Banking sector in India is one of the important sectors which generates many jobs every year. This article will shed light on the different bank exams in India and the online preparation of bank exams.
Banks provide job security, perks to the employees, and attractive salaries. Some of the important bank exam conducted are State Bank of India exams, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS Exams), Reserve Bank of India (RBI Exams), India Post Payments Bank, and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
The different bank exams conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) are SBI Clerk Exam, SBI SO Exam, and SBI PO Exam. The different bank exams conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) are RBI Assistant Exam, and RBI Officer Grade B Exam. The different bank exams conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) are IBPS RRB Exam(CWE RRB), IBPS Clerk Exam(CWE Clerical), IBPS SO Exam(CWE SO), and IBPS PO Exam(CWE PO/MT).
The SBI SO (Specialist Officer) exam is conducted to fill vacancies in various posts such as Executive (Document Preservation-Archives), Manager Marketing, Deputy Manager Marketing, Central Research Team (Support), Central Research Team (Product Lead), Investment Officer, Customer Relation Executive CRE, Relationship Manager Team Lead, and Relationship Manager (RM). The RBI Assistant exam is conducted to recruit candidates into the clerical and assistant cadre handling day to day operations of the bank. RBI Assistant exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to select eligible candidates for the post of Assistant in various branches and sub-offices of RBI. Bank exam preparation online is one of the most preferred modes of preparation. With the onset of pandemic, this should be opted by the aspiring candidates. Candidates can refer to the BYJU’S Learning App or website for a lot of quality content which can help candidates clear the examination with flying colors.
RBI grade B examination is one of the most prestigious banking examinations. Candidates who are able to successfully clear this examination are inducted into one of following posts and departments – Officers in Grade B (Department of Statistics and Information Management), Officers in Grade B (Department of Economic and Policy Research), and Officers in Grade B (General). The number of vacancies in RBI Grade B 2017 examination was 161, number of vacancies in RBI Grade B 2018 examination was 166, number of vacancies in RBI Grade B 2019 examination was 199, number of vacancies in RBI Grade B 2020 examination was 322. The eligibility criteria in terms of education is different. For RBI Grade B (Department of Statistics and Information Management), the minimum qualification required is a Master’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical with a minimum of 55% marks. For the post of RBI Grade B Officer (Department of Economic and Policy Research), the minimum educational qualification required is a Master’s Degree in Economics or Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognised Indian or Foreign University and for RBI Grade B Officer (General), the minimum educational qualification required is a minimum of 60% marks in the Bachelor’s degree. The age limit for RBI grade B exam is minimum of 21 years and maximum of 30 years. When it comes to nationality, the candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of Bhutan or Nepal or a Tibetan refugee permanently settled in India.