The Banking and Financial Services sector in India is an important contributor of creation of jobs in the Indian economy for many years now. Bagging a banking job in India even at the level of Clerk is highly competitive and require substantial preparation to crack competitive exams before one can secure a career in the banking industry.
The banking sector comprises of multiple operators including nationalized/public sector banks like the State Bank of India, Regional Rural Banks, private sector banks, co-operative banks etc. Two of the most important recruitment in the banking sector in India include Probationary Officer and Clerk Level recruitment. Both are extremely competitive and usually done through competitive recruitment schemes like the SBI PO or IBPS RRB exams.
Recently, the State Bank of India postponed the Prelims exam for recruitment of Clerk – Junior Associate (Customer Sales & Support) on account of the pandemic. More than 5000 vacancies are to be filled up through this recruitment indicating the significant employment opportunity created by banking institutions in India. Some other bank recruitment exams in 2021 include the following.
IBPS RRB 2021 – The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has recently released the official notification for the recruitment of Group A & Group B Office Assistants (Multipurpose) across 43 Regional Rural Banks in India. It has been confirmed through the official advertisement that the Prelims and the Main exams will be conducted in the months of August, September and October 2021 tentatively. The vacancies include Officer posts in different scales.
SBI Clerk JA 2021 – Although State Bank recently postponed the Prelims exam of the SBI Clerk 2021 recruitment to fill up more than 5000 vacancies in State Bank branches in India, the exam is expected to be conducted this year as and when the situations are more conducive. The official notification is available on the website sbi.co.in and aspiring candidates can visit the same to get the detailed information. The selection process consist of the Prelims exam followed by the Main exam and final interview.
IBPS PO 2021 – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is yet to release the Probationary Officer Recruitment advertisement this year. As per reports, the prelims exam may be conducted in October while the Main exam may be held in November this year. Candidates are advised to visit the official website i.e. ibps.in for further details about this important banking recruitment examination upcoming in 2021.