Syndicate Bank PO

About Syndicate Bank PO Exam

  • Exam Pattern
  • Eligibility
  • Salary Info
  • Career Growth
  • Cutoff Marks
  • Syllabus
  • Vacancies
  • Application Fee

Syndicate Bank PO Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern 2018

Syndicate Bank PO Selection Procedure

Syndicate Bank selection process consists of 2 stages:

  1. Online Test
  2. Interview and/or Group Discussion

The Online Test consists of an Objective Test and a Descriptive test for a total 250 marks.

Syndicate Bank Online test Pattern:

Type Name of Test No of Qs Max Marks Duration
Objective Reasoning 50 50 120
Minutes
Quants 50 50
English
Language
50 50
General
Awareness
50 50
Descriptive English
Language
2 50 30
Minutes
Total 202 250 150 Minutes

 

Objective Test:

There is a Negative marking of o.25 marks for each wrong answer.

There are Sectionwise cutoffs and Overall cutoff marks that a candidate should clear in order to clear the Objective test.

Descriptive Test:

Candidates who clear the Objective test are eligible to write the descriptive test, which tests candidate’s English writing skills.

The Descriptive test is only qualifying in nature. Candidates need to score a minimum percentage of marks in order to clear this.

Minimum Qualifying Percentage for Descriptive Test

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General 50%
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 45%

Interview and/or Group Discussion

Candidates who clear the Online test(objective + descriptive) will be called for an Interview and/or Group Discussion based on merit and the number of vacancies available.

Candidates equal to 5 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for Interview and/or Group Discussion.

 

Final Selection

The Final selection of candidates is done based on performance in Online Test and Interview and/or Group Discussion.

Selected candidates will be admitted to the 1-year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance. Once you complete this course successfully, you will be appointed as a Probationary Officer in Syndicate Bank.

 

Syndicate Bank PO Eligibility Criteria

There are 2 criteria for a candidate to be eligible for Syndicate Bank PO Exam. They are 1) Age Limit 2) Education Qualifications.

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 20 years

Maximum Age: 28 Years

Upper Age limit Relaxation

SC/ST: 5 Years

OBC: 3 Years

PWD: 10 Years

Educational Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree (Graduation) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Salary

Syndicate Bank PO in-hand salary is in the range of Rs.36,000 – 38,000. 

Below table shows a detailed breakup of the salary of a Syndicate Bank PO and the various components there under.

Pay Scale Metro Cities State / Capitals District level & Rural Places
Basic salary Rs.23700 Rs.23700 Rs.23700
CCA (City Compensatory Allowance) Rs.870  Rs.600  Nil
HRA (House Rent Allowance) Rs.2133 Rs.1896 Rs.1659
DDA (Dearness Allowance) Rs.12206.69 Rs.12206.69 Rs.12206.69
Special Allowance Rs.1836.75 Rs.1836.75 Rs.1836.75
Total Rs.40,746.54 Rs.40,239.54 Rs.39,402.54

Stipend during Training:

Candidates who are selected in the Syndicate Bank PO Exam undergo a 1 year PGD in Banking and Finance. During this 1-year classroom training, candidates shall receive a stipend of Rs.3000/- pm for 9 months and Rs.15000/- pm for the last 3 months. 

Candidates will receive an in-hand salary in the range of Rs36,000-Rs 38,000 once they join as PO’s at their posting locations.

Allowances & Perks

House Allowance, Travelling allowance, Medical allowance, Newspaper reimbursement etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Career Growth

 

Below is the Career growth ladder or progression steps of a Syndicate Bank PO.

