Dena Bank PO (PGDBF) 2017 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

By Akanksha Jigyasu|Updated : April 21st, 2017

Today we will discuss the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of Dena Bank PO Exam 2017. The notification of Dena Bank PO 2017 for PGDBF course from Amity University was released a few days back, and the online registration for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017 has already started. Dena Bank Exam Pattern and Syllabus will help you all prepare for this exam in a better way.


Dena Bank PO Exam Pattern 2017

Dena Bank PO exam will be conducted in following phases –

  • First there will be a single level online exam which would comprise of Objective as well as Descriptive Exam.
  • The second phase of the exam will comprise of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Dena Bank PO 2017 Online Exam Pattern

Here is the pattern of online test for Dena Bank PO Exam 2017 –

S. No.

Test Type

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration


Objective Test

Reasoning Ability



2 Hours


Quantitative Aptitude




General Awareness (special reference to Banking)




English Language








Descriptive Test

English Language



30 Minutes

See also: Saraswat Bank Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018 for Jr. Officer

Dena Bank PO 2017 Group Discussion and Interview -

The second phase of the exam would comprise of Group Discussion and Interview. Group Discussion would comprise of 20 Marks while the Interview will carry 80 marks. Minimum qualifying marks in Group Discussion and Interview is 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC and physically handicapped).

Make sure you know about the Dena Bank PO job profile before you apply for the exam.

Dena Bank PO Syllabus 2017

Reasoning Ability

This section would comprise of questions from the following topics -

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Inequality (Both Direct and Coded)
  • Syllogism (Try to go through the new syllogism pattern as asked in IBPS PO Mains as well)
  • Input - Output
  • Coding - Decoding
  • Order and Ranking
  • Direction based problems
  • Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct)
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Verbal Reasoning

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks (Single, Double, Sentence Fillers)
  • Spelling Correction

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Topics including following -
    Problem on Ages
    Profit, Loss and Discount
    Ratio and Proportion
    Simple and Compound Interest
    Time & Work
    Mixture and Alligations
    Pipes and Cisterns
    Time, Speed and Distance
    Boats & Streams
    Data Sufficiency

General Awareness

  • This section would comprise questions from the following topics -
    1. Current Affairs
    2. Static Awareness
    3. Banking/ Financial Awareness
  • For current affairs, try to cover the important news of at least last 4-5 months. You can also go through the GK Tornado that will be published in some time. You can also follow our series, ‘Current Scoop for this.
  • For Static Awareness, try to cover the following –
    1. Important organisations/ banks, their taglines and headquarters.
    2. Countries, their Capitals and Currencies
    3. Important dams, rivers, wildlife sanctuaries.
    4. Important awards and honours
    3. Important Days
    Follow our series, ‘World Around Us’ to prepare static GK better.
  • For Banking Awareness, try to follow our series, ‘Big Bank Theory’ where you’ll find notes for important banking and financial awareness topics.

You can also go through the frequently asked questions for Dena Bank PO Exam from the link below - 

Dena Bank FAQs


You can boost your preparation for Dena Bank PO by practising more and more which you can do by attempting our Dena Bank test series.

All the best for your exams.

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