Punjab National Bank has released NB SO Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF announcing 1025 Specialist Officer posts. The PNB SO Apply Online link at is now operational.

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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 1025 positions for Specialist Officers are available through PNB SO Recruitment 2024. On the official website,, the online application procedure has begun. It will run until February 25, 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 announcing 1025 Specialist Officer posts (Credit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, and Senior Manager Cyber Security). The official announcement pdf has been used to disseminate all of the information on PNB SO 2024. 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.

OrganizationPunjab National Bank (PNB)
PostsCredit Officer, Manager-Forex, Manager-Cyber Security, Senior Manager Cyber Security
CategoryBank Jobs
Mode of ApplicationOnline
PNB SO Apply Online Dates7th to 25th February 2024
Selection ProcessOnline Written Test and Interview
Salaryvaries post-wise

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 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.

Official Notification Release Date04th February 2024
PNB SO Apply Online 2024 Starts7th February 2024
Last Date to Apply Online25th February 2024
Last  Date to pay the Application Fee25th February 2024
PNB SO Exam 2024March/April 2024

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

The candidates have to make an Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges along with the submission of the online application form for PNB SO Recruitment 2024.

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWBD categoryRs 59/- per candidate + GST as applicable
All other categoriesRs 1180/- per candidate + GST as applicable

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Eligiibility

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 Recruitment 2024 Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a graduation degree in a relevant discipline as per their post preference.

Name of the PostEducational Qualification
Officer-CreditChartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India OR Cost Management Accountant- CMA (ICWA) from Institute of Cost Accountants of India OR Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from CFA Institute (USA) OR Full-time Post-Graduation Degree/ Diploma in Management (MBA/PGDM/ equivalent) with specialization in Finance from any Institute/College/ University recognized/ approved by Govt. bodies/ AICTE/UGC with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade.
Manager-ForexFull-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 a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade.
Manager-Cyber SecurityFull-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.
Senior Manager-Cyber SecurityFull-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 Recruitment 2024 Age Limit (as on 01/01/2024)

The prescribe age limit as per the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF is tabulated below. Age relaxation will be provided to the reserved categories as per the government rules and regulation.

PostAge Limit
Officer-Credit21 to 28Years
Manager-Forex25 to 35 Years
Manager-Cyber Security25 to 35 Years
Senior Manager Cyber Security27 to 38 Years

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Vacancy

A total of 1025 vacancies have been released for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024. The vacancies released are for various posts across several departments. Candidates can check the PNB SO Vacancy 2024 bifurcation details in the table below.

Post CodePost Name Grade/ScaleVacancies
01Officer-CreditJMGS I1000
02Manager-ForexMMGS II15
03Manager-Cyber SecurityMMGS II05
04Senior Manager Cyber SecurityMMGS III05

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection process for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 includes three stages. Check the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process below.

  • Online Written Exam
  • Personal Interview
  • Document Verification

A candidate should qualify both in the Online Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for the subsequent provisional allotment process. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of aggregate scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview.

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

  • PNB SO Exam Pattern consists of 4 sections.
  • Duration of Exam is 120 Minutes.
  • PNB Exam 2024 carry total marks 200.
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/4 for each incorrect responses.
PartsName of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration (Minutes)
Part IReasoning2525120
English Language2525
Quantitative Aptitude5050
Part IIProfessional Knowledge100100
Total200200120 Minutes

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

Candidates can check the PNB SO Syllabus 2024 for Reasoning, English, Quantitative Aptitude, and Professional Knowledge. The syllabus for PNB SO Online Main Examination has been discussed section-wise below.

PNB SO Syllabus for Reasoning

The syllabus for Reasoning for the Online Exam is summed up below.

  • Analogy
  • Series Completion
  • Verification of truth of the Statement
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Classification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Puzzle Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Assertion and Reasoning
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Operations of Mathematics
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Word Sequence
  • Missing Characters
  • Sequential Output training
  • Directions
  • Test on Alphabets
  • Eligibility Test
  • Dot Situation
  • Identical figure groupings
  • Forming figures and analysis
  • Construction of Squares and Triangles
  • Series
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Paper Folding
  • Paper Cutting
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Water Images
  • Mirror Images
  • Figure Matrix
  • Completion Incomplete Pattern
  • Spotting embedded figures
  • Classification
  • Rules Detection

PNB SO Syllabus for English

The syllabus for English for the Online Exam is summed up below.

  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Antonyms and their correct usage
  • Common Error
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Spot the Error
  • Cloze Passage
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Conversions
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Grammar
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution

PNB SO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

The syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude for PNB SO is summed up below.

  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple Interest
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Trains
  • Areas
  • Races and Games
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Percentages
  • Simple Equations
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Averages
  • Indices and Surds
  • Compound Interest
  • Volumes
  • Odd Man Out
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simplification and Approximation

PNB SO Syllabus for 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 Recruitment 2024 Salary

The candidates who are selected under PNB SO Recruitment 2024 will drive a lucrative salary along with several allowances and benefits. we have tabulated below the PNB SO Salary 2024 details.

Name of the PostScale of Pay
Manager-Forex/Manager-Cyber Security48170-1740/1-49910-1990/10-69810
Senior Manager-Cyber Security63840-1990/5-73790-2220/2-78230

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Answer Key

PNB SO Answer Key will be uploaded by the PNB after the completion of PNB SO 2024 Exam. Candidates will get the opportunity to raise their objections against the answer key within the specified time frame. After receiving the objections the PNB will upload the Final PNB SO Answer Key 2024 on its official website. Whenever the Bank uploads the PNB SO Answer Key, we will provide the direct link below for your reference:- 

PNB SO Recruitment 2024 Result

Following the successful conclusion of the PNB SO Exam 2024, the Bank will announce the PNB SO Result. By using their login credentials, one may see their PNB SO Result. We will provide the direct links to check the PNB SO Result 2024 here after the PNB declares:-

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PNB SO Recruitment 2024 FAQs

Q1. What is the salary for the PNB SO?

Ans. The PNB SO Manager will receive a salary on the pay scale of 48170-1740/1-49910- 1990/10-69810 while a Senior Manager will receive a salary on the pay scale of 63840-1990/5-73790- 2220/2-78230.

Q2. What is the selection process for PNB SO Recruitment 2024?

Ans. PNB SO Recruitment 2024 selection process comprises an online written test followed by an interview.

Q3. What are the dates to apply for the PNB SO 2024?

Ans. The candidates can apply online for the PNB SO Recruitment 2024 from 07th February 2024 to 25th February 20240.

Q4. When is the PNB SO Exam 2024 scheduled?

Ans. The PNB SO Exam 2024 will be held on March/April 2024.