  • Officer i.e. PO (Scale I)
  • Manager (Scale II)
  • Senior Manager (Scale III)
  • Chief Manager (Scale IV)
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Executive Director (ED)
  • Chairman and Managing Director (CMD)

 

Syndicate Bank PO Cutoff marks

 

Syndicate Bank PO Cutoff marks 2018

Name of the Category Total Cutoff Score (Out of 200)
General  109.50
OBC  106.00
SC  93.50
ST  81.75
HI (Hearing Impaired)  47.75
OC (Orthopedically Challenged)  97.50
VI (Visually Impaired)  98.75
ID (Intellectual Disability)  79.75

Syndicate Bank PO Exam 2018: Sectional Cutoff

 Category Sectional Cutoff (Out of 50 marks for All Sections)
Reasoning Ability English General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude Descriptive Section
General 18.25 10.25 9.75 16.25 25.00
OBC 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
SC 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
ST 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
HI (Hearing Impaired) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
OC (Orthopedically Challenged) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
VI (Visually Impaired) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
ID (Intellectual Disability) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50

 

Syndicate Bank Manipal PO 2017 Cutoff marks

Category Name of the Sections Overall Exam Cutoff
(Out of 200 marks)
Reasoning Ability
(out of 50 marks)
English Language
(out of 50 marks)
General Awareness
(out of 50 marks)
Quantitative Aptitude
(out of 50 marks)
General 19.50 7.75 12.25 12.75 103.25
OBC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 100.00
SC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 88.75
ST 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 76.75
HI 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 53.00
OC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 90.75
VI 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 86.75

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- General Awareness Section

General Awareness Section
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Important Days.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Sports.
  • International & National Organizations.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Countries & Capitals etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- English Language Section

English Language section
  • Verb.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Tenses.
  • Error Correction.
  • Adverb.
  • Articles.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Comprehension.
  • Grammar.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Synonyms.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Antonyms etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- Quantitative Aptitude Section

Quantitative Aptitude Section
  • Number System.
  • Percentages.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Average.
  • Simplification.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Work.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Time and Distance.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- Reasoning Ability Section

Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Directions.
  • Analogy.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Decision Making.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Vacancies

Below are the Syndicate Bank PO vacancies under 2018 notification for your reference. There are a total of 500 vacancies notified in the 2018 notification.

Category Total Vacancies
Unreserved 252
OBC 135
SC 75
ST 38
Total 500

 

Syndicate Bank PO Exam Fee 

 

Sr. No. Category Fee
1. General/OBC candidates Rs 600/-
2. ST/SC candidates

Rs 100/-

About Syndicate Bank PO Exam

Syndicate Bank PO Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern 2018

Syndicate Bank PO Selection Procedure

Syndicate Bank selection process consists of 2 stages:

  1. Online Test
  2. Interview and/or Group Discussion

The Online Test consists of an Objective Test and a Descriptive test for a total 250 marks.

Syndicate Bank Online test Pattern:

Type Name of Test No of Qs Max Marks Duration
Objective Reasoning 50 50 120
Minutes
Quants 50 50
English
Language
50 50
General
Awareness
50 50
Descriptive English
Language
2 50 30
Minutes
Total 202 250 150 Minutes

 

Objective Test:

There is a Negative marking of o.25 marks for each wrong answer.

There are Sectionwise cutoffs and Overall cutoff marks that a candidate should clear in order to clear the Objective test.

Descriptive Test:

Candidates who clear the Objective test are eligible to write the descriptive test, which tests candidate’s English writing skills.

The Descriptive test is only qualifying in nature. Candidates need to score a minimum percentage of marks in order to clear this.

Minimum Qualifying Percentage for Descriptive Test

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General 50%
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 45%

Interview and/or Group Discussion

Candidates who clear the Online test(objective + descriptive) will be called for an Interview and/or Group Discussion based on merit and the number of vacancies available.

Candidates equal to 5 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for Interview and/or Group Discussion.

 

Final Selection

The Final selection of candidates is done based on performance in Online Test and Interview and/or Group Discussion.

Selected candidates will be admitted to the 1-year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance. Once you complete this course successfully, you will be appointed as a Probationary Officer in Syndicate Bank.

 

Syndicate Bank PO Eligibility Criteria

There are 2 criteria for a candidate to be eligible for Syndicate Bank PO Exam. They are 1) Age Limit 2) Education Qualifications.

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 20 years

Maximum Age: 28 Years

Upper Age limit Relaxation

SC/ST: 5 Years

OBC: 3 Years

PWD: 10 Years

Educational Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree (Graduation) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) marks from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Salary

Syndicate Bank PO in-hand salary is in the range of Rs.36,000 – 38,000. 

