Examination procedure for Bank jobs (Probationary officers, Clerks)

September 7th, 2010| Jobs.

Examination procedure for Bank jobs (Probationary officers, Clerks)

Probationary officers:  Recruitments in this category are done in stages. One is Written test (objective and descriptive), second group discussion, interview.  Written exam consists of general awareness, English, competitive aptitude and reasoning sections. Of the 225 questions, 75 questions are in reasoning, and 50 questions in other 3 sections have to be answered.  For some bank exams total questions are 200 only.  These questions will be of objective type.  Time given will be 135 minutes or 120 minutes depending on the number of questions.  In each section a candidate should get at least 40%.  5% relaxation is given to reserved category candidates.

Descriptive test: This is an exam to test the knowledge, awareness of current affairs and language skills. Within the given 60 minutes times candidates has to write essays on 3 topics.  This is only an eligibility test.  These marks will not be considered for the final list.  But securing 40% marks is necessary for general category candidates.  Candidates will be called for interview depending on the performance in the objective and descriptive tests in 1:3 ratios.

Clerks: Candidates will be selected through written test and interview.  Written test will contain objective and descriptive questions.  Objective test consists of reasoning, numerical ability, clerical aptitude and English questions.  50 questions are to be answered in each subject.  Some banks are asking questions related to marketing and computer.  Short essays are to be written on general topics in descriptive test.

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