Bank Exams 2017-18 / Eligibility Criteria


Upcomming Bank Exams 2017-18


ExamQualificationAge RequiredDetails
SBI ClerkGraduation20-28 YearsNotification
SBI SOGraduation21-30 Years varies according to PostNotification
SBI POGraduation21-30 YearsNotification
IBPS ClerkGraduation20-28 YearsNotification
IBPS SOGraduation21-30 YearsNotification
IBPS POGraduation21-30 YearsNotification
IBPS RRBGraduationNotification
RBI Grade BGraduation with 60%21-30 yearsNotification
Bank of India SOPost GraduationCredit Officer – 21 to 30 years (as on 10-04-2017)
Manager Scale ii – 23 to 35 years (as on 10-04-2017)Notification
Dena bank PGDBFGraduation with 60%20-29 years as on 1-4-2017Notification
Oriental Bank SOVariesVariesNotification
BOB ManipalGraduation with 55%20-28 years as on 1-4-2017Notification
Lakshmi Vilas Bank POGraduation with 60%20-30 years as on 1-2-2017Notification
NICL Administrative OfficersGraduation with 60%21 to 30 years as on 1-3-2017Notification
SBI Wealth MgtVariesvariesNotification
IndBank Specialist OfficersMBA Finance + Nism Merchant banking25-40 yearsNotification
South Indian Bank SO(IT) and ManagerVaries28 years as on 31-12-2017Notification
EXIM BankVariesvariesNotification
Canara Bank SOVariesvariesNotification
LIC HFL Assistants 2017Graduate in Any discipline21-35 years as on 1-3-2017Notification
AXIS Young Bankers 2017Graduate with 55%21-25 years as on 1-4-2017Notification
GIC Scale-I OfficersVariesVariesNotification
NIACL Assistants 2017Graduate in Any discipline18-30 years as on 30-06-2017Notification
Syndicate SOVariesVariesNotification
RBI ManagerGraduation with 60% + 3 years Experience21-35 years as on 1-3-2017Notification
Federal Bank POGraduation with 60% + ExperienceMax 28 years as on 1-1-2017Notification
Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note MudranGraduationvariesNotification
SVC Co-Operative Bank ClericalGraduationVariesNotification
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank ClerkGraduation with 55%24 years as on 31-10-2016Notification
IDBI SO 2017VariesVariesNotification
South Indian PO and ClerksGraduationMax – 25 years (on 31-12-2016)Notification
NABARD SOvariesvariesNotification
ICICI POGraduationMax – 25 years (on 31-12-2016)Notification
Syndicate Bank PGDBF PO 2017Graduation20-28 years as on 01-10-2016Notification
Indian Bank PGDBF Manipal PO 2017Graduation20-28 years as on 01-07-2016Notification
Indian Bank POGraduation With 60%20-28 years as on 01-07-2016Notification
Currency Note Press NashikGraduation18-28 years as on 30-12-2016Notification
Bandhan Bank Assistant ManagerGraduation21-25 years as on 30-11-2016Notification
Karnataka Bank Clerk 2016Graduation with 50%18-26 years as on 01-12-2016Notification
IDBI PO 2016Graduation With 60%20-28 years as on 01-10-2016Notification
BOB Specialist OfficersGraduation With 60%variesNotification
IDBI Banks ExecutiveGraduation With 60%variesNotification
Bank of Baroda Specialist OfficervariesvariesNotification
RBI AssistantGraduation with 50% from a recognized universityvariesNotification
Karur Vysya Bank ClericalGraduation19-26 Years as on 1 January 2017Notification

Bank Exam Calendar 2017-18

Exam TitleApplication Form Availability DateExam DateResult
IBPS Specialist Officer CWE16th Nov, 2016Jan 28 & 29, 2017Feb 16, 2017
IBPS POJuly, 2017Preliminary- 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th October, 2017Nov, 2017
Main Exam- 26th November, 2017
IBPS Clerk CWEAug, 2017Preliminary- 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th December, 2017Jan, 2018
Main Exam- 21st January, 2018
IBPS RRBJuly, 2017Preliminary for Office Assistants and Officer Scale I – 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th September, 2017Oct, 2017
Single Exam for Officer Scale I & II- 5th November, 2017
Main Exam for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants- 12th November, 2017
RBI Assistant ExamMay, 2017August, 2017Sep, 2017
SBI SO ExamNov, 2016Jan, 2017Feb, 2017
SBI PO ExamApril, 2017June, 2017August, 2017
SBI ClerkNov, 2016Jan, 2017Feb, 2017

Important Point for Bank Exams in India

  • The banking sector in India consists of commercial banks as well as co-operative banks. Every bank has different eligibility criteria for different posts.
  • In general, the candidates applying for bank exams are need to be a graduate from any discipline for entry point officer cadre posts in many commercial banks.
  • Recent trends have shown that private banks invite applications from 1st class graduate candidates for officer trainee positions, whereas public sector banks invite the 1st class to apply for PO.
  • Clerical cadre recruitment may appoint those applicants who have cleared higher secondary OR graduation and very rarely takes place in private banks and public sector banks.
  • Foreign OR Private Banks- Officers or other candidates will be taken from parent organization on merit basis.
  • Nationalized Commercial Banks- The age limit for PO is maximum 28 years and must be a graduate.
  • RBI- For the recruitment of Reserve Bank Officers (Grade A/B) examination will be held by RBI Services Board, Mumbai. The age limit is from 21 years to 26 years and must be a graduate/post-graduate/CA/MBA.
  • State Bank and Other Nationalized Banks- The age limit for PO is maximum 28 years and must be a graduate.

