A national-level competitive recruitment exam conducted by Indian Bank to hire bank PO in different branches of the bank, this is one of the most popular competitive exams for entering the banking sector. The candidates must have 60% aggregate in their graduation to be eligible for this exam. There are three stages of this exam which are Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview. The candidate has to qualify each stage to be eligible for the next. This calls for a thorough preparation strategy for each and every topic included in the syllabus. This post is specifically dedicated to preparing General Awareness for Indian Bank PO exam.
Indian Bank PO is an excellent opportunity for aspiring candidates who want to pursue a career in banking. The selection for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) is conducted based on prelims, mains, and interviews. The candidates are required to complete one year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) course at Indian Bank Manipal School of Banking (IBMSB). After effectively completing the course, candidates are hired for the post of PO.
The exam is a national level, an online examination conducted by the Indian Bank. The minimum age of the candidates is 20 years, while the maximum age is 30 years. However, certain age relaxations are approved for specific groups. The application fee is Rs.100 for SC/ST/PWD and Rs. 600 for others.
|Name of Test||Number of Questions||Number of Marks||Duration|
|1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||45||60||One Hour|
|2. General / Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||40||35|
|3. English Language||35||40||40|
|4. Data Analysis and Interpretation||35||60||45|
|(Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30|
General Awareness includes a range of sub-topics such as static GK, Current Affairs to Economy, and Banking Awareness, which are often considered to be the most scoring in the exam. There are 20 Questions on Banking Awareness with Moderately Difficult level, whereas Current Affairs includes 13 Questions, and static GK includes 7 Questions. All questions are moderate in their difficulty level.
Ques. Is Indian Bank PO conducted every year?
Ans. No, However, the recruitment for the position is done on the basis of vacancies and requirements. In 2018, a total of 417 vacancies were announced. It included category wise vacancy for SC, ST, PWD.
Ques. How many times can I attempt the exam?
Ans. The candidates can appear for the exam any number of times, till they cross the age limit. There is no limit to the number of attempts.
Ques. What is the general salary of Indian Bank PO?
Ans. The starting salary of Indian Bank PO is Rs 23700 (four additional increments will be applicable) in the pay scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.