Opportunities for Banking Aspirants

Now a days the young aspirants are targeting the banking industry for a job. Banking job is seen as prestigious job in the society. So the competition level for banking exams in India is sky rocketing every year. Every year the number of applicants for IBPS exams is increasing at a rapid rate. Our IBPSGUIDE team provides quality study materials for bank exam preparation. We also prepare best quality online quizzes, mock test packages, E-books, etc. All the materials will be useful for the candidates to prepare for public and private sector banking exams.

Types of Banks in India

The commercial banks will do business with entrepreneurs and common people. The different types of commercial banks are,

  • Public sector banks
  • Private sector banks
  • Regional rural banks.

On the other hand the cooperative banks will benefit rural people, farmers, small scale industries, etc. The different types of cooperative banks are,

  • State cooperative banks
  • Central cooperative banks
  • Primary agriculture credit societies

Career in Public Sector Banks

SBI is the leading public sector bank in India. They recruit candidates themselves by keeping exam. For all other public sector banks the recruitment will be done by IBPS (Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection). Your preparation should be in very high standards to enter the public sector banking industry. Every year the IBPS recruitment is done for

  • IBPS clerk
  • IBPS RRB office assistant

The RRB PO and RRB office assistant exams are to recruit the candidates for the Regional rural banks across the country. Whereas the IBPS clerk, IBPS PO and IBPS SO are to recruit the candidates for the public sector banks in India. The main public sector banks of our country are Indian bank, Canara bank, Punjab National Bank etc.

IBPS Clerk and RRB Office Assistant

The IBPS clerk and IBPS RRB office assistant are clerical cadre exams. The age limit for these exams is 20 to 28 years. There will be age relaxation based on the category of candidates. Usually these exams have two stage selection processes. They are preliminary and mains exams. The clerical cadre exams will have no interview round. For these you have to complete at least a degree in a recognized university. The IBPS GUIDE team prepares quality mock test for these exams as per the updated syllabus and pattern. Take our IBPS clerk prelims mock test to crack the exam in an easy manner.


The IBPS PO, IBPS SO and IBPS RRB PO are the exams for the recruitment of candidates for officer post. The age limits for these exams are 20 to 30 years. The officer cadre exams will have a 3 stage selection process. They are preliminary exam, mains exam and the interview stage. For SO (specialist Officer) recruitment the educational qualification will be based on the post. For IBPS SO recruitment, take IBPS SO free mock test for practice. All the officer cadre exams will be tougher than that of the clerical cadre exams. Similarly you can take mock tests for other exams also to give good performance.

The IBPS exams will have aptitude, reasoning, general awareness, English language and computer knowledge sections. Check the patterns for each exam separately in their official notifications released by the IBPS.

SBI Recruitment

The SBI recruitment will be conducted separately every year. SBI clerk or junior associate exam is to recruit the candidates for the clerk post. The clerical recruitment will have no interview. SBI PO and SBI SO exams will select the Probationary officers and specialist officers respectively. For officer cadre recruitment there will be group discussion and interview. The age limit for SBI clerk exam is 20 to 28 years. For SBI PO the age limit is 21 to 30 years. The SBI SO recruitment is for the experienced candidates. So the age limit will depend upon the post. Career in the SBI is the ultimate dream for the banking aspirants in India.

Career in private Sector Banks

Private sector banks also have bright career development opportunities for the aspirants. Some of the leading private sector banks in ICICI, HDFC, KVB, Axis, etc. Some private banks conduct exams to recruit the candidates for the post of clerk, officers, relationship managers, etc. Good salary, promotion, incentives and increments are available in private sector banks. Especially for marketing field plenty of opportunities are available. Candidates having very good marketing and communication skills can shine in their career. The maximum age limit in general for private sector banks are around 26 years. But each bank may have varied age limit for their recruitment.

There are separate exams for the cooperative banks. Various other roles in baking field are cashiers, tellers, audit clerks, financial managers, etc. So you can choose your role and apply for the post if you are eligible completely. Banking jobs in India will have a good salary and career development. So don’t miss any good opportunity that comes in your way.

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