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PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Apply Online for 1025 Credit Officer and Other Posts

PNB SO Recruitment 2024: Punjab National Bank is a government-based bank with several branches across the country. PNB has released the official notification for Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, and Senior Manager Cyber Security posts on the official website www.pnbindia.in. A total of 1025 Specialist Officer vacancies are announced through PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The online application process has been activated on the official website www.pnbindia.in the online process will last till 25th February 2024. The willing Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can submit their application form through the official website and the direct link mentioned in the article.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Notification

Punjab National Bank has released PNB SO Notification 2024 PDF on its official website www.pnbindia.in announcing 1025 Specialist Officer posts (Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, and Senior Manager Cyber Security). The complete details regarding PNB SO 2024 have been released through the official notification pdf. Click on the below link to download the detailed advertisement and know complete details about the PNB SO Recruitment 2024.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024- Overview

Candidates must possess the prescribed qualifications/ work experience to be eligible for PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The stage of the selection process for PNB SO 2024 includes an Online written test followed by a Personal Interview. A glimpse of the PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment 2024 details has been tabulated below.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024- Overview
Recruitment Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Posts Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, Senior Manager Cyber Security
Vacancies 1025
Category Bank Jobs
Mode of Application Online
PNB SO Apply Online Dates 7th to 25th February 2024
Selection Process Online Written Test and Interview
Salary varies post-wise
Official website www.pnbindia.in

PNB SO Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has released a complete schedule regarding PNB SO Recruitment 2024 along with its official notification. The PNB SO Recruitment 2024 apply online process has been started at www.pnbindia.in and the application link will remain active till 25th February 2024. The PNB SO Written Exam 2024 is tentatively scheduled to be held in March/April 2024. Check all important dates as tabulated below.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024- Important Dates
Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date 04th February 2024
PNB SO Apply Online 2024 Starts 7th February 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 25th February 2024
Last  Date to pay the Application Fee 25th February 2024
PNB SO Exam 2024 March/April 2024

PNB SO Vacancy 2024

Through PNB SO Recruitment 2024, a total of 1025 Credit Officer, Manager, Manager-Cyber Security, and Senior Manager Cyber Security posts are to be filled out. We have tabulated the PNB SO Vacancy 2024 distribution details for your reference below as mentioned in the official notification pdf.

PNB SO Vacancy 2024
Posts UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
Credit Officer 400 152 78 270 100 1000
Manager-Forex 07 02 01 04 01 15
Manager-Cyber Security 03 01 00 01 00 05
Senior Manager Cyber Security 03 00 01 01 00 05
Total 413 155 80 276 101 1025

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Application Form

The willing candidates who fulfill all the eligibility criteria for Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, and Senior Manager Cyber Security can submit their application forms through the official website of Punjab National Bank (PNB). As scheduled, the PNB SO Recruitment online application link will be available till 25th January 2024. To help candidates in their easy registration, we have also provided the PNB SO Vacancy 2024 direct apply online as activated at www.pnbindia.in. Click on the below link and start submitting their duly filled application forms without waiting for the closing date to avoid last-minute technical glitches.

Steps To Apply For PNB SO Recruitment 2024

For those who will apply for the PNB SO Vacancy 2024 through the official website or with the help of the direct link provided above, the step-by-step procedure is given below. After the online registration form gets activated on 7th February 2024, candidates can apply by following these steps.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Punjab National Bank i.e. www.pnbindia.in.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Career/Recruitment’ section at the bottom of the homepage and find the ‘Recruitment For 1025 Posts Of Specialist Officers’.

Step 3: Now, click on the Apply Online link available on the webpage and then click for new registration.

Step 4: Complete the registration form by entering the required information such as name, contact details, etc. Upload all the required documents in the appropriate size and format as prescribed.

Step 5: Carefully review the form and ensure that all of the information provided is correct and save it.

Step 6: Once completed, pay the application fees and submit the online form.

Step 7: Now, download the PNB SO application form for future reference.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

Those, candidates who will apply for the PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment 2024 will have to pay an amount as the application fee, only then will the registration be completed. The registration fee for the SC/ST candidate is Rs. 59(including GST), check the registration fee for other categories tabulated below:

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Application Fee
SC Rs. 59/- (GST @18% Included)
ST
PwBD
Other Category Candidates Rs. 1180/- (GST @18% Included)

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must make sure that they apply for the different Specialist Officer vacancies only if they meet the eligibility criteria. The candidate’s eligibility will be tested based on their age, educational qualification, work experience, and nationality. The application form will be rejected if any of these parameters will not be fulfilled by the candidates.

