In Today’s scenario, Bank jobs in India are the most searched jobs after IT as a career choice. Freshers in huge number are searching and writing exams for the Government Banks because it provides good allowances, job security and better perks as compared to Private companies.
Now, candidates in large number are now applying for various bank exam recruitment to get Job in Public Sector banks.
In last 4 years, over 1.4 crore candidates have appeared in bank exams conducted by IBPS and approximately 50,000 vacancies were filled last year in various posts like Probationary officer (PO) , Clerical Cadre (Clerk) , Specialist officer, etc.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection ( IBPS ) also conducts examination for the recruitment of Officers (Scale I, II, III) & Clerk (office Assistant) in various departments of Regional Rural Bank (RRB’s) for encouraging banking sector in Rural areas.
So, here in this post we are providing you the list of various Upcoming bank exams and Jobs with addition to other Government Jobs related to Insurance, SSC, Patwari, Railways, Civil Services etc. that will be commence in forthcoming months.
This Article helps you to get all information about Upcoming Bank Exams & other Government related jobs in 2018-19.
List of various Upcoming Bank Exams :
Recruitment of Year 2017 :
Recruitment of Year 2016 :
Insurance Exams :
Other Recruitments :
About Upcoming Bank Exams :
This year many PSB’s Banks like Andhra Bank, Syndicate Bank, United Bank of India, Bank of Baroda are conducting exams through Manipal Courses and in coming months Indian Bank and IDBI Bank also conducts exam for recruitment of probationary officer through MANIPAL PGDBF course. Due to this vacancy becomes less in IBPS PO VI 2016.
List of the Banks that are recruiting Probationary Officers /Clerks through 1 Year Post Graduate Diploma Course :
Syndicate Bank (NITTE & Manipal University)
Bank of Maharashtra PO & Clerk
Andhra bank (Manipal)
IDBI Bank (Manipal)
Dena Bank (Amity University)
Bank of Baroda (Manipal)
Indian Bank (Manipal Global Education)
United Bank of India
Indian Overseas Bank
Canara Bank (NITTE & Manipal University)
In Manipal PGDBF course recruitment their is a provision to sign a bond upto 2-3 Years ( bond varies from bank to bank)
Bank of Maharashtra last year i.e., in 2016-17 also conducts PO and Clerk Recruitment through Manipal Course. Clerk Manipal Course is of 6 Months diploma provided in PGDBF ( Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance).
Exam Pattern in PO PGDBF Exam : To get admission in University providing PGDB couse, the examination is consist of mainly three stages. Prelims (Some bank are not conducting Prelims exam), Mains Examination (with Descriptive Test), Group Discussion & personal Interview.
Click here : How to prepare for Bank Exams – Tips and Tricks.
IBPS Examination Pattern :
Bank Examination Pattern and syllabus also changes drastically when we look into the previous years. In-fact most banks and Insurance exams are now consisting of three main stages- Preliminary and Mains Examination followed by Descriptive paper and GD (Not in IBPS) , Interview (only in PO recruitment)
In Prelims Exam there are three sections ( 100 Marks – Time 1 Hour ) – [ For Both PO & Clerk ]
Numerical Ability (35 Questions)
Reasoning (35 Questions)
English Language (30 Questions)
Note : No sectional timing in Prelims exam. Sectional and Overall cut off is applied. Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks
In Mains Examination there are 4 sections : ( 200 Marks – 160 Minutes )
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
General & Financial Awareness
Note : Sectional and Overall cut off is applied. Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks
|IBPS Clerk 2017 Mains Exam Pattern|
|Name of Tests||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|General/ Financial Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
In IBPS RRB (Regional Rural bank ) Office Assistant (Clerk) Exam and RRB officer Scale-1 (PO) Exam the time limit for Prelims Exam is 45 Minutes.
Sections in RRB PO and RRB Clerk Prelims Exam : 80 Marks
Numerical Ability (40 Questions)
Reasoning Ability (40 Questions)
For Clerical Recruitment there is NO Interview and the Marks obtained only in Mains Examination will be consider for provisional allotment.
From 2016, in RBI Assistant Exam and NIACL Administrative Officer ( New India Assurance Company Limited ) exam also their is a provision of Prelims and Mains examination followed by Interview.
Sectional Timing : Now their is also a provision of section timing in most of the Bank & Insurance exams like SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, NIACL AO, NICL AO etc. It means you have to complete a particular section in given allotted time.
for example : If Reasoning section having 50 Questions and their is a time limit of 45 minutes then you have to complete that section in 45 min. only. You cannot switch to other sections (like Maths,GA, English) until that 45 minutes is completed.
Education Qualification for Bank exams and Insurance exams : For most bank and Insurance exams the qualification is limited to Graduation from any recognized Government University or any equivalent qualification as such recognized by Central Government.
But in some cases like in PO Manipal PGDBF program, the required qualification is minimum 60% in Graduation degree for General/OBC and 55% for SC/ST/PWD.
Age limit Required for Bank Exam : Minimum 20 years and Maximum 28 years ( In some banks relaxation is provided up-to 30 years)
Bank Exam Analysis Both - Prelims and Mains :
|IBPS Clerk Prelims||1st Shift||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims||2nd Shift||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims||3rd Shift||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims||4th Shift||Click Here|
|Held on 26th November 2016|