Bank Job

About Bank Jobs

Banking is one of the fastest growing industry in India and they are considered as sunrise sector of Indian Economy. More so, the government is focusing on providing banking facilities in every village and town, under its Financial Inclusion scheme. And hence, more and more branches of the banks are being opened in every part of the country.

As the sector is growing very fast, it also needs manpower at various levels. Essentially the recruitment in bank sector happens at the following levels:

Bank Probationary Officer (Bank PO): This is a managerial position in a bank. After the essential 1 to 2-year training, candidates are designated as Assistant Managers (AM) or Deputy Managers (DM). Starting Salary as a Bank PO ranges from Rs. 30,000 - Rs. 40,000, depending upon bank to bank and location of posting.

Bank Clerks: As the name suggests, this is a clerical position in the bank and this can be considered as entry level job in a bank. Salary of a Bank Clerk is generally in the range of Rs. 20,000-25,000 depending on bank to bank and posting location.

Specialist Officers (SO): Banks also hire candidates for specialist profiles like – IT Officer, HR Officer, Marketing Officer, Finance Officer, Law Officer, Agriculture Officer etc. Usually, the grade and the starting salary of Specialist Officer is in the same range as Probationary Officers.

Every year, government banks recruit more than 1,00,000 candidates for various roles. So in the terms of the employment in government sector, Banking is the most lucrative sector to grab a government job.

Following banks are the main bank which are recruiting regularly over the years – State Bank of India, Reserve Bank of India, NABARD, SIDBI PSU Bank: Allahabad Bank, Andhra Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab & Sindh Bank, Punjab National Bank, Syndicate Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, United Bank of India, Vijaya Bank, IDBI Bank, BharatiyaMahila Bank.

About Bank Exams

Every year, multiple exams are conducted for the recruitment of Bank PO, Bank Clerk & Specialist Officers. Broadly, these exams can be classified into following Categories-

IBPS PO: It is a common exam conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for 20 PSU Banks for the recruitment of Probationary Officers. IBPS Clerk: It is a common exam conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for 20 PSU Banks for the recruitment of Clerical Cadres.

IBPS Specialist Officers (IBPS SO): It is a common exam conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for 20 PSU Banks for the recruitment of Specialist Officers like Marketing Officer, IT Officer, HR Officer etc.

IBPS Regional Rural Bank Exam: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a common written exam for all the Regional Rural Banks of India (RRBs) for the posts of Probationary Officer, Clerical and Specialist Officers.

SBI Probationary Officer: State Bank of India conducts its own exam for recruitment of Probationary Officers.

SBI Clerk: State Bank of India conducts its own exam for recruitment of Clerical Cadres.

RBI Grade B Exam: Reserve Bank of India recruit officers (Grade B) through an All India exam. Through, there are very few jobs in this, but working with RBI has its own benefits and future prospects.

RBI Assistants Exam: RBI recruits Clerical Cadres through an All India exam. Again, a job in RBI is considered very prestigious.

Bank Exams Pattern

Recruitment in government banks is generally done in three stage recruitment process. First two phases are written test, which are called Pre and Main; and last stage is the interview process. Shortlisting of candidates is done at each stage – Pre, Main and Interview.

Final merit list is prepared on the basis of marks in Mains and Interview (weightage: 80% Written Test & 20% Interview).

Bank Exams Syllabus

Written tests in bank exams generally ask questions to test the General Aptitude of the candidates. In Prelims, 100 questions are asked from three different sections – Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions), Reasoning Ability (35 Questions), English Language (30). While in the Mains exams, 200 questions are asked covering Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language, General Awareness and Basic Computer Knowledge.

Syllabus of all above sections is given below:

Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Systems, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage & Averages, Profit & Loss, Mixtures &Alligations, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Surds & Indices, Time & Distance, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Sequence & Series, Permutation Combination & Probability, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation.

Reasoning Ability :

Sitting Arrangements, Tabulation, Logical Reasoning, Syllogism, Input Output, Coding Decoding, Alphanumeric Series, Ranking / Direction / Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency, Coded Inequalities, Non Verbal Reasoning.

English Language :

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Sentence Correction, Para Jumbles, Vocabulary, Multiple Meaning Words, Paragraph Completion and New Pattern Questions of various types.

Computers :

Number System, History of computers, Hardware, Software, Database (Introduction), Communication (Basic Introduction), Networking (Lan, Wan), Internet (Concept, History, Working Environment, Application), Security Tools, Virus, Hacker, MS Windows & MS Office, Logic Gates.

Current Affairs:

Banks in NEWS, Economy based current affairs, Business NEWS, Agreements, New Appointments, Visits, Government Schemes, Awards and Honors, Summits, Committees, National and International, Obituaries, Reports and Indexes, Books and Authors, Defense, Sports.

