As per the latest updates, the J&K Bank PO call letters 2021 has been released on the official website. J&K Bank PO exam is conducted by Jammu Kashmir Bank, a semi-government organization to recruit candidates for probationary officers (PO) posts.
J&K Bank PO exam is organized once a year. The recruitment process is divided into three parts namely, Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview. Those willing to build a career in the banking sector can grab this opportunity to apply for the JK Bank PO exam. Applicants will have to apply online through the official website. Additionally, candidates should check the eligibility requirements before applying, otherwise, it will lead to rejection.
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Getting a job in the banking sector is the dream of many students. The JK Bank PO exam is a great way to give a jumpstart to your career. Below are some important factors that you need to know about this exam and organization.
|Exam name||J&K Bank PO 2021|
|Organizing body||J&K Bank private ltd.|
|Type of exam||State-level|
|Type of questions||Multiple choice questions (MCQ)|
|Eligibility Criteria||Undergraduate in any field|
|Job Location||Anywhere in India|
Official Jammu Kashmir Bank PO notification 2021 is yet to be released. This notification will have detailed information regarding examination pattern, eligibility, fee amount, etc. Here is the tentative schedule of JK Bank PO:
|J&K Bank PO Mains exam date||December 27, 2020|
|J&K Bank PO Mains Exam result||January 25, 2021|
|JK Bank PO Interview call letter||February 2, 2021|
|JK Bank PO Final results||to be notified|
Candidates willing to appear for JK Bank PO exams need to ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned by Jammu Kashmir Bank. This will be in terms of residency, age, and educational qualification as listed below:
However, relaxation in the upper age limit for reserved categories is allowed as follows:
|Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes||5 years|
|Other backward classes (Including Weaker and underprivileged classes, Residents of ALC, IB, Backward areas, and Pahari speaking people)||3 years|
|Physically Challenged Persons (PCP)||10 years|
Interested and eligible candidates will have to complete the application process for JK Bank PO exams online. But before that, it is mandatory to have all the required documents ready.
Part 1: Documents required for JK Bank Po 2021 exam:
Part 2: Application Process:
After collecting all the documents, follow the steps listed below to complete the JK Bank PO application process without any hassle:
Part 3: J&K Bank PO application fee
NOTE: If e-receipt is not generated, it means a PAYMENT FAILURE has occurred. For this, the candidate can re-login and repeat the payment procedure.
J&K Bank Po exam is conducted at multiple places across India. While applying the candidate is required to choose six centers (3 of which should be outside J&K). Also note that centers once allocated may not be changed and the final decision for exam center allocation will be of the organization.
Here is a list of all the available JK Bank PO Exam Centers:
|Place||Exam center name|
|Within J&K-UT||Pulwama, Jammu, Udhampur, Srinagar, Baramulla, Samba, Rajouri|
|Outside J&K-UT||Delhi NCR, Patiala, Chandigarh/Mohali, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane, Amritsar, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Pune, Ludhiana, Bengaluru|
J&K Bank PO Exam will be taken in three parts: Preliminary, Mains Exam, Personal Interview. Candidates should also keep in mind the following points:
J&K Prelims is conducted online with objective format questions. It consists of three tests – Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and Reasoning Ability.
The total marks for J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam are 100 and the total duration is 60 minutes. Candidates will have to gain more marks than the decided cut off in order to get qualified.
For more details, refer to the table below:
|Subject Name||Number of Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|Quantitative Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Reasoning Aptitude||35||35||20 Minutes|
Aspirants who get qualified in JK Bank PO Prelims Exam can then appear in J&K Bank PO Mains Exam.
This exam consists of four major sections namely, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation, and Reasoning & Computer Aptitude. The total marks of the mains exam are 200 and the duration is 180 minutes. Read the table below to know more.
|Subject Name||Number of Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||35||40||40 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude or Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 Minutes|
|General / Financial Awareness||40||40||35 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 Minutes|
Candidates who score above the cut-off score in J&K Bank PO Mains exam, are called for an interview. Interviews are conducted at selected centers. Applicants will have to download their call letters for an interview from the official website. All the information such as the address of venue, center as well as interview time & date will be informed to shortlisted candidates. The call letters for 2020-21 exam has been released already on the official website.
Along with the exam pattern, J&K Bank PO Syllabus is equally helpful for the candidates. It helps the aspirant to know what subject to prepare for and how to prepare for the exam.