Banking Exams Details

  • Foreign/Private Banks– Management institutes such as, Xavier Labour Relation Institute, University of Delhi, IIMs, and University of Bombay make the selection. Candidates will go through orientation program for 3 weeks before 6 month to 1 year, they appoint as Assistant Manager.
  • Nationalized Commercial Banks– Advertising for these banks is done through banking services recruitment boards (BSRB).
  • Reserved Bank of India– For the post of Grade I examinations are conducted across India. RBI examination includes General Mental Ability Paper and English Proficiency Paper.
  • State Bank and Other Nationalized Banks– Written test and PI for PO recruitment is conducted by the Central Recruitment Board.



List of Public Sector Banks in India

S.NO      Bank Name                      Head Office                          Slogan
1            Allahabad Bank                Kolkata                                 A tradition of trust
2            Andhra Bank                    Hyderabad                           Much more to do. With YOU in focus
3            Bank of Baroda                 Vadodara                             India’s International Bank
4            Bank of India                    Mumbai                               Relationships beyond Banking
5            Bank of Maharashtra        Pune                                    One Family One Bank
6            Canara Bank                     Bangalore                             It’s easy to change for those who you love, Together we Can
7            Central Bank of India        Mumbai                               Build A Better Life Around Us, Central to you since 1911
8            Corporation Bank             Mangalore                           Prosperity for all
9            Dena Bank                       Mumbai                               Trusted Family Bank
10          Indian Bank                      Chennai                               Taking Banking Technology to Common Man, Your Tech-friendly bank
11          Indian Overseas Bank       Chennai                               Good people to grow with
12          Oriental Bank of Commerce                                         New Delhi       Where every individual is committed
13          Punjab National Bank       New Delhi                            The Name you can Bank Upon
14          Punjab & Sind Bank          New Delhi                            Where series is a way of life
15          Syndicate Bank                 Manipal                                Your Faithful And Friendly Financial Partner
16          Union Bank of India          Mumbai                               Good people to bank with
17          United Bank of India         Kolkata                                 The Bank that begins with “U”
18          UCO Bank                        Kolkata                                 Honors Your Trust
19          Vijaya Bank                      Bangalore                             A friend You can Bank Upon
20          IDBI Bank Ltd                    Mumbai                               Banking for all; “ Aao Schein Bada”
21          Bharatiya Mahila Bank      New Delhi                            Empowering women, Empowering India
State Bank Group
1            State Bank of India           Mumbai                               The Nation banks on us; Pure Banking Nothing Else; With you all the way
2            State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur                                      Rajasthan
3            State Bank of Patiala         Punjab                                 Blending Modernity with Tradition
4            State Bank of Hyderabad  Hyderabad                           You can always bank on us
5            State Bank of Mysore       Bangalore                             Working for a better tomorrow
6            State Bank of Travancore  Thiruvananthapuram            A Long Tradition of Trust


S. NoBank NameHead quarterSlogan
1AXIS Bank Ltd.MumbaiEverything is the same except the name.
2Capital Local Area Bank Ltd.Punjab
3Citi Union Bank Ltd.TamilnaduTrust and Excellene since 1904
4Coastal Local Area Bank Ltd.Andhrapradesh
5DCB Bank LimitedMaharashtra
6Dhanlaxmi Bank LtdKeralaTann. Mann. Dhan
7ICICI Bank LtdMumbaiHum Hain na!!
8IndusInd Bank Ltd.MumbaiWe make money simple
9ING Vysya Bank Ltd.BangaloreJiyo easy
10Karnataka Bank Ltd.MangaloreYour family bank across India
11Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.MumbaiLet’s make money simple
12Krishna Bhima Samruddhi Local.Mahabubnagar
13RBL Bank.Kolhapur
14Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd.Tuticorin
15The Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd.ThrissurSupport all the way.
16The Federal Bank Ltd.KeralaYour perfect banking partner
17The HDFC Bank Ltd.MumbaiWe understand your world.
18The Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd.Jammu and KshmirServing to Empower
19The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.TamilnaduSmart way to bank
20The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd.TamilnaduThe Changing Face of prosperity
21The Nainital Bank Ltd.UttarnchalBanking with personal touch
22The south Indian Bank Ltd.KeralaExperience Next Generation Banking
23Yes Bank Ltd.MumbaiExperience our expertise



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