Every graduate, of any branch (B.Sc/M.Sc/B.Tech/M.Tech/B. A), is waiting for Bank exam updates. The banking sector always offers a highly paid, socially and financially secured job, which, certainly, helped it to the top in offering employment opportunities to the skilled youth other than business/IT companies. Those who are adamantly hardworking, for these government exams, are undoubtedly making a good career move. So, here is the list of Upcoming Bank Exams 2019-2020.
Upcoming Bank Exam 2019-2020
Upcoming Bank Exam
|Notification Related Dates|
|IBPS PO||Preliminary Exam: October 2019
Mains Exam: November 2019
|Released: 1st week August
(4th-week July 2020)
|IBPS Clerk||Preliminary Exam: 1st week of December 2019||2nd week of September 2020|
|IBPS SO||Preliminary Examination:
|1st week of October 2019|
|IBPS RRB||Preliminary Exam: Officer Scale I and Office Assistant: 4th week of September 2019||IBPS RRB 2020 Notification: July 2020|
|SBI PO||Preliminary Exam: April to May 2020||March 2020|
|SBI Clerk||Preliminary Examination: March 2020||2nd week February 2020|
|SBI SO||1st week of February 2020||1st week January 2020|
|NABARD||August 2020||July 2020|
|NIACL||Prelims January 2020||December 2019|
|RBI Assistant||Preliminary Exam: 27th & 28th November 2019||October 2019|
|RBI Grade B||Preliminary Exam: June 2020||Notification: May 2020
Admit Card: For RBI Grade B Mains Exam has been released Soon
|Indian Bank||4th week January 2020||January 2020|
|LIC||May 2020||March 2020|
|Canara Bank||2nd week of March 2020||1st week of January 2020|
|GIC Assistant||05th October 2019||25th August- 11th September|
|Karnataka Bank||03rd August 2019||10th July 2019|
|EPFO SSA||31 August & 1st September 2019||27 June 2019 – 21 July2019|
These are the details of important banking related exams. For those exams whose official notification is yet to be released, tentative dates are used, compared with this year’s exams.
Upcoming Bank Exams – Eligibility Criteria
- Age: For most of the bank exams age limits between 20-30 (PO) and 20-28 (Clerk). there will relaxation for categories other than general as per government norms.
- Educational Qualification: Graduation is the basic qualification required. And, for Specialist Officers(SO – Engineering, Law, Customer Service, Business Analyst, Agriculturist), RBI, RRB( according to scale) specified qualifications will be noted. RRBs also ask for proficiency in local languages.
Upcoming Bank Exam – Exam Pattern
Usually, all national wide banking exam follows a similar pattern.
- Preliminary Exam :
|Subjects||No: of Questions/Marks||Duration(min)|
2. Main Exam :
|Reasoning & Computer knowledge||60|
|Data analysis & Data Interpretation||60|
|General Economy & Banking Awareness||40|
For Specialist Officer and related post, questions will be there related to the respective subject of qualification.
3. GD/PI: Group discussion and personal interview are conducted accordingly with recruiting bodies. Banking related terms, topics, general and personal questions can be expected.
General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC): https://www.gicofindia.com/en/career-en
State Bank of India(SBI): https://www.sbi.co.in
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) : www.ibps.in
Reserve Bank of India: www.rbi.org.in
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development: https://www.nabard.org/careers
New India Assurance Limited: https://www.newindia.co.in
Preparation Tips for Upcoming Bank Exam 2019-20
Aspirants have an exam-filled year ahead. So prepare yourself well. Time management and speed along with accuracy is needed for preliminary tests. Don’t go for all topics, during the study period, but which are comfortable for you to score. Only 60 minutes are there for prelims, and now sectional timing of 20 minutes. A detailed syllabus will be provided in our Online portal Entri app regularly.
Firstly go through the syllabus. Secondly, prepare the study criteria. And, regularly practice mock tests, after covering each topic. In addition to that, start reading the English newspaper( The Hindu, if possible). Likewise, try not to miss the Entri app Daily Current Affairs series, which will help you in your descriptive writing, group discussion, and interview section. Banking and computer-related terms have to be learned with equal importance. Because of sectional cut off, also, that you can only move to another section after sectional time out. Certainly, practice will make you succeed in your dream job this year itself.
Hey! Candidates all the best for upcoming exams!