What are the other exams of banking sector in India?

Apart from 19 nationalised banks, State Bank of India (SBI) and its five associate banks have their own system of recruiting personnel. Then come, NABARD, RBI, IDBI Bank and 82 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs).

Are Bank PO/Clerical exams multi-phased?

Yes, Bank PO/Clerical exams are two phased. In the first phase, candidates apply for the IBPS Common Written Exams (CWEs), which require a candidate to be a simple graduate and in the age group of 21 to 30 years. Once he/she qualifies the CWE and gets score card, the second stage begins. In the second stage, individual banks (19 public sector banks) advertise for interview with their own criteria of age, percentage marks in graduation, CWE score and technical qualifications, if any.

How will I come to know about the latest vacancies?

IBPS conducts Common Written Exam (CWE) for Bank POs and clerks once in a year. The validity for appearing in interviews of different banks of those who qualify these exams remains for one year, until the next exam is conducted. We, at Aptitude, highlight all the latest vacancies through notifications in the institute as well as through our website.

How much time does it take to prepare for Bank PO/Clerical exam and be a threshold candidate?

Preparing for a competitive exam requires a holistic and dedicated approach. You must think of first thing first. Once your fundamentals of Mathematics, Reasoning, English language and Computer are sound, you must practise time management and accuracy. Plus, you have to brush up current affairs regularly. On an average, it would not take more than six months to one year to qualify Bank PO/Clerical exam.

Is there any facility for training students to face interview with Aptitude?

Yes, we have exclusive Interview Coaching for those students who qualify the written exams of Bank PO and Clerk. We have on our panel highly qualified and expert professionals from Banking and Finance, Psychology, Personality Development, Communications and Body Language

What is Aptitude’s success rate?

Aptitude’s is the no.1 institute in banking services. We guide you through the labyrinth of the entire examination pattern. We provide you with short-cut techniques, process, facts, and knowledge required for taking exam. Aptitude’s success rate can be gauged from the fact that we have the highest number of final selections for the previous years.

What is the eligibility for taking Bank PO exams?

For most of the banks, the minimum requirement is that the candidate should fall in the age group of 21 to 30 years and should be a graduate. The percentage and other qualifications required vary from bank to bank and is mentioned in the bank’s notification.

What are the subjects that I need to prepare for bank PO/Clerk exams?

There are five broad subjects which are asked in Bank PO/Clerk exams. These are Mathematics, Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness. You have to go through the syllabus break-up of all these subjects. For example, questions on Trigonometry and Geometry are not asked in Bank exams. Again, reasoning has different sections like verbal, non-verbal and analytical reasoning. General Awareness for banking examinations stands for current affairs of the last six months plus banking and economy related questions. In SBI exams, questions of marketing are also asked.