Mayur Kulkarni

I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

How to become Bank PO Officer? Which Stream i should have to become Bank PO Officer?

by Mayur Kulkarni
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RE: I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Mayur,

Thanks for writing to!

As per your query, to become a bank probationary Officer, you can be from any stream but Graduation is the minimum requirement with 55% marks. There are also reservation for backward classes who may have slightly linient eligibility requirements. But commerce background is more apt as you will be dealing with financial transactions. To be a Probationary Officer. You need to clear a competitive exam organized by banks the vacany for which can be known from newspapers. Clearing which there is an Interview round. Also, the Probationary Officer job is secured and promtionable and also transferrable. Once it's permanent, you are eligible for pension.

There are several institutes that provides Coaching for cracking these exams. The mode of applying for this position is mentioned in the ad given in newspaper.

Hope I have answered satisfactorily to your query.

Do write us back for any further assistance.

Best wishes for bright career!

Thanks & regards,
Apurvakumar Pandya, PhD

RE: I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) exam for Clerical / PO / Specialist positions across all public sector banks in India
Probationary Officers (PO) exams for Grade A Officers in all public sector banks in India

Vacancies are announced periodically by IBPS and then exams are conducted.

There are coaching institutes which train you and make you practice for the above two exams, since they are highly competitive and all India selection takes place.

Any graduate is eligible to appear for Bank exams except Fine Arts. Marks for SBI PO is min. 60% and for other banks may be 50% to 55%.

Best wishes,

Dr. Anand

RE: I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
Verified Career Expert
Founder And Director At Canvas Career
  • Nasik

Hello Mayur,
Welcome to career
Thanks for approaching us and writing us with your career query.

Banking sector is considered to be one of the Good Career option which have a promising careers. Many of the students have been giving a thought of making a career in this field. The banking sector in India is booming field nowadays there has been has a great changes made in the field giving a pave for the requirement of many career opportunities . The field of banking is not restricted to only cash and loan handling it has moved much ahead. Due to the globalisation policy there has been a lot of foreign investment in the country; and needs the banking services for not only depositing the money but also other works like transefer of cash from one place to other place from country to country.

The Human Resource which is skilled and have a good knowledge of technology are very much required in the banking sector.

In order to make a career in the Banking field their is no as such restriction for the candidate to belong from a particular stream. A candidate from any stream can apply for the Bank Exams. There are two ways of applying for the exams:-
1.After 12th from any stream for post of Bank Clerk.
2.After Graduation with minimum 55% from any stream except Fine Arts for BANK PO post.

So you need to apply for IBPS BANK PO exam in order to become a Bank PO officer of the Bank. You can apply for the exam after completing your graduation degree with minimum 55% from any stream except Fine Arts.

You have to give the written exam and after clearing the exam you have to give an interview and than you get appointed as the BANK PO OFFICER.

I hope you find this information relevant to your career query.

Feel free to get in touch again.

Wish you Good Luck.

Thank You

Warm Regards,
Prathamesh Kapote

RE: I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

I would like to correct Mr. Prathamesh.

For Clerks positions also, minimum eligibility is GRADUATE.

Banks are in serious business and so eligibility is not cheap.

Best wishes

RE: I want to make a career in Bank Sector as PO Officer

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