Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Bank PO Details.

About Bank PO

A PO or a Probationary Officer is basically an Assistant Manager of Scale I in a bank. He is a Junior Manager of Grade I scale and hence called Scale I Officer. After the selection criteria is completed, a Probationary Officer has to go through an intensive training program at Institute of Banking Management where they are trained. The probation period of a PO may last for 2 years. This again differs from bank to bank.

Role of a Bank PO

As the candidates selected for this post are young officers who have freshly graduated, they have a great enthusiasm within themselves. They are hardworking and have a zest to learn and hence they are imparted with some really serious responsibilities by the bank.

A PO is trained on multiple verticals such as finance, accounting, billing, investment etc. during his/ her probation period in order to acquaint them with various working procedures of the bank. This is basically done by entrusting them with responsibilities and jobs in these categories.

The main purpose of the bank is to provide optimal service to its customers. A PO has to make sure that the business of the bank keeps on increasing by tending to the banks’ customers properly by handling customer complaints, addressing various customer related issues such as discrepancies in accounts, rectification of undue charges etc.

When they get acclimatized to the banks’ norms they are provided with more serious responsibilities such as planning, budgeting, loan processing, investment management etc.

Bank PO Exam

Every year all the government as well as the private banks conduct Bank PO exams to recruit young officers. The major banks participating in this process are listed below:

• State Bank of India

• Allahabad Bank

• Bank of Baroda

• Bank of Maharashtra

• Punjab National bank

• Oriental Bank of Commerce

• ICICI Bank

• Cooperative Bank

• Syndicate Bank

• HDFC Bank

The main exam among them is the SBI PO exam and the IBPS PO exam. Both of them have a large number of vacancies and eagerly look for young officers. The main thing to keep in mind is that every bank has their own selection criteria and their own set of papers. IBPS Conducts a common written exam for hiring of Probationary Officers (PO) in different public sector banks(PSU) and State Bank of India conduct a separate exam for hiring of Probationary Officers (PO).

Bank PO Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Recruitment is done in generally three steps process. The first two phase is written test which are preliminary exams and mains exam respectively. The third step is the interview process. Candidates selected after the first two rounds get eligible for the interview round. After getting selected in these three rounds a merit list is generated based on the candidate’s performance. The one who make it to the list are selected for the post of PO.

The syllabus of Bank PO exam is designed to assess the candidate’s aptitude as weel as his general awareness. The preliminary paper is divided into three sections- Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and Verbal Ability. The mains paper contain five sections namely General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and Verbal Ability. This pattern again differs from bank to bank.

Bank PO Salary

The banks pay their probationary officers quite handsomely. The basic pay of a SBI PO is Rs23,700. In addition to this basic pay, the officers are also eligible for Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), CCA, special allowance etc. The total salary thus amounts to Rs40,239 per month.

The salary is almost same for POs of almost all the banks. You still might encounter a little variation from bank to bank.

Bank PO Eligibility

• Before applying for this post it is really necessary to check the eligibility criteria for this examination. A candidate must be 21-30 years of age while applying for Bank PO exam. Age relaxation of 5 years is given to candidates belonging to SC and ST. the candidates belonging to OBC categories are given an age relaxation of 3 years. The ex-servicemen and the candidates holding Jammu and Kashmir quota are also given an age relaxation of 5 years.

• Apart from this the minimum educational qualification of the candidate must be that of a graduate from a designated University.

• A candidate must also not hold any criminal record. If found guilty, their candidature is likely to get cancelled.

Bank PO Preparation

To get through this prestigious exam, a proper preparation is necessary keeping in mind the current pattern and Bank PO syllabus. You can either prepare for the exam on your own or consider a coaching institute for your preparation.

Bank PO Career Growth

The growth in this field is quite fast. You can jump to Grade II officer within 3-5 years of your service. The POs are required to give few written examination and go through an interview process to get promoted to a higher designation. One can easily switch to the position of Manager, Assistant General Manager, General Manager etc.

