Nowadays the banking sector is the center of employment generation. There are ample of opportunities for the youth of the country who are looking forward to pursuing their career in the banking industry. Every year both private and nationalized banks in India conduct exams to fill in the vacant spots. So did you know about any of these bank PO exams?

There are various popular banks that conduct their own banking exams like IBPS Clerk and PO, SBI PO and Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI Clerk, India Bank, Canara Bank, RBI Grade and more. You can check out the list of upcoming bank PO exams here so that you can secure your position in these banks.

SBI Bank PO Exam- Notification, Syllabus, Vacancies

For the recruitment of Probationary Officer, the State Bank of India conducts the SBI PO Exam for 2020. It is certainly one of the most sorted jobs in the banking industry. The SBI PO 2020 vacancies are expected to be more than 2000.

SBI PO 2020 Notification- Apply Online

State Bank of India will be releasing the notification for the Probationary Officers vacancies soon. However, the expected date of the application process is 21 April 2020 and you can fill in the application form till 13 May 2020. The preliminary examination will be scheduled in July, followed by the main exam in August 2020.

The selection process includes a preliminary examination, followed by mains and then interview. The final selection of the candidate is based on merit i.e., considering marks obtained in the three categories together.

Eligibility Criteria for SBI PO Exam 2020

The candidate is eligible for the SBI PO exam if he/she is between 21-30 years of age as on July 1, 2020. For OBC, relaxation in the upper age is up to 33 years, while for SC/ST it is up to 35 years.

Also, the candidate must have a graduate degree in any disciple from a renowned university.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Dates

If you fulfill all the eligibility criteria, then you can fill in the application form. So don’t miss out on these important dates. Here is the complete schedule for the exam that will be conducted by SBI.

SBI PO 2020 Notification Date
SBI PO 2020 apply online dates April 21 to May 13, 2020
Fee Payment last date May 13, 2020
Download SBI PO Admit card 2020 – Prelims Exam June 18, 2020
SBI PO 2020 exam date – Prelims July 1, 7 & 8, 2020
SBI PO Result 2020 – Prelims July 15, 2020
Download of Call letter for Main Exam July 20, 2020
SBI PO 2020 exam date – Main August 4, 2020
SBI PO 2020 Result – Main August 20, 2020
Download Call Letter for Interview September 1, 2020
Conduct of GD & Interview Sep 24 to Oct 12, 2020
Declaration of Final Result November 1, 2020

SBI PO Admit Card 2020- Download Online

The admit card for the online preliminary examination will be released on 18th June 2020. It will be made available until the exam date. The tentative date for the 1st tier examination is between 1st to 8th July, you can check the official website around 18th June for the admit cards.

Visit the following site to download the admit card-

SBI PO Exam 2020- Vacancies

According to the SBI notification for PO post, there are about 2000 vacancies including all the categories. Specific distribution is as follows-

Category Vacancy
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
GEN 1010
Total 2000

SBI PO Exam- Syllabus, Exam Pattern

The syllabus and pattern of examination for prelims and mains are different. As you know the selection process involves three stages, so make sure you know everything about them before you start preparing. Here are the SBI PO prelims and mains syllabus and exam pattern.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus: The first stage of selection is the preliminary exam. It is a one hour test which involves 100 questions. So make sure you keep a check on the clock so that you attempt maximum questions.

Section No. of Qs Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour

Each section is assigned 20 minutes’ time and so you won’t be able to skip from one section to the other. Also while answering remember that 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Main Exam Syllabus: After you qualify for the preliminary examination, you can start the preparation for mains according to the syllabus. You will have to solve 200 questions of 200 marks, which will be followed by a descriptive test.

Section No. of Qs Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min
General Awareness about Economy/Banking 40 40 35 Min
English Language 35 40 40 Min
TOTAL 155 200 3 Hours

IBPS PO Exam 2020- Notification, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Vacancy

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is an employment body which has the power for selecting candidates who are suitable and eligible for all Public Sector Banks, SIDBI, NABARD, State Bank of India, Reserve Bank of India and all associated banks, etc. a number of organizations participate in this recruitment examination. The candidates who pass the three-stage selection process are then allocated to these organizations depending on the choice of the candidates and vacancy.

