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Top Banking Jobs 2021 in India: Types of Bank Jobs


Banking Jobs 2021: Getting a Bank Job and working in the Banking sector is one of the dream career streams for lakhs of aspirants, who appear for bank Exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, RBI Grade etc. every year. More than 5000 Bank vacancies are coming up in the month of September 2021 and more than 50,000 upcoming Government Bank vacancies are opening in 2021.

Aspirants should search for a career in the banking sector based on their education qualification and bank/finance field experience and must look out for job opportunities in both Government and Scheduled Banks. This article contains the most recent updates of latest Public Sector Banking Vacancies and Current Private Sector Bank career openings for both fresher and experienced candidates. Read on to find out more.

Latest Banking Jobs 2021: Upcoming Exams

ExamExamination DatesApplication Start DateApplication End DateFurther Details
IDBI Bank Recruitment 2021Online Exam Date: 05th September 2021August 04, 2021August 18, 2021IDBI Bank Recruitment
IBPS PO 2021Preliminary Exam Date: 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021
Mains Exam Date: 27th November 2021
September 2021 (Tentative)September 2021 (Tentative)IBPS PO
IBPS RRB 2021Preliminary Examination Date: 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th August 2021
Main Examination Date: 25th September and 3rd October 2021
June 08, 2021June 28, 2021IBPS RRB
IBPS Clerk 2021Preliminary Exam Date: 28th, 29th August and 4th September 2021
Mains Exam Date: 31st October 2021
12th July 202101st August 2021IBPS Clerk
SBI Clerk 2021Preliminary Examination Date: June 2021
Mains Examination Date: 31st July 2021
April 26, 2021May 17, 2021SBI Clerk Recruitment
IBPS SO 2021Preliminary Exam Date: 18th & 26th December 2021
Mains Exam Date: 30th January 2022
August 13, 2021September 2, 2021IBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Notification
SBI PO 2021To be notified laterSeptember 2021 (Tentative)September 2021 (Tentative)SBI PO Recruitment 2021
Bank of MaharashtraTo be announced Later09/01/202119-09-2021Bank of Maharashtra Admit Card
South Indian Bank LtdTo be announced Later09/01/202108-09-2021South Indian Bank Notification
SBI SOPreliminary Exam Date: September 25, 202113/08/202102-09-2021SBI SO

Different Type of Bank Jobs

There are several types of jobs in banks in India. This include jobs in the various managers, executives, counsellors, clerical cadre (Clerk), office assistant, attendant, junior associates, peon, watchman, various Officers (PO / SO), consultants, and other Bank related job posts.

List of Public Sector Banks/Nationalized Banks

The list of all public sector banks is given in the table below. Many banks were merged and reorganised in the last few years.

Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Canara Bank
Central Bank of India
Indian Bank
Indian Overseas Bank
Punjab and Sind Bank
Punjab National Bank
State Bank of India
UCO Bank
Union Bank of India
Post Bank of India (proposed)
Student Bank of India (proposed)

Banking Jobs 2021: SBI Bank Exams

The State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest public sector bank in India and one of the largest banks in the world. The bank recruits employees mainly to two posts every year through two SBI exams: SBI Clerk and SBI PO. Candidates preparing for the upcoming SBI exams can Check out the links given in the table below to download the official bank exam notifications, know the important exam dates etc.

SBI PO NotificationsSBI Clerk NotificationSBI SO Notification
SBI PO Exam DatesSBI Clerk Exam DatesSBI PO Syllabus

Banking Jobs 2021: IBPS Exams

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is an examination conducting body that selects employees formany banks in India. Therefore, the IBPS conducts several online bank exams every year. Links related to the main examinations conducted by the IBPS are given below. Check out the links given in the table below to know more about the various IBPS bank exams:

IBPS PO NotificationIBPS Clerk NotificationIBPS Specialist Officer Recruitment Notification
IBPS PO Exam DatesIBPS Clerk Exam DatesIBPS PO Syllabus

Banking Jobs 2021: RBI Exams

RBI is the Central Bank for the country and many banking aspirants try to join the banking sector by qualifying in the Officer or Clerical cadre exams conducted by the Reserve Bank of India. To download the official notification, syllabus and important exam dates for the RBI exams and to know more details, candidates can refer to the set of links mentioned below:

RBI Grade B NotificationRBI Grade B SyllabusRBI Grade B Exam Pattern
RBI Assistant NotificationRBI Assistant SyllabusRBI Assistant Exam Date

Banking Jobs 2021: NABARD Exams

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is an apex regulatory body for the overall regulation of regional rural banks and apex cooperative banks in India. Candidates join this prestigious banking job by clearing various NABARD exams. To download the official notification for the NABARD exams and to know the syllabus and important exam dates, candidates can refer to the set of links mentioned below:

NABARD Grade A ResultNABARD Grade A SyllabusNABARD Grade B Exam Pattern
NABARD Grade A SalaryNABARD Development Assistant SyllabusNABARD Recruitment

History of Indian Banking Sector

The first banking establishment in India was Bank of Hindustan established in 1770. Currently there are hundreds of big and small banks in India. The Largest Bank in India is the State Bank of India (SBI) – one of the three banks founded by the Presidencies of British India, the other two being Bank of Bombay and the Bank of Madras. At present Indian banking sector consists of two recognised classes of banks: Scheduled Banks (include Public Sector Banks, Regional Rural Banks (RRBs); Private Sector Banks & Foreign Banks) and Non-Scheduled banks. Scheduled Banks are regulated under the guidelines under the 2nd Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934 whereas the Non-Scheduled banks are regulated under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Currently, 27 Public Sector Banks are present in India including 19 Nationalized banks, and out of the rest, 6 being State Bank of India (SBI) & its associate banks and 02 other public sector Banks (Bharatiya Mahila Bank & IDBI Bank). The Indian government has proposed 2 new banks: India Post Payments Bank and Student Bank of India. Moreover there are ove 20 Private Sector Banks in India.

FAQs Regarding Bank Recruitment 2021

The frequently asked questions on Bank Recruitment 2021 are given below:

Q. What is the educational qualification required for a Bank Job?
A. There are various Bank Job positions based on candidates’ educational qualification such as for senior secondary (10+2) pass, degree, post graduation, engineering, diploma etc.
Q. What is the Selection Process for Banking Jobs?
A. Selection to most of the banking jobs is based on Computer Based Written Examination. For top level posts – there will be a Personal Interview as well.
Q. What is the age limit for Clerical posts?
A. The age limit for Clerical posts in Different Banks vary. For SBI Clerk it is 20 to 28 years.
Q. Is there any negative marking in the Bank Recruitment exam?
A. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th marks deducted for every wrong answer in the exam.
Q. How many vacancies are there in SBI Clerk exam?
A. There are 5454 vacancies in SBI Clerk Exam 2021.

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