Banks are considered as the spine of any country’s economy. India is one of the firmest rising economies of the world with its financial and banking industries. Are you planning to have a career in banking, but don’t know how to get it? In this internet world, the easiest means to keep yourself updated is by being on social media.
Searching for jobs is not a rocket science and internet has made is much easier. This write-up will provide information about how to search and find the right banking career in India. If you are looking for a bank job, you should first need to decide what position you are looking, be it an officer, a clerk, or a specialist, along with the eligibility criteria required for that position. If you are planning to start your career as a bank officer or clerk you need to be a graduate.
Next step is to choose whether you are want to get into a government sector bank or a private sector, as hiring process for both the sector varies from each other.
If you are planning to apply for a public sector bank, you need to appear for IBPS examination. IBPS is mandatory for all those who are seeking a career in public sector banks. Make sure to apply for State Bank of India (SBI) and Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) separately, as they do not hire through IBPS. SBI and IDBI conduct written test, followed by a personal.
If you wish to apply for the private banking sector you need to keep an eye on newspaper advertisements, search bank jobs online on job portals like opennaukri, or check the career section of bank websites. Some private banks like ICICI Bank have dedicated portal for hiring, which highlight the opportunities you can apply for.
There are several banking programs such as Axis Bank Young Bankers Program, ICICI PO etc., which hires young bankers through written tests and trains them for a duration of 18 months and after its completion they hire the successful candidates for the positions.
Eligibility criteria for the bank examinations varies from bank to bank depending upon the position offered. The common age limit for age limit for bank officers/PO posts is 21-30 years and bank clerical position is 18-28 years. Do you know, upper age limit relaxations for SC/ST candidates is of 5 years, for OBC, it is 3 years, for physically challenged -10 years, for Ex-Servicemen -5 years and for widows, divorced, women etc.. -9 years. Before applying for bank positions, make sure you check the age limit and relaxations, as they may change any time.
It is easy to find a job in banking sector, all you need to do is to keep yourself updated about the upcoming exams. So, why to wait make a plan for your banking career.