Below table shows a detailed breakup of the salary of a Syndicate Bank PO and the various components there under.

Pay Scale Metro Cities State / Capitals District level & Rural Places
Basic salary Rs.23700 Rs.23700 Rs.23700
CCA (City Compensatory Allowance) Rs.870  Rs.600  Nil
HRA (House Rent Allowance) Rs.2133 Rs.1896 Rs.1659
DDA (Dearness Allowance) Rs.12206.69 Rs.12206.69 Rs.12206.69
Special Allowance Rs.1836.75 Rs.1836.75 Rs.1836.75
Total Rs.40,746.54 Rs.40,239.54 Rs.39,402.54

Stipend during Training:

Candidates who are selected in the Syndicate Bank PO Exam undergo a 1 year PGD in Banking and Finance. During this 1-year classroom training, candidates shall receive a stipend of Rs.3000/- pm for 9 months and Rs.15000/- pm for the last 3 months. 

Candidates will receive an in-hand salary in the range of Rs36,000-Rs 38,000 once they join as PO’s at their posting locations.

Allowances & Perks

House Allowance, Travelling allowance, Medical allowance, Newspaper reimbursement etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Cutoff marks

 

Syndicate Bank PO Cutoff marks 2018

Name of the Category Total Cutoff Score (Out of 200)
General  109.50
OBC  106.00
SC  93.50
ST  81.75
HI (Hearing Impaired)  47.75
OC (Orthopedically Challenged)  97.50
VI (Visually Impaired)  98.75
ID (Intellectual Disability)  79.75

Syndicate Bank PO Exam 2018: Sectional Cutoff

 Category Sectional Cutoff (Out of 50 marks for All Sections)
Reasoning Ability English General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude Descriptive Section
General 18.25 10.25 9.75 16.25 25.00
OBC 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
SC 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
ST 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
HI (Hearing Impaired) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
OC (Orthopedically Challenged) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
VI (Visually Impaired) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50
ID (Intellectual Disability) 13.75 6.50 6.00 11.75 22.50

 

Syndicate Bank Manipal PO 2017 Cutoff marks

Category Name of the Sections Overall Exam Cutoff
(Out of 200 marks)
Reasoning Ability
(out of 50 marks)
English Language
(out of 50 marks)
General Awareness
(out of 50 marks)
Quantitative Aptitude
(out of 50 marks)
General 19.50 7.75 12.25 12.75 103.25
OBC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 100.00
SC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 88.75
ST 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 76.75
HI 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 53.00
OC 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 90.75
VI 15.50 4.50 8.25 9.25 86.75

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- General Awareness Section

General Awareness Section
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Important Days.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Sports.
  • International & National Organizations.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Countries & Capitals etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- English Language Section

English Language section
  • Verb.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Tenses.
  • Error Correction.
  • Adverb.
  • Articles.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Comprehension.
  • Grammar.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Synonyms.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Antonyms etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- Quantitative Aptitude Section

Quantitative Aptitude Section
  • Number System.
  • Percentages.
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Average.
  • Simplification.
  • Problems on Ages.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Time and Work.
  • Ratio and Proportions.
  • Time and Distance.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Mixtures & Allegations.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Data Interpretation etc.

Syndicate Bank PO Syllabus 2018-19- Reasoning Ability Section

Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Directions.
  • Analogy.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Decision Making.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

 

 

Syndicate Bank PO Vacancies

Below are the Syndicate Bank PO vacancies under 2018 notification for your reference. There are a total of 500 vacancies notified in the 2018 notification.

Category Total Vacancies
Unreserved 252
OBC 135
SC 75
ST 38
Total 500

 

Syndicate Bank PO Career Growth

 

Below is the Career growth ladder or progression steps of a Syndicate Bank PO.

  • Officer i.e. PO (Scale I)
  • Manager (Scale II)
  • Senior Manager (Scale III)
  • Chief Manager (Scale IV)
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Executive Director (ED)
  • Chairman and Managing Director (CMD)

 

Syndicate Bank PO Exam Fee 

 

Sr. No. Category Fee
1. General/OBC candidates Rs 600/-
2. ST/SC candidates

Rs 100/-

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