Bank Probationary Officer is a prestigious post offered by the banking sector. Bank PO undertakes all the major responsibilities in the bank and it is impossible to run all the functions without their contributions. Since the post of Bank PO requires a highly responsible, loyal and hard working individual, recruitment for such a post is a major task. The candidates have to clear the Bank PO exam in order to get recruited. After clearing the exam, the candidates undergo a two year probationary period. It is based on their performance in this probationary period; they are recruited in various branches of the respective bank all across India. IBPS has played a major role in preparing various candidates for this exam and also conducted efficient recruitments. It has recently introduced a new method of recruitment, called the common written exam. This exam will be conducted in 2011 and would allow recruitment into 19 public sector banks of India. Everything, from the syllabus to the question paper will be prepared by IBPS.
Bank PO exam is very challenging. It requires hard work and dedication. The syllabus is vast and demands months of preparation. Thus, if you are planning to apply for the bank po exam, you need to be thoroughly prepared. IBPS has introduced common written exam which would be a major opportunity for aspiring candidates. Due to its large scale recruitment facility, it will have larger number of seats, thus there will be a greater probability to get selected. However, the competition would be very stiff. Since the recruitment is for bank po and other clerical posts, the best candidates would be chosen. You need to give your best shot which is only possible if you are thorough with your syllabus. Syllabus is vast and covers various topics. Acquaint yourself with the high weightage subjects in the question paper and focus on them more. Current affairs questions and a strong vocabulary can also help you gain higher marks. Thus, be fully prepared because when the vacancy arrives you will be directly called for an interview, if you have scored well in your exam.

Bank PO post is very high in demand and due to IBPS' new introduction, CWE many candidates will get an opportunity to present their knowledge and skills. It is a huge opportunity and should make the best out of it. Internet and the books provided by IBPS will be the best source to prepare your syllabus.

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