IBPS PO/ Management Trainee Exam 2020- Notification

The recruitment notification will be released in July 2020. The applicants who want to apply for Probationary Officer or Management Trainee can check for the notification around this time. You can fill in the form for the same. Form submission can be done only through online mode.

IBPS PO Exam- Who can Apply?

If you intend to enter the banking sector as a Probationary Officer then you need to fulfill the eligibility criteria that are specified by the recruitment body.

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal.
  • Graduate in any discipline from a renowned University.
  • Candidate should have the certificate of graduation at the time of application.
  • Candidate’s minimum age should be 20, and a maximum of 30 years.

IBPS PO Exam 2020- Important Dates

If you are under the eligibility criteria then make a note of these dates. Try to fill the application form on time. Do not wait for the last-minute application.

S.No. Exam Event Dates (Tentative)
 1. Official notification will be released July 2020
 2. The online application form will start July 2020
 3. Cut-off date to apply August 2020
 4. Admit Card for Pre-exam October 2020
 5. Preliminary Exam Date October 2020
 6. Result for Pre-exam November 2020
 7. Admit card for Main Exam November 2020
 8. Main Exam date November 2020
 9. Result for Main Exam December 2020
 10. Call letter for Interview January 2021

Participating Banks in IBPS PO 2020

While filling out the application form for Probationary officer, the candidate has to select banks in their order of choice. The banks participating in this recruitment process are-

Andhra Bank Allahabad Bank
Bank of India Bank of Maharashtra
Corporation Bank Central Bank of India
Bank of Baroda Dena Bank
Canara Bank IDBI Bank
Indian Overseas Bank Indian Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce Punjab & Sind Bank
Punjab National Bank Syndicate Bank
Union Bank of India UCO Bank
Vijaya Bank United Bank of India

Syllabus and Exam Pattern for IBPS PO 2020

There is a preliminary examination, followed by mains and interview. Just like the other PO preliminary exam, it is a one hour test, consisting of objective questions. While one mark is awarded for every right answer, 0.25 marks are deducted for the wrong answers.

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
English Language 30 30
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Total 100 100

The main exam is for 3 hours 30 mins and consists of 157 questions. You will have to solve both the objective and subjective type of questions in this stage.

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
General/ Banking Awareness Economy 40 40 35 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
English Language (Essay & Letter Writing) 2 25 30 minutes

IBPS PO 2020 Exam- Admit Card

The admit card is issued by the recruitment board to the eligible candidates. It can be downloaded easily from the official website only. You will require the registration number and password to log in. So make sure you keep the credentials with you. The card won’t be sent to you by post.

For any further information, you can check the official website-

Canara Bank PO 2020- Notification, Exam Dates, Syllabus

Canara Bank too conducts the Canara Bank PO Recruitment program to invite application for the post of probationary officer. It is no less than a golden opportunity who wants to start their career in the banking sector. It is one of the largest public sector banks, and so keep a check on the notification to fill out the application form.

Canara Bank Notification for PO 2020

The official notification for the post of PO for the year 2020 will be released in the month of January. And so you can register for the examination in the coming week. On the basis of the previous dates, these are the tentative dates for the coming recruitment program.

Canara Bank PO- Important Dates

The tentative date for the examination is the 2nd week of March. However these are tentative dates, so keep checking the official site.

Canara Bank PO 2019 Events Canara Bank PO dates 2019
Release of application form December
Last date to apply January 2020
Issue of admit cards February 2020
Online exam date March 2020

Canara Bank Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should be at least 20 years of age and not more than 30. If you are from a reserved category, then you can enjoy a little relaxation.

Candidates should also have a degree in any field from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks. They should also have a working and operative knowledge in computers.

Canara Bank PO Selection Process 2020

The Canara Bank PGDBF program consists of two stages. The first one is an online examination, which consists of four subjects – Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language and General Awareness. There will be a total of 200 questions and will be of 200 total marks.

In order to qualify you will need to secure the cut-off for every section.

The next stage is Group Discussion and Interview which hold a total of 50 marks.

The official notification will be released here-

 Wrapping Up

Guys, we have tried to give you information regarding important bank PO exams beforehand. Remember to keep a check so that you don’t miss out on the important dates. So start preparing today and do well. Good luck!

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