Bank Gurukul/ The knowledge Tree

Banking Exams Preparations in Patna

Indian economy is driven by many factors and banks play a vital role in our economy. A career in banking sector gives you job satisfaction, stability, financial security and a life worth living.


IBPS (Institute Of Banking Personnel Selection) :

  • An autonomous body which conducts the recruitment process for the following participating banks (list is given below) except SBI once a year.
  • Conducts online examination, declares result and informs the shortlisted candidates about the interview.


Interviews are conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT with the help of IBPS.


Candidates, who aspire to join any of the Participating Organisations listed as a Probationary Officer / Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, are required to register for the   CWE PO/MT exam conducted by IBPS.


Candidates who appear and are shortlisted in the examination, are subsequently called for a common interview conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated  by the Nodal Bank with the help of IBPS.


List of participating Banks:

Allahabad Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank

Andhra Bank

Central Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

UCO Bank

Bank of Baroda

Corporation Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Union Bank of India

Bank of India

Dena Bank

Punjab National Bank

United Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra


Punjab & Sind Bank

Vijaya Bank

Bharatiya Mahila Bank


Any other bank or financial institution



  • Age  – Minimum: 20 years  Maximum: 30 years
  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in graduation while registering online.


Pattern and syllabus of the exam :

Mode of test- Online

Type- Objective

Duration- 2hrs

Negative marking- 0.25


Syllabus :


Section Weightage
Quantitative aptitude 50 marks
Reasoning 50 marks
English 40 marks
General Awareness(with special reference to banking Industry ) 40 marks
Computer Knowledge 20 marks
Total 200 marks


 Quantitative Aptitude :

The Mathematics section of Bank /PO exams contains questions from topics mentioned below:

Number System

Decimal Fractions

Indices and Surds

Square Root & Cube Root




Ratio and Proportion

Problem on Ages


Profit and Loss

Ratio & Proportion


Unitary Method

Time and Work

Time and Distance

Alligation or Mixture


Simple & Compound Interest


Pipes and Cisterns

Problems on Trains


Logical Reasoning:

The logical reasoning aims at testing a student’s analytical ability while attempting questions on blood relations, puzzles, syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc.


English Including Comprehension

The questions that are asked in this area test mainly a student’s proficiency in Reading a passage, understanding its theme and summary and answering the questions based on the passage. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words etc.


General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

Candidates will have to keep themselves updated about the current affairs of national and international importance (with special reference to banking industry.)


Computer Knowledge:

This section tests a student’s basic knowledge of working with computers.