One of the fastest growing industry is banking industry in India which is a landmark of sunrise sector in the Indian economy. Even government is also focusing much more on banking sectors in every town and village, therefore more and more branches of banks are being opened in different parts of the country. Since banking sectors are increasing in numbers, therefore more manpower are also required at various levels.
* The Bank Probationary Officer (Bank PO) is a managerial and responsible position in the bank.
*Bank Clerks is a clerical position in the bank and it is an entry level job in a bank.
*Specialist Officers, bank also hires candidates for special job work like HR Officer, IT Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, Finance Officer and Agriculture Officer etc.
Government recruits more than 100,000/ candidates every year at various levels, therefore banking sector is a most lucrative sector in order to grab the government job. There are many banks which recruit employees regularly every year like State Bank of India, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Punjab National Bank, Syndicate Bank, United Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank and many more.
There is much relevant information regarding bank exam of which candidates must be aware as follows:
Multiple exams for banking sector jobs are conducted every year for various levels and categorization is done as follows:
*SBI Probationary Officer & SBI Clerk: SBI conducts its own exam for this post.
*RBI Grade B & Assistants Exams: Reserve Bank of India recruits officers through All India Exam but there are very few jobs but working with RBI is very prestigious.
Bank Exam Pattern-
There is a three stage recruitment process in which first two phases are written test known as Pre & Main and final stage is interview. The shortlisting of candidates are done at every stage. On the basis of marks in Main & Interview (80% written test; 20%Interview) merit list is prepared.
Syllabus of Bank Exams include-
The written test is focused on testing of General Aptitude of candidates. The syllabus constitutes:
Banking Awareness Best Books
The best books suggested for banking exams and for banking awareness are as follows:
*Banking Awareness by Arihant Experts
*Banking Awareness by Disha Experts
*Comprehensive Guide to SBI by Disha Experts
*Comprehensive Guide to IBPS-CWE by Disha Publications
*How to Become A Human Calculator by Aditi Singhal
*Word Power Made easy by Norman Lewis
*Quick Learning Objective General English by R S Agarwal
For banking awareness, the following books are strongly recommended:
*Guide to Banking General Awareness & Banking Aptitude Test by RPH Editorial Board
*Banking Awareness: The Complete Book for IBPS Bank PO and Clerk Examinations (Arihant)
All these books provide good and relevant material for study and preparation of banking exams and therefore candidates can go through these for their bright future and great success. All the Best.