Banking:

RBI, Function of RBI, Banking Abbreviations, Banking Regulation Act 1949, Policy Rates, Types of Accounts, NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT 1881, BANKING OMBUDSMAN SCHEME 2006, FINANCIAL INCLUSION, PRIORITY SECTOR LENDING, MONEY MARKET INSTRUMENTS, Capital Market

Check the list of upcoming Bank exams notifications 2018-19 with exam dates. Also, know the eligibility, qualification and all Banking recruitment exams in India. A good job is an ultimate dream of every student where bank Jobs are the most sought career after graduation & also Bank is looked upon as a secured job. The exams for the post of Bank Clerk & Bank PO are conducted by different organizations with general exam subjects. Here you can find the full list of the upcoming bank exams 2018-19 notification, exam dates, eligibility criteria, minimum qualification, & age limit criteria.

List of Upcoming Bank Exams 2018-19 with Dates

Exam Name

Exam Date

Eligibility

IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification (Officer Scale I & Office Assistant)

  • Officer Scale I: 11th, 12th & 18th August 2018
  • Office Assistant: 19th, 25th August & 01st September 2018
  • Officer Scale I: Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 18 years and maximum 30 years.
  • Office Assistant: Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 18 years and maximum 28 years.

NESFB Credit Officer Recruitment 2018

Not Announced
  • Maximum Age: 27 years
  • Graduation Degree

Saraswat Bank Jr. Officer Recruitment 2018

June/July 2018
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 27 years
  • Graduation Degree

BOI Office Assistant Recruitment 2018

Not Announced
  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 45 years
  • Graduation Degree

South Indian Bank PO Recruitment 2018

June 2018
  • Minimum Age: 19 years
  • Maximum Age: 24 years
  • Graduation Degree

Can Fin Homes Recruitment 2018

Not Announced
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
  • Graduation Degree

GIC Assistant Manager Recruitment 2018

June/July
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
  • Graduation Degree

SBI PO Recruitment 2018

1st, 7th, & 8th July 2018
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years
  • Graduation Degree

Dena Bank PO Recruitment Notification

02nd June 2018
  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 29 years
  • Graduation Degree

Karnataka Bank PO Recruitment 2018

Not Announced
  • Maximum Age: 28 years
  • Graduation Degree

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018

23rd, 24th, 30th June 2018

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 28 years
  • Graduation Degree

SCDCC Clerk Recruitment 2018

Not Announced

  • Maximum Age: 40 years
  • Graduation Degree

Bank of Baroda SO Recruitment

Not Announced
  • Minimum Age: 35 years
  • Maximum Age: 50 years
  • Graduation Degree with experience

Upcoming Bank Exams Notification 2018-19 List

Notifications

Eligibility (Education + Age Limit)

Exam Dates

SBI SO Recruitment Notification

B.Tech/BE (CSE /IT) / MCA/ M.Sc., (CS/IT) with CA/ICWA + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

October 2018 (Tentative)

IBPS PO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age 30 years

13th, 14th, 20th & 21st October 2018

RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age 28 years

November 2018 (Tentative)

IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age 28 years

08th, 09th, 15th & 16th December 2018

IBPS SO Recruitment Notification

Post Graduate Degree+ Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age 30 years

29th & 30th December 2018

NABARD Development Assistant Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

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IPPB Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 30 years.

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Indian Bank Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 28 years.

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LIC AAO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

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IDBI Assistant Manager (PO) Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 28 years.    

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Previous Bank Exams

Notifications

Eligibility (Education + Age Limit)

Exam Dates

NABARD Grade A Recruitment 2018

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

19th May 2018

IDBI Executive Recruitment 2018

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 25 years.

28th April 2018

South Indian Bank Clerk Recruitment 2018

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 26 years

January 2018

SVC Co-operative Clerk Recruitment 2018

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 18 years and maximum 30 years.

8th April 2018

LIC HFL Asst. Manager/HFL Asst

Asst. Manager: Post Graduate + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 28 years.

Asst.: Graduate + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 28 years.

Asst. Manager: 10th October 2017

Asst.: 12th October 2017

UIIC Assistant Recruitment Notification Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 18 years and maximum 28 years. 22nd September 2017
Federal Bank PO/Clerk Recruitment Notification

PO: Post Graduate Degree + Maximum age is 26 years.

Clerk: Graduation Degree + Maximum age is 24 years.

PO/Clerk: 4th Week of September (Tentative)
OICL AO Recruitment

Post Graduate Degree + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum age is 30 years.

22nd October 2017 
Nainital Bank PO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree+ Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 27 years

October 2017(Tentative)

Syndicate Bank PO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 28 years.

26th February 2017

NIACL Assistant Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 18 years and maximum 30 years.

22nd & 23rd April 2017

NICL AO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

3rd & 4th June 2017

RBI Grade B Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 21 years and maximum 30 years.

17th June 2017

BOB PO Recruitment Notification

Graduation Degree + Minimum age is 20 years and maximum 28 years.

27th May 2017