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Bank Entrance Exam Growth Centre January 15th, 2016
Bank Entrance Exam

Bank Entrance Exam


Banking is now a hot and trending sector in the country. The concept of working in nationalized banks is an old one. With the introduction of private banks, several new opportunities have been created. This has resulted in a huge competition in the banking sector in terms of services, facilities and even promotions.

Due to competition, banks have resorted to recruitments through entrance tests to ensure a high & uniform standard of employee pool. With exception of some private banks conducting their own exams, the Common Written Examination (CWE) is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The result of this exam is accepted by about 21 public sector banks for the recruitment of clerical staff & probationary officer’s post.

This system of Common Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees has been approved by each of the participating Public Sector Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) with the consent of the Government of India.

  • Rs. 100 for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 for all others
  • Online– through Master/ Visa Debit or Credit cards or Internet Banking
  • Offline- payment of fees through CBS branches of any of the following public sector banks – Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Punjab National Bank, United Bank of India
  • 120 Minutes (2 Hrs)
  • 200 Marks
  • 0.25 deducted for every incorrect answer

Eligibility

Name of the Post: CLERICAL STAFF
  • Graduates in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Aged between 20 and 28 years.
Name of the Post: PROBATIONARY OFFICER/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES
  • Graduates in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Aged between 20 and 30 years.

Exam

Exam Format
  • Tests are conducted online
  • All tests other than the Test of English Language and descriptive paper on English Composition are printed in both English and Hindi.
  • The descriptive papers of only those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective tests are evaluated.
Exam Pattern

nl.penisadvisor.com Subject

Reasoning

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)

Computer Knowledge

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Number of Questions

50

40

50

40

 

20

200

Maximum Marks

50

40

50

40

 

20

200

Content

Test of Reasoning
  • Verbal means classification, analogy, decision making, word formation, series, decoding & coding, blood relation, symbol & notation, statement & conclusion, sitting arrangement and problem solving.
  • Non-Verbal means series completion, finding any missing figure and classification.
English Language

The questions in this section may include:

  • Homonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence completion
  • Word formation

Topics on Comprehension may include deriving conclusion, theme detection, and passage completion. It may also contain re-arrangement of passage, spell check and sentence making. The Grammar section will consist of active/ passive voice, indirect/direct speech and general use of phrases and idiom. Growth Centre provides complete and comprehensive study material and we also assist our students and solve their queries related to the subject.

Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude

The question in this selection may be based on two topics like Arithmetic and Data Interpretation.

  • Data Interpretation consists of bar graphs, pie charts, line graphs and tabulation.
  • Arithmetic will include roots, average, ratio, time & work, time & distance, percentage, profit & loss, mixture, stocks & shares, partnership, clocks, volume & surface area, height & distances, logarithms, permutation & combination, simple & compound interest, equations and probability.

At Growth Centre, our teachers will help you with shortcuts and calculations and you will learn quick methods of solving numerical queries in lesser time.

General Awareness

Questions in this section are not based on any specific study, but related to current affairs( in India and its neighbouring countries), sports, politics, history, banking, culture, geography, economy and finance. Growth Centre provides quality knowledge that will help you in the long run and not just with entrance exams.

Computer Knowledge/ Computer Awareness

The test is taken to check knowledge and ability to use computers. Questions are based on two topics – hardware and software.

The topics will be covered in this section are MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Windows – 2003 & 2007, operating systems, computer networks, E-commerce, the basic computer architecture, terminology, EFT systems and internet acronyms.

Participating Banks
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Indian Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Dena Bank
  • ECGC
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Any other bank or financial institution

Growth Centre Advantage:

At Growth Centre, we understand that every student is unique. Hence, our curriculum is designed to make the fundamentals of any subject easily understandable, effectively improving your abilities and enabling an excellent performance in any exam. The training that we provide will also enable you to write exams conducted by private and co-operative banks.

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