The exam is conducted in three different phases and each of them has a different syllabus and format. Check the following article for in-depth information on each exam syllabus.
|English Language||Fill in the Blanks, Grammar, Sentence Correction and Improvement, Vocabulary, Sentence Framing, Jumble Words, Reading Comprehension, Tenses, Passage Forming|
|Quantitative Ability||Averages, Profit, Questions on Percentage, Mensuration, Problems on Time & Work, Questions on Graphs, L.C.M & H.C.F, Ratios & Proportions, Surface Area & Volume Problems, Age, Set Theory, Mixture & Allegations, Simple & Compound Interest, Quadratic Equations, Speed, Distance & Time Problems, Decimals and Fractions, Probability, Discount & Loss, Permutation & Combination, Partnership Business Questions, Surd and Indices|
|Reasoning Aptitude||Cubes & Dices, Distance & Directions, Syllogism, Seating Arrangements (Circular or Linear), Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Questions on Assertions & Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Ranking and Ordering, Statements and Arguments, Ranking Questions, Alphanumeric Series Problems, Inequality, Scheduling Questions|
|English Language||Word Formation, Idioms & Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, Grammar, Sentence Correction, Sentence Improvement, Vocabulary, Sentence Framing, Speech Reading, Reading Comprehension, Tenses, Passage Completion|
|General / Financial Awareness||Static GK, Banking & Financial Questions, Economy related terms, Monetary policies, Questions on Indian and World history, Countries, International issues, Current affairs, Economic and Financial News, Questions based on culture and Heritage, General & Scientific abbreviations, Sports & Games, Government agreements, deals & schemes, Books and Authors, Questions on Important dates, inventions and discoveries|
|Quantitative Aptitude or Data Analysis & Interpretation||Averages, Profit, Questions on Percentage, Mensuration, Problems on Time & Work, Questions on Graphs, L.C.M & H.C.F, Ratios & Proportions, Surface Area & Volume Problems, Age, Set Theory, Mixture & Allegations, Simple & Compound Interest, Quadratic Equations, Speed, Distance & Time Problems, Decimals and Fractions, Probability, Discount & Loss, Permutation & Combination, Partnership Business Questions, Surd and Indices|
|Reasoning Ability||Statements and Arguments, Machine Input-Output, Distance & Directions, Cubes & Dices, Syllogism, Seating Arrangements (Circular or Linear), Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Questions on Assertions & Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Ranking and Ordering, Ranking Questions, Alphanumeric Series Problems, Inequality, Scheduling Questions|
|Computer Aptitude||History of Computers, Basic Questions on Hardware and Software, Data Management Queries, Storage and Memory Questions, Internet Terms & Services, Basics of Windows and Other Operating Systems, Computer Terminologies, Computer Abbreviations, Logic Gates, Networking and Communication, Basics of Hacking, Viruses and Security Tools|
Jammu Kashmir bank releases J&K Bank PO Admit Card 1 to 3 weeks prior to the examination. Candidates can download the admit card by simply following the instructions given here:
Remember: Carry a few print outs of the admit card, on the examination day.
Read: How to download J&K Bank PO Admit card here.
Candidates seeking a job as Jammu Kashmir Bank PO will have to clear three stages to get selected.
Cut-off marks for J&K Bank PO will be declared soon after application closes. Factors taken into consideration for cut off marks are:
Here is an overview of the cut-off marks for JK Bank PO 2019:
|Scheduled Castes||37- 47|
|Scheduled Tribes||32 - 37|
|OBC||40 - 45|
JK Bank PO Exam results will be declared after completion of each exam. Candidates can check the results by following the steps given here:
Find out more about how to check J&K Bank PO result here
Currently, the starting salary of J&K Bank PO is INR 23,700. The pay Scale is INR 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2- 32850-1310/7-42020 & other benefits as per Junior Management Grade Scale-I.
Additionally, Probationary Officers also get the following allowances:
Ques. What is the current vacancy for J&K Bank PO?
Ans. The total vacancy for JK Bank PO is currently 350.
Ques. What is the age limit for the post of J&K Bank PO?
Ans. The minimum age required is 20 years and the maximum is 32 years.
Ques. What is the mode of examination for J&K Bank PO?
Ans. Jammu Kashmir Bank PO examination will be conducted online.
Ques. Can I transfer my J&K Bank PO job?
Ans. Yes, you can transfer your job to any place in India.
Ques. When are the J&K Bank PO Results declared?
Ans. J&K Bank PO results are typically announced after 20-30 days of interview process completion.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.