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BANK PO EXAM CRITERIA, ELIGIBILITY, SYLLABUS, DATES

BANK PO EXAM CRITERIA, ELIGIBILITY, SYLLABUS, DATES: 

 

Bank PO : 

 PO stands for Probationary Officer. Bank PO exam is one of the most popular competitive bank exams in India. Every year nearly 9.5 lakhs appear for the exams and 20000 of them are selected for the main exam. A probation officer (PO) is generally a junior manager scale i.e assistant manager, after getting selected in PO exam, the candidate will go through training at the Institute Of Banking Management. The probation period may differ from one bank to another. There are many types of bank PO exams such as

  • IBPS common entrance exam for PO

  • IBPS clerk

  • IBPS RRB

  • SBI PO

  • RBI Grade A and Grade B exams

  • ICICI Bank PO 

  • NABARD Recruitment

 

BANK PO ROLE :

During the training, a PO gets trained on many aspects such as finance, accounts, billing, some basic computer languages etc. So in the beginning periods of the job, a PO is given all the types of jobs in which they got trained. The PO must make sure that he is making an impact on the bank in increasing its revenue, addressing and solving the complaints, and if his work is satisfactory, he will be assigned to higher roles such as investing, budget planning, loan processing etc. 

The main responsibility of the PO is to handle the customers and solve the issues they have and generating income to the bank. Having good technical skills is a real plus for one who got selected in bank PO exams.

 

BANK PO EXAM :

Every year all the public sector banks and private banks conduct PO exams. To get selected one must pass preliminary exams and then the main exam. Some of the major banks in India conducting the exams are as follows

  • STATE BANK OF INDIA (SBI)

  • ICICI BANK 

  • BANK OF BARODA

  • ALLAHABAD BANK

  • PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK (PNB)

  • HDFC BANK 

  • SYNDICATE BANK

In the above PO exams, the major people appear for SBI PO and IBPS PO exams as they have many vacancies all over India. Eligible candidates for SBI PO exams must go through three phases prelims, mains and a face to face interview. Selection will be based on merit.

 

The institute of banking personnel selection (IBPS) is the entryway to most of the bank. It provides services for SBI, LIC, RBI, NABARD etc. IBPS PO conducts a common written entrance exam for PO and clerks. The exam is online and conducted in various parts of India.

BANK PO EXAM PATTERN AND SYLLABUS : 

When it comes to the pattern bank PO exam has three phases prelims, mains and a face to face interview and selection is purely based on merit 

The bank PO exam syllabus is completely in a way to test the candidate skills which are useful for the banking sector. The exam tests the aptitude and reasoning skills of the candidate. The preliminary paper contains three sections namely verbal ability, quantitative aptitude, reasoning. The main paper has 5 sections namely quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, reasoning, general awareness, computer knowledge. Different banks have different patterns

 

 

SALARY OF A BANK PO :

The salary of a Bank PO is reasonably good, apart from the salary the allowances they get are really good, one can make a pocket full of money with the entire salary. Some of the allowances a PO get are as follows

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)

  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)

  • Special Allowance

  • Compensatory City Allowance (CCA)

  • Conveyance Allowance (CA)

When it comes to promotions there will be step by step process and a candidate who join as PO can be promoted up to CMD.

ELIGIBILITY :

Another important thing that comes to mind when applying for competitive exams is eligibility criteria, the candidate must be between 21-30 years and a five years relaxation for SC ST and three years relaxation for OBC candidates

The candidate must be a graduate from designated university

The candidate should not have any criminal record 

 

PREPARATION :

The preparation for a Bank PO includes a vigorous strategy, one can also prepare at home but if you find a good coaching centre at an affordable price, definitely join the institute as the experienced tips and tricks really work in the exam. Real trainings provide you with the best training centres for Bank PO exams coaching at your locality. So there is no need of searching for the best institute at a good price. we have already done the research for you.

 

Sign up and query at http://www.realtrainings.com/

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND PROCEDURE FOR BANK PO EXAMS:

 

SBI PO :

 

ACTIVITY

DATE

NOTIFICATION RELEASED ON

1/4/2019 (APRIL) 

ONLINE REGISTRATION (EDIT & MODIFICATION)

2/4/19 TO 22/4/19

ADMIT CARD DOWNLOAD FOR PRELIMS

17/5/19 (MAY)

SBI PO PRELIMS EXAM DATE 

8TH AND 9TH OF JUNE(2019)

RESULTS OF PRELIMS

29/6/19(JUNE)

CALL LETTER FOR the MAIN EXAM 

2ND WEEK OF JUNE 2019

SBI PO MAINS EXAM 

20TH JULY 2019

RESULTS OF MAINS 

AUGUST 3RD WEEK

CALL LETTER DOWNLOAD FOR INTERVIEW

AUGUST 4RTH WEEK

GROUP EXERCISES AND INTERVIEW

SEPTEMBER 2019

FINAL RESULT DECLARATION 

OCTOBER 2019

 

SBI PO MAIN RESULTS LINK :

https://sbi.co.in/portal/web/services/result-po-pre-result-19 (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)


 

IBPS PO :

 

IBPS PO NOTIFICATION 

AUGUST 2ND 2019

ONLINE REGISTRATION (EDIT, MODIFICATION)

2ND AUG TO 7TH AUG 2019

CALL LETTER DOWNLOADS FOR PRELIMS 

SEPTEMBER 2019

PRE EXAM TRAINING 

23 SEPT TO 28 SEPT 2019

PRELIMS ADMIT CARD RELEASE DATE

1ST WEEK OF OCTOBER 2019

IBPS PO  PRELIMS EXAM DATE 

12TH 13TH 19TH AND 20TH OF OCTOBER 2019

PRELIMS RELEASE DATE 

OCT/NOV 2019

IBPS PO MAIN EXAM DATE 

NOVEMBER 30TH 2019

IBPS PO MAIN EXAM RESULT 

DECEMBER 2019

INTERVIEWS 

JAN/FEB 2020

FINAL ALLOTMENT 

APRIL 2020

 

IBPS PO EXAM REGISTRATION LINK: https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/crppot9jul19/

 

So hope all of you understood the basic criteria, eligibility and the exam pattern in the upcoming blogs we will explain on how your preparation must be and also update bank PO coaching centre 



 

ALL THE BEST 


 

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