Bank of Baroda


Career path


The Bank recruits employees at the substaff, clerk, and officer cadres. Promotion exercises are carried out annually, providing opportunities for growth within the bank.

The officer cadre is divided into 7 distinct scales, which represent the junior, middle, senior, and top management of the organization. If you are among the top performing officers in the bank, you may be bestowed with tremendous responsibility (like charge of a branch) even at the junior level. The extent of responsibility is ramped up with seniority. Below are indicative roles at various levels of seniority:

Junior Management:

Branch head of a small branch, officer in charge of a department in a branch, officer in an administrative office

Middle Management:

Branch head of a medium sized branch, Manager in charge of a department in a branch or administrative office

Senior Management:

Branch head of a large branch, Manager in charge of a large department in an administrative office, Deputy Regional Manager for a region in the bank

Top Executive:

Branch head of an exceptionally large branch, Regional Head, Deputy Zonal Head, Zonal Head, Corporate Functional Head/second in line.

Career Growth

At Bank of Baroda, rapid growth is the order of the day. The bank has produced many illustrious leaders. There are several Public Sector Banks (including Bank of Baroda) which are headed by employees who grew in Bank of Baroda. The government is also making necessary changes to the promotion policy guidelines to encourage fast growth

An aspiring Scale I officer can be promoted to Scale VII in as less as 18 years

Well Rounded Development

Your professional development at Bank of Baroda is supported by a best-in-class training system, keeping your knowledge updated. Baroda Academy is a state of the art training system with 1 Apex body, 13 training centers, and 1 technical training center.

Baroda Academy's inputs start on the very first day you join the bank, with an on-boarding program to functionally and culturally integrate you at the earliest. New recruits are provided with a standardized joining experience, equipping them with the basic knowledge and skills required in banking and to help in their cultural assimilation within the bank.

Numerous initiatives have been put in place to enhance the effectiveness of the training and development setup in the bank. These include a self nomination system to ensure the right training for the right person. Tests are held after every training to re-inforce learning, and the methodology of training delivery is bolstered by the use of internally designed case studies. A system of credit accrual against training has been put in place to ensure trackability at an individual level – this credit accrual is monitored to ensure that every employee receives their fair share of training.

The internal training setup in the bank is aided by tie-ups with various reputed external institutes to ensure best in class training is provided to all officers, clerks, and substaff in the bank.


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