Securing a job in the bank has always been the dream of many that yearn for a secure, challenging as well as a lucrative job in the fastest growing sectors in India. Candidates with a flair for commerce, management, accounts and aspiring for careers in the banking sector should start gearing up for the upcoming bank exams.
From Probationary Officers to Management trainees to Clerical staff in Public Sector Bank, Private Bank and Regional Rural Banks, bank exams are conducted by different organisations like the IBPS(Institute of Banking Personnel Selection), SBI(State Bank of India); RBI(Reserve Bank of India), rural banks and other private banks for recruitment of their staff. There are several pros and cons between a career in a Private sector bank and a Public sector bank and it is up to the candidate to understand what his/ her ultimate goal in life is.
IBPS conducts a Common Written Examination (CWE) as a prerequisite for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Clerks/Management Trainee posts in the Public Sector Banks. This has been approved by each of the 22 participating Public Sector Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) with the consent of the Government of India.
1. IBPS PO Exam
IBPS conducts Common Written Exam for recruitment as Probationary Officer
2. IBPS RRB Exam
IBPS conducts a Common Written Examination as a prerequisite for selection of personnel (office assistant/clerk) and officer scale posts) in the Regional Rural Banks.
3. IBPS Specialist Officers Exam
This recruitment drive is to recruit I.T. Officer (Scale-I), Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) and Marketing Officer (Scale I).
4. IBPS Clerks Exam
IBPS conducts a common written exam or CWE every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country.
State Bank of India(SBI) bank conducts exams for various vacant posts available in the State Bank of India branches across the country.
The structure of the written examination of the PO exams by State Bank of India includes a written examination which is a part of Phase-I of the selection process for the recruitment’s of Probationary Officers. Further the exam is divided into two parts; Part A and Part B. Part A of the exam will consist of Objective Tests whereas; Part B will consist of a Descriptive Paper.
6. SBI Clerk Exam
SBI conducts SBI Clerk exam to select candidates to fill in the vacancies for Clerical Cadre in its various branches spread all across the country.
7. SBI Specialist Officers Exam
This exam is conducted to select candidates to various posts of specialist officers in the bank.
8. RBI Grade B Officer
Through RBI Grade B 2019 Exam, the government will recruit eligible candidates to the post of Officer in Reserve Bank of India.
9. RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam
This recruitment drive is for recruiting recruit candidates into Assistant posts in various offices of the Bank.
RBI offers office assistant programs to aspiring banking professionals in India. It is one of the most respected clerkship in the banking sector . Besides data entry jobs, working at RBI even as an assistant molds a candidate into handling challenging jobs easily in the future.
10. IDBI Assistant Manager exam
Industrial Development Bank of India( IDBI)was established in 1964 with the intention of providing credit assistance to the Indian industry. It offers excellent career opportunities to eligible Indian citizens by releasing recruitment notifications for various posts like the IDBI Assistant manager exam.
Private Bank Exams
Private Banks like ICICI , IDBI , Axis mostly conduct their own aptitude tests for candidates.
1. ICICI Bank PO Exam
ICICI was formed as an initiative of the World Bank. This is an opportunity to work with the best in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance(BFSI) sector.
2. IDBI Bank Executive Program
IDBI offers a wide range of careers in all functions including – Finance, Marketing, Operations and Human Resources.
A job with the public sector bank ensures a secure job with regulated working hours, leave, transfer policy, regular pay revision with pension with lot of additional perks like home loans, medical benefits and travel concessions. While a job with a private bank is more lucrative and may not have the security that the public sector jobs have to offer.