Welcome to Bank Exams in India Section. Here you will find Upcoming Government Banking Exams in India 2018 for PO, Clerk and Specialist Officer.
RBI Exam for Grade B officer
Scheme of Selection
Selection will be through Written Examinations (WE) and Interview. 'WE' will be held in two phases as under:-
(I) Phase I (Objective Type Test): The Paper consists tests of i) General Awareness ii) English Language iii) Quantitative Aptitude and iv) Reasoning. Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as prescribed by the Board. Candidates who secure minimum marks separately for each Test as prescribed will be shortlisted for Phase II of the 'WE' based on the aggregate marks obtained in the Objective Test. The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Phase II of the WE will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies. Roll No. of the candidates successful in Phase I are likely to be published in Employment News / Rozgar Samachar, on the RBI website.
(II) Phase II (Descriptive Type Test): The Phase II Examination will be conducted in March/April (tentative) only for those candidates who are successful in Phase I (Objective Type Test). The date and time-table will be intimated to the candidates concerned at the appropriate time. The Examination will consist of three Descriptive Type papers-
(i) Paper I - English (ii) Paper II - Economic and Social Issues and (iii) Paper III - Finance and Management. Each of these papers is of 3 hours duration carrying 100 marks.
Syllabus (Phase II):
(i) Paper I- English:
Essay, Precise writing, Comprehension, Business/Office Correspondence.
(ii) Paper II - Economic and Social Issues:
Growth and Development - Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income - Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India - Sustainable Development and Environmental issues. Economic Reforms in India - Industrial and Labour Policy - Monetary and Fiscal Policy - Privatization - Role of Economic Planning. Globalization - Opening up of the Indian Economy- Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy - International Economic Institutions - IMF and World Bank -WTO - Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India - Multiculturalism -Demographic Trends - Urbanization and Migration - Gender Issues - Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged - Social Movements - Indian Political System - Human Development - Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.
(iii) Paper III - Finance and Management:
Finance:- The Union Budget - Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of revenue; Outlays; New Measures; Financial Sector Reforms; Capital Market, Money Market and Foreign Exchange Market; Stock Exchanges and their Regulation; Capital Market Intermediaries and their Regulation; Role of SEBI; Functions of the Money Market; Growth and Operation of the Money Market; The Foreign Exchange Market; From FERA to FEMA; Exchange Rate Management; Exchange Risk Management; Role of Banks and Financial Institutions in Economic Development; Regulation of Banks and Financial Institutions; Disinvestment in Public Sector Units.
Management: Management:- its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation. Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful Leader versus an effective Leader. Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal - Potential appraisal and development - Feedback and Performance Counseling - Career Planning - Training and Development - Rewards -Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale. Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels; Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus non-verbal Communication; upward, downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology. Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.
RBI Exam for Assistants
Written examination will be Objective type and consist of five Objective Type tests, viz. (i) Test of Reasoning (ii) Test of English Language (iii) Test of Numerical Ability (iv) Test of General Awareness and (v) Test of Computer Knowledge, each part carrying 40 marks. A candidate has to qualify in each part of the Objective test separately.
SBI Clerk Exam
The written test will be of Objective type consisting of (i) General Awareness (ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Reasoning Ability (v) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.
The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). for being considered for interview. Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.
SBI PO Exam
Phase- I : Written Examination -- Combined Duration 3 Hrs. (Combined Objective & Descriptive Type Tests) -- [Max marks-250 (combined)]
The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours, Max. marks 200 and will consist of :
i) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
ii) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
iii)Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
iv) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The duration of Descriptive type test will be 1 hour, Max. marks-50 and the test will be of "Test of English Language (Comprehension, short precise, letter writing & essay)" Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 40% and above in case of General category and aggregate 35% and above in case SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will also be overall aggregate 40% for General category and overall aggregate 35% for SC/ ST/OBC/PWD. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in Objective and Descriptive tests.
Phase-II: Group Discussion & Interview :
Max Marks - 50. [GD - 20 Interview - 30]
The aggregate marks of objective test and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidates who have qualified in both the written examinations will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.
IBPS Clerk Exam
Common Written Examination - IBPS CWE Syllabus / Pattern:-
Duration of Exam:- 150 Minutes for Reasoning, General Awareness, Computer, English and 60 Minutes for the descriptive Paper for English
No of Questions and Marks for each Subject:
Reasoning: 50 Questions / 50 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude: 50 Questions / 50 Marks
English: 50 Questions / 25 Marks
General Awareness: 50 Questions / 50 Marks
Computer: 50 Questions / 50 Marks
Descriptive Paper based on essays.letter,composition: 25 Marks
Total Question: 250
Total Marks: 250
Also there will be a Negative Marking for the Wrong question attempted. For every wrong Question 0.25 Marks will be cut.
IBPS PO Exam
I. Nationality / Citizenship:
A candidate must be either -
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years
The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
Relaxations of Upper age limit-
Sr. No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency 5 years
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification
recognized as such by the Central Government.
Duration:- Composite Time of 150 minutes
Name of Tests (Objective) - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks
Reasoning - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
English Language - 50 Questions - 25 Marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry):- - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Computer Knowledge - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Precise, Letter Writing etc)
Maximum Marks:- 25
Duration:- 60 Minutes
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method. If the total for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 or more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer.
Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ Standard Deviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates).