Bank Syllabus 2020: In banking sector more than 50,000 vacancies are released to recruit Officers and Clerks in Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks. Bank exam syllabus for Prelims and Main exam of almost all Probationary Officer and Clerk recruitment is more or less same, in terms of the topics that students have to cover in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language and General Awareness sections. The difference lies in the level of the questions asked in different recruitment exams.
The open-competitive exam in banking sector is generally conducted for 2 entry level positions i.e. Clerk & Scale I Officer (Probationary Officer/Specialist Officer). The former one is a two-tier process (pre + main) while the latter one is a three-tier process (Pre + Main + Interview). Some of the prominent banking exams conducted by IBPS are IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, Officer Scale II, Officer, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, SBI Clerk, SBI PO etc.
IBPS Calendar 2020 has been released. The complete schedule of Banking Exam 2020 is mentioned in the IBPS Calendar. So, candidates who aspire to get a government job in 2020 should start their preparation.
|Bank Exam 2020: Exam Pattern|
|Bank Exam 2020: Check Syllabus|
|Bank Exams 2020: Frequently Asked Questions|
Bank Syllabus 2020
|Data Analysis||Reasoning||English Language||General/Economy/Banking Awareness||Computer Aptitude|
|Number System, HCF &LCM,
|Puzzle||Reading Comprehension||Banking and Financial Awareness||Internet|
|Syllogism||Error Detection||Current Affairs (4-5 Months)||Memory|
|Ratio & Proportion, Partnership||Seating Arrangement||Vocabulary||Static Awareness||Keyboard Shortcuts|
|Percentage||Input-Output||Phrase Replacement||Computer Abbreviation|
|Mixtures & Alligations||Blood Relations||Word Association||Microsoft Office|
|Average & ages||Sentence Improvement||Computer Hardware|
|Profit & Loss||Direction sense||Para Jumbles||Computer Software|
|Time and work & Pipe and cistern||Data Sufficiency||Cloze Test||Operating System|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Coding-Decoding||Spelling Errors||Networking|
|Time & Distance, Boat & stream||Inequalities||Fill in the blanks||Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies|
|Permutation, Combination & Probability||Logical Reasoning||Column Based Fillers||Number System|
|Mensuration (2D&3D)||Sentence Connectors||Basic of Logic Gates|
( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),
Bank Exam 2020 Exam Pattern
The first step towards banking exam preparation journey is to have a detailed analysis of syllabus & examination pattern. The examination pattern of most of the banking exams is similar. The first stage of banking exams i.e. preliminary stage consists of the following sections:
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning Ability
- English Language
The preliminary exam pattern of most of the banking exams is as follow:
|Serial Number||Name of Test||No. of Question||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|3.||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
The main examination includes advance level of Data Interpretation & analysis, English Language, Reasoning Ability in addition to General Awareness in the form of current affairs/banking affairs/financial awareness etc.
|Sr.No.||Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Economy & Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|5||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||2||25||30 minutes|
Bank Exam Syllabus 2020
Generally, the syllabus of all the major banking exams remain same. The direct links to view syllabus of all the major exams conducted by IBPS is mentioned below:
Bank Syllabus 2020: Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Are freshers eligible for Banking Exams?
Answer: Yes! Freshers are eligible for most of the banking exams except some Specialist Officer exams conducted by individual banks which require experience in relevant field.
Q2: How many vacancies are released in Banking sector annually?
Answer: On an average, more than 50,000 vacancies are released annually.
Q3: For Which entry levels in banking sector open-competitive exam is conducted?
Answer: The open-competitive exam in banking sector is generally conducts for 2 entry level positions i.e. Clerk & Scale I Officer (Probationary Officer/Specialist Officer). The former one is a two-tier process while the latter one is a three-tier process.
Q4: Is there interview in all bank job recruitment process?
Answer: No, there is no interview round for clerical level recruitment. The interview round is only there in PO, SO and other officer level recruitment.
Q5: What are the subjects you should prepare to crack Bank Jobs 2020?
Answer: The syllabus and exam pattern for almost all banking sector recruitment is similar for PO and Clerk level recruitment. You need to study quantitative aptitude, English language, reasoning ability and general awareness with special reference to current affairs and banking awareness to crack bank exams.