Upcoming Bank Exams 2021: Exam dates, Salary, Syllabus, Vacancy Of SBI, RBI, IBPS, Private Banks

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Apr 16, 2021

The banking and Finance Industry of India has been playing a major role in developing the country’s economy. Every year, multiple banking exams are conducted for recruiting personnel for several posts in the banking industry. Twenty-one public sector banking organizations recruit staff for IBPS, SBI bank exams, and RBI exams both for the officers and clerical positions held annually.

Lakhs of candidates show their interest in joining the banking sector every year. Out of several posts, there are three significant posts for which the banks organize the recruitment process.

  • Bank PO (Probationary Officer)
  • Bank Clerk/ Assistant (Clerical Cadre)
  • Bank SO (Specialist Officer)

In India, the aspirants find the banking jobs more lucrative, since the jobs are coming with a lot of additional perks and benefits. Therefore, the candidates of several industries are willing to start their career in the banking sector, so that they can also experience the increased opportunities related to job growth. Both the freshers and experienced professionals consider the banking jobs as an exciting career. Read Bank vs. Government Job in 2021 - Detailed Comparison and Analysis 2021

Bank Exams 2021

Bank Exams 2021

Check the following table to know more about the upcoming banking exams 2021:

Name of Upcoming Bank Exams Bank Exam Dates Bank Exam Latest Updates Details
SBI PO 2021 Prelims- January 4, 5 & 6 2021
Mains- January 29, 2021
SBI PO 2020-21 notification was published on November 13, 2020 Learn More
SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims- To be notified
Mains- To be notified
SBI Clerk notification 2021 is not yet released Learn More
SBI Specialist Officer (SO) 2021 To be notified SBI SO 2021 notification was released on April 13, 2021. Click here. Learn More
IBPS RRB Officer 2021 Prelims- August 1, 7, 8, 14 & 21, 2021
Mains- Officer Scale I: September 25, 2021
Mains- Office Assistant: October 31, 2021
IBPS RRB 2021 notification will be released in June 2021 (Tentatively). Learn More
IBPS PO 2021 Prelims- October 9, 10, 16 & 17, 2021
Mains- November 27, 2021
IBPS PO Notification will be released in August 2021 (Tentatively). Learn More
IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims- August 28, & 29, 2021 & September 4, & 5, 2021
Mains- October 31, 2021
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021 will be released in July 2021 (Tentatively) Learn More
IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) 2021 Prelims- December 18 & 26, 2021
Mains- January 30, 2022
IBPS SO Notification 2021 will be released in October 2021 (Tentatively) Learn More
RBI Assistant 2021 Prelims- January 2022 (Tentatively)
Mains- February 2022 (Tentatively)
RBI Assistant Notification 2021 will be released tentatively in November 2021. Learn More
RBI Grade B 2021 Phase I Exam March 6, 2021
Phase II Exam March 31, 2021 (DEPR & DSIM), April 1, 2021 (General)
On January 25, 2021, RBI Grade B Notification 2021 released Learn More
Exams Preparation 2021

Upcoming Bank Exams 2021 Preparation

The aspirants can check the table given below and prepare themselves for multiple upcoming bank exams (As per their preference) for the year 2021:

Bank Exam Name of Upcoming Bank Exam Bank Preparation
SBI (State Bank Of India) SBI PO Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here.
SBI Clerk Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here.
IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) IBPS PO Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here
IBPS Clerk Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here
IBPS SO Preparation Tips- Click here
IBPS RRB Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here
RBI (Reserve Bank of India) RBI Assistant Preparation Tips- Click here
RBI Grade B Previous Years’ Question papers- Check Here
Preparation Tips- Click here
Bank Syllabus

Bank Exams Syllabus

Go through the following content to know more about the subject-wise syllabus of different bank exams to appear for the posts like Probationary Officer (PO), Specialist Officer (SO), Clerk, Office Assistant, Scale I, II, and III officers posts in 2021.

