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Bank Clerk Jobs – Exam Overview, Career Prospects and Responsibilities

As soon as we hear about bank examination, the first thing comes in mind is about examination paper. How to appear and clear in the examination with the best results.

Aug 17, 2015 12:35 IST
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Entry as a Bank Clerk

As soon as we hear about bank examination, the first thing comes in mind is about examination paper. How to appear and clear in the examination with the best results. It is necessary for the candidate to go through with sample paper and mock test to make clear knowledge about the paper. A good practice of such types of paper will surely help individual to clear the bank clerk examination. The most popular and efficacious way to prepare for the exam is to practice five year's papers, where appearing candidate gets the gist of the paper.  

By regular practicing of bank sample paper, it will give guidance to the individual. The more you practice, more you become confident solving, reasoning and other sections of the paper. There are many renowned and eminent academies who prepare and guide aspirant for the bank exam otherwise you can easily take quality of guidance from online tutors. The bank clerk examination is for those individuals who want to make their career sparkling in different departments of the bank. There are some mandatory requirements are essential for the appearing candidate in the bank clerk examination such as- age, education qualification, computer knowledge, language proficiency. Candidates who are interested to take a bank clerk examination have to apply for-

Common written examination (CWE)
Clear all the tests
Apply for the eligible post

Role and responsibilities

The chief responsibilities of the bank clerk are maintaining a daily record of bank work of various departments. Sometime bank clerks and bank tellers have to share the same kind of job role mainly bank clerk job is mainly performed in the back office where bank tellers have to face customers and solve their complaints and issues. These days bank clerks play a vital role in administration department, such as data entry, typing other necessary bank information served to the customers.

Career Path

Bank clerks have plenty of opportunities to reach on the senior post. In every two years of duration they get the chance to get promoted to the higher post and get selected as an officer. Promotion of an individual is judged by the performance of an individual. The selected clerk has to work for six months on a probation period and the initial salary offered by the bank to the clerk is Rs.7200-19300 (depend on the bank, location and qualification of an individual).

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