Government Jobs in Banking sector


It is the dream of many candidates to find placement in banking sector since a job in banking sector is viewed with high respect all over India. In addition, as compared to any other public sector organizations, bank employees are offered attractive pay rate. Banking is a sector that offers a wide range of employment opportunities to eligible candidates.

Many nationalized banks call for applications from eligible candidates to fulfill some of the vacancies and the names of public sector banks that recently issued notifications for different job positions are given below:

Recent job notifications issued in the Government banking Sector:

NABARD  - Development Assistants

Abhyudaya Co-operative Bank – Clerks

Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank – Office Assistants & Officers

Corporation Bank – Probationary Officers

Indian Overseas Bank – Clerks

Indian Bank – Clerks

Bank of India – Officers

Punjab National Bank – Management Trainees

United Bank of India – Probationary Officers

Syndicate Bank - Probationary Officers

What are the different job positions available in Public Sector Banks?

Normally, most of the nationalized banks call for applications from candidates for the position of Probationary Officers. However, apart from the position of Probationary Officers and the aforesaid positions, there are also some other positions in Government Banking Sector are they are:

Branch Manager

Sales Officers

Specialist Officers

Investment Officer


Chartered Accountant

Agricultural Officers

Regional Manager


Loan consultant

Investment banker

What is the educational qualification required to enter the government banking industry?

Normally, banks calling for candidates for the position of clerks and probationary officers require that candidates must be graduates in any discipline with not less than 50% of marks.

Age requirement:

Normally for the position of probationary officers and clerks, banks look for candidates between the age group of 21 and 30 years and for candidates falling under OBC category a relaxation of three years is given in the upper age limit, while it is 5 years and 10 years respectively for SC/ST and PWD candidates.

Mode of selection followed by Public Sector Banks:

For the basic positions like probationary officers and clerks, banks normally select candidates based on their performance in the written test followed by interview. The main purpose behind the written test conducted by banks for recruitment of candidates is to test the reasoning ability, numerical ability, English and current affairs knowledge of the candidates. Candidates should be careful when answering questions in written test since negative marking will be there for every wrong answer.

How to get through the bank examination?

Candidates can crack the bank examinations easily by taking up bank exam coaching offered by different institutions and they can also practice themselves by referring previous year question papers of examinations conducted by different banks.

Scope in banking sector:

The public sector banks offer a wide range of employment opportunities, recruitment examinations are conducted by nationalized banks every year, and so candidates can make better use of these opportunities to find a job in the most prestigious banking sector, which is the dream of many candidates.



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8 Responses to “Government Jobs in Banking sector”

  1. 8
    jyoti kumari:

    i have completed my +2 from cbse and now i m 1st year year student of can i apply for the jobs in bank?

  2. 7
    Mitu Pandey:

    I wanted to know when will be the next IBPS exam held in 2012. Please let me know the date of exam.

  3. 6
    Tamanna nayak:

    I am a student of 12 commerce. Am i eligible to give bank clerical or PO exams next year?? If yes,How much % do i need to appear in this exam??

  4. 5

    what are the books that is useful to prepare for the bank exams

  5. 4

    I am final year student studying B.E(EEE)
    am i eligible to write the bank exams

  6. 3

    I am completed BBA. I want information private and public sectores job thrugh maggin or news paper?

  7. 2


    I have done and currently m working in Capgemini BPO..

    I wish to work in Banking sectors..

    Can i eligible for it?

  8. 1

    hi, I doing my (Computer application) in annamalai universtiy in corres can i eligibal for bank sector.