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OVERVIEW OF PNB SO EXAM DETAILS

 

The PNB SO (Punjab National Bank Specialist Officer) Exam 2024 is a recruitment examination for Specialist Officer positions in Punjab National Bank. The recent notification for PNB SO 2024 was released on February 4, 2024, announcing 1025 vacancies for various posts such as Credit Officer, Forex Manager, Cyber Security Manager, and Senior Manager. The exam will be conducted in two stages: an Online Objective Written Examination and a Personal Interview. The online registration for the exam will be open from February 7 to February 25, 2024, and the exam dates have been scheduled for March and April 2024. The exam pattern consists of sections such as Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Professional Knowledge.

 

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PNB SO 2024 EXAM –IMPORTANT DATES

 

  • Starting date for Online registration of PNB SO 2024 – 07th  February 2024
  • Last date for Online registration of PNB SO 2024 - 25th February 2024
  • Download Admit Card of PNB SO 2024 – To Be Announced
  • PNB SO Online Examination Date 2024- March/April 2024

 

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PNB SO Vacancy 2024

 

The PNB SO (Punjab National Bank Specialist Officer) Exam 2024 is an entrance examination conducted by Punjab National Bank for the recruitment of Specialist Officers for various positions. The vacancies for the year 2024 are as follows:

 

Post Name

Grade/Scale

Vacancies

Officer-Credit

JMGS I

1000

Manager-Forex

MMGS II

15

Manager-Cyber Security

MMGS II

5

Senior Manager-Cyber Security

MMGS III

5

Total



1025

 

PNB SO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2024

 

NATIONALITY -The nationality requirement for the PNB SO Exam 2024 is that candidates must be:

  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement in India
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, or Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.

 

Candidates from other countries must have authorization from a competent officer in the Government of India to be eligible for the exam.

 

Age Limit - The age limit for the PNB SO Exam 2024 is as follows:

 

Post

Age Limit

Officer-Credit

21 to 28 years

Manager-Forex

25 to 35 years

Manager-Cyber Security

25 to 35 years

Senior Manager-Cyber Security

27 to 38 years

 

There are also age relaxations for different categories:

 

  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • PwBD: 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen: 5 years
  • Children/Family members of those who died in the 1984 riots: 05 years

 

Educational Qualification –

 

Post Name

Educational Qualification

Officer Credit

Cost Management Accountant-CMA (ICWA) from Institute of Cost Accountants of India Or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from CFA Institute (USA) Or Full time MBA or Post Graduate Diploma in Management or equivalent with specialization in Finance from any Institute/ College/ University recognized/ approved by Govt. bodies/ AICTE/ UGC with minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade.

Manager Forex

Mandatory: Full time MBA or Post Graduate Diploma in Management or equivalent with specialization in Finance/ International Business from any Institute/ College/ University recognized/ approved by Govt. bodies/ AICTE/ UGC with minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade.

Manager Cyber Security

Mandatory: Full time degree in B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Electronics and Communications Engineering Or Full time M.C.A. from any Institute/ College/ University recognized/ approved by Govt. bodies/ AICTE/ UGC with minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade.

Senior Manager-Cyber Security

Full-time degree in B.E./B. Tech in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Electronics and Communications Engineering or Full-time degree in M.C.A. from any Institute/ College/University recognized/ approved by Govt. bodies/AICTE/ UGC with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade.

 

PNB SO Post Educational Work Experience 2024

 

Post Name

Work Experience Required

Desirable Qualifications

Officer-Credit

None

Work Experience in Bank(s)/ FI(s)

Manager-Forex

Minimum 2 years of experience as an officer in the related sector

Forex related experience in banks

Manager-Cyber Security

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.

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Senior Manager-Cyber Security

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.

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PNB SO PAY SCALE 2024

 

The PNB SO Pay Scale for 2024 is as follows:

 

Post Name

Grade/Scale

Pay Scale

Officer-Credit

JMGS I

36,000-1490/7-46,430-1740/2-49,910-1990/7-63,840

Manager-Forex

MMGS II

48,170-1740/1-49,910-1990/10-69,810

Manager-Cyber Security

MMGS II

48,170-1740/1-49,910-1990/10-69,810

Senior Manager-Cyber Security

MMGS III

63,840-1990/5-73,790-2220/2-78,230

 

PNB SO Selection Procedure 2024

 

The selection procedure for the PNB SO Exam 2024 includes two stages:

 

  1. Online Written Exam
  2. Personal Interview

 

Candidates must qualify both the Online Main Examination and the interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be considered for the post. 

 

PNB SO How to Apply 2024

 

To apply for the PNB SO Exam 2024, candidates can follow the steps below:

 

  1. Visit the official website www.pnbindia.in.
  2. Click on the 'Recruitments' section.
  3. Click on the registration link under 'RECRUITMENT FOR 1025 POSTS OF SPECIALIST OFFICERS UNDER HRP 2024-25.'
  4. Register on the IBPS portal and proceed to fill out the form, upload documents, pay the fee, and submit.
  5. Download a copy and take a printout for future reference.

 

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PNB SO Application Fee 2024

 

The application fee for the PNB SO 2024 is as follows:

 

Category

Application Fee (Rs.)

SC/ST/PwBD

Rs. 59 (Rs. 50/- + GST@18%)

Gen/ OBC

Rs. 1180 (Rs. 1000/- + GST@18%)

 

The mode of payment for the PNB SO Exam 2024 is through online mode. Candidates can use net banking, debit card, credit card, or other online payment methods to pay the application fee for the PNB SO Exam 2024.

 

PNB SO Admit Card 2024

 

The PNB SO Admit Card 2024 is not available yet. Candidates can download the admit card by entering their login credentials. The admit card will contain important information such as the candidate's name, roll number, exam date, time, and venue. Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned on the admit card carefully and contact the relevant officials immediately in case of any discrepancies. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the examination center along with a valid photo ID proof. Candidates can download the PNB SO Admit Card 2024 by following the steps mentioned below:

 

  1. Visit the official website of PNB - www.pnbindia.in.
  2. Click on the 'Recruitments' tab.
  3. Click on the 'Admit Card SO recruitment' link.
  4. Enter your Registration Number and password and press the 'submit' button.
  5. The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION OF PNB SO EXAM 2024 :

 

Official Website of PNB

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FAQs related to PNB SO Exam 2024 -

 

  1. Q: What is the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: The PNB SO Exam is conducted by Punjab National Bank to recruit Specialist Officers for various positions within the bank.

 

  1. Q: What are the different positions for which PNB conducts the Specialist Officer Exam?
    • A: PNB conducts the Specialist Officer Exam for various positions such as IT Officer, HR Officer, Law Officer, Marketing Officer, Risk Management Officer, etc.

 

  1. Q: What is the eligibility criteria for the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: The eligibility criteria for the PNB SO Exam vary depending on the position applied for. Generally, candidates must have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and meet other specified criteria such as age limits and work experience.

 

  1. Q: How can I apply for the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: Candidates can apply for the PNB SO Exam through the official website of Punjab National Bank when the recruitment notification is released. They need to fill out the online application form and pay the requisite application fee.

 

  1. Q: What is the selection process for the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: The selection process for the PNB SO Exam typically involves a written exam followed by an interview. The exact selection process may vary depending on the position applied for.

 

  1. Q: What is the exam pattern for the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: The exam pattern for the PNB SO Exam varies depending on the position applied for. Generally, it includes sections such as Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and Professional Knowledge.

 

  1. Q: Is there negative marking in the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: Yes, there is usually negative marking in the PNB SO Exam for incorrect answers. Candidates are advised to answer questions carefully to avoid penalty marks.

 

  1. Q: Are there any specific study materials or books recommended for the PNB SO Exam?
    • A: Yes, candidates can refer to various study materials and books available in the market specifically designed for banking exams and Specialist Officer positions. Additionally, they can also refer to previous year question papers and mock tests for practice.

 

  1. Q: What is the syllabus for the PNB SO Exam?

·         A: The syllabus for the PNB SO Exam includes topics such as Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Professional Knowledge (related to the specific field.

 

  1. Q: When is the next PNB SO Exam scheduled to be conducted?
    • A: The schedule for the PNB SO Exam is announced by Punjab National Bank through official recruitment notifications. Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website of PNB or employment news for updates on exam dates and recruitment notifications.
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