Union Bank of India SO Syllabus & Pattern- Check Details

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Union Bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank, is recruiting for the cadre of specialist officers Pan India and from overseas candidates. The posts include Senior Manager, Manager, and Assistant Manager from various departments. The candidates willing can apply Online till September 6, 2021. The exam date is yet to be notified. Union Bank of India SO Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and much more details are given below.You can also check Union Bank of India Recruitment


The selection process for Specialist Officer in Union Bank of India comprises the following test depending upon the candidates eligible. It is to be noted that any of the following tests may or may not be conducted.

  • Online Examination
  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview

Online Test:

The total duration of the Examination will be of 120 minutes. Total 200 multiple choice questions carrying a total of 200 Marks. The exam pattern for the online test is given in the below image.

Union Bank of India SO Test Pattern

Syllabus for Online Test:


  • Calendars
  • Binary Logic
  • Clocks
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Assumption
  • Premise
  • Blood Relations
  • Logical Sequence
  • Linear and matrix arrangement
  • Conclusion
  • Direction sense and decision making
  • Team formation
  • Series
  • Input-output
  • Cubes
  • Syllogism
  • Set theory, network diagrams, Venn diagrams
  • Rows
  • Puzzles
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Critical reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude:     

  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Surds, Indices
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Systems
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination &Probability

English Language:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Grammar & Spelling
  • Homophones
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Verbal Coherence & Cohesion
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Analogy
  • Word Relationships
  • Reading Comprehension

Professional Knowledge:           

The questions which will be asked in this section will be Domain-related questions for the domain that you have applied for.

Group Discussion (GD):

Maximum marks for Group Discussion will be 50 and the minimum qualifying mark for group discussion is

  • 25 marks – General/EWS.
  • 5 marks – Reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC).

Only those candidates who have secured minimum qualifying marks in GD shall be called for a Personal Interview.

Personal Interview (PI):

A Personal Interview is conducted for a total of 50 marks. In the personal interview, the following things will be accessed –

  • Academic & Job Knowledge
  • Power Of Expression
  • Clarity Of Thought
  • Qualities Of Leadership
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Hobbies
  • General Demeanour
  • Behavior
  • Communication Skills
  • Suitability For the Post, Etc.

The minimum qualifying marks for the Personal Interview are

  • 25 marks – General Category.
  • 5 marks for Reserved Category applicants.

The candidates who are not securing the minimum qualifying marks in the Personal Interview will be disqualified for selection, even though they have passed the other rounds of selection.

Result Declaration:

After the completion of the entire selection process, a merit list will be prepared and the candidates who have been selected will be mentioned in that list and the result will be made available on the official website.


This sums up all details regarding the Union Bank of India SO Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and other exam-related details. For any further updates related to the exam, visit the official site.

Union Bank of India –  https://www.unionbankofindia.co.in

Union Bank of India SO Syllabus-FAQ:

When is this exam scheduled ?

The date of the exam is yet to be announced. Check the official website for more details regarding this.

Is there any negative markings for the online test ?

Yes, for every wrong answers 25% of the mark will be deducted. If the candidates leave the answer blank, no mark will be reduced for that.

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