Bank PO Recruitment 2017

The SBI PO exam has already been conducted. IBPS or the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS PO every year to hire officers for multiple banks in India. This year the preliminary exam for IBPS PO is scheduled on 4th, 8th, 14th and 17th of October, 2017. The selected candidates can give the mains exam scheduled on 26th of November, 2017.

Thus we can see that Bank PO is a very promising career for the youth who desire to join on a good post and make their career in Banking sector.

All the Best!!




RINL Vizag Steel Plant Vacancy 2017

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited - Vizag Steel Plant (RINL-VSP), Visakhapatnam  has released 233 Vacancy for Management Trainee (MT) & Junior Medical Officer.

Selection Process : The selection process will consist of Written Test followed by Interview.
♦There is no negative marking in the test.

Last Date to Apply Online : 31.05.2017

Application Fee: Rs.500/- for General and OBC candidates.

Click here to Apply




Tuesday, May 23, 2017

NICL AO admit card |  NICL AO Prelims Call Letter Out

National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has released the online exam call letter (Admit Card) for the post of AO. All the students who have applied for NICL AO can download the call letters by clicking on the link provided below.


Saturday, May 20, 2017

SBI PO Mains Admit Card (Call Letter) Out

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the online main exam call letter for the post of Recruitment of Probationary officers (PO).

Important Dates

Commencement of Call letter Download: 17th May 2017 

Closure of Call letter Download: 04th June 2017


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) SO Call Letter Out

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) has released the online examination call letter for the post of Specialist Officers (SO) project 2017-18. 

Important Dates
Commencement of Call letter Download: 16th May 2017
Closure of Call letter Download: 26th May 2017 
Date of online Examination:  26th May 2017 


Sunday, May 14, 2017

NIACL Assistant Phase- II (Main) Call Letter Out

The New India Assurance Company Ltd. (NIACL) has released the Online Exam Call Letter - Phase - II (MAIN) for the post of Recruitment of Assistant. 

Important Dates
Commencement of Call letter Download- 06th May 2017 
Closure of Call letter Download- 23rd May 2017

Visit to Download the call letter


Bank of Baroda PO Admit Card, Call Letter 2017 Out

Bank of Baroda has released the online exam call letter for the post of Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance (PGDBF, PO) course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking.

Important Dates
Commencement of Call letter Download12th May 2017 
Closure of Call letter Download: 27th May 2017 
Date of online written exam: 27th May 2017


Friday, May 5, 2017

NIACL Result 2017 | NIACL Assistant Prelims Result Out

NIACL Assistant 2017 Prelims Result

NIACL has released the Preliminary Exam Result for the post of assistant conducted few weeks back. We congratulate all the selected students and wish them All The Best for the next phase. Below is the list of all the selected students.




Recruitment Of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) in SEBI

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has released the notification for the Recruitment of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager)- General, Legal, Information Technology, Official Language and Research Stream. 

Important Events
Commencement of on-line registration of application: 05/05/2017
Closure of registration of application: 26/05/2017
Closure for editing application details: 26/05/2017
Last date for printing your application: 29/05/2017
Online Fee Payment: 05/05/2017 to 26/05/2017

On-Line Examination: An online examination of two hours duration consisting of Objective type (Multiple Choice) questions for 200 marks will be held on 25th June 2017


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

RBI Grade B 2017 Recruitment Notification, Syllabus, Exam Dates

Reserve Bank of India has invited online application for the post of Grade- B officers. All the aspiring Bankers can boost their preparation in order to get into the best banking job.

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2017 Details

RBI Grade B Exam Date:  

Website Link Open –For On-Line Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges from- 03rd May 2017 
Last Date to Apply Online: 23rd May 2017 till 12:00 midnight
Phase-I Online Examination- 17 June  2017
Phase-II Online Examination- 07 July 2017

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