Bank jobs revolve around the skill set of Speed, Accuracy and Confidentiality. Bank and Growth of a country are closely related. The job is a responsible role for many desiring to work in the sector.

Happy Banker

 Let us take look in why bank jobs are best, exam to prepare for and their dates to save.

Benefits of Bank Jobs:

: Bank Jobs are most preferred as a stable job with high salary package. Being working in banks involves direct involvement with public which is a very responsible role. Handling responsibility with good perks make bank jobs a major attraction for many. Some of the golden benefits of being a bank employee are

  • Good Salary Package
  • Fix working time
  • Public holiday
  • Loan incentives
  • Performance perks
  • Fast Promotions

 This all has led to high competition in Bank exams making it tough for many to get a proper selection in exams.

Job Roles and Exams:

While most of the Job role in Banks are fresher oriented, timely many Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks also conduct frequent recruitment for experienced bankers as Specialist officers and other Roles based on their experience and requirements.

Fresher Job after joining a bank are as Probation Officer (PO) or Management Trainee (MT) and also as a Clerks or Office Assistants.

While roles with experience are joining as a Specialist Officers which require some experience in banking profile.


IBPS (The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is primarily responsible for assessment and selection of candidates for multiple PSB (Public Sector Banks) and RRB (Regional Rural Banks). Except SBI (State Bank of India) almost every other bank in India recruit through IBPS, often they conduct separate exams too.

A common exam for PO or MT conducted through IBPS will provide you with the opportunity to work in many PSB and RRB based on your preference of banks.

Exam Pattern and Topics:

Online exam is conducted with similar exam pattern for both PO and Clerk Exams. Also to qualify in the test sectional cut-off is determined to promote distributed skill among candidates. Bank employees are subjected to have well distributed qualities rather than expertise in only one.

Sr NoSectionVersion of ExamQuestionsMax MarksTime
1English LanguageEnglish303020 Min
2Quantitative AptitudeEnglish and Hindi353520 Min
3Reasoning AbilityEnglish and Hindi353520 Min
Total100 Que100 Marks60 Min
Exam Pattern

Correct Answer is awarded with 1 Marks and negative marks are -0.25 marks. So candidates must be accurate with their answers.

Important Date:

  • Public Sector banks: PO/MT, Clerks and SO.

Pre ExamOct 3,4,10Dec 12,13,19Dec 26,27
Mains ExamNov 112021 Jan 242021 Jan 30
Important Dates
  • Regional Rural Banks: Officers, Office Assistants

Officer Scale I and Office Assistant OfficerOfficer II and III
Pre-ExamAug 01, 02, 08, 09, 16.Sept 13
Main ExamSept 13, 19
Important Dates

While the exams of RRB’s are almost over, some shifts were rescheduled due to COVID 19 Pandemic, the exams of PSB are most likely to take place on the mentioned date. Admit cards are also out for the upcoming PSB exams.


Waiting For A Big SCOOP

About the Author


Founder & Editor

Waiting For A Big SCOOP

View All Articles