The banking industry forms the fulcrum of all financial and economic restructurings and long-term developments in the country. Moreover, in the post liberalisation era jobs in the banking sector have increased multi-fold with the introduction of private banks in the economy and freeing the hold of an age-old bastion by the public sector. However, despite the increase in the number of vacancies in banks across the country, the competition to get one of these prestigious jobs in banks such as Vijaya Bank, Canara Bank or Bank of Baroda is extremely stiff. Hence, probationary officer aspirants must get into a regimented mental workout right after high school, in order to make themselves familiar with the various rigours of the Bank of Baroda, Vijaya bank or even Canara Bank Recruitment 2013 exam.
The IBPS exam, whose scores are being accepted by most of these banks, is having an extensive syllabus and requires detailed identification of concerned areas of study. There is a descriptive section of questions and an objective set in these exams followed by a gruelling group discussion round and interview. There are four categories under the broad syllabus for Bank of Baroda and Canara Bank Recruitment 2013 exam.
Reasoning Questions:
This section deals with logical reasoning ability and mental aptitude that test the mind’s faculties through both verbal and non-verbal techniques. The syllabus includes various topics like coding and decoding, blood relations, calendar and date identification, probability, age calculation, arithmetic aptitude, etc.
Quantitative Aptitude:
This section needs a thorough understanding and prolonged practice of 10th standard mathematics and requires strong grounding in the subject since most of the bank jobs require a play of numbers and extensive excel sheets filled with page after page of calculations and data. Some of the topics that must be studied at depth include fractions, ratio and proportion, compound interest, basic algebra, simplifications, time and distance, time and work, etc. these topics have a practical usability side to them, which is later on used, in the banking calculations, but at a much larger scale in Banking Recruitment.
English Language Proficiency:
The bank exam of Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2013 and others bank recruitment exams require the candidates to be well versed in the structure and grammar of the language with proficiency in topics like tense, subject verb agreement, vocabulary, antonyms, synonyms, comprehension of passages, writing skills, etc. It is also required that the candidates have a good grasp of the language in terms of fluency of speech, which is tested during the debates and discussions and personal interview.
General Awareness:
This section is the most expansive and comprehensive one, requiring candidates to be familiar with the current affairs and latest happenings in the domestic economy and the world market at large. Topics like sports, national events and politics, international relations, economics, books and their authors must all be at the tip of your tongue.
Finally, once you make it to the group discussion, your overall performance in the two will determine your employment with Vijaya Bank Recruitment 2013 and any such bank careers through competent selection.

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