How to prepare for Bank Job
Question always asked by youth keen to join Public sector banks is How to prepare for bank entrance exams? Bank jobs are most in demand jobs in India. Graduates are excited for government sector as job security is high if compared to private sector jobs .Bank PO Recruitment test is most popular among individuals. The thing which causes tension in mind is the competition to clear the entrance.
You can check for some tips for preparation:
- Choose the position you want to apply for (PO, Clerk, Other Rank).
- One should fulfill the eligibility criteria required for the particular post .
- Check the syllabus and topics that are important for the selected position and start the preparation.
Positions in Banks
Banks have many positions and eligibility criteria and compensation is different for all these different positions. for Fresher’s three positions are there:
- Clerical Grade
- Probationary Officer (PO)
- Specialist Officer
Preparation for Common Exam by IBPS
After selecting the position to apply for next step is to start preparation for the exam. Institute of banking personnel selection (IBPS) has introduced Common Written Exam where you have to appear for single test and with that exam score you can apply for any bank recruitments.
syllabus for common written exam contains following sections:
- Quantitative aptitude
- General Awareness
- Computes Awareness
Two times in a year Clerical Grade and PO exams are conducted and One time Specialist Officer Exam is conducted in a year. You have enough time to prepare well and crack the exam.
Practice, Efforts ,Perfection leads to Success
Competition is getting tough day by day so continuous efforts and practice and time management is the key to success. For preparation you have three sources :
- Self Study
- Coaching Institutes
- Previous Year Question Papers, Guides and Workbooks
Continuous practice is the key which can get you success in exam and also can boost your confidence levels. Gather complete information about exam pattern and try to set easy shortcuts and for answering questions to solve the paper on time. See previous year papers and cutoff to get a clear idea about the marks you have to score to clear the exam.
The most important and final round is Group discussion or Interview which one enters after clearing the written test. This is the deciding factor after which the candidate is selected for appointment. The questions asked in Interview are related to Banking, Economy and Policy, Latest Events and News. Regular newspaper reading and Watching business news channels you can get deep knowledge on related and various other topics.