PNB SO Educational Qualification

Candidates must possess some necessary educational qualifications for the post of Officer Credit, Manager Forex, Manager Cyber Security & Senior Cyber Security.  The post-wise essential as well as desirable educational qualifications are tabulated below.

PNB SO Educational Qualification 
Posts Educational Qualification
Senior Manager-Cyber Security Essential: Applicants must hold a full-time B.E./B.Tech degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, and Communications Engineering

OR

A full-time M.C.A. degree from a government-approved institute, college, or university with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade.

Desirable: A full-time M.Tech degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Electronics and Communications Engineering from a government-approved institute, college, or university.

Manager Cyber Security Essential: A minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade is required for a full-time degree in B.E./B. Tech in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Engineering

OR

M.C.A. from a government-approved institute, college, or university.

Desirable: A full-time M.Tech degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Electronics and Communications Engineering from a government-approved institute, college, or university.

Officer Credit Essential: Applicants must hold a Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

OR

a Cost Management Accountant (CMA) from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India

OR

a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute (USA)

OR

A full-time Post-Graduation Degree/Diploma in Management (MBA/PGDM/equivalent) with specialization in Finance from a government-approved institute/college/university with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade.

Manager Forex Essential: Complete a full-time MBA or Post Graduate Diploma in Management with a specialty in Finance/International Business from a government-approved institute, college, or university with at least 60% or equivalent grade.

PNB SO Age Limit (As On 1st January 2024)

Candidates applying for the Punjab National Bank Specialist Officers Recruitment 2024 must fall within a certain age limit as of 1st January 2024. The candidates applying for the Officer Credit position must be within 21-28 years of age, the age limit for other posts is mentioned in the table below.

PNB SO Age Limit 
Posts Age Limit
Manager Forex Maximum: 25 years

Minimum: 35 years

Manager Cyber Security Maximum: 25 years

Minimum: 35 years

Senior Manager Cyber Security Maximum: 27 years

Minimum: 38 years

Officer Credit Maximum: 21 years

Minimum: 28 years

PNB SO Nationality

A subject of Bhutan and Nepal is eligible to apply for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024. Along with these, candidates from some other nationalities can also apply which are mentioned below.

  • Any Indian citizen
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1, 1962, to permanently reside in India.
  • A Subject of Bhutan
  • A Subject of Nepal
  • A person of Indian heritage who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

PNB SO Work Experience

Having certain years of work experience is another eligibility parameter for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The Manager Forex should have experience of at least 2 years as an officer in the related sector, check the table below to know the work experience for other Specialist Officer vacancies.

PNB SO Work Experience 
Posts Work Experience
Manager Forex Essential: At least 2 years of experience as an officer in a related sector

Desirable: Forex experience in banks.

Senior Manager Cyber Security Essential: Requirements for this position include a minimum of 4 years of IT experience, including at least 2 years of managing IT and cyber security in a major data center/soc/csoc handling the following operations: –

Experienced in Security Incidence Event Management (SIEM), Perimeter Security (firewalls, NIPS, anti-DDoS, WAF, ADC), Network Detection and Response, Threat Hunting, and IS Audits, with a focus on automated application and penetration testing.

Manager Cyber Security Essential: A minimum of 2 years of IT expertise is required, with at least one year of experience managing IT and Cyber Security in a major data center/social/c-soc handling the following operations: –

Experienced in Security Incidence Event Management (SIEM), Perimeter Security (firewalls, NIPS, anti-DDoS, WAF, ADC), Network Detection and Response, Threat Hunting, and IS Audits, with a focus on automated application and penetration testing.

Officer Credit Essential: NIL

Desirable: Work experience in banks or financial institutions.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection procedure will include an online written test and a personal interview, depending on the number of applications submitted for each position. The written test will be for a maximum of 200 marks and the duration will be of two hours. The second stage i.e. personal interview will be a maximum of 50 marks. Candidates clearing both stages will be selected finally. Check the table below to get an overview of the PNB SO selection process.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process
Stages Names Marks
Stage I Online Written Examination 200
Stage II Personal Interview 50

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

The candidates before beginning their preparation for stage I i.e. online written examination must have a glimpse of the exam pattern which is mentioned in the points and table below. The marks of the candidates for paper II will be evaluated only for those who will qualify for paper I of the online written examination.

  • The PNB SO online written examination will consist of two parts i.e. Part I and Part II.
  • For the answers marked incorrectly in the online written examination, a 1/4 mark will be deducted.
PNB SO Exam Pattern 2024
Parts Subjects No. of Questions Marks Total Duration
Part 1 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 120 Minutes/2 Hour
Reasoning 25 25
English Language 25 25
Part 2 Professional Knowledge 50 100
Total 150 200

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

The Punjab National Bank SO exam syllabus includes subjects such as Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language, and Professional Knowledge. The below table shows the topics that the candidates have to prepare for the PNB SO exam 2024.

PNB SO Syllabus 2024
Subjects Topics
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Simple Interest
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Trains
  • Areas
  • Races and Games
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Percentages
  • Simple Equations
  • Boats and Streams
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Averages
  • Indices and Surds
  • Compound Interest
  • Volumes
  • Odd Man Out
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Probability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simplification and Approximation
Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Series Completion
  • Operations of Mathematics
  • Verification of truth of the Statement
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Classification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Puzzle Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Assertion and Reasoning
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Forming figures and analysis
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Word Sequence
  • Missing Characters
  • Sequential Output training
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Directions
  • Test on Alphabets
  • Eligibility Test
  • Dot Situation
  • Identical figure groupings
  • Construction of Squares and Triangles
  • Series
  • Rules Detection
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Paper Folding
  • Paper Cutting
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Water Images
  • Mirror Images
  • Figure Matrix
  • Completion Incomplete Pattern
  • Spotting embedded figures
  • Classification
English Language
  • Antonyms and their correct usage
  • Common Error
  • Active/Passive Voice of VerbsComprehension Passage
  • Spot the Error
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Cloze Passage
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Conversions
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Grammar
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution
Professional Knowledge
  • Importance of Banks and Credit in the Economy
  • The Role of Commercial/Corporate Credit
  • Classification of Commercial Borrowers
  • Role and Importance of the RBI
  • Borrower Legal Due Diligence
  • Structural Elements of Credit Facilities
  • Commercial/Corporate Credit Products
  • Key RBI Guidelines for Credit Facilities
  • Credit Risk and its Components
  • Measuring Credit Risk
  • Credit Assessment Framework
  • Credit Underwriting
  • Introduction to the Basel Accords on Banking Supervision
  • Understanding Objectives, Providers, and Uses of Credit Ratings
  • Understanding Global Credit Ratings from External Credit Rating Agencies
  • “Understanding National Credit Ratings from Indian External Credit Rating Agencies”
  • Accrual Accounting
  • Accounting Concepts and Principles
  • Financial Statements Structure and Composition
  • Analysis of Financial Statements
  • Project Appraisal
  • Working Capital Management
  • Priority Sector lending
  • Retail Loans
  • Documentation
  • Types of Charges
  • Credit Monitoring
  • Fair Practices on Lender’s Liability
  • Exposure Norms
  • Non-Fund based credit Facilities

PNB SO Salary 2024

For different PNB SO Posts, selected candidates will get a good amount of salary.  The grade/scale of the Manager Forex posts is MMGS II, check the table below to know the grade/scale an salary of all the PNB SO Vacancies 2024.

PNB SO Salary 2024
Posts Grade/Scale Salary
Manager Forex MMGS II 48170-1740/1-49910-
1990/10-69810
Officer Credit JMGS I 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-
49910-1990/7-63840
Manager-Cyber Security MMGS II 48170-1740/1-49910-
1990/10-69810
Senior Manager-Cyber Security MMGS III 63840-1990/5-73790-2220/2-
78230

PNB SO Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1. When will PNB SO Apply Online 2024 starts?

As mentioned in the official notification, PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Apply Online process has been started from 7th February 2024 onwards.

Q2. Which posts are announced through PNB SO Recruitment 2024?

The Specialist Officer posts are released for Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, Senior Manager Cyber Security posts under PNB SO Recruitment 2024.

Q3: What is the selection process of PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment 2024?

The selection process of the PNB Specialist Officer Recruitment involves an Online written examination followed by a Personal Interview.

Q4: What is the age limit for officer credit posts under PNB SO Recruitment?

The age limit for the officer credit posts is 21-28 years.

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