Banks Recruitment Procedure 2016 by RBI, SBI, IBPS, NABARD & LDB

Indian public sector banks are becoming strong and growing fast. It is also one of the most significant sectors of the Indian Economy. As a result, Public Sector Banks have a lot of growth opportunities. PSBs employ lakhs of employees. It is estimated that within 5-6 years, a large proportion of these employees will retire. Naturally, this has opened up immense job opportunities for the Indian youth. Also, Indian PSUs are spreading all over the nation with their branches. This has also amplified the job vacancies to many folds. Vacancies are available in not only Junior Management positions, but also in the middle as well as senior management grades too. The recruitment process of public sector banks is different for some banks. The reserver bank of India various officers and staff by its Reserver Bank of India Service Board. The State bank of India appoint staff through PO exams and clerk exams. There are other 26 public sector banks, Co-operative banks, NABARD, Land Development Banks etc. We will discuss here the complete recruitment procedures followed by RBI, SBI and other public sector banks including NABARD, Co-operative banks and Land Development Banks.

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Reserve Bank of India Service Board

The Reserver Bank of India is the central bank which implements the monetary policy of the Government. The Reserve Bank of India is the apex bank in the nation, controlling the financial and economic health of all other financial institutions across the nation. It plays a pivotal role in the strategy and development of the Indian economy. Naturally, it’s important that the people employed working for this apex bank are skilled, technically sound and financial experts. The RBI has 19 regional and 4 zonal offices wherein it requires freshers and experienced professionals from time to time. The organisation conducts its own recruitment and selection which includes written test, group discussion (occasional) and interview among others. Some of the posts available under RBI are:

  • Assistant manager in Rajbhasha
  • Technical manager- Civil
  • Technical Manager –electrical
  • General officers
  • Assistant manager- security
  • Manager- risk management
  • Manager –financial trading
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • RBI assistant posts
  • Security guard for RBI

The posts are further divided into the groups from A to F. The “F” group denotes senior-most lever and “A” Junior-Most. They all are called as Class-I employees. The other staff at subordinate levels called Class-III and Class IV employees. The class-II is not exist in RBI. Reserve Bank of India each year held direct recruitment of officers at Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ levels and at Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ levels. The Group ‘D’ level officers staff appoint by Reserve Bank of India Services Board (RBISB) of college graduates and post graduates.

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State Bank of India and Its Associate Banks

State Bank of India is the largest public sector bank in India. It is also the largest financial service provider in the nation. The bank has more than 17,000 branches with 200 branches in foreign lands. Clearly, it is also one of the largest employment providers in the nation.

There are five banks associated with the SBI.

  • State Bank of Hyderabad,
  • State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur,
  • State Bank of Patiala,
  • State Bank of Travancore,
  • State Bank of Mysore, Some of the major non-bank subsidiaries of SBI are SBI Capital Markets Ltd,
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd,
  • SBI Factors & Commercial Services Pvt Ltd,
  • SBI Cards & Payments Services Pvt. Ltd. (SBICPSL),
  • SBI DFHI Ltd, SBI Life Insurance Company Limited and SBI General Insurance.

The career opportunities associated with SBI are huge, and some the posts are as follows;

  • Probationary Officers
  • Special Management Executives
  • Specialist Cadre Officers
  • Assistants
  • Senior Executive compliance
  • Case managers
  • Clerical Staff

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS as the name suggests, is a self-governed research and academic oriented institute with the objecting of preparing the candidate ready for the working across the top public sector banks in India. The organization conducts various forms of examinations such as Common written test or examination. Students who have passed can appear for the interview process for 19 nationalized banks as and when the vacancies come. Some of the jobs that can be availed after successfully completing IBPS are:

  • CWE specialist officer
  • CWE probationary Officer
  • CWE Management trainee
  • CWE clerical
  • Assistant officer at Maharashtra Gramin Bank
  • Assistant officer at Bihar Gramin Bank
  • State Manager at SIDBI Bank
  • Credit Manager at KVB Bank
  • Office Assistant at Tripura Gramin Bank
  • Office Assistant at APGB Bank

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National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) 

NABARD, as the name suggests, is the bank for the farmers. It is a government organization that increases the farmer’s credit flow and elevated the agricultural as well as non-farm sectors across the rural India. The organization is headquartered in Mumbai and has more than 30 regional offices across the nation. Apart from regional offices, it also has sub-offices, PMO offices, DDM offices (District Development Offices), and training establishment offices. NABARD offers various vacancies in its offices spread across the nation.

  • Assistant Manager Protocol
  • Assistant Manager Security
  • Office Assistant in Chattisgarh Regional Office
  • Assistant Managers for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)
  • Assistant Managers for Rajbhasha Service
  • Assistant Managers for Legal Service
  • Assistant Managers for Protocol and Security Service
  • Managers for Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS)

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Co-operative Banks

Co-operative banks are financial entities that are owned by its members who are also customers of these banks. Generally, Co-operative banks are formed by people from the same professional or local communities. Co-operative banks are generally divided into urban Cooperatives and rural-co-operative banks. At present, there are more than 75 urban Cooperative banks, which branches across various parts of the nation. Similarly, the number of rural Co-operative banks has also increased over the years. Co-operative Banks offer jobs in various categories such as;

  • Clerk at Punjab Cooperative Bank
  • Data entry operator for Jharkhand State Cooperative Bank Recruitment
  • Assistant Manager for The Bihar State Cooperative Bank Ltd, Patna
  • Assistant Manager for The Katihar DCC. Bank Ltd, Katihari
  • Assistant Manager for The Motihari DCC.Bank Ltd, Motihari
  • Agriculture Manager for The Rohika Central Coop. Bank Ltd, Madhubani
  • Scale 1 officer for The National Central Coop. Bank Ltd, Bettiah

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