Upcoming bank exams for 2021 are listed here. With more than 200+ banks operating in India, the banking sector is one of the largest providers of jobs in the country. Lakhs of people take up individual bank exams conducted by banks and bank exams conducted by IBPS. IBPS conducts bank exams throughout the year for various positions across the country. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts online exams recruitment in clerical posts, probationary officers, technical officers, etc. Be the first to know the registration date for a bank. Here you get all the information related to eligibility criteria for a particular job vacancy. Check to see if you meet the basic eligibility criteria and apply before the last date. Now, you will not miss out on any job opportunity. Here we provide you last date to apply for a post for all the upcoming basis.
Below is the complete list of upcoming bank exams conducted by private & public sector banks for various positions:
Upcoming Bank Exams 2021
|Name of Upcoming Bank Exams||Bank Exam Dates||Details|
|IBPS PO 2020-21||Prelims|
3rd, 10th,11th Oct 2020
5th,6th Jan 2021
4th Feb 2021
|IBPS PO 2020-21 Notification released on 4th Aug 2020|
IBPS PO 2020–21 Revised Notification released on 24th Oct 2020
|IBPS Clerk 2020-21||Prelims|
5th, 12th, 13th Dec 2020
24th Jan 2021
|IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Notification released on 1st Sept 2020|
IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Revised Notification released on 19th Oct 2020
|IBPS RRB Officer 2020-21||Prelims|
Officers Scale I & Office Assistant
12th, 13th,19th,20th & 26th Sept 2020
Officers Scale I:
31st Dec 2020
Office Assistant: 2nd/ 4th Jan 2021
Officer Scale I: 30th Jan 2021
Office Assistant: 20th Feb 2021
|IBPS RRB Officer 2020-21 Notification released on 1st July 2020|
IBPS RRB Exam Tentative dates released on 10th Aug 2020
IBPS RRB Supplementary Advertisement released on 21st Oct 2020
|IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) 2020-21||Prelims|
26th & 27th Dec 2020
24th Jan 2021
|IBPS Specialist Officer 2020-21 Notification released on 1st Nov 2020|
|SBI PO 2020-21||Prelims|
31st Dec 2020 &
2nd,3rd,4th,5th Jan 2021
29th Jan 2021
|Official SBI PO 2021 Notification released|
|SBI Clerk 2021||Prelims|
|Official SBI Clerk 2021 Notification yet to be released|
|SBI Specialist Officer (SO) 2021||–||Official SBI SO 2021 Notification released on 13th April 2021|
|SBI Junior Associates|
(Customer support & Sales)
|Preliminary Exam: June 2021|
Main Exam: 31st July 2021
|Official SBI Junior Associates Notification released on 27th April 2021|
|RBI Assistant 2021||Prelims|
|RBI Assistant 2021 Notification yet to be released|
|RBI Grade B 2021||Phase I Exam|
6th Mar 2021
Phase II Exam
1st April 2021
|RBI Grade B Notification 2021 was released on 28th Jan 2021|
How to prepare for the Upcoming Bank Exams 2021?
Bank exams are competitive exams that lakhs of candidates take up every year. The sections in most of the bank exams include verbal ability, quantitative ability, reasoning, banking awareness and computer knowledge. Generally, basic questions are asked under these sections. The challenge here lies in the speed at which you can answer these questions correctly. So, it is good to know a few math tricks to get an edge over the others in solving quantitative ability questions.
Below are few tips to get started on preparing for the upcoming bank exams
(1)Get yourself familiarized with the exam pattern
SBI, IBPS, and RBI have different exam patterns. Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern of the bank exams that you are applying for. This gives you a fair idea of where to focus and prepare better.
(2)Know Bank exam Syllabus
If there is any specific syllabus available then go through it and keep it by your side. This is will help you in covering all the topics in the syllabus while you are preparing for the bank exams.
(3)Time Table for Bank exams
Prepare your own timetable by allocating sufficient time for each section. This way you will be able to score in all the sections. Most of the banks need you to get minimum cut-off marks in each section to become eligible for the next level.
(4)Learn Math Tricks, Verbal ability tricks– Online or Coaching classes
Math Tricks and verbal ability tricks will help you ace in the quantitative ability and reasoning sections of bank exams. You can either learn online or attend coaching classes for bank exams. By this, you are sure to crack the bank exams in flying colors.
(5)Prepare for Banking Awareness questions like a Pro.
To join banking career, it makes sense to know about Banks. Also, preparing on Banking Awareness on daily basis, is going to make you a Pro. Some of the topics you can touch base on include Banking terms, RBI Monetary Policies, Current repo rate, reverse repo rate, CRR, any new appointments to high posts. Basically, you must acquaint yourself with recent financial happenings and its impact on the economy. Its a good idea to make your own notes so that you can revise these notes for your exams.
(6) Start Early
The saying “Early bird catches the worm” is so true. If you start preparing for your bank exams at least 6 months ahead of your exams, you are sure to succeed in cracking the bank exams. The questions are simple yet the practice is what makes you a success or a failure. Burning midnight oil is never a good idea, especially for competitive exams.
(7)Bank Exams Mock Test & Question papers
Once you have prepared yourself for all the sections attempt a Mock Test conducted by IBPS and other banks. Assess your knowledge level and your speed at answering the questions. You will get a fair idea of your strengths and weakness. Based on your assessment, you can focus on areas that need improvement. Also, solve bank exams previous year question papers within the time. You may use a timer to time yourself.
If you have been a consistent student who has made notes on all sections then you can just do a quick revision a day before the exam. And if you have time to spare, you can solve a question paper or take up a mock test.
IBPS Bank List For PO & Clerk Exams
|Sl No||List of Banks|
|1||Bank of Baroda|
|2||Bank of India|
|3||Bank of Maharashtra|
|5||Central Bank of India|
|7||Indian Overseas Bank|
|8||Punjab National Bank|
|9||Punjab & Sind Bank|
|11||Union Bank of India|
FAQs for Upcoming Bank Exam
1.How many times are bank exams held?
Bank exams are held annually. At times SBI conducts bank exams for the recruitment of specialist officers twice a year.
2.What are the major bank posts for which I can apply for Bank Exams?
Below are the major bank posts that you can apply for
(1)Bank Probationary Officer
(3)Bank Specialist Officer
(4)Bank Grade B Officer
(5)Bank Office Assistant
3. I am in the final year of my graduation. Can I apply for bank exams?
Yes, Of-course you can apply for bank exams on the condition that you are able to provide your degree certificate on the date of verification.
4. Is there any age limit to apply for Bank exams?
The age limit for bank exams depends on the post you apply for. You can apply for Probationary Officers post in the general category if your age is between 21 years to 30 years and for Clerks, you can be between 21 years to 28 years. If you are applying in the reserved category, there is age relaxation.
5.Which subjects do I need to study to appear for bank exams?
Generally, most of the bank exams have sections such as Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Comprehension, Financial and Banking Awareness and Computer Knowledge.
6.Do I need to pass every section of the bank exam?
Most of the bank exams have minimum cut-off marks section-wise. So, for you to become eligible for the next level, you must satisfy the basic passing criteria decided by the banks.