Banking Common Written Examination
Pattern Of Bank Exam
Both P.O. and clerical recruitments comprise at least two stages of exams, viz. a written test, and an interview. The written test normally comprises an objective type test and a descriptive test (for PO exams like SBI, NICL, RBI etc.). There is no descriptive test for clerical exams. The interview is normally a personal interview or sometimes, a combination of group discussion and personal interview.
Bank PO/Clerical Exams: Almost all bank exams have gone the online mode from the traditional pen-paper mode. The test areas in the objective type test of PO/Clerical exams include tests from amongst Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English language, Marketing Aptitude and Computer Knowledge. The Descriptive Writing Test (for PO exams like SBI, NICL, RBI etc.). is to check the proficiency of the student in English Language. It would consist of a test on English Composition comprising Letter Writing, Essay Writing, Precis Writing etc