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Bank Exams each year

  • IBPS (Exams for Nationalised Banks): 4 exams (PO/Clerk/SO/RRB)
  • SBI Group: 4 exams (PO/Clerk/SO/RRB)
  • Karnataka Bank
  • RBI
  • Postal Bank
  • Private banks
  • LIC
  • GICs
  • And many more

Banking as a career

  • Is not only for Commerce students! (Any graduate is eligible)
  • For some of these exams Final year students are also eligible.
  • It offers diversity, challenges, growth and stability.
  • Also offers good salary, job security and social status (CTC: 8.5-12.5L).
  • One can join as an Officer, specialist or a clerk.
  • One can rise up to a General Manager or even an ED.
  • The competition is obviously intense to get these jobs!
  • Hence your preparation should start at the earliest.

Where are the Jobs

  • SBI Group Banks
  • All major Nationalised Banks
  • Public sector Banks
  • RBI (Reserve Bank of India) & NABARD
  • Cooperative Banks and RRBs(Regional Rural Banks)
  • Private Banks
  • Foreign Banks
  • NBFCs (Non-banking financial companies)
  • LIC, GIC and other Insurance companies

NOTE: Maximum job vacancies are filled through IBPS – CWE and SBI Exams.

Details of Bank PO exam:

IBPS PO Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure The IBPS PO exam is conducted in 3 phases:
examPhase I: IBPS PO Prelims
MainsPhase II: IBPS PO Mains
InterviewPhase III: IBPS PO Interview
The Preliminary examination is only qualifying in nature and will not be counted towards the final total. Only those who qualify through Phase II will be eligible to attend Phase III processes. The scores of the last two rounds will be normalised to 100 as follows:
Phase/Test Max. Marks Normalized to
Main Exam (Phase II) 200 80
Interview (Phase III) 100 20
Total 300 100

IBPS PO Exam Pattern – Prelims(Phase I)
Section No. of Questions Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 min
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min
Total 100 100 60 min
NEGATIVE MARKING: Each wrong answer deducts 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question from your total.
IBPS PO Exam Pattern – Mains (Phase II)
The IBPS PO Mains will be consist of 2 parts
  1. Objective Test (200 marks) and
  2. Descriptive Test (50 marks)
1. IBPS PO Mains – Objective Test
Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min
English Language 35 40 40 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 min
General Awareness (with special reference to Bank Exams) 40 40 35 min
Total 155 200 3 hours
NEGATIVE MARKING: Each wrong answer deducts 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question from your total. 2. IBPS PO Mains – Descriptive Test The descriptive paper will be of 30 minutes duration with 25 marks assigned to the test of English Language. You will be tested on Letter Writing & Essay. You need to secure passing marks to qualify the Descriptive Test.
IBPS PO Exam Pattern – Interview (Phase III)
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and Interview.

NOTE: Most of these exams have similar pattern and syllabus. Refer the official notification/ website for specific details.

Special Features

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Online Mock tests
Covers all subjects
Support at each stage of preparation
Quality Study material & library
Offline/Online/Hybrid classes
Preparation for Descriptive writing
Regular Tests and analysis
App for Online practice
Special attention to Non maths students
Preparation for GDPI & Post course support
Regular classes on Banking Scenario & Current affairs (GK)

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