PNB Credit Officer Professional Knowledge Syllabus 2020: Check Complete Syllabus

PNB Credit Officer Syllabus 2020: With the release of notification by Punjab National Bank for Specialist Officers recruitment 2020 on its official website, thousands of candidates have registered and started their preparation for the exam. The first step to prepare for any exam is to know about its updated syllabus. The selection procedure for PNB SO will be conducted in three stages; beginning with a written test, interview round, and document verification. The candidates can find the updated syllabus for PNB Credit Officer post can be found in the below article. Begin your preparation for PNB Credit Officer with the updated syllabus and score good marks in the exam.  

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Overview of PNB SO 2020

Organization Punjab National Bank
Name of the post Specialist Officers  (Grade or Scale- MMGS-II and MMGS-III )
Online Registration 8 to 29 September
Number of vacancies 535
Selection Process Written + Interview + Documentation
Exam date Oct/Nov (tentative)
Official website

PNB SO Exam Pattern 2020- PNB Credit Officer

The Punjab National Bank has specified in its recruitment notification that the selection process for PNB SO recruitment will include an online exam and/or interview round. The following is the exam pattern for the online test for the post of PNB Credit Officer:

PNB SO Exam Pattern 2020
Sno Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
1 Reasoning 50 50
120 minutes
2 Professional Knowledge 50 75
3 English Language 50 25
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
  Total 200 200

PNB SO 2020 Syllabus

Start your preparation with the help of PNB Credit Officer Syllabus given below. Read every topic of Officer Syllabus 2020 carefully and without a skip. After the exam, you can get PNB Officer Results 2020 for Written Exam.

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 Appraisl
  • 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

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General English Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fillers
  • Cloze Test
  • Word Swap
  • Error Correction
  • Phrasal verb/ Idiom
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Connectors
  • Vocabulary
  • Starters
  • Usage
  • Column Based

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Data-Sufficiency
  • Input-Output
  • Logical
  • Order-Ranking
  • Alphabet/ Number Based Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Series – Missing Series and Wrong Series
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
  • Inequalities
  • Data Interpretation – Table, Bar, Pie Line and Radar
  • Caselet
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number System
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Speed Time Distance
  • Boat & Stream
  • Trains
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Average & Ages
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Mixture & Allegation
  • Partnership

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