Bank PO job is a great option for young graduates looking to make a career in the banking sector. Bank PO or Probationary Officer job is a very secure job. Bank PO gets a faster chance of promotion or promotion as compared to any other government job. On an average, every 3 to 4 years a bank PO becomes eligible for promotion. The special thing is that graduates passed from any stream can do the job of Bank PO.
PO jobs keep coming out in government and private banks.
There is a plethora of jobs for Bank PO. In fact, all private and government banks from time to time bring out the vacancy of Probationary Officer in the bank. However, there is a difference in the level of government bank and private bank PO. Like, it is mandatory to qualify the entrance exam and interview etc. for the job of PO in a government bank. SBI PO and IBPS PO exam are the most popular for becoming a PO in government banks. After passing these entrance examinations, one gets the appointment of PO or Probationary Officer in these government banks. On the other hand, if we talk about the job of PO in a private bank, there is an entrance exam here too, but the competition is a bit easier here. Private banks also conduct their different exams for the post of Probationary Officer. However, in many private banks, direct recruitment of candidates is also done on the post of PO.
Bank PO Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification– Candidates who have passed graduation in any stream from a university recognized by India or Central Government can apply for Bank PO job. Let us tell you that for the post of PO in a government bank, only the degree of graduation matters, not the percentage. At the same time, for Probationary Officer in private bank, there should be at least 55 percent marks in graduation.
Age Range– Applicants applying for Bank PO Jobs should not be less than 20 years of age and should not be more than 30 years. At the same time, the candidates belonging to the reserved categories have been given relaxation in the age limit under the rules.
Bank PO Selection Process
To become a Bank PO, one has to clear three rounds of examination. Prelims, Mains and Interview rounds. The prelims exam is conducted in bilingual i.e. Hindi and English. After clearing it, candidates get an opportunity to appear in the Mains exam, in which questions from General Knowledge, Hindi and English and Mathematics are asked. Qualified candidates are called for interview round. Only those who clear all the three rounds are the final selection.
Bank PO salary
Bank PO salary is very good. Due to the good salary, this job remains in great demand among freshers. The basic salary of a Bank PO is Rs 23,700 per month. Along with this, apart from dearness allowance, special allowance, HRA and CCA, medical allowance is also available. In this way, the overall monthly salary ranges from Rs 38,700 to Rs 42,000.