Bank Exams Syllabus Details
SBI PO 2021 Know more
SBI Clerk 2021 Know more
SBI Specialist Officer (SO) 2021 Know more
IBPS RRB Officer 2021 Know more
IBPS PO 2021 Know more
IBPS Clerk 2021 Know more
IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) 2021 Know more
RBI Assistant 2021 Know more
RBI Grade B 2021 Phase I
Phase II
Public Sector Banks

Public Sector Banks of India

There are 27 public sector banks in India. Out of them, two banks fall under PSUs, which are State Bank of India and IDBI Bank. The rest of them, 19 banks are nationalized. Check the following table to know more about the list of the public sector banks of India:

Bank Name Headquarters
Allahabad Bank Kolkata
Andhra Bank Hyderabad
Bank of Baroda Vadodara
Bank of India Mumbai
Bank of Maharashtra Pune
Canara Bank Bangalore
Central Bank of India Mumbai
Corporation Bank Mangalore
Dena Bank Mumbai
Indian Bank Chennai
Indian Overseas Bank Chennai
Oriental Bank of Commerce New Delhi
Punjab National Bank New Delhi
Punjab & Sind Bank New Delhi
Syndicate Bank Manipal
State Bank of India Mumbai
Union Bank of India Mumbai
United Bank of India Kolkata
UCO Bank Kolkata
Vijaya Bank Bangalore
IDBI Bank Ltd Mumbai
India Post Payments Bank New Delhi
Public Sector Vacancy

Vacancy to the Public Sector Banks in 2021

Provisional allotment under CRP-PO/MT-X has been released depending on the category-wise vacancies for the 2021-22 session. Check Here. To know more about the available vacancies to the Participating banks, go through the following table:

Vacancy to Public Sector Banks
Old Private Banks

List of Old Private Banks

Check the following list of old private sector banks in India:

Bank Name Headquarters
Catholic Syrian Bank Thrissur
City Union Bank Kumbakonam
Dhanlaxmi Bank Thrissur
Federal Bank Kerala
Jammu and Kashmir Bank Jammu and Kashmir
Karnataka Bank Mangalore
Karur Vysya Bank Tamil Nadu
Lakshmi Vilas Bank Tamil Nadu
Nainital Bank Uttaranchal
Ratnakar Bank Mumbai
South Indian Bank Thrissur
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Tuticorin
Private Sector Banks

List of New Private Sector Banks

Given the list of table highlights the new private sector banks in India:

Bank Name Headquarters
AXIS Bank Ltd. Mumbai
Bandhan Bank Kolkata
Capital Local Area Bank Ltd. Punjab
Coastal Local Area Bank Ltd. Andhra Pradesh
DCB Bank Limited Maharashtra
HDFC Bank Ltd. Mumbai
ICICI Bank Ltd Mumbai
IDFC Mumbai
IndusInd Bank Ltd. Mumbai
ING Vysya Bank Ltd. Bangalore
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Mumbai
Krishna Bhima Samruddhi Local Mahabubnagar
RBL Bank. Kolhapur
Yes Bank Ltd. Mumbai

Also, check the news on Different Posts Available in the Banking Sector 2021

Banks Salary Structure

Salary Structure of Banks

The interested aspirants can also check the salary structure of the Indian Banks in the following table. The table consists of the salary scale of the most popular entry-level job roles.

Entry-level Posts in Banking sectors Basic Salary
IBPS PO Post Rs. 23,700 Basic Pay
SBI PO Post Rs. 27,620 Basic Pay
IBPS SO Post Rs.23,000-Rs. 42,000
SBI SO Post Rs.23,700 Basic Pay
SBI Clerk Post Rs.11,765 Basic Pay
IBPS Clerk Post Rs.11,765 Basic Pay
Office assistant Rs. 7200- 31,500 depending on the officer scale (multi-purpose, I, II, and III)
RBI Assistant Rs. 13150-34990
RBI Grade “B” Officers Rs.67, 933 inclusive of all benefits
Indian Bank PO Rs.23, 700 basic pay

Go through the relevant links on the Banking salary in the following table:

Once you have detailed information about the different positions in the banking sector, then it will be easier for you to apply for the entrance test considering the best option for your career path.

Bank Exams FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Are the freshers eligible to apply for the upcoming banking exams?

Ans. Yes, the freshers are capable of applying for the upcoming banking exams. Only they need to meet the eligibility criteria, set by the exam conducting authorities of the banks.

Ques. Is the age limit similar for all the banking exams?

Ans. No, the age limit is different for several banking exams. The average minimum age limit is 20-21 years, where the maximum age limit varies between 28-30 years. Apart from that, there is upper age relaxation for the reserved category candidates.

Ques. How can I apply for banking jobs?

Ans. To apply for the banking jobs, the aspirants have to visit the official website and apply online.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.