What does Probationary Officer Means?

Bank Probationary officer is a entry level position in Bank , Selected Candidate works for two years on Probation and later Promoted as Assistant Manager Rank in Posted Branch . The position is Scale 1 grade.

How to be Probationary Officer (PO) in Nationalized Bank ?

Central Recruitment and promotion department of SBI conducts exams to be Probationary Officer (PO) in State Bank of India every years

IBPS a autonomous body also conducts competitive exams to be Probationary Officer (PO) in various nationalized bank such as Allahabad Bank, Andhara Bank , Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank , Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank , Dena Bank , IDBI Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank , Oriental Bank of commerce , Punjab national Bank, Punjab and Sindh Bank , Syndicate bank , UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, United Bank of India and Vijaya Bank .

What is the Eligibility and other Criteria for SBI (PO) exam ?

The minimum qualification required to appear in exam is Bachelor Degree/ equivalent in any discipline from recognized university of India , Final year students can also attempt .

The minimum age is 21 years and maximum permissible age is 30 years.

General Candidate can have 4 attempts whereas relaxation is given in other categories.


What is the Eligibility and other Criteria for SBI (PO) exam ?

The minimum qualification required to appear in exam is Bachelor Degree/ equivalent in any discipline from recognized university of India , Final year students can also attempt .

The minimum age is 21 years and maximum permissible age is 30 years.

General Candidate can have 4 attempts whereas relaxation is given in other categories.


What is the pattern of Exam for SBI (PO) ?

Candidate has to attempt for Prelims paper containing 100 question of 100 Marks in 1 hour duration , which contains 30 questions from English , 35 from aptitude and 35 from reasoning ability .

During results if the name comes in the list of Merit , then Candidate has to sit for Mains.

Main exam will have two parts i.e. Objective Part and Descriptive Part. Objective part will be of 200 marks whereas; Descriptive test will be of 50 marks. Descriptive test will be basically a test of English language.

Objective paper covers Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 question of 60 marks , Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 question of 60 marks , English 35 question of 40 marks and General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 question of 40 marks making a total of 200 marks in 3 hours times

After the results of Mains , if the name appears in Merit , then you will be called for Group Discussion.


How is IBPS (PO) different from SBI (PO)?

The only difference is in Mains exam , IBPS (PO) mains exam covers five subjects i.e reasoning 50 questions , English language 40 questions , quantitative aptitude 50 questions , general awareness (Banking sector) 40 questions and computers knowledge 20 questions . The paper is of 200 marks and 2 hours are given to attempt.


How do Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recruits ?

GRADE A positions are filled through IBPS exam , whereas time on time RBI publish notifications for Grade B category .


Can I do Summer Job at RBI?

Yes , Reputed Institutes / Colleges located in India offering Masters in Business Management (MBA/MMS) / Economics / Econometrics / Finance / Banking / statistics/ Commerce / or full time professional Bachelor’s degree in Law (may forward the applications of eligible / interested students to the respective "Control Office of Reserve Bank of India".

Students pursuing a ) post-graduate courses b ) Integrated five year courses in Management / Statistics / Law/ Commerce / Economics / Econometrics / Banking / Finance or three year full time professional Bachelor’s degree in Law can apply for summer placement during their penultimate year / semester.

Eligible students should apply for summer placement in the prescribed form given below through their respective institutes to the “Control Office of Reserve Bank of India”, from 15th September to 30th October of the previous year.

Normally the period of placement will be for a maximum of three months during the period from April to July. The period may be reduced/extended at the discretion of the Bank.

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