Bank jobs are high in demand these days. It is a known fact that banks offer a high variety of jobs and that the banking sector is flourishing at a fast pace. Majority of students in India are inclined towards banks jobs. The most important thing is that bank jobs accept candidates from all academic backgrounds like humanities, Maths and arts. Also no specific qualification is required to gain entry into bank jobs. A minimum of 12 standard pass is eligible to apply for bank jobs. However, one has to clear the bank exam for gaining entry into the top notch banks of India. Especially for popular posts like bank probationary officer (bank po) you need to be well prepared and fully dedicated. Many banks have already announced dates for exams in later months of 2012; candidates must start their preparation in order to cut the stiff competition.

Entry into any bank as a probationary officer gives you lot of opportunities and a large room for future growth. It is the only entry ticket to managerial jobs in any reputed bank. Your entry will be as a trainee officer and this can lead you to higher posts like Junior Management Grade Scale, or a General Manager, an Executive Director or even the Chairman of the Bank. However, becoming one of these is not an easy task. You need to put in all the efforts and work hard towards your goal. The bank recruitment exam for po is very challenging and requires months of preparation. For example if you have to give the bank po exam in initial months of 2012, your preparation must begin by 2011. The final recruitment is preceded by a written exam and interview. The question paper includes objective and subjective questions. Expertise in these can only be attained through thorough practice with the help of sample papers and model question papers. The objective test includes subjects like reasoning, quantitative aptitude, general awareness and English. The other part is the descriptive portion. Here, you need to qualify at least 40 percent in order to qualify for the interview round that follows. In the interview round, you can be asked any question related to the banking industry or general affairs. Thus, preparation does not only mean learning the syllabus but also understanding the field you are planning to get into and staying abreast with the current affairs of your environment.

Thus, it is evident that banks cannot function without a bank probationary officer. His work is very important to ensure smooth functioning of the banks. For all those candidates applying for bank po post or any other post in 2012, their preparation must be very hard, also they must practice well with sample question papers.

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