Banking Exams- IBPS PO, SO, RRB, Clerk, SBI PO

Highlights of Banking Exams-Career Guide & Important Details

The banking sector provides splendid benefits, and it is not hidden from anyone. That is the reason a huge number of aspirants apply for exams for multiple positions in different banks all over India. Growth opportunities are always open in the Banking sector; At the same time, candidates get a better career assurance of job security, salary packages, perks, and job satisfaction. When so many outstanding privileges are associated with having a career in Banking Job, then who would not like to work in the banking sector.

However, a career in the banking sector is Lucrative, but getting a job in this sector is not a bed of roses. A candidate has to crack the conducted exam for the post he/she is willing for.  There are a number of bank exams conducted by authorities every year. Let's have a look at the details:


IBPS PO IBPS Specialist Officer SBI PO Exam
RBI SO IBPS RRB Exam RBI Officer Exam (Grade B)
SEBI Grade A Exam SBI SO Exam SBI Clerk Exam
RBI Assistant Exam NABARD Exam Bank of Baroda PO Exam
IBPS Clerk    


Conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Probationary Officers ), this is the most sought after exams. Every year the exam is held by IBPS for the post of probationary officer. PO is an Assistant Manager on probation, and the post is called as Scale 1 officer in the Junior Management.

The Exam is Conducted in Three Phases

->Preliminary Examination

->Main Examination


The candidates who are selected are called for the interview round. The final score of the score consists of combined marks with an 80:20 ratio.

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Specialist officers also work in particular departments similar to probationary officers likewise all government banks. To clear eligibility of a specialist officer, a candidate should qualify IBPS SO exam. Here are a few positions for which exam is conducted:

  • HR Officer
  • IT Officer Scale-I
  • Marketing Officer Sale-I
  • Agricultural Field Officer
  • Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-I
  • Law Officer

IBPS SO Exam is Conducted in Two Segments

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Interview

Aspirants who qualify Phase-I of the preliminary exams are called upon for interview round. For details,  Click Here.


SBI PO exam is organized by State Bank Of India in order to recruit eligible candidates for probationary officers post in various SBI bank branches spread all over the country. This exam is also conducted in three major stages:

  • Pre Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

Pre Exam covers three major subjects-English Language(30 Marks), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Marks) and Reasoning Ability( 35 Marks). Every question has an equal weightage of 1 mark from each section.

Aspirants qualifying for preliminary exams are then shortlisted for the Main examination. The Mains exam has 200 marks objective questions, and 50 marks Descriptive. Candidate is given 180 minutes for the objective test, and 20 minutes for the descriptive test.

 One who clears both rounds is eligible for the last interview round. For Complete Article Click Here.


IBPS RRB exam is specially arranged for candidates who seek their employment in Regional Rural Banks in the country. The exam is arranged on behalf of more than 60 regional Banks for Group A and Group B posts. The final recruitment is autonomous where every RRB specifies their eligibility norms & vacancies.

Different Post Details For which IBPS RRB Exam is held:

Multi-Level Examination-

  • For the post of Office Assistant
  • Officer Scale-I Post

Single Level Examination-

  • Officer Scale-II ( General Banking Officer)
  • Officer Scale-II ( Specialist Cadre)
  • Officer Scale-III

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IBPS Clerk Exam

IBPS Clerk exam is organized in two different stages-Pre & Mains. Candidates must qualify pre exams to become eligible for main exams. Pre-exam consists of 100 questions with a 100-hour duration. Mainly, the exam is based on Quants, reasoning and English language.

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RBI Officer B Grade Exam

The most reputed places in the Banking sector to work in India-RBI organizes Grade-B post-exams in three phases.


Based on general awareness, quantitative aptitude, English language & reasoning.

Total Questions- 200 each 1 mark.


Three Papers- Social & Economics, Finance & Management, and English

Total Marks: 300

Candidates are called upon for interview round after successful clearance of both exams. For more information Click Here