PNB SO is conducted by Punjab National Bank to recruit Specialist Officer, SO (Manager & Senior Manager). All the candidates who are interested and meet the eligibility criteria can apply to the posts. The mode of applying is online, candidates can visit the official website (www.pnbindia.in). As per the latest update on the exam, the PNB SO 2020-21 result had been declared on January 14, 2021.
Candidates with a CA/ ICWA/ MBA or PGDM PG, Diploma, LLB, Bachelor's Degree, etc. are eligible to apply for PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment.
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January 14, 2021: The PNB SO result for 2020-21 has been released.
November 12, 2021: PNB SO Admit card for 2020 is out. Read more
|PNB SO Notification||to be notified|
|Starting of the Registration||to be notified|
|Deadline to Apply Online SO||to be notified|
|Expected Date of the exam||to be notified|
|PNB SO Result Date||to be notified|
A recruitment notification is announced by the Punjab National Bank for SO post every year. For 2020, a total of 535 vacancies was announced which will be filled by deserving candidates soon. The application form for PNB SO 2021 is yet to be released. The aspirants cannot apply for multiple posts.
In case you fall into the category of deserving candidates and meet the required criteria, then you can apply.
Candidates applying to these posts must have relevant work experience as well.
|PNB SO Post||Educational Qualification|
|Manager, Risk||Completed a bachelor/Masters degree in Math/ Statistics/ Economics/ or FRM/ PRM/ DTIRM/ MBA/CA, etc. with at least 60% marks|
|Manager, Credit||CA/ICWA/MBA or a PG degree/diploma. They must have received a degree or diploma from an AICTE approved institute only|
|Manager, Treasury||MBA (Finance) or equivalent degree;
Candidates CA/ ICWA/CFA/CAIIB/ PGPBF minimum of 60% in aggregate.
|Manager, Law||Graduation with a law degree or 5 years integrated course from a recognized university|
|Manager, Architect||UG degree in Architecture|
|Manager, Civil||B.E./ B. Tech Course in Civil Engineering|
|Manager, HR||PG Degree/Diploma in Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations/HR/ HRD/ HRM with not less than 60% marks|
|Manager, Economics||PG Degree in Economics with 60% marks or CGPA from the recognized University|
|Senior Manager, Risk||UG/PG degree in Math/ Statistics/ Economics/ or FRM/ PRM/ DTIRM/ MBA (Finance)/ CA/ ICWA/ CFA/ PGPBF PGPBF minimum of 60% in aggregate.|
|Senior Manager, Credit||CA/ICWA/MBA or PGDM (specialization in Finance) or Similar PG degree/ diploma from any AICTE approved institute. Candidates with scores lesser than 60% in aggregate will not be considered.|
The minimum age limit for the post of PNB SO Managers and Senior Managers varies from each other. The age relaxations will be applicable based on the norms set by the Indian government.
|Manager||Lower age limit: 25 Years upper age limit: 35 Years|
|Senior Manager||Lower age limit: 25 Years upper age limit: 37 Years|
Punjab National Bank gives certain age relaxation to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories. The exact details related to their age relaxation is mentioned below:
|Relaxation in age to SC/ST candidates||5 Years|
|Age relaxation for OBC candidates||3 Years|
|Age relaxation for PwD category candidates||10 Years|
|Age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen||Five years|
|Children/Family members of those who died in the 1984 riots also get age relaxation||3 Years|
Details related to the total vacancy is announced for the PNB Bank SO Recruitment is published every year along with the respective notification which is yet to be published for the 2021 exam Total of 535 vacancies are there for PNB SO 2020. Details about the total post for Manager and Senior Manager is presented below.
|PNB SO Post||Vacancies|
|Manager ( HR)||10|
|Senior Manager (Risk)||40|
|Senior Manager (Credit)||50|
Candidates can apply for one post only. The detailed method to apply online is discussed below:
The online portal for the candidates applying for PNB SO Recruitment is active once the notification for the same is released on the specific year. Go through the link, https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/pnbsplomay20/
The candidates for the posts of PNB Specialist Officers will be selected in the following two ways.
It is mandatory for the candidates to qualify for both the Online Main Examination and interview process as well. They must get a good score to get considered for the merit list, based on which they will be asked to take part in the subsequent provisional allotment process. The list of the candidates shortlisted for the post will be prepared according to their aggregate scores in the Online test and as per their performance in the Interview.
The latest exam Pattern for the PNB Manager and Senior Manager is given here.
|List||Section||Total Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|2||Professional Knowledge (important for the Post)||50||75|
Key points to note:
The written test acts as a gateway for the interview.
The authority will issue a separate admit card for the written & interview round. The candidates can access their card from the site at least 15 days before the exam date. Steps to follow while downloading the PNB SO admit card include:
Open the official website to download the admit card. Candidates are required to download the same as soon as made available to avoid last-minute worries.
The results for PNB SO will be announced post the successful completion of the exam. The result includes the name of the candidates who qualified the round and are supposed to appear for the next phase of selection.
The salary for the PNB SO Recruitment 2021 is:
The Cut off plays a vital element in selecting the candidates, as per the marks obtained in the written exam, the candidates will be asked to take part in next rounds. It is announced every year after the result is declared.
The cut off list for 2019 is mentioned below:
PNB SO Cut Off 2019
Ques. When to apply for this post?
Ans. The deserving candidates having relevant experience can apply online for the PNB SO Recruitment 2021 as soon as the notification is released.
Ques. How many candidates will get selected for these posts?
Ans. A total of 535 vacancies are out which will be filled by deserving candidates.
Ques. Can you tell me the vacancies for which I can apply in PNB SO?
Ans. The available posts include Manager and Senior. Manager for the PNB SO Recruitment.
Ques. Do I need to appear in the interview round as well, in case I clear the written exam?
Ans. Yes, post clearing the written exam, you are supposed to appear in the interview as well.
Ques. I belong to the SC reserved category, how much amount do I need to pay to apply?
Ans. The application fee for the candidates belonging to the SC category has to pay INR 175 while the application fees for the candidates belonging to the unreserved category have to pay INR 850.
Ques. Am I eligible to apply to more than one post for PNB SO?
Ans. No, candidates are permitted to apply for one post only.
Ques. I have pursued an MBA course (through correspondence), am I allowed to apply for PNB SO Exam?
Ans.No, the minimum eligibility requirement for the post of PNB SO is a full-time course of 2 years duration.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.