclusive online process; no other mode of application will be considered.

2. Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:

  • Before initiating your PNB SO Recruitment 2024 application, make sure to have digital copies of essential documents such as your photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, handwritten declaration image, proof of age, caste/disability certificate, educational qualification, certifications, and work experience documents.

3. Procedure for Applying Online:

  1. Visit the official website www.pnbindia.in.
  2. Ensure you possess a valid personal Email ID and Mobile Number. Maintain its activity throughout the recruitment process, as the Bank may send crucial notifications to these addresses.
  3. Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to start your application. After entering basic information, note down the provisional registration number and password provided by the system. An Email & SMS containing this information will also be dispatched.
  4. If you cannot complete the application in a single session, use the “SAVE AND NEXT” feature to store entered data. Reopen it later using the provisional registration number and password to edit if necessary.
  5. Thoroughly complete the application, using the ‘SAVE AND NEXT’ feature to review and modify details before final submission. No changes are allowed after clicking on the COMPLETE REGISTRATION button.
  6. Ensure accurate spelling of your name, father/husband’s name, etc., as per certificates/mark sheets/photo identity proofs.
  7. An Email/SMS intimation, including the Registration Number and Password, will be sent upon successful registration.
  8. Incomplete applications (missing photographs, signatures, thumb impressions, handwritten declarations, or unsuccessful fee payments) will not be considered valid.
  9. Every piece of information submitted is binding, and the candidate is liable for consequences if any details are found false later.

Important Notes:

  • All particulars in the online application for PNB SO Recruitment 2024 are considered final. No changes or modifications are allowed after submission.
  • The Bank will not be responsible for consequences arising from incorrect or incomplete details.

Candidates, please fill in the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 online application form with utmost care. The Bank will not entertain any correspondence related to changes in details after submission.

Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading Documents – PNB SO Recruitment 2024

To streamline the application process for Punjab National Bank (PNB) Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024, follow the scanning and uploading guidelines for the required documents:

1. Photograph: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)

  • Recent passport-style color picture.
  • Against a light-colored, preferably white, background.
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
  • Dimensions: 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size: 20kb – 50kb

2. Signature:

  • Sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • Dimensions: 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size: 10kb – 20kb

3. Left Hand Thumb Impression: (3cm x 3cm)

  • Put the left-hand thumb impression on white paper with black or blue ink.
  • Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (preferred for required quality)
  • Size: 20kb – 50kb

4. Hand-Written Declaration Image: (10cm x 5cm)

  • Write the declaration in English on white paper with black ink.
  • Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (preferred for required quality)
  • Size: 50kb – 100kb

5. Proof of Age:

  • Birth Certificate/SSLC/Std. X certificate.
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: not exceeding 500kb

6. Caste/Disability Certificate (if applicable):

  • Certificate issued by competent authority per GoI guidelines.
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: not exceeding 500kb

7. Educational Qualification Documents:

  • Year-wise/Semester-wise/Consolidated mark sheets and degree certificate.
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: not exceeding 500kb

8. Certification Documents (If applicable):

  • Course Completion Certificate.
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: not exceeding 500kb

9. Post Educational Qualification Work Experience Documents (If applicable):

  • Relevant work experience certificate or supporting documents.
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: not exceeding 500kb

Important Notes:

  • Attachments should be of the applicant only, uploaded in the specified place in the online application form.
  • If the applicant’s signature on the attendance sheet or call letter does not match the uploaded signature, disqualification may occur.
  • Signatures/hand-written declarations in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

Ensure adherence to these guidelines to facilitate a smooth application process for PNB SO Recruitment 2024.

Procedure for Scanning and Formatting Documents – PNB SO Recruitment 2024

To ensure the scanned documents meet the specifications for the Punjab National Bank (PNB) Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024 application, follow these scanning and formatting guidelines:

a. Scanner Settings:

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).

b. Color and File Size:

  • Set color to True Colour.
  • Adjust the file size as specified in the guidelines.

c. Cropping:

  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature/left-hand thumb impression/hand-written declaration.
  • Use the upload editor to further crop the image to the final specified size.

d. File Format and Naming:

  • Save the image file in JPG or JPEG format (e.g., image01.jpg or image01.jpeg).
  • Check dimensions by listing folder files or hovering the mouse over the file image icon.

e. MS Windows/ MS Office Users:

  • For candidates using MS Windows/ MS Office, obtain documents in .jpeg format using tools like MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager.
  • Save scanned documents in .jpg/.jpeg format using the ‘Save As’ option in the file menu.
  • Adjust the size using the crop and resize options.

By following these steps, you can ensure that your scanned documents are in the correct format and meet the specified requirements for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 application.

Procedure for Uploading Documents – PNB SO Recruitment 2024

To facilitate a smooth submission of your application for the Punjab National Bank (PNB) Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment 2024, please follow the steps below to upload your documents:

a. Document Upload Links:

  • While filling in the online application form, you will encounter separate links for uploading various documents, including photographs, signatures, left-hand thumb impressions, hand-written declarations, and other attachments.

b. Click and Select:

  • Click on the respective link for the document you are uploading.
  • Browse and select the location where the image/document has been saved.

c. Select and Open:

  • Choose the file by clicking on it.
  • Click ‘Open/Upload.’

d. Error Handling:

  • If the file size or format does not meet the prescribed requirements, an error message will be displayed.

e. Preview:

  • A preview of the uploaded image will be available for you to assess its quality.
  • If the image is unclear or smudged, feel free to re-upload it to ensure the expected clarity/quality.

f. Registration Confirmation:

  • Your online application form will only be registered successfully if the mentioned files have been uploaded to the specified places.

Don’t forget to read the PNB SO 2024 recruitment official notification for detailed information.

PNB Specialist Officer (SO) Recruitment Important Links

You can find here all important links to apply for PNB SO Recruitment 2024. We advise to the candidates that you must read the official notification before filing application form for PNB SO Online Form 2024.

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