There are following vacancies open in various Banks for Probationary Officers as follows.

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Officer Scale II (Law Officer)/Officer Scale II (Chartered Accountant)/Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer) & Various, 16560 Posts, Graduation/Master Degree/CA/Law, All Over India
30/09/2016
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Central Bank of India
Credit Officer/Risk Managers, 61 Posts, Graduation/Master Degree, Maharashtra
30/09/2016
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The banking sector is developing and progressing with every passing day. The demand for bank professionals like PO, Specialist officers, Officer Scale-I, Scale-II and Scale-III, Office Assistants (Multipurpose) is rising day by day. So, be ready for various PO jobs in public sector banks in the year 2016. We advised to the candidates that bookmark this page and recruitment news website to get instant updates on Bank PO Jobs 2016.

On other hand, graduates from any stream can enter in public or private sector banks by clearing the All India Examination or the IBPS examination which is being conducted by banks every year throughout the country.

Who is Probationary Officer (PO)

The meaning of PO is a Probation Officer. A Bank Probationary Officer (PO) in the bank is the starting level for the bank officers. The promotional prospects are quite healthy with the work as it defines the candidate’s success limit. Job profile of a PO (Probationary Officer) includes General Banking, administration work and any other type of work as well assigned by the Bank from time to time to the candidates. The work that one has to do in this includes maintenance of records which requires complete accuracy and efficiency.

Rising Demand for PO and Officer Jobs in Banks

For young people who are graduates and post graduates, find banking as an attractive option as a profession. This job attracts and gathers more people out the as it has been doing so since the past so many years, since people in this job enjoy respect and prestige in the society. One of the best ways to enter these jobs is give the Probationary Officers Exams which are conducted by individual banks every year. Banks inducts eligible graduates by this exam for training for a probation period of minimum of two years. The performance of the selected candidates during the training / probation period decided their position after training. People who are interested in these jobs have to be alert, keep a watch about the notifications and keep applying promptly for these jobs. At senior level, banks opt for experienced bankers for doing these jobs.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for Bank PO Job

Age Limit: The age of the candidates should be between 20 years to 30 years. The maximum age limit specified is applicable to general category candidates.

Written Exams and Qualification: To become Probationary Officers in any bank, one needs to crack and score well in the Banks Recruitment examination like Clerk Common Written Examination (CWE), PO CWE, RRBs CWE and other bank written exams. To apply for Bank PO Examinations, one needs to complete his/her Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognized and well known University.

Qualities and Attributes: The qualities in a good probation officer require a well-organized mind with an eye for detail. Communication is another very important requirement. Good verbal and written communication skills are a must as it helps in effective interaction with the clients as well as the staff. The person applying for this work should have mathematical skills. Employees / Graduates / Post graduates joining as officers should be able to lead, motivate and manage the bank staff. Integrity and honesty play a major and a very crucial role in all dealings related to money, staff and clients.

The necessity of more professionals in this field has increased a lot than before due to the emerging new technologies and increasing number of private banks and financial institutions worldwide.