10 Best Bank Exams In 2021

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10 Best Bank Exams In 2021

The banking industry offers candidates with good career opportunities.  Number of candidates are hired for various posts through different banking exams. The difficulty level of bank exams depends on the number of vacant positions. 

Selection of different banks typically takes place based on prelims, mains, and interviews. Selection is carried out on the basis of prelims and mains exam for clerical level posts. In this article, we have addressed the top 10 bank exams that are taken up by applicants.

Top bank exams conducted in India

The recruitment bodies like SBI, RBI and IBPS conduct the bank exams. Here are the top 10 bank exams that candidates can appear for in 2020. 


SBI Clerk IBPS Clerk


Best 10 bank exams in 2021



Vacancies for this position are published annually. Candidates are recruited to become Probationary Officers (PO). There are three levels of the examination: Preliminary, Mains and Interview. The job profile is general banking or banking administration role. The starting basic salary of the SBI PO is Rs 27,620 (with four advance increments). Besides, candidates are entitled to DA, HRA, CCA, medical and other allowances as well.\

SBI Clerk

SBI Clerk recruitment is conducted to select candidates for the position of Junior Associate (Customer Support of Sales). The exam takes place in two phases: Prelims and Mains. The job profile includes data direct entry and direct customer interaction. The starting basic salary is Rs 13,075. (Rs 11,765 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).


The IMPS PO examination is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personal Selection to recruit Probationary Officers/Management Trainees. The process of selection includes prelims, mains and interview. The job profile is general banking, bank administration, clerical work supervision and helping to increase bank business level.


IBPS RRB is conducted to evaluate candidates for different positions of Group A and B, such as Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Candidates for the position of Office Assistant are evaluated on the basis of prelims and mains. Based on prelims, mains and interview, candidates are chosen for Officers Scale I. Officer Scale II and III candidates are chosen on the basis of a single-level test and interview.

IBPS Clerk

IBPS Clerk exam is conducted for recruitment of clerical cadre posts. Candidates are shortlisted based on their preliminary exams and interview. The job profile mostly include direct data entry and direct customer interaction. The basic pay of clerks starts from Rs 11,765. 


IBPS SO exam is conducted to recruit Agriculture field officer, HR Officer, Marketing Officer, and Rajbasha Adhikari. The starting basic salary for IBPS SO is Rs 23,700


NABARD conducts group A, B and C recruitment. Grade A is conducted for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS), Protocol & Security Service (P&SS), Rajbhasha and Legal. For a Development Assistant, Grade B is obtained. Group C recruitment is done for Office Attendant.


We, at Direction, wish you all the best for your upcoming examinations. Also, if you need guidance for preparation, contact us here

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